In celebration of commencement season, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of Commencement from sixty years ago.
Here are some facts and figures about campus in 1952:
– 1,068 undergraduates
– 323 graduate students
– Stanley Freeborn was named Provost of the Davis campus.
– University Concert Band was formed.
– First graduates of the School of Veterinary Medicine.
– First faculty appointments in the College of Letters and Sciences.
– The following Departments were established: Geology, History, Physics, & Agricultural Economics.
Best wishes to all of the 2012 UC Davis graduates!