2012 News & Announcements
One of Princeton University's newest dormitories had been open under an
assumed name. But as of Saturday, its true identity will be revealed.
Now that their son, Patrick, has graduated, the dormitory will be
unveiled with its intended name, in front of all the elder Wendells'
Former Georgia congressman Jim Marshall of Macon, a Democrat ousted in
2010 by Republican Austin Scott, has landed a job as presidency of the
U.S. Institute of Peace.
I am pleased to announce our Scholar Selection Committee's choices for the four Class of 1972 Scholars.
Fellow Members of the Class of 1972: I am happy to have this opportunity to write you as your new president.
On July 1st while sailing from Newport, Rhode Island to Falmouth,
England aboard our yacht "Peningo", we were struck by a whale and
incurred significant damage to our rudder and hull. Collisions with
whales are not common; indeed, the Canadian Coast Guard Captain that
came to our assistance commented that this was only the third time in
twenty-five years of service that he had assisted a yacht struck by a
For those of you interested in the Titanic as
we approach the centennial anniversary of its sinking, I wanted you to
know that my wife, Lynn, has written a book about her grandparents,
Helen Newsom and Karl Behr, both of whom survived the disaster.