Commencement - June 1953

Saturday, June 6, 1953
The Stadium
Dr. Marcus Bach, professor at the State University of Iowa (Baccalaureate Address) "A Faith for Your Future"
  • Baccalaureate services were held on Sunday, May 31 at 10:30 AM in the Men's Gymnasium.
  • The President's reception was held on Monday, June 1 at 8:00 PM in President Maucker's home.
  • A student-faculty picnic was held on Wednesday, June 3 at 5:00 PM on the college golf course.
  • Commencement was held at 9:00 AM on Saturday, June 6.
  • Changes in the commencement procedure: Graduates were to face the audience, and no special speeches were to be delivered.
  • 55 degrees and diplomas were awarded in December, 1952.
  • 49 degrees and diplomas were awarded in March, 1953.
  • 431 degrees and diplomas were awarded in June, 1953.