Annual Report Issue
President’s Perspective By Stan Liberty President, Kettering University
Readers who have had the opportunity to meet me know that I am “bullish” on Kettering and optimistic about the future of the great lakes region. I realize there are still difficult times ahead, but I also know this region is rich in assets, which if properly mobilized and applied will contribute significantly to a bright socio-economic future for the region. At Kettering we have developed new mission and vision statements, and we are close to completing work on a new strategic plan for the institution. The Board will act on these in June 2007, so the associated documents are still officially in draft form. After approval they will be made public on our website. Although these new statements and strategic plan represent change, they do not abandon the traditional values of this institution. They only enhance and augment them. Here is a glimpse of some of the language in the new mission and vision statements that relate to my remarks above. The draft mission statement contains the following language: “Kettering University achieves its mission by: Engaging collaborative partnerships that contribute to the prosperity of our region and society.” The draft vision statement contains the following: “Kettering University will be preeminent: Regionally as a contributor to economic growth and enhancement of the quality of life.” Recently I served on a panel and made a presentation at the Great Lakes Manufacturing Forum in Toronto, Canada. This was a great opportunity for me to describe Kettering as a regional asset and share my thoughts on the future of manufacturing and the regional economy. I would like to share some excerpts from those remarks to further illustrate the linkage between our new mission/vision and the future of this region. “. . . Regional collaboration . . . is a key to a bright socio-economic future for the region but it is also a significant challenge . . . I am optimistic because I have a secret weapon. Every day, as president of a preeminent professional cooperative education institution, I observe students who are integrating workbased learning with classroom and laboratory learning, and rapidly developing the skills and knowledge essential to the infusion of innovation into the products and processes that will sustain our competitiveness in the knowledge economy…Yes, manufacturing is changing . . . there are products and processes out there in the not too distant future that we haven’t yet imagined. We in higher education have to prepare our students for jobs that don’t yet exist and to manage processes and design products that haven’t yet been conceptualized. . . . I want to emphasize my belief that the successful construction of a new economy in this region is going to be based substantially on a strong commitment, with an accompanying shift in the culture of the region, to science and technology-based entrepreneurism. A key to accelerating this phenomenon is to find ways to increase technology transfer from higher education to the private sector and from within current industry. The annual expenditures on research and development in this region are very substantial, and you know that there is a lot of protected intellectual property being generated within that R&D machine that is not related to core business objectives. That IP should not sit on the shelf. It should be the basis for spinout companies that will attract investment, create jobs and diversify the regional economy. The region is also rich in higher educational assets with large quantities of intellectual capital and scientific and technological infrastructure. But these assets historically have underperformed when it comes to technology transfer and business enterprise formation. That will change. But it won’t happen at the pace we need without a lot of collaborative effort and partnering among government, industry and education.” We are also extremely grateful to the many alumni and friends who support us through financial contributions each year. This issue serves as the annual report on the many contributions that support our students and campus. Thank you for your generosity. Sincerely,
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Kettering has formed a partnership with the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center and will offer regional services to small businesses in Genesee and Lapeer counties. This, along with the hiring of a new director of the Kettering University Fuel Cell and Advanced Technology Incubator, could help the Flint and Michigan economies prosper through new business opportunities.
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A $75,000 grant from the U.S. headquarters of Mentor Graphics Inc. based in Wilsonville, Ore., helps Kettering University researchers develop computer models that allow automakers to design and evaluate hybrid drive trains that might make hybrids more cost efficient.
Student Keely Albers is more than just a Kettering University student—she’s a young woman with a self-described “need for speed” and desire to help others.
8 n Alumni News 10 n Class Notes 18 n Annual Report Correction: Mary Schafer (Heidenga) ’81 recently joined Synthes as vice president of Global Operations. She and her husband, Joseph Schafer ’75 moved to West Chester, Pa., for her new post. On the cover: The new Chevrolet Volt concept sedan powered by the E-Flex System is GM’s next-generation electric propulsion system. The Volt is a battery-powered, four-passenger electric hybrid vehicle that is chargeable by plugging it into a 110-volt outlet for six hours a day. When fully charged, the Volt provides 40 city miles of electric vehicle range. Photo: Copyright 2007 GM Corp. Used with permission, GM Media Archive.
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The Hybrid Ideal By Gary J. Erwin
Some scientific facts are impossible to ignore. Oil, for example, will one day dry up, leaving cars gasping on highways for one last whiff of energy. Before the advent of automobiles, earth contained rich deposits of crude oil, from which we manufactured fuel for cars and trucks, as well as oil to heat homes and create various products. In a practical sense, such fossil fuels allowed for largescale industrial development as our world expanded. As a result, many Americans enjoy a standard of living that would otherwise be less than satisfactory if not for the creation and use of fossil fuels. But as the name suggests, fossil fuels will eventually evaporate, leaving humanity without one of its most prized commodities. Scientists 2,000 years from now studying our civilizations may indeed find hints of oil among the dusty and rusty shells of junked cars and trucks, and come to some understanding about the social, economic, political and even cultural power of oil during our existence. Researchers currently examining the issue of oil consumption and alternative power today also hope that what future scientists find are sources of power that represented an eye toward developing energy independence without environmental impact. And while fuel cell power holds perhaps the most potential, we’re still years away from full incorporation of this resource and hybrids are clearly more practical. Although hybrids such as the
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Toyota Prius and Volt by General Motors are exceptional examples of this technology, cost and the current capabilities of battery technology keep them out of financial reach of many environmentally conscious Americans. However, this could all change based on some important research taking place at Kettering. Dr. Juan Pimentel and Dr. Jim Gover, professors of Electrical and Computer Engineering, recently
companies to design products faster and more cost efficiently. With this grant, the two professors will develop computer models of an entire hybrid drive train that will allow them to perform a complete analysis of a hybrid vehicle design. They can then determine its “functionality, lifetime, effects of component aging, EMI generation, mechanical and electrical effects of thermal cycling, cooling requirements and costs, among other things,” explained Gover. One possible impact of this computer modeling could be lower costs in terms of purchasing a hybrid in the future. Currently, hybrids cost anywhere from $3,500 to $6,000 more than traditional cars. More importantly, at the Detroit Auto Show in January, manufacturers displayed significantly more hybrid cars and trucks than at last year’s show. This
A Ford Escape Hybrid in ice blue. Photo courtesy of Todd Bennett, manager of Ford Hybrid Development and Testing, Ford Vehicle Control Dept.
took receipt of a $75,000 grant from Mentor Graphics Inc. (www. mentor.com), a technology leader in electronic design automation that provides software and hardware solutions that enable electronics, semiconductor and automotive
clearly suggests that the general public is more interested this year in hybrids than in previous years, due in large part to the increasing cost of gas. Unfortunately, the adoption of hybrid electric vehicles may take
time because of a number of issues. choice for modeling and simulation underutilizes math-based simulaSome of these include vehicle costs, of multi-physics complex systems.” tion for electrical systems. In a hybattery lifetime, and battery energy Ultimately, the two professors brid vehicle, more than 50 percent and power density. According to believe that another outcome of this of the cost is electrical. The result Gover, major advancements project is a compelling reais that automotive manufacturers in battery technology could son for automotive OEMs will soon find out that they simply actually “make fuel cells and suppliers to consider cannot afford to contract all of their much less critical to the using these types of comelectrical systems to suppliers and future of automobiles,” he puter models and tools. only work with performance specs, said. These resources could which requires them to conduct exPimentel and Gover will provide automopensive tests to determine focus their research efforts tive designers if their supplier has met in this project on several the capability of their specifications.” areas of a hybrid drive train. designing a hySerge Leef, general manOne of the primary compo- Dr. Juan Pimentel brid vehicle drive ager of the System-Level nents of these drive trains train and evaluate Engineering Division at are the power electronics comprised it without having to build Mentor Graphics, said “We of a dc-dc converter and three-phase the hardware, which is exbelieve that applying stateinverter that converts dc voltage to tremely expensive. Drive of-the-art multi-physics a three-phase, frequency-dependent train design costs are often simulation technology to voltage. This voltage then provides passed onto the sales price Dr. Jim Gover hybrid vehicle electronpower to the electric motor that opof a vehicle. ics optimization is a great erates the wheels. One starting point The computer models under way to leverage our SystemVision™ for this grant-funded project is to development should allow what product. Our team’s joint activimodel the inverter. Gover will work Gover describes as the payoff of ties with Kettering researchers will on developing computer models of result in profound learning that the power electronics system, while could lead to exciting advances in Pimentel will model the control the understanding of the hybridelectronics for the inverter. Both drive operational and cost trade-offs. And if the predictions will use the Institute of Electrical Professors Pimentel and Gover have and Electronics Engineers’ standard deep insights and clear vision in this made by this project modeling language called VHDLarea, and we look forward to long AMS (very high speed hardware deand fruitful collaboration.” come to fruition, the scription language-analog and mixed And if the predictions made by signal). The primary tool to be used this project come to fruition, the developmental costs of is SystemVision™, which is Mendevelopmental costs of hybrids hybrids could indeed come tor Graphics’ implementation of could indeed come down if car makVHDL-AMS. The hope is to calcuers pay careful attention to how they down if car makers pay late the heating rate generated in the design, simulate and evaluate hybrid inverter semiconductor switches to vehicles. So if car manufacturers careful attention to how determine cooling requirements over can reduce their development costs, the full range of drive train speeds as it stands to reason that consumers they design, simulate and well as the performance sensitivity should be able to buy hybrids at to electrical parameters. more efficient cost points, which evaluate hybrid vehicles. “The VHDL-AMS language is could eventually reduce our need for important to this project because it oil and help establish the country’s can handle complex systems where energy independence. there is a mixture of electrical, meTo find out more about this inventions “to be determined withchanical, fluidic, thermal and other project, contact Dr. Jim Gover at out having to build hardware. The physical phenomena,” Pimentel (810)762-9500 extension 5643, via automotive sector, which is domisaid, adding that the VHDL-AMS email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr. nated by mechanical engineers, is language “has acquired worldwide Juan Pimentel at extension 7990, or far too dependent on testing and acceptance and is the language of via email at email@example.com.
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Regional office moving to campus By Patricia Mroczek Kettering recently formed a partnership with the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC, www. gvsu.edu/misbtdc/) and will soon offer regional services to small businesses in Genesee and Lapeer counties. The MI-SBTDC will be housed in Kettering’s Campus Center, located at the corner of Third and Chevrolet avenues in Flint. Offices will be on the fifth floor of the Campus Center in the Graduate Studies area. The MI-SBTDC regional office will be staffed with an intake administrator, regional director and traditional business consultant. It will provide office space for one of 10 statewide technology business consultants. The technology consultants specialize in helping techminded entrepreneurs develop and commercialize products or services that involve intellectual property or patented technology. President Stan Liberty said he is pleased with this new partnership. “This collaboration will be an important asset for Kettering as we further develop our ability to assist in regional economic development,” he said. He added that Kettering “is committed to cultivating and nurturing technology-based small businesses, and having the ability in-house to provide small business services is critical to that outreach mission. Hosting the Region 6 MISBTDC on campus will also provide opportunities for the further development of entrepreneurship programming at Kettering. It will also give students increased opportunities to participate in valu-
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able real-world projects and give Kettering the potential of establishing co-op positions with new corporate partners.” The regional office at Kettering will house a Biz Resource Center (BRC, www.gvsu.edu/misbtdc/index. cfm?fuseaction=home.bizresources), an extensive one-stop small business reference library of hardware, software, hard copy books and publications intended to help entrepreneurs plan or expand their businesses. The partnership will also provide support to the Lapeer Economic Development Corporation as a satellite office, a strong service provider for small businesses in Lapeer County for more than 25 years. State Director Carol Lopucki said that Biz Resource Centers provide the MI-SBTDC program with an added dimension. “They provide entrepreneurs a place where they can research their business in a quiet and professional atmosphere, with access to consultants for assistance as needed. The centers provide small business owners with the information and tools that will give them the best chance for success,” Lopucki concluded. The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center provides counseling, training and advocacy for Michigan’s new business ventures, existing small businesses, expanding new businesses, new technology companies, and innovators. Entrepreneurs and small business owners may access the services of their nearest MI-SBTDC by calling (616) 331-7480 or by visiting www.gvsu.edu/misbtdc/.
Expertise for hire Engineer Peter Scott has come to Kettering University as Flint’s newest landlord. Scott is the new director of Kettering’s Fuel Cell and Advanced Technology Incubator. His asignment is to help inventors and entrepreneurs commercialize new technologies and businesses. “I utilize a basket of services and
advice that people need to create high tech - high growth business,” Scott said. “You start by asking the question, ‘How do you commercialize an idea or technology?’ My job is to answer this question and then determine all the steps necessary to build a successful company,” he added. Scott’s not wasting any time. He moved into the business incubator on the second floor of Kettering’s C.S. Mott Engineering and Science Center in February. The incubator is a large space that features cubicles, small offices, a high-tech conference
room and the kind of office equipment needed to help entrepreneurs launch new ideas. “I’m looking for companies that need these facilities,” he explained, adding, “and who need the expert advice and the infrastructure that a world-class engineering university such as Kettering can provide them. For some, that will be purely business consulting expertise. For others, that may mean research and development, testing labs and access to faculty and students. My goal is to build companies. It’s about helping people who have high tech-high growth ideas get started.” Scott comes with experience to do all that, too. He grew up in Birmingham, Mich., and earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1987. For the next five years, he designed aircraft engines for General Electric. He added a master’s of science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1992 and a master’s of Business Administration from the University
of Michigan in 1994. And through the years, he’s been a world traveler: from Paris to Poland, Atlanta to Long Beach and even Nantucket. He speaks three
“I’m looking for companies that need these facilities.” languages, English, French and Polish. He was a professor of Marketing and a specialist of Marketing and Strategy for the Bielsko Fabryka Maszyn Wlokienniczych in Bielsko-
Kettering’s Fuel Cell Advanced Technology Incubator in the C.S. Mott Engineering and Science Center will join the local office of the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center, which will be located in the Campus Center.
Biala, Poland, in 1994-95. He also held a federal government service assignment assisting companies in making the transition to a marketbased economy. “I helped open new markets, develop a marketing information system, and improved communications with customers,” he said. He also conducted market research and identified French and German companies that led to strategic partnership discussions. The rest of the 1990s were spent in Atlanta and Detroit as he gathered experience in strategic alliances, business development, finance, and as a venture consultant. “It takes leadership, communication and problem-solving skills to influence corporate direction and the bottom line,” he explained. He comes to Kettering from Ann Arbor SPARK, a non-profit business accelerator that helps start-up companies grow through strategic advice. Clients have included companies in biomedical, life sciences and manufacturing. Prior to that, he was the director of business development at Vale Solutions in Ann Arbor, a software provider to education and government. Kettering’s newest corporate partners, the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC), will aid Scott in his work. Scott noted that the two offices will be a one-two punch for helping new ideas get moving. He can be reached at (810) 762-9729 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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From racec ar driver t o h u m a n i ta r i a n By Dawn Hibbard
At first glance Keely Albers, a young woman with a selfdescribed “need for speed” and an affinity for grease under her fingernails, looks more like a candidate for America’s Next Top Model than a future mechanical engineer. But underneath that poised and pretty exterior beats the heart of a competitive mini-sprint race car driver and Corvette fancier—AND a young woman passionate about helping others. The Chickasha, Ok., native recently set her sights on volunteering in Tanzania, in East Africa, for Cross Cultural Solutions, an international not-for-profit organization with volunteer sites in 10 countries. Half way through her junior year at Kettering, majoring in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in Bio-Mechanical Engineering, Albers has decided to pursue a passion to help others by volunteering to work with orphans and HIV/AIDS patients in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro for six weeks beginning May 11. “A couple of years ago, I researched volunteering programs online and found Cross-Cultural Solutions, and I have been trying to find the time and money to go ever since,” said Albers. “I have always had a deep interest in the medical field after seeing my mother suffer from diabetes as I grew up,” she said. “Shortly after I
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turned 16, she passed away suddenly and since then I have felt a strong need to help others who are less fortunate.” Learning more about African culture and the HIV/AIDS crisis in Tanzania drew her to the volunteer opportunity there. More than 68,000 children under 15 years are living with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania, she said, and it is estimated that from 1990 to 2010, AIDS will have increased the crude death rate in the country by more than 50 percent. “These staggering figures compelled
me to choose Tanzania as my volunteer location. The country is in dire need of help to care for these affected children and adults,” said Albers. To take on the volunteer job she has had to do some juggling, switching her academic and co-op rotation at Kettering, going from B-Section to A-Section. Her family and friends, the University and her co-op employer, General Motors in Bowling Green, Ky., have all been supportive of her plans. Albers and her father, Paul Albers, share a special bond. “My dad and
Albers competing in the mini-sprint racecar sponsored by Performance Plus, her father’s company. She and her dad are a team on and off the track.
Keely Albers and her pal Lucy and Lucy’s pal Pooch.
