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A Tale of Two Universities Despite difficult financial times, IU shines with academic achievement ith apologies to Charles Dickens, it is the best of times, it is the worst of times at Indiana University. First, the worst of times. As most alumni already know, IU is bracing for some big budget cuts. State revenue is in free fall, approaching a $2 billion shortfall in the current biennium. All areas of state government are in a belt-tightening mode. IU has been told its state appropriation will be trimmed by $59 million over the remainder of the two-year budget period ending in June 2011. The reductions are on top of an earlier $29 million cut, which had been temporarily softened by federal stimulus money. The reductions come to a 6 percent decrease in state funding. As difficult as that will be for IU — and President Michael A. McRobbie acknowledges, “These cuts undoubtedly will bring some pain.” — the worldwide recession is a reality we can’t escape. Thinking positively, McRobbie notes, “Our goal must be to address the present very difficult situation in such a way that it ultimately strengthens IU.” If we can accomplish that, look out. Indiana University is already in the best of times in some regards. In the span of just a few short months last fall, an IU faculty member received a Nobel Prize (see the November/December 2009 issue) and a student earned a Rhodes scholarship. The faculty member was Professor Elinor Ostrom, who received the Nobel Prize in economics. Ostrom is the Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences and a professor in the School of Public and Environ-


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mental Affairs, and she is co-founder and senior research director of the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis. She was the eighth person affiliated with IU to receive a Nobel Prize and was the first woman to receive the award in the economics category. Since the announcement in October, she has appeared at numerous functions for the university, and she has pledged to dedicate her half of the $1.4 million award — she shared the prize with University of California Professor Oliver Williamson — to her workshop at IU. I received several notes about our story,

If those two achievements weren’t enough, IU was ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine in January as one of the top 30 “best values” in public colleges, ranking 28th overall. And in late January, the Association of College and Research Libraries named the IU Bloomington Libraries the best in the country (see story, page 13). Indiana University is sitting in pretty tall cotton right now. “Nearly every week it seems IU or a member of the IU community receives some sort of major accolade,” McRobbie

“Indiana University strives to make this ‘the season of Light,’ not ‘the season of Darkness’.” and the operative word regarding IU being home to another Nobel Prize faculty member was “pride.” Just two months after Professor Ostrom’s big news came the announcement that Mutsa Mutembwa had been named a Rhodes Scholar (see story, page 40). Mutembwa, a senior from Zimbabwe with a delightful British-sounding accent, achieved this academic ultimate while engaging in the demanding role of student athlete. She was recruited to IU to play field hockey for coach Amy Robertson. During the past season, Mutembwa was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and helped the Hoosiers to a national ranking, a runner-up finish in the Big Ten Tournament, and an NCAA Tournament berth. A double major in economics and mathematics, Mutembwa hopes to return to her native country to help solve Zimbabwe’s financial struggles.


wrote in a memo to IU faculty and staff announcing the budget cuts. “This kind of recognition reflects the greatness and quality of the work of all IU faculty and staff. “And by using this opportunity to intensely focus on our priorities of strategic hiring and construction, while reducing all other costs as we must, IU will emerge an even better, stronger, and greater university.” So, despite the economic struggles of the times, Indiana University strives to make this “the season of Light,” not “the season of Darkness” in Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities. The goal is for this “winter of despair” to evolve into a “spring of hope.” 쮿



Hollywood Hoosier Using his IU contacts, 2009 graduate breaks into show business By Austin Francalancia, BA’09

y ultimate goal is to become a film producer. Using the Hollywood Hoosiers (an IU Alumni Association affiliate group) and the IU Alumni Association’s alumni directory, fellow IU students and I have given ourselves a chance at breaking into the entertainment industry so that our ultimate goals could one day become a reality. Without these two programs, getting my foot in the door would have been a much harder task. After gaining trust and respect from fellow IU alumni, they were more than willing to lend a helping hand to us recent graduates and current students.


many follow-up e-mails, I set up roughly 10 more sit-down meetings with some of the IU alumni I had met in January. In March 2009, I used my spring break to go back to Los Angeles to meet with many of the same people. In my attempts to meet with J.C. Spink, partner at Benderspink, whose work includes The Hangover, A History of Violence, The Ring, and the American Pie films, I met with his assistant, Christopher Cosmos, who also coordinates the internship program. After meeting with Christopher, I had an internship lined up prior to graduation. Internships have great importance in the entertainment industry, especially during the recession and hiring freezes. The entertainment industry is completely different

“The best advice was that if I didn’t know if I should be doing something, I shouldn’t do it.” It happened like this: More than a year ago, 14 IU students and I took a weeklong networking trip to Los Angeles. The goal was to meet with as many Indiana University alumni as possible, and other various industry professionals, with the hope of landing an internship, temp position, or even a part-time position in the entertainment industry. The brainchild of the operation, Jack Shannon, BS’09, coordinated meetings with 22 IU alumni in the entertainment industry. Using the Hollywood Hoosiers and the IUAA’s alumni directory network base, Jack, myself, and the other IU students e-mailed and called IU alumni, hoping to land a sit-down for the January 2009 trip. The trip was a success, and after


from any other industry, and it has a clearcut totem pole of succession. Everyone starts at the bottom. When you’re at the bottom, you do everything you’re told, keep your head down, and keep your mouth shut. The best advice I got in my first month was that if I didn’t know if I should be doing something, I shouldn’t do it. Also in March, I sat down with Luke Ryan, vice president of productions at MGM. Luke later sent my résumé and information to MGM’s human resources department, and I was put into a “temp pool” for a possible temporary position. A month before my road trip across the country, I sent out my résumé to a couple IU alumni in hopes of having some more solid leads before my arrival.


