Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Pat Sajak! The iconic game show host will be in Michigan this spring to offer a commencement speech at Hillsdale College.

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Hillsdale College's commencement is set for May 11, 2024.

Pat Sajak's New Role

Earlier this year, Sajak announced that he'd be retiring as host of 'Wheel of Fortune,' a gig that he's held for a remarkable 40 seasons. Upon retirement, he'll segue into the role of Chairman of Hillsdale College, a conservative liberal arts school here in Michigan.

Sajak has served on Hillsdale College's Board of Trustees since 2002 and has served as its Vice President since 2003. a a a a a a a 

The school is located in Hillsdale, Michigan, about 70 miles southwest of Ann Arbor. Its undergrad enrollment is about 1,500 students.

Sajak's Presence at Hillsdale Highly Anticipated

Larry Arnn is the President of Hillsdale College. He has high praise for the longtime game show host and tells WILX-TV that Sajak has a deep commitment to the school and its students.

“Pat Sajak gave a wonderful convocation speech some years ago,” Arnn said. “He has done long and excellent service for our College, and he has a serious understanding of and commitment to it. I expect his remarks will be worthy of the occasion.”

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