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Dec. 14, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 5

For the record

Published in the December 14, 2011 issue

A memorial for Nelson L. Treece *73 in the Oct. 26 issue incorrectly reported information about his academic background. Treece received a doctorate in education from Harvard University in 1991.

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Sisler ’53 was tough to catch

In response to: Tigers in world series

By Ross A. Webber ’56

Published in the December 14, 2011 issue

Belatedly reading Larry Becker ’51’s ­letter (June 1) about Princeton in the 1951 College World Series, I was struck by his reference to pitcher Dave Sisler ’53. In February 1953, I was a freshman trying out for the catcher’s position on the freshman baseball team. The...

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Reporting grad-alumni news

In response to: Assessing a renewed focus on grad students, alumni

By Jim Anderson *63

Published in the December 14, 2011 issue

I read with interest the PAW article (Campus Notebook, July 6) and letters (Oct. 26) about increasing grad-alumni participation in Princeton. They provoked conversations with friends who received graduate degrees at non-Princeton institu­tions: “How would characterize...

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Capitalism and risk

In response to: A moment with... Jonathan Levy, on capitalism

By Paul Matten ’84

Published in the December 14, 2011 issue

Professor Jonathan Levy may be correct that only the federal government can act on the scale needed, given the unfortunate scope of our recent financial crises (A Moment With, Oct. 26), but he seems to ignore some salient points. Not only has our government done a very poor...

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Greek life at Princeton

In response to: President's Page

By William Robinson ’51

Published in the December 14, 2011 issue

Editor’s note: The following is an expanded version of a letter published in the Dec. 14, 2011, issue of PAW. President Tilghman’s Oct. 26 PAW column on Greek life at Princeton is rife with factual inaccuracies. Yet it is the basis for what she hopes, come the fall of 2012, will...

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