Vol. 76, No. 1, February 1997.
The contents of this magazine are selected to stimulate thought and discussion, to demonstrate the range of opinion and activities prevalent at Reed College and in its broader community, and to provide news about the college and its alumni and friends. No attempt is made to formulate a particular viewpoint on issues of the day, except for general support of the college and of the values of a liberal arts education.
Editor: Paula Barclay,
Founded in 1909, Reed College held its first classes in 1911. It is a non-profit educational institution incorporated as the Reed Institute under the laws of the State of Oregon. Named in honor of Simeon and Amanda Reed, Portland pioneers whose bequest established the college, Reed is a private, independent, nonsectarian,
four-year college of liberal arts and sciences. It has an enrollment of 1,200 men and women students, offers a full program of liberal arts and pre-professional studies, and awards the Bachelor of Arts and the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degrees.
Director of Publications
Assistant Editor: Nadine Fiedler '89,
Assistant Director, News & Publications
Alumni News: Marianne Brogan '84, Director of Alumni Relations, Caroline Locher '67, Associate Director of Alumni
Relations, and Rachel Hall '95, Assistant Director of Alumni
Relations. Class Notes: Patti MacRae '71.
Web Design: Jon Feldman '97
Electronic makeup: Debra Schnack,
Editorial Assistant, News & Publications
President of the College: Steven S. Koblik
Executive Vice President: Larry D. Large
Director of News & Public Relations: Harriet M. Watson
Magazine Advisory Group 1996-98:
Marianne Colgrove '84, Associate Director, Computing & Information Systems; George Joseph '51, Retired Judge; Noelwah Netusil, Associate Professor of
Economics; Deborah Prince '71, Academic Counselor, University of Washington,
Trustee; David A. Schiff, Professor of Music; John Sheehy '82, Publisher of Utne