Dave Neustadter, BA’02, creative executive at New Line Cinema, was very enthusiastic about bringing opportunity to fellow IU alumni, so he forwarded my résumé to a friend of his at Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment (Where the Wild Things Are, Sherlock Holmes, and Sex and the City 2). After a phone interview, I had a second internship lined up. With these two huge leads, my confidence in moving to Los Angeles grew. When I made the move to L.A. on June 18, I set up a meeting with the hiring coordinator at MGM to follow up on the “temp pool” possibility. After sitting down with the hiring coordinator, I received a temporary position. The only reason I received the temp position was because of Luke Ryan’s recommendation and reference. Dave Neustadter once told me that the entertainment industry is summed up in four words from Tom Hanks’s last lines in Saving Private Ryan: “Earn this. Earn it.” Simply put, earn the right to get picked up for an entry-level job. If you’re expecting a job right out of college, without paying your dues, you won’t make it in this industry. The only way I will have a shot at being a producer in Hollywood is if I earn it. The only way I can earn it is if I start at the bottom, like everyone else, and do my part. Everyone likes to try to stand out, but the best way to stand out in this industry is to do your job, no questions asked. People will notice, and when they think you’re ready, your name will be called. 쮿 Austin Francalancia, BA’09, is the lead analyst for MGM’s Digital Library in Los Angeles. He says, “It’s a full-time job that could possibly open doors to greater opportunities. Patience is key.”

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Cruising Through IU opera singer sweeps the world


by participating in choir performances in pera singer Mark Steven of associate professor of voice at Michigan Sunday services in church and at funerals. Doss, MM’83, compares State University. After high school, Doss pursued music his operatic performances Currently, Doss’s grueling 2009–10 at Saint Joseph’s Seminary, graduating with to high stakes Olympic schedule sees him jet setting to cities like a bachelor’s degree in music and sociology. competitions. Tokyo, Venice, Bologna, Turin, Madrid, By then, he knew that opera was his true During a show, he imagines the audience and Toronto. calling and took up a master’s program in to be an Olympic-style panel of judges who “Professionally, things are smooth. I’ve voice at IU’s Jacobs School of Music, where constantly evaluate his performance, and at some very important debuts coming up,” he was mentored by Walter Cassel and curtain call would rate him as, for instance, Doss says. “It’s great for an American singer Nicola Rossi-Lemeni. an 8.5 or 9.4. to have so many opportunities in Europe.” In 1986, three years after graduation, “It helps to keep my performance One thing is clear to Doss: his success Doss won first prize in the International intensity high,” says Doss about such an is due to God’s providence. At the close of Verdi Competition in Bussetto, Italy, and exercise. “It keeps the performance live, it every performance, Doss makes sure to give energizes me, and gives me purpose a kiss straight up to heaven to give that way.” thanks to God. Perhaps this is the secret to “It’s for what He’s done through Doss’s charmed career that has me, what I have accomplished, and unfolded with success after success. what I hope to do with the gifts Doss, a Grammy-award winning that He has been given to me, and bass baritone, has blazed the world to give it back,” Doss says. “You are with his singing talent, performGod’s gift to yourself, and you need ing with world-class opera houses to make use of your gifts.” throughout the U.S., Europe, As a second-grader in elemenand Asia. tary school, Doss remembered very In his 26 years in opera, he has pointedly the teachings of a priest. acted in a cavalcade of performancThe priest told Doss that he had es, taking on titular roles in George no scientific evidence if there was Frideric Handel’s Julius Caesar and really a heaven or hell, or if there Arrigo Boito’s Mefistofele. He has was a salvation or damnation. But won numerous prestigious internawhat the priest knew was that tional awards, and at one point held it does him no harm doing good tenure at a university. things for others. Despite all the years of opera, “I always learned up to then that however, Doss can be considered a we do good things for salvation,” late bloomer in the field of arts. Doss says. “But what struck me For a young Doss growing up that day was that the priest doesn’t in Cleveland, aspiring to become even know for sure, and yet he still an opera singer was never on the wants to do good. Even if there is radar. Sports and religion were the no salvation, you do it not for the major focus of his life back then. reward, but because doing good Mark Doss, a Grammy-winning bass baritone, performs “I wanted to be a baseballthings is in itself a reward.” in world-class opera houses in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. playing priest,” says Doss of his This lesson has guided Doss younger days. “Because next door as he strives to strike a balance there was the rectory, so I had between professional goals of finealso became a Metropolitan Opera National found the priests to be very kind people tuning his performing ability and personal Council winner. The next year, he received and had aspirations to be like them.” goals of giving back to the community. the National Institute for Music Theatre’s His interest in opera and singing was “Personally, I want to continue to give George London Opera Prize. never fully developed until his final year in opportunities to younger singers — to meet In 1993 Doss’s performance on the high school, when his academic counselor with them and guide them and organize Deutsche Grammophon recording of Hanadvised him to take up chorus and drama programs to nurture young talent,” says del’s Semele earned him a Grammy Award as requirements for graduation. Doss. “I want to use the gifts I’ve been in the Best Opera Recording category. That year, things really came together for given to inspire others to expand into the From 1995 to 1997, Doss took on the role Doss, who developed his passion for singing arts.” ^



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K E V I N O. M O O N E Y

The IU World’s Fare event in Alumni Hall at IU Bloomington brings food, culture, and performance together to demonstrate the university’s diversity. Melissa Liao, left, and Yvonne Chang staffed the Taiwanese Student Association table.

