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Inauguration by the Numbers

April 18, 2011

144: years since College’s founding; Roger N. Casey inaugurated as ninth president.

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)