Call for Nominations
The alumni board invites nominations for awards for outstanding contributions to the college
in 2006 through volunteer efforts in alumni relations, career services, admission, and development
(non-alumni volunteers are also eligible). The Foster-Scholz Club is seeking nominations of alumni
who attended Reed 40 or more years ago (classes of 1966 and earlier) for its distinguished service
award. The award is presented during Reunions. The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2007:
The Boar’s Head Procession
The tradition came from Oxford, and Reed’s own version is still celebrated at the annual
holiday party. Join the Boar’s Head Ensemble singers on Saturday, December 9. Contact email@example.com or
At its meeting on April 15, 2006, the alumni association board unanimously voted to adopt
a number of amendments to its constitution. The amendments are largely technical and seek primarily
to clarify uncertainties in the constitution relating to, for example, what constitutes a quorum
of the alumni board. These changes can become effective upon the conclusion of a comment period,
in accordance with the constitution. To see a complete copy of the constitution of the alumni
association with proposed revisions, please visit the alumni
board of directors page.
Travels with Reedies
weekend retreat at Camp Westwind for alumni and their families, sponsored by the Portland alumni
chapter, will be September 29–October 1. Swap Olde Reed stories and songs in a beautiful
forested setting on the Oregon Coast. Some reduced-rate spaces are available for kitchen and
cleaning crew. View more details and registration.
Experience Germany on the Bier und Barock tour led by Professor Emeritus Ottomar
Rudolf, October 3–14. Professor Rudolf has personally designed the itinerary and limited
the number of participants to allow travelers to see, hear, and savor the art, architecture,
sights, tastes, and smells of southwest Germany—from Heidelberg to Lake Constance to
Cost: $2,295 (includes hotels, breakfast and lunch each day, daytime activities, and ground
The Russian department is sponsoring its fourth tour of Russia for students and alumni during
Paideia, January 5–19, 2007. Participants will visit Moscow and St. Petersburg, with
overnight excursions to beautiful medieval towns of the Golden Ring. Led by Judson Rosengrant,
the tour requires no knowledge of Russian. Price to be determined.
(For more details on these trips, including registration information, please visit the
alumni travel pages.)
Mark your Calendar - Reunions and Alumni College 2007
Alumni College 2007:
Writer’s Workshop, May 30–June 1
Next year’s alumni college will be an interactive experience for aspiring writers and poets.
The alumni office is assembling a team of gifted writers as well as helpful reviewers for a three-day
Reunions 2007 Weekend:
“Reed is the Word,” May 29–June 3
This reunion will honor the written word and the Reedies who have made the craft of writing part
of their life: either as vocation or avocation. There will also be a gathering of former writers
for the Quest.
If you are interested in helping to plan Reunions 2007, please contact
Mela Kunitz ’87,
assistant director of alumni & parent relations: firstname.lastname@example.org or
503/777-7789. A planning weekend will be held on campus September 29–30, 2006.