Commencement - May 1939

Date
Monday, May 29, 1939
Site
Men's Gymnasium
Speaker
Chancellor Samuel Paul Capen, University of Buffalo (Commencement Address) Professor Forest Cheater Engign, University of Iowa (Baccalaureate Services)
Events
  • A reception for graduates was held at President Latham's home on Sunday, May  19 at 2:17 PM.
  • The Concert Band performed on Wednesday, May 24 on the Auditorium Plaza.
  • Commencement dinner was held on Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 PM in the Commons.
  • Baseball games against Western Illinois Teachers College were held on May 26 and 27 at 3:30 PM.
  • Baccalaureate services were held on Sunday, May 28 at 10:30 AM in the Auditorium.
  • The alumni dinner was held on Sunday, May 28 in the Commons.
  • Cap and Gown breakfast was held on Monday, May 29 at 7:30 AM.
  • Commencement was held on Monday, May 29 at 10:00 AM.
Highlights
  • 21 degrees and diplomas were awarded in November, 1938.
  • 20 degrees and diplomas were awarded in March, 1939.
  • 230 degrees and diplomas were awarded in May, 1939.