Days after Grove City College in Pennsylvania announced that Vice President Mike Pence would deliver the keynote address at their annual commencement to the largest graduating class in the college’s 137-year history on Saturday, some members of the school community have been riled by the decision. Pence’s planned speech at the Christian college will be

the first of three commencement addresses he is expected to deliver over the next several days. He is scheduled to speak at the University of Notre Dame where a protest against him is also planned on May 21, and at the U.S. Naval Academy on May 26. “We are proud to welcome the vice president and we are thankful that our graduates will have the opportunity to bear witness to his deep and abiding faith, quiet humility, and compelling leadership in challenging times,” Grove City President Paul J. McNulty said in a statement. “This will be a lifetime memory for the class of 2017.” READ MORE