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Jan.16, 2013

Vol. 113, No. 6

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BUZZ BOX: Alumni describe their unforgettable concerts

Published in the January16, 2013 issue

Alumni responded with enthusiasm to PAW’s invitation to describe their most unforgettable concerts on campus. “The concert was nearly 40 years ago, but I still remember it as though it were yesterday,” JUDITH E. SCHAEFFER ’74 wrote about a concert in Alexander Hall her junior...

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Selecting a new president

In response to: In search for a president, new committee gets down to business

By C. THOMAS CORWIN ’62

Published in the January16, 2013 issue

Under presidents Goheen, Bowen, Shapiro, and Tilghman, Princeton University has enjoyed 55 years of outstanding and farsighted leadership of the very highest quality. (I am not old enough to remember President Harold W. Dodds *14, and for all I know this remarkable streak may...

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Selecting a new president

In response to: In search for a president, new committee gets down to business

By CLARK M. SIMMS ’53

Published in the January16, 2013 issue

I appreciate your invitation to make suggestions to the search committee facing the formidable task of selecting a president to succeed Shirley Tilghman, who has provided extraordinarily versatile, able, and effective leadership. As a retired educator (chiefly an English...

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Selecting a new president

In response to: In search for a president, new committee gets down to business

By ALAN TUCKER ’57

Published in the January16, 2013 issue

The Nov. 14 issue lists the members of the search committee for a new president of Princeton University. Of the 17 members, fully eight are corporate or financial (investment) executives, and one a law professor. A 10th member comes from the legion of University...

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Selecting a new president

In response to: In search for a president, new committee gets down to business

By CHARLES H. LIPPY *72

Published in the January16, 2013 issue

Like many Princetonians, I regret but appreciate President Tilghman’s decision to relinquish her office. All of us owe her a debt of gratitude for her stellar leadership. But a paradox in the Nov. 14 PAW struck me. I note that the search committee for President Tilghman’s...

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