Dec. 6, 2007
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Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker will honor graduates in three separate commencement ceremonies during the Dec. 15-16 weekend. All three events will be held at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus.

Two commencements for graduate students will be on Saturday, Dec. 15. At 1 p.m., School of Education students receiving Master of Arts in Education and Master of Arts in School Leadership degrees will be recognized. Tom Bloch, president and co-founder of the University Academy in Kansas City, Mo., will be the keynote speaker.

At 4:30 p.m., School of Professional and Graduate Studies students receiving Master of Business Administration, Master of Liberal Arts and Master of Science in Management degrees will be honored. Former Baker Board of Trustee Cecil Miller, a 1953 Baker graduate, will speak at the afternoon event. Miller is a retired partner of KPMG, an international public accounting firm.

At 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 all undergraduates in the College of Arts Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing and SPGS will be honored. Former Baker University Dean Neal Malicky, a 1956 Baker graduate, will be the speaker.

A reception for the graduates will be held at 2:30 p.m. both days in the Harter Union lobby.