UH Names Arnold Schwarzenegger as Commencement Speaker

The university-wide commencement is set for 10 a.m. Friday, May 12, at TDECU Stadium.


When he found out that his agent had negotiated a speaking fee he canceled the fee.

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“Gov. Schwarzenegger wasn’t aware that a fee was arranged by his representatives to deliver this commencement address, and he has never asked for a speaking fee to speak to students,” said Daniel Ketchell, a Schwarzenegger spokesman, according to a UH news release. “He has asked his representatives to waive the fee, and he looks forward to his visit.”