Obama to Speak at Ohio State Commencement in May

President Obama will be the commencement speaker at Ohio State University’s ceremony, in May. Ohio State said Mr. Obama would be the third sitting president to deliver the university’s commencement address, after George W. Bush in 2002 and Gerald R. Ford in 1974. Mr. Obama will be the commencement speaker at Morehouse College two weeks after his address at Ohio State.

“This is a historic occasion for the university, the city of Columbus, and our graduates and their families,” said President E. Gordon Gee. “We are honored to have President Obama address our graduates at the university’s largest commencement ever. To be sure, this is a signal moment in the life of one of the most vibrant and vital universities in our nation.”

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