This year’s reunions promise to be bigger, bolder, and more engaging than you’ve ever imagined. No virtual enjoyment possibilities here, however — you have to return to Reed for a memorable weekend, June 5–7, 2003.
Reed alumni celebrating their 5th, 10th, 20th, 25th,
30th, 40th, 50th, 52-plus, and 60th reunions will gather on campus. Remember,
those in classes on either side of the
year are also invited. There will be a plethora of events to participate in,
or you can use your off time to explore the
Highlights will include the all-class parade, a salmon bake with Northwest wines, and the gala celebration on Saturday evening. The quad will be decked out like a festive cultural carnival replete with jugglers and lots of music — you can enjoy marimbas, folk dancing, and Dr. Demento’s “Festival of Dementia” and his services as DJ for a dance afterward. The capstone to the celebration will be a rousing fireworks display.
Reunions 2003 will honor the role of calligraphy at
Reed, and all calligraphers are encouraged to attend. During the Scriptorium,
several experienced scribes will offer lessons and
Directly preceding reunions, and in keeping with the
calligraphy theme, this year’s Alumni College (June 4–6)
will focus on a complementary topic: “From Medieval Scribes to
Post-Modern Media: Perspectives
The format will be similar to Reed’s humanities classes — a faculty lecture followed by conference-style discussion. The lectures include:
Check the website for updated information or call the alumni office at 503/777-7589. We look forward to seeing you in June!