REUNION 2003 — Fall 2003



Star-Studded Celebration

More than 1,200 alumni representing a wide variety of generations gathered on the Hilltop Campus in May 2003. From class parties to the Great Bear Parade to the Reunion Gala, classmates reunited with old friends and met new ones. The 50th Reunion Class of 1953, which graduated the year the University celebrated its Centennial, led the way with the largest attendance, and more than 200 alumni participated in Reunion College, which featured conversation with outstanding faculty. To cap a stellar year, class giving raised more than $11 million for the University, with the Class of 1963 winning the trophy for the greatest increase in participation. Here's a salute to our stellar alumni, one and all!



Class of 1993 — Sonja Ewing Carr, A.B. '93, and her husband, Larry Carr, enjoy the Reunion Gala. Sonja is a graduate student in the School of Architecture.



Class of 1973 Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth signs T-shirts featuring his picture, designed by the Class of 1973 for its 30th Reunion.



Then and Now
Class of 1973 — Friendships endure among WU alumni. This group has reunited at Reunions spanning three decades. Shown in 1973 (top) and in 2003 are (from left in both): Dennis E. Slater, James R. Turk, Phillip H. Fisher (reclining), Stephen W. Kiefer, Eric C. Harris, B.S.B.A. '73, and Paul C. Stillwell. All but Harris are A.B. '73.




Class of 1943 —- Donald F. Essen, B.S. '43, is impeccably attired for his role as co-chair of the 60th Reunion.


Class of 1963 — At the 40th Reunion Class party, co-chairs Harold J. Daub, Jr., B.S.B.A. '63 (left), and Eugene Zeffren, A.B. '63, celebrate with their wives, Mary (left) and Tita.


Class of 1938 — Evelyn (Eve) Bissell Horner, A.B. '38, and her husband, Richard W. Horner, A.B. '36, admire pictures of her as the 1937 Hatchet Queen. Eve served as an honorary chair for the 65th Reunion.


Class of 1923 — Katherine M. Chambers, A.B. '23, M.S. '34, Ph.D. '56, celebrating her 80th Reunion, meets with Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton.


Class of 1978 — Reunion intern Yuan Ji, Class of '06, helps 25th Reunion co-chair Arthur P. Hofstetter, A.B. '78, with his toga.


A View from 1953 — Herbert F. Hitzeman, Jr., B.F.A. '53, looks on from the past (his senior class yearbook photo) at his 50th Reunion medallion bearing the Sesquicentennial seal.


Celebrate Reunion 2004, May 20-22

Reunion for undergraduate alumni of architecture, art, arts & sciences, business, and engineering is right around the corner. Come join the volunteers who help make it a success!

Are you planning to come back for Reunion and have friends you hope to see? Alumni Relations can provide you with the support to make it easy to get in touch. Do you want to help your class set a new Class Gift total? Let us know!

Even if you have only a few minutes to spare to review a class list and draft a letter to a group of your friends, you can make a difference. Please call (314) 935-6503 or 1-800-867-ALUM (toll free), or e-mail: