Commencement, 2012 By Allison Haack On May 7, 2021 In 2010s What we know: photo was taken during the 2012 Commencement ceremony. (1) Unknown, (2) Dorothy Palmer. What we’d like to know: Name of (1). 2012commencement Previous Commencement, 2012 Next Commencement, 2012 2 Comments Add Comment → Jean Reavis College Marshall (#1) Victora Brown and honorary Marshall (#2) Dorothy Smardack Palmer, class of 1962 representing the 50-year class, lead faculty members and students into commencement on Monday May 21, 2012. Behind #1 is Evelyn Freeman Allison, please double check #1 is Victoria Brown. I think my memory serves me correctly. May 12, 2021 Reply Jessica Weisel #1 definitely is Victoria Brown, professor emeritus in History. She was honored at commencement that year because she was retiring after 25 years of teaching at Grinnell. I attended commencement that year because my cousin was graduating and was thrilled to see my favorite professor (and honors thesis advisor) after so many years. June 7, 2021 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.