Alumna Amy Counts is newest member of the Board.
When classes began, 21,351 students were enrolled through the Springfield campus, an increase of 1.2 percent over the first day of the fall 2016 semester.
Join the celebration Aug. 21.
Smart asked that he not receive a salary increase, since the university was not able to offer an across the board increase for faculty and staff.
Mayor Ken McClure will address the graduates.