Keble College, Oxford

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Keble College
Established 1870
Sister CollegeSelwyn College
Warden Prof. Averil Cameron
Graduates 211
Undergraduates 454

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Keble College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

History

The best-known of Keble's Victorian founders was Edward Pusey, after whom parts of the college are named. The college itself is named after John Keble, one of Pusey's colleagues in the Oxford Movement, who died four years before its foundation in 1870. William Butterfield was appointed architect, and produced a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic, now sadly outmoded.

Keble College recently featured in the UK press when its bursar, Roger Boden, was found guilty of racial discrimination by an employment tribunal. The College is considering an appeal. See link http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/news/story/0,,1455086,00.html

Keble houses the original of Holman Hunt's painting, The Light of the World (the one in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, is a copy).

Keble is noted amongst Oxford colleges for its sporting prowess. Achievements include the winning of the Oxford University Second XI cricket championship in 2000 and a famous victory during Eights week in 1999 when the Bowen Wells Appreciation Crew bumped the Jazz Crew.

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