Commencement - June 1918

Thursday, June 6, 1918
President Homer H. Seerley (Baccalaureate Address); Hon. William Howard Taft (Commencement Address)
  • Society Anniversaries were celebrated on Monday, June 3 at 2:00 PM
  • The Grand Concert was performed on Monday, June 3 at 8:00 PM.
  • The commencement play was performed on Tuesday, June 4 at 8:00 PM.
  • The Baccalaureate Address was held on Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00 AM.
  • The Alumni Business Meeting was held on Wednesday, June 5 at 2:00 PM.
  • The Faculty Reception began on Wednesday, June 5 at 8:00 PM.

The Commencement Day exercises were held on Thursday, June 6.

  • Invocation, by Professor D. Sands Wright
  • "Elegie", by Maude Knoop
  • "Murmuring Zephyrs" and "Calm is the Night", by the Cecilian Glee Club
  • Address, by Hon. William Howard Taft
  • Benediction by Professor W. W. Gist
  • Former President of the United States, William Howard Taft, served as guest speaker.