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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.
Richard M. Nixon1969–1974
Edward C. Merrill, Jr.1969–1983
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Sandra GoldsteinBachelor of ArtsMay 19, 1969
Thanks to Ms. Sandra Goldstein, '69, for generously donating her diploma to the University Archives.
Thomas Henry BullMaster of ArtsMay 19, 1969
Thanks to Mr. Thomas Bull, G-'69, for generously donating his diploma to the University Archives.
Jacqueline Nellessen MannMaster of ArtsMay 19, 1969
Thanks to Mrs. Jacqueline Mann, '67 & G-'69, and Mr. Willis Mann, '67, for generously donating their diplomas to the University Archives.
Marianne SasseenBachelor of ArtsMay 18, 1970
Gallaudet University would like to thank Marianne Sasseen, '70 & G-'77, for generously donating her diplomas.
Alvin Jay LeffBachelor of ScienceDecember 21, 1971
Thanks to Alvin Jay Leff, ’71, for generously donating his diploma to the University Archives.
Vicki Jo ShankBachelor of ArtsMay 22, 1972
Thanks to Dr. Vicki Jo Shank, ’72, for generously donating her diploma to the University Archives.
Garlan Wayne MillerBachelor of ScienceMay 21, 1973
James Mason NeeleyBachelor of ArtsMay 20, 1974
Thanks to Mr. James Mason Neeley, ’74, for generously donating his diploma to the University Archives.
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