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May 25, 2007
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Commencement Advisory
Brown To Confer 2,194 Degrees Sunday, May 27, 2007

Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons, presiding at the University’s 239th Commencement exercises Sunday, May 27, 2007, will confer 2,194 degrees, from bachelor’s to honorary doctorates.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons will confer the following degrees during the University’s 239th Commencement Sunday, May 27, 2007.

The University’s Commencement program, containing full lists of all degree recipients, will be distributed on The College Green during Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 27, 2007. The Commencement program will be available on the Web in pdf format beginning Saturday morning, May 26.

Bachelor’s degrees
1,195Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
312Bachelor of Science (Sc.B.)
22Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (A.B./Sc.B.)
1,529Subtotal bachelor’s degrees earned

Master’s degrees
137Master of Arts (A.M.)
27Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
30Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
6Master of Medical Science (M.M.Sc.)
11Master of Public Affairs (M.P.A.)
22Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
13Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.)
107Master of Science (Sc.M.)
6Master of Science in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship Engineering (Sc.M. IMEE)
359Subtotal master’s degrees earned

Terminal/Professional degrees
170Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
93Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
263Subtotal terminal/professional degrees earned

2,151TOTAL of all earned degrees

Honorary Degrees
9Honorary Doctorates
34Master of Arts, ad eundem
43Subtotal honorary degrees

2,194GRAND TOTAL of degrees to be awarded May 27, 2007