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Class of 1953

Save the date for our 55th Reunion, May 22-25, 2008!

Our 55th Reunion is less than a week away! Check this page for updated information regarding the weekend’s events and logistical details—including who’s planning to be there, progress with our 55th Reunion Gift, class specific events and more. In an effort to have a "green" Reunion weekend, you are also encouraged to utilize a ride-share website, weslink.wesleyan.edu, to facilitate connections for carpooling to campus. If you have any questions please contact Regan Schubel '01 at (860) 685-2253 or rschubel@wesleyan.edu. See you this weekend!

Register for Reunion

Online pre-registration for Reunion is closed.  You will be able to register at the Usdan University Center when you arrive on campus. Update: Reunion and Commencement 2008 is now underway! The “See Who’s Coming” form is no longer available online. See who’s here at the on-campus Registration desk!

Class of 1953 55th Reunion Gift

This year, our class is hoping to raise a record-breaking $500,000 in honor of our reunion, through the Wesleyan Fund, to support the University’s highest priorities including financial aid. Click here to make your gift today!

2008 Reunion Weekend Schedule

The Reunion & Commencement schedule is now available. A class specific schedule is also available.

Preliminary Schedule
Friday, May 23 Arrivals, WESeminars all day, all-college dinner with tables reserved for the Class of 1953, and the late-night Eclectic party with music by different generations of Wesleyan bands.
Saturday, May 24 WESeminars continue all day, traditional Alumni Parade and Annual Assembly, all-college picnic lunch and Festival on Foss Hill, our 55th Reunion reception and dinner, and the all-college sing followed by the tent party on Andrus Field.
Sunday, May 25 Brunch, 176th Commencement, and good-byes!

Reunion Committee Members

  • Warren Eastman
  • Bob Lavin
  • John Miller
  • John Woodhouse
  • S. Jerome Zackin

Reunion Accommodations

Your class will be staying at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, (860) 635-1001. The rate is $159 per night with a two night minimum. Please call the hotel soon to reserve your room before the hotel fills up. Ask for the “Wesleyan Reunion” block when you call. Shuttle service will be available between the hotel and campus.

Class Staff Contact

Regan Schubel '01
Associate Director, The Wesleyan Fund
164 Mt. Vernon Street
Middletown, CT 06459
Phone: (860) 685-2253
E-mail: rschubel@wesleyan.edu