Jim Jeffords ’56, a former three-term United States Senator from Vermont, died Monday morning at the Knollwood Military Retirement Residence in Washington, DC. He was 80.
“When I pulled the ski goggle-like device onto my face, I disappeared to a cool, dark room in New Haven, where I was looking at one of the original publications of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. It was thrilling in the nerdiest of ways,” he wrote in the review.
Although organizers said the network is not capping numbers and is looking to expand to more alumni bases, most of the schools represented so far are highly selective Eastern colleges.