Commencement Speakers Announced: Bucknell, Elizabethtown, MCPHS U, Northwestern, Robert Morris, Scripps, U of Mary Washington, U of Rochester

February 17, 2017
  • Bucknell University: Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and author of In Defense of a Liberal Education.
  • Elizabethtown College: Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities.
  • MCPHS University: Karyn Polito, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts.
  • Northwestern University: Billie Jean King, the tennis player and advocate for gender equity.
  • Robert Morris University: Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach; and J. Keith Motley, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Boston.
  • Scripps College: Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code.
  • University of Mary Washington: John Burrow, deputy assistant secretary of the Navy; and Edward Ayers, professor of humanities and former president of the University of Richmond.
  • University of Rochester: Judge Jimmie V. Reyna of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.


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