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Kathleen Susman, Professor of Biology on the Jacob P. Giraud, Jr. Chair of Natural History, Delivers Spring Convocation Address

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Program

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:30pm in the Chapel

Processional

Sonata I: Allegro moderato e serioso
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Gail Archer, college organist

Convocation Choir

"Afternoon on a Hill"
Eric Barnum (b. 1979)
Text: Edna St. Vincent Millay ’17 (1892-1950)

Christine Howlett, director of choral activites

Welcome

Catharine Bond Hill, president, Vassar College
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Remarks and Presentation of the 2015 Banner to the President of the Senior Class

James Kelly ’09
Zoe Fullerton, president, Class of 2015
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Remarks and Passing of the Gavel

Carolina Murphy Gustafson ’15, president, V.S.A.
Ramy Abbady ’16, president-elect, V.S.A.

Convocation Address

Kathleen Susman
Professor of Biology on the Jacob P. Giraud, Jr. Chair of Natural History
“256 Shades of Grey”
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Recessional

Sonata I: Alegro assai vivace
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Gail Archer, college organist

Posted by Office of Communications Monday, May 11, 2015