President Malcolm is appointed Honorary Cadet Colonel

Wed., Oct. 14, 1959

President Gilbert Malcolm, who had served in World War I as a private in the US Army, became the first individual appointed as honorary Cadet Colonel in Dickinson College's Corps of Cadets (Reserve Officer's Training Crops) during a ceremony on Biddle Field. Major General William P. Ennis, the Commandant of the Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, presented the award to President Malcolm (Class of 1915) on behalf of Cadet Battle Group Commander Robert D. Richardson.

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Dickinsonian, Oct. 23, 1959, pg. 5.