Tufts today announced that former Navy SEAL, humanitarian and author Eric Greitens will deliver this year’s university-wide commencement address on May 20.
Greitens is a decorated Navy SEAL officer who started a national nonprofit following his term of service in Iraq. The Mission Continues encourages veterans to serve in communities across the country through fellowships with nonprofit organizations.
He also authored “The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL,” a New York Times bestseller. Greitens graduated from Duke University in 1996 and got a masters and Ph.D from the University of Oxford.
Check out Greiten’s interview with Charlie Rose to find out more about this year’s commencement speaker and comment below to share your thoughts on his selection.