Media specialist/The Ichabod editor Ernie W. Webb III, ba ’98 • email@example.com Kuehne Bell Tower is one of the most distinguishable symbols on campus. Bell towers will be incorporated in the design of the Welcome Center and new School of Law. Alumni Association director Susie Hoffmann, bba ’87 • firstname.lastname@example.org Contributors Dena Anson, ba ’01 director, university relations Katy Browne, aa ’07 secretary, Alumni Association Kathy Busch director, communications and annual giving Washburn University Foundation Alyssa Buxman student worker, Alumni Association Gene Cassell director, sports information Peggy Clark photographer, university relations Cynthia Hornberger, bsn ’78 special assistant to the president Amanda Hughes, ba ’00 assistant director, university relations Martha Imparato special collections librarian, Mabee Library Cindi Morrison former director, Mulvane Art Museum Robin Moser, ba ’99 assistant director, Alumni Association Julie Olson, aa ’94 director, donor relations Washburn University Foundation Michaela Saunders web editor, university relations Sarah Van Dalsem, ba ’07 communications specialist Washburn University Foundation Mabee Library’s resources for students range from a coffee shop, to Internet access, to a vast selection of magazines for relaxing. Jeremy Wangler assistant director, sports information/marketing 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. FEATURES 5–7 Washburn welcome: Grand entrance comes with building project 8 – 10 Welcoming support: Generous donors set foundation for Welcome Center 15 – 16 Stroke of Washburn: Art auction a hit DEPARTMENTS 3 From the President 20 Alumni News 27 Campus News 31 Sports 36 Class Notes 42 In Memory 47 Calendar of Events 28 – 29 Telling a story: Recent alumnus Bryant joins admissions 34 Webb column: Game-day transformations have been remarkable 35 Homecoming: Ichabods on a space odyssey Address: 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, KS, 66621 Telephone: 785.670.2303 Email: email@example.com • Website: washburn.edu/alumni 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.