Connecticut College's Reunion 2003 (May 30-June 1, 2003) was dedicated to President Shain. A community gathering in his memory was held on Saturday, May 31, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. in Harkness Chapel. A post-gathering reception followed at the Charles E. Shain Library, where there was an exhibition of Shain memorabilia.
Remarks were given at the memorial service for Charles Shain by George Willauer, Professor Emeritus of English, and Charles J. MacCurdy Professor Emeritus of American Studies, Philip H. Jordan, Jr., President Emeritus of Kenyon College and former Dean of the Faculty, Connecticut College, Morgan McGinley, editorial page editor of The Day, and Joyce Todd O'Connor '68.
CC: Connecticut College Magazine prepared an article on President Shain's legacy.