Tonight, Georgetown announced the speakers for this year’s commencement ceremonies. Here’s the full list:
- Dr. Paul Farmer, a Harvard University professor and founder of Partners in Health, an international health and social justice organization, will speak to Georgetown College
- Laura Chinchilla Miranda (G ’89), recently-elected president of the Republic of Costa Rica, will address the School of Foreign Service
- Michael Jensen, an economist at the Monitor Group and developer of the Jensen alpha, is the speaker for the McDonough School of Business
- Dr. John Howard, director of the Institute for Occupation Safety and Health, will addressing the School of Nursing and Health Studies.
Check out speakers for ROTC and Georgetown’s other schools after the jump!
- Diana Natalicio, president of the University of Texas at El Paso, will speak to School of Continuing Studies.
- Stanford University Professor Richard White will address the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
- Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Solow, who developed the eponymous Solow Growth Model, will speak at the commencement ceremony of Georgetown’s MBA program.
- The Georgetown Law speaker is Brendan V. Sullivan Jr. (COL’ 64, LAW ’67), the attorney best known for his defense of Lt. Col. Oliver North in the Iran-Contra scandal.
- Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.), the current chair of the Senate Small Business Committee and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, will address students from the Georgetown Public Policy Institute.
- Major General Mary A. Legere, commander of U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command since 2009, will speak at the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony on Friday, May 20.
- Dr. John E. Prescott (COL ‘77, MED ‘81) will address the School of Medicine, along with National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) director Dr. Barbara M. Alving (M‘72).
- Commencement exercises will be held in Doha, Qatar on May 7, with Georgetown President John DeGioia delivering the commencement address.
[Update: We previously reported that General George Casey would be speaking at the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony on Friday, May 20. Instead, Maj. General Mary A. Legere will deliver the address. Vox apologizes for the error.]