Commencement Speakers Announced: Claremont Graduate U., College of William & Mary, Colorado College, Lafayette, LIM, Middlebury, Norwich, Sage, Salve Regina, Vassar, Western Conn. State, William Peace
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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