March 28, 2014
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014:
- Assumption College: Frances X. Hogan, a lawyer and humanitarian.
- Cazenovia College: Margot Cheney Jacoby, instructor, in English and communications at Jefferson Community College.
- Clark University: Ron Shaich, founder and CEO of Panera Bread Company.
- East Central College: U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri.
- Johns Hopkins University: Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube.
- Kennebec Valley Community College: U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine.
- Lafayette College: Portia Simpson Miller, the prime minister of Jamaica.
- Northeastern University: Janet Napolitano, the former secretary of homeland security who is now president of the University of California System.
- University of Mary Washington: Kenneth Lopez, fouunder and CEO of A2L Consulting, and Rebecca R. Rubin, founder, president and CEO of the environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day.
- University of Massachusetts at Amherst: Governor Deval L. Patrick of Massachusetts.
- University of Richmond: Gayle Goodson Butler, editor-in-chief of Better Homes and Gardens; Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring; and Mark Hourigan, president of Hourigan Construction.
- University of Texas at Austin: Admiral William H. McRaven, ninth commander of the United States Special Operations Command.
- Wilson College: Meg Lowman, chief of science and sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences.
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