You are here: Home / Blogs at Gustavus / Gustavus Sesquicentennial / Words of Wisdom Posted on August 8th, 2012 by Maggie Hedlund Campus in the 1950s. Postcard is courtesy of lakesnwoods.com. “This college calls itself to learning with a purpose.” President James Peterson ’64 Opening Convocation, 2003 Tweet Categories: Daily Factoid, GAC150, WednesdayTags: 1950s, 1964, 2003, GAC150, historical artifact, historical photograph, james peterson, lakesnwoods.com, learning, postcard, president, president's office Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Comments Name (required) E-mail (required, will not be published) Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.