Commencement Speakers Announced: DePauw, Franklin & Marshall, Guilford, Le Moyne, Liberty, Michigan Tech, Olin, Rose-Hulman, U of Houston, U of Mississippi, U of New Orleans, UNC Asheville

March 23, 2017
  • DePauw University: Jim Alling, CEO of Toms.
  • Franklin & Marshall College: Wanda Austin, former CEO of Aerospace Corp.
  • Guilford College: Patricia Timmons-Goodson, the first African-American woman to serve on the North Carolina Supreme Court.
  • Le Moyne College: John Langdon, professor of history at the college.
  • Liberty University: President Trump.
  • Michigan Technological University: Paula L. Wittbrodt, vice president for international business operations at the Estée Lauder Companies.
  • Olin College of Engineering: Patrick G. Awuah Jr., founder and president of Ashesi University, in Ghana.
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology: Robert L. Wilkins, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia circuit.
  • University of Houston: Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California.
  • University of Mississippi: Jon Meacham, the journalist and historian.
  • University of New Orleans: Air Force Brigadier General Chad Franks.
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville: Ko Barrett, deputy assistant administrator for research for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


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