Honors Convocation Speeches, 1953-1970, 1973

Archives Record Series:  02/00/08

Honors Convocation Speeches, 1953-1970, 1973

This brief series contains printed texts of Honors Convocation addresses.


Box 1

May 1953
Three Rs of Teacher Education.  William C. Lang, Department of Social Science, Iowa State Teachers College

May 26, 1954
Four articles of a simple faith.  Josef W. Fox, Department of Social Science, Iowa State Teachers College

May 25, 1955
The uncommon denominator.  Lillian R. Wagner, Department of English and Speech, Iowa State Teachers College

May 23, 1956
The utopian college community.  Donald F. Howard, Department of Social Science, Iowa State Teachers College

May 22, 1957
Unto one--five talents.  J. W. Kercheval, Department of Science, Iowa State Teachers College

May 19, 1958
The "All-Americans" of 1970.  Oscar E. Thompson, Professor of Education, Iowa State Teachers College

May 18, 1959
Man's quest for mastery.  L. H. Harris, Professor of Social Science, Iowa State Teachers College

May 16, 1960
Three kinds of honor.  Thomas Thompson, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Iowa State Teachers College

May 22, 1961
Orphans of the universe.  Howard V. Jones, Professor of History, Iowa State Teachers College

May 23, 1962
Who is scholar?  Wray D. Silvey, Professor of Education, State College of Iowa

May 22, 1963
If you want to know the truth.  Robert J. Dalziel, Department of Language, Speech, and Literature, State College of Iowa

May 20, 1964
The sum of the stones.  George Poage, Department of Social Sciences, State College of Iowa

May 19, 1965
Random observations.  William P. Latham, Department of Music, State College of Iowa

May 19, 1966
Make freedom ring.  Edward J. Thorne, Department of Speech, State College of Iowa

May 19, 1967
Awareness: The song of the cardinal.  J. F. Breithaupt, Department of Education and Psychology, State College of Iowa

May 1968
What is enlightenment?  John Eiklor, Department of Social Science, University of Northern Iowa

May 14, 1969
Students:  what's the trouble?  Paul J. Porter, Instructor of Social Science, University of Northern Iowa

May 13, 1970
Cancers and band-aids.  Dan L. Oppleman, Department of Teaching, University of Northern Iowa

September 30, 1970
President's convocation.  John J. Kamerick, President, University of Northern Iowa

October 1970
Matriculation convocation.  Howard V. Jones, Professor, Department of History, University of Northern Iowa

May 1973
The cultivation of ideas. James G. Martin, Vice President and Provost, University of Northern Iowa

September 17, 1973
Untitled.  James L. Stewart, Class of 1974, University of Northern Iowa

September 19, 1973
Untitled.  Robert E. Morin, Dean, College of Business and Behavioral Sciences, University of Northern Iowa


Inventory developed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, with assistance from Student Assistant Mackenzi Brophy, April 2013; last updated, April 10, 2013.


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