March 20, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
- Albright College: Scott Weidensaul, the naturalist and author.
- Alma College: Kimberly Taylor, a senior executive with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
- Colby College: Robert Redford, the actor and filmmaker.
- Eckerd College: Thomas H. Kean, former New Jersey governor.
- Excelsior College: Beverly Malone, chief executive officer of the National League for Nursing.
- Middlebury College: Julia Alvarez, the novelist and poet.
- Mount Aloysius College: Guido Calabresi, senior judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
- Rice University: General (Ret.) Colin Powell, former secretary of state and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: Michael A. Mussallem, chairman and chief executive officer of Edwards Lifesciences.
- Thomas University, in Georgia: Georgia State Senator Dean Burke.
- Wilson College, in Pennsylvania: Barbara Baker, president and C.E.O. of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
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