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Larry G. Anderson, Editor Dian D. Phillips, Art Director-Designer, Director of Publications Donna Grooms, Class Notes Editor Kelly A. Graves, Designer, Publications Assistant Larry G. Ligget, Editorial Assistant Matt Bowen, University Photographer-Videographer Yanting Li ’10, Writer Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88, Director of Alumni Relations Lisa Hollander, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations DePauw Alumni Association Officers Alison E. Frost ’69, President Lisa Henderson Bennett ’93, Vice President Stephen N. Combs ’87, Secretary

ON THE COVER: The women’s basketball team won DePauw’s first-ever athletics team national championship on March 17. See story and photos on pages 10-11.

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Admission Stefanie D. Niles, vice president (765) 658-4108 sniles@depauw.edu Alumni Relations Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88, director (765) 658-4208 jsoster@depauw.edu Annual Fund Steven J. Setchell ’96, director (765) 658-4215 ssetchell@depauw.edu Athletics S. Page Cotton Jr. ’71, director (765) 658-4938 pagecotton@depauw.edu Career Services Center Thomas R. Cath ’76, director (765) 658-4280 tcath@depauw.edu Class Notes Donna Grooms (765) 658-4625 (fax) dgrooms@depauw.edu DePauw Magazine Larry G. Anderson, editor P.O. Box 37 Greencastle, IN 46135-0037 (765) 658-4628 (765) 658-4625 (fax) landersn@depauw.edu www.depauw.edu/pa/magazine Development and Alumni Relations Lisa Hollander, vice president (765) 658-4036 lhollander@depauw.edu Financial Aid Richard Nash, director (765) 658-4030 Media Relations Ken Owen ’82, director (765) 658-4634 kowen@depauw.edu Registrar’s Office (transcripts) Kenneth J. Kirkpatrick, registrar (765) 658-4000 kjkirk@depauw.edu Sports Information Bill Wagner, director (765) 658-4630 Hotline (scores) (765) 658-4636 bwagner@depauw.edu www.depauw.edu/ath/ Web site Jason C. Shore (765) 658-4533 webteam@depauw.edu www.depauw.edu

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NEWS OF THE UNIVERSITY

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Alumni and friends engage national leaders in DePauw Discourse. Mark your calendar for DePauw Discourse 2007. Professor Glausser receives Exemplary Teaching Award. Fourteen receive Faculty Fellowships. Faculty briefs. News briefs. Women’s basketball team wins NCAA championship.
SECURING OUR LEGACY

Fulbright Scholar Timothy G. Collins ’80 credits DePauw experience as vital in building international career. DePauw echoes in the Berkshires.
RECENT WORDS

Ballinger ’57. Burleigh ’57. Das ’87. Gellman. Hawkins ’50. Jackson. Jakes ’53. Lotz ’96. McCall ’76. Nelson ’54. Serewicz ’90. Silverman. Spang ’68. Warren. Wasz ’81.
FEATURE: STRENGTHENING OUR GREEK SYSTEM

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Trustees approve new support for Greek system. Trustee Greek Committee examines standards and support for Greek housing. Alumni voices. Student voices. Faculty voices. Nationally, Greek organizations work ‘to be who we say we are.’

ALUMNI PROGRAMS

From the DePauw Alumni Association. Alumni Reunion Weekend 2007 highlights. Prospective students learn more about DePauw at January receptions. Nominations accepted for Alumni Board, Distinguished Alumni Awards, Athletic Hall of Fame. Regional Council and Club leaders. Host a Monon Bell telecast party in your city. New York City alumni come together as “Infinite Family” for charity event. Alumni event photos.
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Peg Steffen Sant’Ambrogio ’57 stands up and jumps into action for DePauw

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Peg Steffen Sant’Ambrogio ’57 stands up and jumps into action for DePauw
Margaret “Peg” Steffen Sant’Ambrogio ’57 has been received.” constant in her support of her alma mater since attendHer longer-standing reason dates to 1953, when ing her first DePauw alumni function at the Harvard Sant’Ambrogio first came to DePauw. Her father had Club in Boston in 1959. For the St. Louis resident and died six years before, and she received a McMahon civic volunteer, it’s really all about relationships. “[My Scholarship, which paid half her tuition for four years. involvement] has meant continual renewal of treasured “As the years passed after graduation, I didn’t pursue a friendships,” she says. “An extra bonus of volunteering big career outside the home,” she says. “I did work for for DePauw has been meeting younger alumni who still a family business and in other areas, but I never felt the show the same DePauw profile: active, thoughtful, eager work I did brought credit and renown to DePauw. I began to help, and just plain nice human beings.” to feel I hadn’t fulfilled the promise DePauw thought I’d Sant’Ambrogio has served on the alumni board; helped show by awarding me a scholarship.” with fund raising; represented DePauw at college fairs, back-to-school “I decided that I would return this money by giving to the Annual parties and other social events; and is active on her 50th reunion comFund each year until the scholarship was repaid. But as time passed, mittee, which started planning for this year’s class milestone two years the joy I felt by helping DePauw’s faculty and students became more ago. With Chair Lou Ubben Walton ’57 at the helm, the committee important than bookkeeping, and I lost count of what I’d given.” is seeking 75-percent class participation in the DePauw Annual Fund. Sant’Ambrogio modestly underestimates her professional and civic While Sant’Ambrogio acknowledges that the goal is ambitious, she is achievements. After graduating from DePauw, she attended graduate quick to add, “… but the class of ’57 has always been outstanding.” school at Ohio University, where she met and married (in 1958) musiIn addition to her support of the Annual Fund, she made a gift cian John Sant’Ambrogio. His career took the couple first to Boston, last fall to establish a charitable gift annuity at DePauw. In exchange where Peg began a long association with Red Fox Summer Music Camp, for a transfer of cash, marketable securities or serving as its chief administrator. John became – under some circumstances – real estate, the principal cellist of the St. Louis Symphony University contractually guarantees to pay a in 1968, and the family moved to Missouri. The volunteer work specified annuity to the donor and/or another While raising their three children, Peg earned I’ve done in organizations, beneficiary. It is among the simplest and most a certificate of librarianship at Washington popular methods that DePauw alumni and University in St. Louis and volunteered for a choirs and little theatre friends use to make a deferred charitable gift host of diverse community organizations. She groups, and the diverse to the University. also was executive director of the Kirkwood Sant’Ambrogio’s motivation is two-fold. (Mo.) Area Chamber of Commerce and and varied challenges I’ve “I’ve always felt you shouldn’t ask another from 1984-97 was director of admission and volunteer to do something which you, yourself, financial aid at Whitfield School. mastered in the professional weren’t willing to do,” she explains. “I knew Since then, she has traveled the world world were all shaped by my I would be asking my classmates to dig deep on cruises and walking tours, and served as into their pockets for our 50th reunion class president of the St. Louis Pi Beta Phi Alumfour years of experiences

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n a DePauw political science course on the international students and enhance opportunities for our American Presidency, we learned that newly American students to study abroad, which is already elected presidents must move swiftly to estabincreasing diversity on campus and better preparing our lish their agendas. A four-year term is brief, graduates for a radically more interdependent world. and political capital is perishable, as President Thanks to the work of my predecessors, I was able Bush has no doubt experienced. I took that lesson to to help dedicate the new Rector Village, which joins an heart when I began my term as chairman of DePauw’s array of attractive housing alternatives for independent James B. Stewart Jr. Board of Trustees. students, as well as the exciting new facilities in the The three years have, indeed, passed quickly, and by the time you DePauw Nature Park. The Trustees’ Greek Committee is well along read this, my term will have ended. At my first meeting as chairman, toward its goal of strengthening the best aspects of the Greek system I tried to be realistic but ambitious. One thing I’ve learned from at DePauw, and enhancing the safety and well-being of students fellow trustees during my years on the board is that they not only who live in Greek houses Although it’s been a busy three years, my own efforts in all this ask what can be achieved, but what can we hope to achieve, and then set the bar at the higher level. As chairman, I said I hoped to seem almost incidental. Credit is due first and foremost to President help strengthen the academic program with continued investments Bob Bottoms, whose dedication to DePauw and energy seem only in faculty members and students; boost the endowment to more to have increased during his remarkable 20-year tenure; to his talthan $500 million; and secure the future of the School of Music ented, hard-working staff; to our outstanding faculty; to my fellow and the proposed ethics center, both of which needed major new trustees, who have given so generously of both time and money; and to you, our alumni, whose donations have pushed the Annual facilities. Thanks to extraordinary efforts by so many members of the Fund to record levels and who have offered so much wise counsel DePauw community, all those goals have been achieved or are well and support during my tenure. At its April board meeting, the trustees will elect my successor. underway – and then some. The new Judson and Joyce Green Center for the Performing Arts and the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics are Just as my tenure brought unexpected opportunities and challenges, nearing completion and will be dedicated this fall in what promises so will the next few years. I know that the next chairman of the to be a memorable Old Gold Weekend. Both are magnificent new board will be able to count on your loyalty, support and wisdom structures that will transform the campus architecturally, culturally – and will need it. At the same time, I’m confident that DePauw and intellectually. As of January this year, the DePauw endowment has never been stronger, more confident in its mission, and better had surpassed $500 million. The quality of our faculty, students able to serve new generations of students. and the intellectual vitality evident on campus has never been better. DePauw has launched a major initiative to recruit outstanding

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gift. Therefore, I felt I also had to dig deep.” nae Club and on the board of Sign of the at DePauw. “By giving the charitable gift annuity, I Arrow, the club’s non-profit shop. Singing in knew I would receive income from this dura show choir, monthly investment and book ing my lifetime. I feel very secure in DePauw’s club meetings, church activities, and weekly investment strategies. I also felt my children volunteering as an OASIS reading and writing had already received from me the spiritual and mental benefits I’d tutor for elementary school children have brought many new friends gained from my DePauw education. This lump sum, which they might in retirement. have inherited, could never equal those benefits they have already “The volunteer work I’ve done in organizations, choirs and little

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DEPAUW DISCOURSE

2006 ISSUES FOR AMERICA
OCTOBER 26-27

Alumni and friends engage national leaders in thought-provoking dialogue

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uring DePauw Discourse 2006: Issues for America on Oct. 26-27, DePauw alumni and friends had an uncommon opportunity to come to campus and engage distinguished guests in thought-provoking dialogue on issues of vital interest in the days just prior to elections. The third annual symposium hosted by the Washington C. DePauw Society and a new DePauw tradition, DePauw Discourse 2006 allowed alumni, faculty members and students to interact with some of the nation’s thought leaders. An added value for both DePauw Discourse attendees and other interested alumni is that about an hour of Quickstream video encompassing all the Discourse sessions is available for viewing. Thanks to the efforts of Robert E. Curry ’76, video from each of the sessions can be viewed in Quickstream.tv format through Twelve Oaks Media. To view Quickstream video, go to www.depauw.edu/discourse. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– DePauw Discourse 2006 opened on Thursday with a timely discussion of “How Deep is America’s Crisis?” featuring Lee H. Hamilton ’52, retired Congressman, Iraq Study Group co-chair and former vice chair of the 9/11 Commission, and moderator John F. McWethy ’69, former ABC News chief national security correspondent. “I think there is among many Americans a kind of sense that, well, this Iraq Study Group is going to come up with the ‘silver bullet’ or the quick solution. The answer to that is, we won’t be able to do it. There isn’t any; there’s no easy solution here,” Hamilton said. “This war has split the American people very badly. The level of frustration is high. There’s a kind of desperate urging out there for a bipartisan solution, one that people can agree upon. I frankly don’t know if we can come up with that.”
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That evening, U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings addressed alumni, students and faculty members in Kresge Auditorium on “Educating Our Citizens to Compete and Succeed in the New Global Economy.” Spellings said, “Today, what you know is more important than where you live. Jobs can be done just as easily in Bangalore or Bombay as they are in Boston. And in this new flat world, knowledge is the critical currency needed to succeed and thrive, not only for ourselves as individuals but for our country.” Spellings praised DePauw’s efforts to internationalize its student body. “Your efforts to increase international student enrollment here, to encourage study abroad programs and to emphasize language proficiency, which is so critical to the flattening world, will help your graduates be better prepared to participate and lead in the new global economy.” On Friday morning, President Bush’s chief economic adviser, Allan B. Hubbard, told the audience in Meharry Hall that the U.S. economy is “very, very strong” despite the fact that only 40 percent of Americans approve of President Bush’s handling of the economy, near the lowest ratings of his presidency. According to Hubbard, Americans feel the way they do for three main reasons: the ongoing war in Iraq, frustration over spikes in gasoline prices and the information people receive about the state of things in the country. In a wide-ranging discussion, Hubbard identified the nation’s biggest fiscal challenge as entitlement spending. Mary P. Dixon, Q.G. Noblitt Professor of Economics and Management, moderated the session. Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author Taylor Branch had access to some uncommon historical resources, taped telephone conversations of President Lyndon B. Johnson, which helped him tremendously in writing his books about America’s civil rights movement and Martin Luther King Jr. Speaking about “The Biographer’s Craft” in Meharry Hall, Branch expressed concern about the nation’s ability to preserve current historical materials for future generations. “We’re overwhelmed with paper but underwhelmed with records of human drama of humans running government,” he said. After participants and symposium presenters enjoyed a roundtable lunch, the afternoon began with a session featuring New York Times op-ed columnist Bob Herbert and moderator Brett R. O’Bannon, assistant professor of political science. Herbert, who had spent time

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Bob Herbert Four DePauw student journalists had the opportunity of a lifetime when they were able to join Discourse presenter Lee Hamilton on a private plane to Washington, D.C., for a 90minute interview. During Hamilton’s return trip, the students had unprecedented access to one of the nation’s most respected public servants. Compiling reports for DePauw’s student newspaper, The DePauw; student radio station, WGRE; and student-run television station, D3TV, were (from left to right with Hamilton at Dulles Airport) sophomore Matthew R. Jennings, senior Ashley L. Baxstrom, senior Courtney E. Fischer and sophomore M. Scott Reasoner.

talking with voters in Indiana, offered pre-election insights. “People are really feeling insecure economically; they feel the country is going in the wrong direction,” he said. “The country is more polarized than I’ve seen it politically at any time in my lifetime. And people are wondering – I think certainly for the first time in my lifetime, maybe for the first time in American history – whether their sons and daughters will actually lead a better life economically and in other ways than the parents will. And I think these are things that we all should be concerned about.” In the final session, “The Ethics Cauldron: Loyalty, Leaders and Tough Choices,” alumni, students and faculty members engaged a six-person panel in a discussion of professional and personal dilemmas. Robert M. Steele ’69, the Nelson Poynter Scholar at The Poynter Institute, moderated a panel that included Edward A. Bennett ’68, editor of editorials, Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal; Raymonda L. Burgman, assistant professor of economics and management; Robert J. Darnall ’60, retired chairman and CEO of Inland Steel Industries; Elisabeth “Bess” W. Evans ’07, communication and sociology double major and Media Fellow; Rev. Dr. Brenda J. Stiers ’60, United Church of Christ pastor; and Larry N. Tibbetts ’56, retired major general, United States Air Force. Steele facilitated a wide-ranging discussion of ethical issues by asking panelists to draw on their experiences and share their thoughts about the recent controversy created by the Hewlett-Packard board of directors – a situation that made the cover of Newsweek. Some Hewlett-Packard board members allegedly leaked sensitive information to the news media, and others allegedly spied on their colleagues. DePauw Discourse 2006 closed on Saturday evening with an elegant dinner in the Indoor Tennis and Track Center. Back by popular demand, the Capitol Steps, a troupe of current and former Congressional staffers, delighted the audience with a political satire performance in Kresge Auditorium.

To read comprehensive stories about the DePauw Discourse 2006 sessions, go to www.depauw.edu/discourse.

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Sustainability and Global Citizenship

2007

DePauw Discourse 2007 scheduled October 4-6.
DePauw Discourse 2007, the fourth annual symposium hosted by the Washington C. DePauw Society, has been rescheduled Oct. 4-6. Please mark your calendar and join us for this tradition of gathering alumni, friends, faculty, students and guests for thought-provoking discourse on some of the most vital public issues of our time. Watch for announcements of DePauw Discourse 2007 speakers. Check the DePauw Discourse Web site for more information and an up-to-date schedule of events at

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News of the University
Professor Glausser receives 2006-07 Exemplary Teaching Award
Professor of English Wayne E. Glausser is the recipient of the Exemplary Teaching Award for 2006-07. Given jointly by the University and the General Board of Higher Education of the United Methodist Church, the award recognizes faculty members who exemplify excellence in teaching, civility and concern for students and colleagues, commitment to value-centered education, and service to students, the institution and community. Glausser’s teaching and scholarly accomplishments have been recognized previously. He received the Outstanding Professor in the Humanities at DePauw Award for 1983-84, Indiana Professor of the Year Award in 1989 from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Edward Minar Award for scholarship in 1999 and a University Professorship for 1999-2003. He is the author of Locke and Blake: A Conversation Across the Eighteenth Century. Glausser earned an A.B. degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz and M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University. He joined the English department in 1980. In announcing Glausser’s selection to faculty members, Neal B. Abraham, executive vice president, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, said, “May we all aspire to be, each in our own way, what Wayne Glausser exemplifies for us — a teacher dedicated to student learning and to enriching our academic community.” Students report that his courses are demanding and exciting. “Wayne Glausser is truly outstanding,” wrote one student. “He is engaging, challenging, stimulating, insightful, supportive and encouraging. He shows tremendous respect for his students, and in turn he receives the utmost respect from his class … Wayne is a facilitator and co-learner as well as a professor and a scholar. Most definitely [knowing Wayne has been] the highlight of my college career!” Another student noted, “In the classroom, one-on-one, and off hours, Dr. Glausser not only left me with an appreciation for the subject matter but [also with] the skills of logic, clarity and creativity in speech and on paper. The hard work he asked of his students as well as the tireless involvement he demanded of himself enabled me to develop as a writer, thinker and professional.” Previous recipients of the Exemplary Teaching Award include Tamara M. Beauboeuf, associate professor of education studies and sociology; Thomas C. Chiarella, professor of English; John A. Dittmer, professor emeritus of history; David J. Field, senior professor of English; Anne F. Harris, associate professor of art; Robert P. Hershberger, Tenzer Family University Professor in Instructional Technology, Distinguished Professor, associate professor of modern languages (Spanish), and chair of the modern languages department; Craig T. Paré, associate professor of music; Jacqueline R. Roberts, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, coordinator of the biochemistry program, and associate faculty development coordinator for speaking and oral communication; John T. Schlotterbeck, professor of history; Carl P. Singer, professor of computer science; Andrea E. Sununu, professor of English; Valarie H. Ziegler, University professor and professor of religious studies.

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Fourteen receive Faculty Fellowships to enhance academic programs
DePauw’s Faculty Fellowship program, designed to stimulate and facilitate projects to improve teaching and advance scholarly and creative work, enhances the University’s academic programs. Recipients of Faculty Fellowships and their projects for 2007-10 include: Amy L. Barber, professor of music Preparing a CD recording of contemporary percussion works by women composers from Central Europe and America Pedar W. Foss, associate professor of classical studies Course development in the study of the ethics of combat in the ancient Mediterranean and Samurai Japan Henning Schneider, associate professor of biology Project study concerning the mapping of serotonin type 1A receptor expression in zebrafish


Julia C. Bruggemann, associate professor of history Development of a new area of scholarly expertise in Central European history that will culminate in two new courses: an introductory survey course and an upperlevel topics course


Catherine E. Fruhan, professor of art Course development of a new expertise in the area of documentary film


Steven R. Timm, professor of communication and theatre Writing a full-length stage play examining the relationship between notions of the self and geographical areas


Peter A. Graham, associate professor of English Fin-de-siècle Evansville; the Ohio River; and Harry S. Graham, the syphilitic who was my great grandfather – three essays


M. Scott Wilkerson, associate professor of geosciences Course development relating to the incorporation of dynamic multimedia content into introductory and advancedlevel geosciences courses


Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, professor of English Construct, manage and publish an online academic journal that will provide a forum for research and essays by scholars, artists and activists concerning relationships between humans and animals


Anne F. Harris, associate professor of art An examination of ethics and aesthetics in the Roman de la Rose: Images of Ovidian Myth in a Medieval Manuscript Tradition


Elizabeth “Lili” D. Wright, associate professor of English Writing a novel that explores the ancient art of mask-making combined with the intrigue of romance – issues concerning identity, religion, superstition and cultural heritage explored


Hilary J. Eppley, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Designing new nontraditional methods of synthesis of metal-organic polymers and aggregates using hybrid ionic liquid solvents


Cynthia O’Dell, associate professor of art Migrations – a new body of photographic work exploring ideas of transience, dislocation and migration due to the Irish Diaspora


John T. Schlotterbeck, professor of history A dual project comprising developing a course on the history of American vernacular and popular music, and research concerning vernacular music in early 20thcentury Virginia

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Faculty Briefs
Science Fiction Studies, the leading international journal of science fiction literary criticism founded at DePauw in 1973, published its 100th issue in fall 2006. Arthur B. Evans, professor of modern languages (French), and Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, professor of English, serve as the journal’s managing editor and co-editor, respectively.

News Briefs
Survey: DePauw more challenging, stimulating, interactive and dynamic
The experiences of students at DePauw are significantly more challenging, stimulating, interactive and dynamic than those provided at peer institutions and the national average of all colleges and universities, according to the 2006 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The annual study, “Engaged Learning: Fostering Success of All Students,” uses a scientific methodology and is based on information from students at 523 four-year colleges and universities. It is sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The NSSE measures five benchmarks: level of academic challenge, active and collaborative learning, student-faculty interaction, enriching educational experiences and supportive campus environment.
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for international opportunities. Each of the top 10 schools sends more than 40 percent of its students abroad. Open Doors is published by the Institute of International Education with funding from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.


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Eugene Gloria, Richard W. Peck Professor of Creative Writing, received a $2,500 travel grant from the Endowment for the Study of Japan to support his work in that country.

Study abroad program added
DePauw has added a study-abroad opportunity in the Asian Studies area through a student exchange agreement with Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. Ewha has more than 16,000 students and is one of South Korea’s most respected schools. Although it is a university for women, Ewha’s exchange program is open to men and women.


Joseph W. Heithaus, associate professor of English, received the 2007 Discovery/The Nation award for his collection of 10 poems titled “The Poison Sonnets.” In addition to a cash award, Heithaus will give a reading from his works at The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center in New York City on May 7, and one of his poems will be published in The Nation. Heithaus also was chosen by the Writer’s Center of Indiana as one of four Indiana poets to have their work etched in glass in the new Indianapolis airport. His poem, “Indiana Flight,” will be featured upon the airport’s completion in 2008.

Music students selected for National Wind Ensemble
Three School of Music students were selected to participate in the National Wind Ensemble, a 76-member ensemble featuring many of the top collegiate musicians from across the United States. Senior Caitlin H. Kramer (oboe), freshman Andrew S. Porter (clarinet) and senior Susannah M. Ramshaw (trumpet) will work under esteemed conductor H. Robert Reynolds. The National Wind Ensemble will rehearse for a week in New York City during the spring and perform in Carnegie Hall May 25.


The National Institutes of Health awarded Matthew J. Hertenstein, assistant professor of psychology, a two-year grant of $139,719 to support his research on a project titled “Infant Sensitivity to Televised Emotional Displays.”

Internships bring real-work experience for Management Fellows
Students in the Management Fellows Program gain real-work experience and networking opportunities through semester-long internships at businesses and organizations across the nation. During the spring semester, Management Fellows and their internship sites included Alison M. Andrews ’07, Ernst & Young, New York City; John M. Buchta ’08 and Sarah E. Schultheis ’08, both at Brunswick Group LLC, New York City; Nicholas L. Casalbore ’08, The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, Washington, D.C.; Christopher J. Jackson ’08, Indiana House of Representatives, Indianapolis; Matthew H. J. Kurzynski ’08, Independent Purchasing Cooperative, Miami; Antonia E. Miller ’08, Baker & Daniels, Indianapolis; Beth M. Polin ’08, KPMG, LLP, Montvale, N.J.; Michael T. Sprengnether Jr. ’08, Knights Apparel, Oak Brook, Ill.


Mark A. Jackson, assistant professor of English, compiled a CD, Coal Digging Blues: Songs of West Virginia Miners, the eighth addition to the West Virginia University Press Sound Archive series. He also wrote an accompanying booklet of detailed notes about the performers, their songs and the history of coal-camp songs in West Virginia.

Percussion Ensemble tours central Europe
The DePauw Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Amy L. Barber, professor of music, made its inaugural tour of Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany and Slovenia during Winter Term in January. The six-student ensemble performed a concert of works by American composers at the International Percussion Festival in Bjelova, Croatia, and was featured in prominent concerts on each leg of the tour. The student musicians – freshman Mason L. Donaldson, freshman Dennis B.Fuller, senior Alex H. Helm, junior Michael P. Lindsey, senior Matthew J. Rosensteele and freshman Adam S. Wishart – also visited sites of cultural, historical and musical importance.


Hollywood actress Rae Dawn Chong came to Indianapolis and DePauw to star in Rhythms – a play written and directed by M. Christine White, assistant professor of English, and produced by Timothy A. Good, associate professor of communication and theatre. Through a professional development grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the play was staged at the Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis April 12-15, and then at DePauw for two performances, April 17 and 18.

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Jay G. White, assistant professor of music and a Grammy Award-winning countertenor, accompanied Sting as a member of the Concord Ensemble during a concert on Jan. 11 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Sting led the enormously popular British rock trio The Police in the 1970s and ’80s.

