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Phoebe C. Boyer ’89, P’19, ’23 Named Next Chair of the Board

The Wesleyan Board of Trustees voted to appoint Phoebe C. Boyer ’89, P’19, ’23 as the University’s next chair of the board at a meeting on Nov. 18. Boyer will be elevated from her current position as vice chair of the Board and will serve a two-year term beginning on July 1, 2024.

December 6, 2023

Wes in the News


Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth ’78 appeared on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour with Stephanie Ruhle” on Dec. 5 to discuss the campus conversation around the Israel-Hamas War. “On our campus, we have seen that people have the ability to sit together in the same room and listen to lectures about the history of the conflict, listen to reports on what is happening now, to ask tough questions, to sometimes get into charged conversations, sometimes just to grieve because of all the suffering that they see,” Roth said.

Los Angeles Times

Corwin-Fuller Professor of Film Studies, Emerita, Jeanine D. Basinger was mentioned in a Los Angeles Times piece on director John Waters, after his work "Pink Flamingos" was catalogued in the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress. Basinger helped to bring Waters’ film artifact collection to Wesleyan’s Ogden and Mary Louise Reid Cinema Archives and wrote the exhibit catalog description.

Launch of "This Is Not a Campaign. This Is Wesleyan."

Alumni from various industries and across the years reflect on the transformative power of a Wesleyan education as the University embarks on its most ambitious fundraising effort ever. Check out “This Is Not a Campaign. This Is Wesleyan.” and hear their stories.

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