I really relate to John Force and his daughter, Ashley Force (both drag racers). The bond that they share at the racetrack is the same that my dad and I have experienced,” said Albers of her six-year participation in minisprint racing under her father’s sponsorship. Mini-sprint racecars have 600cc, 750cc and 1200cc motorcycle engines and compete on an eighthmile dirt track. “My dad calls me his ‘lil’ buddy.’ We are a team, on the racetrack and also in life. We’ve been through some really tough times together and managed to survive,” she said. An only child, Albers grew up helping out in her father’s business Performance Plus, a company that rebuilds engines for mini-sprint racecars. “My dad has centered his career on making the fastest motors the dirt-track has ever seen,” bragged Albers, “I grew up working in his shop tuning carburetors and such. I love getting covered in grease and I love driving fast,” she said. Albers is also receiving emotional and financial support from friends
and co-workers. “My co-workers in Bowling Green and also up at GM Headquarters in Warren, (Mich.), have openly supported my trip through many generous donations and a lot of moral support. Unfortunately, GM’s matching grant program is not available to co-op students, but individuals have come to my rescue,” Albers said. Her friends at Kettering have pitched in as well. Sorority sisters from Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority have given her donations and moral support. “I have been saving all of their encouraging emails so that I can take them with me to read again while I’m in Tanzania. “My boyfriend, Marc-Ellis Brandt, is one of my biggest supporters and inspirations,” Albers said. Brandt, of Danville, Ill., spent six months volunteering in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. He encouraged Albers to pursue the volunteer opportunity with Cross Cultural Solutions. His fraternity, Delta Tau Delta, has lent support to help Albers on her trip.
with a race team on car setups and alignments,” she said. “My dream growing up was to design Corvettes and here I am working at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, staring at Z06’s all day long with the Corvette Museum right across the road. I’m living the life I used to fantasize about thanks to Kettering’s co-op program and networking capabilities. Life couldn’t get any better for me right now,” she said. “I hope to always have Corvettes be a major part of my life wherever my career leads me,” she said. “On a recent visit to the Corvette Museum, I did see a perfect spot for my name and picture on the Corvette Hall-of-Fame Wall. That might be my next goal after my trip to Africa,” she said. “However, if when the time comes for me to graduate and I do not manage to secure a job on a race team, I have seriously looked into joining the Peace Corps and doing a two-year stint,” said Albers, adding “the good thing about Kettering
“I grew up working in his shop tuning carburetors and such. I love getting covered in grease and I love driving fast.” After Africa Albers said she will be ready to return to school and get back to work on her long-term goals. Her dream job is to work on the Corvette Race Team. She is currently trying to land a co-op position with the team. “So far my career at GM has mostly involved alignment equipment, which is what I am currently working on at the Corvette plant. I am hoping that my racing background, paired with my alignment experience, will allow me to work
is that it opens doors and gives me opportunities that I never dreamed I would have.” For more information about Cross Cultural Solutions visit their web site at www.crossculturalsolutions.org. For more information about mini-sprint racing visit the American Mini Sprint Association web site at www .americanminisprints.com/. To learn more about Kelly Albers’ mini sprint racing circuit visit www.microoutlaws. com.
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A note from the associate vice president of Alumni Affairs Alumni and Friends, I have given up my space in this issue of the “Perspective” to the Alumni Board Alumni Relations Committee. Please read the letter from the committee on the following page. Your support is appreciated. Remember—Bulldog Days 2007—otherwise known as Reunion Weekend previously held in May, will be Sept. 7-9 on campus and at select locations in Flint. We look forward to seeing you there. Sincerely,
Mike VanSlyke ’70 Associate Vice President Alumni Affairs
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Dear Fellow Alums, Whether you are a GMI, GMI/EMI or Kettering graduate, you are a member of the Kettering/GMI Alumni Association—a connection to 28,000 “Bulldogs” who share our rich cooperative educational experience and business success. We all are connected by a unique educational experience. Don’t lose that connection! Get involved with your local Kettering/GMI Alumni Chapter. Chapter information is available on our website at http://kettering.edu/ alumni/chapters.jsp. Participate in events in your area. Networking with chapter members is a great opportunity for all alumni. Chapter information, upcoming events, even an electronic copy of the “Perspective” magazine are some of the items that you can find on the Alumni Web Site (www.kettering. edu/alumni). Also, Publishers Concepts Inc. should have contacted you regarding your latest information for inclusion in the next copy of the Kettering University Alumni Directory. As your contact information and life changes, please don’t wait to provide updates. You may use the new, free Kettering/GMI Alumni E-Mail Connection System, which provides you with both a Kettering alumni email address and access to the Kettering Self Service System. Accessing transcripts, updating personal information and locating fellow Alumni are some of its benefits. If you haven’t already done so, please take a moment and register at http://kettering.edu/alumni/portal.jsp. You may also contact the Kettering Office of Alumni Affairs whenever a change occurs. Reach them at (888) 884-7741, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This will permit your friends and classmates to know the latest about you and you about them. Throughout your “40-year work term,” whether in the beginning, middle or near the end, we want to hear from you—tell us about your business successes. Also, tell us when you experience major life changes, such as marriage, birth of a child or retirement plans. The members of the Alumni Board of Directors are a resource willing and able to help you—you may also reach them through the Alumni Affairs Office. Sincerely, Kettering/GMI Alumni Association Board of Directors Robert Evangelista ’89, President Joseph Kibbe ’66, Member Charlotte Hubbard ’83, Member Matthew Hilgendorf ’06, Member
Wine tasting at Casa Larga Vineyard in Fairport, N.Y.
Kettering Student Golf Club outing with faculty, staff and alumni at Woodfield Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich.
16 The 43rd Annual Southeast Michigan Chapter Alumni Dinner at the San Marino Club in Troy, Mich. Jim McCaslin ’74, COO of Harley-Davidson Motor Co., will be the guest speaker.
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The Major Sobey Memorial Golf Outing at Wyndgate Country Club in northern Oakland County, Mich. The AIM and LITE Benefit Auction at Orchard Lake Country Club in Orchard Lake, Mich.
July TBD Grand Rapids alumni golf outing at Centennial Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich. 27 Dayton alumni golf outing at Beaver Creek Golf Club in Dayton, Ohio. 28 Dayton Alumni Event – TBD. 29 Alumni gathering at the Indianapolis Indians Baseball Game at Victory Field in Indianapolis, Ind. 30 Indianapolis alumni golf outing at Bearslide Golf Club in Cicero, Ind.
7-9 Bulldog Days Reunion Weekend 2007 on the Kettering Campus. Events include a dessert Reception on Friday at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center in Flint, Mich.; lunch in Kettering’s International Room on Saturday; campus tours; dinner at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club on Saturday night; and the Golden Circle Brunch at the home of President Stan Liberty in Flint on Sunday. Note: For further information on chapter outings and events, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at (888) 884-7741. You also may view events by visiting http://www.kettering.edu/alumni/ events.jsp.
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CLASS Notes Please send your class notes and class agent information to email@example.com or to your class secretary. The “Kettering Perspective” encourages alumni to include photographs with class notes. Class notes may be edited to fit space allocations, must be written legibly and include first and last names of all individuals noted.
Readers may view an online version of the magazine in PDF form when you click on www. kettering.edu/forms/pdf/news/ perspective.pdf. If you are also interested in becoming a class agent or secretary, please contact Bonnie McArthur, director of Annual Giving, at (888) 884-7741, ext. 9519, or via email at bmcarthu@ kettering.edu. And to learn more about new events and upcoming activities, click on www. kettering.edu/alumni/.
Class Agent: Robert L. Nulty 15870 N. Haggerty Rd. Apt. 214 Plymouth, MI 48170 No Class Secretary
Class Agent: William J. Richards 30489 Bonnydale St. Livonia, MI 48154 No Class Secretary
Class Agent: William G. Mertens 5055 W. Panther Creek Dr. Apt. 4310 The Woodlands, TX 77381 No Class Secretary
1936 Class Agent: Richard C. Balmer 2736 Chadwick Dr. Waterford, MI 48328 No Class Secretary
1943 Class Agent: William D. Route 39467 Village Run Dr. Northville, MI 48168 Class Secretary: Fred G. Heiderer 2504 Madrid St. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Class Agent: Warren J. McEleney 1015 Melody Hills Fulton, IL 61252 No Class Secretary
1939 Class Agent: Paul E. Hitch 5 Tomochichi Ln. Savannah, GA 31411 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary
1940 Class Agent: Wilbur E. Koltz 7125 Fauntleroy Way S.W. Seattle, WA 98136 No Class Secretary
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No Class Agent Class Secretary: Donald C. Ludwig 18064 Barlow St. Detroit, MI 48205
1945 No Class Agent or Secretary
1946 Class Agent: William “Doug” Doty 409 Boutell Ct. Grand Blanc, MI 48439 No Class Secretary
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Class Agent: Walter V. Skupny Jr. 28605 Gratiot Ave. Roseville, MI 48066 No Class Secretary
1948 Class Agent: S. Wayne Edwards 4276 Knollwood Dr. Grand Blanc, MI 48439 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary
1949 Class Agent: Clarence J. Knight 2179 Hermitage Drive Davison, MI 48423 e-mail: email@example.com Class Secretary: Armen G. Oumedian 3638 Charlevoix Dr. S.E. Grand Rapids, MI 49546 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Armen Oumedian writes that in early February, Dr. Liberty presented some of his future plans for the institution during a Kettering alumni luncheon in Dunedin, Fla., at the Bon Appetit’ restaurant. More than 16 alumni representing class years from 1939 to 1967 and guests attended the event and had an opportunity to meet Kettering’s new vice president for Advancement, Dennis Washington.
1950 Class Agent: Carl Pearson 794 Castlebar Dr. Rochester Hills, MI 48309 email:email@example.com Class Secretary: Frank C. Strubler 2183 Palmer Dr. Davison, MI 48423 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1951 No Class Agent Class Secretary: Edwin H. Goodridge Jr. 6836 East Dorado Ct. Tucson, AZ 85715 e-mail: LNT95@cox.net Samuel D. Griffin writes that page 3 of the fall 2006 issue of “Perspective” contained an article titled “Welcome
Freshmen.” According to Griffin, this article “renewed some exciting memories of being welcomed in the spring of 1946 by Major Sobey and Guy Cowing to the inauguration of a special B-Section term. There were dozens of other enthusiastic G.I. Bill veterans and one or two high school kids…There were plenty of discharged G.I.s still partially in uniform, including 50mission caps, ribbons, and rank, proclaiming which branch they served. Most of us were married, many with children. We weren’t kids, but serious men in a hurry to recover three to five years of a critical time in our lives. The process was orderly and in good spirit as we became acquainted with new friends and fellow students from throughout the General Motors world. It reminded me of O’ Henry’s story, ‘The Chair of Phelanthromatics.’ A line from that reads, ‘In about two weeks the professors got the students disarmed and herded into classes.’ We were as old as the instructors in many instances. Five years later, they herded us slide rule jockeys into the Flint IMA Auditorium where GM President Charlie ‘Engine’ Wilson handed us our degrees or diplomas. I enjoy your publication and take pride in saying that I was educated at Kettering/GMI, even if it was more than 60 years ago.” Jim Hudson and his wife, Lois, moved to Missouri to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Friends can email them at jhudson@ hyperband.com and he would enjoy hearing from you. He was the GMTE president his senior year, participated in the 50th reunion and is still interested in Kettering/GMI. John Marshall, the only dealer program graduate to become a ROBOT, welcomed Sue Weiss from Kettering University’s
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Advancement Dept. for a recent visit. Marshall has had a successful career as a manufacturing rep and designer of cold weather gear. He was recognized as the Salesman of the Year at his 50th anniversary convention.
1952 Class Agent and Secretary: Karl E. Gierman 8090 Virginia Ln. Northville, MI 48168 email: email@example.com
1953 Class Agent: Robert E. Meshew 12654 Buttonbush Pl. Bonita Springs, FL 34135 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary Harold Wells, founder and president of Wells Oldsmobile Inc. in Whiteville, N.C., won election as chairman of the Campbell University Board of Trustees in Buies Creek, N.C.
1954 Class Agent: Stephen N. McEwen 1053 Pinewood Ct. Bowling Green, OH 43402 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary
1955 No Class Agent Class Secretary: John E. Mahoney 826 Edgemont Run Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1956 Class Agent: John H. Dodge 133 S. Walnut Ct. Mason, MI 48854 email: email@example.com Class Secretary: Clayton “Bud” Little Jr. 719 Ashbrook Dr. Hixson, TN 37343 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Clayton “Bud” Little recently published a book titled “Fabrics of Freedom (Ordinary Heroes).” It is a fictionalized account of his ancestor, Robert Little,
who served in the New Jersey Militia of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Additionally, Bud Little says that Gene Weaver, who was a brother in Alpha Delta fraternity, sent an article titled “A Frat for Misfits at OLD MISS” that appeared in the Orange County edition of the “Los Angeles Times” on Dec. 16. The article reads as follows: “Cheers! A motley band of foreign students and domestic square pegs has created its own fraternity: the Awesome Dudes of Alpha Delta. It is the University of Mississippi’s newest fraternity. The Awesome Dudes are a group at Miss and have ‘christened themselves as the Awesome Dudes of Alpha Delta.’ “What am I to think as I drink beer from my trusty Alpha Delta beer stein?” Weaver writes in a letter to Little about this story. According to Little, the Alpha Delta beer stein no longer exists. The fraternity was also one of the earliest in GMI’s history, but it was canceled years ago and joined with Phi Delta Theta. Thomas and Joan Hruby celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in October. Fifty people from 11 states and two foreign countries joined in the celebration held in Florence, Ala.
1957 Class Agent: Richard W. Mink 2520 Glenside Blvd. Muskegon, MI 49441 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary
1958 Class Agent: J. Ward Woodruff Jr. 21814 N. Veterans Dr. Sun City, AZ 85375 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary
1959 Class Agent: John J. Goodrich 6360 Emerald Lake Dr. Troy, MI 48085 email: email@example.com
Class Secretary: John R. Lutz 127 Crauns Beach Dr. Quincy, MI 49082 Donald Ableson won election to the prestigious status of “SAE Fellow” by SAE International. Fellowship status is the highest grade of membership bestowed by SAE International.
1960 Class Agent: Norman R. Sherbert P.O. Box 3878 Evergreen, CO 80437 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Marvin D. Engelmann 2610 N. US 23 Oscoda, MI 48750 email: email@example.com
1961 Class Agent: Gerald T. Meier 23821 Addison Place Ct. Bonita Springs, FL 34134 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Robert P. Werenski 404 Barclay Rd. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236 email: bobwerenski@ comcast.net Don Chaffin is now a SAE International Fellow. He is the Richard G. Snyder Distinguished University Professor of Industrial Operations Engineering and G. Lawton and Louise G. Johnson Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan.
1962 Class Agent: Francis J. Petro 2308 Executive Dr. Kokomo, IN 46902 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary
1963/1964 Class Agent: John D. Braun 280 Forge Hill Rd. Wrightsville, PA 17368 Class Secretary: Richard W. Brescoll 319 Millington Blvd. Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard “Buzz” Brescoll is co-owner of Great Lakes Profiles Inc., which employs computerized integrity and personality testing to help companies improve their “new hire” selection process, and to maximize the deployment of existing personnel. He is also involved with residential and commercial mortgage financing, and keeps active playing competitive team tennis. His USTA Super Seniors team went to the National playoffs two years in a row.
1965 Class Agent: R. Kenneth Ledford 4613 Island Park Dr. Waterford, MI 48329 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary Dr. George Hettenhouse retired from Indiana University where he served as professor of Finance in the Kelley School of Business for 36 years. He and his wife, Nancy, will split their time between Bloomington, Ind., and their second home on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
1966 Class Agent: James R. Robinson 9880 2 Mile Rd. Lowell, MI 49331 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Ronald W. Clement 503 Villa Dr. Pittsburg, KS 66762 email: email@example.com
1967 Class Agent: Dean W. Bell 33 Snow Ct. Dearborn, MI 48124 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary
1968 Class Agent: Donald G. Kowalke 1003 Breckenridge Dr. Richmond, IN 47374 email: email@example.com
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Class Secretary: Greg W. Caulton 9255 Waterfall Glen Blvd. Darien, IL 60561 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1969 Class Agent: Joseph A. Psenka Jr. 4797 Stoneleigh Rd. Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 email: email@example.com Class Secretary: Lee F. Houde 4605 S. Frank Smith Rd. Chase, MI 49623 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
1970 Class Agent: Gerald J. Brooks 3482 Huron View Ct. Dexter, MI 48130 email: jerrybrooks219@ yahoo.com No Class Secretary Rich Yonker is now chief financial officer for Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. in Camarillo, Calif. Michael Eagle is now a member of the Micrus Endovascular Corp. Board of Directors compensation committee in San Jose, Calif.
1971 Class Agent: Gordon F. Weller 10949 Cypress Creek Dr. Evansville, IN 47725 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary
He sells flash frozen fresh fish at the Eastern Market on Saturdays, the Flint Farmer’s Market on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays. You can also place an order online at www. jdseafoodexpress.com.
1973 Class Agent: Douglas M. Bahun 8085 South Palmer Road New Carlisle, OH 45344 email: dbahunfire@aol. com No Class Secretary Phillip Dutcher is a regional director at BESSLER Consulting in Jupiter, Fla. BESSLER is a leading financial and operational consultant to healthcare providers. Ronald Smith, an independent pilot and retired Delphi engineer from Anderson, Ind., was honored by the Young Eagles for flying his 100th youth. Young Eagles is a volunteer program that offers youngsters free recreational/ educational flights.
1974 Class Agent: David J. Hogan 3756 Oak Meadow Ln. Lowell, MI 49331 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary
Russ Behm retired from Delco Systems in 1995 and lives in Santa Barbara, Calif. In a recent letter to the Office of Alumni Affairs, he writes that he “looks back fondly on my days at GMI and at my career with GM. My experiences were great. I look forward to continuing an annual contribution to Kettering University.” Jeff Dickson, owner of JD’s Seafood Express, recently joined the vendors at the Flint Farmer’s Market.
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1975 Class Agent: John G. Rahie 15182 Merion Ct. Northville, MI 48167 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary
Class Agent: William E. Calvin 922 Eagle Ln. Apollo Beach, FL 33572 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary
service and joined Jackson as a divisional controller. As the company grew and divisions merged into SAP, accounting functions were centralized under Oberholtzer’s leadership. Ken and his wife, Marie, are celebrating their 35th anniversary this year. They have two sons. Oberholtzer is also the proud author and co-researcher of “The Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry At Gettysburg: The Battle For The Wheatfield.” The highlight of his Civil War re-enacting years was his participation in the making of the Pickett’s Charge scene in the movie Gettysburg on the actual battlefield. Samuel Torrence is now a member of the Board of Directors at Paragon Technologies Inc. He currently serves as the president and COO of Just Born Inc., a privately owned confectionery manufacturer of hard candy, jelly beans, marshmallows and other candy products.
Tim Lee ’74, vice president of Manufacturing for General Motors, visited campus in January as a guest of the University Advancement Dept. Kenneth Oberholtzer is now corporate controller of North American Operations at Jackson Products with operations in Michigan and Missouri. He retired from Diesel Technology / GM in 1999 following 30 years of
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Class Agent: Michael G. Scarlatelli 780 Brookwood Ct. Rochester Hills, MI 48309 email: michael.scarlatelli@ gm.com No Class Secretary Rodney O’Neal is now the president and CEO of Delphi.
