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March
2008
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

Facts on Winter 2008 Commencement

The Ohio State University
Sunday, March 16, 2008
2 p.m., The Jerome Schottenstein Center

NUMBER OF DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

Bachelor's------1,432
Master's----------285
Doctoral----------130
Professional--------4
Associate----------30
Certificates---------1
Total:-------1,882

PRESIDING OFFICER:
President E. Gordon Gee

WELCOMING REMARKS: Richard A. Hollingsworth, vice president for Student Affairs.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: Steven A. Davis, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Bob Evans Farms Inc.

HONORARY DEGREES: The honorary doctorate was presented to Roy J. Glauber, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics.

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Patricia Duke Robinson and Thomas E. Robinson of Troy, who have committed time and resources to many university projects.

INVOCATION: Chaplain John Martin, University Hospitals Pastoral Care

NATIONAL ANTHEM and CARMEN OHIO: Ms. Kathryn Borden, undergraduate, School of Music