Campus News 2007

For Immediate Release
April 26, 2007

Schreiner graduates more than 100 in 2007
Schreiner University will confer 99 Baccalaureate degrees, 19 Masters degrees and one Associates degree upon its 2007 graduates at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at the Edington Sports Center on campus. This will be the 24th commencement since Schreiner University handed out its first four-year degrees in 1984.

Dr. Belle Wheelan

Dr. Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ (S.A.C.S.) Commission on Colleges, will deliver the commencement address, “The Last Lecture.” S.A.C.S. is the accrediting agency for colleges and universities within the 11-state region that includes Texas.

Dr. Wheelan is a former secretary of education for the state of Virginia who began her community college administration career at San Antonio College. She is currently a member of the Presidents’ Round Table of the National Council on Black American Affairs. Dr. Wheelan was awarded her Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, majoring in both psychology and sociology. She earned a doctorate in educational administration from the University of Texas.

Dr. Steve Martin

As is tradition, a 10:30 a.m. baccalaureate ceremony will precede commencement. Dr. Steve A. Martin, chairman of the board of trustees of the Presbyterian Church and founder of the North Carolina consulting firm, Martin/Frankel Associates, will take the text of his talk from Deuteronomy 6:4-12 in an address titled “The Gift Outright.”

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Schreiner University is an independent coeducational liberal arts university related by choice and by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). For more information, visit the Web site at or call the Office of Admission at (830)792-7217.

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