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Prepared by BethAnne Shaup April, 1999; Last Updated: August 2023
Inclusive Dates: 1914-2023
Extent: 8 cubic feet (8 record storage boxes)
Physical Location: 11th floor
Scope and Content: This collection contains commencement programs and some baccalaureate programs dating from 1914 through the present. There are some gaps in holdings. The programs of each commencement include the listings of graduates of each college of the University. Officers of Kent State, guests, honorary degree recipients, and speakers who participated in each commencement are also listed in most programs.
Alternative Form Available: Virtual programs were produced for ceremonies starting in 2020 and are available for viewing online. Click program title to view the digital program.
Box 1: 1914 - August 1959 (incomplete holdings)
Box 2: June 1960 - August 1972
Box 3: June 1973 - December 1989
Box 4: May 1990 - December 2000
Box 5: May 1999 - December 2005
Box 6: May 2006 - December 2013
Box 7: May 2014 - May 2021
Box 8: May 2022 -