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Commissioner Dora B. Schriro to Deliver 2010 Commencement Address at Hofstra Law School

Commissioner Dora B. Schriro of the New York City Department of Correction will deliver the keynote address at Hofstra Law School’s commencement ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, Hofstra University.

Commissioner Schriro was appointed to direct New York City’s 13,500 inmate jail system by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on September 21, 2009. Immediately prior, she had served as Special Advisor to Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Detention and Removal, and Director of the Office of Detention Policy and Planning for the Department.

Previously, Commissioner Schriro served for six years as the Director of the Arizona Department of Corrections and, from 1993 to 2001, as Director of the Missouri Department of Corrections. In each state, she was the first woman selected to lead the agency.

DATE: Sunday, May 16

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

PLACE: David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

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