|Well, this makes me feel a little better
||[03 Apr 2007|03:30pm]
Some Brigham Young students, faculty urge withdrawal of Cheney's commencement invitation
DEBBIE HUMMEL | AP | April 2, 2007 02:50 PM EST (source)
PROVO, Utah — Some students and faculty on one of the nation's most conservative campuses want Brigham Young University to withdraw an invitation for Vice President Dick Cheney to speak at commencement later this month.
Critics at the school question whether Cheney sets a good example for graduates, citing his promotion of faulty intelligence before the Iraq war and his role in the CIA leak scandal.
The private university, which is owned by the Mormon church, has "a heavy emphasis on personal honesty and integrity in all we do," said Warner Woodworth, a professor at BYU's business school.
"Cheney just doesn't measure up," he said.
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