Record number of degrees at UMSL this fiscal year

8 months 12 hours 48 minutes ago July 26, 2016 Jul 26, 2016 Tuesday, July 26 2016 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:55:33 AM CDT in News
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch ,St. Louis ,Missouri
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The University of Missouri-St. Louis has set a record for the number of degrees awarded.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 3,199 students received degrees during the 2016 fiscal year in graduation ceremonies in May, August and December. UMSL Chancellor Thomas George also calls it a proud moment that 632 underrepresented minority students graduated.

Graduating 3,000 students a year has long been a goal of UMSL leaders. They first hit that number during the 2013-14 school year.

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