Class of 1978

40th reunion celebration

Join us October 18-21 for Homecoming/Reunion Weekend 2018. See the amazing growth of Marian University's campus and reconnect with classmates at our 40th Reunion!

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Current schedule of events

Thursday, October 18

4:30 p.m.

Mass in Memory of Deceased Alumni, Bishop Chartrand Chapel

6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Thirsty Thursday, Private Dining Room of Dining Commons

Friday, October 19

6:30 p.m.

Class of '78 Pre-Reunion Gathering, Home of Carol Abell Wissel

Saturday, October 20

9 a.m.

Rosary Walk, Blessed Mother Shrine and Rosary Walk

10 a.m.

Coffee with the President, Paul J. Norman Center

10:30 a.m.

Campus Tour, Paul J. Norman Center

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Class of '78 Pitch-In Tailgate Lunch, Tailgate Village 

1 p.m.

Marian University vs ConcordiaSt. Vincent Field ($10/person)

 4:30 p.m.  Mass, Bishop Chartrand Chapel, Marian Hall

5 p.m.

All-Alumni Reception, Alumni Hall

6 p.m. 

Class of '78 40th Reunion Dinner, Alumni Hall ($40/person)

  • Our class has selected the Wingate by Wyndham Indianapolis Northwest as our preferred hotel. Ask for the Marian University rate.
  • If you are an Indiana resident, the State of Indiana gives a 50 percent tax credit for contributions to Indiana colleges and universities and up to a $100 credit for individuals or $200 for married couples filing jointly. Visit to download a copy of the Indiana CC-40 Tax Form. 
  • We look forward to seeing you at the reunion.

    Class of '78 Reunion Steering Committee

    If you are a Facebook user, check out our Reunion page on Facebook: Class of 1978—40th Reunion Celebration at Homecoming 2018. We will keep the page updated with details and links. You may add comments and photos, and invite other Facebook users! 

    If you have any questions, please contact any committee member or

    For more information

    Jen Haire Waning '94
    Senior Director of Alumni Engagement
    (317) 955-6206

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