Gallery of Diplomas - Richard M. Nixon

The following are diplomas granted to Gallaudet University graduate and undergraduate students and signed by United States President Richard Nixon who was president from 1969 until 1974.

Diplomas were also signed by Edward C. Merrill, Jr., president of Gallaudet from 1969 until 1983.

During this period the institution was known as Gallaudet College. Along with the collegiate programs, the college also included the Kendall School primary programs and the Model Secondary School for the Deaf. In 1970 Kendall School is renamed the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School.

U.S. President

Gallaudet President

Richard M. Nixon
Richard M. Nixon
1969–1974

Edward C. Merrill, Jr.
Edward C. Merrill, Jr.
1969–1983

1969

Sandra Goldstein
Sandra Goldstein
Bachelor of Arts
May 19, 1969

Thanks to Ms. Sandra Goldstein, '69, for generously donating her diploma to the University Archives.

Thomas Henry Bull
Thomas Henry Bull
Master of Arts
May 19, 1969

Thanks to Mr. Thomas Bull, G-'69, for generously donating his diploma to the University Archives.

Jacqueline Nellessen Mann
Jacqueline Nellessen Mann
Master of Arts
May 19, 1969

Thanks to Mrs. Jacqueline Mann, '67 & G-'69, and Mr. Willis Mann, '67, for generously donating their diplomas to the University Archives.

1970

Marianne Sasseen
Marianne Sasseen
Bachelor of Arts
May 18, 1970

Gallaudet University would like to thank Marianne Sasseen, '70 & G-'77, for generously donating her diplomas.

1971

Alvin Jay Leff
Alvin Jay Leff
Bachelor of Science
December 21, 1971

Thanks to Alvin Jay Leff, ’71, for generously donating his diploma to the University Archives.

1972

Vicki Jo Shank
Vicki Jo Shank
Bachelor of Arts
May 22, 1972

Thanks to Dr. Vicki Jo Shank, ’72, for generously donating her diploma to the University Archives.

1973

Garlan Wayne Miller
Garlan Wayne Miller
Bachelor of Science
May 21, 1973

1974

James Mason Neeley
James Mason Neeley
Bachelor of Arts
May 20, 1974

Thanks to Mr. James Mason Neeley, ’74, for generously donating his diploma to the University Archives.