May 6, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
- American Public University System: Admiral Michelle Howard, vice chief of naval operations.
- Bennington College: Gloria Steinem, the feminist leader.
- Community College of Denver: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
- Daemen College: John K. Castle, chairman and chief executive officer of Castle Harlan; and John J. Connolly, president and CEO of Castle Connolly Medical.
- Dominican University of California: Major General (retired) Angela Salinas of the U.S. Marine Corps.
- Northeastern University: David Muir, the anchor of ABC World News Tonight.
- Pratt Institute: Karen Brooks Hopkins, president of the Brooklyn Academy of Music; and Holland Cotter, art critic at The New York Times.
- Salem State University: Susan Wornick, a news anchor and consumer activist; Maura Healey, attorney general of Massachusetts; and David S. Ferriero, archivist of the United States.
- Union College, in New York: Devin Wenig, the CEO designate of eBay.
- University of Miami: Jimmy Buffett, the singer.
- University of the Arts: Lynda Barry, the cartoonist and author.
- Vassar College: Arianna Huffington, editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media Group.
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