Paying for commencement speakers should be banned New Jersey bill proposes

New Jersey lawmakers proposed a bill last week that would bar the payment for commencement speakers at public colleges or universities, reports the Huffington Post. The bill comes in the wake of controversy over the fact that Kean University paid John Legend $25,000 to serenade them at their commencement on May 12, and Rutgers University awarded Toni Morrison $30,000 for her speech at Rutgers graduation on May 15…

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