Jimmy Buffett and Donna Shalala are seen leaving UM’s graduation ceremony on Friday, May 8, 2015. Singer-songwriter Buffett, who received an honorary music degree, delivered salty bits of advice during a commencement speech at the ceremony, which was one of Shalala’s last official acts as UM president after 14 years at the helm.
Jimmy Buffett and Donna Shalala are seen leaving UM’s graduation ceremony on Friday, May 8, 2015. Singer-songwriter Buffett, who received an honorary music degree, delivered salty bits of advice during a commencement speech at the ceremony, which was one of Shalala’s last official acts as UM president after 14 years at the helm. Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff
Jimmy Buffett and Donna Shalala are seen leaving UM’s graduation ceremony on Friday, May 8, 2015. Singer-songwriter Buffett, who received an honorary music degree, delivered salty bits of advice during a commencement speech at the ceremony, which was one of Shalala’s last official acts as UM president after 14 years at the helm. Al Diaz Miami Herald Staff

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