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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2016

Return to DePauw to see classmates and friends, engage faculty members in opportunities for lifelong learning, and celebrate alumni achievement.

Save the dates of June 8-12, 2016 for Alumni Reunion Weekend. All alumni are welcomed and encouraged to attend, and specific class years that will be honored are 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, and 2011. Registration for the weekend is available now.


Weekend highlights

Alumni College

Alumni College is a series of conversations led by faculty and alumni providing opportunities for lifelong learning and a sample of the thought-provoking discussions students enjoy at DePauw. Alumni College conversations at Alumni Reunion Weekend will include "Happiness: The Art of Living with Peace, Confidence and Joy" with Douglas A. Smith '68, a session with Joseph P. Allen '59 about his career as an astronaut, and a panel discussion moderated by Cindy Babington, vice president for admission and financial aid, featuring current students discussing life at DePauw today.

University Update

President-Elect D. Mark McCoy will report on the state of the University and take questions from alumni. This discussion will focus on priorities for The Campaign for DePauw, including ongoing capital projects, the financial health of the University, the transition to DePauw's 20th president, and efforts to strengthen support for student preparation.

All-Alumni Reception and Dinner

This classic evening on the grounds of East College will feature live music and will bring all alumni together for the official start to Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Convocation of Alumni

Since its establishment in 1919, the DePauw University Alumni Association has fostered a spirit of loyalty to the University and an enduring connection among alumni. The meeting for all alumni is highlighted by a procession of the 50th reunion class, the presentation of the Young Alumni Award to Nadia T. Mitchem '98, and greetings on behalf of the 25th and 50th reunion.

Class Reunion Dinners

Class dinners planned by reunion chairs provide a culminating opportunity to connect with friends and classmates in some of the most beautiful venues on campus. After dinner, join all alumni for live music and dancing under the tent on the grounds of East College.