Media Fellow receives Broadcast Education Association scholarship
Marisa L. Mokodean, a junior Media Fellow, is one of 15 students nationwide awarded scholarships in the Broadcast Education Association’s 2007-08 competition. A communication major, Mokodean serves as the promotions director for DePauw’s student radio station, WGRE. This is the fifth time since 1994 that a DePauw student has received a prestigious Broadcast Education Association scholarship.
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Students study in 26 countries during spring
DePauw is recognized as a national leader in providing opportunities for students to gain a broader perspective through off-campus study. During the spring semester, 101 DePauw students studied in 26 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, United States and Venezuela.

DePauw among top 10 colleges for study abroad
DePauw continues to be among the nation’s top colleges and universities for the percentage of students who study abroad, according to Open Doors 2006, which lists DePauw among the top 10 small colleges

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National Champions!

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Congratulations to the DePauw women’s basketball team
The women’s basketball team won DePauw’s first-ever athletics team national championship by defeating Washington University (St. Louis) 55-52 in a thrilling NCAA Division III title game played March 17 at Springfield, Mass. In the title game, sophomore guard Cassie Pruzin led the team with 12 points, and seniors Liz Bondi and Suzy Doughty and junior Kalei Lowes each scored nine points. Bondi, who is an all-American in basketball and tennis, was named the NCAA tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Bondi and Doughty were both named to the all-tournament team. DePauw head coach Kris Huffman was named Coach of the Year by D3hoops.com and DIIINews. The Tigers finished the season with a 31-3 record, including an 11-game winning streak to close the season. The team’s five seniors – Bondi, Doughty, Bridget Bailey, Kristy Mahon and Caitlin McGonigal – closed out their collegiate careers with a 109-15 record. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For comprehensive coverage of the women’s basketball season, go to www.depauw.edu/ath.

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After claiming the national championship, the Tigers posed with a sign that ensures this photograph will find a place on the wall at Marvin’s Restaurant.
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The 2006-07 DePauw women’s basketball team
No. 10 11 12 13 14 15 20 21 22 23 24 25 30 31 32 33 34 35 40 42 44 Name Kristy Mahon Suzy Doughty Tina Frierson Cassie Pruzin Kalei Lowes K.C. Stoll Kelsey Flanagan Caitlin McGonigal Adedrea Chaney Liz Bondi Gretchen Haehl Gwen Haehl Kristin Barrow Jenna Fernandez Tegan Krouse Bridget Bailey Andrea Travelstead Emily Marshall Meghan Warner Katie O’Connor Sarah Merkel Year Senior Senior Freshman Sophomore Junior Freshman Freshman Senior Junior Senior Junior Junior Freshman Freshman Sophomore Senior Sophomore Freshman Freshman Freshman Sophomore Hometown Cincinnati Mooresville, Ind. Maywood, Ill. Crown Point, Ind. St. Charles, Mo. St. Louis Elburn, Ill. Indianapolis San Antonio, Texas Park Ridge, Ill. Shelbyville, Ind. Shelbyville, Ind. Centralia, Ill. Chesterfield, Mo. Fort Wayne, Ind. St. Louis Naperville, Ill. St. Louis Whitefish Bay, Wis. Mason, Ohio Evansville, Ind.

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Team players display their trophy after winning the Division III national championship. Suzy Doughty

Head coach: Kris Huffman Assistant coaches: Mary Smith, Tria Yoder, Brian Kern Trainer: Jen Pipkin

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sion of textbook publisher Scott, Foresman and Company, where I helped produce English-as-a-second-language (ESL) textbooks that were bestsellers worldwide. I also went on to receive master’s and doctoral degrees in ESL and a master’s degree in Spanish linguistics. In 2000, I made the transition from publishing back to higher education and took my current position at National-Louis University, whose primary focus is preparing teachers for K-12 schools in the United States. However, my career still retains its international flavor. I have helped my university develop a cooperative relationship with one of the largest and most historic universities in Latin America, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. I also completed a large consulting project for Motorola in China on learning English with multimedia (G4) mobile phones. Since 2000, I have authored more than 20 textbooks for ESL and adult education, many of which have become bestsellers in places such as Thailand, Taiwan and mainland China. As I look back on these successes and milestones, I realize that they all grew directly out of the international experiences that DePauw offered.

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Fulbright scholar Timothy G. Collins ’80 credits DePauw experience as vital in building international career
By Timothy G. Collins ’80 I was recently awarded one of the greatest honors of my career, a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2006-07 academic year. I am completing my project in Taiwan, where I am academic debated and voted into life, and Spain held democratic elections for new, representative legislative bodies. This program and my classes there developed my passion for linguistics that

My career took off in this direction because of the in-

DePauw Echoes in the Berkshires
By Max L. Stackhouse ’57 and friends (Stackhouse served DePauw as the Robert and Carolyn Frederick Distinguished Visiting Professor of Ethics during the spring 2007 semester.) Every fall for the world’s problems, last 16 years, some catch up on famtwo dozen DePauw ily developments, alums from the ’50s recount DePauw have congregated in memories, tell of the Berkshire Hills their activities durof western Massaing the last year, chusetts. Some have share each other’s retirement homes joys and sorrows – there; others are and SING together. seasonal residents; It is an unofficial celstill others travel ebration of the perlong distances for sonalities and talents the weekend events. that serendipitously All enjoy the beauty (perhaps providenof the hills and are tially) met, nurtured attracted by the vione another, and 1990 group – the first year, first step (left to right): D. David Cryer ’58, Britt Cryer, Rosanne brant cultural life. have now newly conMiller Jacks ’57, G. Robert “Bob” Jacks ’56; second step: Arden Hallstrom Staroba ’56, Joseph Flummerfelt ’58; third step: Gretchen Kiger Cryer ’57, Nancy Ford Charles ’57, Most were involved gealed into enduring Keith Charles; fourth step: Jean Hostetler Stackhouse ’57, Mary Shauman Reiff ’57 in the musical prorelationships, started ductions on campus – the DePauw Choir, Collegians (a select concert at DePauw, half a century ago. singing group), Monon Review (a student-written musical), Orchesis Acquaintances formed deeper bonds on the DePauw Choir tour in (a modern dance troupe) and the Opera Workshop. Many became professional teachers, composers or performers. Others are spouses or friends, amateur singers or appreciative listeners whose professions have taken them into medicine, education, social service, theater, business, politics, law or ministry. All cannot come every year, but when the DPU Clan gathers, they feast, discuss, debate, assess the state of the culture, solve most of the Europe in the summer of 1956. Bob Jacks, Don Reiff and Ron Sondee (all Class of ’56); Nancy (Ford) Charles, Gretchen (Kiger) Cryer, Jean (Hostetler) Stackhouse, Mary (Shauman) Reiff (Class of ’57); Mary Lynn (McCorkle) Sondee, Barbara (Tracy) Cochran, David Cryer and Joe Flummerfelt (Class of ’58), sailed on the Queen Elizabeth together. Some had not been out of Indiana before. The voyage and tour not only broadened horizons, they also nurtured those friendships, some

director of the Fulbright Taiwan English Teachhas fueled my career ever since. ternational experiences that ing Program. After I returned from Spain, several other The program places 12 recent U.S. college vital experiences that DePauw provided pushed DePauw provided. graduates into Taiwanese elementary school my career in international directions. First, I English classes as co-teachers alongside Taiparticipated in a Winter Term service project wanese English teachers. My role is to provide in Guatemala sponsored by the office of the academic leadership to the program, including training and support, as chaplain, where I was an interpreter in a public health clinic staffed by well as to provide moral support to the program participants. DePauw nursing students. The U.S. Fulbright Scholar program, the U.S. government’s flagship Later, DePauw’s placement office helped me gain my first appointprogram in international educational exchange, sends 800 scholars and ment as a teacher of English as a foreign language. DePauw facilitated professionals each year to more than 150 countries to lecture or conduct an interview with the Peace Corps and coached me through the entire research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. application process, and I ended up serving as a high school English This is not the first international foray of my career, by any means, teacher in Morocco. My work was so successful there that my school and my career took off in this direction because of the international requested my assignment be extended to a third year. experiences that DePauw provided. In fact, I first became interested in Finally, in my senior year, I took a course on Mao’s China, which language teaching and learning while a Spanish major at DePauw. In developed an interest in Asian history and civilization that led to my 1978-79, the Uniliving and working versity facilitated in Asia. my year abroad in Since DePauw, Spain, where I was my career has reable to develop my tained a distinct inSpanish language ternational flavor. In skills through study addition to teaching at the University of in Morocco, I was Barcelona. I was appointed visiting also able to witness professor of English Spain’s transition at the University of to democracy, as Barcelona. My first the new democratic job in the United constitution for the States was at the post-Franco era was international diviTimothy G. Collins ’80, in back row at far right, worked with a group of middle students in
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toward marriage. These friends constituted the core group, many of whom had also sung in, composed for or conducted the Monon Reviews or the Collegians, and they drew others into the network: Ellie (Geffert) Shearing (Class of ’55), Ned Lamkin Young and Rosanne Jacks for their establishment of the Newgrange School for those with learning disabilities, Ned Lamkin for his leadership in the Indiana Legislature, Jean Stackhouse for her outstanding teaching of young pianists and pedagogical theory and

(Class of ’56), Max Neal Cochran for his 1996 group, first step (left to right): Donald G. Reiff ’56, Mary Shauman Reiff ’57, Max Stackhouse and work with disadvanStackhouse ’57, Rudolph “Rudy” Hoeltzel ’57; second step: Keith Charles, Nancy Ford Charles ’57, Jean Hostetler Stackhouse ’57; third step: Martha Lamkin, Rosanne Miller Mary (Ball) Hoelttaged youth. While Jacks ’57, Ellie Geffert Shearing ’55, Mary Ball Hoeltzel ’57; fourth step: Ned Lamkin ’56, zel (Class of ’57); these are among the Bob Jacks ’56, George Shearing, Joseph R. Flummerfelt ’58 Barbara (Tracy) best known of the Cochran and Neal Cochran (Class of ’58). The webs of friendships group, others are equally well known in their own fields. They all have or bonds of marriage invited others: Rosanne (Miller) Jacks, Bob and many interests, and the conversations are multi-faceted, informed, laced Nancy (Ade) DeLong (all ’57); Jack Young ’58; plus spouses Martha with humor and insight, and challenging. (Dampf ) Lamkin, Lois (Dickason) Young, Britt Swanson Cryer, Keith By 2007 most, and by 2008 all, of this Berkshire bunch will have Charles, Rudy Hoeltzel and George Shearing – a newer DePauw alum celebrated their 50th class reunions, occasions that evoke a tendency due to an honorary doctorate. to look back and evaluate their life’s journeys. Those in this group are George, the legendary jazz pianist, is not the only one to receive an grateful for the ways in which DePauw, with its quality students and honorary doctorate from the University. Four others of the Berkshire Clan encouraging faculty, educated, equipped and empowered them to have been recognized in this way: Nancy Charles for her compositions develop their abilities and face their personal and professional futures of theatrical musicals, Joe Flummerfelt for his renowned conducting and over all these years of social change and political crisis with a sense of recording of major classical choral works, Bob DeLong for his work in excellence and responsibility. Again, later in life, it enabled them to pediatric neurology on autism and cretinism, especially in China, and Max rediscover threads of remembered friendships that matured into fresh Stackhouse for his writing on faith-based ethics and contemporary social isbonds of connectedness. In this case, it led to an extended clan of care, sues. DePauw also has honored both David Cryer and Gretchen Cryer with a network of mutual affection and regard, one that we pray will endure Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards in the creative and performin the new future of their “the golden years.” Thanks, DePauw! ing arts. Others have been publicly recognized by other institutions: Lois

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_____________________________ DePauw Magazine would like to print more alumni “legacy” stories in future issues. You can send your DePauw “legacy” story to Larry Anderson, DePauw Magazine editor, by e-mail at landersn@depauw.edu. Or you can mail a letter to Larry Anderson, Editor, DePauw Magazine, 300 E. Seminary St., P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037; fax to (765) 658-4625.

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Recent Words
Charles E. Ballinger ’57 and Carolyn Kneese, School Calendar Reform: Learning in All Seasons (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. – ISBN: 1-57886-426-7). Straightforward and challenging, this book examines the role of time organization in the academic performance of American students, how the current K-12 school calendar hinders educators and hurts students, and what needs to be done to change the system. The authors review all aspects of restructuring the school-year calendar, examining the theory of year-round education so the general public, educators and policymakers might better understand the issues involved. Ballinger is executive director emeritus of the National Association for Year-Round Education. Robert M. Burleigh ’57 and Ed Young, Tiger of the Snows (Atheneum Books for Young Readers – ISBN: 0-689-83042-4). Poignantly written in poetry form, this children’s book tells the tale of a Sherpa boy named Tenzing Norgay, later known as the Tiger of the Snows, who lived at the foot of Mount Everest and dreamed of climbing it one day. Growing up, Tenzing found his dream unimaginable until he met Edmund Hillary, a New Zealand beekeeper who shared his dream. Together, the two men made history as they embarked on a journey to the peak of Mount Everest, conquering the world’s most daunting mountain. A. Andrew Das ’87 Solving the Romans Debate (Fortress Press – ISBN: 978-0-8006-38603). Why did Paul address a long discussion of Jewish themes to a gentile audience? Scholars have long debated the “double characters” of Romans. Das promises to resolve the debate through a fresh understanding of the identity and attitudes of the gentile Christians in Rome and of the expulsion of Jews from Rome under the emperor Claudius. His reading offers new insight into Paul’s concern for the Jewish roots of the Christ movement. Das holds the Niebuhr Distinguished Chair in the Department of Theology and Religion at Elmhurst College. David N. Gellman, associate professor of history, Emancipating New York: The Politics of Slavery and Freedom, 1777-1827 (Louisiana State University Press – ISBN: 0-8071-3174-1). In an innovative blend of cultural and political history, Gellman has written the most complete study to date of the abolition of slavery in New York. The first book on this subject, Emancipating New York focuses on the gradual emancipation in that state, a movement that helped shape an entire region of the country toward a historically rare slaveless democracy, creating a wedge in the United States that would ultimately lead to the Civil War. Hugh D. Hawkins ’50, Railwayman’s Son: A Plains Family Memoir (Texas Tech University Press – ISBN: 0-89672-557-X). Only seven years old when his father’s job with the Rock Island Railroad forced his family to relocate to far western Kansas, Hawkins lived in three “Rock Island towns” with his family by the age of 12. His moving memoir captures life during the Great Depression through the eyes of a railwayman’s son growing up in the Midwest and paints a portrait of a middle-class family’s traditions and values in the heartland of the 1930s and ’40s. Hawkins is professor emeritus of history and American studies at Amherst College and author of numerous works, including Pioneer: A History of John Hopkins University. Mark Allan Jackson, assistant professor of English, Prophet Singer: The Voice and Vision of Woody Guthrie (University Press of Mississippi – ISBN: 57806-915-7). Prophet Singer: The Voice and Vision of Woody Guthrie examines the cultural and political significance of lyrics by beloved songwriter and activist Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie. The text traces how Guthrie documented the history of America’s poor and disadvantaged through lyrics about topics as diverse as the Dust Bowl and the poll tax. The book takes an in-depth look at how Guthrie manipulated his lyrics to explore pressing issues and to bring greater political and economic awareness to the common people.
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John W. Jakes ’53, The Gods of Newport (Dutton - ISBN: 0-525-94976-3). Jakes takes readers back into late 19th-century Newport, R.I., when Newport began to attract the rich elite of America, creating a cauldron of undeclared class warfare. Two characters, Samuel Driver and his 18-year-old daughter, Jenny, come across conflict in the fabled society. Sam, a railroad mogul who earned his money in the lawless years after the Civil War, finds himself blackballed by some of the area’s most wealthy and powerful residents, while Jenny is drawn into a dangerous romance with an impoverished young Irishman despite her father’s disapproval. Jakes, known as “the godfather of the historical novel,” is the best-selling author of Charleston, Kent Family Chronicles, North and South trilogy, On Secret Service, California Gold, Homeland and American Dreams. Amanda D. Lotz ’96, Redesigning Women: Television after the Network Era (University of Illinois Press – ISBN: 0-252-07310-X). In the 1990s, American television audiences witnessed an unprecedented rise in programming devoted especially to women with shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Judging Amy, Gilmore Girls, Sex and the City and Ally McBeal. Lotz explores this significant phenomenon in-depth, examining whether the multiplicity of female-centric networks and narratives renders certain gender stereotypes uninhabitable, and how new dramatic portrayals of women have redefined conventions. Lotz is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Michigan. Jeffrey M. McCall ’76, Viewer Discretion Advised: Taking Control of Mass Media Influences (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. – ISBN: 0-7425-5519-4). Viewer Discretion Advised discusses where the media has gone wrong and what we can do about it. An established media critic, McCall illustrates the problems with much of contemporary media content, why it is this way and how consumers can actively shape media. He explains how the news agenda is shaped and why it fails to effectively inform the citizenry; how the First Amendment does and doesn’t work; and how to manage children’s media use. He further highlights the overwhelming influence of big media corporations in dictating cultural standards and the government’s role in regulating the media. Kenrad E. Nelson, M.D. ’54 and Carolyn Masters William, Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Theory and Practice: Second Edition (Jones and Bartlett Publishers – ISBN: 0-7637-2879-9). An essential resource for both students and professionals in infectious disease epidemiology, this updated version explores the many infectious diseases that dominate the discussion among public health officials and policymakers today, such as SARS, West Nile Virus, avian flu and bioterrorism-related anthrax. In addition to giving special attention to the overlapping epidemics of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, the authors include basic information from the disciplines of molecular biology, immunology and human behavior that help in the design or evaluation of programs to control infectious diseases. Nelson is a professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. Lawrence W. Serewicz ’90, America at the Brink of Empire: Rusk, Kissinger, and the Vietnam War (Louisiana State University Press – ISBN: 0-8071-3179-2). Emphasizing the relevance of retrospection in contemporary debate, Serewicz considers the differences and similarities between the presidencies of Lyndon Johnson and George W. Bush. He explores the foreign-policy leadership of secretaries of state Dean Rusk and Henry Kissinger regarding the extent of the United States’ mission to ensure a world order and offers a revealing look at the parts played by Rusk, Johnson and Kissinger in bringing the nation to, and averting it from,

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the brink of empire in the years 1963-75. Serewicz works for the Wear Valley District Council in the Northeast of England. Eric K. Silverman, Edward Myers Dolan Professor of anthropology, associate professor of sociology and anthropology and coordinator of Jewish studies, From Abraham to America: A History of Jewish Circumcision (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. – ISBN: 0-7425-16687). From Abraham to America is the most comprehensive examination of Jewish circumcision available. Beginning with Genesis, the book traces the paradoxes and tensions of circumcision through early Christianity, rabbinic culture, medieval Europe and today’s American culture. The author anchors circumcision to the biblical cosmology and the opening phrase in Genesis, then adroitly follows the labyrinthine path to the growing present-day opposition to medical circumcision – especially in the United States, where it is often considered a ubiquitous medical practice. Silverman is also the author of Masculinity, Motherhood, and Mockery: Psychoanalyzing Culture and the Iatmul Naven Rite in New Guinea. Bruce P. Spang ’68, The Knot (Snow Drift Press – ISBN: 0-9661678-3-X) and Tip End of Time (Smyle Publication). Poignant and original, Spang’s books of poetry cross the boundaries that separate the different roles a person plays during his or her lifetime. As snapshots of life’s imperfect beauty, Spang’s powerful poems capture a variety of simplistic occurrences often taken for granted in our daily lives. A graduate of the Vermont M.F.A. program, Spang teaches literature and creative writing at Southern Maine Community College and Scarborough High School. Stanley Warren, professor emeritus of education and dean of academic affairs, The Senate Avenue YMCA for African American Men and Boys, Indianapolis, Indiana 1913-1959 (Donning Company Publishers – ISBN: 1-57864-341-4). For more than a half-century, the Senate Avenue YMCA was a vibrant, central part of life in the black community of Indianapolis. It served as a forum for ideas and ideals, bringing to the community such hallmark individuals as Booker T. Washington, Eleanor Roosevelt, Percy Lavon Julian ’20, Langston Hughes, Martin Luther King Jr., and many more. Forums focusing on local ministers, businessmen and businesswomen, and government officials were offered, as well. In Senate Avenue YMCA, Warren describes the important role the YMCA played in providing a social, cultural, economic and political base for the African-American community of Indianapolis from the dawn of the 20th century through the dramatic changes of the 1950s. Stephen W. Wasz ’81, Mischief: A Collection of Juvenile High-Jinx (iUniverse – ISBN: 0-595-40615-7). Eliciting chuckles galore, the short stories in Mischief: A Collection of Juvenile High-Jinx will renew your appreciation for the impulsive creativity of yesterday’s youth. Based on the author’s childhood escapades, the tales of adolescent tomfoolery in sophisticated and unsuspecting suburban Piedmont, Calif., and then suburban Chicago may stir up similar memories from your own past. After all, what inquisitive little boy could resist the temptation to lob mud balls down his backyard and watch them explode on the neighbor’s enticingly pristine beige patio, then trickle into the clear blue pool water? His Web site is www.stevewasz.com.

Read more book reviews in previous issues of the DePauw Magazine at www.depauw.edu/pa/magazine.

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Strengthening Our Greek System
Trustees approve new support for Greek system
eginning with the establishment of the Greek Fact-Finding Commission in April 2006, subsequent release of the GFFC report in September 2006, work of the Trustees’ Greek Committee and inclusion of all stakeholders in the discus-

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DePauw University was disappointed to learn on March 28, 2007, that the national leadership of Delta Zeta sorority had filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. district court. The action came sixteen days after the sorority had been notified that DePauw was initiating the process of severing ties with the DZ national organization. We believe the claim is completely without merit and maintain that the University has, and will continue to, act in the best interests of our students. DePauw University is proud of and remains committed to its Greek system, which has a more than 160-year history of providing students with opportunities for leadership, scholarship, community service and personal growth.

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sion, the University’s review of the Greek system is unprecedented in its scope. Based on issues identified in the process, the DePauw Board of Trustees – at its annual retreat in January – approved new support for DePauw’s Greek system. ________________________
After hearing from representatives of Greek house corporations, students selected by the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council and National Pan-Hellenic Council, and faculty members, the Board of Trustees approved hiring three additional staff members to support Greek students and the Greek system at DePauw. The board agreed to pursue a University housing policy based on cooperation between DePauw’s administration and Greek organizations. The policy sets higher, but reasonable, housing standards. It also provides Greek chapters with financial support packages – which they can accept or forego – to help fraternities and sororities improve living conditions. “The step we’re taking immediately – to create a stronger support mechanism for the chapters and their members – is a strong demonstration of our determination to make the DePauw experience safer and even more fulfilling,” Board Chair James B. Stewart Jr. ’73 said.

Web resources
• Greek Progress, including the Greek Fact-Finding Commission report and committee updates at www.depauw.edu/univ/greekfacts • News stories at www.depauw.edu • Securing Our Legacy at www.depauw.edu/univ/StrategicComm/Securing-Our-Legacy.asp

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“Through the leadership of President [Robert G.] Bottoms, the various constituencies in the DePauw community have been included in the ongoing process, and that has generated an unprecedented amount of participation and commitment. Speaking on behalf of the board, we are excited about the future of the Greek system at DePauw.” President Bottoms said, “The Greek system is a significant part of the uniqueness of DePauw. It is important to understand that by working to strengthen the Greek system, we will enhance the DePauw experience that has so well prepared generations of alumni.”

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The Board of Trustees focused on five issues identified in the Greek Fact-Finding Commission report released in September 2006. The issues are: • Improving the health and safety features of Greek chapter houses • The impact of the timing of new member recruitment and new member education • Dedicated staff support for Greek chapters • Curbing high-risk drinking • Making the University’s judicial system more transparent and more easily understood

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trustee committee – appointed in October 2006 – is leading the process on Greek housing (see related story on page 21). The University administration is leading the process on the other four issues with oversight from the trustees. “The purpose of the Trustee Greek Committee is to examine the findings of the Greek Fact-Finding Commission report, monitor community discussions, evaluate the recommendations of the president and identify resources for action,” committee chair R. Lee Wilson ’76 said. “The Trustee Greek Committee has focused on the housing issue due to its complexity and the cost involved, but has provided oversight and counsel to the president on all Greek issues. “The process is designed to be inclusive and transparent. All key stakeholders have been engaged, and the results of the conversations have been regularly communicated and posted on the Web for everyone to read.” As part of an effort to inform alumni about the process, Greek Fact-Finding Commission Chair Lisa Hollander provided updates about the discussions and actions in a series of presentations around the country. The presentations, called “Working Together to Strengthen Our Greek System,” were held in Chicago; Cincinnati/Dayton, Ohio; Denver; Indianapolis; Minneapolis; Naples/Ft. Myers, Fla.; North Texas; San Francisco, St. Louis; Greater Washington, D.C.

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Hollander noted that alumni attending the presentations were very interested in the review of the Greek system and the issues identified. She shared a number of key insights with alumni, including: “It was clear from the surveys we conducted that students and alumni think the value of their social experience at DePauw is nearly as valuable and important as their academic experience. The fact is that the majority of DePauw students and alumni are and always have been very social people. Relationships with others are very important to their personal satisfaction in life – it’s the way they’re wired,” she said. “And the dominance of our Greek system has attracted students who are wired that way and who want a thriving social life while in college. Everyone needs to understand that that’s part of who we are.” As for impact on teaching and learning at DePauw, Hollander said, “I know many faculty members who, over the years, have had fabulous students who were Greek, and fabulous students who were independent. To me, academic engagement reflects someone’s personal commitment to their education, and whether they choose to be part of the Greek system, or not, really isn’t the issue.” An open process has been important, Hollander said. “From the beginning of the Greek system review, DePauw has been committed to an approach that includes key stakeholders in the discussion, is transparent in the process and maintains respect for all points of view. Those involved have included students, faculty members, parents, alumni, house corporations, chapter advisers, trustees and University staff members.” Some of their perspectives are featured in the following pages.

