Commencement Speakers Announced: Coker, College of the Atlantic, Mount St. Mary's, St. Lawrence, U. of New England, Warren Wilson, York
February 22, 2011
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011:
- Coker College: Marian Wright Edelman, president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.
- College of the Atlantic: Jane Alexander, the actress and former chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Mount St. Mary's College, in California: Sister Judy Vaughan, founding director of Alexandria House, a Los Angeles organization offering assistance to women and children in need.
- St. Lawrence University: Tom Brokaw, the former anchor of "NBC Nightly News."
- University of New England: U.S. Representative Michael H. Michaud of Maine.
- Warren Wilson College: Sylvia Earle, explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society.
- York College of Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania.
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