As an alumnus who has celebrated his 55th Reunion or beyond, we encourage you to come back to Davidson each year as a member of the Avant Garde to enjoy a half-day of events.

All Avant Garde events will take place Saturday, June 11, 2022.

At 11 a.m., President Quillen will address everyone returning for the weekend in the Duke Family Performance Hall; preferred seating will be available to all Avant Garde reunion attendees.


(Subject to change. Check back for updates.)

Saturday, June 11

Time Event
9 a.m. Avant Garde Check-in
9:30 a.m. Talk by Graham Allison '62
11 a.m. Conversation with President Carol Quillen
12:15 –1:00 p.m. Avant Garde/55th/60th Reunion Lunch and Induction
1:15 p.m. Avant Garde Speaker, Dick Little '66

You can register for the Avant Garde morning session and luncheon by calling (704) 894-2040. 

For questions about the Avant Garde schedule contact Yolanda Gilliam, associate director of Alumni and Family Engagement, by phone at 704-894-2559 or by email at

We hope your schedule allows you to come back, and we look forward to seeing you on campus!