Steve Forbes, the chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, delivered the commencement address at Lawrence Technological University’s 83rd commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9. He was awarded a doctorate in business administration.
LTU held indoor ceremonies at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac. The university awarded 760 degrees and certificates this academic year.
Forbes, who writes editorials for each issue of Forbes, the nation’s leading business magazine with a circulation of more than 900,000. He is a prolific book author, commentator, and economic forecaster.
Forbes campaigned for the Republican nomination for the presidency in 1996 and 2000. The national agenda that he continues to promote includes a flat tax, medical savings accounts, a new Social Security system for working Americans, parental school choice, term limits, and a strong national defense.