Reunion 2019 Faculty Lecture

George Drake ’56, Grinnell College president emeritus and a professor emeritus of history, presented the faculty lecture June 1 during Reunion 2019. The following is a full recording of the lecture, which was titled “Revolution: The Trustees Meet the Students.” Drake reflected on the student revolution and how it altered the focus and behavior of College trustees. The lecture draws upon materials from Drake’s new book, Mentor: Life and Legacy of Joe Rosenfield ’25.