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FALL 1979 

Report of the President 1978-79 . . . True to Our Traditions: 


The completion of our 1 2 1st academic year provided Susquehanna with ever-welcome 
reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the future. At a time of inflation, retrenchment, and 
the beginning of a decade of decline in high school enrollments, Susquehanna's vital signs 
remain good. With this, my second report as President of the University, I wish to tell you of 
our achievements and outline some of the 
next tasks which we must accomplish. 

To be sure, as with other institutions of 
higher education, Susquehanna is not with- 
out its problems. Double-digit inflation has 
cut into the buying power of our budget. 
While our enrollment stands at a record high 
and may be even higher for next year, we too 
must deal with the projected 25 percent 
decline in college students by 1990. At the 
time of this writing, the gap in tuition costs 
between independent and public higher 
education grows, while the recent American 
infatuation with specific vocational training 
at the expense of the liberal arts shows little 
sign of abating. Perhaps fundamental to all 
of these problems is a current confusion and 
lack of direction for all of American educa- 

In terms of leadership on the campus, 
we continue to move through a period of 

transition. The eighteen-year tenure of President Weber was one of substantial achievement 
in growth, program development, and the construction of an impressive physical plant. While 
the University awaited the arrival of Joel L. Cunningham as Vice President for Academic Af- 
fairs, Acting Vice President James B. Steffy served admirably during 1978-79 as he began to 
deal with the academic challenges ahead. And challenges there are. 

Foremost of these is the demand for quality and fiscal stability during a period of ram- 
pant inflation. Books cost twice what they did only a few years back, and fuel oil has more 
than doubled in the last ten months. Inflation also strikes home with each American family, 
as is indicated by the ever-growing requests for student aid. We continue to attract 
scholarship and loan monies; this places the privilege of a Susquehanna education within the 
reach of all qualified students who apply. Problems pressed upon us by external force are 
monumental, and sometimes we feel like the monarch butterfly making its way among a host 
of skyscrapers. 

The most fundamental challenge, however, deals not primarily with personnel and 
finances, but with the necessity that we answer the question, "What can and should Sus- 
quehanna be?" I believe that the answer is to be found in our history, our present condition, 
and our vision of the future. 

Susquehanna's history is the story of an institution having responded faithfully to the 
needs of more than six generations of young men and women. From its founding in 1858, it 
refused to be boundby the conventional wisdom of its day. At a time when the vast majority 
of college students were male and came from better-than-average circumstances, Benjamin 

SU President Jonathan C. Messerli 

Kurtz and his band of practical visionaries believed that Susquehanna would be a place for 
the sons and daughters of farmers, teachers, blacksmiths, laborers, and merchants. Equally 
daring for the time was their notion that training in the liberal arts was not to be merely a 
social veneer, but the sound basis for personal development and a productive career. 

The answer to the question is also found in the kind of school Susquehanna has become 
and the human resources currently found in the campus community. Susquehanna is a 
teaching institution. Its faculty teach from the viewpoint that an education is worth no more 
than however much is expected of the professor and the student. An education which de- 
mands little of teacher and learner is of little worth. The quality of many institutions is 
assumed just because of the high performance of their applicants on aptitude tests in high 
school. However, we believe that our merit as educators is based upon how well we teach and 
how well we enable our students to grow beyond their aptitudes. We give much of ourselves 
and we expect much in return in the form of intellectual, social, and moral growth within our 
students. Although some presume that Scholastic Aptitude Test scores set a ceiling on what 
the high school graduate is likely to learn in college, Susquehanna demonstrates that effort 
and motivation increasingly belie that debilitating form of academic predestination. 

The answer is also to be found in our vision of the future. Thereare a number of reasons 
why American higher education fell from grace during the Seventies. The public saw in its 
schools some of the ills so visible in other sectors of our culture. Colleges and universities 
became larger without becoming better. While there were more faculty, students, and 
courses, there seemed to be less literacy. Once graduates, having survived a demanding rite of 
passage, left campuses with firm values and an informed commitment. In recent times they 
give greater evidence of a rootless abstention from our culture, apparently on the way to 
becoming nothing more than permanent critics and convinced cynics, unwilling to work 
within the mainstream of our society. 

At Susquehanna, our vision for the Eighties can brook no compromises with the shod- 
diness of workmanship and standards which trouble many sectors of our society. The de- 
mands of our time require that we hold ourselves and our clients, the students, to the highest 
possible achievements. At a time of widespread alienation, we will work to make our campus 
a true community of individuals who care for one another, where all will be nurtured and sup- 
ported. At a time of excessive emphasis on narrow career preparation which may quickly 
become obsolete, we will make a compelling case for the liberal arts as the best basis for a 
rewarding life and entry into the world of work. 

Our future distinction and excellence will not be built primarily on the basis of particular 
programs or the SAT average of our freshman class, but by creating an educational setting 
and experience where each student will develop to the fullest of his or her capacities — 
spiritually, intellectually, and socially. Such will be the hallmark of the Susquehanna ex- 

That we have such a claim on the future and a legitimate hedge against the pessimism so 
endemic in higher education can be seen in some of our more recent achievements. 

Susquehanna is a family. The quality of the total student experience has endeared the 
University to Susquehannans past and present. We have preserved this real and identifiable 
quality by a tradition of concern. Doing so is walking a fine line between individual freedom 
which fosters personal maturation, and community citizenship built upon responsibility to 
others. I am most encouraged by our accomplishments to date and our willingness to work on 
continued on page 2 

Among the Frosh 

Susquehanna's Class of 1983 includes these sons 

and daughters of alumni, here lined up with Buss 

Carr '52. director of alumni relations: Tim Rupe 

IDeun Rupe 'S3). Yeagerlown. Pa.: Garth Torok 

IStere S3 and Joyce Wagner Torok 'Si), 

Southampton. Pa.: Monna Gaugler (Frances 

Leisenring Gaugler '491. Elysburg. Pa.: Mama 

Williamson (Daniel S3 and Belly Wianl 

II illiamson Lawrencevllle. \ J.. Shari 

Showers Janet Rohrhach Showers 591. Ephrala. 

Pa . Lisa Thomas | Anna Brimtel Thomas '49). 

Ltwislown. Pa. George Rudisill ' Lester E. '59 

and Cteone Honian Rudisill '6t)t. Ephrala. Pa.: 

Mark Barllow (Chalmers Banian SSI, Sunbury, 

Pa Sal present lor the photo Mark Beck 

Halter I. Beck 49), MLvinauga. Ont . 

Canada: Dtmyne Frank (John A Frank Jr '631. 

Selinsgrove. Scon Harro I Paul Harm '69). 

Selinsgrose. Rebecca Long (J. Chester Long 

'37). Friedens. Pa: Joanna Ries ' Maureen 

Davenport Ries '6.' i. Selmsgrove. James Stetler 

(Paul B Stetler 48). Middleburg. Pa. 


To Tab Or Not To Tab 

Several months ago at one of our sister institutions, the alumni publication's magazine 
format was abandoned in favor of a tabloid newspaper. The editor wrote that the magazine 
had fallen victim— like a lot of other things these days — to inflation. 

That may be happening to us too, although we have not yet made a final decision 
regarding the future format of Susquehanna Alumnus, This issue is experimental. It is true 
that changing can result in saving some money, but thedifficulty is in assessing whether those 
savings are worth the loss of character, "prestige," image — whether the tabloid format can 
adequately serve our purpose and will be as acceptable to our constituents. 

A number of colleges and universities have made the switch during the past decade or so; 
some are happy with the change and others have hastened to switch back, convinced that the 
less-formal tabloid hurls their program. We conducted a survey (called ESP, for Evaluate 
Susquehanna Periodicals) eight years ago and our readers were quite definite in expressing 
their preference for the magazine format: "impact of class presentation counts very much . . . 
alumni publication is the front door of the University to those who are no longer within it. As 
such, it must continue to project a quality image. A newspaper format would lessen the 
current standard. . . Don't change — this kind of mag is what brings the money. Change, and 
you'll lose a lot of it! . . . You are on the right track — no tabloid for me." 

That was eight years ago. Our basic purposes are still the same — to serve as a link be- 
tween alumni and their Alma Mater and between alumni and other alumni, to help maintain 
loyalties and a high regard for Susquehanna by informing readers about events and develop- 
ments on campus as well as about what alumni are doing. No doubt many folks still feel the 
same way about format as they did eight years ago, but the pressures for change are greater 
now. So we're sending up this trial balloon, and we'll be watching and listening to find out 
what you think. 

— G.T. 

The Susquehanna Alumnus 

Responding to the Challenge „.,*,,«,/».. w , 

the unresolved problems in this area. Our success will provide a key element in creating the 
distinctiveness upon which Susquehanna bases its hopes for the future. 

We are a student-oriented institution, and probably there is no better indication of our 
vitality than in the interests, attitudes, and accomplishments of our student body. Last year 
the Volunteer Program involved 800 students who contributed over 6000 hours of volunteer 
work in the community — ranging from working in a halfway house and a senior-citizen pro- 
ject to door-to-door canvassing for the United Way. This type of activity is an important part 
of the undergraduate experience, an extra dimension which is encouraged by the University. 
Few other institutions can claim such an extensive program. It also fits in well with our desire 
to have students experience an internship or practicum related to their major field of study. 

Yet, any college administrator will be quick to state that today's young men and women 
defy any simple stereotype. There is evidence that just as the transition brought about by a 
new administration is an adjustment for faculty and staff, so, too, it is an adjustment for the 
student body. Being able to adjust to change can be an important and positive part of an un- 
dergraduate education, for it, too, represents what our graduates may expect in a modern and 
complex world. It is my desire to include all elements of the campus in the decision-making of 
this University. 

Measured against almost any of the national standards, the Susquehanna graduate fares 
well. He or she is prepared for graduate or professional school, is competitive in the job 
market, and has acquired beliefs, skills, competencies which bode well for a successful and 
highly satisfying future. Our graduates are responsive, responsible, and able to cope in a 
changing world. This is a true and convincing testimony for the liberal arts experience at a 
church-related college. 

As you review the remainder of this report, I think you will be impressed by the involve- 
ment and dedication of many people — faculty, administrators, board members, the Lutheran 
Church, alumni, and friends — all of whom have given of their time and/or resources to help 
make Susquehanna an exceptional school. We take pride in issuing this Report and extend a 
sincere "thank you" to all of you who have had a hand in our success. 



• The University opened this September 
with an enrollment of 1,457 full-time stu- 
dents, the largest in history. 

• Among the entering class of 426 
freshmen, 36 percent enrolled in the Business 
Program, 7 percent in Music, and 57 percent 
Liberal Arts. 

• The average SAT scores for the class of 
1983 were: Verbal 459, Math 510. This 
represents a slight improvement over last 
year and runs counter to the national trend. 

• Seventy percent of the incoming class 
graduated in the upper two-fifths of their 
secondary school class. 

• Applications for admission remain con- 
stant at about 1,400. 

• The Admissions staff, with student, 
faculty, and administrative assistance. 

visited over 350 secondary schools during the 
year and conducted 875 interviews on 

• An Alumni Admissions Program was in- 
itiated and over 200 S.U. alumni were 
recruited to assist the Admissions Office in 
contacting students in their home areas. Two 
on-campus seminars were conducted for 
Alumni Admissions Representatives. 

• Several trends in admissions were 
noticeable this past year. First, there con- 
tinues to be a growing interest in the Business 
program and, second, a very high proportion 
of applicants who visit campus eventually 
enroll at the University. 

• A fifth full-time member of the admis- 
sions staff has been added, faculty are more 
actively engaged in the process and alumni 
are called on with increasing frequency to 
assist in recruiting. Admissions has become 
an activity which involves everyone asso- 
ciated with the University. 


Director ol Alumni Relations 

Star) Writer 

Susquehanna University Alumni Association 

n C Davenport '53. preaJdeni. Robert L Hachenberg '56. Peter M. Nunn 57. vice presidents Cerol B. Kehler 7 
t Cheater Q Row* '52. treasurer; Neiaon E. Bailey '57, James C. Gehrli '50, Raymond Q Hochituhl '< 
While '56. representative* on the University Board 01 Directors 

Rothermel Latsha '40, 

Executive Board member*. 

M Spangler 52, Norrlne Bailey Spencer 

8fl. Helen Wentzel Spltzner 37, Eleanor Save* 

Robert W Curtis -63. Kathl Stine Flack 76. William 

large, term expiring 1 860 Arthur F Bowen '65. Linda Nansteel Lovell 71, Paul C Shatto '41 . Jacob 
expiring 1 98 1 Richard A Bechtel 72. Henry J. DePerro 70, Georgia Fegley 
'- ~ 39 Term expiring 1682: Donald C Bernlnger '52. Linda Kline Bugden 72, 

nai Revenue Service, 
compliance with Tltli 
Sellnagrove, Pa 17670. (717) 

employmenl practices This policy Is In compliance 
Education Amendments ol 1972. Section 504 of (he 
all other applicable Federal. State and local statute: 

Section 504 may be directed to Or Jonathan C Measerli. Pre. 
or to lh« Director ol the Office of Health. Education 


atlonal or ethnic origin, age, 
is. athletics and other school- 
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• The luxury of full enrollment caused 
some strain on housing this fall. One hun- 
dred students started the year in triples — 
three students living in rooms designed for 

• Two facilities — Hassinger and Seibert — 
which by most standards are barely adequate 
as residence halls, are in need of renovation. 

• During the past year, a complete study of 
housing began, including plans to upgrade 
the University Avenue houses. Thirty new 
spaces were added this past summer, and this 
matter will have top priority as the Univer- 
sity moves into the 1 25th Anniversary Cam- 

• Yet, compared to most colleges, Sus- 
quehanna's physical plant is more than ade- 
quate and,. in many respects, superior. 

• Last year the Volunteer Services Pro- 
gram involved 800 students who contributed 
over 8,000 hours of volunteer work to over 
twenty local agencies. 

• An alternative school for high school stu- 
dents classified as delinquents and manned 
by S.U. students was conducted on campus. 

• Eleven residence hall groups, mostly the 
residents of the University Avenue houses, 
developed "theme houses" to provide volun- 
teer services to agencies in the community. 
Interests range from working with the Girl 
Scout troops in Selinsgrove and for a local 
day care center to tutoring high school stu- 
dents and assisting six retarded men living in 
a Group Home in Selinsgrove. 

• Over 150 Susquehanna students served 
internships during the past year, many 
related to their major fields of study. 

• The Career Development and Placement 
Office achieved a notable record by assisting 
92 percent of the Business students, 97 per- 
cent of the music graduates and 95 percent of 
the liberal arts majors in the Class of 1978 
find jobs within three months following 

• A Peer Counseling Program was in- 
itiated in the residence halls with the 
assistance of a grant from the Lutheran 
Church in America. 

• Drug and Alcohol Education Programs 
were formulated by the Student Personnel 
staff and are well attended by students. 


• During 1978-79 a record 817 Sus- 
quehanna students or 60 percent of the stu- 
dent body received a total of $2,367,384 in 
financial aid from all sources. Of this 
amount, students were awarded $1,930,734 
from those student financial aid programs 
traditionally administered by the University. 

• A total of 871 individuals submitted the 
Financial Aid Form (FAF) of the College 
Scholarship Service. Twenty-four percent of 
these students were from families whose 
parental income totaled less than $15,000. 

• An expenditure of $294,667 in Sus- 
quehanna University Grants (funds from the 
operating budget) presents evidence of the 
University's commitment to funding student 
assistance at new levels. This item accounted 
for 15 percent of S.U. administered aid dur- 
ing 1978- 79 as opposed toonly l4percentfor 
the previous year. 

• Three major points should be made: 1. 
These figures indicate the importance of 
financial aid to the typical Susquehanna stu- 
dent who generally comes from a middle in- 
come background; 2. This indicates the im- 
portant role of the Financial Aid Office in 
counseling and packaging aid for students 
and their families; 3. Gifts to the University 
are instrumental in making certain that a 
Susquehanna education remains within 
reach of all qualified students. 


• In a move to accommodate institutional 
change and redirection, a new' position in 
Faculty and Curriculum Development was 
established under the Vice President for 
Academic Affairs. 

• Dr. Joel L. Cunningham, formerly Dean 
of Continuing Education at the University of 
Tennessee at Chattanooga, was named Vice 
President for Academic Affairs and Dean. 

• Formal evaluations were conducted by 
the University in the departments of 
Biology, Geology, Sociology, Art, and 
Education. Reports have been studied by 
faculty and staff for possible program ad- 

• Curricular revisions were approved for 
major programs in Business Administration, 
Geology, Sociology, and Political Science. 

