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Jonathan Chenette Professor of Music and Dean of the College, delivered the Spring Convocation address, "Becoming Prairi," April 27, 2011


April 27, 2011, 3:30pm in The Chapel


(All standing)
Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Gail Archer, college organist

The Convocation Choir

Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Christine Howlett, director of choral activities


Catharine Hill, president, Vassar College
Read text of President Hill's remarks

Remarks and Presentation of the 2011 Banner to the President of the Senior Class

Sesquicentennial Co-chairs
Susan Donahue Kuretsky ’63, Professor of Art on the Sarah G. Blanding Chair
John S. Milhaly ’74, Senior Director of Regional Programs, Office of Alumnae/i Affairs and Development
Maureen Elizabeth “Moe” Byrne, president, Class of 2011

Remarks and Passing of the Gavel

Mathew Leonard ’11, president, V.S.A.
Tanay Tatum ’12, president-elect, V.S.A.

Convocation Address

Jonathan Chenette
Professor of Music and Dean of the College
Becoming Prairie
Read text of Jonathan Chenette's address

The Convocation Choir and Community

Gaudeamus Igitur, Arr. Geer/Bartholomew


Prelude and Fugue on BACH
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Gail Archer, college organist

Juniors: Immediately following convocation, the bell atop Main will be ready for you to ring. Line up on the fifth floor of Main.

Posted by Office of Communications Wednesday, April 27, 2011