Posted: Feb 4, 2013 8:25 AM by AP
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Wayne Riley will be the keynote speaker for graduation ceremonies May 11 for Southern University at New Orleans.
Riley is president of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn.
The ceremonies will be held at the Lakefront Arena.
Riley is a New Orleans native and graduate of Brother Martin High School. He holds an M.D. from the Morehouse School of Medicine.
He was named president of Meharry Medical College, a historically black medical school with more than 700 students, in 2007.