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December
2008
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

Facts on Autumn '08 Commencement

FACTS ON AUTUMN COMMENCEMENT
The Ohio State University
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008
2 p.m., Jerome Schottenstein Center

NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
Doctoral 191
Master's 465
Professional 16
Bachelor's 1,521
Associate 27
Total: 2,215

PRESIDING OFFICER: President E. Gordon Gee

WELCOMING REMARKS: Jeff Kaplan, senior vice president and special assistant to the president.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Rich Hollingsworth, vice president for student life and adjunct associate professor of educational policy and leadership at Ohio State.

HONORARY DEGREES: An honorary doctorate will be presented to William E. Evans, chief executive officer of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards will be presented to alumni Anne Kitredge Jeffrey and Bruce W. Lavash, who have committed time and resources to many university projects.

INVOCATION: Chaplain Claire Yoder, University Hospitals Pastoral Care.

COMMENCEMENT VOCALIST: Sarah Lewis Jones, class of 2008.