Class of 1972

The Class of 1972 40th Reunion, June 4, 2012

Your class graduated from Gettysburg College on June 4, 1972.

1972 at a Glance

Commencement Speaker:
Glenn Olds, Pres Kent State University

President of the United States:
Richard Nixon

United States Population:

Price of a Gallon of Gas:

Best Picture Academy Award:
The Godfather

Number One Song:
The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack

Baseball - World Series:
Oakland Athletics d. Cincinnati Reds (4-3)

NCAA Basketball Championship:
UCLA d. Florida State (81-76)

Super Bowl:
Dallas Cowboys d. Miami Dolphins (24-3)

Interesting Fact:
The first cellular phone
 call is made in New York

Reunion Committee

John Anderson
Kathy Maack Boger

Dudley Clapp
Kathy Falkenstein
Jim Hely
Steve Nogi
David O'Bryon
Jim Phillips
Barbara Otto Wege
Carl Witmeyer

Who is Returning

The following members of the Class of 1972 are planning to return for Reunion Weekend. If you would like to add your name to this list please email Please remember to officially register in the spring.

Sorted by maiden name

Dr. Michael J. Birkner
Mr. Dudley J. Clapp, III
Mr. John C. Cleaver
Ms. Lois Davis Hely
The Rev. Mark D. Dewald
Dr. Kathy F. Falkenstein
Mr. Robert S. Finkelstein
Ms. Barbara J. Gifford
Mr. Dean J. Grandin, Jr.
Mr. James R. Hartline
Mr. James C. Hely
Mrs. Lois Hensley Tucker
Mrs. Nancy Hodge Dewald
Dr. Karen A. Johnson
Mr. Edward S. Kellogg
Dr. Stuart A. Lippsett
Mr. Richard T. Lusardi
Ms. Kathleen Maack Boger
Mrs. Patricia Mack Groer
Mr. Harry C. Mason, Jr.
Mr. R. Bruce McMahon, Jr.
Mr. Harry C. Middleton, IV
Mrs. Carol Miller Bardon
Dr. Thomas A. Niles
Mr. Stephen K. Nogi
Mr. David S. O'Bryon
Ms. Barbara Otto Wege
Mr. James C. Phillips
Ms. Susan J. Pohlman
Mr. Raymond S. Schreckengaust
Dr. Ronald J. Smith
Mr. Gerald N. Therrien
Mr. William E. Tucker, Jr.
Mrs. Angela Walkden Levin
Mr. Carl J. Witmeyer, II

Your College Liaisions

Amanda Dugan
Alumni Relations

Jacquie Temple
Associate Director of Annual Giving
Campus Box 423
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 337-6512