Commencement Speakers Announced: Bryant, Camden County, Christian Brothers, Clark, College of the Atlantic, Liberty, Merrimack, Northeastern State, Northwestern, St. Lawrence, Wellesley, Westminster

The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:

April 26, 2010

The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:

  • Bryant University: U.S. Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island.
  • Camden County College: Jeremy McInerney, the Davidson Kennedy Term Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Christian Brothers University: Leigh Anne Tuohy, the Memphis mother who inspired the movie "The Blind Side."
  • Clark University: Richard F. Celeste, president of Colorado College and former governor of Ohio.
  • College of the Atlantic: Carl Pope, former executive director of the Sierra Club.
  • Liberty University: Glenn Beck, the broadcaster.
  • Merrimack College: Ron Hansen, the Gerard Manley Hopkins S.J. Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University.
  • Northeastern State University, in Oklahoma: At the Tahlequah campus, Rennard Strickland, author on American Indian law and culture. At the Broken Arrow campus, Cindy Morrison, an author and motivational speaker.
  • Northwestern College, in Iowa: John Vonder Bruegge, instructor in religion at Northwestern.
  • St. Lawrence University: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor; Rev. Peter J. Gomes, the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church at Harvard University; and Chase Twichell, the author.
  • Wellesley College: Lynn Sherr, the former ABC News correspondent.
  • Westminster College: Jim Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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