April 10, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
- Alma College: U.S. Senator Gary Peters.
- California State University at Monterey Bay: Hugo Morales, executive director of Radio Bilingue.
- Case Western Reserve University: Barry Meyer, retired C.E.O. of Warner Brothers.
- Denison University: Deirdre N. McCloskey, distinguished professor of economics, history, English and communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
- Endicott College: Raymond J. Bourque, a retired National Hockey League player.
- Illinois Wesleyan University: Elizabeth Robb, a retired Illinois judge.
- Lake Forest College: Diana Nyad, the author, motivational speaker and long-distance swimmer.
- Le Moyne College: Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York.
- Longwood University: Doris Kearns Goodwin, the historian.
- Marlboro College: U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy.
- Newbury College: Former U.S. Senator William "Mo" Cowan.
- Robert Morris University: Rande Somma, president of Rande Somma Associates, a company that focuses on leadership and coaching, and Gregory G. Dell'Omo, the university's outgoing president.
- Salve Regina University: Michelle Kwan, the figure skater.
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