Trustee Greek Committee examines standards and support for Greek housing
“DePauw’s Greek system provides a valuable service to the University by housing 40 percent of its students. Although student residents express a high degree of satisfaction, the Greek FactFinding Commission report indicated significant differences among chapter houses and raised safety issues,” R. Lee Wilson ’76, chair of the Trustees’ Greek Committee, said. Because of the complexity and costs involved, Wilson says much of the committee’s work has focused on housing. In November, the House Corporations allowed a team of engineers, architects and contractors to conduct a comprehensive inspection of all Greek houses. The inspection report identified potential issues and estimated the costs to address them. Each chapter received a copy of its own detailed report. Overall, the Trustees’ Committee was pleasantly surprised with the findings, but the report confirmed a wide range of conditions. The January board retreat provided a thorough review and discussion of the state of Greek housing. Trustees endorsed the principle that all DePauw students should expect reasonable housing standards, and at the top of this list are expectations for health and safety standards. Based on the comprehensive review of all Greek housing, some chapter houses will have little difficulty meeting the standards, while others may need significant capital improvements. The Board of Trustees is pursuing a housing policy based on University and Greek cooperation. High, but achievable, housing standards will be combined with a range of voluntary financial support packages to help chapters successfully meet them. Standards will be applied equally to both Greek and University housing. The continuum of choices will be flexible, recognizing that no single solution will help all chapters. Participation will be voluntary, allowing chapters to meet the standards independently or select the support that best meets their needs. Implementation will be as practical and fair as possible to all parties.

October 2006 President Bottoms identified five issues for improvement Trustees’ Greek Committee appointed Community Conversations began
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April 2007 Recommendations from Trustee Committee to Board of Trustees for action
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This issue of DePauw Magazine was at the printer prior to the Board of Trustees meeting. To read a report about the meeting, go to www.depauw.edu/univ/greekfacts.)

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Melissa Hayden Kramer ’95 Christopher L. Johnston ’83
• House corporation president, Delta Zeta After the University met with the house corporation representatives and chapter advisers to give a report on the Greek Fact-Finding Commission, we all got to work. Recognizing that the University identified five overall priority issues, we focused on health and safety standards, Greek staffing and created a Greek Alumni Council. Our group divided into two sub-committees – one focused on the health and safety standards and the other group on the Greek staffing and creation of a Greek Alumni Council. As the sorority representative at the Board of Trustees retreat in January, I and Chris Johnston, representing the fraternities, expressed our gratitude for being involved in this process. We believe the GFFC was the beginning of the process, and we are eager to keep it moving forward. I think there is a sixth issue or challenge that the GFFC reported, and that is a longstanding trust gap between the University and the house corporation representatives and chapter advisers. We believe that by including us in the process, we are beginning to overcome the trust gap. Communication among all the constituents is definitely key, and more alumni engagement will benefit everyone. Our group worked hard to create health and safety standards that were given to President Bottoms and the Board of Trustees. Recognizing that all the houses have a different status, we believe it is important that the trustees understand that “one size does not fit all.” Once implemented, some houses will not need any financial assistance to meet the health and safety standards; some house might need a little assistance; and some houses will need a great deal. The University has extended an olive branch to our group, and we have gladly accepted. We are excited that our voices were heard at the board retreat. Everyone is working toward the same goal, and together we will get there.

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•Alumni Board advisor, Phi Delta Theta I had the honor of attending the inclusive Trustee retreat to represent the interests and perspectives of DePauw Greek house corporation boards and alumni advisors. Along with my colleague, Melissa Kramer, we were given the opportunity to address trustees on matters related to the Greek Fact-Finding Commission Report. We had ample time to discuss our concerns and to answer questions. Early in the process, the GFFC aroused much suspicion; miscommunication and emotion often trumped reason. However, our role at the board retreat was to report on the work of Greek alumni as well as to answer trustee questions regarding housing conditions. Passionately, we emphasized the spirit of cooperation that has evolved within our ranks. I implored all to consider

more ways to engage alumni with their undergraduate chapters. And, while appreciating that each group may have its own path in mind, we firmly declared that there is no support for sweeping property acquisition by DePauw. What has been accomplished makes me proud to be a DePauw alumnus. Greek alumni have now formed the Greek Life Advisory Council. This assembly will serve as advocates for undergraduate chapters while providing a more consistent point of contact for DePauw’s staff and administration. From the beginning, we asked that the process of addressing the challenges be inclusive and forward-looking. The atmosphere the Trustees created – starting with Board Chairman James B. Stewart to Greek committee leader R. Lee Wilson – has been just right. President Bottoms and the trustees have looked – and continue to look – for creative and inclusive ways to strengthen the undergraduate experience at DePauw. As Greek alumni leaders, our role is to continue to challenge each other and work in a spirit of cooperation.

Jonathan C. Coffin ’06
• Member, Sigma Chi • Student Trustee, DePauw Board of Trustees • Member, Trustees’ Greek Committee First of all, I hope alumni understand what the DePauw Greek experience truly provides for our students. As cliché as it sounds, DePauw’s Greek experience provides our students with lifelong friendships, invaluable leadership opportunities and, yes, even scholarly support. We learned from the Greek Fact-Finding Commission the incredible value students place on their Greek experience – a value that translates into alumni giving and higher student retention rates. Alumni also need to understand the evolution of thought that has taken place with this process. In the past, we tended to chastise Greeks when things went poorly, while ignoring them when things went well. It seemed easy to pin blame for almost any campus vice on “the Greeks.” This created trust issues that we’re still battling today. Part of the current process is about showing students and alumni that the University values the contributions of its Greek community and is committed to seeing it flourish. As a student, I regularly viewed the administration and its trustees with a critical eye. I saw ulterior motives in everything from the Coalition to the Greek Fact-Finding Commission. Yet, as someone who arrived on the Board of Trustees with a large dose of skepticism about the motives and perspectives, I’ve been pleasantly surprised. The trustees understand that we have an obligation to DePauw students and alumni to honestly support and promote this truly unique and special system. They understand that obviously the system isn’t perfect, but we can make it better by supporting it – not by holding it up as the source of our problems. I was ecstatic to have students, faculty and house corporation representatives at the board retreat in January. I was even more excited that we didn’t dictate who those representatives would be. We went to the house corporation presidents, Panhel, IFC, and NPHC and said, “You tell us who you would like to send on behalf of your constituents.”
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Johnston serves as vice chair for the Greek Life Advisory Council. Greek alumni interested in becoming more involved are encouraged to contact their respective chapter alumni officers or the Greek Life Advisory Council through Johnston at dadcj@ameritech.net or at (317) 407-5709.

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Danielle M. Dravet
• Senior • Major: English literature • Minor: Interpersonal communication and rhetoric • Member, Kappa Alpha Theta • President 2006-07, Panhellenic Council Over the course of the last four years, DePauw has undergone significant changes that have affected not only the DePauw community at large but also the Greek system. The Board of Trustees retreat revolved around discussing these changes and implementing new ones in the near future. As students, our ideas and opinions were valued and respected by the trustees. The concerns broached by the Panhellenic Council and our NPC sororities were based around trust within the system, formal recruitment, staffing in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, faculty-student relations and student accountability. First and foremost, issues of trust and competition are hindering the growth of the Greek system. Although we have recently made great strides, tension is still present among sorority chapters. A significant amount of the tension stems from formal recruitment. I stressed that the Panhellenic community is open to new ideas that will help to foster better relations among chapters and make the transition into sorority life for potential new members less stressful. But to do so, we must have increased support from the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

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Kyle A. Hawkins
• Senior • Major: history • Minor: education • Member, Phi Delta Theta • President 2006-07, Interfraternity Council

Board members were receptive to the idea of increasing support for all three Greek councils. However, no matter how much support we receive from the Board of Trustees, Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, or our national organizations, students must work together to develop a better sense of student accountability. This is not a Greek problem; student accountability is a college problem. If we are to move forward and implement changes, we must be willing to cooperate and engage in conversation in which we answer for our actions. After all, we are DePauw students first. We are here for an education and to grow intellectually, socially and emotionally.

students, not just Greeks. The Greek system agrees that more personal accountability should be placed on DePauw students, but the University needs to help ensure that students experience that accountability through judicial sanctions that actually work. The Board of Trustees decided to allow varying levels of University involvement in subsidizing Greek chapter houses. I believe it was the right decision to offer assistance if a chapter thinks it needs it and, if not, to let the chapter meet safety codes on its own. While the University must hold chapter houses accountable for meeting new standards, the new standards must apply to University housing as well.

Katrina R. Brent
• Senior • Major: Kinesiology • President, National Pan-Hellenic Council • Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. After many discussions and the Greek Fact-Finding Commission’s report, one common issue came out: the need for more staff in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life. A Greek system with such a large population far outnumbers an office of only one staff member. Although we have made it work, the University knows it can be better. The office needs more staff to take the time to effectively advise each chapter, each house and their leaders in order to help with the different issues that each chapter faces.

Each chapter has its own specific needs, and it is important that each one can have a staff member in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life whose primary focus is to be a resource to help chapters overcome issues and achieve their own goals. The diversity within DePauw’s Greek system is a very special trait that adds to DePauw’s uniqueness. The fact that DePauw has six out of the nine National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations and a National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations chapter is something of which the University should be proud. However, our main issue is that we don’t have enough support for NPHC organizations, or staff who understand the traditions of our organizations well enough to help advise us. That way our chapters can grow and also gain more respect on DePauw’s campus as Greek organizations that are similar in stature to those of Panhel and IFC. The Board of Trustees’ endorsement of additional staff members is a good start. It is important that the new staff members have diverse experiences that reflect the diversity of our Greek system. I think the future of Greek life at DePauw has a lot of hope and potential to have very positive changes.

The current issues related to the Greek system at DePauw are going to take the cooperation of all parties involved. Each of the five main issues identified by President Bottoms needs to be handled with a different set of conversations. The issue of staffing in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is well on its way to being solved. Everyone knows that DePauw needs more than one staff person with the number of Greek chapters and students that we have. The administration and Board of Trustees’ willingness to hire three new people right away speaks to their commitment to helping this Greek system thrive. Two of the issues are ambiguous as they pertain to the Greek system. Alcohol and the judicial system affect all

Greek Fact-Finding Commission report highlights
Strengths of the DePauw Greek system • It is a vital tradition more than 160 years old and prized by Greek alumni. • It provides a valued social experience for DePauw students. • Greek students have a unique residential living opportunity. • Greek students perform well academically. • Greek students are retained at a higher-than-average rate. • Executive leadership opportunities for Greek students are unique and pay dividends later in life. • Greek alumni are more engaged with DePauw. Challenges for the DePauw Greek system • Some chapters face financial challenges. • Many Greek houses require work to address safety issues. • Although both Greek and independent students drink alcohol, Greek students drink more. • The timing of Rush and Recruitment (now at the beginning of the second semester) can conflict with academic engagement. • DePauw’s judicial systems are not effective at deterring unwanted behaviors. • The Greek system needs more support and resources.

You can access the complete Greek Fact-Finding Commission report at www.depauw.edu/univ/greekfacts.
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Jacqueline R. Roberts Robert P. Hershberger
• Associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, coordinator of the biochemistry program • Member, Greek Fact-Finding Commission • Member, Alpha Chi Omega, at Ripon College • Faculty adviser, Alpha Chi Omega, at DePauw • Received Best Chapter Adviser Award in 2006 It is important to keep in mind that the Greek system is part of DePauw, not a separate entity. My hopes are that this work results in a much stronger University, not just in terms of Greek life but also in all aspects of the DePauw community. I believe that Greek chapters would benefit from greater mentoring support. For example, here is how increased mentoring has helped one chapter. As faculty adviser, I am lucky that Alpha Chi Omega has a very active chapter adviser, Darby Kennedy. She attends most of the house meetings and executive meetings. This is especially important after a new executive board is elected, because she provides an experienced voice for the new officers in the house. Last year, the Alpha Chi Omega chapter at DePauw was recognized nationally for excellence in chapter management, campus leadership and chapter relations and standards. In addition, Alpha Chi Omega was one of four finalists for the national trophy. Increased mentoring has been one of the keys. Therefore, by increasing the University support staff, each of the organizations on campus can strive to become a more positive influence on DePauw’s campus. I also believe that it is important that each sorority and fraternity find an active chapter advisor to help with issues specific to each house and to help guide the chapter to greater successes. As is the case with Alpha Chi Omega, this person doesn’t necessarily need to be a DePauw alumnus, since a fresh perspective may be needed to excel beyond current models.

Pamela M. Propsom
• Associate professor of psychology • Co-chair, Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force • Directs the student research team, Student Organized Alcohol Research (SOAR) I think one of the challenges at DePauw is that fraternities have come to shoulder the burden for a great deal of the social life on campus, and that’s an unfair responsibility to place on them. As co-chair of the Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force, we’re trying to confront the issue and others concerning high-risk drinking at DePauw. One of my concerns about the system arises from our alcohol survey data (see survey highlights on this page). Our results indicate that Greek students drink more than non-affiliated students, and of the students who engage in the risky behavior of having 10 or more drinks when they party, the vast majority are fraternity men. Of course,

one has to be cautious about drawing causal conclusions from our data: it could be that being Greek leads one to drink more, but it could also be that students who want to drink choose to affiliate with the Greek system. Either way, I believe it’s problematic.

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• Tenzer Family University Professor in Instructional Technology • Associate professor of modern languages (Spanish) • Chair, Department of Modern Languages • Led a petition drive criticizing the actions of Delta Zeta’s national leaders.

Historically, Rush/Recruitment has provided faculty members with an annual opportunity to reflect on the impact of the Greek system on academics. Though we have admired students for honoring their obligation to us by showing up for class during this period, we have often noticed an aura of absence – a result, perhaps, of a few sleepless nights. However, thanks to the leadership of students like Danielle Dravet (see page xx), this may soon become an artifact of the old way of doing things. I am very encouraged that DePauw and Greek organizations are taking a hard look at Rush and Recruitment and appear to be moving toward a more open, transparent process of affiliation. With regard to the affiliation process, I hope that the future social landscape of DePauw will provide non-affiliation as an equally acceptable alternative to subscribing to the Greek system. A diversity of social options is always healthier for a community than a monolithic system.

Student Organized Alcohol Research survey highlights
• 17 percent of DePauw students identify themselves as nondrinkers. Twenty-one percent of first-year students report being nondrinkers compared to 8 percent of seniors. • 52 percent of DePauw students are considered “binge drinkers” (having five or more drinks the last time or on average when they party). • 16 percent of DePauw students reported having 10 or more drinks the last time they partied. • 53 percent of DePauw students reported they were drunk the previous weekend. • Of students who drink, there is no difference among first-year students, sophomores, juniors and seniors in terms of how much they drink. • Male students drink significantly more than female students, and male students have more accepting attitudes about drinking. • Greek students drink more than non-Greek students. • 86 percent of students who drink reported drinking at fraternities. • Students think others in their own groups drink more than they actually do, and they think their peers have more accepting attitudes about alcohol consumption than they actually do.

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––––––––––––––– he level of resources DePauw is dedicating to the effort and its candor in discussing the issues might be unusual, but DePauw is among colleges and universities nationwide working to ensure that Greek life complements the goals of higher education. In recent years, a number of universities have developed “relationship statements” that describe expectations between Greek chapters and their respective institutions. Many universities were prompted to evaluate their Greek systems by a 2002 initiative that produced a document called A Call for Values Congruence. DePauw President Robert G. Bottoms participated in the landmark meeting at Franklin Square in Washington with other college and university presidents; the presidents of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges; and the executive directors of national and international Greek organizations. They joined together to develop a presidential initiative to transform the collegiate Greek environment. They determined that the ability of higher education and fraternal headquarters to hold Greek communities accountable to their stated values could positively transform the student culture. Their discussions led to recommendations designed to address negative collegiate fraternity and sorority behaviors specifically related to high-risk alcohol use. A Call for Values Congruence outlines a specific set of strategies to close the gap between what fraternities and sororities espouse and what their chapters do. The Franklin Square group offered a sample Greek community standard to help define expectations for fraternity and sorority chapters rooted in students’ intellectual and social development. Specifically, it demands that Greek chapters enhance and promote members’ development and learning by positively affecting intellectual development; instilling the values of their organizations and their host institution; developing leadership skills and abilities; developing positive relationships (brotherhood/sisterhood); and developing citizenship through service and outreach. Since that meeting, the four major umbrella Greek organizations – the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC), National Panhellenic Conference, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations – have each created a set of standards by which their member organizations and host institutions are asked to abide. According to the NIC, “[These standards] will propel fraternities to be who we say we are.” Campuses responding to the Call for Values Congruence are developing standards programs of their own. Professional organizations are supporting these on-campus efforts. For example, the Association of Fraternity Advisors notes, “Advisors can be most successful when they see themselves as ‘values educators,’ not simply ‘Greek advisors.’” While many people believe that systematic change within the Greek community has yet to occur, DePauw is among leading institutions nationwide in making an effort to clarify the role of Greek organizations – and to expect the best of them. –––––––––––––––

Nationally, Greek organizations work ‘to be who we say we are’

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From the DePauw Alumni Association
Hello from the DePauw Alumni Association and Bartlett Alumni House! Director of Alumni Relations Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88 and I are pleased to bring you up to date on the doings of the Alumni Association. Since the last issue of DePauw Magazine, the Trustee Greek Committee has done extensive cooperative work with students, faculty, house corporations and the Alumni Board regarding findings from the Greek Fact-Finding Commission report. I urge you to consult the DePauw Web site to read the latest news on this issue. To continue the Greek community conversation during Alumni Reunion Weekend June 6-10, 2007, we plan to give all attendees the opportunity to attend a panel discussion geared to letting you hear the latest developments on this important topic. At the Alumni Celebration on Saturday morning of Reunion Weekend, we will honor the work of our regional volunteers, and during the weekend we will conduct a Best Practices Workshop with our Regional Council and Club leaders. It’s that time of year to nominate yourself or others for Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards in Citizenship and Voluntary Service, Creative and Performing Arts, Media, Management and Entrepreneurship, Professional Achievement, the Young Alumni Award, the Old Gold Goblet, or for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame, as well as for membership in the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Please send all names for consideration to Jennifer Clarkson Soster at the Bartlett Alumni House, 411 E. Seminary St., Greencastle, IN 461350037 or jsoster@depauw.edu. Information about the nomination process is available online at www.depauw.edu/alumni/bod/index.asp. Alison E. Frost ’69 Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88 Alumni Association President Director of Alumni Relations

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Alumni Reunion Weekend is a time to reminisce and reconnect with classmates. This year Alumni Reunion Weekend will include: • Presentation of the second annual Community Leadership Awards • Strengthening DePauw’s Greek system – hear updates on discussions and actions since the report of the Greek Fact-Finding Commission in September 2006; then visit the chapters • Alumni Colleges – featuring DePauw faculty members, new facilities and state-of-the-art technology • Class of 1957 Reunion – special 50th reunion programs and dinner celebrations for the Class of ’57 • Special events for class years ending in 2 and 7 – be honored at the Alumni Celebration and celebrate your reunion class with lunches and dinners if your class year ends in 2 or 7

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Prospective students learn more about DePauw at January receptions
DePauw’s Office of Admission coordinated receptions across the nation in January to connect prospective students and their parents with DePauw alumni and parents of current students. The purpose of the program is to help those interested in DePauw learn more about the University from the perspective of alumni and current parents. The support of alumni and current parents is crucial in helping DePauw attract the best and brightest students. The Office of Admission thanks the following alumni and parents who served as hosts for the receptions:
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Fort Wayne, Ind. Brian J. Lee ’83 and wife Peter C. Wilson and Melani Welker Wilson ’84 Grand Rapids, Mich. Robert Harlow and Colette E. Harlow ’85 Kansas City, Mo. Jeffrey R. and Kim Armstrong (parents) Lexington, Ky. Richard Schwartz ’75 and Janet Schwartz ’75 Nashville, Tenn. Albert F. and Janet D. Laws (parents) Oklahoma City Louis M. and Dianne Gasbarra (parents) St. Louis Barry L. Boehm ’73 and Tammy W. Boehm Tulsa, Okla. Timothy J. and Laura Ellsworth (parents)

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Nominations accepted for Alumni Board, Distinguished Alumni Awards, Athletic Hall of Fame
The DePauw University Alumni Association Board of Directors invites all alumni to submit nominations for open board positions, as well as for an array of distinguished alumni awards. Nominations are accepted throughout the year, with a current deadline of June 30, 2007. The nominating committee meets in late fall, and new Alumni Board members and award recipients are approved during the spring meeting. New members are invited to attend orientation at the spring meeting or the following fall meeting, and their terms of office commence after the spring meeting. Therefore, the first official meeting is in the fall after election. You can submit nominations for the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the alumni awards to be presented during Old Gold Weekend 2008. Provide the full name, class year and address of the nominee as well as business or professional information. In addition, provide a brief explanation of the qualifications of the nominee for Alumni Board membership or for the awards. Use your own words to list relevant accomplishments or other recognitions. Include your name and daytime phone number.

Nominations will be accepted for the following:
• Alumni Association Board of Directors: For information about the Alumni Board, refer to the information on the Web site at www.depauw.edu/alumni/bod/purposes.asp. • Old Gold Goblet: Eminence in life’s work and service to alma mater. • Young Alumni Award: An alumnus or alumna under the age of 40 who has demonstrated leadership in career and civic associations and has shown strong loyalty to DePauw University. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Creative and Performing Arts: Recognizing achievement in the fields of music, performance, fine arts and writing. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Citizenship and Voluntary Service: Recognizing accomplishment in public service and volunteer leadership. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Management and Entrepreneurship (in conjunction with The Robert C. McDermond Center for Management & Entrepreneurship): Recognizing success and career leadership in business. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Media (in conjunction with the Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media Wall of Fame): Recognizing outstanding work in print, broadcast or electronic media and journalism. • Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for Professional Achievement: Recognizing success and performance in science, medicine, nursing, clergy, law, education and the military. • Athletic Hall of Fame. Send nominations to: Jennifer Clarkson Soster ’88, director of alumni relations, DePauw University, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037; fax: (765) 658-4041; e-mail: jsoster@depauw.edu.
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ALUMNI RELATIONS
You’re there. We are, too.
The DePauw Alumni Association has seven organized Regional Alumni Councils and five Regional Alumni Clubs through which volunteers organize DePauw alumni events all year long. Contact the regional council leaders for event information and how to participate in your area. Thank you to all of our Regional Council and Club outgoing leaders and welcome to our new leaders! 2006-07 Regional Council and Club leaders Atlanta Ashley B. Krieg ’01 Chicago Kerrie L. Milligan ’98 Cincinnati Wendy Ellis-Gardner ’89 Greater Washington, D.C. Ryan W. Higgins ’00 Indianapolis Kelli J. Smith ’04 Los Angeles Angie Hamilton-Lowe ’00 Milwaukee Sara M. Alger ’98 New York Daynan J. Crull ’03 North Texas Karen Platt Bearman ’89 San Francisco Jill R. McNay ’86 St. Louis Amy J. MacDoniels ’04 Twin Cities Jill M. Skogheim ’00

To find out more about the regional programs or how to get involved, go to www.depauw.edu/alumni.

During their January recruiting trip through East Asia, Paul B. Watt, Walter E. Bundy Professor of Religious Studies, professor of Asian studies and director of the Asian studies program, and Rebecca S. Konowicz, senior assistant director of international admission, met with DePauw alumni at International House in Toyko. Back row (left to right): Paul B. Watt, John T. Klumpp ’97. Middle row (left to right): Paul D. Fredrick ’83, Marcus Kosins Jr. ’80, Timothy R. Houston ’00, Peter A. Hallett ’95. Front row (left to right): Jason R. Cannon ’98, Junko Hozumi Cannon ’99, Rebecca S. Konowicz, Sanae Tokizane (Fulbright exchange professor at DePauw 1988-89), R. Keith Roeller ’89.

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114th Monon Bell football game Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007 DePauw University Tigers vs. Wabash College Little Giants Blackstock Stadium In 2006 a total of 54 Monon Bell telecast parties were enjoyed by alumni across the nation. We’d like to extend a big thank-you to all of our hosts who made them possible. This year we hope to expand the number of cities across the country and around the world where the Monon Classic will be shown. Join the fun by hosting a party this year! DePauw’s Office of Alumni Relations will create and mail telecast party invitations for you. The office will also mail each party site a game-day goodie box. Each host receives a special telecast coordinator t-shirt. If you are interested in hosting a telecast party, contact Patricia J. Cooksey ’04, assistant director of alumni relations, at (877) 658-2586 or alumnioffice@depauw.edu.

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DePauw alumni who assisted with the successful Infinite Family gala included, front row from left: Mercedes M. Condy ’65, event chair Katherine L. “Katy” Keck ’77, development chair Jamie L. Lewis ’98, event co-chair Christine Boeke ’78, Lauren Bennett Hersh ’99, Jacqueline B. Natz ’05, Jamie T. Tyson ’78 and Holly J. Rich ’96. Back row: Jason A. Asbury ’95, R. Brandon Sokol ’04, Matthew P. Bereman ’05, Brian J. Hatton ’00, Travis S. Nelson ’93 and Marcus R. Veatch ’75.

