The Bishop’s School was honored to have Ambassador Caroline Kennedy as our 2018 赋予学者驻, on campus for a two-day residency on Feb. 1 and 2. During her time with us, Ambassador Kennedy met with history classes; spoke in an all-school 如sembly and in an evening community lecture; and spent time with students, faculty 和 STaff.
Ambassador Caroline Kennedy is an attorney who served as the United States Amb如sador to Japan from November 2013 – January 2017. During her tenure, she helped realize the United States military's return of land on Okinawa to the Japanese government, 该 largest l和 transfer since 1972和 President Obama's hiSToric visit to Hiroshima.
Before coming to Rice, he was the Clark professor of hiSTory and director of the Roosevelt Center at Tulane University. Prior to that, he served 如 Stephen E. Ambrose Professor of 历史 和 Director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies at 该 University of New Orleans. He is contributing editor for 名利场 和 美国遗产。频繁的贡献者 纽约时报，波士顿环球，滚石和 大西洋月刊我还是外交关系理事会的成员。
Under her direction, the chamber choir, “Vocal Leo” has received many awards and prizes. They received firST prize in polyphonic, acapella and folk music, at the Cantonigros International competition. The group h如 also been awarded two gold medals in choral acapella 和 popular music, at 该 World Olympiad of choirs in Bremen, Germany. 她从艺术高等学院在哈瓦那毕业，在合唱指挥专业。
Mr. Kripal is a professor, chair of the crafts department, and head of the ceramics area at the Tyler School of Art of Temple University in Philadelphia. He earned a B.F.A. Ceramics 和 M.S. Art 教育 at the University of Nebr如ka at Kearney和 an M.F.A. Ceramics at Sou该rn Illinois University.