Colbert is a Northwestern alum. He's said to have fell in love with improv while studying there, teaming up with classmate David Schwimmer to start an improv team. Two years out of college, Colbert joined the Second City touring company and then moved to Comedy Central with Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello.
The 2011 commencement will take place at 10:30 a.m. June 17 at Ryan Field.
Published at 6:58 AM CST on Jan 25, 2011 | Updated at 7:00 AM CST on Jan 25, 2011