• A newly revised Academic Core program 
applicable to all students was implemented. 
The revision includes an additional course in 
writing and has resulted in an increase in the 
foreign language enrollments. 

• The faculty approved the establishment 
of academic minors, which has resulted in 
proposals from a number of departments to 
implement specific minor programs. 

• A study of instructional space utilization 
on campus resulted in a decision to locate the 
Psychology Department's animal laboratory 
facilities in the Fisher Science Hall. This 
work will be completed during the present 
year, costs permitting, and will result in a 
substantially improved facility for teaching 
and research. 

• The appointment of James B, Steffy as 
Dean of Continuing Education on a half- 
time basis will allow Susquehanna to expand 


At the fall Convocation opening Susquehanna's 1 22nd academic year. President Messerli and Board 
Chairman Erie I. Shobert II '35. at right, welcome two new members of the administrative staff: 
Dr. Joel L. Cunningham, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty who was 
officially installed at the event, and the Rev. Dr. Paul L. Reaser. interim chaplain to the University. 

its offerings for adult learners in the region. 

• An Early College Program, designed to 
assist freshmen with marginal academic 
skills, was implemented during the summer. 
Twenty students enrolled for concentrated 
work in writing, reading, mathematics, and 
overall study skills. 

• In cooperation with the Geisinger 
Medical Center in Danville, the University 
has established a Bachelor of Science degree 
in Anesthesia for nurses. Students will take 
Core and elective courses at Susquehanna 
and complete other classroom and clinical 
work at Geisinger. 

• Significant grants were received during 
the year which served to support the 
academic program. Among them were; $40,- 
000 to Dr. Thomas F. McGrath of the 
Chemistry Department from the Environ- 
mental Protection Agency for summer 
research in pesticide analysis; $35,000 to Dr. 
Charles J. Igoe of the Education Department 
from the Appalachian Regional Commis- 
sion for work with college interns in counsel- 
ing high school students; $35,000 to Dr. 
William A. Rock from the J.H. Pew 
Freedom Trust for the University's Business 
and Society Program; A continuation grant 
of $40,000 from the National Endowment 
for the Humanities for Dr. Richard Kamber 
of Philosophy and Ronald L. Dotterer of 
English for the University's Film Institute; 
$36,000 from HEW to Professor Larry 
Augustine of the Communications Depart- 
ment for the University's radio station. 

• The Board of Directors approved these 
promotions: Dr. Wallace J. Growney to 
Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Dr. 
Gerald R. Gordon to Professor of History; 
Dr. John H. Longaker to Professor of 
History; Boyd Gibson to Associate Pro- 
fessor of Religion; Cyril M. Stretansky to 
Associate Professor of Music: Connie N. 
Delbaugh to Assistant Professor of Physical 
Education; and William J. Seaton to Assis- 
tant Professor of Sociology. 

• While institutions welcome staff changes 
from time to time, the University was sad- 
dened this year by the loss of several impor- 
tant staff members. The death of Dr. Philip 
C. Bossart, professor of psychology, on 
Commencement Day is a loss deeply felt by 
the Susquehanna family. The passing of 
Joyce K. Gilbert, assistant registrar, in the 
spring of the year also resulted in a signifi- 
cant loss for this University. Additionally, 
the retirement of Dr. Robert M Bastress of 
the Education Department culminated a 
long career of exceptional service to both this 
University and public education. Dr. 
Bastress has been accorded the status of 
professor emeritus. 

• Sabbatical leaves for 1979-80 have been 
granted to: Dr. Bruce D. Presser in Biology 
for post-doctoral study at Johns Hopkins 
University; Dr. Wallace J. Growney in 
Mathematical Sciences for post-doctoral 
study at Harvard University; J. Thomas 
Walker of Sociology for doctoral study at 
St. Louis University; Dr. Gerald R. Gordon 
in History for post-doctoral study at Penn 
State; Dr. Otto Reimherr in Philosophy and 
Religion for research in Washington, D.C. 
and New York City. 


• The University's Film Institute, funded 
by a grant from the National Endowment for 
the Humanities, expanded its service to stu- 
dents and to other regional colleges and has 
been recognized nationally as an innovative 
program that integrates the use of the film 
into the instructional program. 

• The Institute of Business and Society, 
funded by a grant of $100,000 from the Pew 
Freedom Trust, is receiving wide acclaim for 
integrating classroom work and seminars on 
the American business system into the 
liberal arts curriculum. 

• The Oxford Program of summer study in 
England continues to be highly successful. It 
served over thirty students in 1979 and was 
headed by Dr. Robert L. Bradford, professor 
of Political Science. 

• The University Symphonic Band and 
Concert Choir completed a fifteen-day 
Christmas tour of Europe that was high- 
lighted by a performance in Notre Dame 
Cathedral in Paris. 

• A grant approved by the Lutheran 
Church in America provided funds for the 
Department of Education to introduce a 
Teaching Clinic Program which utilized ad- 
junct public school personnel to assist with 
the teacher training program. This concept 
has become a model for other liberal arts 

• Dr. Wilhelm Reuning, former dean of 
the University, has been appointed Director 
of International Education at the University 
to coordinate foreign study programs and to 
create study opportunities abroad for Sus- 
quehanna students. 

• During 1978-79 the Blough Learning 
Center added 6,511 volumes, 1,452 micro- 
forms and 249 recordings to its holdings. 
There are now 135,853 items in the Univer- 
sity's Learning Center. 

• More than twenty awards were made to 
members of the faculty for professional 
growth during 1978-79 from funds totaling 
over $17,000 provided for such purposes by 
the University. In addition, five members of 
the factllt) received grants amounting to 
over $5.(X)0 for summer research projects. 


• Gifts and grants to the University for the 
year ending June 30, 1979 amounted to 
$889,349, and about 30 percent of Sus- 
quehanna's alumni made contributions. The 
target is 40 percent participation by 1983. 

• The annual giving program, the Sus- 
quehanna University Fund, exceeded itsgoal 
of $280,000 and established a record $283,- 
000 in gifts. The number of donors to SUF 
decreased, however, by 91 to 2,623. The goal 
for 1979-80 is 3,000 gifts and $300,000. 

• The University Associates Program is 
the special gift phase of the annual fund. 
During the year just ended, 468 gifts totalling 
$169,672 were received from donors giving 
$125 or more. This provides an important 
base for annual giving. 

• A major factor in a successful fundrais- 
ing program involves planned giving. The 
University has increased the flow of infor- 
mation to alumni and friends i 





how they might benefit the University and 
themselves through the use of testamentary 
and living-trust gifts. Susquehanna has been 
informed of over one hundred alumni and 
friends who have included the University in 
their wills, and there are indications from 



























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many others that this is their intention. 

• During 1 978-79 the University was in- 
formed of the deaths of two valued friends of 
Susquehanna who have left in excess of 
$400,000 to insure the institution's future. 

• During the past year two prominent 
buildings were named for individuals who 
have played a vital role in the University's 
development. The Fisher Science Hall, was 
named for a long-time science teacher. Dr. 
George Fisher, by his family: and the Houts 
Gymnasium, was named in honor of 
Orlando W. Houts, a member of the Board 
of Directors for almost twenty years. 

• The University ended the year just com- 
pleted with operating income exceeding ex- 
penses by $108,000. 

• The operating results were influenced by 
full enrollment and the refinement of 
budgeting procedures which more closely 
state and monitor income and expenses. 

• Susquehanna continues to be highly 
dependent on two sources of income — 
tuition (59 percent) and gifts (12 percent). 
The University's modest endowment of only 
$2 million continues to limit flexibility in 
budgeting and in program expansion. 

• An emphasis on bequests coupled with 
endowment as a priority in the forthcoming 
125th Anniversary Campaign will improve 
the endowment position relative to other 

• Costs increased by over 10 percent dur- 
ing the past academic year, yet Federal 
Wage and Price Guidelines restricted the in- 
crease in tuition and fees to just under 9 per- 

• Tuition for 1979-80 is $3,700 and the full 
cost of attending Susquehanna is now $5,- 
400. Cost-wise, this ranks the University 
about in the middle of a group of 18 com- 
peting colleges in Pennsylvania. 


DONORS 1978-79 

The University is proud to present this listing of donors and to ex- 
press sincere appreciation to all who have supported its various 
program* during the year 1978-79. The period covered is July 1. 1978 
through June 30. 1979. Only actual contributions are included. In 
all. there were more than 3000 gifts from alumni, parents, organiza- 
tions, and other friends of Susquehanna University Associates, 
those who contributed SI25 or more, are listed in their appropriate 
categories at the beginning of this section This report is intended to 
be complete, but if errors are found, we ask that they be brought to 
the attention of the Development Office 



ACF Foundation Inc 

Aetna Life & Casualty Foundation 

Aid Association for Lutherans 

AMP incorporated 

Appalachian Regional Commission 

Douglas E Arthur 49 

Boscovs Department Store Inc. 

Joseph F Campana 41 

Richard E J 65 & Sally Feltlg Caruso 

Central Pennsylvania Synod". Lutheran 

Church in America 
Samuel D Clapper 68 
James R '46 & Mary Rudy Clark x'44 
Dally Item Publishing Co 
Charles B Degenstein 
Marlln M Enders 25 
Exxon Education Foundation 
J Frank Faust '16, deceased 
William O Faylor 
Federated Department Stores Inc. 
Marlyn '23 4 Mabel Fetterolf '24 
Firestone Tire 4 Rubber Co 
First National Trust Bank. Sunbury, Pa 
Lawrence C 31 & Marie L Fisher 
Foundation tor independent Colleges 

Grit Publishing Co. 
Gulf Oil Foundation 
Hagedorn Fund 
Paul M Helnes '31 
Hanover Brands Inc 
Mary Farlllng Hollway 28 
John C Horn hc'65 
Orlando W Houts 

D Edgar '34 & Aberdeen Phillips 
Hutchison '34 

i Business Machines Corp 
M '43 ft Louise Kresge 

Lauver .52 
Richard C Leib. deceased 
Christian R & Mary F. Lindback F 

Lutheran Brotherhood 
Lutheran Church in America 
Mandate Poultry Co 
Julie Morgan McClosky * 31 
Menial Health/Mental Retardation 
Jonathan & VI L Messerli 
Rebecca Shade Mlgnot '54 
Milton Shoe Manufacturing Co In 

Mohawk Flush Doors Inc 
National Endowment tor the Humar 
National Science Foundation 
Ottaway Foundation 
Pennsylvania Council for ihe Arts 
Pennsylvania Power & Light Co. 
J Howard Pew Freedom Trust 
Presser Foundation 

Purdy Insurance Agency Inc. 
R K Mellon Family Foundation 
Joseph t 

i LVm 

Reidler Foundation 
George A Rhoads Estate 
Samuel D Jr. '54 & Dorothy Apgar Ross 

LB Smith Educational Foundation 

Snyder County Trust Co 

Swineford National Bank 

United States Office of Education 

United States Steel Foundation Inc 

Universal Suppliers Inc 

Alan R Warehime 

Gustave W hc'77 4 Winifred Shearer 

Ctaire G Wels 

Robert F. & Patricia Ross Wels 

Margaret L Wendt Foundation 

Women's Auxiliary of Susquehanna 

Wood-Metal Industries Inc 

QIRECTOR-S500 TO $999 


Nelson E 57 4 Kalhryn J Bailey 
George E Beam 29 
Bethlehem Steel Corp 
Roger M Blough 25 
Borg Warner Foundation Inc 
Harry W 48 4 Virginia Doss Butts '48 
Carpenter Foundation 
John A & Jane C Carpenter 
William B Caruth 35 
Commercial Union Assurance Co. 
William c 53 4 Margaret Henderson 

Davenport '54 
Ernst a Ernst 
Roscoe L Fisher 32 


I 66 

Food craft Inc 

Ida Olmstead Frednckson 'i 

Robert K a Llnde Glching 

Gynith C Giffm 
Arlan K Gilbert '55 
Jeanne Anmger Hassmger 51 
Phyllis D Horn 

l 8 Son Inc 



Glenn E & Eleanor Jones 
William L.S Landes III '71 
Herbert C Lauver 36 
Marsha A Lehman 74 
Mary Macintosh Services 
William S. Morrow '34 
Nationwide Foundation 
Northern Central Bank 
Edward F Pfeifter '50 
Pfelfler Insurance Agency 
Rea Trust. Scott C. a Mary D. 

Edward S '42 4 Blanche Forney Roger* 


Sunbury Textile Mills Inc 

Merle F Ulsh '55 

Wels Markets Inc. 

Freeman Wllhour '25 

Donald E. '50 & Flora Barnhai 

Wlsslnger '51 
Thomas R a Phyllis S Wlsslnger 
Zlon Lutheran Church. Sunbury, Pa 

PATRON 5250 TO $409 

John B. Apple 

Robert M Baslress 39 

Barry B '60 4 Nancy Phillips Bealor '60 

Margaret Widlund Blough '24 

Marsh C Bogar '51 

Arthur F Bowen '85 

Bowen Agency Realtors 

Andrew J, a Dolores M Boueill 

Hazel Brobst Brown '51 

Mable Fult2 Chllcott 33 

Oonald E '60 a Mary Neal Coleman '56 

Coopers 4 Lybrand Foundation 

Wayne M, Daubenspeck '27 

Mary Helm Davey 38 

Lewis R Drumm Sr. '25 

Oun & Bradstreel Companies Founda- 

E Keeler Company 

Burden S Faust '58 

Nancy Lecrone Fay '29 

Flremans Fund American Foundation 

Edwin L. Fisher x'26 

Elizabeth M Fisher 28 

Norman E. & Theima J Forrest 

Maria Geiselman Gabrlelson '13 


i 09 

Allen B & Bernlce C Grayblll 

Wallace J Growney 

GTE Sylvanla 

Harry H Haddon hc'63 

Wellington p Hartman 30 

Hayes, Large, Suckling 4 Fruth 

Eleanor Helshman '64 

Eva P Herman '18 

James M. '26 4 Twlla Crebs Herrold '30 

Raymond '47 & Dorothy Dellecker 


Holy Trinity Luthera 


Richard fl Hough hc'77 
John Dagle Jewelers Inc 

Keller Marine Service Inc 
Robert P Kemble '29 
Esther Ylnglmg Kern '36 
Elizabeth Mauser Klnsel '28 
J Kieinbsuer inc 

Ruth Sergstresser Koch 34 
Louise Mehring Koontz 35 
W Frank '39 4 Isabel Twekesbury 

I '65 


Carl M Moyer 63 

Robert J 4 Geraldine M Mullens 

Elizabeth Hall Neideigh '17 

Peter M 57 & Ruth Scon Nunn '55 

Paulsen Wire Rope Corp 

Pennsylvania Gas and Water Co 

Rebecca C Putfenberger '29 

r 6;,,. 

lei Robtn 
i Robmsc 


Robert C 4 Natllle D Rooke 
Henry W Rozenberg he 73 
Stan Setpie Jf 
Charles J Shearer '31 
Helen Ott Soper 28 

George C Splggie 40 
Mary E Sptggle ~34 
Helen Wentzel Spltzner 37 

Mary G Steele '14 

W Alfred Streamer '26 

George fl F 4 Esther Tamke 

SPONS0R-S125 TO $249 

derson 32 
Atlantic Richfield Foundation 
Frank Attinger x'44 

George N Bachman '28 

Alan Bachrach '64 

Elizabeth Hodges Bagger '62 

Charles S. Belles '56 

Alvin T Barber 31. deceased 

George M 44 4 Doris Haggarty Bass 

Elmer R Baumgardner '52 
Gary E Baylor '69 
Jean B Beamenderter 39 
Ruth G. Beck "29 

Bell of Pennsylvania 

Lois Brungart Bendigo '31. deceased 

Norman R Benner '25 

Jack K. Bishop '57 

John w Blttlnger '23 

James A '63 4 Martha Barker Blessing 

Ferdinand Bongartz '47 
George C Boone 
Philip C Bossart. deceased 
Charles R. Bowen '62 
Lee E. '26 4 Laura Hennlnger Boyer '25 
Helen Bullock Brooks '25 
David Y 4 Mary Jo Brouse 
Edgar S Brown Jr 
Paul B '50 4 Virginia Blough Buehler 

Russell Carmlchael '34 
Charles H '52 4 Voylet Dletz Carr '52 
Carrier Corp Foundation Inc. 
Central Builders Supply Co 
Central Pennsylvania Savings 
Charles E. '27 4 Dorothy Rothermel 

Chaffee '26 
Carol Dauberman Chldsey '56 
( E Cisney '59 



Philip M. Clark '62 
Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance 
Michael 4 Linda L. Contreras 
James K Jr and Pearl B Coyne 
Gwendolyn Schlegel Cramer 36 

Cromwell '66 
Edward L. Dalby '22 
Edward R Jr 70 4 Marilyn GoetzeDan- 

Allce Younghaus Davenport 51 

Frances Thomas Davis '30 

Slgne Alford Davis '31 

Sue C Davis '66 

Howard E. DeMott 

Aloysius V '48 4 Phyllis Swartz Derr 49 

W John Derr 24 

Dorsey Trailers Inc. 