New York City alumni come together as “Infinite Family” for charity event
In keeping with the way that DePauw’s strategic plan, Securing Our Legacy, describes the loyalty graduates feel for their University, New York City alumni have shown remarkable passion for the endeavors of their DePauw friends. More than 20 alumni and several current students planned a charity gala that many more alumni attended Nov. 6, 2006. The skills and professional experience of DePauw graduates living in New York City provided all the volunteer power needed to execute a successful major event. Early in 2006, Katherine “Katy” L. Keck ’77 committed to helping her neighbor, Amy Conrad Stokes, expand and publicize an organization called Infinite Family that Stokes founded several years ago. Infinite Family connects African children with American adults who mentor them via videoconference and a secure Internet site. Africa’s orphans and vulnerable children face enormous challenges; communities overwhelmed by HIV/AIDS cannot provide children with their daily needs or parental love, guidance and the tools to build a life. Typically, these children gain access to Infinite Family at community centers, after-school programs or churches. Keck was familiar with Africa from a 1999 mission trip to Ghana and from working with the Presbyterian Church of Ghana to secure funding for programs for Ghanian women and children. She more recently participated in the DePauw Winter Term trip to Botswana and the United Nations Development Fund for Women. Moreover, her career in the food and hospitality fields gave her the right skills to plan a large fundraiser. Keck asked Christine Boeke ’78 and Jamie L. Lewis ’98 to help. Boeke headed auctions for her children’s schools as well as several major fundraisers in TriBeCa (the residential community adjacent to Ground Zero) after the 9/11 attacks caused the loss of many child-based

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facilities in lower Manhattan. While heading the CBS marketing department in the 1980s and ’90s, Boeke and her staff planned client entertainment for numerous Super Bowls, two Winter Olympics and an array of event marketing tie-ins to CBS programming. Lewis works in investment banking and recently completed her M.B.A. degree at Columbia University; she would be key in reaching the young Wall Streeters and investment bankers willing to support a good cause in exchange for an entertaining evening. As head of the Development Council, she recruited Matthew P. Bereman ’05, Brian J. Hatton ’00, Kisa Mateene ’98 and R. Brandon Sokol ’04. Keck’s next step was to contact Daynan J. Crull ’03, president of the New York DePauw Alumni Council. Crull, who has worked in not-for-profit fundraising for Habitat for Humanity, advised Keck to set realistic expectations for launching an unknown not-for-profit and helped her anticipate opportunities and pitfalls. Planning for the Infinite Family Launch Gala began in earnest. Jason A. Asbury ’95, music director at Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, brought in the school’s African dance troupe to kick off the evening’s entertainment. Other DePauw volunteers included Robert E. Mitchell Jr. ’82 as talent coordinator and Jacqueline B. Natz ’05, Lauren Bennett Hersh ’99, Lemita A. Fields ’01, Jamie T. Tyson ’78, Holly J. Rich ’96 and Brooke E. Aders ’06. Natz and Hersh contributed hard-to-get auction items from their employers – Natz obtained tickets to Conan O’Brien from NBC/Universal, and Hersh secured tickets to the New York Philharmonic, where she works in development. Lewis, a member of the Management Fellows Advisory Board at DePauw, also tapped some DePauw students who were in New York for internships. Charles X. Yang ’07, Benjamin W. Baenen ’08, Gillian S. Girard ’08 and Rachel K. Routh ’08 readied 1,000 invitations. Meanwhile, on campus, sophomore Kristie F. Carter set up a table at the University’s International Night and passed out Infinite Family brochures and information about the fundraiser. Carter will serve a six-week internship for Infinite Family this summer as part of her Bonner Scholar non-profit volunteer requirement. Nearly 200 people attended the event. In total, DePauw alumni have contributed more than 2,000 hours to get Infinite Family off to a sound start. For more information about Infinite Family and to view photos of the gala, go to www.infinitefamily.org.

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The DePauw School of Music and Office of Alumni Relations combined to showcase five of DePauw’s major student ensembles in an unprecedented event at the Woodruff Arts Center, home to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Atlanta-area alumni enjoyed the performance, titled “From the American Heart,” which featured the DePauw University Orchestra, University Band, Percussion Ensemble, Chamber Singers and Jazz Ensemble.

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Corrections to the Annual Honor Roll of Donors
DePauw University strives to maintain accuracy in the preparation of the Annual Honor Roll of Donors. Unfortunately, mistakes do occur. We apologize for the following errors and omissions in the Annual Honor Roll of Donors printed in the fall 2006 issue of DePauw Magazine. On pages 42-45: Elaine Hebel Zeuthen ’55 should have been listed as a Lifetime Member of the DePauw Loyalty Society. Richard A. Ames ’60 and Marcia Barron Ames ’59 should have been listed as Lifetime Members of the DePauw Loyalty Society. Gary Paul Drew ’61 and Sandra Aldrich Drew ’62 should have been listed as Lifetime Members of the DePauw Loyalty Society. Sarah Mills Butzin ’67 and Peter A. Butzin, Friend should have been listed as Lifetime Members of the DePauw Loyalty Society. Blake S. Tollefsen ’79 and Joan Tollefsen, Friend should have been listed as Lifetime Members of the DePauw Loyalty Society. On page 56: Jeffrey E. Lortz ’65 should have been listed as a Class Co-chair. On page 68: Scott B. Ullem ’89 should have been listed as a donor in the Old Gold Circle. On page 80: Beth Ullem, Friend should have been listed as a donor in the Old Gold Circle.

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Leslie L. Gilkey co-composed and co-premiered the musical, Blessings to Share. The show was produced during the summer 2006 by the Galena (Ill.) Main Street Players Theatre Company. Leslie retired after 28 years of teaching music at Waukegan (Ill.) Township High School. He continues to teach music as a volunteer in Seymour, Ind. He received the Outstanding Hoosier Musician Award from the Indiana Music Educators Association in 1998 as well as the Meritorious Service Award from the Governor of Indiana.

Robert T. Hatch is the editor of an anthology, Memories of Yesteryear, composed of nearly 100 personal experiences, histories, biographies and genealogies of yesteryear as remembered by the submitters. Robert lives at 1100 State St., St. Joseph, MI 49085. His e-mail address is rthatch@sbcglobal.net.

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The class notes section of DePauw Magazine allows DePauw alumni to keep their classmates and the University current on their careers, activities and whereabouts. All information for class notes should be sent to DePauw University, DePauw Magazine, 300 E. Seminary Street, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037. You may also fax the information to (765) 658-4625 or e-mail to dgrooms@depauw.edu. Photographs will be used as space allows and cannot be returned. If you submit digital photos, the images should be shot at the highest resolution on the digital camera. Images must be saved at the highest resolution or 300 dpi minimum in JPEG format. In the interest of privacy, we will publish home and e-mail addresses only if an alumnus or alumna specifically requests us to do so. Class notes printed in DePauw Magazine will also be included in the online version of the magazine. Please direct class note questions to Larry Ligget, editorial assistant, DePauw University, 300 E. Seminary St., P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037. Phone: (765) 658-4627; fax (765) 658-4625; e-mail larryligget@depauw.edu. – Editor for two economics journals. Alex was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in 1998 and received the Southwest Social Science Association Distinguished Service Award in 2003. The governor of Oklahoma named May 17, 2005, A.J. Kondonassis Day in honor of his contributions to higher education.

Hugh D. Hawkins is the author of Railwayman’s Son: A Plains Family Memoir, a memoir of his midwestern childhood during the 1930s and ’40s as the son of a railway worker during the Depression. Hugh is a professor emeritus of history and American studies at Amherst College. He lives in Plainfield, Mass. (See Recent Words, page 15.)

1950

Alexander “Alex” Vraciu, a celebrated World War II Navy pilot, was featured in the History Channel’s series Dogfights, which aired in December 2006. Alex was honored by DePauw in 2003 when he received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during Old Gold Weekend.

1941

Norval B. Stephens Jr. was featured in an article in the Quintessential Barrington (Ill.), Jan.-Feb., 2007 issue. The article notes his community leadership and the difference his character and enthusiasm makes to encouraging community leadership and organizations. Norval is a life member of the DePauw Board of Trustees.

1951

James Hollensteiner attended a recent reunion of his 1951-52 University of Exeter, United Kingdom, rugby team. He was accompanied by his classmates, Joseph T. and Mary (Shattuck) Ives Jr. Jim has returned for three reunions in the past five years.

1953

Sal F. Marino is the author of Business Magazine Publishing. His book offers creative ideas and insight into management, editorials, selling and promotion of business magazines based on Sal’s 45 years of experience in business publishing. Sal is vice president of Pittway Corporation.

1942

Lee H. Hamilton was co-chair of the Iraq Study Group. The group presented recommendations on moving forward with the war in Iraq to President Bush. Alex J. Kondonassis is the David Ross Boyd Professor of Economics, Regents Professor of Economics and director of the advanced program in economics at the University of Oklahoma. He has received eight teaching awards and written 80 books, articles, chapters and monographs. He also served as the Fulbright professor in the Athens School of Economics in Greece and lectured in the American Participant Program in Iceland, Greece and Yugoslavia. He is currently an editor

1952

Kenrad E. Nelson was elected a fellow in the Section on Medical Sciences by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Kenrad is a professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. He was honored for unique contributions to the understanding of the epidemiology of virus-induced diseases, particularly hepatitis and AIDS in Thailand. Richard “Dick” P. Tinkham was recognized by the American Basketball Association (ABA) for his contributions to the organization and his work as its co-founder and special counsel. Dick co-founded the original ABA and the Indiana Pacers franchise. He was inducted into the DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. He is an attorney in private practice.

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Wi l l i a m V. Blake III competed in the XI FINA World Masters Swimming Championships hosted by Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., where 5,700 competitors represented 75 countries. Bill swam the 50-, 100-, William V. Blake III ’59 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyle events. (See photo, above.) Nine members of the Alpha Phi class of 1959 celebrated the 50th anniversary of their initiation at a reunion in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19-Oct. 1, 2006. They met and stayed at the home of Elizabeth “Betsy” Harvey Kraft. Lynn Clippinger Neff was the co-hostess. (See photo, below.) Willis “Bing” Davis served as one of the United States art educators delegates to the International Professional and Cultural Program, which was part of the 2006 U.S.-Russia Joint Education Conference in November. Bing retired as art professor emeritus from Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, in 1998. He continues to work with youth in his community. He is president and founder of the Willis Bing Davis Art Studio and Gallery in Dayton, Ohio. The Delta Tau Delta class of 1959 met for a mini-reunion at the home of Win C. and Carol (Taylor ’57) Smith in Hamilton, Mont., September 2006. (See photo, top next page.) Susanne Proud Kroeger is the creator of the Batavia School of Art in Batavia, Ill. The annual month-long School of Art is associated with the Art in Your Eye Festival held during July and August in Batavia. The festival’s Web site is www. artinyoureye.com.

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Paul and Kay (Farr ’56) Driscol Jr. ’56 Arthur J. Beer Jr., professor of theatre and co-chair of the theatre department at the University of Detroit Mercy, portrayed the attorney Clarence Darrow in Malice Aforethought: The Sweet Trials. Arthur wrote the play, which was performed at the Marygrove College Theatre in Detroit, Feb. 2, 2007. Paul E. and Kay (Farr) Driscol Jr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Aug. 25, 2006, at their home in Lorain, Ohio. Paul retired in 2000 as president and co-owner of Driscol Music Company in Lorain and Elyria, Ohio, after 40 years of service. Paul’s volunteer service includes serving as a trustee of Lorain Community Hospital, director of the Lorain Palace Civic Center and board member of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church. Kay served as chair of the Lorain County Epilepsy Foundation and is a Stephens Minister with Cornerstone United Methodist Church. They have three grown children. (See photo, above.) William T. McMurry’s oil paintings were on exhibit October-November 2006 at the Key Bank in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Bill and his wife, Patricia, retired to the Boothby area in 1998. Bill studied art as a student at DePauw, but he had not painted during the past 40 years until his retirement. He had a 21-year career as a naval aviator and a second 20-year career working with high technology contractors developing and integrating advanced tactical communications systems for the joint services. Richard W. Peck was praised by the Washington Post and the Cleveland Plain Dealer for his collection of short stories for young readers, Destination: Unexpected. Richard’s latest novel for middle-schoolers and young adults is On the Wings of Heroes, a story of America during World War II as seen though the eyes of a boy living in the Midwest. Robert M. Burleigh is the author of Tiger of the Snows (Tenzing Norgay: The Boy Whose Dream was Everest). The picture-book biography of the first person to climb Mount Everest is designed for young readers. (See Recent Words, page 15.) Other books by Robert include Stealing Home: Jackie Robinson: Against the Odds; Into the Woods, The Secret of the Great Houdini; and Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies. Vernon E. Jordan Jr.’s portrait has been added to the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Vernon serves DePauw as an advisory member of the Board of Trustees.

1956

D. David Cryer continues his role as Monsieur Firmin in the longest-running show in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera. The musical is in its 19th year of performances in New York. David began his Phantom performances as a member of the national touring company in 1992 and recently became a member of the Broadway cast. Joseph R. Flummerfelt will conduct the Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Westminster Choir and Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus in a performance of Verdi’s Requiem at the 2007 Spoleto Festival, May 25-June 10, 2007, in Charleston, S.C.

1958

Charles E. Ballinger is executive director emeritus of the National Association for YearRound Education. He is the co-author of School Calendar Reform: Learning in All Seasons. (See Recent Words, page 15.)

1957

The Alpha Phi class of 1959 celebrate their 50th anniversary. Those attending included Elizabeth “Betsy” Harvey Kraft ’59, Lynn Clippinger Neff ’59, Sonya Jones Nicely ’59, Jayne Kuebler Lund ’59, Janice Mendenhall Spencer ’59, Ruth Eichelman McElwain ’59, Ann Lee Thompson ’59, Joyce MacFall Roderick ’59 and Nancy Clemens Ulmer ’59.

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Eight members of the 1960 class attended the 90th birthday celebration of Fredrick L. Bergmann, DePauw professor emeritus of English, Sept. 23, 2006, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Those attending from the 1960 class were participants in DePauw’s inaugural semester abroad program, which sent 15 students to Zell am See, Austria, in the spring of 1959. Bergmann led the program, accompanied by his wife and their two children. (See photo, left center.) Richard “Dick” H. Tomey is the head football coach at San Jose State University and is credited with a turnaround for the team. He led the team to victory in the New Mexico Bowl, December 2006, after 16 seasons without a bowl victory. Dick is a member of the DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame and has been coaching football for more than 30 years.

1960

The Delta Tau Delta class of 1959 and their spouses met for a mini-reunion. Those attending included C. Richard Cross ’59, Nancy Spier Null ’59, John S. Null ’61, Marianne Lilly, Thomas E. Lilly ’59, Charles L. Roskosz ’59, Mary Walbaum Williams ’59, David J. Vandaveer ’59, James S. McElwain ’59, David J. Portmann ’59, Sharon C. Evans, Carol Taylor Smith ’57, Win C. Smith ’59, John P. Williams ’59, Mary Jane Roskosz, James R. Braden ’59, Beki Braden, Christine Johnson Morgan ’61, Jerry A. Morgan ’59, Ruth Eichelman McElwain ’59 and Robert W. Evans ’59.

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Joseph M. Clapsaddle is chair of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He is an automobile sales and marketing businessman and a resident of West Hollywood, Calif. John A. Kellogg received the 2006 Dick Buxton Award from Simpson College’s Gold Club, Oct. 14, 2006, for his time and effort in support of the college’s athletic programs. John joined the administrative staff of Simpson in 1977 and retired in 2006 as vice president of marketing and research.

Fredrick L. Bergmann celebrated his 90th birthday with DePauw alumni and his granddaughter, Kristi Bergmann. Members from the 1960 class and their spouses attending included Stephen C. Fox ’60, Ralph E. Sheese Jr. ’60, Alice Day Applegate ’60, Gracia Slater, John W. Slater III ’60, Francoise Fox, Nancy Crane Heller ’60, Janet Schroeder Ellsworth ’60, Jane C. Rininger ’60 and Avis Crowe Vermilye ’60.

Members of the Delta Gamma class of 1963 met in Tulsa, Okla. Those attending were Constance Malm Cripe ’63, Julia Nisbet Wilson ’63, Karen West Reiman ’63, Libby Geier ’63 and Nancy Lewis Haswell ’63.

Dr. Philip N. Eskew Jr. has assisted NFL Films with coverage of the Indianapolis Colts since 1984, and he has worked the Super Bowl for 28 games. Phil coordinates credentials and stadium access, and handles film and helps the camera operator spot interesting shots on the sidelines or in the stands. He has also assisted in medical emergencies. Phil is the director of physician and patient relations at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Karen Koning AbuZayd will be the DePauw commencement speaker, May 20, 2007. The speaker is chosen by a committee of DePauw seniors and faculty members. Karen is the commissioner general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. Five members of the Delta Gamma pledge class of 1963, the “Fab Five,” met at Nancy Lewis Haswell’s home in Tulsa, Okla., to celebrate

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1961 Sigma Alpha Epsilon winning Little 500 team. (See photo, bottom left.) Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Tom wants to share his experience of the two years through lectures and perhaps through his life-long goal of writing. He and his wife, Sharon (Nelson ’69) Arendshorst live in Holland, Mich. Harry A. Dunwoody is senior vice president of Lafayette Savings Bank, FSB, in Lafayette, Ind., and has assumed the duties of business development. Steven R. Gooch is director of Abilities Services, Inc., a group that helps people with disabilities learn to work and live in the community. Steve lives in Crawfordsville, Ind. Stephen W. Sanger, chairman and chief executive officer of General Mills Inc., was one of five finalists for MarketWatch.com’s CEO of the Year for 2006. Steve’s selection as a finalist was due to the company’s new products, cost savings and marketing, which offset rising costs for sugar, corn, wheat and energy.

David C. Kingsley ’64 and his wife, Judy milestone birthdays, rejuvenate, reminisce and relax. They visited Philbrook Museum of Art and Gilcrease art museums and the Riverwalk. (See photo, bottom previous page.) Richard W. Pell and his wife, Jane, are retired and live at 1667 Hartsville Trail, The Villages, FL 32162.

Stephen E. Ewing is chairman of the American Gas Association and vice chairman of DTE Energy Corporation in Detroit. He contributed an article, “The State of the U.S. Natural Gas Industry,” to the industry’s publication, World Energy, October 2006. He also is a member of the board of the AAA Auto Club Group. Albert A. Hodge is a member of the board of directors of the Rush County (Ind.) Community Foundation, Inc. Al is a retired high school teacher. Robert L. Lee plans to celebrate his 65th birthday in 2007 by riding 6,500 miles across the country to support research for the Les Turner ALS Foundation, American Cancer Society and National Hospice Foundation for Public Awareness. Bob and his wife, Marjorie Self Lee, live in Barrington, Ill.

1965

David C. Kingsley’s wife, Judy, took David to the U.S. Open Tennis Championships to celebrate his 65th birthday. David and Judy were married July 16, 2006, in Eaton Rapids, Mich. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included M. Lewis Gulick ’44 and Thomas R. Cath ’76 , director of DePauw’s Career Services and coach of the men’s tennis team. (See photo, above.) George R. Rehnquist is chairman of the Vincennes (Ind.) University Foundation Board. He is a retired attorney. (See photo, left.) Philip R. Sharp, president of Resources for the Future, was George R. Rehnquist ’64 one of the speakers at a conference on energy and the environment in Indianapolis, Feb. 28, 2007. Sidney H. Showalter II and Richard E. Kibel got together in Naples, Fla. They were half of the

1964

Charles L. Byrum is a member of the Chicago Classics, a softball team whose members are more than 60 years of age. The Chicago Classics won its second World Championship at the Senior Softball World Series in Seattle in September 2006. Chuck is the manager of the team and plays left field. He is an active partner in the law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Chicago. Max W. Hittle Jr. received the 2006 Spirit of the Monon Bell Award, Nov. 6, 2006, at a gathering of DePauw and Wabash men in Indianapolis. Max is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm of Krieg DeVault LLP as well as a member of the DePauw Board of Trustees. He serves on the board of governors of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association and is a member of the board of directors and general counsel for the Indianapolis Indians, Inc. Max was listed as one of the Indiana Super Lawyers in 2006. G. Kim Wincup was appointed chairman of the Reserve Forces Policy Board by the United States Department of Defense. The board serves as the principal policy adviser to the Secretary of Defense on reserve component matters.

1966

Robert T. Wall is co-owner of a collection of African art that was featured in the Feb. 7, 2007, issue of the San Francisco Chronicle. Bob co-chaired the Gala Opening Preview, Feb. 8, 2007, for the San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show.

1967

James P. Evans retired from Verizon Information Services. He lives at 4436 Fairway Drive, Carrollton, TX 75010. His e-mail address is camel33@comcast.net. Darrell E. Felling, an attorney practicing in Greencastle, Ind., has joined the law firm of Sutherlin, Zeiner, Felling and Wrede in Greencastle. James A. Ibbotson wrote and recorded a jingle for the Aspen, Colo., Tipsy Taxi program. The jingle is played in Aspen bars at closing and as a radio public service announcement. The jingle is designed to help keep drunk drivers off the roads. Jim is a former member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. John F. McWethy and fellow classmate, Robert M. Steele, were panelists for a discussion titled, “Turbulent Times – An Ongoing Discussion About The State of Mass Media,” Oct. 25, 2006, at DePauw Watson Forum. The discussion was sponsored by the Media Fellows Program. Bob is the Nelson Poynter Scholar for Journalism Values at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla. and John is a retired ABC News special correspondent. Theodore “Tim” M. Solso, chairman and chief executive officer of Cummins, Inc., was one of the speakers at a conference on energy and the environment in Indianapolis, Feb. 28, 2007. Tim is a member of DePauw’s Board of Trustees. William R. Tysseling is the executive director of the Santa Cruz (Calif.) Chamber of Commerce.

1969

Sidney H. Showalter II ’64 and Richard E. Kibel ’64 in Naples, Fla.

Thomas R. Arendshorst presented the A.J. Muste Memorial Peace Lecture at Hope College, Feb. 27, 2007. Tom is a retired ophthalmologist. In 2004, he was accepted a two-year program offered by the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International

1968

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Judith A. Edstrom is a member of the staff of RTI International. She lives in Jakarta, Indonesia. She is director of a USAID-funded project, Local Governance Support Program, with staff and offices in seven provinces of Indonesia. The project strengthens accountability of local government by working with local administrations, councils and civil society groups. Judy’s e-mail address is judithedstrom@yahoo.com. Wiley H. Pearson is manager of Kentucky’s state treasurer’s gubernatorial campaign. Sue Anne Starnes Gilroy was profiled in the Corner Office feature of The Indianapolis Star, Dec. 4. 2006, in recognition of her volunteer efforts for not-for-profit organizations. Sue is the executive director and vice president of development for the St. Vincent Foundation. Barbara White Pierce was inducted into the Old Newsboys Day Hall of Fame, Dec. 19, 2006. The Old Newsboys Day is a non-profit charitable project of the St. Louis Suburban Journals. Barbara is president of Millennium Communications, Inc., in St. Louis. Thomas S. Yeo received a plaque in recognition and appreciation of his leadership and service on the Eagle Township (Ind.) Board for the past eight years. Tom is director of the industrial advisory service of the Summit Realty Group in Indianapolis. He lives in Zionsville, Ind., with his wife, Cynthia Van Tassel Yeo, and their three children.

1970

Constance Ryan Lathrop and daughter, Elizabeth “Lisa” D. Lathrop ’07, visited the DePauw Nature Park during Parents’ Weekend 2006. (Ind.) Community School system. Camille has been teaching for 32 years and has been at Eaton Elementary since 1981. She plays piano and bells for Grace United Church in Hartford City, Ind., runs a private piano practice in her home and recently began studying the harp. Jeffrey H. McDonald retired from Sears in 2005 after 30 years of service. He took a sabbatical to produce and record two CDs of acoustic-based music as well as continue with a novel he started writing as a student in Tom Emery’s class during his senior year at DePauw. Jeff is senior director of human resources at Sweetwater Sound, a seller of professional recording equipment. He; his wife, Sheryl; and step-daughter, Rachael, live at 2814 Club Terrace, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Jeff’s e-mail address is jeffsher2003@yahoo.com. Constance Ryan Lathrop is a high school math teacher in Indianapolis, and her daughter, Lisa, is a senior at DePauw. Constance is looking forward to her daughter’s graduation in May 2007, as well as celebrating the 35th class reunion in June 2007. She would enjoy hearing from her DePauw classmates. Her e-mail address is clathrop81@ hotmail.com. (See photo, above.) Eileen D. Simmons is the director of the public library system in Everett, Wash. (See photo, left.) Eileen D. Simmons ’72

William F. Carroll Jr., past president of the American Chemical Society, spoke at DePauw, Oct. 26, 2006, during National Chemistry Week. Bill is a member of the DePauw Science and Technology Advisory Board. Deborah J. Daniels is president of the Sagamore Institute for Policy Research. She lives in Indianapolis and is a partner in the law firm of Krieg DeVault LLP. Timothy J. Evans is the executive director of the Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Ill. Brian W. Welch was named one of Indiana’s Super Lawyers® 2007 by Law & Politics Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly. Brian is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm of Bingham McHale in the business litigation area. Brian W. Welch ’73 (See photo, right.)

