Issue 13 · Winter 2008
I had the privilege of meeting with our new president, Michael Roth ’78, during his first week on campus. Despite the barrage of student requests, meetings with faculty and senior staff, and the pressures of settling in his family, President Roth came to our conversation relaxed, focused, and brimming with a palpable energy…
Hey, why are those students sitting together? How am I supposed to engage in diversity as an educational asset if “they” are all over there and I am over here? Why are “they” self-segregating?
Two new books feature the work of award-winning National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita ’71. In Zheng He (White Star, 2006), Yamashita pays tribute to Admiral Zheng He, who sailed from Ming Dynasty China and made seven voyages in 28 years…
Early on in her Wesleyan career, Bozoma Saint-John ’99 recognized the importance of branding. The parties she hosted were among Wesleyan’s most popular, an unequivocal fact guaranteed mainly by virtue of having been put on by “Boz.” …
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About the AOC Newsletter
The Alumni of Color Newsletter was created to provide a forum for alumni of color to share their experiences and accomplishments with each other and to facilitate engagement with the University. The newsletter is produced by the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations.
Faraneh Carnegie ’05
Associate Director of Regional Programs and Networks
David Low ’76
Associate Director of Publications