DEPAUW MAGAZINE • SUMMER 2007
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2007 COMMENCEMENT ––– ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS
From the CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD of TRUSTEES
am honored to serve as chair of DePauw’s Board of In addition to viewing progress on these facilities, Trustees at this important time in the University’s alumni heard a panel presentation about Strengthening history. I want to commend the previous board DePauw’s Greek system. I was fortunate to be a member chair, James B. Stewart Jr. ’73, who provided of the Trustees’ Greek Committee that reviewed the report admirable leadership, including working with of the Greek Fact-Finding Commission, so I can personally trustees, administrators and faculty members to conduct attest to the opportunity we have to provide a healthy and a comprehensive review of the mission, goals and resources secure learning and living environment for all DePauw of the University and develop an effective ﬁve-year strategic students. You can read more in this magazine about the plan, Securing Our Legacy. We are nearing the midpoint actions the trustees have taken to support the Greek system. R. David Hoover of the strategic plan, and a signiﬁcant amount has already The trustees are ﬁrmly committed to keeping DePauw and been accomplished. Now is a good time to evaluate further opportuniits Greek system as leaders in the national Greek community. ties for DePauw. Alumni who returned to campus for Alumni Reunion Weekend in June – as my wife, Suzanne, and I did for our 40th class reunion – saw ﬁrsthand some of the ways in which their alma mater continues to thrive. DePauw’s commitment to academic excellence and intellectual engagement is bolstered by the largest-ever number of faculty members, some of whom were featured in programs during reunion weekend. While faculty members today use more technology to enhance teaching and learning, they continue to devote the kind of personal attention to the development of their students that alumni remember from their DePauw experience. Very notable on campus was the nearly completed construction of the new Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts. Alumni received a glimpse of how this outstanding facility will enhance the performing arts at DePauw and create even more opportunities for students not only in the School of Music and theatre courses, but also for College of Liberal Arts students who participate in ensembles and other activities there. The Green Center will be formally dedicated during Old Gold Weekend Oct. 25-28, 2007. Another major event during Old Gold Weekend will be the dedication of the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics, located in the DePauw Nature Park. The institute will support an important part of the University’s strategic plan in terms of preparing students to make a difference in the world. The Prindle Institute will encourage the examination of ethical issues by students, faculty members and visiting scholars from other institutions. Activities there will support the liberal arts curriculum in developing responsible leaders for the future. I encourage alumni to attend Old Gold Weekend and participate in the dedication of the Prindle Institute for Ethics as well as the Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts.
Progress has been made on another strategic goal by expanding the diversity of DePauw’s student body to reﬂect the interconnected and global world in which graduates will live and work. When DePauw’s entering class arrived this fall, it included a record number of international students. The University will continue to work to attract even more qualiﬁed international students who will enrich the campus community in many ways. Perhaps the Board of Trustees’ most crucial responsibility is the search to select DePauw’s 19th president. As you know, President Bob Bottoms announced in April his plan to retire and become Chancellor of the University. I want to thank Bob for his extraordinary service as president since 1986. I know DePauw will continue to beneﬁt from his service as chancellor and in providing leadership for the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics. There is no doubt that DePauw is poised to attract the best possible presidential candidates because Bob has so solidly established DePauw as a leading national liberal arts university. Because the presidential selection process is important for the entire University community, a link – titled Presidential Search – was created on DePauw’s Web site to inform alumni and others about the status of the presidential search. I also encourage you to use the Web site to share your views and advice with us as we move forward to identify the University’s next leader. That kind of alumni support has always been a strength of DePauw University. The continuing devotion and support of alumni was evident among those who attended Alumni Reunion Weekend, received updates about the University and reconnected with classmates. Thank you for all the ways in which you support DePauw. Together, we will build upon DePauw’s strengths and provide even greater opportunities for future generations of DePauw students and alumni. – R. David Hoover ’67
DePauw Proﬁle Busey family endows scholarship to beneﬁt members of Alpha Tau Omega DePauw and Greek traditions merge for John W. Busey ’61 DePauw University and the Greek system are part of the family heritage of John W. Busey ’61. An economics major at DePauw, Busey went on to a 30-year career in banking, which included 19 years as a bank president, and he was an active community leader. He was a broker with First Busey Securities, Inc. for seven years prior to retirement. Several family members have graduated from the University, including John’s brother, Dr.
He visited campus frequently when his sons attended DePauw and were involved in athletics and other activities. John II was a play-by-play announcer for WGRE radio and sometimes traveled with the basketball team for road games at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill. The DePauw team bus would often stop at the Busey home in Mahomet on the return trip. When John and his wife, Judy, began to think about estate planning, they wanted to be
Joseph S. Busey ’63; his cousin, John S. Moffet sure to include DePauw and Alpha Tau Omega ’73; both of his sons, John W. Busey II ’90 and in their plans. They made a major deferred comJohn W. (’61) and Judy Busey James J. Busey ’93; and John II’s wife, Maribeth mitment to establish the Busey Family Endowed Steimle ’88. John II serves on the DePauw Alumni Scholarship Fund, becoming life members of Association Board of Directors. the Washington C. DePauw Society. The scholarship will be awarded Coming as a student from a small Illinois town to the more populous to an active member of ATO who is involved in campus leadership, DePauw campus, Busey fondly recalls that DePauw’s admission direcdemonstrates ﬁnancial need and has the highest grade point average in tor at the time, the personable John J. Wittich ’44, always recognized the ﬁrst semester of each academic year. him and talked with him when they crossed paths on campus. Busey With the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney, the Buseys found also found that joining Alpha Tau Omega fraternity provided another it easy to establish a Charitable Remainder Unitrust (CRUT). “My welcoming family and a life-changing experience. wife and I decided which foundations, churches and schools to name “Basically, the main social experience I had at DePauw was living as our beneﬁciaries, and we particularly wanted to include DePauw in together with 70 other men in the fraternity. I formed lasting friendthat group.” John explained. “It’s a deferred gift, so the money goes to ships, many of which have been lifelong,” he said. DePauw only after we pass. His fraternity roots spread even deeper. “My “We were able to greatly diversify our family also has a very strong involvement with investments, increase our income and receive My family also has a very strong the Greek system,” Busey said, “because in admeaningful income tax beneﬁts.” Further, the dition to me, my brother, both sons and several Buseys were able to purchase a second-to-die involvement with the Greek system, members of my mother’s side of the family are life insurance policy to make certain that their because in addition to me, members of ATO. Altogether, 11 members of estate to their heirs is not diminished. our family are members of ATO.” The Busey Family Endowed Scholarship my brother, both sons and several John remained engaged with DePauw, Fund also ensures that deserving ATO memparticularly through serving on the ATO house bers will continue to beneﬁt from the DePauw members of my mother’s side of corporation board for nine years – eight of experience for generations to come. the family are members of ATO. them as board president.
Altogether, 11 members of our family
are members of ATO.
The parents of Rebecca R. “Becky” Reasner (center, in photo at left) helped her move in at DePauw as an entering student on Aug. 28, 1973. The photo was later printed in an area newspaper. In the photo below, Becky Reasner Cleveland ’77 and her husband, Peter, recreated the photo from 34 years ago when they moved their son, Wes, into Longden Hall on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007. Wes Cleveland is one of 694 new students at DePauw this fall. Twenty percent of students in the Class of 2011 have alumni ties.
1973 To read more about the 2007-08 opening day at DePauw, check the Web site at www.depauw.edu/ news/index.asp?id=19842 where you will ﬁnd a story and a link to the photo gallery.
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514 receive degrees at 168th commencement. Walker Cup recipient’s remarks at commencement. Trustees approve new housing standards and Greek support. Trulaske International Scholarship Fund will support international studies at DePauw. Liz Bondi is NCAA Division III Woman Athlete of the Year. R. David Hoover ’67 elected chair of Board of Trustees. English professor’s work is winner in national poetry contest. Prindle Institute brings visiting scholar to campus. Professor James Rambo receives Tucker Distinguished Career Award. Teaching excellence recognized with Professorship Awards. News briefs. DePauw Discourse 2007. Faculty briefs.
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Pursue service to others and uncommon success, graduates told 514 receive degrees at 168th commencement The 514 graduates at DePauw’s 168th commencement on May 20 were encouraged to pursue fulﬁlling lives of service to others and uncommon success. “DePauw University provided me with a foundation for a life of service,” Karen Koning AbuZayd ’63, commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and an under-secretary-general to the United Nations, told graduates and their families. “The DePauw environment gave me a thirst for knowledge, along with a penchant to question conventional wisdom with healthy skepticism. It was here on this campus that the universally powerful precept about treating all human beings with genuine respect was conﬁrmed for me.” From her base in Gaza, AbuZayd helps to oversee education, health and social services, and micro-enterprise programs for 4.3 million Palestinian refugees. Since September 2000, her work has concentrated on providing emergency assistance to, and generating employment for, victims of the crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory. Before joining UNRWA, AbuZayd worked for the Ofﬁce of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for 19 years.
“DePauw University provided me with a foundation for a life of service.”
– Karen Koning AbuZayd ’63
News of the University She began her humanitarian career in Sudan in 1981, working with Ugandan, Chadian and Ethiopian refugees ﬂeeing from war and famine. She moved to Namibia in 1989 to help coordinate the return of apartheid-era refugees, and a year later went to Sierra Leone to head the UNHCR ofﬁce in Freetown, initiating an emergency response to settle 100,000 Liberians. From 1991-93 in UNHCR’s Geneva headquarters, AbuZayd directed the South African repatriation operation and the Kenya-Somalia cross-border operation. AbuZayd, who received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from DePauw, related to graduates how gratifying her career has been by “putting human rights and humanitarian principles into practice” to meet the needs of individuals. “I recognize that each of you will follow your own individual path. I do not expect to recruit all of you to the world of humanitarian action, or of multilateralism,” she said. “I simply want to share with you the deep personal satisfaction I’ve found in working with those who are among the most vulnerable populations in the world today.” DePauw presented AbuZayd the McNaughton Medal for Public Service. John McNaughton graduated from DePauw in 1942, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and earned a degree from the Harvard University School of Law, where he later taught. He was assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs and had just been appointed Secretary of the Navy when he, his wife and one son died in a tragic air crash on July 19, 1967. Elisabeth “Bess” W. Evans, recipient of the Walker Cup, which recognizes the senior student judged to have contributed the most to the University during his or her four years at DePauw, spoke of the uncommon opportunities she and her classmates had as students and now have as alumni. She recalled hearing, as a prospective student, about the “uncommon success” of DePauw alumni, including best-selling authors, political leaders and others. “But over the past four years of discussion and Elisabeth “Bess” W. dialogue, I’ve discovered that uncommon success Evans doesn’t just live in Pulitzer Prizes or high-held ofﬁces,” said Evans, a double major in communication and sociology. “Uncommon success instead is found within the words that we speak, the lining of our lives. It comes in the way we make our choices, the way we treat others, the way we express our passions. It comes in how we have formed our opinions in these dialogues here, but more importantly, it now comes in how we act on these opinions.” She challenged her fellow graduates: “We must live our uncommon
Robert M. Steele ’69, President Robert G. Bottoms, Karen Koning AbuZayd ’63 and William F. Welch ’40
success and not just discuss it. May your uncommon success truly change the world, or at least the world of those around you.” The full text of her Walker Cup address is printed on page four. Two distinguished alumni – Robert M. Steele ’69, the Nelson Poynter Scholar for Journalism Values and senior faculty in ethics at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, and William F. Welch ’40, an attorney who has practiced primarily in corporate, banking and public utility law and is of counsel to Bingham McHale LLP – were awarded honorary degrees. Steele, an internationally known ethicist, noted, “DePauw has no major in journalism, but dozens of our graduates have gone on to exemplary careers as journalists, and I accept this honorary degree today with great respect for them and their contributions. I hope that some of you in the Class of 2007 become the journalists of the next generation.” Steele received a Doctor of Journalism degree. Welch recalled that on the day he and his classmates received diplomas from DePauw, France fell to Germany and Hitler’s reach was expanding. “The world has changed in many ways since 1940, technologically for certain. And yet, in many ways it is much the same,” he said. Referring to today’s world crises, he expressed conﬁdence in the graduates. “You will work it out. As a matter of fact, the whole world depends upon you to do so.” Welch received a Doctor of Laws degree. Two retiring faculty members, who represented 75 years of teaching at DePauw, also were recognized: James S. Rambo, Laurel H. Turk Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish and Portuguese), taught at DePauw since 1966, and Carl P. Singer, professor of computer science, taught at DePauw since 1973. Read more about DePauw’s commencement ceremony, the addresses and honorary degree recipients at www.depauw.edu/news.
News of the University Walker Cup recipient’s remarks at commencement Elisabeth “Bess” W. Evans ’07
First and foremost, allow me to extend my congratulations to the Class of 2007. It truly is a great achievement to be sitting in these seats on East College lawn, and it has been a pleasure – and very fun – getting to know you all. In our last four years, we have had many dynamic experiences. From long nights in the library to long nights when we should have been in the library, from trips around the world to trips around campus, we have had four years ﬁlled with a lot of learning and a lot of wonderful memories. One thing that I think is quite unique about DePauw is the dialogue that we engage in here. In our four years, we have begun lifelong conversations regarding important issues. We have discussed ethics in our lives and in our actions regarding nature, food and Greek life. We have talked about the embracing of different ideas and different expressions as they pertain to art and free speech. We have expressed our views in open forums about celebration of diversity and a lack of tolerance for intolerance. We have debated about the covenant. We have engaged in conversations about issues of sexual assault on and off campus. We have expressed our views on war and peace. We have talked about many issues. We have talked a lot. One thing that we speciﬁcally hear and say around here a great deal is “uncommon success,” and I have never stopped to think about what uncommon success really means. As a prospective student, I walked through the academic quad and heard of DePauw graduates who went on to be CEOs, elected ofﬁcials, famous authors. This was the uncommon success that DePauw would afford me someday. But over the past four years of discussion and dialogue, I have discovered that uncommon success doesn’t just live in Pulitzer Prizes or high-held ofﬁces. Uncommon success instead is found within the words that we speak, the lining of our lives. It comes in the way we make our choices, the way we treat others, the way we express our passions. It comes in how we have formed our opinions in these dialogues; but more importantly, it now comes in how we act on these opinions.
here. More than most classes, we have put our words into action and created real change. But now we must leave the island, whether we like it or not. With us, among our trash-bags full of DePauw sweatshirts, philanthropy T-shirts, books we couldn’t sell back to Fine Print and graded midterm papers, we will also ﬁnd the opportunity and the burden of uncommon success. We are charged as we drive away from the square with a call to action. After four years of talking the talk as they say, it appears it is time to walk the walk. We formed our ideas, discussed our opinions and found our passions. Now, we have to live these ideas, opinions and passions on a much bigger island. Walker Percy, a novelist, once wrote that the hardest thing in life is to get through an ordinary Wednesday afternoon. It is what we do with our lives on these Wednesday afternoons that is where most of our uncommon success will live. On some of these afternoons, we will sit on our couches, we will sit in our cubicles, we will sit in our present. Uncommon success begs the opposite, challenging us to take what we have gained here and give it back to the world. Robert Greenleaf, a leadership guru, I believe explains it best. He says, “In the end, each man builds his own solid ground to stand on – and stands alone.” We have the tools to build our solid ground on which we believe we want to stand, and now we must build it. He continues to explain: If you have a dream deferred, bring it to life by beginning to live it – no matter how discouraging the circumstances may be. If you end up in middle age an uncreative, crusty reactionary – the kind of person your generation complains about, it will probably be because you chose not to allow the idealism that is so characteristic of your present age to operate. We leave DePauw with a mind full of ideas, a soul full of energy – after a few days of post-graduation sleep, of course – and a world to change. Uncommon success allows us to name what makes us different than the average college graduate of 2007. It is a gift, but it is a challenge.
DePauw has given us the privilege of uncommon success, allowing us to talk it out for the last four years. When I say privilege, I mean just that. Sometimes I forget that although we have worked extremely hard in order to be sitting in these chairs today, a college education is a privilege, and a DePauw education is a great gift. In many ways, we have acknowledged this by expressing ourselves in more than just our words, taking advantage of the opportunity that we have been given
We must live our uncommon success and not just discuss it. We must do justice to the four years of dialogue that the classrooms of Asbury, the tables at the Hub, and the lounges in our living units have afforded us. Congratulations to the Class of 2007, and, although I promised several professors I wouldn’t use any clichés, may your uncommon success change the world, or at least the world of those around you. It has been an honor talking and living and learning with all of you. Thank you.
News of the University Trustees approve new housing standards and Greek support New housing standards for all living units at DePauw – both Greek and University-owned – were approved by the University’s Board of Trustees at its meeting on April 20. Subject to Internal Revenue Service approval, the trustees also voted to initiate a voluntary program through which the University will invest up to $6 million to help qualifying living units comply with the new regulations. President Robert G. Bottoms said, “These standards are important because they apply to all students and will help ensure safety no matter where a student chooses to live.” Trustees also unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the vitality of DePauw’s unique Greek system and its important responsibilities within the University’s learning community. “We owe a debt of gratitude to President Bottoms for his outstanding leadership in the process that has rebuilt trust and bridges that will serve us well in the future,” R. Lee Wilson ’76, chairman of the Trustees’ Greek Committee, said. Key elements of the initiatives approved by the trustees include: • New housing standards: A new set of standards for Greek and University-owned housing outlines high but reasonable levels for health and safety (particularly ﬁre safety) issues that will be implemented by working closely with the newly formed Greek Life Advisory Council. Projected cost of compliance is $6 million ($5 million for Greek units; $1 million for DePauw-owned housing). • Voluntary Greek support program: Subject to IRS approval, a new program provides ﬁnancial support options, which can be tailored to the needs of individual Greek chapters that require assistance in meeting the new standards. Possibilities include grants, loans and other
options, depending upon chapter needs and desires. Such support is voluntary, and chapters must demonstrate ﬁnancial viability or have at least 80-percent occupancy (or a plan to achieve that level in a reasonable amount of time) for them to be eligible to receive grants and loans. DePauw will also accept tax-deductible gifts on behalf of Greek houses as they raise funds for upgrades and ongoing maintenance. • Trustees’ Greek support resolution: Trustees unanimously adopted a support resolution stressing both the valuable role and important responsibilities of the Greek system as members of the University learning community. The resolution is printed below. • Endorsement of president’s recommendations: The board also heard and endorsed a report about the ongoing efforts designed to improve the vitality of the Greek system, including the hiring of three new staff members; reviewing the timing of rush and recruitment; making the recruitment process less formal; and working with the Coalition for a Responsible Community to curb high-risk drinking. The trustees’ votes continued a process that began at the spring 2006 board meeting, when a Greek Fact-Finding Commission was created. That panel – consisting of DePauw alumni, students, faculty members and administrators – delivered a report to President Bottoms in September 2006. President Bottoms initiated a series of campus conversations about the Greek system, and in October, a Trustees’ Greek Committee was formed to review the fact-ﬁnding document and make recommendations. There was further discussion at the board’s January retreat. Read more about efforts to strengthen DePauw’s Greek system at www.depauw.edu/univ/greekfacts.
Trustee support resolution for Greek system DePauw University educates leaders who make a positive difference in the communities where they live and work. We are ﬁrst and foremost a community of students, professors, alumni and administrators dedicated to learning. The Greek system within DePauw’s community is part of our unique heritage and is integral to our culture. The Greek system provides housing, leadership opportunities, social activities and alumni engagement that support our learning mission. We acknowledge these important contributions and recognize the Greek system as a valuable part of our community. Community membership comes with signiﬁcant responsibilities to support its learning mission and DePauw’s goals: • To provide an outstanding living and learning environment • To prepare students to make a positive difference in the world • To cultivate alumni loyalty through lifelong engagement We the Trustees of DePauw University reafﬁrm our organizational, ﬁnancial and personal support for the vitality of our unique Greek system and its important role in our university learning community. April 20, 2007
News of the University Steve and Michelle Trulaske International Scholarship Fund will support international studies at DePauw Major gift will underwrite at least 30 off-campus study experiences each year
A major gift from Steven L. Trulaske ’79 and his wife, Michelle, will underwrite the semester- or summer-long, off-campus study experiences of at least 30 upperclass students each year through the Steve and Michelle Trulaske International Scholarship Fund, in addition to supporting at least 20 ﬁrst-year students in a new DePauw-Ecuador Summer Program. “By making this gift, Michelle and I are afﬁrming our belief that DePauw’s long-term Steven L. Trulaske strategic goal of internationalizing the University will produce future graduates who can contribute even more to our global society,” Steve Trulaske, a member of DePauw’s Board of Trustees, said. “Beyond being an investment in young people and the University, it is a pledge to create greater understanding among students of the world in which they will live and work, and we trust, change for the better.” “DePauw’s goal of becoming an increasingly international university takes a large step forward, thanks to the generosity of Steve and Michelle Trulaske,” President Robert G. Bottoms said. “Now, students who desire to participate in these two programs will be eligible for signiﬁcant scholarship assistance. The Trulaskes are opening the doors to a world of opportunity for DePauw students, now and for generations to come.” Open to students who are enrolled to enter the University in the fall, the DePauw-Ecuador Summer Program – which began this summer – offers an intensive, ﬁve-week experience in Spanish language immersion, cultural awareness and international service. Participants (primarily ﬁrst-generation students with no previous international experience) will spend three weeks on the DePauw campus, then two weeks in Quito, Ecuador. The program is designed to acquaint students with the dynamic global community and the importance of dealing effectively in multinational environments. “I believe the program has great potential to serve as a valuable re-
for these efforts and work to make a difference in others’ lives.” Niles reports that 80 admitted students applied for the program’s 20 spots in its inaugural year, “a clear indicator that this unique experience is of great interest to young scholars.” “The DePauw Ecuador Summer Program allows us to expose students to two transformative arenas for personal development – service and international study – at the very beginning of a student’s DePauw experience,” said Robert P. Hershberger, professor of modern languages (Spanish), who led the ﬁrst program from June 25 to Aug. 1. “With this program, we are also immersing students in the heart of the University’s strategic initiatives of globalization and ethics. We couldn’t ask for a better beginning for our students and are delighted that funding this program acknowledges the real-world value of Spanish. With DePauw’s growing emphasis on globalization, we are excited to offer a means to allow more of our students an opportunity to embrace an international perspective.” The Trulaskes’ gift also will support students who wish to study in Segovia, Spain, for a fall or spring semester, or a summer term to improve their language skills and gain an understanding of Spain’s literature, art and history, as well as its emerging role in the European Union. Applicants must have completed a 300-level course in Spanish. “I believe this is one of few programs that affords students a rare opportunity to leave the life of a typical American and experience the life of a typical Segovian,” noted Kate Knaul, director of the Center for International and Experiential Education. “The quality of the program staff, the access to Segovians – both in and out of class – and the opportunities to truly experience the language and culture will greatly enhance our students’ cultural and linguistic proﬁciency. This kind of program will allow DePauw to graduate students who are even more capable of living and working in multiple cultural contexts.” DePauw plans to add other international programs in the future to
cruitment tool for the Ofﬁce of Admission, as it provides an exceptional opportunity for students to gain international exposure – and a taste of campus life – even prior to the start of their ﬁrst semester,” Stefanie Niles, vice president for admission and ﬁnancial aid, explained. “With its strong tradition of community service opportunities and initiatives, the University attracts those students who are drawn to serving others and reaching out to provide assistance to those in need. The Ecuador Summer Program is yet another way in which students can ﬁnd an outlet
those supported by the scholarship fund. The total of 50 additional students gaining international experiences through the Trulaskes’ generosity brings DePauw close to its goal of increasing the percentage of graduating seniors with an international experience from the previous level of 60 percent to 75 percent. DePauw continues to be among the nation’s top colleges and universities for the percentage of students who study abroad, according to the Open Doors 2006 report.
News of the University DePauw’s Liz Bondi is NCAA Division III Woman Athlete of the Year National champion in tennis and basketball Following a year in which she won an individual national championship in tennis and honors as an all-American forward on DePauw’s national championship basketball team, senior Liz Bondi was named the Honda Division III Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year. The recognition was based on the results of national balloting among NCAA Division III schools as part of the Collegiate Women Sports Awards program, now in its 31st year. Bondi received the award at a ceremony at Columbia University in New York City on June 25. “It’s an incredible honor to be selected as the Division III Athlete of the Year,” Bondi said. “I was fortunate to win an individual national tennis championship and also be part of a basketball team that won our school’s ﬁrst national team title. Without my coaches, Scott Riggle and Kris Huffman (tennis and basketball, respectively), I couldn’t have reached these levels and certainly couldn’t have won this award.” Bondi was nominated in women’s tennis after capturing the NCAA Division III singles championship and earning Senior of the Year honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. She ﬁnished her tennis career as a four-time all-America selection in both singles and doubles. She had a 124-10 record in singles play and went 119-15 in doubles during her DePauw career. In addition to her outstanding tennis career, Bondi was the leading scorer and rebounder on this year’s basketball squad, the ﬁrst national championship team in the University’s history. The Kodak/Women’s Basketball Coaches Association First Team All-America choice was also named most outstanding player at the Division III Women’s Basketball ﬁnals. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. sponsors the Collegiate Women Sports Awards Program.
