Baker grad, dean to address school’s Class of 2019

photo by: Elvyn Jones

The Baker University Class of 2018 sings the school's alma mater at the end of commencement Sunday, May 20, 2018.

The Baker University Class of 2019 will hear from a university official who once wore the school’s black and orange graduation regalia.

Commencement ceremonies for the Baker College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education and School of Nursing will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Collins Center on the university’s Baldwin City campus.

Addressing the about 170 graduates will be Darcy Russell, dean of the Baker College of Arts and Science. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Baker, Russell earned her doctorate in microbiology from Kansas State University. She taught at Washington and Lee University for nine years before joining the Baker faculty in 1998. She was appointed to her current position in 2018.


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