The Class celebrates its 50th reunion May 30 – June 2, 2019.  This page summarizes everything related to the reunion.  It will be updated as details emerge.

The Yale-Harvard Game

On November 17th, the 50th anniversary of the famous 29-29 tie will be held in Boston’s Fenway Park.  The Class has bought a block of 100 tickets to The Game and got the best seats available to Yale attendees.

See Saturday: THE GAME (And Brunch Before) for full details of the game and the incredible brunch beforehand.

Immediately following the game, there will be [more] drinks at a cocktail reception the Class is holding at the nearby Harvard Club.  Hopefully, we’ll be celebrating our victory … or nursing our wounds, as the case may be.  Details are at Saturday: Post-Game Cocktails At Harvard Club.

For those who can make a full weekend of festivities, there’s a dinner on Friday night (11/16) in Harvard Square, quite near the Memorial Auditorium, where several Yale and Harvard singing groups will be in concert.  Details about the event and tickets are at Friday: Dinner And Concert.

Other Mini-Reunions

The Reunion Committee is planning regional receptions in population centers outside NY and New England.  These are fun events where you can see Yalies from your area and members of the Reunion Committee … and see some of the plans for the reunion itself.  Stay tuned for announcements of events in YOUR area

Reunion Schedule Of Events

The reunion itself will have some events for all classes — e.g., those wonderful lectures from current faculty on Saturday morning.  But our class will have room on the schedule for events or works reserved solely for our class.  The Reunion Committee seeks your suggestions, requests or preferences: What presentations and panels (by whom, about what), open discussions, entertainment, and optional activities should be offered?  Email them at yale69.50@gmail.com.

College Captains

Each college will have one or more “college captains.”  These volunteers are available to help and encourage classmates to participate in reunion activities.  If you want to help, please contact us.

 The 50th Reunion ClassBook

We break the mold again!  (Just like we did to the coat and tie rule!)   Instead of having Yale print a boring old “reunion classbook,” we said, “No, we’ll do it ourselves, thank you.”

Enter our own Arthur Klebanoff (PC), owner and operator of Rosetta Books.  Art has made his entire company available at cost to the Reunion Committee and Editor in Chief for the 50th Reunion ClassBook. What’s planned will knock your socks off: 4-color printing, a landscape layout, creative design, etc.  This won’t be some book you toss into a bookcase.  It will be a beauty.

A Reflection Of Us

The ClassBook will be a reflection of us — and each of us has made a contribution.

  1. Personal Essays – for each Classmate, there will be an entry.  The entry will contain the Classmate’s name and, optionally, contact information, a personal essay and some pictures.
  2. Class Survey – the Class Survey was a guaranteed-anonymous survey that gatheredour views, experiences, achievements, disappointments and plans in a professionally designed, anonymized dataset that will then provide some really interesting content for the ClassBook. The Survey results will also be presented at the Reunion.
  3. Contributed Content – The Reunion Committee and the Editor of the ClassBook want to include items of broad interest to members of the class.  Some essays have been “invited” already.  For example, Reed Hundt (DC) will update the Class History.  Mike Baum (TD) will report on the spiritual dimensions of our collective experience.  Richard Tedlow (MC) will create a report on where we go from here.
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