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Tiffin University to host 135th annual commencement ceremony




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Tiffin, Ohio — Tiffin University is set to host its 135th annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 29, at 2 p.m.

The ceremony will take place at the Heminger Center, and tickets are not required. Guests should be seated by 1:45 p.m. to ensure timely commencement.

This year’s keynote speaker is Richard F. Wallman, former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Honeywell International, Inc. Wallman will also receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.

Wallman graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth Graduate School of Business in 1974. He started his career at Ford Motor Company and later served in senior financial positions with IBM and the Chrysler Corporation. Wallman and his wife, Amy, are notable philanthropists in the field of postsecondary education, supporting their four alma maters by endowing scholarships, a professorship, and other programs.

The ceremony will honor 712 total graduates, with 387 undergraduate students and 315 graduate students, including 16 from the Bucharest, Romania campus. The ceremony will also acknowledge the inaugural Romanian Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) cohort and its first Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) graduate. A special recognition will be given to all graduates who are veterans or active members of the military.

Specifically, 199 undergraduate students receiving honors (GPA of 3.5 or higher) and 131 graduate students receiving honors (GPA of 4.0) will be recognized. The ceremony will also include 10 Ph.D. students.

Livestreaming of the event is available, and more information can be found at

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