Photo of Robert E. L. Strider, President of Colby College, receving honorary degree from Bryant President E. Gardner Jacobs on July 29, 1967. The gentleman assisting with the conferral is Dr. Charles H. Russell, Vice President for Academic Affairs.
"President of one of New England's leading colleges, accomplished eduator, academic authority on the 17th century, author and civic leader, you are renowned in the field of education. You have served as assistant in undergraduate courses at Radcliffe and at Harvard University, your alma mater, as a member of the faculty of Connecticut College, as Dean of the Faculty at Colby College, and since 1960 as President of that instituion. You are a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and you have filled leading offices in numerous commissions on higher education nationally and in New Egland. Recognizing your abilities as an educator and administrator, Concord College, Nasson College, and the University of Maine have conferred upon you honorary doctorates. Bryant College is pleased to add to these honors by conferrng upon you the degree of Doctor of Science in Business Administration, honoris causa."