EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Vol. 19, N o.4 (ISS N 01643983) Fall1989
Frank M . Child UI Professor of Biology
DirkKuyk Professor of English
Gerald]. Hansen, Jr. ' 51 Director of Alumni & Colltgt Rtlatiom
Theodore T . Tansi '54 Susan E. Weisselberg ' 76
J . Ronald Spencer '64 Associate Academic Dean
Editor: William L. Churchill Associate Editor: Roberta Jenckes M '87 Sports Editor: Gabriel P . H arris '87
NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Staff Writers: Martha Davidson, Elizabeth N atale Publications Assistant: Kathleen Davidson
David A. Raymond '63 South Windsor, CT
Photographer: Jon Lester ARTICLES
INAUGURATION CELEBRATES TRADITION AND COMMUNITY By William L. C hurchill
Tom Gerety is installed as Trinity's 17th president in a festive day on the Quad enjoyed by a spirited crowd of2,000.
TRINITY'S FIRST FAMILY By Roberta J enckes
Sports Letters Class Notes In Memory
Michael B. Masi us '63 Hartford, CT
N ominatin g Commiuee
Karen A. Jeffers '76 Westport , CT
Robert E. Brickley '67 West Hartford, CT
Dorothy McAdoo MacColl '74 Have rford, PA
Thomas D . Casey '80 Washington, D .C.
Eugene M . Russell '80 Boston, MA
Nancy L. Katz '84 New York, NY
Jeffrey H . Seibert '79 Baltimore, MD
Robert E. Kehoe '69 Chicago, IL
Stanley A. Twardy, Jr. '73 Stamford, CT
Daniel L. Ko rengold '73 Washington, D .C.
Pamela W. Von Seldeneck '85 Philadelphia, PA
Scott Goldsmith '90 Senior C lass President
Alden R. Gordon '69 Faculty Representative
Athletic Advisory Committee Donald] . Viering '42 Simsbury, CT
Denise Jones-Sciarra '80 Wethersfield, CT
George P. Lynch, Jr. '61 West Hartford, CT
COVER: Warm applause greets Tom Gerety at the completion of his formal investiture as the 17th president . Front and back cover photos by Doug Penhall, except for the family portrait and .frisbee photos by Jon Lester. Along the Walk
Jane W. Mel vin Mattoon '84 Hartford, CT
An alumnus returns to a record-size reunion and fmds his classma tes bigger and better than ever.
In an interview, Trinity's new leader proves to be a complex individual with some refreshing, down-to-earth ideas.
BLUE BLAZERS RETURN IN EXPANDED NUMBERS By Dick Hirsch '54
Scott W. Reynolds '63 Upper Montclair, NJ
A visit with the new residents of 133 Vernon Street reveals a close-knit family with an uncommon range of interests.
TOM GERETY: A DOER'S PROFILE By Roberta J enckes
Vice Presidents Alumni Fund
15 23 25 28 37 62
Alumrri Tnwees Carolyn A. Pelzel '74 Hampstead, NH
Michael Zoob '58 Boston, MA
Arlene A. Forastiere '71 Ann Arbor, Ml
JoAnne A. Epps '73 Marlton , NJ
George E. Andrews II '66 Newport, Rl
Thomas R. DiBenedeno '71 Nahant, MA
Nominating Committee Karen Jeffers '76, C hair Westport, CT
David A. Raymond '63 South Windsor, CT
Wenda H arris Millard '76 New York, NY
Stanley A. Twardy, Jr. '73 Stamford, CT William Vibert '52 Granby, CT
Board of Fellows
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Bernard F. Wilbur, Jr. '50 West Hattford, CT
Glen A. Woods '75 Meriden, CT
Susan Martin Haberlandt '7 1 West Hartford, CT
Edward H. Y eterian '70 Waterville, ME
Donald K. Ja ckson '83 Hartford, CT
Susan E. Weissclberg '76 New H aven, CT
Victor F. Keen '63 New York, NY
Stephen P. Jones '63 Hartford, CT
Alice M. Simon '83 Hartford, CT
Charles H . McGill '63 Minneapoljs, MN
Andrew H . Walsh '79 Hartford, CT
William H. Schweitzer '66 Alexandria, VA
INAUGURAT ON CELEBRATES1 TRADITION COMMUNIT
Trinity's 17th President Installed Amidst Tribute, Enthusiasm and Promise.
OWEN MORGAN MACE, symbolizing the President's executive powers, is passed to Tom Gerety by Edward A. Montgomery,Jr. '56, chairman of the board of trustees, during the official investiture of the new president.
n a cloudless, brilliant, breezy September morning, the winds of change swept across the Trinity campus hilltop with the installation of Tom Gerety as the 17th president of the College. It was a day of tribute. More than 2,000 guests, including delegates from more than 90 colleges and universities, 26 college presidents, trustees, alumni, faculty, students and friends gathered to honor Trinity's new leader. It was a day of tradition. With the sparkling, limestone chapel facade as
a backdrop, the ceremonies began with the colorful academic procession led by bagpiper Andrew R . Watson '90. Heading the procession were the delegates of colleges and universities, ranging from centuriesold institutions such as Oxford, Harvard and Yale to new arrivals like the College of the Atlantic and Asnuntuck Community College, founded within the last 20 years. Among the marchers were two former Trinity presidents, James F. English, Jr. H '89 and G. Keith Funston '32.
It was a day for community. On the platform to share in the occasion and offer greetings were Carrie Saxon Perry, mayor of Hartford, and Hernan LaFontaine, superintendent of Hartford public schools. It was a day of affirmation. In his inaugural address , the new president proclaimed Trinity's continuing dedication to the liberal arts , to the neighborhood and the city of Hartford, and to teaching and scholarship. (The text of the Inaugural Address appears elsewhere in this issue.)
Greetings from the Students It was a day of celebration. When the formal ceremonies were over, the Trinity family and their guests picnicked at the south end of the Quad. Dulcimer and guitar music accompanied the meal, followed by renditions of old favori tes by the Trinity Pipes and the Trinitones. Acrobats, inaugural balloons, a limited edition "Gerety frisbee," and a neighborhood gelato cart added festive notes to the scene. It was a day for family. M uch in evidence were the president's wife, Adelia Moore, and the four Gerety children, who were joined by a large contingent of relatives. Earlier in the day, the president's father-in-law, Paul Moore, Jr., Episcopal bishop of New York, delivered the sermon at the Trinity Chapel service. The official ceremonies began at 11 :30 a.m . with the procession through Cook ArchÂˇ and down the Long Walk to the platform in front of the Chapel's south face. Following invocations by members of the College chaplaincy, there were greetings from students, faculty, and alumni, and from educational institutions and the city of Hartford . In contrast to the formality of the occasion, all the greetings shared a warmth, informality and wit felt for a close friend . (Excerpts from the greetings appear on adjoining pages.) In one of the most moving moments of the ceremonies, Trustee JoAnne A . Epps '73 presented the new president for investiture. A former fellow law student with Gerety at Yale, Epps shared her personal insights about the warmth and openness she had found in the president and his family. The installation was performed by Edward A . Montgomery, Jr. '56, chairman of the board of trustees, who sounded the official inaugural charge:
" Tom Gerety, you have been selected by the unanimous vote of the trustees of Trinity College, and I, as their chairman, declare that you are appointed president of Trinity College . As evidence of your authority, I now put in your charge the traditional symbols of
verse place. When the meeting was over the impression I had of President Gerety was that he is intelligent, enthusiastic, sensitive, liberal and confident. " - Gary A. McMorris '92
" . . . It was a hot afternoon last spring and I was studying for a chemistry exam in Wean Lounge . .. Suddenly the room was flooded with people, all of them talking at the same time. None of them noticed me; none but one, a young man who appeared to be in his midtwenties. Smiling brightly, he came up to m e and said that there was going to be a meeting here, and that it would get loud. I was wondering who this man was, because everyone's eyes w ere focused on him. Could this be the new Saga Bob? I decided to stay and find out. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that he was to be Trinity's 17th president. During the m eeting he spoke about improving the relationship between Trinity and Hartford, improving Trinity's reputation and making Trinity a more di-
that o.ffice, This mace stands for your executive powers . T his key signifies that the physical properties of the institution are in your care. This book, dear to every student who has graduated from Trinity , indicates that there has been delegated to you responsibility for the educational activities for which this college was founded . This collar, which I now place on your shoulders, will be worn on ceremonial occasions as a visible symbol of the President's high office and authority. " The ceremonies closed with a stirring rendition of Hold On by the
" ... Since he has been here, President Gerety has already begun to fulfill students' expectations ofhim. He has made a significant impact on our school from his initial charge against racism to his high visibility and willingness to meet with students. President Gerety has said that he has, first and foremost, considered himself a teacher. His desire to keep teaching at Trinity has reinforced his dedication to serving the students." - M elissa R. Gold '90 SGA President
Trinity College Gospel Choir, a prayer for the College by the Right Reverend Arthur E. Walmsley '48, Episcopal bishop of Connecticut, and a benediction by Rabbi Joshua E . Plaut, adviser to Hillel. During the recessional, the new president's two youngest sons broke from the audience to join their father as the procession wended its way toward the statue of Bishop Brownell, Trinity's first president. â€˘
-William L. Churchill
The Inaugural Address TOM GERETY SEPTEMBER 24, 1989 went down to Wesleyan yesterday in rain and thunder and lightning - as I look out on this resplendent day, I know there is a just God in heaven. Let me begin with a salute to Trinity's past presidents: Jim English and Keith Funston. We are here to celebrate many things : rain and sunshine; new beginnings; city streets and city people; freshman years; our rivals and colleagues in education; our common aspirations. Every fall we teachers begin again, we dream anew, we fall in love again with ideas - and we hope and pray that our students will fall in love with them too . Let me tell you about three aspects of life here at Trinity that we rejoice in. First, we celebrate the liberal, liberating arts that make up our studies and our calling. As teachers and scholars, they are for us a faith as well as a work. They permit indeed, they require - renewal and redefinition in every generation, in every semester, in every day that we study and teach. Second, we celebrate the city, this city of Hartford, an urban village if ever there was one, from the Greek cathedral on Fairfield A venue .to the Jamaican bakeries on Albany, from the Lorna del Tamarindo grocery on Zion to the ristoranti of Franklin A venue with their promise of salvation by pasta and gelato. And third, we celebrate Trinity College itself- a special place where the liberal arts meet the city and are enriched and en- . larged by it. We celebrate Trinity's long life as a community oflearning; its traditions, its buildings, its trees, its books and computers; we celebrate its energetic, devoted, often brilliant faculty. We celebrate its students, their idealism, their allnighters, their exuberance, their fris-
The newly installed president launches into his inaugural themes.
bees, their questioning. And we celebrate our staff, who know that we are all here for teaching and learning, and may not know that they too 路teach - by example, by counseling, by hard work, and by good ideas. Above all we celebrate the Trinity we yearn for : a place of rigorous and boisterous intellectual life, second to none in its teaching and scholarship, a small, wonderful, urban college, where students and faculty choose to spend some of the most vivid years of their lives. Let me say something then about the idea of a liberal arts college. We sometimes forget how distinctive an institution we Americans have created in our liberal arts colleges. Today is a good day to remind ourselves. From many sources we have compounded something unique. Yes, a liberal arts college prepares for adulthood, and so for careers. But the liberal arts preparation lacks that ready application, that sharpening of the mind by narrowing it, that insistence on practical results that make for real professional training. We're after something else here, something more risky, more daunting and, ultimately, more important. For us , the question is - the question will always be - how can our learning help us to work out the meaning of our lives. We call them the liberal arts. The phrase comes from Latin: artes fiberales: the free arts or skills - by which the Romans meant the arts of the free citizen. Cicero sometimes called them the "good arts," the moral arts. The word free - fiber in Latin - carries with it the idea of learning for people who would be free. And freedom here means something more than the negative freedoms , from oppression, or poverty, or prejudice. It points us towards a
delicate balance of knowledge and experience that prepares us to make choices - to choose - in work, in play, in family life. We would choose well and we would choose wisely, but above all we would choose knowingly- in self knowledge, but also in knowledge of the consequences of choice, scientific as well as moral, consequences for oneself and for others, for our planet and its many creatures. We would choose in knowledge, too, of how hard, how painfully hard at times , choice can be, whether we act alone or with others. "The unexamined life is not worth living," said Socrates. A better translation from the Greek might have had it that the unchallenged life is not worth living. A life of challenge - including self-challenge is a better life, Socrates taught. Selfknowledge teaches us our limits but also our reach - our almost boundless imaginative and even practical reach . In this sense, the liberal arts are also the humanities, the humanizing arts. The learning we seek in these colleges - all of it, in the sciences, the social sciences, the arts and the humanities - this learning of ours should humanize us should make us better at the fundamental human tasks of caring for ourselves, for our world, and for others. At a time when three out of four undergraduates in America study something other than the liberal arts and sciences, we may wonder at times if we are an anachronism: why major in math when you might major in accounting? Why study economics or history or classics or art in preference to business or communications? The answer from Trinity is plain: we structure our curriculum around the challenge to define and redefine ourselves, our values, our institutions, our world. We steer towards freedom and wisdom, and not merely towards success. This faculty - and this curriculum are here to liberate - to liberate our minds , our ambitions, our visions of what we can be, in community and in solitude. And to those who insist that the liberal arts, the humanities, were ftxed and frozen once upon a time, so that those who would learn to be
Greetings from the Faculty
"â€˘An beginnings are hard.' Thus, Chaim Potok opens one of his novels ... But beginnings are also a time of expectation, high energy, and hope. Here today it is the expectation of new and exciting intellectual invigoration, of energy seeking new channels of realization, of hope for a renewed community of scholars of all ages and diverse backgrounds. All beginnings are hard but full of promise. They are also, as Plato said, 'the most important part of the work.' Tom, we your faculty, applaud you at this beginning. We welcome you warmly to this community. And we join with you in a common commitment to liberal education and in a shared journey oflearning. And so let us begin." -John A. Gettier Associate Professor of Religion
free must read this and not that, Plato and not Malcolm X, Herman Melville but not Toni Morrison, we say: read them both, ponder the differences between them, bring into your life as much of the human experience and human differences as you can. Let none of it escape you, let none of it elude your imagination, or your judgment. If we have learned anything about the freedom of our curriculum, and its freeing power for faculty and students, we have learned that what we read and study is often bound up in the places we have come from, and come to. We forge and reforge our identities here - in America, in New England, in this city. And so we at Trinity celebrate Hartford, Connecticut. None of you, and none of us, can miss the fact that Trinity sits on 90 acres in the midst of this very real city - noisy, busy, sometimes threatening, sometimes a little crazy, always exhilarating and challenging. What kind of setting is this for a liberal arts college? I am reminded of Socrates' comment that he could not question the trees and plants, and so preferred the city with its people and conversation. American colleges began - virtually all of them (and certainly this one) - in towns and villages. It was all there was in America. And the Puritan village of Massachusetts or Connecticut was incomplete without a place oflearning, an academy, a college. Sometimes still we hear in the rhythms of our college life the echoes of the Puritan village - and behind it the English township, with its church and square. Trinity shares in this heritage. Hartford grew up where a village once stood. Yet here we can draw on another, more cosmopolitan tradition. Our universities began in cities, the cities ofltaly, first, and then the cities of England, France, and Spain. During the Renaissance, teachers and writers rediscovered the old humanities of Rome and Greece. Schools and scholars, citizens and poets, began to see themselves as choosing among a variety of possible lives. They looked to the Greek and Latin classics for models ofheroism and wisdom, and faith. There in the Renaissance city-states,
Greetings from the Alumni
" O n behalf of the Alumni Association, I'm happy to welcome you to Trinity College . .. As you begin your presidency, we will look to you for vision and guidance as we approach the 21st century. Your willingness to undertake the challenges ofleading this distinguished liberal arts college is deserving of our support. We, the alumni pledge continued support of Trinity with our rime, talents and dollars. Our hope, as you begin your rime with us, is that you grow to love and cherish Trinity as we do."
-David A. Raymond President, National Alumni Association
DELEGATES (top) exchange ideas during robing; colorful academic procession traverses Long Walk; Trinity Gospel Choir inspires with a ringing rendition of Hold On.
for a time, and against odds, the lib- and playgrounds. We invite Hartford's high school and grammar eral arts flourished . Above all they school children onto our campus for emhasized the command of words study, and sport, and for languages, in writing. To that emphasis we for science, for the arts - and not have added the command of numjust in the summer, but in every seabers and of the scientific method, applied to nature and also to society. son. We will offer to teach English to those of our neighbors who do All of these disciplines grew up in not know it, and we will ask them cities. to teach us the languages and culIn cities, people gather in great tures they have brought with them numbers, from far afield, with all to Hartford. their differences on display . If like We will seek to make this neighSocrates, you would learn from borhood a model for city neighborpeople (as well as from things) then hoods across the country. We will cities hold more, much more, than invest in it, in its housing and its villages. For cities magnify the difbusinesses. We will create incentives ferences that express individuality, for our own faculty and staff to live and when they work, cities coalesce in this neighborhood. We will make those differences into community. this campus a place of dialogue - a We take as our classical model at place of imaginative, artistic and poTrinity, at this college in the city, litical vision for Hartford and all of not the English or Puritan village, America's cities. And that is the vibut the Italian city-state, or the sion we share of a great liberal arts Greek, where people gathered as learners who would learn from each college in the city. But now let me close with some other, and from each other's difwords about Trinity itself, what it is ferences. Here in the city we can walk the and what it can be. Before I came to streets, volunteer in the classrooms, Trinity, I had known something of work in the legislature. Here we can its strengths- I knew Abdillahi speak Spanish at the corner - or Haj '70, foster brother to Adelia and her siblings; I knew our Trustee Portuguese or Hindi or Polish or Chinese. We can struggle with the JoAnne Epps from law school; and I knew some of its graduates from great contradictions that are America today- the wealth and the pov- my growing up in my hometown of erty, the extraordinary liberty Fairfield. I had heard good things alongside with its abuse in crime and about the sciences here, and about addiction, the muscular democracy many of its departments and profestogether with its weaknesses and in- sors. But I was drawn, I think, by a certain vision of what the liberal arts consistencies. And we can struggle here in the city with our own difficould be in a city. At the same time,. culties with the stranger, the other, I knew that Trinity faced difficult the person we don't know and are challenges, and would have to make tempted to scorn. This city sustains hard choices. As president, I know and surrounds us in all th at we do . It that I must lead , but I must also listen . All of us must work together to is our great classroom - as cities have always been the classrooms of make this an even stronger institution than it is today. humanity. Thus it is that we earnestly reafWhat must we do to achieve the firm our commitment to this neigh- ends Trinity seeks? Let me say straight out I have no detailed plan borhood and to this city. We will to offer you . But I have a sense, as I join wholeheartedly in the effort to make them prosper and grow. think we all do , of what calls out to We will reach out- as we have be done: never reached before, further and First, we must make this a truly harder - to the city's schools, to its intellectual community, in which children and parents, to all of Hartthe playing fields, the Long Walk, ford's people. We invite Hartford 's the dorms and dining halls, all beschool teachers to be our colleagues come the stage for the play and clash on Trinity's campus, as we hope of ideas. Not only in the classroom they will invite us to be colleagues must ideas count, and not only to them in their schools' classrooms while you're a student here. The
Greetings from the City of Hartford
" T oday at the noon hour we o bserve here at Trinity a new beginning. Presid ent Gerety comes with new ideas, enormous energy - m y shoulder still aches from m y initial handshake with him - and a keen percep tion o f wha t Trinity College's role is in H artford . . . We w elcome President G erety's express intentions of stren gthening the bonds between Trin ity and the C ity o f Hartford. We welcome his fa rreach in g vision for the directions we can move to better the community as a whole for all of us. We wish him Godspeed as he takes up h is new task .. ." -Carrie Saxon Perry M ayor of Hartford
G reetings from Elementary and Secondary Schools
point of all that we do is that our ideas must take hold of our lives. Our academic goals must come first in raising and spending money, in planning and caring for the campus, and above all, in recruiting students and faculty and staff into our community. Second, we must move quickly to integrate Trinity into the world and the world into Trinity. We must integrate our faculty, our student body, our staff - so that we can represent all the diversity of America and much of the diversity of the rest of the world. We must draw all kinds of people, all kinds of views and all manner of experiences to Trinity. We must welcome each other and respect each other because of and not despite our differences. I would be judged and Trinity will be judged by the success of this effort. Third, we must jealously attend to our curriculum, the preeminent cooperative work of our faculty. We have not shied from rigor at Trinity and never from a balance between the scientific and interpretive methods. Our curriculum will change, it must change to remain alive. But even as we grapple with new ideas, we must hew to the classical tradition and high expectations that lie at the heart of this college. Fourth, we must nurture and guard and build the very best faculty that any school can hope to have. We must never give way to the mentality of the follower or the second string. And I say to those colleges who have come today, and to some who have not, we will fight you for our faculty, tooth and nail and salary and city - we want the best and we will have the best. There must be no better place to teach and no better place to do research than Trinity. Three things have marked Trinity out from the beginning: first, its tolerance born of its own fight for existence of all faiths and all views; second, its early commitment to the
" I t is an honor to welcome the new president of Trinity ... on behalf of over 25,000 students and their parents. It is for them that we struggle daily to improve the quality of the educational program .. . We are pleased to recognize that Trinity College has long been a partner in this significant effort. Whether it is through the Upward Bound program or the close collaboration in our Classical Magnet Program, Trinity's people have consistently contributed to the educational lives of our students ... " -Hernan LaFontaine Superintendent, Hartford Public Schools
sciences; and third, its constant commitment to words. Cicero and Plutarch stood with us in insisting on the preeminence of words, and of tolerance, for self-understanding. But the old humanities often neglected the sciences. We cannot and we will not make that mistake. To be educated for freedom, now, means to know enough of the use of numbers, which are the words of the sciences, to master scientific method and scientific observation. Trinity is strong in the sciences now, but we must struggle hard to keep that strength and enhance it. Trinity's strength in the use of words hardly needs comment. Across our curriculum, writing clear, concise, imaginative writing - commands the loyalty and attention of our faculty and our students. Our programs in poetry and prose, our writers-in-residence, many of them from overseas - like this year's Liu Binyan, the gifted essayist and dissenter from Chinathese are models of a kind. And I suspect that the years to come will see writing take on more and more prominence as a feature of Trinity's distinction. I said as I began that we must celebrate our aspirations, our purposes. Our aim as scholars and teachers is a liberation- not .from but to. A liberation to the city, to the moral and artistic imagination, and a liberation, above all, to others. Trinity is a great liberal arts college, and I join you all in seeking to make it greater.
MEMORIES of the festive day include (clockwise from top) zany acrobats, bagpiper-against building-setting the pace for the procession, the 2,000-slice inaugural cake, and the young Geretys joining the new president in his inaugural recessional.
Greetings from Colleges and Universities
" I n 1969-70 I was visiting professor at Harvard. It was a difficult year . .. There were student riots and all sorts of quite frightening things going on ... One day I was walking across the Harvard campus and I saw a great crowd of students and there in the center there was a speaker. All the expressions were that of a firebrand orator: the hands were out, the hair - somewhat longer than it is now - flying in the wind, and you could see the crowd really moved. I asked someone who that was and they said, 'Tom Gerety' ... And as I got closer I was stunned. At that time a speaker was making sense. That was unheard of in that year. I knew he would not last at Harvard. And, in fact, very soon he came to his senses and returned to New Haven to get his doctorate in philosophy and then to study at the Yale Law School ... And so, with all the special affection that a teacher has for a student who has pushed the quest further, I bring greetings from all colleges and universities to Tom Gerety as he starts his career as president of this great college." -Guido Calabresi Dean and Sterling Professor of Law Yale School of Law
INAUGURATION DAY brought together three Trinity presidents: from left, G. Keith Funston '32, the College's 13th; Tom Gerety, the 17th; and James F. English, Jr. H'89, the 16th.
Presentation of the President " ... Y ou really can't talk about Tom without using the 'A' word. Tom is an activist and he has already challenged this faculty, challenged the students and challenged the Hartford community to greater and greater heights. Those of us who love Trinity, who shelter it in a place in our hearts, can rest easy. Tom loves Trinity, too. He will nurture it and he will guide it, he will challenge it, and he will protect it ... Trinity will be a better, healthier, and more spiritually whole place than if he had not passed by. Of that I am certain ... " -JoAnne A. Epps '73 Associate D ean of the Law School, Temple University Trustee
Activity and versatility are the bywords of this bustling household. n an early September afternoon the approach to the President's House is cluttered with workmen's vans and trucks. The last of the painting and repairs for the new occupants is being done. At the back door Augie, the pintsize chestnut puppy, barks energetically, while 11-year-old Galway, part shepherd, parts unkpown, manages only a halfhearted bark, but looks menacing. While weighing the seriousness of the dogs' defense of the house, the visitor is met by a workman, saying where Adelia Moore can be found . At this hour she's about to make her afternoon run to West Hartford to pick up Rowan, 4, from the child care center. Expertly guiding the big blue van through congested city streets, she answers questions about her academic work and about the four Gerety children. "I received my B.A. in English from Radcliffe in 1972 and an M .S. in child development in 1984 from the University of Pittsburgh. I'm about halfway through a Ph.D . in clinical psychology from the University of Cincinnni, which I'm continuing here. This year I hope to do some clinical training one day a week in psychological assessment at the Institute of Living. I'll take courses at Yale, probably one a semester, to satisfy requirements for elective credits, and then I have to write a clinical paper and a major qualifying exam, which amounts to a major literature review of the area of my dissertation. And I'm taking one last course at the University of Cincinnati by correspondence. I think it's manageable. "My interests will always be in literature and in human behavior. I hope in the future to use literature in teaching psychology. I have taught in a psychology class at Trinity and would like to teach a course or assist here in the future. My research interests are language acquisition and sibling relationships, which I hope to do my dissertation on. I'm interested in where we get our ideas about birth order, what is the experience of being a sibling, what are the kinds of interactions that go on between siblings .
Adelia Moore I'm the third of nine children, so I'm sure a lot of my interest comes from my family background . "I'm most interested in behavior as it happens. I have a very strong, although somewhat uneducated, interest in anthropology and watching what people do, so my dissertation will probably use methodology from anthropology, rather than psychology. My long-term goal is to be a practicing clinical psychologist, an adjunct professor and reasearcher. I'd really love to do all those things. My clinical interests are in family therapy , although I've loved every kind of clinical work I've tried, so the research interests relate well into that. Also, I'm very interested in parent education and in relation to siblings in particular. In other words, 'What can I do when they're killing each other?'. I've spoken to parent groups about sibling interaction and conflict."
• • • "No, thank you, Mom," Rowan shouts pleasantly to Adelia as she approaches the swing set where he is happily swinging in a tire with two other toddlers . Parent-child conflict is looming large; "no, thank you, Mom" is Rowan's way of saying he wants to stay at the child care center this afternoon and play with his new friends .
,;We have to stick to what we decided, Ro," Adelia says gently. "This week it was up to him, whether he stayed a full day or a half day," she explains. The crisis passes quickly, with talk of play the next day and the next week. In the car on the road home, the conversation turns to the Geretys' pets. In addition to the dogs, there are two cats, two birds and a gerbil. "Mommy, tell her i.¥hich one died," Rowan says earnestly. Adelia explains that their oldest cat, 12year-old Windy, was killed on Summit Street shortly after they moved into the house. "It was the night of the day that the kitten we had lost was returned. That was very sad, wasn't it, Ro?'' "Whenever I talk about that, I get sad, " Rowan says, wiping away tears. After a pause, Adelia mentions to Rowan the imminent move of some of his cousins. "That's going to be a nice part of our living here. We haven't been near cousins and aunts and uncles and grandparents for 13 years. Tom's mother is just about an hour and 10 minutes away . Two of Tom's brothers live in Connecticut, one in Fairfield and one in Redding. I have a brother who's moving to Narrowsburg, New York, and three sisters in the area, two in New York and one in Kent, Connecticut. " "My other big interest is quilts," Adelia says. "I make applique pictures to hang on the wall, though the last six months haven' t given me any time." One of them, a sentimental favorite of Tom 's, was executed when he got tenure at the University of Pittsburgh and they bought a farmhouse on the Allegheny River. The colorful picture, showing each member of the family in some favorite activity , hangs above Tom's desk in the president's office.
• • • "I met Tom when I was in college. It was the fall of 1968 and my brother was at Yale. Yale had a Coed Week; I actually met Tom a few weeks before that at a conference about values that was run by William Sloane Coffin. I went with my brother because he was one of the
group, along with Tom, who was running it. But then we became an item, as they say, during Coed Week at Yale, November 1968. We've been together a long, long time." Sitting at the picnic table outside the president's house, Adelia watches Rowan at play in the yard and talks about the family. Soon it will be time to pick up Amias, 9, in the fourth grade at Kennelly School in Hartford and Carrick, 13, in the eighth grade at Kingswood-Oxford in West Hartford . The Geretys' oldest son, Finn, 15, is commuting by train to Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford and arrives home in the early evening. "We tried to find the right school for each of them, which meant we found four. Finn is extremely passionate about swimming and crew, and that's why he chose Choate," Adelia says. "It also had Greek, and he's really interested in languages, especially classical. He's in his fourth year of Latin and will be starting Greek in the winter term. He's also very interested in music, plays classical piano and is self-taught on the electric and acoustical guitar. He always h~s read a lot, and it's fun now that he's reading books we can really talk to him about. He's great with l1is younger brothers and definitely takes a leadership role in the family. He's quite grown-up for his age and very fun to talk to. We talked a lot about the possibility of his boarding, and I just thought I'd miss him too much. And, I wanted him to share this experience of living on campus. "The kids seem to really love the campus. They've enjoyed using the tennis courts and the pool and going to the
Cave and to the dining hall. We all went to the dining hall the other night and that was a lot offun . We'll probably do that every week. It's good for the students and fun for the family. I think we'll be highly visible, all of us. We'll go to concerts and plays and dance recitals and poetry readings and symposia, all kinds of things. Finn and Carrick and I walked over to the Trinity Pipes open rehearsal the other night, and Finn and Carrick hav~ already been to Cinestudio. I love to sing and hope I can join a choir. I would be interested in running a group for women. I don't know if that's going to work out. "We're very active in a lot of sports - hiking, canoeing, swimming, boating. The boys have all played soccer, and they love to ski, so they're delighted about being in a place with real winter. Amias loves to watch football. We all enjoy watching and playing tennis. We go to movies all the time. We go out to supper a lot. We love Italian food. The other thing that we all do is read a lot. Tom and I have really felt that is important. The kids do it mostly naturally, but we try to minimize TV and maximize reading. "Tom and I are quite open about our feelings and expressive about the things that we want the kids to know. We're very informal. We really like to have the kids doing things for each other and with each other. We have a lot of animals - our animal population seems to be on the increase now that we've stopped having children! "In terms of how I see the next ten or 15 years at Trinity, I think it will really be a challenge to be able to maintain our
sense of a family in this very public setting. We'll really compete hard with Trinity for Tom. Not that his loyalties aren't clear, but he's passionate about both. I think there may be a certain advantage to everyone's going in different directions, because the kids are in different schools. Then, when we come back together we're sort of the only show on the block."
• • • ''I'm being interviewed, " Amias confides into the phone. "I don't know," he answers, and then, on receiving fresh information , reports, "It's for the alumni magazine." Amias is home from school with a new friend, who's also in the fourth grade at Kennelly School. Adelia is en route to pick up Carrick . Amias has studied Japanese for three years, does origami, and likes to read, especially mysteries, like the Hardy boys and the Three Investigators. "My brothers used to read the Hardy boys," he says, "and we had one to 75 in hard covers. We had just so many." Amias takes gymnastics and admits to writing "pretty well, but starting writing is impossible." He paints, but volunteers high praise for his older brother's artistic talents. "There's a painting of Carrick's around here somewhere. He's really good."
• • • Carrick, whistling, is making himself a snack, a serious epicurean snack that requires condiments and microwaving. At 13, Carrick is the premier artist of the family. He says he's known since he was two that he wanted to be an artist when he grows up. He's just started oil painting and has a stockpile of impressive works in pencil, pen and ink and water color by the desk in his room. He finds inspiration everywhere: in comic and action figures, at a dude ranch in Wyoming, in the visage of Ronald Reagan. In addition to drawing and painting at school, he'll be taking three-dimensional art, creating sculptures in tpat class . Carrick also likes to sing and act and bike around campus.
• • • Adelia is putting away books in the shelves of the family room. "We're reading Little Women, but it takes a long time. It's so dated, I guess . I feel like I have to do commentary aJI the time. "I like to walk by books on the shelf. They're sort of friendly. Or, if one of the kids is looking for something to read, I'll say, 'Oh, well, how about Oliver Twist?' " -Roberta ]en ekes
On his work style: I like to stand up when I work . I'm physicaJJy restless and I like to move around. I think it's not a bad temperament for this job, because it does require you to switch gears almost constantly. My desk is a stand-up desk, done in the Shaker style by a French medievalist in Indiana, when I was teaching at the Indiana University School of Law. I had looked for a stand-up desk, just because I liked the idea of it, an old lawyer's kind of desk. Here the office is set up so that I can stand there and work, keeping an eye a little bit on the Long Walk, and I have this one extra table from the board of trustees room. We can pull it around and have a meeting desk, or we can sit by the window and just talk. The total expenditure on furnishing this office was zero' Favorite foods: I like pasta a lot. I'd have
pasta every night, usually just cooked very simply. We habitually don't cook much meat for ourselves, usually just fish. Adelia says we're vegetarians who eat meat. The kids all eat Mexican constantly, quesadiJlas, burritos . I drink tea mostly, not coffee. Favorite ways to relax: Aside from just hanging around with the kids, my favorite ways to relax are on watercanoeing, windsurfing, sailing. I have a whole flotilla of boats under 13 feet long - actuaJiy the canoes are slightly longer than that! I grew up on the shore, sailing every day, swimming, and I just love the feel of salt water sticking to you as you dry off on the beach. When I go on vacation, I don't like to sit around on the beach. I just exhaust myself, doing one thing, another thing, another thing, and then collapsing.
Exercise: I tend to run and/or swim every single day. Not enormous distances, but usually when Adelia and I get up, one of us goes first, the other goes second. Favorite kind of reading: I read pretty widely. Reading novels in French or Spanish is probably my favorite kind of reading. Last year I read all three volumes of Les Miserables , which I don't recommend to anybody except a Victor Hugo scholar. I read some philosophy pretty regularly, some history - I just finished Parting the Waters about America in the Martin Luther King era. I read The New York Review of Books and some ethics journals and law review stuff, but I think my favorites really are novels and poetry.
On his gift for languages: I certainly haven't kept up with classical Greek, although I do reread Plato or Thucydides every season or so. In French and Spanish I do keep up by reading novels and occasional history. I've been dying to learn an Asian language, but it would be hard for me to schedule it in. But, I love languages and they come relatively easily to me. I'm picking up a little Portuguese 4round the campus and I can read Italian just from knowing Latin and French. The course he's teaching: It's call.ed "The Idea of Equality in America." It's a mix of constitutional law and philosophizing about egalitarianism or the idea of equality and some history - the work ofThomasJefferson and Alexis de Tocqueville. We're reading a lot about the legal background of the Equal Protection Clause, the way it's interpreted, and we're paying a great deal of attention to the desegregation suit in Connecticut as an example of a legal application of the idea of equality.
go. It was a surprise to me. N either of my parents had taught in school, but I felt touched by some gre4t teachers that I had and loved the idea of teaching. Then, when I taught in that bilingual school in Boston, I had this sort of revelation that all teaching is the same, that there is a kind of quality of talking and discovering together, wrestling with ideas and facts, that is the same, whether you're teaching a child in your own family, or in grammar school, or a seminar of third-year law students.
Childrearing theories: Well, we certainly don't raise our kids on a theory! We' re very open and honest with them about almost everything. We try to put them first, however busy we are. We believe in restraint with things - television, for instance. I think my mother thinks we're pretty tough. I guess we believe in discipline: work them hard, stay on top of them when they start to lag in school. They respond to challenge. We're pretty darned parental. I don't think a 16- or 17- or 18-year-old should have a car, for instance. I remember there was a time when the kids were seven or nine or so and all said, 'How long do we have to take piano lessons?' Adelia and I looked at each other and said, 'Well, it's sort of like French or Latin . As long as you're in our house, music lessons are a part of the qiscipline. It comes with the territory.' I think we're a little old-fashioned with childrearing, but we're new-fashioned. We'll talk about sex, try to give them fairly straight answers and hope that they don't repeat them in school!
On the importance of teaching: I've said before, this job is like being a principal of a school. I think generally all of us on the staff and the f4culty and in the administration should try to be as close to and as sympathetic to teaching as possible. Lots of presidents find that they just can't cut their time up in so many pieces that they have time to teach. That may happen to me, but I doubt it, because I feel almost as a religious conviction , that if I'm to be part of the faculty and a leader of the College, I need to teach .
What about him would surprise people: Of course, that depends on what impression they have of me. I suspect just the simplicity of the pleasures I take wrestling with the kids, eating oatmeal and pasta and stuf( I mean, I don 't have very high-falutin' tastes at all, although I love art and music and can be quite critical. But, the simple pleasures that I take in life are very simple. A lot of the meaning in life comes from patterns of life that are given with our biology, our animal selves, that culture and thought give a complexity and purposefulness or ritual to . Things like raising kids, teaching, sticking together and being loyal to one another in 路a community, or a marriage, or a family , hanging in there with some of these processes: human beings endow these things with meaning and to me they really are what it's all about.
On choosing teaching over law: I finished a law degree and I am a lawyer and probably occasionally think like a lawyer, but teaching is the way I chose to
On his passion for equality: I was very influenced by the kind of Franciscan spirituality of my mother, and my father's passion , a lawyer's passion, for
fair treatment and equality. And growing up, one of the virtues of Catholicism, adherence to the faith , takes conviction of the deeds extremely seriously: that was very important to me. And, the prejudices, the usual suburban prejudices, petty snobberies and stuff, in a funny way teach a lesson that a little kid can never forget .
