Knox will award more than 300 bachelor’s degrees to the Class of 2012 at the College’s 167th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, June 2. Brigadier General Mark Martins, Chief Prosecutor of the war crimes trial system reformed by the Military Commissions Act of 2009, will deliver the Commencement Address. The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on the South Lawn of Old Main. It is free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony is held in T. Fleming Fieldhouse, and due to restricted seating, admission is limited to graduates, their families and invited guests.
Honorary degrees will be conferred on General Martins; Sir Andrew Davis, Music Director and Principal Conductor of Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Joseph S. Francisco, William E. Moore Distinguished Professor of Physical Chemistry at Purdue University.