Herman Boone

Inspirational football coach

The LaFarge Convocation, 2012

Ben Brantley and Mark Lamos

New York Times chief theater critic and Westport Country Playhouse artistic director

Open VISIONS Forum

Stephen M. Coan, Ph.D., and Robert Ballard, Ph.D.

President/CEO, Sea Research Foundation & Founder/President, Institute for Exploration,

Mystic Aquarium

Open VISIONS Forum

Michele Dillon, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, University of New Hampshire

The 11th Annual Anne Drummey O’Callaghan Lecture

Martin Fletcher

Author/Former NBC News

Tel Aviv bureau chief

Carl and Dorothy Bennett Lecture in Judaic Studies

Michael S. Kogan, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy

& Religion,

Montclair State University

The 6th Annual Lecture in Jewish-Christian Engagement

Meadowlark Lemon

Former Harlem Globetrotter, Basketball Hall of Fame inductee

Open VISIONS Forum

Danke Li, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History, Fairfield University

Fall Convocation, 2012

Lara Logan

Lara Logan

CBS News chief foreign correspondent

Open VISIONS Forum

Howard Marks

Chairman, Oaktree Capital Management

Charles F. Dolan Lecture Series

John McGreevy, Ph.D.

Author/Dean, College of

Arts and Letters,

University of Notre Dame

The 5th Annual

Commonweal Lecture

Adam Mendelsohn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies, College of Charleston

The Adolf and Ruth Schnurmacher Lecture in Judaic Studies

Rex Reed

New York Observer film critic

Open VISIONS Forum

Joseph P. Russoniello ’63

Former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California

Undergraduate Commencement, 2012

Barry Scheck

Director, The Innocence Project

Open VISIONS Forum

Stephen Schloesser, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History, Loyola University Chicago

The 2012 Bellarmine Lecture

John Thiel, Ph.D.

Professor of Religious Studies, Fairfield University

The 18th Annual Christopher F. Mooney, S.J., Lecture in Theology, Religion, and Society

Chuck Todd

NBC News chief White House correspondent and political director

Open VISIONS Forum

Sarah Vowell


Open VISIONS Forum

Bob and Susan Wright

Former vice-chairman of

General Electric/CEO of

NBC and NBC Universal,

co-founders of Autism Speaks

Graduate Commencement, 2012