1967 50th Reunion Schedule

1967 50th Reunion Authors and Artists

Stop by Sterling Library to view the printed works of our '67 authors, in an exhibit organized by Dave Richards. Works of art contributed to the exhibit may be viewed in the Davenport Art Gallery, next door to reunion headquarters, throughout the weekend.

Sterling Library Hours:
Thursday, 8:30 am - 9:45 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10 am - 4:45 pm
Closed Sunday

Thursday, June 1, 8:30 AM - 9:45 PM
Sterling Memorial Library - 120 High Street
Room: Nave & L&B
1967 Reunion Headquarters Open

We welcome you to Davenport College headquarters, where you may check in, obtain your campus housing keys, and catch up with friends. For those interested in a lunchtime pizza run to Pepe's, please contact Martin Snapp at catman442@comcast.net. At various times throughout the weekend, Bob Allison and Paul Lamar will treat us to piano music in headquarters. Also, the 1966 video, To Be A Man, will be available for viewing; please see headquarters staff.

Thursday, June 1, 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Classmate Experiences I

Join us for our first gathering as Gary Abrecht shares his experiences as former head of the U.S. Capitol Police, Doug Schofield talks about life changes and working worldwide, and John Wilhelm discusses his years as a union organizer.

Thursday, June 1, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Sprague Hall - 470 College Street
Room: Concert Hall
Welcome Reception at Franklin College

As the first reunion class to visit one of the new colleges, we are fortunate to be able to enjoy cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres in the courtyard at Franklin College, as well as tour a portion of the new facility. Patrick Pinnell '71 '74 M.Arch will be on hand to informally discuss his designs for the stonework decoration for the colleges. Some other special guests are expected.

 

Thursday, June 1, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Welcome Dinner

Our first dinner under the tent in Davenport will be a "Taste of America" buffet, with short ribs, Gulf shrimp and grits, leg of lamb, and a variety of sides, salads and dessert.

Thursday, June 1, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
Afterglow

Enjoy conversations with your classmates in the courtyard. The bar will remain open until 11 pm.

Thursday, June 1, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
Meet Me at Mory's!

Plan to meet your friends at Mory’s, the place to be Thursday night as the doors are thrown open to all returning alumni! 

Thursday, June 1, 9:00 PM - Friday, June 2, 12:00 AM
Mory's - 306 York Street
Continental Breakfast Buffet

Start the day with breakfast served in the courtyard.

Friday, June 2, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
1967 50th Reunion Authors and Artists

See description for Thursday.

Friday, June 2, 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Sterling Memorial Library - 120 High Street
Room: Nave & L&B
AYA Faculty Lectures

Rows of empty seats in classrooms across campus await your arrival for our many lectures on Friday and Saturday mornings. This morning we will feature some of Yale's most distinguished faculty members in two time slots, from 9 - 10 am, and from 10:30 - 11:30 am. A number of tours and open houses are also offered.

Friday, June 2, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
"American Bistro" Lunch Buffet

Soups, salads, and five different kinds of open-faced sandwiches are presented for your enjoyment. Widows of our classmates are invited to gather at reserved tables near the dance floor.

Friday, June 2, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
Class of 1967 Memorial Service

Led by John Mitchell, Bob Riedel and Ron Meister.

Friday, June 2, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Battell Chapel - 400 College Street
Room: Sanctuary
Retrospective on Kingman Brewster

A conversation with Geoffrey Kabaservice '88 '99 PhD, author of The Guardians: Kingman Brewster, His Circle, and the Rise of the Liberal Establishment, and Henry (Sam) Chauncey, Jr. '57​, former Secretary of the University.

Friday, June 2, 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Sprague Hall - 470 College Street
Room: Concert Hall
University Welcome Reception

The evening begins with a reception for all classes. Enjoy samples of a variety of wines, as well as cheese and fruit, in a beautiful and historic Yale setting. Find your friends by looking for your residential college flag.

Friday, June 2, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cross Campus - On College between Elm & Wall
Cocktails on Beinecke Plaza

Enjoy a beautiful evening in one of Yale’s most iconic spaces. You may also visit the nave of Sterling Library at this time to view the 1967 Authors' Exhibit.

Friday, June 2, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Beinecke Plaza - Wall Street
Room: Beinecke Plaza
50th Reunion Class Dinner in University Commons in Schwarzman Center

Enjoy our ultimate reunion gathering.

Friday, June 2, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Schwarzman Center : University Commons
Concert by the '67 Whiffenpoofs

Relax with our own Whiffenpoofs for a glorious concert.

Friday, June 2, 9:15 PM - 9:45 PM
Sprague Hall - 470 College Street
Room: Concert Hall
Afterglow

Return to Davenport for an after-concert nightcap and conversation. The bar this evening closes at midnight.