Formative experiences: I always felt that I was brought up in this little island where there was nobody to play with. I grew up in such isolation. There were no kids to play with; all around us were farms . I had a real wanderlust, a yearning to get away. So, going to Mexico City, going to Paris and going to Lima: these were real hungers to be in a more urban, different kind of place, and the hunger was always mixed in with a kind of Franciscan Catholicism, of being poor, so I lived in the slums. It's a real theme for me. The summer after my sophomore year in high school! went down to Mexico, to help build a wing on a school il). a village in the mountains in Vera Cruz. The program was sponsored by the Newman Center at Yale, where my big brother was a student. It was a wonderful experience for a tagalong kid of15. Then, when I was at the Lycee in Paris, I had my own program , lived in the Ragpickers District and worked in the soup kitchens run by a Catholic lay order, That was a tremendous year. I kind of repeated that in the Peruvian direction when I was 19. Yale started a program called the five-year B. A. and chose 12 undergraduates to spend a year in the Third World . You had to come up with a project that would support you while overseas. I worked for Desco, a development foundation , organizing urban coops , really alongside Peace Corps workers . The most satisfying work I did was helping to rebuild after a terrible earthquake. Then, when I got back, I didn' t live at Yale any more. I lived in a Puerto Rican neighborhood. Those years all kind of run together as a set of experiences- lonely, somewhat risky, being very much on my own, getting a sense of what I could and could not do, and. seeing how hard it was to accomplish anything in the way of social or political change when you're an outsider. Heroes: Because I studied the classics so hard and long, I had a tremendous fascination with Socrates. And then , I'd say, ' St. Francis, Dorothy Day, Michael Harrington, my father, and the French pacifist and philosopher Simone Wei! , who was a big influence on me in the 60s. -Roberta j enckes
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Pho to by David Copland '90
CREATIVE CHEFS for the freshman picnic during orientation included (I. to r.) Dean of Students David Winer, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid David Borus and President Tom Gerety. Among the delicacies tempting frosh palates were the now infamous " tofuburgers."
Demanding Program Greets Talented Freshman Class It was a familiar scene. A freshman kissed her parents goodbye and watched as they walked toward their car. But before her father unlocked the door, he returned to where she was standing to offer one last piece of advice. Her mother seized the opportunity to join them, and soon the farewell began again. "If they had stayed one more
minute, I would have started to cry," the young woman said when her parents finally drove away . "I think it's genetic. M y mom said she cried and cried when she got dropped off at nursing school." There were many emotional moments for the 471 freshmen who started their Trinity careers on the last weekend in August. The air was full of fear and excitement, which President Tom Gerety articulated as he welcomed new students . "For all of you, this is a very big day ," Gerety told the new arrivals. "You've thought m uch about
where you would go to college. And here you are. This is that moment in your life w hen you ought to tingle. "You are now on the verge of adulthood," he continued. "You are taking responsibility for your own life. The tingle you feel is partly the tingle of freedom, and you should pay attention to it." Joining Gerety in the welcome were Juan Figueroa, an attorney and Hartfo rd state representative, and Walter Dean, head of the Greater Hartford Chapter of the N ational Association for the Advancement of
Colored People (NAACP) and chairman of the Connecticut NAACP Education Committee. All three urged students to take advantage of the opportunities provided them as students in a city. The main orientation program, which ran from Sunday through Tuesday, dealt with four major issues: the intellectual atmosphere, racism, sexism, and community outreach. The College tackled the issues head on: the first session on Sunday evening featured screenings of two films on the subject of racism and a live production in which student members of the residential services staff re-enacted racist incidents that have occurred on campus in the past two years. In the days that followed, new students watched and discussed the award-winning film "The Accused," which deals with the subject of rape; explored ideas about intellectual life with the Dean of the Faculty Jan Cohn and professors; and participated in an exercise on cultural differences. "From my point of view, it was a highly successful orientation," says Dean of Students David Winer. "We were able to set the tone for incoming students that we feel is appropriate for a college environment." In the two days before the main orientation, there was an orientation for new students of color, about 26 of whom attended the special session. Unlike other years, only one hour of the program focused on racism. This year, students and their parents spent half of the first day together, dining with Gerety and meeting faculty, administrators, and upperclassmen who served as counselors for the orientation. The rest of the program centered on students' relationships with faculty and with one another. "The focus of the orientation was not to separate the students of color from the majority students but to talk about issues of diversity within people of color," says Assistant Dean of Students Kirk Peters. "There are different black cultural
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groups on campus, and they have to learn to support one another. All students of color share something: they are a minority on this campus." The Class of 1993 includes 64 students of color: 22 African-Americans, 15 Hispanics, 26 Asians, and 1 Native American. These students constitute 14 percent of the class, double the percentage of three years ago. The entering freshmen were selected from among 2, 960 applicants, 485 fewer candidates than for the Class of 1992. David Borus '68, dean of admissions and financial aid, says this figure is a reflection of the downward trend in the number of applicants to virtually all of the nation's selective colleges. "We are seeing the beginning of a very steep demographic decline in the number of high school graduates, especially in the Northeast, the Mid-Atlantic region, and the Upper Midwest," Borus says. "We won't see the numbers of graduates returning to current levels until we pass the turn of the century, and the next three to five years are likely to be more difficult ones, even for the most prestigious colleges, including Trinity." The College made offers of admission to 1,458 students this year, compared with 1,523 last year. More important than the numbers was the quality of the applicants, Borus says, and on that front he was extremely pleased. "We certainly had a highly qualified candidate pool this year," Borus says. "It seemed to us that by and large the applicants we lost were those toward the bottom end of the scale in terms of academic qualifications. "Trinity is, and will continue, doing a number of things over the next several years to swim against the tide of declining enrollments," he adds. "I am confident that Trinity 's fine reputation, coupled with hard work in admissions, will continue to produce far more applicants than we need to enroll a first-rate class. In no way should we compromise on
quality, whatever the temporary demographic realities may be." The average Scholastic Aptitude Test scores of the Class of 1993 were 570 verbal and 620 math, up 10 points in each category over the Class of 1992, Borus says. Slightly more than 23 percent of the class has expressed interest in a mathematics or science major, up from 16.9 percent last year. In the face of the nationwide decline in student interest in math and science, Borus says this rise is heartening. It appears to be the payoff of the admissions staffs special attention to candidates who demonstrated interest in these maJOrs. The freshman class is 51.8 percent male and 48.2 percent female, more balanced than the 56-44 percent split last year. The students represent 320 high schools: 38 percent of them independent and 62 percent public or parochial. Twenty-nine of the students are children of alumni, and 23 are siblings of current students or alumni. The Class of 1993 is from 35 states, the District of Columbia, and 10 foreign countries. The largest numbers of students are from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York , Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and California. Borus says Trinity is attracting a growing number of students from the West and mountain states, among the areas in which the College has focused some of its recent recruiting efforts. In addition to broadening Trinity's reputation as a national institution, recruiting efforts in those areas mark the College's attempt to tap into the high school market in those sections of the country that will be affected least by declining demographic trends in the next few years. ''I'm very happy with this class, " Borus concludes . "The faculty who have met them since their arrival say how pleased they are with the students: hpw engaged, and curious, and involved they seem to be. Every class has characteristics that give it a kind of flavor. This may well turn out to be a 'faculty' class."
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In Convocation Talk President Gerety Vows To Combat Racism President Tom Gerety opened the academic year by attacking prejudice and implementing a new policy on racial harassment. Gerety's remarks received a standing ovation from the students, faculty, and staff gathered for the Aug. 30 Convocation, which was his first official appearance at Trinity. The following morning, a pamphlet containing the new racial harassment policy was distributed throughout the campus . Gerety began his speech by discussing the Trinity community and its unity around the purpose of education. Although obstacles to this purpose are plentiful, he said, one in particular - prejudice - "is plain and painful to all of us at this time." Quoting singer Tracy Chapman, Gerety posed the question " 'Who will dare to go under the bridge, over the tracks, across the line that separates whites from blacks?' "If we are to be the community we proclaim," he said, "the answer to her question is that we must dare to cross that line; we must go under the bridge and m 路::r the tracks; and we must never have a line at Trinity that separates whites from blacks or from Asians, or from Latins, or men from women, or any of us from the others in our community. "Here at Trinity we have only enough room, and only enough time in the four years of an undergraduate's life, to be one community, whatever our differences," Gerety said. "Here we must dare to make our differences the basis of our community. If we don't we are frauds; we are dishonest about our purposes and cowardly about our challenges. " In his speech, Gerety announced a new racial harassment policy, which was developed by a committee of faculty, administrators, and a student. The committee was formed
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last spring, after a group of about 35 black students occupied the dean of students office in a silent protest of what they called "institutional racism." The protest appeared to be triggered by an incident in which a white security guard asked for identification from a black student in the computer center but did not challenge white students. The guard was fired. In response to that incident, Trinity hired Captain Larry Jetmore of the Hartford police department and Professor Gerald Enowich of Manchester Community College to conduct a seminar on human interaction for all of the guards. The sessions, totaling 20 hours, included discus-
sions and role-playing by the guards. "It went very well," says Biagio S. Rucci, director of security . "We talked about dealing with all people: the way they perceive our position and the way they perceive the rules and regulations. I think the guards learned that there's another side of the coin." The new policy announced by Gerety defines racial harassment as "the expression of hostility toward other people because of their racial identities." Racial harassment, the policy says, can include a range of behaviors such as "racial or ethnic epithets, racially insensitive comments toward another person or group, anonymous hostile messages, vandalism, pranks, and graffiti." In addition to def1ning racial harassment, the policy outlines a procedure for filing complaints against individuals or organizations associated with Trinity. The policy establishes a Racial Harassment Committee to hear the complaints, as well as an appeals board. During his remarks Gerety touched upon some of the steps he is taking to combat racism: - Adding African-American and Asian members to the previously all-Caucasian administrative council. - Asking the general education council and the entire faculty to require that each undergraduate take at least one course exploring questions of racial and sexual differences. - Supporting initiatives to open more positions for minority faculty. - Organizing a group of minority alumni to assist current students. - Proposing that all students be required to do volunteer work in Hartford and its neighborhoods as a condition of graduation. Members of the Pan-African Alliance, a black student organization whose members were part of the spring protest, said they will wait and see what kind of effect Gerety's remarks and the new racial harassment policy. will have on the Trinity community.
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Chinese Dissident Author Appointed Writer-In-Residence
Asian Studies Concentration of Area Studies. He is teaching a non-credit adult education course with Lestz this fall and a special course on Chinese literature in the spring.
Liu Binyan, a journalist who was expelled from the Chinese Community Party during a crackdown on student demonstrations in 1987, is a writer-in-residence at Trinity this year.
Holland Scholarships Include IDP Student
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Liu 's latest w ork is cover sto ry in O ctober 2nd issue o f T he New Rep ublic.
Liu was a member of the editorial board of the China Youth Daily from 1951 to 1959. In 1957, Mao denounced him as a rightist, and he was sent to labor camps. According to Michael Lestz, associate professor of history and director of the area studies program, Liu was silenced as a writer until1979, when he became a senior reporter for the People's Daily. Liu's most famous work is a collection of reports and essays titled People or Monsters. Published in 1979, "it reported the tale of a corrupt cashier who used her post as a springboard to become a powerful and abusive local official," says a recent article in The New York Times. " 'The Communist Party regulated everything, but it would not regulate the Communist Party,' Mr. Liu concluded, in a sentiment that won him a huge popular following ." Recipient of China's National Award on Literary Reportage in 1981, 1983, 1985, and 1987, Liu was an honorary fellow of the University of Iowa in 1982. Before corning to Trinity, he was a Nieman Fellow for Journalism at Harvard University. While here, Liu will work in the
When D. Evan van Hook graduated from high school, he opted for a career as a ballet dancer rather than one as a college student. Ten years later van Hook returned to academics as a student in Trinity's Individualized Degree Program (IDP), and his comeback has been a great -success. Van Hook is the top-ranking student in the senior class and, as such, is the first IDP student in Trinity's history to be named a Holland Scholar. The Holland Scholarships are fulltuition awards made to the topranking students in the senior, junior, and sophomore classes. In addition to van Hook, the Holland Scholars for 1989-90 are junior Adil M. Sanaulla and sophomore Noah]. Eccles. The Holland Scholarships, which were established in 1891, are funded from a bequest by Mrs. Francis J . Holland, daughter of Bishop Thomas Brownell, the founder of Trinity. Now a resident of West Hartford, van Hook grew up in Pennsylvania and by the age of 16 was dancing professionally. Recognizing that a male ballet dancer's career was unlikely to be long, he decided to continue performing after high school, rather than pursue a college degree. He danced with the American Ballet Theatre II in New York City for two years and Les Grands Ballets Canadiennes in Montreal for seven. Van Hook was studying ballet in New York when he met the artistic director of the Hartford Ballet, who told van Hook that a benefit of dancing with the Hartford company is the opportunity to take courses at institutions in the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education. Van
Hook joined the Hartford Ballet and began taking courses at Trinity in fall1987. Eight months later, he decided to give up dancing and attend school full time. In addition to his studies as a political science major, van Hook is now a teaching assistant in three courses. He served on a search committee for the political science faculty last year and was Trinity's delegate to the Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference in the spring. He is a member of Pi Gamma Mu, a national social science honor society; past recipient of the Samuel and Clara Hendel Book Prize for the best paper on civil liberties or social justice and of the George]. Mead Prize for the highest grade in International Politics I; and author of one of the 1988-89 Trinity Papers. In addition to two off-campus jobs, van Hook is assistant director of the Dance at Trinity evening program and a Mather Hall supervisor. Sanaulla, a mathematics major from Windsor, Conn., was Holland Scholar of his class last year, as well as honorary Faculty Scholar. He is past recipient of several prizes: the Chemical Rubber Co. Award for outstanding achievement in general chemistry; the first-place Phi Gamma Delta Prize for excellence in second-year mathematics; and the Phi Gamma Delta Teaching Fellowship, which is allowing him to teach special sessions in calculus for freshmen this year. Both last year and this, he has worked as a tutor in the Mathematics Center and been a volunteer tutor in the Community Outreach Program. In his sophomore year, he also played intramural baseball. Last summer he participated in a special program for undergraduates at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he conducted research on graph theory. Eccles, a resident of Simsbury, Conn., is considering a major in economics. He earned Faculty Honors both semesters ofhis freshman year and is a member of the hockey team.
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Going, Going ... Gone To the Student Auction Airline tickets, a week in a Hawaii condominium, lasagna for six and handknit sweaters are just a few of the items donated for the Second Student Auction on November 2. Proceeds from the student-run event will help meet the Kresge Challenge, a grant of$500,000 from the Kresge Foundation of Troy, Michigan for the construction of the new academic building and the Alumni/Faculty House. The first auction, held in 1986, raised $12,000 for the financial aid program at Trinity. Alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff anc! area businesses have donated theater and sporting events tickets , gift certificates, memberships, and personal items and services for the auction. Unusual gifts include a personal tour of the Wadsworth Atheneum by a curator, a cruise and lunch for 12 on Long Island Sound, and an illustrated lecture. A silent auction will begin the proceedings in the Washington Room of Mather Hall at 6:30p.m., followed by the live auction at 8 p.m. A buffet dinner will be available in Hamlin Dining Hall from 5:30 to 7:00p.m. Further information about the auction or dinner reservations is available from Shirley DeLong in the Development Office (297-2369). The event is open to the public and area alumni and parents are encouraged to attend. N goc Dung Ho '90 is serving as coordinator of the auction; Helene Kirwan-Taylor and Stephen Sonnone '90 are co-chairmen.
Alumni Fund Seeks To Raise $2.3 Million With another record-breaking total in 1988-89, this year's Annual Fund leadership has set a goal of $2,300,000 for 1989-90. Individual goals for the four components of the
Annual Fund break down as follows: Alumni Fund, $1,750,000; Parents Fund, $250,000; Friends Fund, $130,000; and Business and Industry Associates, $170,000. While new Director of Annual GivingJeffWahlstrom and his staff are placing a great deal of attention on the dollar goals, they also seek to increase participation in each of the Funds. The participation goal for this year's Alumni Fund will be 47%, up from 1989's 45% level. Volunteer leadership for the Annual Fund includes: Carrie Pelzel '74, chairman of Annual Giving; Scott W. Reynolds '63, chairman of the Alumni Fund; Beverly L. Lerner P'92, chairman of the Parents Fund; and Eileen S. Kraus M '65, chairman of the Business and Industry Associates . Wahlstrom and the other members of the Annual Fund staff are optimistic about reaching the goals for 1990. "We have outstanding volunteer leadership, a history of successful funds, and a corps of experienced volunteers who are ready to shoot for another record-breaking total," Wahlstrom stated. "We couldn't ask for more."
Elsas Chairs Kresge Challenge Jason M . Elsas, Jr. '58 has assumed the chairmanship of the Kresge Challenge drive. A former trustee of the College, Elsas is overseeing the effort to raise $2 million by January, 1990 for ongoing building projects, in order to qualify for $500,000 from the Kresge Foundation ofTroy, Mich. Response to a summer mailing inviting alumni, parents and friends to participate in the Challenge has been positive, according to Kathy Frederick '71, director of major gifts. "At this point, we need about $185,000 to meet the terms of the Challenge." The funds will be used for a new academic building and the Smith Alumni/Faculty House. Work is now under way on both construction projects.
Weinstein Wins First Goldwater Scholarship David A. Weinstein, a senior from Williams Island, Fla., is recipient of one of the nation's first Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships. The Goldwater Scholarships, which are authorized by Congress, are designed to foster and encourage excellence in science and mathematics. In this first year of the program, awards were made to two resident nominees - a junior and a senior - in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands . As a Goldwater Scholar, Weinstein received $7,000 toward College expenses. He also will be a candidate for graduate fellowship support. Weinstein, a biology major, was the Holland Scholar of his class in both his sophomore and junior years. The Holland Scholar in each class is the student who attained the highest rank in his or her class during the previous academic year. A member of the Biology Club since he was a freshman, Weinstein is president of the organization this year. He has conducted research in the biology department throughout his Trinity career and has been a teaching assistant, as well. Among his other extracurricular activities, he has been a member of Hillel and of the cross-country and indoor track teams . He was a member of the Board of Directors of Hillel in his junior year and served two years as a resident assistant on the residential services staff. Weinstein also is a National Parkinson Foundation Fellow. For the past three summers he has done diagnostic work and research on Alzheimer's Disease patients, first at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach and more recently ai: the University of Miami School of Medicine.
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Chapel Singers Tour England
CHAPEL SINGERS at Chichester Cathedral. Front row (I. tor.): Elizabeth Loos, Heather Peckham, Ellen Hughes, Kathryn Brennan, Jennifer Bober, JoAnne Prairie, Tracy Miller, Julie Beman, John Rose. Middle right: Matthew Burfeind, Lydia Babbitt. Back row: M ichael Ersevim, Charles Banks ill, John Webster, Andrew Watt, Stephen Houck, Martin Stolz, Raymond Dempsey, Christopher Row.
wo days after commencement, the Trinity College C hapel Singers departed from Logan Airport to begin an eight-day concert tour of England. Accompanied by John Rose, director of chapel music, the 18-member group arrived at Heathrow on May 31. The singers performed at four locations: St. Paul's Cathedral, London; Clare College, Cambridge; Chichester Cathedral, Chichester; and the Cathedral of Our Lady and St. Philip Howard, Arundel. When not rehearsing or traveling to and from concerts, the Chapel Singers enjoyed many activities together, including Evensong at King's College, Cambridge, the new musical, Metropolis, at the Piccadilly Theatre, and an unprecedented performance of the "Gloria" from Poulenc's Messe inC on a subway platform at King's Cross Station. In-
dividually, the singers enjoyed sightseeing, museum visits, pub hopping and 4:30 a.m. walks through St. James' Park. In addition to Poulenc's Messe in C, the Chapel Singers' tour program included a set of Liturgical Motets by Healey Willan and three pieces by Trinity's Composer-in-Residence Robert Edward Smith. Organ works were performed by College Organist John Rose and Student Organist Christopher Row. T he trip was conceived during the spring of 1988, and the following fall semester saw the Chapel Singers engaged in a rigorous schedule of rehearsals and fundraising. Efforts increased during the spring semester when the necessary musical and financial goals appeared to be out of reach. Employing a practical , but slightly less traditional, approach to raising money, the singers organized
an odd-jobs network. A Spring Concert, which highlighted the musical program for the tour, gave the Chapel Singers an opportunity to prove that their vocal talents had become as admirable as their windowwashing skills . Contributions from former chapel singers and Chapel Choir members, parents and the Col·lege put the fund drive over the top. Buoyed by the success of their tour, the Chapel Singers' plans for the coming year are ambitious. In addition to singing at regular Sunday services, the group plans to hold many concerts in the N ew England area and to make a recording in Trinity's Chapel. A return trip to Europe is being planned for the following year. -Julie Ann Beman '91 -MatthewS. Burfeind '92
Six New Faculty Join Teaching Staff Six faculty have been appointed to continuing, full-time positions this fall. They are: Joshua M. Karter, assistant professor of theater and dance. A 1971 graduate of Amherst College, he earned an M.A. in 1974 and a Ph.D. in 1979 from New York University. He was a lecturer at University of California, Santa Cruz and artistic director of Route One Productions. He was nominated by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars for a Fulbright Lecturing A ward to the Soviet Union in 1988. He has directed professional theater productions in the San Francisco Bay area and has written for The Drama Review. jen-jen Lin, assistant professor of
theater and dance. She is a 1976 graduate of the University of Chinese Culture, Taipei, Taiwan and received an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois in 1985. She was a dance instructor at the College of William and Mary, a modern dancer with Jan Erkert and Dancers, Chicago, Ill., and the artistic director/ choreographer of Chinese Folklore Performing Dancing Group in Taiwan. Helen P. Myers, associate professor of music. A 1967 graduate of Ithaca College, she received an M .M. in 1971 from Syracuse University, an M.A. in 1975 from Ohio State University and a Ph.D. in 1984 from the University of Edinburgh. Before corning to Trinity, she was resident ethnomusicologist for Grove's Dictionaries of Music at Macmillan, London; consultant ethnomusicologist for The New Oxford Companion to Music, Oxford University Press; and an extra-mural lecturer, University ofLondon. She was awarded a senior research fellowship at the American Institute of Indian Studies of the Smithsonian Institution. She is editor of the forthcoming books, Ethnomusicology and World Music.
Martha Risser, assistant professor of classics . A 1981 graduate of the University ofWisconsin, she earned a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. She has taught at Philadelphia University of the Arts and the University of Pennsylvania. She has made presentations at the Archaeological Institute of America and wrote a chapter of the forthcoming book, Tell el-Hesi Ill: The Persian Period. Brigitte H . Schulz, assistant professor of political science. A 1976 graduate of the University of Maryland, she earned an M. Sc. from the London School of Economics in 1978 and a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1988. She has taught at the University of Maryland, Seattle University and Boston University. Among her publications, she coedited The Soviet Bloc and the Third World: The Political Economy of EastSouth Relations. She also received
grants for research in East and West Germany. King-Fai Tam, assistant professor of modern languages. Tam received B.A. and M . Phil. degrees from the Chinese University ofHong Kong, and an M .A . in 1985 and a Ph.D. in 1989 (expected) from Princeton University. Tam has been a lecturer at Rutgers University and has served as editor and director of the Institute of International Education. The Board of Trustees has granted tenure to Paul Lauter, the Allan K. and Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of English. Also, seven faculty members were awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor, effective Sept. 1, 1990, by the Board of Trustees. They are: Roy B . Davis III, to associate professor of engineering and computer science; Priscilla Kehoe, to associate professor of psychology; Ronald Kiener, to associate professor of religion; David Mauro, to associate professor of mathematics;]. Fred Pfeil, to associate professor of English; Miguel Ramirez, to associate professor of economics; and Maurice L. Wade, to
associate professor of philosophy. The Educational Policy Committee approved the transfer of Associate Professor Ralph E . Walde from the department of mathematics to the department of engineering and computer science, effective Sept. 1, 1989.
Pomerantz Scholarship Fund Established A scholarship fund in memory of Israel Pomerantz, owner of a Hartford bakery for nearly half a century, has been established for Trinity students from the Hartford area who are first generation college- goers. Pomerantz was a Wethersfield, Conn. resident who died last March at age 85. He had retired in 1961 as co-owner of the Pomerantz Bakery on Albany A venue, where he'd started working at age 10 after emigrating from Russia. The Pomerantz Scholarship Fund was established by his wife, Ida Pomerantz of Wethersfield; his son, Dr. Arthur H. Pomerantz of Rockport, Maine; and his stepson, Morton M. Rosenberg '51 of Muncie, Ind. Rosenberg also earned his master's degree in 1952 from Trinity.
Administrative Appointments And Promotions Seven people have joined the College administration. They are: Denise T. Best, assistant director of the Individualized Degree Program. Before coming to Trinity, Best was director of economic development and employment for the Urban League of Greater Hartford Inc. Prior to that, she was director of the After School Program of the Connecticut Valley Girl Scout Council. She was a teacher in the West Hartford Continuing Education Program and the Boston Adult
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THE LEMON SQUEEZER made a cameo appearance at this year's Matriculation Service to acquaint the Class of '93 with the ancient tradition. Amy Matthews '91 brandishes the relic as members of the administration look on.
Basic Education Program, education director of the Urban League's Adult Center of Education and a facilitator of adult education workshops for teachers. She earned a B.Ed. degree in 1975 from Lesley College. Doris Kammradt, catalog librarian. Before joining the Trinity administration, she worked at the University of Connecticut's Homer Babbidge Library as gift coordinator, head bibliographic searcher and bibliographic searcher. She holds an M .L.S. from Simmons College, a Staatsexamen (equivalent to M.A.) in German literature and history from the University of Stuttgart, West Germany and a Dip/orne de Litterature et Civilisation , lnstitut d'Etudes Francaises
from the University of Aix-Marseille, France. Miriam E. Keefe , Parents Fund officer, development. A graduate of the College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, N.Y ., she has taught at Holcomb School in Southington, Conn. Her volunteer experience includes organizing fund-raising events for Xavier High School Home and School Association in Middlebury, Conn., publishing aresource guide for Bradley Memorial Hospital in Southington, Conn., and planning fund -raising and social activities at Notre Dame Academy in Water-
bury, Conn. She is the daughter of Stephen Elliott '32. Mary Domingo Rosenstock, associate dean of students. Before coming to Trinity, she was coordinator of the Western Culture Program at Stanford University . Previously, she was a marketing assistant at Pier 39 in San Francisco and a visiting lecturer at the University of California at Santa Cruz and the University of Southern California. She received a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College magna cum laude with honors in Greek in 1974 and an M.A. in comparative literature from Princeton University in 1977. Kevin F. S collan '89, assistant director of admissions. Scollan graduated with a B.A. in English literature with honors from Trinity in May. During his undergraduate years, he participated in the Guided Studies Program, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and won the Senior Achievement Award and the Alumni Prize in English Composition. Also, he served as resident coordinator, resident assistant, Writing Center tutor, teaching assistant in the history department, freshmen coordinator in the registrar's office and news editor on the Tripod student newspaper. He was a member of the varsity swim team and the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
Michael]. Sittnick, academic computing specialist. He earned a B.A. in political science and economics from Christendom College in Front Royal, Va. in 1987, and has attended the University of Missouri at Columbia School of Law and Holy Apostles College in Cromwell, Conn. He is an independent computer consultant and has taught computer skills. He also has written for two national electronic entertainment magazines, Video Games and Video Gaming Illustrated. David A. Tomkalski, head trainer, ath-
letic department. Prior to joining the Trinity administration, Tomkalski was head athletic trainer at The American University, Washington, D.C. His previous experience included working as athletic trainer for the Olympic Wrestling Trials in 1984 and as assistant athletic trainer at Grand Valley State College, Allendale, Mich. He earned a B.Ed. from the University ofToledo in 1978 and an M .A. from Western Michigan University in 1981. He was cofounder and first president of the District of Columbia Athletic Trainers Association. In addition to these appointments, Elizabeth Johnson and Tony Bostick were promoted to administrative positions as assistants to the director of security.
CREATING AMERICA George Horace Latimer and The Saturday Evening Post jan Cohn, dean ofthefaculty
University ofPittsburgh Press, 1989, 326 pages, $24.95 In the days before movies, radio, and television challenged the preeminence of the printed word, The Saturday Evening Post was the primary vehicle of mass culture in the United States. As author Cohn notes, "To read the Post was to become American, to participate in the American experience." And to the extent that a mass medium can be the expression of one individual, the Post, with a peak circulation of almost three million copies a week, reflected George Horace Lorimer, editor from 1899-1936, its most influential years. Creating America describes Lorimer's efforts at making the Post into a uniquely powerful magazine that both celebrated and helped to mold the values of its time. In the beginning, it told young businessmen that success was achieved by hard work, prudence, honesty and self-reliance. As women became more important consumers of household and luxury goods, the Post emphasized their role in society. During the Depression and the New Deal, it struggled to uphold traditional 19th-century values in a changing economic landscape. Under Lorimer, the Post published fiction by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Frank Norris, and J.P. Marquand; international news reported by Irving Cobb, Sam Blythe, and Will Irwin; and covers by Norman Rockwell, Harrison Fisher, and J. C. Leydendecker, creator of the annual New Year baby. Author Cohn analyzes Lorimer's Post through study of its contents,
including advertisements, and traces its history through minutes of board meetings, memos, correspondence and interviews with survivors of the Lorimer years. Previous books by Cohn include: Th e Palace or the Poorhouse: The American House as a Cultural Symbol; Improbable Fiction: The Life of Mary Roberts Rinehart; and Romance and the Erotics of Property: Mass-Market Fiction for Women.
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or unjustly imprisoned for their beliefs. But, running through the stories is a deep faith in American ideals and a tenacious insistence that they be upheld. Among those interviewed were Scott Nearing, Pete Seeger, Benjamin Spock, Ring Lardner, Jr., Arthur Drayton, Jack Miller and Cleveland Sellers. Studs Terkel described the book as "Deeply moving testimony, seldom heard, of survivors who were pilloried by our witch-hunters . It is a piece of history uncovering a shameful moment. More important, it is a necessary work." John Kenneth Galbraith termed it "a small marvel of adept and literate editing." Jonathan Kozol said: "I read It Did Happen Here with fascination . What is especially moving is the faithful way the voices of these people were recaptured."
THE NARRATIVE ART OF THE BA YEUX TAPESTRY IT DID HAPPEN HERE Recollections of Political Repression in America Charles B. Schultz, professor of psychology and director of the educational studies program, and Ruth Schultz '74
University of California Press (Berkeley, Calif.), 1989, 385 pages, $22.50 cloth For nearly a decade Bud Schultz and his wife, Ruth, have traveled the country, interviewing and photographing persons who were targets of repression in America. The interviews were done in people's homes, at their places of work, even in prisons. The experience culminated in this book of oral histories, It Did Happen Here. A companion volume, Voices ofDissent, will examine government interference with movements for social and economic justice. The book's incisive, often poignant recollections demonstrate that government assaults on rights and liberties, though intense and spectacular in times of great national hysteria, are pervasive during other periods as well. The methods of repression described include heresy trials and deportation proceedings, all designed to stem dissent. Victims were harassed , physically assaulted,
]. Bard McNulty '38,jamesj. Goodwin Professor of English emeritus
AMS Press (New York), 1989 Messages that for some 900 years have been overlooked in the bestknown account of the Conquest of England in 1066 by William the Conqueror recently have been deciphered in a study by McNulty and are reported in this book. According to McNulty, the messages give less credit to the Conqueror than historians usually do and more credit to Odo, Bishop ofBayeux, William's quarrelsome, self-serving halfbrother. The Tapestry slights the Conqueror's claims to the crown of England and makes much ofOdo 's role in the Conquest. McNulty says that recent studies show the Tapestry was made in England for Odo. The Tapestry features pictures with captions, something like a comic strip. The pictures are embroidered in wool on a band oflinen 230 feet long and 30 inches wide and are still to be seen in Bayeux, Normandy. McNulty began his study of the Tapestry when he discovered that the more than 500 animals, birds, and fishes that decorate the borders also provide lively commentary. They suggest, for example, some of what William said to his troops be-
fore the battle; make fun of French and English opponents of the N ormans; mockingly recall a scandal involving King Knut and Lady Aelfgyva of Northampton; date an appearance of Halley's Comet; and help tie together various subplots in the account of the Conquest. M cNulty's book annotates all of the border figures, explaining what they tell about the Conquest that changed the western world.
MANHATTAN COCKTAIL AND OTHER IRREVERENT OBSERVATIONS ON LIFE, TAXES, AND METER MAIDS Lewis Burke Frumkes '61
A Fireside Book, Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1989, $8.95 Humorist Lew Frumkes, author of How to Raise Your I.Q . by Eating Gifted Children, Name Crazy and The Mensa Think-Smart Book (co- authored with Dr. Abbie Salny), here offers timely tips on planting light bulbs, appropriate responses to friends who are always late, and a surefire method for making a fortune through osmosis. He extols the joys of balding, the Sheriff of Nottingham Tax Plan, and the South Bronx Diet, among others, and provides useful information to all in the whimsical essays, "What will you be in your next life?" and "Excerpts from The Frumkes Book of Records." Phyllis Diller has called Manhattan Cocktail "the new outrageous, offbeat collection from 'a comedic genius'." Richard Lederer, author of Crazy English, writes, "Lewis is gifted with the piercing vision of the satirist and the loopy re-vision of the absurdist. In Manhattan Cocktail .. he takes us on a first-class tour de farce through the more and the Jesses of American culture." In addition to writing the "Final Straw" column for Penthouse magazine, Frumkes hosts his own weekly radio show in New York and teaches writing to college students.
JOSEPHUS, T HE BIBLE AND HISTORY Louis H. Feldman '46 and Gohei Hata, co-editors Wayne State University Press (Detroit, Mich.), 1989, 473 pages
This collection of 15 essays from scholars in Israel (including the dean of Israeli archaeologists, Benjamin Mazar), East Germany, France and Switzerland, examines the reliability ofJosephus, the most important historical source for the period the second century B.C.E. and the year 70, when the Second Temple was destroyed. Among the areas explored are Josephus' role in scholars' knowledge of the Biblical canon, his attitude toward women, his use of sources, and his treatment of the priests, the Sadducees, and Herod. Among the most controversial essays is one by the late Professor Heinz Kreissig of East Berlin, "A Marxist View ofJosephus' Account of the Jewish War." The view which emerges from these pages ofJosephus as a historian is mixed. While seen to be generally reliable in relating political and military history, he can be a propagandist in defending Judaism or in reaction to those who stood up against the Roman Empire. The book contains an introduction by Feldman in w hich he comments on the book's essays; his own essay, "Josephus' Jewish Antiquities and Pseudo-Philo's Biblical Antiquities," along with his 119- page selective critical biography of Josephus. Feldman is professor of classics at Yeshiva University in New York.
SEEKING THE WOMAN IN LATE MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE WRITINGS : ESSAYS IN FEMINIST CONTEXTUAL CRITICISM Sheila Fisher, assistant professor. of English, and Janet E. Halley, co-
editors University of Tennessee Press (Knoxville, Tenn.), 1989, $29.95 Juxtaposing the questions of historical criticism with those of postmodern literary theory, this book raises a key issue for students of late medieval and Renais.sance literature. It demonstrates that the relationships ofhistorical women to the writing of their era - that of their male contemporaries as well as their own - are most often characterized by absence, in both its literal and its literary-theoretical meanings.
ECRIV AINS NO IRS Ronald G. Giguere M'69 Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. (New York), 1989 This anthology on black writers has ten chapters with a foreword, a French/English vocabulary, a general bibliography of the author's works and a selective bibliography of critical studies. Each chapter contains a number of selections taken from one of the author's main works (except for Birago Diop's tale, "L'Heritage" ["The Inheritance"], given in full) and accompanied by a presentation of the writer's life and works, a brief analysis of the work under study and a series of exercises for oral or w ritten use in or out of the classroom. This anthology is written entirely in French and is adapted to an intermediate or upper intermediate level of French. It may also be used as an introduction to the study of black literature and culture. Dr. Giguere previously published a book on the contemporary French poet, Yves Bonnefoy, Le Concept de La Realite dans La Poesie d' Yves Bonnefoy, (A. G . Nizet, Paris, 1985) .
OTHER BOOK NEWS Miguel D . Ramirez, assistant professor of economics at Trinity, is the author of a chapter on the Mexican economy in the newly published book, Paying the Costs of Austerity in Latin America (Westview Press, Boulder, Colo.), edited by Howard Handelman and Werner Baer. "The Social and Economic Consequences of the National Austerity Program in Mexico" is the title of the chapter by Ramirez, who also wrote the book, Development Banking in Mexico (1986). The Rev. Joseph D. Gauthier '30, S.J., professor of French literature at Boston College, has written a chapter in the book, The Final Foucault, (M.I. T. Press, 1988), edited by James Bernauer. The chapter is entitled, "The Ethic of Care for the Self as a Practice of Freedom," an interview translated by Rev. Gauthier. He also wrote a review of La Nuit Sacree (Seuil, Paris, 1987) by Tabar BenJelloun, which was published in World Literature Today, Summer 1988 edition.
JEFF LUZZI '92 cools off during a break in pre-season practice.
Trinity's eight varsity sports teams are busy preparing for the season ahead. Five teams enjoyed winning seasons in 1988: football (5-2"1), field hockey (8-4-1), women's soccer (6-3- 3), men's cross country (10- 6) and men's soccer (8-6). Three teams will be looking to get back above the .500 mark: volleyball (13-13), women's cross country (8-17) and women's tennis (3-8).
FOOTBALL Coach Don Miller (22 years, 115-57-4) will lead the Bantams into their 105th season armed with 32 returning lettermen, including 15 starters from last year's squad which compiled Trinity's ninth consecutive winning season. Leading the offense will be quarterback Todd Levine '90, a riflearmed quarterback who has patiently waited his turn and is now ready to take the helm. His prime targets will be All-American split end Terry McNamara '90, who hauled in 50 passes in 1988. The Bantams also return running backs Kevin RisCassi '92 and Steve Redgate '91, two versatile backs who
can catch the ball as well as run with it. Up front, the Bantams return four of five interior linemen as well as two talented tight ends, and should have one of the top front walls in New England. Pre-season All-American Tom Schaefer '90, one of three captains for the Bantams this fall, will lead the large and experienced group which averages about 240 pounds. Tight end Rocco DeMaio '91 is a fine receiver and a solid blocker, and Mike Jud '91 has proven himself as an excellent runblocker. Defensively, the Bantams return six starters led by tri-captains and All-E.C.A.C. selections Rob Sickinger '90 and Darren Toth '90, a pre-season All-American as a ki~k returner. Sickinger led the team m sacks and was second in tackles a year ago, and will anchor the defensive line from his end position. Also returning from last year's starting unit are defensive endJeffBuzzi '90, linemen Dave Moran '91, John Romeo '92 and john Niland '92, and linebacker Anthony Martin '90. Kicker Tim jensen '90 and punter Mike Fawcett '90 also return, and should give Trinity a strong kicking game.
FIELD HOCKEY Robin Sheppard's field hockey team has enjoyed 13 remarkable consecutive winning seasons, and has appeared in post season play each of the past seven years. Offensively, the Lady Bantams will be led by senior co-captains Robin Silver (11 goals, 4 assists in '88) and Mary Beth Madarasz (2-0-2), last year's Most Improved Player. Cooie Stetson '91 (5-5-10) will also be a big factor on offense. Sheppard's biggest concern will be on defense, where All-American Gretchen Bullard was lost to graduation, and three other starters are away for the semester. Tinabeth Passaro '91 returns on defense, as does All-Northeast goalie Louise van der Does '91, on her way to becoming one of Trinity's best ever.
MEN'S SOCCER The men's soccer team had a breakthrough year in 1988, securing its first winning season since 1977 while racking up eight wins, the most since 1968. Coach Robie Shults has a strong corps of returning veterans, and hopes to improve on last year's mark and shoot for a playoffbid. Leading the team from
his midfield position will be captain Michael M urphy '90, the top scorer last season with nine goals and seven assists. O ther key returners include sophomore forwards Peter Alegi (6-2- 14) and Ralph Fierro (2-0- 4), and j unior Craig Hyland (2-0-4), and Tom Reuter '92, middie Joe Cassarino '92, and defensemen Peter Denious '90, N ick Formisano '90, John Ramsey '91, Bill Rosselli Del Turco '91 and John Twitchell '92. The goalie situation is still unsettled, but Shults and assistant M att Clark are confident they will find a capable keeper.
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Coach Maureen Pine has made tremendous strides with her team in just two years, as the Lady Bantams finis hed with a tremendous 5- 0- 1 stretch in 1988 and barely missed out on a playoff bid. With the team's top six scorers and the goalie returning, a playoffbid seems a realistic goal for 1989. Co-captain Kathy Ennis '90 (10- 2-22) will lead the attack, and will get help from two speedy wings, sophomore Sally Thayer (9-5-23) and junior Chris Lindsay (3-3-9). Co-captain Debbie Glew '90, who has won the M. V.P. award the last two years, will control the midfield along with Laura Weaver '90 and Kattya Lopez '91, w hile Heidi Wisbach '90, Kris Mills '92, Merrill Richardson '92 and goalie Lisa Banks '90 all return to form a solid defense.
CROSS COUNTRY After four seasons at the helm, Alex Magoun has departed, and will be replaced as Head Coach by Dave Barry '85, one of the best middledistance runners in school history and holder of several college records. Barry is facing a big challenge in his first year, trying to win with teams that are long on heart but short on returning stars. The men had a solid 10-6 mark last year, and
return co- captains Bruce Corbett '90 and Mike Joyce '90, as well as Eric Gazin '91. The women's team was decimated by injuries last year, and suffered as a result. This year, senior co-captains Caroline Bailey and Laura Kearney, along with Jen Moran '91 and Claire Summers '92 should provide a strong nucleus for success.
WOMEN' S TENNIS The women's tennis team will almost certainly improve on last year's mark, with literally everybody returning, along with four or five new players who are capable of claiming ladder positions. Cocaptains Chris Laraway '90 and Anne N icholson '91 will lead a team that is brimming with talent. Maria Nevares '91, Heather Watkins '91, Courtney Geelan '91, Debbie Andringa '92, Betsy Ludwig '92, and Eleanor Orr '92 all have at least one year of varsity experience under their belts, and will be pushed by a strong group of freshmen for ladder spots .
1989 Athletic Awards Eight participants and supporters ofTrinity athletics were honored for their achievements in a ceremony hosted by President English and his wife Isabelle this past spring. Justin A . " Jay" Williamson of St. Louis was awarded the George Sheldon McCook Trophy , the most coveted award for men at Trinity, as the top senior scholarathlete. Williamson, a political science major, was a top performer for four years in both ice hockey and baseball, and earned the nickname "The Hammer" for his blistering slapshot and powerful batting stroke. In hockey, Williamson finished his career in fifth place on the all-time scoring list, with 60 goals and 69 assists for 129 points . Trinity won the E . C. A. C.
North-South Championship each of his first three years. In the 1988-89 season, Williamson served as a tri- captain and finished with 15 goals and 22 assists to help the Bantams to a 19- 7 record and their fifth consecutive trip to the E.C.A.C. South finals. In 1989, Williamson the catcher cocaptained the baseball team which compiled a 15-6ledger and made its first appearance in the E. C. A. C. playoffs in six years. For his career, Williamson batted .321, and ranks second in career slugging percentage (.615). Williamson set school records for career home runs (18), doubles in a season (11), doubles in a career (27), and total bases in a career (174).
Gail Wehrli received the Trinity Club of Hartfo rd Award as the top female studentathlete in the senior class. The award is presented annually to a senior of good scholastic standing who has distinguished herself in athletics. Wehrli, a human biomechanics major, has been an outstanding performer for the past four years in cross-country, indoor track, and outdoor track, and served as captain in all three sports. She also earned the prestigious Blanket A ward for earning nine or more varsity letters. In cross-country, Wehrli highlighted a fine season by clocking an 18:33 for a 3.25 mile course, which in terms of pace was the fas test race ever by a Trinity runner. Wehrli also shone during the indoor season, finishing second in the 1,500 meters at the Division III New England Championships, and earning a trip to the nationals, where she finished 10th. In the spring, Wehrli shattered the school record in the 1,500, running a 4:39.18 and again qualifying for the nationals, where she finished seventh and earned All-American status . Joseph P . Yamin ofWaterbury was recen"dy awarded the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete Award, given annually to the male senior who is outstanding in both scholarship and athletics. Yamin, who majored in English and
economics, was a co-captain on Trinity's 5-2-1 football team last fall, and was elected Most Valuable Player by his teammates. Yamin led Trinity with 150 tackles (36 solo), and also had 5.5 sacks and one interception. He set a school record when he recorded 36 tackles in a game against Amherst, and his leadership from the inside linebacker spot he patrolled for the last three years was invaluable. Robert Sickinger of West Simsbury was recently awarded the Bob Harron Scholar-Athletic Award as the ju-
nior male student athlete who is judged outstanding in scholarship as well as athletics . Sickinger, a history major, is a three-year starter at defensive end for the Trinity football team and will be a tri-captain this fall . Since taking over at defensive end his freshman yea r, the 6'5", 225-pound Sickinger has become one of the top players in New England. In 1989, he registered 99 tackles (29 solo), six sacks, two interceptions, five tackles for losses and one fumble recovery, despite frequent double-teaming. He was a leader in a defense which allowed just 265 yards per game, as the Bantams re路corded their ninth straight winning season at 5-2-1. For his achievements, Sickinger was named to the AllN .E.S.C.A .C . team, and was a second team E.C.A .C . selection. Leanne LeBrun of Monument Beach, MA won the Susan E . Martin Award, presented annually to the senior woman who has combined excellence in the classroom with excellence in athletics. LeBrun, a fouryear letterwinner in both basketball and softball, earned a degree in psychology. As a basketball player, LeBrun holds every scoring record at Trinity as well as the career rebounding mark, and became the first woman in school history to surpass 1,000 career points. She averaged 17.0 points and 9.9 rebounds for her career, and helped lead the 1988-89 team to a 13-7 record and a berth in the E.C.A .C. playoffs.
TWO ALUMNI ON U.S. NATIONAL ROWING TEAM
Eric Rosow '86 and Jay Manson '86 each earned a spot on the U .S. National Rowing team and competed in the World Championships in Bled, Yugoslavia in September. Rosow, who won a gold medal as a member of the 1987 Pan American team, just missed a spot on last year's team, and considered quitting the sport. But a redoubled effort over the winter landed him the stroke seat on the lightweight eight which won gold at the U.S. Nationals , anq a berth on the team for the Worlds. Manson came from back in the pack to gain a spot on the lightweight four crew, a tremendous accomplishment. Results were not available at press time, but both crews were expected to do well, especially the lightweight eight, which fmished second to Italy a year ago. In softball, LeBrun holds every pitching record kept, and was the ace pitcher for four years. The Lady Bantams won the Northeast Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship in 1987 and again in 1989, as LeBrun pitched 81 of 86 innings for the year, including all14 innings in the one-day tournament. LeBrun compiled a 9-3 record for 1989, with a 2. 68 ERA. LeBrun also won the Board of Fellows Scholar-Athlete Award as a junior. Kathleen Ennis of Farmington followed in her teammate's footsteps when she was awarded the 1989 Trinity Board of Fellows ScholarAthlete Award as the junior female ath-
lete who is judged outstanding in scholarship as well as athletics. Ennis, a junior psychology and education major, has been a star performer for the past three years in soccer, basketball and softball. Ennis will be a captain in all three sports next year. As a forward on Trinity's 6-3-3 soccer team, Ennis was the Lady Bantams ' leading goal scorer for the third straight year, netting 10 goals and adding two assists during Trinity's first winning season in four years. ln basketball, Ennis averaged 4.1 points, 2. 9 rebounds and 3.1 assists as a starting guard for Trinity's 13-7 club which earned its first-ever trip to the E.C.A.C. playoffs. Ennis also started at shortstop for Trinity's Northeast Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship softball team. Ennis batted .366 for the season, and led the team with a .506 on-base percentage. In the playoff semifmals, Ennis scored the winning run and had a key double, and then made several out-
standing plays on defense in Trinity's 85 win over Tufts in the finals . Elizabeth A. Chaffin of Waban, MA, was awarded the Larry Silver Award, presented annually to the Trinity student who has contributed the most to the athletic program as a non-player. Chaffin, a biology major, has been a mainstay in the training room for the past four years, and has proved to be an invaluable member of the Trinity training staff. In addition, she has been the manager of the Trinity hockey team, sacrificing countless hours and hard work for the benefit of the Trinity hockey team, which has won three E. C. A. C. championships in the past four years and compiled a 19-7 record in 1989. At their awards ceremony, the players honored her with a special presentation for her dedication and service to the team. James F. English, Jr. was presented with the Bantam Award,
presented annually to the non-student who has made a distinguished contribution to the Trinity sports program. English and his wife Isabelle were spectators at countless Trinity athletic events, and always supported the Bantams enthusiastically. English was also a major force in The Campaign for Trinity, which provided funds for the renovation of Ferris Athletic Center and a new state-of-the-art squash and racquetball facility , scheduled to begin construction next summer.
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at 4 O'clock
W hat stands out most clearly in Dean Cohn's "Six-Packs at 4 O'Clock" is an extraordinary sense of offended dignity. Perhaps the first thing incoming students hear about is the quality of her lectures. Skipping a "required" dean's talk intended "to add some heft to the academic aspects" of Freshman Orientation at the end of a day of activities sounds like pretty normal behavior to me. If there is a problem of widespread substance abuse at Trinity, then focus on prevention and treatment. If academic standards are collapsing, then focus on faculty members who don't demand enough from their students . .j3ut let's measure these things in meaningful ways, not on lectures missed or college reputations. The majority of mankind, and especially young adults, are not likely to spend all of their time in monkish pursuit of wisdom . And some of the best scholars and competitors in my experience have partied pretty hearty when they could. Trinity College will do itself, and especially its students, a grave disservice if it intends to focus on appearance, innuendo and bruised egos. EVERETT J. RUT AN III '77M
A s a graduate of the class of 1980 I have first hand experience in the Trinity party culture in an era when it wasn't sixpacks at 4 o'clock but keg on the quad at 4 o'clock. The keg was often provided free of charge by the College. In my four years I saw a great deal of drug and alcohol use by a cross section of the student body. As your article states, drug and alcohol use was the norm, the accepted social behavior. At the time I too believed that this was normal college behavior. Only later did I marvel at how dangerous and destructive some of that behavior was . To be sure Trinity has a problem. But it is a problem with deep causes; a prob-
lem that extends far beyond the peaceful Jarvis single. If work deadlines are getconfines of the campus; a problem that ting stressful think back to that week of begins long before freshman orientafinal exams. tion . Your Friday Committee has before One step to a healthier social and acait quite a challenge and I commend your ' demic life at Trinity is to understand and work, yet I urge you to keep in mind ' deal with the pressures that cause drug two facts when exploring this issue. and alcohol abuse. At the same time the First take care in making distinctions beadministration needs to recognize that tween "serious students" and "those imparties are important. The fact that somersed in the culture of the party. " I cial activities revolve around alcohol is believe investigation will prove the two ingrained in our culture and will be difare not mutually exclusive. Secondly, ficult to change. Offering satisfying soplease reflect on who these students recia} alternatives could be a start. I'm not ally are. Keep in mind their age, their suggesting a mixer at Mather with nonextraordinary living circumstances, alcoholic punch but perhaps more ftlms, their pressures and uncertainties. Ultiworkshops, sporting events. mately it will be through understanding Finally I suggest that you ask the stuand not condemnation that solutions to dents for suggestions. Do more than this problem will be found. open up meetings to them because the Some of the most devoted partiers students you really need to reach won' t that I knew at Trinity were also some of come. Actively seek out their sugthe brightest and most successful stugestions. dents. Lawyers, doctors, Wall Street Good luck with a complex task! bankers- all former "A" students at SUSAN M. McNALLY '80 Trinity, all formerly immersed in the party culture. If you try to distinguish W e were very disappointed in Dean serious from foolish , good from bad Jan Cohn's article, "Six-Packs at 4 O'Clock. " It contained one major point, merely on the basis of how much they "The dominant image of Trinity is that attend parties you will end up doing a of a party school" which was never subdisservice to the brightest students at stantiated. Trinity. In addition, a six pack at 4:00 in 1982 was not necessarily an anti-intellecTo begin the article, she describes an tual or anti-academic gathering. Many incident: only 20% of the freshmen who of these serious student partiers were should have attended her talk on the third day of orientation showed up . She quite capable of drinking beer and discussing Proust's madeleine. would have us believe the other 80% Imagine that you are eighteen and were partying it up because 15 freshmen attending freshman orientation. It is late (3%) were seen with "several six-packs summer, the air is warm, the quad a of beer" (enough for 400?). We fail to deep green in the afternoon light. You draw the same conclusion based on this kind of "evidence. " are surrounded by hundreds of strangers, strangers who you will live with for She subsequently asserts that after 3 days, the freshmen had already been sofour years. But right now you know no one. cialized into "the dominant atmoYou search the faces of your fellow sphere": that of a party school. How students, trying to deduce from looks was this dominant atmosphere created if alone who might become a friend , the upper classmen were, for the most where you might end up fitting in . Sudpart, not present, and classes had not yet denly someone nearby organizes a begun? Even if upper classmen were group and asks you to come along to present to supply a "dominant atmoshare a six pack. Here is a beginning, a sphere" we fmd it difficult to believe this chance to establish roots and begin maksocialization could destroy students' ining friends . Do you go for that beer or tellectualism in 3 days . Dean Cohn ofchoose instead to attend a mandatory fers no evidence to support her view once again. lecture on academic life at Trinity? Even if you can only vaguely remember eighShe continues by making broad teen I think the answer is obvious. sweeping statements about anti-intellecFor many, college is the first time to tualism in the American culture and then contradicts the implication of the rediscover love, experience sex, and make long lasting friendships. You are growmainder of her article by saying there are ing, changing, forming opinions about "many, many" students pursuing intelyourself and the world. The social life lectualism at Trinity. Our Admissions alone at college is an extremely valuable Office would probably say a vast majority of the students can be characterized lesson in the art of living. College is a time of great freedom but that way, since Trinity has been enjoyalso great instability. Later adult life is ing an increase in its qualified applicant simple in comparison. If you think mar- pool for years now. Dean Cohn seems riage is difficult, try cohabitation in a to have a smaller number in mind, yet is
down on the field. To my cousin, Courtney '91, and my sister, Molly '92, 4:00 means field hockey in the Fall and lacrosse in the Spring. But I suppose athletics isn't intellectual enough for you . To some people 4:00 might mean Big Brothers/Big Sisters or tutoring at Bulunable to commit herself because she has keley or other non-academic pursuits. no information about the intellectualism But the purpose of your committee amongst the students. In fact, she ~as no seems to be to fmd those few people idea whether the intellectual behavior of who are not being constructive and conTrinity students is worse than, the same tributing citizens of the college commuas or far better than other college stunity at 4:00 and to figure out what you d;nts. Are there more parties at Trinity need to do to inspire them . Or are you than at UConn? at Yale? at Wesleyan? opposed to all activities that are not Are there more parties at Trinity curstrictly academic? rently than there were 10 years ago? 20 To get to the heart of the matter the years ago? 40 years ago? She doesn't idea of a group of paid professiOnals know. Yet she is willing to say publicly, gathering to discuss the fact that they are not that she thinks Trinity is a party upset that some people view the College school, but that it is a party school. Furas a "party" school is preposterous. If thermore, when a group of students disyou want to envision yourself as the agree with her at an open meeting, she Dean of Faculty of a great school, make claims they are simply non-representhe effort to get Trinity in the news in a tative. positive and academic sense every now We believe her treatment of this suband then. Why not write an essay on the ject is anti-intellectual. She has presented position of small colleges in American a personal opinion as if it were fact; It IS education and submit it to The New damaging to the College and IrresponsiYork Times? You might respond toreble for the position of Dean of Faculty. cent reports of the federal investigation This work shows a lack of research, a of college practices of shanng fina?cial lack of problem-definition, and a bias aid information . Do you thmk It vwlates toward preconceived conclusiOns . The anti-trust regulations? What might it quality of this work is significantly bemean for schools like Trinity? low the standards we learned during our You might consider initiating a study years at Trinity. We hope the article will on grading patterns at Trinity and other not create a new and changed view of the fme small New England colleges so you College by anyone. We trust the Dean can help Trinity seniors and graduate~ will attempt to do better work m the like myself compete for spots m prestifuture. gious law schools with students commg JAMIE P. McCAULEY '80 out of schools like Yale, Penn and THOMAS R. McCAULEY '80 Princeton, where grade inflation is ~m~nt. . . During my four years at Tnmty and I t's 4 O'Clock. I should be studying in my short two-plus years as an alumtorts and civil procedure. Instead I'm allowing myself a few minutes to respond nus I was and continue to be dismayed and' frustrated by the few people in the to your article in the Summer Reporter. College administration and on the facI am deeply offended and resent ulty who are constantly berating and nearly everything you say, from expecting seventeen and _ eightee~ year old.~Ids criticizing Trinity. Trinity is not Am- . herst. Trinity is not Williams. Tnmty IS to be doing anythmg but partymg on not some dreg of a school in Middletheir third and final day of orientation - terrible planning to schedule . town. Stop trying to create another Amwhat probably was an interesting and in- herst or Williams in Hartford. If you decide that Trinity in your spiring talk for 4:00 on the last day of mind is represented by some slug of a orientation. Here at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College ofWilliam freshman dragging his six-pack along and Mary in Virginia where the average behind him at 4:00, I am sorry for you. I choose to see Trinity as eights on the age of the first year class is 25, small water and a whole lot more. I believe I cocktail parties at faculty homes were do more for the College by sharing my scheduled for the third evening of our vision of Trinity with people who are first week oflaw school, the Dean having addressed us at 2:00 o_n _o ur first day. unfamiliar with the school, than you do with all of your Fridays or Thursdays. In my four years at Tnmty, 4:00 Love Trinity for what it is and strive meant eights on the water, not Six-packs to make IT better, not something that it on the quad . When my father and his is not. cousins attended Trinity in the late 50s STEVEN K. GERBER '87 and early 60s, 4:00 meant football drills 1
A Vote for Candor
H aving read the summer issue of The Trinity Reporter, I am moved to do something I have never done before to write a commendatory letter to the editor. I commend you for including in the most recent issue of the Reporter, the report on the black student occupation of a dean's office, the critique by Peter Pettus of a lecture delivered by Professor Lauter, and the article by Dean Cohn entitled "Six-packs at 4 O'clock." E~ch of these three pieces addressed, candidly and rationally, a significant issue- racial harassment, curricular reform, student motivation - facing this and just about every other college. Publicizing such issues is seldom at- . tempted by an editor of~ co_llege alumm magazine for fear of proJeCtmg a less than positive image of the college. Most college publications (among which I would include the Reporter of old) are bland, insipid, self-adulatory and never, never self- critical. The only problems ever mentioned in these publications, the reader is always assured, are those that can be solved readily. All that is needed, we are told, is money. I hope that you will continue your current policy of providing a forum for the straightforward rational discourse on matters of consequence to Trinity. In so doing, you will keep all segments of the Trinity community informed and allow some of them (most notably, students, parents and alumni) a greater voice than usual in the determmatwn of the future of the College. Among the topics for future issues of the Reporter I would suggest the following two, which I believe are of immediate importance: 1) The recent drastic decline in the science course enrollments; What has caused it? What has been its effect? How may it be remedied? 2) The current faculty tenure and promotion policy; Does it foster faculty excellence or mstead, does it reward second-rate scholarship at the expense of first-rate teaching? I am certain that most members of the Trinity community would denounce any attempt to prevent you from continuing to publish articles addressmg significant (no matter how controversial) concerns of the College. Any effort to proscribe such material would be detrimental not only to the future wellbeing of Trinity but would be an insult to the maturity and intelligence of your readers. EDWARD BOBKO SCOVILL PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY EMERITUS
Blue Blazers Return In Expanded Numbers Record reunion turnout rekindles memories, friendships. They came to Reunion '89 .from across town and .from across the country - 1,200 in all with their families (lnd .friends. Between June 15 and June 18, they met on the Trinity campus. There were planned events: lectures, workshops and tours; musical performances; class meetings and dinners; the assemblage of alumni marching with balloons, banners and a brass band; and the presentation of class gifts and awards. But Reunion was made up of other events, too ..
BY DICK HIRSCH
Catching up on news with classmates . ice cream cones on a warm Saturday afternoon . . . engaging in debate with professors ... rediscovering the charms of communal dorm life . . . dancing the night away . . . Each person took away Reunion moments to tuck away as intangible souvenirs. Dick Hirsch '54 of Tonawanda, N.Y. wrote about his own Reunion experience for his local newspaper column and agreed to share it with Reporter readers.
ost of them were wearing blue blazers and grey pants when I first met them and most of them were still wearing blue blazers and grey pants when I saw the class of '54 again at the Trinity reumon. Such is the traditional consistency among students at a small New England college and gr~d颅 uates returning years later for two days of reliving exploits and retelling stories, some true. There was just one noticeable difference: the size. 路 How does it happen that the lithe youth of yesterday becomes the ample alumnus of today? I struggled over that adjective, ample. But it is the kindest and gentlest way of explaining that many classmates now resemble the familiar eight pounds of sugar in a five pound bag. Some might say corpulent. Others might say prosperous. At the other extreme are those
THE MARCH of alumni wound through campus from the Long Walk all the way to Ferris Athletic Center.
who moved in the opposite direction. During the intervening years, they must have read more than the normal quota of articles about fitness and overweight. And they paid attention. They shed excess poundage, became health club members, marathoners or triathletes, and reappeared at the reunion as lean facsimiles of their former upholstered selves. Some might say gaunt. Others might say haggard. Thus, most people went either up or down, mostly up. My old roommate was an exception. He insists he is the same size. He swears he has his old blazer intact with college crest in a closet and is still able to wear it. But he wore a new model, possibly out of understandable concern that his classmates might get the wrong idea about the success of a guy wearing a blazer that old. His original blazer is older than you might think. It was in
the closet the day that Truman fired MacArthur. He remembers wearing it at a rally for Eisenhower. He wasn't old enough to vote at the time, but, like most of his classmates, he was a Republican, anxious to help with the campaign. He says it still fits him and he also says he still votes Republican. If commencement is revered in the annual speeches as the beginning, then the reunion
emerges as a truly bittersweet milestone along the road, where old friends strive to rekindle friendships, if only briefly. There is much to be said for the effort. Those were the days. The problems loomed large: the term papers incomplete; the calculus requirement intimidating; the Greek being Greek; the Saturday morning classes and the quality of the food in the dining
hall being the object of wellmannered student protests. It was an all- male school then, since neatly transformed and improved by the presence of women. We remembered those days, days when George Cooper taught English history, Gus Andrian taught Spanish and Italian, Bob Stewart taught math and Dick Scheuch taught economics. They were there at the reunion,
REUNION 1989 those four, retired now (except for Stewart), but, amazingly, somehow looking no different than they did when we were college boys and they were faculty members. Their hairlines and waistlines were generally intact, unlike our own. How did that happen? How did they stay the same while we
became middle-aged? Is there a physiological explanation? "Gus, you're retired? You haven't changed a bit." 路 "Dick, I'd know you any place. You look the same." There were so many exchanges like that at the reunion. Some of them were no doubt even accurate. There was talk of proms, absent ex-roommates, half-forgot-
ten football games, lost loves, weekend excursions, campus issues and the quality of the grinders and beer at Joe's College Bar or the Summit Hill Grill. And there was further talk of career ch~nges, investment wisdom, professional triumphs, personal tragedies, well- remembered golf games and fishing trips, new or enduring loves,
with friends - Above are contented clambakers. Left are E than F. " Mike" Bassford '39 and John T . Wilcox ' 39 a t t he reception/ dinner for Half Century Club members.
current cholesterol and triglyceride counts and the relative merits of vegetarianism. There was polite applause for the alumnae who were honored at the reunion. As undergraduates, none of us ever considered that one day our school might
be dramatically improved by adding variety to the gender . There was substantial applause, cheers and craning of necks when they introduced the oldest grad attending, Henry Valentine from the Class of '19. I didn't get to see him but the story was that he had to leave early to keep a tennis date. When I first met my classmates years ago, we were all
forced to wear little blue beanies, with a gold bill and button. They were the hated freshman clinks, relics of another age. There was class headgear at the reunion, too, blue and gold sun visors, emblazoned with the class numerals. They were useful and stylish, but I'll still remember my classmates wearing clinks.
AMONG SATURDAY'S spectrum of activities were ice cream for all, games and pony rides for the children, and a musical performance at Austin Arts Center.
REUNION 1989 AWARDS EIGENBRODT CUP AWARD THOMAS A. SMITH '44
Administrator, problem-solver, visionary, sage and wit, this alumnus has given wholeheartedly of himself for the good of this College. For 35 years, through turbulence and tranquility, he has served Trinity in many roles, always with equanimity and thoughtfulness. Born in Hartford, he entered Trinity with the Class of '44, but left to volunteer for the American Field Service and later with the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Europe. Returning to Trinity in 1948, he graduated in 1950 and earned an M.A. at Columbia. After teaching English for a year, he came back to Alma Mater to stay in 1953. He worked in admissions for five years, travelling the "IllinoisMinnesota route," among others, and was promoted through the ranks before being named vice president in 1970. He showed a talent for hard work but never took himself too seriously. Intuitively he knew how to motivate students, encouraging them to govern themselves and take responsibility for their actions and their education. He has taught all who knew him lessons of the Greeks - about balance in all things, about living well, about love for people and a place. An accomplished writer who loves literature, he became famous in the College community for his eloquent memoranda. Off campus, he served on the West Hartford Board of Education and as trustee and chairman of Connecticut Public Television. Mr. President, by his example and by his gift of a lifetime of commitment to this institution, this individual merits, along with our love and pride, one of the highest honors the College can bestow on an alumnus, the Eigenbrodt Cup, to this man for all seasons, THOMAS ALOYSIUS JOHN SMITH, Class of 1944.
A WARD RECIPIENTS, at right: Alfred]. Koeppel '54; Carolyn A. Pelzel '74; Charles E. Todd '64; Thomas A. Smith '44; George A. Kellner, Esq. '64; Lynne Borges, accepting for her husband Francisco L. Borges, Esq. '74; and Donald L. McLagan '64.
ALUMNI MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE
CHARLES A. TUCKER '34
ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
For 37 years, this Hartford native practiced medicine in his hometown, where his diagnostic and healing skills earned him recognition as one of the area's leading otolaryngologists ... Despite the heavy demands of his medical practice, he has always found time for Trinity. His classmates will vouch for his loyal service as class agent, class secretary and member of the 25th reunion committee . .. Sixteen years ago, Trinity honored this alumnus with its 150th Anniversary Award.
WILSON H. TAYLOR ' 64
CHARLES E . TODD '64
The new president and chief executive officer of CIGNA, one of the nation's 10 largest insurers ... His intellectual firepower and formidable analytical skills made him a natural choice to become CIGNA's chairman and chief executive officer. In addition to his corporate commitments, he has served with distinction on the Trinity Board of Fellows and the boards of the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra and Temple University Hospital.
When this alumnus graduated from Trinity in 1964, he simply moved across town to the Watkinson School where he has been ever since - the last 18 years as headmaster .. . Under his vigorous leadership, enrollment has more than doubled, the budget increased tenfold, and the endowment has gone from zero to $10 million ... An active civic participant ... He has also served with distinction as chairman of Trinity's Board of Fellows.
CAROLYN A. PELZEL '74 This talented alumna graduated with honors in French and religion, and began a career dedicated to the nurturing and advancement of educational institutions .. . Since 1986, she has been director of operations at Harvard University. Her Trinity ties have remained strong and the College has been a primary beneficiary of her sound counsel and managerial expertise. She has been a class agent, a co-chair of the Board of Fellows, and was elected by the alumni body to a six-year term on the Board of Trustees.
J. KOEPPEL '54
Real estate management, the law and extraordinary service to his college and community have been the hallmarks of this alumnus's life in the 35 years since his graduation . .. Over the years he has kept a strong involvement with Trinity, serving as a class agent, alumni interviewer and member of the National Alumni Association Executive Committee. A skilled fund-raiser, he chaired the Ford Challenge Campaign and served on the Major Gift Committees of the last two capital campaigns ... He is currently a charter trustee of the College.
FRANCISCO L. BORGES '74 This accomplished alumnus built his love for business and politics into a campaign that won his election as the 78th Treasurer of the State of Connecticut .. . Trinity has also benefitted from his counsel as a former member of the National Alumni Association Executive Committee, and currently as a charter trustee. In 1988, he received the Person of the Year A ward from the Trinity Club of Hartford. That same year the State of Israel presented him with the Ben Gurion Peace Medal for his efforts in supporting that nation's economy.
REUNION GIFT CHAIRS - Above, front row from left: William L. MacLachlan '69; Nathaniel S. Prentice '69; T. Michael Preston, Esq. '79; and Joanne E. Johnson, Esq. '79. Top row from left: Ethan F. "Mike" Bassford '39; Ronald E. Brackett, Esq. '64; Kenneth R. Auerbach '64; Elliott K. Stein '44; Robert D . Coykendall '59; and John F. Phelan '49. Below: Henry W. Valentine '19 of Hartford, Conn. (front row, left) came back to campus to celebrate his 70th Reunion year.
GARY MCQUAID AWARD DONALDL.MCLAGAN'M
GEORGE A. KELLNER '64
This recipient is both an accomplished engineer and an energetic entrepreneur who works on the cutting edge of the computer and information database industry ... He recently formed his own firm, Desktop Data, Inc . . . . His ties to Trinity have remained strong over the past 25 years. He has served as an assistant class agent and an alumni trustee, and has given generously of his time and talent as an undergraduate career adviser and consultant on computer systems.
Achievement and eminence in the business world are the requisites for this memorial awa rd , now in its fifth year. Appropriately, the recipient is one of Wall Street's brightest arbitragers, and a formidable presence in the high-risk world of speculation in takeover stocks ... Kellner, DiLeo & Co. is regarded as one of the nation's most influential investment firms . . . He has been a loyal supporter of his alma mater over the past quarter centu ry and calls his time at Trinity "four of the best years of my life."
MARK M. MENENDEZ and Jill Kase
ROBERT K. FERRIS and Kathryn E. Gates, May 6, 1989
1987 NANCY GOLDING PURDY NANCY TELLIER VANDERVELDE
lRA GOLDMAN and Monica L. Bier, March 25, 1989
MARY ELIZABETH BOURGET and Andrew S. Frisbie
1939 1983 ELSPETH G. HOTCHKISS and Carlos A. Mogollon
ROBERT MUIR and Kathleen Fiske, March 4, 1989
1944 1983-1985 JAMES B. FREDERICK and LETITIA H. BARROLL
1984-1987 MARK HENDERSON GOODRICH
1985 JANET O'CONNELL and Lany Berrill
GEORGE BAXTER and Bette Kilmartin, Oct. 8, 1988
WlLLIAM BUlLARD and Diana Dempsey, July 15, 1989 ROBERT G. SHAW and Caroline Burkhart, June 24, 1989
1981 SCOTT GROWNEY and McCall L. Alcuri, Feb . 11, 1989 CYNTHIA LEINWAND and Kenneth Bressler, June, 1988 GAYLENE M. McHALE and Gary J . Bouchard, Aug. 27, 1988 TABITHA ZANE and Terry Frawley, July 29, 1989
JOHN RUTLEDGE and Barbar Lai Fu Chung, June 10, 1989
STEPHEN C. BUTLER and DOREEN RICE, July 1, 1989
REMSEN BARNARD and Vera Paiva, May 6, 1989
JEFFREY C. BRODERSEN and SUSAN E. KELSEY, April 15, 1989
LEILA GORDON and Christian L. Dyer , May 20, 1989 ROBERT P. LEAVITT and Donna Fisher, August, 1988
1983 WENDY D. FARNHAM and Miguel A. SchOn III, June 4, 1989 ELLEN SOFFIN and Richard G. Coffey, April 29, 1989
1984 DONALD M. BISSON and Anne V. Palmer, June 24, !9S9 SUSAN LAWRENCE and Alan Lebow, July 8, 1989 ALISON LlMPITLA W and Robert Light, Sept. 1988 JANE W. MELVIN and Richard H. Mattoon, May 20, 1989 ELLEN L. MORIARTY and Mark Hinnan, June 17, 1989 AMY SNYDER and Adam Forman, Dec. 1988
1985 SANFORD MONAGHAN and Corina Miiller, June 3, 1989 CINDY MOYLE and Andrew Adams, June, 1989
PAMELA R. NICHOLS and Giuseppe Marcucci, May 14, 1989 KEITH WAEHRER and Eva Celnik, May, 1989
Mr. and Mrs. LYMAN DELANO, daughter, Chase, March 12, 1989
ANNE C. PATIERSON and CHARLIE WILMERDING , Sept. 9, 1989
1986 KENNETH ABERE, JR. and Jill A. Coler, Aug. 19, 1989 VIRGINIA FINN and Michael Durkan, April I , 1989 CHRISTINE PASTORE and BENJAMIN RHODES, July 29, 1989 WENDY L. WOOLF and Alexander J . Bartek, July 29, 1989
1986-1987 MAXWELL B. SMITH and KATHERINE W. RODGERS, June 17, 1989
1987 CHRISTOPHER SMITH O'Brien, Sept. 16, 1989
1987-1988 ISABELLE PARSONS and IAN LORING, June 3, 1989
1988 DONNA LIPCAN and KEITH McCABE, June 24, 1989
DR. FREDERICK and Nancy METCALF, son, Keith Daniel, Sept. 14,
1969 DR. and Mrs. ROBERT RETHY, daughter, Leah Butt, March 28, 1988
1971 Dr. Larry and KATHLEEN GRAHAM CONGDON, son, Drew Christopher, May, 1988 TOM and Linda DiBENEDETTO, son, Cory James, April 21 , 1989 DAVID and Mary KIMBALL, daughte r, Elizabeth Marguerite, Dec. 16, 1988 Stanley H. Ill and KAREN LEWCHIK ROSE, daughter, Whitney Robertson, March 18, 1988
Goldstein, son, Scott Michael, March 3, 1989
1976 JACK ORRICK and MARGIE JOHNSON-ORRICK, daughter, Karen, March 20, 1989
1977 ROBERT C., JR. and Linda BUFFUM, daughter, Sarah Louise, Nov. 4, 1988 Tris and ANGELEE DIANA CARTA, Carolyn Louise, April 9, 1988 BILL and Lisa GADSDEN, daughter, Emily White, Jan. 30, 1989 Mr. and Mrs. J . CAREY LAPORTE, son, NtichaeiPaUick, Jan. 15, 1989 ROBERT C. and PAMELA WALERYSZAK MEYER, twin daughters, Carolyn Frances and Shaina Cathleen, April 29, 1988 Mr. and Mrs. MARC A. PEARLlN, daughter, Barbara Ann, Feb. 4, 1989 George and ANNETIE FLOWER RUSSELL, son, William George, Aug. 24, 1988 Mr. and Mrs. JACK J . SANTOS, son, Nathaniel Michael, March 26, 1989 ALEXANDER R. and Beta WEEDON , daughter, Emily Frazar, Aug. 27, 1988 PAUL and Rebecca WENDLER, daughter, Leila Maud, Aug. 5, 1987 Frederick Brown and TRACEY WJL.. SON , son, Peter Wilson Brown, Aug. 27, 1988
1973 Mr. and Mrs. BURT DOWNES, son, William, Nov. 30, 1988 Daniel Geselowitz and SANDRA COHEN , son, Samuel Lewis Geselowitz, April 5, 1989 Mr. and Mrs. ROD JACOBSEN, daughter, Olivia LaRoche, Feb. 21, 1989 James Grutzmacher and SARA LADEN, adopted daughter, Marlena Theresa, Nov. 16, 1988; son, Ernest Andrew Laden, Dec. 19, 1988 Mr. and Mrs. MARK MATTHEWS, son, Nathan Harrison, April21, 1988
1978-1981 CLAY and KATIE RAE PHILLIPS, son, Dylan MacRae, May 11, 1989
1979 Dr. David and ROSEMARY MATCHMAKER GREENFIELD, daughter, Kelsey Dineen, May 12, 1989 Mr. McGhee and JUDITH FEINBERG McGHEE, daughter, Kathryn Howard, Aug. 24, 1988 Sandy and PATRICIA GALLUCCI WELTE, son, William John, Nov. 16, 1988
1980 WILLIAM J ., JR., M.D. and Karen Mackas DUGGAN, son, Michael Patrick, Sept. 7, 1988 Philip D. and JUDITH AMBROSE EWALD, daughter, Elizabeth J enkins, March 22, 1989 Mr. and Mrs. ROBERT MYERS Ill , daughter, Meaghan, Feb. 9, 1989 James and ELLEN BATES SCOTT, son, Samuel McAfee, Dec. 12, 1988
1980-1983 ANNE SICES PIGUE and ROBERT PIGUE , son, Robert Lawrence, March 13, 1989
1981 1974 Paul Laskow and MARGARET MEIGS, daughter, Elle n Welch Laskow, Feb. 1, 1989 DOUGLAS SANDERSON and Audrey
1983 TED and TERRIE JOHNSON HARTSOE, daughter, Kaitlin Elizabeth, May3, 1988
1983-M.A. 1977 ALLISON KENNEDY and BRUCE E. DOUGLAS, daughter, Prairie Willow, May 31, 1989
1985 Mario and HUNTER SLOAN SMITH, daughter, Portia Sloan, Dec. 15, 1988
Bruce and FRANCESCA SEEGER DALGLISH, daughter, Alexandra Page, Feb. 1989 TIN PAU and Mai Tran HO, son, Kevin We i-Chen, Sept. 18, 1988
extra study time - Saturday from lunch to Sunday at 2 am. I had a job as a reporter on the Globe, at that time Hartford's only Sunday paper. Friday I had to take the 7:22 p.m. half-hour ride to Glastonbury to see a young lady and Sunday, an early afternoon trolley and return to campus around midnight, not to speak of spending one evening a week as managing editor of the Tripod at the Bond Press putting the paper to bed. Anyway when the marks came out I had five A's and one B, but a senior member of the Society told me to be at the economics lecture room the next morning. Maybe I hold some kind of a record in making Phi Beta Kappa in five or six weeks. So what started out with nothing to say turns into a lengthy missive. Call it "Ramblings of a Class Secretary." Recently I had lunch with GEORGE MACKIE '31, who has returned to Connecticut from Florida, and DON VIERlNG '42, who keeps me posted on Trinity football. Ruth Calderwood provided my transportation. George and I had a<ljoining seats in the 14th row of the bleachers until an accident and heart attack prevented my attendance in 1987 and permitted only one game in 1988.
