Class & Charter Day, Hamilton's annual convocation recognizing student and faculty excellence during the preceding academic year, will take place on Friday, May 9, at 12:15 p.m. in the Chapel. This year's speaker is Austin Briggs, the Hamilton B. Tompkins Professor of English Literature emeritus. His talk is titled "The Good Old Days/The Bad Old Days."He has taught at Hamilton for more than 50 years. An all-campus picnic will follow the awards and HamTrek, the fifth annual campus triathalon, will begin at 2:30 p.m.