Photo Gallery: Dean's Spring Tea and William A. Graham Portrait Unveiling

View selected images from the annual Dean's Spring Tea, featuring a special presentation to D. Andrew Teeter, who was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year, and a ceremony to unveil the portrait of William A. Graham, HDS Dean from 2002 to 2012. Photos: Evgenia Eliseeva

Cake at the Graham Portrait Unveiling

1. No HDS celebration is complete until there's a cake with the shield on it.

David Hempton prepares to unveil the portrait of former HDS Dean William A. Graham

2. David Hempton prepares to unveil the portrait of former HDS Dean William A. Graham in the Braun Room.

Dean Hempton uncovers the portrait of William Graham

3. Dean Hempton uncovers the portrait of William Graham.

William Graham sees the portrait for the first time.

4. Graham viewing the portrait for the first time.

Portrait Artist James Tennison

5. The portrait artist, James Tennison.

Preston Williams is acknowledged by the crowd

6. Preston Williams, Houghton Research Professor of Theology and Contemporary Change Emeritus, also has his portrait hanging in the Braun Room.

Graham speaks to the crowd

7. Graham addresses the gathering.

Suzanne Rom and Karin Grundler-Whitacre

8. HDS staff members Suzanne Rom and Karin Grundler-Whitacre enjoying the festivities.

D. Andrew Teeter receives Outstanding Teacher of the Year award

9. Before the unveiling ceremony, D. Andrew Teeter, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award.

Teeter holds a gift for receiving the Outstanding Teacher award

10. The "Outstanding Teacher" is voted on each year by HDS students.

Jim and Susan Swartz and Barbara and William Graham

11. Jim and Susan Swartz with Barbara and William Graham.

David and Louanne Hempton and Barbara and William Graham

12. David and Louanne Hempton with Barbara and William Graham.