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for eggs and meat, using the manure they produce to fertilize the “The first time that I met Mutsa was when she arrived at our button and oyster mushrooms her father, a diplomat, grows on their field for preseason,” Robertson says. “She was coming off of nearly farm in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital city. 30 hours of travel and had never met She was home for a visit in December, any of us. She immediately hugged me IU’S RHODES SCHOLARS and her mother, a high-level businessand thanked me graciously for all that I The Rhodes Scholarship offers an international group of 82 students a post woman who like her daughter excelled had done to bring her to Indiana and for graduate opportunity to study at the University of Oxford (England), the at field hockey, prepared her favorite giving her the opportunity to be part of oldest university in the English-speaking world. It originated in 1902, aiming foods. our program. to increase international peace and understanding. “My mom was so happy to see me that “I had this feeling from the first moFRANK AYDELOTTE, BA 1900, LLD’37 she cooked the whole time I was there,” ment that I met Mutsa that she was an Earned a bachelor’s degree in English from IU in 1900. Mutembwa says. exceptional young woman who was He became president of Swarthmore College, and the It’s not easy finding her native sadza, going to make the world a better place.” former Aydelotte Hall at IUB was named in his honor. a cornmeal porridge served with a As Mutembwa’s college athletic RICHARD SIMPSON, BA’11 vegetable relish, in Bloomington. Nor career drew to a close, she found herself Graduated with a degree in political science in 1911. Served as secretary of the Commonwealth Fund, London, before can you find Sun Jam, another staple in mired in preparations for the Rhodes moving to France. Zimbabwe. Scholarship interview process. She had ERNEST R. BALTZELL, BA’18 But her vacation was not so relaxing: only been formally interviewed once The first of two Rhodes Scholars from Princeton, Ind. the Rhodes Scholar interview commitbefore, for a teaching job. Earned a bachelor’s degree in history in 1918. Served as a judge in Indianapolis. tee was there, getting to know her and But Robertson and other IU mentors three of the other finalists for the honor. conducted mock interviews with her, ERNEST K. LINDLEY, ’20 They got to know the applicants during “directing me how to be professional. Was the Washington bureau chief for Newsweek from 1937–1961. Later became a special assistant to Secretary an evening cocktail party, where MutThey said it would be hard, and it was, of State Dean Rusk for eight years. ambwe said she was out of her comfort and I knew that since it was late in the PHILIP RICE, BA’25 zone and drank just water to keep her process they were skeptical. Then one A native of Martinsville, Ind. Graduated with a degree in thoughts clear. Her official interview day I looked up to them, and they said, philosophy and psychology. Taught philosophy at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. began at 8:15 the next morning. ‘You are ready.’ That meant the world “By then, they know everything about to me. I wasn’t nervous any more. I HARLAN LOGAN, BA’25, MA’32 you, and you have poured out all that had this amazing opportunity, and they Editor and general manager of Look magazine, and served as a majority leader in the New Hampshire House of you know,” she says. “I tried to sound prepared me for it.” Representatives. as authentic as possible. They want to She says the scrutiny and preparation JOSEPH B. BOARD, BA’53, JD’58, PHD’62 determine if you are a person of original was nothing compared to the mental Taught political science and law at several universities thought.” toughness she acquired during IU including Elmira College, Cornell College, Union College, and Albany School of Law in New York. She held her own in both settings, strength coach Elaine Deppe’s (BS’07) except when asked to name a soon-to16-week weight lifting and strengthenSTEPHEN K. SMITH, BA’64 Former lawyer with Indianapolis firm Barnes & Thornburg, be-extinct bird from southern Australia. ing program. he later worked with the American Bar Association to Mutembwa was clueless. “It was terrible,” Mutembwa says. change the negative public perception of lawyers. “I went home to my dad and told him “And it was great.” WILLIAM H. WOLFE, BS’70 I don’t know anything about Australia, Because after that, Mutembwa figures Left Oxford after one year of study to complete his military especially the birds, so then he grilled she can accomplish anything she sets her duty. Became country manager for Waste Management Inc. for Saudia Arabia. me on everything about Australia,” she mind to. She is no fan of running, and yet BARBARA J. TOMAN, BA’83 says, smiling. She admits to still not is in training for her first half marathon. The first IU woman to receive the Rhodes Scholarship. knowing the bird species, acknowledg“I hate it, every time I get on the Studied philosophy, politics, and economics. Became a reing that even Rhodes Scholars don’t treadmill,” she says. “But deep down, I porter for The Wall Street Journal in London for four years. know it all. love it, because I know what I am setting JOEL THOMAS-ADAMS, BA’85 Mutembwa is smart, well-bred, and out to do, and I will finish.” Became a wilderness and forest protection activist. Taught English and environmental studies at private boarding athletic. But she attributes her successes These days, Mutembwa is looking school Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts. to the people around her. ahead to a future rooted in Zimbabwe, ZACHARY J. ZILLIAK, BA/BS’94 “I don’t take credit for any of this,” where she can help end poverty by A former investment banker in the asset management she says. cultivating independence and dreams. field. Received an MBA from University of Chicago before turning to study law at Loyola University. She is ever grateful to IU field hockey “In the end, I find that it is simple: Put coach Amy Robertson, who recruited your energy into being the best you can RAJU RAVAL, BA/BS’01 her for IU after seeing her play just one and find your balance and reach your Will begin his radiation oncology residency at Johns Hopkins in 2010. Received his MD from the University time. Sure, the young African player potential. Then pass it on.” 쮿 of Pennsylvania. was talented on the field, but equally as KATHLEEN TRAN, BA/BS’03 important was her character, her sense Laura Lane is a reporter at the Bloomington Majored in music, biochemistry, and biology at IU. Now of the world, her genuine concern for (Ind.) Herald-Times. She lives in Bloomington a dermatology resident at NYU. She completed her MD at the University of Pennsylvania. humanity. with her children, Lilly Grace and Thomas.

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IUAA Election Executive Council Ballots Due April 16 Annual election determines officers and members at large on the IUAA Executive Council he Indiana University Alumni Association nominating committee has named candidates for positions on its Executive Council. Michael Barlow, BFA’85, will take office as chairman on July 1. Officers serve for one year, and Executive Council members serve for three years. Ballots must be received by Friday, April 16.



