2001 Commencement Speakers: Words of Wisdom to the Graduates Came from
2001 Commencement Speakers:
Words of Wisdom to the Graduates Came From ...
COLLEGE SPEAKER TITLE
Agnes Scott College Madame Jehan Former first lady of
(Ga.) Sadat Ph.D. Egypt, associate
resident scholar at
the University of
Barnard College Bernice Johnson Founder of Grammy
(N.Y.) Reagon Award Winning Group,
Sweet Honey in the
Brenau University Cathy Cox Georgia's Secretary
(Ga.) of State
Bryn Mawr College Drew Gilpin Faust First dean of Harvard
for Advanced Study
Chatham College Eleanor Holmes U.S. Congresswoman
(Pa.) Norton for the District of
Cleveland State Alfred Lerner Chairman, Owner of
University (Ohio) NFL's Cleveland
Colby College Rev. Peter J. Gomes Reverend, professor
College of Saint Helen Thomas White House
Benedict (Minn.) correspondent for
more than 50 years
College of St. Sr. Carol Coston Director of Partners
Catherine (Minn.) for the Common Good
College of Saint Patricia A. Lamberty Nebraska's district
Mary (Neb.) judge
Columbia College Christa Compton South Carolina
(S.C.) teacher of the year
Converse College The Hon. Harriet S. Justice of the
(S.C) O'Neill Supreme Court of
Dillard University Susan Taylor Senior vice president
(La.) of Essence
former editor of
Duke University Charlayne Journalist, CNN
(N.C.) Hunter-Gault Correspondent
Goucher College Bill Cosby Actor, philanthropist
Governors State Marjorie Craig Benton Chair of President's
University (Ill.) and Dempsey Travis Commission on White
of Travis Realty
Grambling State Dr. Roderick R. Paige U.S. Secretary of
University (La.) Education
Hampton University Kweisi Mfume President of the
Haverford College William H. Gray III President and CEO,
(Pa.) United Negro College
Bernice Johnson Founder of Grammy
Reagon Award Winning Group,
Sweet Honey in the
Chinua Achebe Nigerian novelist,
author of Things Fall
David Park McAllester American Indian music
Hobart and William Gwen Ifill Journalist
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Article title: 2001 Commencement Speakers: Words of Wisdom to the Graduates Came from .
Contributors: Not available.
Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education.
Publication date: May 24, 2001.
Page number: 18.
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