Previous Years' News
You Say You'll Change the Constitution, Well, You KnowFriday, August 14, 2009
We did! Thanks to Dick Bott, our Class Constitution
has made it into the 21st Century along with us. The original
constitution, which dated back to our days on campus, was woefully out
of date. At Dick’s prompting, the Class officers spent time last
spring working on a total overhaul of the document, which was then
approved and adopted at the Class meeting Saturday night of Reunions.
In its new form, it should last us for another 40 years.More ...
'69er Joins in
Project '55's 20th Anniversary CelebrationWednesday, April 29,
Alumni Panel on Serving the Public Interest Highlights our own Jim
Floyd,co-founder of Princeton in AfricaMore ...
with Professor James McPherson--October 16-18, 2009Monday, April 06,
Details on the Antietam Mini-Reunion are
announced. Anyone who participated in or heard about the Gettysburg
Mini-Reunions with Professor McPherson knows how great this will be.
Plan to join us.More ...
A moment with ... Michael Porter ’69--from the
PAW April 1, 2009Wednesday, April 01, 2009
The Economist has called
Michael Porter ’69
"the doyen of living management gurus.” A professor at Harvard Business School and strategic counselor to numerous heads of state (as well as a
University trustee), Porter has written widely on America’s
competitiveness in a global economy. He spoke with PAW in early March
about problems facing the economy and the administration’s initiatives
to address them.More ...
Hon. Randall T. Shepard '69: Some Core Judiciary ConcernsTuesday,
February 26, 2008
The Editor interviews The Hon. Randall T. Shepard,
Chief Justice, Indiana Supreme Court.
Editor's Note: In June of 2005, the leadership of DRI-The Voice of
the Defense Bar formed a task force, chaired by John Trimble, to
investigate issues facing the judiciary across America. The task force
determined that the most readily identifiable areas of concern for the judiciary were 1) adequacy of judicial salaries, 2) adequacy of court
funding, 3) court security, 4) unjust criticism of judicial opinions,
and 5) judicial selection. These five topics were the focus of the work
of the task force ...More ...
CHRIS THOMFORDE '69: Former star forgoes
hoops for higher callingMonday, November 26, 2007
For most basketball players, making the NBA is a dream come true.
But when Chris Thomforde '69, a former All-Ivy center on the men's
basketball team, got offers to play for the NBA's New York Knicks and
the ABA's New York Nets, he turned them down ...