Media specialist/The Ichabod editor Ernie W. Webb III, ba ’98 • firstname.lastname@example.org Alumni Association director Susie Hoffmann, bba ’87 • email@example.com Contributors Dena Anson, ba ’01 director, university relations Katy Browne, aa ’07 administrative specialist, Alumni Association Kathy Busch director, communications and annual giving Washburn University Foundation Gene Cassell director, sports information Peggy Clark photographer, university relations Lauren Cunningham communications specialist Washburn University Foundation Carol Emert, bfa ’84 Mulvane Art Museum Kim Gronniger, ba ’81 senior director of outreach, donor relations and communications Washburn University Foundation Cynthia Hornberger, bsn ’78 special assistant to the president Amanda Hughes, ba ’00 assistant director, university relations Julie Olson, aa ’94 director, donor relations Washburn University Foundation Tim Peterson dean, academic outreach Michaela Saunders web editor, university relations Sarah Towle, ba ’07 communications strategist Washburn University Foundation Katelyn Zimmerman student worker, Alumni Association The ICHABOD alumni magazine is published three times a year by the Washburn Alumni Association for alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the university. Third-class postage paid at Topeka. Address: 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, KS 66621 Telephone: 785.670.2303 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Website: washburn.edu/alumni FEATURES 5 In the fast lane: Washburn Tech opens new diesel, upgraded auto facilities 9 First of its kind: Plans for new KBI building on campus underway 15 Legacy waivers: University expands in-state tuition for children of alumni DEPARTMENTS 3 From the President 14 Alumni News 23 Campus News 26 Sports 29 Class Notes 33 In Memory 47 Calendar of Events 19 Webb column: Personal best puts the fun in the run 21 Going the distance: Alumni Fellow revels in first trip to campus 24 Heroic Homecoming: A super week at Washburn 25 Centennial chapter: Kappa Alpha Theta hosting anniversary celebration in April CONTACT US Your news, thoughts and questions are important to us. Please write, telephone or send us an email. Letters to the editor and news of jobs, honors, weddings, anniversaries and births are always welcome. Please include your name, class year, address and daytime phone number. Letters to the editor may be edited for length and clarity.