President Obama shares a toast with Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (center) and First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Governors Association dinner at the White House in February. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

Turns out Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) will be there, too. Not as a commencement speaker, but as a proud parent.

One of McDonnell’s five children, Rachel, is getting a master’s degree in communication.