Posted by: Michael | February 2, 2009

Inauguration of Dr. Allyn P. Robinson

Sunday, February 2, 1969

Faculty and honored guests assembled for the inaugural ceremony for Dr. Allyn Robinson on February 2, 1969

 

The inauguration of Dr. Allyn Robinson as the first president of Dowling College was held at Connetquot High School.

The first address was given by Arthur J. Goldberg, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Supreme Court Justice of the United States. This was followed by the inaugural address by Robinson. In addition, the College celebrated the awarding of their charter from the New York State Board of Regents.

Joseph W. McGovern, Chancellor, New York State Board of Regents, presents the new Dowling College Charter to President Robinson

Joseph W. McGovern, Chancellor, New York State Board of Regents, presents the new Dowling College Charter to President Robinson

The official program listed the numerous delegates sent from other institutions to the event.

Program for Dr. Allyn Robinsons Inauguration

Program for Dr. Allyn Robinson's Inauguration. Click image for slideshow

Afterwards, an inaugural dinner was held at the Gateway South Restaurant in Bay Shore, New York.

Dr. and Mrs. Allyn Robinson at the reception for his inauguration as the first president of Dowling College on February 2, 1969.

Dr. and Mrs. Allyn Robinson at the reception for his inauguration as the first president of Dowling College on February 2, 1969.

 

1969 Inauguration Dinner Program

1969 Inauguration Dinner Program

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