Dickinson Alumnus, February 1943

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • The US Army selected Dickinson College as one of the locations for training Army Aviation Cadets.
  • Dickinson College held its first mid-year Commencement in January 1943. 
  • Rev. James J. Resh (class of 1897), president of the Dickinson Club of Baltimore, found a rare Ginkgo tree near the eastern end of West College.
  • Ensign Harry F. Ruth Jr. (class of 1942) served on the USS San Francisco during a "heroic battle" in the South Pacific.
  • Excerpts from Merritt Caldwell's correspondence, a Mathematics and Political Science Professor at Dickinson from 1833 to 1848, revealed a wide range of interests.
  • Marjorie Barkman was appointed instructor in physical education for women.