Capturing the Moment

2009 marked the celebration of Southwestern University’s 165th annual commencement ceremony. President Jake. B. Schrum ’68, shook hands with 277 graduates as they crossed the stage at the Corbin J. Robertson Center on May 9. Keynote speaker, Stephen Joel Trachtenburg, President Emeritus of The George Washington University, advised graduates to “live the life you want to live on your terms and with a good heart and clear conscience.”