From the Register-Mail:
A member of President Obamaâ€™s White House staff will deliver the address at Knox Collegeâ€™s opening convocation Thursday.
Tina M. Tchen, director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, will join Knox College in formally opening the 2009-2010 academic year. Tchen, a Chicago lawyer before her appointment to Obamaâ€™s staff, heads the office previously known as the Office of Public Liaison. The Office of Public Engagement coordinates White House events, arranging public speaking engagements for the president, vice president and White House staff, and seeks public opinion on issues.