May 1, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
- Chandler-Gilbert Community College: Felicia Ganther, associate vice chancellor for student affairs at Maricopa Community Colleges.
- Davis & Elkins College: Richard Ekman, president of the Council of Independent Colleges.
- Georgia State University: Jonathan Safran Foer, the author.
- Manhattan College: David J. O’Brien, professor emeritus of history and Catholic studies at the College of the Holy Cross.
- Montgomery County Community College, in Pennsylvania: Lynn Utter, a business leader who served most recently as president and chief operating officer of Knoll, Inc.
- Mount St. Mary's University, in Maryland: R. James Nicholson, former U.S. secretary of veterans affairs.
- New York School of Interior Design: Trisha Wilson, chair and CEO of Wilson-RED.
- Otterbein University: Stephen D. Steinour, president and chief executive officer of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated.
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing: Michael Bleich, president and Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Dean at the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College in St. Louis.
- Shaw University: U.S. Representative G. K. Butterfield.
- Thomas College, in Maine: William Alfond, a businessman and philanthropist.
- University of California at Berkeley: Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of Salesforce.
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