Marion D. Drumheller '57 

Milton C 4 Gladys M Oumeyer 

Howard W Dye Jr x'43 

Charles C Jr 4 Charlotte M Eberly 

Arthur D Ebersberger 68 

Faith Lutheran Church, Murray Hill, N.J. 

Terence G. 4 Arlene M, Faul 

H.R Fenstermacher '32 

Frank K. Fetterolf '48 

Paul G. Flllpek 65 

David N Finney 

Robert L. '59 4 Linda Traub Flscus '61 

W Donald '51 4 Marilyn Kretz Fisher 

Kenneth O Fladmark 
Ruth A Flanders 68 
Ford Motor Co Fund 
Donald W Fosselman '49 
Frederick R '56 4 Alice Valslng Frost 

Robert A Gabrenya '40 
Nora Steinhards Galins 54 
James C '50 4 Martha Martin Gehris 

Ralph C Geigle 35 
Laird S Gemberlmg '33 
Laura Gemberlmg 28 
William A Gerkens '64 

Russell W Gilbert 

H Donald Glaser Jr '68 

Robert C Goeize 

James J '55 4 Elsie Gruber Gormley '56 

Margaret Brubaker Gray '59 

Delsey Morris Gross '27 

Robert G Gum 
Melvin E Haas 

Letter C 52 & Helen Thomas Hallman 

Paul B 4 Maureen Helleren 

Phoebe Herman 17 

Elizabeth B Hoffman 
Wade L. Hoffman 58 
Hoffmann La Roche Foundation 

Mene E Hubbard 32 

INA Foundation 

Bigier fl 4 Shirley H. Irvln 

Barry L '69 4 Carolyn McGhee J 

William R Swarm 33 

Marilyn Moltu Taylor -66 

Tedd's Landing Inc 

Sara Ulrich TolHnge* 34 

George W Townsend '22 

Allen C Tressler 1 

Tri-County National Bank 

Tru-8ilt Lumber Co 

Frank J Tuschak 74 & Carol B Kehler 

Robert L Tyler 

US Borax 

Valslng Jewelry Store 

Kenneth J 71 4 Roxanne Havice Ver- 

Dennls D. Kleffer 74 

GeorgeA '64 4 Carol Cox Kirchner x'65 

Richard L Kisslak 58 

Michael Kivko 

Kay Koch Feminine Finery 

Karl E 38 4 Margaret Dunkle Kniseley 

Rose Ann Gumbert Krape '29 
J Robert 4 Joanne G Lamade 
Robert E 4 E Betty Lauf 
Alice Ann Patterson Leldel 58 

Richard W '48 4 Gertrude Roberts L 

demann '48 
Robert R Lindemuth '62 
Theodore Lindquist hc'75 

Bessie C Long '22 

Maria Wernlkowski MacFarlan '62 

Edward J Malloy 

Everett M '50 4 Jeanne Kahler Manning 



John R May '66 

Donald S. Mayes 

Edward K McCormlck 

Thomas F. McGrath 

Mellon Bank 

Seward Prosser Mellon '65 

John A '49 4 Harriet Gould Mertz '48 

Wayne E. Miller '55 

Wayne W Miller '65 

Wayne H Mlnaml '62 

Duane Mitchell '54 

Maude fleichley Moist x'02 

Gary L. '61 4 Stephanie Haase Moore 

Dennis G Mosebey 73 
Pauline Crow Mount '34 
Benjamin T Moyer '28 
Webster G Moyer 
Myer fl Musser '30 
Mary Jarrett Newland '3 1 
William L. Nlcholls '25 

1 GoH f 


Norlh Jersey Alumni Association 
William E Nye '40 
Paul M Orso '40 
Ruth E Osborn '54 
Ott Packaglngs Inc. 
Paul J Ovrebo 
Stephen W Owen 39 
Owens Corning Flberglas Corp 
Oale L Patterson 59 
Gladys Knoebel Perslng '30 
George E. Phillips '36 
Phillips Motel 

Richard G '68 4 Linda laeger Poinsett 

Eleanor K Pourron '59 

John P. x'41 4 Mathilda Neudoerffer 

Powell '39 
Bruce D Presser 

Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co 
John S 4 Majorle G Redpath 
Bonnie Bucks Reece '65 
James B '49 4 Marilyn Beers Reiily '51 
Raymond O Rhine 29 
Rhoads Mills Inc 
Simon B 30 & Kathryn Jarrett Rhoads 

Sidney F. 59 4 Sandra Brandt Richard 

Robert R '64 4 Adele Breese Richards 

fllchardson-Merrell Inc 
fluth Specht fllchter '41 
William O Roberts 29 
William R '49 4 Bessie Bathgate Ruhl 

James C 4 Janet M Ruitenberg 
James O Rumbaugh Jr. SO 
Thomas D '63 4 Diane Norcross 

Louis F Santangelo '50 
Lloyd E Saylor -29 
Richard A Scharle '31 

s Etter Schmehl 63 


; Shatlo Jr 41 
t Auto Sales Co 
tsW 75 4 Barbara ShattoSrr 


Carl G Smith '28 

Robert A Smith 62 

George A 29 & Gertrude Arbogast 

Spaid 29 
Reed 32 4 Mildred Arbegast Spear 30 
Norrlne Bailey Spencer '68 
Standard Brands Inc 
James B Stefty 
Shirley Finkbemer Stehlln '39 
John R '51 4 Lois Gordon Sialger '52 

Walter I 

Howard Jr 4 Martha Wearner 

Luther M Weaver 26 

Joan Bittinger Weber "59 

Helen Salem Wescoat "19 

James W '58 4 Gail Woolbert White '58 

Gail Graham Wilgenkamp "68 

Stanley 8 4 Nora Sheehan Williams 74 

Eugene Witiak 59 

Robert F WoMsen 48 

Warren L 31 4 Eleanor Sheriff Wolf '32 

CM Zechman '21 

Suzanne Springer Zeok 66 

Kalhryn Moming Zlegler 30 

Harold C 494 Joan Apple Zimmerman 

Karen Pfleger Zygan '69 



Maude Reichley Moist 


Ray E Tressler 


Grace A Geiselman 


Marie Geiselman Gabrlelson 
Sarah B Manhart 


Mary G Steele 


Claaa Agent: Ralph Wllmer 
4 Donors, $550.00 

J Frank Faust, deceased 
IraC Gross 
Irene Bauder Robinson 
Susan Gelse Shannon 


Claaa Agent: Ralph Wltmer 
1 Donor, S10.00 

Mary Wagner Harkins 


Claaa Agent: Ralph Wltmer 

4 Donors, $500.00 
Phoebe Herman 
Elizabeth Hall Neideigh 
Marlon Moyer Pottelger 
Paul D Stees 


Claaa Agent: Ralph Wltmer 

5 Donors, $300.00 

Paul B. Faust 
Relda Robb Hamilton 

Hulda Steinlnger Bowser 
Charlotte Weaver Cassler 
Dorothy Allison Stone 
Helen Salem Wescoat 


Class Agent: John W. Blttlnger 
4 Donors, $60.00 

Ernest B Cassler 
Susan Rearlck Shannon 
Paul G Wlney 


Class Agsnt: John W. Bltllnger 
10 Donors, S1.020.00 
Orris H Aurand 

William T. Decker 

Ida Olmstead Frednckson 

Marie Romlg Huntington 

H Donald Sweeley 
Ruth LaRue Thompson 
Mildred E Winston 


Class Agent: John W. Blttlnger 
7 Donors, $585 00 
Leah Caldwell Burns 
Edward L. Dalby 
Beatrice Fisher Dunning 

George W Townsend 


Class Agsnt John W. Blttlnger 

8 Donors, $1022 50 

Relde E Bingaman 

John W Blttlnger 

John I Cole 

Stella Risaer Cole 

Marlyn Fetterolf 

Rlcardo Montero 

Beatrice Retting er 

Bryan Rothtuss 


Class Agent: John W. Bininger 
13 Donors, $1287 50 
Miriam Rearlck Bingaman 
Margaret Widlund Blough 

Mabel Fetterolf 

Chester J Rogowicz 
Ruth Welker Schwartz 
Ruth Bond Steinlnger 
Rachel Brubaker Whited 


Class Agent: John W. Blttlngsf 
19 Donor.. $2372 93 

Roger M Blough 
William C Bowser 
Laura Hennlnger Boyer 
Helen Bullock Brooks 
Dorothy Clarke Creager 

Marlln M. Enders 
Harland D Fague 
Martin L Grossman 
Robert N Hartman Estate 
George W Herrold 
Alda L Long 

Catherine Fopeano Marcherti 
William L Nlcholls 
Ruth Gaugler Sanders 
W Earl Thomas 
Freeman Wllhour 
Christie Zimmerman 


Class Agent: Lee E Boyer 

11 Donors, $1487 50 

Floyd L Adams 

Lee E. Boyer 

Percy B Davis 

Edwin L Flaher 

Raymond O Gilbert 

Orville B Landls 

Lester B Lutz 

Martha Larson Martin 

Catherine Beachley Mlddleswarth 

Anna M Norwat 

Dorothy W Reeder 

G. Oliver Sands 

Bruce R Shaffer 

Lucy Herr Smith 

Oliver S Swisher 

Ethel V Taylor 

Robert N Troutman 

Parke A Wagner 


Charles E. Chaffee 
Wayne M Daubenspeck 
Delsey Morris Gross 

Zelda F Haus 
Emily McElwee Jamison 
Elma Johnson Jones 
Anna Broalous Kllnedinst 
Grace Beckley Kramer 
John M Leese 

Harriet Dietrich McLaln 

William 8 Sadtler 
fluth Evans Sebastian 

M Theima Taylor 

Lee E Triebels 
Elizabeth Whiffen Vought 
Gertrude V Walker 

Clinton WelsenHuh 
Bert E Wynn 


Class Agent: Ben|smln T. Moyer 
38 Donors, $2761 00 

George N Bachman 
Richard Baxter 
Naomi Fogle Bennett 

Margaret H Buyers 

Dorothy flothermel Chaffee 
Florence Trometter Clarke 
Edwin Constable 
Harold E Dltzler 
Harold F Doebler 
Thomas A Duffy 
Elizabeth Stong Eichelberger 

Lillian Fisher Long 
Paul B Lucas 
fluth Moody McGarral 
Marv Welmer Motfltt 


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Norman H Brought 

Alma Bowarsoi Clark 
Martha Laudenalagar Davis 
Siona Altoro Oavls 
Irane Brouse Dickey 
Lawrence C Fisher 
Frank C Sill 
Daniel F Qrenam 

Class Amount 

1931 $3.85400 
1929 3.67000 

1934 3.502 50 

1968 3.299 00 


2.362 50 

Clatt Ag«nt/« 
Paul M. Haines 
William O.Roberts 
Henry H.Cassler 
Ken & Betsy Klose 

William D. Atkinson 
Benjamin T. Moyer 
Timothy E. Barnes 
James O. Rumbaugh 
JohnW. Blttlnger 
Bonnie Bucks Reece 

Miriam Kelm Kolle 
Mary £ Lauver 
Lena Balrd Lee 
L Howard Lukehart 
Julie Morgan McClosky 
Helena Grapskl Mlsklal 
Dorothy Lelsner Neety 


Place Clati Number Class Agent/e 

1 1970 89 Linda Metzel Manifold 

2 1976 84 Charles & KathlStine 


3 197B 83 Darrell K. Wilson 

4 1973 83 AlyceZimmerDoehner 

5 1969 80 W. Stevens Shlpman 

6 1977 78 Daniel E. Dltiler 

7 1974 78 William D.Atkinson 
e 1971 72 Barry T. Bobllck 

9 1975 71 John D. Granger 

10 1968 69 Ken & Betsy Klose 



Place Class Percent Class Agent/a 

John W.Meyers 
Henry H.Cassler 
William O.Roberts 
Ralph Wltmer 
Paul M. Haines 
Eleanor Saverl Wise 
John W.Bittinger 
Benjamin T. Moyer 

John W.Bittinger 

























Class A gent/ • 


$183 33 

Ralph Wltmer 



Ralph Wltmer 



C.Glenn Schueler 



Corrine Kahn Kramer 



Ruth E. McCorklll 



Ralph Wltmer 



John W.Bittinger 



Timothy E.Barnes 



Ralph Witmer 



John W.Bittinger 

Benjamin T Moyer 
Donald M Pace 
Marvin W Schlegei 
Laentena McCahan Shelley 
Frederick Slegal 
Carl G Smith 
Helen Ott Sopor 
Mary Wentzel Updegrove 
William L Vorlage 
Essex Botsford Wagner 


Kathryn V Basttan 

George E Beam 

Ruth G Beck 

Anna Mary Moyer Bohn 

Rebecca Foster Burtnette 

Eleanor Coons Grouse 

Robert W Crouse 

Frances Kemble Sharer 
Russell T. Shilling 
George A SpBld 
Gertrude Arbogsst Speld 
David E Stressor 
Allen C Tressler 
Frank C Wagenseller 
L Arthur Wagner 
Frank w Weaver 


32 Oonors. $2185.00 
Harry S Belrd 
Paul Bishop 
Dorothy Stnne Bowers 
Ralph H Casner 




Fre>da Dreese Dunkle 
Helen Gemberling Faux 
Nancy Lecrone Fey 
Charles E. Fisher 
Ruth Pace Fuellhart 

Mary Shatter Helme 
Lucie Smith Hess 
Gertrude Fisher Jones 
Ruth Dlvely Kaufman 
Blanche Stsutfer Keeny 

Ruth Steele King 

Rose Ann Gumbert Kr ape 

Helen Dehoft McCahan 
Harold N Moldenke 
Anne Gilbert Morris 
Margaret Shue Norm 
Rebecca C Puifenberger 
Raymond O Rhine 

William O Roberts 
Gereon Wagner Salevan 
Lloyd E Savior 

Frances Thomas Davis 

Sherman E Good 
Wiima Walter Graham 
Mary E Graninger 
Wellington P Hartman 

Lewis C Herrold 
Twila Crebs Herrold 

Ruth Goft Nlcodemus 

Gladys KnoeOel Persing 
Luke H Rhoads 
Simon B Rhoads 
William Routzahn 

G Marlin Speld 
George S Spangler 
Mildred Arbegast Speer 
Dorothy Helser Stoddard 

Kathryn Morning Ziegler 


Claae Agent Paul M. Helnei 
40 Donor*. $3854 00 

l Sor< 

r Pari 

Ruth IV _ 
Ollva wiiiard Raker 
Paul D Reamer 
Richard A ScharTe 
Ethlynne Miller Schultz 
Ray C Scott 

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Dorothy TurnbBCh Stlckney 


Robert G Hartman 
Merle E. Hubbard 
Gerhard F Kern 
John Klndsvatter 

Arllne Kanyuck Lerda 
Frank Malasky 
Jared D Mayes 
J. Robert Reeder 
Grace Mlnnlng Schell 
Reed Speer 
William J Stahlman 
Elizabeth Charles Wetz 

Eleanor Sheriff Wolf 


Claae Agent: John W. Meyera 
44 Donors, $1595.00 
Beatrice Gentzler Armold 
Irene Mengel Botdorf 
Charles W Boyer 
Grace C Boyle 
Hughes Brlnlnger 


f Burr 

J Paul Edwards 

Laird S Gemberling 
Qulnto W. Glonta 
Martin A. Graykoskie 

Eslelle Pearl Marcuse 
Robert L McGeehan 
Mae McDonald McGroarty 
Walter C Melzger 
E Dorothea Meyer 
John W Meyers 
Samuel P. Pascoe 
Harriet Miller Restllo 
William E. Royer 
Sarah C. Shaulls 
Flora Ellmore Shilling 
Diana Lizdas Snyder 
Mildred Gnesemer Snyder 
Paul A Swank 
Paul R Swank 

