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August
2016
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06:00 PM
America/New_York

Facts on Summer 2016 Commencement

The Ohio State University

Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016

2 p.m., Jerome Schottenstein Center

NUMBER OF DEGREES

Doctoral 251
Professional 10
Masters 494
Bachelors 796
Associates 115 

Total: 1,666

PRESIDING OFFICER: President Michael V. Drake

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Jeni Britton Bauer, founder and chief creative officer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

HONORARY DEGREES: The university awarded the honorary Doctor of Business Administration to Jeni Britton Bauer, commencement speaker and founder and chief creative officer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS: The Distinguished Service Award was presented to Raimund E. Goerler, retired university archivist and author of The Ohio State University – An Illustrated History, and John H. Litchfield, adjunct professor of food science and nutrition.