ELON, N.C. (AP) -- NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams returned to Elon University to advise the Class of 2013.
Williams delivered the address at the school's 123rd Commencement Saturday morning.
Williams chairs Elon's School of Communications Advisory Board, mentoring students on their academic and career opportunities.
In 2011, Williams moderated a special Convocation for Honors featuring a panel of distinguished guests who explored choices that must be made to respond to threats to democracy, the economy, public education, the environment and civil stability around the world.
Williams is also the father of an Elon students who is graduating from the School of Communications.