The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014:
- Allegheny College: Judy Woodruff, co-anchor and managing editor of "PBS NewsHour."
- Becker College: Len Gengel, an entrepreneur and philanthropy leader.
- Berkshire Community College: U.S. Representative Richard Neal of Massachusetts.
- Chatham University: Denis Hayes, president and CEO of the Bullitt Foundation.
- Cogswell Polytechnic College: Richard Founder and CEO at Cloudpic.
Eckerd College: Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC host.
Johnson C. Smith University: Robert Niblock, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Lebanon Valley College: Anderson Marsh, associate professor of chemistry.
Longwood College: U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia.
New College of Florida: Jennifer Granick, director of civil liberties at Stanford University Law School’s Center for Internet and Society.
- University of La Verne: Jose Hernandez, an astronaut.
- University of Maine at Farmington: Richard Ford, the novelist.
- University of Southern California: Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com.
- Vassar College: Sau Lan Wu, the Enrico Fermi Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.