The colleges of Arts and Sciences and Education and Human Development will hold commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15.
Addressing the Saturday candidates will be BGSU alumna Jan Heppe, who received a Bachelor of Arts in home economics in 1974. Her career included various senior management positions in both department and specialty stores, including Gimbels and Burberry Ltd., a British international luxury brand, where she had held the positions of senior vice president of retail, chief operating officer and president of the Americas Region. She is currently a director on the board of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance and is the chair-elect for the Bowling Green Foundation Board of Trustees. This spring, she will be serving as an executive in residence for the University’s Apparel Merchandising and Product Development program.