Dickinsonian Newspaper

Dickinsonian, April 24, 1948

The college's 175 anniversary celebration begins. Attorney General of the United States, Tom Clark, gives an address stressing the importance of both a strong education system and military for creating lasting peace. President William Edel addresses alumni, expressing a commitment to making Dickinson the "best small college possible" by expanding facilities and asking for $750,000 in donations to make this possible. Dickinson confers 10 honorary degrees to prominent guests. Sixteen floats from college organizations participate in a historical parade. Changes to the appointment of class deans are announced. Omicron Delta Kappa taps fourteen students and one faculty member. Original etchings by Millet, Goya, Whistler, and others are exhibited in Bosler Hall.