January 27, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
- Bergen Community College: Bakari G. Lee, chair-elect of the Association of Community College Trustees.
- Duke University: Mike Krzyzewski, the university's men's basketball coach.
- Knox College: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Matt Damon, the actor.
- St. Norbert College: Dave Habiger, CEO at Textura.
- University of the Pacific: Kate Moses, the founding editor of Salon.
- University of Pennsylvania: Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer and lyricist of the Broadway shows In the Heights and Hamilton.
- Virginia Wesleyan College: Carrie Hessler-Radelet, director of the Peace Corps.
- Wagner College: Brandon Stanton, creator of the “Humans of New York” Facebook page and book series.
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