KU announces spring 2014 candidates for degree

Thu, 05/15/2014

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Christy Little
KU News Service
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LAWRENCE — The names of nearly 4,450 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 88 Kansas counties, 45 other states and and 41 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar. Degrees are officially conferred in June.

KU’s 142nd Commencement will be Sunday, May 18. More than 4,000 of the members of the Class of 2014 are expected to participate.

Faculty and candidates for degrees will assemble at 10 a.m. along Memorial Drive for the procession, which begins at 10:30 a.m.

Commencement information and an up-to-date schedule of events are available at commencement.ku.edu.
Degree candidates are listed below by home city and county, state or country; and degree, based on available information. 

 

Kansas:

Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Barber, Bourbon, Brown, Butler, Chase, Cherokee, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Cowley, CrawfordDecatur, Dickinson, DoniphanDouglas, Edwards, Ellis, EllsworthFord, Franklin, Geary, Gove, Graham, Grant, Greeley, Greenwood.

Hamilton, Harper, Harvey, HaskellHodgeman, Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Johnson, Kearney, Kingman, Labette, Leavenworth, Lincoln, Linn, Logan, LyonMarion, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery, Morris, Morton, Nemaha, Neosho, Ness, Osage, OsborneOttawa.

Pawnee, Phillips, Pottawatomie, Pratt, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell, SalineScott, Sedgwick, Seward, Shawnee, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stafford, Stevens, SumnerThomas, Wabaunsee, Washington, Wilson, Woodson, Wyandotte.

U.S.:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, IowaIdaho, Illinois, Indiana,  Kentucky

Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota

Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

 

International

 



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