Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School today bestowed degrees on 1,957 students from 44 states, including Texas, and from 31 foreign countries in three formal ceremonies held in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students received their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr., who also delivered the commencement address.
Of the total number of degree candidates, 1,537 earned bachelor’s degrees, 351 were master’s degree candidates, 38 doctoral candidates and 31 Brite Divinity School graduate candidates. Twenty-five candidates earned double degrees. Six hundred eighty graduated with Latin Honors: 303 cum laude, 266 magna cum laude and 111 summa cum laude. Twelve students earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
The morning ceremony featured 564 candidates receiving degrees from the Bob Schieffer College of Communication, College of Science & Engineering and University Programs. The afternoon ceremony highlighted 686 candidates receiving degrees from the Neeley School of Business and the College of Fine Arts. The evening ceremony included 707 candidates from AddRan College of Liberal Arts, Brite Divinity School, College of Education and Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences.