Light & Verity

Class solidarity

Reunion attendance numbers, now and in 1968.

Source: <i>Yale Alumni Magazine</i>, AYA. Chart: Mark Zurolo ’01MFA.

Source: Yale Alumni Magazine, AYA. Chart: Mark Zurolo ’01MFA.

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We may all be more in touch in the age of social media than ever before, but Yale alums are still keen on getting together face to face. Take a look at the attendance at Yale College reunions. For a snapshot of this growth, we compared attendance figures from 50 years ago to this year’s unofficial totals. (The numbers include returning alumni but not their families.) Of course, the number of alumni in a Yale College class has grown significantly since the early twentieth century, but the increase is notable nonetheless.

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