WACO – Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 780 graduates during fall commencement exercises Dec. 21 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus.
Waxahachie native Laura Ruth Wimpee graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, and a Master Of Accountancy, Accounting.
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked liberal arts institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with "high research activity."
Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor offers 144 undergraduate, 77 master, 32 doctoral degree programs, and two education specialist programs plus the juris doctor degree, through its 11 academic units. Baylor's 735-acre campus in Waco is home to more than 15,000 students from all 50 states and 80 countries.