George A Truckenmlller 
Adeline Wlngard Vought 

George R Wenizel 

Claae Agent: Henry H. Casater 
33 Donora, $3502.50 
Josephine Piter Bleakley 

Marlin C Bottlger 

Henry Cassler 
Edwin M Clapper 
Edith Frankenfieid Cramer, dec 
Audra Martz Etzweiler 
Ruth Plummer Fagen 
Madeline Steininger Hermann 
Earnest W Huston 
Aberdeen Phillips Hutchison 

Virginia Andrews Rhoeds 

H Blanche Savidge 
Jerauld M Schlegei 
Ruth Nelson Sleber 
Mary E_ Spiggie 
Sara Urrlch Tollmger 

Timothy E Barnes 
Kenneth E Blyler 
William B Caruth 
Robert R Clark 
Mary A Cressman 
Dorothy C Eastep 
Russell Elsenhower 
Ralph C Geigie 

CM a 

Daniel T McKelvey 
Eleanor Brown Miller 

Emma Orlando 

inng I 

Alma Myers Saetre 
Mary Grlesemer Searer 
Erie I Shoberl 


Claee Agent: Ralph I. Shockey 
21 Donora, $10*7.75 

Stephen Azary 
Gwendolyn Schlegei Cramer 
H Vernon Ferster 
Kathryn Weber Flnkblner 

Horace M Hutchison 

Ruth Williamson Kelly 

Alice Smith Loope 

Ernst Mahr 

Eugene Mitchell 

George E. Phillips 

Robert W Prltchard. deceased 

Mary Landon Russel 

LaRue C. Shepp 

Ralph I Shockey 

Marcella Chaya Turnbach 

Dorothy Turner 

Walter V 


Claee Agent William H. Oehron 
23 Donors, $2501.50 

Hester BltDnger Avers 

Helen Musselman Dobbie 
Edwerd E Elsenhart 
Fern Zechman Ferster 
Robert A. Gabrenya 
w.lllam H Gehron 
Ethel Stressor Gilbert 

Eleanor J 
Oren N Benner 
Mary Reese Dean 
Donald A. Gaver 
Newton E Hesa 

Woodrow J Kllnger 

Mary Richard Knight 

J Chester Long 

Elsie Myers 

Frances Smith Novlnger 

B Henry Shafer 

E Raymond Shaheen 

David A. Sheilenberger 

John B Ulp 
Thomas Valunas 
Mary Fox Wagenseller 


Claae Agent: John Rakshye 
10 Donora, $1772.50 
Robert A Boyer 
Margaret Boyle Brown 

Ethel Ramer Coulter 
Helen Hlsdorl Dauberman 
Mary Helm Davey 
Richard E Ditzler 
Mark R. Guthrie Sf 
Martha Bollg Hess 
Jean Rhelnhart Hodgdon 
Elizabeth Johnston Keil 
Esther Ylngling Kern 
Karl E Knlseley 
Herbert C Lauver 
Esther Kaufman Lucas 

John Rakshys 
Caroline Grubb Relslnger 
i Fry Vogel 

Verna Gayman Baldw 
LeRoy K Beachel 
Ruth Yarger Olamond 
Lenora Spotts GuthrK 

Isabel Twekesbury Laudenslayer 
W Frank Laudenslayer 
Paul D Ochenrider 
Stephen W Owen 
Gladys wenizel Phillips 
Mathilda Neudoertfer Powell 
Martha Kllnger Riegel 
Helen O Rogers 

Genevieve Cluck Slegel 

Eleanor Saver i Wise 

Lervore Garman Home 
Hilda Markey Kocsis 
Nancy Myers Landis 

J Leon Haines 

Claae Agent Rob*rt E. Winter 

34 Donors, $2162.50 

Naomi Blngaman Kinney 

Betty Smith Bomboy 

David E Bomboy 

Charles R. Loss 

Dale S Bringman 

Harry w Butts 

William E. Nye 

Virginia Doss Butts 

Paul M Orso 

Aloyslus V. Derr 

Mary Mack Rendered 

Hilda Frederick Schedel 

H Lee Hebel 

Harold E. Shatter 

Caroline Grayblll Heimberger 

George C Splggle 

Carl L Herman 

Barner S Swartz 

Donald A King 

L Dallas Ziegler 

Gertrude Roberts Llndemann 


Richard W Llndemann 
Aria Bllger Marks 

Claaa Agent: Mary Voder Jones 

21 Donora, $16*5.00 

William H. McClure 

George H Bantley 

Harriet Gould Mertz 

Florence Reltz Brenneman 

Joseph F. Campana 

Martha Sharwarko Reld 

Marion Boyer Harvey 

Daniel 1. Reltz 

Warren C Herrold 

Bessie Bathgate Ruhl 

Elsie M Hochella 

Lois Dauberman Schultz 

Hope Harbeson Simpson 

Jane Hutchison Kaempfer 

Paul B Stetler 

Margaret Dunkle Knlseley 

Virginia Walker Turner 

Thomas W. Lewis 

Jean Kelton Weber 

Douglas A Portziine 

Robert Winter 

John P. Powell 

Robert F Wohlsen 

Lois Beamenderler Rellls 

Martha Garard Yocum 

Ruth Specht Rlchter 

Frank A Zeidler 

Wlllard H. Schadel 
Ruth Naylor Shaffer 

Joan Apple Zimmermen 

Paul C Shatto 


Robert Updegrove 

Claee Agent: Charlee A. Morris 

36 Donors, $2332.50 

Donald L Adams 


Douglas E Arthur 

Elaine Williams Barner 

Claae Agent S. Jack Price 
9 Donora, $940.00 

Phyllis Swartz Derr 

Mildred E Blttner 

Janet Shockey Einstein 

Donald W Fosselman 


Frances Savidge Foster 

Doris Wanbaugh Goelz 
Robert L Goelz 

Delphlne Hoover Reltz 

Irme Strawbrldge Hallenbeck 

Blanche Forney Rogers 

Edna Etzrodt Harkness 

Edward S Rogers 

Betty Malone Sharkey 

Grace Leu Hawk 

Edith Wagner Hebel 


Mary Getelnger Homan 

Claea Agent Ruth C. McCorklll 

Isabel Kiss Jones 

12 Donors, $1610.00 

Howard W Dye 

Maude Jones Koch 

Dorothy Dellecker Hochstuhl 


I Holde 

Fred G MacQuesten 
Ruth E McCorklll 
Mar|orie Wolfe McCur 
Ruth Beer Schaffner 
June Jerore Slvlck 

Class Agent E. Jane ! 
16 Donors. $1767.50 
Frank Attlnger 

Doris Haggarty Bass 
George M Bass 
Mary Rudy Clark 
Phyllis Wolfe Englert 

Class Agent 

9 Donora, $1260.0 

Mary Moyer Brlngi 

Joyce Jenkins McClure 
Edna V McVlcker 
Jean Geiger Nyman 
H G Stuemptle 


Claee Agent C. Glenn Schueler 
7 Donora, $1147.50 

Ruth Garman Brouk 

Charlotte Smith Harrison 


Margaret Latta Outerbridge 

Warren S Outerbridge 

Columbus H Raup 

Ella Jane Fetherolf Raup 

James B Rellly 

William R. Ruhl 

M Helen Smith Sanders 

Nevln Shaffer 

Roy E Stahl 

Erma Bonawltz Warnes 

John H. Wright 

Harold C Zimmerman 


Claee Agent: Jemee O. 
34 Donors, $2472.50 
Robert L Block 
LHHan Hoover Bloomqul 
Paul B. Buehler 
Virginia Blough Buehler 
Maria Shetler Bull 
Donald R Davis 

i SO, 

16 Donors, $656.00 

Dorolhy Wagner Btngrr 
Ferdinand Bongartz 

Raymond Hochstuhl 

Roger C Howling 
R Nelson Kost 

Donald M Mlnnlch 
Albert Molinaro 
Louise Slemers Molinaro 
Mary Sarbe Norwood 

Edward F Pfeitfer 
James O Rumbaugh 
Louis Santangelo 
Barbara Decker Siegfried 
Janet Wolfe Statler 
Harry G Stetser 

Paul A Wagner 
Richard L Wetzel 
Lloyd T Wilson 
Donald E Wissinger 


Class Agent: John R. Sbslger 
22 Donors, $1640.40 

Carolyn Bailey 
Alice Younghaus Da' 
Nelda Shafer Davis 
Jean Hill Delsite 


W Donatd Fiirwr 
William Foster 

Martha Martin Gehrta 

Herbert R Hams 

M»r|one AKtunder H«rt»t 

Jesnr>« Attlnger Hassmger 

Gardiner Marek 
Gerald Moorhead 
Marilyn Bears Reilly 
Merrill W Sha'er 

Flora Barnhart Wissinger 

Claea Agent: Leeter C. Hellman Jr. 

27 Donor*. $1420.71 

Elinor Tyson Aurand 

Elmer R Baumgardner 

Charles H, Carr 

Voylet Diett Carr 

John E Diehl 

Maxine Chambers Diehl 

Gene J Flurl 

Patricia F Heathcote 

Lester C Hellman 

Sylvia Haupt Hemstead 

C Richard Herr 

Bernice Joe hem Howling 

w Gordon Joyce 

Kay Worthlngton Lauver 

Lorraine Rarlck Llddlnglon 
Donald A Linn 
Ethel McGrath Meola 
Betty Albert Messner 
Clair S Mitch 
Kalhleen Schnerr Price 
Lois Renter 
Jacob M Spangler 

Richard L Bldetspah 
Ruth Freed Bosch 
Nancy McKlnney Carmicl 
Elizabeth Burnham Chasi 
Joseph E Condon 
Madeline Lease Cook 
William C Daveoport 
Harvey P. Jetlers 
Helen Vonlynn Jetlers 
Edward P. Kopt 
Thomas E Marls 
ChBrles N Mason 
Beltie Wmey Moorhead 
Beatrice Morrow Myers 
Kenneth E. Orris 
A John Perna 
Oorolhy Apgar Ross 
Dean E Rupe 

William L. Scott 
Charles B. Shamp 
M Josephine Sluter 
Robert C Wyllie 

Claae Agents: Robert C. and Jane i 


28 Donors, $2840.00 

Irene Meerbach Anderson 

Marilyn Huyett Becker 

Samuel Carmi:hael 

Davis L Clark 

Margaret Henderson Davenport 

Marilyn Kretz Fisher 

Roy A Foor 

Nora Stelnhards Gallns 

Martin V Heffner 

Irene Oldt Huss 
Shirley Thompson Khalout 
Eleanor Borskl King 
Edward E, Lamb Jr 
George C Liddlngton 

Charlotte Newman Marts 
Rebecca Shade Mignot 
Duane Mitchell 
Ruth E Osborn 
Dewltt C Reynolds 
Frank D Richards 
Samuel D Ross Jr 
John H Schraeder 


Claaa Agent: Daniel O. Hoy 
22 Donors, $1498.69 

Bruce A Bell 

Margaret Gordon Bonawitz 

Helej; Griffiths Hendry 

Lana Fegley Henry 

Daniel Hoy 

Mary Ann Bingaman Klemtop 

James G Showalter 
Nancy Hermann Snook 
Joanne Quick Spangler 


24 Donors, M90.00 

Evelyn Herbstnth Baker 
Deborah Krapl Bell 
Charlotte Meerbach Bunke 
John C Bunke 
Card Oeuberman Cnidsey 
Henry S Cook 

Claire Rosengarten Dromgoole 
Mar|one Kostenbauder Finley 
Alice Valsmg Frost 
Frederick R Frost 
Henry W Geiss 
Elsie Gruber Gormley 
Robert L Heckenberg 
Clyde R. Kauftman 
Winifred Bonsall Kelter 
Eugene Kolva 

Genevieve Thomas Mack 
Eleanor Olvely Mora 
Mary Hlldebrand Naugle 

Gene A Stettler 
Audrey Vollman Vanderhool 
Margaret Brady Wyllie 
Janet Gerner Yelch 
John D Yetch 


Claae Agent: Ronald E. Fou 
2S Donors, $2172.07 

Lynn Hasslnger Askew 
Nelson E Bailey 
Jack K Bishop 
Linda Youhon Collins 
Elwood H Co* 
Marion D Drumheller 
Ronald Fouche 
Jane Longenecker Grim 
Park H. Haussler 
Helen Thomas Hellman 
Donald R Hennlnger 
Earl F Klemtop 
C L Lorsh 
Suzanne Beal McCarty 

Nancy Forrest Peel 
Edward R Rhodes 
Suzanne Wahl Schaefter 
Galen W Schllchter 
Stanley R Shilling 
Sandra Glllillan Showalter 
Dorothy Wardle Spencer 
Janet Swenson Updegrove 
Patricia A. Walker 
Erhard O Werner 


Claaa Agent: Carolyn Gillespie Snow 

21 Donora. $1310.00 

Janice Paul Arcldlacono 

Mary Neal Coleman 

Gary L. Crum 

Burdell S Faust 

Ronald D Fleming 

Gerald C Herbster 

Wade L. Hoffman 

Doris Keener Holcomb 

Richard L. Klsslak 

Alice Ann Patterson Leldel 

Robert E Lewis 

Nancy Bumbarger Peterson 

Joan A. Richie 

Janet Gordon Ruiz 

Wayne Rutz 

Mary Moore Schatkowskl 

Carolyn Glllasple Snow 

Jill Fuller Snyder 

Sera V. Troutman 

Gall Woolbert White 

James W. White 

Robert C White 


Clasa Agent: Jack E. Claney 
30 Donor*. $1377.50 
Lois Kohl Badgley 
Joseph M, Barlow 

William M Berger 
Nancy Kendall Boyle 
Carl R Calherman 
Jack E Clsney 

Carolyn Birkhimer Ernst 
Robert L Flscus 
Ma/garet Brubaker Gray 

Mary Davis Helsey 
Catherine Henry Herbster 
Barbara Tongue Herold 
Roger A Hoitzapple 

Andrew G Melnlck 
Russell P. Mertz 
Gladys Ransom Michel 
Margaret Pattyson Neff 
Joe Oslnchak 
Sandra Meyer Oslnchak 



Joan Btttinger Weber 
Eugene Wltiak 
Clyde H Wood 
Ray J Yeingst 
Margarei Dalby Zlmmet 


Claaa Agent: Donald E. 
22 Donors. 1902-50 
Barry B Bealor 
Nancy Phillips Bealor 
Donald E. Coleman 
Caroline S Conrad 
Richard Drtmars 
Brian L Donley 
Jean Wenk Erdman 

Helen Harding Ferraro 

Lillian Holcombe Martin 
Stephanie Haaae Moore 
Joyce Arnold Post 

Carlton B Smith 
Ronald L Smith 
Sara McCahan Williams 

Maurice H Bobst 
Glenn R Bowman 
Lee R Conrad 
Louis Coons 
Margaret Webb Coons 
Gloria Albert Crum 
John J Curry 
Nancy A Oavls 
Sandra Scheii Deen 
Richard E Derrick 
Richard L Fausey 
Linda Traub Flscus 
Harriet Gearhart Fries 
Thomas P Helvig 
Herman K Hopple 

Robert E Lelghty 

Paul A Martin 

James C Papada 
Sandra Brandt Richard 

William W Schell 
Jane Myers StoweM 
Jacquelyn Barber Toy 




Dorothy M Anderson 
Elizabeth Hodges Bagger 
Anne Osthelm Barnes 
Rosemary Losch Beaver 
Robert B Bechtel 
Leonard R Betkoskl 
Sarah Blaskovltz 
Judith A Blee 
Charles R Bowen 
Judith A. Brndjar 
Gloria Grayblll Brubaker 
Leslie R Butler 
Philip M Clark 
Norman A, Crlckenberger 
Charlotte Downer Epley 

Ronald I Foye 
Ronald C. Hardnock 
Sharon Martin Hemmer 
Gay Bouchard Hettinger 

Joan Lawley Lelghty 

Robert R Lindemuth 

Maria Wernlkowski MacFarlan 

Judith Arnold Mclntyre 

Wayne H Mlnaml 

Terry L Moll 

Judith Behrens Myers 

Ann Schaeter Papada 

Maureen Davenport Rles 

David M Smith 

Jacqueline Gantz Smith 

Robert A Smith 

John H Spillman 

Alice Taylor 

Alan L Thomas 

Susan Sload Thompson 

Constance Leltner Trimble 

Ruth Roberts Williams 
Alice Brown Wlsor 
Audrey Kellert Yeingst 
E Michael Yohe 
Madeline Rove Zung 


