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Class of 1989 – 30th Reunion



Weekend Chairs

Erik Puknys and Colleen Kavanagh
(San Francisco, CA)

Fundraising Chairs

Rankin and LuAnne Staley Hobbs
(Dallas, TX)

Sarratt Society Chair

Clarke Futch
(Greenwich, CT)

Attendance Chairs

Mary Nell Bryan
(Nashville, TN)

Jim Flader
(Coral Springs, FL)

Party Chair

Sheri Summerford Cook
(Birmingham, AL)

Reunion Staff Contact

Tayler Murguia
Associate Director of Reunion & Classes
Class Coordinator for 1989, 1994
Tel: (615) 322-6182

Anthony Barclay
Senior Director of Planned Giving
(615) 936-5518

As of 01/06/2020

Class of 1989 Reunion Events

Friday, October 18

11:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Commodore Classrooms 

1–2 p.m. 
University Update with the Interim Chancellor
Sarratt Cinema
Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente will provide a campus update.

5–7 p.m.
Greek Open Houses 

7 p.m.–12:30 a.m.
Class of 1989 30th Reunion Party
Library Lawn Tent
Dinner buffet, cocktails and other beverages. Festive casual attire.
Parking: Terrace Place Garage, spaces 93 –944 or Wesley Place Garage, spaces 330–695

9:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m. 
All-Class Party 
Alumni Lawn 
Late night snacks, drinks, desserts and dancing to Young Hearts Band. All alumni, family and friends are invited back to dance the night away under the big tent! Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind Commodore gathering.

Saturday, October 19

1–3 p.m.
Homecoming Tailgate
Purdy Field (located in front of the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on 25th Ave. S.) 
All alumni, families and friends are invited to a casual tailgate, complete with a classic Southern buffet, wine and beer. This family-friendly gathering will include corn hole, face painting, balloon artistry and more! Parking available in West Garage (game day prices). 
Adults: $30; children (6–12) $10; children 5 and under free. See map for parking and shuttle information. 

3 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game
Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Missouri Tigers
Come cheer the ’Dores on to victory! A limited number of game tickets are available at $49 each. To order, visit Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Your tickets will be emailed to print after purchase.

8 p.m. .
The White Animals at Exit/In
Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. For overflow or for those not wanting to attend the show, head to Tavern (1904 Broadway, across from Hattie B's). This will be one final chance to get together before the weekend comes to an end. Food and drinks are a la carte. Buy Exit/In tickets here.

Mini Reunions help you reconnect
For more information or help planning, visit the Mini Reunions page, call (615) 936-0817 or email