April 15, 2013
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2013:
- Catholic University of America: Dana Gioia, former chair of the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Emory University: Rita Dove, the poet.
- Lynn University: Sam Vaghar, co-founder of the Millennium Campus Network.
- Macalester College: Jeffrey Toobin, analyst for CNN.
- Mansfield University: Freddie Coleman, ESPN Radio host.
- Marquette University: Bill Cosby, the actor.
- National Hispanic University: Henry Cisneros, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
- North Carolina Central University: Fredricka Whitfield, a news anchor and correspondent for CNN.
- Regent University: Ryan T. Anderson, a writer and researcher at the Heritage Foundation.
- University of Cincinnati: Sandra Heimann, vice president of American Financial Group, vice president of American Money Management and vice president of Great American Insurance Company.
- University of Indianapolis: Tavis Smiley, PBS and public radio talk show host.
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