Commencement Speakers

Our Previous Commencement Speakers

We are honored to have a special group of commencement speakers over the years.  Thank you to everyone who has shared their wisdom and inspiration with our Kettering College family.
1969 – A. Graham Maxwell

1970 – George H. Akers

1971 – Herbert E. Douglass

1972 – A. V. Black

1973 – Raymond A. Roesch, S.M.

1974 – Robert J. Kegerreis

1975 – David H. Ponitz

1976 – Dr. Francis X. Shea

1977 – Frank Knittel

1978 – Russell Nelson

1979 – Lynn Foll

1980 – Richard Barron

1981 – Marlowe H. Schaffner, M.D.

1982 – Pressley C. McCoy, Ph.D.

1983 – Winton H. Beaven, Ph.D.

1984 – Donald A. McAdams, Ph.D.

1985 – N. Clifford Sorensen, Ed.D.

1986 – Robert L. Willett, M.B.A.

1987 – Norman J. Woods, Ph.D.

1988 – Robert J. Kegerreis, Ph.D.

1989 – Marlowe H. Schaffner

1990 – Gordon Madgwick

1991 – Edward D. Motschiedler

1992 – Richard C. Osborn

1993 – George B. Nelson

1994 – Herman G. Brant, Ph.D.

1995 – Karen R. Fellows, Ph.D.

1996 – Dave Ponitz, Ph.D.

1997 – Slimen Saliba, Ph.D.

1998 – The Honorable Tony Hall

1999 – James Londis, Ph.D.

2000 – Frank Perez, M.A.

2001 – Cari M. Dominguez, M.A.

2002 – Brother Raymond Fitz, Ph.D., S.M.

2003 – Congressman Michael Turner

2004 – Delbert Baker, Ph.D.

2005 – Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D.

2006 – Samuel Betances, Ed.D.

2007 – Raj Attiken, D.Min.

2008 – Alvin D. Jackson, M.D.

2009 – Karl Haffner, Ph.D.

2010 – Pete Luongo

2011 – Frank Perez, FACHE

2012 – Richard Hart, Dr.PH., M.D.

2013 – College Video

2014 – Lisa Diller, Ph.D

2015 – Leslie Martin, Ph.D
List compiled by Kettering College president’s office.

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