Danforth Campus event photos By Susan Killenberg McGinn September 15, 2006November 29, 2016 Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) The following are high-resolution images available for media use of the Danforth Campus naming. Senator John C. Danforth (left) and Washington University Chancellor Emeritus William H. “Bill” Danforth visit prior to the Sept. 17 dedication ceremony that recognized the roles the Bill Danforth, the late Elizabeth “Ibby” Gray Danforth, the Danforth family and the Danforth Foundation have played in Washington University’s evolution. The University officially changed the name of its Hilltop Campus to the Danforth Campus at that ceremony. A standing ovation for Chancellor Emeritus William H. “Bill” Danforth as he takes the podium in Graham Chapel. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Chancellor Emeritus William H. “Bill” Danforth (seated) with participants at the dedication ceremony. From left: David W. Kemper, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Commerce Bancshares Inc. and chairman of the university’s board of trustees; James E. McLeod, vice chancellor for students and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences; senior Laura Kleinman, a Truman and Danforth scholar at the university; keynote speaker Harold T. Shapiro, Ph.D., president emeritus and professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University; Gerald Early, Ph.D., Washington University’s Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters and director of the Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences; David T. Blasingame, executive vice chancellor for alumni and development; and Edward S. Macias, dean of Arts & Sciences, executive vice chancellor and the Barbara and David Thomas Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences. Front row, from left: Jody Root, Sally Danforth, Jefferson Miller, Dotty Miller, Mary Jane Gray, Beth Sankey, William H. Danforth, Grace Danforth, Alex Danforth, Jeff Miller Jr. and Abby Castel. Back row, from left: John Danforth, James Galloway Reid, Rob Sankey, David Danforth, Andrew Danforth and Tina Danforth. William H. “Bill” Danforth, his late wife, Elizabeth “Ibby” Gray Danforth, and John C. Danforth at the 1995 Commencement. On that day — May 19 — Bill presided over his last Commencement; Ibby received an honorary doctor of humanities; and John delivered the Commencement address. A monument marking the name change of the Hilltop Campus will be constructed on each corner of the campus. A new medallion welcomes visitors to the campus, soon to be named the Danforth Campus.