1977 Class Agent: Steven G. Collins 18118 Buckingham Ave. Beverly Hills, MI 48025 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary Don Barefoot, a former Kettering trustee, is now president and CEO for C12
Group, a Christian organization in Greensboro, N.C. Steven Oberholtzer, managing partner of the Brinks Ann Arbor office, is now a member of the Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Board of Directors for 2007. W. Steve Dickerson is vice president of Quality, Six Sigma and Process for Metaldyne in Plymouth, Mich. Bruce Potts recently launched an exciting start-up company along with five others called Microposite, a venture capital backed, advanced composite materials firm based in Novi, Mich. He is the CFO and vice president of Manufacturing.
1978 Class Agent: Michael L. Shiva Sr. 7713 W. 160th Place Tinley Park, IL 60477 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Nancy L. Brown-Johnston 405 Port Ln. Counce, TN 38326 email: email@example.com Gary Snimon has passed away. Michael Sliwa writes that Gary “always had a great attitude about life, even during finals. On behalf of his classmates, our sympathy goes to his family and friends.”
1979 Class Agent: Carol V. Goodman 206 Tunbridge Road Baltimore, MD 21212 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary K. Joel Berry, Mechanical Engineering department head at Kettering, won an appointment to the Michigan Renewable Fuels Commission by Gov. Jennifer Granholm. Michael Mangan, senior vice president and CFO of the Black & Decker Corp., is now a member of the board of directors for McCormick & Co. Inc. Joel Wood is now vice president of Operations at FUJIFILM Dimatix Inc.
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OPEN FOR BUSINESS By Gary J. Erwin
The entrepreneurial landscape is a bit rough these days, pocked with sink holes into which many good and bad ideas flounder and eventually drown. History has shown that markets for products can flourish one minute and then dry up the next like a shallow riverbed in Mid-Michigan during the hot and humid summer. Sometimes it’s simply not enough to invent a product. Entrepreneurs must consider their intended marketplace, start-up costs, competition, manufacturing capabilities, consumer reaction to potential products, as well as the political, cultural and societal implications of bringing goods to the buying public. Dr. Massoud Tavakoli, professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Dr. Andy Borchers ‘80, associate professor of Business, understand that it takes substantially more muscle to insure the widespread acceptance of a good idea in U.S. and global markets. In 2006 the two Kettering professors authored a proposal to the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA)/ Kern Family Foundation to support the “e-Kettering Initiative,” a program that works to develop the innovation and entrepreneurial skills and desires among students (www.kettering.edu/news/ archivedDetail.asp?storynum=459). They received a $50,000 fellowship for this effort and one of the deliverables for the project includes the creation of the Kettering Entrepreneur Society (www.KESociety.com). The vision of the KES is to promote an entrepreneurial culture at Kettering University based on innovation and social value. The organization fulfills
this mission by providing resources for successful implementation of an entrepreneurial venture and by stimulating regional and global economic development. In January, the group held its first informational meeting and more than 40 students attended to learn more about how they can put their entrepreneurial ideas into action. According to Tavakoli, who serves as the adviser for the group, the KES can offer students who wish to develop their entrepreneurial skills many instructional and practical resources. “The goal,” he said, “is to develop the entrepreneurial aspects of students, including the technical, business and management issues involved with developing an idea. Student members of KES are really driving the continuous development of the Society and it’s clear many of them are very interested and serious about becoming entrepreneurs.” This organization is well-suited for Kettering students. Through the years, many graduates have developed businesses and products that have benefited our society. For example, Ermal Fraze ’39 developed and patented the first removable tab for soda cans (often called the “pull-top”), and Milford Barron ’37 invented a skin graft surgical instrument to help burn victims, as well as the Janke-Barron Heart Support used by surgeons to cradle the heart during surgery. As the outsourcing of jobs and research and design become more readily accepted by American firms, students with good business ideas require support and encouragement to pursue these ideas in the United States. More importantly, as the
state of Michigan moves forward in its efforts to re-establish the region as a fertile location for new business development, activities such as those fostered by the KES support a new vision of what the state can offer individuals with good business and entrepreneur ideas. To help students develop their ideas and achieve success like Fraze and Barron, Tavakoli said that Kettering faculty, alumni and business owners will play pivotal roles in the work of the Society by serving as mentors to students. This includes matching faculty, entrepreneurs who graduated from the institution and owners with specific expertise in a particular area to students who wish to develop an entrepreneurial opportunity for a business idea. In addition, the KES will raise funds to send students to short courses, seminars and conferences. For Kettering Computer Engineering major Jerry Fairbanks of Farmington, N. M., a senior who is also one of the founding members of the KES, this effort fulfills a critical need at the University. “I’ve always been interested in research with regard to computers and have had an idea that involves patent law. After speaking with Professor James McLaughlin, who is also an attorney, I would like to open a law firm one day that focuses on bringing in patents from other countries and sell them to U.S. firms,” he said. To learn more about the Kettering Entrepreneur Society, visit the website, call Dr. Massoud Tavakoli at (810) 762-7922, or email him at mtavakol@ kettering.edu.
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1980 Class Agent: Darlene E. Adams 11240 74th St. Burr Ridge, IL 60527 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary
1981 Class Agents: Clark P. Bailo 21388 Winding Creek Dr. South Lyon, MI 48178 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary Steve Finch is the plant manager of the GM Tonawanda Engine Plant in New York.
1982 Class Agent and Secretary: Thomas J. Golen 5460 Azure Way Sarasota, FL 34242 email: thomas.golen@lehman. com
Michigan’s Future By Patricia Mroczek
State Representatives Lee Gonzales, (D-Flint Township), Brenda Clack (DFlint), Ted Hammon (D-Burton) and Richard Hammel (D-Mt. Morris Township) announced the Michigan House majority’s plan to tackle the state’s challenges headon and move it in a positive direction at a meeting in Kettering’s Fuel Cell Center in early 2007. The plan includes reducing health care costs, expanding educational opportunities and new policies designed to attract investments in 21st century jobs for the state. “Our plan is to invest in Michigan by investing in our citizens,” said Clack. In announcements at various sites throughout the state, Democrats laid out
Sandra Bouckley, plant manager for Daimler Chrysler Corp., is now vice president of the Society of Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation. Margaret Dano is a member of the board of directors of Superior Industries International Inc., in Van Nuys, Calif.
1983 Class Agent: Jana Groom-Waters 9350 Hills Cove Dr. Goodrich, MI 48438 email: email@example.com Class Secretary: Charlotte J. Hubbard 11046 Higley Circle W. Schoolcraft, MI 49087 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Representative Lee Gonzales (D-Flint Township) explained the House’s plans to address Michigan’s energy needs during his visit to Kettering in early 2007.
Gloria Wandyez ’83
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Ricardo—a leading global technology, engineering and business consulting partner for automotive, commercial vehicle, military and related transportation market sectors— recently appointed Gloria
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their vision in a six-point plan for the House, which they control 58-52. The plan includes: • fighting the skyrocketing cost of health care through such methods as a statewide catastrophic health care pool and health care for uninsured workers; • strengthening schools and open the doors of educational opportunities for all citizens by reforming education and continuing the Michigan Promise scholarship program; • addressing Michigan's energy needs by promoting alternative energy development and conservation; • protecting Michigan's Great Lakes and fight Canadian and other out-of-state trash by stopping corporate use of our fresh water resources and curbing trash trade; • strengthening consumer protections by tackling redlining by insurance companies, tax pop-ups and security breaches of consumer information; and • restoring integrity to the House by banning public officials from lobbying for one year after leaving office, requiring personal finance disclosures and banning lawmakers from getting state grants. Dr. Joel Berry ‘79, academic department head for Mechanical Engineering, said the University is part of the alternative energy solution for the economic development of Michigan. Citing activities going on in the Fuel Cell Center alone, Berry highlighted Kettering’s involvement in economic and educational development. For more information about Kettering’s Fuel Cell Center visit http://fuelcells. kettering.edu/. For more information about the Michigan House of Representatives, visit http://house.michigan.gov.
Wandyez ’83 as director of Business Development. In this role, Wandyez helps to provide direction for strategic growth in the heavyduty, commercial vehicle, off-highway, government
and military divisions. She reports to Vice President, Business Development and Group Marketing Officer John Van Alstyne and is based at Ricardo’s U.S. headquarters in Van Buren Twp., Mich.
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Jacqueline “Jacqui” Dedo, president of the Automotive Group for The Timken Co., won election for a threeyear term as the new vice president of Automotive for SAE International.
1985 Class Agent: Karla J. Berger C/O GMPT-Europe PO Box 9022 Warren, MI 48090 email:email@example.com No Class Secretary Dorothy and Dan Hennessy welcomed their first child, daughter Elizabeth Veronika, to their family in October. Dorothy received a promotion to general director of the UAW-GM Center for Human Resources/Quality Network in July 2006 after returning to Michigan from Australia in 2004. Dan Hennessy returned to Michigan from Australia in 2004 and is the chief engineer of Engine Management Systems in Brighton, Mich. Pamela Ruschau, shareholder with Leydig, Voit & Mayer Ltd., an intellectual property law firm, is now a member of the board of directors for the Society of Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation for 20072008. Grace Leiblein, vehicle chief engineer at General Motors, unveiled Buick’s latest vehicle, the Enclave, at the Pasadena Art Center College of Design along with Tiger Woods and GM chairman Rick Wagoner.
1984 Class Agent: Mark A. Johnson C/O Adam Opel-IPC:R2-08 PO Box 9022 Warren, MI 48090 email: mark.a.johnson@email .sae.org Class Secretary: Juliann Leonard GM Asia Pacific 11/17f Jinmao Tower 88 Century Ave. Pudong Shanghai 200121, China email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1986 Class Agent: Marian McCormick Graham 10360 Magnolia Ln. Parkville, MO 64152 email: email@example.com No Class Secretary
1987 Class Agents: Geoffrey T. Mince 95 Woodside Ct. Lexington, OH 44904 Thomas A. Westling 30672 Via Conquista San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 Class Secretary: Richard L. Matson 2366 Liberty St. S. Canton, MI 48188 email: richard.matson@alumni .kettering.edu
1990 Class Agents: Tracy L. Coleman 7618 Fieldstone Ct. Greenfield, IN 46140 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Charlene L. Vig 1406 Museum Road Mt. Vernon, IA 52314 email: email@example.com Class Secretary: Julie K. Foddrill 1400 Lacosta Dr. Dewitt, MI 48820 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Paul and Deb Blake recently purchased the Dream Diners franchise in Lansing, Mich. The concept of Dream Diners is to give busy families the opportunity to prepare homecooked meals ahead of time. Lori Harshbarger Gueder and husband, Todd, have a band called Tarp that plays in the Dayton, Ohio, area. Check them out at www.tarp-band. com. Dr. Sue Viergever Sawyer is a hospitalist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn. She focuses on hospital medicine and works 12 days on/16 days off. Michael Levens, Ph.D., recently joined Walsh College as an assistant professor of Marketing.
1991 Class Agent and Secretary: Sheri L. Campeau 902 Laurelwood Dr. Lansing, MI 48917 email: michaelandsheri@ comcast.net Robert Fergan, an attorney in the Ann Arbor, Mich., office of Brinks, Hofer, Gilson, & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., recently won election to the position of chair-elect of the state bar of Michigan’s Young Lawyers Section.
1992 Class Agent and Secretary: Paul R. Cloutier 6835 Oakhurst Ridge Rd. Clarkston, MI 48348 email: paul.cloutier@alumni .kettering.edu C. Alan Harrah is now the director of North American Indirect Procurement for Whirlpool Corp. He and his family relocated in December from Rochester Hills, Mich., to Saint Joseph, Mich., where they bought a new home a few miles off Lake Michigan. Paul Cloutier, along with five others, has launched a start-up firm
Class Agents: James H. Parshall 14817 Deerwood Dr. Carmel, IN 46033 email: email@example.com Kimberly S. Schmitz 549 Quail Ridge Dr. Traverse City, MI 49686 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Laura U. Brunner 11705 W. Waterford Ave. Greenfield, WI 53228 email: laura.u.brunner@ delphi.com
1989 Class Agent: S. Wade Lukianow 27036 Boulder Canyon Dr. Nederland, CO 80466 email:email@example.com Class Secretary: Jodi K. Padilla 1011 W. Maple Rd. Milford, MI 48381 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamie Hresko ’87 came back to give a talk to students on campus this past winter. Here, he posed with Kettering President Stan Liberty and student Monica Denis. Hresko is currently vice president for Quality at GM North America and key executive to Kettering.
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called Microposite, a venture capital backed, advanced composite materials company. The organization will launch their first product this fall. This product will be a residential construction material alternative to plastic, OSB, and fiber cement, with product attributes that all technical engineers will love. Cloutier is the director of Operations.
1993 Class Agent and Secretary: Lori A. Flees C/O Bain & Co. 1901 Ave. of the Stars, Ste. 2000 Los Angeles, CA 90067 email: email@example.com
1994 Class Agent: Wendi R. Gentry-Stuenkel 11799 Big Lake Rd. Davisburg, MI 48350 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Matthew P. Cheng 1657 Covington Woods Ln. Lake Orion, MI 48360 Daniel Lehman is now the director of Mergers and Acquisitions at VIASPACE Inc., a company dedicated to commercializing proven technologies from NASA and the U.S. Department of Defense.
1995 Class Agent: Douglas J. Turanchick P.O. Box 1351 Greenwood, IN 46142 No Class Secretary
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Class Agent: Jamie T. Prescott 190 Cameron Ave. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M2N1E5 email: email@example.com Class Secretaries: Charity M. Lynn-Charney 55 Timber Lakes Dr. Powderly, TX 75473 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Kirsten M. St. Croix 9214 Knoll Crest Loop Austin, TX 78459 email: email@example.com. edu
Class Agents: Bradford C. Grems 4297 Crystal St. West Bloomfield, MI 48323 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Sheri E. Hickok 2526 Yasmin Dr., #47 Commerce Township, MI 48382 e-mail: email@example.com Class Secretary: Jason M. Davison 858 Harvest Dr., Apt. A Kokomo, IN 46901 email: jason_davison@ yahoo.com
Julie and Damon Murphy welcomed their second daughter, Brianna Grace, to their family last August. Douglas Patton, senior vice president of Engineering at DENSO International America Inc., recently won election to the SAE International Board of Directors.
Brian Lester is currently enrolled in the executive MBA program at the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler School of Business. He expects to graduate in 2008. Holly (Korth) and Kris McGuire welcomed their first child, daughter Addison Noelle, to their family in December.
1997 Class Agent: Tamanna K. Lam 2495 Dover Dr. Rochester Hills, MI 48309 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Julie C. Roberts 45625 W. Nine Mile Rd. Novi, MI 48374 email: email@example.com
1998 Class Agent: Jody L. Stidman 1376 Harvard Grosse Pointe, MI 48230 email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Class Secretary
Cecilia (Tung) Wagner and her husband, Mark, are the owners of Java Hutt in Ferndale, Mich. The coffee shop has been open for eight years and Cecilia quit her engineering position at GM in 2004 to work at the store full-time.
Class Agent: Sabin D. Blake 5712 Wellesley Ave. Pittsburg, PA 15206 email: sabin.blake@alumni. kettering.edu Class Secretaries: Marciela L. Harris 3826 Williams Inkster, MI 48141 email: harrismarciela@hotmail .com Catherine L. Glowicki 620 Kent Ln. White Lake, MI 48386 email: catherine.glowicki@ gm.com
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2001 Class Agent: Amy S. Shortt 11478 Bancroft Ct. Fenton, MI 48430 email: email@example.com Class Secretaries: Michelle A. McKinney 335 Kingslyn Farms Ct. Oxford, MI 48371 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Angela M. Bateman 19772 St. Louis St. Brownstown, MI 48173 email: email@example.com Angela R. Yurk 304 Beverly Ave. Auburn Hills, MI 48326
2002 No Class Agent Class Secretary: Jamie M. Buckley 1000 Lincoln Dr. Brighton, MI 48116 email: jamie_m_buckley@ yahoo.com Kyle Schwulst, chief operating officer of ElectroJet Inc., recently developed a small-engine fuel injection system that increases fuel efficiency, reduces emissions and improves overall engine performance. He is preparing
his product for mass marketing with a loan of almost $1 million from Michigan’s 21st Century Jobs Fund. Aric Harrington is now a financial adviser at Waddell & Reed in Topeka, Kan.
2003 No Class Agent Class Secretary: Christina K. Ike 386 W. Saratoga St. Ferndale, MI 48220 email: cristina.ike@alumni .kettering.edu
2004 No Class Agent Class Secretary: Jessica M. Noble 7430 Coconut Dr. Jenison, MI 49428 email: jessica.m.noble@gmail. com Ben Mauti is working as a design engineer for Mine Safety Appliances and is pursing an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
2005 Class Agent: Erin Spinner 1660 Peachtree St. NW Apt. 1105 Atlanta, GA 30309 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Class Secretary: Suzanne L. Kayser 2630 Parkside Dr. Flint, MI 48503 email: suzanne.kayser@alumni. kettering.edu Jessica Nordling gave birth to Wolfgang Koros-Tiberius Stevenson in October. She works as a controls engineer for SP Industries in Gardiner, N.Y. Kristel Coronado, an engineer at the GM Tech Center in Warren, Mich., participated in a new fitness-based reality television show, “X-Treme Warrior,” which features women from Michigan, California and other locations.
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Cardinal Health: A family affair By Dawn Hibbard
The Cardinal Machine Company from Clio, Mich., visited campus in December to officially install the Cardinal Machine logo plaque on the Cooperative Education Partners “Wall of Fame” in the Great Court of the Campus Center. Currently, two Kettering alumni and a student work for Cardinal: Jeremy Clontz ’98, Engineering manager, David Bender ’03, project engineer, and Kettering senior Michael Bender, working with his brother David. “The Kettering partnership has been a good one for us,” said Brian Pennington, president of Cardinal Machine Company. “The program gives us an opportunity to build young talent. We believe in building talent from within the organization and Kettering gives us the chance to bring young people in and develop them into good engineering prospects,” he added. Cardinal Machine Company has been a Kettering coop partner since 1993. It is a privately owned corporation, established in 1972 as a designer and builder of special machines and tools. The company provides equipment and service to Tier 1, 2, and 3 automotive and non-automotive customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and China. Their products and services include design and comprehensive machine building and rebuilding, lean assembly cells, resistance and arc welding machines, gas fill technology and pressure vessels. The Bender brothers really DO keep it all in the family. While they do not work directly with one another at Cardinal
2006 Class Agent: Sueann M. Wickstrom 40502 Cinnamon Circle Canton, MI 48187 email: sueann.wickstrom@ alumni.kettering.edu Class Secretaries: James M. Frissora 823 Humboldt Dr. W. Gahanna, OH 43230 email: email@example.com Jon D. Kowalski 3472 Car Dr. Commerce Twp., MI 48382 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visitors from Cardinal who came to campus in December included (from left) Kettering’s Laura Bender; Britt Coleman, plant manager; David Bender ’03; Brian Pennington, president; Linda Pennington, secretary/treasurer; Dr. Stan Liberty; Jeremy Clontz ’98, Engineering manager; and Michael Bender, a current co-op at the company.
and despite having attended the same college five years apart, when Michael graduates in 2008 they will both have undergraduate degrees with a double major: Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, considered one of the toughest academic dual degree programs at the University. Through it all, they managed to stay close to their mother Laura Bender, who works in the Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department at Kettering.
