The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
- Hampden-Sydney College: Robert McDonald, president and CEO of Proctor & Gamble.
- Lafayette College: Joan Lunden,  former co-host of "Good Morning America."
- LeTourneau: Dallas Holm,  Christian musician.
- Middlebury College: Nicholas D. Kristof,  columnist for The New York Times, and Sheryl WuDunn, the writer.
- Roosevelt University: Ira Berkow,  sports reporter for The New York Times.