Facts on Winter 2007 Commencement
The Ohio State University
Sunday, March 18, 2007
1 p.m., St. John Arena
NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
PRESIDING OFFICER: President Karen A. Holbrook.
WELCOMING REMARKS: Richard A. Hollingsworth, vice president for Student Affairs.
COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Joseph Lynch, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of History
HONORARY DEGREES: Honorary doctorates were presented to Shirley M. Malcom, head of Education and Human Resources at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); and Archibald O. Haller, Jr., a pioneer in modern scientific sociology.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Arthur L. Hecker, retired president of research and development and scientific affairs at the Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories; and Richard G. Smith, III, executive vice president of NetJets Aviation, Inc.
INVOCATION: Chaplain Sherman Everett, University Hospitals Pastoral Care.
NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Ms. Sarah M. Altman, Class of 2007.