Friday, August 30, 2013
3 p.m. Cordiner Hall

Organ – Kraig Scott, professor of music at Walla Walla University and music assistant at Whitman College

Welcome and Introductions
President George S. Bridges

“What It Means to Be a Whittie”
Tim Reed ’15, president of the Associated Students of Whitman College

Presentation of the Class of 2017
J. Antonio “Tony” Cabasco ’90, dean of admission and financial aid

Introduction of Convocation Speaker
Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn, provost and dean of the faculty

Convocation Address: “The Gift of the Sphinx”
Dana Burgess, Charles E. and Margery B. Anderson Endowed Professor of Humanities

Musical Interlude
“Praeludium and Allegro,” by Fritz Kreisler
Ryan Jacobsen ’15, violin
Kaitlyn McCraw ’14, piano

Opening of the Academic Year
President George S. Bridges

Kraig Scott, organ