- Associated Press - Thursday, March 20, 2014

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - University of Georgia officials say U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has been selected as the school’s spring commencement speaker.

The undergraduate spring commencement ceremony is scheduled for May 9 at 7 p.m. at Sanford Stadium. In a statement, UGA President Jere Morehead called Isakson a great public servant and statesman who has been an advocate for public education.

University of Georgia College of Education dean emeritus Arthur M. Horne is scheduled to speak at the school’s graduate commencement at 10 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.

Tickets are not required for either ceremony.

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