An American Effort to Head Off WWI

Ben Dunham’s article on an American effort in 1914 to head off WWI has been published in the Spring issue of WWI Illustrated. Visit

Hwa Yuan Szechuan Restaurant, NY

A chance encounter with several Deerfield alums who were celebrating a friend’s birthday at my family restaurant in New York, Hwa Yuan Szechuan. From left

Class of 1977 on Zoom

Since March, 2020 my classmates and I started getting together for Friday cocktail hour. What started as 3-4 guys quickly grew to close to 20

Welcoming Clara Eleanor Coombs

My husband, Robert, and I are excited to share that we welcomed our daughter, Clara Eleanor Coombs, on January 3rd, 2021. Niece of Hillery Williams

Obituary: Thomas C. Sweitzer ’47

Obituary My father, Thomas C Sweitzer, son of Harry F. Sweitzer and Ruth E (Waterman) Sweitzer, passed away on Tuesday, January 19th in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Whitney Wolfe ‘96 & John Connorton III welcomed their daughter Margaret Wolfe Connorton “Daisy” January 6th. Whitney Wolfe 1996

We met on a train.

My wife Angelika and I will celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary in March! Jim Burns 1967

COVID Wedding!

CJ Smith and I were married in September at my parents home in Connecticut. It was a small family gathering, but we still had a

Frequently Asked Questions

Upon graduating from Deerfield, alumni enter a diverse network of former Deerfield students. Deerfield alumni have ventured into almost every area of employment, and many are at the top of their respective fields. The advantages of this vast network are numerous and significant, as every member of the Deerfield family receives the following:

Alumni are also eligible for alumni awards, such as the Ashley Award, Heritage Award, and the Mimi Morsman Award.

There are no membership fees or dues for members of the Deerfield family, but Deerfield does ask for assistance in a few areas. First of all, in order for Deerfield to have the most up-to-date records possible, we encourage members to keep us apprised of their current contact info. Alumni are also urged to direct all concerns and suggestions regarding Deerfield’s operations through the Executive Committee, the governing body of the Alumni Association. The committee acts as the voice of the alumni body, and works closely with the school administration. In order to keep tuition affordable and the quality of a Deerfield education at its highest, the Academy depends upon the continuing support of alumni and their families. This support can take the form of annual or capital gifts, or time spent volunteering on behalf of Deerfield.

There are Deerfield Clubs in many major American cities. Please visit here for more information on specific clubs and their sponsored events. 

Of course! Be sure to read the latest issue of From Albany Road in your email’s in-box for current news of what is happening on campus. As we also send out periodic invitations, it’s always best to make sure we have your current physical address. And if you do plan on visiting campus, why not tell us ahead of time?

Contact the Office of Advancement

7 Boyden Lane, PO Box 306
Deerfield, MA 01342