Commencement Speakers Announced: Alma, Cal State Monterey Bay, Case Western, Denison, Endicott, Illinois Wesleyan, Lake Forest, Le Moyne, Longwood, Marlboro, Newbury, Robert Morris, Salve Regina

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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