Class of 1972

Welcome to the Class of 1972 50th Reunion web page! Here you will find all of the resources you need to make the most of this exciting milestone. 

Every five years, your class converges on Homewood to meet with old friends, enjoy good food, revel in social, cultural and academic events, and — for better or for worse — relive college memories.

Wasn’t college great? Come back to Homewood and do it all over again and celebrate your 50th Reunion!


Class Party: 50th Reunion:
We look forward to welcoming you back to campus to celebrate your reunion during Alumni Weekend 2022! Stay tuned for more information. 


Reunion Committee:
Interested in getting involved with your reunion committee? We would love to have you! Please email and we will connect you with the staff liaisons who are working with your class.


Class Gift: 
Every gift you make shows the solidarity of our community in this challenging moment and will continue to solidify our standing as a top ten institution. It empowers our students and faculty to become the best leaders, researchers, innovators, and change agents they can be. Make a gift in honor of your reunion today!



President & VP: Richard Nixon, Spiro Agnew
Popular Films: The Poseidon Adventure, What’s Up, Doc?, Deliverance, Deep Throat, Jeremiah Johnson, Cabaret
Cost of: Gas ($0.36), Bread ($0.25), Milk ($1.20), Car ($3,879), House ($27,000) 
Average Income: $7,133
US Population:  202.9 Million
Popular Songs: “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by Roberta Flack, “Alone Again (Naturally)” by Gilbert O’Sullivan, “American Pie” by Don McLean, “Without You” by Harry Nilsson, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis Jr., “I Gotcha” by Joe Tex, “Lean on Me” by Bill Withers
Popular TV Shows: “Bewitched”, “The Persuaders!”, “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father”, “The Bugs Bunny Show”, “A Family at War”
Baby Names:  Jennifer, Michelle, Lisa, Kimberly, Amy, Michael, Christopher, James, David, John 
Sports: The Dallas Cowboys were the Super Bowl champs, the Oakland Athletics won the World Series, and the Boston Bruins clinched the Stanley Cup, the 1972 Summer Olympics was held in Munich, the 1972 Winter Olympics were held in Sapporo​​​​​​​
Other Notable Events: 1972 was a leap year, Richard Nixon was re-elected as president of the United States, NASA’s Space Shuttle Program was officially launched in January 1972, the Watergate Scandal occurred in June 1972​​​​​​​

We’ve got answers. We want to make attending Alumni Weekend as easy as possible. Let us know if you have any questions. Send an email to or call 410-516-5185.




50th Reunion Donor Goal


There are a number of ways to make a tax-deductible gift or pledge to Johns Hopkins - online, by phone, or by registered mail.

Contact or
1-800-JHU-JHU1 / 410-516-5185.