Michael Barlow, BFA’85, is a professional artist and arts educator. He teaches visual arts programs for inner-city at-risk youth at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Columbia College Chicago, and the Marwen Art Foundation. During the summer, Barlow conducts professional-development workshops for teachers with the Chicago Public School system as well as national Advanced Placement summer institutes for high-school teachers. He maintains an art studio practice and business — Barlow Fine Arts Studio — and his works have been exhibited nationally. Barlow is a former member at large on the IUAA Executive Council. He and his wife, Gwendolyn May-Barlow, live in Chicago. CHAIRMAN-ELECT

Christopher L. Craft, BS’89, is senior vice president and commercial banking regional manager for Lake City Bank, where he leads the team serving business markets in the Elkhart and South Bend, Ind. area. Craft is the past president of the IU South Bend Alumni Association and past chairman of the IUSBAA scholarship program. He has served on the IUSB Business School Advisory Board, IUSB Chancellor’s Advisory Board, and the IUAA Executive Council. He is an IUAA life member as well as a member of the IUAA 1854 Society, IUSB Titan 250, and the IU Varsity Club. Craft and his wife, Kelly, live in South Bend and have three children — Collin, Michael, and Katherine.



Nancy L. Hamblin, BS’78, MS’82, is a reading specialist for the School Town of Munster public school system. She currently serves as a chapter network representative on the IUAA Executive Council as well as a scholarship coordinator and board member for the Lakeshore Region Chapter of the IUAA. Previously, Hamblin served as an at-large member of the Executive Council and as an alumni student recruiter. A life member of the IUAA, she began her career with the Alumni Association as president of the Student Alumni Council and as program director at Camp Brosius. Hamblin lives in Munster, Ind., with her husband, Jim, BA’77, DDS’81. They are the parents of two IU graduates, Lauren, BA’06, and James, MD’09. S E C R E TA RY

Patrick J. O’Connor, BS’74, is executive vice president at City Securities Corp. in Indianapolis. From 1975 to 1988, he served as board member, vice president, and president of the IUAA’s Indianapolis Men’s Club. A letter winner, O’Connor held leadership roles in the I-Men’s Association for the IUAA and served as the first president of the I Association. He is a past member of the IUAA’s Executive Council and the Varsity Club Board of Directors. O’Connor received the Clevenger Award in 1999 and the IUAA President’s Award in 2009. He and his wife, Cynthia (Garrett), BS’76, have four children and reside in Indianapolis. TREASURER

Barbara A. Popp, BS’76, is CEO and principal broker for Schuler Bauer Real Estate Services, the largest real estate firm in Southern Indiana. She also serves as a director on the Federal Reserve Board of St. Louis, Louisville


branch. Popp previously served as president of the IU Southeast Alumni Association and on the IUAA Executive Council. A life member of the IUAA, Popp received the IUAA President’s Award in 1994 and the IU Southeast Distinguished Alumni Award in 2008. Popp lives in New Albany, Ind., with her two children, Kristin and Kendall Kemp. Kristin is a student at IU Southeast. M E M B E R S AT L A R G E

Fay Allen, BS’70, is a retired State Farm Insurance agent. She is a board member and treasurer of the Family Health Center of Clark County, Ind. Allen also serves as a board member of the Clark County Board of Health and is membership chairwoman of the Jeffersonville/Clark County NAACP. A life member of the IUAA, she has served on IU Southeast’s Board of Advisors and on the campus’s alumni board. In 2000 Allen received the IU Southeast Distinguished Alumni Award and in 2001 the IUAA President’s Award. She lives in Jeffersonville, Ind. Larry G. Alt, BS’68, MSBA’78, is recently retired as chairman of the board of directors for Lakeshore PTV and Lakeshore Radio, the PBS stations in Northwest Indiana. From 1979 to 1990, he was director of programming at television station WXYZ in Detroit. During this time, Alt produced more local programming than any other local television station in the United States. His professional career includes real estate development, marketing, and advertising under the umbrella of Larry Alt & Associates. Alt holds patents for four wireless lighting-control devices that provide state-of-the-art lighting control for the outdoor sign industry. He is president of the Lakeshore Chapter of the IUAA and resides in Valparaiso, Ind. Karen J. Clelland, BGS’01, is a decision writer with the Social Security Administration, under the Office of Disability, Adjudication, and Review. A life member of the IUAA, Clelland

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Set for Life  May 2009

Julie A. Panzica, BA’09,

(continued from previous listing)

Boulder, Colo.

Sarah M. Loos, BS’09,

Barbara Richardson


Parker, BS’78, MS’81,

Larry S. Lough, BA’72,

Columbus, Ind.

Woodstock, Ill.

Alex K. Perez, BS’07,

Emily C. Smith, BA’09, Bloomington, Ind. Phillip S. Smith II, BS’07, Chicago Scott L. Smith, BS’86, New Haven, Ind.

Charles W. Mabry, MA’65,

Hinsdale, Ill.

Dorothy Sundquist


Jane Hettich Perry, MS’81,

Soudakoff, MA’66, PhD’87,

Loretta Townsend Marra, BGS’91, Fishers, Ind. Scott W. Martyn, BS’01, Novi, Mich. David G. Maskalick, PhD’84, and Kathleen A. Maskalick, MBA’87, Wexford, Pa. Amanda J. Mattocks, BS’05, Denver Bridget M. McDaniel, BA’05, JD’09, Indianapolis Steven P. Mellendorf, BS’08, Walnut Creek, Calif. Bernie Merkel, BS’82, Sellersburg, Ind. Linda Mayo Meyers, MS’68, Williamstown, W.Va. Megan Groves Meyers, JD’98, Irvine, Calif. David L. Miller, BS’71, Aventura, Fla. William D. Miller, BS’08, Edinburgh, Ind. Kenton J. Moorhead, MBA/ JD’09, Milwaukee Albert M. Navas, MBA’65, McLean, Va. Lily Viviana Nishida Hattori, MBA’08, Chicago Irma K. Noel, BA’74, Petoskey, Mich. Jamey J. Noel, BGS’08, Jeffersonville, Ind. Joshua J. Norman, BA’02, Kabul, Afghanistan Chad M. Nowlin, BGS’07, Danville, Ky. Nathan P. Otte, BS’06, OD’08, Seymour, Ind. Nancy Canfield Otten, BA’71, Indianapolis Brian P. Palans, BS’09, San Antonio


Bloomington, Ind.

