A Message from Class President Mike Southwell

[President Mike Southwell] Welcome to the Class website. It is intended to supplement the Princeton Alumni Weekly, to help disseminate timely information about the varied activities of the Class, and to facilitate more effective communication and interaction. Its content is constantly changing so please access it frequently and help us by supplying photos and items of interest that concern our Class. Its value is enhanced by your ideas and participation. The Princeton Alumni Weekly is the only vehicle that goes to all members of the Class, not just those with internet connections, so please continue to supply our Class Secretary, Dick Grieves, with news by clicking  here .


Events from previous years can be found on the  Archives  page.


Upcoming Events

The University has announced that 2020 Reunions is canceled, due to the Covid-19 threat. All alumni with email accounts have received an email from the University announcing this, and another from our Reunions committee with further information. Watch for more information as it becomes available.

We hope to have an announcement very soon about a possible joint Reunion next year with the great Class of 1961.
24 March 2020


’60/60th = 20/20
1960’s Sixtieth Reunion

Planning is now underway for our 60th Reunion in 2020. Preliminary information is available by clicking  here , including Evan Bush's recently mailed "Save the Date" letter, as well as Gordie Silcox's Hotel Reservation list. We will be adding more information frequently, so come back often. And see you in May 2020!

[image of chapel stone] A key part of the 60th Reunion is our establishment of not one but two memorials creating a permanent presence for the Class of 1960 at the University. Details are  here . [image of chapel stone]
The University's Reunions registration website for our Class is available  here ; on it, you may register and see who has already registered (a login to Tigernet will be required)


Start planning now to attend the following scheduled events:


Current News

I have received the sad news that Sam McKinstry has died from the Covid 19 virus. We are all in a highly vulnerable population, so please be careful to follow all the serious advice that comes from reliable medical sources about how to keep yourself as safe as possible.
24 March 2020


The Alumni Day luncheon on Saturday, 22 February, was, alas, not very well attended. But those of us who were there got to meet one of this year's two undergraduate Sachs Scholars, Gabriela Oseguera Serra ’20, and Clare Crescimanno ’23, the first recipient of our Class of 1960 Memorial Scholarship. President Mike Southwell represented the Class at the post-luncheon Memorial Service in the Chapel, where the following Class members were added to the University’s Memorial Roll during 2019:
James Andrew Aull, June 8, 2019
Carter Franklin Bales, July 5, 2019
Richard Everett Briggs, December 8, 2019
Thomas R. Brown Campbell, March 25, 2019
Chalmers Edgar Cornelius III, December 3, 2019
William Wyatt Dudley Jr., November 15, 2017
Arnold Frederick Gerstell, February 23, 2019
Alfred Robinson Glancy III, January 10, 2019
Peter Larr, December 16, 2019
Marshall Greig Metzger, September 7, 2019
John Terence Ogden, March 19, 2019
Torrance Crawford Raymond, December 29, 2017
Russell Edgar Stratton, August 27, 2019
23 February 2020


This year's Sachs Scholars have been announced.

[image of Gabriela Oseguera Serra] Gabriela Oseguera Serra, of Galloway, New Jersey, is a politics concentrator focusing on comparative politics. She is also pursuing a certificate in global health and health policy. Oseguera Serra is a member of the University’s Scholars in the Nation Service Initiative (SINSI) and is the recipient of awards from the John C. Bogle ’51 Bogle Fellowship and Princeton Health Scholars among others. She will attend Oxford's Worcester College.

[image of Yousef Elzalabany]
Yousef Elzalabany, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, is pursuing a concentration in Near Eastern studies and certificates in creative writing and humanistic studies. He is also a Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) undergraduate fellow and a recipient of the national Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. He is a Sachs Global Scholar.

[image of Matteo Parisi]
Matteo Parisi is a third-year Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at Worcester College, University of Oxford. He earned a master’s degree in theoretical and mathematical physics jointly at the Ludwig Maximilian and Technical University of Munich in Germany, and a bachelor’s of science in physics from the University of Bologna in Italy. He will be a graduate student in Physics at Princeton.

Much more information is available in the University’s announcement  here .
17 January 2020


The University reports that the Class of 1960 Memorial Scholarship Fund for 2019-20 has been awarded for the first time, to Clare Crescimanno ’23. The announcement (in pdf format) is available  here . President Southwell has written her directly with congratulations on behalf of the Class.
28 December 2019


Treasurer Bob Seabring reports that the Class of 1960 Memorial Scholarship Fund has received an additional $8,955 in donations accompanying the remittance of Class dues so far for the 2019-20 academic year. This wonderful show of support suggests that members of the Class are fully behind this effort to leave a permanent reminder of our Class's presence, along with the Dan Sachs Scholarship, for future Classes.
18 December 2019


The Class of 1998, winner of the 2018 Quenby Williamson Class of 1960 Award for best Reunions costume, carries the celebratory banner in the 2019 P-rade.
10 September 2019


Mike Southwell's President's letter for 2019 is available  here  (in pdf format).
9 September 2019


Recent Deaths

This list will include all recent deaths of which we have become aware. Watch for Class Memorials in PAW, currently being written by Jean Rousseau. If you have additions to this list, please  contact us . Previous years’ lists can be found  here .

Henry D. Mirick, 1 October 2016
Torrance C. Raymond, 29 December 2017
Carter F. Bales, 5 July 2019
Russell E. Stratton, 27 August 2019
Marshall G. Metzger, 7 September 2019
Chalmers E. Cornelius III, 3 December 2019
Richard E. Briggs, 8 December 2019
Peter Larr, 16 December 2019
Peter W. Williamson, 24 January 2020
G. Grenville Cuyler, 1 February 2020
Douglas B. Leatham, 13 February 2020
Franklyn Allen “Tex” Harris, 23 February 2020

Information about locating Class Memorials is  here . Special thanks to Paul Taylor for his work in collecting those that have never appeared in PAW.

A list (as up-to-date as we can possibly make it) of deceased members of the Class is available  here .

If you have news or information you’d like to see here, please contact us. Thanks!


 

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