Baylor to Hold Spring Commencement May 17May 2, 1997
Approximately 1,300 students will graduate during spring commencement services at Baylor University Saturday, May 17, at the Ferrell Special Events Center.
Commencement exercises for the College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School Arts and Sciences programs will begin at 10 a.m. Commencement exercises for the schools of Business, Education, Music, Nursing, Engineering and Computer Sciences, Graduate School professional programs and George W. Truett Seminary will begin at 3 p.m.
The Collins Outstanding Professor Award and the Outstanding Professor and Teaching Awards will be presented. The recipients of these awards have yet to be announced.
During the 10 a.m. commencement, an honorary degree will be presented to Robert L. Reid, emeritus professor of history and Master Teacher. Reid will receive a doctor of letters and will give the charge to the graduates.
During the 3 p.m. commencement, the Baylor Alumni Association will present two awards. The George W. Truett Distinguished Church Services Award will be presented to the Rev. Bruce McIver, and the Price Daniel Distinguished Public Service Award will be presented to Judge Bill Logue. President Robert B. Sloan Jr will give the charge.