May 13, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:
- Bloomfield College: Robert Unanue, president of Goya Foods.
- Brown University: Robert Corrigan, former president of San Francisco State University.
- International Technological University: Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora.
- Kalamazoo College: David Finkel, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of The Good Soldiers and Thank You for Your Service.
- Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York: Dennis Walcott, former New York City schools chancellor.
- Northern Virginia Community College: Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe; and Stacey Ocander, dean of health and public services at Metropolitan Community College, in Nebraska, and president of the National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges.
- Reed College: Kathleen Saadat, an advocate in Portland for economic justice and equal rights.
- Rhodes College: U.S. Senator Robert P. Corker.
- Trinity College, in Connecticut: Reverend James Morris Lawson Jr., the civil rights leader.
- University of Scranton: The Reverend Scott R. Pilarz, the former president of the University of Scranton and current president of Georgetown Prep; and James Cummings, director at the Department of Defense’s Global Emerging Infection Surveillance and Response Systems.
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