The University of St. Thomas has announced the speakers for the four commencement exercises it will hold this spring. The university will award 1,944 undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Natalie Hudson, a Minnesota Supreme Court justice, will speak at the St. Thomas School of Law’s commencement exercises Saturday, May 14, at 1 p.m. in the downtown Minneapolis Hilton. The School of Law will award 131 degrees.

Amy Klobuchar, elected by Minnesotans as their U.S. senator in 2006 and again in 2012, will speak at the graduate-degree commencement exercises Saturday, May 21, at 9:30 a.m. in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex on St. Thomas’ St. Paul campus. The university will award 468 graduate degrees.

Alan Page, a Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle in the 1970s and a Minnesota Supreme Court justice from 1993 until his retirement last year, will speak at the undergraduate-degree commencement exercises Saturday, May 21, at 2 p.m., outdoors in O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul. The university will award 1,055 bachelor’s degrees. A total of 630 St. Thomas students have received scholarships from the Page Education Foundation since it was established in 1988 by Page and his wife, Diane.

Penny Wheeler, a medical doctor and president and CEO of Allina Health, will speak at the Opus College of Business’ graduate-degree commencement exercises Saturday, May 21, at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex in St. Paul. The Opus College of Business will award 290 graduate degrees.

More details are available on St. Thomas’ commencement website.

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