Herman B Wells was named acting president of Indiana University in 1937 and then president the following year. He served as president until June 30, 1962. After his retirement from the role of president, IU created the position of University Chancellor, a position which Dr. Wells held until his death in 2000. This collection is made up of Wells' speeches given while he served in his role as Chancellor. Speeches include baccalaureate and commencement statements, Sigma Nu fraternity addresses, new building dedications, and a wide variety of speeches, introductions, addresses, and dedications given at Indiana University student and faculty events, as well as local community events.