Facts on Autumn 2015 Commencement
The Ohio State University
Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015
2 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center
NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
PRESIDING OFFICER: President Michael V. Drake
COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Frank Shankwitz, co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation
HONORARY DEGREES: The university awarded the honorary Doctor of Public Service to Frank Shankwitz, co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the honorary Doctor of Science degree to Sir Adrian F.M. Smith, vice-chancellor of the University of London.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS: The Distinguished Service Award was presented to to Mabel Freeman, former assistant vice president for Undergraduate Admissions and First Year Experience.