March 27, 2013
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2013:
- Assumption College: Richard DesLauriers, the special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Boston field division.
- Augustana College: Thomas L. Kilbride, chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court.
- Bentley University: Bert and John Jacobs, co-founders of the Life Is Good Company.
- Dominican College, in New York: Raymond Kelly, New York City police commissioner.
- Gallaudet University: Ray LaHood, the U.S. secretary of transportation.
- Gettysburg College: David Gergen, the political analyst and former White House advisor.
- Hamilton College: Thomas Tull, CEO of Legendary Pictures.
- Howard University: President Bill Clinton.
- New School: Nate Silver, author of the FiveThirtyEight blog at The New York Times.
- Otterbein University: Meg Crofton, president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
- Pomona College: Walter Isaacson, president of the Aspen Institute.
- Southern Virginia University: Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee.
- University of North Carolina at Pembroke: Arlinda Locklear, a lawyer who has worked on behalf of Native American civil rights.
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