Truett Seminary Graduate List

NOTE TO MEDIA: Lists of the seminary graduates are linked below, categorized by state. Graduate information is certified by Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary dean's office

Dec. 2019 Truett Graduates

George W. Truett Theological Seminary Announces Fall Graduates


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WACO, Texas (Jan. 23, 2020) – Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary conferred degrees on its latest class of graduates during commencement ceremonies Dec. 20 at First Baptist Church in Waco, Texas.

Todd D. Still, Ph.D., The Charles J. and Eleanor McLerran Delancey Chair of the Dean and The William M. Hinson Chair of Christian Scriptures at Truett Seminary, brought the welcome and presented the class of graduates. He was assisted by W. Dennis Tucker Jr., Ph.D., associate dean for academic affairs and professor of Christian Scriptures, and Jo Ann Sharkey Reinowski, director of academic services. Baylor Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., conferred the degrees.

Rev. Mark Newton, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Lufkin, brought the message to the 23 graduates participating in the ceremony.

At Baylor’s Truett Seminary, students are equipped with both knowledge and experience to pursue God’s call to ministry. Students work in mentoring relationships alongside pastors, international missionaries and leaders of faith-based entities to gain a unique understanding of life in ministry and insight into the day-to-day operations of churches and organizations. Truett graduates are academically prepared and spiritually equipped to lead and to serve the Church and a world in need.

Truett Seminary began offering classes in 1994, with the first class graduating in 1997. In 2002, the seminary moved into a new building on Baylor’s campus, featuring the 550-seat Powell Chapel, Piper Great Hall, teaching chapel, classrooms, meeting rooms and faculty and administrative offices.


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Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary provides theological education leading to the Master of Divinity, the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, the Master of Theological Studies or the Doctor of Ministry degrees that are centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ and consistent with historic Baptist commitments to prepare persons to carry this gospel to the churches and the world. Within the M.Div. degree program, students can choose concentrations in Biblical Studies and Theology, Christian Education, Ministry Leadership, Missions and World Christianity, Worship Leadership, Spiritual Formation, Sports Ministry and Youth/Family/Student Ministry. Truett Seminary also offers three dual degree programs – a M.Div./MSW and MTS/MSW through a partnership with Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, a M.Div./Master of Music through a partnership with the Baylor’s School of Music and a M.Div./MBA through a partnership with Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. Visit to learn more.