March 2, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
- Connecticut College: Rukmini Maria Callimachi, a foreign correspondent for The New York Times.
- Le Moyne College: Jeanette Epps, an astronaut.
- Loyola University Maryland: Wes Moore, the author, Army veteran and social entrepreneur.
- Northwestern University: Seth Meyers, the host of NBC’s Late Night.
- Olin College of Engineering: Thomas L. Friedman, the New York Times columnist.
- Rice University: Sheryl WuDunn, formerly a journalist and currently co-founder of FullSky Capital and a senior managing director for Mid-Market Securities.
- Robert Morris University: Aradhna Oliphant, president of Leadership Pittsburgh, and Robert McDonald, U.S. secretary of veterans affairs.
- Southern Vermont College: Michael Donoghue, the journalist.
- University of Indianapolis: Steve Inskeep, host of NPR’s Morning Edition.
- Westfield State University: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican.
- York College of Pennsylvania: Donna E. Shalala, former U.S. secretary of health and human services.
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