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After naming new director, art museum looks to bright future

Susan Taylor, director of Wellesley College's Davis Museum and Cultural Center for the past 12 years, has been named the new director of the Princeton University art museum.Taylor will take over the reins of the museum in August, succeeding art and archaeology professor Peter Bunnell, who has served as the museum's acting director since Director Emeritus Allen Rosenbaum retired in October 1998.Bunnell, who served on the search committee to find a permanent director, said he is "thrilled" and "excited" about Taylor's appointment."She has great leadership and insight," he said.

NEWS | 03/20/2000

Gellman '82 takes the write-of-way to journalism

When it became clear that Barton Gellman '82 would not make his varsity high school gymnastics team, he decided to trade mats and bars for pencils and pads ? and launched a career in journalism that would take him around the world and catapult his byline onto the front page of The Washington Post.Gellman, a Rhodes Scholar, began his career at the Post covering the local court house in Washington, D.C.

NEWS | 03/20/2000

Future grows shady for Washington Road elms

The Washington Road elm trees ? which have ushered generations of drivers into Princeton Borough beneath a bough-supported cathedral of branches and foliage ? were listed recently by Preservation New Jersey, Inc., as one of the state's 10 most endangered historic sites.Construction plans for the Millstone Bypass ? a proposed alternate road to U.S.

NEWS | 03/20/2000

Even with Rocca back in action, men's hoops falls to Penn St. in NIT opener

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. ? Not even the return of injured senior forward Mason Rocca could dig the Tigers out of an early hole Wednesday against Penn State, as the Tigers ended their season by bowing out in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament, 55-41.Rocca entered the game with eight minutes, 27 seconds remaining in the first half after having missed the last three regular season games.

SPORTS | 03/19/2000