10
June
2012
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

Facts on Spring 2012 Commencement

Facts on Spring 2012 Commencement


The Ohio State University
Sunday, June 10, 2012
12 p.m., Ohio Stadium


NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
DOCTORAL..................239
MASTERS......... ...1,762
PROFESSIONAL.........856
BACHELORS...........7,474
ASSOCIATES................305
CERTIFICATES...............6
TOTAL...................10,642

PRESIDING OFFICER: President E. Gordon Gee

WELCOMING REMARKS: Javaune Adams-Gaston, vice president for Student Life.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Representative to the United Nations.

HONORARY DEGREES: Ohio State awarded the honorary doctor of music degree to Donald Harris, composer and dean emeritus of The Ohio State University College of the Arts, and the honorary Doctor of Social Science degree to Douglas Massey, professor of sociology at Princeton University.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Ohio State presented the Distinguished Service Award to two Ohio State graduates -- John W. Kessler, owner of John W. Kessler Company and chairman The New Albany Company, real estate development companies; and Keith Monda, retired president of Coach, Inc.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Matthew Zabiegala, class of 2011.