Bloomington, Ind.

Christoph J. Petesch, BS’08,

Katherine A. Stark, BA’04,



Molly C. Phillips, BA’09,

Amanda A. Stearns, BA’05,

The Indiana University Alumni Association welcomes these new life members. Life members now number 37,174 and total IUAA membership stands at 78,714. Indianapolis

Omaha, Neb.

Ellen R. Woods, MBA’95,

Stephen J. Crowley, MA’99,

Jeffersonville, Ind. Jason Woods, MBA’06, Grand Rapids, Mich. Daniel J. Wortmann, BS’87, and Suzanne Victor Wortmann, BS’87, St. Paul, Minn. Yun W. Yu, BS/BA’09, Huntingburg, Ind.

Jeffersonville, Ind.

Towson, Md.

 June 2009

Benjamin J. Poole, BA’01,

Christopher L. Stilwell,

Sausalito, Calif.

BGS’02, New Castle, Ind. Diane Schnaiter Stull, BS’80, Tampa, Fla. Kathleen Briscoe Stutz, MD’81, and Mark W. Stutz, MD’81, Vincennes, Ind. David P. Sudermann, BA’65, Northfield, Minn. Richard A. Threet, MM’07, South Bend, Ind. Amish B. Tolia, BS’08, Chicago Thomas E. Tumey, BS’77, MS’86, Goshen, Ind. William Vassiliou, MA’00, Indianapolis Kurt M. Vonderheide, BGS’08, Indianapolis Brittany N. Waddle, BSN’08, Cincinnati Patrick J. Wahl, BS’80, Evansville, Ind. Jim Wasowski, BS’69, Rotonda West, Fla. Ann Maiden Waters, BS’49, and Lewis H. Waters, BS’50, Springfield, Ohio Morgan T. Waters, BAJ’09, Park Ridge, Ill. Kathy Marshall Weliever, BS’71, BFA’07, Indianapolis Christena R. Wentz, BS’08, Minneapolis Michael H. Wilson, BS’67, and Susie Wilson, Mooresville, Ind. Livia M. Wilz, Berkeley, Calif. Lynn M. Wittig, AA’07,

Marilyn Weber Ahlbrand, GN’53, BSN’54, and Roland C. Ahlbrand, BA’52, MD’55, Bonita Springs, Fla. Bertha Alaniz-Howell, BS/BA’04, Pittsburgh Tamara Alibekoglu Ashley, BGS’91, Mishawaka, Ind. Michael D. Bennett, DDS’79, Carmel, Ind. James R. Blankenship, BA’83, Siloam Springs, Ark. Kenneth R. Bloss, BS’92, Walkerton, Ind. Debora K. Bosler-Barnett, AA’04, Depauw, Ind. Jo Anne Henderson Bowen, BS’75, Ellettsville, Ind. Teresa P. Bridges, BA’79, MD’83, and Richard D. Drake, BS’79, MD’83, Perrysburg, Ohio Jason C. Buckner, BGS’03, Indianapolis Christopher M. Burkhart, MPA’09, Petersburg, Ind. Michael A. Cairns, BA’73, MS’76, Big Rapids, Mich. Beverley G. Carson, BGS’96, BA’05, Bloomington, Ind. Takwai D. Chan, BS’99, Valley Stream, N.Y. Dorothy Kiefer Clark, BA’86, Noblesville, Ind. Steve Cohen, BS’05, Plainview, N.Y. Michael E. Connaughton, PhD’75, St. Cloud, Minn. David R. Crotzer, MD’98,

Aaron K. Popp, BS’05, and Jennifer Rouse Popp, BS’06,

Crown Point, Ind. Nicola T. Purser, BS’08,

Bowie, Md. Mallory J. Quigley, BA’09,

Bloomington, Ind. Dante A. Raggio II, BS’70,

Muncie, Ind. Edmund B. Ramsay, BA’87,

Evanston, Ill. Elizabeth Greathouse Reed,

BSN’84, New Salisbury, Ind. Jill Jenner Renuart, BA’71, and Victor E. Renuart Jr., BS’71, Colorado Springs, Colo. Mary Barwe Rexing, BA’74, Evansville, Ind. Donald F. Robin, MBA’08, Danville, Ind. Douglas J. Rosenstein, BS’09, Chicago Zachary C. Rossman, BS’04, OD’08, Greenwood, Ind. Christopher Ryan, MBA’09, Arlington, Va. Dianna Hughes Ryan, BS’05, Fort Wayne, Ind. Shawna M. Ryan, BS’09, Arlington, Va. James A. Shertzer, MS’07, and Julie Kennel Shertzer, PhD’08, Dublin, Ohio Gary W. Shoulders, BS’07, Indianapolis Rachel E. Simmons, BA’09, Fort Wayne, Ind.


MA’05, PhD’06, Boise, Idaho Dana Bowen Cummings,

MPA’05, and Paul A. Cummings, MS’05,

Spencer, Ind. Alfred G. Cuzan, MA’72,

PhD’75, and Linda Cipolla Cuzan, MA’71, Pensacola, Fla. James M. Davis, BS’07, Spring, Texas Sallie Zeigler Davis, BS’71, MLS’01, East Chicago, Ind. Dave D. Dhar, BS’05, Wheaton, Ill. Christopher K. Disler, BS’93, Fort Wayne, Ind. Derek K. Early, JD’08, and Elizabeth A. Early, MBA’08, Anaheim, Calif. Mark K. Endris, BS’77, Bedford, Ind. Drew L. Evans, BS’08, Syracuse, Ind. Christina M. Finn, JD’06, Redwood City, Calif. Steven Flanders, MA’65, PhD’70, Pelham, N.Y. Timothy J. Fowler, MBA’79, Alpharetta, Ga. Jeanine Thomas Freeman, BA’82, and Todd A. Freeman, BS’83, Centreville, Va. Brian R. Gaines, BA’07, Richmond, Va. Ann K. Gebuhr, BM’68, MM’71, PhD’83, Houston Christopher B. Gosheff, BS’03, Fitchburg, Wis. Robert L. Graybill, BGS’06, Elkhart, Ind. Kevin R. Grimley, BA’01, and Meghan K. Hixson, BA’01, Indianapolis Kathleen Surina Grove, JD’77, Indianapolis Ashley E. Gruber, BS’08, Cincinnati Stephanie Hanika Guiducci, AS’72, Westfield, Ind. Marc W. Hefner, BS’08,

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Napa, Calif.

