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Class of 1958

Save the date for our 50th Reunion, May 22-25, 2008!

Our 50th Reunion is less than a week away!  Check this website for updated information regarding the weekend’s events and logistical details- including who is planning to be at reunion, progress with our 50th 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.

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 Volunteers:

Reunion Chair

  • John Corkran

Reunion Committee

  • John Arnold
  • Ria Beckham
  • William Barnes
  • Melville Cote
  • Fred Houck
  • Jim Olsen
  • W. Frederick Pank
  • Robert Schoetz
  • Richard Seabury
  • Theodore Wieseman
  • Ronald Wind
  • Robert Wuerthner

Class Book Editors

  • William Barnes
  • Ron Wind

Class Agent

Class Secretary

Please send Bill your updates for the next edition of Class Notes.

Class Book

We are in the process of printing 50th Reunion Class Book. If you were not able to submit your information earlier, please feel free to email your responses to the following questions and we will do our best to include the supplemental information with the book:

  • Where are you and what are you doing now?
  • What have you done in the past 50 years that has been important, fun, memorable, or meaningful to you?
  • What do you remember most about your Wesleyan years?

You may email your responses to Regan Schubel '01 at rschubel@wesleyan.edu or mail them to:
Regan Schubel '01
164 Mt. Vernon Street
Middletown, CT 06459

Class of 1958 50th Reunion Gift

Our goal is to raise $300,000 toward the Wesleyan Fund in honor of our 50th reunion to support the University’s highest priorities including financial aid and faculty development. We hope to achieve this through 80% class participation. Gifts made to the Wesleyan Fund in honor of Edgar Beckham '58 support the naming of Beckham Hall.

Click here to make your gift today!

Giving pyramid

2008 Reunion Weekend Schedule

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

Preliminary Schedule
Thursday, May 22 Welcome Reception
Friday, May 23 Arrivals, WESeminars all day, 50th Reunion Dinner hosted by President Michael S. Roth '78 and Kari Weil, and evening entertainment 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 50th 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!

Class of 1958 Golf Outing

8:00 a.m.
Friday, May 23, 2008
Class of 1958 Golf Outing

Members of the Class of 1958, spouses, and friends are invited to join in an informal golf outing. Please let us know if you are interested by contacting Cheryl Brodowski at cbrodowski@wesleyan.edu or 860/685-2371.

Reunion Accommodations

  • Inn at Middletown
    Main Street
    Middletown, CT
    Telephone: (860) 854-6300
    Rates are $199/night with a two night minimum.
    Ask for the "Wesleyan 50th Reunion" block.
     
  • Courtyard by Marriott
    Wallingford, CT
    Telephone: (203) 284-9400
     

Wesleyan Staff Contacts:

Regan Schubel ’01
50th Reunion Point Person
Associate Director, The Wesleyan Fund
164 Mt. Vernon St.
Middletown, CT 06459
Telephone: (860) 685-2253
Fax: (860) 685-3920
Email: rschubel@wesleyan.edu

Christina Posniak
Director of Planned Giving
318 High Street
Middletown, CT 06459
Phone: (860) 685-2519
Email: cposniak@wesleyan.edu