Presidents

Fifty-fifth Reunion of the Class of 1908, 1963

Alumni from the Class of 1908 share a moment with President Howard Rubendall ('31)  at their Fifty-fifth Reunion in June 1963.

L to R:  [unknown], John Shilling, Annie R. O'Brien, Laura Dix-Shilling, Howard Lane Rubendall

Mervin Grant Filler, 1929

President Mervin Grant Filler is a member of the Class of 1893.

Mervin Grant Filler, 1929

President Mervin Grant Filler, a member of the Class of 1893, speaks at an event on the Academic quad in 1929. East College is visible in the background. 

Mervin Grant Filler, c.1930

Mervin Grant Filler, a member of the Class of 1893, is President of Dickinson from 1928 to 1931.

Tommy Flanagan, Arts Award, 1989

Jazz pianist Tommy Flanagan accepts the Arts Award from President Fritschler in February 1989.

Forensics Club with awards, 1969

Members of the Forensics Club, holding the awards they received at the Cumberland Valley Forensics Tournament, gather for a photograph with President Howard Rubendall in 1969.

Founders Day Convocation, 1952

A group picture taken in Memorial Hall on the occasion of the Founders Day Convocation, May 1, 1952.  This special Founders Day, in honor of Dickinson women, was held to celebrate the dedication of Drayer Hall, the first residence hall built by the college for the express purpose of housing...

Founders Day Convocation, 1966

President Howard L. Rubendall chats with Dr. Charles A. Dana and Harvard Professor George Gaylord Simpson, an influential paleontologist, during the Founders Day Convocation on October 8, 1966.

Founders Day Convocation ceremony, 1952

President William Edel (class of 1915) awards an honorary degree to Ethel Wagg Selby (class of 1915) during the Founders Day Convocation ceremony in Bosler Hall on May 1, 1952.

Honorary degree recipient Marianne Craig Moore is the third person sitting from the left.

President Fritschler at Commencement, 1991

President Fritschler addresses the Class of 1991 at Commencement on May 19, 1991.

President Fritschler at Convocation, 1992

President A. Lee Fritschler speaks in front of Old West steps during Convocation on September 1, 1992.

President Fritschler at Convocation, 1993

President Fritschler speaks in front of Old West during Convocation on August 31, 1993. Music Professor Truman Bullard and Dean George Allan sit on President Fritschler's left.

Robert Frost with President Edel, Arts Award, 1959

Arts Award recipient Robert Frost sits on the steps of Old West with Dickinson College President William Edel (left) and Dean of the College Frederic Ness (right) in May 1959.

Robert Frost with President Edel, Arts Award, 1959

Arts Award recipinet Robert Frost takes a tour of the campus with Dean of the College Frederic Ness (left) and College President William Edel (right) in May 1959.

Robert Frost, Arts Award, 1959

Students join Arts Award recipient Robert Frost on the steps of Old West in May 1959. President William Edel sits to the left of Frost.

Three people look at ornate box, c.1960

President Gilbert Malcolm ('15) looks at an ornate box with two international students around 1960.

Leon Golub show, Arts Award, 1992

Recipient of the Arts Award artist Leon Golub, discusses his work with President Fritschler (left) at the Trout Gallery in March 1992.

Leon Golub, Arts Award, 1992

American painter Leon Golub accepts the Arts Award from President Fritschler on March 3, 1992.

Governor Whitman and President Durden at Commencement, 1999

Three people stand in Memorial Hall at Commencement on May 16, 1999.  President William G. Durden stands on the right and New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman. Whitman receives an honorary Doctor of Laws.

Victor Blake Hann, 1983

Victor Blake Hann receives the 1928 Class Award from President Samuel Banks at the 1983 reunion.

Joanne Harris, 1963

View as Homecoming queen Joanne Harris '66 at the Homecoming football game at Biddle field in fall 1963. President Rubendall is standing next to the table in the background. 

Seamus Heaney, Arts Award, 1993

Irish poet and playwright Seamus Heaney accepts the Arts Award from President Fritschler on March 4, 1993.

Edgar Rohrer Heckman, 1935

View of trustee Edgar Rohrer Heckman (second row, far right), a member of the Class of 1897, in academic regalia with members of the Board of Trustees and other college administrators in 1935.

Boyd Lee Spahr (Class of 1900), Gilbert Malcolm (Class of 1915), and William Wilcox Edel (Class...

Julius Held receives Honorary Degree, 1983

Julius Held receives an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from President Banks at Commencement on May 22, 1983.

Homecoming boat, 1951

Two men with the president's boat that the Kappa Sigma fraternity had stolen as a part of a prank for the Homecoming celebrations in November 1951. President William Edel (Class of 1915) is shaking hands with the student standing in the boat.

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