Facts on Summer 2014 Commencement
The Ohio State University
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
2 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center
NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES
PRESIDING OFFICER: President Michael V. Drake
COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Joseph A. Alutto, former interim president, provost and dean
HONORARY DEGREES: The honorary doctor of higher education degree was awarded to Joseph Alutto.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS: Distinguished Service Award were presented to
William Lowrie, a 1966 graduate who has remained a dedicated supporter of his alma mater, particularly the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, which carries his name; Dan D. Sandman, 1973 graduate who devotes much time and energy to ensuring that the Moritz College of Law remains a premier law school; and Daniel B. Shapiro, professor emeritus of mathematics and director of the university’s Ross Mathematics Program.