To fill the places on the Board of Overseers vacated by George Von L. Meyer '79, William C. Boyden '86, Henry Cabot Lodge '72, Lawrence E. Sexton '83, and William Endicott '87, five new members were elected on Commencement Day. The new members chosen were Major-General Leonard Wood, M.D. '84, Arthur Woods '92, Franklin Delano Roosvelt '94, Francis Joseph Swayze '79, and Jerome Davis Greene '96.
The total postal vote cast was 5466 as against 5584 in 1916; the total Commencement vote was 1107 as against 1376 the year before. The total ballots were as follows: