Beverly Daniel Tatum, psychologist, educator and author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?,” will be Towson University’s commencement speaker, the school announced Thursday.
Tatum will speak at the university’s College of Liberal Arts’ ceremony; there is no campus-wide commencement.
In a press release, university president Kim Schatzel said the school is “honored” to welcome Tatum to campus. “Not only is she a thought leader in the higher education community, her expertise in diversity, inclusion and race relations supports Towson University’s relentless pursuits in these areas,” Schatzel said.
Schatzel, who was named president two years...