More than 5,000 Students Graduate Tomorrow

Posted: May 11, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A total of 5,046 students will graduate at George Mason’s 34th annual Commencement Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. in the Patriot Center. Brian P. Lamb, chairman and chief executive officer of C-SPAN, will deliver the commencement address. Of the 2001 graduating class, 3,018 are receiving undergraduate degrees and 1,825 will be awarded master’s or doctoral degrees. The School of Law will graduate 203 students.

Honorary doctoral degrees in humane letters will be presented to Lamb; James V. Kimsey, founding chief executive officer of America Online Inc.; and Elizabeth P. Campbell, vice president of community affairs and founder of WETA-TV/FM.

University Life will start a new initiative tomorrow with a hat decorating table set up for students. Graduates are encourage to visit the table beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Parking Lot A.

The 2001 senior class gift, a check worth more than $2,000, will also be presented at Commencement. More than 130 seniors participated in raising the money. For more information on Commencement, click here.

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