The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers:
- Augustana College:  David Walton, an internist at Brigham and Women's Hospital who works with Partners in Health, a group providing medical aid in Haiti.
- Franklin & Marshall College:  Judy Woodruff, co-anchor of "The PBS NewsHour."
- Stanford University:  Susan E. Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
- University of Notre Dame:  Brian Williams, anchor of "NBC Nightly News."