Category: From The Archives

Excelsior's First Comencement

On September 27, 1972, at 4 p.m., an audience of 500 gathered in Chancellors Hall at the State Education Department Building in Albany, New York, for the first-ever commencement of the Regents External Degree Program. A total of 77 men and women had accomplished what just two years prior, the new State Education Commissioner Ewald …