Homecoming '04 Celebrates Wabash Achievement

by Jim Amidon

August 31, 2004

Homecoming_AlumniWabash College welcomes its alumni, parents, and friends to Homecoming ’04, a celebration of Wabash achievement.



Homecoming is set for Friday and Saturday, October 1-2, 2004. Amid the many activities will be a celebration of the Campaign for Leadership, which reached successful conclusion on June 30 with a record $136.1 million in gifts and pledges. The National Association of Wabash Men, which meets that weekend, will honor various alumni with Awards of Merit and will name two friends of the College Honorary Alumni.

The $5 million renovation of Goodrich Hall will be unveiled with a re-dedication ceremony. Sandwiched around the celebrations with be numerous gatherings, sports events, and concerts.

The full schedule includes:

Friday, October 1, 2004

Celebrating the Campaign for Leadership

5:30 p.m. in Knowling Fieldhouse (by invitation)


Saturday, October 2, 2004

Re-Dedication of Goodrich Hall

9-10 a.m. Open House and Tours

10:00 a.m. Dedication on the East side of the building


Homecoming Alumni Chapel

11:00 a.m. in the Pioneer Chapel

Presentation of Alumni Awards of Merit to:

David S. Orr ’57

Herman G. Haffner ’77

James R. Wood ’61

Presentation of Honorary Alumni:

Gregory A. Shaheen

Jean M. Williams

Presentation of the Alumni Admissions Fellow:

Peter A. Pactor ’65


Celebrating Leadership Annual Fund Luncheon

12:15 p.m. in Knowling Fieldhouse (by invitation)


Football vs. Ohio Wesleyan University

2:00 p.m. in Byron P. Hollett Little Giant Stadium


sh'OUT Reception for Alumni and Friends

5:00 p.m. in Caleb Mills House


Fraternity Open Houses and Receptions

5:00 p.m in fraternity houses


Homecoming Concert

8:00 p.m. in Salter Hall of the Fine Arts Center




For more information, contact Michele Tatar in the office of Alumni and Parent Relations

tatarm@wabash.edu or (765) 361-6369






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