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ELECTION UPDATE: TIM GRIFFIN ’90, WINS REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR LT. GOVERNOR →  May 22, 2014 0

Tim Griffin (’90) won the Republican nomination for Arkansas Lt. Governor on May 20, decisively defeating two primary opponents.  Tim will face former Arkansas state highway commissioner John Burkhalter, who won the Democratic nomination unopposed, in November’s general election. For more, please see the following link connects you to Tim’s post-election interview on Arkansas’ WTHV TV. http://www.thv11.com/story/news/local/2014/05/20/arkansas-gop-picks-griffin-for-lieutenant-governor/9355965/ […]

LYNNE BRINDLEY VISITS US FOR FIRST TIME AS PEMBROKE’S MASTER →  May 3, 2014 0

Dame Lynne Brindley, Pembroke’s Master, was welcomed on her first US visit as Pembroke’s Master by several dozen North American Pembrokians at a New York reception during the Oxford University North American weekend on April 12. The affair was hosted by Chris Rokos ’89 at his beautiful SoHo apartment on a warm, early spring Saturday […]

MICHAEL PONSOR ’69:             Judge & Novelist →  April 29, 2014 0

When Michael Ponsor ‘69 arrived at Pembroke as a Rhodes Scholar, fresh out of Harvard, his plan was to become a medievalist and a novelist. Some 45 years and a distinguished legal career later, he has returned to the youthful ambition from which he was diverted with the publication last year of his first novel, […]

REP. TIM GRIFFIN ’90 RUNS FOR LT. GOVERNOR OF ARKANSAS →  April 27, 2014 0

Congressman Tim Griffin ’90, R-Ark., has announced he is running for Lt. Governor of Arkansas. Tim, who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010 and re-elected in 2012, currently represents the 2nd Arkansas district in Congress. He had previously announced he would not run for re-election for that job. Tim told The […]

DICK LUGAR AWARDED PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM →  January 15, 2014 0

Sen. Dick Lugar ’54 was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, on November 20, 2013, by President Obama, who praised Dick  for being a pragmatic voice in a time of “unrelenting partisanship.” “Dick Lugar’s decency, his commitment to bipartisan problem solving, stand as a model of what public service ought to […]

PEMBROKE’S NEW BRIDGE WINS MAJOR AWARD AND MAKES NETWORK NEWS →  January 7, 2014 0

Pembroke’s new pedestrian bridge, the first to be built in central Oxford in 100 years, has won a prestigious international design award and brought out the BBC’s network cameras for its dedication. The bridge, linking Chapel Quad with the new buildings and quad which spans Brewer Street and the old City Wall, has been awarded […]

DAME LYNNE BRINDLEY SWORN IN AS NEW MASTER →  November 1, 2013 0

Dame Lynne Brindley, DBE, was sworn I as Pembroke’s new Master on August 1, 2013, succeeding Giles Henderson in the Master’s Lodgings. Dame Lynne had been serving since 2000 as Chief Executive of The British Library. “I am delighted to become part of the Pembroke family and so very much look forward to visiting the […]

PEMBROKE COLLEGE TRUSTEES BID FAREWELL TO MASTER GILES HENDERSON →  June 13, 2013 0

The Pembroke College Foundation’s Board of Trustees Bid fond farewell to Master Giles Henderson at the trustees’ annual meeting in Washington on May 10. Giles and Strategic Development Director Andrew Seton attended the meeting, during which the trustees presented Giles and Lynne Henderson with a silver Revere Bowl on behalf of the entire American Pembroke […]

PEMBROKE CREW RACES IN HEAD OF CHARLES REGATTA →  August 3, 2012 0

— Evan LaBuzetta reports from Cambridge, Massachusetts         Last October, a crew of Pembroke alumni assembled in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to race in the Head of the Charles regatta. HOCR is the largest  two-day rowing regatta in the world, attracting over 8,000 competitors and a quarter-million spectators annually.   The Pembrokians in this […]

GILES HENDERSON TO RETIRE; SEARCH FOR NEW MASTER UNDERWAY →  July 31, 2012 0

One of Pembroke’s greatest masters in its history, Giles Henderson, has announced his retirement, effective in August 2013. The search for a new Master is underway. The College has retained the services of the executive search firm Moloney Search to help with the selection of the new Master. Giles became Master of Pembroke in 2001. […]