Read more about Bondi and DePauw athletics at www.depauw.edu/ath.
News of the University R. David Hoover ’67 elected chair of Board of Trustees
R. David Hoover
R. David Hoover ’67, chairman of the board, president and chief executive ofﬁcer of Ball Corporation, was elected to a three-year term as chair of the DePauw Board of Trustees at the board’s April meeting. Hoover succeeds James B. Stewart Jr. ’73, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author. After joining Ball Corporation in 1970, Hoover advanced through a number of positions with the company and was named executive vice president and elected to the board of directors in 1996. In 1998 he was elected vice chairman and given strategic responsibility for Ball’s aerospace subsidiary, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., in addition to the role of chief ﬁnancial ofﬁcer. Hoover became president of Ball Corporation Jan. 1, 2000, with the company’s packaging operations reporting to him. He was named chief operating ofﬁcer in April 2000 and was elected president and CEO in January 2001. On April 24, 2002, he was elected chairman of the board. Prior to his career with Ball, Hoover was a corporate ﬁnancial analyst for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis. Hoover also serves on the boards of Energizer Holdings, Inc.; Irwin Financial Corporation and Qwest Communications. A past chairman of the Can Manufacturers Institute, he is a member of the boards of the Food Products Association; National Association of Manufacturers; Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Dean’s Advisory Council; and the University of Colorado at Denver Business School Board of Advisors. He is a director of Boulder Community Hospital and a member of the Colorado Forum. Born in Straughn, Ind., Hoover received a bachelor’s degree in economics from DePauw. He was awarded a M.B.A. in ﬁnance and real estate from Indiana University, and he completed the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard University Graduate School of Business.
English professor’s work is winner in national poetry contest
Joseph W. Heithaus
Joseph W. Heithaus, associate professor and chair of English, is a winner of the 2007 Discovery/The Nation poetry contest. Co-sponsored by The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center in New York City and The Nation magazine, the contest – in its 33rd year – is designed to attract large audiences to poets who have not yet published a book of poems. His winning entry was a manuscript of 10 poems, taken from his Poison Sonnets. One of four winners from among 1,000 entries in the contest, Heithaus received a cash prize, his winning entry will be published in The Nation, and he read his winning work at the Poetry Center on May 7.
News of the University
Prindle institute brings visiting scholar to campus Alyssa Bernstein, assistant professor of philosophy at Ohio University, is the ﬁrst recipient of the Nancy Schaenen Visiting Scholar Award for residency at DePauw’s Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics during 200708. While at DePauw, Bernstein will write a book on contemporary philosophical conceptions of human rights, focusing on John Rawls’s Law of Peoples and its main competitors. “I am honored, thrilled, and delighted to receive the Nancy Schaenen Visiting Scholar Award,” Bernstein said. “The prospect of working on my book about human rights and global justice while taking part in the activities of DePauw’s Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics greatly appeals to me. I anticipate that I will enjoy as well as beneﬁt from discussing my work with interested students as well as faculty colleagues at the Institute, at the philosophy department, and in the broader DePauw intellectual community.” Before joining the faculty of Ohio University, Bernstein was a Fellow of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Her main areas of research and writing are human rights, global justice, social contract theory (contractarianism and contractualism) and Kant’s ethics and political philosophy. Bernstein has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard, where she held a Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities and was a Graduate Fellow at the
Harvard Center for Ethics. Prior to Harvard, she spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar in Jerusalem studying Judaism, Islam and Christianity. John K. Roth serves as the Robert and Carolyn Frederick Distinguished Visiting Professor of Ethics at DePauw during 2007-08. Roth is the Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, where he is the founding director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights. He also serves on the faculty of Claremont Graduate University. “Dr. Bernstein will be an exceptional complement to Dr. John Roth, and in tandem they will provide a richness of outside ideas and perspectives that will enliven the ﬁrst year of programs at the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics,” Neal B. Abraham, executive vice president of DePauw, said. “Her educational and scholarly background and her teaching and research interests will be valuable to many students and faculty members interested in social justice ethical issues. We are particularly grateful to the Schaenens for providing the generous support for this position, which attracted a pool of highly qualiﬁed applicants from across the nation.” A gift from Janet W. Prindle ’58 is funding construction of the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics to enhance teaching, learning and research in ethics at DePauw. The institute is located within the DePauw University Nature Park.
News of the University Professor James Rambo receives Tucker Distinguished Career Award; two faculty members receive Minar Scholarship Award James S. Rambo, Laurel H. Turk Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish and Portuguese), is the 2007 recipient of the Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Tucker Jr. Distinguished Career Award. Presented annually by the University president to a senior faculty member, the Tucker Award recognizes the achievements of faculty members who have made notable contributions to DePauw through their commitments to students, teaching excellence, their disciplines and University service. It was announced at the Timothy H. and Sharon Ubben Society of Teacher-Scholars and Faculty Recognition Dinner on April 20. A member of the DePauw faculty since 1966, Rambo retired at the end of the 2006-07 academic year.
President Robert G. Bottoms (right) with James S. Rambo, Laurel H. Turk Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish and Portuguese) and recipient of the 2007 Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Tucker Jr. Distinguished Career Award. Above left, President Robert G. Bottoms with David N. Gellman, associate professor of history, and on right, President Bottoms with Jeffrey T. Kenney, associate professor of religious studies.
Also at the dinner, two faculty members received the Edwin L. Minar Jr. Scholarship Award. David N. Gellman,, associate professor
of history, and Jeffrey T. Kenney, associate professor and chair of religious studies, are the seventh and eighth recipients. Established in 1981, the Minar Award is presented in recognition of exceptional scholarly achievement and is named in honor of its ﬁrst recipient, a former professor in the department of classical studies.
Teaching excellence recognized with Professorship Awards Each year since 1998-99, DePauw has awarded four-year University Professorships to three faculty members in recognition of their sustained excellence in teaching, professional development and service to the University. University Professors for 2007-11 are: • Meryl B. Altman, professor of English and women’s studies Among her many accomplishments, she has been a pioneer in constructing the formal program for and consciousness of women’s studies at DePauw, and she nurtured the major and minor programs in women’s studies. • Cynthia O’Dell, associate professor of art and chair of the Department of Art An award-winning artist, O’Dell has been a leader in the research and design of the new digital and analog photography labs and digital video lab in the Richard E. Peeler Art Center.
• Daniel E. Shannon, Shannon professor of philosophy and chair of the Department of Philosophy A noted scholar of Hegel, specialist in German philosophy of the 18th and 19th centuries, and a proliﬁc writer, Shannon is a member of the executive board of the International Society for Universal Dialogue and was conference organizer for the society’s sixth World Congress at the University of Helsinki. Distinguished Professor Awards recognize faculty members for sustained excellence in teaching and service. Distinguished Professors for 2007-09 are: • Bridget L. Gourley, professor of chemistry and biochemistry Nationally recognized for her work in science education, Gourley has served as director of the Women in Science Program and director of the Science Research Fellows Program at DePauw. She was co-founder
News of the University and longtime leader of the DePauw Women in Science Program. • Susan K. Hahn, professor of English, director of the Writing Center and associate faculty development coordinator for the Writing Program Hahn has created an effective environment for students to improve their writing, and many of them have been inspired to pursue writing
as a professional career. Hahn has presented a variety of papers about the writing program at professional meetings. The recipients were recognized at the Timothy H. and Sharon Ubben Society of Teacher-Scholars and Faculty Recognition Dinner on April 20.
Three students receive Fulbright Grants to teach and study in Costa Rica, Germany and Indonesia Three members of DePauw’s Class of 2007 will teach and study abroad as recipients of international graduate study and research grants through the 2007-08 Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition. Fulbright grants are designed to increase mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchange while serving as a catalyst for long-term leadership development. Jeyson H. Florez, an economics major and Posse Scholar from Chicago, will spend a year researching wealth distribution and poverty in Costa Rica. At DePauw, Florez participated in two Winter Term in Service projects in Central America. In January 2006, he was part of a student team in San Antonio de Guacimal, Costa Rica, that picked coffee beans with community members, and in January 2007 he was on a team that assisted with construction and tutoring projects in Belize. Florez plans to work with Ecoteach, a non-proﬁt organization that promotes sustainable development. He plans to pursue a master’s degree in economic development and work for a non-proﬁt organization sponsoring micro-credit opportunities in Latin America. Michael R. Roberts will spend a year in Berlin teaching English language and literature to German students and studying postmodern theatre and theatrical adaptation theory. A double major in German and English literature at DePauw, he studied in Berlin during the spring 2006 semester. He also studied the Chinese language at DePauw, and he
tutored Chinese children in English when he spent the summer of 2004 in China through the Duke Study in China Program. In summer 2005, he participated in the Summer Collegiate African Languages Institute in Bloomington, Ind., for intensive study of Sudanese Arabic. He was editor-in-chief of A Midwestern Review, DePauw’s arts and literature magazine. Nishita Trisal will spend a year in Indonesia teaching English to young people. Indonesia is the world’s largest Muslim nation, and she hopes to learn more about building bridges that can connect people of different faiths. Trisal, who immigrated to the United States at age 8, made several trips to India while a DePauw student. A communication major, she traveled to Kashmir – a site of militant attacks – in summer 2006. During three weeks in Srinagar and surrounding areas, she conducted ethnographic research for the Center for Dialogue and Reconciliation, a non-governmental organization that works on conﬂict resolution and peace education. The Institute of International Education, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, administers the competition, which has provided future American leaders with an unparalleled opportunity to study, conduct research and teach in other nations for six decades.
Teach for America accepts record number of DePauw students A record 56 seniors in the Class of 2007 applied to participate in Teach for America, the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools. Of DePauw’s applicants, 19 were accepted and 15 will join the corps – also both records. The acceptance rate for DePauw students – 33.9 percent this year – is well above the national average, which was 17 percent last year. “This shows that DePauw graduates have been highly successful in the Teach for America interview process,” said Sara Kaufman, Teach
for America recruitment associate in Washington, D.C. “We anticipate that in the coming years we will see increased interest among DePauw’s most outstanding seniors.” Since 2003, the number of DePauw students applying to Teach for America has doubled. “The 19 DePauw graduates who were accepted into Teach for America this year had an average grade point average of 3.6. This exceptional group includes varsity athletes, presidents of student groups such as College Democrats and the Committee for Latino Concerns, and depauw.year1 mentors,” Kaufman noted.
News of the University Three of the 15 DePauw graduates accepted to the corps have deferred their participation for one year. The 12 joining Teach for America this year and the regions where they will teach include: Ashley R. Amodeo, Chicago Karen A. Babbs, Phoenix Isabel E. Campos, Denver Janine E. Crantz, Rio Grande Valley Joshua G. Enneking, St. Louis Clinton M. Hasenour, St. Louis Gregory A. Laposa, St. Louis Zachary B. Marquand, North Carolina Emily R. Mason, St. Louis Caitlin E. McGonigal, Philadelphia Amanda M. Stoermer, St. Louis Sarah A. Storti, Houston More than 3,000 Teach for America corps members are teaching in more than 1,000 schools across the country, and they become lifelong leaders in the effort to expand education and opportunity.
DePauw is one of Top 5 Best Values in Private Liberal Arts Schools DePauw University is among the Top 5 Best Values in Private Liberal Arts Schools, according to Consumers Digest. In its June issue, the magazine lists the 100 best values in American higher education. DePauw is ranked fourth among private liberal arts colleges. The rankings are based on attributes that validate or deﬁne the institutions’ academic prowess factored against annual cost of tuition, room and board.
Book again cites DePauw as a best value college Students who graduate from DePauw “will leave with a strong liberal arts education and will have endured a challenging, heavy workload,” according to America’s Best Value Colleges: 2008 Edition. The book, published by the Princeton Review, again lists DePauw as one of 165 colleges offering excellent academics, generous ﬁnancial aid packages and relatively low costs. For a second consecutive year, DePauw’s historic East College is pictured on the cover of the publication, which cites the University’s demanding academics and highly selective admission standards. The editors note “DePauw is especially strong in the area of merit-based awards.”
Relay for Life raises more than $217,000 The 2007 Putnam County Relay for Life, an annual student-directed event, set several records while raising more than $217,000 to ﬁght against cancer. This year $36,000 was collected from sponsors, bettering $33,500 raised last year. There were 121 cancer survivors at the Relay – 11 more than last year. A total of 196 teams and approximately 2,000 DePauw and community members walked during the round-the-clock event. Senior Kyle A. Hawkins and junior Hannah E. Marston, co-chairs of the 2007 event, led a 45-member committee to plan and conduct the fundraiser. Begun in 1998, DePauw’s Relay for Life has won awards for being among the best of its kind among colleges and universities.
The 2007 Putnam County Relay for Life was held at Blackstock Stadium.
DEPAUW AU DISCO ISCOURSE
and Global Citizenship
October 4-6 DePauw Discourse 2007 gathers renowned scholars, activists, conservationists and corporate and government leaders to engage some of the greatest issues facing the future of our planet and human civilization. DEPAUW DISCOURSE 2007: SUSTAINABILITY AND GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP PARTICIPANTS WILL INCLUDE:
ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. Author and environmental activist EVERETT
TIM D. COPE Assistant professor of geosciences, DePauw University JULIET EILPERIN Environmental reporter, The Washington Post
JENNIFER J. EVERETT Assistant professor of philosophy and sustainability programs coordinator, DePauw University HOSLER
JAY S. HOSLER ’89 Lee G. Hall Distinguished Visiting Professor of Biology, DePauw University
JEFFREY M. McCALL ’76 John D. Hughes Professor of Communication and Theatre and professor of communication, DePauw University McCall
BILL MCKIBBEN Author and environmental activist CRISTINA GOETTSCH MITTERMEIER Executive director of the International League of Conservation Photographers, senior director of visual resources for Conservation International
ANDY MILLER Director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture WALLACE J. NICHOLS ’89 Senior researcher, Ocean Conservancy
KERRY E. PANNELL Associate professor and chair of economics and management, DePauw University PANNELL
KAY PASHOS ’81 Vice president for regulatory strategy, Duke Energy
GLENN T. PRICKETT Senior vice president for business and U.S. government relations; executive director of the Center for Environmental Leadership in Business, Conservation International PRICKETT
MICHELE T. VILLINSKI Associate professor of economics and management, James W. Emison Director of The Robert C. McDermond Center for Management & Entrepreneurship; director of the Management Fellows Program, DePauw University
GREG WATSON Senior adviser for clean energy technology, Massachusetts Executive Ofﬁce of Energy and Environmental Affairs; vice president for sustainable development and renewable energy, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
For more information, go to www.depauw.edu/discourse.
Faculty Briefs David P. Alvarez, assistant professor of English, has been awarded a fellowship by the UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. The two-month fellowship during summer 2008 is intended to support his book project, The Aesthetics of Tolerance in the English Enlightenment. Alvarez also was accepted into the University of California Humanities Research Institute’s Seminar on Experimental Critical Theory: Cartographies of the Theological-Political.
David A. Berque
■ David A. Berque, professor and chair of computer science and Tenzer Family University Professor in Instructional Technology, won the 2007 Mira Techpoint Award in the category “Education Contribution in Technology – Individual.” Now in their eighth year, the Mira Awards spotlight Indiana’s most successful technology-driven companies. Nominees include information technology, advanced manufacturing, life science and logistic companies, as well as K-12 and higher education institutions. Berque was honored for his efforts to create the software that is now marketed as DyKnow Vision. The professor’s work at DePauw led to development of pen-based technology that is being used in classrooms around the country.
Douglas E. Harms
■ Douglas E. Harms, professor of computer science, will serve as DePauw’s Fulbright Program adviser for the 2007-08 academic year, assisting students in preparing their applications. Two DePauw seniors received Fulbright Awards in spring 2007 to support their teaching of English and further study in Indonesia and Germany. As a recipient of a Fulbright Award for 2004-05, Harms taught several undergraduate and graduate courses in the computing department at the University of Rousse, Bulgaria. ■ Pedar W. Foss and Rebecca K. Schindler, associate professors of classical studies, wrote a chapter, “Classical Archaeology: Building a GIS of the Ancient Mediterranean,” published in a new book, Understanding Place: GIS and Mapping Across the Curriculum. ■ Mitchell B. Merback, associate professor of art, is one of 51 creative artists, humanists, scientists and social scientists nationwide selected as 2007-08 Radcliffe Fellows by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. ■ Elizabeth Morán, Post-doctoral Scholar and part-time instructor of art, was selected as one of 24 Institute Fellows in the summer institute, Oaxaca: Crossroads of a Continent. Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities and sponsored by the Community College Humanities Association, the institute was held in Oaxaca, Mexico, July 1-Aug. 1.
■ Orcenith Smith, professor of music and director of DePauw orchestras, served as a member of the adjudication jury at the 35th International Youth and Music Festival in Vienna from July 6-10. Smith was the only American on the ﬁve-member panel, which assessed performances and awarded prizes to youth orchestras, choirs and bands from around the world assembled for the once-a-year event.
Mitchell B. Merback
Recent Words Arthur B. Evans, professor of modern languages (French), editor, with Stanford L. Luce, translator, The Kip Brothers (Wesleyan University Press – ISBN: 0-8195-6704-3). This is the ﬁrst English translation of Jules Verne’s travelogue-detective story, The Kip Brothers, originally published in French in 1902. It is not the typical science-ﬁction tale with daring heroes exploring a far-ﬂung corner of the world with sophisticated technology. Rather, it is an enthralling detective story of two brothers who are ﬁrst castaways in the South Seas, and later rescued but entangled in a mutiny and the murder of a ship’s captain. Evans is the series editor of Wesleyan’s Early Classics of Science Fiction series. He has been called America’s most prominent Jules Verne scholar by Forbes magazine. Vera M. Kierstead-Farber ’36, America Is My Country (Vantage Press, Inc. – ISBN 978-0-533-15643-6). In this third and ﬁnal installment of the “Jamie” series, Kierstead-Farber meticulously recreates a crucial period in American history through the eyes of the fearless, ambitious and high-spirited young man (no longer a boy), Jamie Bacon. It is 1811, and tensions between the ﬂedgling American states and the angry English empire are mounting. Jamie plans an exciting and perilous high-stakes trek that leads him to – among other places – the Falls of the Cumberland and to the decisive Battle of New Orleans, where he encounters Major General Andrew Jackson. Eventually, Jamie’s dreams are realized when he travels to Marion County (Ind.) and he becomes a pioneer. This is an engrossing adventure novel, historically accurate in detail that revisits our rich heritage. Beth Felker Jones ’98, Marks of His Wounds, Gender Politics and Bodily Resurrection (Oxford University Press – ISBN: 978-0-19-530981-2). “I articulate a Christian theology of human embodiment in light of both resurrection doctrine and feminist political concerns,” Jones writes in the introduction. It is a central tenet of Christian theology that we will be resurrected in our bodies on the last day, but we have been conditioned to think of salvation as being about anything but the body, she argues. Historically, some theologians have denigrated the body as an obstacle to sanctiﬁcation, and this notion is deeply problematic for feminist ethics, which centers on embodiment. Among the people Jones thanks for supporting her efforts to write the book is W. Fred Lamar, former DePauw University chaplain. Jones is an assistant professor of Bible and religion at Huntington University. Terry R. Myers ’87, Mary Heilmann: Save the Last Dance for Me (Afterall Books – ISBN: 978-1-84638-031-0). One of the most important abstract painters of her generation, Mary Heilmann created canvases that are vivid, amusing and characteristically ﬂuid. Her 1979 painting, Save the Last Dance for Me, marks a shift in her perspective, and the artist noted that this painting “came from a different place.” She began to understand that the “choices in the work depended more on content for their meaning.” Although outwardly it seems to be a simple, black-and-pink painting, Myers explains the many twists of plot and the changes in character in this painting’s ever-changing narrative. Myers explores the development of Heilmann’s work and how her work continues to engage us psychologically, sensually and socially. Myers is a lecturer, critic and independent curator living in Los Angeles. Daniel E. Shannon, Distinguished Professor and professor and chair of philosophy, and Steven V. Hicks, editors, The Challenges of Globalization: Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Freedom (Blackwell Publishing – ISBN 978-1-4051-7356-8). These essays, selected from the Sixth World Congress of the International Society for Universal Dialogue, held in 2005
Recent Words in Helsinki, Finland, are based on the idea that 21st-century civilization faces serious global challenges that necessitate the need to rethink our views about nature, culture and freedom in an age of increased globalization. Topics are divided into ﬁve parts – peace, global justice, international law and human rights, cultural relativism and eco-terrorism – and address how wide-ranging ethical action is necessary in order to overcome repressive social, political and cultural obstacles. Thomas B. Shearman III ’79, Surviving Rita: Hope Amid Ruin in Southwest Louisiana ((American American Press Press). ). In the early-morning darkness of Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005, Hurricane Rita slammed into Cameron Parish, causing one of the biggest natural disasters in Louisiana history. Compiled from photographs taken for the American Press newspaper – noted for its news coverage, writing and design – this book captures the incredible devastation and provides a fuller understanding of what happened. It is a visual record of the stories about how the people of Southwest Louisiana endured Hurricane Rita, their resilience and how they rebuilt their shattered lives. Shearman is the publisher of American Press in Lake Charles, La.
Read more book reviews in previous issues of the DePauw Magazine at www.depauw.edu/pa/magazine.
Alumni make a difference in their communities 2007 Community Leadership Awards Fifty DePauw alumni were recognized for making a difference in the lives of their fellow citizens and presented with 2007 Community Leadership Awards during Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 6-10. The second annual awards were presented to alumni in each of the classes celebrating reunions (classes ending in 2 and 7) this year. A comprehensive survey indicates that 65 percent of DePauw alumni serve as volunteers in community organizations. It also shows that 50 percent of DePauw alumni play a leadership role in their community. The 2007 Community Leadership Award recipients and highlights of their community service are featured on the following pages. You can submit nominations of reunion-year alumni leaders in your own community or other communities with which you are familiar. For more information about the Community Leadership Awards, contact the DePauw Alumni Relations Ofﬁce at alumniofﬁce@depauw.edu or 877-658-2586.
