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Loyola University Chicago Names 2011 Commencement Speakers

Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce the individuals who will address graduates at the University’s 141st annual Commencement ceremonies, which will be held May 12-14, May 21 (School of Law), and June 5 (Stritch School of Medicine). More information on ceremony details, including specific dates, times, and locations, can be found at LUC.edu/commencement.


School of Business Administration
Kevin Willer
President & CEO, Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center

College of Arts and Sciences: Arts
Jian Ping
Producer, Filmmaker, and Author of Mulberry Child: A Memoir of China

College of Arts and Sciences: Sciences
*Thomas J. Dart (JD ’87)
Cook County Sheriff

School of Communication
John McDonough
President, Chicago Blackhawks

School of Education
Terry Mazany
President & CEO, Chicago Community Trust and Interim CEO, Chicago Public Schools

The Graduate School and Institute of Pastoral Studies
*Margaret Daniels Tyler
Executive Director, Gates Millennium Scholars Program

School of Law
Laurel Bellows (JD ’74)
Principal, The Bellows Law Group

Stritch School of Medicine
*Bryan A. Stevenson
Founder & Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
William Duffy (BSN ’80, MJ ’92)
Vice President of Nursing, Evanston Hospital

School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Carlos X. Montoya
Founder, Chairman of the Board, & CEO, AztecAmerica Bank

School of Social Work
Monsignor Michael M. Boland (MSW ’95)
Administrator, President, & CEO, The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

*Indicates the individual will also be awarded an honorary degree.




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