O Commencement

November 30, 2008
Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey. Kimberly White/Reuters/Corbis

Media maven and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey has been selected to deliver Duke's 2009 commencement address. She will also receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at the commencement ceremony. Her godson Will Bumpus is a member of the graduating class.