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Georgetown Dinner & A Private Tour of The Library of Congress–Highlight Master Lynne Brindley’s Visit To Washington, DC →  May 16, 2015 0

  A gala dinner at historic Prospect House, the home of Pembroke Foundation Fellow Abdullah Saleh in Georgetown, and a private tour of the Library of Congress highlighted the April 2015 visit of Pembroke’s Master, Dame Lynne Brindley, to Washington, DC. Some 58 Pembrokians and their guests gathered at Prospect House on Friday April 10, a […]

Mayor Pete Buttigieg ’05– From South Bend to Oxford…and Back →  March 23, 2015 0

Update (November, 2015): Pete Buttigieg was overwhelmingly re-elected to his second term as mayor of South Bend on November 3 with over 80% of the vote.  Congratulations, Pete! MAYOR PETE BUTTIGIEG ‘05– FROM SOUTH BEND TO OXFORD AND BACK Pete Buttigieg, PPE’05, and current mayor of South Bend, Indiana, had a rude academic awakening shortly after the Rhodes […]

Bradley Peacock ’92 – From Boy In The Bow…To Brand Builder →  February 4, 2015 0

Bradley Peacock ’92 –From Boy In The Bow…To Brand Builder By Anna Lund ‘09 Bradley Peacock ’92 is alarmed at the declining number of American undergraduates studying the humanities. “I believe it is the result of both the increasingly astronomic cost of higher education and risk aversion among employers and graduate school decision-makers,” he told the […]


Pembroke’s Tim Griffin ’90 was overwhelmingly elected Arkansas’ Lieutenant Governor on November 4. Tim defeated Democrat John Burkhalter and Libertarian Chris Olson. Tim, a two term congressman, succeeded former Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr, who resigned last year amid an ethics investigation. Tim is keeping up something of a Pembroke tradition – Win Rockefeller ’69, […]

Alan May’s Gift of Blackstone’s Works Announced At Pembroke →  January 7, 2015 0

  A Note from Dame Lynne Brindley- Master Dear PCFNA friends, We are still glowing here in Pembroke from the wonderful Blackstone lecture given by Lord Neuberger, the President of the Supreme Court on Saturday last, in the Pichette theatre.  The whole event was a great success, with attendance from some of the most distinguished […]

Farewell To One Remarkable Pembrokian: Jim Hester  1924-2014 →  January 7, 2015 0

A Note From Tom Herman Dear North American Pembrokians:  It is with great sadness that I must report the death of the Pembroke College Foundation’s founding chairman, Jim Hester.  Jim died last Wednesday at his home in Princeton at the age of 90. In addition to his extraordinary professional accomplishments and many civic contributions (see below obituary for […]

Senator Lugar Fulbright Prize Acceptance Speech →  November 24, 2014 0

Senator Richard G. Lugar Speech to the Fulbright Association on the occasion of the acceptance of the Fulbright Prize for International Understanding The George Washington University Jack Morton Auditorium November 10, 2016     *****   I am deeply honored to receive the Fulbright Prize for International Understanding. I thank the Fulbright Association and the […]

Isaacson On…The Innovators →  October 24, 2014 0

Our own prolific – and prodigious – Walter Isaacson ’74 is out with a great new book. The Innovators, something of a sequel to his best-selling biography of Steve Jobs, is the fascinating story of the people who created the computer and the Internet, or as Walter puts it in his subtitle, “how a group […]

Terry Slesinski-Wykowski ’82 profiled in Oxford Today →  October 22, 2014 0

Terry Slesinski-Wykowski ’82, was recently profiled in the Trinity 2014 issue of Oxford Today. Terry, who recently became a trustee of the Pembroke College Foundation, Inc., lives in Houston, TX, where she is a principal of the Oxford Consulting Group, a management consultancy, and is the Chair of the Houston Oxford Society.   To read Terry’s profile click on […]

Michelle Peluso ’93 Appointed To Nike Board Of Directors →  June 1, 2014 0

Michelle Peluso ’93 has been named to the Board of Directors of NIKE, Inc., the Beaverton, Oregon-based designer and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories. “Michelle’s leadership experience in marketing, branding, innovation and digital media for global brands makes her an outstanding addition to our board,” said Philip Knight, NIKE co-founder and chairman, in […]