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Dr. Curtis is “encouraged by the number of alumni and parents at these events and by the deep level of interest they manifest about the school and our long-term priorities. They are reassured by our commitment to preserve important traditions and our emphasis on values and character, while responding to the changes all around us.” program in Costa Rica, while history is considering programs in New Mexico and Brazil as supplements to current courses. By 2015, close to two-thirds of the faculty will have benefited from a three-week, summer travel-study program in China, thus enhancing our understanding of this vibrant, complex area of the world.” Dr. Curtis points out that “students will be the direct beneficiaries of these experiences,” either as a result of an enriched, highly relevant curriculum or as participants in new travel-study programs that complement their classroom learning. At the campaign launch last fall—where it was announced that $85 million had been raised toward our goal of $200 million—Dr. Curtis said: “Tonight, I am here to ask your support for a vision of the future that is consonant with the best of our past.” This vision has clearly been embraced by the Deerfield community. At the Board of Trustees meeting in January, the campaign number had increased to $105 million. “There was more good news to report at the Board’s meeting in April,” added David Pond, when the total thus far jumped to $113 million. That’s momentum.••

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National Chairs Philip Greer ’53 P’94 G’13 Robert Hale ’84 P’15 Roger McEniry ’74 P’07,’10 Diana and Steve Strandberg P’10,’12 Boston Major Gifts Leaders Dozier Gardner ’51 Bink Garrison ’66 P’94,’00 Neil Jacobs ’69 Chicago Major Gifts Leaders *Roger McEniry ’74 P’07,’10 Julie and Brian Simmons P’12,’14 Metro NYC Major Gifts Leaders *Nancy and Alex Auersperg ’78 P’14 Serena Bowman P’13,’15 Aaron Daniels ’53 P’84 Terry Darling ’87 P’15 Greg Greene ’84 Devin Murphy ’78 P’06,’10,’15 Scott Vallar ’78 P’12,’14 Linda Whitton P’01,’04,’09,’12 San Francisco Major Gifts Leaders *Hilary and Mark McInerney ’81 P’10,’13 Alumni Association Executive Committee Chair Philip Weymouth III ’83 Annual Fund Chair Gordon “Zeke” Knight ’54 G’03 Boyden Society Chairs Craig Fanning ’53 Stan Mansfield ’53 G’03 Marc McMurphy ’82 Senior Parent Giving Chairs Michael and Suzanne Huebsch P’11,’12 Julie and Brian Simmons P’12,’14 *Regional Chair(s)

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Spring 2012 Deerfield Magazine  

The alumni journal of Deerfield Academy

Spring 2012 Deerfield Magazine  

The alumni journal of Deerfield Academy