Academic Procession at Commencement, c.1955

Professor David I. Gleim carries the college mace as he leads the academic procession at a Commencement around 1955. President William Edel ('15) and Boyd Lee Spahr ('00) are directly behind Professor Gleim.

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1966

The academic procession walks through the academic quad to Old West during Commencement on June 5, 1966.

Academic procession at Commencement, 1972

View of the academic procession at Commencement on May 21, 1972. English Professor Robert Bowden is holding the flag and Philosophy Professor Frederick Ferre is the macebearer. President Howard Lane Rubendall ('31) is standing behind Dr. Ferre.

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1978

President Howard Rubendall ('31) stands behind the macebearer with other faculty members during the academic procession at Commencement on June 1, 1975.

Henry Steele Commager, a History Professor at Amherst College, is standing next to Rubendall. Commager delivers the Commencement address...

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1977

Father Theodore Hesburgh (left), who receives an honorary Doctor of Sacred Theology, walks with Trustee Samuel Witwer (Class of 1930) in the academic procession at Commencement on May 15, 1977. 

Religion Professor Dan Bechtel, wearing sunglasses, is behind Witwer.

Academic procession at commencement, c.1983

A few members of the academic procession stop to look back at the camera.

Academic Procession at Commencement, 1987

A family watches the academic procession at Commencement on May 17, 1987.

Bruce R. Andrews, 1992

Professor of Political Science Bruce Andrews is congratulated after receiving the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award at Commencement on May 24, 1992.

Leo Asbell, 1932

Leo Asbell poses for a graduation photo on June 6, 1932.

Tom Beckley at Commencement, 1955

Tom Beckley, a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, receives his commission certificate from President William Edel during Commencement. The event is held in the Alumni Gymnasium on June 12, 1955.

Whitfield Jenks Bell, Jr., 1964

Whitfield J. Bell, a member of the Class of 1935, receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws from President Rubendall at Commencement on June 7, 1964.

Left to Right: Trustee Roy Kuebler, Dr. Bell, President Rubendall

Suzanne Bennett at Commencement, 1986

Suzanne Bennet ('86) talks after Commencement on May 18, 1986.

Todd Benz at Commencement, 1990

Todd Benz ('90) receives his hood at Commencement on May 20, 1990.

Sidney Bookbinder at Commencement, 1980

View of Sidney Bookbinder (Class of 1935) at Commencement on May 18, 1980.

Judith Bostock receives honorary degree, 2000

Judith Louise Bostock '63 receives an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree at the Commencement ceremony on May 14, 2000. 

At left, Betsy K. Emerick, Dean of Educational Services and Associate Professor of English, assists.  At right, President William Durden speaks.

Brass Ensemble at Commencement, 1998

Music Professor Truman Bullard directs the Brass Ensemble during Commencement on May 17, 1998.

Kingman Brewster at Commencement, 1969

Yale University President Kingman Brewster, who also receives an honorary degree, addresses the Class of 1969 at Commencement on May 25, 1969.

Colin Campbell speaks at Commencement, 1982

Colin Goetze Campbell, President of Wesleyan University, delivers the Commencement address in the Kline Center on May 23, 1982. Campbell also receives an honorary Doctor of Laws.

Josie Prescott Campbell at Commencement, 1965

Josie Prescott Campbell is congratulated by her family after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Dickinson College on June 6, 1965.

Josie Prescott Campbell receives her diploma at Commencement, 1965

Josie Prescott Campbell receives her diploma from President Howard Rubendall at Commencement on June 6, 1965.

Christopher Rice and Jennifer Schwab at Commencement, 1996

Christopher Rice ('96) and Jennifer Schwab ('94) hug at Commencement on May 19, 1996.

David Chung at Commencement, 1990

David Chung (left) and another student receive their hoods at Commencement in the Kline Center on May 20, 1990.

Commencement, c.1905

College Marshall Horatio Collins King (class of 1858) leads a procession of faculty and students through the academic quad during commencement weekend. The man in a top hot who is at the head of the processing in front of King is carrying the tray of diplomas.

Commencement, c.1920

A group of women hold their diplomas after Commencement around 1920.

Commencement, 1932

Four male members of the Class of 1932 pose for a photo at Commencement on June 6, 1932.

Leo Asbell (2nd from left) ; James Goodhart Glenn (2nd from right)


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