Elmira College News
Professor Emeritus of Elmira College Published in Oxford University Publication
November 8th, 2012
Gerald Parkhouse, Corning Glass Professor Emeritus of Elmira College, was recently published in Oxford University's termly publication Christ Church Matters. The article is entitled “New Light on the Early Days of the Christ Church Boat Club” and discusses research on the early history of rowing at the College. Parkhouse himself rowed for Christ Church as a student at Oxford.
Christ Church is a dual religious and scholastic foundation, as established by Henry VIII. The Dean of Christ Church is both the Dean of the Cathedral of the Diocese of Oxford and the head of the academic College. This arrangement is unique to this college.