Ashley E. D. Morton, BS’07,

MS’77, Indianapolis

Sarah E. Diekmann, BS’05,

Samuel Masih, MA/PhD’71,

Candace Smith


Melville J. Webster III,

Evansville, Ind.

Newnan, Ga. Kirk W. Mattson, BS’93,

Hilderbrand, BA’77,

Jennifer L. Nelson, BA’06,

BA’66, MS’68, Minneapolis

Jeffrey G. Downing, BS’79,

Otisco, Ind.

Kokomo, Ind.

Andrea Rucano Whittaker,

MLS’82, Dallas


Ryan M. Hollander, BA’07,

Robert S. O’Dell, JD’87,

BS’99, and Timothy R. Whittaker, BS’98, Indianapolis Richard Wiesehan, BS’06, Richmond, Ind. Bret W. Wise, BS’82, Lititz, Pa. Jason F. Woodward, MS’99, MD’02, Indianapolis Linda Xia, MBA’06, San Francisco Fei Xue, MBA/MS’04, West Chester, Ohio Roger H. Yule, BS’67, and Susan Kalina Yule, BS’66, Oak Park, Ill. Jose A. Zayas-Caban, PDip’09, Bloomington, Ind. Robert A. Ziliak, BA’08, Greenwood, Ind.

Chemagne D. Doyen, BA’04,

Brian C. May, BA’06, and

Basking Ridge, N.J.

Elizabeth M. Renner, BS’06, Santa Monica, Calif. Steven L. Mayes, BA’70, Branson West, Mo. Dan L. Mendelson, BS’71, Pikesville, Md. Kevin O. Mooney, MFA’08, Bloomington, Ind. Fahim A. Muscatwalla, BS’05, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Jeffrey D. Newcomb, BS’07, MBA’08, Merrillville, Ind. Keiko Nezaki, LLM’08, and Shuichi Nezaki, MCL’08, Tokyo Robert L. Niesse, BS’67, Chicago Stephen M. Noffke, BS’08, and Jamie L. Westall, BS’08, Chicago Erik K. Nordlof, BS’08, MS’09, Arlington, Va. Marcia Brodkin Pankowski, BA’71, and Wally J. Pankowski, BA’71, St. Louis Brian A. Pence, BAJ’08, Columbus, Ind. Amanda B. Prager, BA’08, Cincinnati David R. Preston, BA’08, Clifton, Va. Larry L. Reed, BA’70, MS’80, Bluffton, Ind. Michael N. Renner, BS’05, Peoria, Ill. Marianne Gillette Robinson, BS’66, Rochester, Mich. Edwin S. Roger, BA’05, MS’06, Eden Prairie, Minn.


Noblesville, Ind.

Kilynn P. Honiotes, BS’03,

Carly B. Pinzur, BS’06,

Portland, Ore.

and Bradley A. Weismann, BS’06, Dallas Lauren A. Pohn, BS’08, Buffalo Grove, Ill. Jacqueline Jones Potts, MPA’04, Alexandria, Ky. Holly L. Pruett, BS’08, Seymour, Tenn. Arthur L. Reed, BM/ BME’56, Medan, Indonesia John J. Roggeman, BS’83, JD’86, Mishawaka, Ind. Stacy A. Rosales, MSN’09, Kokomo, Ind. Peggy L. Sankey, MD’64, Rockville, Ind. Jillian M. Schleicher, BGS’07, Indianapolis Michael C. Sha, MD’97, Carmel, Ind. Amanda D. Shocklee, MS’09, Bloomington, Ind. Pamela Siddons, JD’96, Mooresville, Ind.

Carlye L. Horn, BS’09,

Williamsburg, Ind. Angela Beauchamp Huffman, BSN’91, and William T. Huffman Jr.,

BS’91, Grayslake, Ill. Robert D. Hunter Jr., BS’55,

Indianapolis John M. Isla, BSN’08,

Valparaiso, Ind. Elizabeth Law Johnson,

BSN’04, Jeffersonville, Ind. Ellen D. Ketterson,

BA’66, MA’68, PhD’74, Bloomington, Ind. Karen K. Kuk, BS’05, Sunnyvale, Calif. James N. La Mar, BS’80, and Sheryl Ellis La Mar, BS’78, Valrico, Fla. Mandie D. Lee, BSN’07, Louisville, Ky. Tonya H. Leininger, BS’07, Bristol, Ind. Andi Lerner Levenson, BA’75, Cincinnati Tiffany J. Limbach, BS’07, Greenfield, Ind. Mark W. Lorch, BS’04, Chicago Jill Brown Lorden, BA’75, MA’77 and William H. Lorden, MBA’77, Midland, Mich. Byron C. Malone, BS’07, Indianapolis Allan D. Marple, MS’08, Indianapolis Constance A. Mayer, MME’78, MLS’91, College Park, Md. L. Joseph Mazur II, BS/BA’07, Durham, N.C. Brad A. McGaha, BS’00, Indianapolis James L. Michel, BS’93, Chicago Steven A. Miller, BS’70, MBA’74, Aurora, Ill. Ward A. Miller, BS’61, Fredericksburg, Texas

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Sharon Neyhart Singleton,

 July 2009 Megan R. Abbott, BS’04,

Springville, Ind. John J. Ames, BGS’96,

Bloomington, Ind. Alexandra Tkachenko Baker, MA’63,

MD’00, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Middlebury, Vt.