Heather Reddick ’03 and Michael Dugar ‘03
Melissa Klemish ’00 and David Nowakowski
Wilhelm ’55 and Georgia Hense, 25th
Robert Kast ’04 and Rachel Weber ‘05
Greg Burkholder ’03 and Tracy Huisinga ’06
Thomas ’56 and Joan Hruby, 50th
Heather McCabe ’04 and Brian Nolan ‘04
Ben Mauti ’04 and Ashlee Boehm
Richard ’64 and Carrie Brescoll, 43rd
Thomas Houle ’05 and Caitlin Edwards
Kimberly Gavagan ’05 and Kyle Leopold ’06
Lonnie Newton, Jr. ’05 and Re’Nisha White
Sharon Patasce ’05 and Michael Nalli
Mark Przybyla ’05 and Laura Yankee
Allen Vesterfelt ’05 and Fallon Woods Jean Wilson ’06 and Michael Ostrowski Michelle Zirginbl ’06 and Jason Taylor
in Memoriam George Manning ’34 Clayton Menear ’34 Henry Holt, Jr. ’40 Frederick Daniel Pfarrer ’46 Bernard “Bernie” Caine ’48 Verne Kreger ’53 Wayne Busse ’56 Kenneth Bensinger ’57 Donald E. Ward ’58 Jerome L. Dorsten ’59 Michael Bauer ’70 David Hermance ’70 Edward Schoener ’76
S pri n g
2 0 0 7
Kettering University Financial Activities and Fund Raising Efforts
Year Ending June 30, 2006
Finance & Admininstration Financial Report By Susan Bolt Vice President Finance & Administration Kettering University Statement of Financial Position As of June 30, 2005 and 2006
Cash and cash equivalents
Investments held in trust
Accounts receivable — Net
Promises to give — Net Contribution receivable — Under split-Interest agreement Land, buildings, and equipment — Net of accumulated depreciation Prepaid expenses and other assets Total assets
Liabilities and Net Assets Liabilities
Accrued expenses Deferred income Notes and land contracts payable Annuity liability Total Liabilities
Net Assets Unrestricted: Undesignated, academic, and other programs
Designated — Quasi-endowment
Total net assets Total Liabilities and net assets
Kettering University Statement of Activities and Changes in Net assets For the years ended June 30, 2005 and 2006
Changes in unrestricted net assets
Revenues and gains Tuition and fees
Special programs allowance Tuition and fees — Net of allowances Contributions
Grants and contracts
Corporate professional development and research
Current Unrestricted fund Surplus/Deficit
Net unrealized gain on investments and cash equivalents
Fiscal Year ending June 30
Resident advisor allowance
Net realized gain (loss) on investments and cash equivalents
Room scholarship allowance Other income Net assets released from restrictions Total revenue and gains
$6 million...................................................................................................... $5 million......................................................................................................
Education and general: Instruction
($1 million)...................................................................................................... ($2 million)......................................................................................................
Changes in Temporarily Restricted Net Assets Contributions Net assets released from restrictions Decrease in Temporarily Restricted Net Assets
Increase in Permanently Restricted Net Assets — Contributions Increase in Net Assets Net Assets — Beginning of year Net Assets — End of year
Increase in Unrestricted Net Assets
Total education and general
Note: Unrealized market gains/losses on investments are included in total beginning with fiscal year 2005
Kettering University Statement of Cash flows For the years ended June 30, 2005 and 2006
Cash flow from Operating Activities Increase in net assets Adjustments to reconcile increase in net assets to net cash from operating activities: Restricted investment trust activity Depreciation and amortization expense Loss on disposal of assets Contributions permanently restricted and for purchases of fixed assets (Gain) loss on sale of investments Unrealized gain on investments
73,626 4,692,145 46,430
(41,505) 4,665,493 337,900
(1,485,588) (205,752) (3,077,768)
(2,662,423) 124,333 (3,190,434) Endowment Market Values
Changes in operating assets and liabilities Accounts receivable Promises to give Contribution receivable Prepaid expenses and other assets Accounts payable Accrued expenses Deferred income Annuity liability
1,662,982 129,087 (29,042) (43,780) (421,679) (43,487) (395,481) 45,375
1,458,110 1,708,738 (850) (43,106) 929,203 92,240 482,647 310,671
Net cash provided by operating activities
Fiscal Year ending June 30 $55 million...................................................................................................... $50 million...................................................................................................... $45 million...................................................................................................... $40 million...................................................................................................... $35 million...................................................................................................... $30 million......................................................................................................
Net Increase in Cash and Cash Equivalents
Net Cash provided by financing activities
2,662,423 41,505 (466,253) (62,944)
1,485,588 (73,626) (481,253) (64,699)
Cash and Cash Equivalents — Beginning of year Cash and Cash Equivalents — End of year Supplemental Cash Flow Information — Cash paid for interest
Cash Flows from Financing Activities Proceeds from contributions permanently restricted and for purchases of fixed assets Restricted investment trust activity Payments on bonds payable and bond premium Payment on notes and land contract payable
Net cash used in investing activities
(3,483,683) 150 1,972,295 (2,231,041)
(2,078,902) - 1,624,988 (2,827,936)
Cash Flows from Investing Activities Purchases of fixed assets Proceeds from sales of fixed asses Prceeds from sales and maturities of investments — Net Purchase of investments
University Advancement Fund Raising Report
Gifts by Corporations/Foundations
By Dennis Washington
$6 million...................................................................................................... $4 million...................................................................................................... $2 million......................................................................................................
Gifts By Designation $18 million...................................................................................................... $16 million...................................................................................................... $14 million...................................................................................................... $12 million...................................................................................................... $10 million...................................................................................................... $8 million...................................................................................................... $6 million...................................................................................................... $4 million...................................................................................................... $2 million......................................................................................................
n Restricted Current
n Unrestricted Current
The answer for these questions is Kettering University, which proudly continues the GMI legacy. Kettering has more than 28,000 alums and we want to reconnect you with your alma mater! The reputation of Kettering University has been forged over 88 years. Kettering alumni include some of the most outstanding corporate leaders in the world. They hold senior executive positions at automotive manufacturers, investment firms, automotive suppliers, health care concerns, pharmaceutical companies, educational institutions and many other areas. In addition, Kettering alumni include thousands of engineers, scientists, researchers and others who contribute significantly to the knowledge economy. As the new vice president for University Advancement, I want to update our distinguished alumni and friends on the exciting things happening at Kettering University. We would like the opportunity to meet with you and have you visit campus. We want to get better acquainted. We want to build a relationship with you and continue to make you proud of this institution. Meeting you will allow us to learn how this great institution was a fit for your college career and beyond! Thanks in advance for your support.
• What is a top university for preparing undergraduates for employment?
• What is one of the top 30 schools for graduating African American engineering majors?
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• What university is ranked 12th for Best Undergraduate Engineering programs?
Gifts by Individuals
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Donors & Scholarships The Heritage Circle In 1995, Kettering University established the Heritage Circle to honor alumni and friends who have arranged deferred gifts to the University through a will, trust, gift annuity, IRA, retirement plan, pooled income fund or insurance policy during their lives or through their estates.
Marjorie and Donald Adcock ’49 Bette and Harold Andersen ’40 Marcus B. Andrews ’36 Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Ansted Joseph A. Antku Jr. ’75 Raymond Baber Jr. ’50 Jonnie M. and Andrew C. Bailey ’43 Lillian A. and Richard C. Balmer ’36 John M. Barclay Jr. ’50 Col. S.J. Barefoot ’38 Oda Mae and Conrad F. Bennett ’47 David E. Bennett ’71
Donald C. and Mary Ann Beran Lynda and Joe Bianco ’58 Mr. and Mrs. James A. Biske ’67 Mr. Lawrence H. Boyd ’45 Ronald K. Boyer ’59 Joyce and Nick Bozich ’67 Richard J. Bremer ’72 Caroline and Richard “Buzz” Brescoll ’64 Barbara L. and Rodney D. Briggs James A. Brisko ’66 Nancy and Bill Brockman ’56 Michael Burt ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Dwight D. Carlson ’67 Beth and Art Carr ’49 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Chema ’61 James H. Childress ’65 Jeanne and Loris Conrad ’40 Paul F. Conte ’48 Louis A. Corsiglia ’55 Kay and Gary Cowger ’70 Nellie and Ralph Cross ’30
Morris V. Dadd ’50 Mr. and Mrs. Richard I. Dietz ’65 Darlene M. Downum and Alfred M. Downum ’49 Col. John A. Faiola, U.S.A. Ret. Mary Louise and Glen R. Fitzgerald ’38 Robert W. Foster ’56 Mr. and Mrs. George S. Freeman ’49 Francis R. Frost ’32 Mr. and Mrs. Larry A. Garwood ’69 Gayle C. and Lloyd E. Gomez ’54 Marc and Tonya D. Goodier ’80 ‘96 Mr. and Mrs. William E. Grant ’44 Dolores and Don Griffin ’56 Patricia Groeneveld ’80 Winifred K. and Harry D. Hall ’42 Janet D. and Kenneth W. Hall ’56 Mr. and Mrs. Steven R. Hanna ’77 Dr. and Mrs. Edward N. Harris Jean Higgins Ralph K. ’59 and Sharon Hillquist Regina and David S. Hoyte ’71 William K. ’66 and Rita Jackson Dawn and Robert L. Janda ’58 James C. Jewell ’72 Gary D. Johnson ’67 James E. ’48 and Edna Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jorgenson ’49 Robert P. Kilian ’40 Dale ’68 and Elizabeth Kluska Charles and Virginia Knutson James B. Kolhoff ’84 and Lenore W. Kolhoff ’84 Gilbert ’44 and Marie Lahr David A. ’65 and Deloryes C. Langdon James D. Lesch ’68 Richard ’57 and Eunice Light Jack ’59 and Faye Lutz E. Roland Maki ’60 F. Jane and Mitchell M. Marchi ’61 Ferne and John Marek Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marr III Robert W. Martin ’57 Dr. Hans A. ’38 and Gertrude Matthias Gerald W. McArthur ’53 Dr. and Mrs. F. James McDonald ’44 Dr. and Mrs.Warren J. McEleney ’44 Dr. and Mrs. Stephen McEwen ’54 Liliane J. and Richard F. McGill ’51
Mr. and Mrs. Harry P. McKinley Leonard A. and Zelpha E. McKinnon Rev. Georgeann and Joseph Medved ’69 Joseph P. Miles ’48 James L. Miller ’55 Doris and Frank Mitchell ’37 Bonnie J. Moore Jane and Sam Moore ’30 Gary T. Moore ’69 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Moore II Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey B. Murphy ’80 Ron Nichols ’60 Robert ’30 and Florence Nulty Bert T. Olson ’38 William E. Oram ’54 Patricia and Armen Oumedian ’49 Robert E. Parrett ’37 Ms. Carol A. Patterson Fallis J.D. Charles E. and LaRue Pemberton Sandy and Ernie Platfoot ’50 Charles W. Postlewate ’64 Barbara and Ralph Rays ’50 Barbara and Carl E. Rehm ’56 Robert ’60 and Claire Reiss Judy and Warren Rider ’44 Mr. and Mrs. Earl F. Riopelle ’37 Margaret and Edward Rofe ’41 Carol S. and Walter M. Rosebrough Jr. ’77 Cinda and Ronald L. Roudebush ’70 Edwin F. Ruessman ’42 Wilmer G. Sable ’48 Fred ’70 and Rebecca Schaafsma Nancy and Elmer J. Scheutzow ‘49
Walter E. Schilling ’67 Mr. and Mrs. Nelson R. Sharp ’66 Jeanne and Jesse Skimin ’40 Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Smith ’62 Robert N. ’49 and Beth Smith Robert W. Smith ’37 Virginia M. and Robert E. Spencer Dan ’64 and Beth Stainforth Jack D. Steele ‘70 Karl ’69 and Diane Steinmann John E. Storer Jr. ’32 Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Story ’55 James A. Stumph ’59 Marian and Dr. Richard L. Terrell Robert M. Tuck ’44 Clayton L. ’47 and Margaret Turner Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O. Vahala ’54 WHMJ van der Horst ‘59 Mary and Richard Veazey ’48 Hal Q. Verrell ‘76 Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Walker ’54 Charles ’56 and Susan Wallace Jack ’42 and Maxine Walter Robert P. ’61 and Sally S. Werenski Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Willis ’39 Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wilson Jr. ’49 Elaine M. and W. Patrick Winton ’61 Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Wisner Brenda M. and Danny D.Wombold ’74 Harold Wright ’43 Anne Zaragoza ’74
Heritage Circle Development Directors
Judy Howald, associate vice president of Individual Gifts
Sue Weiss, director of Gift and Estate Planning
The President’s Council Established in 1983, the President’s Council, named in honor of the presidents who have led the University, recognizes individuals who have given or pledged $10,000 or more to Kettering University.
