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Distributed May 27, 2005
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Brown to confer 2,094 degrees at 237th Commencement May 29, 2005

Brown President Ruth J. Simmons will preside at the University’s 237th Commencement exercises Sunday, May 29, 2005, during which 2,094 degrees will be conferred.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. —Brown President Ruth J. Simmons will confer the following degrees during the University’s 237th Commencement Sunday, May 29, 2005.

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Bachelor’s degrees
1,202Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
287Bachelor of Science (Sc.B.)
10Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (A.B./Sc.B.)
1,499Subtotal bachelor’s degrees earned

Master’s degrees
134Master of Arts (A.M.)
104Master of Science (Sc.M.)
42Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
30Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
3Master of Medical Science (M.M.Sc.)
14Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
327Subtotal master’s degrees earned

Terminal/Professional degrees
151Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
73Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
224Subtotal terminal/professional degrees earned

2,050TOTAL of all earned degrees

Honorary Degrees
10Honorary Doctorates
34Master of Arts, ad eundem
44Subtotal honorary degrees

2,094GRAND TOTAL of all degrees to be awarded Sunday, May 29, 2005


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