Graduation List

NOTE TO MEDIA: Lists of the graduates are linked below, categorized by state. Graduation information is certified by the Baylor University registrar’s office.

    May 2017 Texas Graduates

    May 2017 Out of State Graduates


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    WACO, Texas (Jun. 1, 2017) -- Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 2500 graduates during spring commencement exercises May 12 and 13 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus.

    Baylor Interim President David Garland presided over the commencement ceremonies and delivered the message to the graduates. He conferred the degrees assisted by by L. Gregory Jones, Executive Vice President and Provost, along with the dean of each school. Bearer of the Mace honors went to Karen Anne Fredenburg, associate professor emerita of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (1981-1994, 1997-2016) on Friday and Ellie B. Caston, senior lecturer in Museum Studies and former director of Mayborn Museum Complex (1997-2015) on Saturday.


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