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Currently Gallaudet Archives has no examples of diplomas signed by United States President George H. W. Bush, who was president from 1989 until 1993.

Diplomas were also signed by Gallaudet University President I. King Jordan, ’70, was president from 1988 until 2006.

U.S. President

Gallaudet President

George H. W. Bush

George H. W. Bush


I. King Jordan

I. King Jordan, ’70


Gallery of Diplomas Collection

In 1864, Congress passed a bill authorizing the institution, known as the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, to establish the National College for the Deaf and Dumb which would provide college-level instruction and confer college degrees. On...

National Deaf Life Museum

Resource Type: History

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