May 4, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
- Adelphi University: Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
- Bay Path College: Jennifer Henley, director of security operations at Facebook.
- Boston University: Meredith Vieira, the talk show host.
- College of Saint Rose: Tim Fenton, who recently retired as chief operating officer of McDonald’s Corp.
- Fordham University: Nana Lordina Dramani Mahama, first lady of Ghana.
- Heritage University: Thomas L. Purce, president of Evergreen State College.
- Howard University: Ursula M. Burns, chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation.
- Northwestern College, in Iowa: The Reverend John Paul Sundararajan, India-Asia director for Audio Scripture Ministries.
- Pfeiffer University: Arch Stokes, a trial lawyer.
- Regent University: Jay Alan Sekulow, chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice and the European Center for Law and Justice.
- Saint Louis University: Garry Kasparov, the chess player.
- Yeshiva University: Ruth Wisse, a former professor of Yiddish and comparative literature at Harvard University who is currently the distinguished senior fellow at the Tikvah Fund.
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