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Commencement 2013

CONWAY, Ark. (April 29, 2013) – Hendrix College will celebrate its 129th Commencement on Saturday, May 11 at 9 a.m. in the Wellness and Athletics Center (WAC).

Hendrix Provost and English professor Dr. Robert L. Entzminger will be the commencement speaker.

The ceremony will be held in the WAC event gym. Additional seating will be available in the Recreation Gym and in the Student Life and Technology Center (SLTC), where the ceremony will be telecast.  The graduates will process through the Recreation Gym, and the ensemble will be playing there as well, with their music broadcast into the Event Gym. 

A reception will follow in the Nannie Worsham Performance Hall of the SLTC and (weather permitting) on the East Patio of the SLTC.

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Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit