Vice President Mike Pence will not speak to the Class of 2020 at Wisconsin Lutheran College after all.
College leadership uninvited Pence from Saturday’s graduation after students and alumni wrote a letter complaining that having Pence speak would politicize the ceremony, and didn’t embrace love.
Pence had planned to speak about faith and navigating the world in 2020. A local Lutheran pastor will speak instead.
Wisconsin Lutheran College is a private liberal arts college located on the border of Milwaukee and Wauwatosa, affiliated with the WELS, Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. t has an enrollment of about 1,200 students