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Distributed May 27, 2006
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Commencement Advisory
Brown confers 2,245 degrees at 238th Commencement May 28, 2006

Brown President Ruth J. Simmons presided at the University’s 238th Commencement exercises Sunday, May 28, 2006, during which she conferred 2,245 degrees – in Latin.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. —Brown President Ruth J. Simmons conferred the following degrees during the University’s 238th Commencement Sunday, May 28, 2006.

Bachelor’s degrees
1,264Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
281Bachelor of Science (Sc.B.)
4Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (A.B./Sc.B.)
1,549Subtotal bachelor’s degrees earned

Master’s degrees
139Master of Arts (A.M.)
109Master of Science (Sc.M.)
37Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.)
31Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
3Master of Medical Science (M.M.Sc.)
22Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
6Master of Public Affairs (M.P.H.)
347Subtotal master’s degrees earned

Terminal/Professional degrees
209Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
89Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
298Subtotal terminal/professional degrees earned

2,194TOTAL of all earned degrees

Honorary Degrees
8Honorary Doctorates
43Master of Arts, ad eundem
51Subtotal honorary degrees

2,245GRAND TOTAL of all degrees awarded Sunday, May 28, 2006


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