Armstrong to be graduation speaker at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - High Point University says seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will serve as its commencement speaker in the spring. Armstrong will speak on May 7 during the campus graduation ceremony.

The school has attracted some high-profile commencement speakers, including former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani in 2005, comedian Bill Cosby in 2007 and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in 2008.

Armstrong also has been dealing with renewed questions about drug use, which Armstrong denies, since ex-teammate Floyd Landis made allegations against him and other riders this spring.

Federal investigators have been looking at lawsuits containing old accusations against Armstrong and have reached out to question his sponsors.

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