Mr. McMahon now has one more mark of distinction to add to his long list of accomplishments. After delivering a speech to the graduates of Sacred Heart University, the Chairman received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree..
A lot of it was for the WWE's Make-A-Wish work and other charitable efforts. Also, it's worth noting that this marks the first time that an ECW World Champion has done a commencement.
The 'whiteboard guy' was the late Chris Kreski, who is generally credited with the high quality of WWE programming in 2000 once Russo and Ferrara left. Looking at his Wikipedia page (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Kreski)