2007 Community Leadership Award recipients Sal F. Marino ’42 Dr. James K. Chamness ’52 • Member, Jaycees • Past president, YMCA Board • Past chairman, Indian Y-Guide Program • Past Cub Master and Chairman of District Committee, Boy Scouts of America • Member, West Michigan Council Boy Scouts Executive Board • Member, Social Progress Club • Member, Century Club • Medical Advisor, March of Dimes James W. Emison ’52 (posthumous) • Past chairman, Phi Kappa Psi Endowment Fund, Inc. • Member, Board of Governors, Marine Corps Association • Former trustee, Marine Corps University Foundation • Director, Association of Governing Boards
of Universities and Colleges • Member, Board of Trustees, American University-Central Asia • Member, National Association of Scholars • Member and vice chairman, DePauw University Board of Trustees • Member, DePauw University Alumni Association Board of Directors Beverly Grant Patterson Frier ’52 • Past president, Downtown Naperville Property Owners • Trustee emeritus, Interlochen Center for the Arts • Board member, Naperville Elderly Homes, Inc. • Founder and president, Omnia Performing Arts Association
Lee H. Hamilton ’52 • U.S. Congressman for 34 years • Vice chair of the 9/11 Commission • Co-chair of the Iraq Study Group • Member, President’s Homeland Security Advisory Council • Member, President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board • Member, Defense Secretary’s National Security Study Group • Member, numerous Congressional committees and advisory boards Barbara Miller Meeker ’52 • Past member, Northern Indiana Arts Association • Past treasurer, Kappa Kappa Kappa • Member, Kappa Kappa Gamma • Past member, Munster Public Art Committee continued on next page 17
Alumni Programs • Past treasurer, Illiana Artists Carol Rylander Reitan ’52 • Past chair and current board member, co-founder, Collaborative Solutions Institute, Inc. • Member, Founding Committee, current member Steering Committee, Kids’ Peace Camp • Founding Council member, McLean County Affordable Housing Coalition • Past Legislative Chair, Past Committee Member, Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies • Past President, Illinois Community Action Fund • Past Member, Domestic Violence Council, Illinois Department of Public Aid • Past Advisory Board Member, Domestic and Sexual Violence Program of the YWCA of McLean County H.E. “Barney” Burroughs ’57 • Past chair, Parkersburg (W. Va.) PTA • Past director and member, DeKalb (Ga.) Chamber of Commerce • Volunteer lecturer, Georgia Institute of Technology Senior Lecture Series on Entrepreneurism • Past Steering Committee member, past chair, conferences of the Student, Faculty, Industry Conference of Georgia Tech • Volunteer, Atlanta Home-Stretch Project • Volunteer, Drake House for Battered Women (Roswell, Ga.) Fred W. Hawk ’57 • Past chair and current board member, CARC (formerly Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens) • Past chair and past board member, Illinois ARC 18
• Past chair, National Council of State Presidents, The ARC • Past board member, The ARC Robert H. Puckett ’57 • Member, Council on Foreign Relations • Member, Phi Beta Kappa Associates • Past member, American Lung Association of Indiana • Past member, United Way Allocations Panel • Past member, Indiana Adult Literacy Coalition • Past member, Indiana Commission for Higher Education • Past member, Board of Advisors to the President, Naval War College • Past member, Advisory Committee, U.S. Army Command and General College • Past member, Advisory Committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights • Past member, President’s Commission on White House Fellowships • Past delegate, Indiana Governor’s Conference on Libraries and Information Services Paula Sedgwick Scism ’57 • Board member, Indianapolis Dance Company • Board member, Carmel-Clay Educational Board • Board member, Wishard Hospital Foundation Board • Past president and current board member, YWCA of Indianapolis • Board member, Fishers Arts Council Ralph E. Snelson ’57 • Past president, Trumbull 100 (a community enhancement organization) • Past board member and past campaign chair, United Way
of Trumbull County • Past president and Foundation board member, Ohio Dental Association • Board member, Executive Committee, Lifelines • Community leader in a $4 million campaign for the enhancement of Trumbull Memorial Hospital • Inﬂuential in creating amphitheater in downtown Warren, Ohio Sue Farrell Supple ’57 • Member, CASA (Advocate for Children) • Board member, Conner Prairie Farm • Board member, Indiana Historical Landmarks • Board member, Big Brothers • Board member, Order of Omega • Board member, Leader Shape • President, Junior League of Indianapolis • President, International KAO Dwight F. Walton ’57 • Chair, Wheeling Township Mental Health Board • Chair, Arlington Heights Transportation Committee • Chair, Arlington Heights Bicentennial Commission • Chair, Arlington Heights Special Events Commission • Board member, Arlington Heights Low/ Moderate Income Housing Commission • Board member, Arlington Heights Master Plan Committee • President, Arlington Heights Festival Committee • Past board member, Arlington Heights Village • Chair, Arlington Heights Community Services Committee • Chair, Arlington Heights Arts Council • Chair, Arlington Heights Public Health & Safety Committee • Founder and president, Arlington Cares, Inc. • Board member, Arlington Heights Performing Arts Center
Alumni Programs Ellen Myers Clippinger ’62 • Co-chair and founder, Indiana YouthPro Association • Founder and past president, Indiana School-Age Consortium • Past president, National AfterSchool Association • Past president, Marion County (Ind.) Step Ahead Council • Past board member, Coordination of Child Care Regulations • Board member, Children’s Coalition of Indiana • Past member, White House Conference on Child Care • Founding member and past board member, Indiana Child Care Fund Bette Alexander Erxleben ’62 • Member, past president, Bluffton (Ind.) Rotary Club • Member, Wells County Council on Aging • Past board chair, Bi-County Services, Inc. • Founding member, past president, Wells County Literary Council • Past president, Bluffton Rotary Club • Past president, Wells County Medical Alliance • Member, Family Centered Services • President, Wells County Council on Aging • Board member, Transportation Advisory Council Linda Sellen Frazier ’62 • Chair, Arts Commission of Tulsa • Past president, Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa • Board member, Tulsa Symphony Orchestra • Advisory board member, Tulsa Ballet • President, Chamber Music Tulsa • Member, Oklahoma Arts Institute
• Member, Tulsa International Airport Cultural Committee • Member, Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Foundation Elgin A. Manhard Jr. ’62 • Pro bono account manager, National Easter Seals Corporation • Board member and chair of the Public Affairs Committee, National Easter Seals Corporation G. David Schiering ’62 • Past president, Cincinnati Board of Education • Leadership Cincinnati graduate • Commissioner, Cincinnati Recreation Commission • Past president, Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida Constance Weimer Asbury ’67 • President, Presbyterian Children’s Services Stubbins Advisory Board • Board member, Historical Preservation Commission of Moberly (Mo.) • Treasurer, YMCA Founders Campaign • President, League of Women Voters • Board member, Randolph County YMCA Lt. Col. Stephen W. Hadley ’67 • Coach, Little League baseball, softball and YMCA basketball • Co-founder, North Central Girls Basketball Association
• President, Allisonville Little League • President, Castleton Kiwanis Club • Lt. Governor of Wabash Valley Division – Kiwanis • Vice president, Historic Forks of the Wabash-Huntington Suzanne Anderson Hoover ’67 • Past president, PTO • Brownie Scout Leader • Past board member, Muncie Children’s Museum • Past president and board member, Muncie School Board • Past board member, Impact on Education (formerly the Foundation for Boulder Valley Schools) • Member, PEO Heidi Schultz Huizenga ’67 • Member, Board of Visitors, Cardinal Bernadin Cancer Center • Board member, DuPage County Children Advisory Center • Board member, Prison Fellowship • Trustee, Trinity Christian College • Board member, Chicago Zoological Society Craig R. Stokely ’67 • Past board member, Greater Elgin Area YMCA and Camp Edwards • Board member, Douglas Hoeft Scholarship Foundation • Past board member, Rotary Club of Elgin • Past trustee, Village of Wayne • Past member and past vice president, Unit District 46 School Board • Past board member, Elgin Symphony Orchestra continued on next page
Alumni Programs Sharon Anderson Mellin ’72 • Past board member, Child & Family Advocacy Center • Past president and past board member, Prevent Child Abuse Indiana • Past vice president and past treasurer, Women’s Action for New Directions • Member, Elkhart County Wraparound Team • Member, Board of Directors, public television • Active in her church Thomas M. Anderson ’77 • Chair, Texas Commission on Human Rights • President and board member, HR Houston • Past member, National Safety Council • Board member, Texas State Council • Past chair, Society of Human Resource Management Workplace Health and Safety Committee • Member, Society of Human Resource Management Panel of Experts on Workplace Health and Safety Katherine L. Keck ’77 • Involved with African Orphans & Vulnerable Children • Adviser and event Chair, Inﬁnite Family • Involved with Presbyterian Church of Ghana • Board of Deacons, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City • Member, women’s chef team to beneﬁt the U.N. Development Fund for Women • One of 50 women chefs selected to participate in the Women of Taste Project to beneﬁt Girls Inc. • Member, DePauw University Alumni Board
W. Tobin McClamroch ’77 • Vice chair, Special Olympics of Indiana, Inc. • Board member, The Arts Council of Indiana • Board member, Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association • Board member, Marion County Commission on Youth Advisory Council • Board member, Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute • Board member, Senior Enterprises, Inc. • Board member, Nora Community Council • Chair, Annual Tree of Lights, Salvation Army of Indianapolis Susan Johanningsmeier Olesik ’77 • Founder and director, Wonders of Our World (WOW) – Science Outreach Program Rebecca Hawk Roess ’77 • Member, Executive Committee, Oakwood Schools Education Foundation • Board member, Wright Memorial Library Board of Trustees • Chair, Project Grant Committee, Four Seasons Garden Club of Dayton • Past president, Oakwood Board of Education • Steering committee member, Citizens for Wright Library • Chair, Oakwood Schools Business Advisory Council • President, Learning Tree Farm Board of Trustees • Founding partner and co-chair, Carillon Historical Park Bell Board • Member, Dorothy Lane Market Consumer Advisory Board • Board member, Muse Machine • Committee member, The Dayton Foundation Neighbor-to-Neighbor Grants Committee • Cabinet member, United Way of Greater Dayton
Bonnie Hensley Webb ’82 M. Scott Welch ’82 • Financially supports more than 100 charitable organizations • Supports nine educational institutions • Lions Club Citizen of the Year • Honorary chair, Elkhart Mental Health Association • Advisory council member, Mayor of Elkhart • Board member, Lake City Bank • Board member, Indiana Chamber of Commerce • Board member, Elkhart General Hospital • Member, DePauw University Board of Visitors Rev. Mary S. Whetsone ’82 • Past camp counselor for middle school and high school youth • Leader, high school youth study trips to New York City and Washington, D.C. • Organizer, middle school and high school mission trips to South Carolina and Appalachia • Member, Spiritual Response Team of the Critical Response Team of the American Red Cross • Member, Spiritual Response Team for the American Red Cross following 9/11 • Spiritual lead ofﬁcer, Disaster Command Center, Falls Church (Va.) • Co-leader, mission trips to El Cipre, Honduras • Spiritual adviser and active participant on several adult mission trips to El Cipre, Honduras • Organized and led youth and adult mission trip to Nevis Island, Caribbean Dennis E. Bland ’87 • President, Center for Leadership Development • Volunteer efforts to help develop education policy and educational opportunities
Alumni Programs throughout the state • Board member, Indiana Commission for Higher Education • Board member, Indiana Education Roundtable • Board member, Indiana Arts Council Laurie Hinson Kohrs ’87 • Executive, Manning Road Methodist Church, Durban, South Africa Joy Rowe Blang ’92 • Assistant teacher, preschool environmental education enrichment programs, Cincinnati Nature Center • Coordinator, after school program • Chair, Grant Writing Committee, Junior League of Cincinnati • Program Development Committee, Junior League of Cincinnati • Program director, AmeriCorps National Service program • Executive, Service Corps, manager of education and development consultant • Education manager, Freetown Village Douglas S. Gourley ’92 • Board of directors, Youthbuild Lake County • Board of directors, Oakton Community College Foundation • Advisory board, Intercollegiate Tennis Association • Teacher, Junior Achievement • Junior Board member, Catholic Charities • Member, Chicago Estate Planning Council • Member, Cornerstone Angels Clarenda M. Phillips ’92 • Director, Governor’s Minority Student College Preparation Program • Mentor, YMCA Black Achiever’s Program
• Youth leader, United Methodist Women’s School of Christian Mission • Workshop leader, Ethnic Young Adult Summer Internship Program • Grant reviewer, Fayette County Partners For Youth Program • Rape crisis counselor, Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center Patricia Cowan Skelton ’92 • Past president and member, The Children’s Museum Guild (Indianapolis) • Various roles with The Children’s Museum Guild, including manager, Haunted House; exhibit assistance; hospital outreach; Prelude awards; Reach for the Stars scholarship program; and past president, Children’s Literacy Outreach Heike Cockerill Spahn ’92 • Co-chair, DePauw University 15th Year Reunion Committee • Committee member, Valparaiso University School of Law 125th Gala • Past president, Midwest Alliance of Law School Admissions • Past board member, Midwest Alliance of Law School Admissions • Past board member, Midwest Association of Prelaw Advisors • Past board member, Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunities Advisory Committee • Past board member, Christian Community Action Kevin L. Cammack ’97 • Volunteer, annual community fundraiser, Pig Roast • Member, Red Ribbon Society • Past co-chair,
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation • Silver Key member, United Way Sonya L. Lee-Daniels ’97 • Founder, Columbia (S.C.) Chapter of the AfricanAfrican American Breastfeeding Alliance, Inc. • Afﬁliate, Breastfeeding America • Member, Babies R Us Breastfeeding Workshops • Board member, Mocha Moms Inc. • Board member, La Leche League • President, African-American Breastfeeding Alliance • Midlands Breastfeeding Coalition Ugarhon “Sugar Johnson” Serrette ’97 • Participant, Poem in Your Pocket Day • Math and poetry facilitator, local schools and Island Academy, Rikers Island Correctional Facility • Group Member, The After School Corporation • Active in efforts to raise funds and awareness for AIDS, breast cancer, heart disease and autism • Featured poet with Poetic People Power • Community service liaison, assists with coordinating community service projects for middle school and high school students in Harlem Kimberly Svenson Weas ’97 Carolyn E. Whittier ’97 • Member and past executive board member, Rotary International • Past executive vice president and current member, Association of Fraternity Advisors • Member, Association of Fraternity Advisors Foundation • President, Alpha Omicron Pi, Richmond Alumnae Chapter • Volunteer, Street Clean-UP, City of Richmond continued on next page 21
Alumni Programs • Regional Specialist, Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon • Volunteer, Loaves and Fishes Food Bank • Volunteer, Duke Children’s Hospital Courtney L. Driscoll ’02 • Community health and development volunteer, Burkina Faso, West Africa, Peace Corps • Member, Crisis Corps Team in response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita • Community relations ofﬁcer, Federal Emergency Management Agency • Togo (West Africa) Resident Technical Advisor for Dracunculiasis eradication • Volunteer, Burkina Faso Returned Peace Corps • Member, Friends of Burkina Faso Tara L. Karasch ’02 • Peace Corps, Romania • Intern, United Nations Populations Fund Program, Sarajevo, Bosnia • Employee, International Women’s Media Foundation Laura B. Moorman ’02 • Chair, Pauline Barker Educational Trust • Chair, Harold Ellison Scholarship
• Chair, Kuhner Scholarship • Chair, Clifford & Daisy Amburn Scholarship • Chair, Dwight & Virginia Deen Schoeff Scholarship • Chair, Shroyer Scholarship Fund • Committee member, Mary K. Garr Scholarship Fund • Volunteer, medical missions to Fonds Parisien, Hati and Damoh, India Shawn S. Odle ’02 • Member, 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. • Board member and chair, College Connection Committee • Member, Beautillion Militaire Committee • Emerging Leaders, United Way of Central Indiana • Committee member, Indiana Black Expo News Generation Annamarie Quintero ’02 • Created college preparatory program, Kelvyn Park High School • Created postsecondary opportunities for Latino youth, speciﬁcally those living in the Logan Square/Humboldt Park community, Chicago. • Member, North Central College Advisory Board • Member, Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling
You can submit nominations of reunion-year alumni leaders in your own community or other communities with which you are familiar. For more information about the Community Leadership Awards, contact the DePauw Alumni Relations Ofﬁce at alumniofﬁce@depauw.edu or 877-658-2586.
Alumni Reunion Weekend
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007
DON'T MISS THE FUN NEXT YEAR! SAVE THE DATE – JUNE 11-15, 2008 – and check the alummi Web site often for updates and more information:
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Members of the Class of 1957 used ďŹ‚ash cards to display their 50th reunion celebration gift to the University.
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Susan M. Ansel gave the silver anniversary reunion address for the Class of 1982.
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. was the 50th class reunion speaker. Above: Varsity-letter athletes from the Class of 1957 were presented with a "D" blanket. Row 1: Tom R. Starr, Donald L. Hamilton, John A. Morehead, James R. Kelly, Duane A. Osburn, Robert N. Younger, George C. Halfmann, Prudence Dix Hilger. Row 2: G. Richard Hershberger, Wayne G. Reece, Robert W. Schrier, Maynard D. Poland. Row 3: Jerry H. Rose, Gary E. Jones, Thomas L. Holthouse, Samuel K. Ulmer, Don M. Dixon.
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007
From the DePauw Alumni Association New president and vice president for DePauw Alumni Association Greetings from the Alumni Association and Bartlett Alumni House! As director of alumni relations, I am delighted to introduce your new Alumni Association ofﬁcers. Lisa Henderson Bennett ’93 accepted the gavel from outgoing president Alison E. Frost ’69 during Alumni Reunion Weekend. Janet L. Johns ’85, past chair of the Career Services Committee, began her term as vice president and president-elect. Continuing as secretary of the Alumni Association Board of Directors is Stephen N. Combs ’87. The Bartlett Alumni Ofﬁce staff has the privilege of supporting this group of dedicated alumni volunteers committed to promoting and supporting the welfare of our alma mater. One of the great strengths of DePauw is our expansive network of dedicated alumni, parents and friends – and each of us can play an important role in helping advance DePauw. Here are some ways you can continue to help us move forward: • Make a gift to the Annual Fund today and help us achieve our participation goal (www.depauw.edu/development). • Update your contact information in alumni e-Services (www.depauw.edu/e/alumni). • Join the DePauw Alumni Career Network, mentor current students and employ DePauw graduates (www.depauw.edu/admin/career/alumni/alumnihome.asp). • Attend both on-campus and regional alumni events (www.depauw.edu/alumni). • Recommend and recruit prospective students (www.depauw.edu/admission/resources/recommend-student.asp). • Nominate alumni for the Alumni Association Board of Directors and Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards (www.depauw.edu/alumni/BOD/nominations.asp). • Remember DePauw in your will and estate plans (http://depauw.plannedgifts.org). Both the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the Bartlett Alumni House staff hope you are planning to join us for Old Gold Weekend Oct. 25-28, 2007. For more information, contact the Ofﬁce of Alumni Relations at alumniofﬁce@depauw.edu or toll-free 877-658-2586. Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88 Director of Alumni Relations
Lisa Henderson Bennett ’93 (right) accepted the gavel from outgoing DePauw Alumni Association president Alison E. Frost ’69 during Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Jennifer Clarkson Soster
Greek Life Advisory Council strives to strengthen DePauw’s Greek system The Greek Life Advisory Council, an alumni-driven effort to strengthen the Greek system at DePauw, is intended to help the University and its Greek system continue to be leaders among colleges and universities nationally. “The results of the Greek Fact-Finding Commission and DePauw President Robert G. Bottoms’ personal interest in strengthening the DePauw Greek system allowed alumni to formalize a group that has been meeting informally for years. At this critical time for DePauw’s Greek system, alumni saw a great opportunity and worked to organize the Greek Life Advisory Council,” said Lance A. DeNardin ’86, GLAC chair. All Greek-letter organizations that DePauw currently recognizes and that have undergraduate members at DePauw are eligible for GLAC membership, including members of organizations in chapter houses or University-owned housing. GLAC also is open to Greek-letter organizations that have in the past had undergraduate members and currently have alumni members at DePauw. Each member organization may designate a maximum of two representatives to the GLAC Assembly. “When viewed nationally, Greek systems on college campuses are under close scrutiny,” DeNardin explained. “What GLAC and the DePauw administration are doing is demonstrating that the DePauw experience has been and always will continue to be the best available in the United States. “The Greek alumni serving on the GLAC are uniquely situated and capable of advising the
GLAC Current Members: ΑΧΩ ΑΦ ΔΓ ΔΖ ΚΑΘ ΚΚΓ ΠΒΦ ΑΤΩ ΒΘΠ ΔΧ ΔΤΔ ΔΥ ΛΧΑ ΦΔΘ ΦΓΔ ΦΚΨ ΣΑΕ ΣΧ ΣΝ
The Greek Life Advisory Council executive committee, from left: Louis S. Hensley III ’77, Christopher L. Johnston ’83, Nina Budd, DePauw President Robert G. Bottoms, Paul A. Wright ’79 and Lance A. DeNardin ’86.
Alumni Programs University on topics related to recruitment, new member education, alcohol abuse on campus, and housing – including health and safety issues. These issues are common President Robert G. Bottoms with Lance to most campuses A. DeNardin ’86 in America today.” Cooperative efforts among the GLAC, DePauw administrators and Board of Trustees has already produced a signiﬁcant result. At its April 2007 meeting, the DePauw board approved new Housing Standards, which were developed by GLAC and the DePauw administration. The standards will be applied consistently for students in University-owned housing and Greek living units. In addition, the board voted to fund $5 million in health, safety and security improvements within the Greek living units (subject to approval by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service). The GLAC is led by an executive committee of ﬁve alumni volunteers selected by the Assembly representatives from their membership. Several committees, comprised of Assembly representatives and other Greek alumni volunteers, will address speciﬁc issues affecting Greek life at DePauw. (A list of GLAC Assembly representatives accompanies this story.) “The new relationship among the Greek alumni, DePauw administration and faculty members, and the Greek national/international organizations will be deﬁned in large part by those alumni serving on the GLAC Assembly and committees,” DeNardin said. “So the GLAC Executive Committee members encourage all our DePauw Greek organizations – past and present, residential and non-residential – to engage their alumni and encourage them to serve on GLAC committees and work in a positive way with their undergraduate members.” Alumni interested in becoming active in GLAC should contact their Greek organization representative. If your Greek-letter organization is not yet a member, contact GLAC Chair DeNardin at GLAC@depauw.edu or Lisa Hollander, DePauw vice president of development and alumni relations, at 877-658-2586.
Read more information and updates about efforts to strengthen the Greek system at DePauw by going to www.depauw.edu/univ/greekfacts.
Current Greek Life Advisory Council Assembly Representatives The following alumni are the current Greek Life Advisory Council Assembly representatives. For more information, or to get involved on behalf of your Greek-letter organization, contact your organization’s representative. Alpha Chi Omega Karen L. Bushouse ’01 and Dorothy E. Doggett ’01 Alpha Phi Lisa Kincaid and Linda Frauenhoff Maxwell ’74 Delta Gamma Catherine J. Donaldson ’80 and Jennifer Knapp Delta Zeta Natalie N. Seibert ’03 and Jean Gileno ’94 Kappa Alpha Theta Rebecca J. Lortz ’63 and *Nina Budd Kappa Kappa Gamma Helen T. Carlson ’06 and Meghan E. Rowland ’07 Pi Beta Phi Amy K. Bracken ’02 and Mary Ann Meyer ’61 Alpha Tau Omega John F. Davis ’88 and *Paul A. Wright ’79 Beta Theta Pi Jacob P. Bracken ’02 and David R. Krebs ’78 Delta Chi Timothy R. Rolfs ’02 and Dale E. Espich ’51 Delta Tau Delta John S. Null ’61 and James V. Palmer ’65 Delta Upsilon Bruce A. Gastineau ’64 Lambda Chi Alpha William M. Braman ’87 Phi Delta Theta *Christopher L. Johnston ’83 and Darrell R. Johnson ’85 Phi Gamma Delta George “Kit” C. Lortz ’62 and Douglas D. Mitchell ’70 Phi Kappa Psi Christopher B. Oler ’95 Sigma Alpha Epsilon *Lance A. DeNardin ’86 and Jan J. Kinzie ’81 Sigma Chi *Louis S. Hensley III ’77 and Ivan D. Hoffman ’01 Sigma Nu Matthew B. Rager ’96 and James M. Hinshaw ’89 * Executive Committee Member
Alumni Programs You can submit nominations for Alumni Board and Distinguished Alumni Awards The DePauw University Alumni Association Board of Directors invites all alumni to submit nominations for open board positions, as well as for an array of distinguished alumni awards. Nominations are accepted throughout the year. The nominating committee meets in winter, and new Alumni Board members and award recipients are approved during the spring meeting. New members are invited to attend orientation at the spring meeting or the following fall meeting, and their terms of ofﬁce commence after the spring meeting. Therefore, the ﬁrst ofﬁcial meeting is in the fall after election. You can submit nominations for the Alumni Association Board of Directors and for alumni awards to be presented during Old Gold Weekend 2008. Provide full name, class year and address of the nominee as well as business or professional information. In addition, provide a brief explanation of the qualiﬁcations of the nominee. Use your own words to list relevant accomplishments or other recognitions. Include your name and daytime phone number. Nominations will be accepted for the following: • Alumni Association Board of Directors: For information about the Alumni Board, refer to the information on the Web site at www.depauw.edu/alumni/bod/purposes.asp. • Old Gold Goblet: Eminence in life’s work and service to alma mater. • Young Alumni Award: An alumnus or alumna under the age of 40 who has demonstrated leadership in career and civic associations and has shown strong loyalty to DePauw University. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Creative and Performing Arts: Recognizing achievement in the ﬁelds of music, performance, ﬁne arts and writing. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Citizenship and Voluntary Service: Recognizing accomplishment in public service and volunteer leadership. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Management and Entrepreneurship (in conjunction with The Robert C. McDermond Center for Management & Entrepreneurship): Recognizing success and career leadership in business. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Media (in conjunction with the Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media Wall of Fame): Recognizing outstanding work in print, broadcast or electronic media and journalism. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Professional Achievement: Recognizing success and performance in science, medicine, nursing, clergy, law, education and the military.
Send nominations to: Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88, director of alumni relations, DePauw University, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037; fax: 765-658-4041; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Programs Alumni assist the admission effort at 111 college fairs across the country During the 2006-07 academic year, 113 alumni and friends assisted the Admission Ofﬁce by representing the University at 111 college fairs in 25 states. The assistance of these loyal alumni and friends helps DePauw to attract students from all regions of the country. Admission staff members express their sincere thanks to the following persons who helped to enroll this fall’s entering class: Alumni representatives
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Marcia Pritchard Alig ’63 Rebecca Ranney Anders ’88 Brent D. Anderson ’84 Sherri Modrak Ashby ’87 John F. Avery III ’05 Silvette Pope Bullard ’96 Jeffrey R. & Anne (Christy ’86) Ballentine ’86 Brooke Barbee ’03
Plainsboro, N.J. Lakewood, Ohio Indianapolis Merrillville, Ind. Charlotte, N.C. Springdale, Md.