Joyce Mitchem Smidley,

David G. Baker, BS’09,

MS’76, EdS’08, Poland, Ind.

Nashville, Tenn. Traci L. Bates, BS’04, Hermosa Beach, Calif. Curt A. Bennett, BGS’08, Indianapolis Carol J. Blatter, Tucson, Ariz. Natalie Paddock Blaylock, BS’08, Wadesville, Ind.

Kathleen M. Smith, MS’88,

Anacortes, Wash. Travis J. Spencer, BS’08,

Monticello, Ind. Jamie Hannah Stahl, BS’05,

MPA’08, and Phillip Stahl, DDS’07, Greenwood, Ind. Noriko Chikaki Stanfield, BA’02, Spencer, Ind. Debra Bale Stone, BS’80, Austin, Texas Erin Lafferty Storm, MBA’07, Kalamazoo, Mich. Charles F. Stueber Jr., BS’75, Trenton, N.J. Maradee George Valenti, BA’91, Chicago Marcia VanGemert, BA’66, PhD’73, Port Republic, Md. Stacie A. Vasko, BAJ’06, Osseo, Minn. Margaret B. Wallace, BA’76, Oley, Pa. Caren Booth Wathen,

Reashonda White Breckenridge, BS’85,

MS’08, Indianapolis Robert A. Briddell, BS’85,

Hebron, Ky. Gemma L. Brooks, BS’03,

MBA’04, Carmel, Ind. Jason L. Brown, MBA’98, Bloomington, Ind. Ryan A. Chrobot, BS’99, Indianapolis Bruce W. Claycombe, JD’74, Addison, Texas Brian E. Darby, BS’97, Greenwood, Ind. Marcia F. Debnam, MA’84, Bloomington, Ind.


Jonathan T. Farber, BS’00,

Nutley, N.J. Michael J. Fisher Jr., MA’07,

Muncie, Ind. Kerry T. Fleming, BS’71,

New Whiteland, Ind. Tammy Garrity Fluke,

BS’05, Mooresville, Ind. David C. Friedrich,

Fort Wayne, Ind. Marilyn Hayhurst Fuson,

BSN’73, Sullivan, Ind. Jamila A. Garrett, MBA’04,

Waukegan, Ill. Andrea Ladin Glazier,

BS’92, and Mark A. Glazier, BA’90, Carmel, Ind. David C. Gleason, ’60, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Mason R. Goodman, BA’70, MD’73, Carmel, Ind. Amelia Vent Graham, BA’81, Round Rock, Texas Melody Koloch Grand, BA’78, and Robert T. Grand, JD’82, Indianapolis Geoffrey M. Harmon, BA’97, MProAy’99, Rancho Cordova, Calif. Cynthia Thornton Hennette, BS’88, and John D. Hennette, DDS’82, Greencastle, Ind. Todd S. Hewell IV, BS’07, Bethesda, Md. Michael B. Hinton, BA’08, Louisville, Ky. Gregory E. Humphrey, BS’87, Bloomington, Ind. Laura L. Hutchison, BA’86, Moorpark, Calif. Patricia A. Ierino, BS’96, Bloomington, Ind. Leah E. Kraig, Skokie, Ill. Amy Andersen Kroll, BS’98, Downers Grove, Ill. Abigail E. Lee, BS’07, Chesterfield, Mo. Angela Allen Luther, BS’95, and Raymond J. Luther Jr., BS’93, MBA’03, Bloomington, Ind. Patrick D. Main, BS’04, Bloomington, Ind.

Additional new life members will be listed in future issues. For information on becoming a life member, write to IUAA, DeVault Alumni Center, 1000 E. 17th St., Bloomington, IN 47408-1521, call (800) 824-3044, or visit our Web site at


IN MEMORIAM man of the Voice Department. During his career, he performed in the U.S., Italy, Germany, and Austria. A number of Fitzpatrick’s performances were broadcast on national radio and television. Flutist Karen D. Adrian, 65, BM’66, MM’77, of Fort Worth, Texas, died on Oct. 17. She was an adjunct professor of flute at Texas Christian University. Adrian had recently retired after more than 30 years with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. She left the orchestra as assistant principal flutist and principal piccoloist. In 1995 Adrian received the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s American Airlines Distinguished Musician Award.

Journalist, dean, travel writer Earl L. Conn, 82, EdD’70, of Muncie, Ind., died on Sept. 20. He was dean emeritus of the College of Communication, Information, and Media at Ball State University. In 1943, while still in high school, Conn began his career in journalism at a newspaper in Marion, Ind. Between 1954 and 1964, he was a high-school teacher, a faculty member at Ball State, and then the editor of Quaker Life magazine. Conn returned to Ball

Tustin, Calif., Oct. 24 Robert J. Kuhn, BS’52, DDS’55, MS’60, Santa Barbara, Calif., Oct. 3 Marjorie M. LaRue (Mrs. Marjorie Rohdes), BS’52, MS’55, Lima, Ohio, April 25 James L. Pugh Jr., MS’52, Orlando, Fla., Nov. 5 Leon Bradford, MS’53, Indianapolis, Oct. 25 Corinne A. “Corky” Denari (Mrs. Robert E. Casey), BS’53, Indianapolis, Nov. 7 Marcella L. DeVoe, MA’53, Indianapolis, Oct. 15 Jo Anne Dunham (Mrs. Danny Dever), BA’53, West End, N.C., Oct. 2 Owen M. Weathers, BS’53, MBA’54, Louisville, Ky., June 26 Anthony R. D’Abbracci, BA’54, MA’59, Lakeport, Calif., July 4


State as assistant director of public information services in 1964, and then became a faculty member in 1965. From 1984 to 1996, he was chairman of the Department of Journalism. In 1996 Conn became the founding dean of the College of Communication, Information, and Media. He retired from Ball State in 1998 and returned to his writing career. Conn wrote Traveling Indiana, a travel column that appeared in multiple Indiana newspapers. In 1997 he was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.

