Commencement Materials, 1927-present

Document Type


Publication Date

Winter 1998


Fontbonne University Archives


St. Louis, MO


Invocation - Ruth Yates, CSJ

Introduction - William H. Walker

Commencement Address - Most Reverend John Leibrecht

Presentation of Graduates - Susan Dunton

Conferring of Degrees and Honorary Degree - Dennis C. Golden

Remarks by Graduating Student - Joan Balser

Welcome to the Alumni Association and Alumni Chain Ceremony - Marianne Schantal and Charles Behrends IV

Benediction - Most Reverend John Leibrecht


For the installation of Dennis C. Golden as Fontbonne's 13th president on September 23, 1995, the College commissioned the noted composer Robert Washburn to create a work for brass instruments and percussion. The piece, titled "Golden Medallion," received its first performance at the inauguration. It is used as the recessional at Fontbonne's Commencements.



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