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Elizabeth “Bunz” Daniels of St. Petersburg,
Florida, was president of the student body;
Jerome White of Port Republic, Maryland,
was chairman of the Honor Council; James
Carolina of Washington, D.C., and Mark
Christie of Welch, West Virginia, were co-
chairmen of the Judicial Board; and Wendy
Clark of Radnor, Pennsylvania, was president
of the College Union.
Helen Tyree of Blacksburg, Virginia, edited Old
Gold and Black; Thomas Phillips of Florence,
South Carolina, was editor of The Student; and
Ronald Loftin of Hope Mills edited The Howler.
Jay Banks of Pfafftown was named “Student
of the Year” by Old Gold and Black.
Senior orators were: Steven Alan Grossman
of Greensboro; Brian Scott Linton of Scotia,
New York; and Darian Lance Smith of Paquo-
son, Virginia. Linton received the A.D. Ward
Presented by the University Theatre: Arthur
Kopit’s Indians, Shaw’s Misalliance, Shake-
speare’s Love’s Labor’s Lost, and, in a dinner
theater production, Jacques Brel Is Alive and
Well and Living in Paris.
Presented by the Artists Series: the New York
Philharmonic, conducted by Pierre Boulez;
violinist Erick Friedman; and Metropolitan
Opera star Marilyn Horne.
Presented by the Carlyle Lecture Series: Sar-
gent Shriver, first director of the Peace Corps.
Presented by the College Union: comedian
George Burns; “The Amazing Kreskin”; Graham
Nash (formerly of Crosby, Stills, Nash, and
Young); Arlo Guthrie; The Temptations; Doc
Watson (in a return appearance); film critic
Herman Weinberg; movie director Haskell
Wexler; an Ernst Lubitsch film retrospective;
an exhibit of the art of Josef Albers.
Also speaking: Grattan Freyer, Irish literary
At the 1974 Commencement exercises honorary
degrees were awarded to Owen Cooper, presi-
dent of the Southern Baptist Convention; Ralph
Ellison, American novelist; James M. Hayes,
retired superintendent of the North Carolina
Baptist Homes for the Aging; and Alvin M.
Weinberg, director of the Office of Energy
Research and Development. Cooper preached
the baccalaureate sermon, and Weinberg gave
the Commencement address.
Anthropologist Margaret Mead had also been
approved for an honorary degree, but she was not
able to attend the Commencement ceremonies.
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