John Hench, a senior vice president at The Walt Disney Company, will
deliver the keynote address at Woodbury University’s commencement
ceremony at 9 a.m. today.
Hench, who has been with Disney for more than 60 years, worked on
the Oscar-winning special effects in the 1954 Disney movie, “20,000
Leagues Under the Sea.”
Woodbury will also bestow an honorary degree on author Ray
Bradbury. Bradbury, a Los Angeles resident is best known for his
books, “The Martian Chronicles,” and “Fahrenheit 451.
He will be unable to attend the commencement exercises because of
Woodbury, founded in 1884, is an accredited, nonprofit university
that offers bachelor’s degrees in architecture and design, business
and management, and arts and sciences as well as a Master’s of
Business Administration program.
The residential campus sits on 22 acres at 7500 Glenoaks Blvd.