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.