Gerald M. Farro ’81 Stanford, Conn. Diana McLucas Fisher ’96 Indianapolis Jennifer Siekman Fletcher ’94 Falls Church, Va. McLean, Va. Tamra V. Garnes ’98 Indianapolis Gregory A. Gelzinnis ’84 Granite City, Ill. David W. Gilbert ’65 Millburn, N.J. Miriam C. Grays ’06 Indianapolis Michelle Silkowski Hackett ’88 Redondo Beach, Calif. Susan Thomas Hagaman ’64 Maplewood, N.J. Livingston, N.J. Colette Engert Harlow ’85 Grand Rapids, Mich. J. Carter Hiestand III ’77 Cleveland Heights, Ohio University Heights, Ohio Susan Sedgwick Hosking ’80 Wilmette, Ill. Susan M. Hossli ’86 Chicago Ruth Russ Huneke ’68 Summit, N.J. Jared N. Johnson ’05 Indianapolis Kathryn Rohlf Johnson ’93 Moline, Ill. Felicia S. Jones ’01 Indianapolis Julia Smith Keepper ’79 Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Kristan Seyfarth Kelly ’88 Wilmette, Ill. Jonathan D. Lau ’04 Bloomﬁeld Hills, Mich. Libby Flewellen Lee ’97 South Holland, Ill. Brian A. & Rebecca “Becky” (Howard ’95) Logan ’95 Frankfort, Ky. Kai R. Martin ’03 Indianapolis Donald L. & Kimberly (Self ’90) McArthur-Self ’90 Romeoville, Ill. Stacy Wilson McCann ’91 Madison, N.J. Denise McDermott River Grove, Ill. Joan D. McElin ’74 Grayslake, Ill. Barbara Ring McKone ’81 Maryland Heights, Mo. Jennifer A. Mezger ’05 Chicago Amanda Holt Miller ’03 Jackson Hole, Wyo. Nadia T. Mitchem ’98 Springdale, Md. Jennifer King Molyneaux ’08 Davenport, Iowa Rocharda Moore Morris ’74 Hammond, Ind. Sheila M. Nash ’96 St. Charles, Ill. C. Shea Nickell ’81 Paducah, Ky. Kerry E. Notestine ’79 Bellaire, Texas Kendall L. Noyes ’00 Tulsa, Okla. Jessica L. Oesch ’06 Hazelwood, Mo. Colin P. O’Flaherty ’04 Santa Monica, Calif. Sherman Oaks, Calif. Natalie Stahl Patchell ’74 Kalamazoo, Mich. Debra Ranney Patterson ’93 Lakewood, Ohio
Ashley J. Barnett ’02 Rajib R. Bhattacharjee ’05 Luke E. Billman ’91 Pamela Harris Blackburn ’72 Stephanie Merrick Blaser ’88 Carol Euken Bledsoe ’90 Thomas E. Bletcher ’62 Cynthia Billys Andre L. Brewer ’93 Dr. Cathy A. Bryant ’86 Bruce A. Buhrandt ’69 Gaylene Bos Burger ’83 Robert G. Burney ’58 Michael G. Burton ’91 Caryn O’Brien Callanan ’89 James M. Callane ’64 Nipun Chopra ’06 Pamela A. Collins ’75 Virginia Colten-Bradley ’74 Marc E. Cooper ’76 Kimberly A. Cowgill ’90 Deonna N. Craig ’04 Frederick M. Crampton ’01 Devon R. Crittenden ’89 Daynan J. Crull ’03 Adam W. Czerwinski ’03 Elizabeth “Betsy” Kosobud Davis ’90 William S. Dickinson Jr. ’83 Gabrielle Giuliano Draﬂo ’96 Myron E. El ’76 Eric J. Elgin ’04 Mark E. English ’64 Nancy Oviatt Erkkila ’61 Matthew R. & Alana (Keilman ’01) Farrell
Milwaukee Laguna Beach, Calif. Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. Indianapolis Klein,Texas Piney Woods, Miss. Indianapolis Palatine, Ill. Fort Myers, Fla. Ann Arbor, Mich. Brandon, Fla. St. Louis Park, Minn. Indianapolis Naperville, Ill. Palos Hills, Ill. Leesburg, Va. Durham, N.C. Bloomﬁeld Hills, Mich. Kokomo, Ind. Edmund, Okla. Moorpark, Calif. St. Peters, Mo. Palo Alto, Calif. Greenville, S.C. Indianapolis Chicago Indianapolis Staten Island, N.Y. Aurora, Ill. Des Plaines, Ill. San Antonio, Texas Elgin, Ill. Indianapolis Charlotte, N.C. Naples, Fla. Brecksville, Ohio Chicago
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Pamela Lorman Peternell ’68 Colleen M. Powers ’04 Stephanie Rivera ’05 Mark A. Robertson ’72 William A. Rosche ’88 James W. Rowlett ’54
Memphis, Tenn. St. Louis Houston Norman, Okla. Broken Arrow, Okla. Scottsville, Mich. Traverse City, Mich. Lincoln, Neb. Maryland Heights, Mo. Lake Forest, Ill. Richﬁeld, Minn. Bowling Green, Ky. Quincy, Ill. Indianapolis Grosse Pointe, Mich. Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich. Flossmoor, Ill. Wilmette, Ill. Madison, N.J. St. Paul, Minn. Chamblee, Ga. Kansas City, Mo. Atlanta Beverly Hills, Calif. Burbank, Calif. Corona, Calif. Costa Mesa, Calif. Cypress, Calif. Fullerton, Calif. Irvine, Calif. Laguna Hills, Calif. LaHabra, Calif. Lakewood, Calif. Los Angeles Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. Santa Ana, Calif. Santa Monica, Calif. Torrance, Calif. Tustin, Calif. Durham, N.C. Champaign, Ill.
Natalie Brown Shepard ’74 Toya R. Sherrod-Sarpy ’89 Bradley J. Simmons ’93 Jill M. Skogheim ’00 Elizabeth Nelson Smith ’71 Dale Gossard Stevenson ’89 Alexander D. Stewart ’06 Andrea Lewis Thibodeau ’83 Barbara Hayes Thomas ’72 Loren Cerone Tozer ’82 Barbara Martin Tubekis ’80 Karen Curley Vowells ’94 Jeffrey A. Washburne ’92 Kerri L. Wightman ’93 W. Hunter Wolbach ’97 Adrienne J. Woods ’03 James W. Wright ’64
Russell D. Young ’89 Ann Cederblad Zielinski ’75 Elizabeth Weidman Zuercher ’66
Irvine, Calif. Laguna Hills, Calif. Tustin, Calif.
Alumni Programs Six exciting alumni tours planned in 2008 The Alumni Relations Ofﬁce and Thomas P. Gohagan & Company in Chicago have scheduled six extraordinary travel programs for DePauw alumni in 2008. Don’t miss out on these tours: –––– Island Life in Tahiti and French Polynesia – March 16-24, 2008 On a captivating seven-night cruise through the sublime paradise of French Polynesia, experience the best in South Paciﬁc sailing aboard the intimate, exclusively chartered S.Y. Star Flyer clipper. The program balances comprehensive excursions with leisure time on the idyllic islands of Bora Bora, Moorea, Raiatea and Huahine. A series of in-depth, private lectures on the ecology, culture and natural history of the South Seas will be given by resident environmental expert Frank Murphy. From $2,695 per person. –––– Village Life Along the Waterways of Holland and Belgium – April 4-12, 2008 Celebrate the spirit and beauty of springtime in the Low Countries. Join this program at the height of Holland’s brilliant tulip season and explore the picturesque towns of Gouda, Middelburg and Delft, which recall Holland’s 17th-century Golden Age. Visit Holland’s famous windmills at Kinderdijk and Keukenhof Gardens. Discover the magniﬁcent architectural and artistic legacy of Belgium’s medieval merchant towns. From $1,995 per person. –––– Mandarin China – May 12-24, 2008 Journey from the imperial dignity of Mandarin Beijing, to the dynastic treasures of the ancient capital of Xi’an, to the historic neighborhoods of Old Shanghai. A highlight of the program is a three-night cruise through the breathtaking Yangtze River Gorges aboard the deluxe M.S. Victoria Katarina, the ﬁnest ship sailing the Yangtze. From $3,995 per person. –––– Cruising the Baltic Sea and Norwegian Fjords – June 15-27, 2008 This program combines a private meeting with Nobel Laureate and Solidarity leader Lech Walesa in Gdansk, Poland, with the senic grandeur of the Norwegian Fjords, treasures of St. Petersburg, great ports of Scandinavia and the reborn former Soviet republics of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. From $3,995 per person. –––– The Great Journey through Europe – June 23-July 3, 2008 A “European grand tour,” this distinctive program features such cultural and scenic treasures as soaring medieval cathedrals, legendary castles of the Rhine River, terraced vineyards, mythical Lorelei Rock and the majestic snow-crowned peaks of the Swiss Alps. Trace the course of the romantic Rhine from the Netherlands through Germany and France to Switzerland. From $2,995 per person. –––– Island Life in Malta and Sicily – Sept. 24-Oct. 2, 2008 Experience the ageless way of life on the Mediterranean islands of Malta and Sicily, the crossroads of civilizations. Walk through the historic Megalithic and Phoenician monuments of Malta and explore Sicily’s classical Greco-Roman heritage in Siracusa, Agrigento and Taormina. Visit the Maltese beach where St. Paul once was shipwrecked and walk in the footsteps of the legendary Knights of the Order of St. John. From $2,895 per person. For more information about these exciting tours, to obtain a brochure and learn how to register, contact the DePauw Alumni Relations Ofﬁce at alumniofﬁce@depauw.edu or call 877-658-2586. 31
Oct. 25-28, 2007
OLD GOLD WEEKEND A weekend to recognize O U T S TA N D I N G Alumni Achievement
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“As a result of the Conference of the student body and the faculty last night it was decided that there would be a holiday and that a custom known as Old Gold Day will be inaugurated which should touch one of the high-water marks in DePauw enthusiasm.” – from The DePauw Daily November 13, 1907
his year marks the 100th anniversary of Old Gold Weekend (formerly Old Gold Day). Visit the DePauw campus and celebrate a century of tradition and pride Oct. 25-28. The weekend will include dedication of new buildings on campus, a celebration of alumni achievement and the traditional Old Gold football game. The Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts will be dedicated on Thursday with a special performance of the Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in the evening. On Friday, the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at the DePauw Nature Park will be dedicated and will include remarks by Rev. James A. Forbes Jr., senior minister emeritus at The Riverside Church in New York City. Also on Friday, the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards will be presented at a banquet beginning at 6 p.m. at the Student Social Center at the Walden Inn. We hope you can join us for all of these special events. Congratulations to the 2007 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award winners: Theodore M. Solso ’69, Old Gold Goblet; Travis S. Nelson ’93, Young Alumni Award; Thomas R. Schuck ’72, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Citizenship and Voluntary Service; Willis H. “Bing” Davis ’59, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Creative and Performing Arts; Angela Hicks Bowman ’95, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Management and Entrepreneurship; John Frost Bridge ’42 (dec.), Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Media; Wallace J. Nichols ’89, Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Professional Achievement. For more information, go to www.depauw. edu/alumni/oldgold or contact the Ofﬁce of Alumni Relations at 877-658-2586.
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Catch the spirit!
Host a Monon Bell telecast party on Nov. 10 In 2006 alumni enjoyed 54 Monon bell telecast parties across the nation. This year you can add to the fun by serving as a telecast party host in your area. This season’s historic clash between the DePauw Tigers and Wabash Little Giants is scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 1p.m. at Blackstock Stadium. Wabash, which won last year’s battle in Hollett Little Giant Stadium, leads the legendary series by two games, 53-51-9, heading into the 114th Monon Bell Classic. The 2007 Monon Bell game will be broadcast live on the high-deﬁnition network HDNet. For up-to-date telecast details, check the DePauw
Alumni Relations Web site at http://www.depauw.edu/alumni. If you like to hang out with DePauw friends (and friendly Wabash alums, too), love Tiger football and would enjoy some free stuff from your alma mater, then you should host a Monon Bell telecast party on Nov. 10, or attend the party in your area! You can check out the list of conﬁrmed parties by going to the Web site above. DePauw’s Ofﬁce of Alumni Relations will create and mail telecast party invitations for you. The ofﬁce also will mail each party site a game-day goodie box. Each host will receive a special token of our thanks for your efforts. So, volunteer today!
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Class Notes 1932
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Loren B. Pope, author of Looking Beyond the Ivy League and Colleges That Change Lives, was proﬁled in The New York Times in a March 2007 issue. The article noted that Loren has spent several years “vigorously promoting to high school students and their parents the virtues of small, little-known liberal arts colleges.” Loren is former education editor of the Times and later an independent college counselor.
Dr. Joseph G. Merrill is one of 125 citizens featured in Grand Junction’s Story, a book commemorating the 125th anniversary of the city in Colorado. Joseph began his practice in Grand Junction in 1950. He was the ﬁrst board certiﬁed general surgeon in the area and did the ﬁrst chest surgery in 1951. He retired in 1988. He and his wife live at 2636 El Corona Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81501. They spend their winters in Arizona.
William F. Welch received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at DePauw’s 168th commencement, May 20, 2007. Bill is of counsel for the Indianapolis law ﬁrm of Bingham McHale LLP. He is a lifetime trustee of DePauw. He was honored by DePauw in 1970 with an alumni citation, and in 1999 with the Old Gold Goblet. He was 50th reunion class speaker in 1990 and served as president of the DePauw Alumni Association Board of Directors.
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Joseph O. Beals retired as superintendent of all stores operation for Jay C. Grocery, after 51 years of service. He and his wife, Kathryn, live in Columbus, Ind.
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 Class of 1947 Joel E. Grizzell, Kenneth J. Lee
W. Kennith Hollis was honored April 14, 2007, at a gala dinner given by the Indianapolis St. Luke’s United MethodistChurch’s World Missions Commission. Ken was recognized for his participation in more than 80 W. Kennith Hollis ’49 mission projects around the world. (See photo, above.)
Norman H. Hake and his wife, Carol, live at 643 Ember Crest Drive, Fairview Heights, IL 62208. Norman’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Barbara Brewer Clark noted on her 55th reunion biographical questionnaire that she is a member of a three-generation DePauw family: herself; her mother, Gladys Trick Brewer ’22 (dec.); and her daughter, Maryanne B. Clark ’82. All graduated 30 years apart. Barbara and her husband, Joseph H. Clark ’49, live in Indianapolis.
Rev. Robert A. Schilling, a 1956 graduate of Boston University School of Theology, was presented with the school’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, May 19, 2007. Bob retired in 2002 after 41 years as minister of worship and the arts at North United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. He continues to be active in various musical and administrative capacities, both locally and nationally. He was the program coordinator and a recitalist for the July 2007 national convention of the Organ Historical Society in central Indiana. Bob and his wife, Rita, have six children and nine grandchildren. Bob’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1942 Robert W. Lott, Mary Ann Jones Hanna, Joan Dowling Adelott
Merle F. Allshouse, is retired director of the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College and current fellow of the Florida Studies Program at the University of South Florida. Gretchen Kiger Cryer, playwright and performer, and Nancy Ford Charles, composer and writer, had their autobiographical show, Getting Their Act Together Again, performed in New York
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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1952
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Row 1: James L. Bogue, Carolyn Coleman Searight, Carol Rylander Reitan, Martha Sanders Saunders, Irene Cattran Stephens, Beverly Grant Patterson, Geraldine Aker Pritchett, Janet Lewis Williams, Barbara Miller Meeker, Marilyn Newpart Leis, Janet Cain Ducommun, Irene Koebke Ansel, Don B. Ansel, Susan Sawens Nelson, James H. Williams. Row 2: Fern Hilton Davis, Fauneil Brattain Stewart, James K. Chamness, Louis J. Fontaine, Gregory L. Smith, Mabel Schloot Smith, Barbara Tucker Bryant, Nancy Cox Fontaine, Marilyn Thomas Peterson, Charles A. Leis, Joann Wine White, Paul H. Lee, Suzanne Sturges Lee. Row 3: Carol Nelson Johnson, Janet Sollitt Scholtes, Miriam Ely Zukoski, Martha Curry Morey, Martha Clark Rice, Janet Teetor Loring, Richard W. Loring, Marilyn Heaton Fackler, Natalie Graham Nicholson, Helen Gibson Tykal, Jack B. Tykal, Gloria Lindquist Daily, Lois McQueen Gartner. Row 4: Glenn C. Hannah, Nancy Hartz Nesbit, William R. Nesbit, Charles W. Hillman, Sally Symon Stevens, Richard W. Fulmer, Mary Jane C
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1957 Row 1: Anne Allaway Gilbert, Larry K. Hardin, H.E. “Barney” Burroughs, Sandra Louy Burroughs, Veryl F. “Skip” Frye, Paula Sedgwick Scism, James B. Cash, Barbara Leske Roob, Everett A. “Ed” Fox, Mary Lou Manning, Suzanne DeCosted Breckenridge, Margaret “Peg” Steffen Sant’Ambrogio, Carol Taylor Smith, Jacqueline Snyder Critchett, Virginia Armstrong Weise. Row 2: Susannah H. Lippman, Shirley Fouch Muller, Robert H. Puckett, Wayne G. Reece, Neal F. Fisher, Charles E. Ballinger, Hirotsugu “Chuck” Iikubo, G. Richard Hershberger, Jo Petry Hershberger, Leila Scelonge Edwards, Mary Lynn Harris Harris, Mary Shauman Reiff, Jane Thoma Hammond, Nancy Hunger Galliher, Carol Rudolph Stoddard. Row 3: Lou Ubben Walton, Mary Ball Hoeltzel, Sue Galbraith Roberts, Joan Rideout Phillips, Donna Hostetter Peebles, Roberta Bruns Oleson, Jeanne Petracek Kipp, Barbara Garrett Krause, Frances Ott Allen, Eleanor Lewis Cummisford, Robert G. Cummisford, Mirriam Cole Breese, Anne Jaudon Campbell, Judith Roser Smith, Rosanne Miller Jacks, Sue Richardson Owen. Row 4: Janet Hoffmark Laut, Frank D. Walker, Maynard D. Poland, J. Michael Yohe, Robert N. Younger, Richard J. Laker, Duane A. Osburn, Richard L. Talbott, Thomas R. Ransom, Ralf E. “Jim” Snelson, James C. Van Horne, Tom R. Starr, Prudence Dix Hilger, Eugenia Brown Galliher. Row 5: Jane Umbreit Nestory, Gary E. Jones, J. Patrick Aikman, Richard H. Rohm, Salli Stoodt Rohm, Richard A. Ohs, Susan Blair Lemser, Lawrence S. Lemser, Margaret Dailey Kuehrmann, Carol Rossman Creelman, Nancy Ade DeLong, Judy Buckner Shepherd, Lois Cashin Danner. Row 6: Louette Hartmann Ames, Garth F. Essig, Robert C. Sammons, Sharon Noll Smith, Walter M. Bagot, Gail Achtner Hawk, Fred W. Hawk, M. Elizabeth Moorhouse Morrow, Barbara Zerell Edwards, Judith Shafer Davidson, LouAnn Hart Williams, George R. DeLong, Ann Bowen Yonan, Duane R. Yonan. Row 7: Nicholas L. Jones, Samuel L. Ulmer, John E. Morrill, Joseph M. Beals, Robert W. Schrier, Eugene N. Halladay, George C. Halfmann, Ronald T. Hafer, John L. Yarling, Jerry H. Rose, Dwight F. Walton, Max L. Stackhouse, Jean Hostetler Stackhouse, John A. Morehead. Row 8: James K. Loveless, Martha Faitz Gamble, Barbara Wright Nesbit, Ann Bland Knapp, Gail Loomis Ward, H. Dale Bracey, Robert M. Burleigh, Dorothy A. Drake, Nancy Neal Keating, Jane Mathews Braman, Janice Roberts Mair, Mary Jordan Berkebile, Dale E. Berkebile. Row 9: Mary Goff Pontius, Ann Luttrell Grant, Phyllis Patterson Kiser, Cary Kay Fellman, Marilee Lidikay McCallister, Elizabeth Phelps Kelly, James R. Kelly, Roger J. Rowen, Nancy Ford Charles, Frank D. Kaiser, E. Reece Painter. Row 10: Donald H. Hamilton, William R. Powell, Charles B. Kirkdoffer, F. Michael McLain, Paul C. Arnold, Max W. Dixon, Larry R. Robinson, David M. Stone, Vernon E. Jordan Jr., Gretchen Kiger Cryer, Judith Folk Aikman.
Class Notes Jane Powell Riggs is a retired technical librarian. She volunteers in Jefferson (Colo.) County public schools. She established a program to provide a home for 17 boys and girls who were exchange students or in need of housing. She was also active in 1390 Housing, which provided two houses for low-income elderly and managed one of the houses. She and her husband, Kenton, live in Lakewood, Colo. They have three grown children. Judith “Judie” Roser Smith is crisis coordinator for Dallas Independent Schools District. She writes in her 50th reunion biographical questionnaire that she became concerned about teen suicide in the early 1980s. She developed one of the ﬁrst school suicide prevention programs that expanded into school crisis planning and crisis teams. Judy is a national lecturer and trainer in the ﬁeld of crisis intervention and suicide prevention and author of four books. She serves on the board of directors for the American Association of Suicidology as well as chair of the Dallas Suicide and Crisis Center. She and her husband, Mark, live in Dallas. They have three grown children. Glenn J. Slanec is retired president of Slanec Star Marketing. He founded North Evergreen Activity Trails, which is part of American Discovery Trail linking the east and west coasts. He and his wife, Alice (Jones ’58) Slanec live in Evergreen, Colo.
Dr. Ferid Murad is the director emeritus of the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases (IMM) at the University of Texas in Houston. He is the Texas Nobel Scholar of Dr. Ferid Murad ’58 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He continues as director of the IMM’s Center for Cell Signaling and director of the health science center’s research program in intracellular signaling. (See photo, above.)
Frederick F. Thornburg is director of the business program at Carlos Albizu University in Miami.
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theaters April 10-20, 2007. An article at Broadway. com noted that the pair are “best-known for their groundbreaking feminist musical, I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road. The musical opened in 1978 at the Public Theater in New York and moved to Circle in the Square Downtown for a three-year run. Vernon E. Jordan Jr. received an honorary law degree from the University of Georgia, May 12, 2007. Vernon is senior managing director of Lazard Frères & Co., LLC in New York City. Sharon McBroom Brunjes and her husband, Jack, live in Parkville, Mo. They have three grown children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Sharon received the Senior Sportswoman Award from the Women’s Intersports Network in 2004, for her work and participation in the ﬁtness industry. She taught ﬁtness classes for 20 years, beginning at the age of 50. Although she does not teach classes anymore, Sharon continues to go to the gym for cardio and weight machine work. She said in her 50th reunion biographical questionnaire, “A gym rat grandma, I’d say my personal interest is keeping healthy enough to do the daily chores.” Richard A. Ohs is retired president of sales for Christensen & Olsen Foundry in Chicago. He said in his 50th reunion biographical questionnaire that he “ﬁnally obtained my service medals (four) from the Korean War.”
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1962 Row 1: Karen Wilkinson French Fruits, Sally Smith Manhard, Virginia Nelson Combs, Marilyn Miller Holmes, Suzanne Noble Gerke, Sandra Aldrich Drew, Saundra Fabrick MacGregor, Gail Troyka Martin, Marilyn Mantle Wagmiller, Patricia Fremon Atcheson, Pauline Paddock Larson. Row 2: Marilyn Kitchen Halteman, Lynda Bayliff Huey, Sara Freeman Gerleman, Nancy Blair Leonard, Linda Sellen Frazier, Terry Garrison Beagle, Thomas C. Beagle, Edward W. Johnson, Warren E. Magnuson. Row 3: Walter O. Erxleben, Bette Alexander Erxleben, Sara Johnson Adair, Susan Bradley Fitch, Linda Martin Katula, Nancy Tregenza Little, Jo Ankeny Lindamood, Joyce Suess Cailor, Barbara E. Smith, Susan BonDurant, Patricia Murphy DeArmond, L. Alan Winslow, James R. Kuehl. Row 4: Mary Ann Goetcheus, Clare Johnson Swanson, Virginia Van Kirk Gray, Linda Lorton Spier, Karen Hine Compton, Barbara Williamson Pack, Cecilia Valaoras Danigelis, Ellen Myers Clippinger, Joseph C. Nicholson, Frederick O. Roberts, James P. Zerface. Row 5: Douglas McLaren, Judith Williams McLaren, Eleanor Zimmerly Rink, James L. Stoops, Herbert J. Spier Jr., Clyde D. Compton, Michael G.B. Evans, James E. Lashley, James C. Dillon, William J. Vesey, John R. Watson. Row 6: John W. Hare, John A. Kellogg, Lawrence D. Rink, Frederick V. Bales, G. David Schiering, Douglas B. Oler, Garry S. Moore, Gerald D. Capoot, James B. Drew, Robert B. Nelson, John E. Suster III. Row 7: William W. Graham, Terry L. McCoy, John W. Hederick Jr., Richard L. Fairchild, Thomas O. Dawson, Walter R. Foltz, George C. Lortz, Ronald L. Randall, Elgin A. Manhard Jr., Charles S. Combs, Stuart G. Cozzens. Row 8: Fred L. Hanley, Thomas F. Smith, Robert S. Atcheson, John B. Childers, Dean L. Cook.
Class Notes 1963
Dr. Philip N. Eskew Jr. retired June 29, 2007, as director of physician and patient relations from St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis after 39 years of service. During his career he delivered 5,000 babies, gave 15 gallons of blood, and was instrumental in the expansion and development of St. Vincent’s facilities. Mary Price Swain is Girl Scouts-Indian Hills Council’s 2007 Woman of Distinction. The annual award is given to a woman who demonstrates the values of the Girl Scout program as well as one who works to improve her community. Mary is provost and vice president for academic affairs at Binghamton University/State University of New York.
