Students prepare for Commencement, 1988

Two students receive their hoods and prepare for Commencement in Memorial Hall, inside Old West, on May 18, 1988.

Students prepare for Commencement, 1991

Two students receive their hoods and prepare for Commencement in Memorial Hall on May 19, 1991. 

Brenda Bretz (left) is assisting Sharon Kelley ('91) while Eileen Bear is helping Tracy Kelly-Shviver ('91).

Students raise Class of 1960 flag at Commencement, 1960

Nancy H. Cross and John Curley raising the Class of 1960 flag at Commencement on June 5, 1960.

Sue Studnicki at Commencement, 1988

Sue Studnicki ('88) shakes President Fritschler hand at Commencement on May 18, 1988.

Sword archway formed at Commencement, 1926

Alumni from the Class of 1896 form an archway of swords for graduates of the Class of 1926 in June 1926.

William L. Taylor, c.1955

William Londsdale Taylor, professor of Political Science, speaking at Commencement exercises.

Craig Ringwalt Thompson, 1966

Dr. Craig R. Thompson receives an Honorary Doctor of Letters at the 193rd Commencement on June 5, 1966.

Left to Right: President Howard Rubendall, Dr. Thompson, and Prof. Charles Sellers

Three Students at Commencement, c.1920

Three students in their caps and gowns at Commencement around 1920.

Bishop Desmond Tutu, 1984

Bishop Desmond Tutu stands with French Professor Michael Kline (right) and Professor Henry Booth (left) on May 20, 1984. Bishop Tutu receives an honorary degree, Doctor of Sacred Theology, at the 1984 Commencement.

Desmond Tutu receives Honorary Degree, 1984

Bishop Desmond Tutu receives an honorary degree from President Banks at Commencement on May 20, 1984.

Two Honorary Degree recipients at Commencement, 1941

Two Honorary degree recipients, Robert F. Rich '07 (left) and Robert H. Montgomery, shake hands during Commencement on June 9, 1941.

Two Students at Commencement, c.1920

Two students in their caps and gowns at Commencement around 1920.

Two students at Commencement, 1992

Two students pose for a picture at Commencement on May 24, 1992.  The student on the left is Jen Blanck ('92).

Two students at Commencement, 1995

Two students stand at Commencement on May 21, 1995.

Two students at Commencement, 1996

Two student stand with a friend after Commencement on May 19, 1996. 

[Amy Philbin?], J. Benjamin Ryan, and Lenore Ann Cunningham (right)

Two students at Commencement, 2001

Two students stand in front of Old West after Commencement on May 20, 2001.

Stewart Udall speaks at Commencement, 1963

Commencement speaker Stewart L. Udall addresses the Class of 1963 on June 2, 1963.

Robert A. Waidner, 1995

Robert A. Waidner receives an Honorary Doctor of Finance at Commencement on May 21, 1995. President Fritschler is speaking at the podium.

Wheel and Chain 1992

Members of Wheel and Chain poses for a group picture after Commencement on May 24, 1992.

Top Row, Left to Right: Emily Williams ('93) and Sarah Michener ('93)

Second Row: Yvonne Houck ('93) and Jill Graby ('93)

Third Row: Maria Amato ('93) and Amy...

Wheel and Chain, 1995

Members of Wheel and Chain, including Elizabeth McCauley and Michelle Lang, during Commencement weekend on May 20, 1995.

Wheel and Chain members, 1988

Recently tapped blue hats take a group photo during Commencement on May 15, 1988.

Left to Right: Jennifer Dotts ; Randi Silverberg ; Kim Harrison ; Lee Anne Atkins ; Lisa Mills ; Cathy Bannigan ; Susan Little ; Kathy Vaclavik ; Kathleen Sweeney (all members of the Class of 1989...

Thomas Wicker speaks at Commencement, 1970

Thomas Grey Wicker, a reporter and columnist for the New York Times, addresses the Class of 1970 at Commencement on May 24, 1970

Helen Mercer Witt at Commencement, 1997

Helen Mercer Witt '55 speaks at Commencement on May 18, 1997, at which she received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

Professor of Political Science James M. Hoefler stands to right of Helen Witt.

Samuel Weiler Witwer, 1977

Trustee Samuel Weiler Witwer, a member of the Class of 1930, speaks at Commencement on May 15, 1977.

Chien-Shiung Wu at Commencement, 1975

Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu shakes President Howard Rubendall's hand as she receives an honorary Doctor of Science during Commencement on June 1, 1975.

Biology Professor Barbara McDonald is standing behind Dr. Wu.


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