1973

Scott K. Koepke is president of Wolverine Advanced Materials, LLC. Wolverine is a global supplier of rubber-coated steel composites for vibration damping and sealing solutions for automotive and consumer electronics applications. Kathy Thornburgh Clark is a principal and healthcare operations consultant for BSA LifeStructures, an architecture and engineering firm with offices in Indianapolis and Chicago.

1971

Scott H. Decker is the head of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. Dan W. Geminder plays trumpet as a member of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. He is one of Canada’s six certified music braillists and spends many hours translating printed music into braille for impaired Canadian music students, teachers and members of choirs, bands and orchestras. William P. Hamilton is a medical illustrator and author. He created nearly 300 illustrations for the recently published Bodybuilding Anatomy by Nick Evans. His work appears monthly in For Women Fitness Rx, For Men Fitness Rx and Muscular Development magazines. William’s e-mail address is wilhamilton@excite.com. Camille Inman Mealy is an elementary music teacher at Eaton Elementary School and director of the Eaton Elementary Choir in the Delaware

1972

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Pamela J. Coburn, DePauw’s James B. Stewart ’73 Distinguished Professor of Music, is featured on the CD reissue of Charles Gounod’s Faust. Terry A. Crone was appointed a judge to the Indiana Court of Appeals, March 8, 2004. Kathleen Fine-Dare is a professor of anthropology and women’s studies at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo. She received the Featured Scholar Award for the fall 2005 term in recognition of her commitment to research and teaching. She was awarded the Fulbright Lecturing Award and spent the 2004-05 academic year on sabbatical researching “Education and Social (In) Security in Ecuador.” Kathryn Fortune Hubbard, a member of DePauw’s Board of Trustees, has been appointed by President Bush to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Constance Frigstad Vickery is a governmental affairs manager with Livengood, McGuffey & Vickery, Inc. Consulting in Indianapolis. LMV Consulting provides association management, procurement services Constance Frigstad and government Vickery ’74 affairs consulting. (See photo, right.)

1974

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Gary L. Klotz was named one of Indiana’s Super Lawyers 2007 by Law & Politics Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly. Gary is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm of Bingham McHale in the business corporate area.

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Lawyers 2007 by the Law & Politics Magazine and the Indianapolis Monthly. (See photo, bottom left.) Dr. Thomas C. White, an orthopaedic surgeon, is a member of the department of orthopaedic surgery at Dreyer Medical Clinic in Aurora, Ill. Michael K. Miles ’78 and Selena J. Phillips Rebekah “Becky” Pierson Treacy was reelected to a second six-year term as a judge in Marion Superior Court, Indianapolis, Nov. 7, 2006. (See photo, left.) James L. PowRebekah Pierson Treacy ’78 ers Jr. is the managing executive of the commercial services group of Crowe Chizek and Company LLC in Indianapolis. James provides auditing and financial advisory services to public and private businesses. (See photo, left.) James L. Powers ’78 Larry C. Spears is the Robert K. Greenleaf Senior Fellow and president emeritus of The Greenleaf Center in Indianapolis. The Greenleaf Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the awareness, understanding, commitment and practice of servant leadership. Larry’s responsibilities include research, writing, editing and publishing of a wide range of works.

(See photo, above.) Rev. James B. Lemier is director of mission for the Episcopal Church USA. He was one of the presenters at the 22nd Annual Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes Conference, March 1-3, 2007, in Weston, Fla. Beverly Nichols Perdue is manager of the north branch of Terre Haute Savings Bank in Terre Haute, Ind. William H. Tucker is included in The Best Lawyers in America for the 2007 edition. Bill is an attorney and shareholder in the law firm of Hull Towill Norman Barrett & Salley, PC, in Aiken, S.C. Michael B. Wanchic plays guitar and provides back-up vocals for John Mellencamp’s recently released album, Freedom Road. Mike is a recording artist, producer and songwriter and has co-produced the last nine Mellencamp albums. Mike was one of the presenters at the fifth annual iHollywood Forum, Inc. Music 2.0 summit in Los Angeles in February. The conference focuses on the future of the music business. Mike also serves as vice president and musical director of Digonex.

Martha “Gay” Reese is the author of Unbinding the Gospel: Real Life Evangelism.

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Mary Bonnamy Mastro was elected to serve a three-year term on the board of trustees of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems. Mary is president of Linden Oaks Hospital at Edward in Naperville, Ill.

Barbara Kingsolver is the author of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life as well as a contributor to Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape. W. Tobin McClamroch, a senior corporate and government lawyer, was re-elected managing partner with the Indianapolis law firm of Bingham McHale LLP. He was named one W. Tobin McClamroch ’77 of Indiana’s Super

1977

Donald P. Delves was a guest on CNBC broadcasts, Jan. 11 and Feb. 13, 2007, and he commented on chief executive officers’ compensation packages. Don also contributed an article on the same subject to Crain’s Chicago Business. Don is president of The Delves Group in Chicago. Mark W. Grannon and his wife, Gai, live at 15 Franklin Ave., Midland Park, NJ 07432. Mark is president of Kathy Santo Pet Enterprises LLC, a media and pet products company located in northern New Jersey. Mark’s e-mail address is mark@grannon.com or mark@kspet.com. Aimee Guest Hucek’s holiday card, “Penguins,” was chosen by the New York Museum of Modern Art for inclusion in its 2006 holiday card collection. Dr. Scot L. Harper is president and chief executive officer of Novartis Clinical Operations in Indianapolis. (See photo, right.) David S. Loar is an actor with the Blackfriars Resident Troupe of the American Shakespeare Scot L. Harper ’78 Center in Staunton, Va. He and his wife, Kristen, live at 235 Kalorama St., #D, Staunton, VA 24401. David made a 1,000mile bike ride from North Myrtle Beach, S.C., to New Orleans to raise funds for the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity’s Musicians’ Village. The musicians’ village project is building houses for musicians displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Michael K. Miles and Selena J. Phillips were married Nov. 23, 2006, in Henderson, Nev. Mike is managing director of investment banking at The Riderwood Group in Indianapolis. Selena is an international fashion model. The couple live in Indianapolis and Henderson, Nev. (See photo, top right.)

1978

Daniel F. Korb Jr. is assistant sports editor for the Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press. Dan has received awards from the Hoosier State Press Association as well as the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

1979

Robert S. Apatoff is the president and chief executive officer of Rand McNally & Company. The company celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2006. Rob is a member of DePauw’s Board of Visitors.

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John B. Trammell was one of the presenters at the MARHedge Institutional Investor 12th Annual European Conference On Alternative Investments, Feb. 5-7, 2007, in Geneva, Switzerland. John is the chief executive officer of Investor Select Advisors. Thomas N. Tunnicliff is senior vice president and director in the Chicago downtown office group of Grubb & Ellis Company. (See photo, right.) Thomas N. Tunnicliff ’80 St. Andrews course. The Sigma Nus’ 2007 golf outing will be in Arizona. (See photo, below.) Record newspaper published in Stroudsburg, Pa. Marta teaches private lessons for clarinet, flute and saxophone at Fergus & Clark Academy for the Performing Arts in Stroudsburg. She plays clarinet in the East Stroudsburg University/Community Band and the Trinity Centennial Band as well as in the pit orchestras for local area musicals. James D. Underdown is the executive director of the Center for Inquiry-West as well as the founder and chair of the Independent Investigations Group. The group is described as the western United States’ paranormal investigations team. Jim has appeared on History’s Mysteries, Oprah, Hannity and Colmes and Penn and Teller. He lives in Los Angeles.

Melvin A. Bedree will be listed in the 2007 Best Lawyers in America, a legal directory and premier referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. The list is based on the results of detailed evaluations of lawMelvin A. Bedree ’81 yers by their peers. Melvin is a member of the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, in Cincinnati. He focuses his practice on banking and franchise law. He was named among the 2007 Ohio Super Lawyers that identifies the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state. (See photo, above.) Bruce D. Donaldson and a local Carmel, Ind., physician have opened Selah House in Anderson, Ind. Selah House is Indiana’s only residential treatment facility for women suffering with eating disorders. The Rev. Robert L. Fitzpatrick was elected the fifth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii, Oct. 20, 2006. He and his wife, Beatrice Elizondo Fitzpatrick ’81, live in Honolulu. Beatrice teaches medical technology at a local business college. They have two sons: Edward, a college sophomore, and James, a high school senior. Bob’s e-mail address is cannonfitz@msn.com. C. Shea Nickell was elected to an eight-year term as judge on the Kentucky Court of Appeals. He lives at 237 Maxfield Drive, Paducah, KY 42001. (See photo, right.) Sigma Nu alumni get together C. Shea Nickell ’81 annually for a golf outing either in the United States or abroad. The 2006 golf outing was in Scotland, where four Sigma Nus had the opportunity to play on the well-known

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Juan C. Dávila is senior vice president of marketing and sales at Telscape Communications, the premier telecommunications provider to Hispanic households. Thomas R. Kmak is president and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Retirement Plan Services in Kansas City, Mo. Edward E. Lehman is the managing partner of China’s Lehman, Lee & Xu law firm. His firm has formed Visalaw International, the first worldwide alliance of immigration lawyers. Peter T. and Megan Noonan announce the birth of their sons, Camden Robert, Jackson Patrick and Drake Michael Noonan, March 29, 2006. They join sister Riley Anne, 3, at their home in St. Louis. After several years as a touring pianist and recording artist, Peter joined Commerce Bank in St. Louis as a senior vice president, specializing in historic properties and tax credits. His e-mail address is petenoonan@aol.com. Marta Slagle Oberlin is a self-employed musician and music teacher. She was featured in the Dec. 3, 2006 issue of the Sunday Pocono

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James C. Alling, president of Starbucks USA, gave the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture on March 13, 2007, at DePauw. Dr. Thomas B. Anderson is a physician and director with St. Francis Internal Medicine in Topeka, Kan. Dr. Allison Brashear, professor and chair of the neurology department at Wake Forest University School of leads a department of 33 faculty members. She continues her research in dystonia and spasticity, which included a 2002 paper in the New England Journal of Medicine detailing the treatment of post-stroke spasticity. Alllison; her husband, Clifford A. Ong; and her two children, Richard and Diane, enjoy living in the South. Allison’s e-mail address is abrashea@wfubmc.edu. Her mailing address is Department of Neurology, Meads Hall, 3rd Floor, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 17157.

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Sigma Nu alumni play golf in Scotland at the St. Andrews course. Sigma Nus attending were Robert L. Dunbar ’80, Bruce S. Terlep ’81, Jeffery D. Lenfestey ’79 and Kevin P. Dolan ’81. Spouses attending but not in the photo included Virginia “Ginger” Stephens Terlep ’82 and Leigh MacKenzie Dolan ’81.

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Peter M. Casper is a producer and region 3 director with Acordia Insurance in Springfield, Ill. Peter is a member of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. He, his wife, Julie; and stepson, Myers, live in Springfield. Anthony B. DeVarco was one of five judges selected for the Itanium Solutions Alliance Innovation Contest. The judges recognize outstanding achievements in Itanium 2-based computing by judging the innovative applications submitted by contestants from around the world. Paul D. Fredrick is counsel for DLA Piper, a global legal services organization in Tokyo. Paul is a member of the American Bar Association’s International Energy & Resources Transaction Committee, Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and Energy Bar Association.

Members of 1984 Kappa Alpha Theta class vacationing in Cape Cod. Those attending the mini-reunion included Kelly Naylor Komyatte ’84, Susan A. Ellefson ’84, Catherine Cockerill Moran ’84, Elizabeth Hughes Krebs ’84, Jennifer Tracey Eisenheim ’84 and Elizabeth Copher Browning ’84. joining them for a reunion should contact Elizabeth “Liz” Copher Browning at lizbrowning@comcast. net. (See photo, above.) Carrie L. Torres works for the Greenfield Chamber of Commerce in Greenfield, Ind. Her e-mail is carrie_torres@yahoo.com.

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Andrew B. Buroker ’84, right, and Indiana senator, Jeff Drozda. Andrew “Andy” B. Buroker was honored by the Indiana House and Senate for his work with the American Heart Association with a concurrent resolution of both chambers on Feb. 19, 2007. Andy is the national chair of the American Heart Association. (See photo, above.) Susan L. Chomicz is the deputy chief counsel for enforcement for the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS). She oversees the handling of legal work in connection with pending OTS Susan L. Chomicz ’84 enforcement matters nationwide. In September 2006, several 1984 members of Kappa Alpha Theta continued a 22-year tradition of vacationing together. This year’s reunion was held in Cape Cod. Other 1984 Thetas interested in

Lee C. Banks is the senior vice president and operating officer at Parker Hannifin Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio. (See photo, left.) John T. McGowan is head of the Chicago office of Standard Lee C. Banks ’85 & Poor’s Ratings Services. Daniel R. Miller is the deputy prosecuting attorney for Vanderburgh County in Evansville, Ind. He works with fellow DePauw alumnus Matthew P. Brookman ’90, the assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, to prosecute drug felony cases and fight southern Indiana’s methamphetamine epidemic. Kathy Patterson Vrabeck is a member of the board of directors of AVP, Inc., a lifestyle sports entertainment company focused on professional beach volleyball. Sarah B. Westfall is the vice president for student development and dean of students at Kalamazoo College. Her e-mail address is sarah. westfall@kzoo.edu.

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Jon R. Cart is the associate dean of the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. Jon recently released a CD, Serenata Mexicana. He has sung with the Baltimore Opera, Harrisburg Opera, Opera Roanoke, Wolf Trap Opera, Amalfi Coast Festival and Shaker Mountain Music Festival. He has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Mexican Cultural Institute and the White House and also performed with the Indianapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Albany Symphony and Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic. Marc A. Darst and his wife, Sandi, live at 3400 Welborn St., #126, Dallas, TX 75219. Marc completed his residency in dermatology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and passed the American Board of Dermatology Examination. He is completing a fellowship in dermatopathology at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. Sandi recently received her black belt in Tae Kwon Do. They would enjoy letters and visits from classmates. Marc’s e-mail address is marcdarst@yahoo. com or mdarst@who.rr.com. Benjamin E. Hodgin is Chase bank’s regional manager for home mortgages in Indiana. He manages mortgage sales originating through Chase’s Indiana-based bank branches and mortgage offices. John P. Tull is chief executive officer of the Fresno Falcons, San Francisco’s professional hockey team. Timothy J. Vieke and Phillip E. Wendel were named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2007 Men’s Silver Anniversary Team, which recognizes outstanding high school graduates from 25 years earlier. Tim and Phil returned to Plymouth (Ind.) High School Dec. 5, 2006, where the community welcomed home players who won the 1982 state basketball championship. Phil was inducted into the DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006.

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2006. The theme of the 43rd annual Children’s Museum Guild’s haunted house was “Creep on in to Monster Manor!” and ran for 18 days. (See photo, bottom left.) Anna Cahill Leonard is general manager of Blanc & Otus at the company’s San Francisco headquarters. Blanc & Otus is a public relations consultancy for technology companies. Kevin R. Frailey is the executive vice president of business development for Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. Stephen F. Jent is director of sales and marketing for the Wyndham Championship, the PGA Tour tournament in Greensboro, N.C. He and his wife, Kristi, have three children: Andrew, Sarah and Joshua. They live in Stokesdale, N.C. Michael A. Sherman is the chief financial officer for Endocyte, Inc., in West Lafayette, Ind. Endocyte is a private biopharmaceutical company developing therapy products to treat cancer. October 2006, three weeks after turning 40. His e-mail address is todd@mcmadvisors.com Cynthia Mayer Carr; her husband, John; and their sons, Ryan, 8, and Jason, 5, live in Zionsville, Ind. They returned to the United States after spending 7 years abroad (most recently in Shanghai) with Eli Lilly & Co. Cynthia learned to speak Mandarin and volunteered her time with the American Women’s Club of Shanghai. She helped raise awareness and funds for Chinese schools and orphanages. Their e-mail address is carrsinchina@hotmail.com. Wallace J. Nichols is a senior scientist at The Ocean Conservancy as well as a researcher and conservationist on the Duke University Project GLOBAL. He is president-elect of the International Sea Turtle Society for 2008. He plays a role in the ecofilm, Eleventh Hour, which will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2007. Jay gave the keynote address at the International Pacific Marine Educators Conference, Jan. 2007. His address was entitled OceanRevolution.org: Evolving the Ocean Conservation Movement. Wallace can be reached through the Web site wallacejnichols.org. Nancy Palmeter Harkness is a senior associate with Bottom-Line Performance, a training consulting company. Her husband, Scott A. Harkness is a partner with Norris Choplin & Schroeder. They live in Carmel, Ind., and have a son, Luke, 3. Timothy J. Tindall was named to the Rochester Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 list for 2006. He was nominated by the community and selected by a committee of business leaders. The award recognizes men and Timothy J. Tindall ’89 women under the age of 40 who have achieved professional success and have also made significant civic contributions to the Rochester region. Tim is a principal in the investment management firm of Alesco Advisors LLC in Pittsford, N.Y. Gregory A. Werner, along with several other DePauw alumni, assisted with the haunted house at The Children’s Museum in Indianapolis, October 2006. The theme of the 43rd annual Children’s Museum Guild’s haunted house was “Creep on in to Monster Manor!” and ran for 18 days. (See photo, left.)

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A. Andrew Das is the author of Solving the Romans Debate. He is the Niebuhr Distinguished Chair of the department of theology and religion at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill. (See Recent Words, page 15.) Lynette Fox Green is interactive project manager for Brown-Forman Corporation in Louisville, Ky. She is responsible for the management and delivery of global interactive projects and also manages the interactive marketing analysis activities and special strategic projects. Gregory L. Hunt was inducted into the South Montgomery (Ind.) School Corporation Dollar for Scholars Hall of Fame, Nov., 3, 2006. Greg is the principal of Crawfordsville (Ind.) High School. Christopher M. Schmalz is the business development director for Bowen Engineering Corporation in Knoxville, Tenn. He is responsible for maintaining and growing Bowen’s presence in the construction industry in the Southeast. Chris lives at 9821 Lakeland View Way, #304, Knoxville, TN 37922. His e-mail address is schmo@mac.com. Neal Y. Smith earned a doctoral degree in music education from The Hartt School of Music in Hartford, Conn. He is an assistant professor of music education at Millikin University in Decatur, Ill., where he lives with his wife, Christine, and their two daughters, Abigail, 5, and Rachel, 3.

Randal D. Biederstedt, along with several other DePauw alumni, assisted with the haunted house at The Children’s Museum in Indianapolis, October

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DePauw alumni assisting with The Indianapolis Children’s Museum’s Haunted House, October 2006. Those participating included Brent R. Thompson ’89, Randal D. Biederstedt ’88, Patricia Cowan Skelton ’92, Gregory A. Werner ’89, Jay E. Cowan ’86 and Nancy Cowan Werner ’89.

Jane Boatman Geller, president and creative director of Jane Boatman Geller Company, an Indianapolis luxury stationery company, was invited to display her products at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, January 2007. Jane’s products were in the main event lounge where Hollywood’s elite are invited to unwind in an exclusive, appointment-only environment. Julia Chalmers Werner and her husband, Adam, announce the birth of their daughter, Ainsley Shea Werner, Dec. 21, 2006. Ainsley joins brothers Mason, 5, and Tate, 3. Julia would enjoy hearing from her classmates. Her e-mail address is juliacwerner@yahoo.com. Nancy Cowan Werner and Brent R. Thompson, along with several other DePauw alumni, assisted with the haunted house at The Children’s Museum in Indianapolis, October 2006. The theme of the 43rd annual Children’s Museum Guild’s haunted house was “Creep on in to Monster Manor!” and ran for 18 days. (See photo, below left.) James M. Hinshaw was named one of Indiana’s Super Lawyers 2007 by the Law & Politics Magazine and the Indianapolis Monthly. James is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm of Bingham McHale in the James M. Hinshaw ’89 business litigation area. (See photo, above.) Melinda Maine Garvey and Elizabeth Hentze Owens were co-speakers, Feb. 7, 2007, for the McDermond Center Lecture Series at DePauw. Melinda is president and publisher of austinwoman magazine. Beth is president of BrandEra Ltd. in Fort Worth, Texas. Todd B. Martin ran the Chicago Marathon,

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Elizabeth “Betsy” (Boxell) and Peter A. Morse announce the birth of their daughter, Emaline May Morse, June 9, 2006. Emaline joins sister Ellie, 6, and brother Weber, 3. Matthew P. Brookman is the assistant United States attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. He works with fellow DePauw alumnus Daniel R. Miller ’85, the deputy prosecuting attorney for Vanderburgh County, to prosecute drug felony

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cases and fight southern Indiana’s methamphetamine epidemic. Timothy M. Myers and his wife, Sarah, live at 1401 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46516. They have two children: Teddy, 4, and Charlotte, 2. Tim earned an Indiana teaching certificate for elementary education and teaches kindergarten for the Elkhart (Ind.) Community School system. His e-mail address is myers_tm@hotmail.com, Tobi L. Pagach is a program director and host for satellite radio XMU (XM) and is known as XM Radio’s Dean of Music. She can be heard on http://xmrad i o. n e t / o n x m / channelguide. xmc?ch=43. (See Tobi L. Pagach ’90 photo, right.) Michael Rabinowitch, an attorney with the Indianapolis law firm of Wooden & McLaughlin. He is a member of the firm’s management committee. He is a member of the board of directors of the Defense Michael Rabinowitch ’90 Trial Counsel of Indiana. (See photo, above.) Creighton B. Wright Jr. and his wife, Kim, live at 424 Pearre Springs Way, Franklin, TN 37064. He is the vice president of commercial development with Southern Land Company, LLC, in suburban Nashville, Tenn.

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Amy L. Moser ’91 and Giuseppe Serao wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Kristin Huber Louis ’91 (bridesmaid), W. Randy Dippell ’91, Elizabeth Sargent Brommelsiek ’91, Lisa Kusnierek Hammes ’91 and Judith Troyer Deogracias ’91. Circus in Winter, read at Pittsburgh’s Gist Street Reading Series, January 2007. Amy L. Moser and Giuseppe Serao (La Sapienza Universita di Roma) were married July 1, 2006, in Sturgis, Mich. They live in London. Amy is an internal communications partner for British Broadcasting Corporation in London. Giuseppe is a pricing and distribution coordinator for Alitalia Italian Airlines in London. (See photo, above.) Gavin C. and Birgit (Wagschal ’94) Riepe announce the birth of their daughter, Annika Stelljes Riepe, Dec. 8, 2006. Annika joins sister Ingrid, 3, at their home in New Milford, Conn. Birgit’s e-mail address is riepeb@aol.com. Gavin’s e-mail address is riepeg@aol.com.

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Mindi Braselton Rector and her husband, Charles, announce the birth of their daughter, Eden Mei Rector, April 16, 2005. They live in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Robert M. and Ellen (Johnson) Busch live in Brookfield, Wis. They have three daughters: Caroline and Elizabeth, 8, and Emily, 5. Rob is an enterprise sales manager for Microsoft Corporation. Ellen is a stay-at-home mom. Rob’s e-mail address is rbusch63 @hotmail.com. Ellen’s e-mail address is ejbusch1@hotmail.com. Thomas L. Cooley, lyric tenor, and John D. Clodfelter ’94, pianist and DePauw staff accompanist and vocal coach, performed at DePauw during Old Gold Weekend 2006. They presented Die schne Mllerin, a collection of poems set to music. Catherine “Cathy” L. Day, author of The

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Rachel Bone Tuohy and her husband, Martin, arrived home from China, Dec. 7, 2006, with their adopted daughter, Guoqing Evelyn Anne Tuohy. Guoqing is from Guilin in the Guangxi province. The family lives in Tinley Park, Ill. Rachel’s e-mail address is rtuohy@earthlink.net. Bret A. Cornn was named Physician Assistant of the Year by the Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants. He is a physician’s assistant with Jackson Park Physicians in Seymour, Ind. Patricia Cowan Shelton, along with several other DePauw alumni, assisted with the haunted house at The Children’s Museum in Indianapolis, October 2006. The theme of the 43rd annual haunted house was “Creep on in to Monster Manor!” and ran for 18 days (See photo, bottom previous page.) Daniel P. Draheim and his wife, Barbara Gangwer, announce the birth of their daughter, Audrey Louise Gijeok Draheim, Nov. 4, 2006. They live in Seattle. Christopher A. Hollingsworth, a tenor, performed in the St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral (Peoria, Ill.) production of Handel’s Messiah, Dec. 10, 2006. Christopher has appeared with

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various regional opera companies in the United States. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in musical arts in performance and literature at the University of Illinois. Diana Lacy McClaurin is the founder and owner of Names on Music. She personalizes music with kids’ names for birthdays, baptisms, holidays and sports teams. M’Liz Mawicke Simonds and her husband, Tim, announce the birth of their son, John Finnegan “Finn” Simonds, Dec. 22, 2005. Finn joins sister Reilly, 4, and brother Nick, 3, at 211 Abingdon Ave., Kenilworth, IL 60043. Their e-mail address is timandmliz@comcast.net. Clarenda M. Phillips is the department chair of sociology, social work and criminology at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. Clarenda is the principal investigator and project director for the Governor’s Minority College Preparation Program. Katherine Tambornino Wilhoit and her husband, Andrew, announce the birth of their daughter, Margaret “Megan” Rose Wilhoit, May 10, 2006. Megan joins brother Drew, 2, at 2249 Fieldstone Drive, Mendota Heights, MN 55120. Kate is an attorney with Oppenheimer, Wolff and Donnelly in Minneapolis. Her e-mail address is kwilhoit@oppenheimer.com. Dean A. Wiseman spoke at DePauw’s Chemistry Seminar, Nov. 30, 2006, on “From BooneHutcheson Cave to Lechuguilla: The science, adventure, and politics of caves and caving through the eyes of a DePauw graduate.” Dean is with the Vascular Biology Center at the Medical College of Georgia. He was an active caver as a DePauw student. He continues his interest in caves as well as his interest in biology and chemistry.

