The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011:
- Duke University:  John Chambers, the chairman and chief executive officer of Cisco.
- Hartwick College:  Gilbert Howlett Smith, the head senior investigator of mammary stem cell biology at the National Cancer Institute.
- Stanford University:  Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, president of Mexico.
- University of Vermont:  Billie Jean King, the tennis player and women's sports advocate.