Gastonâ??s newest book, â??Higher Education Accreditation: How Itâ??s Changing, Why it Must,â?? will be published in October 2013. His three most recent books are â??General Education and Liberal Learning,â?? â??The Challenge of Bologna: What U.S. Higher Education Has to Learn from Europe and Why It Matters That We Learn It,â?? and â??Revising General Education,â?? with Jerry Gaff.Gaston earned a Bachelors of Arts degree in English from Southeastern Louisiana University and a master's degree and doctoral degree in English from the University of Virginia.Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for 2 p.m. May 11 at Stokes Stadium. Truman anticipates more than 1,100 students will receive degrees at the ceremony.