Dr. Robert A. Bender retired after 30 years of medical practice in Eugene, Ore. He enjoys running, birding, cooking and following the activities of sons Alex, 20, and Chris, 14. Bob’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joyce Dixon Wilson-Sanford retired as executive vice president of strategic organizational development and learning at Delhaize Group, July 1, 2007. Delhaize is an international food retailer based in Belgium. Sharon Kniebbe Hartshorn and her husband, Terry, received The Giving is Living Award as a part of the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Orange County (Calif.). The award is in recognition of demonstrated and outstanding community service and philanthropic endeavors. Sharon is a member of the DePauw Board of Trustees. Terry is the founder, chairman and chief executive ofﬁcer of PaciﬁCare Health Systems.
Nancy Holsapple Lewis and Sharon Mitchell Renfro ’68 were among those who joined Ramona Houseworth Penland ’69 and her husband, Cecil, in celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary at Doc-O-Lakes in Milton, Ind. Ramona and Cecil own and operate the Doc-O-Lakes campground.
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Michael W. Street is a natural resources scientist
for the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries. He was recognized with two recent awards for his work in improving management of coastal ﬁsheries habitat in North Carolina. He received a Pelican Award from the North Carolina Coastal Federation, June, 2006. He was named Natural Resource Scientist of the Year for 2006 in February 2007 by North Carolina Wildlife Federation. Mike has been employed with North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries since January 1970.
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1967 Row 1: Frances Wing Pressel, Kay E. Johnson, Martha Deckman Schlauch, Catharine Hein Martin, Nancy Stewart Surber, Pamela A. McKee, Elizabeth Swan Snively, Elizabeth Hamilton Smith, Heidi Schultz Huizenga, Janet McAdams, Elizabeth Witler Bosin, Carole Thorlton Gorsich, A. Claire Childress. Row 2: Alan K. Wells, Wendy E. Browder, Andrea Caperell-Grant, Constance Weimer Asbury, Deborah Schade Thomas, Barrie A. Peterson, Barbara Koepke Cornelsen, Ann Barrow Cook, William H. Watson, F. Garret Pﬂeeger, Marcia Swearingen Pﬂeeger. Row 3: Steven L. Barclay, Victoria Mayﬁeld Hall, Jean Gossard James, M. Gay Frankenfeld Gauch, Brenda Dunﬁeld Johnson, Kay Daugherty Klunder, John A. Thomas, Sally Crowden Barrett, Dennis L. Barrett, Victoria Stembridge Woodward, Susan Steele Marquez. Row 4: Thomas R. Teegarden, Stephen M. Davis, Thomas O. Erb, Stephen W. Hadley, Merle B. Rose III, John H. Huneke III, Constance Nagle Bachert, Frederick E. Bachert, James M. Taylor, Dean C. Osterling, Sally Hauck Allen. Row 5: R. David Hoover, Suzanne Anderson Hoover, Richard A. Hall, Robert E. Hausner, H. Groves Cooke, Robert E. Blessing, John T. Casey, Richard M. Beaty, Thomas L. Metz, James A. Readey. Row 6: Daniel T. Hasbrook, Randolph H. Stokely, Michael C. Maeder, Robert G. Palmer, Kenneth D. Hansley, Michael J. Demaray, Daniel C. Blaney, Wendell R. Drew, Ralph E. Spelbring, Philip G. Decker.
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Nancy Holsapple Lewis ’67, Sharon Mitchell Renfro ’68 and Ramona Houseworth Penland ’69. Nancy has worked in the United States Postal Service for the past 26 years. (See photo, above.) Richard M. Jordan is regional dean of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine at Amarillo. He is responsible for the academic, research and clinical administration for the school of medicine’s activities. Craig R. Stokely is lead director of the board of directors for Chromcraft Revington, a leading furniture manufacturer and marketer. He is president of The Stokely Partnership Inc. in Wayne, Ill.
own and operate the Doc-O-Lakes campground. Sharon retired from teaching English in Alexandria, Ind., after 31 years. She is co-founder and assistant director of Beauty for Ashes Transitional Home for Women in Alexandria, Ind. (See photo, left.) Thomas W. Walsh retired as a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, June 30, 2007, after a 37-year career. His career included service in the ﬁrm’s Tampa, Fla.; Melbourne, Australia; Washington, D.C.; and New York ofﬁces. He had leadership roles in the ﬁnancial services and insurance industry practices, serving clients in the United States as well as in Bermuda, France, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Tom also served in a leadership role with the American Institute of Certiﬁed Public Accountants and numerous charitable and community organizations as well as six years on DePauw’s Alumni Board. He and his wife, Judi, live in Portsmouth, R.I., and Beaver Creek, Colo. Tom’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary Helt Gavin ’69
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Mari McGaughey Greves was honored March 6, 2007, in Vancouver, Wash., as Woman of Achievement for Clark County, Wash. Mari has served on Vancouver School District Board for 11 years. Sharon Mitchell Renfro and Nancy Holsapple Lewis ’67 Renfro were among those who joined Ramona Houseworth Penland ’69 and her husband, Cecil, in celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary at Doc-O-Lakes in Milton, Ind. Ramona and Cecil
Mary Helt Gavin received a 2007 Studs Terkel Award that is presented by Columbia College-based Community Media Workshop for outstanding journalism in Greater Chicago. Mary was recognized for pro-
viding “a platform for a voice of the voiceless.” She is the founder and publisher of the RoundTable in Evanston, Ill. Mary and her husband, Larry, live in Evanston. Larry is a partner in the Chicago law ﬁrm of Bell, Boyd and Lloyd. They have two children and one granddaughter. (See photo, below left.) Nancy Holsapple Lewis ’67 and Sharon Mitchell Renfro ’68 were among those who joined Ramona Houseworth Penland and her husband, Cecil, in celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary at Doc-O-Lakes in Milton, Ind. Ramona and Cecil own and operate the Doc-O-Lakes campground. (See photo, left.) Ben A. Rich is a professor and School of Medicine Alumni Association Endowed Chair of Bioethics at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. He and his wife, Kathleen Mills, live in Fair Oaks, Calif. Theodore “Tim” M. Solso received the 2007 American Business Award for Best Chairman, given to recognize outstanding performances in the workplace as well as the International Executive of the Year Award, June 2007, given by the Academy of International Business. In May 2007 Tim gave one of the keynote addresses at the Second Annual Conference for Corporate Responsibility Ofﬁcers in New York City and was a speaker at the Academy of International Business meeting in June 2007. Tim is chairman and chief executive ofﬁcer of Cummins Inc. in Indianapolis. Robert M. Steele received an honorary Doctor of Journalism degree at DePauw’s 168th commencement, May 20, 2007. Bob is Nelson Poynter Scholar for Journalism Values and Senior Faculty in Ethics at Poynter Institute for Media Studies
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1972 Row 1: James Watt, Catherine Ryan Watt, Alexe Reed Fogle, Chris Fogle, Constance Ryan Lathrop, Scott C. Norris, Pamela Philbrook Shultz. Row 2: Scott P. Smith, Linda Evans Smith, Deborah Aydelott, Richard V. Laukitis, Jill Cummins-Laukitis, Alden C. Cummins, Wade R. Nichols, Cliff Sellery, Robert H. Shultz. Row 3: S. Robert Trottmann III, Jacqueline B. Trottmann, J. Michael Boyle, Sharon Anderson Mellin, D. Thomas Mellin, Christopher H. Penn, Marshall L. Kiel, Eric S. Smith, William J. Watt Jr. Row 4: Harry E. Page Jr., Karen Winkler, Joe D. Kinnett, Linda Bellinger Kinnett, Anne Troxel Golden, O. Roderick Wilson, Carol Flummerfelt Helmling, Thomas R. Schuck. Row 5: Neal E. Kitchell, John M. Patten, Sylvia Thale Patten, Susan Marschel Deffaa, Bobbi Cokinis Prichard, Lex Prichard, Gerald F. Fitzgerald Jr.
Class Notes in Saint Petersburg, Fla. He is author of Doing Ethics in Journalism: A Handbook with Case Studies and Newsroom Ethics: Decision Making for Quality Coverage. Bob serves on the advisory board for DePauw’s Center for Contemporary Media.
Doug Frantz is a member of the ﬁnal judging panel of the Gerald Loeb Awards for distinguished business and ﬁnancial journalism. The awards are given to recognize journalists who have contributed to the public’s understanding of business, ﬁnance and the economy. Doug is the managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. He is a member of the advisory board for the Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media at DePauw. Mikella Kaiser Lowe is superintendent of Anderson (Ind.) Community Schools. Pamela Sandberg Delnagro is one of ﬁve United States tennis umpires selected to ofﬁciate at the 2007 World Games for Special Olympics in Shanghai, China. Pam is an adaptive physical education teacher and is part-time executive director of the Northern Illinois District of the United States Tennis Association. In her free time, she ofﬁciates at junior and adult tennis tournaments as well as collegiate matches at Northwestern University and other area colleges. Pam and her husband, Dennis, live in Algonquin, Ill.
Larry and Brenda (Fritzinger ’74) Behle are the creators of a new energy bar, HEADSHOT Candy Bar, which is gaining popularity and an expanding market. They began marketing their energy bars in their local area of Hendricks County (Ind.) at the Lan Gaming Center and are expanding to include other I-Games centers, chain stores, candy distributors and venues throughout the country. (See photo, below right.) Timothy J. Evans is executive director of Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Ill. Thomas H. Gee is the chief executive ofﬁcer of the Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. He is the author of “Establishment of a Comunitywide EMS First-Responder Program” article that appeared in the Journal of Healthcare Management, June 2007. Dr. John “Jack” L. Vander Schilden is team physician for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Arkansas Athletic Trainers’ Association honored him with a lifetime honorary membership as well as renamed one of its scholarships the Dr. Jack Vander Schilden Graduate Student Scholarship.
creators of a new energy bar, HEADSHOT Candy Bar, which is gaining popularity and an expanding market. They began marketing their energy bars in their local area of Hendricks County (Ind.) at the Lan Gaming Center and are expanding to include other I-Games centers, chain stores, candy distributors and venues throughout the country. (See photo, below.) Raymond G. Smith is an attorney with the Louisville, Ky., law ﬁrm of Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP. His areas of practice are appellate litigation, general civil litigation, and insurance and contract law. Raymond was listed in The Best Lawyers in America in 2005-07.
David B. Becker is a member of the board of directors of the Indianapolis-based managed technology services provider, BlueLock. David is chief executive ofﬁcer of four other Indiana technology companies.
Pamela J. Coburn performed three concerts with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, June 2007. She is the James B. Stewart Distinguished Professor of Music at DePauw. Brenda (Fritzinger) and Larry Behle ’73 are the
Brenda (Fritzinger) and Larry Behle ’73
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Scott H. Decker is the co-editor of International Handbook of Juvenile Justice. He is a professor and the director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University.
Catherine R. Ryan and James A. Watt were married March 10, 2007. They live in Westﬁeld, Ind. Cathy’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1977 Row 1: Janet Casey-Allen, Charlann Sandberg Handlon, Steven L. Olson, Peter M. Dayton, Richard S. Deutsch, Leslie Lindquist Neil, William B. Koenig, Milo F. Hanke Jr., Gloria J. Barger ’78, Jane Willander Danis. Row 2: Pamela R. Clinkenbeard, Deborah Hill Wyght, Lora Myers Scott, Linda K. Ernst, Judith Lanum Mohan, Scott W. Pandorf, Michael J. Neff, Mark F. Brower, Kathleen Auchter Leighton. Row 3: Tamara Boston Anderson, Star Uhlir Mezger, Patricia Smith Choban, Steven W. Peterson, Steven C. Petree, Paul S. Detlefs, M. Melissa Dowse Hancock, Pamela A. Rons, Mary McTague McDaniel. Row 4: Julia Tucker Wallyn, John R. Jewett Jr., Neil T. Goltermann, Katherine L. Keck, Kim W. Suchy, James R. Head, Tom S. Ebbinghouse, Wendell R. Walker. Row 5: Scott S. Hickey, John A. Dubberley IV, Kevin L. Bazur, Wallace H. Dunbar Jr., John N. McHenry, Teresa Peters Thixton, Debera Bavender Dougan, Thomas C. Montgomery.
Class Notes Mark A. Emkes was named co-winner of the Executive of the Year award by the Nashville Business Journal, June 2007. Mark is chairman and chief executive ofﬁcer of Bridgestone Americas Holding Inc. in Nashville, Tenn. Diane E. Phillis is the director of insights for Zyman Group in Chicago, an international management consulting ﬁrm. She and her husband, Peter Hopkins, live in Riverwoods, Ill. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah Donnelly Crenshaw earned her secondary education certiﬁcation from Trinity International University in Deerﬁeld, Ill. She is an eighth grade English teacher in the Jefferson City (Mo.) public school system. Steven M. and Lynn (Bryant ’78) Still live at 1331 Ashville Drive, Westﬁeld, IN 46074. Their e-mail address is email@example.com.. Linda Weir Sullivan is president and general manager of NBC-owned KNBC-TV in Los Angeles.
Paul S. Detlefs is managing director of Alumni Capital Network. He works with small business owners. Paul and his wife, Katie (Cassidy ’81) Detlefs, have three children: Scott, Courtney and Allison. Lesley Gorog Harris is vice president of business development at Giga Trust. Jeffrey T. Mezger is chief executive ofﬁcer of KB Homes in Los Angeles. He was featured in an article in USA Today, April 23, 2007. Nancy J. White is the associate minister at the Elijah Kellogg Congregational Church in Harpswell, Me. David J. Seibert was ordained a permanent deacon in the Evansville (Ind.) Catholic Diocese on July 9, 2005. Following ordination, he was assigned as assistant director of the Diaconate in addition to serving at Holy Rosary Parish (Evansville), Ind. In February 2007 he was named pastoral life coordinator of St. Theresa parish in Evansville.
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Melanie Yeager Seibert is president of Artex Corp., which operates retail stores in Evansville, Ind. and Owensboro, Ky., specializing in school uniforms. Dave and Melanie live in Newburgh, Ind., with their two children, Margaret and John. Their e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lynn (Bryant) and Steven M. Still ’76 live at 1331 Ashville Drive, Westﬁeld, IN 46074. Their e-mail address is email@example.com. Theresa Prothero Larkin is chief administrative ofﬁcer for Grenzebach Glier & Associates, Inc., in Chicago.
Father Scott A. Benhase is rector of St. Alban’s Parish in Washington, D.C. His wife, Kelly, is a teacher at Eastern Senior High School in Washington, D.C. He has three children: John, 19; Charley, 17; and Mary Grace, 14. Scott’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. David A. Poggemeier was reappointed to the Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts for a term ending in 2010. David is an emergency physician at Barnes-St. Peters Hospital in St. Peters, Mo.
David P. Minton is president of the Heartland Bank in St. Louis, Mo. John B. Trammell is the chief executive ofﬁcer of Investor Select Advisors. He was a speaker at the GAIM Cayman 2007 International Hedge Fund Conference, May 14-16, 2007, in Grand Cayman.
Melvin A. Bedree was recognized as one of the leading practitioners in the United States by the 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Mel was recognized for his banking and ﬁnance work. He Melvin A. Bedree ’81 is a partner in the Cincinnati law ofﬁce of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. (See photo, above.)
Dr. Joel M. Blumberg is director of medicine at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn. He maintains a practice in cardiology in Greenwich and is an assistant clinical professor at Yale University School of Medicine. Joseph W. Dayan is the executive director of the Indianapolis City Market.
Douglas A. Fink is head of IT quality management for Novartis Pharma AG in Basel, Switzerland. He; his wife, Alana; and their daughters, Rachel, 17, and Rebecca, 13, are enjoying exploring Switzerland, Germany and France. As a student at DePauw, Doug spent a semester in Freiburg, Germany, in 1981. He says, “Little did I know that I would return to the same area on a permanent basis!” Edward E. Lehman is a member of the executive committee of the Institute for Law and Technology, a division of the Center for American and International Law. Ed is managing director of Lehman, Lee and Xu law ﬁrm in Beijing, China. Robert L. Nance Jr. is a freelance conductor, pianist and vocal coach. He was honored for 10 years of service as founder and director of Heartland Chamber Chorale. Robert has been guest conductor for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir J o s e p h P. O’Leary is a managing director for Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting, LLC in Chicago. He is the leader of the ﬁrm’s Midwest regional practice. (See photo, left.) Rev. Kenneth A. Prine is an atJoseph P. O’Leary ’82 torney with the Minneapolis law ﬁrm of Redgrave Daley Ragan & Wagner, LLP. R. Clay Thompson is a senior vice president and national sales manager for National Investment Managers, Inc.
Hire DePauw students and alumni List your career-related opportunities on the DePauw Web site. We can help you recruit excellent candidates for your: • Summer jobs/internships • Full-time jobs (entry-level and experienced) You may post job openings directly to the Web site at www.depauw.edu/ admin/career/alumni/HireDePauw.asp. You may also view students’ résumés at this site. For additional information, please contact: Thomas R. Cath ’76, Director of Career Services Phone: 765-658-4280 Fax: 765-658-4282 E-mail: email@example.com
Class Notes 1983
From the Mouth of the Abyss, the remarkable story of their journey through traditional medicine to alternative care. Lance A. Swank was the speaker for The Robert C. McDermond Center Lecture Series March 15, 2007 at DePauw. Lance is chief operating ofﬁcer of The Sterling Group Center for Management and Entrepreneurship in Mishawaka, Ind.
Andrew B. Buroker received the American Heart Association’s Distinguished Leadership Award, April 22, 2007, at the association’s 2007 annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes his leadership during the 2006-07 year as national board chairman. Andy reached the summit of Mt. McKinley in Alaska, Sunday, May 20, 2007. Mt. McKinley is the tallest point on the North American continent. (See photo, right.) Susan Hoeppner Cristiano and her husband, Fernando, announce the birth of their daughter, Giana Grace Cristiano, April 16, 2007. They live at 832 Glencoe St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Sue’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharon L. Moist has traded her sandals for cowboy boots, and has left the chaos of Los Angeles for the peace and quiet of Bozeman, Mont., after 17 years in California. She now works as a professional life coach, helping clients reach personal and professional goals. Sharon’s new contact information is: Sharon L. Moist, P.O. Box 11401, Bozeman, MT 59719. Her Web address is www.SharonMoist.com or www.TheIndustryCoach.com. She’d love to hear from her old classmates and friends. Susan Sherman-Broyles earned a doctoral degree
Andrew B. Buroker ’84 on the peak of Mt. McKinley.
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Jacquelyn K. Atkins is an instructor of English and women’s studies at Pennsylvania State University. She teaches writing courses and courses about women writers, alternative voices in American literature, Black American writers and introduction to feminist thought. Melvin E. Lee is a sea captain and nuclear engineer in the United States Submarine Force. He received a master’s degree in the ﬁeld of strategic studies from U.S. Army War College in June 2007, and earned the grade of full captain. He is operations ofﬁcer for the commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet. Mel, his wife, Maureen; and daughter, Brophy, live in Naples, Italy. Their mailing address is PSC 817 Box 2300, FPO, AE 09622-2300. Timothy F. Meyer and Brian J. Lee are members of Team Donate Life-Primo. They competed in the Race Across America bike competition, June 2007, to raise awareness about organ donations. Tim received a cornea in 2003, which saved his vision and permitted him to continue in athletic endeavors. Christine (Rooney) Merchant is the author of He’s Not Autistic But … : How We Pulled Our Son
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1982 Row 1: David J. Cislak, Douglas B. Austin, Amy C. Austin, Florence Davis Karabel, Cynthia Swearingen Waddell, Ann Thompson Zeiler, Deborah White Davila, Duarte M. Da Silveria, Susan Clift Crump, Carol Harvey Gentry, Mark E. Gentry, Anne Boyd Norris, David S. Norris. Row 2: Betsy Nelson Beck, Christy Umlauf Moberly, Christine Smith Garafola, Tracy Cochran Garrity, Susan Stevenson Sims, Kimberly Leonard Walker, Dorothy Quinlan Klei, Timothy S. Maloney, Mitchell Gordon, J. David Gislason, Kenneth D. Randall, Christopher W. Bear. Row 3: Catherine Sokol Calhoun, Jill E. Lewis, Darby Ragan Casady, Gayle Syska Young, Roxane Rathje, Gilbert D. Standley, Steven D. Hoenig, Robert A. Frauenheim, Bruce W. Luecke, Christopher O. Gentry, Jerry A. Bryce, Thomas M. Jackson. Row 4: Laurie MacIsaac Brandvik, Kristina I. Moeller, Karen Robinson Jackson, Mary C. Daly, Deborah Guttman Carlisle, Laurie Mann Klion, Lawrence Pitsch, James A. Hurley, Debra Smith Hughes, Carole A. Clause, Peggy Western Massello, Helen L. Poorman, Ana Bacallao Harshaw, Julie Mullin Piatka. Row 5: L. Mark Geoghegan, Maryanne B. Clark, Andrew K. Peterson, Robert E. Mitchell Jr., Peter T. Noonan, Mark J. Conklin, Bradley W. Neff, Todd R. Roberson, David W. Kroeger, Kimberly King Roberts, Kathryn Burger Johnson. Row 6: Sharon M. Foster, Melody Stevanovic Key, Joan Karozos Shea, Bonnie Hensley Webb, Donna Brown Veatch, Laurel Brown Andrews, Joseph P. O’Leary, Susan M. Ansel, Gabriele Goerlich Nash, Joel C. Hammond Row 7: Kenneth A. Owen, John C. Cassidy, Delmar E. Demaree, Mark P. Michaels, David G. Allaben, Jeffrey D. Turner, Robert O. Cathcart, William J. Butler, James A. Mergl, James N. DeVries, G. James Ringer. Row 8: Patricia Hart Hoge, Richard J. Hoge, Jeffrey E. Price, W. Wade Smith, Philip M. Acker, Michael J. Woodruff, Michael G. Neill, Matt H. Scott, Thomas M. Schneider. Row 9: Carijane Alley Kluger, M. Scott Welch, Nancy Harris Pearce, Dianne R. Chase, Mark A. Brant, Michael L. Coogan, James L. Wheeler, O. Garwood Lippincott, Philip J. Quattrocchi. Row 10: Lisa E. Ritter, Paul B. Qua, Wesley W. Royce, Nik E. Lee, Matthew R. Fischer, Kevin J. Perkins, Kevin L. Kellam, Kenneth W. Coquillette, Carrie Melind Coquillette.
Class Notes in plant molecular biology at Cornell University. Her work was recently published in Plant Cell. She is a postdoctoral associate working on comparative genomics and mapping in soybean and alfalfa. Sue and her husband, Steve, live in Cortland, N.Y. They have two sons, Chris and Cory. Dr. William L. Smits is a physician with Allergy and Asthma Center in Warsaw, Ind.
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Christopher F. S. Martin ’85 and Mary T. Orme wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Stephen C. Wade ’87, John P. Rhodes ’87, Anthony E. Chomicz ’86, Michael D. Speer ’88, Steven L. Blakely ’87, Eric R. Brant ’87, Stephen M. Reynolds ’87, Steven R. Grundy ’85, Michael D. Stehlik ’86, Michael T. Lee ’85, Gregory M. Palmer ’84, Brian H. Ahlborn ’84 and Kimberly Braasch Brant ’86.
Janiece Johnston Lee is a family and consumer science teacher at Rockdale High School in Rockdale, Texas. She is the recipient of the 2007 Golden Apple Award given to Rockdale High’s top teacher. Christopher F. S. Martin and Mary T. Orme were married July 1, 2006. Mary works in special education placement. Christopher says, “The small invasion of DePauw graduates was greatly appreciated. I will no longer be ‘out of the country’ so much.” Their mailing address is Sea Martin Boat Works, 550 Orleans St., St. Paul, MN 55107. (See photo, left.)
