Posthumous degree awarded to Andrew Boldt

Andrew Boldt

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Commencement ceremonies came to a close on Purdue University’s campus Sunday.

Graduates in schools of the College of Engineering walked across the stage at Elliott Hall during one ceremony Sunday morning, and two in the afternoon.

Andrew Boldt, who was killed in a shooting on campus in January, was awarded a posthumous Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.

This weekend, there were 6,400 graduates from Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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