View from air of Radcliffe Camera and surrounding colleges

Americans for Oxford

Americans for Oxford, Inc. (AFO), serves as the University of Oxford's primary charitable organization in the United States.  AFO is an independent 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, which accepts gifts to benefit the University, its colleges, and related institutions.  In compliance with IRS regulations, the Board of Directors of AFO maintains complete discretion over the allocation of the funds it receives.  Gifts to AFO qualify for an income tax deduction to the full extent allowed by law.

Board Members

  • Mr. Timothy Bass, Hertford College, 2001
  • Ms. Shahnaz Batmanghelidj, Somerville College, 1975
  • Mr. Michael A. Boyd (Secretary), The Queen’s College, 1958
  • Mr. Paul M. Dodyk, Magdalen College, 1959
  • Mr. Spencer C. Fleischer, Lincoln College, 1976
  • Dr. Amanda Foreman, Lady Margaret Hall, 1991
  • Ms. Chrystia Freeland, St Antony's College, 1993
  • Mr. James M. Grant, Worcester College, 1977
  • Mr. T. Colm Kelleher, Oriel College, 1975
  • Ms. Nancy Lublin, Lady Margaret Hall, 1993
  • Mr. Robert R. Lusardi, Hertford College, 1975
  • Mr. Matthew Nimetz, Balliol College, 1960
  • Dr. Jeffrey D. Nuechterlein, New College, 1981
  • Mr. Adebayo O. Ogunlesi, Lincoln College, 1972
  • Mr. John R. Price, The Queen’s College, 1960
  • Mr. Neil Simpkins (Chairman and Treasurer), Lady Margaret Hall, 1984
  • Mr. Daniel Slifkin (General Counsel and Vice-Chairman), St John's College, 1984
  • Ms. Kathleen M. Sullivan, Wadham College, 1976
  • Mr. Patrick N.W. Turner, St Peter’s College, 1978

Emeritus Directors

    • Mr. Gregory Marks, Exeter College, 1969
    • Mr. Stephen Stamas, Balliol College, 1953
      • Sir Howard Stringer, Merton College, 1964

Overhead view of Radcliffe Camera and adjacent colleges