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1987 Row 1: James G. Bonebrake, Stephen M. Reynolds, Lisa Dodd Hargreaves, Jonathon C. Dill, Ann Woods Bruehl, Vicki Wilson Bohlsen, Gina Pobanz Siegel, Stacy Pope Rullman, Laura Parsons Schoch, Laura Gallina Poole, Colleen McGinnis Holtkamp, Kimberly Edgar Pionzio. Row 2: Eric R. Brant, Stephen C. Wade, Karen Scott Isaacs, Teri Bernacchi Hanson, Leanna Hardin Walther, Scott A. Fredrick, Nicole Foster DeVere, Elizabeth Tinsman Lee, Laurie Hinson Kohrs, Carrie Travis Eshleman, Carolyn Lukens Nyren, Kristina Hemwall Orticelli. Row 3: Peter A. Kenny, Geoffrey W. Weaver, Steven L. Blakely, Todd A. Grantham, Bryan D. Sorge, Mark C. Rauschert, Cynthia Rankin Rauschert, Judith Geoghegan Burbach, Laurel Evers Short, Amy Reavis Noden, Nancy Meininger Entrekin. Row 4: David M. Dickens, Daniel G. Walsh, Jeffrey J. Stacey, Michael P. Baldwin, Richard W. North, Leslie Alexander North, Susan Pittman Travis, Sarah Morehead Combs, Steven N. Combs, J. Brad Voelz, Pauline Young Brett. Row 5: Kara Peterson Schroeder, Robin Wieland Daniel, Sally Clark Dillon, Laura Nichols Gourley, Stacy Biedermann O’Brien, Kirsten Erickson Wildman, Rita Strange Wilder, Rebecca Fleming Calwell, Laura Stebelton Mason, Joseph E. “Ted” Ukrop. Row 6: Willam C. Dillon, Mark D. Locke, John J. Gergey III, Timothy S. Benton, Kristin Ker Bruton, Leigh Lisby Balay, Janet McLeod Ryan, Elizabeth Stis Immer, Michael A. Ehlers, David B. Coolidge. Row 7: Amy Gurney Getgey, Kelley Sweeney Rakow, Carrie Beth Lunsford Correll, Ellen Johnson Fishel, Teryn Price Gilmore, David W. Hasenbalg, Charles A. Miller, Richard H. Lohmeyer Jr., Timothy J. Michaels, David L. Siegel. Row 8: Christopher Schmalz, William D. Krauss.
Class Notes 1986
Jon R. Cart is dean of the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. Sean D. Major is general counsel of Joy Global Inc. Mart G. McClellan is an orthodonist in private practice, McClellan Orthodontics, and founder of Macro Wealth Management for dentists. He was a speaker for the American Dental Association in June 2007 at the New Dentist Conference in Portland, Ore. Randall H. Wilhelm is chief executive officer of Thinkronize, Inc., an Internet developer of K-12 educational products. His goal is to expand the education of children with highly effective technologies that Randall H. Wilhelm ’86 give educational value to every child in a safe, relevant and easyto-use format. (See photo, above.) Jennifer (Vaughn) and Charles J. Gilbert ’87 announce the birth of their son, Stephen David Gilbert, March 13, 2007. Stephen joins brother Charlie Jr., 4.
Catherine G. Doughty operates an art gallery in Plymouth, Mich., which features various local artists as well as her own line of handmade jewelry. Vicki Freeman Pugh is executive director of Peter Blum Family YMCA of Boca Raton in South Palm Beach County, Fla. Charles J. and Jennifer (Vaughn ’86) Gilbert announce the birth of their son, Stephen David Gilbert, March 13, 2007. Stephen joins brother Charlie Jr., 4. Gina Pagano Redwine reports that her husband, LTC Jim Redwine, returned safely home, March 29, 2007, from a 14-month tour in Iraq. Jim and his team completed their mission on the Iraqi/Syrian border as trainers and advisers to Iraqi Border Patrol. Gina completed her mission as the Family Readiness Group Coordinator for the nine 3rd Brigade Border Transition Team families. Gina thanks everyone who sent cards and e-mails to support her and her family during the long deployment. Gina and her family live at 206 Meade Ave., Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027. They invite their DePauw friends to visit. Their e-mail address is email@example.com. David M. and Cynthia (Young) Peters live in Coppell, Texas, with their ﬁve children: Emma, 17; Maddie, 15; Katie, 13; Abbey, 10; and Jake,
2. David is a software manager for Abbott Labs. Cyndi is a licensed marriage and family therapist associate and licensed professional counselor intern. She earned a master’s degree in family therapy from Texas Woman’s University in May 2006. David and Cyndi celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary in March 2007 in Maui. They would enjoy hearing from their DePauw classmates. Their e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. John P. Rhodes and his wife, Tracy, announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Rhodes, Mar. 26, 2007. Josie joins brother Cole, 2, at their home in Missoula, Mont. Christopher M. Schmalz is business development director for Bowen Engineering in Knoxville, Tenn. He enjoys running and competitive archery. Edward T. Schultz is a partner in the Santa Monica, Calif., law ﬁrm of Dreier Stein & Kahan LLP. He practices in the ﬁrm’s transactional department. Neil C. Toussaint lives in Los Angeles. He recently completed his sixth season as a camera operator on NBC’s Crossing Jordan. Darren R. Wells is senior vice president of ﬁnance and strategy for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Eric B. Braun earned a doctorate in education from the University of Northern Iowa, May 2006. He is director of student life at Central Oregon Community College. Eric; his wife, Sarah; and their two sons, Noah, 11, and Isaac, 8, live in Bend, Ore.
Laurie Boothby Eichelman and her husband, Paul, announce the birth of their son, Evan James Eichelman, Dec. 20, 2006. Evan joins sisters Lindsey, 10; Nicole, 8; and Hannah, 6. Laurie’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Timothy S. Feehan and his wife, Alison, announce the birth of their son, John Wright Feehan, April 4, 2007. John joins brother Hugh Timothy, 4, at their home in Richmond, Va. Jeffrey L. Harmening presented the Robert
John V. Hollensteiner ’89 and Robert J. Noecker ’89
C. McDermond Center Lecture, April 12, 2007, at DePauw. Jeff is vice president of marketing for Cereal Partners Worldwide Center for Management and Entrepreneurship. John V. Hollensteiner and Robert J. Noecker made a winter ascent to the summit of Little Dog Mountain on the continental divide in Montana’s Glacier National Park. John, Rob, David C. Kimbell, Matthew A. Reinhard, Philip R. Ratzer and Mark B. Willmert, who refer to themselves as the “M6,” reunite periodically to remember their days at DePauw. In 2004 the M6 group unearthed a time capsule at Greencastle’s (Ind.) Fern Cliffs, which they had buried there shortly after their graduation. (See photo, below center.) Kevin A. Krakora and his wife, Joanne, announce the birth of their son, Izak Anthony Krakora, May 12, 2007. Izak joins sister Lauren, 2, at their home in Chicago. Kevin is a senior managing director of Mesirow Financial Consulting in Chicago, specializing in corporate restructurings and turnarounds. Joanne is president of JCK Marketing. John C. Lowe is a dentist in private practice, Contemporary Dental Concepts, in Indianapolis. He was the ofﬁcial dentist for the Indianapolis 500 Festival for the second consecutive year. Robert F. Mattix II is managing director with FTI Consulting, Inc., in Brentwood, Tenn. He recently received the certiﬁed insolvency and restructuring advisor certiﬁcation from the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors. Christopher W. McLoughlin is publisher of Golf for Women. James E. Sergent is design editor of the money section of USA Today. Scott A. Storrer is group president of healthcare supply chain services – pharmaceutical by Cardinal Health. Laura Uhlemann Horwitz and her husband, Charlie, own College Nannies & Tutors in Glenview, Ill., which focuses on building strong families
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Class Notes by placing educational-based nannies into homes. They also opened a Glenview Learning Center with customized tutoring. Laura and Charlie live in Glenview, Ill., with their three boys. Laura’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennifer M. Gosnell and Doug Rank (Pennsylvania State University) were married Nov. 25, 2006, in Seattle. They live at 2312 North 58th St., Seattle, WA 98103. Jen is a program manager at
RealNetworks. Doug is CTO of CharterX. Jen’s e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, below left.) Kristen Hague Anderson and her husband, Keith, announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha Riley Anderson, Dec. 2, 2006. Samantha joins sister Sarah Ashleigh, 3. Kristen is a full-time mom. Keith is owner of Sigma Financial Stafﬁng in Atlanta. Kristen’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Catherine Morrison Stowers is a senior attorney with the Indianapolis law ﬁrm of Krieg DeVaultLLP.Catherine is a member of the ﬁrm’s employee beneﬁts and executive compensation practice group. She concentrates Catherine Morrison her practice in the Stowers ’90 areas of health and welfare beneﬁt plan issues. (See photo, left.) John D. Waller is a partner in the Indianapolis law ﬁrm of Wooden & McLaughlin LLP. Andrew R. and Drewry (Simpkinson ’91) Wolf announce the addition of Emmeline Jane Wolf, born in Guatemala May 5, 2006, to their family, Jan. 23, 2007. Emme joins brothers Alexander, 7, and Spencer, 4, at their home in California.
Christopher P. Felts, an attorney and partner with the Indianapolis law ﬁrm of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, is a member of Indianapolis Charter Schools board of directors. (See photo, left.) Robert G. Christopher P. Felts ’91 Harrell, creator of the nationally syndicated Big Top comic strip, opened his ﬁrst solo show, June 2007, at Wally Workman gallery in Austin, Texas. Rob has been ﬁghting a rare eye cancer for the past-year-and-half. A recent experimental surgery has hopefully saved his eye and most of his vision, according to a feature story in the Associated Press, June 2007. Samples of Rob’s work are featured on the gallery’s Web site at www.wallyworkmangallery.com. Marc-Harri and Kristina (Gray ’92) Perez announce the birth of their son, Alec Henry Manuel Perez, Dec. 19, 2006. Marc is a research scientist for Pﬁzer. Kristina is a homemaker. They live in Fenton, Mo. Drewry (Simpkinson) and Andrew R. Wolf ’90 announce the addition of Emmeline Jane Wolf, born in Guatemala May 5, 2006, to their family, Jan. 23, 2007. Emme joins brothers Alexander, 7, and Spencer, 4, at their home in California.
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Jennifer M. Gosnell ’90 and Doug Rank
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1992 Row 1: Marc A. Prigohzy, M’Liz Mawicke Simonds, Jennifer Mayhew Tucker, Lisa Grey Johnson, Niki Bavelis Callanan, Caroline Rall Diwik, Julie Licklider Kirk, Rebecca Snyder Flanigan, Amy Fleming McAllister, Kathryn Perrin Williams, James E. Williams. Row 2: Matthew S. Tucker, Melissa S. Leone, Michelle Merkel Yoakam, Amy Koeneman Hopper, Kim Fitzgerald Moran, Anne Derrickson Burnside, Kimbra Andler Burnside, Polly O’Brien Larson, Jennifer Olsen Oswald, Jill Endicott Baurle, Shelia McDermott-Sipe. Row 3: Annette K. Melvin, Heike Cockerill Spahn, Charles A. Cavallo, Matthew F. Hatﬁeld, Gregory A. Rohlfs, Katherine M. Dykes, Bret A. Cornn, Matthew J. Keedy, Victoria Duncan Gardner. Row 4: Pamela Partenheimer Mick, Anne Hunter Williams, Todd A. Akins, Douglas S. Gourley, Sarah Sargent Hetzel, Charles W. Hetzel Jr., Maurice J. Schuetz III, Scott E. Woodard, Patrick E. Johansen, Christopher S. Gorz. Row 5: Alyce L. Overton, Jill Pool Roth, Amanda Madden Kutoloski, Holly Adams Bailey, Brian T. Adam, Tomas D. Curless, Karen Horvath-Wulf, Elizabeth McCoy McCarty, Brian M. Pease. Row 6: John D. Meyer, Andrew F. Nelson.
Class Notes Colleen Totz Diamond is a freelance writer and editor. Her recent works include Vampire: The Requiem For Dummies and several custom publications for corporate clients. Colleen’s poems have appeared in Erbacce and a number of small anthologies. She and her husband, David, live in Wallingford, Conn. Her Web site is www.colleeninc.vpweb.com. Dennis A. Trinkle, chief information ofﬁcer at Valparaiso University, was a nominee for a 2007 TechPoint Mira Award. Mira awards highlight Indiana’s most successful technology-driven companies. Catherine L. Yingling is managing director of public relations for Young & Laramore, an advertising agency in Indianapolis. Her e-mail address is email@example.com.
Kristina (Gray) and Marc-Harri Perez ’91 announce the birth of their son, Alec Henry Manuel Perez, Dec. 19, 2006. Kristina is a homemaker. Marc is a research scientist for Pﬁzer. They live in Fenton, Mo. John P. Keenan and his wife, Nedra, opened their ﬁrst The Little Gym franchise, March 19, 2007, in Fredericksburg, Va. This is their second business in the area. John continues to serve as a reservist on active duty in the Marine Corps. Dr. Heather V. Lochner completed orthopaedic surgery residency at Boston University Medical Center in June 2007. She began her hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery fellowship at Duke University Medical Center in August 2007. John D. Meyer and Courtney L. Waterman ’93 announce the adoption of their daughter, Magdalena Erkeghan Waterman Meyer. Maggie was born, Feb. 5, 2006, in Semey, Kazakhstan. She ofﬁcially became a member of the family Nov. 27, 2006, and a United States citizen, Dec. 17, 2006. Magdalena joins sister Emmalyn, 4, at 11408 Dell Loch Way, Fort Wayne, IN 46814. Their e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Vicki J. Strom received the Carol Bailey Civilian Employee of the Year Award for 2006 from the Division of Public Safety at University of Illinois. Suzanne Sylte Bowland is the owner and president of GF Culinary Productions, Inc., in Denver. Sarah Tasker Hartnett and her husband, Ian, announce the birth of their son, Harold Finnegan “Finn” Hartnett, Nov. 18, 2006. They live in Sonoma, Calif. Sarah’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Matthew S. and Jennifer (Mayhew) Tucker live at 922 Franklin Trace, Zionsville, IN 46077. Matt is a middle school math instructor at Hasten Hebrew Academy in Indianapolis. Jenny teaches art at InterActive Academy in Zionsville, and designs custom stationery and announcements. Her Web site is www.jennytuckeronline.com.
Regina Wenner Barney is sales manager for ITM Incorporated in Barrington, Ill. Her husband, Josh, owns a law ﬁrm. They have two daughters and a son. Regina’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
J. Jay Busey and his wife, Melanie, announce the birth of their daughter, Marley Anne Busey, Jan. 19, 2007. Marley joins brother Kellen at their home in Racine, Wis. Allyson Hillner Regnier was awarded the Certiﬁed Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation by CFRE International. Allyson is a director of development for Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Foundation. Timothy C. McCaughan is the senior White House producer for CNN. He presented the Gertrude and G. D. Crain Jr. Lecture, March 7, 2007, at DePauw. Jennifer (Pelzer) and David W. Martay ’94 announce the birth of their son, Trevor Parker Martay, Sept. 8, 2006. They live at 1806 W. Wabansia, Chicago, IL 60622. Jennifer’s e-mail address is email@example.com. David’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Brian S. Perry is a teacher and swimming coach at University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio. He was named Boy’s Swimming Coach of the Year by the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Julie Ruffolo Gilpin and her husband, Brian, announce the birth of their son, Jack William Gilpin, May 6, 2007. Julie is human resource and recruitment manager for Stark Investments, a Milwaukee-based hedge fund. She also is a volunteer on Kappa Alpha Theta’s International Grand Council as fraternity vice president of membership. Brian is a partner with the law ﬁrm of Godrey & Kahn, s.c., and is practice group leader for the intellectual property team. They live at 4858 N. Shefﬁeld Ave., Whiteﬁsh Bay, WI 53217. Julie’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Janet L. Tennyson and Hug Manzano were married Oct. 21, 2006, in Barcelona. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Christy Steiner Sears and Lisbeth A. Lyons. Janet is a paralegal and accountant with Renova, Ltd., which specializes in domain name and trademark law. Hug is a branch director with Banesto Bank. The couple live in Barcelona. Janet’s e-mail address is janet. firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, right.) Courtney L. Waterman and John D. Meyer ’92 announce the adoption of their daughter, Magdalena Erkeghan Waterman Meyer. Maggie was born Feb. 5, 2006, in Semey, Kazakhstan. She ofﬁcially became a member of the family Nov. 27, 2006, and a United States citizen, Dec. 17, 2006. Magdalena joins sister Emmalyn, 4, at 11408 Dell Loch Way, Fort Wayne, IN 46814. Their e-mail address is email@example.com.
George F. Bashaw III is managing director for XCorp, a ﬁnancial services business in Tulsa, Okla. He was selected by the Tulsa Business Journal as one of “40 Under 40” – intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old who bear watching. Sarah “Sally” Beery Ortiz and her husband, David, announce the birth of their son, Peter Frederick Ortiz, May 7, 2007. Peter joins brothers Daniel, 3, and twins Mark and Adam, 2, at their home in Clarendon Hills, Ill. Sally is a stay-at-home mom. Her e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Catherine Bonaccorsi Layton and her husband, Chad, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Catherine Layton, March 16, 2007. Grace joins brothers Sam, 3, and Michael, 2. Cathy’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Jennifer Dalenberg Stockbridge and her husband, Paul, with their daughter Jane, 6, and son Luke, 3, live at 5420 Johnson Ave., Western Springs, IL 60558. Jen’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Kimberly Harper Novotny is senior corporate counsel of Franklin Templeton Investments in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She and her husband, Kevin, live in Boca Raton, Fla. Their e-mail address is email@example.com. David W. James is assistant secretary of labor for public affairs for the United States Department of Labor. Daniel L. and Katherine (Gouthro) Kiley announce the birth of their son, Raphael “Rafe” James Kiley, Dec. 4, 2006. Rafe joins brother Jude, 2, at 605 Evening Star Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45220. Daniel’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Katherine’s e-mail address is email@example.com. David W. and Jennifer (Pelzer ’93) Martay announce the birth of their son, Trevor Parker Martay, Sept. 8, 2006. They live at 1806 W. Wabansia, Chicago, IL 60622. David’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Jennifer’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
Janet L. Tennyson ’93 and Hug Manzano
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Class Notes For a schedule of alumni events or information about Old Gold Weekend and Monon Bell parties, parties, go to: www.depauw.edu/ alumni Kevin M. and Sara (Toole) Miller ’96 announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Andrew Miller, June 23, 2007. Benjamin joins brother Alex, 2, at their home in Evergreen, Colo. Kevin’s e-mail address is Kevin.email@example.com and Sara’s is firstname.lastname@example.org. Jeffrey S. Smith received the Franchisee of the Year Award given by the International Franchise Association to recognize new sales, total growth, customer retention and the number and variety of services offered to clients. Jeff is the owner of City Wide Maintenance of Indianapolis. Donald N. Sullivan graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springﬁeld, Ill., May 2007. He is an orthopaedic surgery resident at SIU School of Medicine and its afﬁliated hospitals in Springﬁeld.
Laura Allport Hammack is assistant superintendent of Brown County Schools in Nashville, Ind. She is pursuing a doctoral degree in educational leadership at Indiana State University. Laura’s email address is email@example.com. C. Tyson Cornell is a partner at Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc., in Chicago. Susan Dinkel Jensen and her husband, Jim, announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Michael Jensen, Feb. 13, 2006. Claire joins sister Lillian “Lilly” Reese, 2, at their home in Terre Haute, Ind. Susan is a reporter and anchor for WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Ind. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences nominated NEWS 10 for an Emmy in the religion program category for its documentary, Pilgrimage to Rome: The Path to Sainthood. Susan and the station’s photographer traveled to Rome in October 2006, chronicling the story of Blessed Mother Theodore Guerin and her recognition as a saint by Pope Benedict XVI at a Vatican mass. Susan’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stacy L. Forster ’95 and Colin R. Benedict wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Todd E. Williams ’95, Sarah K. King ’94, Shannon Harris Hammel ’95, Sarah Albright Daley ’95, M. Mariah Raftree ’95, Richard J. Roth (former DePauw associate professor of English), Tania E. Vogler ’95, Kevin M. Hern ’95, Jennifer M. Rhoades ’95 and Erich P. Heitman ’95. Stacy L. Forster and Colin R. Benedict (University of Wisconsin) were married, March 18, 2006, in Madison, Wis. Stacy is a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Colin is a reporter and anchor for WISC-TV in Madison. They live at 533 N. Blackhawk Ave., Madison, WI 53705. Stacy’s e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, above.) John D. and Heather (Sims) Haupert announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Kay, and son, Jacob John Haupert, Aug. 31, 2006. They live in Scottsdale, Ariz. Heather’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Karen R. Hughes is a professional opera singer and harpist. She was featured in Classical Singer magazine, April 2007. Karen was named one of the Certiﬁed Classical Singers for 2006-07 by judges of AudComps 2006 competition. Anita Smith Murray is a retired music teacher. She has been a member of Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra for the past 12 years. In May 2007, Anita performed in concert with the six members of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and other community horn players in Pittsburgh Horn Club. She and her husband, Andrew, have two sons: Jonah, 4, and Luke, 2. Anita would enjoy hearing from her DePauw classmates. Her e-mail address is email@example.com.
address is firstname.lastname@example.org and Kevin’s is Kevin.email@example.com. Erin K. O’Brien and her husband, Tony Wirt, announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Miranda O’Brien Wirt, Jan. 11, 2007. Erin is a resident in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. She will begin a one-year fellowship in rhinology and sinus surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha July, 2007. Her e-mail address is mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Jerry W. Smartt Jr. is a neurologist in private practice in Carmel, Ind. He is chairman of Indianapolis Professional Association. Christopher R. Taylor is an associate in the Indianapolis law ﬁrm of Bingham McHale LLP. Christopher works in the ﬁrm’s labor and employment department.
Ben H. and Sarah (Ragsdale) Beck announce the birth of their sons, Brian Alexander and Andrew Thomas Beck, Feb. 15, 2007.
Tike McDonald Warmouth and her husband, Rick, announce the birth of their daughter, Kendyl Arden Warmouth, Dec. 22. 2006. Kendyl joins sister Jaylin. Kevin M. Mendenhall and his wife, Lori, announce the birth of their daughter, Sadie Ryan Mendenhall, Oct. 7, 2006. Sadie joins brother Noah at their home in Hinckley, Ohio. Sara (Toole) and Kevin Miller ’94 announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Andrew Miller, June 23, 2007. Benjamin joins brother Alex, 2, at their home in Evergreen, Colo. Sara’s e-mail
Deborah Klak ’97 and Nelson Amador Jr.
For a schedule of alumni events and information about alumni services, go to: www.depauw.edu/alumni/index.asp
Class Notes Stuart R. Buttrick and his wife, Hilary, announce the birth of their daughter, Laurel Ribeyre Buttrick, April 15, 2007. Stuart is an attorney in the Indianapolis ofﬁce of Baker & Daniels. Hilary is an attorney in the Indianapolis ofﬁce of Ice Miller. They live at 9410 Cobblestone Court, Zionsville, IN 46077. Stuart’s email address is email@example.com. Deborah Klak and Nelson Amador Jr. were married Aug. 13, 2006, in Fullerton, Calif. They live in Los Angeles. Debbie’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, bottom previous page.) Scott W. Rencher and his wife, Kirsten, announce the birth of their son, Rory William Rencher, March 3, 2007. Their e-mail address is email@example.com.
Captain Edward K. Samuelian Jr. and his wife, Savanna, announce the birth of their daughter, Evangelina Lange Samuelian, March 10, 2007. Evangelina joins siblings Trey, Josie and Tucker. Ed is a commander in the 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C. Sarah G. Shepherd is the senior producer for CNN’s Larry King Live. Sarah returned to DePauw as a guest in the Gertrude and G.D. Crain Jr. Lecture Series, March 14, 2007. Her presentation was titled “Behind the Scenes with Larry King Live.” Jason M. Winter is director of choral activities at Marquette High School in Chesterﬁeld, Mo. He and his wife, Pam, live at 514 Old Dominion St., O’Fallon, MO 63368. Jason’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Molly E. Zillman and Gary Kaplan were recently married in Philadelphia. Molly is a graphic designer for a publisher of art and archaeology books and is pursuing a doctoral degree in art history at the University of Delaware. Gary is a medical librarian. Molly’s e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, left.)
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Molly E. Zillman ’97 and Gary Kaplan
Elizabeth Adams Bahe and her husband, Aaron, announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Evelyn Bahe, May 31, 2006. They live in Columbus, Ohio. Beth’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Amanda Allen Novak is an executive producer at the motion graphics design studio Fish Eggs. She oversees day-to-day operations of production, client relations and sales. Fish Eggs’ projects have included graphics packages for the television programs, Grease: You’re the One That I Want and Identity. Marilee (Bennington) and Brian D. Arnold
’99 announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Bernadette Arnold, Oct. 11, 2006. Marilee is a registered nurse. Brian is a law enforcement ofﬁcer. They live at 3904 Pin Oaks St., Sarasota, FL 34232. Marilee’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Brian’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Kevin W. and Charee (Campbell) Condict announce the birth of their son, Calvin Wilson Condict, May 26, 2007. Kevin completed orthopaedic residency at the University of Florida June, 2007. He practices in Tipton and Carmel, Ind. Charee is an orthodontist with practices in Tipton and Noblesville, Ind. They live at 9662 W. Division Road, Kempton, IN 46049. Beth Felker Jones is the author of Marks of His Wounds: Gender Politics and Bodily Resurrection. She is an assistant professor of Bible and religion at Huntington University in Huntington, Ind. Tamra V. Garnes and Jeffrey Walker were married March 26, 2007, on the island of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. Tamra is an assistant principal in Greencastle Community Schools. Jeffrey is a graduate of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and a captain with the Indiana State Police. They live in Indianapolis. Kelly Hughes Vaclavek and her husband, Tom, announce the birth of their son, Colton Bos “Cole” Vaclavek, Dec. 29, 2006. Cole joins brother Brody, 3, at their home in Woodstock, Ill. Kelly’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Jeffrey S. Martin is the creator of Prague 360. Using 360-degree photography, Jeffrey has documented more than 800 venues of Prague’s landmarks, restaurants, clubs, real estate and more, allowing the viewer a virtual walk-through of the city. He launched 360cities.net, May 1, 2007, so he could include more cities: Vienna,
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 1997 Row 1: Brian W. Rymer, Derek A. Bremer, Kirsten Rasmussen Victor, Stephanie Drasler Juneau, Brian Fisher. Row 2: Melinda Samp Capper, Kelly Frey Siddiqui, Carolyn E. Whittier, Megan E. Kram, Julie Tuggle Caldwell, Jennifer Simmons Lucchetti. Row 3: Mary Beth McConnel Say, Timothy J. Capper, Dina Houck French, Julianne K. Beck, Brooke Hayward, Brad A. Thomas, Shelby M. Thompson. Row 4: Brandon C. Rolek, Brooke Helms Rolek, Sean C. Petesch, Carrie A. Reeder, Christopher L. Cassidy, Jennifer Cleveland Cassidy, Joan Rodgers Cubias, Kathryn Ventura Neely.
