Commencement Speakers Announced: Alma, Cabrini, Iona, Lehman, Malone, MGH Institute, Middlebury, Sarah Lawrence, Sweet Briar, Three Rivers, Wagner

March 26, 2012

The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2012:

  • Alma College: U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, a Michigan Democrat.
  • Cabrini College: J. Eustace Wolfington, a business leader, and Anne Marie Borneman, senior fellow at Saint Joseph’s University’s Center for Catholic Urban Education.
  • Iona College: Joseph J. Plumeri, chairman and CEO of Willis Group Holdings, and David Ferrucci, an IBM Fellow and the principal Investigator for the Watson/Jeopardy! project.
  • Lehman College of the City University of New York: Albert P. Carey, CEO of PepsiCo Americas Beverages.
  • Malone University: Joan Mussa, senior vice president for mobilization of World Vision.
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions: Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer of Partners in Health.
  • Middlebury College: Bill Strickland, the community leader and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation.
  • Sarah Lawrence College: Adam Savage, co-host of the Discovery Channel show "Mythbusters."
  • Sweet Briar College: Vivian Pinn, former director of the Office of Research on Women's Health at the National Institutes of Health.
  • Three Rivers College: Linda Cohn, anchor at ESPN's "SportsCenter."
  • Wagner College: Elie Wiesel, the author and Nobel laureate.



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