Roberts Wesleyan College has announced its commencement speaker will be Jo Anne Lyon, general superintendent emerita and ambassador of The Wesleyan Church.
Commencement ceremonies will be May 5 in Voller Athletic Center on the college’s campus in North Chili. Lyon will speak at both the 10:30 a.m. ceremony for graduate students and adult undergraduates and at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony for traditional undergraduates and graduates of its BELL program for young adults with developmental disabilities.
Lyon, of Indianapolis, has served in many roles with the Wesleyan Church and founded World Hope International, a Christian organization working in more than 30 countries to alleviate suffering and injustice in vulnerable communities.
Lyon also served on President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships charged with reducing poverty and inequality in the United States.
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