The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
- LIM College:  Mindy Grossman, Chief Executive Officer of retailer HSN, Inc.,whose businesses include the Home Shopping Network.
- Maryville University:  Cokie Robers, commentator for ABC News.
- MGH Institute of Health Professions:  Edward O'Neil, professor of family and community medicine, preventive and restorative dental sciences and social and behavioral sciences at the University of California at San Francisco.
- Norwich University: Edward Rensi, the retired president and chief executive officer of McDonald’s USA and founder of the Ronald McDonald House.