June 9, 1941
President MacCracken conferred the bachelor’s degree on 244 members of the Class of 1941, in the Chapel. In his address to the class he urged them to carry with them always a phrase from a play by Edna St. Vincent Millay ’17, “There is no wall.” Disparities of age, experience or knowledge, he said, should never appear as barriers between generations, races, languages or nations.
The chairman of the board of trustees, Kathryn Starbuck ’11, announced that gifts to the college in the past year totaled $298,975, of which $97,222 was for current use and $201, 753 was for endowment and annuity. The New York Times