Commencement - May 1948

Tuesday, May 25, 1948
Men's Gymnasium
Kenneth Irving Brown, President of Denison University (Commencement Address) "What Date We Expect from Education Today?" Dr. Albert Cook Outler, Yale University (Baccalaureate Address) "The Meaning of Loyalty"
  • The commencement dinner was held in the evening of Saturday, May 22 in the Commons.
  • Baccalaureate services were held on Sunday, May 23 in the Auditorium at 10:30 AM.
  • A reception for graduates held Sunday, May 16 at President Price's home.
  • The Women's League Tea, honoring women graduates, was held on April 28 in the Commons at 3:30 PM.
  • Commencement began on Tuesday, May 25 at 7:00 PM.
  • 47 degrees and diplomas were awarded in November, 1947.
  • 37 degrees and diplomas were awarded in March, 1948.
  • 239 degrees and diplomas were awarded in May, 1948.
  • This year included the largest group of four-year graduates at this point in the history of the college.
  • "Club 48" was presented at the commencement dinner on Saturday.