TACOMA Wash. — University of Puget Sound senior William J. Rathje ’15 has been named a Rhodes Scholar. The accomplished student from Lake Oswego, Ore., is Puget Sound’s third Rhodes Scholar, and the first to also be offered a British Marshall Scholarship.
Rathje will join 31 other young men and women who will represent the United States as 2015 Rhodes Scholars. The Rhodes Scholars, selected from a pool of 877 candidates, receive full financial support to pursue degrees at the University of Oxford in England. They were announced on Saturday, Nov. 22, by the Office of the American Secretary of The Rhodes Trust. [Read more…]