Harvard-Radcliffe Class of 1969

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60.7% Participation in 50th Reunion Gift

September 28, 2019

 Participation award

John Hook, Jane Richards, Kip Schur, and Tom Shields were honored by the Harvard College Fund for their leadership in achieving the highest participation of all alumni classes in 2019. Kip and Tom accepted the award during the Volunteer Assembly on September 28, 2019.

A total of 783 donors gave $33,137,537 as our 50th Reunion gift. Congratulations to the Class of 1969 Gift Chairs: Bill Shutzer, Jim Bailey, Jim Stone, Terry Considine, and Fritz Hobbs.


David Kaiser discusses A Life in History at the Harvard Coop

May 29, 2019


Celebration of the Life and Art of David McClelland

May 29, 2019

On Wednesday May 29th, there was a celebration of the life and art of our classmate David McClelland at The Signet Society.


Bayeux Travesty


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Honorary Members of Phi Beta Kappa

May 28, 2019

During the 229th Literary Exercises of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Iota of Massachusetts at Harvard College, these members of the Class of 1969 were awarded honorary memberships:

Martin Chalfie

H. Nichols Clark

Steve Curwood

Patricia Ganz

Nancy Rosenblum

Emily Spieler

Anne Whiston Spirn



Craig Lambert's feature in Harvard Magazine

April-May 2019

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'69 Classmates at The Game in Fenway Park

November 27, 2018

The Game 2018



'69 Turns 69!

We celebrated the 69th birthday of the Class of 1969 at Harvard’s Museum of Natural History with a visit to the extensively renovated exhibit of glass flowers. And then we continued the celebration with delicious food and friendly conversation at Nubar Restaurant in the Sheraton Commander Hotel, a short walk from the museum.






Radcliffe '69 Classmates at D.C. Dinner

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Annual D.C. dinner on November 6, 2015, organized by Ellen Seidman and Tova Solo. Sixteen classmates attended, including drop-ins from Maine, Boston, and West Virginia.



50th Anniversary of the Class of 1969's Matriculation at Harvard and Radcliffe



We entered Harvard and Radcliffe in late September 1965 as the new Class of 1969! On the evening of September 24, 2015, classmates gathered at Nubar Restaurant in Cambridge to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our matriculation. Some of the classmates at this event are pictured above (l to r): Jonathan Rieder, David Kaiser, George Scialabba, Patricia Papernow, Ben Levy, Dick Low, Jeanette Clinkenbeard, Kip Schur, Douglas Chandler, Joel Clinkenbeard, and Sarah Smith.



Ode to the Library: Widener Turns 100

Narrated by John Lithgow ’67



Diana Mara Henry's Photographs


The Du Bois Library of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has acquired an extensive collection of photographs of historic events and persons by Diana Mara Henry '69, former photo editor of the Harvard Crimson. The special exhibit "Photographer: DMH" and many individual images are available online.