A Message from Class President Philip Detjens
Welcome to the Class website. It is intended to supplement the Princeton Alumni Weekly and help disseminate timely information about the varied activities of the Class and 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.
Start planning now to attend the following scheduled events:
|30 May - 2 June 2013||Reunions 2013, our 53rd. More information is here .|
|26 - 29 September 2013||Plans are well underway for a mini-reunion in Los Angeles on the weekend of 26-29 September 2013. This event will continue our highly successful series of mini-reunions at various locations, ranging from Seattle to Cuba. Read more here .|
Jeff Brown reports on living at the epicenter of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation
5 May 2013
Attending the annual Class Dinner on 14 March were:
Bob Baylis (unable to attend at the last minute)
Evan Bush and Mack Emmert
Armand Derfner and Mary Giles
Bill Sachs '66
Jack Siggins and Maureen Sullivan
Michael Southwell and Lillian Salazar
Gerald and Tamra Stoller
Rob and Suzy Warne
along with our two Sachs Scholars:
Kaitlin Stouffer '13
Stephanie Tam '13
Attendees were treated to a fascinating and timely illustrated talk by Rob Warne on “Korea--Six Decades of confrontation, division, and provocation,” and the evening ended with Rich McGlynn’s leading us all in “Old Nassau.” Sorry, no pictures.
17 March 2013
Attending the luncheon on Alumni Day, 23 February, were:
Evan Bush and Mack Emmert
Bob Green and Ginny
Mike Southwell and Lillian Salazar
Paul Taylor and Dorcas
Dave Willard and Peg
Seen elsewhere during the weekend (though not at the luncheon) was Dave Rahr. The luncheon featured, besides introductions of various prize winners, a wonderful video presentation honoring Shirley Tilghman’s presidency of the University, and thanking her for her service, with a brief appearance by our own president Philip Detjens.
Mike Southwell writes:
I was privileged to represent the Class at the post-luncheon Service of Remembrance, remembering Princetonians who died during the past and previous years. Memorialized at this year’s service were these members of our Class:
Herman Philip Brandt, II, November 3, 2012
Richard Snyder Brennan, October 10, 2012
David Clark Fuellhart, Sr., October 3, 2010
Alan Bernard Levy, October 21, 2011
Robert Donald Lewis, July 13, 2012
Stuart Thomas Lyon, March 25, 2012
Charles Joseph Weisul, Jr., August 28, 2012
24 February 2013
President Philip Detjens and Rich McGlynn have written to members of the Class soliciting contributions to
The Class of 1960 Daniel M. Sachs Scholarship Endowment, our lasting legacy to our great
Class and University. Read the letter here .
23 December 2012
The Class of 1987 has won the 2012 Quenby Williamson Reunion Award
for the (second) best Reunions costume. The notification letter is here .
13 December 2012
This year’s two Sachs Scholars have been announced: Stephanie Tam ’13 (left; to study
at Worcester College, Oxford) and
Kaitlin Stouffer ’13 (right; as the Sachs Global Scholar, to carry out research at the K-RITH Institute in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa), both with incredible accomplishments and future plans. The University’s
Press Release is here
and the Prince article is here .
The Class’s ongoing Capital Campaign to support the Sachs Scholarship is intended to provide a secure basis
for awarding two such prizes every year in the future.
6 December 2012
Class Treasurer Bob Seabring’s November letter reminds us that tax-deductible dues
are now payable.
18 November 2012
Class President Philip Detjens reports here
on the Cuba mini-reunion which took place on 20 to 27 October.
An article about the trip in PAW is here .
4 November 2012, revised 2 December 2012, 25 and 27 February 2013
An incredibly exciting football game and a nice turnout at the Class’s traditional post-game Cocktail
Part in the Library at Terrace Club were highlights of the Harvard game on 20 October.
21 October 2012
The University has announced the Class’s Annual Giving goals for the coming year:
$200,000 and 70% participation, the same as last year. We fell short of reaching our goals last year by very small
margins, $193,222 and 67.7%, so this year’s goals seem very reachable. Watch for communications from
our AG Chairs, David Dodge and Rich McGlynn.
10 October 2012
President Philip Detjens’s August letter to Class members summarized
last year’s events, solicited payment of Class Dues (possibly by using our new PayPal
facility), and announced a major fund raising effort for the Sachs Fund. Read the letter
3 September 2012
This list will include all recent deaths of which we have become aware. Watch for Class Memorials in PAW.
If you have additions to this list, please contact us .
Previous years’ lists can be found here .
Stuart Thomas Lyon, 25 March 2012
Dr. Robert D. Lewis, 13 July 2012
Charles J. Weisul Jr., 28 August 2012
Richard S. Brennan, 10 October 2012
H. Philip Brandt II, 3 November 2012
Bruce Soden, 10 February 2013
Information about locating Class Memorials is here . Special thanks to Paul Taylor for his work in collecting these.