off a degree
advent of TCU-purple graduation gowns and caps inspired a few graduates
to personalize the moment. Students voted in the fall to make the change
to the purple attire, which costs slightly more but allows the students
get to keep the mortar board and tassel. It was the largest December ceremony
ever, with more than 525 graduates. The class included three 4.0 graduates
and more than 80 students who earned honors.