1986 MICHAEL and TRINA BROWN GARY, son, Ntichael Andre, Sept. 29, 1988
1978 Mr. and Mrs. JAMES ABRAMS, son, Nicholas Daugherty, March 30, 1989 Robert Naparstek and LISA BISACCIA, son, Daniel Anthony Naparstek, Aug. 17, 1988
1972 Mark and WENDY EVANS KRAVITZ, son, Evan Elkinton, Nov. 10, 1988
1982 Barry and SUSAN HAFF ARMSTRONG, daughter, Casey Haff, Feb. 24, 1989 Massimo Ronconi and ALICE HARLOW, son, Allesandro Harlow Ronconi, May 9, 1989 Scott W. and MARY ELLEN MAHONEY HICKES, son, Charles Owen, April 27, 1989 Lee and BARBARA SHERMAN LEVISON , son Bef\iarnin Scott, Jan. 31, 1989 CHRIS and TRACEY CAESAR TOLERICO, daughter, Cathryn Logan, March 10, 1989 WESLEY and SUSAN HOUSER WINANT, daughter, Emily Dawson, March 31, 1989
Melville E. Shulthiess
38 Taunton Hlll Rd. R.D. #1 Ne~wn,Conn.06470
It's difficult to write news of the Class of 1918 for the Fall Reporter since right now we [!umber four, including the Secretary. Two of these I have scarcely seen since graduation in 1918. Recently, I have talked with Syd Pinney, Jr., son of our late Class Agent for many years, SYDNEY D. PINNEY, SR. His mother, Louisa, has bee n in the hospital for several months. Ruth Calderwood and I called on her at the Newington branch of Hartford Hospital. Having spoken of one classmate, I am reminded of another, the late DR. CHARLES JULIAN MULLER who became head of the geological department of U.S. Steel Co. Charlie came to Trinity from the Trinity School in New York and was a shoo-in for Phi Beta Kappa from the time of his arrival of campus. At that time it was generally recognized it took nine A's in three years to achieve Phi Beta Kappa Charlie and I were sitting on the porch of the old Alpha Chi Rho house waiting for track practice in the spring of 1917. Whe n I entered Trinity I decided I would get good marks, but not try for head of the Class which I had sUiven for previously. Up to that point I had three A's and was taking six courses. Charlie spent the afternoon trying to get me to work for six A's. Reluctl:.ntly I told him I would ask my professors and was informed that it was a possibility. Little thinking that my time was pretty well occupied, I started to put in some
20 ANDREW ONDERDONK 'M is in possession of a list of the 49 oldest of the approximately 800 Phi Kappa fraternity brothers. FLOYD HUMPHRIES has the distinction of topping that list as the eldest.
James A. Calano 35 White St. H~ord ,Conn . 06114
After much hesitation I attended the Half Century Club Reunion Dinner at the College on June 15 taking along my grandson, JlM DiLORENW '86, who provided my transportation. The Class of 1939 was inducted into the Club. I'm glad I attended because President Jim English rendered his usual spirited and encouraging remarks but also, sad to relate, his farewell to the Club. A letter from CONRAD GESNER in Sioux Falls, S.D. relates that he continues to serve as volunteer chaplain of the Dow-Rurnmel Village, a retirement center. (Editor's note: Conrad expresses his gratitude for the reporting of Class Secretary JlM CALANO.) Class Agent: Sereno B. Gammell
24 WILLlAM HAWLEY writes that "I am completely active at 88 and appreciate life." Class Agent:
G. Waldron O'Connor
Winthrop B. Segur Park Ridge, Apt. 516 1320 Berlin Tpke. Wethersfield, Conn. 06109
So it's time (July 20) to submit Class notes for the autumn issue of the Reporter. As many of our older senior citizens muse - "What happened to spring and summer?" At this point at least there is a bit of summer left. Thinking of autumn however, makes one think of our favorite collegiate sport - Division III intercollegiate football. Just what kind of a club will Coach Don Miller be able to come up with considering the losses sustained by graduation last spring? We'll just have to wait and see, confident that he can again produce a winning combination. Things have been quiet on the news front insofar as activities of our 1927 classmates are concerned. Our chairman, ANDY FORRESTER, reports he has been getting along fairly well and that, with the help of his Annabel!, he has been able to surmount the problem of advancing years. Sixty-four years ago a know-it-all Trinity sophomore might have advised him to get a tillup of Blue Sunoco to solve all problems, but what a sophomore of today would suggest- we just don't know. From ROGER HARTT comes news that he and Jinx eflioyed one of the best ever of annual vacations in the Sunshine State. Ever aware of his job as Class Agent, he was able to contact five members of 1927 now residing in the vicinity. More power to him! Hopefully his efforts will result in a better showing of the Class in the College's report of annual giving due to be released this fall.
Class Agent: Roger W. Hartt
29 Class Agent Belle Cutler sends news of FRED READ. He and his wife continue to see Evelyn and HUGH CAMPBELL '32, retired general counsel of Phoenix Mutual, who now reside at the McAuley in West Hartford. WILLIAM ELLIS notes, "Thanks to three good surgeons and a healthy young pig who gave me a new aortic valve, I am still eflioying life in F1orida. Tis a wonderful world!" GEORGE HEY is a member of the vestry at the Church of the Transfiguration and also does volunteer work at Parkland Medical Center in Derry, Nlf. JOHN ROWLAND says his only news is that "I am hanging in there. Regards to a great college." Class Agent: Belle B. Cutler
The Rev. Canon Francis R. Belden 411 Grimn Rd. South Windsor, Conn. 06074
JOHN MAC INNES writes, "We need additional donors to the Alumni Fund
to bring our Class of '30 percentage up where it belongs." Class Agent: John N. Mac Innes
31 CHARUE JACOBSON reports that he has "reluctantly succumbed to the F1orida sun during the winter months and now eflioys it in Delray Beach, Fia"
Class Agent: George A. Mackie
Julius Smith, D.M.D. 142 Mohawk Dr. West Hartford, Conn. 06117
Outside of the loss of our good friend, DR. DAVE GALINSKY, there is little to report due to a dearth of news from the Class. Anything you can report would be appreciated as your classmates always are pleased to hear from you. Fall, as usual, will be lovely at Trinity. Class Agent: Nathaniel Abbott
33 DR. JOSEPH FROTHINGHAM writes that he is retired and "very busy relaxing." GEORGE LACOSKE was made a senior fellow for the John F. Kennedy Library Association in Boston. He writes that "We need candidates who are not afraid to extol Trinity's academic standing and benefits along with Williams and Wesleyan." Class Agent: Thomas S. Wadlow
Charles A. Tucker, M.D. 7 Wintergreen Ln. West Hartford, Conn. 06117
The Class of '34 had its 55th Reunion at Trin from June 15 to June 18. As far as I know this was the first attempt at an organized 55th. It was met with much enthusiasm by those who were able to attend. At the Half Century Dinner where we greeted the Class of '39 were BILL BASCH from West Hartford and ED MULLARKEY from Hartford. Kate and GRAHAM DAY arrived from Washington, D.C., but the distinction of having traveled the most distance went to Bet and BRYANT GREEN from Vero Beach, Fla The Reunion Committee consisting of our Vice President, ANDY ONDERDONK, our Class Agent, JOHN KELLY, with Genevieve and Ruthie, and YOUR CLASS SECRETARY, were present also. The clambake on the following night was held indoors although the inclement weather cleared in time
for us to visit other Reunion tents in the Quad. On Saturday night we had a festive gathering at the Town and Country Club arranged by Ruthie, with a cocktail hour followed by a splendid dinner. Present, along with most of the above, were Masie Smith and Mildred Bashour. BILL HARING, looking as fit as ever, arrived with his daughter and sonin-law, Liz and Dan Woods, which added to the gala occasion. All in all, a successful reunion, although we did miss those of you who were not there. We mentioned those of you whom we knew about. As you know, our Class has the distinction of having four Eigenbrodt Trophy winners in JOHN MASON, CHUCK KINGSTON, Andy Onderdonk and BERT HOLLAND. SEYMOUR SMITH was a distinguished alumni trustee and secretary of that group's executive committee and chairman of the finance committee. We can now add a totally unexpected Alumni Medal of Excellence awarded to yours truly during the Reunion as a small additional plus for the Class of '34. Class Agent: John E. Kelly
William B. Walker 97 West Broad St. Hopewell, N.J. 08525
Faithful correspondent, ORSON HART, emerged from his sedentary retirement to tell us his daughter, son-inlaw and two children returned to the U.S. after four years in Hong Kong. After a long silence, we finally heard from THE REV. ARTHUR B. WARD. He retired from Irlani School in the Philippines in 1979 and is living in Honolulu in a condo. He and Ruth have spent retirement traveling in Europe, Canada, Alaska and also to Oregon and to California where two of their children live. Art also serves as a part-time pastoral assistant at St. Andrew's Cathedral in Honolulu. Their address is 2600 Pualani Way and they invite any classmates visiting the island to give them a call. They'll be glad to see you. ERIC PURDON went to San Diego last spring for the annual meeting of the Patrol Craft Sailors Assoc. which he founded after wwn. The Purdons visited their son, Sandy, and his wife and also my brother, LEW '38, who was skipper of a patrol boat in the Atlantic and later in the Pacific in the Big One. Eric's 1971 book, Black Company, about WWil, has been reissued. A note from TERRY MOWBRAY reports that he keeps busy in his retirement by getting in a couple of rounds a wee.k on the links and by working in his garden. He still eflioys doing woodworking and, except for an old ear problem, keeps in pretty good shape. TOM BASKERVILLE is back in Connecticut after another good winter in F1orida A terse note from WILLIAM WETHERILL says that he's "still retired, still married and still living - as of this writing!" Class Agent: John J. Maher
Michael J . Scenti 226Amherst Wethersfield, Conn. 06109
Attending the Half Century Club Reunion Dinner on June 15 were Sabrina and HARRY SANDERS, Evelyn and ED LEHAN , Corinne and YOUR SECRETARY, FRAN FERRUCCI and BART WILSON. We had a pleasant and eflioyable evening. News of STANLEY FISHER has reached the College. For the past 10 years he and his wife, Mila, have run the travel division of Marsman Tours and Travel Corp. in the Philippines. They have four children, ranging in age from 25 to 40. JOHN W. BAUER writes, "Every winter we have a small Trinity reunion in Vero Beach: from the Class of '34, BRYANT GREEN and GRAHAM DAY; from our Class, BILL McCARTHY and WILL BAUER; and from '41, DON DAY and LOU BUCK. BILL HULL received a phone call from MICKEY KOBROSKY. He is fully retired but still plays handball regularly and rides his bike to stay in shape. Bill has also informed me of the recent deaths of BOB GAGNON DEAN GARVIN, and PHIL SCHARF. 0~ deepest sympathies are extended to their families. Please send me some news. Class Agent: William G. Bull
James M. F. Weir 27 Brook Rd. Woodbridge, Conn. 06525
We celebrated the 51st anniversary of our graduation with a Reunion of 14 classmates and their wives this past June. It was a great weekend and the College was well prepared for the festivities. If a prize were awarded to the classmate who traveled the farthest it would have been awarded to BOB ~d Mary GILBERT who came all the way from F1orida . . . from South Carolina came LEW and Ruth WALKER, that too, a long trip to Hartford. Lew apparently is turning over the reins of Roll Technology Corp. to his son and has started a new career as an author. His first work will soon be in print . . . so watch for it PETE MAY, who was unable to make our 50th, arrived for the 51st with his wife, Julia. Pete has retired as an attorney for Hamilton Standard. ANDY ANDERSON appeared at the Class Dinner looking "fit as a fiddle." Andy recently underwent serious heart surgery and now is back to his normal activities which include daily laps in the pool. Class Agent: Lewis M. Walker
G. Robert Schreck 328 Round Cove Rd. Chatham, Mass. 02633
The Class of '39 held a most successful 50th Reunion this June 15-19 with a
turnout of 33 members including Shirley Yates, Bill's widow, plus all our lovely ladies. Special memorial chapel
Class of 1939
services were arranged and led by our classmate, THE REV. HANK HAYDEN , for the 68 members no longer with us, including eight who lost their lives in 1942---46. JERRY HANSEN '51 and his staff did a great job in coordinating our return with accommodations in the new dorm, and arranged a private Class Dinner with now-retiring President Jim English and our guest, Ray Oosting. Joe Clark, who was invited, could not make it, forwarded a friendship letter with his regrets. Several fine classroom mini-studies were held during the day, with a lobster bake for dinner, and Dixieland "Neath the Elms" in the evening. In the business area, JACK WILCOX and MIKE BASSFORD were re--elected president and class agent, respectively; DICK HAMILTON was elected vice president; and I was elected Class secretary. Mike presented the College with our $50,000 Alumni Fund gift that represented contributions from 74 percent of our members. Jack and Mike will send a joint letter to all members soon on this subject and others. In a lighter vein, so much enthusiasm was engendered and warm fellowship refreshed that a planned mini-homecoming reunion is scheduled for this fall at the Wesleyan or Amherst game where we can use the new golden passes and preferred seating. Let's make this a "Class of '39 Tradition." News: BOB MUIR remarried Kate, (see Weddings), was appointed by the Episcopal Church, and is now in charge of three parishes on St. Vincent Island in the Windward Island chain. So please keep us tuned to your lives, activities, and travels, changes and advise Jerry Hansen, director of alumni relations, and we'll get it in the Trin Reporter. MILTON BUDIN notes that his new grandson, Matthew, nine months old at the time his letter arrived, was already attending the art museums in Boston and eating peanut butter sandwiches.
JOHN FOLLANSBEE wrote that he expected to meet his grandchildren, aged 13 and 11, after the Reunion and show them the key historical spots from New York to Williamsburg, Va. Sorry we missed seeing so many of our members this June Reunion, but the turnout was great and the Reunion offered a fine uplift to our spirits and e[\joyment with friends and all our lovely ladies. Let's start an annual '39 Homecoming Tradition this fall. Class Agent: Ethan F. Bassford
Dr. Richard K. Morris 214 Kelsey Hill Rd. REUN ION Deep River, Conn. 06417 WALLY BORIN has been in touch with YOUR SECRETARY regarding plans for our 50th Reunion next June. Both are concerned that we meet the goal we set for ourselves at our last reunion ( 1985) for the Class of 1940 Memorial Scholarship Fund. GUS and PEGGY (MA.'66) ANORlAN, back from a Trinity Elderhostel in Sorrento, Italy,joined Wally Borin and his wife, Marguerite, at the Class of '39 Half Century Dinner held at the College in June. Their adventures exploring Pompeii, Herculaneum, Mt. Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri must have made for interesting table talk. ANDREW ONDERDONK '34, brother of our own DICK, sat opposite DICK MORRIS at the President's luncheon on Honor's Day, May 12. Andy presented the Alpha Delta Phi award. Morris was there to see the presentation of an award given in his name by his former graduate students. The two men were flanked at the luncheon by two Trinity presidents - G. KEITH FUNSTON '32 and James F. English, Jr. DICK ONDERDONK has written to say how much he was looking forward
to "alumni days 1989 and the 50th in 1990." THOMAS McLAUGHLIN and his wife like taking courses at the community college. "No tuition for ancients," he notes. They have thoroughly e[\joyed traveling to Europe and Asia in recent years. GEORGE ROUNTREE has been retired for five years. He and Annette now spend about five months of the year at their summer camp in Maine and the balance of the year at their home in Needham, Mass. They have five grandsons, the youngest of whom is the son of their son, DAV1D '76. DONALD SMITH is semi-retired but still practicing family medicine. He was chairman of the 40th reunion group (1949) at the University of Kansas Medical School. He e[\joys golf, skiing, his grandchildren, and vacations at Vail, Colo. and Cape Cod. ALBERT VAN DUZER and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 31. JACK and Julie WHITE came home to their new house in Rim Rock, Ariz. after a three-day absence to find the interior destroyed by a frozen attic water pipe. "Two months and $13,000 later, we are home," he says.
Class Agent: Stephen M. Riley, Esq. Reunion Clw.irs:
Walter E. Borin Alvin C. Hopkins
Frank A. Kelly, Jr. 21 Forest Dr. Neft1ngton,Conn. 06111
A recent article in The Hartford Coumnt featured an interview with
TED RYDER, who was honored a few years ago by the American Diabetes Association for being the person who had taken insulin longer than anyone else in the world, and for his "courage
and successful life." Ted reminisced about the days when, with three other children (now deceased), he was in the first group to take insulin. One of the other children was the daughter of Charles Evans Hughes, then Secretary of State. As Ted noted, diabetes was a very democratic disease. He is proud to be a pioneer in one of the great medical breakthroughs of this century. Early on he decided that he was not going to let diabetes control his life, even though he had to take insulin and control his diet. "I said ... 'I'm going to a Western state, stay on a ranch and ride horseback.' " He did that, and also obtained a degree in history from Cornell and held a variety of jobs, mostly in New York City and Washington, in research and in libraries. The article informs us that he is now living in a retirement village in Farmington, Conn. surrounded by the hundreds of books that he loves. As a personal note, he observed that he has never married, but is now going with a lady and may finally take that step. The Aetna publication for retirees carried news about two of our classmates. DON DAY spends November - April in Vero Beach, Fla, "where he e[\joys tennis and golf. He plays the ba[\jo at rest homes and care centers." His new summer address is Box 72, West Granby, Conn. 06090. WU BUCK celebrated his 70th birthday on July 19 at 129 Park Shores Cir., Vero Beach, Fla 32963. WILLARD SEEDMAN has retired after 20 years at Harvey's Casino in Lake Tahoe and is now living in East Hartford. COURTLANDT VAN VOORHIS is now at the Veterans' Administration Medical Center, Building 14, Prescott, Ariz. 86313. He has been there for over a year and really likes it. He notes that he has "not heard from any of his classmates for years but would like to very much." He sends the news that THE REV. WILLIAM VAN WYCK is the cur-
rent pastor of the Episcopal Church in Prescott. "It is wonderful to listen to Bill preach every Sunday," he writes. Class Agent: Donald J. Day
John R. Barber 4316 Chambers Lake Dr. Lacey, Wash. 98503
KEN ALBRECHT writes a nice letter with some ham radio talk, and then says: "Beverly and I went on vacation May 20th for a couple of weeks and took a 14-year-old grandson who wanted to see So. Calif. and Colorado. We spent a week in LA. (actually Downey) at one of my daughters' homes. Got to Universal Studios and Knotts Berry Farm as well as general sightseeing. Then went to Las Vegas for a couple of days to visit our money. Finally headed for the Denver area where we spent two days at Longmont. A ham friend ... took us sightseeing, mostly in the Boulder area and it was quite a lark. Then back to East Texas with an overnight stop in Amarillo. Good to get home although we really e(\joyed the trip. Rented a camcorder and took about three hours of tape." JAG CUSHMAN brings us up to date with this one: " .. For the past 12 years I have been an executive recruiter (headhunter) specializing in banking. Am now partly retired. My wife, Joan, died in 1986 after 40 years of marriage. God blessed me and I met her head nurse, Virginia, and we married the beginning of 1988. We have traveled twice to England, go to Switzerland next month, and take our second Caribbean cruise this October. Between us we have a 'Brady bunch' of eight boys and girls including two college professors. We've taken up golf (I still play tennis) and are having a wonderful life together. Six months ago, I completed an intensive nine-month course in hospital chaplaincy training. My plan for this fall is to start a task group in my church to minister to the sick and grieving. Would be delighted to hear from other classmates." After 40 years as a chemist with the U. S. Food and Drug Administration, ROBERT ROSENTHAL retired in December, 1988. "Add in Army time in WWII, and my total federal service comes to over 44 years," he notes, and adds, "Nice to sleep late in the morning." FOWLER WlflTE and his wife, Martha, have moved to Rome, Ga. After having served as a Navy carrier pilot in the Pacific in WWII, he obtained his medical degree from the University of Maryland just in time to go back into the Navy as a flight surgeon during the Korean War. His first civilian practice was in Georgia and he always wanted to return to that beautiful state. He is retired, but does some part-time medicine to keep current and "to help his fellow man," notes JACK WHITE '40. YOUR REPORTER, enroute to a long-awaited amateur radio convention planned by my wife Ruth (Young Ladies Radio League in Kauai, Hawaii), phoned FRANK FASI's home in Honolulu. The Mayor was out getting ready
for an upcoming PACOM (Pacific Asian Conference of Municipalities), reported his lovely wife, Joy. Frank had organized the conference back in the '70s and the Fasis weren't about to miss this one in Kaoshoing, Taiwan. Joy said he's being conscientious about follow-up therapy after successful bypass surgery. No holding down these ex-Bantam football stars. Trivia from the JACK BARBERs: Ruth and I have bought a sununer place on Summit Lake, 20 miles west of here on the Olympic Peninsula. Though we'll still live here in our retirement conununity, we're excited about having a family gathering place for us, our daughters and grandsons. How many of you know that, thanks to the ocean and mountains, low-elevation lakes here on the 47th parallel don't freeze in winter? MARTIN WOOD stays in shape clearing and maintaining his four-acre waterfront layout in Virginia. Marty and Marge have a boat and reportedly all the trimmings that go with a gentleman retiree's good life on the Tidewater. Sounds wonderful! DR. JOHN M. CAREY retired in 1987 from a successful career as a thoracic surgeon. This upbeat and scholarly Trinity man has since resumed studies and has earned an MA. in theology and philosophy. Yes, we do have true Renaissance men in the Class of 1942! You Glee Clubbers may remember John as an able pianist who added class to our concerts. By the way, he lives next to the famous Oak Tree Golf Course in Oklahoma. Does he prescribe or proscribe golf as a relaxing activity? JERRY HANSEN '51 says the Class notes section is usually the first thing an alumnus reads in the Reporter. Please follow the example of these classmates by writing, phoning or faxing even if just to say you're retired and doing nothing, or that you have no use for a sophomoric gossip column. (There's been a little verbal feedback to that effect.) It's been fun to hear from many of you. OK, I admit to being proud of what most of you fellows have accomplished with your lives. Boast a little! Class Agent: Charles F . Johnson 11
John L. Bonee, Esq. One State St. ~ord,Conn.06103
RALPH GULLIVER, JARVIS BROWN and KENNY YUDOWITCH. YOUR SECRETARY received a photograph picturing three youthful-appearing classmates along with the following letter from Jarvis: "Here's a picture of a mini - '43 reunion in California (Scott's Valley, north of Santa Cruz) on May 10, 1989. All are California residents for years. We had never been together nor with one another in California before, nor had Ralph seen either of us since 1941 or '42. Mildred took this picture after the four of us had a very e(\joyable lunch together catching up on the last 48 years. (See picture of Ralph and me on page 121 of the 1943 Ivy. Ralph's in front of DAVE TYLER.) Ralph's wife
was nearby but had another appoint- . RICHARD DANIEIBON of Manchester, Conn.; WALTER GHENT of Burlington, ment. We talked about the Class and Conn.; DR. HARRY GOSSLING of Trinity with fond memories. Ralph was Bloomfield, Conn.; JOHN HAYWARD of particularly interested in hearing acMarion, Mass.; PHILIP JACOBS of counts of the 45th Reunion from three Southborough, Mass.; EDMOND perspectives, Mildred chiming in, too. KELLY of Peterborough, N.H.; DONHe looks great. You all saw how Ken ALD PAINE of Manchester, Conn.; and I look. Hah. Seems like none of us W1LLlAM PEELLE of West Hartford, three will be there for the 46th but we Conn.; JOHN REID of Fairfax, Calif.; discussed the 50th with anticipaPAUL SESSA of West Hartford, Conn.; tion - and hope. Ken and Ralph live YOUR NEW SECRETARY of Newport, only 30 minutes apart and will probably R.I.; JAMES STEVENSON of Mystic, see each other more often now. Conn.; H. MARTIN TENNEY of West "HANK TWITCHELL '44 and wife Hartford, Conn.; ROBERT TOLAND of Jean stayed with us in Fullerton a few Malvern, Pa.; HENRY TWITCHELL of days in April. We were delighted to Winchester, Mass.; and W1LLlAM have them and that New England conWALKER of Kilmarnock, Va. Robert tact here then. We wish the best to all Hayward (a friend, but not from our of those who attend the 46th Reunion Class) also attended the Reunion and and all the Class. Our being with you shared our joy at being there. Reid relast year was special, still memorable." ceived a special award for coming to Hank Twitchell also wrote describthe Reunion from the greatest distance. ing his visit with Jarvis Brown. In addiIncidentally, we surpassed our tion he notes, "For the 45th Reunion of $16,000 goal, with 76 percent of the the Class of 1943 last June (1988) , my Class participating in the annual giving wife, Jean, and I met several members campaign. of that Class that we knew especially During our Class meeting and at our well: BOB HINCKLEY (and his wife), dinner Saturday night, Class members Jarvis Brown (and his wife), Ken Yucarried on their tradition of speaking dowitch, and others. GEORGE BAXbriefly of their doings during the past TER '44 e(\joyed this reunion also." five years. Hank was also able to arrange a visit Our surprise dinner speaker was our with PETER TORREY '44 and his wife. Class President, DR. HARRY GOSHank planned to attend Reunion and SLING , who spoke and showed slides notes that he was encouraging ANof a recent trip to the People's Republic DREW B. (Bud) BEATTIE to do so, too. of China. CARLOS RICHARDSON, our new We elected Class officers and others Class agent, wrote to me last February, who will be working on 50th Reunion and I quote, "Good news! We've alplans. Dr. Gossling will serve another ready reached 151 percent of our Class term as president; vice presidents are goal! This has been fun! " Now, there is Tenney, Conant and Smith; secretary is an enthusiastic Class Agent. (Editor's myself; and treasurer is Toland. Tentanote: As of June 30 the Class of 1943 tively named Class agents are Ghent, has attained 212 percent of its goal, acRICHARD HASTINGS of West Hartcording to the Development Office. ford, Conn., and myself. (These may Great job!) change.) Tenney and Conant will be AL and Phyllis STAFFORD's lOth 50th Reunion chairmen. The 50th Rechild and last daughter, Jennifer, was union goals' committee will be made up married on Feb. 11, 1989 to Eduardo of Toland (chairman), Peelle, Smith, Alberto of Springfield, Mass. Gossling, Tenney and Conant; Peelle PETER PETERSON sends news of will be Reunion gift chairman; THE the birth of a granddaughter, Athena REV. EARL WlLLIAMS of North Haven, Arliontoula Peterson - her middle Conn., will serve as chaplain, and name for her great-grandmother who Chambers will continue as Class phopassed away a few days before her tographer. Arthur and his camera were arrival. in action during the entire Reunion, and Class Agent: we are looking forward to seeing his Carlos A. Richardson, Jr. work. Twitchell has been keeping close tabs on fellow Trinity alumni, holding a mini-reunion in June of 1988. From a letter we learned that Twitchell got toElliott K. Stein gether then with BOB HINCKLEY, JAR215 Gibbs Ave. VIS BROWN, and their wives, and KEN Newport, R.I. 02840 YUDOWITCH and our own George Baxter. Last April Twitchell and his Our 45th Reunion was tremendously wife, Jean, visited Brown and his wife successful. The high point was the in Fullerton, Calif., where they also award of the Eigenbrodt Trophy to our dined with PETER TORREY of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., and his wife. own THOMAS SMITH, Trinity College's Received a letter from DR. WELLS retired vice president, during the NaFARNSWORTH of Elmhurst, lll. He tional Alumni Association annual meetwrote of the demise of scientific and ing on Saturday, June 17. It is one of the mathematical literacy in America, and greatest honors that can be bestowed how the famous American know-how on a Trinity alumnus/a. has been passed on to the Japanese. Twenty-two Class of '44 alumni Each day, Wells wrote, our nation of showed up for the activities. These included Smith of Westerly, R.I.; EVERstockbrokers, bankers and salesmen is finding the profit margins of our indusETT ANDERSON of Deep River, Conn.; tries accountable to the new products DR. HARRY BALFE II of Upper Montand processes which come more from clair, NJ.; GEORGE BAXTER of West foreign scientists, not from our own. Haven, Conn.; DR. ARTHUR CHAMWells reconunends that we should BERS of Yonkers, N.Y.; DR. ROGER "look at the process of science rather CONANT of West Hartford, Conn.;
than a particular body of facts." Wells is a professor of biochemistry at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Gossling disclosed that Trinity is faced with an opportunity to point inner city youngsters toward a better life. It is something that many of our sister colleges located in small and rural areas do not have. He spoke of giving - at the outset - 20-25 young people a strong start in school, reinforced positively. The program will be shared by the University of Hartford, according to tentative plans. That's aU for now. Let's hear about you and yours. Write to the address above, so I can send in something for the Trinity Rrrporter. Class Agent: Elliott K. Stein
Mark W. Levy, Esq. 290 North Quaker Ln. West Hartford, Conn. 06119
Last May LOUIS FELDMAN '46 was chairman of a colloquium on ''Translation as Exegesis" at the Annenberg Research Institute in Philadelphia. SIEGBERT KAUFMANN '46 retired as of Jan. 1, 1989. PAUL KINCADE '46 has finished his
year's service on San Diego County's Grand Jury. He was nominated for the California Governor's Crime Victims Service Award, and, in addition, received an Award of Merit from the As'IQciation to Advance Ethical Hypnosis for work with law enforcement. EDWARD FRIEDLANDER '47 comments on CHARLES YEAGER's '72 personal statement printed in the trustee ballot: "I too have a unique perspective about Trinity 42 years later ... and 25 years earlier than his: I was a Navy V-12 student during World War II and returned after the War to get my degree. His observation that the College should build exceUence and be competitive with other schools of its type is 'right on!'" Edith and ARTHUR SEBELIUS '47 have continued their travels around the world with trips to Iceland, Sweden and Germany, as well as Amtrak tours of the U.S., principally to check on their nine grandchildren in California, Virginia and Massachusetts. Edie says, "When we are finished with travel, we'll get a cat!" Class Agents: Siegbert Kaufmann David J. Kazarian, Esq. Andrew W. Milligan Irving J. Poliner, M.D.
The Rt. Rev. E. Otis Charles 4 Berkeley St. Cambridge, Mass. 02138
WARREN REYNOLDS is living in Na-
Class of 1944
tal, South Africa. Since retiring from the State Department in 1986 he has been working as a volunteer with the International Executive Service Corps as regional representative for Natal. He has recruited 24 retired businessmen and linked them as consultants with 65 businessmen in the black townships of South Africa, where, Warren reports, "social and economic conditions are changing for the better at dramatic rates of speed." It is, says Warren, "the exciting kind of retirement I dreamt of experiencing." PROFESSOR MICHAEL CAMPO writes that he is winding down his career at Trinity, but is stiU actively involved in organizing and directing Trinity's Elderhostel programs in Italy, from Sicily to Lake Garda at eight different program sites. He says it's stimulating work and that he finds it very satisfying. DR. J. BROOKS MAUE is semi-retired from his position as professor of philosophy at California State University, Long Beach. He is back to an active life including skiing and windsurfing after triple by-pass heart surgery in 1987. He writes that his wife, Jo, and daughters Lisa and Jonelle are fine. He and Jo hope to visit Trinity within the next few years. PETER STOKES was recently elected a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, having been previously elected a fellow of the American College of Physicians (Internists). Class Agent: Donald J. O'Hare
Charles I. Tenney, CLU Charles I. Tenney & Assoc. 6 Bryn Mawr Ave. Bryn Mawr, Pa. 19010
How do you describe our 40th Reunion? It was a blast! JERRY HANSEN '51 put on "the party of the year" that could have gone on through the rest of June. Living on campus in the new dorm, sharing good times with old friends, aU kinds of activities, perfect weather, superb food, the booze flowing (for those over 21), jazz concert, New England clam bake, the historic parade of classes along the Long Walk to Ferris Athletic Center for the National Alumni Meeting, awards and class pictures presented an unforgettable time of our lives. The Class of '49 had the greatest turnout of aU time thanks to aU those calls many of you made. We had 26 Class members plus their wives return, along with one M.A. of '49, RACHAEL COX VINCENT. They seemed to have one objective, a good time. Believe me, "read my lips," we thoroughly ef\joyed ourselves and truly felt sorry for those who, for whatever reason, could not attend. Many of us attended the seminar given by our own LON GRACE, one of the two professors of the Class of '49 on campus. DAVE MeGAW came aU the way from Seattle and REGGIE PAINE from Texas. (Dave provided the clear weather by carrying his umbrella. It rains a wee bit, laddie, in Seattle.) He also bought out the Student Union and won a special prize from our Class for coming the farthest. MARTY ROUSE, our current Class president, had just been East from California so did notreturn for the Reunion. Hence, by unanimous vote, we re-elected him for another five-year term. Serves you right, Marty! JOHN PHELAN presented our Class Reunion gift to President English for $11 ,400 which was $1 ,400 over our goal! Congratulations John and JOE DeGRAND! (in absentia) for a great job. Wish I could say the same for your Class secretary. After taking copious notes regarding the latest news of those attending (a captive audience), I now find a month later that I have misplaced them and will have to rely on my failing memory and Jerry's list of attendees. Take back your award, Jerry! Except for a few late arrivals, most of the '49ers were there for the entire fourday event. In addition to the above were: SUMNER SHEPHERD and his wife, Beverly, who worked in the Dean's office when we were undergraduates; JACK GUNNING, our reliable Reunion chairman and his wife, Charleen; DOUG HARDING, provided class to our Class wearing his business suit; RON URQUHART providing laughs with his ongoing phone calls to home; THE REV. SHERMAN BEATTIE, the aU time greatest Class marshal, carrying the Class banner with pride and eyes beaming. Who will ever forget the performance he put on when unexpectedly called upon at the Class dinner. He had us rolling in the aisles, and Fritzie and I will never forget that great show. You had to be there! Connecticut State Rep. BOB BOWDEN and his wife, Eva; JOHN BLAND and his wife, Bobbie; RAY TRIBELHORN; DR. OLLIE CHURCH and his wife, Eleanora; RAY
Class of1949 MORLEY, who only planned to stay for a day but had such a good time he stayed for four (maybe he is still there!); LARRY FAGAN; enthusiastic GEORGE SIMONIAN and his wife, Lucy, who were a real inspiration for us all to return again and again. BILL WJL. SON and his wife, MC, seemed to thoroughly er\ioy themselves; BOB CUDWORTH, who retired from Travelers and is studying for the Episcopal deaconate; WARREN GRlFFIN; BUFFALO BILL DUY, who watched over us - all of which means we were in real trouble; TED CAMILLERI; retired York College professor AL KING and his wife, Retta; SCOTTY DUNCAN and his wife, Carol. In time for the Saturday parade were MERUN KOLAKOWSKI and JOHN TAYLOR with his wife, Joy. I trust I didn't mix any of the wives with the wrong husband but think of the reactions that will cause. I might even hear from you guys! It was a real treat to see professors George Cooper and GUS ANDRIAN '40 and surprise, they didn't look any older. Speaking of age, we all agreed we looked younger than the Class of '54. (I hope they don't read this column.) Maybe that's because most of us went through the war and we knew how to stay young in heart, make the most of life and have a good time. We missed JOHN NOONAN, who would have been with us, but was recuperating from his second open heart surgery. I spoke to John today and he is coming along fine. His six children are all doing well in their jobs but are pretty well scattered across the country. ED RICHARDSON, who missed the
Reunion, was written up in the Hartford papers for rediscovering a rare Ussurian pear tree in Glastonbury, Conn., common to Manchuria, China, the largest of its type in New England and the second largest in the U.S. JOE UTTELL's company says he has retired and moved to California and the company wouldn't give us his number so we could reach him for the Reunion. There is one thing all the '49ers attending the Reunion agreed on, that all those who failed to show missed one heck of a good time and it was their loss. Ask JAY GEIGER '50 who knows a good time and joined us. Hence keep that in mind, and some of you need to get rid of those unlisted phone numbers and excuses. See you at the 45th! Class Agent: John F. Phelan Robert Tansill 270 White Oak Ridge Rd. Short Hills, N.J. 07078 BILL ROBINSON has retired and moved from the Chicago area to 502 Tarpon Boulevard, Fripp Island, S.C. 29920. ANDREW DeLUCA has been er\ioying his retirement since 1981. He writes that he is doing title searching parttime to "keep occupied." He was president of the Connecticut Association of Real Property Professionals from 1986 to 1988. As he approached his 70th birthday he was looking forward to his 50th Reunion. ROBERT HERBERT writes, "Retire-
ment is not dull." He is working as a permanent deacon in the Episcopal Church and as Guardian ad litem in the 28th N.C. Judicial district. He is also "trying to learn Spanish" and er\ioys occasional forays into Mexico. HARRY KNAPP traveled almost the length of the Nile in Egypt during March. "Antiquity there is very impressive," he notes.
