On May 4, President Michael Roth announced that Sally Bachner, associate professor of English, Demetrius Eudell, professor of history, and James Lipton, professor of computer science, will be awarded Binswanger Prizes for Excellence in Teaching at Commencement on May 22. These prizes, made possible by gifts from the family of the late Frank G. Binswanger Sr., Hon. ’85, underscore Wesleyan’s commitment to its scholar-teachers, who are responsible for the university’s distinctive approach to liberal arts education.
Recommendations are solicited from alumni of the last 10 graduating classes, as well as current juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Recipients are chosen by a selection committee of faculty and members of the Alumni Association Executive Committee.
Bios of the recipients follow:
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All alumni and members of the Class of 2016 are welcome to walk in the annual parade of classes during Reunion & Commencement Weekend.
Registration for Wesleyan’s Reunion & Commencement Weekend is open! (Register online here prior to May 6.)
Reunite with former classmates during R&C Weekend.
From May 19-22, alumni, parents, students and families can participate in reunion gatherings, a festival on Foss Hill, WesSeminars, THIS IS WHY campaign dedications and celebrations, stargazing, a conversation with President Michael Roth ’78, a parade of classes, an all-campus college sing and campus party, the 184th Commencement Ceremony and much more. View the entire schedule of events online here.
Classes celebrating their reunions are those ending in a “1” or “6,” and the weekend celebrates the graduating class of 2016. All alumni planning to attend are requested to register.
The Class of 2016 will graduate during the Commencement Ceremony May 22.