Dickinson Alumnus, September 1934

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • The Board of Trustees elected Dr. Fred P. Corson (class of 1917) as the next President of the College. Before starting the new position, President-elect Corson's family departed from California on a three month world cruise. James H. Morgan (class of 1878) served as Acting President since Dr. Karl T. Waugh's resignation. 
  • The College secured a Federal Emergency Relief Administration grant, which allowed 68 students to work part-time jobs at Dickinson and earn up to $150 during the academic year. 
  • The Board of Trustees established the Dickinson College Athletic Board consisting of eight members to handle athletic affairs at the College. 
  • The Alumnus published John Dickinson's 1934 Commencement address entitled "Political Thought of John Dickinson." Dickinson worked as  United States Assistant Secretary of Commerce.
  • John S. Bursk, a member of the Board of Trustees from 1895 to 1912 as well as Treasurer and Superintendent of Grounds and Buildings for fifteen years, died in August 1934.