Dresser Diamond Named in Honor of Board Chair

Wesleyan President Michael Roth, right, presented Chair of the Board of Trustees Jim Dresser '63 with a homeplate during a ceremony May 21 in Daniel Family Commons, commemorating the dedication of  Wesleyan's baseball field as "Dresser Diamond." Pictured at left is former Wesleyan President Doug Bennet.

Wesleyan President Michael Roth, right, presented Chair of the Board of Trustees Jim Dresser '63 with a home plate during a ceremony May 21 in Daniel Family Commons, commemorating the dedication of Wesleyan's baseball field as "Dresser Diamond." Pictured at left is former Wesleyan President Doug Bennet '59.

Board of Trustees member Michael Klingher '78 applauds for Dresser. Pictured in back are John Biddiscombe, director of athletics and chair of physical education; Mark Woodwoth, head coach of baseball; and  Lisa LaPlant, assistant to the secretary of the university.

Board of Trustees member Michael Klingher '78 applauds for Dresser. Pictured in back are John Biddiscombe, director of athletics and chair of physical education; Mark Woodwoth '94, head coach of baseball; and Lisa LaPlant, assistant to the secretary of the university.

Barbara-Jan Wilson, vice president for University Relations; Ann Goodwin, associate vice president for development; and Doug Bennet listen during the ceremony.

Barbara-Jan Wilson, vice president for University Relations; Ann Goodwin, associate vice president for development; and Doug Bennet listen during the ceremony.

Roth speaks about Dresser to the Wesleyan Board of Trustees. Pictured in back, from left, are Bennet, Dresser and Joshua Boger '73.

President Roth speaks about Jim Dresser to the Wesleyan Board of Trustees. Pictured in back, from left, are Dough Bennet, Jim Dresser and Joshua Boger '73.

Bennet and Dresser. (Photos by Olivia Bartlett)

Former President Doug Bennet and Board Chair Jim Dresser. (Photos by Olivia Bartlett)