DAVID BELUS spent his second year of retirement working as a volunteer in the research department at Bush Campaign Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He has also recently become treasurer of his church. His youngest child recently finished the sophomore year at Gettysburg. "Two more years and Eleanor and I are free! " he exclaims. Class Agents: Robert M. Blum, Esq. John G. Grill, Jr. Reunion Chair: Bernard F. Wilbur, Jr.
"I'll be out dancing tonight." RICHARD DE PAOUS notes that retirement plans are in his "not-too-distant future." He plans to move to an inland lake near the coast of North Carolina/Virginia border. KINGSTON HOWARD is helping to raise funds for the restoration of the American Momurnent in Meaux, France. MAC LEAR JACOBY, JR. still teaches algebra at the Landon School in Bethesda, Md. where he also coaches the varsity tennis team. He writes that he sees a great deal of NED TAYLOR and his family who live nearby. They manage to get to all the Redskin games together. JOHN KLINGLER recently retired after teaching English in Simsbury, Conn. for 38 years and serving as department chairman at the high school for 28 years. In 1988 the University of Connecticut honored him with one of its "Teacher of the Year" awards. The Town of Simsbury recognized him on June 11, which was designated "John F. Klingler Day," to honor him for his contributions to the community. NED KULP says that a recent return to campus brought back exciting memories and impressed him with the growth of the College. Ned is head of a national marketing firm, has retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and coordinates national presentations on seminars on global affairs and U.S. National Security. JOHN MeGA W's second grandchild was born in 1988. He writes that his next trip to Hartford will be either for Homecoming this fall or next year. TRUBEE RACIOPPI is getting ready for "special early retirement" and is building a house on the coast of North Carolina ARTHUR ROCHE, JR. has completed 40 years with Aetna Life and Co., the last 20 of which were as general agent of Aetna's Orlando, Fla. financial planning operation and manager of central and northeast Florida marketing operations. When he retires, he writes that he'll become president and c.e.o. of a new corporation, with his wife (of 36 years), Ellen, as secretary treasurer. They have four children and five grandchildren aU living in Orlando. Pat and ROBERT SCHORK recently completed a 90-day around-the-world cruise, followed by a 47-day cruise around South America. RICHARD SCHUBERT has started on a second career as an apprentice piano technician. He says he is learning how to tune, regulate and rebuild pianofortes. Class Agents: James B. Curtin, Esq. David F. Edwards
F . Bruce Hinkel 15 Woodcrest Dr. New Providence, N.J. 07974
The sports section of the April 18 Hartford Courant contains an article about the Boston Marathon and the members of the Hartford Track Club who participated. RICH BARTOES, who took up marathoning 10 years ago at age 50, is one of those members. Although he didn't finish the marathon because of a knee problem, he recovered quickly and was quoted as saying,
Douglas C. Lee
Box 3809 v~.callf.93278
GEORGE SMITH finally made it to California He visited the San Joaquin Valley right after the Fourth of July, spending some time with Kerley Co.'s agricultural operation and also finding time to do some visiting with YOURS
TRULY. We met in Delano in the afternoon of the 6th, took a whirlwind tour of some almond orchards I have been working with for a number of years, and then traveled to Bakersfield, where we had a good dinner, good wine and good conversation. We re-lived a good bit of our freshman year over again; discussed some of the persons who were important, not only in our lives, but also in the lives of many other classmates. Kenneth Cameron and the late BERT HOLLAND '34 were two of the principal names mentioned. George mentioned his most recent epistle from ED MORRiSSEY. He received a postcard with just three words on it "Are you alive?" Having met, dined and visited with George I'd say the answer to the query was a resounding "Yes!" Which brings me to another matter ... Most members of the Class of '52 turn to the Class notes, trying to keep up on the activities of classmates, fraternity brothers, friends, etc., and so often they are disappointed . . . there's not much there, or if there is, it's about someone you really didn't get to know too well. The problem seems to be that everyone looks forward to reading about other classmates, but has the crazy idea that their own news is of little interest to classmates. I'm not asking you to get on a soapbox and give us a life history ... all I'm asking for is news of you, your wife and children (if you are so blessed), and any personal or business accomplishments that are noteworthy. I guarantee to pass along any information you write. Particularly interesting is news of visits with other classmates. Over the past two months, I've written to eight members of the Class of '52, and so far, I've only gotten one response ... from JIM VANSANT. Jim writes from 420 North Spoede Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63141 where he has retired from General Steel Industries, and now, like that famous Frenchman (whose name I've forgotten), is tending his garden. Jim has had an extremely interesting career. As you may recall, while at Trinity he had two passions, opera (the arts) and politics. He has kept opera and classical music and the arts in the forefront, but has traded politics in for the aforementioned garden. No wonder, politics smells a lot more than even a well-manured garden, especially when the flowers are in bloom. After he left Trinity, Jim got involved with the Korean War, then.did graduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis and also at the University of London. Finally, after all the aforementioned sidetracks, he went to work at the age of 30, for General Steel Industries in St. Louis. After the usual start in the mail room, Jim finally advanced to his rightful position, in the executive suite, serving as chairman and c.e.o. In the latter years of his tenure at G.S.I., Jim was involved in a dramatic, wellpublicized, but futile attempt to resist a corporate takeover. Like so many of the current takeovers, they resisted the original suitor, but succumbed to a more palatable buyer (the proverbial "white knight"). Shortly thereafter, Jim retired to his garden and to the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, which he had helped found 14
Class of1954 years ago. On occasion the opera manager has called on Jim to provide some extra-quality vodka with which to soften up one of the prima donna performers. Jim indicates that they called the right man, but it wasn't the stuff he quaffed while an undergrad at T.C. Smirnoffs it wasn't! Most of the above is true ... I've only changed a few facts to protect the innocent. DUDLEY BICKFORD built an "Acorn" House on 211! acres overlooking the Connecticut River (in the winter) after 35 years in a colonial house that dated from 1750 to 1930. He writes that he really loves the space and light. He is manager of product engineering for Stanley Tool's New Britain plant. Three of his four sons are married and he has five grandsons and one granddaughter. His unmarried son is a commercial pilot learning his trade out of Boeing Field in Seattle, Wash. PETER MACLEAN continues to live and work on Shelter Island, N.Y. He has just completed a three-year term as president of Eastern Long Island Hospital. Please write . . . your correspondence will be answered and any printable news will be passed along! Class Agents: Nicholas J. Christakos William M. Vibert
Paul A. Mortell 757B Quinnipiac Ln. Stratford, Conn. 06497
SHIPPEN LUQUER reports that he is
chairman of the executive committee of Factors Chain International, the world's largest association of factoring companies, with 91 members in 34 countries and a Permanent Secretariat in Amsterdam. Effective April 1, RICHARD STEWART has taken the positions of vice president-general counsel ofTRC Companies, Inc., a nationally-recognized environmental firm headquartered in East Hartford. Class Agents: Peter B. CJ.i.fford, D.D.S. RichardT. Lyford, Jr. Joseph B. Wollenberger, Esq.
Theodore T. Tansi 29 Wood Duck Ln. T~e,Conn.06081
Forty-five of your classmates were at our 35th reunion. Seyeral came from California and of course, TOBY SCHOYER, our permanent master of ceremonies, from St. Croix, Virgin Islands. He did a great job at our Class banquet. The Class gift goal was $50,000. Due to several gracious contributions by classmates during reunion week, our Class exceeded the goal. We contributed over $51 ,000. Our new president is HERB MACLEA and HOWIE GRIFFITH is vice president. YOUR SECRETARY was re-elected, once again. Speaking of elections, your secretary will be running for first selectman (mayor and chief administrator) of the town of Simsbury, Conn. He will be
leaving Phoenix Mutual in November. We have received an interesting letter from FREDERICK POTTER: "First, my apologies for not making the Reunion for our 35th and while I am about it my apologies also for the 25th. Ten years ago I was discarding my uniforms and finishing a career as a colonel in Civil Engineering in the All" Force. Now almost 10 years later I am well on my way to another career with the Boeing Company. "Machi, my wife of 32 years, and I have now been in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for four and one-half years. No, we have not yet become Muslims! I did note with interest when I perused through the Class roster that I am the only member of the Class living abroad. ln fact I have been in Europe and the Middle East now for 25 years with addresses in England, Germany, Greece, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. That along with a tour in VietNam truly classifies me as an expatriate. "Life here in Riyadh is not bad. Everything except food is provided by the company and where else can we jog and play tennis every day of the year? Two good vacations each year with all expenses paid by the company. In the last year we celebrated our wedding anniversary in Jordan exploring Petra, one of the ancient ruins, and spent a great three weeks in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore helping the Chinese bring in the new Year of the Snake. Also had two trips to Texas, and a great time last August up in Camden, Maine. Did make one trip to Oklahoma City that convinced us that our future was in Europe or the Middle East. ''This summer I am taking on a new job with the Peace Shield Program here
in Riyadh with Boeing in charge of a 575,000,000 engineering effort for the command, control and communication system. It should keep us here for a couple of years more and then who knows." In addition he notes that his two children reside in Texas and New York, respectively, and hopes that maybe "one or two of our grandsons will decide to go to Trinity!" He doubts that he will make the next two reunions, since he will probably be in Greece, his "second home." He says, "With my Athenian wife we might be retired and running a Greek taverna in the Plaka." He sends best wishes to the Class of '54 and especially to fellow Crows who shared the third floor of the fraternity senior year. HENRY KIPP writes that he is active in the Trinity Club of Washington doing telethons and arranging for a Club Natural Resources Tour with the Society of American Foresters. He is the author of "Indians in Agriculture - An Historical Sketch," published by G.P.O. in 1988. LEWIS TAFT has returned to San Jose after a two-year assigrunent with liM Mainz, West Germany. ARTHUR WILSON is still working as a research and development manager at Texas Instruments with the title of senior member of the technical staff. His wife, Carol, is secretary of the State Board of Texas League of Women Voters, and a plan commissioner in Richardson. His son, Dick, is clerking for Judge Williams of the 5th Federal Circuit of Appeals. His daughter, Heather, is finishing her first year of medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
E . Wade Close, Jr. 622 West Waldheim Rd. Pittsburgh, Pa. 15215 ROBERT" DIAMOND has retired from his 25-year teaching career and is now a buyer for Mohonk Mountain House, a beautiful hotel on a mountain lake in New Paltz, N.Y. He writes that he hopes to see many Trinity alums there. After ANTHONY McKIM, JR.'s marriage to Ruth Crane, he planned to live in Rumson, N.J. One of his sons, Marshall, is at Clark University and his second son, Josh, has graduated from St Mark's. ROBERT MUlLANEY has retired after teaching English for 29 years. He is currently a free-lance writer and is working on a book about Hartford's circus fire which occurred in 1944. (Alumni recollections welcomed, he notes.) He also promotes artists and craftspersons. His children are: Michael, a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art; John, UConn graduate and a geologist/hydrologist; Mary, a graduate of S.C.S.U. and self-employed as a glass-blowing artist in Idaho. JOSEPH HEINEMAN retired from GTE after 30 years. He has begun a telecommunications consulting business and has moved into a new home. PHD.JP TRUITT is now living in Brookside, N.J. He has joined the GR.I. Corp. as a senior vice president/mar-
keting development in Hackensack, N.J. One daughter, Virginia, has finished her senior year at Widener University where she is a nursing student, and his second daughter, Susannah, has finished her sophomore year with top honors at Albright He is in his eighth year as a bass drummer for N.J. Colonial Militia Fife and Drum Corps which keeps him "in shape, physically and historically." His wife, Susannah, has a "very successful fashion design business and recently had a show in West Hartford." C. ALANSON VARS, JR.'s youngest daughter is a member of Trinity's Class of 1993, and, as a result, he expects to see more of Trinity in the near future. Class Agents: David S. Dimling William F . La Porte, Jr. Reunion Chairs: Joseph S. Michelson William F. LaPorte
Bruce N. Macdonald 1116 Weed St. New Canaan, Conn. 06840
I called DAVE RENKERT to get updated on his life and he told me he had recently become a grandfather via his older son. Both Dave's children live and work in the Canton, Ohio area and see their parents frequently. Dave went on to tell me about a scheduled trip to Scotland in August when for two weeks, he, his wife and other couples from Canton will play various and famous golf courses of Scotland. When not golfing Dave fly fishes for trout in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and tries to ski once a year out West. BILL DAKIN wrote me that he was coming east in October when he and his wife, Gretchen, will travel through Maine and get together with me for a weekend at Squam Lake in New Hampshire. One of the most interesting stories I heard from one of our classmates, came from JOHN LIMPITLAW. By the time this newsletter reaches you John will be a first-year student at Yale Divinity School and will be a candidate for ordination in the Episcopal Church. John came to this decision and position after some 35 years in the business world, including a long and rewarding period when he was vice president and treasurer of MacMillan Publishing. John chose the occasion of MacMillan's merger with Maxwell Publishing to take early retirement from his company. Following this move he took the examinations required for entering divinity school, passed them, and is all set to start at Yale in September. Until this time he and his wife will take a long vacaiton to Texas and the Pacific Northwest. On the way he plans to visit DICK STANSON in Los Angeles, and DAVE TAYLOR- who will meet them in San Francisco. Speaking of Dave, he has written that his daughter, RUTH '88, has "finally met my good friend, WlLUE GARDINER '55, when he visited her store." John Limpitlaw also wrote that his daughter, ALISON '84, was married a year ago. In addition to her sister, AMY '86, who was maid of honor, other Trin-
ity grads in attendance included ROGER HARTT '27, FRANK SHERMAN '50, JOHN LARSON '53, as well as a large contingent from '84-'86. As of September 1988 THE REV. JOHN TULK has a new position as coordinator of community resources and volunteer services for Dakota County Social Services in Burnsville, Minn., in the fastest growing county in the state, and one of seven Minneapolis/St. Paul metro counties. DALE NElSON writes that he is a member of the national board of advisors for Chicago Theological Seminary, senior minister at the Flossmoor Community Church in Illinois, and a<ljunct professor of philosophy at South Suburban College in South Holland. Finally, any classmates who find themselves in the vicinity of Ridgefield, Conn. on Nov. 10, are invited to the opening of my one-man show of oil paintings at the Northridge Gallery. These will all be from a trip my wife and I took last year to Spain. Class Agents: Peter C. Luquer Richard S. Stanson
Paul A. Cataldo, Esq. c/o Bachner, Roche & Cataldo 55 W. Central St., Box 267 Franklin, Mass. 02038
It's summer and no one is writing to me about anything interesting, so I'll have to tell you about two of your classmates who were recently honored in a publication entitled 'The Best Lawyers in America," published by Woodward & White, New York. They are DAVID B. BEERS, Esq. of Shea& Gardner, Washington, D.C., selected in the area of business litigation; and your Class Secretary, PAUL A. CATALDO, Esq., selected in Massachusetts in the area of domestic relations and family law. I am not related to the authors, but I'm not sure whether or not Dave Beers is. Please send information or money, whichever you have an excess of. Late breaking news: RICHARD BEHR is the proud grandfather of three boys. A. BROOKS HARLOW, JR. moved to Ormond Beach, Fla. He is living at Plantation Bay, 26 Magnolia Circle, North, and would love to see any Trinity grads. His phone number is 904-4371866. He notes that he should have taken this retirement four years ago, and sends his best to everyone. NORMAN KAYSER moved into a new home in Farmington, Conn. after living in West Hartford for the past 29 years. WILLIAM KEATING sends news of his children. Son, Dr. Bill Keating, Haverford '85, Penn State Medical School '88, is doing a residency at Stanford University Medical Center in otolaryngology; he has a young son, Michael. Son, Jon M.BA., Santa Clara University is in finance-marketing for HewlettPackard Computer Corp. Son, Kenneth, is studying for his B.S.E.E. at San Jose State University with Ford Aerospace. Son, Edwin, graduated from London Central High School and is now with Kodak in Palo Alto. Daughter, Marina, is majoring in psychology at DeAnza
College. "Father, Bill still struggling as usual," he notes. WALTER SHANNON, JR.'s son graduated last spring from Carnegie-Mellon. He and his wife recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. "Her dad is a member of the illustrious Class of '34," writes Walter. MURRAY VARAT is still on the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and head of cardiology at one of the University hospitals. This fall his son, Bel\iarnin, started at Trinity. His stepson, Patrick, is a freshman at the University of Michigan and his daughter, Jessica, has entered the first grade. Class Agents: Richard L. Behr Frederick M. Tobin, Esq.
The Rev. Dr. Borden W. Painter, Jr. 110 Ledgewood Rd. West Hartford, Conn. 06107
YOUR SECRETARY had the pleasure of serving on the search committee for our new president, thus making a contribution on behalf of the Class of '58! The committee, and now the whole campus, is quite excited to have Tom Gerety in the President's office, and I hope that many of you will have the opportunity in the coming months to meet him here on campus or at home as he begins to move about the country. Tom will build on the solid achievements of Jim English's able administration. The future looks bright for Trin. DR. FRANK CARUSO will take more trips to Europe in his new position as vice president of research and development for Roberts Pharmaceutical of New Jersey. He is responsible for R & D throughout the world and writes that the company has many novel products in the fields of cancer and asthma GEORGE ENEPEKIDES was promoted in November 1988 to marketing director, Dart Hellas, SA., Tupperware Division, a company he joined as promotions manager in 1973. At the time he wrote, he was considering a visit to Trinity with his daughter, Anna, who was going to summer school in northern Massachusetts. PETER FISH continues as a forest ranger in the Adirondacks High Peaks Wilderness Area. He is active in yearround mountaineering. He is also active in Clan Macpherson Assoc. and Scottish Tartan Society and has taken the name "McPherson," a family name, as a middle name. He is also a junior warden and reader in St Eustace Episcopal Church in Lake Placid, N.Y. His son, Brian, is at the University of Vermont and his daughter, Kirsten, is at Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H. Last year, he, his wife, Carolyn, and youngest daughter, Kathryn, took a trip to England and Scotland. MARTYN PERRY writes that "time goes on apace" and that he still lives in Menlo Park, Calif. where he teaches skin diving and SCUBA at San Francisco State and helps with the same at Stanford. His "regular source of lucre" is as a technical writer and editor with Network Equipment Technologies, Inc., a telecommunications company in Redwood City.
Late-breaking news from Class members: After 22 years in the Air Force and ten years in hospital administration, ALBERT ANGELL recently accepted a position as a middle-school teacher of social studies. He now lives in St. Petersburg, Fla. As of January 1989, Scudder, Stevens & Clark, where CHARLES CERRITO is a vice president, has assumed the institutional funds business of Lazard Freres & Co. RICHARD JAFFE is on the board of directors and executive committee of the U.SA. Film Festival and flew actor Jimmy Stewart in the corporate jet from Los Angeles to Dallas and back. While in Dallas the actor received the Master Screen Artist Award. Richard writes, "We spent lots of time together; what a wonderful gentleman." Class Agent: Robert D. Coykendall
Robert T. Sweet 4934 Western Ave. Chevy Chase, Md. 20816
Class of 1959
ARTIIUR POLSTEIN is still flying for USAir in and out of Pittsburgh as an MD80 captain. He notes that he had TOM BOWDEN's son on a flight when the University of Rochester football team was aboard. Art's younger daughter was married last April and his older daughter has moved to Austin, Texas where she works for Sematech. JOSEPH REPOLE sends the news that he biked 4,700 miles in 1988 and now has four grandchildren. Class Agents: Raymond Joslin Joseph J. Repole, Jr.
Shepard M. Scheinberg, Esq. P.O. Box 871 1 Bayside Ave. East Quogue, N .Y. 11942
Stepping onto the Quadrangle after 30 years since leaving Trinity brought back a flood of memories of good and bad times. The Chapel still held the hope, even at the 11th hour, of passing Math 98. Why did so many of our returning alumni say that this year marked the third time in their lives that they were in the Library? Yes, of the 39 returning alums, two admitted to jumping off the roof of New Dorm into the snow bank in 1955. To further boggle your mind, one of those jumpers was WALT GRAHAM. Thursday brought forth the rabid returnees. JACK DONAHUE was the first to sign in. He has returned to live in his hometown after living for many years in Scotland and Ireland. CHARLIE (Snaps) WEEKS was the second to arrive. He accompanied his daughter, who is an incoming freshman. I was the
third to arrive, having taken the ferry from Orient Point, Long Island to New London. Then came GEORGE (Fats) GRAHAM, JIM (Moon) PRICE, JOHN KENNY, PAUL KARDON, CHARLIE NICHOLS and SAM HlMELSTEIN. All, with the exception of Charlie Weeks, dined out together in Hartford's Little Italy section of town. Sam Himelstein is an itinerant ophthalmologist, traveling around the eastern U.S. in his motor home, taking short term assignments for persons on leave. Jim Price manufactures pasta and tomato paste, and reports that he is working with Sammy Davis, Jr. in developing a celebrity mustard. Watch out, Paul Newman! George Graham is a "consultant," now that his company has been acquired. John Kenny is about to become a consultant, also, as his company has been acquired. Charlie Nichols commutes to Boston to carry on his business as a financial adviser. DR. PAUL KARDON and lawyer, SHEP SCHEINBERG, who appear to have been joined at the stomach, speak with Italian accents, having spent their vacations together for the last few years in the study of the Art of Italian Food Consumption. The cocktail party on the Quadrangle brought forth the balance of the returnees. GEORGE (Just Jazz) TRUSCOTT made his first reunion in 30 years. He is teaching at Nichols Academy in Buffalo. George and I rejoiced in seeing each other, as we reminisced about the trip to Buffalo over the Christmas break our freshman year, when we remarkably survived turning over in a VW on the New York Thruway. Other returning fifty-niners included TED TAYLOR, who owns 17 McDonald restaurants; ALAN (the Goodge) MILLER, a nationally recognized attor-
ney specializing in bankruptcy law; HOWARD MAYO, the managing partner of a 20-person Boston law firm; RON (Lon Leopold) REOPEL, the athletic director at Westfield, Mass. High; DICK (The Plug) KRIM, looking very youthful, and still with Connecticut General; PETER MciLWAIN , a pilot with an international airline; DR. ART JUDGE, a pathologist in Stowe, Mass.; WALT (Pennies from Heaven) GRAHAM, vice president in charge of sales of Smith Kline & Beekman; the Clergy, consisting of WARREN FREEMAN, DICK NOLAN, and JON WIDING; FRANK GANAK, an attorney in Boston; JACK (Why Did I Get This Tattoo) ADAMS, an insurance broker in New Britain, Conn.; as well as DOUG FROST, BILL RUNNETTE, JERRY MUIR, JOE WASSONG, BRENDAN SHEA, MICHAEL REWA, BILL SCHREINER, ALBIE SMITII, ALAN TUBMAN, BOB BRIAN, PETER DUNNING, ALEX FAVA, KIT WRIGHT, BILL ABELES, BOB PINGPANK and BOB COYKENDALL, who chaired the Reunion gift committee and raised almost fifty thousand dollars. The election of officers was held Panamanian style. George Graham, Jim Price and Shep Scheinberg were pronounced, respectively, president, vice president and secretary/treasurer for the new year. Saturday night's dinner was great fun with Jim Price leading us down memory lane with lots of tall tales from the past. For all of you College View Tavern fans, the place has been enlarged and is now owned by a young charming fellow who treated us with great hospitality. We missed not seeing the rest of you.
Although the summer news is light, YOUR SECRETARY did spot a name in the June, 1989 issue of Sea Power, published by the Navy League. NED CHALKER is a member of the board of directors of the Tall Ship Foundation. This foundation hopes to raise funds for a second American tall ship (it appears that the only one owned by the U.S. is the Coast Guard's "Eagle'') in time for the 1992 Columbus quincentenary. Good luck, Ned. DR. CHARLES MIDDLETON is chief of surgery at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, Conn. Class Agents: Robert G. Johnson Richard W. Stockton Reunion Chairs: G. H. L. "Rick" Richardson John Bassett
Bill Kirtz 26Wyman St. Waban,Mass. 02168
RON POLSTEIN has changed addresses and jobs. He's now at 948 Old Esquimalt Rd., Victoria, B.C. V9A 4X3 Canada and is Ministry of Social Services' supervisor of services for mentally-handicapped adults in the greater Victoria area. BILL HANDLER is teeming with a lot of news: His eldest son, Gary, has graduated from Auburn and has been working for Bill's executive search firm, Atlanta's largest. Bill's latest venture, Corporate Art International, has acquired two other companies and is the Southeast's largest art marketing company. Classmates' responses to requests for 50th birthday news have been gratifying: JOHN KORETZ has dealt with the milestone by moving to an "adult ranch" house at 580 Hillside Dr., Highland Park, Ill., a putt away from the 16th hole of his regular golf course. Golling also came to the fore (sorry) at DAVE GERBER's 50th. Before the
Class of 1964 Philadelphia festivities, Dave won a mini-tournament whose contestants included JOE COLEN and ANDY CANTOR. Joe was fresh from a round with KEN CROMWELL, who continued his eastern tour by playing in New Jersey with BILL SCULLY. Dave's eldest, Steven, is entering Villanova Law School; Joe now has a second daughter at Trinity. Andy's eldest, Dave, is a recent Williams graduate and his youngest, Alex, is going into his sophomore year at Bowdoin. As editor of The Walking Maga.zine which celebrated its third anniversary (420,000+ circulation), BRAD KETCHUM traveled to Belgium and Switzerland last spring. In the fall of 1988, Jennifer Rowley (father, DENNIS ROWLEY), Perri and Robert Postma (PETER POSTMA's children) were all undergraduates at Texas A&M University together. Perri graduated in December; Pete and Dennis see each other parents' weekend. LEONARD SWATKIEWICZ recently celebrated 28 years of marriage to "my college days girl." As a division training manager for ADVO System, he writes that he's as busy as the "proverbial one-armed paper hanger" developing! delivering training programs for sales, management and assorted supervisory
PETER KNIGHT offers these observations about turning 50: "Aside from a few wrinkles, finding that 30-pound boxes weigh more than 30 pounds, and gravity affecting the size of my waist, I feel about the same as I always have. Last week, Scott Smith, son of DAVE SMITH, was my first officer (on American Airlines). For some reason, this really brought home the fact that I have been here for better than half a century and that time is really flying by. P.S. I have convinced myself that this is an isolated incident and I still feel about the same." Peter sold his house is Easton, Conn., "leaving GERALD CHANNELL '57 the only American pilot in town. Commute from Fairfield to the yacht now only minutes." So you see, 50 can be accomplished, preferably with the help of Trinity classmates. Please write about how you're coping, on this and every front. Class Agents: Peter H. Kreisel Dale N. Peatman
The Rev. Arthur F. "Skip" McNulty, Jr. Calvary Church 315 Shady Ave. Pittsburgh,Pa. 15206
CARL ZIMMERMAN has a new job working for Advanced Systems Technology, Inc. under a U.S. Army contract wherein he provides technical consultant services to the program manager for the Apache attack helicopter regarding the embedded software used in that weapons system. He writes that his son, Andrew, is attending the University of Tulsa on a full-tuition merit scholarship.
I have only a few pieces of information to report this quarter and I would be most appreciative if you might be moved to drop me a note in the next few weeks and let me know what is going on in your life. One of the bits of news which I did receive, however, concerns our classmate ERIC BROUDY. Eric has recently been promoted to associate vice president for University Relations at Brown
University in Providence. He will have overall responsibility for Brown's external communication efforts. Eric went to Brown in 1982 from the YaleNew Haven Hospital where he was director of public information. Prior to that, Eric was a free-lance writer and is the author of The Book of Looms (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1978). Congratulations, Eric! Another item of news concerns DICK BORUS and his family's move to Houston, Texas where Dick is sales manager of Bethlehem Steel's Houston office. DR. FRED METCALF writes that he and his wife, Nancy, are the proud parents of Keith Daniel, born Sept. 14, 1988. Fred is a project developer and patient performance evaluator for NuHab, a New Orleans corporation which is putting alcoholism and drug abuse treatment programs in hospitals throughout the United States. He travels a lot and is very busy finishing the manuscripts for two new books on chemical dependency treatment and prevention. In April, 1989 in San Antonio, DON PINE presented a paper, "Evaluation of a Pilot Cholesterol Education Program," at the annual meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group. GUY ANDERSON is now working with First Bankcard Systems of Atlanta where he is senior marketing manager. He is involved with computer software sales to banks and major utilities. I look forward to hearing from even more of you. Class Agents: Thomas F. Bundy, Jr. Judson M. Robert
G. Alexander Creighton 117 Lincoln Rd. Lincoln, Mass. 01773
RICHARD BIRNEY-SMITH has recently concluded the 20th anniversary season of Te Deum Concerts with performances of Bach's Goldberg Variations on harpsichord and Handel's Messiah for choir, orchestra and soloists. DAVID BREWSTER writes that he is "eflioying a busy practice of vascular surgery." He is also a professor of surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston and the proud father of a son, Andrew Charles, born June 11, 1988 during our 25th Reunion! RICHARD GOODEN is affiliated with Citicorp Trust, NA., in Los Angeles, as vice president for marketing and sales for the western region. He lives in Los Angeles and says he no longer travels to St. Louis, Mo. STEPHEN JONES is head of Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, NJ. After 24 years with Bankers Trust Co., with duty in New York, London and Palm Beach, PETER MACKIE was offered the opportunity to head the statE wide trust department for Commerce Bank with major offices in St. Louis and Kansas City. ROBERT MURDOCK has resigned from the American Federation of Arts and is now working as an independent curator and consultant based in New York. He will be guest-curating exhibitions, working with artists and writing. LLOYD REYNO illS is director of executive financial services of Fred S. James & Co. of Northern New England. He assumed this position as a consultant and is still senior partner of Reynolds Financial Services Co. of Pennsylvania and Maine. ANTHONY SIRIANNI has been appointed clinical associate professor of orthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry. At the time he wrote, he and Ann were expecting a second grandchild. Class Agents: Scott W. Reynolds Michael A. Schnlenberg
William B. Bragdon ill Star Route, Box 6 NewHope,Pa. 18938
Our 25th Reunion was held in June. A College record for attendance was broken with the all-time high return of 92 classmates. And, thanks to all of you who contributed to the alumni fundraiser, our gift to the College was $259,300. Very impressive. But if that weren't enough, four of our own received awards from the College: WILSON TAYLOR took home the Alumni Achievement Award, DON McLAGAN and GEORGE KELLNER won the Gary W. McQuaid Award and CHARLIE TODD was awarded the Alumni Medal of Excellence. Makes the rest of us look like failures! RALPH ALLEN and TOM McKUNE must be thanked for the great part they
played in making the 25th Reunion Class Book a joy to read. Keep the rights, guys, this could be a best seller. And taking us down the bumpy, pothole tilled road for the next five years is our new Class president, TIM CRAWFORD. Good luck. Incidentally, Tim is available for speeches at your town meetings, bar mitzvah celebrations, fast food restaurant openings and toxic waste dump closings for a small fee plus airfare, 24-hour limo, hotel and other recreational needs. The Reunion highlights included the evening river cruise on the Lady Fenwick in a monsoon. BILL MINOT fell overboard when the boat hit BILL BO~ , STEVE BRALOVE won the Cher lip-sync contest, MIKE MALM was arrested for impersonating a teenager and DANA WHITE finally picked a fight with DAN SAKlAD and won. And who won't forget the annual meeting of the Alumni Association on Saturday morning? The temperature was in the 90s, the humidity was over 100 percent and there were rain clouds above ... all this in the Ferris Athletic Center, the hottest place in the entire universe. Later that day we met for the Class Dinner. Thanks must be given to Professor George Cooper for his witty and highly enlightening speech. One last thanks to Charlie Todd for making our 25th Reunion such a success. Other news: Charlie Todd has turned off his telephone and moved to Katmandu; BILL BURNHAM spends equal time between Connecticut and the Far East, overlooking the manufacture of his plush toy empire; BRUCE WAXMAN will not reveal the secret of how his wife, Lynn, looks like she could be his daughter; DON STRAMMIELLO invites us all to come out and visit him in the wilderness of Tabernash, Colo.; DR. BOB RODNER plans a summer of sailing with his wife, Alice; and DON LEVY has started a grueling physical training program in his quest to become a member of the United States Gymnastics Team. ROBERT MACDOUGALL's son, Chris, finished his freshman year at Idaho State where he is on a tennis scholarship and playing No. 1. Bob and his wife, Roxanne, have started their own business in communication and organizational development. THOMAS SINGLETON's son, TREVOR '89, graduated from Trinity last May. "A much better student than his father," notes Tom. MALCOLM ZICKLER recently retired after 24 years in the military. He has moved to Philadelphia to start work at G.E. on the Space Defense Initiative. "Philadelphia is the closest we've been to Trinity since graduation," he writes, and he was looking forward to more active participation in alumni activities. Hope to hear more news from ALL of our Class members for the next issue. Class Agent: Ke.n neth R. Auerbach
Peter J. Knapp 20 Buena Vist Rd. West Hartford, Conn. 06107 BOB HARTMAN recently received
the outstanding service award of the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association. This award is presented each year to five high school coaches selected nationally for exceptional contributions to swimming, both locally and statewide. Formerly coach of the men's swimming and coed water polo teams at Loomis-Chaffee, he has been coaching the girls' swimming team at Wethersfield High School and the Wethersfield Barracudas, a town team. His teams have compiled impressive winning records, and he has produced seven swimming and 10 water polo All Americans. He has also been involved in creating the state and New England girls' independent swimming championships and the Connecticut Swim Officials Association. Congratulations, Bob! LAURENCE BORY writes that his older daughter, Martha, made the tough choice last year - the best college for her. Although she was accepted at Trinity, she chose his wife's alma mater, Connecticut College, where he reports she's doing very well. Although he says he silently regretted her choice, it turned out to be the right one for her. As of January ROLAND CARLSON has assumed the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Western Reserve Care System, a multi-hospital system of two acute care hospitals, one children's hospital, a free-standing ambulatory care center, and a skilled nursing facility. He says the health care industry continues to be exciting and rewarding. TOM GARSON's older son is a freshman at Northwestern, majoring in journalism. His younger son, Michael, is a sophomore in high school and is interested in law, finance and sports- soccer, street hockey and baseball. Julie is now regional manager for Evan Picone Hosiery in the N.Y. area. Tom says his new responsibilities at NCC Industries are going well. In July PHILIP HOPKE joined the department of chemistry of Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. as the first holder of the Robert A. Plane Chair. During the past year, his 1OOth paper was published in the peer-reviewed journal literature. RICHARD MECK has retired from the Air Force after 23 years of service. At the time he wrote he was looking for a job in the Washington, D.C. area That's all for this issue. Let's hear from you. Class Agent: Richard Roth Reunion Chairs: Merrill A. Yavinsky Peter A. Sturrock
Thomas S. Hart 20 Kenwood St. Boston,ftfass.02124
EDMUND BARTLETT is the I989 president of the Florida Psychological Association. WILLIAM CARLSON writes that he is "off to the American Consulate in Marseille in August, '89." ROBERT DUNN, JR. is a real estate broker with Santa Fe Properties in New Mexico.
