Commencement Ceremony Scripts

Posted by - - 1970s, Scholars

Commencement ceremony scripts issue important parting words to the graduating seniors and help provide a meaningful celebration experience for their friends and families. The scripts go through several rounds of revisions to ensure ceremonial formality and appropriate pomp and circumstance. Pictured is Whitworth Professor of Religion and Academic Dean Duncan Ferguson’s commencement script, along with a few of his margin notes, from the early 1970s.