Class Notes Venice, Moscow, Damascus and Los Angeles. Jeffrey’s father, Stephen R.S. Martin, graduated from DePauw in 1967. Melissa (Schellenberger) and Jason A. Roberts ’00 announce the birth of their son, Elijah James Roberts, March 27, 2007. They live near Louisville, Ky. Melissa is a systems coordinator for Samtec, Inc. Jason is a ﬁnancial advisor for JP Morgan Chase. Melissa’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Jason’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
Brian D. and Marilee (Bennington ’98) Arnold announce the birth of their daughter, Natalie Bernadette Arnold, Oct. 11, 2006. Brian is a law enforcement ofﬁcer. Marilee is a registered nurse. They live at 3904 Pin Oaks St., Sarasota, FL 34232. Brian’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Marilee’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Christa Engle Schrock and her husband, Nathan, announce the birth of their daughter, Evan Joy Schrock, Jan. 18, 2007. Evan joins brothers Andy, 4; Brady, 3; and Connor, 1. Christa is a freelance graphic artist. Her Web site is www.selahgraphics.net. A. Grant Hale is a ﬁeld program ofﬁcer of a provincial reconstruction team with the United States Agency for International Development in Afghanistan. He works closely with the U.S. military overseeing national and local U.S. government-sponsored humanitarian assistance and reconstruction projects in the rural provinces along the border of Pakistan. Grant’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Julie Kasl Wood teaches ninth grade earth and space science in Lexington, Ky. She received a rank 1 and master’s degree in secondary earth and space science at Eastern Kentucky University in 2007, as well as a middle school science certiﬁcation. Jeffrey D. Mohl and his colleagues at Ball State University received a 2007 Mira Award for “education contribution to technology” for Ball State’s electronic ﬁeld trip program.
Jodi S. Schmidtgoesling ’99 and Ryan O’Leary
Ashley L. Wheatley ’99 and Matt Higgins wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jennifer Zielke Evangelides ’99 (matron of honor), Nicholas J. Evangelides ’99, Kristen Magnes Richards ’99 (bridesmaid), Megan Greves Klinginsmith ’99 (bridesmaid), Jonathan A. Klinginsmith ’99, Lori Behleda Shattuck ’99, Amanda Woodward Olszewski ’99 and Benjamin J. Olszewski ’00. Attending but not pictured: Kathryn Mainini Connor ’99 and C. Christi Frates Garrison ’99. Jodi S. Schmidtgoesling and Ryan O’Leary (University of Southern California) were married Sept. 3, 2006, in Cincinnati. Jodi is an associate account director for Bridge Worldwide, an interactive and relationship marketing ﬁrm. Ryan is brand communications manager for The Honeybaked Ham Company. They live in Cincinnati. Jodi’s e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, below left.) Nanette (Schwarz) and Matthew E. Keppler ’01 announce the birth of their son, William Eric “Will” Keppler, Nov. 18, 2006. Nan is a stay-athome mom. Matt is a RIS/PACS manager for Marion General Hospital. They live at 12849 Ari Lane, Fishers, IN 46037. Bradley K. Stevens is the head men’s basketball coach at Butler University in Indianapolis. Brad’s
acceptance of his new position was featured in an article in The Indianapolis Star, April 12, 2007. Ashley L. Wheatley ’99 and Matt Higgins (Purdue University) were married Oct. 14, 2006, in Indianapolis. Ashley is director of meetings and events for the Indiana State Bar Association. Matt is director of holdings for Richmond Property Group. They live at 6531 Breckenridge Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46236. Ashley’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, above.)
Allison Hart Jones and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of their daughter, Amber Hart Jones, Feb. 28, 2007. They live in Croydon, England. Ally’s e-mail address is email@example.com.
Selena M. Scholl ’00 and Thomas F. Szabo wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jennifer Taverner Juckett ’54, Scott D. Grifﬁth ’01, Laura Thurmond Schellenbach ’98, David Schellenbach ’98 and Ronald C. Jines ’98.
Class Notes Jeremy A.C. Rafal’s Sa Mahal na Birhen Maria was the ﬁrst place Sacred Art Song in the 2007 Sacred Voice competition. Jason A. and Melissa (Schellenberger ’98) Roberts announce the birth of their son, Elijah James Roberts, March 27, 2007. They live near Louisville, Ky. Jason is a ﬁnancial advisor for JP Morgan Chase. Melissa is a systems coordinator for Samtec, Inc. Jason’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Melissa’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Selena M. Scholl ’00 and Thomas F. Szabo were married August 4, 2006, in Palatine, Ill. They live in Palatine where Tom works for Kane County as a civil engineer. Selena’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, bottom previous page.)
Christy A. Agness is marketing coordinator for VizionWare in Austin, Texas. Kyle A. Applegate and Rebecca J. Collevechio ’02 were married Sept. 3, 2006, in Indianapolis. They live in Indianapolis. (See photo, below.) Sara Bell Clifford and her husband, Derek, announce the birth of their son, Caleb Andrew Clifford, May 10, 2007. They live in Nashville, Ind. Sara’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Sarah S. Fuchs and Andrew E. Gustafson were married Dec. 2, 2006, in Captiva Island, Fla. They live in Dallas. Sarah is director of customer analytics for Blockbuster Online. Andy works in sales for Pella Windows & Doors. Sarah’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, bottom.)
Rebecca J. Collevechio ’02 and Kyle A. Applegate ’01 wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Andrew K. LaDow ’01, Natalie Emge Raben ’02, Abbi L. Harrison ’02, Christina McKelfresh Hoskins ’02 (matron of honor), Elizabeth Elliott Cook ’02 (bridesmaid), Lindsay A. Cornelius ’02 (bridesmaid), Jill E. Garrison ’02 (bridesmaid), Katherine H. Tapke ’02, Kiley J. McQuinn ’02, Meghan M. Frelk ’02, Matthew P. Dinn ’02, Heather Boody Dinn ’02, Kelly M. Applegate ’99 (best man), Nathan R. Husmann ’01 (usher), Molly McHugh Applegate ’99, Alexander H. Yates ’02, Seth E. Johnson ’01, Todd J. Lane ’01 (groomsman), Emily J. Jakubisin ’02, Gregory T. Cook ’02, Christopher R. Fleck ’01 (usher), Bradley A. Pierce ’01, Molly Carrell Pierce ’01 and Adam C. McNeely ’02. Attending but not pictured were Jeffrey A. Springer ’01, Jennifer Wacker Hamelmann ’01, Melissa Reinke Simon ’02 and David P. Simon ’01.
Sarah S. Fuchs ’01 and Andrew E. Gustafson wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Kathleen Murphy Miltner ’01, Anne C. Schroeder ’01, Lisa March Mauer ’01, Kelly C. Elmore ’01, Robert J. Miltner ’00, Kathleen C. Quinn ’01, Katherine Strickland Huys ’01, Christine M. Hohenberger ’01, Andrew J. Huys ’00, Keely A. Roush ’00, S. Scott Morrow ’01, Lisa Goecke ’01, Katherine E. Brambl ’01 and Makedonka M. Najdeski ’01.
Ivan D. Hoffman and Andrea L. Clark ’02 were married July 1, 2006, at DePauw University on the East College lawn. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Elizabeth M. Berkshire ’02 (maid of honor), Rachael M. Jensen ’02 (bridesmaid), Jessica K. Rench ’02 (bridesmaid), Heidi Rochner Thayer ’02 (bridesmaid), J. Michael Collett (groomsman), Eric S. Nelson (groomsman), Thomas B. Nowlin (groomsman), Leslie Oesterle Boeckel, Mark R. Boeckel, Joshua E. Corbitt ’03, Stefanie Stevenson Corbitt ’02, Jason A. Day, Anna R. Dinwoodie ’02, Tiffany N. Holmes ’02, Marshall D. Johnson ’02, Holly Klunk Carollo, Michael L. McCoy, Laura Gisel Miller, Jennifer N. Nye ’02, Aaron R. Quesada ’02, Rachel Starke Sullivan ’02, Martha E. Talyor ’03, Jennifer A. Tarbox ’02, Andrew T. Thayer ’02, Leah A. Trachtman, Darcy L. Vannatta ’02, Elizabeth A. Weinmann, Tiffany C. White ’03, Michelle Ellis Word and Timothy S. Zeiger ’01. Ivan is a wealth manager with Valeo Financial Advisors. Andrea is a program coordinator for Marion County Probation Department. They live at 8332 Admirals Landing Place, Indianapolis, IN 46236. Ivan’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Andrea’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, below.) Matthew E. and Nanette (Schwarz ’99) Keppler announce the birth of their son, William Eric “Will” Keppler, Nov. 18, 2006. Matt is a RIS/PACS manager for Marion General Hospital. Nan is a stay-at-home mom. They live at 12849 Ari Lane, Fishers, IN 46037. Greggory R. and Erin (Hogan) Simril announce the birth of their daughter, Reagan Elizabeth Simril, April 4, 2007. Reagan joins brother Eli Robert at their home in Little Rock, Ark. Greggory is a marketing associate for Sysco Food Service. Erin is a seventh grade math teacher. Gregg’s email address is email@example.com. Erin’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Tiffany Tullis Dailey and her husband, Jordan, announce the birth of their son, Liam Neal Dailey, March 29, 2007. They live in Pendleton, Ind.
Ivan D. Hoffman ’01 and Andrea L. Clark ’02
Class Notes 2002
Lindsay A. Cornelius is pursuing a M.B.A. degree at Butler University. She was featured in the Indianapolis Business Journal, April 29, 2007, as an emerging philanthropic leader. Lindsay helped create Emerging Leaders, a program to inspire people under 40 to give money, time and talent to the Indianapolis community. Julia M. Demske and Justin C. Woodard were married Sept. 24, 2005, in St. Louis. Julia is an
internal controls auditor for Accenture. Justin is a senior specialist at West Monroe Partners. They live at 821 W. Roscoe St., #1, Chicago, IL 60657. Their e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, below.) Michael S. Emrie and Beth Groves (Butler University) were married July 29, 2006, in Cleveland. DePauw alumni attending the wedding were Robert J. Baughman III and Joseph A. J. Feeney-Ruiz
Julia M. Demske ’02 and Justin C. Woodard ’02 wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Kimberly E. Sall ’02 (maid of honor), Denton C. Jacobs ’02 (groomsman), Lucas W. Woodard ’01, Derek E. Metz ’02, Jennyrebecca Winans Walker ’02, Nathaniel J. Kopchick ’02, Brian D. Goad ’02, Gregory T. Cook ’02, Elizabeth Elliott Cook ’02, Jeffrey A. Grant ’02, T. Andrew Smith ’02, Mark A. Smith ’98, Matthew B. Rager ’96, Jennifer Baran Prall ’94 and J. Andrew Prall VI ’94.
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Andrea L. Clark and Ivan D. Hoffman ’01 were married July 1, 2006, at DePauw University on the East College lawn. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Elizabeth M. Berkshire (maid of honor), Rachael M. Jensen (bridesmaid), Jessica K. Rench (bridesmaid), Heidi Rochner Thayer (bridesmaid), J. Michael Collett ’01 (groomsman), Eric S. Nelson ’01 (groomsman), Thomas B. Nowlin ’01 (groomsman), Leslie Oesterle Boeckel ’01, Mark R. Boeckel ’01, Joshua E. Corbitt ’03, Stefanie Stevenson Corbitt, Jason A. Day ’01, Anna R. Dinwoodie, Tiffany N. Holmes, Marshall D. Johnson, Holly Klunk Carollo ’01, Michael L. McCoy ’01, Laura Gisel Miller ’01, Jennifer N. Nye, Aaron R. Quesada, Rachel Starke Sullivan, Martha E. Talyor ’03, Jennifer A. Tarbox, Andrew T. Thayer, Leah A. Trachtman ’01, Darcy L. Vannatta, Elizabeth A. Weinmann ’01, Tiffany C. White ’03, Michelle Ellis Word ’01 and Timothy S. Zeiger ’01. Andrea is a program coordinator for Marion County Probation Department. Ivan is a wealth manager with Valeo Financial Advisors. They live at 8332 Admirals landing Place, Indianapolis, IN 46236. Andrea’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Ivan’s e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, bottom previous page.) Rebecca J. Collevechio and Kyle A. Applegate ’01 were married Sept. 3, 2006, in Indianapolis. They live in Indianapolis. (See photo, previous page.)
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 – Class of 2002 Row 1: Mary Catherine Kosinski, Abigail L. Tonsing, Jeremiah M. Kermes, Alisa Corey Kuehn. Row 2: Leah Stanﬁeld Porras, Michelle Ziegler Quagliaroli, Laura B. Moorman, Shelly M. McDonald, Tammer A. Farid. Row 3: Jaclyn McDaniel Hicks, John T. Stanford, Shawn S. Odle, Robert J. Baughman III, Rebecca A. Krukowski. Row 4: Darcy L. Vannatta, Natalie M. Moore, Tara L. Karasch, Catherine Modisett Berkey, Lauren Knaer Stahl, Melissa M. Britton.
Arnulfo Mendoza Jr. ’02 and Miriam Fernandez wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Clint R. Graham ’01, Ramon L. Castillo ’01, Nana Osei ’02, Marcos D. Lopez ’03, Paul M. Booth Jr. ’04 and Reem M. Sweiss ’02.
Stefanie D. Stevenson ’02 and Joshua E. Corbitt ’03 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Kyle W. Maynor ’02, Amy N. Argentsinger ’04, Ryan J. Lasley ’03, Rachael Jensen Wisneski ’02, Heidi Rochner Thayer ’02, Andrew T. Thayer ’02, Elizabeth M. Berkshire ’02, Andrea Clark Hoffman ’02, Ivan D. Hoffman ’01, Stefanie Stevenson Corbitt ’02, Joshua E. Corbitt ’02, Matthew E. Dumas ’00, Matthew R. Myers ’03 (groomsman), Joshua T. Dials ’03, Annette C. Hobbs ’03, Rachel Stark Sullivan ’02, Abigail J. Breck ’03, Kristen Wagner Clarke ’02, Susan Tarr Rolfs ’02, Natalie Deer Sutton ’03, Tiffany C. White ’03, Marissa K. Gee ’02, John C. Frankel ’03, Caleb M. Sutton ’03 (groomsman), Casey F. Trela ’03, Jason C. Walker ’03, Britney J. Rose ’03, Meghann Huels Dials ’03, Jennifer Tarbox Boodro ’02, Jennifer N. Nye ’02, Gretchen Haist ’02, Courtenay Grass Bogers ’02, Michael E. Bogers ’01, Timothy R. Rolfs ’02.
Reem M. Sweiss ’02 and Karim Belayachi wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Amal N. Sweis ’00, Arnulfo Mendoza Jr. ’02, Chareen M. Stark ’02 and Nisreen Z. El-Shamayleh ’04.
’04. Mike works for The Boston Beer Company in Cincinnati. Beth works for the Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University. Mike’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Jill E. Garrison is a therapist for the Hamilton Center Inc. in Indianapolis. Daniel P. Kiley and Anna R. Santiago (Colgate University) were married March 3, 2007, in Chicago. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Andrew D. Dittoe (groomsman), Gregory J. Finks, Adam B. Galloway ’01, Michael W. Howland, Justin L. Payne, Stephen C. Presser ’99, Emily A. Shagley and D. Andrew Vacin. Daniel and Anna are licensed real estate brokers and are employed with Hudson Parker Realty of Chicago. They are also licensed real estate brokers in the state of Montana. Dan’s e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, below.) Arnulfo Mendoza Jr. and Miriam Fernandez were married April 21, 2007, in Chicago. Arnulfo’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, top left.) Stefanie D. Stevenson and Joshua E. Corbitt ’03 were married Oct. 21, 2006, in Crawfordsville, Ind. They live in Indianapolis. Stefanie is a physician assistant for Emergency Physicians of Indianapolis at St. Francis Hospitals, and Joshua is athletic director for Boys and Girls Club of Zionsville. Stefanie’s e-mail address is email@example.com. (See photo, center left.) Reem M. Sweiss and Karim Belayachi were married June 1, 2007. (See photo, bottom left.) Brad T. Whiteley is a pianist, organist and composer living in New York City. He and other musicians presented a free evening of classical music and jazz, May 19, 2007, at G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton, N.Y. Brad’s recent performances include shows in New York, Los Angeles and in southeastern states.
Joshua E. Corbitt and Stefanie D. Stevenson ’02 were married Oct. 21, 2006, in Crawfordsville, Ind. They live in Indianapolis. Joshua is athletic director for Boys and Girls Club of
Daniel P. Kiley ’02 and Anna R. Santiago
Class Notes Zionsville, and Stefanie is a physician assistant for Emergency Physicians of Indianapolis at St. Francis Hospitals. Stefanie’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, center previous page.) Michelle Dingus Wiegman and her husband, Joel, announce the birth of their son, Cohen James Wiegman, March 16, 2007. Michelle’s e-mail address is email@example.com. Christopher M. Meehan earned the juris doctorate degree from Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, May 2007. Tanya M. Schmitter and J. Randall “J.R.” Mayer were married June 17, 2006, in St. Louis. Tanya’s e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, below.)
Dr. David A. Scott earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine May 13, 2007. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. He is an anesthesiology resident at Washington University in St. Louis. Torrey J. Teats and Katy M. Quirk ’05 were married June 17, 2006, on the lawn of East College at DePauw University. DePauw Alumni attending the wedding were: Jessica L. Olson ’02, Graham K. Wellman ’05, Benjamin R. Stallsworth, Richie Brown, Eric J.Fruth ’02, Tammer A. Farid ’02, Brandon A. Emkes ’01, David M. Trogden ’04, Joshua M. Lamb ’02, Matthew L. Deleon ’02, Katrina Malhotra ’05, Rachael A. Henry ’02, Ryan J. Fenstermaker ’05, Peter G. Hogg ’05, Daniel P. Bretscher ’06, Johanna L. Fickenscher ’06, Nipun Chopra ’06, Keith A. Marshall ’05, Kathryn L. Gernand, Erin M. Toth ’03, Tiffany C. Carson ’06, Amanda C. Royalty ’06, Abigail S. Laymon ’07, Leslie N. Dillon ’06, Matthew L. Behrensmeyer ’05, Elizabeth A. Huffman ’06, Nathan M. Moch ’03, and Annabelle R. Butler ’06.
Tanya M. Schmitter ’03 and J. Randall Mayer wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Nadya S. Schmitter ’06 (maid of honor and sister of the bride), Julie E. Wood ’03 (maid of honor), Julie Schwarze Linihan ’00 (bridesmaid), Mary E. Murrill ’03 (greeter), Julia R. Moen ’03 (greeter), Katelyn E. O’Reilly ’03 (greeter), Elizabeth A. Donahue ’03, Jeffrey A. Jones ’03, Jeremy M. Rust ’03, Scott K. Shelbourne ’03, John W. Fries III ’03 (usher), J. Rush James IV ’03 (usher), James R. Hamlin ’05, Elizabeth Cady Arnold ’01, Benjamin T. Arnold ’01, James W. Wood ’59 and Sandra McDermond Wood ’61.
Allyson K. Tindall ’04 and Scott Simpson
Katie A. Beehler is head swim team coach for Kosciusko (Ind.) Community YMCA. She is a third-grade teacher at Harrison Elementary school in Warsaw, Ind., as well as assistant swim coach for the high school. Paul M. Booth received a master’s of divinity degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, May 2007. Margaret N. Doherty is program director of Big Creek Outdoor Education Center for The Glacier Institute in Montana. She recently published a
short story, “How to Speak with an Island,” in The Whiteﬁsh Literary Review. Her e-mail address is email@example.com. Katherine A. Gehring is a summer associate at the Indianapolis law ﬁrm of Bingham McHale LLP. Katherine is pursuing a juris doctorate degree from University of Cincinnati College of Law. Ian C. Runyon is a partner and co-founder of NDtogo.com, which offers free food and a guide to great restaurants in South Bend, Ind., to area college students at Indiana schools, Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s and Holly Cross. Allyson K. Tindall and Scott Simpson (ITT Institute) were married March 18, 2007, in Morristown, Tenn. They live at 400 Bear Creek Lane, Knoxville, TN 37922. Ally is employed with Clayton Homes in Maryville, Tenn. Their e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. (See photo, bottom left.) Jamie T. Wilson and Adria M. Haley were featured April 7, 2007, on A&E network’s Find and Design.
Traci A. Abbott and Anthony R. Kaufman were married Dec. 29, 2006. (See photo, below.) Kyle T. Clemens is employed at Stego Industries, LLC, a California-based company that manufactures and sells polyethylene vapor barriers. Craig E. Greiwe is a student at Columbia Law School as well as a consultant for USC and freelancer in publicity and special events. Craig divides his time between New York and Los Angeles. His e-mail addresses are email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Jason P. Nerad is a staff assistant for United
Traci A. Abbott ’05 and Anthony R. Kaufman ’05 wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jill C. Mecklenborg ’05, Rachel K. Hehner ’05, Hannah M. Thomas ’05, Katie C. Baker ’05 (maid of honor), Jennifer A. Henricks ’05, Cristin D. Neil ’05, Michael C. Phillipp ’05, Rebecca L. Brackenhamer ’05 (bridesmaid), Lee A. McKelvey ’05, Annette Hammes Brolsma ’05, Christopher W. Brolsma ’05, Ariane R. Jaskolka ’05, Andrew E. Molnar Jr. ’04, Brian T. Daniels ’04, Stephanie L. Wong ’05, Keri A. Reber ’05, Leslie Lindquist Neil ’77, Claude “Dan” Price ’06 (groomsman), Meghan E. McNulty ’05, Emily L. Duncan ’05 (greeter), Sarah J. Preuschl ’05, Amanda K. Holsclaw ’05, Molly E. Monroe ’05, Erin E. Murphy ’05, Travis E. Fox ’94 (brother of the bride), Jeremy T. Powlen ’05, Alexandra M. Davis ’07, Maria L. Herrera ’04 (bridesmaid), Amanda L. Bonebrake ’04, Christopher R. Will ’05, Carlton F. Albrecht ’05, Braden D. Nordman ’05 (best man), Robert B. White ’07, Sara J. Willingham ’05, Amanda L. Hirschfeld ’05 and Jennifer L. Brandt ’05.
Class Notes States Senator Barack Obama. Jason lives in Washington, D.C. Peter E. Ohs won two Midwestern Regional Emmy Awards given by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in the categories of media arts and entertainment and human interest program. Peter works for Blind Squirrels Production Group. Katy M. Quirk and Torrey J. Teats ’03 were married June 17, 2006, on the lawn of East College at DePauw University. DePauw Alumni attending the wedding were: Jessica L. Olson ’02, Graham K. Wellman ’05, Benjamin R. Stallsworth, Richie Brown, Eric J.Fruth ’02, Tammer A. Farid ’02, Brandon A. Emkes ’01, David M. Trogden ’04, Joshua M. Lamb ’02, Matthew L. Deleon ’02, Katrina Malhotra ’05, Rachael A. Henry ’02, Ryan J. Fenstermaker ’05, Peter G. Hogg ’05, Daniel P. Bretscher ’06, Johanna L. Fickenscher ’06, Nipun Chopra ’06, Keith A. Marshall ’05, Kathryn L. Gernand, Erin M. Toth ’03, Tiffany C. Carson ’06, Amanda C. Royalty ’06, Abigail S. Laymon ’07, Leslie N. Dillon ’06, Matthew L. Behrensmeyer ’05, Elizabeth A. Huffman ’06, Nathan M. Moch ’03, and Annabelle R. Butler ’06. Natalie G. Shaffer and Bret M. Govert were married Dec. 16, 2006, in Indianapolis. (See photo, top right.) Laura M. Valler is the community representative for American Cancer Society’s Great Lakes division. She is responsible for fundraising, advocacy and cancer control events and programs in the Indiana townships of Washington and Wayne in Marion County.
