Miss NYU 1960

Former Miss NYU, Marcia Weinrub, pins the crown on Diane Arvay, at the Statler-Hilton Hotel where Arvay was announced Miss NYU 1960 at the stroke of midnight

In 1960, Diane Arvay became the first University Heights student to be crowned Miss NYU, beating out five women from the Washington Square Campus. The contest lasted for several years in various forms. Each pageant queen received a new spring wardrobe in addition to a free hairstyling.

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