May 13, 2013
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2013:
- Albright College: Pennsylvania State Senator Edwin B. (Ted) Erickson III.
- California State University at Dominguez Hills: Congresswoman Janice Hahn; California State Controller John Chiang; Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy; Sam Enriquez, senior editor at The Wall Street Journal; Nancy Carlson, CEO of Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro.
- City University of New York Graduate Center: David Nasaw, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Distinguished Professor of History at the center.
- College of Lake County: Dean DeBiase, entrepreneur and chair of Reboot Partners, Inc.
- College of Saint Rose: James Sandman, president of the Legal Services Corporation.
- Ithaca College: David Boreanaz, the actor.
- Luther College: Arne Sorenson, president and chief executive officer of Marriott International Inc.
- Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology: Representative Tammy Duckworth, Democrat of Illinois.
- Northern Essex Community College: Carmen Ortiz, U.S. attorney in Massachusetts.
- Notre Dame of Maryland University: Kathleen Koch, the author.
- Rider University: John H. Martinson, founder of the Martinson Family Foundation; and George A. Pruitt, president of Thomas Edison State College.
- Soka University of America: Herbie Hancock, the jazz musician.
- Utica College: Eugene H. Robinson, the journalist.
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