Claea Agent: Thoma* D. Samuel J 
47 Donora, $1823.50 

Allen A Aungst 

Jay S Berman 

Carol Gresh Black 

James C Black 

James A Blessing 

Carol Hertz Bowman 

James J. Campbell 

Annette Campbell Crlckenberger 

Robert W Curtis 

Penelope Stamps DaGrossa 

Ann Rlesmeyer Danner 

Janet Rettlnger Dewald 

Stephen C Gettler 
Nancy J Good 
Donna Robb Grayblll 

David Hackenberg 
Carol Cairns Henry 
Elwood B Hippie Jr 
Shirley Garrison Kennedy 
George M Klndon 

Carol Marburger Koch 

Marvin J Malone 
Jane Schuyler Marriott 
Clark R Mosler 
Carl M Mover 
Mary Brown Murray 
Cynthia Hoffman Priest 

Thomas D Samuel 
Irene Etter Schmehl 
Carolyn Moyer Schneider 
Lee A Shamory 
Mary Weatherlow Shelley 

C Edward r- 
Marilyn Fals 


FIRST DECADE (1889-78) 




























20 54 


















16 89 




















SECOND DECADE (1959-1968) 

1 1968 350 69 1971 $3,299.00 

































































THIRD DECADE (1949-58) 





































































25 00 



FOURTH DECADE (1939-1948) 


FIFTH DECADE (1929-1938) 

1 1931 83 40 

2 1929 93 47 

3 1934 62 33 

4 1935 53 20 

5 1930 73 32 

6 1938 48 19 

7 1932 70 23 

8 1933 64 44 

9 1936 59 21 
10 1937 47 18 

SIXTH DECADE (1919-1928) 

1 1928 86 38 

2 1925 44 19 

3 1926 49 18 

4 1924 30 13 

5 1927 54 23 

6 1923 18 8 

7 1921 26 10 

8 1922 20 7 
S 1919 19 5 

10 1920 17 4 


1 x-12 62 5 

2 1915 14 3 

3 1917 15 4 

4 1913 4 2 

5 1918 15 5 

6 1914 7 2 

7 1916 8 1 

23 31.08 $2,489.00 $108.22 
34 38.64 2,182.50 64.19 

34 04 
























30.55 $15,447.00 $91.95 




















1 ,630.50 


68 75 














$ 72.66 














1,022 50 

















Clan Agent/t 

William D.Atkinson 

Barry T Boblick 

Linda Mattel Manifold 
W. Stevens Shlpman 
Alyce Zlmmer Doehner 
Charles & Kathl 

Stlne Flack 
John D. Granger 
Ernest & Karen 

Shatter Tyler 
Daniel E. Dltzler 
.Darrell K. Wilson 

Ken & Betsy Klose 

Bonnie Bucks Reece 
Leslie R.Butler 
Barbara Stockalls 

Peter D. Lawler 
Thomas D.Samuel 
Jack E. Clsney 
Richard & Rosemary 
Robinson Hough 
Lee R.Conrad 
Donald E. Coleman 

Robert & Jane Cline 

James O. Rumbaugh 
Charles A. Morris 
Ronald E. Fouche 
JohnR. Stelger 
Daniel O. Hoy 
Lester C.Hollman Jr. 
Carolyn Gillespie Sno\ 
Ruth Freed Bosch 

William H.Gehron 
Robert E. Winter 
E Jane Still 
Eleanor Saverl Wise 
Mary Yoder Jones 
Ruth E. McCorklll 
Corrlnne Kahn Kramer 
C Glenn Schueler 
S Jack Price 

Paul M. Haines 
William O.Roberts 
Henry H.Cassler 
Timothy E.Barnes 

John Rakshys 
Andrew V. Kozak 
John W. Meyers 
Eleanor Saverl Wise 

Benjamin T. Moyer 


Lee E. Boyer 


Lee E. Boyer 




Ralph Wltmer 





Ralph Witmer 




Ralph Wltmer 




Ralph Witmer 




Ralph Wltmer 




Ralph Wltmer 




Ralph Wltmer 



10 00 

Ralph Witmer 





Cteee Agent 


, I1IT1 

Alan Bechreeh 
Carolyn Kurtz Baity 
William M Baity 
M BltUM Baumgarlnef 
Peter Beige* 

Frederick D Brown 
Donna Zedmen Chestnut 
Thomas H L Curtis 
Karen Frable Donald 
M Jana Qaln«n 

Albert W Grondahl 
Robert G Gundaker 
Sarah E Hannum 

Frad G Marahay 
Ann Slple High 
Richard E- Mow* 

Larry S KacheJness 
Grace Slmlngton Karschner 
P, Wayne Kauftmen 

Lynn Pflatar Knlghl 
Barbara Stocfcells Lebanoaky 
William E Lindsay 
William H Lip* 

Martha Sua Dal|an Moll 
Arlena Roberta O'Hara 
Joseph O'Hara 

Robert R Rlcharda 
MicfW Pnoprecht 
Lynn Sanberg 
Patricia Taylor Schmidt 
Richard A- Seaka 
Susan Chapman Seeks 
Donald J S«pie 
Ann Latimer Strata 
Nancy Zook Suloman 
Robert A Suloman 
Jamea W Summers 
Marjorle Rayner Wear 

Helen L Bachman 
Daniel V Bevllacque 
Siacey L Bottlger 
Ann Delterll 
Nancy Coraon Carter 
Richard E. J Caruao 
Lynne Richmond CUM 
Linda Cole Conine 
Joseph M. David 
Ray E Dice 
Paul w Ernat 
Frances Ray Faylor 
Paul 6 Flllpeh 
George W Flahel 
Joseph A Gano 
John F. Grebe 
Cortland M Hatfield 
Harold J Hershey 
James G Hutchinson 
Mary Lou West Johnson 

Dawn Flte Klnard 

Carol Cox Klrchner 

Carol Ocker Kirk 

Peter D Kirk 

Milton M. Kuhn 

Carolyn Tweed Leap 

Sally Schnure Lindsay 

Benjamin H. Loveil 

Sandra Potts Manbeck 

Seward Proaaer Mellon 

Edith Godshall Messerschmldt 

Calheiine Etter Miller 

Pamela Kiahpaugh Miller 

Wayne W Miller 

Thomas M Peischl 

F David Pennypacker 

Susan C Petrle 

Bonnie Bucks Reece 

Eric L Reichley 

Douglas L Reynolds 

Adele Breeae Richards 

Diane Norcroaa Samuel 

Robert J Scovall 

Lee K Smith 

William G Streus 

Barbara Evans Summers 

Thomas N, Taylor 

Jane Campbell Thomas 

Priecllla Llmbert Watson 

Robert G Watson 

Dsvld M Wilkinson 


Claaa Agent: Peter D. Lewlet 
4* Donors, I1M7J0 

Mary Lee Andrews 
Samuel R Andrews 
Charles L Baltey 
Mary List Baird 
Timothy R Barnes 
Larry D Bashore 
Prisctlla Clark Bashore 
Leanne Shaw BeJleti: 
Carol Viertei Be ran 
Francis J Brennan 
Nancy Nelson Cane 
Judith Beery Carter 
Sue C Davla 
Holly Grove Delaney 

Wayne H Fisher 
Larry A Gleemann 
Christopher J Glpe 
Frederick W Kelly 
Donald S King 
Ernst H Kohlstruk 

Susann McAulfTe Lucas 
Robert J Lulh 
Edwin M Markel 

Rebecca Carson McCaughey 
Stephen D Melchmg 


During the period of July 1 , 1978 through June 30. 1979 the Uni- 
versity received gifts in memory of: 


Nancy Elston Richardson 
Ronda Bander Roane 
Gary L Schelb 
Joanne Brink Sche>b 
Ellen Maddock Schukls 
Margaret Oelkere Talbot 
Richard Talbot 
Marilyn Moltu Taylor 
Patricia Bradway Valentine 
Margaret Orth Vanneme 
Carole Summer Ward 
William C Webster 
Carol Meek Whitfield 
Lois Swartx Ylngllng 
Suianna Springer Zeok 


Claaa Agents: Richard and fl 

RobJneon Hough 
47 Donora. $1160.00 
Anthony Adamopouloa 
Marilyn Zannie Antunea 

Reynold L Badman 
Charles S Bender 
Clowle McLaughlin Bennett 
Donna Ake Burkholder 
Anthony J Costello 
Karen Rowe Costello 
Karen Hardy Delaurler 
Margaret Shields Oengler 
Dwight E Olckensheets 
Frederick L. Dudley 
Cynthia Culp Fad 
Carole Sloan Grebe 
Donna Carve/ Henry 
Richard Hess 
Richard R Hough 
Rosemary Robinson Hough 
R Thomas Jones 
Andrea Schumann Keim 
John D. Keim 
Linda Kauflman Klrby 

Philip C. Bossart 
Linda G. Brenner '69 
Elizabeth Shipe Caruth 35 
Dauberman Memorial 

Scholarship Fund 
Charles P. Deltrich 61 
Carol N. Dewsbury 
Charles C. Eberly III 65 
Margaret Taylor Extrom '35 
Louise W. Fegley 
The Rev. Samuel R. Frost '26 
Joyce K. Gilbert '54 
Esther Gelsel Hannum '33 
Solveig & James Horn 

Carol Stuclltte Kreamer 

Richard A. Main 

Terry L March 

Frank D Marsh 

Peter C Marshall 

Alicia Weeks McGlvaren 

Carolyn Wahler Miller 

Kathryn Zwlcker Miller 

Robert R. Miller 

Janet Schumacher Reynolds 

Nancy Baker Rosen 

Gary R Salter! 
Marian L Shatto 
Marl|ane Snyder Stokes 
Roger G Vanderoet 
Dwight F. Weeks 
William H. Wlest 
Paul P. Wild 
Ronald W Williams 
Vaughn A Wolt 
William L. Ylngllng 
William E Zk=k 


Claaa Agents Ken and Betsy I 
19 Donors, $3299 00 

Peggy Gilbert Beck 
Carl D Bose 
James E Bowman Jr 

Ameel Karalee Buttorfl 

Evelyn Smith Caranchinl 
Sally Feltlg Caruso 
Betty Charles 
Samuel D Clapper 
Marilyn Pierce Cromwell 
Richard J. Cromwell 
Nancy E Dewsbury 
Arthur Ebersberger 
Ruth A Flanders 
Chnsta Jorgensen Fuhrr 

H Donald Glaser Jr 
Samuel J. Halpern 
Barbara Brought 
Henry H Herrlngton 

Cathenne Strese Jarjlsian 
J David Kelley Jr 
Robert J King 
William Kramer 
Barbara Dick Kurzenknabe 

Thomas R. Long 
Nicholas A Lopardo 

Jerome E Lynch 

Ellen Biers Markel 
Charles H McLeskey 

Laura Scaite Moyer 
Dawn Grlgg Mueller 
Johanna Sheese Murray 

Karen Geiger Nash 

Jeffrey L. Noble 

Donald P Orso 

Mary Ann Carpenter Orso 

Ellen Hill Owen 

Plane Harshman Patterson 

Patricia Corbm Pecklns 

Richard G Poinsett 

Sally Davts Rankin 

Joanne Goglla Reinhart 

Richard M Rex 

Mary Ingram Ritserl 

Deborah E Ruler 

Christopher Bobbins 

Nan a A tt e £ b M *»G'e 

John Langham 
The Rev. John C. McCune II 
Robert W. Pritchard '36 
Charles A. Rahter 
Richard A. Reiland 
Ethel Weikert Reuning '29 
Anthony Ruddy '29 
Clyde 0. Sechler '41 
Clyde R. Spitzner '37 
Catherine E. Steltz 
Deborah J. Wisslnger '76 
Elise Thompson Wohlsen '47 
Geoffrey W. Zipf '81 

Gifts in memory of an alumnus, friend, member of the University 
Community or family member may be designated by the donor at 

Joan Vondercrone Ross 
Robert L Russell 
Russell D Schantz 
Betsy Klose Sellnger 
Kenneth R Sellnger 
M. June Funk Shaskok 
Norrlne Bailey Spencer 
Richard Spotts 
Richard Steinberg 
Frederick R Swavely 
Catharine Mlchener Tunis 

Nancy Stroup Wagn. 


Claaa Agent: W. Steven* SNpman 

•0 Donors. $1771.24 

Carol Smith Arnold 

Rickey L. Bair 

Keith H Bance 

Gary E. Baylor 

Patricia Bonsall 

Barry E Bo wen 

Wlllard J. Bowen 

Katharine S Bressler 

John D. Bronneck 

Robert C. Campbell 

Charles E Cloulmen 

Howard R. Collins 

Alan h Cooper 

Daniel M. Corveleyn 

Walter W. Custance Jr, 

Virgil Franks Oavala 

Barbara Hltchens Deperro 

Robert 0. Dlpletro 

Michael E. Dreyfus 

David M Oumeyer 

Thomas C. Eggleston III 

Nancy Comp Everson 

William J. Freed Jr 
Robert E Guise 

Nancy Walck Hanlord 
Victoria Fay Heberllg 
Wendy Evans Herrlngton 
Stephen R Herrold 
Elizabeth Maule Hllferty 
Donald A Hinsdale 
Michael J Hoover 
Barry L Jackson 
Ingrid Grodem Jacobus 
Peter G Jarllalan 
Robert Jesberg Jr 
Ann Ellis Kaley 
Judith Wittosch Kelley 
Terry W Kent 
Margaret Hell King 
Christine Richards Kyse 

Margaret Knouse Lewis 
Beth Runk Ludwlg 
Glen E Ludwlg 
Holly Ford Marsh 
Jeffrey A Mams 

Virginia Carlson McKenzle 
Robert G Monahan 
Len E Negley 

Donald W Peppier Jr. 
Linda laeger Poinsett 
Philomena Ouattrocchl 
Roben H Ray 
Beverly Dalo Reber 
Robert D Reber Jr 
Kurt Reinhart 
E. G Rohde 
Linda Taylor Rule 
W David Rule 
Richard W. Semke 
Thomas w Shade Jr 
Catherine Martin Shaw 
Donald R Shaw 
Priscilla Edwards Slack 
Robert X Spero 
Julie B Stauffer 
David C Steffen 
Susan Agogtla Swerdtow 
Gregory H Trautman 
Erik P Vananglen 
Shirley Jones Vincent 

Michael J Wolf 
Robert E Yerger 
Karen Pfleger Zygan 

Claaa Agent: Linda MeUel Manifold 
Sfl Donors, $1912.24 
David A Barber 

Kathleen Van Order Bowen 
Robert Gerald Carothers 
Robert L Clyde 
Karen Klster Corveleyn 
Linda M Covert 
Edward R Oanner II 
Henry J. Deperro Jr. 
David M Oollnsky 
Steven E Dubs 
Robert R. Dunn 
Sharman Levan Ebbeson 
Sue J. Ebling 
Donna Zlerdt Elk In 
Robert F Everson 
Michael Fenstermacher 
Donald H. Fetterolf 
Anne Gant Frees 
Gregory E Galano 
Betty Swam Gallup 
Brian W. Gallup 
Susan Smith Glawe 
Richard W Goheen Jr 
Harriet Burger Griffith 
Dennis K Hall 
Donald C. Hamlin 
Christian B. Harris 
Robert B. Heinemann 
Ann Schlegel Helnly 

Gregg A. Hodgdon 
Cheryl Snyder Huber 
Carolyn McGhee Jackson 
Richard M. Jacobson 
Jay E. Jamea 
Lane C. Kaley Jr. 
EarIF Kelser Jr 
Larry C. Klndsvater 
Linda Perry Klndsvater 

H Laurence Kyse 
Peter J Lang 
Mary Lotspelch Lawrenct 
John S Leonard 
Barry I. Llewellyn 
Lloyd Lohmeyer Ml 
Alan C Loveil 

Linda Metzel Manifold 
Douglas L Marlon 
Gall D Mason 
James M McAteer 
Jullann Korper Mendes 

Kathryn Klee Meyer 
Linda Palmer Miller 
John H. Morrlsaey 

Elolse Jury Myers 

1 Piurr 

Carol Scherb Ray 
Lloyd H. Ross 
Kenneth M. Salzman 
Jeffrey R. Scott 
Karen Prugh Shade 
Bonnie J Shockey 
Deborah Hench Smedley 
Joel E Smith 
Thomas B Snedeker 
Barbara Latsha Stern 

Susan B Twombly 
J Thomas Uhler 
Edwin C VanCott 
Louis A. Vermillion 
David B. Werner 

