The weather was warm and the sun was shining as the College welcomed back more than 1,100 alumni, family and friends for Alumni Weekend 2013, which was held May 31 through June 2. Alumni, who came from as far as Chile, Israel, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates, celebrated reunions with dinners, panel discussions, trips to the Barnes Foundation downtown, campus art openings and the annual Community Achievement Celebration. (Read about the 11 award winners here.)
In and among the socializing, alums found time to take a yoga class, go for a run or introduce their children to their alma mater at the Family Fun Fair, replete with a magician performance. Other highlights included Board of Managers Co-Chair Howard Lutnick ’83 welcoming guests as they gathered to honor Interim President Joanne V. Creighton for her leadership of the College, the Class of 1958’s debate about the purpose of a liberal arts education, the Class of 1983’s panel featuring alumni with professions in the arts and a performance of alumni bands The Shameless Eclectic Duck, Dingo and Tammany.
Looks like fun, doesn’t it? Join us next year when we will celebrate class years ending in a 4 or a 9 at Alumni Weekend 2014: May 30–June 1, 2014.
All photos by Brad Larrison unless otherwise noted.
*Photos by Thom Carroll.