Bastian-hrDelta Airlines President Edward H. Bastian will give the address at the final IWU commencement exercises of 2013.

The fall semester commencement exercises are on December 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in the IWU Chapel Auditorium. Bastian has been the President of Delta Air Lines Inc. since September 1, 2007.

Bastian received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Bonaventure University in 1979.

According to Delta, “Ed’s responsibilities include oversight of expanding ancillary businesses such as Delta Cargo and Delta Private Jets; and expanding relationships with global partners through the SkyTeam alliance and cross-border joint ventures such as Delta’s industry-leading joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia.”

Bastian and his wife, Anna, have four children. They live in Atlanta.