Thomas D Wolfe 

Claaa Agent: Barry T. Bobllck 
72 Donora, $2180.00 

Pearl C. Barabas 

Roger Cheney 

Joan Burgess Cloutman 

Nancy Farlnger Cressman 

Marilyn Goetze Danner 

David Oeak 

Candance Kuckens Dipietro 

Susan Stewart Embessl 

Thomas E Entanmann Jr 

Joel K Gordon 
Jeffrey L Gorla 
Cozette Hartman Haggerty 
David W Hahn 
Mary Ellen Haines 

Donna E Hurdle 

Etlssa Maunello Kralewskl 

Ellen Mlzzonl Lake 

William L S. Landea 

Kathie J Lang 

Philip fl Llbby 

John B Llppincott 

Jean McEvoy Llewellyn 

Linda Nansteel Loveil 

Theodore H Maack 

Diane Farrington Macla 

Gary O Macia 

David W. Madison 

Gary J Mailen 

Phyllis Bernhardt Malasheskle 

Lynn Keim Marlon 

Patricia Kllshaw McAteer 

Carol Lasher Miller 

David J Mitten 

Thomas M. Nead 

Karen L Olson 

Denis Packard 

John W. Ruhl 

Elizabeth Scon Salzman 

Catherine Rogers San Flilppo 

Philip San Flilppo 

Lisa Deamer Sawyer 

Richard A Slegei 
N Dennis Simmons 
Mark L Stevens 
Emily Futhey Stover 
Charles N. Tannery 
Alice Henlck Thomas 
Elinor M. Thompson 
M. W. Tllghman Jr 
Linda Haughton Trezlse 
Kenneth J. Vermillion 
Roxanne Havice V 
Ronald C Waters 
Craig W Weber 
John T. Wheaton 
Jeffrey S. Wltte 


C Um Agents 

Emaat and Karen Bhaflef Tytei 

Richard C. Abbott 
Janean Clare Allfather 
Louise Brophy Arnold 
Ellen Presty Ashworth 
Sharon Wltteck Austin 
Charlene Moyer Bance 
Stephen H Bender 
Alan M Bennett 
Timothy W Bingman 

Linda Kline Bugden 
Ronald N. Bystrom 
Paul A Cam 
Roger S Conant 

Sandra McDermott Dollnsky 
David S. Dunn 
Clifford I. Edogun 

Diane Kelley Evans 
Dennis R Frey 

Timothy J. Gotwald 
Douglas S Gnese 

Janet M Haigh 
Wendy Lovgi 

Alison Peine Heinzel 
Bruce A. Henderson 
William H. Henschke II 
Lynne Pawelko Heran 
Edward S Hom Jr 
Pamela Dolln Horn 
Craig W Hutchison 
Michael J Huth 
Jane Fankhauaer Josephs 
Steven F. Josephs 
Carol Sensenig Klein 
Joseph F Klein Jr 
Edmund P Kling III 
Cheryl Hughen Lathrop 
David W Mangle 
Robert W Maucher 
Brian D McCartney 
Melinda Mcintosh 
Janice McCullough Mertz 
Priscilla Gillespie Nagy 
Robert Guido Nonni 
Robert S. Pratt 
Mark w Richards 
John L. Sawyer 
Carol Ferry Saylor 
A Rebecca Schumacher 
Robert 8. Seem 
Debra Plunkett Smith 
Royce Hasley Stevens 
Ernest L Tyler 
Karen Shaffer Tyler 
Mary Deveau Ulatowski 
Hazel Gelnett Vernon 
Jacqueline Costello Walters 
Lynn S. Whittlesey 
Gall Alwme Wooda 


Claae Agent: Alyce Zimmar Doehner 

53 Donors, $1474.00 

Barbara Albright 

Susan Phillips Aptelbaum 

Arlene Graybill Apple 

Gregory M Beck 

Jay M. Boryea 

Alice Shue Bousteed 

Anne Herdle Cain 

Ben|amln H Clear 

Roger T. Collins 

Barbara Schultz Cotvtn 

Ronald J Cressman 

Susan Lentzner Cunningham 

Alyce Zimmer Doehner 

Barbara Kay Eames 

James G. Ehrhorn 

Laurel Hlnkley Falkner 

Karen Buehler Fennikoh 

Henry R Fisher 

Jamea J. Flynn 

Thomas C Foote 

Bruce A Garrett 

Chris A George 

June Bellettl George 

William D Greenlee 

Richard E. Hall 


The University recognizes these companies' matching gifts of em- 
ployees to Susquehanna University for the period July I. 1978 
through June 30, 1979. Corporate Matching Gift Programs provide 
a vital source of funds for higher education and serve to double the 
value of the employee's donation. Please check to see if your em- 
ployer is one of the more than 800 with Matching Gift Programs. 
During the year ending June 30, 1979, the University received 
$23,692 in matching funds from 91 firms. 

Hershey Fund 

Hoffmann La Roche Foundation 

INA Foundation 

International Business Machines Corp 

Interpace Foundation 

Irving One Wall Street Foundation Inc 

Johnson & Johnson 

Keebler Company Foundation 

Kinney Shoe Corp. 

Loews Foundation 

Lukens Steel Foundation 

Lutheran Brotherhood 

McGraw-Hill Foundation Inc. 

McNeil Laboratories 

Mellon Bank 

Merck Foundation 

Mobil Foundation Inc 

Monsanto Fund 

Nationwide Foundation 

New Jersey Bell 

Owens Corning Flbergias Corp 

Jacqueline O'Shea Galani 
Donald Christian Gates 
Whitney A Gay 

a Goodenough 

Aetna Lite & Casualty Foundation 
Air Products and Chemicals 

Allied Chemical Foundation 

American Express Foundation 

American Hospital Supply Corp. 

American Telephone & Telegraph 

AMF Foundation 

Armstrong Cork Co. 

Atlantic Richfield Foundation 

Becton Dickinson Foundation 

Bell of Pennsylvania 

Bendlx Corporation 

Bethlehem Steel Corp. 

Blue Bell Inc 

Sorg Warner Foundation Inc. 

Carpenter Foundation 

Carrier Corp Foundation Inc 

Clba-Gelgy Corporation 

Citizens and Southern Corp. 

Commercial Union Assurance Co 

Connecticut General Insurance Corp 

Connecticut Mutual Life Inauri 

Continental Corp. Foundation 

Coopers 4 Lybrand Foundation 

Crum 4 Forster Corp. 

Deidtte Haskins Sells Foundation 

Dresser Foundation Inc 

Duke Power Co. 

Dun & Bradstreet Companies Founda- 

Eastern Associated Foundation 
Equitable Lite Assurance Society 
Exxon Education Foundation 
Federated Department Stores inc 

Firestone Tire ft Rubber Co. 
Ford Motor Company Fund 

Government Employees Insurance Co 
Grace Foundation Inc 
Grit Publishing Co 
GTE Sylvania 

Hershey Foods 


Peat Marwlck Mltchetr Foundation 
Pennsylvania Power & Light Co 
Price Waterhouae Foundation 
Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co 
Prudential Foundation 
Reliance Insurance Companies Foun- 

Richer dson-fi 

Sobering Plough 
Signode Foundatior 
Sperry Rand Corp 
St Regis Paper Co 
Standard Brands in 
Stone & Webster lr 
Sun Company Inc 
Tenneco inc 
Texas Eastern Corf, 


Vicki Chin HaJI 

Robert m Harti 

Douglas E Hauser 

Judy Shaw Hauser 

Susan Han Helty 

Maran Alekel Henderson 

Ronald J Holmes 

Carol Dickinson Johns 

Denise N Klels 

Judy Stump Kllng 

Dorothy J. Knauss 

Elizabeth Holllngshead Lanclone 

Emlllo A Lancione 

Anne Longenberger Lohr 
Robert S Long 
Deryl R. lute 
Paul M. Marecek 
George E McKlnnell 
Wendy Pearce Menges 
tiu Dick Mo 
Janet Nllssen Moore 
Douglas W Morgan 
David Morris 
Dennis G Mosebey 
Christine Mowery 
Diane Decker Nalr 
Nancy M. Ostermueller 
Robert C Otto 
Marcia Wright Ousley 
Philip C Oualey 
Jane Barnes Paris 
Linda Saldukas Payne 

Barbara G Phllbrlck 
Robert G Philips 
Nancy Search Phlpps 
Robert A Phlpps 

Joseph P Raho 

Georgeann Merclncavage Ruhl 

Deborah Siegfried 

Nancy D Smith 

J Donald Steele Jr 

Barbara Walbolt Steiner 

Lynn R Stetler 

Marilyn Lacko Stevens 

Stephen P Stupp 

Gail Holmes Tannery 

Joyce C Thorner 

Susan D Topfer 

Susan Woltz Waters 


Deborah S Bechtel 
Lynne Stanslield Beck 
Tnomas P Bewley 
Roll A Braas 
Jane Bogennet Campbell 

Alan M Cohn 
Wayne H Dietterick 
Tonna Wendt Dougan 
Debra Davis Duncan 
Thomas A Duncan 
Barbara Dairympte Dunn 
Michael Fabian 
John G Faron III 
Catherine Fergus 

Grace Wellon Hanawalt 

John B Hanawalt 

Harold L Hand Jr 

John R Heyman 

Paul R Hinsch 

Robert C Kessler 

Dennis D Kleffer 

Marsha A Lehman 

Palrlck A Petre 
Vlckl Freeman Pierce 
Diane Mahoney Plvarnlk 
Deborah J. Qulnn 
Thomas W Relnhard 
Richard D Riley 
Marllynn Blend Rlslow 
Christine E Schmidt 

Deborah Wirte Sebring 
Philip J Seltert 
Peter M Sherman 
Kay Shroyer 
Anne Marina Shultz 
Kathryn B Simpson 
Benedict J Smar Jr 
Joyce Oberlin Smar 
Robert J Stamm 
Susan Miller Stewart 

Douglas Sutherland 

Frank J Tuschak Jr 
Donald L. Utter 

Nora Sheehan Williams 
Roy L Wilson 

Larry Wolfgang 
Dorothy Jones Zimmerm 

Gwen L Barclay 
Leroy C Beck 

Craig C Bingman 
Ingeborg Biosevas 
James S Brosius 
Deborah P Burdick 
Joseph R Caporaso 
Robert G Carr 
Kathryn Pickermg Corfm 

A Bruce Dansbury 

Michael E McCurdy 


Mary Lou Miller 

Throughout the years men 

and women of varied backgrounds and 

Charlene Lawser Monastra 

means have reaffirmed their 

aith in the future of Susquehanna I'm 

David N Mosteller 

versity by providing substance to the educational program through 

Laurel Stryker Mosteller 

their wills. Over the years the 

University has received bequests rang- 

ing from SI 00 to $500,000 a 

id each has played a significant role in 

Charlene Everett Olcese 

the advancement of the Un 


Jane E O'Neill 

During the year ending June 30, I979. Susquehanna has been in- 

Brends J Overcash 

formed of bequests totaling 

over $150,000 from the estates of the 

William A Pene 

following individuals. 

J. FRANK FAUST '15, Cha 

Deborah Welbley Piper 
Nancy Byer Post 

inbersburg. Pa., former superintendent 


Gail Johnson Ouinn 
Gary W Rlchenaker 

of the Chambersburg Schools, left an unrestricted bequest to the 


William A Robinson 


Nancy Reed Rock 


nsgrove, Pa., a local businessman, left 

PV ^p 

Devld A Rohrer 
Laurie Morgan Roth 

the residue of his estate to S 

usquehanna for ihe establishment of a 

■ / ^H 

Ronald R Roth 

scholarship fund, the interes 

to be awarded annually to students of 

it ■ 

Richard A Slocum 
Stephen A Staruch 

the University who plan to become ministers of the Lutheran faith. 


Scott A Strausbaugh 


William E Swanger III 
Richard J Thomas 

7 hafl 


Ruth Anderson Tucker 

Deborah E Pruirt 

Pamela James 

1 ■ 

Cindy Ball Vino 
Douglas Ft Ward 

Cheryl Rahlls 
David A RiebeseM 

Paul L Johnson 


Deborah Gaydosh Zalonis 

Joan Brouse Rifkin 

Raymond Kalustyan 


Alice M Roher 
William P Ruby 

Sharon Karle 
Roberta L Kempt 


Marjorie Flackman Saler 


Philip R Saler 

Robert R LaBarca 

Barbara J Samuel 

Class Agent: Daniel E. Dltxler 

Jane M Schlegel 

Michele A LeFever 

78 Donor*. $1062.50 

Lorna J Silver 

Christopher W Lewis 

Joann Smith 

Elizabeth Linehan 

Brian D Archibald 

Janice E Snider 

Llsbeth L Balrd 

Donna Pile Spalding 

Calll D Barker 

Franklin E. Stevens 

Sarah A Bernhardt 

Joseph W Strode ill 

Robert W Manning 

Mark V Swanson 

Cynthia Mattern 

Susan S Booth 

Fred C Sweetapple 

Peter W Meglll 

Ronald L Brett 

Cynthia Prltchard Swenson 

Jane C Miller 


Elizabeth C Bussman 

Bruce H. Wetteroth 

Scott Mitchell 

Kathleen Chadwlck 

Todd Morgan 

Margaret Schozer Wills 

Lydla Papanlkolaou 

Kevin Kanouse Deborah J Clemens 

Brenda Newman Wright 

Thomas Pennypacker 

Thomas G Keane Jr Lynn E. Cornett 

Timothy J. Wright 

Debra Peragino 

John T KolodyJr. Susan J Cressman 

Mary Pitorak 

Betty L Kraus Nancy Adams Dansbury 


Michael C Reggie 

Samuel Kuba III Mark E Dllulgl 

W Allen Kunstan Jr. Daniel E. Dlteler 

Class Agent: K. Wilson 

Kalhleen Lehman Robinson 

Eleanor J Kusche Jonl A. M Domln 

83 Donor., 81030.00 

JoLee Ruch 

Roberta J Laudenslager Donald P Doorley 

Susan E Apsley 

David C. Ruler 

Andrea R Lavlx Denlae A Duane 

Sara Saunders 

Harold E. Lelter Jr Kathleen S. Dunn 

Jane A. Bablnski 

Dale Franklin Schooner 

James D Link Lisa M Fackelman 

Sherry L Selple 

Laura Maddlsh Link Craig M Fasold 

Deborah Bernhlsel 

Deborah Manair MacVlttle Debra E Fox 

MBrk R Boatic 

Carol A Marlnchak Penny L. Galdula 

Barbara A Bozzelll 

Patricia J. Soat 

Harvard K. McCardle Susan E. Gale 

Kevin C Spangler 

Dorene E. Miller Linda E, Grazlano 

Thomas E. Sucks 

Dean H Sprlngman 

Carol A. Nichols Elizabeth A Hall 

Peter A. Burton 

Christian Thlede 

John R Olcese Ronald E Hanson 

Paula Capaldo 

Judy Torceiio 

Debra Maurer Ondeyka Tracy W Hawke 

Regina Pohren Chadwlck 

Mark S Vlclch 

David J Parseis Robert J Hertzog 

Carl Christiansen 

Richard A Ward 

Suzanne L. Palchell Keith H. Hewitt 

William B Wescolt 

Elizabeth Fleming Podrebarac Frederick L Hickman 

John Eby 

Jane 6. Wiedemann 

Ronald A Prltsch Nancy J Hulst 

Susanne Eckhardt 

Charles M. Wills 

David J Reier Steven C Kachiglan 

Anne Elton 

Debbie Robinson Woltert 

Kathy Arbour Respet Joanna M Kastler 

Judy Feidt 

Nancy E Zanner 

Janet Stagnlttl Rllna Scott L Klinger 

Richard T Fell 

Robert C Rungee Barbara Smith Lee 

Bruce E Flggart 

Jessice Schnltman Carol Norwood Lenlg 

John C. Fiske 

Barbara Shatto Smeltz Donna M Lennek 

Donna Foland 


Charles W Smellz Elaine lenora LevkoH 

Kathy M Freeman 

John R Slrangteld Jr Katharine G McAllister 

Dlna GanniteMo 

Emit & Marion Barran 

Betsy Bahner Swartzlander Jo-Ellen L McCracken 

William Garrett 

William & Audrey Barrett Jr 

Beverly Hater Ulmer Linda Rldout McKown 

Donald & Janet Bornman 

Cynthia Welch Woodcock Gall L Miller 

Holly Glbb 

Andrew & Dolores Bozzelll 

William A. Wray Jr. Peter J Miller 

Catherine Gin 

Robert & Evelyn Bredder 

Janice Friedman Zackon Mary E. Murphy 

David & Mary Brouse 

Steven I Zackon Brenda K Myers 

Tura W Hammarstrom 

John & Edith Buckfelder Jr. 