Richard “Rick” W. Abraham is vice president at CB Richard Ellis in Phoenix. He specializes in the disposition of single assets and portfolios of institutional office and retail real estate. Miriam E. Cleveland and her husband, Tyler J. Snouffer, announce the birth of their daughter, Rebecca Cleveland Snouffer, Sept. 25, 2006. Becca

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joins sister Kathryn “Kate,” 2, at 908 Aries Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230. Miriam is a communication manager for McDonald’s Corporation. Tyler is an associate at RBC Capital Markets. Miriam’s e-mail address is mcleveland@columbus.rr.com. Tyler’s e-mail address is tsnouffer@mac.com. Deborah L. Else and Cory Engdale were married July 29, 2006, in Bellingham, Wash. They live in Bellingham. (See photo, below.) Kevin S. Gebbia and Lisa Hakala (University of California-Santa Barbara) were married Oct. 8, 2005, in Santa Barbara, Calif. They live in Princeton, N.J. Kevin’s e-mail address is ksgebbia@gmail. com. (See photo, bottom.) Matthew A. Lessall is a casting director. The movie Rocket Science, which he cast, was selected for the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Tiffany Madden Lundquist and her husband, John, announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Grace Lundquist, March 1, 2006. Tiffany is an associate state director for communications at the Maryland office of the AARP. Her e-mail address is tamlundquist@yahoo.com. Christopher J. Maher and his wife, Becky, announce the birth of their daughter, Brooke Marie Maher, Dec. 26, 2006. She joins brothers Braden, 5, and Bryce, 2, at 3848 Campolindo Drive, Moraga, CA 94556. Chris’ e-mail address is chrisbeckymaher @msn.com. Heather Olson Peterson and her husband, Todd, announce the birth of their son, John Behrens Peterson, Dec. 29, 2005. They live in Mt. Prospect, Ill. Scott T. Schaefer and his wife, Tracy, announce the birth of their sons, Quintin Scott and Wilson Thomas Schaefer, July 9, 2006. They live in St. Louis Park, Minn. Scott’s e-mail address is schaefer2222@yahoo.com. John H. Yerian III is a business development officer and property and casualty specialist for Butler Wick Trust Company in Youngstown, Ohio. He was named one of Mahoning (Ohio) Valley’s best and brightest by the Youngstown, Ohio, Business Journal. Forty young professionals who excel in the workplace and give time to serve their community were honored with the award Nov. 16, 2006. Kathryn Zore Eskew lives at 110 Chalet Cove, Centerville, GA 31028. Her e-mail address is kmeskew@cox.net. Old Gold Weekend 2006. They presented Die schne Mllerin, a collection of poems set to music. Timothy D. Hedrick won an Emmy award for his writing on a series of animated shorts for ESPN. He is a writer for the Nickelodeon animated show, Avatar: The Last Airbender. Jonathan C. and Michele (Howard) Calabrese announce the birth of their son, Christopher Frank Calabrese, Aug. 4, 2006. Christopher joins sister Caralyn, 2, at their home in Southlake, Texas. Alison Kelly Frantzen and her husband, Gerald, announce the birth of their daughter, Clara Elizabeth Frantzen, Oct. 9, 2006. Clara joins brother Joseph Sheridan Frantzen, 5. Robert P. Race and his wife, Christina, live at 11332 Abercairn Court, Zionsville, IN 46077. Birgit (Wagschal) and Gavin C. Riepe ’91 announce the birth of their daughter, Annika Stelljes Riepe, Dec. 8, 2006. Annika joins sister Ingrid, 3, at their home in New Milford, Conn. Birgit’s e-mail address is riepeb@aol.com. Gavin’s e-mail address is riepeg@aol.com.

Deborah L. Else ’93 and Cory Engdale wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jennifer A. Chiriboga ’93, Melanie Harshbarger Bella ’93, Miriam E. Cleveland ’93 and Tyler J. Snouffer ’93.

John D. Clodfelter, pianist and DePauw staff accompanist and vocal coach, and Thomas L. Cooley ’91, tenor, performed at DePauw during

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Riley R. Chiorando is a creative director in reality television development at Fremantle Media, which produces American Idol, America’s Got Talent and The Price is Right. Riley signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in reality television producing. Riley lives in Los Angeles. He would enjoy hearing from his classmates. His e-mail address is riley_ray@yahoo.com. Heather Dubes Bennett and her husband, Doug, announce the birth of their son, Colin Joseph Bennett, May 26, 2006. Colin joins brothers Patrick and Aidan, 3, at their home in Edina, Minn. Heather’s e-mail address is dubesandbennett@yahoo.com.

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Kevin S. Gebbia ’93 and Lisa Hakala wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jennifer L. Barth ’93, André L. Brewer ’93, David M. Nichols ’93 (groomsman) and John E. Zimdars ’93 (groomsman).

Christopher M. Myers ’95 and Molly Kelleher wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included David M. Orland ’90, Travis Nelson ’93, D. Chase Newson ’95, Bryce W. Barton ’96, Andrew M. O’Shaughnessy ’95, Patrick M. Huse ’94, Lisa Notarianni Huse ’96, Gregory A. Sissel ’94, Gregory M. Watson ’95 and Scott S. Kemper ’95.

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Kyle J. Salyers participated in the GOLDen Paths event, Oct. 9, 2006, at DePauw. The event was sponsored by the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council. Graduates returned to talk about the paths their careers have taken and provided thoughts about the on-campus opportunities for students. Kyle is the executive director of Advancing Indiana and special consultant to the president of Indiana University for economic development. Jessica E. Staley and Shane White were married Oct. 24, 2005. They live in Seattle. Jessica’s e-mail address is jstaley@rocketmail.com. (See photo, below center.) Ronald L. Stiver is the commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Sarah B. Thompson and Doug Booher were married June 3, 2006, in Bloomington, Ind. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Emily Trent Wanezek ’96 (bridesmaid), Sara Toole Miller ’96 (reader), Kevin M. Miller ’94, Meredith Guldin Guerrera ’96, Jennifer Dellinger Fosgate ’96, Emelee N. Mitchum ’96, Erica Lindsey Mast ’96, Dr. John A. Botkin ’96, Steven H. Buhr ’96, Angela Kingsley Buhr ’96, Brian L. Boak ’96, Lynn Wallis Boak ’96, Renee Dubuque Fisher ’96, Brian L. Fisher ’94, Gwen Tohill-Macam ’96 and Earl R. Macam ’96. Sarah is an associate director of undergraduate admissions at Indiana University. Doug is director of the Indiana University auditorium. They live at 3518 E. Allendale Drive, Bloomington, IN 47401. Sarah’s e-mail address is sbthomps@Indiana.edu. (See photo, below.) Eve M. Wright is vice president and associate general counsel of The HEAT Group in Miami. She advises on legal matters pertaining to the Miami Heat and all other events conducted at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

Sarah E. Ritzenthaler ’96 and Jeremy Stock wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Sarah A. VanDerveer ’97 (bridesmaid), Christine K. Stiehl ’96 and Lisa M. Caplin ’96. Jennifer Krick Bischoff and her husband, Joe, announce the birth of their daughter, Evelyn “Evie” Paige Bischoff, June 23, 2006. Jen and her family live in Minnetonka, Minn. Her e-mail address is jenbischoff1@yahoo.com. Christopher M. Myers and Molly Kelleher were married May 13, 2006, in Washington, D.C. (See photo, bottom previous page.) Terri Ozbun Bruksch is an attorney and partner with the Indianapolis law firm of Barnes & Thornburg LLP. She concentrates her practice in product liability litigation, commercial and residential construction, perTerri Ozbun Bruksch ’95 sonal injury, commercial contract disputes and arbitration. Deborah Schmidt West and her husband, Max, announce the birth of their daughter, Brooke Bailey West, Oct. 4, 2006. Brooke joins brother Tyler, 7, and twins Charlie and Maddie, 3, at 2210 Henley St., Glenview, IL 60025. Debbie’s e-mail address is debbiewestie@yahoo.com. Karin Tremoulet Grunden and her husband, Tracy, announce the birth of their son, Grant William Grunden, Oct. 4, 2006. Grant joins brother Lucas, 2, at their home in Paris, Ill. Karin’s e-mail address is tkgl_294@msn.com. Shawn A. Voyles is an attorney with the law firm of Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C., in Norfolk, Va. His practice includes a broad range of civil litigation matters in federal and state courts. focuses his practice on commercial, antitrust and construction litigation. Amanda D. Lotz is the author of Redesigning Women: Television after the Network Era. Amanda’s book is the inaugural volume in the series, Feminist Studies and Media Culture. She is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Michigan. (See Recent Words, page xx.) Stephen J. and Brooke (Young ’98) North announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Olivia North, Sept. 1, 2006. Sarah E. Ritzenthaler and Jeremy Stock were married Oct. 9, 2005, in Canterbury Conn. They live in West Haven, Conn. Sarah’s e-mail address is sarahstock05@gmail.com. (See photo, above.) Elisheba “Ellie” Runyan Hanson and her husband, Cole, announce the birth of their daughter, Mia Grace Hanson, Feb. 3, 2006. They live at 326 Shorewood Drive, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Their e-mail address is echanson@lakesnet.net.

Christopher S. Alcott is the director of OSS Data Architecture for Charter Communications

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Gregory D. Binns is a partner in the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP in Dallas. He

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Jessica E. Staley ’96 and Shane White

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Sayin’ What I Really Mean. The film was screened at the London Borough of Camden’s Black History Month celebration, October 2006. The film was the winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 2006 Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival and examines what and who defines “good” music. In February 2007, Ugarhon (Sugar) interacted with Prince Charles and his wife when the couple watched a student rehearsal of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Children’s Zone Promise Academy in Harlem, which Ugarhon (Sugar) was directing. Amanda Southerland Birnbaum is director of marketing for Clearview Capital L.L.C., Old Greenwich, a private investment firm. Cathy L. Walker earned a master’s degree in regulatory affairs and health policy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, May 2006. She is a senior associate in regulatory affairs for Genzyme Corporation. Cathy lives at 56 Middlesex Road, #8, Waltham, MA 02452. Her e-mail address is cwalker268@yahoo.com. Garrett Hedgespeth Miller and her family live at 1553 Shining Ore Drive, Brentwood, TN 37027. Garrett is an Oracle technical analyst for Healthways, Inc., in Nashville, Tenn. Her e-mail address is garrett.miller@healthways.com. Jennifer Nielsen Weisman and her husband, Daniel, announce the birth of their daughter, Elana Sophia Weisman, Nov. 10, 2006. They live in the San Francisco Bay area. Jennifer’s e-mail address is jennifernielsen@sbcglobal.net. Jodi M. Noffsinger and Chien Y. Hwang (University of California) were married June 16, 2006, in New York City. They hosted wedding celebrations for friends and family in New York; Union City, Ind.; and Taipei, Taiwan. Jodi is a yoga instructor and freelance writer. Chien is the executive creative director of TBWA advertising agency’s Beijing office. The couple live in Beijing, China. Jodi’s e-mail address is jodi.noffsinger@gmail.com. (See photo, below.) Danica Rodemich Mathes is an entertainment and intellectual property attorney with Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin, LLP, in St. Louis as well as an adjunct professor of entertainment law at Washington University (Mo.) Danica Rodemich School of Law. She Mathes ’98 was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2007, and she was featured in the February 2007 issue of St. Louis Magazine. Danica is a member of the board of directors for St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts and the StarPolish.com Attorney Panel. (See photo, above.)

Julianne B. Corbett ’97 and James A. Waldron in St. Louis. He is responsible for designing all of the database components for all applications in the operational support systems department. Julianne B. Corbett and James A. Waldron were recently married in Louisville, Ky. (See photo, above.) Eric J. and Nicole (Chabraja) Graham announce the birth of their son, Charles Maille Graham, Sept. 28, 2006. Charlie joins brother Cole, 2, at 630 E. Scranton Ave., Lake Bluff, IL 60044. Eric’s e-mail address is eric_graham@sbcglobal.net. Nicole’s email address is nicgraham@sbcglobal.net. Jason P. Kreag participated in the GOLDen Paths event, Oct. 9, 2006, at DePauw. The event was sponsored by the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council. Graduates returned to talk about the paths their careers have taken and provided thoughts about the on-campus opportunities for students. Jason is the assistant men’s basketball coach at DePauw. Zachary R. Pancoast is a partner and principal with the St. Louis law firm of Moser and Marsalek, P.C. He devotes his practice to medical and health care liability defense. Ryan T. Ritz is a member of the DyKnow advisory board. Ryan is a computer science teacher at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis. Joan Rodgers Cubias and her husband, Rey, announce the birth of their daughter, Aleri Rose Cubias, May 30, 2006. They live in Lincoln, Calif. Joanie is a realtor with Lyon Real Estate. Her e-mail address is jcubias@golygon.com. Ugarhon (Sugar Johnson) S. Serrette’s poem shares its title with the documentary film, Finally

Alejandro and Sioban (Morrisroe) Amezcua announce the birth of their son, Maximo Amezcua, April 21, 2006. Alex is and attorney for Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal LLP in Chicago. Sioban works with the Girl Scouts of the Calumet Council in Northwest Indiana. Sioban’s e-mail address is siobanm@yahoo.com. Elizabeth Enoch Graham and her husband, Jeff, announce the birth of their daughter, Kelsey Elizabeth Graham, Aug. 20, 2006. They live in Indianapolis. Elizabeth is a software consultant for Berbee Information Networks. Gregory A. and Laura (Cordes ’01) Gvozdas announce the birth of their daughter, Clara Noelle Gvozdas, Sept. 21, 2006. They live in Ketchum, Idaho.

1998

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Jodi M. Noffsinger ’98 and Chien Y. Hwang wedding celebration in New York City. DePauw alumni attending included Angela J. Tarrant ’98, Catharine L. Sprinkel ’99, Brian M. Hersh ’99; Lauren Bennett Hersh ’99; Matthew D. Dellinger ’97, Lindsay D. Honholt ’98, Christine Boeke ’78, Kimberly E. Gilbert ’99, Holly J. Rich ’96, David C. Powers Jr. ’98, Melanie G. Penn ’98, Meleah Rush Powers ’98 and Tessa E. Jenks ’09 (not pictured).

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William F. Vandover ’98 and Stephanie Hanka Kathryn H. Sims is the assistant director of service learning at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C. Her e-mail address is dpugrad98@yahoo.com. Lisa N. Smith is an assistant director of admission at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. Lisa would enjoy hearing from her DePauw classmates. Her e-mail address is lisacake@yahoo.com. William F. Vandover and Stephanie Hanka (University of Minnesota) were married Sept. 3, 2005, in Duluth, Minn. Fritz is a higher education administration doctoral student and research assistant at the Postsecondary Education Research Institute at the University of Minnesota. Stephanie is a physical therapy doctor at the National Dizzy and Balance Center. They live in Minneapolis. (See photo, above.) Jordan P. Williams is an associate attorney with the Elkhart, Ind., law firm of Sanders Pianowski, LLP. He lives at 908 Strong Ave., Elkhart, IN 46514. His e-mail address is jordanandcourtney@comcast.net. Brooke (Young) and Stephen J. North ’96 announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Olivia North, Sept. 1, 2006.

Lindsey J. Johnson ’99 and Jeffrey S. Miller wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jessica R. Beatty ’99 (bridesmaid), Rebekah O. Sinzheimer ’99 (bridesmaid), Susan D. Hyatt ’99, Dana Bowen Cummings ’99, Paul A. Cummings ’02, Michael C. Davis ’90 and Elizabeth Kosobud Davis ’90. Adam M. and Anne (Ewald) Dill announce the birth of their son, Michael Charles “Charlie” Dill, June 2, 2005. Adam is a senior assistant state’s attorney in Champaign County, Ill. Anne is a morning news anchor with WCIA-TV in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., area. Edward M. Garnes appears in the documentary film Finally Sayin’ What I Really Mean, which was screened at the London Borough of Camden’s Black History Month celebration, October 2006. The title of the film is also the title of a poem by Sugar Johnson (Ugarhon Serrette ’97). The film was the winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 2006 Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival. The film explores the question of what and who defines “good” music. In the film, Ed comments about how market forces affect, and sometimes stifle, artistic expression. Ed contributed an essay, Sweet Tea Ethics: Black Luv, Healthcare, and Cultural Mistrust, in the recently published book, Not In My Family: AIDS in the African American Community and will participate in the book’s national tour. Lindsey J. Johnson and Jeffrey S. Miller (Indiana University) were married July 23, 2005, in Barrington, Ill. They live at 312 Sharon Drive, Barrington, IL 60010. Their daughter, Madeline Grace “Gracie” Miller, was born Oct. 26, 2006. Jeff is a doctor of naprapathy. Lindsey’s e-mail address is ljbelle1@aol.com. (See photo, above.) Rebecca McConnell Cunningham and her

Carin M. Chappelow and Ryan K. Werbeck (Kent State University) were married Aug. 26, 2006, in Indianapolis. Carin is the assistant director of publications and branding for Ivy Tech Community College. Ryan is content manager at Proxito, LLC, and a freelance writer. They live in Indianapolis. (See photo, below.)

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Carin M. Chappelow ’99 and Ryan K. Werbeck

Jesse S. McKinney ’99 and Courtney Lieske wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Elizabeth T. Laughlin ’99, Ashleih Griffin Cheshire ’00, Jana Kraley Walker ’01, Michael A. McKinney ’01 (best man), Jill E. Garrison ’02, Joseph M. Cheshire ’99, Drew A. Warner ’99, Matthew J. Walker ’99, Matthew L. Raymond ’99, Ryan P. Carr ’99, Peter P. Ten Eyck ’99, Travis C. Rothrock ’99 and Scott R. Eberle ’99.

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husband, Scott, announce the birth of their daughter, Allison Clare Cunningham, Sept. 30, 2006. Jesse S. McKinney and Courtney Lieske (Indiana State University) were married Sept. 16, 2006, in Westfield, Ind. Jess is a new home sales consultant for The Estridge Companies in Carmel, Ind. Courtney also works in new home sales for Estridge. They live at 1335 Lewiston Drive, Westfield, IN 46074. (See photo, bottom previous page.) Kelly A. Morrison is the head coach of the North Decatur High (Ind.) School girl’s basketball team. Kimberly A. Paradise and Peter J. Ridder (Iowa State University) were married June 3, 2006, in Chicago. Kim works in human resources and is pursuing a Master of Arts degree from DePaul University. Peter is a senior systems engineer with La-Z-Boy Inc. Kim’s e-mail address is kim. ridder@gmail.com. (See photo, top left.) Clinton W. Sheets and his wife, Carrie, announce the birth of their son, Caleb Edward Sheets, Nov. 6, 2006. Clint will finish his ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida, June 2007, and will be at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., for a one-year glaucoma fellowship. His e-mail address is c_w_sheets@yahoo.com. Emily C. Smith and Charles S. Margosian were married June 24, 2006, in Chicago. They live at 600 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago, IL 60610. Emily’s e-mail address is emilycaryll@yahoo.com. (See photo, center left.) Brooke V. Washburn and Stephen C. Housh (Naval Academy) were married Sept. 30, 2006, in Kiawah Island, S.C. They live at 129 Mosswood Drive, Savannah, GA 31405. Brooke is a personal trainer for The Downtown Athletic Club, Grand Lake Lodge and Spa in Savannah. Stephen works for Pfizer Parmaceuticals. (See photo, bottom left.)

Kimberly A. Paradise ’99 and Peter J. Ridder wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included A. Corie Roudebush ’00, Stephanie Lincoln Davidson ’00, Margaret M. Roudebush ’02, Erin J. Bauer ’02, Ashli Carmack Tweedie ’00, Shannon Greybar Milliken ’01, Douglas E. Milliken ’01, Alison J. Rabb ’00 (bridesmaid), Sarah Haberstroh Stauder ’99 (bridesmaid), Kristen Horan Davis ’99 (bridesmaid), John H. Bankhurst ’99 (groomsman), Jason R. Pagels ’98, Andrew D. Carroll ’01, Elizabeth L. Martin ’99, Elizabeth A. Sundermann ’98 (bridesmaid), Catherine A. Lux ’99, Kimberly A. Gilkey ’00, Kathryn C. Arbogast ’98, Sara N. Imhulse ’00, Karen E. Prisby ’00, Jessica Combs Harrison ’00 and Michael A. Harrison ’97.

Emily C. Smith ’99 and Charles S. Margosian wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Ling M. Chin ’99, Melissa A. Kiefer ’99 and Jennifer L. Briscoe ’99.

Cody E. Jerden and Tony Reyes (Wabash College) were married Aug. 26, 2006, in Indianapolis. They live in Chicago, Cody’s e-mail address is cody. jerden@gmail.com. (See photo, top next page.) Sarahbeth (Scantlin) and Steven T. Spasojevich ’01 announce the birth of their son, Andrew Thomas Spasojevich, Dec. 13, 2006. Andrew joins brother Jack, 2. Their e-mail address is sbspas@gmail.com.

2000

Brooke V. Washburn ’99 and Stephen C. Housh wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included David L. Nie ’99, Jennifer Metzig Nie ’98, Beth E. Noland ’99 (bridesmaid), Bradley H. Dawson ’99, Ryan P. Carr ’99, Abbie R. Pancoast ’99 (bridesmaid), Lori Bahleda Shattuck ’99 and Kristi McMeekan Mohamed ’99 (bridesmaid).

Michael E. Bogers participated in the GOLDen Paths event, Oct. 9, 2006, at DePauw. The event was sponsored by the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council. Graduates returned to talk about the paths their careers have taken and provided thoughts about the on-campus opportunities for students. Mike served as the moderator of a panel. Beth A. Brandon lives in Aspen, Colo. She is a stand-up comic with the 10-person comedy troupe, Laugh Your Aspen Off. Beth has appeared in local stage productions of Fiddler on the Roof

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sojevich announce the birth of their son, Andrew Thomas Spasojevich, Dec. 13, 2006. Andrew joins brother Jack, 2. Their e-mail address is sbspas@gmail.com.

Cody E. Jerden ’00 and Tony Reyes wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jeanne Givens Jerden ’69, Evelyn Whaley Lafollette ’63, Robert W. Gross ’69, Paula Simpson Riggs ’61, Linda Heppner Claffey ’68, Kelly E. Tancredi ’00, Carrie Lowry Conover ’00, Anastasia C. Northrup ’00, Christy A. Agness ’01, Amy Genson Sheneman ’00, Amy Taubenheim Lavey ’00, Erin McDaniel Jovanovich ’00, Larry G. Jovanovich ’00, I. Roland Varga ’00, Elizabeth Hellmann Varga ’00 and Wesley D. Prieshoff ’00. and The Vagina Monologues. She also works as a legal assistant at a local law firm. Allison L. Burdge and Lance Hardin were married Oct. 15, 2006, in Charleston, S.C. They live in Atlanta. Allison is a product manager for fashion accessories for Goody Products. Lance is a physician assistant in oncology/hematology. Allison’s e-mail address is allisonleigh01@gmail. com. (See photo, below.) Lauren (Cordes) and Gregory A. Gvozdas ’98 announce the birth of their daughter, Clara Noelle Gvozdas, Sept. 21, 2006. They live in Ketchum, Idaho. Shannon Greybar Milliken received the Gayle Webb New Professional Award from the Association of Fraternity Advisors. The award is given to an individual who has exhibited high professional standards and achievements in men’s and women’s fraternity advising during the first two years of professional-level employment. Shannon is the program coordinator for fraternity and sorority life at Chicago’s DePaul University. Kristina A. Kelwaski and Josh Pauling were married, July 1, 2006, in Charlotte, N.C. They live in Fort Mills, S.C. Kristi is an elementary school counselor. Her e-mail address is kristipauling@hotmail.com. (See photo, below.) Steven T. and Sarahbeth (Scantlin ’00) Spa-

Eric D. Aasen and Kim Breen (St. Michael’s College) were married Sept. 24, 2005, in Rockville, Conn. Eric and Kim are reporters at The Dallas Morning News. They live at 6620 Lake Circle Drive, Dallas, TX 75214. Eric’s e-mail address is ericaasen@hotmail.com (See photo, top next page.) Ashley J. Barnett participated in the GOLDen Paths event, Oct. 9, 2006, at DePauw. The event was sponsored by the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council. Graduates returned to talk about the paths their careers have taken and provided thoughts about the on-campus opportunities for students. Ashley is a family case manager with the Indiana Department of Family and Children in Indianapolis. Katherine A. Brown is a student at Johnson State College in Johnson, Vt., where she is pursuing a master’s degree in elementary education. She is the activities department manager at Smugglers’ Notch Resort. Her mailing address is P.O. Box 405, Jeffersonville, VT 05464. Her e-mail address is katebrown79@gmail.com. Christina Collins Truelove and her husband, Adam, announce the birth of their son and daughter, Oliver Dean and Victoria Michelle Truelove, Sept. 18, 2006. Christina works at Oncology Hematology Associates of Central Illinois. They live at 2316 N. Linn St., Peoria, IL 61604. Paul A. Cummings is an environmental scientist for the United States Department of Agriculture. Elizabeth J. Donnellon and Kevin Risk were married June 17, 2006, in Madison, Ind. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jessica Donnellon Heizman ’00 (matron of honor), Anne M. Donnellon ’04 (maid of honor), Annamarie H. Quintero ’02, Anna Williams ’02, Bradley W. Heizman ’00, Elisha L. Modisett ’02, Kendall H. Nelson ’02 and Carly A. Szentesy ’04. Michael C. Field and Anne E. Plymate ’03 were married June 17, 2006, in Shelbyville, Ind. Mike teaches high school social studies and coaches football and baseball in Elmhurst, Ill. Anne is a student at the University of Chicago

2002

Allison L. Burdge ’01 and Lance Hardin

Kristina A. Kelwaski ’01 and Josh Pauling wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Sarah M. Love ’01 (maid of honor) and Alison L. Miller ’01.

