Dickinson Alumnus, February 1954

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • Trustees approved plans to build three new buildings: a student activities building, a new chemistry building, and a new dormitory for men.
  • Allison Memorial Methodist Church, located next to the President's house, was completely destroyed during a "disastrous fire" caused by faulty wiring.
  • History Professor Whitfield J. Bell (class of 1935) was appointed Assistant Editor of the "monumental" project to collect and publish all of Benjamin Franklin's papers.
  • Dr. Carl C. Chambers (class of 1929) became Vice-President of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • William H. Rogers (class of 1905) was appointed General Council of the Gulf Insurance Co.