Duke president to appear on The Colbert Report
Duke University President Richard Brodhead will represent the Blue Devil Nation within the Colbert Nation as the invited guest on Thursday's Colbert Report.
The episode will air at 11:30 p.m. Thursday on Comedy Central and will re-air Friday at 1:33 a.m., 9:33 a.m. and 6:52 p.m.
Brodhead is the ninth president of the university and a professor of English. He also serves as co-chair of the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, which released a report this summer that called upon lawmakers and educators to strengthen their focus on humanities and social sciences for the advancement of U.S. education.