April 21, 2010
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
- Antioch University Los Angeles: Karen Bass, former speaker of the California Assembly.
- Bay Path College: Michael J. Kittredge, founder and chairman emeritus of the Yankee Candle Company.
- Howard University: Harold Ford Jr., former U.S. representative.
- Mohawk Valley Community College: Liz Murray, the inspiration for the movie “Homeless to Harvard."
- State University of New York at New Paltz: Gary King, professor of political science at Harvard University.
- University of Massachusetts at Boston: Victoria Reggie Kennedy, wife of the late U. S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy and co-founder of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate.
- University of North Dakota: U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
- University of Richmond: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
- University of the South: Jon Meacham, editor of Newsweek.
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