Commencement Speakers Announced: Alma, Case Western, Eckerd, New England Tech, Nyack, Ozarks Tech, Pomona, Shepherd, Spelman, Stephens, U. of Maryland, U. of Pacific, U. of Southern Indiana
March 29, 2011
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2011:
- Alma College: Davidson Hepburn, president of the 35th General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
- Case Western Reserve University: Scott Cowen, president of Tulane University.
- Eckerd College: U.S. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida.
- New England Institute of Technology: Curt Schilling, former pitcher for Boston Red Sox,
- Nyack College: Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of Northland, a Church Distributed, in Florida.
- Ozarks Technical Community College: Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri.
- Pomona College: Steven Chu, U.S. secretary of energy.
- Shepherd University: Jim Lehrer, anchor of "PBS NewsHour."
- Spelman College: First Lady Michelle Obama.
- Stephens College: Gail Collins, columnist for The New York Times.
- University of Maryland at College Park: DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players Association.
- University of the Pacific: Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico.
- University of Southern Indiana: Brad Ellsworth, former member of Congress.
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