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Facts on Autumn 2018 Commencement

Facts on Autumn 2018 Commencement

The Ohio State University

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018

2 p.m., Schottenstein Center


Number of degrees and certificates

Doctoral       221

Professional     5

Masters        416

Bachelors  2,324

Associates     493

Total          3,754

WELCOMING REMARKS: Javaune Adams-Gaston, senior vice president for student life.

PRESIDING OFFICER: President Michael V. Drake.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Pat Tiberi, president and CEO, Ohio Business Roundtable and former congressman.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Deborah A. Ballam, professor emerita who played a major role in the creation of The Women’s Place, and Valerie B. Lee, professor emerita and former vice provost and chief diversity officer.

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Nadia L. Marshall, graduate student, School of Music