UAC Commencement Programs: 1900
Commencement Ceremony Program Recreation
June 12, 1900
This is a recreation of the front and back cover of the commencement ceremony program in 1900. This was the seventh graduation ceremony of the Utah Agricultural College.
Commencement Ceremony Invitation
June 10-12, 1900
This is an invitation to the friends and family of the graduating class of 1900 to the exercises of Commencement Week from Sunday, June 10 to Tuesday, June 12. The exercises include a Baccalaureate Address on Sunday, Senior class-day and field-day exercises on Monday, and the commencement ceremony, alumni banquet, and senior class ball on Tuesday.
The fourth U.A.C. president William J. Kerr replaces President Joseph M. Tanner.
President William J. Kerr (1900-1907)
William Jasper Kerr was born on November 17, 1863 in Richmond, Utah. He received a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Utah and also studied at Cornell University in New York. He was a professor at Brigham Young College and the University of Utah. In 1894 he became the president of B.Y.C. until 1900 when he became the president of U.A.C. After his time at U.A.C. he served as the president of Oregon Agricultural College, now Oregon State University, for 25 years until 1932. He passed away on April 15, 1947 in Portland, Oregon at age 83.
Graduate profiles included below:
Stanley Crawford, Burton Percival Fleming, William H. Homer, Jr., Joseph William Jensen, Elizabeth Collings Maughan, James William Nelson, George Francis Taylor, Mrs. Osborne J. P. Widtsoe (Rose Homer)