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Graduate School of Business. They live at 2439 N. Talman Ave., #3, Chicago, IL 60647. Mike’s e-mail address is mfield48@yahoo.com. Anne’s e-mail address is annepfield@sbcglobal.net. (See photo, bottom left.) Eric J. Fruth is co-founder of the Columbus Running Company in Columbus, Ohio. In an article at Midwest Business.com, he said, “I’m passionate about running. Opening this store allowed me to continue filling my life with running while earning a living.” Laura T. Hamilton co-authored an article, “Adoptive Parents, Adaptive Parents: Evaluating the Importance of Biological Ties for Parental Investment,” which was published in the February 2007 issue of the American Sociological Review. Laura is pursuing a doctoral degree in sociology at Indiana University. Jens O. Kessler is a student at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He is pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree. His e-mail address is jkessler@gmx.de. Kiley J. McQuinn and Matthew L. Smith (Purdue University) were married Aug. 5, 2006, in Tipton, Ind. Kiley is a dentist at McQuinn Family Dentistry in Tipton. Matt is an engineer with Strand Associates in Indianapolis. They live at 662 Hickory Drive, Tipton, IN 46072. Kiley’s e-mail address is kiley.mcquinn@gmail.com. (See photo, top next page.) Jennifer L. Poehler and Rodney M. England were married, April 22, 2006, in Fort Wayne, Ind. Jen is the childcare coordinator at the Union County (Ohio) Family YMCA. Rodney is an engineer for Ohio’s Norfolk Southern railroad. They live at 550 Glen Oaks Drive, Marysville, OH 43040. Jen’s e-mail address is jen.englan@gmail. com. (See photo, center next page.) Christi D. Soule ’02 and Eric M. Thompson (Wabash College) were married on Sep. 9, 2006 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. They live at 11131 Blackstone Ct., Carmel, IN 46032. Christi’s e-mail is christidianesoule@yahoo. com. (See photo, bottom next page.)

Eric D. Aasen ’02 and Kim Breen wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jennifer E. Crum ’01, Jennifer K. Nielsen ’02, Carmeleta E. Rouse ’02, Brooke Barbee ’03, Amanda H. Miller ’03, Jessica E. Schaab ’03 and R. Brandon Sokol ’04.

Michael C. Field ’02 and Anne E. Plymate ’03 wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Stephen A. Silca ’02, Larry S. Browning ’75, Matthew L. MacPherson ’99, Brian R. Vulbrock ’02, Corey J. Yost ’01, Adam B. Galloway ’01, Kathryn A. Thopy ’03 (bridesmaid), G. Todd Plymate ’75 (father of the bride), Elizabeth Myers Plymate ’76 (mother of the bride), Paul J. Wheeler ’75, Beau T. Davis ’03 (best man), Elizabeth “Lizzie” C. Ephraim ’02, Troy “Tad” A. DeBord ’02 (usher), Garrett J. Smith ’02, David V. Blackburn II ’04, Rondell J. Ferguson ’02, Aaron C. Hansen ’01, John D. Christophersen ’03 (usher), Melanie L. Tchaou ’03 (reader), Brian N. Spilbeler ’03, Molly C. Michalak ’03, Brooke D. Bailey ’04, Katherine L. Busch ’03, Michael W. Howland ’02, Alfredo “Freddy” Marrero ’02 (groomsman), D. Joseph Fink Jr. ’01, Daniel C. Mack ’02 (usher), Sarah Smith Moore ’01, Aaron R. Moore ’01, Bradley T. Camden ’01 (groomsman), Joshua T. Dials ’03, Corey McConnell Best ’03, Lindsey S. Vogtsberger ’03, Lindsay A. Bush ’03, Katherine I. Hundley ’03, Jessica D. Schneider ’04, Sarah L. Plymate ’06 (bridesmaid), Jennifer G. Plymate ’10 (bridesmaid), D. Andrew Vacin ’02, Philip W. Shaffer ’08, Andrew D. Dittoe ’02, Meghann Huels Dials ’03, Natalie Klooz Thompson ’03, Susan E. Cromer ’03, Michelle Dingus Wiegman ’03, Emily M. Collinsworth ’03 (reader), Lauren E. Auld ’08, Natalie G. Shaffer ’05, Bret M. Govert ’05, Brian C. Missey ’02, Nancy E. Poikonen ’03, Shannon M. Fimbel ’03, Kathryn A. Shaffer ’03 (bridesmaid), Zachary A. Szilagyi ’01 (groomsman), Sarah E. Brinlee ’04 and Macy L. Nyhart ’04. Attending the wedding but not pictured were Bradley J. Kinsey ’75, Christine Hewlett Kinsey ’76, Amber Franklin LaRue ’00 and James D. LaRue ’00.

Jennifer J. Allen earned a law degree from Marquette University Law School, May 2006. She is an attorney with a plaintiff’s employment law firm, Alan C. Olson & Associates, S.C., in a Milwaukee suburb. Jennifer lives in Milwaukee. Her e-mail address is jenniferera.esq@gmail.com. Tara Bevington Fleck participated in the GOLDen Paths event, Oct. 9, 2006, at DePauw. The event was sponsored by the GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Council. Graduates returned to talk about the paths their careers have taken and provided thoughts about the on-campus opportunities for students. Tara is the campaign director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. A. Nicole Hallett is a law student at Yale University. Nicole is part of the legal team representing 12 Guatemalans who are suing a labor contractor and a commercial nursery. She was interviewed on National Public Radio concerning the lawsuit.

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Meghann E. Huels and Joshua T. Dials were married Nov. 4, 2006, in Indianapolis. They live in Indianapolis. Meggie’s e-mail address is mjdials@yahoo.com. (See photo, top next page.) Brian P. James and Meghan Barmann were married. (See photo, bottom next page.) Leigh A. Lauth is an associate at the law firm of Krieg DeVault LLP in Indianapolis. (See photo, right.) Kinisha N. McKeel is a Chicago-based living history actress. She portrays runaway slave and abolition- Leigh A. Lauth ’03 ist Harriet Tubman in programs staged for elementary school children. She and other living history actors were featured in a recent article in the Chicago Tribune. Michael A. Montagano is an attorney with the law firm of Stuart & Branigin LLP with offices in Indianapolis and Lafayette, Ind. He specializes in litigation and design and construction law. Benjamin E. Nowotarski oversees physical education and health in grades kindergarten through 12 at the Catholic Middle High School in Washington, Ind., and he also serves as the assistant athletic director. Anne E. Plymate and Michael C. Field ’02 were married June 17, 2006, in Shelbyville, Ind. Anne is a student at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Mike teaches high school social studies and coaches football and baseball in Elmhurst, Ill. They live at 2439 N. Talman Ave., #3, Chicago, IL 60647. Anne’s e-mail address is annepfield@sbcglobal.net. Mike’s e-mail address is mfield48@yahoo.com. (See photo, bottom previous page.) Jami M. Snodgrass and Ryan P. Bezy were married May 20, 2006, in Bloomington Ind. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Morgan D. Phillips ’02 (bridesmaid), Kelly Roske Bennett ’04, Kathleen M. Sorensen ’03, Kristin A. Briney ’05, Andrew L. Schmitt ’03, Scott O. Ludlow ’03 (groomsman), Barbara Felicichia ’03 (bridesmaid), June W. Javens ’04, Eric A. Wolfe ’04, Timothy D. Tharp ’03, L. Matthew Bennett ’03 (groomsman), Matthew T. Grant ’03, Mark E. Floyd ’03 and Sarah E. Batterton ’02. Andrew J. Tangel is a reporter for the News Journal of Wilmington, Del.

Kiley J. McQuinn ’02 and Matthew L. Smith wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Rebecca Collevechio Applegate ’02, Sarah E. Batterton ’02, Anna K. Boyd ’08, Gayle L. Byers ’59, Lindsay A. Cornelius ’02, Amanda K. Curley ’02, Erin Timmons Curley ’02, Brian T. Curley ’00, Meghan Duke Cushman ’01, Heather Boody Dinn ’02, Matthew P. Dinn ’02, Melissa A. Greives ’01 (bridesmaid), Abbi L. Harrison ’02, Laura Farrell Lambert ’02, Jeffrey M. McQuinn ’07 (groomsman and brother of the bride), Kassey J. McQuinn ’04 (maid of honor and sister of the bride), E. Neal Ogle ’86, Molly Carrell Pierce ’01, Bradley A. Pierce ’01, Melissa Reinke Simon ’02, Michael N. Woodworth ’99 and Sarah Schwartz Woodworth ’02. Attending but not pictured was Joshua C. Lambert ’03.

Jennifer L. Poehler ’02 and Rodney M. England wedding. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Lindsey M. Blackman ’02, Natalie M. Moore ’02, Lauren Knauer Stahl ’02, Erin E. Miller ’03, Sarah E. Mackay ’02, Lindsey S. Rush ’02, Amanda E. Hall ’01, Darcy L. Vannatta ’02, Jacob P. Bracken ’02, Thomas P. Judd ’04, Macey E. Wenzel ’02, Hilary A. White ’02, Christi Soule Thompson ’02, Jessica B. Chandler ’01, Katherine L. Imborek ’02 (maid of honor), Paula Kendall Pritchard ’75 and Paula J. Boback ’99. Attending the wedding but not pictured was Amy Kostrzewa Bracken ’02.

Christi D. Soule ’02 and Eric M. Thompson wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding include Macey E. Wenzel ’02 (bridesmaid), Nicole P. Lund ’02, Stephanie D. Dietz ’72 (mother of the bride), Mary Kay Huse ’02, Kristal L. Brick ’02, Kimberly A. Richardson ’02 (bridesmaid), Natalie M. Moore ’02, Marilyn Shepard Dredge ’02, Kathryn D. Ewing, Katherine Sermershiem Sreniawski ’02, Haley A. Carney ’02, Serena Longyear Smith ’02, Hilary A. White ’02, Katherine D. Gibson ’02, Amy Kostrzewa Bracken ’02, Kathleen M. Bolin ’02, Tara L. Karasch ’02, Thomas P. Judd ’04, Jacob P. Bracken ’02, Rich Dredge ’02 and David A. Stirsman ’82.

Ian E. Biss and Anna E. Rivard were married July 8, 2006, in Edina, Minn. They live at 4801 Rutledge Ave., Edina, MN 55436. Ian is a senior business analyst in merchandising at Target Corporation Headquarters in Minneapolis. Anna works in recruiting at Target Corporation. Ian’s e-mail address is iebiss@yahoo.com. Anna’s e-mail address is annaerivard@yahoo. (See photo, page 56.) Elizabeth E. Crouch received a NIH/Ox-

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ford/Cambridge scholarship to further her studies toward a medical degree and doctoral degree in biomedical research. She is a student at the Columbia University Medical School in New York. Meredith J.W. Douglas spent two years in Albi, France, where she taught English to grade school children and tutored adults in English. She is pursuing a master’s degree in business management at Toulouse University. Yusaku Kawai and Lauren G. Beatty ’05 were married June 24, 2006, in Dayton, Ohio. Yusaku’s e-mail address is ykawai@gmail.com. Lauren’s email address is lgbeatty@gmail.com. (See photo, center next page.) Allison E. Larty is the recipient of a 2007 Teacher Creativity Fellowship. The grant is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. and enables teachers, principals, guidance counselors and school librarians from Indiana to pursue their personal interest. Allison was awarded the “When the Fat Lady Sings: A Better Understanding of Opera” grant and will attend nine operas at opera houses and festivals throughout Europe as well as visit opera composers’ homes, places of study and performance venues. Gregory T. Niemesh and Lindsey J. Holden were married June 3, 2006, in Frankfort, Ind. Their mailing address is 2500 Clarendon Blvd., #622, Arlington, VA 22201. (See photo, bottom next page.) Amy J. Walsh lives in Iowa City, Iowa. She is the project editor in the English language arts department of Buckle Down Publishing.

Meghann E. Huels ’03 and Joshua T. Dials ’03 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Christopher P. Heitz ’03, Michael W. Constable ’03 (groomsman), Justin A. Denney ’04 (best man), Corey McConnell Best ’03 (bridesmaid), Natalie Klooz Thompson ’03 (matron of honor), Michelle Dingus Wiegman ’03 (bridesmaid), Katherine L. Busch ’03, Lindsay A. Bush ’03, Deborah A. Garriott ’04, Kimberle Engebretson Alcorn ’03, Martha E. Talyor ’03, Susan E. Cromer ’03 (bridesmaid), Joshua E. Corbitt ’03, Caleb M. Sutton ’03 (groomsman), Natalie Deer Sutton ’03, Stefanie Stevenson Corbitt ’02, Britney J. Rose ’03, D. Elizabeth Doggett ’01, Justin J. Donaldson ’01, Marissa K. Gee ’03, Joshua J. Fraccaro ’02, Amy Kostrzewa Bracken ’02, Molly C. Michalak ’03, Lindsay S. Vogtsberger ’03, Nancy E. Poikonen ’03, Emily M. Collinsworth ’03, Anne Plymate Field ’03, Matthew T. Campbell ’03 (usher), Mark A. Hultz ’06, Adam W. Czerwinski ’03, Andrew D. Falkenstein ’03, Jason C. Walker ’03 (groomsman), Edward H. Inlow ’01, Matthew E. Dumas ’00, Ross R. Haynes ’00, Matthew D. Brown ’01, Thomas “Ben” Ayres ’00, David F. Gilles ’03 (usher), Gregory B. Nammari ’03, Benjamin J. Wischmeier ’01, Landon R. Williams ’03, Tal M. Radaker ’03, Matthew R. Myers ’03, Reid C. Vegeler ’02, Casey F. Trela ’03, Melissa S. Beswick ’03, Andrew P. Isch ’03, John K. Alcorn ’03, Anastasia “Stacy” S. Argoe ’03, Joshua S. Boock ’03, Jane C. Becker ’03, Katherine I. Hundley ’03, Melanie L. Tchaou ’03 and Michael C. Field ’02. Attending the wedding but not pictured were Adam M. Peters ’03, John P. Etzel ’03, J. Christopher Frankel ’03, Benjamin E. Nowotarski ’03, Patrick R. Creel ’03 and Gregory L. Schwipps ’95.

Traci A. Abbott and Anthony R. Kaufman were married Dec. 29, 2006. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jill C. Mecklenborg ’05, Rachel K. Hehner ’05, Hannah M. Thomas ’05, Katie C. Baker ’05 (maid of honor), Jennifer A. Henricks ’05, Cristin D. Neil ’05, Michael C. Phillipp ’05, Rebecca L. Brackenhamer ’05 (bridesmaid), Lee A. McKelvey ’05, Annette Hammes Brolsma ’05, Christopher W. Brolsma ’05, Ariane R. Jaskolka ’05, Andrew E. Molnar Jr. ’04, Brian T. Daniels ’04, Stephanie L. Wong ’05, Keri A. Reber ’05, Leslie Lindquist Neil ’77, Claude “Dan” Price ’06 (groomsman), Meghan E. McNulty ’05, Emily L. Duncan ’05 (greeter), Sarah J. Preuschl ’05, Amanda K. Holsclaw ’05, Molly E. Monroe ’05, Erin E. Murphy ’05, Travis E. Fox ’94 (brother of the bride), Jeremy T. Powlen ’05, Alexandra M. Davis ’07, Maria L. Herrera ’04 (bridesmaid), Amanda L. Bonebrake ’04, Christopher R. Will ’05, Carlton F. Albrecht ’05, Braden D. Nordman ’05 (best man), Robert B. White ’07, Sara J. Willingham ’05, Amanda L. Hirschfeld ’05 and Jennifer L. Brandt ’05. Lauren G. Beatty and Yusaku Kawai ’04 were married June 24, 2006, in Dayton, Ohio. Lauren’s e-mail address is lgbeatty@gmail.com. Yusaku’s e-mail address is ykawai@gmail.com. (See photo, center next page.) Michelle M. Canak is the community representative for the American Cancer Society in Central Indiana.

2005

Brian P. James ’03 and Meghan Barmann wedding patry. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Jennifer L. McDermott ’03, Janie Mahoney ’03, Ryan K. Mahoney ’03, Jean MacRae Jones ’44, William C. Lawall ’47, Jeremy M. Rust ’03, Elizabeth A. Donahue ’03, Katherine I. Hundley ’03, Ashley N. Pierce ’03, Sarah J. Finney ’03, Allison L. Matters ’03, Lee H. Brumbaugh ’03, Kate K. Donahue ’00, Rachel E. Ward ’09, Jeffrey A. Jones ’03, Nicholas S. Partlow ’03, Cory R. Long ’03, Scott K. Shelbourne ’03, Jack M. Maniscalco ’03, Guillermo “Will” H. Amezcua ’03, Ryan N. Stan ’03, Leigh A. Elliott ’03 and Andrew C. Watson ’87 (not pictured).

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Elizabeth A. McDaniel spent a year after graduation as a participant in the English as a Foreign Language teaching program in South Korea. She also traveled to Japan, Tibet, Nepal, China and India.

Ian E. Biss ’04 and Anna E. Rivard ’04 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Stephen W. Sanger ’68 (uncle of the bride), Karen Ogren Sanger ’68 (aunt of the bride and reader), Jason J. Biss ’00 (best man and brother of the groom), Benjamin R. Murray ’04 (groomsman), Julia A. Crouch ’04, Margaret R. James ’04, Allison K. Rechter ’04, Sarah E. Brinlee ’04, Kady Clevenger Becker ’04, Tyson C. N. Becker ’04, Mary “Maggie” A. Koehler ’04, Lauren E. Saigh ’05, Brent E. Pedersen ’04 (usher), Shaneka A. Terrell ’05, Shea M. Uebelhor ’04, Paul M. Lamb ’05, Joel E. De Capua ’04 (usher), Robert C. Frederick ’04, Michael S. Bergerson Jr. ’04 (groomsman), David M. Fox ’05, Jason R. Schwerdt ’05, Kevin M. Dale ’04, Matthew P. Bereman ’05 and Jonathan F. Yost ’04 (groomsman).

Tiffany N.S. Ballard took part in the annual White Coat Ceremony at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn. The White Coat Ceremony serves as the starting point of each student’s medical education. David I. McMillin, singer and songwriter, toured Feb. 2-23, 2007, with a full band, to Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia and other cities. He returned to DePauw Feb. 17, 2007, to perform at the Memorial Student Union Building. David released a full-length CD in November 2006 titled Outlast The Day. Kyra D. Shapurji is a production assistant with John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J. Christopher J. Weller is an editor and writer for the outdoors magazine Blue Ridge Outdoors, based in Asheville, N.C. He compiles and composes the calendar listing the outdoor events in the Southeast. He will be the Blue Ridge Cup director for the magazine in 2007. Obituaries in DePauw Magazine include name of the deceased, class year, fraternity/ sorority/living unit, occupation and DePauwrelated activities and relatives. When reporting deaths, please include as much information as possible. Newspaper obituaries are very helpful. Information should be sent to Alumni Records, DePauw University, Charter House, 300 E. Seminary Street, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037. You may also FAX us the information at (765) 658-4172 or e-mail to jenniferhassler@depauw.edu. Obituaries in DePauw Magazine do not include memorial gifts.

2006

Yusaku Kawai ’04 and Lauren G. Beatty ’05 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding include Sarah G. Beatty ’09 (maid of honor), Amie E. Humerickhouse ’05 (bridesmaid), Paul M. Johnson ’04 (groomsman), Maximilian M. Maile ’04 (groomsman), Carlton F. Albrecht ’04 (usher), Christopher M. Zacny ’05, Heather M. Hansen ’04, Daniel B. Matuszewski ’04, Kevin R. Russell ’03, Lukas T. Schooler ’09, Daniel R. Ahlgren ’04, Tina Flispart Ahlgren ’05, Victoria L. Sharp ’04, Peter J. Molfese ’03, Kristen Mellencamp Gilbert ’04, Frank E. Gilbert ’04, Bethany J. Garrison ’04, J. Todd Rainer ’01, Leah M. Jansen ’03, Evan Y. Nagle ’05, Katherine E. Field ’05 and Abigail M. Feazell ’05.

Obituaries
Elizabeth Ensign ’24, Sept, 22, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 104. She retired in 1967 as a vice president from First Citizens Bank and Trust Co. in Greencastle, after 45 years of service. Roberta Johnson Burch ’28, Jan. 18, 2007, in McAlester, Okla., at the age of 101. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a homemaker and community volunteer. She was preceded in death by her husband. Aileen Noblitt Marshall Graham ’29, Oct. 7, 2006, of Columbus, Ind., at the age of 99. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a lifetime member of the Washington C. DePauw Society. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John C. Marshall ’28; her second husband; and a sister, Ruth Noblitt Stewart Jewell ’37. Her survivors include a daughter, Susan Marshall Popp ’59, and a niece, Stephanie Jewell Hawkins ’66.

Gregory T. Niemesh ’04 and Lindsey J. Holden ’04 wedding party. DePauw alumni attending the wedding included Katie M. Lewis ’04, Jane E. Schaadt ’04, Claire G. Cunningham ’04, Nita R. Shaw ’04, John W. Holden III ’77 (father of the bride), Jane Stewart Holden ’77 (mother of the bride), Corey R. Johnson ’04, R. Jordan Bohinc ’04, Blake R. Newton ’04, C. Ross Sandefer ’04, Allison M. MacGill ’04, Brittany R. Hizer ’04, Colleen M. Powers ’04, Amanda L. Baker ’04, Margaret N. Doherty ’04, Sheryl Householder Hambidge ’72, Nathan C. Collins ’04, Joshua C. Swift ’04, James B. Stewart Jr. ’73, Michael S. Stewart ’89, James D. Moore ’74 and Todd R. Hambidge ’04.

