'Frozen' director to be UNH commencement speaker
Lee wrote and co-directed the Disney blockbuster "Frozen," which was named Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards earlier this month. Frozen also garnered a number of industry honors before the Oscars and earned more than $1 billion.
Mantz said Lee is the first woman to direct a film that surpassed $1 billion in earnings and the first writer at any major animation studio to become a director."
Lee majored in English at UNH, receiving her bachelor's degree in 1992. She went on to work in publishing in New York, then studied film at Columbia University's School of Arts and received a master's degree in 2005.