Natalie G. Shaffer ’05 and Bret M. Govert ’05 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Michael C. Field ’02, Anne Plymate Field ’03, Sarah L. Plymate ’06 (bridesmaid), Amanda C. Royalty ’06 (bridesmaid), Michael J. Seay ’05, Daniel P. Antle ’06, Eric C. Janesky ’07, D. Curran Clark ’06, Natalie L. Dressel ’06, Jennifer A. Fedchak ’06, Chad A. Call ’06, Kristin L. Rosenberger ’05, Sonia A. Miller ’05 (bridesmaid), Kathryn A. Shaffer ’03 (maid of honor), Traci L. Phillips ’03, Kate R. Nickols ’05, Lindsay E. Tato ’05, Jonathan D. Salisbury ’05 (groomsman), Eric E. Dodd ’06, Tanner J. Coulter ’05, Meredith C. Woods-Koppitch ’08, Sarah K. Gates ’07, Emily R. Mason ’07, Jamie A. Mathias ’07, Jenny Baylor Swisher ’06, Jennifer G. Plymate ’10, Elizabeth Myers Plymate ’76, Kathryn M. Deppe ’07, Brian C. Missey ’02, David A. Storms ’04, Philip W. Shaffer ’08 (groomsman), Jeremiah E. Palmer ’05, Christopher K. Kessler ’03, Christopher M. Olson ’04, Kenneth M. Cochran ’03, N. Evan Shook ’05 (best man), Timothy S. Rausch ’04, Bryan D. Cuculich ’05 (usher), Allison T. Glibkowski ’04, John F. Younger ’05 (usher), John R. Laughlin ’05, Dylan C. Allread ’07, Alexander B. Martin ’07, Patrick J. Mitchell ’06, Jonathan C. Bostrom ’06, Andrew R. Bagley ’04 (groomsman), G. Todd Plymate ’75, Ryan J. Fenstermaker ’05, David R. Thompson ’04, Daniel W. Yoder ’04, Marc D. Pﬂeging ’03, Mark A. Prosser ’05, Danielle C. Courier ’05, Andrew E. Breeden ’05, Anthony M. Williams ’05, Thomas J. Pruzin ’05 (usher), R. Page Cotton ’05, James R. Miller III ’04 and Troy L. Wyss ’05.
Daniel P. Bretscher won the men’s amateur Hy-Vee Triathlon, June 2007, held in Des Moines, Iowa. Leslie N. Dillon was the ﬁrst female to ﬁnish the Run to the Border Half Marathon in Salisbury, Mass., March 25, 2007. She placed ninth overall. Phillip B. Mann Jr. won the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships Division I men’s criterium race, May 13, 2007. Phil is a student at Colorado State University Abigail R. Troutman and Gary R. Rom were married July 29, 2006. (See photo, bottom right.)
Luis F. Davila and Bryan J. Dobrik’s ﬁlm, Shades of Grace, won the Best Student Film award at the Long Island International Film Expo, July 15, 2007. The ﬁlm was also accepted for showing at Twin Rivers Media Festival in Asheville, N.C., and The Indie Gathering in Cleveland. Jeyson H. Florez is a Fulbright Scholar. He will spend the 2007-08 academic year researching wealth distribution and poverty in Costa Rica.
Abigail R. Troutman ’06 and Gary R. Rom ’06 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Randall E. Heyde ’09, Maggie C. Tresslar ’06, Shantelle L. Ransdell ’05, Sheena R. Arink ’06, Jessica L. Oesch ’06, April J. Troutman ’97 (bridesmaid), Adam T. Troutman ’99 (groomsman), Jeremy B. Markle ’97, David B. Heyde ’81, Robert H. Heyde ’85, Hannah F. Wieland ’07, Amanda B. Stafford ’06, Adam L. Frounfelter ’06 (groomsman), Cory R. Partlow ’05, Ashley M. Paschal ’06, Lesley R. Sisler ’07, Jenny Baylor Swisher ’06 (bridesmaid), Allison M. Moll ’06, Benjamin M. Brown ’06, Tyler D. Frounfelter ’10, Dane C. Wilson ’06, Daniel M. Lewallen ’06, Reid D. Murtaugh ’06, Christopher J. Lambring ’05, Jaimes M. Waymouth ’06, Craig A. Cunningham ’06 (groomsman), Michael R. Klear ’06, Kyle M. Woody ’05 (usher), Gregory B. Clay ’06, Chad M. Homan ’06 and N. Joseph DiSalvo ’06. Not pictured, Alison M. Heyde ’81.
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Class Notes Obituaries Aurelia Adams Dukes ’25, Aug. 1, 2003, of Durham, N.C., at the age of 99. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She retired as secretary to the alumni director of Duke University after several years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband. Frances Fatout Alexander ’28, Jan. 12, 2007, of Charlotte, N.C., at the age of 99. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a homemaker. Martha Wilson Fontaine ’28, Feb. 2, 2007, of West Lafayette, Ind., at the age of 100. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was a retired music teacher and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Margaret Rohwedder Steinhauer ’29, July 22, 2004, at the age of 96. She was a member of Alpha Phi sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Her survivors include a daughter, Susan Steinhauer Hettinger ’56. Edgar B. Young ’29, April 6, 2007, of Medford, N.J., at the age of 98. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar and a past member of the DePauw Alumni Board of Directors. He received an honorary degree from DePauw in 1962. He began his career in ﬁnancial management as personnel director of the United States Bureau of the Budget and later became assistant director of the Port Authority of New York. He retired as director emeritus of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. He was preceded in death by his ﬁrst wife, Jane White Young ’31; second wife; great-grandfather, John Hanna, Class of 1850; grandfather, John Berryhill, Class of 1874; Grandmother, Mary Hanna Berryhill, Class of 1874; mother, Irene Berryhill Young ’04; aunt, Elizabeth Berryhill Bogie ’29; and uncle, William P. Bogie ’30. His survivors include a son, John B. Young ’58. Herbert E. Carter ’30, March 4, 2007, in Tucson, Ariz., at the age of 97. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was a Rector Scholar. In 1952 he received an honorary degree from DePauw. He retired as a professor of biochemistry from the University of Illinois in 1971. He retired in 1981 as head of the biochemistry department at University of Arizona. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Dewees Carter ’32, and a Obituaries in DePauw Magazine include name of the deceased, class year, fraternity/ sorority/living unit, occupation and DePauwrelated activities and relatives. When reporting deaths, please include as much information as possible. Newspaper obituaries are very helpful. Information should be sent to Alumni Records, DePauw University, Charter House, 300 E. Seminary Street, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037. You may also FAX us the information at (765) 658-4172 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Obituaries in DePauw Magazine do not include memorial gifts.
daughter, Anne Carter Underhill ’55. Maurice F. Shadley ’31, Jan. 5, 2007, in Bloomington, Ind., at the age of 97. He was a Rector Scholar. He taught orchestra, band and chorus at several Indiana high schools and later was a member of the Indiana University School of Music faculty. He was preceded in death by his wife. Rex P. Beaty ’33, Jan. 7, 2007, of Valparaiso, Ind., at the age of 95. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar. He retired as a supervisor from U.S. Steel in Gary, Ind., after 35 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife. Mary Jane Carr ’35, Jan. 31, 2007, in Tipton, Ind., at the age of 93. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a cataloger and head of the card preparation unit at Purdue University from 1942-1957, and later head librarian at Rockford College in Illinois. In 1963 she became the acquisition librarian at DePauw, retiring in 1978. Dale B. Harris ’35, April 28, 2007, in Newport, Vt., at the age of 92. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association and a Rector Scholar. He was a psychologist and educator. He retired as professor emeritus of psychology from Pennsylvania State University in 1979. He was the author of Children’s Drawings as Measures of Intellectual Maturity and editor of three professional journals. His survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Saltmarsh Harris ’35. Dr. William G. Rhorer ’35, Oct. 24, 2005, in Long Beach, Calif., at the age of 92. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was an orthopedic surgeon in Long Beach, Calif., for more than 40 years. He was preceded in death by a brother, John G. Rhorer ’39, and an uncle, Herbert M. Rhorer ’17. His survivors include his wife and a brother, Roger J. Rhorer ’31 Forrest B. Wiley ’35, Nov. 21, 2006, of Spiceland, Ind., at the age of 92. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a retired high school mathematics and physics teacher. His survivors include his wife. Eleanor Hoyt Musick ’36, Feb. 21, 2007, of Forest Grove, Ore., at the age of 92. She was a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband. John W. Minton ’36, March 7, 2007, of Sidney, Ohio, at the age of 93. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar. He was co-operator ofMinton’s Market for 30 years, then manager of the Sidney Paint Company for 20 years, retiring in 1988. He was preceded in death by his wife, H. Elizabeth Hill Minton ’39. Lawrence L. Parrish ’36, March 19, 2007, in Hartford, Conn., at the age of 92. He was a retired professor at the University of Connecticut. His survivors include his wife. Chester E. Beaman ’38, May 3, 2007, of Alexandria, Va., at the age of 91, of congestive heart failure. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association and a Rector Scholar. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was a foreign service ofﬁcer for the United States government for 32 years, retiring in 1972. Later, he owned a personnel management consulting ﬁrm. His survivors include his wife. Arthur P. Remley ’38, May 31, 2007, of Neenah, Wis., at the age of 89. He was a member
of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a retired attorney. He was the great-grandson of Thomas A. Goodwin, a member of DePauw’s ﬁrst graduating class in 1840. He was preceded in death by his wife. John D. Armstrong ’40 was listed incorrectly as deceased in his wife’s obituary, Elizabeth Horine Armstrong ’41, in the spring 2007 issue of the DePauw magazine. The staff regrets the error. Helen Johnson McKinney ’40, Aug. 30, 2003, in Panama City, Fla., at the age of 84. She retired as director of Four Arts Library in Palm Beach, Fla., in 1984, after nearly 30 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband. Rev. William C. Jones ’40, Oct. 28, 2001, of Atkin, Minn., at the age of 83. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a retired Methodist minister. Marcia Naus Mayse ’40, Jan. 4, 2007, of Goshen, Ind., at the age of 88. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was an elementary school teacher, retiring in 1980. After retirement, she was a part-time bookkeeper for the family business. She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother, James H. Naus ’42. James S. Sweet ’40, May 8, 2007, of Silver Spring, Md. He was a member of Delta Chi fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a writer and editor and retired as assistant director of the science and medicine news ofﬁce at the University of Chicago in 1981. Helen Crider Marshall ’41, May 15, 2007, in Dittmer, Mo., after a long illness. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a homemaker and community volunteer. Her survivors include her husband and a son, Jay P. Marshall II ’68. Elizabeth Gridley Ray ’41, Dec. 21, 2006, of Elgin, Ill., at the age of 86. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Owen J. Neighbours II ’41, March 17, 2003, of Indianapolis, at the age of 83. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a retired labor and work force attorney. He retired in 1983 from Roberts Ryder Rogers & Neighbours law ﬁrm. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ida Basinger Neighbours, Class of 1907; and a brother, Robert O. Neighbours ’37. His survivors include his wife, Eleanor Miller Neighbours ’43, and two sons, Owen J. Neighbours III ’66 and John T. Neighbours ’71. Richard G. Rink ’41, Jan. 29, 2007, of Slater, Mo., at the age of 86. He was a member of Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector School and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was an actuary and vice president of the actuary and underwriting departments for Midland Mutual Life Insurance Company in Columbus, Ohio. His survivors include his wife. Catherine “Kay” Gallatin Fitch ’42, April 13, 2007, in Worthington, Ohio, at the age of 86. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was a homemaker and a retired member of the
Class Notes Worthington Presbyterian Church pre-school staff. She was preceded in death by her husband. John S. Jackson Jr. ’42, April 24, 2005, of Lake Oswego, Ore., at the age of 85. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was a salesman for Kirsch Company for more than 30 years. He was preceded in death by his father, John S. Jackson ’17; wife, Jean Cooley Jackson ’44; and brother, Peter K. Jackson ’44. His survivors include a sister, Judith Jackson Hanson ’49. Robert W. Lundin ’42, May 28, 2007, in Wheaton, Ill., at the age of 87. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was a professor of psychology at the University of the South for more than 30 years, retiring as the William R. Kenan Professor of Psychology. He was the author of eight books. His survivors include his wife and a daughter, Sara J. Lundin ’75. Elaine Ray Waggoner ’42, March 11, 2006, of New Castle, Ind., at the age of 86. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She was a retired high school teacher, a homemaker, and had worked in her husband’s law ﬁrm. She was preceded in death by her husband. Wendell G. Lewellen Jr. ’43, March 18, 2007, of Ann Arbor, Mich., at the age of 85. He was a member of Delton Upsilon fraternity. He owned and operated Imperial Industries, Inc., in Belleville, Mich., until his retirement. He was preceded in death by his father, Wendell G. Lewellen ’18. His survivors include his wife; two daughters, Cynthia Lewellen Coble ’85 and Barbara Lewellen Powell ’67; two brothers, Donald R. Lewellen ’51 and William R. Lewellen ’53; a nephew, William R. Lewellen Jr. ’75; a grandniece, Christine E. Lewellen ’08; and two sisters-in law, Carol Brown Lewellen ’52 and Millicent Chapman Lewellen ’53. Edward B. Wagner ’43, Jan. 24, 2007, of Venice, Fla. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was an attorney. He served as an assistant dean of the law school of Northwestern University and as an administrative law judge for the Securities and Exchange Commission in Venice, Fla. His survivors include his wife. Dr. George N. Bedell ’44, Jan. 20, 2007, of Iowa City, Iowa, at the age of 84. He was a member of Delta Chi fraternity. He was a physician at University Hospitals in Iowa City from 1968-81. After his retirement, he continued to work professionally at the VA hospital and at University of Iowa hospitals until 2004. He was preceded in death by his ﬁrst wife. His survivors include his second wife. Nancy Pinkerton Hayden ’44, March 12, 2007, in Atlanta at the age of 83. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was an airline stewardess, model and real estate agent as well as a homemaker and community volunteer. She was preceded in death by her husband. Norma Oburn Roberts ’45, March 17, 2007, in Greenwood, Ind., at the age of 84. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Lucy Richardson Hurst ’45, March 12, 2007, of Dallas, at the age of 83. She was a member of
Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a real estate sales agent in Coral Gables, Fla. William M. Clary ’47, Feb. 6, 2007, in Clinton, Ind., at the age of 81. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He retired as a professor emeritus at Indiana State University in 1986. He was preceded in death by a brother, John A. Clary ’67. His survivors include his wife. Elizabeth Jean Martin Garrison ’ 47, June 6, 2006, of Lincoln, Neb., at the age of 82. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. R. Benjamin Garrison ’47. Her survivors include her son, Thomas M. Garrison ’77. Joan Grootemaat Eschweiler ’47, Oct. 13, 2006, of Mequon, Wis., at the age of 81. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband. Frank H. Hanscom ’47, March 7, 2007, of Fox Lake, Ill., at the age of 82, of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was a retired printing salesman. Clarence R. Jung Jr. ’47, Feb. 9, 2007, of Richmond, Va., at the age of 82, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar. He retired as professor emeritus of economics at the University of Richmond in 1992. He was preceded in death by his ﬁrst wife. His survivors include his second wife. Dr. William M. Walton ’47, May 17, 2007, of Indianapolis, at the age of 83. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He was inducted into the DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame in 1992. He was a doctor of urology for 42 years, retiring in 1997. His survivors include his wife. Margaret Wylie Sibbitt ’47, March 9, 2007, of Bloomington, Ind., at the age of 81. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Mary McLellan Gardner ’48, May 5, 2006, of Medina, Ohio, at the age of 79. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was an elementary school teacher and later a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Joan Spears Marsh ’48, March 27, 2007, at Bethesda Naval Medical Center, at the age of 80, of pneumonia. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was a former model and bridal merchandise buyer in New York City and, later, a homemaker and community volunteer. Her survivors include her husband and a daughter, Theresa Marsh Holly ’73. Robert V. McCan ’49, Feb. 12, 2007, of Winston-Salem, N.C., at the age of 82. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He retired as a general credit manager at Eli Lilly and Company. He was preceded in death by his ﬁrst wife, Barbara Beck McCan ’50. His survivors include his wife. Dorothy Wilkinson Lindley ’49, Nov. 1, 2006, in Richmond, Va., at the age of 79. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was
the former executive director of The Hawaiian Society of Certiﬁed Public Accountants, Hawaii Restaurant Association, and Sales and Marketing Executives of Hawaii. Her survivors include a sister, Ruth Wilkinson Pollingue ’43. Gaylord E. Rough ’50, March 7, 2007, in Newton, N.C., at the age of 82, after more than a 30-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He retired as professor emeritus of biology at Alfred University. He was preceded in death by his wife. Alice Rutherford Logan ’50, Jan. 9, 2007, of Oxford, Ohio, at the age of 78. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She was a retired ofﬁce manager for the sociology and anthropology department at Miami University. She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron E. Logan ’50. John R. Scatterday ’50, March 23, 2007, in St. Charles, Ill., at the age of 81. He was a member of Delta Chi fraternity. He was in management and sales for Standard Oil of Indiana, Statistical Tab, First Girl and Lighting Maintenance Inc. His survivors include his wife, Virginia Kraft Scatterday ’53. Gerald V. Alcock ’51, Dec. 19, 2006, in Ann Arbor, Mich. He was a banker and later founder of Gerald Alcock Company, a commercial real estate appraisal and consulting ﬁrm, retiring in 2004. His survivors include his wife. Elizabeth Cook Boye ’51, Jan. 28, 2007, in Chatham, N.J., at the age of 79. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was a homemaker as well as a yoga instructor. Her survivors include her husband. Melville W. Paul ’51, March 22, 2007, of Brooklyn, Conn., at the age of 80. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was employed by the State of Connecticut for more than 35 years as a casework supervisor and later as a program assistance supervisor, retiring in 1988. His survivors include his wife, Margaret Ticknor Paul ’53. Roger R. Deary ’54, May 14, 2006, of Briny Breezes, Fla., and Lakewood, N.J., at the age of 74. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He worked in management at Indiana Bell Telephone Company and AT&T, retiring in 1986. His survivors include his wife, Dolly Weaver Deary ’55. Dean L. Berry ’55, March 31, 2007, in Cleveland, at the age of 72. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a retired partner in the law ﬁrm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey. He was preceded in death by his wife. Ann Lancaster Hagman ’57, May 16, 2007, in Atlanta, after a year long battle with multiple neurological illnesses. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband, Gerrit C. Hagman ’57. John S. Ludlam ’57, April 25, 2007, in Houston, at the age of 71, after a long illness. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was ﬁeld director for the experiment in international living in Putney, Vt.,and the Foreign Study League in Salt Lake City. Later, he was the owner of John
Class Notes Ludlam Fine Stationer store in Houston until his retirement in 2001. His survivors include a sister, Mary Ludlam Hagmeyer ’59 Owen A. Heeter ’58, Feb. 17, 2007, of Rochester, Ind., at the age of 71. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. In 1989 he received an alumni citation from DePauw. He retired with the rank of colonel after 30 years in the United States Air Force. After retirement, he became an international marketing manager for Bell Helicopter in Fort Worth, Texas, for 10 years. He was preceded in death by his ﬁrst wife. His survivors include his wife and a daughter, Kimberly Heeter Huffman ’81. Jenny Cochennour Van Baaren ’62, Sept. 2, 2006, in Aurora, Ill., at the age of 65. She taught music at Central High School in Newark, N.J., and later was a substitute teacher in the Wheaton, Ill., schools. She was preceded in death by an uncle, Robert K. Turner ’43. Warren F. Parsons Jr. ’62, Dec. 3, 2002, in Evanston, Ill., at the age of 63, from cancer. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He was a lifetime member of the Washington C. DePauw Society. He retired as president of Oscar J. Boldt Construction Company after 30 years of service. His survivors include his wife, Sandra Frakes Parsons ’62; daughter, Laura Parsons Schoch ’87; and son-in-law, Breton A. Schoch ’86. Ann West Bloomstrand ’67, May 30, 2005, in Chicago, at the age of 59. She was owner of the Spice ’n Easy herbs shop in Glen Ellyn, Ill. Later she was an executive recruiter for T-A-Davis & Associates in Evanston, Ill. Carol Binder Webb ’68, Feb. 12, 2007, in Lima, Ohio, at the age of 85. She was a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband. Carol Boardman Hittle ’68, May 3, 2007, in Indianapolis, at the age of 60, after a long battle with cancer. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. She was a lifetime member of the Washington C. DePauw Society. She was a registered nurse and worked in public health and hospice nursing. Her survivors include her husband, Max W. Hittle Jr. ’66; son, Byron D. Hittle ’97; sister, Helen Boardman Duncan ’65; and daughter-inlaw, Amanda Martin Hittle ’97. Richard F. Handschuh ’69, May 5, 2007, of Chicago, at the age of 59, of cancer. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a school teacher and, later, president and owner of Classical Renovations in Chicago. His survivors include his wife. M. Joan Jones Leeke ’70, May 27, 2007, of Roachdale, Ind., at the age of 74. She taught kindergarten at Bainbridge (Ind.) Elementary school for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband. James B. Rogers ’71, March 14, 2007, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 58, following a short illness. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was owner and president of Smith and Company in Stuttgart, Ark. His survivors include his wife. Jay A. Grable ’74, Jan. 9, 2007, of Kirkwood, Mo., at the age of 54, from a brain tumor. He was a
senior ﬁnancial analyst for the Monsanto Company. His survivors include his wife. Timothy L. White ’74, April 14, 2007, in Washington, Ill., at the age of 54, after a lengthy illness. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He retired as production director at WIRL and WSWT Radio after more than 20 years of service. His survivors include his wife. Charles E. Csiszar ’80, April 18, 2007, of Carmel, Ind., at the age of 49. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was the executive vice president and chief marketing ofﬁcer for CFM Corporation of Mississauga, Ontario. His survivors include his wife.
Robert S. Eccles, May 27, 2007, at Asbury Towers in Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 95. He taught Biblical Studies at DePauw from 1953-77. He was Martin V. Beiger Professor of English Bible and served as chair of Robert S. Eccles the department of philosophy and religion from 1974-77. He retired as a professor emeritus of philosophy and religion in 1977. He was an ordained minister of the United Methodist Church and a member of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature. During the summers, he taught in the Jurisdiction School for Supply Pastors at the GarrettEvangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill., from 1954-68. He served as dean and taught Bible at the Indiana Area Local Pastors License School at DePauw for many years. He was the author of Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough: A Personal Pilgrimage. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Eccles, who served for many years in DePauw’s Ofﬁce of the President. (See photo, above.) Felix E. Goodson II, May 17, 2007, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 84. He was a professor of psychology at DePauw from 1954-85. He received the Best Teacher Award in 1960 and the Academic Council Felix E. Goodson II Outstanding Professor Award in 1979-80. A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in the Philippines for more than three years. While in the army, he attained the rank of technical sergeant and earned several medals, including the Purple Heart. He was active in the Indiana Guard Reserve and retired as a colonel in 1995. In addition to writing numerous published
academic papers, he authored textbooks in psychology, including The Evolutionary Foundations of Psychology and The Evolution and Function of Cognition. Goodson also wrote the novels O’Cimarron! and Three Sips to Moji (originally published as Sweet Salt). His survivors include two sons, James L. Goodson ’75 and John G. Goodson ’76, and daughter-in-law, Dorothy Chenoweth Goodson ’76. (See photo, below left.) John A. Ricketts, June 29, 2007, of Bloomington, Ind., at the age of 83. A professor emeritus of chemistry, Ricketts taught at DePauw from 1952-89 and served as chair of the chemistry department. He was John A. Ricketts the former Simeon Smith Professor of Chemistry and also served as director of graduate studies from 1966-70. He served in the military during World War II. He was a visiting professor at Indiana University in 1963 and a visiting lecturer for the American Chemical Society. Ricketts received research grants and fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the Research Corporation in New York, and his articles were published in a number of chemistry journals. He was a member of the American Chemical Society, Indiana Academy of Science (past treasurer), Sigma Xi, Midwest Association of Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts Colleges (board member 1979-81), Scientiﬁc Research Society, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Lambda Chi Alpha and American Contract Bridge League. In a 2005 essay in Chemical & Engineering News, William F. Carroll Jr. ’73, then-president of the American Chemical Society, cited Professor Ricketts as being among the people to whom he offered “some words of thanks to a few of the important mentors in my professional life.” (See photo, above.)
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Opal M. Burk Eglen, May 27, 2007, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 84. She was a cook at DePauw for more than 42 years, retiring in 1993. She was preceded in death by her ﬁrst and second husbands. Gloria E. Herbert, March 10, 2007, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 76. She was a food service worker at DePauw. Her survivors include her husband, and a son, Michael W. Shillings ’75. Wilma J. Sears, March 21, 2007, of Greencastle, at the age of 77. She was employed in the ﬁnance department at DePauw for more than 20 years until retiring. Frances L. Tilley, Feb. 20, 2007, in Danville, Ind., at the age of 83. She was employed in food services at DePauw, retiring in 1986.