Friday, June 2, 10:00 PM - Saturday, June 3, 12:00 AM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
Continental Breakfast Buffet

Fortify yourself for another busy day with breakfast served in the courtyard.

Saturday, June 3, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
Morning Yoga for All Classes

Start your Saturday morning (weather permitting) with some gentle stretching and breathing exercises, and get your body feeling "yoga good" for a busy day of reunion activities! This is a mixed-level class featuring modifications for all levels of ability, so whether you have been practicing for years or have never touched a yoga mat, everyone can have an enjoyable experience in this class. Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. No previous yoga experience necessary; children and all ages welcome.

Saturday, June 3, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Old Campus - 67 High Street
Morning at Yale

Here's your chance to enjoy again the extraordinary opportunities available at Yale! There are two "course times," 9 am and 10:30 am. Learn or do something wonderful this morning!

Saturday, June 3, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
1967 50th Reunion Authors and Artists

See description for Thursday.

Saturday, June 3, 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Sterling Memorial Library - 120 High Street
Room: Nave & L&B
Yale at Rest: The Grove Street Cemetery

Join Tom Gottshall for his all-class "Morning at Yale" tour of the Grove Street Cemetery and a glimpse of earlier Yale. Visit the graves of persons for whom Yale Colleges are named (Trumbull, Silliman, Stiles, Timothy Dwight, etc.) and also the graves of other Yale personages, including Noah Webster, Lyman Beecher, Eli Whitney, Walter Camp, Kingman Brewster, and others. A wreath will be laid on the tomb of Kingman Brewster.

Saturday, June 3, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Grove Street Cemetery - Grove Street & Prospect Street
Room: tour
"American Picnic" Lunch Buffet

Enjoy delicious fried chicken, burgers, quiche, and a variety of salads and desserts.

Saturday, June 3, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
From Gershwin to Hamilton

Our classmate, conductor John Mauceri, will give us his view on the evolution of Broadway music.

Saturday, June 3, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sprague Hall - 470 College Street
Room: Concert Hall
Classmate Experiences II

Victor Ashe will share his public service experiences, beginning in Tennessee and culminating in his appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Poland; Henry Jones will describe his experiences living in the old/new South where he became a U.S. Magistrate Judge; Jorge Dominguez will speak on his life with Cuba and Harvard.

Saturday, June 3, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sprague Hall - 470 College Street
Room: Concert Hall
President's University Update

President Peter Salovey welcomes you back to campus, offering his review of Yale today.

 

Saturday, June 3, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Woolsey Hall - 500 College Street
A Celebration of Yale Singing

After President Salovey’s update, join singers from all classes for a jamboree celebrating Yale’s incredible musical tradition. Alumni from the Glee Club and Whiffenpoof and Whim ’n Rhythm alumni groups, conducted by Glee Club alumna Stephanie Tubiolo '14. MMus '16, will perform Yale favorites from many generations, concluding with a rousing rendition of “Bright College Years.” (The Glee Club rehearsal for the Celebration will take place at 10:30 am Saturday morning as part of "Morning at Yale." All singers are welcome!)

Saturday, June 3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Woolsey Hall - 500 College Street
Reception at the Yale University Art Gallery

Meet friends for conversation and drinks before dinner.

Saturday, June 3, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yale University Art Gallery - 1111 Chapel Street
Room: Lobby
"Local Favorites" Dinner Buffet

Clam chowder, lobster tails, chicken breast "Saltimbocca," pasta cooked on the spot, and stuffed peppers will all be on offer, along with a variety of salads and desserts.

Saturday, June 3, 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
Afterglow

A few more songs by our Whiffs, and then enjoy dancing to the Bales-Gitlin Band. The bar this evening closes at midnight.

Saturday, June 3, 10:00 PM - Sunday, June 4, 12:00 AM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
Room: Courtyard
Coffee in the Courtyard
Sunday, June 4, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Davenport College - 248 York Street
AYA Farewell Breakfast at University Commons in Schwarzman Center

Enjoy memories of Commons and a final gathering with friends at this delicious breakfast for all classes, featuring muffins, coffee cake, bagels, oatmeal, grits, Belgian waffles, eggs, French toast, potatoes, bacon, sausage, fruit, coffee, tea and juices. We promise you won't go home hungry!

Sunday, June 4, 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Schwarzman Center : University Commons
University Church Worship

Join Yale’s ecumenical Christian community for Sunday worship, which will include an alumni preacher from one of the reunion classes, prayers for alumni who have died, and wonderful music and liturgy.  Battell Chapel Choir and Student Deacon alumni especially invited.

Sunday, June 4, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Battell Chapel - 400 College Street
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