U.S. Sen. Mark Warner to deliver address at VCU commencement

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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will be the featured speaker at Virginia Commonwealth University’s fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 12.

Warner, a Democrat, is in his second term in the U.S. Senate, where he serves on the finance, banking, budget and intelligence committees.

He also served as Virginia’s 69th governor from 2002 to 2006.

Before entering public office, Warner spent two decades in private business and was an early investor in the cellular telephone business. He founded Columbia Capital, a venture capital firm that supported a number of technology companies.

Commencement exercises will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Siegel Center. Watch the ceremony online at www.vcu.edu. For more information about the ceremony, visit www.commencement.vcu.edu.