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, 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...

Commencement, 1954

A group of alumni, faculty, trustees, and honorary degree recipients stand on the porch of Drayer Hall on June 13, 1954. Trickett Hall, as well as several other Dickinson School of Law buildings, are visible in the background.

The back row from right to left is Ernest Vuilleumier (...

Commencement, 1995

Rebecca Leyon holds the College Mace over the head of her father, Professor Robert Leyon (Mace Bearer) at Commencement on May 21, 1995.

Winthrop C. Difford, 1960

Geology professor Winthrop Difford holds the College Mace at Commencement on June 5, 1960, with the procession of graduates in the background.

Faculty Procession at Commencement, 1961

Dickinson College professors prepare on the Academic Quad for the Faculty procession at Commencement on June 4, 1961.  Chemistry Professor David Gleim is the mace bearer.

Faculty procession at Convocation, 1972

View of the faculty procession at Convocation on September 5, 1972. Philosophy Professor Frederick Ferré holds the mace and History Professor Charles Jarvis holds the Dickinson flag.

Faculty procession at Convocation, 1988

Students sit in the Kline Center and watch the Faculty procession during Convocation on August 30, 1988. Philosophy Professor Frederick Ferré holds the college mace.

Faculty procession at Convocation, 1992

View of the faculty procession during Convocation on September 1, 1992. Chemistry Professor Robert Leyon holds the college mace.

Faculty Procession at Convocation, 1999

Panoramic view of the Faculty procession in front of East College during Convocation on August 31, 1999. 

President William Durden ('71) is wearing a yellow gown and Dean Neil Weissman is in the orange gown.

Frederick Ferre at Commencement, 1974

Philosophy Professor Frederick Ferré holds the Mace during Commencement on June 2, 1974. President Howard Rubendall is behind Professor Ferré.

Frederick P. Ferre, c.1980

Philosophy professor Frederick Ferre holds the College Mace in front of Old West, circa 1980.

Inauguration of Samuel Banks, 1975

View of the crowd at President Banks' inauguration on September 20, 1975.

Professor Robert Leyon at Convocation, 1985

Chemistry Professor Robert Leyon shows the college Mace to someone at Convocation on August 27, 1985.

Robert E. Leyon, 1998

Professor of Chemistry Robert Leyon holds the College Mace at Commencement on May 17, 1998.

Mace Bearer at Commencement, 1991

Professor Sharon O'Brien holds the Mace as she stands on the platform in front of Old West at Commencement on May 19, 1991.

Presentation of the Mace, 1951

The presentation of the college mace during a special convocation on October 13, 1951.

Left to right: Frank E. Masland, Jr. ('18), Herbert Wing, Jr., Ernest A. Vuilleumier, and President William W. Edel ('15).

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