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Veteran V.P. and Treasurer Taylor Joins Colonial Williamsburg

Robert Taylor, Wesleyan’s longtime vice president and treasurer, left the university in late January to become the senior vice president for finance and administration at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, Va.   In his new position he reports to Colin Campbell, President Emeritus of Wesleyan, who serves as chairman and chief executive officer of…

Q & A: The Thrill of the Chase

Not only did Scott Wiper ’92 write and direct this film, but he also stars in it, as Boomer, the young ex–cop and subject of the manhunt.   It has a stellar cast: Andre Braugher, Joe Pantoliano, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Natasha Henstridge, along with Ben Parrillo ’92, and Professor of Film Studies Jeanine Basinger…

Moving Replay of a Grim History

THREE YOUNG WESLEYAN STUDENT ACTORS IN JEANS AND SNEAKERS STOOK STOCK–STILL on the Center for the Arts Theater stage, as renowned Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol instructed them how to face a firing squad. “Though I’ve never seen an execution myself,” the trim, bearded Israeli told the three young men and women, “there was a documentary film…