THE REV. MARK JOHNSON has moved to Thief River Falls, Minn. where he is associated with the Evangelical Covenant Church. The directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have appointed CHRISTOPHER McCURDY vice president. He continues on the international capital markets staff, where he has been assistant vice president since October 1987. When MASON ROSS wrote in the spring he had just talked with AL COOPER. Mason and his wife were planning to have dinner with him and LINDLEY SCARLETT on the Ross' 20th anniversary (Lindley was in the wedding). Mason was looking forward to being JOHN STAPLES '68 partner in a golf tournament at Cypress Point Club in Monterey in May. "Thanks to Trinity, they are all close friends," he adds. Class Agents: William H. Schweitzer, Esq. Raymond P. Boulanger
Jeffrey J. Fox Fox & Co. Inc., Box 817 Avon, Conn. 06001
Congratulations to the Class of '67. We exceeded our 1988/89 Alumni Fund goal of $53,000. Importantly, there was a 50 percent participation (this means half the Class donated to Trinity). Special thanks to BRAD MOSES who is our chief tax collector. Brad says our Class participation and contributions have been increasing significantly in the last few years. Twelve classmates donated $1,500 or more. The College appreciates your support. We are already thinking about 1992 when Europe eliminates commerce barriers, when hair becomes thin and gray, and when the Class of '67 celebrates its 25th Reunion. The embryonic Reunion committee is looking for a few good men, or a mob of good men. Let it be known if you want to help in planning or anything. TED HUTTON has already volunteered to be a part of 1992. He will be coming from Baltimore where he recently moved. Ted is president and c.o.o. of Waverly, Inc., a prestigious printing and publishing company. Prior to Waverly, Ted ran a group of companies at Gulf & Western. Waverly publishes medical and scientific books. Ted loves the opportunity to run a smaller, less bureaucratic company. He and his family love Baltimore which is in the midst of a maJor downtown and waterfront renaissance. Ted is still married to Georgie (they dated at Trinity), and they have a son, Scott, who is a senior at the Peddie. School in New Jersey. Anne is in the fifth grade. If any of the hundreds of doctors in our Class would like to get their treatise published, or if you'd like to read up on medicine call Ted at 301-5284000. NEIL RICE still goes into Boston to run his firm , and still goes home to Marblehead to take out his boat. "You can't live in Marblehead without a boat," notes Neil. People might think you're not a New Englander. Neil's firm is Rice, Heard & Bigelow and provides aSset management and personal trust services for people with money. The firm has I6 professionals and prides it-
self on close and attentive personal service to all its clients. That's why business is good. Mary still beats Neil regularly at tennis. Their daughter, Lexi, has started this year at Trinity as a freshman. Their son, Chris, is a freshman in high school. If you want to preserve your money or go boating along the North Shore, give Neil a ring at 617542-1850. JOHN DAVISON just celebrated his 20th anniversary with Kidder-Peabody. John is a senior vice president and heads up Kidder's institutional sales for the mid-Atlantic area The Davisons still live in St. David's, Pa. and still live in the same house ... it's just a bit bigger with a few more wings. John has traded his tennis racket for golf clubs, and is now a self-diagnosed golf nut. John's three girls are all doing well. Christina is a sophomore at Trinity and she absolutely loves the school. Lyndsey is a senior at St. Mark's and Amanda is 13. If you are a big time money manager, or you have investment responsibility for a large pension fund, John will be glad to buy and sell for you. Call John at 215-496-2190. Another Class of '67 man of medicine is doing well in San Antonio, Texas. DAVE GORDON is president of the medical executive board at Baptist Memorial Hospital. (This responsibility is akin to "chief of staff.") Dave's medical specialties are oncology and hematology - cancer and blood diseases. There is a lot going on in the Gordon household. Dave's wife, Jane, has received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Texas. Jane's clinical practice will concentate on the trials and tribulations of dual career couples. Megan, 18, iS a new "Smithie" this fall, and Michael, 11, is in middle school. In addition to playing tennis and defending the Alamo, the Gordons travel a bit. They all tagged along with Megan as she e[\joyed a graduation gift trip through Holland, Belgium and England. Dave has issued an open invitation to visit if you are ever in San Antonio. In the meantime if you need a blood test give Dave a call (not a beeper) at 512656-7177. Recently-received items of interest: THOMAS RIPLEY is living in Hanover, N.H. where he works in biotechnology at Verax as vice president of hardware. He is the father of two girls and one boy. PAUL SCHEINBERG writes that he is "busily practicing pulmonary and critical care medicine in Atlanta" He has been elected chairman of the department of medicine at St. Joseph Hospital. He says he is trying to e[\joy more time with his wife, Suzy, and the boys (David, 10; Jacob, eight; and Daniel, six). GEORGE SOMMER has been promoted to corporate controller of Memorex Telex and has relocated to corporate headquarters in London, England. Remember, YOUR CLASS SECRE路 TARY is on the prowl for good gossip. If I miss you when I call, your story will be very imaginative. My editors give me complete carte blanche so protect your good name. Call me at Fox & Co.: 2036774318. Class Agent: Bradford L. Moses
William T. Barrante, Esq. 107 Scott Ave. P.O. Box 273 Watertown, Conn. 06795
PROFESSOR MIKE LEST'Z, who teaches history at the CoUege, appeared on the ''Talk of the Town" radio program on WATR in Waterbury on June 2. Mike spoke about the disturbing events then happening in China, where the government brutaUy crushed the student-led democracy movement. Later that month, from June 22-24, Mike coordinated the Alumni CoUege lecture series, "China in the 1990s," on the campus. WALT HARRISON has been named to the newly-ereated post of director of university relations at the University of Michigan. Walt took his new position as "U-M's new media boss" in April. Before that, Walt was president of Gehrung Associates in New Hampshire, where he acted as a media consultant for coUeges and universities; including U-M. BOB KING writes that he was recently re-elected to the New York state legislature. 'The work is both stimulating and frustrating - too much politics, too little practical thinking." Bob says that he stays in touch with JIM TOWNSEND and TED RUCKERT '67 "and their beautiful families. AU are weU." JOHN COOK has been named president of the National Bank of Stamford, N.Y. STU EDELMAN writes that on March 11, JOE and Jeanne McKEIGUE hosted a dinner for friends from the Class and their wives. As weU as himself, "Included in this wonderful evening were DAN GOLDBERG, GEORGE FOSQUE, TOM NARY, KEITH MILES and BEN JAFFEE," he notes. TOM GET'ZENDANNER's son, Reynold, who completed his freshman year at Trinity, earned his varsity swimming letter. DAVID MEADE is now living in Port Joli, Nova Scotia. He writes that "Anyone considering purchase of property in Nova Scotia" should contact him. ED GEORGE writes from Boston that he, Janet, and their three children "are e[\joying a cooler summer than last, looking forward to vacationing in Maine." Ed coached Little League in Arlington this spring, and hopes to get back for an overnight visit to the College soon. HOWARD SHAFFER sends greetings from Fort Worth, Texas, where he has been practicing otolyamgology for the past ten years. He has recently spoken to DICK PUllMAN, who is still living in Dallas. He says there does not appear to be anyone else from the Class in the area Howie has developed a "passion for triathlons," but his children "feel that looks too much like work."
Class Agent: George H. Barrows, M.D.
Edward S. Hill, Esq. One Exchange Pl. P.O. Box 2480 Waterbury, Conn. 067221791
YOUR NEW SECRETARY's lack of military experience (don't volunteer
Class of 1969 for anything) became apparent at the Reunion Class meeting as I volunteered to fill this space at least until the next meeting. My goal is to provide news of every Class member over the tenn of my tenure. So please, please drop me a note so I can report where you are and other classmates are and what you and they are doing. Our 20th Reunion provided a wonderful opportunity to re-live undergraduate experiences and catch up on the lives and times of our classmates. Attendance was 500 percent better than for the 15th Reunion. Congratulations and thanks to BILL GLAHN (an attorney in New Hampshire) and his committee for their work in contacting Class members and encouraging them to attend. The 25th is a BIG one and we look forward to a similar increase in attendance. At the Class Dinner RANDY GORDON delivered himself of an eloquent historical prospective on the now legendary "road trip" with appropriate lamentations of this now obsolete art form. After the Friday Reunion cookout TOM DUNCAN (a banker in Miami, Fla.) and BARRY SINOWAY (an attorney in New Haven, Conn.) attempted to revisit the "road trip" with a late night visit to Phi Psi brother CRAIG SCHROEDER in the wilds of Winsted, Conn. JERRY CORDIS reports that his disc jockey avocation is more popular with the ladies than his biochemistry research career. JERRY VASTANO is an outplacement counselor in Farmington, Conn. BRIAN TITUS takes time from lawyering for an insurance company for long distance running.
YOUR SECRETARY had the pleasure of commiserating over the practice of law with Attorney ED DOYLE (Peekskill, N.Y.) and Attorney KEITH PINTER (New York City). ANDY MASSIE works in New York City as the manager of a large investment portt"olio. LEIF WASHER (the "Painless Phil" of the Class) conducts a periodontal practice in Wallingford, Conn. VIC LEVINE teaches in Madison, Wis. His presence at the Reunion provided your secretary with a double reunion as his wife was a high school classmate of mine. Late-breaking news: MIKE MICIDGAMI writes, "Since November, I have been busy and delighted with life with my wife, Sharon. The months have flown by as we have labored diligently to complete some redecorating work on our new home." His job as president of a United Technologies division keeps him busy, but "never too much to see a classmate who may pass through Hartford," he says. DAN BATTLES and his wife, Tracy, added a third child, a son, Casey, to their family last year. That makes three children for Dan- Haven (18), Ben (nine), and now Casey (one). "Good golf numbers," he notes. C. WENDELL TEWELL has joined Matrix Leasing International, Inc. as a managing director based in New York. He continues to live in Greenwich, Conn. Remember to write or call me. I need all the Class news I can get. Class Agent: Nathaniel S. Prentice
John L. Bonee III, Esq. One State St. Hartford,Conn.06103
YOUR SECRETARY has decided not to run for a third term on his Town Council this fall. While I have really enjoyed my two terms so far, I need to free up some time for my law practice. Especially gratifying for me was the Council's adoption of my proposal prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to minors which in tum became so popular that it was eventually adopted by numerous towns around the state and then the state legislature. For those of you considering taking the plunge into local politics, I would have to say it has been a net plus, but it can be time consuming. JOHN CHAPIN has also decided to "do some brand new things in my life" as he was quoted in The Hartford Couront recently. Having sold his weUknown Hartford restaurant, Shenanigans, a while ago, he has recently closed his other restaurant, Lloyds. l.Joyds was named after the large wooden doors once used by the renowned English insurance company, Lloyds of London, which John brought into the restaurant. John turned Lloyd's into one of the prime New England showcases for jazz and folk music, and more recently he has been bringing in blues artists as weU as zydeco bands and even some rock acts. (Editor's note: Chapin's Cabaret Concert Series was moved to Hartford's Summit Hotel in August.)
Shihmei and HUGO LUKE had a "healthy baby boy on March 19, 1988. His name is Andrew and he is a lucky Chinese Dragon baby," notes his proud father. Hugo had lunch with Barbara Laskowski (Mount Holyoke exchange student at Trinity in 1970, who is a dentist in San Francisco) on her way back from China. PETER ORGAIN has completed his certification as a trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming and continues to expand his counseling and consulting practice in interpersonal communications. Class Agents: Alan S. Farnell, Esq.
Ernest J. Mattei, Esq.
Reunion Chair: John Bonee III
William H. Reynolds, Jr. 5740 Ridgetown Cir. Dallas, Texas 75230
LEON A. BLAIS is president of LCF Associates of Boston, a private, white collar investigative firm. He left his position as director of Investigations, Rhode Island Department of Attorney General in 1987. KATHLEEN CONGDON has added a new member to her family (see Births) . In July they moved to the country near Sacramento. CHRIS CURWEN reports that he returned to campus life in the fall of '89. Chris, Kathi and sons Blake, nine, and Nick, four, moved into Langdell Dormitory at Phillips Exeter Academy where Kathi is teaching chemistry and biology. (Dormitory residency is one of the advantages/requirements of faculty life.) When Chris is not wondering how big a change this is going to be, he is a senior financial analyst for Hewlett Packard in Andover, Mass. W1LLlAM KEYES continues to work as supervising producer on the NBC television show, "The Hogan Family," along with his brothers, Doug and Bob. He writes, "We did an anti-apartheid show which ran on Martin Luther King's birthday which I am very proud of." PHILIPS. KHOURY reports that TIMOTHY R. MIXTER has accepted a teaching post in the history department at Temple University. He is an historian of modem Russia and lives in Cambridge, Mass. J. CHRISTOPHER MASSEY and his family have returned to the San Francisco Bay area from a one-year assignment with the parent company, BHP, in Melbourne, Australia. "A great experience - the Aussies are wonderful people, and we made a number of good friends," he writes. KAREN LEWCHIK ROSE had a little girl last March (see Births). As well as raising a family of three small children, Karen continues to be very active in the Atlanta community through volunteer efforts. She adds, "On a personal note - I was truly saddened to learn of Connie Ware's death. I always looked forward to seeing her when she carne to Atlanta." HUGH WOODRUFF has been promoted to director of computer resources at Merck Sharp & Dohrne
Research Laboratories. Class Agents: John P. Reale, Es q . L. Peter Lawrence
Paul M. Sa chner 305 West 103rd St. Apt. 7 New York, N.Y. 10025
Landscape architect JORY JOHNSON writes from Charlotte, where he is an assistant professor in the College of Architecture at the University of North Carolina .at Charlotte. ln addition to teaching, Jory is a contributing editor for Landscape Architecture magazine. He is currently writing a book on postWorld War ll American landscape design, which will be published by the Abbeville Press in 1990. DR. ROBERT FERRIS was married recently to Barbara Gates (see Weddings). Robert, who lives in Teaneck, NJ., is a staff physician specializing in internal medicine at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. As most publicity-shy residents of Manhattan will tell you, a New Yorker almost never allows his or her address published without a very good reason. As your Class secretary, I have made an exception to that unwritten law of urban survival, in hopes that many of you will enlighten us as to your recent activities. So drop me a line at the address gracing the top of this column. You'll be glad you did. Late breaking news: MARY ASBURY, Esq. has been named executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati. She notes that the organization e[\joyed the strong support of Torn Gerety while he was dean of the Law School. She is pleased that he is to be Trinity's new president but says that they will miss him in Cincinnati. BROOKE FERRIS was in New York last February and says that she had a marvelous time renewing friendships. She writes that "Among them were BRADLEY FREIDRICH; DICK WALKER- an extremely successful lawyer; and CELIE HOWARD- as much fun as ever!" RAY GOLDSICH is executive vice president of programming at KM82 in Kansas City. OIJVIA HENRY is in her third year as a junior high school counselor in Concord, N.H. After 12 years in corrections and mental health work, she has no regrets and says that she learns more each day. She is involved in the ACLU and on the national board of Amnesty International and Greenpeace. JAMES KENDRICK is living in New York City and working for Grey Advertising. COMPrON MADDUX writes that he is "looking at a record deal in Holland." At the time he wrote he and his wife, Eve, a painter, were expecting a child- "who will be a rock genius," he notes. News of LAURY MINARD and his family was reported in our last issue. Now word has reached us of his promotion to managing editor of Forbes magazine. Congratulations! DENISE TUCKER is owner/director of Images Fitness Center in Chester,
Headliners Archibald A. Smith III ' 72 has been named the sixth headmaster of Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, N .Y. , effectivejuly 1, 1990. Smith has been assistant headmaster at Trinity-Pawling since 1984, where he previously had served as director of college placement and taught chemistry. He is a past president of the New York State Association of College Admissions Counselors and represents New York secondary schools on the Regional Council to the College Board. He holds an M.A .L.S. in chemistry from Wesleyan University.
Roderick A. De Arment '70 was appointed deputy secretary of labor by President Bush in May. U .S. Department of Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole said De Arment will hold "the number two position in the department and will be instrumental in its day-to-day operations. His extensive legal, administrative and policy experience have prepared him well for this demanding job." Formerly, De Arment was a partner in the Washington law fum of Covington & Burling. From 1985-86, he was chief of staff for U.S. Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole.
Alan Gibby ' 70 has been appointed headmaster at The Selwyn School in Denton, Texas. Previously, he was assistant headmaster at Lancaster Country Day School in Lancaster, Pa., where he also had served as director of development and dean of students. He holds an M.Ed. in counseling from Millersville University.
Conn. She is a national consultant to Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, strength and conditioning coach for Valley Regional High School in Deep River, Conn., and coaches var-
sity football and track. Class Agents: Harvey Dann IV William A. Fisher
Particia Tuneski 560 N Street, S.W. Apt. #110 Washington, D.C. 20024
RICHARD S. BEASER, M.D. of New..on, Mass. has been named medical adviser to the Greater Boston Diabetes Society. He is a staff physician at the Joslin Diabetes Center/New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston. DR. CHARLES GRISWOW has received two fellowships for the 1989-90 academic year: one from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, D.C.), and the other from the National Humanities Center. Both fellowships are in support of a book project tentatively entitled, Moral. Sense and Liberalism: Adam
Smitlt's Stoic Modernity. Since May 1988 KARLA HAMMOND has been manager of planning and commurucations at ADVO-System, Inc. in Windsor, Conn. ROD JACOBSEN returned to California after two "superb years" in Kenya He is an English teacher in Hillsborough. SARA LADEN is deputy sheriff of Fairfield County in Connecticut. See Births for information about her family. MARK MA'ITHEWS purchased an imprinted sportswear company in April 1987. For news about the arrival of his son, see Births. PATRICIA GIBBONS SHAPPELL received her M.Ed. degree in counseling in May 1989. She has been teaching English for 13 years at Manchester Central High School in Manchester, N.H. She and DAVID have two children: Sara, 10, and Bel\iarnin, seven.
Class Agent: H. Jane Gutman
Barry E. Heller, M-D112 Harvey Ln.
Chadds Ford, Pa. 19317
When DAVID DOERGE wrote he was looking forward to his Reunion, "HOSKINSON O'BRIEN, WYA'IT, WESTERMANN had better be there," he warned. David has completed 13 years at Goldman Sachs. RONAW DUCKETT notes that he is an avid follower of Trinity sports results. He continues to be manager of parking meter operations for Philadelphia and says hello to all his friends. CATIIERINE HARRIS is working for Dean Witter as editorial director in their equity research department. She says that she and eight staffers edit and produce about 180 reports a month. MARGARET BAIN HUOPPI, her husband, RICH '75, and their two sons spent a week in Florida last March and had dinner with ANDY TAUSSIG and family at their new home in Longwood. Margie is assistant director of development at Pomfret School where they have lived for 11 years. This fall Rich will start a year's sabbatical which will find him working for the Boston Bruins.
DOUGLAS SANDERSON is a partner in Miles & Stockbridge. He and his wife have had their first baby (see Births). Class Agent: Stacie Bonfils Benes
Class of1974 Gary Morgans, Esq. 5416 North 17th St. REUNION Arlington, Va. 22205
BEN and SYLVIA FALLOW BREWSTER have added a son to their family (see Birtks). Sylvia graduated from the University of Maine Law School m May 1988 and is now practicing part-time. LYMAN DELANO announces the birth of his third daughter (see Births). Lyman is a manager at Brown Brothers Harriman and manages money for high net worth individuals, as well as pension funds. KATIIRYN FALK FEHRMAN writes that she is e(\joying practicing law in San Diego with the firm of Luce, Forward Hamilton & Scripps. She says that ~he spent a "wonderful week with Jaquie and JON GOMBERG '76 and their two great little girls when they came to visit this winter." She is still active in the Navy Reserves and on the board of directors of the San Diego Mental Health Association. ANN FEIN continues to work as a clinical social worker at UCLA Medical Center. MITCHELL Gl'ITIN and his wife, Kathleen, announce the birth of their son Taylor Samuel, on Sept. 20, !987. BRIAN GREENFIELD , M.D. is a third year candidate at the Psychoanalytic Institute. ELIZABETII HESS has moved to Maryland and says she is "glad to leave LA. behind with the virtually uncontrolled growth it is undergoing. Would love to re-establish ties with East Coast Trinity people. MARTIN DODD, l can't find you. Have you moved?" She notes
that she saw BETSY DAVIS '76 last summer in LA. Libbey has bought an old fann in Ijamsville, Md. and says she has plenty of room for guests. STEVEN HIRSCH is a vice president at Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc. He is specializing in lease financing and says he was able to have breakfast with CHARLIE CHARLUASTR on a business trip that took him to Bangkok. Charlie sent his best regards and hoped to be able to attend the 15th Reunion. RICHARD HUOPPI has been on sabbatical since September. He is living in Boston where he is taking classes and working for the Boston Bruins hockey team. RUDOLPH MONTGELAS is living in Lock Haven, Pa. and is working for GTE Fiber Optic Products as a new products development manager. His wife is BETH DEAN '76. Their daughter, Caroline, is 10 and their son, Max, is eight. CHRISTOPHER MOONEY says that his children, Elizabeth, five, and Brendan, three, both exhibit "reckless abandon and the none-too-distant need for parental chauffeurs to take them to hockey, lacrosse, etc., etc. I'm sure it sounds familiar." CARL SHELLY, who lives with his wife, Lynn, and children, Jonathan, four and Emily, two, in Pittsburgh, IS a litig~tion attorney at Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay in that city. Class Agents: Bel\lamln Brewster Ellen M. Weiss, Esq. Reunion Chqirs: Anthony V. Piccirillo Robin A. Badell
Charle$ P . Stewart III R.D. #2 Barron Rd. Ligonier, Pa. 15658
I recently went to Franny's (my wife's) lOth reunion at Williams. The feeling was strange. I knew only five or six people, I never even saw the squas~ courts let alone play on them, I wasn t trying to tear down the goalposts, it was raining, we had two ch!ldren m strollers. 1 can't wait for our 15th Reunion in 1991. First of all, I won't feel so strange and, second of all, someone else gets to be Class secretary as I am . retiring to Fiji. CHARLIE COHN writes that he IS amused by my articles. Thank you for your vote of confidence. You asked about the Mellons and Carnegies in Ligonier. The Mellons )ll'e fine but they are a little upset to be only the third wealthiest U.S. family at a mere $3.4 billion. As for the Carnegies, I don't think there are any. And, besides, he gave all his money away, so who wants to talk to them? Charlie writes he had been running his own advertising and marketing agency for the past eight years in New York. He specialized in financial and mvestment products. He has now joined the Nadel Agency in New York. He represents The New England in life insurance, personal financial planning and business pension and profit sharmg programs. Anyone who has profits, call 212-688-6200. JOHN MURO was named vice president of ~orporate communications for Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance
Company, the flagship company of CM Alliance. John will head a division that is responsible for public relations, advertising, corporate speech-writing, internal communications and marketing communications. If that sounded like it came from a press release, it's because it did. I copied it nearly word for word. JOHN NELSON SIDEBOTHAM was designated by Union Theological Seminary's faculty as alternate Traveling Fellow for "turning his intellectual and spiritual powers to splendid account throughout his course of studies and for keeping firmly in his sights his goal of bringing the teachings of the Gospel to bear on the needs of the city." KAREN S. BLAKESLEE will be transferring to the USS Shenandoah homeported in Norfolk, Va. She should be able to get a bird's-eye view of the Russians doing a little glasnosting and some perestroikaing when they come to town. Her address is: USS Shenandoah (AD44) , FPO, New York 095512540. Karen's rank is HT2 (E-5), whatever that means. I remember BJ. MEGARGEL in the first days of our corporate finance class. I dropped the course on the last day possible, but BJ. was up to the task. Professor Curran would be proud of him (and me for my good sense) as BJ. has been hired by Kidder Peabody & Company to head their mergers and acquisitions department. There ain't no pay like theM & A way. MARLA CHRISTOPER MADDOX writes neatly that she is reference librarian at the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Mass. Other news items recently received from classmates:
LOUIS BENJAMIN was married on Sept. 24, 1988. SUSAN McGILL CROSS writes, "Tim has tenure! I am a full partner in my pediatric practice. Nathan starts kindergarten this fall - watch out Class of 2006! Lydia, eight and a half months can stand up! As of May 15, we have moved: 3328 Charleston Rd., Tallahassee, Fla. 32308, tel. 904-668-0479." STEPHANIE EVANCHO moved into a new home last March in Winterville, N.C. and would like to hear from any southern alumni. "Maybe meet at the beach?" she asks. JAMES FURLONG has started his third year as stage director for the New York City Opera. CHARLES and NANCY RIEMER KELLNER '78 have moved to southern New Hampshire with three-year-old Alexander. Charlie has been appointed as the first town manager in Plaistow, N.H. and says he "survived my first town meeting." JACK and MARGIE JOHNSON-ORRICK have two daughters, Becca and Karen. They have moved to a larger house at 8212 Fenway Rd., Bethesda, Md. 20817 and would welcome visitors. NII..S TCHEYAN, his wife Karen, and sons Zachary and Michael established a resident mission of the World Bank in Mozambique last August. Since graduating from Trinity, Nils has lived and traveled in Brazil and Africa on issues and projects related to economic development. Class Agents: Dana M. Faulkner Gerald F. LaPlante Lindsay Mann Donald V. Romanik, Esq.
Pinkowish 101 Ellwood Ave. Mount Vernon, N.Y. 10552
Linda and ROB BUFFUM have had their third child, Sarah (see Births). She joins Alexa, seven and Todd, five. Rob has taken a new position with Bank of New England as vice president in the commercial real estate group in Boston. JAMES and Meredith Mainhardt GRAYES are thoroughly er\ioying Sarah Elizabeth who was born July 15, 1987, though keeping up with her is getting more and more difficult, notes her father. The family is relocating from Long Island to Wilmington, Del. where James has joined Wilmington Trust Co. and Meredith hopes to pursue her teaching career. MARTIN KANOFF is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is an alternate delegate to the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, District One. On March 1, JOHN SHANNON started a new job at Adams & Rinehart, a financial public relations firm now owned by the Ogilvy Group. He resigned from Chase Manhattan Bank in December of 1988. MICHAEL SJOGREN is now a partner in Leward & Kissel. ALEXANDER and Sandy WEEDON have a new daughter (see Births). Their first child, Alexander Kirkland, was three in July. Class Agents: Mary Stodollnk Cheyne Stephen M. Sonega
Kathryn Maye Murphy
6 Kneeland Rd. Marlborough, Conn. 06447
BILL DOW has become a partner in F1ower Dow Associates in Essex, Conn. He writes, "New jobs, new house, new business, new friends .. . What isn't new? Anyone in the area? Call us up ..." CYNTHIA E. KlLLlAN's picture recently appeared in the West Hartford (Conn.) News in an announcement by the Thomas Fahy Insurance Agency that Cindy had recently joined Fahy's sales staff as an agent. Cindy has 10 years of experience in the insurance business and has previously held both marketing and underwriting positions for a major insurance carrier. LOUIS (CHIP) MEYERS plans to begin medical school at George Washington University and intends to specialize in internal medicine. Louis has been in contact with PETER BIELAK, who has created a successful business in the Washington, D.C. area. Late-breaking items: CHARLES JOHNSON has become a partner in the Boston law firm of Finnegan and Stanzler. NANCY RIEMER KELLNER, husband CHARLIE '76, and son Alexander have moved to Plaistow, N.H. Nancy is working for Bank of New EnglandNorth路 in Lowell, Mass. She says they are er\ioying the "land of The Old Man of the Mountain, Nacky Loeb, Live Free or Die and BARRY EHRUCH '76," whom they saw a couple of times last winter. JOHN MACK, his wife, Angela, and two young children, Dean and Angelica, have moved to Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
AREA ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES NEW YORK: President Nancy Katz '84, Tel: (212) 348-0314
HARTFORD: President Roger Derderian '67, Tel: (203) 247-6337
The Trinity Club of New York hosted an Evening in Central Park on Monday, July 24th. Almost 80 alumni/ae and their guests came to er\ioy a picnic on the Great Lawn while listening to the New York Philharmonic. The club had another big turnout as sixty alumnilae and friends joined together at the New York Yankees vs. the Boston Red Sox game on August 21st. Over thirty young alumni/ae and their guests participated in a Cruise around Manhattan on August 15th, 1989. Trinity alumnilae were joined by alumnilae from Yale, Princeton, Columbia and several other schools. Members of the Trinity Club of New York welcomed members of the Class of '93 to the Trinity family at a reception on August 13th at the home of Scott Reynolds '63 in Montclair, NJ.
The Trinity Club of Hartford sponsored its 7th Annual Carillon Concert Cookout on the Quad. This year, the event was combined with a reception to welcome members of the Class of '93 from the Hartford area to the Trinity family. Over forty alumnilae and friends er\ioyed the carillon performance by Robert Shelton Wright.
CAPE COD: Event hostess Phyllis Mason Over eighty Trinity alumni/ae and their guests attended the 26th Annual Cape Cod Chowder party on Monday, August 7th. AI Burfeind, Larry Duffy, and Jerry Hansen from the College attended the get together held at the home of Phyllis Mason in West Chatham.
FAIRFIELD: President Fred Tobin '57, Tel: (203) 655-8482 The Trinity Club of Fairfield hosted a reception for area members of the Class of '93 and their parents. The reception was held at the home of Seeley Hubbard '67 in Darien, Conn. on August 22nd, 1989.
PHILADELPHIA: President Peter Halpert '80, Tel: (215) 732-8800 Mr. and Mrs. William Eastburn '56 once again sponsored the Annual
Trinity Summer Cookout at their home, Happiness Farm, on August 12th. Alumnilae and guests eflioyed a day of swimming, dancing, tennis, and good food and fun . Members of the Trinity Club of Philadelphia welcomed members of the Class of '93 in the area to Trinity at a cookout held at Kimberlea, the home of Mary and Joe Colen '61. NORTHEASTERN OHIO: President Richard Mecaskey '51 , Tel: (216) 371-3572 Members of the Trinity Club of Northeastern Ohio sponsored a picnic supper in honor of the newest members of the Trinity community, students of the Class of '93. The picnic was held on August 20th at the home of Dick Mecaskey in Cleveland. CHICAGO: President Dede Seeber Boyd '81 , Tel: (312) 248-4963 The Trinity Club of Chicago sponsored a Welcome to the Class of '93 picnic at the home of Bob Kehoe '69 on August 20th. Alumnilae and current undergraduates were on hand to greet the students and their parents.
Class of 1979 W. ROSS NEWLAND and his wife, KATIE, were expecting their third child in late November, 1989. EDWARD PARDOE III writes that he ran into classmate SCOTT MacDONALD in Phoenix, Ariz. at a bankers' conference. "Scott seems to be dazzling the ranks in Washington, D.C. A real pleasure to catch up with a Trinity buddy," he notes. RANDY PEARSALL has joined Ketchum Advertising in New York where he will be responsible for Ciba Consumer Pharmaceuticals and new business. JIM and Claudia SMITH live in Georgetown, Mass. with their daughter, Kendra Lee. News from our Class has really slowed down. Please take a few minutes to write and let us know what's going on in your busy lives.
Class Agents: Robyn Weinstein Cimbol Charles D. Glanville, Esq. Caleb D. Koeppel, Esq.
Jon Zonderman 15 Ruby Rd. West Haven, Conn. 06516
J . MICHAEL ABRAMS has completed his written doctoral exams for clinical psychology. He says that he is "exhausted and brain-dead, despite four years of practicing late-night cramming while at Trinity. If you're passing through Chapel Hill, N.C., stop in!"
BARBARA KARLEN BLITSTEIN writes that she has retired from fulltime employment "(for the time being) in order to operate my household and raise our two, beautiful sons - ages three years and 17 months. Having experienced nine years of 'corporate America,' I know that this career tradeoff is worth everything." AARON BORKOWSKI passed the FAA hot air balloon private pilot test and earned his license. He attended the Paris Air Show in June to provide live demonstrations of the space shuttle Eva space suit for Hamilton Standard/ United Technologies. EILEEN CONDON WISEMAN lives in Westport, Conn. with her husband, Carter, and their one-year-old daughter, Emma. She left her job as a development director of the International Tennis Hall of Fame to be a full-time mom. ELIZABETH DE LAPEROUSE lives outside Paris with her two children, Patrick, four, and Kiloran, two. JEFF BACON, MICHAEL FOYE, DAN ADLER and DICK WRIGHT '78 had their "annual golf adventure" in Myrtle Beach. Jeff writes that he and "Foyeboy" were the big winners. RONALD KAUFMAN , M.D. has finished his second year of residency in urologic surgery at Duke University. He and his wife are very much ef\ioying living "in the triangle." He says he sees MARK SCROGGS '80 frequently at work, and LISA CASTLEMAN '81 frequently on TV as she is a local newscaster. DIANA BLATT married Jeff Stewart last November and has moved back to
Cincinnati, Ohio. PATRICIA GALLUCCI WELTE and her husband, Sandy, have moved to Camden, Maine where both are practicing law and raising their son (see Births).
Class Agents: Joanne E. Johnson, Esq. T. Michael Preston, Esq.
Carol A. Goldberg 315 East 85th St., 6C New York, NY 10028 Hi there, feUow classmates. After several issues of silence, YOUR WANDERING SECRETARY has finally submitted more news ... SUSAN WILKINS writes us that after joining her family business, she has now become vice president of Wilkins Yacht Sales. She is heavily involved in management of the business in Annapolis, Md. So far, Sue has managed to survive the daily commute from Baltimore to Annapolis. Happy sailing, Susan. As reported last time, it was announced in The West Hartford News in January 1989 that HARRY J. LEVENSTEIN has been named advertising director for Imprint Newspapers, publishers of 14 suburban newspapers in West Hartford. The article further explains that Harry is a corporate member of Suburban Newspapers of America, Advertising Club of Greater Hartford and the New England Press Association. He and his wife and their
three children, Joseph, Judith and Juliet, reside in Enfield, Conn. More con路 gratulations! Joan still does chocolate! In the last issue we told you about an article in The New York Times describing JOAN STEUER's company and quoting her as an expert on brownies. Yup. In the article entitled, "Getting to Know You: Brownies TeU Their Tales," she says . . . "Brownies are hot right now. It's the ultimate comfort food. It's retro, like mashed potatoes and apple pie, and not nearly as intimidating as a truffle ... What consumers are looking for in a brownie is a nostalgic experience. They want a dense, fudgy, rich chocolaty inside that's chewy and moist but not wet or gummy. They want it to taste homemade." Nice to see you in print, Joan. JOHN V. ALEXANDROV was kind enough to help me out with news about his friends. Firstly, John writes that he is a semi-retired attorney who trains race horses at his stables (Leroy Stables) in Salem, N.H. The foUowing blurbs on 14 of our classmates were either learned firsthand or are hearsay: ROBERT MYERS is director of wildlife management for the state of Maine. He and his wife, Fran, are ef\ioying themselves in Farmington, Maine, along with their triplets, Meaghan, Maureen, and Melissa!' LEONARD LORTIE is the manager of international finance, DataComp Computers, Inc., in Livermore, Calif. TED MURPHY has moved to Los Angeles where he was recently a research assistant for the movie, "Wall Street."
Headliners J o hn W. Danaher '80 was awarded a 1989-90 White House Fellowship. Danaher, who recently completed an internal medicine residency at Stanford University Medical Center, was selected as one of 14 White House Fellows in recognition of his leadership, professional and intellectual achievements and dedication to his community . Danaher will serve as a special assistant to the Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Louis Sullivan .
Alice M. O'Connor '80 was named Citizen of the Year by the Constitutional Rights Foundation m Chicago m 1988. This year, she was awarded a Rural Policy Dissertation Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, which she will use to complete work on her doctoral dissertation , "The Meaning of Poverty in the Affiuent Society, 1930-1970. " She holds an M .A. in history from The Johns Hopkins University.