Faculty & Staff Obituaries


Karin L. Ahlm, 62, PhD’84, of Greencastle, Ind.,

died on Sept. 27. From 1981 to 1985, she was a visiting lecturer in the Department of Psychology at IU Bloomington. In 1985 Ahlm became a visiting assistant professor of psychology, a position she held until her departure in 1990. At the time of her death, she was a professor of psychology at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. Ahlm had been a member of the DePauw faculty since 1990. David J. Allen, 74, BS’57, MAT’59, LLB’65, of Munster, Ind., died on Oct. 2. He helped to form the IU School of Public and Environmental

Melvin B. Ein, ’54, Mays Landing, N.J., Oct. 26 Robert W. Games, MS’54, Van Wert, Ohio, July 14 Edna R. Gutknecht, BS’54, MS’59, Columbus, Ind., Nov. 2 Phyllis McRoberts (Mrs. Clifford H. DuBreuil), BA’54, BS’55, MS’61, Alfred, N.Y., Oct. 6 Clarence F. Noe Jr., BS’54, MS’57, Pompano Beach, Fla., Aug. 18 Warren W. Wagner, MS’54, Bedford, Ind., Nov. 27 Solomon Weinstock, PhD’54, Baldwin, N.Y., Nov. 2 Ava M. Barnes (Mrs. Stephen A. Weimer), BS’55, Solsberry, Ind., Oct. 25 Phillip E. Braskett, BS’55, Idaho Falls, Idaho, Aug. 9 William H. Davidson, MBA’55, Fort Worth, Texas, May 18 Jo Ann Foster (Mrs. Harold L. Dillman), BS’55, Naples,

Fla., Oct. 5 Joan Jenkin (Mrs. James E. Fields), BA’55, MBA’58, Evansville, Ind., Nov. 14 Gloria L. Madden (Mrs. Gloria Ellenwood), BS’55, Fort Wayne, Ind., May 24 Bonita I. Tackitt (Mrs. Paul B. Davis), BS’55, Carmel, Ind., Oct. 4 Frank M. “Mark” Cates, BS’56, MA’64, PhD’71, Stevens Point, Wis., July 14 Charles L. Goodell, BA’56, MD’59, Naples, Fla., Oct. 3 Walter E. Jensen Jr., LLB’56, MBA’59, Roanoke, Va., June 28 LaVernia M. Jorgensen, PEDir’56, PED’60, Grand Forks, N.D., Sept. 23 Bernard L. O’Bryan, BS’56, Peoria, Ill., June 25 Robert A. Vinnedge, BS’56, Grayslake, Ill., July 9 Lloyd W. “Hink” Young Jr.,


Affairs at IU Bloomington in 1972. From 1980 until his death, Allen was an adjunct professor of public law and environmental affairs in SPEA. He was also a senior partner at Hagemier, Allen & Smith in Indianapolis, where he had worked since 1974. At different points during his career, Allen served as counsel to Indiana Govs. Roger D. Branigin, Evan Bayh, BS’78, LLD’96, and Frank O’Bannon, BA’52, JD’57. Jerald L. Andrew, 74, BA’57, MD’60, volunteer clinical associate professor emeritus, died in Leesburg, Ind., on Sept. 16. He started working in the Department of Family Medicine at the IU School of Medicine’s Medical Education Center at IPFW as a volunteer clinical assistant professor of medicine in 1977. Andrew taught at the center until his retirement in 2003. For more than four decades, he was a practicing physician in Fort Wayne and Leesburg, Ind. Andrew was the founder and first chairman of the Fort Wayne Emergency Service Program, which became a model for other communities around the nation. Joseph R. Ewers, 80, DBA’59, of Cincinnati, died on Oct. 14. From 1959 to 1968, he was an associate professor of business administration at the IU Kelley School of Business in Bloomington. During his career at the school, he was an executive secretary of the master’s degree program,

BS’56, Frankton, Ind., June 21 Richard G. Callander, BS’57, Scottsdale, Ariz., June 30 David Goulart, MS’57, Englewood, Fla., July 9 Mary F. Griffin, MS’57, Laurens, S.C., June 16 Rhunetta K. Johnson (Mrs. Rhunetta Slater), MS’57, Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 9 Hazel E. Long (Mrs. John D. Long), ’57, Bloomington, Ind., Sept. 30 Jerry K. Whitehead, MS’57, Boonville, Ind., April 10 Nancy A.M. Anderson (Mrs. Eugene Summers), ’59, Carmel, Ind., Oct. 8 Robert A. Conces, BS’59, Schererville, Ind., July 11 Willard F. “Mac” McNees, MS’59, Brownsburg, Ind., Oct. 4 Charles A. “Chic” Melangton, BS’59, Carmel, Ind., Nov. 1

Joseph L. Pokorny, MBA’59, Hot Springs Village, Ark., June 15 Robert B. Rowe, MS’59, Hope, Ind., Nov. 4 Helen Seidensticker (Mrs. Helen Alltop Tubbs), BA’59, Ridgecrest, Calif., Oct. 17 Donald F. Sheller, BS’59, DDS’62, Suttons Bay, Mich., Oct. 23 Virgil J. Wise, EdD’59, Sun City, Ariz., Nov. 10



James R. Bosler, MBA’60, West Lafayette, Ind., Aug. 23 Richard P. Brown, MA’60, Newark, Del., June 24 Carole Howard (Mrs. F. Thomas Wright), ’60, Indianapolis, Oct. 20 Joseph C. Robbins, MM’60, Petoskey, Mich., Aug. 23 Katherine B. “Kay” Stevenson, MS’60,

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