More than 1600 graduated Saturday at TCU’s Spring Commencement

commencement(2)TCU bestowed degrees on 1603 students at its spring Commencement, graduating students from 40 states, including Texas, and 34 countries in a formal ceremony held in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr.

Of the total number of degree candidates, 1,297 received bachelor’s degrees (24 received double degrees), 247 received master’s degrees and 32 are Ph.D. candidates. Of those graduating, 467 students received Latin Honors, including eight with a 4.0 GPA.

The morning event consisted of 794 candidates receiving degrees from the AddRan College of Liberal Arts, College of Fine Arts, Neeley School of Business and the master of liberal arts graduate program. Chancellor Dr. Victor J. Boschini delivered the Commencement address for both ceremonies. The TCU Commencement Band, under the direction of Bobby R. Francis, Brian Youngblood and Jeremy Strickland, played for both ceremonies. The class of 1963 was in attendance, celebrating the 50th anniversary of their graduation at the morning ceremony.

The 782 students who graduated in the afternoon represent College of Communication, College of Education, College of Science & Engineering, and Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences. Brite Divinity School graduated 27 students.

A couple of weeks following commencement, custom news releases are available to be downloaded and shared. For more information on the ceremony or the hometown news release program, visit www.commencement.tcu.edu.