James E.A. John Level Gifts or pledges that exceed $1 million ___________________________ Dr. and Mrs. Milford Barron ’37 Dr. and Mrs. Edward N. Harris Mr. Robert C. Kagle ’78 Dr. Virginia W. Kettering Richard ’57 and Eunice Light Dr. Zelpha and Leonard McKinnon Dr. and Mrs. Dane A. Miller ’69 Bob ’64 and Marcy Oswald Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Plaskett ’66 Marissa ’83 and Eric Peterson Dr. Robert ’60 and Claire Reiss Nelson ’66 and Sharon Sharp Mrs. Frances Willson Thompson Dr. and Mrs. Martin D. Walker ’54 Charles ’56 and Susan Wallace
William B. Cottingham Level
Richard F. ’51 and Liliane J. McGill Mr. and Mrs. James L. Miller PE ’55 Dr. and Mrs. Omer E. Miller ’39 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Moore II Dr. Ruth R. Mott Phillip R. Motz ’69 Mr. and Mrs. E. Michael Mutchler ’57 Mr. and Mrs. John R. Nasi ’64 William E. Oram ’54 Patricia and Armen Oumedian ’49 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perna Jr. ’60 Karilyn M. ’83 and Michael K. Perry ’83 Dan ’49 and Doris Powell Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Qualman ’37 Mr. Louis R. Ross Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Sargent ’59 Joseph D. ’68 and Doris Spielman Marian and Dr. Richard L. Terrell Dr. and Mrs. Frederick G. Wacker Jr. ’44 Mr. and Mrs. Curtis S. Wozniak ’78 Doris and Vic Zink
Gifts or pledges that exceed $100,000 ___________________________
Harold P. “Dusty” Rodes Level
Raymond Baber Jr. ’50 Oda Mae and Conrad Bennett ’47 Ronald K. Boyer ’59 Barbara L. and Rodney D. Briggs II Troy A. Clarke ’78 Kay and Gary Cowger ’70 Ralph ’30 and Nellie Cross Morris V. Dadd ’50 Juanita and Mike Eagle ’70 Col. John A. Faiola, U.S.A. Ret. Jill Faleris Mr. and Mrs. Karl R. Fledderjohn ’57 Janette M. and Robert J. Grant ’49 Mr. and Mrs.Thomas J. Grimaldi ’52 Kenneth W. ’56 and Janet D. Hall Ralph K. ’59 and Sharon Hillquist Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence C. Hoagland ’53 Mr. and Mrs. Barthold H. Hoemann ’61 Dr. and Mrs. E. D. Hougen Mrs. Martha L. Fraze Iams Dr. and Mrs. James E.A. John Mr. and Mrs. Steven E. Johnson ’81 Dr. Al and Barbara Koegel Harry W. Lange ’75 Mr. and Mrs. V. Jay Martin ’48 Dr. Hans A. ’38 and Gertrude Matthias Mr. John H. McConnell Dr. and Mrs. F. James McDonald ’44 Dr. and Mrs. Stephen McEwen ’54
Gifts or pledges that exceed $50,000 ___________________________ Mr. Paul D. Basar ’80 Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Battenberg III ’66 Robert W. Booth ’66 Hugh H. Campbell ’35 Paul J. Chiapparone Mary and Jerry Collins ’67 William R. ’60 and Gloria J. Denton Dr. and Mrs. Elliot M. Estes ’38 Robert ’89 and Susan Evangelista Mary Louise and Glen R. Fitzgerald ’38 Family of E. C. Fraze ’39 Al ’57 and Carla Grava Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Hoehn ’66 Mr. and Mrs. Louis R. Hughes Jr. ’71 Montie ’70 and Linda Humphries Dr. Ronald ’58 and Grace Hutchinson Janice and Kurt Joerger ’86 Edna and James E. Johnson ’48 Mr. Parker Little ’41 Mr. Frank E. Macher ’62 Mr. and Mrs. Ned McClurg ’68 Dr. and Mrs. Warren J. McEleney ’44 Joseph Miles ’48 Louis ’33 and Florence Millon Eric ’57 and Susanne Mittelstadt Mr. Harding Mott Gus C. Nick ’44
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pekarek ’52 Steven ’71 and Donna Pettiford Dr. and Mrs. Harold P. Rodes Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sargent Martha and Gabriel Stahl ’69 Mr. Frank Stronach Dr. Jack W. Thompson Mr. Frank A. Tomchak ’48 Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Tuck Jr. ’44 Cliff ’56 and Elsie Vaughan Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. Willis ’39
Guy R. Cowing Level Gifts or pledges that exceed $25,000 ___________________________ Dr. and Mrs. Donald J. Almquist ’55 Daniel T. ’78 and Kathryn Boughton Astbury ’80 Professor G. Reginald Bell John M. Blinke Ms. Diane M. Bransford ’79 Michael J. ’75 and Vicki D. Burns Paul ’92 and Stacy Cloutier Dr. William B. and G. Dawn Cottingham James DeLuca ’84 John E. Dick Jr. ’61 Mr. and Mrs. John G. Doerr ’78 Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Donnelly ’66 Mr. Francis Frost ’32 Lucien Govaerts ’67 Allen J. Green ’71 Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Harris Ralph J. Harting Jr. ’67 Ross ’54 and Ruth Haun David C. and Doris Hill Regina and David S. Hoyte ’71 Charles F. Kettering III Mr. and Mrs. Ludvik F. Koci ’58 Mr. and Mrs. Rudy A. Kraft ’56 Jim ’68 and Dorothy Lesch Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Loeding ’58 Raymond L. Logue ’39 Harry A. Lomason II Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael (Mike) Losh ’70 Robert K. ’30 and Martelle MacGregor Patricia H. and William P. MacKinnon Mr. and Mrs. Thomas O. Mathues ’44 Frank ’37 and Joan Mitchell Mrs. Barbara J. Monie Sam ’30 and Jane Moore David J. Neithercut Carol M. Neithercut Peter D. Neithercut
Mark E. Neithercut Robert L. ’30 and Florence Nulty Robert C. Parcell ’84 Carol A. Patterson Fallis J.D. Mr. and Mrs. Hildebrand Piuni Ralph J. Rays ’50 Roger ’55 and Dorcas Regelbrugge Judy and Warren Rider ’44 Mrs. Skipper Rodes Cinda and Ronald L. Roudebush ’70 Fred ’70 and Rebecca Schaafsma Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Schaefer ’68 Chuck Schaffer John ’73 and Nancy Smith Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Smith ’62 Mark Stevens ’88 Gloria and Joseph Thomas Jr. ’78 John Urquhart M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O. Vahala ’54 Carl ’58 and Heidi Varblow Pamela J. and Jerry R.Wallace ’80 Jack ’42 and Maxine Walter Mr. Kenneth L. Way Paul E. and N. Sue Weiss Mr. and Mrs. James K. West ’75 James R. Wiemels ’69 Frank ’50 and Joyce Young Lawrence B. Zahner Jr. ’79 and Tamera Tibbits Zahner ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Zimmerman ’56
President’s Council Development Directors Judy Howald, associate vice president of Individual Gifts
Jack Stock, director of Major Gifts
Albert J. Sobey Level Gifts or pledges that exceed $10,000 ___________________________ Donald W. Ableson ’59 Winston ’61 and Joan Adams Mike H. Albayya Bette and Harold Andersen ’40 Sandra ’98 and Tim Andrews ’93 Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Ansted Mr. and Mrs. James A. Armstrong ’64 Mr. and Mrs. William J. Atkinson ’60 Marilyn and Jim Ault ’57 Laura and Jerry Austin William R. Baierl ’57 Charles R. Baker ‘82 Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Balmer Richard C. Balmer ‘36 Vincent C. Bandurski ’64 Don ’77 and Karen Barefoot Col. and Mrs. Selwyn J. Barefoot ’38 Mary T. Barra ’85 Daniel J. Bartz ’02 Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Benson ’57 Joan D. and John A. Betti Joe ’58 and Lynda Bianco Mr. and Mrs. James S. Bickel ’59 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blain Sabin D. Blake ’99 W. Thomas Blakeslee ‘73 David H. ’72 and Deborah A. Boerger C. Richard and Susan Bolt Germante M. Boncaldo ’90 Mr. Walter G. Borst ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Boruff ’67 Lawrence H. Boyd ’45 Dr. and Mrs. Rodney L. Boyes ’58 Ernie L. Brooks ’66 Ronald F. ’59 and Margaret J. Buck Helen and Bob Burger ’46 Michael Burt ’73 Mr. and Mrs. John R. Butler Jane A. Calkins ’81 Mr. and Mrs. David D. Campbell ’52 Pauline and Herman M. Canner ’39 Dwight D. Carlson ’67 Mr. James F. Causley Stephen Cerri ’57 Jonathan R. Chase ’98 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Chema ’61 Raymond Chess ’80 Mr. Yong Wook Chung ’00 Robert A. Clark ’78 Russell M. Clark ’77 Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Cochran David and Eleanor Collier Steven G. Collins ’77 Robert J. Cook ’44
Benjamin J. Coon ’00 Bruce D. Coventry ’75 Cynthia M. Cprek ’80 Mr. Jonathan R. Crane ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Crawford Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. Cumbo ’67 Mr. and Mrs. Alexander A. Cunningham ’51 Mr. Raymond F. Curtin ’75 Thomas ’70 and Susan Davis Thomas E. Dawkins ’50 Mr. Roger H. Dean Mrs. Barbara J. Deane Glen ’87 and Darlene Stoddard Deane ’88 Kathryn A. Deane ‘78 Mr. Richard G. Deane Drs. Helen and Patrick Deese Helen Deibel ’04 Darryl J. DeLeonardis ’70 John E. Dempsey ’64 Leslie A. DesJardins ’83 Mr. Richard E. DeVaughn ’77 Franklin Dichoza ’99 John ’33 and Florence Doerfner David J. and Mary C. Doherty Scott ’79 and Susan Donegan Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Donnan ’69 Nancy and Bill Donohoe ’53 Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth G. Dosenbach ’70 Mr. George E. Downing ’61 Mr. Matthew J. Drane ’99 Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. DuCharme ’57 Mr. Phillip C. Dutcher ’74 Raymond C. Dymale ’70 Gary R. Edwards ’74 Wallace W. Edwards ’44 George R. Elges ’50 Cletus R. and Gloria Eli Ann and Gary M. Ernst ’68 William ’74 and Betty Eureka Carolyn and Daniel Evans Beatrice M. and Frank D. Faga ’49 Michael ’61 and Charlene Farella Mr. William Farley ’73 Henry Faulkner Jr. Paul Feles ’49 Charles E. Fisher ’58 William A. Fleury ’67 Jerry ’64 and Jeanne Fluegge Stephen H. Fuller John ’68 and Elizabeth Gable Dominick V. Gagliardi ’49 Mr. Eric Gandhi ’99 Stacy D. Gardner ‘07 Mr. and Mrs. Victor E. George Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gibson ’59 Frank Gillman
Joseph E. Godfrey Marc and Tonya Huffman Goodier ’80, ’96 Carol VanDeVoort Goodman ’79 John P. Gorys ’49 Jon Goulden ’81 Mr. Max H. Graff Jr. Regina Greenwood Bradford C. Grems ’00 Dolores and Don Griffin ’56 Mark ’76 and Bridget Griffin ’80 Patricia L. Groeneveld ’80 Rodney J. ’67 and Judith Groleau Jana Groom-Waters ’83 Mr. William E. Hahn ’57 Tony and Kathleen E. Hain Cathleen E. Hale ’83 Harry D. ’42 and Winfred K. Hall James ’76 and Brenda Hamilton Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Hancock ’73 Robert H. Harder ’66 Jack ’60 and Janet Hartzell Jerry ’67 and Lynn Harvey Christine Mebus Hassett ’71 Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hayes ’44 Mr. William T. Heard Mr. and Mrs. Allan J. Heffron ’61 Norman J. Henke ’40 Rose A. Herrmann ’78 Jill Gosma Hersberger ’78 Ryan Hervey ’06 Willard C. Hess ’30 Sheri E. Hickok ’00 Jean Higgins Benjamin J. Hoffman ’98 Mr. and Mrs. David J. Hogan ’74 Mike ’74 and Cindy Hottinger Mr. and Mrs. Gerry G. House Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Hudson Ph.D. Dr. and Mrs. James F. Huffman Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Hurd ’56 Jay and Marcia White Iole ’81 Marvin L. Isles ’69 Orestes Iung MD Cheryl L. Jennings ‘81 Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Jesmore ’51 Axel ’58 and Eunice Johnson Mr. Charles L. Johnson ’73 Gary D. Johnson ’67 Gerald Johnson ’85 Mr. and Mrs. Jerald L. Johnson ’59 Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Johnson ’84 Mr. Stephen G. Johnson ’69 Albert ’61 and Mary Jordan Sharon and Jerry Kania ’66 Mr. and Mrs. Eugene R. Karrer ’51 Susan S. ’80 and Joseph R. Katona ’78 Mr. Howard H. Kehrl
John M. Key ’44 Mr. Alfred E. Klein J. J. Knable ’64 Mr. Howard V. Knicely Philip W. Knisely ’77 Sue and Harold Knisley ’41 Mr. and Mrs. Harold F. Koeplin Jonathan D. Kowalski ’07 Curt Kulczycki ’97 Sue and Joe Kushuba ’71 Roger Lachele ’75 Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert M. Lahr ’44 Mr. Michael Lashbrook ’98 Mr. Kwok Lau ’81 R. Kenneth ’65 and Carolyn Ledford Sharon S. and Lloyd J. Lee ’57 Timothy E. Lee ’74 William ’44 and Betty Lichty Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F. Lingg ’49 David P. Litzenberger ’53 Thomas K. Lockwood ’72 John and Alice Lorenz Rodger ’55 and Nancy Lovrenich James T. Luxon Margaret and John Mahoney ’55 Mr. and Mrs. Alex C. Mair ’43 Shanika D. March ’01 F. Jane and Mitchell M. Marchi ’61 Ronald G. Marcum ’70 Mrs. Ferne Marek Mr. and Mrs. Gerald C. Marnell Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Marshall Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Martel ’44 Robert W. Martin ’57 Roger ’60 and Glenda Masch Tom Mase David ’58 and Cheryne McBride Michael M. McCleary W. Scott McDonald ’86 Michael R. McGarry ’77 Mr. and Mrs. Patrick McGee James P. McGrath P.E. Marci L. McGuire ’96 Duane and Joyce McKeachie Kenneth D. McKibben ’57 Mr. Dennis C. McNamara Joseph B. Medved ’69 Barbara L. and Gerald T. Meier ’61 John ’00 and Nicole Melton ’02 Norman G. Miller ’56 Mr. Art Moran Mr. and Mrs. Elmer J. Moreschi ’60 Dr. Clarice Morris Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Morse Jr. Edward Morse Sr. Dean ’73 and Mary Munger Mr. Thomas A. Murphy
C. Roger ’58 and Laura L. Murray Mr. Richard N. H. Neill ’78 Edward J. Neithercut John E. Nemazi ’75 Harris Ng ’95 Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Nichols ’74 Mr. Cecil Noronha Dan ’69 and Angela Olive Mr. Cecil Noronha Bert T. Olson ’38 Russell G. Oltman ’75 Theodore G. Ostapchuk ’55 N. Kevin ’79 and Ann Ostby Stefan ’00 and Nicole Osterbur ’01 Lori A. Ostrander ’79 Robert M. Ottolini ’78 Mr. and Mrs. John K. Palmer ’76 Lawrence A. Parks ’65 Jim Parshall ’88 Stanley ’95 and Ani Patterson ’97 Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson ’50 Mr. Charles E. Pemberton Paul ’50 and Eve Pender James Perry Jean G. and William N. Peters Francis J. Petro ’62 Bill and Joyce Piper Debra Z. Piper ’82 Paul D. Plotkowski Mr. Daniel H. Polett Wray G. Pomeroy ’60 Joe C. Ponce ’78 David and Betty Poock John ’75 and Linda Rahie Drs. Robert and Margaret Reilly T. Michael Riggs ’77 A. Barclay Robertson ’50 James R. Robinson ’66 Mr. Braden Robison ’99 Margaret and Edward Rofe ’41 Walter M. Rosebrough ’77 William D. Route ’43 Edwin F. Ruessman ’42 Ghassan M. Saab Mr. Louis (Buzz) Sands IV Joe ’77 and Sherrie Sawyer Michael G. Scarlatelli ’76 Jack ’64 and Peggy Schickler Walter E. Schilling ’67 David Schlotterbeck ’70 Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Schmidt ’54 Debra Schnettler ’00 Mr. Charles W. Schooley Marguerite and Gus Scussel ’49 Darryl and Nancy Sczepanski Don ’73 and Carol Sepeta Mr. and Mrs. Albert M. Serra
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Sheehan Jr. ’61 Matthew K. Singer ’01 Slaven Sljivar ’96 Mr. B. T. Smith Jr. ’56 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Smith ’77 Susan Kay Smith Dr. and Mrs. Albert J. Sobey ’45 Steven Sordahl ’98 Connie K. and Gary R. Sovey Robert L. Sovis ’56 Brian Charles Spear ’02 Janet and Brad Spiegel ’86 Andrew Brian Spooner ’02 Kristen St. Croix ’96 Dan ’64 and Beth Stainforth Mr. John Staluppi Mrs. Lance Stefanyk ’78 Eugene W. Stefanyshyn ’81 Alan ’67 and Eunice Steffe Mr. David J. Stenson ’86 Fred H. Steuber ’39 Karen L. Stewart ’70 Laurie A. Stewart ’81 Leslie A. Stewart ’81 Jody Sautter ’98 Ken ’73 and Shirley Stoddard John ’32 and Barbara Storer Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence A. Streng ’61 John R. and Rhonda K. Sullivan Lawrence C. Swanson Benjamin R. Sweeney Jr. ’49 James F. Tadra ’98
Mr. and Mrs. Jan E. Tannehill ’62 Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Taubitz ’70 Richard B. Taylor ’73 Raymond J. Tessier ’73 Edward Thai ’03 Randy J. Thayer ’78 Robert Thomson ’02 Ann K. And James W. Throop ’58 Reinhold M. Tischler ’65 William H. Todd Jr. ’58 Louis E. Toole ’57 Paul Tosch ’62 Jodi Trombley ’05 Mr. James C. Tudor II ’92 Mr. James VanBelle ’74 Mr. and Mrs. John D. Vicary ’44 Lee A. Visci ’82 Donald Walkowicz ’65 Thomas F.Wallace ’71 Paul F. Walters ’66 Dr. and Mrs. Richard R. Warmbold Mr. and Mrs. A. G.Warner Harold G. Warner ’32 Ms. Jane L. Warner William D. Webster Dr. and Mrs. Charles R. Weeks Douglas K. Weiland ’73 Ann Marie Weitzel ’99 James A. Welch ’78 Robert P. Werenski ’61 James O. Westby ’66 Steven A. Wetmore ’76
Dr. and Mrs. William S. White Barbara L. ’74 and David R. Whittaker ’74 Scott A. Whybrew ’83 Mr. and Mrs. John R. Wilson Jr. ’49 Rick J. Winkley ’77 Kenneth W. Woodfield ’49 Col. and Mrs. Ralph R. Woodiwiss ’40 Edward L. Wristen ’75 Dr. Eugene G. Wuller Dale H. Youngpeter ’74 Qasar Younis ’04 Alice and Tom Zimmer ’53
Alumni Giving The following lists alumni who contributed $100 or more to the University to support a variety of institutional needs. The percentage shown for each class represents the percentage of alumni from that class who supported Kettering University at any monetary level.
George A. Hudson William J. Richards James M. Ryan
John E. Storer Jr.
Donations: Class 15% Class Amount $14,440 __________________
Conrad F. Bennett James W. Bowler Eugene K. Cook Kenneth H. Larson Robert F. Perry Bradley Piper
Donations: Class 20% Class Amount $10,789 __________________
Donations: Class 25% Class Amount $1,000 __________________ Louis M. Millon
1934 Donations: Class 25% Class Amount $100 __________________ Clayton S. Menear
1937 Donations: Class 20% Class Amount $600 __________________ Frank S.G. Mitchell
1938 Donations: Class 22% Class Amount $850 __________________ Robert D. Herley Earle W. VanDyke
1939 Donations: Class 33% Class Amount $6,094 __________________ Ernest R. Blow Paul E. Hitch Raymond L. Logue Joseph A. Minarik Franklyn W. Phillips Thomas W. Raleigh Charles E. Willis Walter R. Zojac
1940 Donations: Class 19% Class Amount $730 __________________ Loris H. Conrad Robert P. Kilian
1941 Donations: Class 24% Class Amount $1,770 __________________ Richard W. Boos Richard S. Forkner
G. Everet Ballentine Jr. Robert D. Falk Donald P. McNelly Edwin F. Ruessman
Donations: Class 25% Class Amount $2,285 __________________ Frank M. Allen Andrew C. Bailey G. William Beck Henry B. Brawner Fred G. Heiderer Charles B. McConica Vincent L. Morrow William D. Route Linwood J. Talsma
1944 Donations: Class 29% Class Amount $61,270 __________________ Wallace W. Edwards William E. Grant Jr. Robert J. Hall John R. Hayes William H. Kreipke Jr. Phillip A. Martel Thomas O. Mathues F. James McDonald Warren J. McEleney Gus C. Nick Richard E. Tate John D. Vicary
1945 Donations: Class 27% Class Amount $80
1946 Donations: Class 43% Class Amount $590 __________________ T. Harding Cambray Frank P. Compagnoni William D. Doty Ivo J. Monti
Donations: Class 11% Class Amount $860 __________________
1948 Donations: Class 15% Class Amount $8,616 __________________ Jack U. Bach Robert L. Barringer George A. Buszka Paul F. Conte Stanley W. Edwards Arnold Gallaher Dean L. Grundy Jr. Morton I. Henick Kenneth H. Higgins James E. Johnson Roman L. Kuzma Richard S. Luce Louis I. Monti Harold C. Sills Eugene V. Spanski Jerry D. Stoll Alan L. Stonhouse Jr. Robert F. Tilley Jr. Frank A. Tomchak Merle D. Ulberg Daniel R. Veazey Robert A. Vogelei
1949 Donations: Class 19% Class Amount $51,707 __________________ James Bell James A. Black Simon E. Cols William A. Cox Charles H. Cutting Horst E. Englert John W. Evans III Donald G. Farley Paul Feles Francis C. Fleck Dominick V. Gagliardi John P. Gorys Russell A. Jorgenson
Kenneth B. Keith Kenneth P. Kirchoff Adrian C. Kuyper David M. Lee Kenneth F. Lingg Norris B. Luther John A. Mollica Richard R. Mowry Leon E. Onken Armen G. Oumedian John Piter Daniel N. Powell Lawrence G. Robertson Harry C. Robinson August J. Scussel Leo D. Sullivan Benjamin R. Sweeney Jr. W. Blair Thompson James E. Vogel Ned E. Waltman
1950 Donations: Class 15% Class Amount $34,708 __________________ Wallace E. Baumann Werner W. Berger Lawrence P. Brissette Raymond D. Burns Donald D. Chapin Donald G. Erickson Raymond P. Federau John Horiszny Robert F. Keller Howard P. Kraegel Harry R. Lambert William G. Martin George J. McKeel Roland McSherry Clemens J. Nowak Sr. Robert J. Outland Robert C. Paterson Carl Pearson Ralph J. Rays A. Barclay Robertson George M. Schreiner Leo E. Seymour Jr. Kenneth D. Shinn David F. Snyder Frank C. Strubler John F. Teiber Donald R. Throckmorton William R. Walsh Robert J. Wass
Frank E. Young Gerald H. Zimmer
1951 Donations: Class 18% Class Amount $5,065 __________________ Robert W. Bishop Robert H. Buch John H. Christ Gerald L. Furrey DeVere W. Games Richard E. Gaskins Charles R. Gates Edward P. Geraghty Charles R. Graham William G. Lawless James L. Laws Alfred R. Marcy Jr. John D. McInturff Robert W. Metzger Robert F. Miller Fletcher R. Opitz Clifford J. Raymond Galen F. Richards Andrew P. Roth Edward J. Schneider Donald G. Shigley William C. Smith Michael Suttle Jr. Carl E. Thelen. William B. Weaver Richard A. Wehling John W. Wolcott III Alumni giving Development Directors Judy Howald, associate vice president of Individual Gifts
Bonnie McArthur, director of Annual Giving
1952 Donations: Class 16% Class Amount $23,630 __________________ Jerome L. Basista Robert M. Caldwell Dale E. Frappier Karl E. Gierman Thomas J. Grimaldi Burck E. Grosse George E. Mahlmeister Jr. Wilford E. Maples Erwin A. Roberts Richard J. Socin Leonard F. Stewart Ernest P. Wittich
1953 Donations: Class 18% Class Amount $45,707 __________________ James E. Alexander Daniel G. Colwell Dominick J. DeFazio Kenneth R. Engelmann Robert S. Ferrell John E. Fleischmann Alexander Gherlan Jr. Kenneth D. Halter Lawrence C. Hoagland William C. Kaphengst Wayne D. Kuni David P. Litzenberger Gerald W. McArthur Albert W. Miller Sr. Michael C. Myal Louis R. Papale Philip J. Pierce Joe C. Prosser Willard M. Revord Roger P. Scott Conrad Teichert Jr.
