Commencement Speakers Announced: Claremont Graduate U., College of William & Mary, Colorado College, Lafayette, LIM, Middlebury, Norwich, Sage, Salve Regina, Vassar, Western Conn. State, William Peace
March 22, 2013 - 3:00am
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2013:
- Claremont Graduate University: Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- College of William & Mary: Robert S. Mueller III, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- Colorado College: Marian Wright Edelman, the founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund.
- Lafayette College: Anne-Marie Slaughter, professor of international affairs at Princeton University.
- LIM College: Mark Mendelson, president/CEO of Ellen Tracy.
- Middlebury College: Jonathan Safran Foer, the author.
- Norwich University: Rick Atkinson, the military historian.
- Sage Colleges: Hamdi Ulukaya, president, founder and CEO of Chobani, Inc., which produces Chobani Greek Yogurt.
- Salve Regina University: Master stone carvers Nicholas W. Benson and John E. Benson.
- Vassar College: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat.
- Western Connecticut State University: Patricia Llodra, first selectman in Newtown, Conn.; and Janet Robinson, Newtown superintendent of schools.
- William Peace University: Erskine Bowles, former president of the University of North Carolina System and former chief of staff to President Clinton.