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Spring Commencement 2012

June 11, 2012

Congratulations to our new Ohio State alumni!

Facts on Spring Commencement 2012:

The Ohio State University
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Ohio Stadium

Degrees and Certificates:

Doctoral: 239
Master's: 1,762
Professional: 856
Bachelor's: 7,474
Associate: 305
Certificates: 6

Total: 10,642

Presiding Officer: E. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University

Welcome Remarks: Javaune Adams-Gaston, vice president for Student Life

Invocation: Dana C. Schroeder, director, Wexner Medical Center’s Department of Chaplaincy and Clinical Pastoral Education

Commencement Address: Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Honorary Doctorates: Donald Harris, Doctor of Music and Douglas S Massey, Doctor of Social Science

Distinguished Service Award: John W. Kessler, owner of the John W. Kessler Company and co-founder and chair of The New Albany Company; and Keith D. Monda, former president and CEO of Coach, Inc.

National Anthem and Alma Mater: Matthew A. Zabiegala, Class of 2012