Facts on Autumn '08 Commencement
FACTS ON AUTUMN COMMENCEMENT
The Ohio State University
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008
2 p.m., Jerome Schottenstein Center
NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
PRESIDING OFFICER: President E. Gordon Gee
WELCOMING REMARKS: Jeff Kaplan, senior vice president and special assistant to the president.
COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Rich Hollingsworth, vice president for student life and adjunct associate professor of educational policy and leadership at Ohio State.
HONORARY DEGREES: An honorary doctorate will be presented to William E. Evans, chief executive officer of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards will be presented to alumni Anne Kitredge Jeffrey and Bruce W. Lavash, who have committed time and resources to many university projects.
INVOCATION: Chaplain Claire Yoder, University Hospitals Pastoral Care.
COMMENCEMENT VOCALIST: Sarah Lewis Jones, class of 2008.