The commencement address will be made by President Reed. Three graduates, representing different groups of graduates, will respond to the presidentís challenge: Emily Baggett (senior class), Jim Carroll (MHR), and Barbara Cannon (graduate students). Faculty marshals will be Mary Ann Meiner and David Deese; student marshals will be Ryan Arnett, Jonathan Moore, and Lindsay Gunter.
The Baccalaureate Service will be held on Friday night, May 6, at Nashville First Church of the Nazarene. President-elect Dan Boone will be the speaker. Following that service the University will host a reception for the Board of Trustees, graduates, and their families and guests.
Guests who plan to attend the commencement event on Saturday should plan to arrive early in order to find parking.