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Colonial period[ edit ] The practice of wearing academic regalia in what is now the United States dates to the Colonial Colleges period, and was heavily influenced by European practices and styles.
For example, when the University of Pennsylvania adopted its academic dress statute in April it abolished hoods. Both doctors and masters wore black gowns with sleeve stripes and facing; for masters the velvet was always black, and for doctors the velvet was always purple. It also adopted the Edinburgh shape in the [s4] in the Groves classification system for its hoods.
Hampden-Sydney started using gray gowns in and the University of the South approved gowns for its higher degrees in the same shapes and colors of Oxford. In Junethe trustees of Princeton appointed one of their members, John J. The version Americans typically wear is the Wales simple shape [s5] with a split-salmon cut.
In the late nineteenth century it was the shape worn by Oxford bachelors; today it is worn by graduates of the University of Wales. They took effect as of The significant alterations included: In April, the Committee approved the use of maroon for home economy.
The color has never been included in any edition of the ACE book. Student protestswhich had the effect of cancelling graduation ceremonies at some American universities, led to a general relaxing of protocols on academic attire and ceremonial pageantry.
Some colleges or academic departments allow graduating students to vote on whether or not to wear academic regalia at graduation ceremonies. Its use was recommended against in the description, and no explanation for its addition was mentioned.
Since the color was to be connected not to the title of the degree but to the discipline studied e. That suggestion remained in the 11th edition, but in another paragraph was the opposite direction: Interdisciplinary doctorates could wear the faculty color of any of a number of fields.
Some of the other changes included: Rules vs guide[ edit ] Although readers of the Code may believe it to be an enforceable edict, the current version of the Code points out its permissive nature: The governing force is tradition and the continuity of academic symbols from the Middle Ages.
When the Code was approved inblack became the only approved color for gowns, caps, and hood shells. As early ashowever, uniformity was challenged.
Brown adopted mortarboards for its trustees and fellows in the university color, seal brown. Later, all Harvard doctors but the J.
The sleeves were somewhat shorter and they were lined in orange; the gown was black with orange trim. It is red but the lower ends of the sleeves are blue. Stanford and Stony Brook University.Expert Reviewed. How to Plan Your Business Travel.
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