Recent Appointments and Awards for Rhodes Scholars

Please alert us to recent appointments or awards of any Rhodes Scholars by emailing development@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk or use the Rhodes Scholar Information Update form here.

The Rhodes community extends warm congratulations to Scholars listed below on their appointments and awards.

MONDE MUYANGWA (Zambia & St Anne's 1987)

Appointed to Head Wilson Center’s Africa Program. Read more.

BARTON GELLMAN (Pennsylvania & University 1982)

A team of 28 Washington Post journalists, led by reporter Barton Gellman, won the Pulitzer Prize public service award for a series of stories that exposed the National Security Agency’s global surveillance programs. Read more.

SYLVIA MATHEWS BURWELL (West Virginia & Worcester 1987)

US President Barack Obama has nominated budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell for the role of Health and Human Services Secretary.  This nomination to lead the Department of Health and Human Services will require Senate confirmation. Read more.

MICHAEL LAMB (Tennessee & Trinity 2004)

Appointed to a three-year post-doc position affiliated with Harris Manchester, working with the McDonald Center for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life.

DAN CLODFELTER (North Carolina & Corpus Christi 1972)

Named Mayor of Charlotte, NC. Read more.

JUAN SEPÚLVEDA (Kansas & Queen's 1985)

Appointed PBS Senior Vice President, Station Services. Read more.

EDUARDO PEÑALVER (Washington & Oriel 1994)

Named Dean of Cornell Law School. Read more.

SALIM YUSUF (India & St John's 1976)

Awarded the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, given to Canadians who have shown outstanding leadership throughout their careers. Dr Yusuf has focused on changing how cardiovascular disease is treated and prevented through large-scale clinical trials. Read more.

ANTONIO GOTTO (Tennessee & Worcester 1957)

Awarded the John Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine by the American College of Physicians. Read more.

BEN SHERWOOD (California & Magdalen 1986)

Appointed co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group. Read more.