Amy S Nefl 

Kethryn Burke 

Albert M Noggle 
• **© Cheryl L. Norcross 

Ronald & Doris Cary 

Janet Heaton 

Charles & Betty Coney Jr. 

Claes Agents: Suzanne Paetzer 

Norma J Hedrlck 

Michael & Linda Contreras 

Charles and Kathl Stlne Fleck Andrew Pelak Jr 

Roberta Andrew Hewitt 

HIIJa Cooper 

84 Donors, $1387.00 Dav,(J E P'ontek 

Karen B James 

James & Pearl Coyne Jr 

Linda M Barran 

Janet Gump Beck 

Richard C Blanco 

f A . • 

Timothy V. Blair 

Nancy Mattson Bober 

Mark Burkhard! 


Debra L Carey 

Thomas K Chedwick 


Consiance Ingenbrandl Condtct 

J. S» 


Matthais Creutzmann 


» 9* 


W Richard Davis 


Steven P Deck 


EFwood R Dielz 



Shirley Eastep Dletz 

L ■ ■ 


Joanne Donolrio Dllulgl 


Susan A. Edgren 

* y 

George R Erickson 


Charles D Flack 



Kathi Stine Flack 
James C Flanagan 

4* i 

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Rebecca M Fuller 

r ■ WA 

Gordon J Glass 

\ 1 

Kathleen L. Gorman 

» 1 

■ ■>■*'■'>•*£; 

Wendy C Marsh 
Ann L Marshall 
Rhonda Davis McCardle 



Paul A Pearle Troutman 
Calvin A Mary UmNe 

Da'n J K H Hen*de n rson 

Robert L Tyler 
Bruce S Wagenseller 

Foundation for independent Colleges 

Through gifts of $100 or n 

tore, ihe following persons and 

Robert A Ruin Voelker 

Elizabeth B Hoitman 

Alan R Warehime 

Golden Arrow Motel A Restaurant 

husincv>ct helped Susquehanna 

to offer quality performing and 

Robert A Nancy Volt 

Dav.d E Honacher 
John C Horn hc'65 

Lucille Warren 


Grtt Publishing Co 
Wtinam F Groce inc. 

visual arts programs during ihe 

1978-79 academic year 

John A Rosemary Wallace 

Eleanor Horn 

Gult Oil Foundation 

Howard A Martha Weaner 

Phyllis D Horn 

Claire G Weis 

Mr and Mrs John 6 Aprjie 

J Kiembauer Inc 

Kathleen Westrol 

Richard R nc'77 A Jane Hough 

Robert F A Patricia R Weis 

Botcovt Department Store 

Mrs Jennings B Knoebel 

Robert A Isabel Wickham 

Donald D Hous'ey 

Dorothy E Wesner 

Hayes. Large. Suckling A Fruth 

Tne Bowen Agency 

Florence and Saul PutMrman 

Orlando W Houts 

Homer W Wleder Jr 

Household Finance Corp 

Thomas A Phyllis Wissinger 

Bigler A Shirley Irvm 

David N. Wiley 

E Keeler Co 

Mr and Mrt W Donald Fisher 

Raymond A Florence Wolchak 

Ruth Zimmerman 

Mayas Large, Sucking & Fruth Architects Universal Supplier* me 

Hugh A Elizabeth Wolfe 

Margretha K Johnson 

Mr and Mrs Michael KrvkO 

Kay Koch Feminine Finery 

Mr and Mrs Robert F We.s 

Robert A Mary Wyatt 

Michael Kivko 
Jennings B Knoebel 

Christian R. A Mary F Lmdback Foun- 

John A Martha Zeller 

William L Konrad 


Charles Ztock 

Alfred J Kranmer 


Mandata Poultry 

Anthony A Lois Zulll 

Margaret J Krapf 
Robert E A Betty Laul 

Appalachian Regional Comm 


Mary Macintosh 

R.K Mellon Family Foundation 

Michael & Carmela Ononardo 

B.G. McCabe 

Central Pennsylvania Synod, 


Mennonite Publishing House Inc 

Merwin A Charlotte Dixon 

John A Virginia McConnell 

Theodore Llndquist hc'63 

Church in America 

Ira Middieswarth A Sons Inc 

Milton A Gladys Oumeyer 

Stephen A June Metro 

Edward J Malloy 

Faith Lutheran Church, Murray 

Milton Shoe Manufacturing Company 

Carl A Norma Ebb 

George A Norma Miller 


Donald S Mayes 

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. 


Charles A Charlotte Eberly Jr 

Egil A Margaret Moisted 



Mohawk Flush Doors Inc 

Edward K. McCormick 

Lutheran Church in America 

Benjamin T Moyer Furniture 

William & Evelyn Fitzpatnck 

Robert A Geraldlne Mullens 

William R Aikey 

Thomas F McGrslh 

Mental Health/Mental Retardation 

Northern Central Bank 

Norman A Thelma Forrest 

Joseph A Eleanor MunafO 


Jonathan C A VI Messerh 

National Endowment for the Hi 

Ott Packagings Inc 

Claude A Marilyn Freed 

Gregory A Kathyrene Myer 

John B Apple 

National Science Foundation 

Ottaway Foundation 

Damon Oannltello 

Theodore C Barbsrossa hc*77 

Marcus K Mover 

Pennsylvania Council lor the 

Paulsen Wire Rope Corp. 

Robert A Linda Glcking 

Mark A Jeanne O'DonneM 

Webster G. Moyer 

Soroptimlst International of Li 

Pennsylvania Power A Light Co. 

Robert Goetze 

Charles A Dorothy Oeborn 

George H Berkheimer hc'S1 

William Mutschler 


Pennsylvania Gas and Water Co 

Roy A Janet Paules 

Bruce L Nary 

St John Lutheran Church. 


J Howard Pew Freedom Trust 

John A Emma Grantland 

Paul A Mary Penndort 

George C Boone 

North Jersey Alumni Association 


Edward F Plelfter Insurance Agency 

Allen A Bernlce GraybiM 

Amos A Corlnne Persing 

Philip C Bossart. deceased 

St. John Lutheran Church, Berrysburg, 

Phillips Motel 

Ralph Peters 

Robert L Bradtord 


Presser Foundation 

Bernard A Norma GustltlB 

Elwood A Christina Pope 

Edgar S Brown Jr. 

Dorothy B Porter hc'7l 

U S Office of Education 

Purdy Insurance Agency Inc. 

Thomas A Mildred Qulnn 

Lauren G. Butts 

Nell H. Potter 

Women's Auxiliary of Susquehanna 

flea and Derlck Inc 

Wayne A Shirley Harlman 

Erwin A Cecilia flahner 

Nancy A Calms 

Bruce D. Presser 


fleldler Foundation 

M E A Sarah Hedborg 

George A Gwendolyn Reck 

John A Carpenter 

Emily C. Rahier 

Zlon Lutheran Church, Sunbury, Pa 

Rhoads Mills Inc. 

William A Eileen Heidi 

John A Marjorle Redpath 

Cindy Cooke 

Joseph Lincoln Ray 

Sears-Roebuck Foundation 

Robert A Shirley Heller 

Robert A Leontine Reese 

Eddie Cooke 

Scott C. A Mary D Rea Trust 

Sellnsgrove Fuel Corp. 

Paul A Maureen Helleren 

Leonard A Helen Reld 

Edward F Cooke 

John M Reade 

Smeltz Auto Sales Co 

W Floyd A Barbara Henderson 

Roy A Martha Remer 

Larry Cooke 

Otto Relmherr 

LB. Smith Educational Foundation 

Clair A Eva Hlldebrand 

Emil A Beatrice Rescinlti 

Peggy Cooke 

Harold H Reunlng 


Snyder County Trust Co 

J Stuart A Elizabeth Hill Jr 

Karl A Billle Reuther 

John Dagle 

Frank G. Rhody hc77 


Steinlngers Laundry A Dry Cleaning 

Harold A Mary Hoover 

Thomas A Sara Rile 

Charles B. Degensieln 

William A Rock 

Sun-Re Cheese Corp. 

ftrihUl A Julia Hug Jr. 

John Riley Jr 

Ruth L Deltrlch 

Allen H. Roth 

ACF Foundation. Inc 

Sunbury Coca-Cola Bottling Co 

Philip A Mary lampletro 

Frank A Josephine Rlpa 

Howard E DeMott 

Henry W Rozenberg hc'73 

Aid Association for Lutheran; 

Sunbury Textile Mills Inc 

Robert A Natalie Rooke 

Nona M. Diehl hc'49 

John Aldens Furniture 

Swlneford National Bank 

Robert A Beatrice Johnson 

Galen E. Drelbelbis 

Paul E. Sauder 

Allen A. Shaffer A Son lr 

Tedd's Landing Restaurant 

Glenn A Eleanor Jones 

James A Janet Rultenberg 

William Faylor 

Francis P. Savers 


Troutmans Gult Service 

Lloyd Jones 

Charles A Phyllis Ruler 

Robert E Schellberg hc'70 

Albert Kantz 

George A Ora Schneider 

Stan Selple Jr. 

Becker Motors 

United States Steel Foundation 

Arlene Kendall 

Robert A Madeline Schuler 

Kenneth Fladmark 

William J Shannon 

Boscov's Department Store li 

Albert A Dorothy Kenl Jr 

Fritz A HMdegard Schwarz 

Walter 6 Freed 

Paul C Shatto Sr 

Bowen Agency Realtors Inc 

Margaret L. Wendt Foundation 

Donald A Charlotte Kiages 

Bruno A Elaine Sclcchltano 

Boyd Gibson 

Same A. Sheaffer 

Carpenter Foundation 

Weis Markets Inc 

Otmnr A Irmgard Klee 

M Brad A Jane Scranton 

Gynlth C. Glffin 

Marsha Seigel 

Central Builders Supply 

Wood-Metal Induslnes Inc 

Frank A Consuelo Kllng 

Michael A Lillian Sendrick 

Russell W. Gilbert 

Carl H. Simon 

Central Pennsylvania Savings 

Donald Koenecke 

John A Nancy Spangler 

Bernlce Cooke Glanvllle 

Ruth Juram Smith 

Colonial Furniture Co 

Clyde Kraft 

George A Sally Stanton 

Paul Glanvllle 

Amos Alonzo Stagg Jr. 

J Robert A Joanne Lamade 

Ellis A Mary Stern Jr 

H J Greene 

James B Steffy 

Dally Item Publishing Co 

Robert A Jo Ann Maclatchle 

William 'A Ingnd Stevenson 

Fred A Grosse 

Cyril M Stretansky 

DJ's Family Pizzeria 

Samuel A Constance Madara 

Joseph A Eileen Sullivan 

Wallace J. Growney 

George R F A Esther Tamke 

Dorsey Trailers Inc 

Frank A Dorothy Terranova 

Harry H Haddon hc'63 

Ernst A Ernst 

Gardiner & Evelyn Marek 

George L Haller hc'63 

Cedrlc W. Tilberg hc'63 

First National Trust Bank, Sunbury, Pa. 

Peter A Elizabeth Mather 

Robert A Betty Trone 

Donald J Harnum 

F ° 0< ™ 



Slate College. Pa 

Publisher. The Centre Daily Times 


Lewisburg, Pa. 

Assistant Secretary of (he Board. 

Butter Krust Baking Co. 
Harrishurg, Pa. 

Vice President, Nationwide Insurance Co. 
Selinsgrovc, Pa, 

Sunbury. Pa. 

President. First National Trust Bank 
Dr. ROGER M. BLOUGH. Esq. '25, 

I law ley. Pa 

Retired Chairman. U.S. Steel 


Orlando. Fla. 

Retired Pastor 

The Re.. Dr. DALE S. BRINGMAN '48 

State College. Pa 

Pastor. Grace Lutheran Church 




Philadelphia Regional Manager, 

Burroughs Corp 

Attorney at Law. Carpenter. 

Carpenter. Diehl & Kivko 
Dr. SAMUEL D. CLAPPER. Esq. '68 
Somerset. Pa. 

Attorney at Law. Barbera & Barbcra 
The Hon. PRESTON B. DAVIS. Esq.. 

Milton. Pa. 

Attorney at Law. Davis. Davis & Kaar 
Bloomsburg, Pa. 
President. S.H. Evert Co 

Winfield, Pa. 

President, Faylor-Middlecreek Co. 


Johnstown. Pa. 

Vice President. Thomas-Kinzey 
Lumber Co. 


Somerset. Pa. 

President. The Fetterolf Group 

Dr. LAWRENCE C. FISHER 31, Emeritus 

York. Pa. 



Selinsgrove. Pa. 

Certified Public Accountant. Fisher, 

Clark & Lauer 
Rochester. NY. 
Pastor, Lutheran Church of 

the Reformation 
Shamokin, Pa. 

New York, N.Y. 
Pastor, Transfiguration Lutheran 

Basking Ridge, N.J, 
Manager. Stations & Terminals, 

American Telephone & Telegraph 
Harnsburg. Pa. 
Professor of Economics. 

Susquehanna University 
Dr. JOHN C. HORN hc'65. 

Chairman Emeritus 
Huntingdon. Pa. 
Executive Director. Church 

Management Services 
Stale College. Pa 
President. O.W. Houts & Sons 


Vice Chairman 
Cincinnati. Ohio 
Executive Vice President. Federated 

Department Stores. Inc. 

The Re.. Dr. LESTER J. KARSCHNER '37, 

he '73 
Hanover. Pa. 
Retired Pastor 

Chatham, N.J. 

Student, Susquehanna University 


Dalmatia. Pa. 
Retired Librarian 


New York. N.Y. 

Partner. Price. Waterhouse & Co. 

The Rev. PAUL B. LUCAS '28, 

Chambersburg. Pa. 
Retired Pastor 


Harrisburg. Pa. 

President. Central Pennsylvania 
Synod. LCA 


Selinsgrove, Pa. 

President. Susquehanna University 


Bellefonle, Pa. 

Attorney at Law 


Milton. Pa. 

President, Milton Shoe 

Manufacturing Co.. Inc. 
Sunbury. Pa. 
Investment Broker 
New York. N.Y. 
Certified Life Underwriter 


Jersey Shore. Pa. 
Retired Engineer 
Lewisburg. Pa. 
Acting Superintendent. Lewisburg 

Area School District 

The Re.. ROBERT G. SANDER '40 

Lewislown, Pa 

Pastor, St, John's Lutheran Church 




Retired Toy Manufacturer 


St, Marys, Pa 
Retired Vice President. Technology. 

Slackpole Carbon Co, 
CARL H. SIMON, Emeritus 
Sun City, Ariz. 
Retired Businessman 
PRESTON H. SMITH '38, Emeritus 
Williamsport. Pa. 
Retired Printing Executive 
Mountain Lakes. N.J. 
Student, Susquehanna University 

State College. Pa. 
Retired Businessman 
New Bloomfield, Pa. 
Retired Educator 
Associate Professor of Political 

Science, Susquehanna University 
NORMAN E. WALZ, Emeritus 
Sunbury, Pa. 
Retired Bank President 



President. Hanover Brands, Inc. 
ROBERT F. WEIS, Vice Chairman 
Sunbury. Pa. 
Vice P 


Millersville. Pa. 
Professor of Education, 

Millersville Slate College 
Altoona, Pa. 

Vice President. E & R Wissinger. Inc 
RALPH WITMER '15, Emeritus 
Sellnsgrove, Pa. 
Chairman of the Board. Snyder County 

Trust Co. 


Susquehannans On Parade 



James A. Grossman of Camp Hill, Pa., was 
recognized by Nationwide Insurance Co. for 42 
years service. 

Eugene D. Mitchell retired last summer from 
the position of postmaster at Beaver Springs, Pa. 


Donald F. Spooner was presented the Silver 
Beaver Award of the Boy Scouts of America. A 
research associate in chemical engineering at Penn 
State, he has been assistant to the dean of the 
College of Engineering for the past two years. 


Marjorie St a pie ton Deibert has retired after 30 
years of teaching. She now has a ceramics shop in 
her home in Perry, Ga. 


Dr. George E. Riegel III is included in the 2Ist 
edition 1979-80 of Who's Who in Finance and 
Industry, A physician with the Dravo Corp. of 
Pittsburgh, he was elected last spring to Fellow- 
ship in the American Occupational Medical 


Kenneth D. Loss was named managing editor of 
the Editoriul Department of Grit Publishing Co. 
He first joined Grit in 1949. 

