University of Georgia: Gates to speak at graduation

U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will be the speaker for the fall undergraduate commencement exercises at the University of Georgia.

The exercises will take place Dec. 18 at 9:30 a.m. in the UGA Coliseum.

Gates, who is the 22nd secretary of defense, is a former president of Texas A&M University. He is a former member of the Central Intelligence Agency.