ACTORS, BUSINESS LEADERS SET TO SPEAK AT GRADUATIONS ACROSS U.S.

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It’s graduation time for the Class of 2018, which means that celebrities, politicians and business leaders will be delivering commencement addresses at colleges and universities across the country. Here’s a quick look at some of the speakers who will be offering words of wisdom to students at U.S. institutions:

Butler University (Indianapolis, Indiana): David Brooks, New York Times columnist

Dartmouth College  (Hanover, New Hampshire): Mindy Kaling, actress, author

Dillard University (New Orleans, Louisiana): Chance the Rapper, music artist

Columbia University (New York, New York): Joyce Carol Oates, author

Duke University (Durham, North Carolina): Tim Cook, Apple chief executive officer

Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts): John Lewis, U.S. Congressman and civil-rights leader

Howard University (Washington, D.C.): Chadwick Boseman, actor, “Black Panther” star

Kent State University (Kent, Ohio): Michael Keaton, actor

Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia): Jimmy Carter, former president of the United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts): Sheryl Sandberg,  Facebook chief operating officer

New York University (New York, New York): Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada

Rice University (Houston, Texas): Michael Bloomberg, entrepreneur, former mayor of New York City

Rutgers University  (Newark, New Jersey): Queen Latifah

Rutgers University (Brunswick, New Jersey): Dan Schulman, PayPal chief executive officer

University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland): Al Gore, former vice president of the United States

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania): Anna Quindlen, author

University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California): Deepak Chopra, author and spiritual leader

University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (Los Angeles, California): Oprah Winfrey: TV producer/host, actress, author

U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis, Maryland): Donald J. Trump, president of the United States

Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, Virginia): Rex Tillerson, former U.S. Secretary of State

Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut): Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State

 

 

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