WILLIAM GABOR is a prosecuting attorney for the drug enforcement division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, AJ. bany, N.Y. WOODY BAIRD is a broker for Rolls Royce International in New York City. PATRICK McNAMARA is married(!). WERNER ROSSHIRT is a gynecologist in Hartford. DAVID BAZAR is retired and lives in Waterville Valley, N.H. where he is a part-time ski instructor. DAVID KURTZ has recently purchased a chain of primary care centers in the Philadelphia area RICHARD NAHILL was married in May and plans on moving to Brazil this fall in order to research and document the destruction of the tropical rain forests. Thanks, John, for all this news! On June 24, 1989, BOB SHAW martied Caroline Burkhart in Wilmington, Del. Fellow classmate and Psi U brother, WILLIAM BULLARD, served as his best man and ROB MAUIAME, also a classmate and brother, was head usher. Caroline and Bob will take up residence in one of the new girls' houses at Lawrenceville, where they both work. )3ob is currently working in the school's counseling office as the assistant director. He is happy to report that four more Lawrentians will attend
Trinity next year, including the first female! Congrats, Bob and Caroline. O.K. Do you think Bob Shaw and William Bullard like their names in print or what ... On Saturday, July 15, 1989, William married Diana Dempsey that bright, sunny day in Durham, N.H. (see Weddings). Many Trinity alumni were either attendants or guests at their wedding (please see photo for details). After a honeymoon to Hawaii (wait, they just moved back from LA. and they can't get away from the West), the couple will settle in Hartsdale, N.Y. William has joined NYNEX Mobile Services' marketing department Congrats to William and Diana. JOHN MEDFORD '79 married his wife, Peggy, on Aprill5, 1989 at Tinsley Island, which is in the Sacramento River Delta. They now reside in Berkeley, Calif. Congratulations to John and Peggy. YOUR CLASS SECRETARY has news, too. ln October of 1988, I took a leave of absence from GTE, and moved from Los Angeles to New York (note address). My other option was to join the corporation in a move to Dallas and I just said no thank you! Soon after my move back East, I resigned from my old job and am now a program manager of marketing at MCI International Inc., in
Rye Brook, N.Y. I coordinate all marketing and promotions of MCI voice services to Puerto Rico and other U.S. protectorates in the Caribbean and Guam. Late-breaking news: PATRICE BALL-REED is currently an assistant state's attorney for Cook County in lllinois. She is assigned to the child support enforcement programpaternity division. Since graduating from law school, PAUL BEERS has been practicing poverty law with a legal aid office in the Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia WILLIAM ENGEL is in his second year as an assistant professor teaching 16th century literature and humanities at Vanderbilt University- "the Trinity of the South," he says. MARLO JO FRIEDMAN has been promoted to senior systems analyst at CIBA GEIGY in Ardsley, N.Y. She bought a house last spring in upper Westchester. GRACE HARONIAN is keeping busy with her home front responsibilities and part-time job in technical support for a small software vendor. In her "spare time" she notes that she has been selling candy bars (among other activities) to benefit the Trinity College Community Child Center. CAROL McKENZIE has moved to a recently-purchased house in Simsbury, Conn. In 1986, JEAN MURPHY received a master's in public policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government Since that time she has worked in Governor Dukakis' budget office where she was recently promoted to assistant budget director. At the time she wrote, she was engaged to be married in the summer of 1990. She notes that she eqjoys her work as a public servant and her life in the Boston area and sends a "warm hello" to all her Trinity classmates - especially those she hasn't heard from in a long while. USA PARKER bought a house in Marblehead, Mass. in 1988 and says it keeps her busy. Last May she returned for a visit to Vienna, Austria where she was a student in 1978. She hoped to visit a few of the haunts several Trinity classmates eqjoyed back then, including the Palais Kinsky. CHRISTOPHER SLOAN writes that he and his family (including three-yearold Anna) have moved to their first house in Sharon, Mass. They were expecting a brother or sister for Anna last fall. Chris' job as an attorney with the Massachusetts Division of Insurance has been "hectic but fascinating." They were looking forward to GARY COHEN's wedding last July and hoped to see some other Trinity folks there. Chris had seen USA PARKER at a meeting of the Trinity Club of Boston and looked forward to seeing more Boston Trinity grads at upcoming meetings and functions. MARY LEE SOLE finished her residency in orthopedic surgery in Norfolk, Va. last June and began practice in 路Manchester, N.H. She writes that both she and her husband are excited to be returning to New England. M. BROCK VEIDENHEIMER is enjoying his work as marketing manager for United Airlines' frequent flyer pro-
gram in Chicago. ANTHONY SHORE is claims counsel and assistant secretary at Commonwealth Mortgage Assurance Company in Philadelphia That's all for now. Please write soon and think good thoughts about our lOth Reunion. Class Agents: Nina W. McNeely Diefenbach Beth Isham Nichols Reunion Chairs: Patricia Mairs-Klestadt David J. Koeppel
Melinda Moore Cropsey 70 Clairmont St. Longmeadow, Mass. 01106
Once again there's been a little lapse since I last reported and I apologize to those of you who may have written and not seen your news reported. I've had my hands full with our son, Garrett, born August 9, 1988. ln any event, this issue should bring everyone up to date. PAULA LIN writes that she is the morning drive news anchor and reporter for WJBX Radio in Bridgeport, Conn., coveting all of Fairfield County. She says it's "interesting all the time" and she loves it. BRAD PHILUPS wrote that he'd been promoted to corporal as he was serving in the ~ew York Army National Guard. This summer he expects to be commissioned as a second lieutenant, having completed the officer candidate program. In the meantime he's been working on a recording project for major record labels and contemplating law school. He says "hello" to Hank and Hal. While we're on the Phillips family, I should note that KATIE RAE PHlLUPS recently gave birth to Dylan MacRae (see B i rths). PENNY SUTTER GROTE, married in late 1987 to Robert P. Grote, with TRICIA BEAIRD and NATALIE ANDERSON in attendance, writes that she is working as a free lance advertising copywriter while her husband, Rob, formerly the school teacher for Ringling Bros. Circus, is teaching high school on the upper West Side of Manhattan. The two have settled with an ocean view in Long Beach, N.Y. TONY SHENTON remains very active with the New York City Gay Men's Chorus where he has been both performing and composing. SIBLEY GlLUS and WARD CLASSEN '82 were married on Aug. 19 in Detroit. They'll be returning to settle in Baltimore. USA LEWIS is now a fellow in pediatric emergency medicine at St. Christopher's Hospital in Philadelphia JOHN BERTOUNI, wife Beth, and son Paul have moved into a new house in Falls Church, Va. He is an emergency medicine physician with the U.S. Air Force. JOHN KAWECKI attended Balliol College in Oxford, England and llas published a poem, "Freedom," in Edi tor's Choice, a national anthology by the American Poetry Association in Santa Cruz, Calif. GAYLENE McHALE, who was martied to Gary Bouchard in 1988, recently
completed her management training course at the Bath Iron Works in Maine. ''Then they give me a 'real' job," she notes. LAURA ROULET-HERNANDEZ and her family have moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico. TOPPER SHUTT has been promoted from weekend to weekday morning weather anchor at WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C. Late-breaking news: NATALIE ANDERSON has been promoted to editor at W.B. Saunders Company in Philadelphia and is buying a house in Center City. She said that she saw ED HlNG-GOON, who is a successful photographer, (with his wife) in New York City. She also met up with TONY SHORE '80 and his wi(e,.EMILY LEONARD '82, and their son, Ike, in San Francisco for !:msiness and pleasure last March. She also visits PAM WILTON at her weekend house in Connecticut to swim and el\ioy the scenery around Lime Rock (she has yet to spot Paul Newman). LOUIS BROMBERG is an associate for the law Iirm, Ebenstein & Ebenstein, P.C. PETER COUGHLAN is attending U.C.LA.'s Ph.D. program in applied linguistics. LAURA FORD was married last May and honeymooned in London and Marbella JOSHUA GARFIELD has moved to Tampa, Fla and is working at University Community Hospital as lead programmer analyst. He has purchased a '68 Cessna 172 and is working on his instrument pilot rating. He says he does a lot of windsurfing in the Gulf. DIRK KUYK lll has moved to the University of Delaware where he is professor of lighting and sound in one of the nation's leading theater training programs. He will continue architectural lighting and sound consulting business from the Wilmington area. LYNN LASKOWSKI finished a master's in health service administration at Yale in 1988. She is working at Aetna in Hartford in their health care consulting services. JOHN LEISENRING notes his activities as: investing, acting (parts in "A Man Called Hawk" and "In the Blood"), and associate lilm producer. TERESA PAYNE was ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church in 1988. She is the curate at St. Paul's Church in Concord, N.H., although she expected to be changing jobs soon. She says, "It was great to get together with friends from Trinity at Lessons and Carols, and surprising how many college friends show up in Concord." PAUL ROMANO's news is that he has moved into a new home in Bristol and is the father of Kyle Elizabeth. ALAN SClllFFMAN recently joined a Washington, D.C. law lirm where he found classmate, KAREN MACDONALD '83. JAMES SHAPIRO is assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago. THE REV. PETER SMITH serves as chair of the financial development committee of the Indiana-Kentucky Conference of the United Church of Christ. He is responsible for the $1.4 million annual support drive as well as special projects. He will serve on the board for world ministries for the 1.6
million member denomination. The last two Januarys have found hinn taking continuing education at Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry, while visiting BERT and JOCELYN McWHIRTER ZUG '82. JOSEPH TROIANO '80 is teaching fifth grade at Sinnpson-Waverly School in Hartford. JAMES WHELAN has been promoted to the position of medical education manager for the northeast region for G.D. Searle & Co. He has relocated to South Norwalk, Conn. and works in nearby Stamford. SIDNIE WHITE has received a grant from the National Endowment Humanities/American Schools of Oriental Research to spend at the W.F. Albright Institute in Jerusalem. She will be working on the publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls. In January, she will take a position at Albright College in Reading, Pa., as assistant professor of religion. Class Agents: Dede Seeber Boyd Harry F. Jones III John F. O'ConneU, Jr. Michael D. Reiner, Esq.
82 ROBERT AHRENSDORF has been promoted to international operations manager at Prince Mfg. (the tennis company). FRANCESCA BORGES has been appointed assistant vice president at Connecticut Bank and Trust Company. ANTHONY FISCHETTI writes that he has "recovered from a broken ankle suffered doing battle on the mean playgrounds of Greenwich, Conn. and am once again tearing up the town league in a manner reminiscent of my salad days as an integral cog in the undefeated Trinity J.V. basketball team of 1980." ANDREW FOX has been named regional field sales manager for Stone Container Corp. At the time he wrote, he and his wife, Juli, were expecting their second child. LEILA GORDON is senior marketing officer at the Bryn Mawr Trust Co. in Bryn Mawr, PaIn December, 1987, she received her M.BA. in marketing and finance from Villanova at night, while working full-time in investments at Provident National Bank. JOHANNA PITOCCHELLI and BRENDA ERIE NICHOLS were bridesmaids at her marriage (see Weddings), and Gay Gordon Lacy, who attended Trinity for her freshman and sophomore years, was matron of honor. MINDY HAMMER, who lives in Middletown, Conn., has been named manager of public and community relations for Physicians Health Services. THERESA HANSEN writes that she and her family are "heading for the hot spot of Coast Guard Aviation- Miami." They bought their first house for "our two little girls to run around in." DIANE HARRIS left the corporate world to renovate the house she and her husband purchased. "Carpeting and sheetrock-hanging provide a better workout than the corporate gym did," she notes. She is now working part-
time for the American Red Cross and attending St. Joseph College in West Hartford working for her master 's degree in counseling. MARY ELLEN MAHONEY HICKES and her family have moved back to Connecticut from New Jersey. They bought a "lovely colonial in Durham" and have announced the arrival of their second son (see Births). JAMES KACHADOORIAN is assistant district attorney in the Bronx. ROBERT LEAVITI, M.D. has married Donna Fisher, M.D., (see Weddings) another pediatrician at Rhode Island Hospital. He has finished his pediatric residency and has moved to Rochester, N.Y. where he joined Long Pond Pediatric Group. MARCIA HELIN McDERMOTT is working as a benefits consultant for Kinnberly-Clark Corp. in Wisconsin and was married last May. JEFFREY MORE opened his second restaurant, Park Avenue Delicatessen, in Ann Arbor, Mich. He visited with CHRIS STANSON '84 when she was on a business trip to Detroit. JENNIFER RAFFERTY is working on her Ph.D. at UConn; her dissertation is on Mark Twain. RISE SINGER has completed her first semester for an MA. in intercultural relations at Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass. She sends "belated" news of her wedding to Vladimir Kozherniakov, an artist from Leningrad, U.S.S.R. They were married in September, 1984. LAWHENCE TORRES is in his third year teaching seventh and eighth grade social studies in Los Angeles. He started an alternative school this year, and el\ioys his teaching "very much."
H. Scott Nesbit 3600 Chestnut St., Box 1131 Philadelphia, Pa.l9104
EDAN CALABRESE has begun his own law practice in Branford, Conn. WENDY GORLlN has moved to San Diego and has begun a clinical psychology graduate program. JEANNE HARRISON completed her M.BA. in management at UConn and has lived in Israel since September of 1988. CHRISTOPHER HOLMGREN is living in Newton, Mass. and working in the broadcasting group at Bank of Boston. SCOTT KEILTY graduated from UConn School of Dental Medicine in 1989 and now has his D.M.D. degree. He plans to enter private practice in Connecticut. JOSEPH RAVALESE III received his M.D. degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He will complete a medicine internship at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Boston and a radiation oncology residency at New England Medical Center, also in Boston. MAURA MciNERNEY ROMANO is currently working as an attorney for the Maryland attorney general's office in the environmental law division. After three years at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, EUZABETH TORREY moved to Washington, D.C. to work toward a master's degree
at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins. Elizabeth sends news of other classmates: TRICIA ZENGERLE has recently moved from New York to Pittsburgh where she is bureau chief for Reuters. ROBIN LEVINE is promotions manager for Cosmapolitan magazine. JULIE PISTOR is currently line producer for "Reading Rainbow," the PBS award-winning children's television series. OTIE BROWN has completed her two-year trainee program with the Di路 rector's Guild of America. She is presently working on "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd." KATHARINE WHITTEMORE has moved to Boston from Northampton, Mass. and is a staff writer for New England Monthly. Class Agents: Amy J. Bennett Alfred B. Strickler III Bruce C. Silvers, Esq.
Jane Melvin Mattoon 83B Morris St. Hartford, Conn. 06114
Reunion was great! I took a poll and people liked the Ben and Jerry's truck most ... the line was longer than any other the whole weekend, I think. Thanks to LORRAINE SAUNDERS, NANCY KATZ, and PETER RYAN for their organizational efforts. The turnout was great! Thanks also to all of you who contributed to the Class gift you've probably heard by now that we set a record in the total number of donors, and we raised the second highest Fifth Reunion gift in Trinity history. Our new Class president is TIM NASH and our vice president is LANEY LYNCH. YOURS TRULY will continue as Class secretary, so keep those cards and letters corning. The Reunion scoop will be completed in the next issue. Any of you who would like to contribute your thoughts or stories are more than welcome to send them to me and I'll get them in the next issue. The planned highlights included the great Class of 1984 musical revue, compliments of EVA GOLDFARB-MASKIN, LAURA AUSTIN ALLYN and MARIA LAVIERI. Certainly, the Class dinner on Saturday night was memorable - perhaps to each of us for different reasons ... It was nice to chat with JOANNE MATZEN, out from Minnesota where she's a lawyer. I appreciated her perspective of returning to Trinity without having been back for five years, since I live just around the comer. Congratulations to SUSAN LAWRENCE on her engagement to Alan Lebow. Their wedding took place on July 8. Susan works as a senior actuarial assistant for CIGNA here in the Hartford area. IAN McFARLAND was awarded a traveling fellowship from the Union Theological Seminary. He spent a year in Italy studying the Waldensian Church, "a very small church with medieval and reformed roots in the midst of a very Catholic nation." Ian will enter the Lutheran ministry after completing his theological study with a
thesis entitled "Hermeneutics and Fair Play" on the roles of history, language and text in the interpretation of Biblical narrative. DEB VINNICK received her doctor of medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. She will start her residency program in pediatrics at New England Medical Center in Boston. Congratulations and best wishes to BOB ROCHElLE on his marriage to HILARY BRAYERMAN '86. A cast of thousands from ole Trin turned out for their nuptials last September. Lucky couple - they had a three-week honeymoon in Italy. That sounds like so much fun it should be illegal! Bob reports that he still does some recreational rowing on the Charles. He still eats lots of pizza, too. I guess the pizza serves as a carbo-load for the marathons he runs. Did I tell you last time that DAVE LUCEY (formerly Gasiorowski) finished Vanderbilt Law School and will be working at Ropes and Gray in Boston next year. He will share his rookie year with fellow '&Hlr KEVIN O'CONNOR. LORIE MilLER GALLAGHER sends a great big thank you to the people who signed her birthday card at Reunion. She wanted to be there in person but was unable to get away. Don't feel too sorry for Lorie, though, since she had to do a lot of work before spending half of July in Greece. Lorie's husband, Keith, finishes his commitment to the Air Force next spring. At one phonothon this spring, I got several tidbits that I meant to pass along. Unfortunately, with finals, etc., my desk just got too confused and I misplaced the notes. Here they are: MICHELE PARSONS bought a bachelor. End of tidbit. KURT KUSIAK, whom we will try to forget as emcee of the Class Dinner, is actually the assis-
HILARY BRA YERMAN '86 and ROBERT ROCHELLE '84 were married on Sept. 4, 1988. Trinity alumni/ae attending were: (first row, I. tor.) Jon Goodman '84, Torrie Keefe '86, Doug Francis '86, Mike Gengras '86; (second row, I. tor.) Pam Guardo '86, Maureen Hughes '86, groom, bride, Christine Kelleher '86, Gina Cappalletti '86; (third row, I. tor.) Jim McAloon '85, Andy Merrill '85, Erica Thurman Merrill '85; (back row, I. tor.) Eric Rosow '86, Chris Melo '84, Bob Reichart '84, Brian Oakley '86,Jay Manson '86, Steve Donaghy '85, Sue Coughlin Donaghy '86, Jane Cahill Flood '86, Scott Sennett '85, Tracy Magruder '86.
Class of 1984
tant director of janitorial services at B.U. End of tidbit. JIM STREETO has moved back to Connecticut. End of tidbit. CRAIG MESCHES had a son (well, not literally) last June. The baby's name is Ryan David. Craig and Ryan had a small Trinity get-together last November as a wann-up for the Fifth. Attendees included ELLIOT KATZ, MARK KRAFf, ERIC STEED , and RICHIE IGUCHI. Did I tell you about MARTHA BELCHER lately? I received a postcard from Indonesia - now this is a lady who's difficult to keep track of ... Through a program at Stanford, Martha is living and working in an Indonesian environmental lab as editor of their English language newsletter.. lJ you're planning on visiting the area, give me a call and I'll tell you how to find her. I had such a fun time at my own wedding, I hope you'll pardon a bit of selfindulgence. KATIE FINCK was a great maid of honor: she even made me laugh at two in the morning just like she was supposed to. Betsy Cogswell Stone and RAMONA STILLEY CARLOW also helped out. It was great to see Betsy - all the way from Montana We dragged a lot of folks to the wedding including LIZ BRENNAN, MATT GOLDING, THACHER STORM, LORRAINE SAUNDERS, MICHELE ROSNER, NANCY KATZ and BRYAN CHEGWIDDEN as '84 representative&. They assembled in the Washington Room (can you believe it?) for a great evening of food and flashlights. Don't worryeven the wedding guests didn't get it. Married life is great. We're still in Hartford. Come visit. Write a letter. Call. We're looking forward to the work of Trinity's new President Gerety. I'm sure you'll be hearing a lot about all of it and about him in the near future. We welcome him and we send thanks to President English for all his good work: after all, we were his first class! Recently-received news items: In January, 1989 BLYTHE BACHMAN began the teacher education program at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She's studying to be a high school English teacher and has been doing a lot of intern teaching, which she finds "exhilarating and exhausting!" NICHOLAS DEPPEN has been promoted to manager of the Asian division at Nictrix Corporation. His responsibility takes him to Taiwan and China ROBBIN HENRY GORDON has opened a service business called Meeting Planners, Inc. which specializes in planning corporate meetings and events. MARK HENDERSON is to be married (see Engagements) and still works for Bank of New England in Boston. CYNTHIA HENRY writes that all is well in New York in the public relations department at Tiffany & Co. where she works with PAMELA KATCH '87. Cynthia says that she is still doing some modeling. JAMES KIRBY has received the Achievement Reward for Collegiate Scientists Fellowship from the Washington area A.R.C.S. Foundation for the academic year 1989-90 to support his research in inorganic chemistry. TODD KNUTSON finished his first
year of the M.BA. program at the Darden School (U.Va) . He worked as an intern with a small manufacturing company last summer. TIMOTHY RAY says he is "living in 'God's country' and loving it!" HEATHER ROBERTS has completed a brief run of Victor Hugo's Amy Robsart - off-off Broadway. She reports that the show was a success "overall." This was followed by a role in a CocaCola commercial. "For all those in doubt - yes! I am still pursuing a career in theater ," she writes.
SUSAN SCHWARTZ is cooking for a Middle Eastern catering company in Washington, D.C. PETER STINSON notes that "All's well as I start my third year as a member of the resident English facu lty at Wymn~g Seminary. As of this writing my wife, Dianne, and I have been married for three and a half months; we've been together for almost four weeks as she is finishing her undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. We will be summering in Michigan and I will be a search and rescue small boat coxswain again this summer ... Dianne and I look forward to another year here in Kingston then we want to go to Asia to teach English and study Asian theater. Anyone with leads, please write to us at 201 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston, Pa. 18704. J. KRISTAN WHEELER-MciNVAILLE announces the birth of her second son, Caleb Mclnvaille, in Seal Harbor, Maine. He was born at home with the help of a midwife. Class Agents: Janice M. Anderson Eric W. Linsley W. Townsend Ziebold, Jr.
Lori Davis Shield 104 High St., Apt. 2 Charlestown, Mass. 02129
Hello! Have you noticed that our Class Year in that little box up there looks a little different from our neighbors'? It's true . . . we're a Reunion Class! If you'd like to be a part of the planning, please contact LEE COFFFIN (617) 493-7318 or PAM VON SELDENECK (215) 735-1229, our Reunion CoChairpersons. Speaking of Lee, he has finally left Trinity!! Yes, the impossible has come true. There are now no '85ers left at the College. Lee is currently pursuing his M.Ed. in administration and planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. To help earn his keep, he is also working as a freshman proctor in the Harvard Freshman Dean's Office and living in a dorm with 20 freshmen! Lucky Lee!?! News abounds from doctors, lawyers, producers and engineers. RICH SHAPIRO, M.D. graduated from Baylor University in May and is doing his internal medicine residency at Stanford. He's living in a great house in Menlo Park, loves California and hopes not to return to Texas in the near future! He reports "alumni communications" with Dr. Michael Voskian who is doing well at Columbia University with his residency in periodontics. MATTHEW MOORE is a rising star in
the production world. His Bostonbased company, Screenscape, completed several P.SA.s: one for Horizons for Youth, a non-profit group providing an experiential education program for disadvantaged children, and another for the National Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation starring N.H.L. superstar, Wayne Gretzky. An NBC cameraman had taken shots of Screenscape filming the latter, and incorporated them into a feature segment on Gretzky for the NBC Nightly News! JULIE MILLER has recently transferred within IBM from Hartford to Boston where she's an account systems engineer. Julie is living in Newton. PETER MATHIEU is an associate with the law offices of Baluch, Mahoney and Gianfrancesco of Providence, specializing in civil litigation. TONY SCHWARTZ is an attorney at Lyons and Ryan in Norwalk. BETSY TYSON writes that she is the assistant director of production at the University Seminar Center in Boston. Besty lives in Brighton. MARK and LAURA DENETTE PARKER are living in Boston. Laura recently completed her Ph.D. in genetics at UConn in May and is presently a post-doctoral fellow at Tufts. Mark is a
resident in internal medicine at New England Medical Center. He received his M.D. from UConn in May. DAVE GRYBOSKI writes that he's completed his third year of medical school at the University of Connecticut and is e~oying his hospital rotations. He saw CRAIG DOBBS in California and reports that Craig is doing well and loves the lifestyle. MARIA SCOTTI received her master's in biobehavioral sciences and is working at the Yale School of Medicine as a clinical research coordinator for the department of cardiology. GRETCHEN KIMMICK received her M.D. from Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University in May. Gretchen is taking house officer training in internal medicine at the University of Florida Medical Center and Shands Hospital in Gainesville. MATT LEES is teaching physics and astronomy at the Pomfret School located in lovely northeastern Connecticut. I saw Matt at a party for BARBARA ELlA given by EILEEN DURKIN. Barbara is now working in New York as a market planning analyst where Cushman and Wakefield promoted her from her previous position in Boston. FRANCA DeROSA made a surprise ap-
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pearance. She's in her final year of law school at American University. Eileen and EDlTII HARRIS ADAMS impressed us with their incredible "lip-syncing" abilities. Eileen was planning a trip across country (sight-seeing along the way) to San Francisco. Edith and JOCK ADAMS continue their respective work in counseling and engineering and enjoy marital bliss. Other recently-received news from classmates: Once again, PATRICIA AUCLAIR says, she returns to the college scene. This time she is a graduate student at UConn studying for her Ph.D. in physiology, (and possibly nutrition). She has been working as a medical assistant to a cardiologist for the past year. ANDREW CARLSON writes of his course of study at Yale Divinity School which he says is going well, "if somewhat more grueling than expected. Am applying for a joint M.Div/M.S.W. through both Yale and UConn; the thought of more school (an additional year, graduation would be in '91) doesn't please me, but I'll be better prepared to handle urban social problems as a priest (or in any other field I choose to go into for that matter). Don't see too many Trin-types; Y.D.S. has ALEX STEINERT '86, JEFF BEER '86, BILL PFOHL '86 and BOB HEWITT '88. My best to ALYSON GELLERwhat's happening in your life?" he asks. ROLAND CHINATTI is living in Bloomfield and still running his painting business which he says is going great! SUSAN CIFERNI graduated from Duke Law School and has been working at the New Jersey law firm, Stryker, Tams&Dill. CHRISTOPHER ELLIOTT is working for Davol in Cranston, R.I. in biomedical engineering. He says he is skiing, doing aerobics and still playing the trombone semi-professionally. MICHAEL JACOBSON married CARA BERMAN '84 in a "massive celebration." As a result, he said, half the !lights from New York to Louisville were filled with Trin alums. JEFF KISE is working for a Philadelphia-based bank in education financing and is engaged to be married in May, 1990. He adds, "One dog, no kids, no station wagon." ERICA THURMAN MERRILL's husband, ANDREW, was recently admitted to the Columbia Business School where he has begun work on his M.BA. ANN MALABRE has been traveling for the past year. She spent time in western Europe, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia T. SANFORD MONAGHAN was married last June (see Weddings) and is living in Philadelphia. He continues to work with the financial services group of Cushman and Wakefield. SALLY MORRIS continues to work at Brooks School and finished her MA. in classics at Tufts. She has a daughter, Kate, and expects a new baby in November. PAMELA NICHOLS was married last May (see Weddings). She and her husband have finished at the Graduate School of Public and International Mfairs at the University of Pittsburgh. They are currently living in New York City.
NORMAN PRICE is living in Belchertown, Mass. and attending graduate school in education. BARRY SlLVER graduated from U.C.LA. Law School and returned to practice in Connecticut where he is doing trial work. KEITH WAEHRER was married in May (see Weddings) and has received a master's degree in economics from Rutgers University. The news out of Hartford these days is that JOHN BONELLI is running for the Hartford City Council. John, who has been very active in Hartford politics for many years, is seeking the nomination of the progressive People for Change Party. Good luck, John! Wedding bells continue to peal for the Class of '85. TISH BARROLL (see Engagements) reports that, after her pending nuptials, she will be living in the house she just bought in Darien, Conn., with her husband, J1M FREDERICK '83. Tish has just started a new job as an associate at McKinsey and Company in New York. JOHN WORTHINGTON also reports that he, too, is engaged, and will be married soon to Stephanie Shortlidge. It's time for the rest of you to update us on your whereabouts. Please write before our Reunion (that way the annoying question, "So what have you been doing for the past five years?", can be avoided!). And on behalf of the Class of 1985, welcome President Gerety! Class Age nts: Elizabeth G. Cass Ste phen J. Norton Howard Jay Sadinsky
JANE CAHILL ' 86 and Sam Flood were married in Franklin Lakes, N.J. on Dec. 19, 1988. Trinity alumni/ae attending were: (front row, I. tor.) Sue Cou路ghlin Donaghy ' 86, bride, groom, Tracy Magruder '86; (back row, I. to r. ) Steve Donaghy ' 85 , Hilary Braverman Rochelle ' 86, Bob Rochelle ' 84, Lisa Gallone '86, Sarah Oman ' 86, JeffBurton ' 86.
where she plans to see a lot of KRISTINE BELSON '86. JENNIFER DAVIDOFF is working for The Paltrow Group/NYLA as an assistant film editor on the show, Tattingers, and also on Nick and Hillary. She has the opportunity to see CAROLYN WHITE often and also gets up to Regina J . Bishop Connecticut to visit with KIM CROW243 East. 31st St. LEY, KAREN RESONY, JEN ZYDNEY Apt. # 5 and EUZABETH HESLOP (recently New York, N.Y. 10016 married to TOM SHEEHY). LESUE PENNINGTON can be found Greetings to all! I hope all are ef\ioy- 路 studying at the Parsons School of ing their fourth summer as Trinity Design. TERRY (DOUGAL) and TODD HANgraduates - yes, can you believe it, SEN can be found happily married in the fourth! New Rochelle, N.Y. They were both reAs you can see from the length of this issue's column, Class President cently promoted to the official staff of Chemical Bank (Terry within the fiMarilyn's recent mailing has revealed a nancial services sales division and lot of new info on our classmates' acTodd within the banking and corporate tivities; however, it appears that some finance group), and both p~uing their of you are still waiting until you make your first million or discover a cure for MBAs at N.Y.U. cancer before you will allow me to put JOE GRIMM is working for Travelers Home Equity in New City, N.Y. your name in print. For your own, mankind's and this column's sake, I cerJOE SCORESE graduated froT(I Cotainly hope we're not waiting too long. lumbia Law School in May. He directed Many thanks to those of you who are the famous "Columbia Law Revue," a musical comedy extravaganza perproud enough of your more humble acformed each year by law students. He complishments and took the time to will be working for Breed, Abbott & write in. I've decided to put this column in Morgan in New York after a ml\ior post somewhat geographical order this bar exam party. time. Beginning in my own place of resMIRIAM HANDELSMAN is working in Manhattan for Ritmotex USA Corp. idence, Manhattan, we find GEORGE PETER SMITII is working for Dillon, FRAISE attending N.Y.U. Business Read & Co., Inc. in N.Y.C., and living in School. George had previously been Greenwich, Conn. Last winter Peter working as a financial analyst for traveled to Kenya and Tanzania, Drexel Burnham Lambert. climbed Mt. Kilimaf\iaro up to Gilman's HOLLY DANDO is attending N.Y.U.'s Point (approximately 18,700 feet) and School of Social Something- (she left went on a three-day safari. WOW! a word off the card, I think) . Holly will PERRY TROISI is working for Home be going to Los Angeles for the summer
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Capital Services. He recently moved into a new condo in East Rutherford, NJ. In Hartsdale, TRISTRAM COFFIN can be found working at First Investors Corp. ALEXIS ECONOMOU is finishing up her second year of law school at Pace University in White Plains, N.Y. ERIC ZIEMANN, who is now living in Manhattan, will be spending the summer touring with an acting company, performing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet where he will play the part of Tybalt. Living for the summer with Eric is ROSS LEMMON. Ross is attending law school at Boston College. I recently had the pleasure of dining with Eric, TOSH AKlZAWA, PAUL LASAR, and LESLIE LUCAS. Tosh is working for Arthur Andersen's consulting group. Leslie is still working for Putnam and Grosset publishing. Paul is working for Anistics, a computer firm. It seems that most of our classmates (at least the ones who write in) can be found spread about the state of Connecticut. A resident of West Hartford, CLAIRE SLAUGHTER JOYCE is pleased to announce that she and husband Tom are expecting a baby in September! Congratulations. Claire notes that it's a good thing she doesn't have a fall tennis season to be getting in shape for. ED RAFF, who is working for J.M. Lummus & Co. in New Canaan, announces that "ANDY GRIMALDI '85, DAN GOSUCKI '85, MICK CffiCHLOWSKI, TOBI BIENKOWSKI '85 and he were having their second annual fishing and beer consumption excursion . . . not many fish but lots of beer." That's the way to do it, guys.
At the Watkinson School in West Hartford, ELIZABETH SMART GUSTAFSON was recently promoted to science department head. She has completed half of her master's studies in education at UHart. TOM ZOUBEK is currently teaching Spanish levels 1-N at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven. Next year he will be coaching fencing as well. Tom spent last summer digging at Anasazi Indian sites (from the 1100&-1200s) at Cross Canyon Archaeological Center in Colorado. He has been attending Yale since September pursuing an MA. in archeological studies with a concentration in Meso-American architecture. CHRIS LORENZ continues to teach history at the Rumsey Hall School. Chris spent three weeks skiing the Italian Alps and Switzerland in March. ANDREW ALDEN is working for Aetna (I'm glad I met ya). In 1988 hereceived his master's degree in finance from R.P.I. Wife LAURA WHITNEY ALDEN continues to work for Coopers and Lybrand. Laura received her master's degree in accounting from UHart in 1987. CLAUDIA BAIO has graduated from UConn Law School. She will be starting her judicial clerkship at the Connecticut Appellate Court for Judge Flemming Norcott. She is also teaching jazzercize in Bloomfield and Rocky Hill. Trinity trivia question: Which three Trinity '86 graduates also graduated from the same high school and law school? The answer is - Claudia Baio, GRACE CAVERO and CARLOS SANTOS. KIM CROWLEY, who is working for the State of Connecticut Senate Republicans, reports that she and roommates (JEN Z짜DNEY, LIZ HESLOP and KAREN RESONY) held a "wild bash" in February. In attendance were LEE COFFIN '85, BILL PFOHL, JEFF BEER, ELLEN LYNG, MARK CHABOT '85, KATIE COOK, STEVE HIRSCHBERG, JOHN DeCAPRIO and wife Sarah, SUSAN RESONY LOOMIS '82, BILL MAIN, DAVE McCLUSKEY '87, in addition to current Trin campers, ERIC HIGGINS '91 and JAMIE FLECKNER '91. I am very happy to report that DENISE ROSANO finally made it out of the Midwest and is now located in Wilton, Conn. where she trades textiles for the Louis Dreyfus Corp. PEGGY HARGRAVE is still employed by Mintz and Hoke, Inc. as an account executive in Avon. KERRY KNOBELSDORFF was recently hired by the Pictorial. Gazette in Old Saybrook, Conn. as a reporter. She and sister KRISTINA have been traveling about England, Scotland and India. Kristina reports that it was "an incredible and challenging trip." MARC ESTERMAN is in his second year of law school at UConn. He reports that he still plays street hockey at Trinity with MARK LITKE and Tristram Coffin. Marc would also like to make a plea for TOM MAHANEY to get in touch. GLENNA KING is employed by the Addiction Prevention Treatment Foundation in New Haven. EDWARD HACKETT completed his master's degree in biology and education at Cental Connecticut State University.
FRANK AMAT (How the heck are you, Frank?) has been working for The Travelers in Hartford as a project engineer. He is working on getting his black belt in Tae Kwon Do. KRISTINA KINSLEY has finished year number two at New Canaan Country Day, where she is a sixth grade assistant teacher. She had a great holiday in New Mexico, checking out the "Wild, Wild West" with her Escape Club. MALCOLM STEVENSON is employed by Society for Savings in Hartford. MICHAEL and TRINA GARY had baby Michael Andre in September 1988 (see Births). Congratulations! STEPHEN PATTI is working for Industrial Risk Insurers in Hartford. BILL MARKOWITZ is working out of Danbury for International Furniture, selling furniture in New York and northern New Jersey. He attended a two week industry trade show in Greensboro, N.C., where he was able to take a little time off to relax in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and watch the NCAAs. MISSY LAPINE is attending the Yale University School of Nursing. She reports that she had a great time at Ginny Finn's wedding where she saw DEB NEVAS, CAROLYN WHITE, MIMI GATCHELL, SIS VAN CLEVE-MILLER, BARB BRENNAN, and MARLY JOHNSTON LeBEAU. WENDY WOOLF is employed by General Reinsurance Corp. in Hartford, and was recently married (see Weddings) .
EUZABETH MUIK received an M.S. degree in biomedical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in October 1988; she is now working as a rehabilitation engineer at the Newington Children's Hospital. A few of our classmates have found their way to the merry state of Maryland (yes, I know I'm corny - I'm getting a little bit tired of writing). DENNIS VINCENZO has completed his third year of a four-year program of studies in preparation for the Roman Catholic priesthood at St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore. He was ordained a deacon in April and will be ordained a priest in February 1991. Until April MIMI GATCHELL was teaching English to foreigners in New York. She then took a six-week trip by car out West. In the fall , she will be attending the University of Maryland to study for a master's in German - with the goal of one day teaching German. OUVE COBB WAXTER is working for Gray,I}Jk and Evans Advertising in Baltimore. Olive reports that she misses Trinity and hopes to make it to Homecoming with husband TOM WA~:TER.
In our nation's capital, JOHN STRATAKIS graduated in May from American University Law School. He will be moving to New York to work for a federal judge. GREGG AVITABILE graduated from National Law Center at George Washington University in May. He will be working for the firm of Kirkland and Ellis in Washington where he is hoping to be smashing unions in the Labor Department by October. In Boston MARILYN WEISS recently spent her last day at the New England Foundation for the Arts. In August she will begin full-time study at Boston
University in their M.BA. program in public management. RHONDA KAPLAN is working as a finance director for The Scott Horsbarger Committee political campaign. She is also studying for her master's in public affairs at the McCormack Institute of Public Affairs at UMass, Boston. ANDREW CAESAR is still working on his master's in divinity at Harvard Divinity School. Andrew mentions that MIKE MORRIS is planning to attend Columbia Law School in the fall. GEORGE VANDERZWAAG is studying sport management at UMass, Amherst. He will be doing an internship with the Tulane University Athletic Department to complete his degree. SAMUEL DAUME is working for Brewer & Lord Insurance in Framingham. KATE SIMONDS writes that she is a commercial real estate broker in the investment sales group of Meredith & Grew Inc. in Boston, specializing in the sale of commercial properties. She lives in Harvard Square with her sister and loves it. Kate mentions that GINA CAPPELLETTI recently moved to Boston. KAREN HUBBARD and KRISTIN J.L. UCK are roommates at the University of Michigan. Karen is happily struggling through a master's program in Chinese studies, and hopes to be working in China soon. Kristin is in the school of natural resources and traveled this summer with Global Rivers Environmental Education Network, leading workshops in several European countries. For his first two years out of Trinity, ERICH STROTBECK was teaching special ed. He then tried teaching "regular" ed at the Shipley School - teaching English to sixth and seventh graders. As for now, he's "out of education!" and, as of April, did not know what was next. He mentions that he had a great time at the Waxter-Cobb wedding. JIM GANZ is working for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He was married in March to Courtney Braun, whom he met in graduate school at Wil. Iiams College. CAROLYN MUELLER VON MEISTER and husband Seppi, who are living in Peapack, N.J., had a baby boy named William in October. In Chicago MARlA MAGNONEJONES is studying at the Northwestern University, Kellog School of Management. Also in Chicago, AMY UMPITLA W is studying for her master's in divinity at the University of Chicago. She is hoping to begin her Ph.D. in history of Christianity and theology in September. TOM MADDEN recently graduated from Northwestern University School of Law and will be "working for a living" at Donovan Leisure Newton and Irvine in Manhattan. Tom spent St. Patrick's Day in Chicago with TOM DUNN, who is also at Northwestern. Tom Dunn finished his master's program in economics and is now working on his Ph.D. thesis. DOUG KLINGER recently spoke about tax exempt and tax advantaged investment, as an invited guest at the annual Windy City Summit Treasury Management Conference in Chicago. Doug is the director of corporate markets of the Shearson/Provident lnstitu-
tiona! Funds Group and Provident Institutional Management Corporation in Wilmington, Del. Doug's position affords him the opportunity to travel nationwide. Anyone looking for Doug can find him frequently on the N.Y.C. metroliner. WENDY PILLSBURY and PAUL STAUFFER were married in December 1988 and are presently residing in Capitola, Calif. Wendy is working for the inhouse design department of Computer Associates, a large software company in San Jose. KEN ABERE is working for Safeco Insurance Company in Van Nuys, Calif. By the time this is printed, he will be married (see Weddings) , and, hopefully, living near the beach in Malibu. In Los Angeles MARK GLANCEY is working as a paralegal for Latham and Watkins, spearheading LBO teams and working with trademark law. He heads the ''unassigned" department and is in charge of recruiting as well. MARY ZAVISZA is working for Peat Marwick as a graphic designer. She is living in Belmont, Calif. where ALEX STEIN '87 recently stayed while on business for Pratt and Whitney. JASON WILUAMS is working in the marketing area of Hartford Insurance. He is living in Fullerton, Calif. and was applying to business school for September. He says, "hello" to DAVE S. and BILLY M. KIM REMICK writes that she is about to embark upon her final year at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine. She notes, "Who would have thought that a Trinity student would be drinking 'pop' in the state that's 'udderly cool'." She'll be heading back east in 1990. Ftom the Falcon A.F.B. in Colorado first lieutenant DAVID HANAK writes that he is working on his M.S.E. through the U of Colorado. He hurt himself skiing, is working and playing hard, ef\ioying the Redskins, but not the Broncos. KARINA FABI is working as an equity and fixed income trader for Chase Bank of Florida in Palm Beach, Fla. Trinity types, USA DINNICK, LYNN SNYDER, Susan Khantzian, ERICH STROTBECK and JEROME KAPELUS (while playing in a squash tournament) have all been down to visit Karina. HOLLY DECKER will be attending Harvard Business Schooi in the fall. After leaving Kidder Peabody, Holly traveled to Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Israel. MICHELLE WYCKOFF is in architecture school at Carnegie-Mellon University. Also studying at Carnegie-Mellon is MARK MENENDEZ. Mark was engaged to his girlfriend of forever, Jill Kose (see Engagements). He is due to receive his master's in architecture in May 1990. TOM PRICE writes that "things are going swell down here in Charlotte (at the University of Virginia Law School). Between Law Review and my studies, I'm awfully busy. '86ers BOB GONER and Doug Klinger recently came down to visit. They're doing great and send their best to all fellow '86ers." Bob Goner writes that he will be graduating from the Widener School of Law (formerly Delaware Law School) in the spring of 1990.
