Dickinson Alumnus, May 1956

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • Commencement 1956 marked William W. Edel's (class of 1915) 10th anniversary as President of the College.
  • May Morris (class of 1909) retired after serving as the Librarian since 1927.
  • Dr. John J. Ketterer (class of 1943) was named Dean of Men at Monmouth College in Illinois. 
  • E. Laurence Springer (class of 1924) helped develop the Pingry School as headmaster, including their move to a large campus in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
  • Lt. Col. John A. Norcross (class of 1933) delivered a baby without any medical equipment, using "backwoods obstetrics" on a military plane crossing the Pacific.
  • Rev. Dr. Everett F. Hallock (class of 1933) moved to Dallas, Texas, to become supervisor of the American Leprosy Mission's southwestern area.
  • Scenes from the College campus and the Joseph Priestley collection played "important roles" in a half-hour, made for TV film entitled "The Joyful Lunatic".
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