Belton, Texas – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will celebrate its 168th Fall Convocation service at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 28, in the Mayborn Campus Center on the UMHB campus. Convocation traditionally celebrates the official opening of the new academic year at the university. This year Drayton McLane, Jr., will be the keynote speaker of the event.
McLane grew up in Cameron, Texas. He graduated as a Cameron Yeoman, received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University, and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Michigan State University. He serves as chairman of the McLane Group and is the former CEO and Chairman of the Houston Astros Baseball Club.
Convocation free and open to the public.