Obama to deliver commencement address at Ohio State University
Obama will be 3rd sitting president to deliver commencement address at school
President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at The Ohio State University on May 5, the school announced Wednesday, becoming the third sitting president to deliver a commencement address at the school.
Obama has visited the Columbus, Ohio school at least five times, including on May 5, 2012, for the first campaign rally of his re-election campaign. His most recent visit to the university was in October for a campaign rally in the important battleground state.
Presidents George W. Bush and Gerald Ford also delivered commencement addresses there; George H. W. Bush and Walter Mondale delivered commencement addresses when they were vice presidents.
The university has approximately 43,000 undergraduate students and a total enrollment of 63,000.
Obama will also speak at the spring commencement at Morehouse College in Atlanta, the college announced over the weekend.