WT Spring 2024 President’s and Dean’s Lists Announced; Full Graduate List Released

Chip Chandler Jun 07, 2024
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WT Spring 2024 President’s and Dean’s Lists Announced; Full Graduate List Released

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CANYON, Texas — The final tally is 1,129 graduates for West Texas A&M University’s Class of May 2024.

Overall, the University awarded 808 baccalaureate degrees and 321 master’s degrees to spring graduates at the May 13 commencement ceremonies, following procedural confirmation from the University’s seven deans. 

View graduate names listed by hometown here.

The oldest graduate was 73, and the youngest were 19. The graduating class includes 117 with a perfect 4.0 GPA and 25 veterans; 42.7 percent of the undergraduates are the first in their family to earn a college degree. Students from 41 states in the nation and 21 different countries graduated.

Additionally, 183 potential August graduates walked the stage at the May commencement ceremonies.

Graduates include those on the Dean’s List (overall grade point average of 3.50 to 3.99) and on the President’s List (a 4.0). The three levels of honor recognition are Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00), Magna Cum Laude (3.75-3.89) and Cum Laude (3.50-3.74).

A student-centered approach of recruiting and retaining the very best is part of the University’s long-range plan, WT 125: From the Panhandle to the World.

That plan is fueled by the historic One West comprehensive fundraising campaign, which reached its initial $125 million goal 18 months after publicly launching in September 2021. The campaign’s new goal is to reach $175 million by 2025; currently, it has raised nearly $160 million.



About West Texas A&M University

WT is located in Canyon, Texas, on a 342-acre residential campus. Established in 1910, the University has been part of The Texas A&M University System since 1990. WT, a Hispanic Serving Institution since 2016, boasts an enrollment of about 10,000 and offers 59 undergraduate degree programs and more than 40 graduate degrees, including two doctoral degrees. The University is also home to the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, the largest history museum in the state and the home of one of the Southwest’s finest art collections. The Buffaloes are a member of the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference and offers 14 men’s and women’s athletics programs.