News: 2013, December 10th


341 graduate degrees to be awarded at fall graduation


Auburn University will award 341 graduate degrees during the university’s two graduation ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 14, in Auburn Arena.

Of the degrees to be awarded, 262 are master’s degrees, 75 are doctorates and four are education specialist degrees.

Stan White, the quarterback for the Auburn University football team from 1989-93, will be the speaker at the commencement ceremonies.

White set numerous school records, including being the all-time passing leader with 8,016 yards and all-time leader in completions with 659 and attempts with 1,231. He is the owner of Stan White Insurance Agency Inc. in Birmingham and has been the football analyst for the Auburn IMG Sports Network for the last 13 years.

The 10 a.m. ceremony will include the colleges, schools and programs of Architecture, Design and Construction; Engineering; Interdisciplinary Studies; Liberal Arts; Nursing; and Sciences and Mathematics. The 2 p.m. ceremony will be held for the colleges and schools of Agriculture; Business; Education; Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; and Human Sciences.

The ceremonies can be viewed live through the university’s website at

Since awarding its first graduate degree in 1870, the Graduate School has awarded more than 42,000 degrees.

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