New Collegians acknowledged for their academic success in 2010
Representatives from all elements of the New College community gathered on Wednesday, 9th March for the Session 1 Commencement Formal Dinner. Current residents, past and present members of the Board, college staff, alumni and Life Fellows attended the evening, which was also an occasion to acknowledge the many residents and alumni who achieved academic excellence during 2010. The Vice-Chancellor and President of the University, Professor Fred Hilmer AO, and Mrs Claire Hilmer, joined the New College community for the dinner. As guest speaker, Professor Hilmer spoke on the subject of leadership, impressing on us that it is a quality enacted when a group of people are led to a place where they would not otherwise have gone.