Welcome to our Fabulous 50th Reunion!
Click here for the '67 Reunion Survival Guide.
Click here for a printable At A Glance Schedule of Events and Map to class events on campus.
Click here for the online timed Shuttle schedule from designated Hotels to campus.
Click here for printable timed shuttle schedule from designated Hotels to campus.
'67 Schedule of Events
Friday 12:00PM-4:00PM- The 50+ Lunch and Learn
For the 50th Reunion (Class of 1967) and Old Guard Classes (Class of 1966-1946)
The world renowned Leonard Davis Institute was founded at Penn in 1967, just as our 50th Reunion Class was embarking on its own journey. LDI's inspired blending of Wharton and Penn Medicine disciples has kept it in the top echelon of health care innovation research for half a century. In this celebration of our shared milestone, LDI is providing us a rare opportunity to learn from and lunch with its ground-breaking thinkers.There is no charge for this event.
12:00PM-1:15PM - A Bold New World for Us and Our Grandchildren-Coming Changes in Health Care
Claudia Cohen Hall Auditorium (formerly Logan Hall), Wynn Commons Entrance
What does our future look like? Advances in the areas of genomics, behavioral science, therapeutic digital connectivity and even the use of social media as a medical tool are revolutionizing the nature of health care delivery. Where is all this taking us, our children and grandchildren? A comfortable setting will allow this preeminent panel, which includes the four most recent Directors of the Leonard Davis Institute, to display their wit to engage the audience in an interactive conversation that will truly fascinate.
The panel will feature four current and past directors of LDI, along with the Director of the School of Nursing's Center for Healthy Outcomes and Policy Research. We'll have lots of time for audience interaction and conversation. Panelists include: Dan Polsky – Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. Panel Moderator; Linda Aiken, PhD, RN, Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, School of Nursing; David Asch, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation (LDI Executive Director 1998-2012); Mark Pauly, PhD, Bendheim Professor, Health Care Management, Wharton School (LDI Executive Director 1984-1989); Sandy Schwartz, MD, Leon Hess Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine (LDI Executive Director 1989-1998)
Sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI), The Wharton School, Perelman School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Dental Medicine, Annenberg School, Law School, Class of 1967 and Class of 1962
1:15PM-2:15PM - 50+ Complimentary Lunch provided by the Leonard Davis Institute and Penn Alumni Relations
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge
Look for our Class of 1967 tables.
2:15PM-3:45PM - Our Times - '67's Past, Present and Future
Claudia Cohen Hall Terrace Room (formerly Logan Hall), Wynn Commons Entrance
Dynamic interactive conversation of then, now and the future – We’ll explore how events of the past decades have molded us into what we are today and shaped the prism through which we view our future. We will also look at ways we are spending today and the years to come in a pursuit of purpose as a component of contentment.
Friday 4:00PM-5:00PM - '67 Customized Golf Cart Campus Tour
Leave from Claudia Cohen Hall (formerly Logan Hall), Wynn Commons Entrance
Festively breeze from one of our favorite haunts to the next and see what they are now; plus be introduced to Penn’s new cutting-edge facilities. Golf carts are limited; Pre-registration required.
Friday 6:00PM-8:00PM- 50th Reunion Welcome Party
Stephen A. Levin Building (by the Botanical Garden BioPond), 425 South University Avenue
Greet wonderful old friends and reconnect with classmates from near and far in the gorgeous brand new Stephen A. Levin Neural Behavioral Sciences Building which was donated by our classmate Stephen Levin, C'67. Enjoy delicious food and drink in a glorious setting during which President Amy Gutmann will welcome us and get our 50th Reunion rolling with high spirits and memories galore.
Friday 8:00PM-Midnight- Taste of Penn Spectrum at FranklinFest
College Green (Rain location Houston Hall/2nd Floor)
After the Welcome Party, join alumni of all classes in the heart of campus for 3 Penn Traditions: Taste of Penn Spectrum featuring food and wine, student and alumni performances; FranklinFest Class Meet ups for conversation and connection; and a HighBall dance party (10pm to midnight). Free with Alumni Weekend Pass or Reunion Packages. $20 at the door.
Saturday 9:00AM-10:30AM - 50th Reunion Women’s Breakfast
Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor City-View Seminar Room
Join your '67 classmates to share where we've been, who we've become, and how. Catch up with old friends and get the news of others. Hear some fascinating journeys, careers and accomplishments. Reminisce about the past and network for the future. Reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Above all bask in the superb company of the women of our college days, led by Ellen Varet Greenspan Bock, Virginia Webster Hilligoss Patton, Andi Bernstein Salsberg, Gail Abramson Wasserman and Joanne Ochman Weinberg.
Saturday 9:00AM-10:15AM - Penn Athletics Coaches Panel and Breakfast
Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor Class of '78 Orrery Pavilion
Sponsored by the Class of '67, open to all alumni and guests. Hear from some Penn men’s and women’s coaches about challenges and opportunities in their respective sports. Howard Freedlander, 1967 Class President, will facilitate the conversation between Coaches Ray Priore (Football), Ira Bowman, Assistant Coach (Men’s Basketball), Mike McLaughlin (Women’s Basketball), Jack Wyant (Men’s and Women’s Squash), Mike Murphy (Men's Lacrosse), and Sanela Kunovac (Women’s Tennis). Athletes from the 50th Reunion will be recognized.
Saturday 10:45AM-11:45AM - Conversation with President Amy Gutmann
Annenberg Center Live, Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut Street
Join President Amy Gutmann for her annual State of the University report. There will be an opportunity for questions.
Saturday 12:00PM-3:00PM - Parade of Classes and Picnic
12:00PM-12:30PM - Parade Lineup for Parade Procession
Meet at the Castor Plaza at 37th Street & Locust Walk for the Parade procession to College Green. Jubilantly lead other classes behind our 50th Reunion banner, marching to OUR own Picnic tent.
12:30PM-3:00PM - Alumni Day Picnic, Penn '67 Tent on College Green
Enjoy a picnic lunch buffet (vegetarian and kosher meals available). Entertainment from the Penn Band and Glee Club.
2:00PM - Class Photo on the steps of Furness Building, College Green
Saturday 3:00PM-4:30PM- Andrea Mitchell & the '67 All-Stars
Sponsored by Class of 1967
Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street
"Now and Future" - Andrea Mitchell, CW’67, and a panel of Penn ’67 classmates who are experts in their fields of media, sports management, investment, law, public policy and medicine will carry on a lively and substantive discussion of their professions now and their views on tomorrow, welcoming audience input. Moderated by Ted Lingenheld, C’67, with panelists Andrea Mitchell, CW’67-media, Diane Antonelli Herr, CW’67, GED’68-public school education, Bob Goldman, C’67-Human rights, Ed Cohen, C’67-sports management, Rene Chalfin Kozloff, NU’67-drug development/cost, and Howard Marks, W’67-investment.
Click here to read the bios of all the panelists.
Saturday 6:30PM-11:30PM - 50th Reunion Bash
The Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
At the legendary Union League, which is ranked the #1 City Club in the nation, with exquisite dining by the five-star former executive chef of The Four Seasons, hilarious entertainment by Mask & Wig, dancing to Philadelphia’s top 1960s band, and a quiet room for classmates who prefer to talk instead of dancing up a storm. Cocktail attire, jacket and tie. Complimentary Parking at the parking garage at 1415 Sansom Street, across from The Union League. Optional seating request: Most seating will not be reserved but we wish everyone to enjoy their evening to the hilt so if you do have a seating request or might prefer to be at one of the “Singles” tables please email Nancy Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday 9:00AM-11:30AM - Class of ’67 Celebration of Life and Champagne Brunch
Houston Hall, 1970 Bistro, 3417 Spruce Street
From 9:00 to 9:45 a.m., Penn Chaplain Chaz Howard, C'00, the Reverend John Dixon Bartle W'67, and classmates will pay respects to friends we have sadly lost over 50 years. A delicious champagne and mimosa buffet brunch will be served until 11:30 a.m., accompanied by the Penn Glee Club and piano melodies. Open to Class of 1967 and their guests only.
Click here to view the list of deceased classmates.
Sunday 11:30AM-2:30PM - 1967 Barnes Foundation Tour
20th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Private '67 Director/Curator/Docent-led Tour of the renowned Barnes Foundation.
Shuttle will leave from Spruce Street at Houston Hall at 11:30 a.m. Tour begins at 12 noon. No return shuttle service to campus. Parking available at The Barnes Foundation. Limited tickets available. Register online by May 8th.
We recommend many other museums worth visiting while you are in Philadelphia:
Philadelphia Museum of Art – 26th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts – Broad and Cherry Streets
Rodin Museum – 22th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
National Museum of American Jewish History – 5th and Market Streets
Museum of the American Revolution – 3th and Chestnut Streets
and there are so many more.
Monday 8:00AM-1:00PM - Class of ‘67’s March in the Academic Procession
Annenberg Center Live, 3680 Walnut Street
The 50th Reunion Class is invited to march en masse, caps and gowns included, in the joyous procession with the graduating students from Locust Walk to Franklin Field. You’ll be cheered on by spectators including Penn faculty and participate in Commencement on Franklin Field. Start time is 8 AM for continental breakfast and robing. The procession across campus begins at 9 AM with the ceremony beginning at 10:15 AM. Rain or shine. A light lunch is provided after Commencement in Sweeten Alumni House. U.S. Senator Cory Booker will speak at Penn's 261st Commencement. Click on this link to order regalia: www.alumni.upenn.edu/2017procession. Registration required by April 1. For questions email email@example.com.