Gallery of Diplomas - Dwight D. Eisenhower

The following are diplomas granted to Gallaudet University graduate and undergraduate students and signed by United States President Dwight Eisenhower who was president from 1953 until 1961.

Diplomas were also signed by Leonard Elstad, president of Gallaudet from 1945 until 1969.

In 1954, the overall institution name was renamed Gallaudet College. Until this point, the institution-which included both the Kendall School primary programs and Gallaudet College-was known as the Columbia Institution for the Deaf.

U.S. President

Gallaudet President

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
1953-1961

Leonard Elstad
Leonard M. Elstad, G-'23
1945-1969

1953

Norma Lea Burgess
Norma Lea Burgess
Bachelor of Arts
May 23, 1953

Gallaudet University would like to thank Norma Burgess Tuccinardi '53 for generously donating her B.A. diploma.

Richard Anthony Tuccinardi
Richard Anthony Tuccinardi
Bachelor of Arts
May 23, 1953

Gallaudet University would like to thank Norma Burgess Tuccinardi '53 for generously donating her husband's B.A. diploma.

1958

Boyce Robert Williams
Boyce Robert Williams
Doctor of Laws
June 9, 1958

1959

Agnes Marie Dunn
Agnes Marie Dunn
Bachelor of Science
June 1, 1959

Thanks to Mrs. Agnes Dunn Sutcliffe, '59, and Mr. Ronald Sutcliffe, '59, for generously donating their diplomas to the University Archives.

Jack Randle Gannon
Jack Randle Gannon
Bachelor of Science
June 1, 1959

Gallaudet University would like to thank Jack R. Gannon, '59, for generously donating his diploma.

Ronald Eugene Sutcliffe
Ronald Eugene Sutcliffe
Bachelor of Science
June 1, 1959

Thanks to Mrs. Agnes Dunn Sutcliffe, '59, and Mr. Ronald Sutcliffe, '59, for generously donating their diplomas to the University Archives.

1960

Stanley Smith
Stanley Smith
Bachelor of Science
June 6, 1960