Now that you’ve seen sufficient coverage on Barack Obama at Wesleyan, here is an interesting database of commencement speakers at universities all over the nation.
Some interesting commencement speakers not on the list:
- Harvard – J.K. Rowling (author of the Harry Potter series)
- Penn – Michael Bloomberg (mayor of New York City, businessman)
- Stanford – Oprah Winfrey (media mogul, philanthropist)
- Yale – Tony Blair (former British prime minister)
- Princeton – Stephen Colbert (comedian, actor, writer)
- MIT – Muhammad Yunus (banker, economist, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize recipient)
Anyways, the database is pretty comprehensive. Enjoy.