Watch Stephen Colbert’s Hilarious Northwestern Commencement Speech

by Matt Cherette SOURCE Gawker
Photo Credit: William DeShazer, Chicago Tribune/MCT

Friday June 17, 2011 in Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University's 2,800 graduating students gathered for commencement.

On hand to give the commencement address? None other than alum Stephen Colbert of the class of '86, who delivered an uproarious 20-minute speech which squeezed in references to campus controversies like "Brothelgate" and a professor's infamous sex demonstration. It's embedded above for your enjoyment.