1954 Donations: Class 16% Class Amount $16,322 __________________ Harvey D. Farrand Richard F. Glaze Lloyd E. Gomez Finn T. Halbo Charles E. Hancock Ross M. Haun Robert J. Hengesbach Alan K. Henry Joseph L. Heuser William R. Jensen Richard D. Johnson
Rudolph A. Krenz Thomas D. Mackie William E. Oram Albert W. Probert Raymond L. Riddell John F. Sellinger Elwin S. Shoemaker James E. Taylor Ernest O. Vahala Martin D. Walker Allen K. Waller Wayne W. Walworth James A. Williams Hugh D. Wright Robert A. Wydra
1955 Donations: Class 17% Class Amount $13,506 __________________ Robert C. Bazzell Kelly B. Beardslee Donald E. Braman Jr. Robert V. Butterfield Louis A. Corsiglia Edgar R. Cottingham Verne H. Dodson Roswell P. Ellis Charles H. Garman Milton J. Hancheruk Gibson O. Hufstader Karl A. Ilges James L. Jacobs Robert J. Joesten Jack E. Jordan Richard H. Kelkenberg Werner H. Lawther Theodore V. Lincoln Joseph A. Magryta John E. Mahoney Robert W. Martin Roy W. Midgley Ernest H. Myers Louis J. Nilles Jr. Malcolm E. Norris Theodore G. Ostapchuk Roger R. Regelbrugge Robert J. Retsema Donald L. Roskopf Robert H. Schaefer Charles A. Skarvan Thomas L. Swint Michael J. Tahy Dale E. Thompson Ronald C. Treloar Leon A. Tucholski
1956 Donations: Class 15% Class Amount $9,486 __________________ Carl E. Brandt John P. Burley Donald J. Castle Robert W. Chamberlain Donald J.Dâ€™Alesio Thomas B. Dodson Robert J. Flynn Sr. Henry A. Fracalossi Donald W. Griffin Harry S. Grim David L. Hill Rudolph A. Kraft William L. Kring James C. Louton Jr. Ivan K. Lukey William T. McKeel Lawrence E. Michelini Norma G. Miller Burt E. Myrick Jr. Cecil R. Peterson Donovan L. Robinson James J. Saionz Robert L. Sovis Robert A. Sprague Edward J. Stadler Marvin A. Stanley Charles E. Wallace William Wrobel
1957 Donations: Class 17% Class Amount $17,170 __________________ Philip F. Alesso Michael B. Andreas Edward P. Arends David N. Bakos Richard G. Bartram Richard M. Bennett Kenneth W. Bensinger Robert E. Benson William Blazak Stephen G. Cerri John W. Christman Paul A. Clark Milton J. Cole Joseph F. Coogan Gordon D. Corrigan Ray J. Daniels Robert M. DeHaven Clayton D. DeLorge Edward J. Diggs III Robert W. Ferrari David E. Foraker Jr.
Reid A. Hansen Ervin L. Hastedt Eugene H. Kratt Leo L. Langford David L. Mackley Robert W. Martin James L. Mason Kenneth D. McKibben Philip Mickelson Robert E. Mock Charles F. Padden Peter F. Payette James P. Price Peter A. Quattrociocchi Richard J. Rademacher Richard E. Rasmussen David A. Sterry Alan W. Thebert P.E. William J. Thompson Ronald A. Tilley Charles A. Timko Louis E. Toole Neldon V. Whitty William J. Wittenberg James R. Woodrow
1958 Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $11,555 __________________ Frederick C. Althaus James R. Berger Burton E. Eno PhD Frank M. Glick David A. Hale George H. Heberling Jr. Dick O. Hummel Jr. Ronald R. Hutchinson Phillip B. Kauffmann Curtis F. Kite Ludvik F. Koci Bernard R. Koehne Richard E. Loeding Robert C. Luscomb Jr. David A. McBride James N. Needler Neal E. Neese William J. Page Richard H. Reak Alan N. Reusser Ronald E. Roberts Gerald R. Russell Lawrence F. Schott James W. Throop Lawrence VanBuskirk
1959 Donations: Class 16% Class Amount $10,045 __________________ John P. Andres Wendell R. Baldwin E. Richard Betz Arthur J. Bickel James S. Bickel Max A. Blum Ronald N. Burns Robert P. Cole Harold E. Croswell Jerome L. Dorsten Robert N. Eakin Charles W. Eggert Bernard J. Farnung William S. Freas Conrad F. Hempel Ralph K. Hillquist P.E. Kenneth P. Holtel Richard C. Hughes Jerald L. Johnson Raymond D. Kissinger Grant H. Kitchen Steven A. Major Veron L. McKibben Gerhard J. Neumaier William J. Perkins Jerry G. Prass Thomas N. Pratt Eugene P. Rodgers Thomas H. Roth Gerald C. Rowland Charles L. Sargent James A. Stumph William W. Tennant Thomas L. Walters
1960 Donations: Class 13% Class Amount $55,350 __________________ James F. Burke Donald G. Dyer Marvin D. Engelmann Walter W. Fedison Jr. Richard C. Fent James T. Flower Roger N. Goings Paul E. Goulet Stoddard C. Hamilton III Roy A. Koskinen Glen S. Lyall David L. Mehall Kenneth A. Moss Ronald O. Nichols Frank Perna Jr.
Thomas E. Rademaker Eugene J. Rymar Norman R. Sherbert Charles F. Smith Elwood T. Vance Jerry L. White Donald W. Winfield John H. Witte
1961 Donations: Class 15% Class Amount $29,573 __________________ Winston S. Adams John L. Aitken Thomas B. Applegate Don B. Chaffin Ronald J. Chema John E. Dick Jr. Robert L. Dorn Donald W. Eichstaedt Michael A. Farella William A. Fisher Orrin R. Geeting William A. Graff Alvin K. Grob William D. Hagen James R. Hall Allan J. Heffron Barthold H. Hoemann Jr. Thomas O. Hurd Albert B. Jordan Jr. William C. Lane Mitchell M. Marchi Richard D. McKibben Sr. Gerald T. Meier Larry N. Phillips Donald J. Reilly Luzern A. Richter Larry W. Virtue Robert P. Werenski Turner E. Wilcox Jr. W. Patrick Winton
1962 Donations: Class 9% Class Amount $3,385 __________________ Alban E. Arens Robert G. Crantz David M. Curtis Marvin C. Gabalski Joseph L. Kaczmarek Darrell D. Pawlowski Francis J. Petro Remy J. VanOphem Mark B. Williamson Marshal W. Wright Jr. Frank J. Zanner
Donations: Class 9% Class Amount $16,342 __________________
Donations: Class 15% Class Amount $61,182 __________________
Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $15,710 __________________
James A. Armstrong Paul E. Ayers Eric O. Conley Donald F. Cooley Jerry H. Fluegge Albert L. Hall John C. Handelman Harry J. Jones Jr. Laurence E. Keels Peter J. Leven John R. Nasi Robert S. Oswald William C. Ottemann Anthony C. Rutkowski Jr. William F. Shaw David L. Shrock Daniel E. Stainforth F. James Tavarozzi Raymond A. Tidrow Robert J. Traum Gene A. Weber
James R. Abel James N. Bechtel James A. Brisko Ronald J. Delp Richard P. Dixon Richard M. Donnelly Robert H. Harder F. Gary Hertzer Daniel B. Juliette William R. Maxfield James W. McKee William G. Nemeth Paul M. Nozar Louis W. Petro James R. Robinson William C. Rowe John A. Rutz John M. Samuels Jr. Donald H. Schafer Nelson R. Sharp Louis F. Sisbarro Gunter Stein Cedric K. Theel James W. Trunk William J. VanLuven James D. White
Marshall E. Cherry Jr. Peter L. Clark William K. Clupper Michael W. Davis John S. Gardiner Daniel P. Gimmy Mike E. Hendrickx Stephen J. Hiatt Gurdon S. Hobson James Irwin Donald G. Kowalke Robert M. Lerner James D. Lesch Martin H. MacDonald Thomas A. Mast Marc M. Matter Thomas F. Mausolf Ned S. McClurg Joseph D. Spielman Gary P. Toth Robert J. Trew PhD John F. Wiechart Donald F. Wiecorek
Donations: Class 17% Class Amount $5,515 __________________ James M. Aitken Gordon D. Asiala Ralph V. Bergemann Jr. Robert W. Brown Thomas J. Buckley Justyn S. Butville James H. Childress Gary B. Glowiak Richard A. Gray Donald E. Guthrie Thomas G. Gutteridge William C. Halbert George W. Hettenhouse Edward C. Jonson David A. Langdon Charles P. Leach Jr. R. Kenneth Ledford William R. Lovelace James R. Miller Edward H. Proctor Michael D. Straney Gary V. Svoma Reinhold M. Tischler John E. Walls Robert C. Zuehlke
1967 Donations: Class 11% Class Amount $17,093 __________________ Wayne H. Bank Dean W. Bell Albert E. Billis James A. Biske Lasse Bolz Nicholas J. Bozich Richard A. Cole Gerald A. Collins Cornelius DeKoker Rodney J. Groleau Garry H. Haas Ralph J. Harting Jr. Thomas J. Jacoby David A. Kalb Dale E. Manor Gregory R. Peters Richard C. Rosenberg Alan K. Steffe Robert F. Wiltse Walter L. Zych
1969 Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $44,411 __________________ Stuart R. Allen Sr. Patrick J. Becker William F. Black Richard E. Boellner Curtis D. Bolden David J. Brace James D. Cirar Gary L. Crosby Floyd J. Curtis A. Philips DeBuhr William H. Frank Mark P. Gagnon Jack K. Horvath Robert L. Johnson J. Michael Losh Jr. Ronald H. Lusmann David H. Martin Ronald A. Meegan Dane A. Miller Phillip R. Motz Charles K. Mullins George E. Oliver August Olivier Douglas L. Olson Joseph A. Psenka Jr. Paul G. Reaume
John J. Ronayne III John D. Soltau Gabriel Stahl Michael P. Trego William H. Underwood III James R. Wiemels
1970 Donations: Class 14% Class Amount $81,668 __________________ John M. Amos John A. Boquist Christopher G. Bridgeman Robert A. Busfield Gary L. Cowger Darryl J. DeLeonardis Eric C. Docherty Raymond C. Dymale Michael L. Eagle Thomas L. Fargo Donald E. Good Thomas N. Greaves James I. Gutting Robert W. Hallock Jr. Stephen F. Hargis James R. Hodgson Edward C. Ivey P.E. Donald E. Jekel William J. Kerscher III Ronald M. Laux Ronald G. Marcum Terry J. McDougall Gary D. Meyer Edward L. Pauly Robert S. Preston Everett H. Reynolds David L. Schlotterbeck Dennis E. Skeen Glenn F. Sloan Michael D. Spring Jack D. Steele Stephen R. Syson Michael A. Taubitz Elmer F. Tyler Michael W. VanSlyke Roger L. Walker
1971 Donations: Class 11% Class Amount $22,888 __________________ Richard H. Black Michael L. Burton Boyd W. Cryer John M. Gebus Allen J. Green James S. Harley
Christine M. Hassett Larry E. Haworth David S. Hoyte Arthur L. Hursh Thomas J. Kraker Joseph F. Kushuba Joseph A. Pelan III Steven D. Pettiford James N. Rickabaugh David H. Schaffer Gary A. Schirtzinger Charles M. Taylor David F. Vernon Gordon F. Weller Terence W. White
Donations: Class 11% Class Amount $6,565 __________________ Robert E. Anderson Russel H. Behm Dennis W. Bloss David H. Boerger Wilson E. Jones Daniel J. Kenworthy Thomas K. Lockwood Nicholas P. Matich Michael E. McLean Thomas R. Nesbitt Leonard D. Reichel Richard R. Rieman William R. Roberts James P. Roland Jack R. Sansom Stephen J. Seaton R. Brooks Stover William E. Tate Joseph L. Taylor Thomas C. Zebehazy
1973 Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $19,775 __________________ David L. Acton C. Wesley Arrington Peggy T. Ashton Larry P. Atkins James M. Boehm Barry D. Boyce Stephen J. Brzuszkiewicz Grant M. Carrithers William F. Demsky Phillip C. Dutcher Michael A. Ferkany Ronald D. Grubbs Gregory L. Hadley
Daniel M. Hancock William R. Hill Louis J. ���������� Infante John G. Jeffery Kenneth W. Kayser James L. Lanzon Michael A. Markowicz Christopher B. McCoy Dean W. Munger Clifford N. Nitz Richard L. Radecki Donald W. Sepeta William A. Spurr Kenneth D. Steward Charles E. Stone III James E. Tackett Richard B. Taylor Raymond J. Tessier Randy A. Wightman
Donations: Class 9% Class Amount $9,315 __________________ Gary L. Ackerman Leonard C. Badour Paul R. Bonenberger Larry J. Bougsty Douglas P. Campbell Keith R. Cook Gary R. Edwards L. Barbara Ehrbar John V. Glass Gregory C. Grethen Thomas W. Holmes Michael R. Hottinger David P. Kauppila Charles W. Knakal Christopher B. Korynski Mark B. Kristof Michael G. Kutzy Frederick T. Lakin Werner E. Meier Robert M. Nichols Craig H. Nickel Eric W. Paskvan Terry E. Pritchett Gary R. Schultz Howard N. Stanton Mark W. Stoll Norman J. Szydlowski David R. Volpe Barbara L. Whittaker William L. Willard Delbert L. Williams Jr. Dale H. Youngpeter
1975 Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $42,325 __________________ Richard P. Alloo Theodore G. Boerger Michael J. Burns Bruce D. Coventry Jr. Allen M. DeBraal Jay C. Diehl Michael E. Elta Michael G. Gaines Daniel B. Gidcumb David L. Gimbutis William S. Hudak Kenneth D. Karls Rodney E. Kirkham John Kornylo Albin M. Kozikowski Jr. Roger E. Lachele Bernard J. Lacroix Michael J. Lawless George R. Lowe Jr. Kevin D. Markle James R. Martin Lincoln H. McGhee Robert T. Meling Clifford L. Nauss Russell G. Oltman David G. Owens Karlis I. Racenis John G. Rahie Keith C. Ridler Leonard R. Sabatini Gary T. Solgat Albert J. Steurer III Thomas K. Striffler William E. Sutherland Kurt L. VanVoorhies Mark A. Willett Dexter B. Woodworth Edward L. Wristen Edward J. Zellner
1976 Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $7,725 __________________ Janice R. Amos Gregory Bobosh John W. Butler Peter M. Carozza Jr. David M. Coventry Daniel Drahushak P.E. William J. Fleming Jr. James A. Hamilton James P. Kelly Reginald A. Linebarger
John E. Mantey Charles E. McCarthy Jr. Gregory A. Payne Don R. Peterson Randall A. Rabourn John F. Reelhorn Jay D. Reidsma Gregg A. Rising Deborah A. Rough Michael G. Scarlatelli James C. Schock Franklin B. Udvare Henry J. VanDusen III Gregory L. Vaughn
1977 Donations: Class 14% Class Amount $12,245 __________________ Harry L. Alston Jr. Donald L. Barefoot Russell M. Clark Steven G. Collins W. Paul Commons Robert J. Docherty Ronald J. Dold Gail P. Forest Lewis W. Gentry Carlos T. Griego Jr. Thomas J. Hilliard Chester A. Huber Jr. Frank W. Krohn Michael R. McGarry Peter J. Nicosia Theodore A. Noble Steven L. Oberholtzer J.D. James A. Orbik Thomas E. Plotkowski Dennis R. Savoie Robert J. Schwabel Joseph D. Smith Thomas W. Smith James W. Sutton Robert M. Vargo Elaine N. Williams
1978 Donations: Class 11% Class Amount $92,973 __________________ Dennis E. Aman Daniel T. Astbury Michael L. Bilbrey Troy A. Clarke James Clelland John A. Connor Kathryn A. Deane Thomas B. Dilworth
Anthony L. Fedewa Thomas J. Hahn Deborah A. Heinl Rose A. Herrmann Steven A. Hughes Ronald M. Jorgenson Robert C. Kagle Joseph R. Katona Bradley C. Litz Kenneth J. McLeod Robert L. Nisonger Theodore W. Parker Joseph J. Peterson Joe C. Ponce Paul F. Romer Carol D. Sauwen Robert E. Scott Jr. Steven M. Sprague Patricia M. Stefanyk Scott M. Stone Randy J. Thayer Michael P. Topolewski Mark S. Valenti Curtis S. Wozniak
1979 Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $ 12,443 __________________ Bonnie A. Adair K. Joel Berry Joanne T. Burns Thomas M. Cavaliere Jr. Mark G. Chema Mark S. Cohoon Steven M. Davis Scott D. Donegan Deborah R. Ellis John J. Inman PhD Terry L. Johnson Robert E. Kintner Susan G. Manyen Mark E. Martich Laurence F. Matola David B. Michaud Sam Mixson N. Kevin Ostby Lori A. Ostrander Paul Perez Anthony A. Perona Rosario Quatrochi Jr. Loren C. Rex Edward M. Sanocki Jr. Sandra L. Schian-Miller Bruce E. Sing Glenda Small William S. Somers Mark W. Thoma
Gary S. Timko Randall H. Walter Patricia A. Weber C. David Wright Lawrence B. Zahner Jr.
Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $ 12,555 __________________ Kathryn B. Astbury Andrew S. Borchers Jeffrey J. Buschur Mary L. Carman Raymond J. Chess Cynthia M. Cprek Thomas P. Duffield Tonya D. Goodier Dale A. Grech Patricia L. Groeneveld Gerard R. Lilly Jerral A. Long Glen W. Miller Jeffrey B. Murphy John C. Schultz Robert W. Sexton Jr. Deborah L. Sheren Randall J. Snoeyink P.E. David A. Tuomala Jerry R. Wallace Thomas W. Witte
Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $20,592 __________________ Clark P. Bailo Joanne M. Beard John R. Boldt Lisa A. Breuer Teri Buhl Jane A. Calkins Connie M. Corwin Mickey L. Dotson Brian D. Ebner Mitchell G. Falkin Vincher B. Floyd Neal H. Fusner William J. Goodrich Jonathan L. Goulden Marsha K. Hall-Jenkins Regina L. Himmelspach Timothy A. Himmelspach Keith A. Hoffman Cheryl L. Jennings Steven E. Johnson Wilbur D. Kim Randall R. Kirk
Anthony L. LaRoche Kwok W. Lau Julia A. McPherson Nigel D. Pennycooke Michael G. Sabol Barbara J. Smith Eugene W. Stefanyshyn Harold E. Strunk Denise M. Vecellio Charles R. Wooderson
1982 Donations: Class 12% Class Amount $7,695 __________________ Charles R. Baker John N. Begian Gary R. Blair Mark E. Burns Janet M. Carpenter Robert D. Carpenter Marc B. Center Halbert A. Crumes Dana D. Deane Mary C. Dolenga Vontrese A. Draper Christopher J. Hoolehan Diane L. Lange Craig J. Lechowicz Andrew J. Lenhart Deborah A. Lund John M. Matthews Jr. Robin C. McCree Christopher J. Michalik Anna M. Parrish May Michael P. Phlipot Susan E. Phlipot Stuart J. Pierce Darren C. Post Christine R. Roby Betty J. Romsek Bernard R. Schneider Janet I. Snoeyink Louis G. Tarricone Joanne L. Tubo Dawn S. Wheeler
1983 Donations: Class 13% Class Amount $13,705 __________________ James J. Abramczyk Carla J. Bailo Karen J. Baker Daniel B. Beardslee Paul H. Campbell Joyce M. Casci Gregory G. Cesiel
Judith M. Cisler Leslie A. Desjardins Colleen B. Diemer Cathy L. Ellico Nelvin Gee Gregory V. Gillham Charles W. Goodman Jana Groom-Waters Cathleen E. Hale John M. Hrit Patrick H. Hund Carl R. Kipp David B. Koziara Mark J. Laws Michael S. Lypka Joseph D. McCormack Leisha McKay Ann S. Mikek Randall Mizuno Carla L. Montoya Sharon K. Phillips David M. Price Gregory A. Schaffer John D. Sienicki Susan R. Stanczak Juergen P. Steupert Roy K. Streetz David J. Tremblay Scott A. Whybrew Gregory J. Wrona
Donations: Class 11% Class Amount $17,428 __________________ Randall E. Andreen Randall P. Cremean Jacqueline A. Dedo James B. DeLuca Michael J. Flint Major G. Horton Kevin A. Hyde James B. Kolhoff Lenore W. Kolhoff Thomas M. LaRocca Juliann Leonard Douglas P. Leu Steven W. Morse Christian J. Moye John M. Ozimek Robert C. Parcell Jr. Thoma W. Pasche John A. Robins Cheryl L. Rockey Brian C. Tuck Anthony W. Urban Jeffrey B. Williams James R. Zimmerman
1985 Donations: Class 10% Class Amount $7,790 __________________ John R. Arkesteyn Mary T. Barra Jerry D. Beamer Julie T. Beamer Karla J. Berger Walter G. Borst Carolyn C. Cook Judi L. Helm Gerald Johnson Mary M. Larson Gregory K. Leeder Machelle A. McAdory Pamela M. Pudar Robert W. Roth Karen A. Sabatowski Glenn A. Sampson Wendy J. Smith Douglas G. Wilkins
1986 Donations: Class 8% Class Amount $5,690 __________________ Henio R. Arcangeli Jr. Mary E. Bartos Douglas C. Campbell Paul Durant Jacqueline A. El-Sayed Gary L. Grigowski Kurt H. Joerger Scott A. Kitkowski Joseph A. Knapke Randall W. McAdory Karen I. Palmer Jason E. Pegram Douglas C. Roth David L. Smidebush Gregory J. Smith David J. Stenson Michael J. Vedrody Stephen J. Wittig
1987 Donations: Class 7% Class Amount $8,300 __________________ Christopher M. Allan Mark S. Amman Anthony D. Bolden David W. Browning Scott R. Cuellar Glen R. Deane Douglas M. Deeds Paul L. Demczak Sharon C. Dodson
Laura L. Evans David M. Farone James D. Gluys Mary F. Guendelsberger Alex G. Hudy Michael A. Kozan Alan McDonald Joseph H. Michels Daniel E. Nicholson P.E. Carol A. Nickelson Barbara A. Pusheck Martin P. Rometsch Michael D. Rossman Kimberly K. Wiita
1988 Donations: Class 7% Class Amount $5,820 __________________ Kimberly M. Beyer-Levine Fred G. Brighton II Darlene S. Deane Carol C. Edwards Steven J. Haase Ellen M. Hatch Michael P. Hatch Jeffrey W. Henderson Jay L. Lavigne Jean T. Manning Julia M. Nielsen James H. Parshall William R. Peterson Peter A. Schmitz Marcia J. Vigren Ronald W. Voigt
1989 Donations: Class 6% Class Amount $5,062 __________________ Mary A. Anderson Kurt S. Assenmacher Dwight L. Carnahan David A. Cattapan Douglas S. Cesiel Walter J. Czop Rhonda J. Eldridge Robert A. Evangelista Charles N. Honigfort Lorenzo V. Jones Robert A. Langdon Theresa A. Oâ€™Brien Kenneth C. Preiss Barry J. Ratzlaff Brian L. Snodgrass Julie X. Tang William D. Treharne Matthew H. Zemke
Donations: Class 7% Class Amount $6,533 __________________
Donations: Class 3% Class Amount $2,084 __________________
Donations: Class 2% Class Amount $6,335 __________________
Donations: Class 1% Class Amount $11,835 __________________
Donations: Class 1% Class Amount $20,500 __________________
Eric R. Beckeman Jeffrey L. Bladow Germante M. Boncaldo James Chernenko Jr. Mark A. Clay Tracy L. Coleman Samuel M. Hoff Anthony R. Kapala Michael A. Leal Joseph T. Lentine Cynthia R. Luxon-Rohrs Shinoo J. Mapleton Victor P. Pereira David K. Schaetz Daniel L. Veres Charlene L. Vig Larry C. White Patrick Chi-Hoi Wong Eric L. Woodruf James C. Yoon
Timothy G. Andrews Sandra A. Ham Anthony L. Jordan Thomas D. Kasprzak Julie A. Romanski Michelle M. Schluckbier Sonali Syngal
Jonathan R. Chase Shawna M. Gallagher Benjamin J. Hoffman Michael D. Lashbrook Steven J. Sordahl Jody L. Stidham James F. Tadra Ryan J. Voshol
Daniel J. Bartz Edward G. Burger Rebecca L. Linton Brian C. Spear Edward Thai
Gregory A. Cumberford Ryan C. Hervey Suzanne L. Kayser Michelle Niese Glen T. Rabito Melissa A. Scheich
Eric J. Balicki Ann D. Green Kimberly F. Markee Matthew L. Matson Haris Ng Stanley J. Patterson Brian K. Pour Smita M. Prajapati Kathryn M. Roessler Roy W. Smith
Donations: Class 4% Class Amount $2,295 __________________ Patrick J. Atkinson Christine A. Becker Matthew E. Brown Frank V. Constantine Sean D. Dent Fernando Gurgel Michael L. Kunde Kevin Larson Brian T. Miller Julie A. Moran Anita L. Reichling Maureen L. Roth Julie A. Tolley Brad W. Wisniewski
1992 Donations: Class 3% Class Amount $1,175 __________________ John E. Linville Catherine Osborn Linda M. Robinson David A. Schwenke Dean R. Smith Eric A. Stasser Anthony P. Trigona William J. Wildern IV
1994 Donations: Class 2% Class Amount $1,290 __________________ Sherri H. Harrington Michael L. Mellott Nicholas Milovich David L. Minney Joyce A. Salisbury
1995 Donations: Class 3% Class Amount $3,165 __________________
1996 Donations: Class 3% Class Amount $12,430 __________________ Darin L. Cavey Judith Fletcher Judson Dante’ J. Flores Brandon G. Mabry Marci L. McGuire Slaven Sljivar Kirsten M. St. Croix Jason W. Weighley
1997 Donations: Class 2% Class Amount $1,480 __________________ Garrett R. Francis Darin L. Knaak Frank S. LoScrudato Jonathan B. Ricker David E. Schroeder Kevin M. Sharkey David A. Smith
1999 Donations: Class 3% Class Amount $5,540 __________________ Sabin D. Blake Franklin H. Dichoza Matthew J. Drane Sheri E. Hickok Carroll C. Kellum Maria L. Matthews Brian R. Simpson Edmund K. Tse Ann Marie R. Weitzel
2000 Donations: Class 4% Class Amount $3,228 __________________ James B. Hall John E. Melton Stefan D. Osterbur Mark J. Scalf Stephen J. Verhoff Rolan D. Witherspoon
2001 Donations: Class 3% Class Amount $5,680 __________________ Karen L. Armstead Yong W. Chung Benjamin J. Coon Bradford C. Grems Matthew K. Hoffman Shanika D. Hurst Nicole A. Osterbur Angelina L. Seay Matthew K. Singer
2002 Donations: Class 1% Class Amount $715 __________________ Denise L. Denis
2004 Donations: Class 1% Class Amount $11,025 __________________
$50 for 5 – Young Alumni Club __________________
Brian C. Donnelly Nicole L. Martel Cassandra A. Piippo Jodi R. Trombley
Rebecca M. Flores ‘06 Andrew R. Hildinger ‘06 Jay Rajaratnam ‘06 Sueann M. Wickstrom ‘06
Friends of the University The following lists all friends of Kettering University who contributed $100 or more in gifts or new active pledges during the 2005-2006 fiscal year. Basem Alzahabi Joseph B. Anderson Jr. Craig D. Andres Marietta Andrews Marcus B. Andrews Lizabeth A. Ardisana Zora Arkus-Duntov Suzanne L. Baber Brenda L. Ball Cecilia S. Bandl Pinhas Barak Sharon L. Barbee Amy J. Bauer G. Reginald Bell Robert H. Berry Diane K. Bice Paul H. Blake Peter H. Blake Susan K. Bolt Janet Brelin-Fornari Ricky D. Brown George A. Carpenter Kathryn B. Carrithers Karen E. Cayo Paul J. Chiapparone Karen J. Clews Richard L. Cole Beth A. Covers Andrew J. Cummins Stephen R. Davis Gregory W. Davis Debra L. Deane Lawrence A. Denton Gianfranco DiGiuseppe David J. Doherty Yaomin Dong Edward L. Donnelly John W. Dulin Barbara J. Dunnill Jennifer L. Dunseath Raghu Echempati Philip C. Elliott Thomas E. Elsner Diane M. Emery Martha G. Eurich Daniel Evans Jr. Antonio W. Faella John A. Faiola John F. Falcon James E. Farmer
John W. Fisher Vida M. Fisher Charles B. Flint II Bernadette P. Ford Gladys Forshee Serge Gratch Regina A. Greenwood Tony Hain Winfred D. Harrelson Edward N. Harris Neil R. Harris James Hathaway Ruben G. Hayrapetyan Craig J. Hoff Betty L. Holifield J. Betsy Homsher Judith K. Howald Barbara D. Huffman Howard P. Hughes Arlene K. Hunt Jean Hutchinson Orestes Iung M.D. James E. A. John Larry R. Johnson S. Allan Johnson Howard H. Kehrl Charles F. Kettering III Mary Beth Kipp Eleanor R. Koski Henry C. Kowalski William Krueger Denise M. LaFreniere Lee E. Landes Tyana S. Lange Ben Langlinais Donna L. LaVere Lloyd J. Lee Debra A. Lengyel Kathleen Ligocki Carol Litka Carmon J. Liversedge Sandra J. Loeding Harry A. Lomason II Jesse Lopez John D. Lorenz Terry L. Love David P. Mamuscia Mark Manuel Robert A. Marias Patricia A. Matthews
Frank L. Mattis Robert M. McAllister Bonnie D. McArthur James P. McGrath P.E. Duane D. McKeachie James C. McLaughlin Bradley R. Middleton Joan L. Miller Florence F. Millon Kirby L. Mirjah Barbara S. Mobey Barbara J. Monie Patricia A. Mroczek Mark A. Palmer Susanna M. Patek Deborah V. Perona James B. Perry William T. Perry Linda K. Peterson Venetia S. Petteway John Piper Justin Piper Andrzej Przyjazny Bassem H. Ramadan James L. Redumski Cheryl M. Respecki William J. Riffe Gregory D. Riley Robert T. Robison Steven Rousseau Brian Ruel John M. Russell Joseph J. Salacuse Amy Salisbury Frank T. Sargent Robert J. Scharich Paul E. Schroeder Heinz Schulte John Schwab Donna Sciola Darryl A. Sczepanski Charles H. Sheridan Yuri Sikorski Anthony J. Soave Paul Stanford Mark B. Stevens Laura L. Sullivan Rhonda K. Sullivan Noelle A. Suprenant Robert E. Swaney Jr.
Dwight L. Tavada Mary H. Taylor Mary J. Thomas Nadine L. Thor Ann K. Throop Perrin Towers Steven A. Turner Julie A. Ulseth John Urquhart Donald J. Vantine Cheryl E. Velliky Juan A. Villarreal Diane M. Vyvyan G. Richard Wagoner Jr. G. Roxanne Walker Jane L. Warner N. Sue Weiss Karen M. Westrick David C. White Mark A. Wicks Paul Wilbur Karen R. Wilkinson Debra F. Williams Grace D. Williams Martin M. Wing Michael Witt Albert L. Wright Eugene G. Wuller Ali Zand Maciej Zgorzelski Joseph P. Zima
University Friends Development Directors Judy Howald, associate vice president of Individual Gifts Bonnie McArthur, director of Annual Giving
Boss Kettering Society Kettering University established the Boss Kettering Society to recognize organizations that have supported the University with contributions of equipment and revenue valued at $25,000 or more.
Benefactor $5 million or more Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Delphi Corp. Electronic Data Systems Corp. General Motors Corp. General Motors Foundation Society of Automotive Engineers International Foundation Sun Microsystems Inc. UGS Corp.
Patron $1 million to $4.99 million American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. DELMIA/Dassault Systèmes Ford Motor Co. Fund Intel Corp. Foundation The Kettering Fund Kettering/GMI Alumni Foundation Association Synopsys Inc. TRW Foundation
Partner $500,000 - $999,999 ETAS Inc. Intergraph Corp. The Kettering Family Foundation The Kresge Foundation Lear Corp. Robert Bosch LLC Rockwell Automation Inc. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation UPS Foundation Worthington Industries Inc./Gerstenslager Joseph G. and Ludmilla Zubaty Memorial Fund
Sponsor $100,000 – 499,999 Agilent Technologies Inc. Anonymous ArvinMeritor Inc. Biomet Inc. BioPro Arthur G. Bishop Charitable Trust Citizens Republic Bancorp Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. DRT Mfg. Co. The Dayton Foundation DENSO North America Foundation Eaton Corp.
FANUC Robotics America Inc. Gerholz Family Foundation Hewlett-Packard Co. Honeywell International Inc. Hougen Foundation Jochum-Moll Foundation Kettering University Student Government The Lubrizol Corp. MTD Products Inc. MTI Technology Corp. NAIER Newport Corp./Spectra-Physics William E. Oram Trust Parametric Technology Corp. The Skillman Foundation Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation Textron Inc. UAW-GM Center for Human Resources
Member $25,000 - $99,999 ASC Inc. AT&T Acheson Industries Inc. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems Inc. American Standard Companies Inc. Argonne National Laboratory Armco Foundation Arvin Foundation Inc. BNS Co. Barron Trust Beltz & Riley Binks Manufacturing Co. Biomet Foundation Inc. Bobier Tool Supply Inc. Brooks Automation Inc. The Business of Winning CMI International Inc. Callaway Golf Co. Carrier Corp. Cimulus Automotive Systems Community Foundation of Greater Flint Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan Consumers Energy Foundation Cooper Tire & Rubber Foundation DaimlerChrysler Corp. Dart Foundation DENSO International America Inc. DTE Energy Foundation/Detroit Edison & MichCon Foundations Denton ATD Inc. Detroit Edison Foundation
Dow Corning Corp. EASE Inc. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. The Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Association Inc. Eli Lilly & Company Fastech Integration/ Brooks Automation Inc. First Chicago NBD Corp. Ford Motor Co. GE Foundation GenCorp Foundation Genesee County Land Bank Gibson Guitar Corp. Guidant Foundation H.H. Harris Foundation Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Herrick Foundation IBM Corp. Foundation ITT Industries Industrial Technology Institute Illinois Tool Works Foundation Intel Corp. Intra Corp. Itran Corp. JDS Uniphase Corp. Johnson Controls Foundation W.K. Kellogg Foundation LG.PHILIPS Displays LICO Inc. Lilly Endowment Inc. ML Motorsports MagneTek Inc. Marriott Management Services Corp. Masco Corp. McEleney Motors Inc. Mirapoint Inc.
