Dickinson Alumnus, September 1943

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • Lieutenant Richard H. Ellis (class of 1941) and Staff Sergeant Evan L. Howell (class of 1941) received the Air Medal for bravery while serving with the Army air force in the South Pacific.
  • Lieutenant James L. McIntire (class of 1935) described how he helped rescue a group of men who had been adrift on a raft for 83 days.
  • Josephine Brunyate Meredith (class of 1901), Dean of Women and Associate Professor of English, became the first woman elected as a full professor.
  • Edward M. Griffith (class of 1943), who was honorably discharged as a result of wounds received at Guadalcanal, became the first Dickinsonian to return from the war and become a student of the College again.
  • William W. Edel (class of 1915) was promoted to captain, the highest rank provided for in the Navy Chaplin Corps.