Baylor Commencement Scheduled for Dec. 16

Dec. 8, 1995

WACO, Texas - Approximately 700 Baylor University seniors and graduate students are expected to receive degrees during fall commencement exercises scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Ferrell Center.

Baylor President Robert B. Sloan Jr. will be the featured speaker. Randall H. Fields, chairman of the Board of Regents, will assist in awarding diplomas to graduates.

Elizabeth Wise, retired assistant professor of nursing in the Baylor School of Nursing, will serve as bearer of the mace. The mace, a gold-hilted sword, is used in formal ceremonials at Baylor. A distinguished emeritus professor, symbolizing Baylor's debt to the past, carries the mace in formal processionals.

For further information, contact Cynthia Dougherty, assistant dean for academic services, at 755-3663.

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