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    2014 commencements at Boston-area colleges

    Below is a list of this year’s commencement ceremonies at Boston-area colleges, including scheduled speakers.

    Northeastern University

    Date: May 2

    Speaker: Janet Napolitano, former Homeland Security secretary

    MGH Institute of Health Professions

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    Date: May 8

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    Speaker: Gary Gottlieb, president and CEO, Partners HealthCare System

    UMass Amherst

    Date: May 9

    Speaker: Governor Deval Patrick

    Berklee College of Music

    Date: May 10

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    Speaker: rock guitarist Jimmy Page

    Nichols College

    Date: May 10

    Speaker: Andrew Card, former White House chief of staff

    Regis College

    Date: May 10

    Speaker: Donna Sytek, director, New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies

    MCPHS University

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    Date: May 10

    Speaker: Sandra L. Fenwick, President & CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital

    Emmanuel College

    Date: May 10

    Speaker: Kenneth Feinberg, One Fund Boston administrator

    Emerson College

    Date: May 11

    Speaker: comedian Jay Leno

    Pine Manor College

    Date: May 11

    Speaker: former congressman Barney Frank

    Bay State College

    Date: May 14

    Speaker: Steve Gross, founder of Life is Good Kids Foundation

    UMass Lowell

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: “Science Guy” Bill Nye

    Suffolk University

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League

    Wheaton College

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: Johnnetta Cole, scholar and author

    Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: Mayor Martin J. Walsh

    Bentley University

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: Joe Moglia, chairman of the board of TD Ameritrade

    Salem State University

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: Former New England Patriot Joe Andruzzi and US Senator Ed Markey

    Babson College

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: Tory Burch, fashion designer and philanthropist

    Lesley University

    Date: May 17

    Speaker: Lois Lowry, author of “The Giver”; Priya Manickchand, Guyana’s minister of human services and social security; Nikky Finney, National Book Award-winning poet; and Abelardo Morell, photographer and former Guggenheim fellow.

    Boston University

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Governor Deval Patrick

    Tufts University

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Anne-Marie Slaughter, academic, foreign policy analyst, and public commentator

    Clark University

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Ron Shaich, founder, Panera Bread Company

    Brandeis University

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Geoffrey Canada, president of the Harlem Children’s Zone

    Stonehill College

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Michael Sheehan, Boston Globe CEO

    Smith College

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Christine Lagarde, the first woman to serve as managing director of the International Monetary Fund

    Olin College of Engineering

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: John Seely Brown, co-chairman of Deloitte’s Center for the Edge

    Mount Holyoke

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Deborah Bial, president and founder of the Posse Foundation

    Framingham State University

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Matthew H. Malone, Mass. secretary of education

    Curry College

    Date: May 18

    Speaker: Karen Kaplan, chairman and CEO, Hill Holliday

    Boston College

    Date: May 19

    Speaker: Secretary of State John Kerry

    Holy Cross

    Date: May 23

    Speaker: Jon Favreau, former director of speechwriting for President Obama

    Endicott College

    Date: May 24

    Speaker: Anne Mosle, vice president of the Aspen Institute

    Amherst College

    Date: May 25

    Speaker: Amherst President Carolyn “Biddy” Martin

    Harvard

    Date: May 29

    Speaker: former New York mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg

    Wellesley College

    Date: May 30

    Speaker: Susan Wagner, cofounder and director of BlackRock

    Bunker Hill Community College

    Date: May 31

    Speaker: US Senator Edward Markey

    MIT

    Date: June 6

    Speaker: Ellen Kullman, CEO of DuPont

    Williams College

    Date: June 8

    Speaker: Michael Bloomberg