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Edna Hibbard Craig ’32, Jan. 3, 2007, of Sun City, Ariz., at the age of 97. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Lowell Craig ’31, and a sister, Marion Hibbard Scruggs ’34. Her survivors include two daughters, Shirley Craig Karas ’56 and Elizabeth Craig Joseph ’58, and a son-in-law, George G. Karas ’56. Donald E. Lee ’32, June 30, 2006, of Palm City, Fla., at the age of 95. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He retired in 1972 as president of Norma-Hoffman Bearings Corp,, Stamford, Conn. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Northrop Lee ’32. His survivors include his wife; a daughter, Ann Lee Thompson ’59; and a son-in-law, Ronald P. Thompson ’59. John W. Foreman ’33, Sept. 20, 2006, of Naples, Fla., at the age of 94. He was a lifetime member of the Washington C. DePauw Society. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He was a dentist in Goshen, Ind., retiring in 1982. He was preceded in death by his first wife; his father, John W. Foreman Class of 1901; his mother, Margaret Seller Foreman Class of 1902; a brother, Donald S. Foreman ’31; an aunt, Lena Foreman Class of 1901; and a cousin, Dorothy Rutter Stickle ’30. His survivors include his wife. Charles E. Kuonen ’33, Sept. 18, 2006, in Franklin, Ind., at the age of 94. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association and a Rector Scholar. He retired as manager of the metrology division of Naval Avionics in Indianapolis in 1974. He was preceded in death by his father, Etienne M. Kuonen Class of 1903, and his first wife, Louise Butler Kuonen ’33. His survivors include his second wife; daughter, Linda Kuonen Medlock ’63, son, Charles E. Kuonen II ’67; and granddaughter, Jennifer Medlock Hancock ’96. Fred H. Snyder ’33, Nov. 23, 2006, of Sedona, Ariz., at the age of 93, from complications following a fall. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a research chemist for Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati for 35 years. He was preceded in death by his wife. E. Jane Wheeler Wilson ’33, March 22, 2005, of Ridgedale, Mo., at the age of 92. She was a homemaker and secretary and bookkeeper at her husband’s medical office. She was preceded in death by her husband. Carolyn Johnson Lerche ’34, Feb. 7, 2007, in Wheaton, Ill., at the age of 95. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She was a retired grade school and high school teacher, and later retired as personal manager of a retail firm. She was preceded in death by her husband. Margaret Lewis Dongus ’34, Jan. 12, 2007, of Indianapolis, at the age of 94. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Alvin F. Volkman ’34, Sept. 24, 2006, of Ventura, Calif., at the age of 94. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a 1990 and 1995 DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame inductee and a member of the 1933 undefeated, untied and unscored upon football team. He was a retired plant supervisor at General Motors in Indianapolis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda McGillvra Volkman ’34. His survivors include a son, Joe F. Volkman ’63, and daughter-in-law, Barbara Owen Volkman ’63. Betty Beyer Lindamood ’35, May 25, 2006, of West Hartford, Conn., at the age of 92. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a homemaker and medical technologist. She was preceded in death by her husband; father, August C. Beyer Class of 1905; mother, Vera Cooper Beyer Class of 1906; sister, Mary Beyer Moffett ’32; brother-in-law, Rexford W. Moffett ’32; niece, Christine Moffett Brain ’61. Her survivors include her son, John B. Lindamood ’63; daughter, M. Muriel Lindamood ’69; granddaughter, Jennifer Lindamood Darnall ’85; grandson-in-law, Matthew S. Darnall ’85; nephews, Charles R. Moffett ’69 and Mark B. Moffett ’57; and grandniece, Danielle E. Brain ’93. Betty Carleton Katterhenry ’35, Sept. 24, 2006, of Phoenix, at the age of 93. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a homemaker and later an elementary school librarian, retiring in 1976. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Katterhenry ’35. Her survivors include a daughter, Sarah Katterhenry Dutton ’69; son-in-law, James W. Dutton ’67; grandson, John W. Dutton ’00; and granddaughter-in-law, Greta Hickman Dutton ’99. Elizabeth Pence Pell ’35, Oct. 3, 2005, of Wilmington, Del., at the age of 93. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a homemaker. She was director of the Delaware Traveler’s Aid Society from 1954 until her retirement in 1975. She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond W. Pence, DePauw English professor from 1914-65; sister, Robin Pence ’38, and her husband, Wayne C. Pell ’34. Her survivors include a daughter, Robin Pell McDaniel ’60; sons, Richard W. Pell ’63 and William P. Pell ’68; granddaughters, Carol Harvey Gentry ’82 and Katherine Pell Daniello ’93; great-grandsons, Michael J. Gentry ’08 and Nathan E. Gentry ’10; and grandson-in-law, Mark E. Gentry ’82. Emily J. Cox ’36, Oct. 15, 2006, of Greenwood, Ind., at the age of 91. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a musician and vocal and choir instructor. Her survivors include a sister, Virginia Cox Avery ’33. Rachael Hensel MacCuaig ’36, Oct. 16, 2006, in Fairfield, Conn., at the age of 91. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her former husband, D. Laurie MacCuaig ’37. Connie Fisher Knowles ’37, Nov. 27, 2006, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., at the age of 91. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a homemaker and community volunteer, and later an officer of Coconut Grove Bank from 1977 until her retirement at the age of 80. She was preceded in death by her former husband. Martha Hammerschmidt Waterhouse ’37, Aug. 16, 2005, of Summit, N.J., at the age of 90. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a homemaker and community volunteer. She was preceded in death by her husband. Dr. Louis Levin ’37, Dec. 17, 2006, in Madisonville, Tenn., at the age of 90. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a community physician for more than 45 years in Albuquerque and Belen, N.M. He was preceded in death by his wife. Marjorie Swenson Soper Lamport ’37, Dec. 11, 2004, of Eugene, Org., at the age of 88. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a homemaker as well as chief executive officer of Swenson Trading Corporation and the retired president of Railroad Leasing & Sale Company. She was preceded in death by her first husband and by her second husband, Richard M. Lamport ’32. Her survivors include a son, Robert E. Soper ’71. Jane Zeller Maurer ’37, Sept. 29, 2006, of Brazil, Ind., at the age of 91. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a homemaker and secretary for her husband’s medical practice. She was preceded in death by her husband. Albert D. Blatnikoff ’39, March 27, 2006, of Davisburg, Mich., at the age of 87. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He retired as chief in the commercial activities management office of the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his wife. Edward A. Dunton ’39, Feb. 11, 2007, in Hingham, Mass., at the age of 89, from congestive heart failure. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He retired as deputy executive director of the United States Civil Service Commission in 1975, after 35 years of service. His survivors include his wife, Margaret Jolly Dunton ’41, and a son, Thomas G. Dunton ’68. Mary Hall Bond ’39, Oct. 8, 2006, in Zionsville, Ind., at the age of 88, after an extended illness. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was editor of employee publications and assistant advertising manager of P.R. Mallory & Company in Indiana, and later executive director of the Social Health Association of Indianapolis and Marion County, as well as a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband. John J. Adams ’40, Dec. 3, 2006, of Dallas at the age of 88. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He was a pharmaceutical representative and field trainer for Smith, Kline & French Laboratories in the Dallas and Fort Worth area, retiring in 1981. He was preceded in death by his wife. Ann Smith Rohn ’40, Dec. 13, 2006, of Indianapolis, at the age of 88, from heart failure after a brief illness. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a homemaker and self-employed art dealer. She assisted in running the Rental Gallery at the Indianapolis Museum of Art for 19 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Rohn ’40. Dr. Alan M. Holtzman ’41, Nov. 16, 2006, of Kenner, La., at the age of 87. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He was a retired psychiatrist. He was preceded in death by his wife. Elizabeth Horine Armstrong ’41, Dec. 16, 2006, in King City, Mo., at the age of 87. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was

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an elementary school teacher in Colorado and New Jersey, and operated a pre-school in Missouri. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Ruthenburg Horine ’12; her husband, John D. Armstrong ’40; sister, Dorothy Horine Arntson ’45; and aunt, Grace H. Ruthenburg ’21. Her survivors include a sister, Ruth Horine Chapman ’39. Dr. Frank O. Goodnough ’42, Oct. 5, 2006, of Massillon, Ohio, at the age of 87. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was a physician and practiced in Massillon from 1948 until his retirement in 1986. His survivors include his wife, Dorothy Gardner Goodnough ’43. Betty Kleinke Detrick ’42, July 7, 2006, in Downers Grove, Ill., at the age of 86. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a homemaker as well as a receptionist for Arthur Andersen & Company for 12 years, retiring in 1986. She was preceded in death by her husband. Her survivors include a son, Calvin Detrick III ’70, and a sister, Margaret Kleinke Walsh ’44. Kenneth E. Knight ’42, Nov. 21, 2006, of Crown Point, Ind., at the age of 85. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a Rector Scholar. He was an attorney in private practice. He was preceded in death by his wife. Elizabeth Miller Straley ’42, Oct. 8, 2006, of Fenton, Mich., at the age of 86. She was a music teacher at the University of Michigan and in the public schools as well as choir director at the First Presbyterian Church. Her survivors include her husband. Robert K. Snyder ’42, March 5, 2005, of Vandalia, Ill., at the age of 84. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was the owner and operator of Gochenour Insurance Agency. He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Houston Snyder ’43. Ronald E. Cramer ’43, Aug. 3, 2005, of Winnetka, Ill., at the age of 85, of complications from a stroke. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He retired as vice president of strategic planning and investment from Allstate Insurance Company, in 1983. His survivors include his wife, Corlita Reich Cramer ’42. Dr. J. Donald Hubbard ’43, Oct. 9, 2006, in Grand Rapids, Mich., at the age of 86. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a professor of pathology at Indiana University School of Medicine for 44 years, retiring in 1990. After his retirement, he interviewed candidates for Johns Hopkins University. He was preceded in death by his wife. His survivors include a brother, Dr. John S. Hubbard ’49. Dr. Fred Z. White ’43, Oct. 7, 2006, of Meza, Ariz. He was a member of the Men’s Hall Association. He was a retired physician. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annice Wilson White ’46. His survivors include his second wife. W. James Wright ’43, Jan. 17, 2007, of Lima, Ohio, at the age of 83, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was the owner of Jim Wright’s Appliances in Lima, retiring in 1964. After retirement, he was a manager of the Hotel Argonne. His survivors include his wife, Ellen Schlabach Wright ’44; a daughter, Christine Wright ’72; two brothers, Donald F. Wright ’39 and Paul E. Wright ’50; and a nephew, Scott D. Wright ’74. Dr. J. Robert Ball ’44, Sept. 28, 2006, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., at the age of 83. He was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was a thoracic and vascular surgeon in Fort Wayne, Ind., for more than 40 years. His survivors include his wife; two daughters, Susan Ball-Allsop ’77 and Nancy Ball Blake ’82; and a son, John R. Ball II ’80. George C. Bichler ’45, Sept. 9, 2006, of Dallas, at the age of 83. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He spent his business career in the textile industry, serving as president of Continental Textiles and retiring as senior partner from Russ-Fab. His survivors include his wife, Mary Walton Bichler ’48. Nancy Iske Tryloff ’45, Dec. 10, 2006, of Evanston, Ill., at the age of 83. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She headed the market research field department for Procter & Gamble, and later became a homemaker and community volunteer. Her survivors include her husband. Martha Menninger Nichols ’45, Nov. 14, 2005, in Cheyenne, Wy., at the age of 81. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a homemaker and a medical transcriptionist for Internal Medicine Group. Her survivors include her husband; a brother, Robert G. Menninger ’44; and a sister, Julia Menninger Gottesman ’41. Eloise F. Paddock ’45, Oct. 7, 2006, in Valatie, N.Y., at the age of 88. She taught music at Bethlehem Central and the Academy of Holy Names schools in Albany, N.Y., from 1945-80 and also gave private piano lessons. She was the organist for many years at the Normansville (N.Y.) Community Church and guest vocal soloist at several churches as well as a volunteer music teacher for young children at several schools in the area. William P. Albaugh ’46, March 5, 2004, of Miami, at the age of 81. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a retired clinical psychologist in private practice. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Withers Albaugh ’47. Mariann Chartier Carter ’46, June 25, 2006, of Palm City, Fla., at the age of 81. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Marjorie Davison Murphy-Thomas ’46, Nov. 20, 2006, of Cincinnati, at the age of 81. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a teacher in the Indian Hill (Ohio) school system for more than 25 years, retiring in 1993, and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband. Joan Bartley Booz ’47, Feb. 23, 2007, in Chestertown, Md., at the age of 82, of Alzheimer’s disease. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her brother, Max D. Bartley ’40. Her survivors include her husband and two sons, Andrew “Charles” Booz ’80 and Spencer B. Booz ’83. William C. Lawall ’47, Nov. 20, 2006, of Carmel, Ind., at the age of 81, after a four-year struggle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He was a chemical engineer at Eli Lilly & Company, retiring in 1992 after 38 years of service. His survivors include his wife. Barbara Sibbitt Weirich Robertson ’47, Oct. 8, 2006, in Carmel, Ind., at the age of 81, of Alzheimer’s disease. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board. She was a former school teacher and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her second husband, Warren E. Weirich ’47, and her third husband. Her survivors include two sons, William W. Montgomery ’72 and Thomas C. Montgomery ’77; two nieces, Susan Sibbitt Rodgers ’71 and Sally Sibbitt Haselman ’73; two grandnieces, Joan Rodgers Cubias ’97 and Julie Rodgers Kingston ’01; and two sisters-in-law, Joan Denham Sibbitt ’46 and Margaret Wylie Sibbitt ’47. Howard D. Thomas ’47, Dec. 10, 2006, of Indianapolis, at the age of 81. He was a certified public accountant in private practice. His survivors include his wife and a daughter, C. Sue Thomas Grossman ’81. Miriam Darby Shields ’48, Dec. 13, 2006, of South Bend, Ind., at the age of 81. She was a social worker for the St. Joseph County (Ind.) Welfare Department and retired in 1991 after 40 years of service. Her survivors include her husband. Elizabeth Buckingham Tourtelot Livingston ’48, Oct. 24, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 79. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald L. Tourtelot ’48. Her survivors include her second husband. William T. Louth ’48, Nov. 17, 2006, in Brewster, Mass., at the age of 80. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was a retired medal manufacturer and president and CEO of the Medallic Art Company from 1961-76. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ellen Mather Louth ’48. His survivors include his second wife. Edward C. McKinney Jr. ’48, Dec. 7, 2006, in Landsdale, PA. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was a retired export credit manager. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Stephenson McKinney ’48. Helen Olson Carlson ’48, Dec. 11, 2006, of Arcadia, Calif., at the age of 80. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband. Helen Talbert Huber ’48, Jan. 15, 2007, of Blacksburg, Va., at the age of 79. She had served on the faculty of the psychology department and the Bureau of Testing and Research at DePauw; as an administrator at F. W. Dodge Corporation in New York City; as secretary to the Post Exchange Officer at Quantico, Va.; as a radio disc jockey in Jacksonville, N.C; as an administrator of the federal CETA program in New Rochelle, N.Y.; and as a legal secretary. Her survivors include her husband, Melvyn J. Huber ’49; and a son, David T. Huber ’76. David A. Gee ’49, Dec. 5, 2006, of Chesterfield, Mo., at the age of 78. He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He was president of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis for 27 years. He was the author of numerous articles and books. He

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was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Ellis Gee ’51. His survivors include his third wife; a son, Thomas H. Gee ’73; and a granddaughter, Katherine E. Gee ’05. Marilyn Smith Overton ’49, June 17, 2005, of Gainesville, Fla., at the age of 77, as a result of complications from pneumonia. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was a homemaker and community volunteer. Her survivors include her husband. A. Dean Berenz ’50, Oct. 29, 2006, in Pinetop, Ariz., at the age of 78. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was the third generation owner of Berenz and Son Asphalt and Construction Company. Later, he founded the Motivational Development Centre. Margaret Blackwell Koenig ’50, Dec. 3, 2006, of Madison, Wis., at the age of 78. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a homemaker. Her survivors include her husband, Roland E. Koenig ’50; two daughters, Elizabeth Koenig Demmings ’75 and Susan Koenig Brucks ’79; two sons, William B. Koenig ’77 and Mark R. Koenig ’86; a granddaughter, Sarah K. Brucks ’07; a daughter-in-law, Karen Strasma Koenig ’87; and son-in-law, Matthew L. Demmings ’91. John M. Holt ’50, Oct. 28, 2006, of Indianapolis, at the age of 81. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He retired in 1987 as secretary and general counsel of the pharmaceutical division of Eli Lilly and Company. His survivors include his wife, Barbara Lenfesty Holt ’50, and two sons, Mark B. Holt ’73 and Brent D. Holt ’83. Laddie Luljak ’50, Sept. 6, 2006, of Sugar Land, Texas, at the age of 84. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He retired in 1985 as divisional merchandise manager of Foley Brothers in Houston, Texas. His survivors include his wife, Jane Noble Luljak ’49. Charles L. Miller ’50, Oct. 4, 2006, of Boise, Idaho, at the age of 83. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was a sales representative, retiring in 1986. He was preceded in death by his wife. Richard S. Baker ’51, Nov. 7, 2006, of Toledo, Ohio, at the age of 76. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was an attorney with Fuller and Henry law firm from 1956-91. In 1991 he began a private practice. His survivors include his wife. Elizabeth Cook Boyé, Jan. 28, 2007, in Chatham, N.J., at the age of 79. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She taught classes in yoga and back care for many years at The Connection in Summit, N.J. Her survivors include her husband. Harry D. Jacobs Jr. ’51, Dec. 21, 2006, of Winnetka, Ill., at the age of 77. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He was general manager of WMAQ-AM and co-owned several Wisconsin radio stations. He was a member of PCCM Board of Directors 2000-02. His survivors include his wife and a son, Jeffrey H. Jacobs ’78. John W. Oldham ’52, Oct. 30, 2005, of Savannah, Ga., at the age of 74, from lung cancer. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. He was a dentist. His survivors include his wife; a stepdaughter, Lesley Nelson Reser ’83; and a stepson-in-law, Edward A. Reser ’83. Gertrude Bishop Davies ’52, Dec. 17, 2005, of Chappaqua, N.Y. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She worked for Carousel in Chappaqua. Dr. J. Kent Guild ’53, Jan. 21, 2007, of Plymouth, Ind., at the age of 75. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He served as a member of the DePauw Alumni Association Board of Directors and as a member of the DePauw Board of Trustees. DePauw honored him with the Rector Scholar Achievement Award in 1978. He was inducted into the DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001. He was a family physician in private practice until his retirement in 2000. He was preceded in death by his father, Merrill D. Guild ’20; his mother, Lily Kent Guild ’21; an aunt and professor emeritus of English at DePauw, Florence C. Guild ’24; mother-in-law, Lucile Barnes Drompp ’22; and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Drompp Moore ’46. His survivors include his wife, Judith Drompp Guild ’53; two sons, John K. Guild Jr. ’80 and Steven A. Guild ’85; two daughters, Anne Guild Adams ’82 and Sarah Guild Smith ’88; two sisters, Mary Guild Lothamer ’46 and Susan Guild Trauba ’50; two brothers-in-law, John L. Lothamer ’47 and Thomas N. Trauba ’47; and a sister-in-law, Joan Drompp McAfee ’50. Richard W. Waddell ’54, Sept. 12, 2006, of Columbia, S.C., at the age of 73. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He served as a sales and marketing representative for several companies. He was preceded in death by his wife. Geraldine Sondee Kalvin ’56, Dec. 25, 2006, of Naples, Fla., at the age of 72. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She was a homemaker and community volunteer. She was preceded in death by a cousin, Eleanore Nystrom Brooks ’48. Her survivors include a brother, Ronald W. Sondee ’56; a sister-in-law, Mary McCorkle Sondee ’58; and a nephew, David W. Sondee ’81. Dr. Walker D. Goodin ’58, Oct. 22, 2006, of Alexandria, La., at the age of 72. He was a physician for more than 43 years. His survivors include his wife and a brother, Van E. Goodwin ’69. R. Randall Lingle ’58, Oct. 10, 2006, in Prescott, Ariz., at the age of 70, after a lengthy illness. He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He served 28 years in law enforcement, retiring as chief of police at the University of California at Santa Barbara. His survivors include his wife. Jackson J. Prugh ’58, Feb. 5, 2005, in Dayton, Ohio, at the age of 68. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was retired from the United States Postal Service in Springfield, Ohio. His survivors include his wife; a sister, Janet Prugh Brusman ’59; and a brother-in-law, H. David Brusman ’58. Sandra Dixon Hardee ’59, Oct. 2, 2006, of Indianapolis, at the age of 69. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was a homemaker and community volunteer. She was preceded in death by her husband. Elsa Utsch Coleman ’60, Nov. 22, 2006, of Portland, Ore., at the age of 67. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. She was a homemaker and community volunteer. She was director of parking in the Portland Department of Transportation and retired in 1999 as deputy director of the Portland Department of Transportation. Her survivors include her husband and a sister, Carola Utsch McNeilly ’57. Richard E. Roberts ’61, May 10, 2006, of Enola, Pa., at the age of 67, of a massive heart attack. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He worked for the Hartford and ITT Insurance Company from 1966-93. From 1993 until his retirement in 2004, he worked for the Penn National Insurance Company in Harrisburg, Pa. His survivors include his wife, Jacquelyn, and a brother, Frederick O. Roberts ’62. Margaret Kearns Baldwin ’62, May 22, 2006, of Seattle, at the age of 65, of ovarian cancer. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was an adjunct faculty member at the Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., and later director of information services at Antioch University in Seattle. Her survivors include her husband. William S. Schildman ’62, Feb. 3, 2004, of Jacksonville, Ill., at the age of 63. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Ann Lundy Dickinson ’63, Aug. 28, 2006, in Athens, Ga., at the age of 64, from complications from recurring strokes. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. She was president of The Market Share Company in Key West, Fla. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas D. Lundy ’40. Donna Bonaker Bernett ’64, Jan. 2, 2006, of Wheeling, Ill., at the age of 62. She was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She was former director of marketing services for Weather Tamer, Inc., and president of Bernett Advertising Corporation in Chicago. She was most recently an employee of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. She was preceded in death by her husband. Katherine Morrill Newman ’66, Nov. 10, 2006, in Indianapolis, at the age of 62. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was a homemaker and worked at Rock Island Refinery, Butler University and as a realtor for Century21. Her survivors include her husband. Thomas M. Phillips ’82, Dec. 2, 2006, in Kettering, Ohio, at the age of 46. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He was an attorney in Dayton, Ohio, for more than 19 years. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, G. Warren Phillips ’30, and his grandmother, Ruth Bickel Phillips ’26. His survivors include his wife; father, George W. Phillips Jr. ’56; mother, Martha Williamson Phillips ’57; brother, William S. Phillips ’85; uncle, William J. Darosett ’61; aunt, Nancy Phillips Darosett ’61; and two cousins, Timothy S. Darosett ’89 and Kimberly J. Darosett ’92. Dr. Gregory E. Maupin ’83, Nov. 9, 2006, in Ann Arbor, Mich., at the age of 45. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was a Rector Scholar. He was a plastic surgeon at his medical practice, the Plastic Surgery Institute of Dayton (Ohio). His survivors include his wife.

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Elizabeth G. Carpenter ’86, Sept. 19, 2006, in Naperville, Ill., at the age of 41, from Pick’s Disease. She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was the assistant to the head of sales and catering at The Palmer House Hotel in Chicago and the Drake Hotel in Oakbrook, Ill. Later, she was the owner of Elizabeth Carpenter Ltd., a pet care service. Emily Ayres Wadsworth ’89, April 26, 2006, of Indianapolis, at the age of 44. She was a school teacher in Bainbridge and Brownsburg, Ind. Her survivors include her husband. Peter H. Morse Jr. ’92, Jan. 13, 2007, of Berkeley, Calif., at the age of 36. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. He was the Naloxone Distribution Program Coordinator for the Drug Overdose Prevention Education Project of San Francisco. He was serving as the advisory board chair for the Homeless Youth Alliance, an agency that provides critical services to homeless youth in San Francisco. His survivors include his partner. 1974. She was inducted into the DePauw Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996. She was nationally known in the area of aquatics and wrote several articles related to athletics. Clifton J. Phillips, March 20, 2007, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 87. He was a professor emeritus of history, having joined the staff in 1954, and retired in 1984. Phillips served as the Alfred and Kathleen Evens Professor of Clifton J. Phillips American History. A veteran of Army duty in the Philippines and Japan during World War II, he returned to Japan in 1946 to spend three years as a civil education and information officer. He held a teaching fellowship at Harvard before joining DePauw. Phillips served as president of the Indiana Association of Historians and was awarded Fulbright-Hays Fellowships to teach in Taiwan (1962) and Korea (1968-69). He was also a visiting scholar and teacher in Mexico and the United Kingdom. Phillips was the author of Protestant America and the Pagan World and Indiana in Transition: The Emergence of an Industrial Commonwealth, 1880-1920. With John Baughman, professor emeritus of history, Phillips was co-author of DePauw: A Pictorial History. Phillips was preceded in death by his wife. of the maintenance department at DePauw for 20 years, retiring in 1983. He was preceded in death by his wife. Muriel M. St. John, Dec. 18, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 84. She was a cook at DePauw. She was preceded in death by her husband. Edith B. Sublette, March 9, 2006, in Kansas City, Mo., at the age of 96. She retired as a professor emeritus of Romance languages at DePauw. She taught at DePauw from 1947-74. She was a lifetime member of the Washington C. DePauw Society. Dorothy J. “Jo” Twigg, May 8, 2006, of Cloverdale, Ind., at the age of 62. She worked at Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Her survivors include her husband.

Edward E. Mayer, March 22, 2007, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 79. He was a professor emeritus of modern languages (German and Russian). Mayer joined the faculty in 1968 as an associate professor of German and Russian, and Edward E. Mayer he retired in 1990. Born Jan. 1928, in Werschetz, Yugoslavia, Mayer immigrated to the United States in 1957. Before coming to DePauw, Mayer was an instructor at Knox College (1965-68) and Iowa Wesleyan College (1960-61), and previously worked as a translator for McGraw-Hill publishing (1958-60) and First National City Bank of New York (195758). His academic honors included Entr’Aide Universitaire Internationale, Paris (1951-54), and an NDEA Foreign Language Fellowship, University of Michigan (1961-65). An avid traveler, Mayer was fluent in five languages and dabbled in many more. His survivors include his wife. Mary L. Miller, Jan. 9, 2007, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 97. She was a lifetime member of the Washington C. DePauw Society. She taught physical education and chemistry at Heidelberg College (Tiffin, Ohio) from Mary L. Miller 1935-42. In 1942 she came to DePauw where she headed the women’s physical education department from 1960-74 and was a full professor from 1965-74. She retired in

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(continued from inside back cover) theatre groups, and the diverse and varied challenges I’ve mastered in the professional world were all shaped by my four years of experiences at DePauw,” she says. The University’s most significant impact, however, came from a sermon at the Wednesday morning chapel service that was mandatory until Sant’Ambrogio’s junior year. “I always enjoyed this hour of thought-provoking sermons, which spread a little calm over the quick pace of our classes and meetings,” she recalls, and one particular speaker told a story that has stuck with her for more than 50 years. “When paratroopers are preparing to jump from a plane, the officer gives the group four commands: ‘stand up, hook up (to the overhead line), face the door, jump!’ The speaker used this as an analogy or formula for facing dilemmas. Define your problem (stand up); hook up (to a higher power); face the pros and cons of your decision (face the door); and take action (jump). When I’ve faced tremendous, life-changing decisions, I’ve remembered that sermon.” And in terms of her support for DePauw, the University has greatly benefited from Peg Sant’Ambrogio’s many years of willingness to jump.

Mary Patton Buckner, July 9, 2006, in Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 102. She was a homemaker and worked at Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at DePauw. She was preceded in death by her husband. Floy P. Heavin, July 10, 2006, of Coatesville, Ind., at the age of 88. She was a cook at DePauw. She was preceded in death by her husband. Leona B. Kerstetter, Nov. 18, 2006, in West Yarmouth, Mass., at the age of 83, of cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Kerstetter, president of DePauw from 1963-75. Kathryn B. Littrell, June 1, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 80. She was a cook for Delta Chi fraternity for 27 years, retiring in 1984. She was preceded in death by her husband. William E. Owens, Dec. 5, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 83. He was an employee of the maintenance department at DePauw. His survivors include his wife. Virginia C. Proctor, June 4, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 77. She was a cook for several years at DePauw. Her survivors include her husband and a daughter, Cathy S. Proctor ’81. Junior D. Scaggs, May 20, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 68. He was employed in the maintenance department at DePauw for 33 years. His survivors include his wife. Elmer “Bob” Spencer, Oct. 22, 2006, of Greencastle, Ind., at the age of 87. He was an employee

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