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Vergil H. Dykstra assumes the presidency of George Mason University, July 2, 1973

Photograph of new president of George Mason University, Vergil H. Dykstra (right), shaking hands with Vice President for Academic Affairs, Robert C. Krug (left) while former president, Lorin A Thompson (center), looks on. Dykstra is holding the keys to the office in his left hand. The keys were just presented to him by Thomson during the July 2, 1973 ceremony in the President's Office in Finley Hall. 8" x 10" photograph print; black and white.

Creator : University Relations, George Mason University

Date : 2 July 1973

Source : George Mason University photograph collection, 1950s-1999 Box 3, Folder 35

Rights : Copyright George Mason University

Citation: University Relations, George Mason University , “Vergil H. Dykstra assumes the presidency of George Mason University, July 2, 1973,” A History of George Mason University, accessed June 27, 2017, http://ahistoryofmason.gmu.edu/items/show/176.