Ellen Barrett Announced as Fall 2020 Graduate of Washburn University


TOPEKA, KAN. (01/11/2021)– Washburn University is pleased to announce the students in its fall 2020 graduating class. Nearly 400 students completed their courses for associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Ellen Barrett, of McPherson, KS, graduated with a Associate of Liberal Studies in Liberal Studies.

“These students worked diligently to complete their studies,” said Dr. Jerry Farley, Washburn University president. “We were not able to celebrate with a ceremony in December, but I have no doubt that they will accomplish great things.”

About Washburn – Founded in 1865, Washburn University is a public institution with nearly 7 thousand students and a thousand faculty and staff involved in more than 200 academic programs. Washburn’s programs lead to certification, associate, bachelor, master’s degree or doctor of nursing practice and juris doctor degrees.

In addition, Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) — a nationally recognized innovator in career and technical education – is also part of the Washburn University family. The dedicated faculty and staff at Washburn Tech serve adult and high school students as well as business and industry participants with career specific training.

All programs are offered on either the 160-acre residential campus in the heart of Topeka, Kan., or at Washburn Tech’s campus on the west side retail hub of the city. Washburn University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and many of the individual programs have additional accreditations.

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