Phenix City Schools superintendent Larry DiChiara will deliver the keynote address to graduates at Troy University's Phenix City Campus during fall commencement at 2 p.m. on Dec. 18.
The commencement will be at the Columbus Civic Center and include about 250 students receiving graduate and undergraduate degrees.
DiChiara has been superintendent for seven years. He has also worked as an assistant superintendent in the Lee County School System and as principal of Loachapoka Elementary. He also taught at Loachapoka High School.
DiChiara has also worked as an adjunct professor at Troy's Phenix City Campus since 2000, teaching courses in education and educational leadership.
He holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree from Auburn University.