Facts on Summer 2016 Commencement
The Ohio State University
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016
2 p.m., Jerome Schottenstein Center
NUMBER OF DEGREES
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.