Commencement - May 1938

Monday, May 30, 1938
Men's Gymnasium
President O. R. Latham (Commencement Address) "The Obligations of a Teachers College" Samuel A. Lynch, Head of English Department (Baccalaureate Address)
  • The Women's League hosted tea in the Commons on Wednesday, April 20 to display appropriate commencement garb.
  • A reception for the graduates at President Latham's home was held on Sunday, May 22 at 7:00 PM.
  • A baseball game against Luther College was held on Monday, May 23 at 3:30 PM.
  • A concert performed by the College Band was held on Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 PM.
  • "The Fall of the City" was presented on Thursday and Friday evening at 8:30 in the Auditorium.
  • The commencement dinner party was held on Saturday, May 28 at 6:30 PM in the Commons.
  • Baccalaureate services were held on Sunday, May 29 at 10:00 PM in the College Auditorium.
  • The alumni dinner began on Sunday, May 29 at 12:30 PM in the Commons.
  • The Homerian-Irving Tea was held on Sunday, May 29 at 4:30 PM in the Commons.
  • The Cap and Gown breakfast began on Monday, May 30 at 7:00 AM in the Commons.
  • Commencement was held on Monday, May 30 at 9:30 AM.
  • 25 degrees and diplomas were awarded in November, 1937.
  • 36 degrees and diplomas were awarded March, 1938.
  • 275 degrees and diplomas were awarded May, 1938.
  • "The Fall of the City" was chosen as this years commencement play.
  • This marks President Latham's 10th year of service to the college.