University to award 1,042 diplomas

The University will award 1,042 diplomas on Saturday during commencement.

Those awards include 27 doctoral degrees, 164 master’s degrees, 73 associate degrees and 768 bachelor’s degrees, according to a University press release.

Jeffrey Boutelle, president and CEO of Beech-Nut Nutrition baby food company, and Robert Clasen, a cable industry pioneer, will be speaking to graduates during Friday’s and Saturday’s ceremonies respectively, according to the release.

Commencement will be hosted at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Stroh Center.