April 4, 2012
Former Governor Jon Huntsman to speak at USU-Eastern commencement
Huntsman left office in August 2009, during his second term as governor, after he was tapped by President Barack Obama to be the United States’ ambassador to China. He resigned the ambassadorship in April 2011 to launch his bid for the Republican nomination for president.
Huntsman left the campaign trail in January. He is now serving as chairman of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, and serves on the boards of Ford Motor Co., Caterpillar Corp., and the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation.
“We are deeply honored to have Governor Huntsman join us on such a momentous occasion,” said USU-Eastern Chancellor Joe Peterson in a statement. More…Posted by: psilberman