IU East to Mark Grad Record

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This year's ceremony will be at the Tiernan Center at Richmond High School. This year's ceremony will be at the Tiernan Center at Richmond High School.
RICHMOND -

Indiana University East is touting a record number of graduates. The 2016 commencement ceremony is set for May 13 at the Richmond High School Tiernan Center.

Indiana University President Michael McRobbie and IU East Chancellor Kathryn Cruz-Uribe will preside over the event honoring 772 baccalaureate degree and 23 master's degree recipients from December 2015 and candidates for May, June and August 2016.

Former Indiana State Senator Allen Paul and to former Indiana State Representative Dick Bodicker will receive honorary degrees. IU East says support from the pair helped the campus expand from one building in 1989 to four in 1995, as well as support a partnership between IU East and Ivy Tech Community College.

McRobbie will also present the President's Medal for Excellence to IU East Chancellor Emeritus David Fulton, who served the Wayne County campus from 1995-2007.

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