DAVID GARDNER has been teaching at the Proctor Academy in Andover, N.H. In September he enters a Ph.D. program in zoology at Duke University. VICTORIA KEEFE is going to be studying economics and international relations at SAIS (in D.C.). USA DINNICK writes that she is living in Toronto, working for an educational travel company and doing lots of traveling herself. She ran into many Trinity alumni at the Cobb-Waxter wedding on New Year's Eve. JOHN BARTON has recently come out of hiding to tell me that he will be attending the University of Minnesota's School of Law. My old roomie, LEANN MURPHY is teaching fourth grade at Barnard Central School in Barnard, Vt. She is also finishing her graduate work in education. KAREN CARNEY graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in November 1988. She traveled for a while in Germany and Austria. Karen has now relocated to Atlanta, Ga., where she works as an assistant pastry chef at a four-star restaurant, 103 West. TRACEY REYNOLDS ROBERTI and her husband, Stephen, are the proud parents of a son, John, born in December 1987. Tracey reports that another Class member, AUCIA McNALLY DONADIO is a new mother - of Cole, born in December, 1988. MARGARET FIGUEROA received her master's degree in history from Brown University in May. CHRISTINE PASTORE writes that after her wedding to BENJAMIN RHODES (see Weddings) , they settled in Providence. She notes, "Ben has accepted a great job with the ProvidenceWashington Group and will be in an advanced training program there for the first year, and then probably in underwriting after that. PW is a commercial insurance venture group - certainly a big change from prep school admissions work. I will be working as an advertising and marketing representative for Business Journals Inc., a publishing group out of Providence. The company headquarters are in South Norwalk, Conn." At the time she wrote, they were both looking forward to settling in Providence. They hoped to get involved in a Trinity Club there, or if there isn't one, were going to try to get one launched. As of April, SANDY TARUILO had plans of moving to Columbus, Ohio to work for the Columbus Mutual Life Insurance Company. EUZABETH WHITE is missing the Northeast, but is working hard and having fun at L.S.U. Medical School in New Orleans. HEIDI DARASKEVICH is attending UConn Law School. DAVID FONTAINE graduated from Yale Law School in May 1989 and, since September, has been clerking on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia with Judge Stanley Sporkin. JOSEPH REID is working in Hartford as a senior consultant for what is now known as Andersen Consulting. He is presently analyzing distribution systems at Ames Department Stores home office in Rocky Hill. As for me, I was promoted to assistant trust officer of Chemical Bank in
August. This means four weeks' vacation - one of which I am planning on taking with ROBIN SILVER in Montreal. I am also planning to begin parttime study at Fordham University's School of Business in the fail. Thanks again to everyone for aU of the updates. Please keep updating as news happens. LATE BREAKING BULLETIN! Apologies to anyone who was the subject of incorrect reporting in the summer Reporter. The misinformation was submitted by an unknown individual, masquerading as LIZ SOBKOV. Class Agents:
Olive Cobb Waxter Elizabeth Heslop Sheehy William Markowitz Elizabeth B. Peishoff
Ellen Garrity 3800 Canterbury Rd. Baltimore, Md. 21218
Yesterday I went to the Baltimore Museum of Art. Imagine my surprise when l stumbled across an exhibit of MEL KENDRICK's '71 wooden sculptures! (You aU, of course, remember that our senior class gift was a piece of sculpture by Kendrick.) How appropriate that the exhibit consisted of work done by Kendrick during the years 1983-87, the four happy years we spent at Trinity. JOANNE JACOBSON is working t(}wards her M.BA. at Columbia University. Joanne traveled cross-country last summer with BETSY McKAY. MARC RASHBA writes, "I work for a clown. Yes, the original Bozo the Clown." He is an account executive with Larry Harmon Pictures Corporation in Hollywood where he supervises franchised productions and licenses toy companies "to put our characters on their products. l didn't think I would need a college degree to play with toys aU day and watch kids' shows." Marc writes that JOHN DUGGAN returned from London to continue his studies in law school at Pepperdine University. JIM MURPHY - also in law school went to the Rose Bowl Parade in January with Marc. Speaking of law school, DIANE DEROS is in her third (and final!!) year at the University of Maryland. Diane spent this summer working in Washington, D.C. and lived in the Old Town section of Alexandria, Va. TYLER BARNES continues to work for the Atlanta Braves in their public relations/media information department. He is "having the time of my life" and will continue to work for the Braves "until I find a 'real grown-up job.' " ANNE KELSO writes that she is engaged to be married in October to Alan Gubitosi. She will be leaving her job at CIGNA in Hartford to move to Stamford. VlRA MAMCHUR is a graduate student at Columbia University's School of International Affairs. I ran into PATTI NEUMANN on the Fourth of July. We chatted away not to the sound of fireworks but thunder bolts. Patti left her job at the &utimore Business Journal and now is a
commercial real estate agent with Caldwell Banker in Baltimore. PATTY CHEN works for the Mayor's Office of Jobs and Community Services in Boston where she is a program manager for Refugee and Immigrant Services. LAURA DANFORD writes that she is living with STEPHANIE LEVIN in New York City. Stephanie is a buyer with Barney's and spent two weeks in Europe on a buying trip, traveling to Paris, London, Milan, F1orence and Bologna. Laura also writes that WENDY SHELDON still works for GQ magazine. JUUE KIM is another '87er doing a good deal of traveling. In January, Julie went to Hawaii for "10 straight days of sunshine and island hopping." While in Hawaii, Julie "stumbled upon Officer BRIAN DURKIN on Waikiki Beach, where he was docked for four days at Pearl Harbor en route to Okinawa, Japan. Julie and Brian send a "big aloha to the Class of '87 from the wild Waikiki Beach strip." Julie visited Cancun in April where she enjoyed the resort's fun and sun. Recently-received news items: JEFFREY DURMER has a new job at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia where he runs a lab for the neur(}department. He continues to take night classes at UPenn in preparation for medical school in 1990. JOANNE GALLO is working at the Institute of International Education in New York as a program specialist in the Foreign Fulbright Program Division. TIMOTHY HALL says he is "living in the Garden State again." GREGORY HILL writes that he is "alive and kicking in his new residence in New York City." PHOEBE McBRIDE is teaching kindergarten, pursuing a master's in education and studying acting in NYC. She can be seen this summer on stage at the Falmouth Playhouse in Cape Cod. She sends a big hello to everyone . .. especially toT M.! CATHI NEMSER is working in programming at WNET!fhirteen in NYC. ELOISE NURSE has completed her second year at Temple University Law School in Philadelphia. ANNE PERCY is working in Boston as an account executive and in public relations at Maher Advertising. She has three outdoor sporting goods accounts and does quite a bit of traveling at trade show time. KEN SAN GIACOMO is in his second year at UConn Dental School. JANE SWIFT left G. Fox last September and joined the staff of Massachusetts State Senator Peter C. Webber. She notes it is "quite a challenge working for a Republican in the Massachusetts State House." She's living on Beacon Hill in Boston and enjoying her free time after the "grueling retail hours!" DAN TIGHE finished his second year at N.Y.U. Law School and worked last summer at a San Francisco law firm. VIRGINIA VOGEL works for a real estate magazine called the "New England Real Estate News." She plays for the Boston Women's Lacrosse Club and says she sees a lot of NAT PERKINS, BIZ HOSLER '88, PETER VOUDORIS, USA CADETTE, ERICA LEWIS and GINNY SPAHR '88.
As for YOUR EVER FAITHFUL SECRETARY, I am keeping myself quite busy. I began work on my B.F A. in September 1988 and am at present attending the Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore part time. I'm also d(}ing freelance work for the Johns Hopkins University Press. Yes, this is an incredibly short R eporter column. I'm too busy with summer school to drag out my Ouija board. This is the final warning - write or let the Ouija board determine your fate. Class Agents:
Laura E. Danford Isabelle Parsons Loring Hope A. Williams John B. Doggett
Corinne N. Coppola 151 E. 31st St., Apt. 12B New York, N.Y. 10060
O.K. - now that we're approaching our second Homecoming, it means that I've been writing these updates for over a year. As I ponder over this past year's events, it has come to my attention that some of you have changed direction, careers, addresses and most important, last names. Although the Trinity grapevine can be extensive, at times it also can be extremely inaccurate. Facts can become misrepresented when spread by word of mouth - so I need to see any info in black and white. Pick up your pens and start setting the record straight with me. It will undoubtedly give me more material to work with and in turn make these updates more interesting for aU of you. As for now, here's the scoop . .. HOLLY DAVOREN decided the traveling salesman bit just didn't suit her, so she is now working in Logan International Airport in Boston as a management trainee with the Delta Connection Business Express and is living temporarily in Merrimack, N.H. ANTHONY LAURIELLO is a paralegal with Weil, Grotshal and Manges in NYC. I bumped into ANNIKA SMITH after she returned from France and she was planning to paralegal in NYC for a while. CAUSTEN STEHLE is working for a publishing company. SARAH MALONEY and ANDREA BICI worked t(}gether as paralegals for their respective firms on the RJR Nabisco deal. Andrea recently landed a position at Salomon Brothers. As for the rest of you paralegals, let me know what you're doing now - has it influenced your decision to attend law school or beauty school? LAURA ULRICH works at Tiffany's during the day and attends Fordham Law School at night. MARK BIEDERMANN successfully completed his credit training program at Fleet/Norstair's United Bank and was recently promoted to a corporate lending position in F1eet/Norstair's United Bank in Hartford. While living in Rhode Island during his training, he became actively involved in reviving the Trinity Club of Greater Providence. If any of you are now residing in Rhode Island, please contact Mark or BOB MOSTERTZ '80. DIANA MERCER is teaching in Appalachia, somewhere in Kentucky, through a year-long program.
SEAN PADGET is planning to spend another year in Japan teaching English. JULIE CALHOUN is teaching English in Portugal, along with PETER MORRIS. ART MULDOON is teaching math at a high school outside of Boston. JEN PARKER '89 was in charge of a day care program this summer in Massachusetts and was planning to work on her master's in education this fall. SUSAN MABRY was reassigned from her Peace Corps post in Zaire. MARY AMBROGIO, SUE TIFFANY and GINA GEWANT are living together in Boston. Mary is attending Boston University Law School and Gina is working in recruitment for Bear Stems. ANN GRUNBECK, SUE TILL and TRINA PEW moved into a house in Virginia right outside of D.C. Ann is still grinding away at Putnam, Bartlett & Hayes. Sue is e(\joying her position at The National Water Resources Association and Trina rises at the crack of dawn to stay one step ahead of her girls. TARA UCHTENFEI.S worked some rigorous hours for Congresswoman KENNELLY M '71 this past summer and is presently living outside of D.C. in Maryland. There are rumors of some kind of access to a jacuzzi - life is tough for some of us. I heard from JOHN BURKE during his European stint. He was in Istanbul at the time and I'm sure he'll have a few stories to tell when he arrives back in the States early in the fall just in time to be an usher in SCOTT BROWNELL's wedding. (Congrats, Scottie! We wish you all the best!) UZE CAHN has left Saks and is working as a paralegal in Baltimore. DIXON WAXTER is working as a paralegal in D.C. JOANNE PALANDRO is working at Travelers Insurance in Danvers, Mass. and is planriing to attend law school sometime in the future . ANNE MONGILLO is plugging away at the labs in Yale, but manages to get out every once in a while to e(\joy New Haven nightlife. lAURA MARTIN has a schedule full of activities - she is teaching dance classes at Trinity and waitresses whenever she gets some free time. BILL CARROLL is broadening his horizons through his extensive travels on behalf of Marine Midland. The last time I saw him, he was bursting with excitement over his upcoming visit to Cleveland. (Clevelandites - please take no offense.) MARK PALLADINO worked in the Staten Island District Attorney's office over the summer and returned to Syracuse Law School this fall. CHRIS HARGES returned home safe from his journeys to Italy and has established residence somewhere in or about Boston. UZZlE HARDMAN is working with another Trinity grad providing marketing consulting for major law !inns in the Washington, D.C. area. MARIA OLLAR! has been forced to give up her life of leisure in Florida for some serious work in law school this fall in the chilly Northeast. KAREN SONNONE trekked through Italy this summer for two weeks. She was lucky enough to be accompanied by a native Italian who has been study-
ing at Rockefeller University with her. MARIA GUUNO is working rigorous hours at Grey Advertising during the week, but on the weekends she's been hitting the beaches to work on a golden tan. She had a great time visiting BRIDGET McCORMACK in San Francisco this summer. Bridget was interning with a law firm there for the summer. Recently reported news items: Last spring ElAINE ROUNDS BUDD taught a five-week course on mystery writing at Hartford College for Women. This is the third such course she has conducted. In addition to her teaching, she is a mystery book reviewer for The Hariford Courant and editorial director of "The Third Degree," a monthly newsletter of the Mystery Writers of America. JOSEPH CATALDO says he is making it through his first year of law school at Suffolk. He spent the summer at Cape Cod working for the district attorney in Barnstable. TIMOTHY CONNOR notes he is "still looking for a job." BRUCE HAUPTFUHRER lives in Newton with BILL HOWlAND and is a trainee at Alexander & Alexander, a risk-management consulting firm. He says he spent a week in Aspen skiing with ART MULDOON. REBECCA JEI.SMA is living in Boston with JEN BREWSTER and is working for the Massachusetts Department of Education helping to manage a federal grant. JOHN CHOON-HYUK LEE is working for the Commission on Chicago Landmarks (as a landmarks preservation specialist). He is concurrently working at the Chicago Historical Society on a project that he hopes will become an architectural exhibit at the Society. He notes that the Alumni F\md for 1988 is doing well and says, "Keep up the good work." He reports that the Trinity Club of Chicago is working on a special project dealing with Chicago secondary schools. His work with the project involves representing Trinity at college fairs. JANE LEONARD has been promoted to territorial security manager for women's specialty retailing. She has responsibility for 150 stores in New England and her job entails shoplifter prevention training and handling employee theft cases. DONNA UPCAN is working for Trenwick American Corp. (reinsurance company) as a personnel assistant. She is solely responsible for the company's payroll and recruiting of staff. This fall, she began taking courses for her M.BA. (See Weddings for news of her recent marriage to KEITH McCABE.) STEPHAN MASON is now working as an account representative with Aetna in Hartford's home office. Last year SHERIN MURRAY taught middle school at Moses Brown School in Providence. She is currently attending Northeastern in Boston where she has received a merit scholarship. She says, "Hi to KC, MO, LB, KD, DM, JA, DS and CD. I miss you!" USA NIGRO finished her first year at Vanderbilt Law School. In the summer she worked with a New York City law firm.
CHRISTINA SMITH is working for Chubb & Son in White Plains, N.Y. and living in Old Greenwich, Conn.
LUCIAN SNOW has moved back to London where he is a stockbroker with S.E. Warburg Securities. VIRGINIA SPAHR is living in Cambridge with BIZ HOSLER and is studying music therapy and "seeing a lot of Trinity people." ALEXIS SPANOS moved to New Hampshire last summer after having spent the previous year teaching in a Greenwich Montessori school. She plans to work toward a master's degree in elementary art education at the University of New Hampshire. At the time she wrote, lAURA OLDS TATE was excitedly awaiting the birth of her first child. She notes that ''Trinidad, Colo. is quite a change from Trinity, Hartford." REBECCA WARD still works for CIGNA in Farmington, Conn. and says she is e(\joying it more "after a recent raise and promotion." WRIAN WEISS received a promotion from Sheraton Tara's personnel office and has moved to Stamford, Conn. MARIA CHRISTINA VIGLUCCI writes press releases and brochures for the public relations department of West Indies Grey Advertising in San Juan, Puerto Rico. JEFFREY YAGER is living in Boston and working for Shearson Lehman Hutton. In his spare time he plays for the Boston Rugby Club. SARAH YOUNG is working at an art gallery in New Orleans' French Quarter and has moved into a new apartment. MARILYN ZALKAN has moved from New York "because of the housing crisis." That's all for this issue. Please feel free to contact me with any new info at my new address (note column heading). I look forward to hearing from you.
has retired from Windsor High School after 35 years of service. In describing how she has e(\joyed her work with young people, she said, ''Teaching [students) so that they will have ideas and principles, learning and thoughts that will be helpful for them in their future - that's teaching not for today, but for the future." CAPT. MARIETTA PANE, professor of naval science at the University oflllinois, is serving as commander of the NROTC unit at the University.
1960 EDWARD SHIA is retired from the Connecticut State Department of Education and writes that all's well. He sends his regards to the Class.
1964 In June WWELL JOHNSON became pastor of the Mt. Kisco United Methodist Church in Mt. Kisco, N.Y.
1967 DR. RUDOLPH KREMPL is among the experts from around the world quoted in reviews of Bibliot.Mca Trinitariorum (International Bibliography of Trini tarian Literature), published in 1988 by K. G. Saur (Munich, London, New York, Paris). Dr. Krempl is a retired teacher of modem languages at East Catholic High School, Manchester.
1969 MARGARET McGOVERN is "hard at work learning filmmaking at N.Y.U. and the American Film Institute in Los Angeles." She has completed two fulllength feature films about El Salvador and the war in North Ireland. She is writing a third film "and, blessedly, a comedy," she adds.
Isobel A. Calvin Elizabeth E. Hardman Bruce Hauptfuhrer John Choon-Hyuk. Lee
MASTERS 1952 MARGARET NEEBE MURDOCK writes that her husband, Bennet B., Yale '23 and Yale Ph.D. '34, died Feb. 20, 1988.
1955 DAVID BREWER writes, "After being in the Stanley Cup Finals last year, this season has been a distinct letdown, with il\iuries hurting the Boston Bruins from training camp to the end of the regular season schedule." Six trips to Europe have helped to renew perspectives and make him realize that "there is a life after hockey." He and his wife celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a cruise to Turkey, Greece and Russia.
1956 At age 73, THEODORE YONAN still walks five miles a day, studies subatomic physics and is writing custom programs for Apple computers for small business applications.
1959 English teacher MARJORIE KANE
1970 JOAN BRING writes that they have an adopted son, born April 3, 1987. He came home to them from the hospital at one day old and his name is Andrew Edward. She notes, "Andy completes our family . We have a daughter, Heather Avice, age six, also by adoption. They are the great-grandchildren of Owen Morgan, donor of the Mace."
1971 WILLIAM BEIGEL is retiring from full-time teaching after 16 years at Kent School in Kent, Conn. and 13 years at Marlborough School in Los Angeles. He'll spend part of his time in the U.S. and part in Spain.
1973 KARlA HAMMOND is manager of planning and communications with Advo-System.
1974 DEWRA PELOSI spent six weeks in Rome and two weeks in Naples as a Fulbright Scholar in the 1986 Summer Classics Program. In the summer of 1987 JEANINE POUZZNERjoined the staff of Wheeler Clinic, a multi-purpose mental health agency in Plainville, Conn. "My varied duties as public affairs specialist offer an opportunity to use the skills I honed at Trinity and to develop new ones," she writes.
1978 JAMES TALBOT sends news of a new baby, Vanessa Jean. He is a stockbroker with Thomson McKinnon Securities in White Plains, N.Y.
1979 KRIS HINKLEY is editor for GEOMET Technologies, Inc. in Germantown, Md. in the publications department.
1981 JANE MOODY is teaching grade five at Immanuel Lutheran School in Haitimore, Md., where her responsibilities also include teaching English and social studies in grade six.
1983 The 1988 Edward Lewis Wallant Book Award, established in 1963 by FRANCIS EPSTEIN WALTMAN and her husband, Irving, was presented on May 7 at the University of Hartford to Tova Reich for her novel, "Master of the Return."
V-12 ROBERT IRVING is fully retired after 21 years in the U.S. Navy, 21 years in aerospace and is "working harder than ever," he notes. His bride of over a year (May 1988) and he are refurbishing his house in Northridge. She (Barbara) retited from Aetna Life and Casualty. DR. RICHARD OTIS writes that he is ef\ioying retirement on Cape Cod after 30 years as a pathologist at Hartford Hospital.
1986 On April 16, STEPHEN JOEL TRACHTENBERG, former president of the University of Hartford, became the 15th president of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
In 1951 , when he moved to Springfield, Mass., he became editor of The Pastoral. Staff. He served on the executive council and the promotion and mission departments for the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, and was elected president of the standi,ng committee of the diocese and viae president of the Council of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts. He became rector of St. Matthew's Church in Worcester, Mass. in 1960. While in Worcester he received two keys to the city, one of which was for forming the Southwestern Neighborhood Council. He was also active in ecumenical work and housing for the elderly, serving on the Worcester Housing Authority. After his retirement in 1979 he continued his work for senior citizens. He became consultant for and president of the Massachusetts Association of Senior Center Directors; director of the Elder Home Care Services of Worcester Inc.; Worcester Economic Club, Massachusetts Gerontology Society; the Advisory Committee, Area .II, Area Agency on Aging; the Crisis Intervention Committee; Elder Home Care; the Older Americans Act Advisory Committee, Department of Elder Affairs; the Volunteer Action Committee of the United Way of Central Massachusetts; the South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corp.; the Catholic Clerical Union; the Worcester Ecumenical Council; and the Wychmere Harbor Club in Harwichport. He has been recognized in the first edition of WhO 's WhO in Religion. He leaves his wife, Marion H. StockweU Smith, of Worcester, Mass.; four sons, Stephen F., of Worcester, Mass.; Christopher M. '69, of Barkhamsted, Conn., Geoffrey D., of Centreville, Va., and George W. III, of Shrewsbury, Mass; two brothers; a sister; and nine grandchildren.
JOSEPH MICHAEL CLAFFEY, 1940
In Memory GEORGE WILLIAM SMITH, JR., 1939 George W. Smith, Jr., of Worcester, Mass. died on May 2, 1989 after a long illness. He was 75. Born in Hartford, Conn. , he graduated from Hartford Public High School before attending Trinity where he served as president of his class, was a member of the Senate, the Commons Club and the founding board of the Ivy. He received his BA. degree in 1939. In 1942 he received his S.T.B. degree from General Theological Seminary and was ord(lined an Episcopal priest. His first assignment was to St. Mark's Church in New Britain, Conn. He served there, at East Berlin, Conn. and at St. Luke's Chapel, Trinity Church, Greenwich Village, New York City. Subsequent ministries were at St. Alban's, Vt., and East Fairfield, Vt.
Joseph M. Claffey of North Hampton, N.H. died on May 3, 1989. He was 73. Born in Hartford, Conn., he graduated from St. Thomas Seminary High School in Bloomfield, Conn . before attending Trinity with the Class of 1940. He also attended Fordham University. He had been president of Peabody Galion until the firm was taken over by Peabody International. He then served as an executive vice president for that company, a developer of environmental control systems. In 1981 he retired after 28 years with the firm.
JOHN HERNDON RICE, 1941 John H. Rice of Portsmouth, N.H. died on Dec. 4, 1988 after a long illness. He was 71. Born in Baltimore, Md., he graduated from Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H. before attending Trinity with the Class of 1941. At Trinity he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. A veteran of World War II, he was a first lieutenant and combat pilot with the U.S. Army Air Force. His decorations included the Soldiers Medal, Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, European African Middle Eastern Cam-
paign Medal with five Battle Stars and the Victory Medal. Surviving are two sons, John W. '69, and Peter P.; a daughter, Pamela R. Thacher, all of Portsmouth, N.H.; a brother; a sister; and two grandchildren.
He was active in the American Heart Association, particularly as an instructor in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. He leaves his wife, Sally Hubbard Page, of Birmingham, Mich.; two sons, Richard C., Jr. '76, and Theodore H. '79; two daughters, Kathryn Zwolak, and Josephine N.; a brother; a sister; and six grandchildren.
LYON HOOPER EARLE, JR., 1942 Lyon H. Earle, Jr. of West Hartford, Conn., died on April 25, 1989. He was 68. Born in Canal Zone, Panama, he graduated from Hamden High School in Hamden, Conn. before attending Trinity where he was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity, the Student Senate, the Sophomore Dining Club, the swim team and the Interfraternity Council. He was also a member of the Trinity Alumni Council. He received his B.S. degree in 1946 and his M.D. degree from Tufts Medical School in 1950. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army as a captain in the First Armored Division, and as a physician at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., during the Korean Conflict. In 1951 he joined the medical department of Connecticut General Life Insurance Co., retiring as senior medical director in I980. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Connecticut State Medical Society, the Hartford County Medical Association, the Hartford Medical Society and a former executive committee member of the Medical Information Bureau. He was a past chairman of the medical section of the American Council of Life Insurance, a former director of the Hartford Heart Association and past chairman of its research committee, and a diplomate of the Board of Life Insurance Medicine of the Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors. He was a member of the First Church of Christ Congregational, West Hartford. He leaves his wife, Virginia Hayes Earle, of West Hartford, Conn.; two daughters, Barbara Gozzo, of Avon, Conn., and Beverly Sloan, of Massachusetts; three brothers; a sister; and four grandchildren.
RICHARD COLLINS PAGE, 1946 Richard C. Page of Birmingham, Mich. died of a heart attack on Nov. 30, 1988. He was 65. Born in Evanston, Ul., he graduated from the Gow School in South Wales, N.Y. before attending Trinity with the Class of 1946. He subsequently attended the University of Rochester and the University of Michigan. He was a World War II Navy pilot, had served on the board of the Drayton Plains Nature Center and was a member路 of St. Dunstan Guild and the Coast Guard Auxiliary. In the 1960s he was co-founder of the advertising firm, Page, Winchester and ConneUy. After it was sold a few years later, he became a life insurance agent for Penn Mutual. For the 14 years before his death, he sold advertising specialties and identification systems for theW. T. Beresford Co. He started his own marketing communications business, Task Force Ltd., in 1985.
DAVID DAY MAKEL, 1947 David D. Make! of Moorestown, NJ. died of cancer on July 29, 1988. He was
64. Born in Washington, D.C., he graduated from Trinity School in New York City before attending Trinity where he received his B.S. degree in 1947. A Naval officer during World War II, he joined the Sealtest Foods Division of National Dairy Products Corp. in 1951. He was named manager of the Camden processing plant in I957, and general manager of the Philadelphia milk plants in 1960. He also had been plant manager for Warner Lambert in Philadelphia He was a member of the choir at Trinity Episcopal Church. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Lappin Make!, of Moorestown, NJ.; a son, David D., of NeUysford, Va; a brother; and a grandchild.
ALLEN FARRIS BRAY Ill, 1949 AUen F. Bray III of Scottsdale, Ariz. died on June 29, 1989. He was 62. Born in Taunton, Mass., he graduated from high school in that city before attending Trinity where he was a member of the BrowneU Club, Glee Club and Canterbury Club. He received his BA. degree in 1949. He subsequently studied at the Washington School of Psychiatry, receiving his B.D. degree from Virginia Theological Seminary in 1952 and his S.T.M. degree from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in 1961. He was ordained a deacon and a priest in the Episcopal Church in 1952. He served with the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946 and was a chaplain in the Navy from 1956 to 1958 when he was made a commander in the Chaplain Corps of the Naval Reserve. From 1952 to 1954 he served as rector at St. John's Episcopal Church in Accokeek, Md. He was acting chaplain at Trinity CoUege from 1954 to 1956. In 1958 he was named chaplain and assistant to the superintendent at Culver Military Academy in Culver, Ind. He served at Culver until1967 when he became headmaster at St. James School in Faribault, Minn. In 1972 he was named rector and headmaster at The Bishop Whipple Schools in Faribault and in 1974 he was named headmaster at Christ Church Episcopal School in Greenville, S.C. He became rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd of the Hills in Cave Creek, Ariz. in 1981. He retired from that position in 1989. He served the Diocese of Arizona in many capacities, most recently as vice president of the Council of the Diocese of Arizona and vice chair for the Nominating Committee for a Bishop Coa<ljutor. Among his survivors are his wife, Ali-
son Stave Bray, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a son, Allen G., of Memphis, Tenn.; and a daughter, Jayne A., of North Carolina. BENJAMIN HARVEY TORREY, 1950 Bel\iamin H. Torrey of Siasconset Mass. died on May 5, 1989 after a long illness. He was 64. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he graduated from the Gunnery School in Washington, Conn. before attending Trinity where he was president of St. Anthony Hall and his freshman class, captain of the tennis team and a member- of the int.erdorm council. He received his BA. degree in 1950. A loyal Trinity alumnus he was an active member of the ~ty Club of Hartford, which he served as president. He received the Club's Man of the Year Award in 1971. He was also a recipient of the College's !50th Anniversary Award. Through the Trinity Club he was instrumental in bringing pr~fes颅 Sional tennis to the Hartford area which subsequently evolved into th~ Aetna World Cup. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served aboard PT boats in World War II. He joined the Connecticut General Life insurance Co. in 1950, achieved membership in the Honor Table and retired in 1987. He and his fa.mily resided in Simsbury for many years, where he was actively involved with the Little League. He was also a member of the original board of the Hopmeadow Country Club, and president of the Alumni Association for the Epsilon Chapter of Delta Psi Fraternity for the Connecticut Valley. He leaves his wife, Mary Morton Torrey, of Siasconset, Mass.; two daughter:s, Jennifer Modisette, of North Scituate, R.I., and Elizabeth D., of Watertown, Mass.; a son, Bel\iamin, Jr., of Columbia, S.C.; two brothers路 a sister路 and two granddaughters. ' ' THEODORE S. MOISE ill, 1952 Theodore S. Moise ill of West Boxford, Mass. died on June 16, 1989 after a long illness. He graduated from St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H., before attending Trinity with the Class of 1952. He subsequently graduated from Johns Hopkins University. He was employed as a senior mechanical engineer in Danvers, Mass., and was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and of Phi Kappa and P.S.I. Fraternity: Surviving are his wife, Phyllis H. Moise, of West Boxford, Mass.; his daughter, Elizabeth H.; his mother Jessie L. M. Moise, of Rochester, N.Y.; and his brother.
was an avid antique collector and apprruser of fine antiques. An experienced yachtsman and fisherman, he entered many tournaments with his son. He was a member of the Advisory Board of Connecticut National Bank the Hartford Golf Club and the Hart: ford Club. , He leaves his parents, Judge John P. 33 and Mrs. Jeanette Cotter, of West Hartf~rd, Conn.; two sisters; and several meces and nephews.
MASTERS CHRISTINE RAMSEY LYMANFARQUHAR, MA. 1958 Christine R. Lyman-Farquhar of Bloomfield, Conn. died on June 25, 1989. She was 82. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio she received her A.B. degree fro~ Vassar College in 1929 and her MA. degree from Trinity in 1958. She also did graduate work at the University of Wisconsin. From 1929 to 1931 she was a professional actress with the Stuart Walker Company, the National Junior Theatre and the University Players. From 1931 to 1941 she worked at Vassar as a head resident, associate director of admissions and instructor of oral English. After her marriage to Henry Lyman and the birth of their son, she and her family moved to Bloomfield, Conn. From 1948 until her retirement in 1988, she taught oral English at Hartford College for Women, where she was an associate professor and served for 10 years as director of admissions. A published writer and professional monologuist, she performed her own original satirical sketches for schools clubs, and civic organizations in th~ Hartford area and elsewhere. She was a member of the Hartford Tennis Club and the Town and County Club, a former president of the Hartford Vassar Club, a member of the Youth Resources Board of the American Red Cross and the First Congregational Church of Bloomfield, a trustee of the Watkinson School and the University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music. She continued to reside in Bloomfield following the death of Henry Lyman m 1971, and in 1986, she married Nelson P. Farquhar, former teacher and headmaster at Kingswood School. Besides her husband, she leaves her son, Henry Lyman, Jr.; her daughter-inlaw, Noele M. Sandoz; a granddaughter; a stepdaughter; and a stepson.
JOHN PATRICK COTTER, JR. 1963
MARGARET COUGHLIN GARVEY MA.l962 '
John P. Cotter, Jr. of Hartford and Essex, Conn. died on July 10, 1989. He was 47. Born in Hartford, he graduated from Kingswood School in West Hartford before attending Trinity with the Class of 1963. In 1965 he received his BA. degree from Fairfield University. He was the founder and president of the Connecticut Building Corp., and
Margaret C. Garvey of West Hartford ' Conn. died on June 21, 1989. Born in Bristol, Conn., she received her BA. degree from Albertus Magnus College in 1933 and her MA. degree from Trinity in 1962. In 1969 she retired as principal personnel technician, Department of Personnel and Labor Relations, State of Connecticut.
She was a communicant of St. Timothy Church, West Hartford. Surviving are several cousins.
FACULTY, STAFF, ADMINISTRATION JAMES MORRIL VAN STONE
HONORARIDS JOHN NOEL DEMPSEY, LLD. 1967 John N. Dempsey of the Dayville section of Killingly, Conn. died of lung cancer on July 16, 1989. He was 74. Born in Gahir, Ireland, he came to this country in 1925, settling in Putnam Conn. He graduated from Putnam High School and attended Providence College. Trinity awarded him the honorary LL.D. degree in 1967. He won both the mayoralty of Putnam and state representative's seat from the town in 1948. He held the post in the state's lower house for six years, and the mayoralty for 12 years. He was named assistant House leader in 1951 and became the minority leader 1953. He was Abraham Ribicoffs running mate in the 1954 gubernatorial race, but failed to be elected lieutenant governor. He was immediately named by Gov. Ribicoff to serve as his executive secretary. Ribicoff won re-election in 1958, and this time Dempsey was elected lieutenant governor. When Ribicoff resigned in 1961 to become Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Dempsey moved into the governor'~ mansion. He was instrumental in the construction of a regional center for the mentally handicapped, which was subsequently named after' him. The State of Connecticut later honored him by naming a state hospital in Farmington in his honor. Following his retirement from public life in 1971, he was selected as a delegate to attend the Democratic National Convention in Miami. He later was hired as an ecological consultant for the Southern New England Telephone Co., and also was later affiliated with the cable television industry before fully retiring in the early 1980s. He was a communicant of St. Mary of the Visitation Church in Putnam, and was a member ofMsgr. Jean C. Mathieu Assembly, 4th degree, Knights of Columbus, Danielson, Cargill Council No. 64, Knights of Columbus, Putnam, Putnam Lodge of Elks No. 574, and the Irish American Club, Putnam. He leaves his wife, Mary Frey Dempsey, of Dayville, Conn.; three sons, the Rev. Edward, of Norwich, Conn., John, Jr., of Hartford, Conn. and Nantucket Mass., and Kevin, of West Hartford' Conn.; a daughter, Margaret Gankof: skie, of Willington, Conn.; and nine grandchildren.
J~es M. Van Stone of Shaftsbury, Vt. died on April 2, 1989. He was 65. Born in Bridgeport, Conn., he received his BA. degree with honors from Wesleyan University in 1949. After three years of study at Princeton, where he was a Proctor Fellow, he was awarded his Ph.D. degree in 1954. Between 1949 and 1951, he taught biology and chemistry at the Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J. He was appomted an assistant professor at Trinity in 1954, and became full professor in 1965. In 1970, he was named chairman of the department, a post he held until 1974. He retired from the College in 1987. Under grants from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, he continued his research in the area of nerves and their relation to amphibian limb regeneration. He published several technical papers dealing with the influence of both nerves and hormones upon regenerative capacity which have appeared in the Journal. of Experi.menUJJ. Zoology and the Journal. of Morpfwwgy. He was a member of the American Association of Anatomists and the American Society of Zoologists. Surviving are his wife, Hope Bennett Godkin Van Stone, of Shatfsbury, Vt.; his son, David, of Stamford, Conn.; his daughter, Laurel Lewis, of Framingham, Mass.; four stepchildren; four grandchildren; and two sisters.
STEPHEN WOLFF Stephen Wolff, a reference librarian at the Library from August 1981 through June 1985, died on May 5, 1989, of complications from AfDS. He came to Trinity from The Connecticut State Library and had worked at The Baker Library, Harvard Business School and Widener Library at Harvard University prior to that. He was a graduate of St. Mary's College of California, received an MA.T.E. degree from The University of Reno and an M.S. degree m library science at Simmons College. Smce leaving Trinity, he had been employed at The University of Delaware. The Library is collecting memorial gifts and will place several books in the Reference Collection and make a donation to AfDS research in his name.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS NOTICE Is HEREBY GIVEN that one six-year term vacancy will exist after May 1990 on the Board of Trustees of Trinity College, caused by the expiration on that date of the term of Carolyn A. Pelzel '74, who is not eligible for immediate re-election. The vacancy will be filled by vote of the alumni.
To the Alumni of Trinity
PRESENT ALUMNI TRUSTEES AND YEAR TERM EXPIRES Carolyn A. Pelzel '74, Fundraising 1990 Arlene M. Forastiere '71, Medicine 1991 George E . Andrews '66, Education 1992 Michael Zoob '58, Education 1993 JoAnne A. Epps '73, Education and Law 1994 Thomas R. DiBenedetto '71, Business 1995 Every alumnus/ a is entitled to suggest candidates to the Nominating Committee, over his or her signature, for the vacancy. THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE ALUMNI TRUSTEES Karen A. Jeffers '76, Chairman Wenda Harris Millard '76 William Vibert '52
To fLll the six- year term , the Nominating Committee will meet numerous times and will spend many hours evaluating possible candidates. The criteria to be applied will include character, ability, civic and professional achievement, loyalty to the College as demonstrated through contributions of time, energy and financial support, as w ell as reputation among the alumni body . Graduating class and geographic diversity will also be considered . The composition of the present Board of Trustees, as well as the qualifications of
Robert E. Brickley '67 Stanley A. Twardy, Jr. '73
the suggested nominees, will also be thoroughly scrutinized. Suggested candidates for nomination should be addressed to : The Nominating Committee of the National Alumni Association, Trinity College, Alumni Office, 79 Vernon Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. All letters should be received on or before December 1, 1989. Please use the suggestion form below.
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