National Action Council/Minorities in Engineering Nebraska Book Co. NorthrupGrumann/Litton Industries Charles Pemberton Trust LaRue I. Pemberton Trust Perry Family Fund, The San Diego Foundation The Pittsburgh Foundation Plastech Engineered Products Inc. Priam Systems Corp. RadioShack Corp. Rockwell International Trust Roush Enterprises Inc. Sandia National Laboratories ScholarshipAmerica A.O. Smith Foundation Inc. SodexhoInc.& Affiliates Standard Products Charitable Foundation TK Holdings Inc. TNO-MADYMO NA Inc. Tamarin Square Apartments Texas Instruments Inc. United Negro College Fund Inc. Urban League of Rochester, NY Inc. VIEW Engineering Inc. Visteon Corp. Wegmans Scholarship Award James A. Welch Foundation Whirlpool Corp. Wickes Manufacturing Co. World Heritage Foundation
Boss kettering Society Development Directors Peggy Simpson, associate vice president of Corporate and Foundation Gifts
Vida Fisher, director of Corporate and Foundation Gifts
Amber Paxton, director of Corporate and Foundation Gifts
Corporate, foundation and other organization gifts propel Kettering’s academic programming and growth Corporate, foundation and other organizational partnerships are very important to Kettering University and can take the form of equipment or revenue valued from $1,000 - $24,999. Other important partnerships include co-op employment, working with students and bringing expertise to campus.
Gifts of $10,000 - $24,999 ABB The Clara Abbott Foundation Acuity Imaging Inc. American Electric Power American Iron & Steel Institute Ameritech Foundation Charles & Flossie Andrews Foundation Anna Paulina Fund Art Moran Pontiac-GMC Inc. Ashland Oil Foundation Inc. Automatic Systems Inc. Bank One Foundation The Bartech Group Bill Heard Enterprises Inc. BorgWarner Inc. Brooks Cushman PC C.V. Communities Capital Cities/ABC Foundation Carls Foundation The Cleveland Foundation Comerica Inc. Copperweld Robotics Guy R. Cowing Memorial Fund Cummins Inc. Dayton-Montgomery County Schools Deerfoot Lodge Robert A Denton Inc. Detroit Diesel Corp. Don Massey Cadillac Inc. Dow Chemical Foundation Earlham College Elks National Foundation Engineering Information Foundation Elliott & Constance Estes Foundation Exxon Education Foundation Faulkner Family Federal-Mogul Corp. Flex-Link Systems Co. Frank Gillman Pontiac-GMC General Hydrogen Corp. Generative Systems Genesee County Auto Dealers Association Genesee Intermediate School District Grand Blanc Cement Products Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation Grimaldi Foundation Guardian Industries Corp. HEAD Acoustics Inc. Haworth Inc Henkel Corp./Loctite Henry Filters Inc. Henry Ford Health System
Hoechst Celanese Corp. Honeywell International Inc. ICAM Technologies Corp. Kellogg Co. Kendall Electric Inc. Kiwanis Scholarship Knable & Associates Stella & Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust Lockheed Martin Corp. The Lubrizol Foundation LucasVerity/Fruehauf Lyn St. James Foundation MSC Software Corp. Mack Trucks Inc. Magna International Inc. Manufacturing Technologies Mason Tackle Co. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research Mechanical Design & Engineering Microsoft Corp. Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Midland Area Community Foundation Motorola Foundation NCR Corp. National Technology Transfer Inc. Navajo Nation PMX Inc. PerkinElmer Inc./Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Pilkington North America Inc. George M. Pullman Education Fund Roger Dean Chevrolet Inc. SPX Foundation Sawyer & Associates Schooley Cadillac Inc. Shand Electronics Siemens Dematic Corp. G & L Snyder Spectrum Automation Co. Steinke-Signac Scholarship Fund Edward C. and Hazel L. Stephenson Foundation Oliver W. Storer Scholarship Fund TRW Inc. TRW Canada Limited Tenneco Frances Willson Thompson Trust The Toro Co. Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. UMWA/BCOA Training & Education Fund University of Pennsylvania V & F Instruments Inc. VIA Systems Veit Memorial Charitable Trust
Venture Holdings Co. LLC Verizon Foundation Weinstein Electric Co. Women’s Missionary Council Woodhaven Telesis Corp. Xerox Corp. Xerox Foundation
Gifts of $4,000 - $9,999 80/20 Inc. ANR Pipeline Co. APA Transport Education Foundation ARCO Foundation AT&T Foundation/SBC Foundation Alcoa Foundation Allied Telesis Inc. Allied Waste Industries Inc./BFI Waste Industries Alpha Kappa Boule Education Foundation Altria Group Inc./PhilipMorrisUSA Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Fund American Express Co. American International Group Inc. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Saginaw Valley Section Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University Amoco Foundation Inc. Analog Devices Inc. Anchor Manufacturing Group Inc. Aon Foundation AquilaInc. Araco America Inc. Autoliv Asp Inc. Autosolid Inc. Peggy Bauervic Foundation Bayer Foundation/Miles Foundation Beaumont Foundation William Beaumont Hospital Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC Bi-State Olds Dealers Association Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan The Boeing Co. The Boston Globe Boyle Buick Inc. The Bucyrus/Erie Foundation Burton Industries Inc. Business Technology Association/NOMDA Scholarship Foundation Cam Tech Group Inc. Caterpillar Inc. Central Michigan University Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
Chicago Public Schools Clevepak Corp. Trust Inc. Community Foundation for Muskegon County The Community Foundation of New Jersey Cummins Inc./Diesel ReCon Co. D-M-E Co. DaimlerChrysler Canada Ltd. Dana Corp. Data-Linc Group DeMolay Scholarship Foundation The DeVlieg Foundation Delta Chi Fraternity The Detroit Board of Education Douglas & Lomason Co. The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. Durango Associates Ltd. Emerson Charitable Trust Epiphany Glass Erickson & Lindstrom Construction Co. Inc. Ex-Cell-O Corp. Faurecia Exhaust Systems Inc./AP Automotive Systems Fernco Inc. First Presbyterian Church Flint Northern Community High School Fortis Foundation/AMEV Foundation Founders’ Foundation of Theta Phi Alpha Fuel Systems Solutions Inc./IMPCO Technologies Inc. Furnas Electric Co. Genesee Area Skill Center Gigandet Student Loan Trust Edward R. Godfrey Foundation The Reynold A. Gogarn Scholarship Fund Gould Electronics Inc. Goyette Mechanical Co. Grand Rapids Community Foundation Greater Flint Arts Council Greater Flint Auto Dealers Harness, Dickey & Pierce PLC. The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. Dr. Ruth W. Hayre Scholarship Fund Development Directors Peggy Simpson, associate vice president of Corporate and Foundation Gifts Vida Fisher, director of Corporate and Foundation Gifts Amber Paxton, director of Corporate and Foundation Gifts
Endowed and Annual Scholarships/Awards Ruth A. Hill Scholarship Hill Phoenix HookUp Inc. Houston Endowment Inc. Hudson Educational Foundation Donald Hughes Scholarship IBM Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship Program Idea Courier College Scholarship The Indianapolis Star/Indianapolis Newspapers Inc. Inland Ryerson-Ryerson Foundation Intel Semiconductor LTD. Intelliware Development Inc. Intier Automotive Seating of America Inc. Irvin Industries Inc. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jackson Community College Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd. John Hopkins University Johnson Controls Inc. George W. Juhl Scholarship Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Kettering University Student Alumni Council Kinetic Inc./Advanced DC Motor Inc. Kuni Cadillac & BMW Inc. LOF Glass Lamb Technicon Machining Systems Lambda Americas Inc. Lansing School District Lexmark International Inc. Louisiana-Pacific Foundation Love Chevrolet Co. Lucent Technologies Inc. LuK USA LLC Manufacturers’ Innovation Council Walter & Nancy Mast Trust Material Handling Education Foundation Max Machinery Inc. McDonald Dairy Co. McNaughton-McKay Electric Co. MeadWestvaco Foundation Medtronic Inc. Merkley Charitable Trust Measurement Specialties Inc. Michigan Elks Foundation Mid America Motorworks/Mid America Designs Midland-Ross Corp. Modern Chevrolet Co. Molson Coors Brewing Co. Morton Thiokol Inc. NAACP Nabers Cadillac Inc. National Association of Secondary School Principals Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation Inc.
Newcor Inc. Newton Tool and Manufacturing Co. Inc. Owens-Illinois Inc. Packer Pontiac Co. The Rosa L. Parks Scholarship Foundation Pcb Piezotronics Inc. PerkinElmer Foundation/EG&G Foundation Phi Delta Theta Educational Foundation Precision Industries Inc. Process Development Corp. Prudential Financial Inc. RASP Scholarship Service Randolph Eastern School Corp. Richland County Foundation Rotary Club of Nassau Sunrise St. Louis Pontiac Dealers SBC Foundation Schneider Electric SA/Square D The School District of Philadelphia Sewell Village Cadillac Simpson Industries Fund Society Bank Foundations Somes-Nick & Co. Soroc Products Inc. State of Arkansas Scholar Steelcase Inc. Sterling-Detroit Co. Stryker Corp. Sutliff Chevrolet Co. Tau Gamma Delta Sorority Tektronix Inc. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans/Aid Association for Lutherans Timken Co. Toshiba American Electronic Components Inc. Toyota Boshoku America Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America Tozer Foundation Inc. Transportation Club of Detroit UPS U. S. Army Tank – armaments & Automotive Command (TACOM) United Engineering Trust United Jewish Foundation United Space Alliance LLC United Technologies Corp. Universities Research Inc. Victor George Oldsmobile Vortech Engineering LLC Wal-Mart Foundation Scholarship Program Warther’s Music Box Bells The Whiting Foundation XILINX Inc. Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.
Kettering University scholarships and awards provide important support to students during their academic careers and make the possibility of a Kettering education a reality.
Ability Scholarship African American Scholarship Alpha Sigma Alpha Ansted Memorial Scholarship Applied Mathematics Award Arkus-Duntov Endowed Scholarship Astbury Endowed Scholarship Baber Scholarship Barron Endowed Scholarship Bennett Memorial Scholarship Biomet Boyer Scholarship Build A Bulldog Scholarship Burgett Scholarship Connie John Scholarship Cowger Scholarship Darlington Scholarship Distinguished Alumni Scholarship Dorthy & Jay Martin Scholarship EMCWA Scholarship Fund Endowed General Scholarship Faleris Scholarship GMC Scholarship Govaerts Scholarship Grant Scholarship Greenwood Scholarship Grimalda Scholarship Gus Nick Scholarship H. J. Wolfe Endowed Scholarship Harris Scholarship Hartzell Scholarship Hillquist Scholarship Hoagland Endowed Scholarship Hoemann Scholarship Jada Bennett Memorial Scholarship James & Edna Johnson Scholarship James John Scholarship JC Hudson Scholarship Kagel Endowed Scholarship Kettering Scholars Fund Lange Scholarship Leon Sullivan Scholarship Lingg Scholarship MacGregor Endowed Scholarship Marsha Brown Scholarship Martin Management Endowed Scholarship Matthias Endowed Scholarship McEwen Scholarship McKeachie/Wallace Scholarship McKinnon Scholarship Miles Memorial Scholarship Miller Endowed Scholarship Millon Scholarship Mitchell Endowed Scholarship
Mott Student Retention Scholarships Nasi Endowed Scholarship Neithercut Family Scholarship Northeast Ohio Alumni Scholarship Nulty Scholarship Oram Scholarship Oswald International Student Fellows Parents Association Scholarship Pekarek Scholarship Peterson Scholarship Piper Memorial Powell Endowed Scholarship Qualman Scholarship Richard Deane Scholarship Schlotterbeck Eugene Stefanyshyn Scholarship Sigma Chi Endowed Scholarship Stahl Scholarship Steinke-Seigrac Memorial Scholarship Stewart Scholarship Student Leadership Scholarship Sun Microsystems Scholarship James Throop Scholarship Tannehill Memorial Scholarship Thomas Moore Scholarship Tomchak Scholarship Virginia Kettering Scholarship Wacker Scholarship Walker Endowed Scholarship Wocholski Endowed Scholarship Wolforth Endowed Scholarship Young Scholarship
University Board Of Trustees Lizabeth A. Ardisana CEO ASG Renaissance Brenda L. Ball, C.P.A. President B.C. Ball Consulting Jon E. Barfield Chairman and CEO The Bartech Group Inc. Michael J. Burns ’75 CEO and President Dana Corp. Bruce D. Coventry ’75 (Vice Chair) President Global Engine Mfg. Alliance LLC DaimlerChrysler Corp.
Phillip C. Dutcher ’74 Regional Director Bessler Consulting of Florida Inc. Michael L. Eagle ’70 (Chair) Chairman Favrille Inc. William R. Hartman Chairman, President and CEO Citizens Banking Corp. Major Horton ’84 Senior Vice President & CFO Rackspace Managed Hosting David S. Hoyte ’71 Executive Vice President Castle Harlan Partners
Gary L. Cowger ’70 Group Vice President Global Mfg. and Labor GM Corp.
Kurt H. Joerger ’86 CEO Newton Tool & Manufacturing Co. Inc.
Dennis Cuneo Counsel Arent Fox PLLC
Larry R. Johnson Director Transportation Technology R & D Center Argonne National Laboratory
Jacqueline A. Dedo ’84 (Secretary) President Timken Automotive Neil De Koker ’67 President and CEO Original Equipment Suppliers Association Lawrence A. Denton President & CEO Dura Automotive Systems Inc.
Robert C. Kagle ’78 Benchmark Capital Charles F. Kettering III President The Kettering Family Foundation S.R. Liberty President Kettering University
Kathleen A. Ligocki President & CEO Tower Automotive
Marissa Peterson ’83 Executive Vice President (retired) Sun Microsystems
Harry A. Lomason II Orchard Lake, Mich. Jesse Lopez CEO BAE Industries Inc.
Steve Sanghi Chairman, President and CEO Microchip Technology Inc.
Sam M. Mancuso President & CEO Marketplace Group
Heinz P. Schulte Senior Vice President Commericial and Financial Services North America Robert Bosch Corp.
Phillip R. Martens President Light Vehicle Systems ArvinMeritor OE,LLC
Marjorie Sorge Vice President Corporate Communications Metaldyne Corp.
James A. McCaslin ’74 President & COO Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
Dane A. Miller ’69 President & CEO Biomet Inc.
Cindy Niekamp President and General Manager BorgWarner TorgTransfer Systems Robert S. Oswald ’64 Chairman Bendix Commerical Vehicle Systems LLC Frank Perna Jr. ’60 Chairman Emeritus MSC Software
Lyn St. James LSJ Foundation Robert E. Swaney Jr. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI John Urquhart Chief Scientist AARDEX Ltd. Jane L. Warner Group President ITW Worldwide Finishing Systems Curtis S. Wozniak ’78 CEO (Retired) Electrglas Inc.
Alumni Association Board Of Directors Henio Arcangeli Jr. ’86 Vice President Yamaha Motorsports Group Cypress, CA
Sherry House ’94 Vice President of Finance GTCR Golder Rauner LLC Chicago, IL
Paul Cloutier ’92 Director of Operations Microposite Inc. Novi, MI
John Hrit ’83 Novi, MI
Tracy Coleman ’90 Greenfield, IN
Charlotte Hubbard ’83 President Prima Communications Inc. Schoolcraft, MI
Jacqueline EL-Sayed ’86 Faculty Member Mechanical Engineering Kettering University
Cristina Ike ’03 Product Design Engineer Ford Motor Co. Livonia, MI
Robert Evangelista ’89 President, Alumni Association Author The Business of Winning Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Albert Jordan ’61 Traverse City, MI
Christian Garascia ’92 Intellectual Property Attorney Young & Basile, P.C. Troy, MI Matt Hilgendorf ’06 CMFGT Caterpillar Inc. Peoria, IL
Ted Jordan ’83 President Jordan Team Computing LLC Shaker Heights, OH Suzanne Kayser ’05 GM Corp. Joseph Kibbe ’66 Sterling Heights, MI
Rod Kirkham ’75 General Manager of Human Resources DMAX Ltd. Moraine, OH
Mike Okey ’76 Manager of Worldwide Parts Distribution Allison Transmission
Frank Krohn ’77 Manager of Quality Systems Stamping Operation GM Corp. Pontiac, MI
Franklin Preston ’70 GM Corp. (retired)
Armen Oumedian ’49 Grand Rapids, MI
Bill Lane ’61 GM Corp. (retired) Brighton, MI John Mahoney ’55 General Partner RLM Engineer Co. Bloomfield Hills, MI Sean McBurney ’03 Stanford University Graduate School of Business Salem, OH Michael Oakley ’81 President Oakley Industries Clinton Township, MI
Joseph Sawyer ’77 Attorney at Law Sawyer & Associates San Francisco, CA
Julie Straka ’85 Area Manager GM Orion Assembly Orion, MI
Michael VanSlyke ’70 Associate Vice President for Alumni Affairs Executive Secretary Alumni Board of Directors Kettering University Bob Werenski ’61 Grosse Pointe, MI
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A Look Back...
The first Buick Plant in the City of Flint was located on Kearsley Street just west of Stevenson. Constructed in September 1903, engine production began in December of that year and established the city of Flint as one of the first areas in the country to produce automotive components. Although most cars on the road today employ the same basic combustion engine produced by plants like this, hybrid vehicles are gaining a foothold in the automotive world and could potentially help reduce U.S. dependency on foreign oil imports in the coming years.
Photo courtesy of the Richard Scharchburg Archives.