Congratulations to everyone graduating this month! As NYU's commencement was today, with speaker jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, we decided to list the many NYC commencement speakers, with help from The Chronicle of Higher Education (if we've missed any or gotten it wrong, let us know in comments):

Barnard College: Anna Deveare Smith, playwright-actress
CUNY Lehman College: Representative Charles Rangel
CUNY Brooklyn College: Roberta S. Matthews, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Brooklyn College
CUNY Queens College: Susan Isaacs, novelists
College of Staten Island: Mayor Bloomberg
John Jay College of Criminal Justice: Taylor Branch, historian; Deborah E. Lipstadt, professor at Emory University; Richard Delgado, legal scholar; Paul Farmer, medical anthropologist
Medgar Evers College: Judge Theodore T. Jones, Jr.
The William E. Macaulay Honors College at CUNY: Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, N.J.
Baruch College: William Macaulay, chairman and CEO of First Reserve Corporation
Borough of Manhattan Community College: Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer
Hunter College: Jeff Greenfield, CBS political correspondent
Bronx Community College: Dr. Richard Carmona, former U.S. Surgeon
York College: Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon
NYC College of Technology: State Senator Eric Adams
Yeshiva University: Tim Russert, NBC Washington Bureau Chief
Fordham University: Willie Randolph, Mets manager
Manhattan College: Jan Crawford Greenburg, ABC News Legal correspondent
Juilliard School: Audra McDonald, actress
New School: Shirin Ebadi, human rights activist and Nobel Peace Price recipient
School of Visual Arts: Nicholas Kristof, NY Times columnist
Pace University: Eugene M. Lang, philanthropist; City Comptroller William Thompson; Jean Fagan Yellin, professor
Pratt Institute: Vito Acconci, architect and installation artist
Cooper Union: E. Stanley O'Neal, Chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch

And we know the Columbia College has Matthew Fox speaking for its Class Day; as for the university-wide event, there's no one speaker, but Columbia is giving honorary degrees to a number of people, including financier Felix Rohatyn and architect Santiago Calatrava.

Photograph of NYU's Graduation Alley by New York Daily Photo