NE Colleges Announce Spring Commencement Speakers Even Before Winter Arrives (smtms in 140 chars max)

It’s not even officially winter, and New England colleges are starting to announce their spring commencement speakers.

Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell will deliver Northeastern University’s 110th commencement address on May 4, 2012. Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun made the announcement via Twitter!

Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’s  international affairs program “GPS,” editor-at-large of Time magazine, Washington Post columnist and author, will be the principal speaker at the afternoon exercises of Harvard’s 361st commencement, on Thursday, May 24, 2012.

Salman A. Khan, founder of the Khan Academy online educational organization, will deliver the keynote address at MIT’s 146th Commencement on Friday, Jun. 8, 2012


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