Fareed Zakaria to deliver Ohio State commencement address

March 4, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has announced that journalist, author and political scientist Fareed Zakaria will deliver its spring commencement address.

Zakaria currently hosts “Fareed Zakaria: GPS” on CNN and writes as a columnist for The Washington Post and a contributing editor for The Atlantic.

Ohio State President Michael Drake described Zakaria in a statement as a “leading voice in our national discourse on global and domestic affairs.”

Zakaria previously delivered a keynote speech at Ohio State during the centennial celebration for the Fisher College of Business.

The university will hand out more than 11,000 diplomas at its commencement ceremony on May 5 at Ohio Stadium.