The Amazing Race
Dr. Thomas P. Rock '92, director of Admissions at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, will be appearing this fall on the 10th season of "The Amazing Race," to be aired Sunday nights at 8 p.m. on CBS.
Tom and his partner make up one of 12 teams who embarked on a four continent, 13-country adventure that took them more than 40,000 miles in less than 30 days. The teams visited numerous exotic locations, including Kuwait, Mongolia, Madagascar, and the communist country capitals of Beijing, China, and Hanoi, Vietnam. Yhe first team to finish the race will win a $1 million cash prize.
Admissions director at Teachers College for three years, Tom is also an adjunct professor in the higher education program on campus. His research interests are in access and equity in the college admission process.
This article appeared in the July 20th, 2006 press release of Alfred University.