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AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -
Written by Charles Martin
Auburn University will award
1,432 academic degrees Dec. 14 in Auburn Arena during two fall graduation
ceremonies featuring addresses by Auburn alumnus and former football player
Stan White, now an insurance executive and football analyst.
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.
White attended Auburn from
1989-1993 and graduated with a bachelor's degree in mass communications. He was
the starting quarterback for four years and 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.
Of the degrees Auburn will
award, 1,091 are bachelor's degrees, 262 are master's degrees, 75 are
doctorates and four are education specialist degrees.
The College of Liberal Arts
will award the most bachelor's degrees with 249, followed by the College of
Business with 224. The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering will present 165
degrees; College of Education, 121; College of Sciences and Mathematics, 104;
College of Architecture, Design and Construction, 67; College of Human
Sciences, 64; College of Agriculture, 62; School of Forestry and Wildlife
Sciences, 22; and Office of the Provost, 13 degrees in Interdisciplinary
Auburn University has awarded
more than 285,000 degrees since its founding as East Alabama Male College in