March 22, 2013
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2013:
- Claremont Graduate University: Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- College of William & Mary: Robert S. Mueller III, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- Colorado College: Marian Wright Edelman, the founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund.
- Lafayette College: Anne-Marie Slaughter, professor of international affairs at Princeton University.
- LIM College: Mark Mendelson, president/CEO of Ellen Tracy.
- Middlebury College: Jonathan Safran Foer, the author.
- Norwich University: Rick Atkinson, the military historian.
- Sage Colleges: Hamdi Ulukaya, president, founder and CEO of Chobani, Inc., which produces Chobani Greek Yogurt.
- Salve Regina University: Master stone carvers Nicholas W. Benson and John E. Benson.
- Vassar College: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat.
- Western Connecticut State University: Patricia Llodra, first selectman in Newtown, Conn.; and Janet Robinson, Newtown superintendent of schools.
- William Peace University: Erskine Bowles, former president of the University of North Carolina System and former chief of staff to President Clinton.
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