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Each year, the biographies of American Rhodes Scholars-Elect are published in the print issue of The American Rhodes Scholar (TARS), together with remarks by the AARS President, the American Secretary to the Rhodes Trust, and a review of the autumn Bon Voyage ("Sailing") Weekend activities for the departing Rhodes class. Subscription information for the print issue of The American Rhodes Scholar may be directed to webmaster@americanrhodes.org.

From the AARS President:

HAPPILY EVERY year brings joy in various events to the AARS and its members. Here you meet the 2008 American Rhodes Scholars! For the fourteenth year, the Association of American Rhodes Scholars (AARS) is pleased to present this newsletter introducing the newly elected Rhodes Scholars to their predecessors, to each other, to Oxford, and to individuals and educational institutions nationwide. It is indeed a joy to learn about these fine young people who will be given the wonderful opportunity to study at Oxford and become part of the Rhodes community worldwide. Read AARS President's Report.

From the American Secretary:

THE RHODES TRUST was very pleased to announce in February the appointment of Professor Don Markwell as Secretary to the Trustees and Warden of Rhodes House in succession to Sir Colin Lucas, who retires at the end of June 2009.  Read the American Secretary's report.

The Sailing "Bon Voyage" Weekend, September 27 - October 1,  2008

THIRTY-SEVEN RHODES SCHOLARS-ELECT were present for this year’s Sailing “Bon Voyage Weekend in Washington, DC — the 33 U.S. Scholars-elect (one deferred from 2007), together with four 2008 Scholars-elect from other Rhodes jurisdictions (one each from Kenya, Jamaica, St. Vincent & The Grenadines and Bermuda). Read Sailing Weekend report.

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