Baylor President's Daughter to Receive Law Degree Nov. 6

Oct. 12, 1999

by Alan Hunt

Charissa Sloan, the 25-year-old daughter of Baylor University President Robert B. Sloan Jr. and his wife, Sue, will be among 21 Baylor Law School graduates scheduled to receive juris doctor degrees at commencement ceremonies Saturday, Nov. 6, in Miller Chapel.

Keynote speaker for the 10 a.m. program will be Professor Gerald R. Powell, who was selected by the graduates to deliver the commencement address. Powell, a 1977 graduate of Baylor Law School, has been a member of the Baylor law faculty since 1986 and serves as the Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence.

Diplomas will be presented by Law School Dean Brad Toben, assisted by Leah Jackson, associate dean. The honor of hooding the graduates will go to Professor Larry Bates and Professor Ron Beal. The invocation will be given by Professor Elizabeth Miller.

Following the ceremony, a reception for the graduates and their guests will be hosted by the Baylor Law Alumni Association in the Cox Reception Hall at Armstrong Browning Library.

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