Program for Wilfrid Laurier University inaugural convocation, held in the Athletic Complex on November 1, 1973. Degrees were not conferred on graduates during this ceremony. Honorary degrees were granted to Bernard Lonergan, Garfield Bender, and Michael O'Leary. Includes information about athletic events and the first Laurier Lecture.
Wilfrid Laurier University is located in Waterloo, Ontario. It began in 1911 as the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada. In 1924 Waterloo College was established, providing courses in post-secondary education. In 1960 Waterloo College became Waterloo Lutheran University, and in 1973 changed its name to Wilfrid Laurier University.
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