The Minority Experience at Gettysburg College: The Hanson Years (1961-1977)

John Nelson '13, Gettysburg College
Joshua Poorman '13, Gettysburg College

This paper was presented at Celebration 2012 as part of a panel discussion, The Struggle for Equal Rights at Gettysburg College- 1961-1977.


Once again, these student authors explore and research the past of Gettysburg College. The paper explains in great detail the environment of the campus in the years between 1961 and 1977, providing background for the accomplishments of C. Arnold Hanson’s term as president of Gettysburg College.