Inauguration by the Numbers
100: years since College namesake, William Roberts McDaniel, elected to Board of Trustees and awarded honorary degree (1911)
90: years since Albert Norman Ward, class of 1895, inaugurated as third president (Commencement Day 1921)
75: years since Fred Garrigus Holloway, class of 1919, inaugurated as fourth College president (1936)
97: delegates in attendance representing colleges, universities, learned societies, and academic associations
7387: kilometers traveled to McDaniel for Inauguration by Lazlo Frenyo, Dean of the Faculty, McDaniel-Budapest
43: academic degrees earned by members of Inaugural Platform Party
76: delegates who are higher education presidents or CEOs
Oldest institution represented: Queen’s College, Oxford University (1341)
Youngest institution represented: Carroll Community College (1993)
30: citations and/or proclamations received.
1: key to the City of Westminster, Md.
100: Percentage of McSwagger on display
Longest association with the McDaniel president: 50 years (his parents from South Carolina)