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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…

Elvis Rings from South College

It’s a late New England autumn noon along the Connecticut River, and from the steeple of an old brownstone building on a grassy hillside the bells begin to chime out the lilting, distinctive notes of…an Elvis Presley song!?   “‘Can’t Help Falling in Love,’” says Holly Schroll of Massapequa, N.Y., the student who plays the…