Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons, presiding at the University’s 240th Commencement exercises Sunday, May 25, 2008, will confer 2,211 degrees, from bachelor’s to honorary doctorates.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons will confer the following degrees during the University’s 240th Commencement Sunday, May 25, 2008.

The University’s Commencement program, containing full lists of all degree recipients, will be distributed on The College Green during Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 25, 2008. The Commencement program will be available on the Web in pdf format beginning Saturday morning, May 24.

 

   
Bachelor’s Degrees
1,156
370
16

1,542
 Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
Bachelor of Science (Sc.B.)
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (A.B./Sc.B.)

SUBTOTAL bachelor’s degrees earned

Master’s Degrees
135
32
29
1
11
25
12
89
13


347
 Master of Arts (A.M.)
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Master of Medical Science (M.M.Sc.)
Master of Public Affairs (M.P.A.)
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.)
Master of Science (Sc.M.)
Master of Science in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Engineering (Sc.M. IMEE)

SUBTOTAL master’s degrees earned

Terminal/Professional Degrees
205
70

275
 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

SUBTOTAL terminal/professional degrees earned

2,164 TOTAL of all earned degrees

Honorary Degrees
7
40

47
 Honorary Doctorates
Master of Arts, ad eundem

SUBTOTAL honorary degrees

2,211 GRAND TOTAL of degrees to be awarded May 25, 2007