May 6, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:
- Agnes Scott College: Alexis M. Herman, former U.S. secretary of labor.
- Bentley University: Karen Kaplan, chairman and chief executive officer of Hill Holliday; and Corey Thomas, president and CEO of Rapid7.
- California State University at Fullerton: Deborah Voigt, the soprano; and María Elena Salinas, the Univision anchor.
- College of Saint Rose: Sister Katherine Hanley, theologian, poet and Saint Rose trustee.
- Drexel University: Donna E. Shalala, president of the Clinton Foundation, former president of the University of Miami.
- Husson University: U.S. Senator Angus King.
- Mississippi College: Jim Futral, executive director-treasurer of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board.
- Montclair State University: Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber.
- Mount St. Mary’s University, in Maryland: Carolyn Everson, vice president of global marketing solutions at Facebook.
- Pace University: Eric T. Schneiderman, New York State attorney general; and others.
- Rhodes College: Diana Chapman Walsh, president emerita of Wellesley College.
- Roberts Wesleyan College: Elvera B. Berry, professor of communication at the college.
- Saint Martin’s University: Armandino Batali, the restaurateur; and Terry Monaghan, an engineering and business leader.
- State University of New York at Stony Brook: Eric H. Holder Jr., the former U.S. attorney general; and Soledad O’Brien, the journalist.
- University of Maryland University College: Rushern Baker, county executive of Prince George’s County; and others.
- Utica College: Kevin Carroll, the author.
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