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BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CONFERS DEGREES ON FALL GRADUATES
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WACO, Texas (Jan. 10, 2018) -- Baylor University conferred degrees on 863 graduates during fall commencement exercises Dec. 16 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus.
Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., presided over the commencement ceremonies and delivered the traditional message to the graduates. Dr. Livingstone conferred the degrees, assisted by Interim Provost Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., and the deans of Baylor’s 12 colleges and schools.
The oldest continuously operating university in Texas, Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution that provides its 17,000 students with a vibrant campus community known internationally for its educational excellence and faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship.
With a student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1, Baylor offers more than 140 baccalaureate programs in fields as varied as business, education, nursing, pre-medicine, music and computer science, along with 75 master’s programs, 41 doctoral programs, a juris doctor and two education specialist programs among its 12 nationally ranked academic divisions. Baylor also encourages students to get involved in its more 330 clubs and organizations and support its athletic teams competing in the Big 12 Conference.
More than 86 percent of Baylor graduates find a job or start graduate school within 90 days of graduation.
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ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.