March 9, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
- Bucknell University: Benjamin S. Carson Sr., pediatric neurosurgeon and philanthropist.
- Community College of the District of Columbia: William Truehart, CEO of Achieving the Dream.
- Grinnell College: Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
- Mount Mercy College, in Iowa: Terry Waite, humanitarian and hostage negotiator.
- New York University: Alec Baldwin, the actor.
- Northwestern University: Christiane Amanpour, chief international correspondent for CNN.
- Saint Mary's College, in Indiana: Sylvia Earle, the marine biologist.
- San Jose State University: Jon C. Iwata, IBM's senior vice president of marketing and communications.
- St. Louis College of Pharmacy: Samih Darwazah, founder and chair of Hikma Pharmaceuticals.
- Union College, in New York: Alan Horn, president and chief operating officer of Warner Brothers.
- Western Connecticut State University: Wyclef Jean, the musician.
- Wittenberg University: Zackie Achmat, an AIDS activist.
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