Catholic Commencement Speakers: Part II

A number of Catholic colleges and universities have still not announced their commencement speakers for the upcoming graduation ceremonies (only weeks away), but I've started compiling a list of those who have. It's always interesting to see who's speaking where. See below for part II and here for part I of the series.

Canisius College 

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Catherine M. Burzik

Providence College

 Darlene Love

University of San Diego

Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J.

University of San Francisco

Audrey Cooper, Editor in Chief, San Francisco Chronicle

Sylvia Alice Earle, National Geographic Explorer in Residence

Saint Joseph's University

Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia

Saint Peter's University

William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP

Seton Hall

Seton Hall is forgoing a keynote commencement speaker in favor of student speeches

Stonehill College

Kenneth Feinberg

Wheeling Jesuit University

U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy

Wyoming Catholic College

Bishop Paul Etienne, Diocese of Cheyenne

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