Commencement week will be opened today with the exercises of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and the announcement of prizes by President Lowell in Sanders Theatre. Phi Beta Kappa day has formerly been the day following Commencement and the holding of the exercises today marks the first change in the new Commencement week program.
A business meeting of the Society will be called at 10 o'clock for the transaction of official business.
Exercises in Sanders.
After the business meeting, the literary exercises of the day will be held in Sanders Theatre at 11.45 o'clock, following the announcement of prizes and a short address by President Lowell. The society will march in a body from Harvard Hall to Sanders.
The Annual Phi Beta Kappa oration will be delivered by M. Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand, LL.D. '07, French Ambassador to the United States, and the Poem will be read by Mr. John Jay Chapman '84, of New York. Hon Francis Joseph Swayze '79, justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, will preside.
Dinner in Union After the Exercises.
At the conclusion of the exercises, the society will march to the Union where dinner will be served. Tickets for the dinner, at $2.00 each, may be obtained by the members at the University Bookstore and at Harvard Hall.
The public are cordially invited to attend the exercises in Sanders Theatre.