The Rev. Dr. H. Lee Hebel hc'74 has returned 
to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in 
Karthaus, Pa., for the third time. He and his wife. 
the former Edith Wegner '49, live at R.D I. 
Frenchville, Pa. 168.16. 

Dr. Harold L. Sharadin x. dentist and scout 
leader, was named Citizen of the Year by 
Legion Post 942, McClure, Pa. 


Rita Schweighofer Hyde and her husband have 
returned to Brazil after a furlough from Wycliffe 
Bible Translators Inc. Their address is Cx.P 14- 
2221, 7000 Brasilia DF, Brazil. 

William R. Kuril, on sabbatical from the acting 
superintendency of the Lewisburg school district. 
received the Pennsylvania School Board Award 
for outstanding service. He plans retirement next 
spring. His wife is the former Bessie Bathgate '48. 


Donald F. Wohlsen. executive vice president of 
the Industrial Valley Bank or Philadelphia, was 
named president of the IVB Golf Classic, one of 
ihc country's largest golf tournaments. He and his 
wife, the former Margaret E. Beam '51, live at 
-055 Greenwood Rd„ Allentown, Pa. 18103. 


John R. Steiger, who has been with Richardson- 
Merrell Inc. for 25 years in a variety of domestic 
and international executive positions, has been 
promoted to director-corporate planning. His wife 
is the former Lois Gordon '52. 


Charles H. Roush Jr. x, was promoted to vice 
president and title officer by Berks Title Insurance 
Co. of Reading, Pa. 

Ernest R. Walker was reelected to the House of 
Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association 


Betsy Shirk Kirchner x was recently installed as 
president of the Lancaster (Pa.) Medical Society 


George H. Pospisil has been promoted lodirec- 
lor of group pension marketing with Prudential 
Insurance Co. He is responsible for marketing ac- 
livity and pension investment facilities in the New 
England region. 


Dr. Andrew V. Kozak. retired Penn Slate Uni- 
versity mathematics educator, was honored by the 
Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics 
"for outstanding service and leadership to the 
Pennsylvania Council." He was on the PCTM ex- 
ecutive board for many years and served for two 
years as vice president. Andy has been elected for 
the 20th time to the position of treasurer of Phi 
Delta Kappa at Penn State. 

Dr. John H. Anthony, president since 1977 of 
Cayuga County Community College in New 
York, becomes president of Portland Community 
College in Oregon on Jan. 18. 


Janice Hiddemen McDeavitt x, is general 
manager of the Piedmont Repertory Co., a 
professional acting company in Winston-Salem, 


Joanna Smith Beatty x. received an associate in 
arts degree with a major in accounting from 
WilJiamsport Area Community College. Her hus- 
band is Franklin P. Beatty '61. 

Madeline Rove Zung x, has been designated a 
Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager by the 
Realtors National Marketing Institute. She is 
president of the Zung Corp. in McLean, Va. 


Florence Olson Brasser x, is program manager 
of the Stone School of Business in New Haven, 


Chester Marzolf x. is a programmer with IBM 
Corp. His address is Route 1, Box 393, Stone Rd., 
West Hurley, NY. 12491. 

James M. Skinner, formerly associate director 
of admissions at SU, is owner of The Light Barn 
located on Rt. 522 just west or Selinsgrove. His 
wife is the former Georgiann Brodisch '63. 


Donald K. Smith has joined the Century 21 
Good Real Estate organization in DuBois. Pa. 


Robert J. Campbell is in the marketing depart- 
ment or New Jersey Bell and completing his 
M.B.A. at Monmouth College. He and his wire 
and two sons live at 10 Beechwood PI.. Fair 
Haven. N.J. 07701. 

John H. Clapham has been promoted to assis- 
tant vice president by Fidelity Bank of Phila- 

Sue C. Davis is district manager for the Social 
Security Administration in Reno. She lives at 605 
Smilhridge Ct.. Reno, Nev. 89502. 

Dr. Larry A. Giesmann is associate professor or 
botany at Northern Kentucky University. His ad- 
dress is R.R. I. Box 382. California, Ky, 41007. 

Melinda K. Mancke is in corporate communica- 
tions with the Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. and 
coordinates a company Speakers' Bureau. 

Thomas J. Young was promoted to vice presi- 
dent by the Philadelphia National Bank and ap- 
pointed to correspondent bank manager for the 
New England, New York, Pennsylvania, and Mid- 
West area. His wire is the former Jane Ann 


Margaret Gregory Jenkins is administrative 
assistant with the National Sheriffs Association 
in Washington. D.C. 

John D. Keim Jr. was promoted to senior 
manager in the Columbia (S.C.) office or Price 
Waterhouse & Co. His wife is the former Andrea 
L. Schumann. 

Martin L. Shatlo played a 1764 Antes viola, the 
oldest American-made viola in existence, in a con- 
cert held in conjunction with the Lititz Outdoor 
Art Show. 


Wayne R. Gibson, recently orTexaco, is now ex- 
ploration geologist for Earle M. Craig Jr. Corp., 

Attention SIDi 

Dr Ruth M. Sparhawk, who coached 
and taught phys ed at Susquehanna in the 
late '40s and early '50s, is coordinator or 
undergraduate proressional studies in 
physical education at the University or 
Southern California. She was instrumental 
in the creation or a new B.A. program in 
Sports Information which was ofTered for 
the first time at USC last spring. 

an independent oii producer in Midland. Tex., 
with oil and gas exploration responsibilities 
throughout the U.S. He co-authored "Develop- 
ments in West Te\.is and b.istern New Mexico in 
1978." published in the August issue of the 
American Association oj Petroleum Geologists 

Robert W. Hadfield has been promoted to 
regional sales manager for Armstrong Cork Co. 
His new address is 330 Brookwood Dr., Down- 
ingtown. Pa 19335 

Henry H. Herrington is now' general manager 
and vice president of Holman Lincoln-Mercury in 
Maple Shade, N.J. He is married to the former 
Wendy E>ans '69 

Barry R. Jackson is senior vice president of the 
Balcor Co.. a national real estate investment firm 
in Skokie. 111. He and his wife, the former Denise 
Horton. live at 32 Portshire Dr.. Lincolnshire, 111. 
60015. They have two daughters. 

Robert L. Russell is vice president with Group 
VII Services Inc., a division of Adams, Scott & 
Conway Inc. in Chicago. 


Robert G. Fisher Jr. is manager-salaried person- 
nel with the BDP Co., which manufacturers and 
markets heating and air conditioning equipment, 
Bob and his wife, the former Donna Hilton, live at 
28 Redbud Ln.. Brownsburg, Ind. 46112. 

The Rev. Glenn E. Ludwig, pastor of St. Paul's 
Lutheran Church in Hanover, Pa. is author of 
Building An Effective Youth Ministry, published 
by Abingdon in October. 


Edward R. Danner II was promoted to produc- 
tion superintendent of the Owens-Corning 
Fiberglas plant in Delmar, Ohio. His wife is the 
former Marilyn Goetze *7I. 

Sharman LeVan Ebbeson is with Travelers In- 
surance Co. in Voorhees Township, N.J. She and 
her husband are living at 14 Slonehenge Dr., Med- 
ford, N.J. 08055. 

Barry R. Klock was elected vice president or 
First Federal Savings & Loan Association or 
Rochester. NY. 

Susan B. Twombly is now associate dean or stu- 
dent services at Juniata College. Her new address 
is 1326 Oneida St.. Huntingdon. Pa. 16652. 


Michael H. Gerardi, a lab technician for 
Williamsport Water & Sanitary Authority, has 
co-authored a book. The History. Biology. 
Damage and Control of the Gypsy Moth. 

Pcj:g> Marie Hau lusic at St. 

James's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Va., 
played an organ concert tour in Europe during the 
summer and lectured at the International Organ 
Festival in Lahti. Finland. 

William R. Sporv x. was promoted to branch 
manager or Commercial Credit Plan Consumer 
Discount Co. in Hanover. Pa. 


Sharon W itteck Austin is now instrumental and 
vocal music teacher of The Pingry School in Short 
Hills, N.J. Pingry's assistant headmaster for 
faculty affairs is Frank L. Romano '57 
. Dr. Jay L. Endrusick is in the general practice of 
optometry in association with Dr. Thomas D. 
Jagger of Tunkhannock. Pa. 

Gregory T. Jeffrey is a sales representative with 
Union Carbide. His address is 81 IB N. Tancv St.. 
Philadelphia, Pa. 19130. 

Bruce E. Kennedy is now resident minister of the 
Religious Society of Bell Street Chapel, affiliated 
with the Unitarian Universalis! Association, in 
Providence, R.I. 

Priscilla Gillespie Nagy is a medical secretary. 
Her new address is 28 Tupelo Rd.. R.D. 3. Allen- 
town. Pa. 18104. 

Nancy Porch Swope is employee communica- 
tions supervisor for William H. Rorer Inc. Herad- 
dress is P.O. Box 598. Dublin. Pa. 18917. 


Steven L. Brinser has accepted a tour of duty 
with Price Waterhouse & Company's Real Estate 
Industry Specialist Group in New York City. He 
and his wife, the former Judy M. Stocker x'73 live 
at 17 Ball Ter., Maplewood, N.J. 07040. 

Leander C. Claflin x and a colleague played the 
50lh Anniversary Concert of the Curtis organ at 
the University of Pennsylvania's Irvine Audito- 
rium last spring. Biff also conducted the Music 
Theatre of Abington's 30th annual production. 
His address is c/o Abington Presbyterian Church, 
Old York and Susquehanna Rds., Abington, Pa. 

Frank J. Fendt was named a vice president of 
First National Trust Bank in Sunbury. 


Lonnie E. Campbell. U.S. Marine Corps, was 
promoted to captain in a special ceremony in 
Okinawa. Japan, where he is now stationed as 

Susan Haines Casso has been appointed product 
manager or the Self-Adhesive Label Division of 
the Denney-Reyburn Co., West Chester, Pa. She- 
is married to Bruce W. Casso. 

Linda Kymer Jeffrey is a sales representative 
with Toshiba in Philadelphia. 

Douglas H. Johnson is teaching high school 
English at the American Community School in 
London. His address is l9Cadogan Rd.Surbiton, 
Surrey. England. 

Jeanne D. Kauffman is now education director 
for Associated General Contractors in Seattle. 
Her new address is 1800 43rd Ave. E. Apt. 103. 
Seattle. Wash. 98112. 

Robert J. Kimbel is audit supervisor with 
Holman Enterprises. He is living at 4I9B Whit- 
man Dr.. Haddonfield. N.J. 08033. 

E. Mark Kozin is with Storage Technology 
Corp. as a human resources representative. His 
address is 11300 Melody Dr. 00b. Northglenn. 
Colo. 80234. 

Ruth Ann Otto has transferred with Marriott 
Corp. and is now a department specialist in the 
hotel division. She is living at 2204 Colston Dr., 
Apt, 202, Silver Spring, Md. 20910. 

Lynette M. Smith is manager of General Nutri- 
tion Corp. in Montgomeryville. Her address is I 
Maryland Cir„ Apt. 241, Whitehall, Pa. 18052. 


B.Scott Acton is an engineering technician with 
New Jersey Public TV. His address is 331 
Prospect Point Rd,, Lake Hopatcong, N.J. 07849. 

Gwen L. Barclay has joined the F & M faculty 
as resident fellow and instructor of writing. Her 
new address is The Writing Program, Franklin & 
Marshall College, College Ave., Lancaster, Pa. 

Gordon M. Dyott has been promoted to senior 
research analyst at Girard Bank in Philadelphia. 
His wife, the former Stephanie Sims, is data 
processing manager for Transmission Engineering 
in Fort Washington, Pa. Their new address is 578 
Woodlawn Dr., Lansdale, Pa. 19446. . 

Jesse E. Hill is a physician assistant doing 
preceptorship in Avon, Conn. He and his wife, the 
former Linda J. PraU "74, are living at 27 
Lakeshore Dr., Farmington, Conn. 06032. 


Marion C. Wisher, patieni representative for 
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, wrote "Human 
I lemeni SeU Boundaries for Risk," published in a 
recent issue of Hospitals, journal of the American 
Hospital Association 

Samuel Kuba III is the new manager of the 
Harnsburg Symphony Orchestra, now in its 50th 
year. Performing with the symphony this season 
arc Roberta Kohli 78. cello; Priscilla Frieberg 
Shaffer '79. violin; Mary Brennan '80. cello; 
Mardi Einkelstein '80, cello; Ardis Fisher '81. 
violin; Michael Havay '82. violin; and John Zur- 
fluh Jr. of the music faculty, cello. 

Kelly C Mathews x is in the camera and art 
department of Belknap Business Forms Inc. His 
address is P.O. Box 353. Westfield, N.Y. 14787. 

Susan Gabriel son Shrader x, is an estate ad- 
ministrator for a bank in Roanoke. She and her 
husband live at 1039 Clearfield Rd. S.W.. 
Roanoke. Va. 24015. 

Anthony J. Sinkosky is disc jockey and program 
director for WILK. He and his wife, the former 
Rose A. Sevier *78 live at 1443 S. Main St.. 
Wilkes-Barre. Pa. 18702. 


Jane Cleary Babbill is al Southeastern Massa- 
chusetts University as assistant coordinator of stu- 
dent activities Husband Edwin V. Babbitt III '74 
has been appointed to the Board of Directors of 
the Marion Art Center. 

Carolyn A. Johnson is a librarian al the Univer- 
sity of South Carolina. She is living at Colonial 
Villa Apt. 1029-C. 7645 Garners Ferry Rd., 
Columbia, S.C. 29209. 

Ann L. Marshall had an internship last summer 
as librarian al the White House and Executive Of- 
fice of the President Information Centers in 
Washington. She is now al (he University of 
Maryland to finish a degree. Husband David W. 
Main is a research analyst at Medicus Systems 
Corp in Bethesda. Md.. and has begun work on a 
second master's degree — in biostatisties— at 
Georgetown University. 

Dennis A. Shoemaker has been promoted data 
manager for the F-I4A aircraft and AIM-54A 
Phoenix Missile ,n the Naval Air Technical Ser- 
vices i acilitj in Philadelphia. 

Jeffrev I.. Voder is a project manager lor ( \ 
Parshall < ommunicatioiu Inc of Stamford, 
Conn. He is also a member of a New V\ live rock 
and roll band called Troupe Di Coupe. His new 
address is 725 South Pine Creek Rd . I airfield, 
( onn ni.atii 


Calli D. Barker is a news reporter with the 
Delaware State Vena Formerly an editorial assis- 

tant with ( S News S World Report, she did a 
stand-in as a model and appeared on the cover in 
November I97K Her new address is 508 S State 
St.. Dover, Del. 19901. 

Andrew S. Cameron is a sales representative in 
Florida for Bruce Anchors of Mooring Inc His 
new address is 1974 I2lh St. S W . Largo, Fla. 

James G. Camul has joined San Giorgio 
Macaroni Inc.. a subsidiary of Hershey Foods 
Corp., as customer service manager. He and his 
wife, the former Cathie McBride x now reside at 
51 W. Sheridan Ave.. Annville. Pa. 17003. 

Joseph E. Cramer is a quality assurance 
specialist with Darcom (Army Command) His 
new address is 1 30 Harrison St., Davenport, Iowa 

Anthony C. Dissinger has been transferred to 
Kinney Shoe Corp. in New York City as a finan- 
cial analyst His wife, the former Patricia Farley 
"78, is a supervisor in the accounting division of 
N.J. Bell al the Corporate Data Center in 
Madison Their new address is 280 Mourn Hope 
V.c . Apt A-20, Dover. N.J. 07801 

Jeffrey W. Duxbury is a car salesman for Reed- 
man Corp in Langhorne, Pa. 

Ronald E. Hanson was promoted to first lieu- 
tenant in the U ,S. Army and is currently a platoon 
leader with an Air Defense Artillery Battery at Ft. 
Bragg. N.C. 

Gregg A. Heffner is manager of the Double Im- 
age Men's Shop at the Harrisburg East Mall. His 
new address is 405 Wiconisco St.. Harrisburg, Pa. 
I Tl 10. 

Lewis R. Morrow has a research assistantshipat 
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Last 
summer he was an exploration geologist for 
Amoco Products Co. in the Gulf Coast District 

Suzanne Paetzer, after two years as secretary to 
George Tamke in the University Relations/ 
Publications Office at SU, was appointed to the 
new staff position of assistant in University rela- 
tions. Sue's new address is R.D. I, Box 304, Ml. 
Pleasant Mills. Pa. 17853. 

Robin L. Strohecker is teaching music al the 
Singapore American School and her address is 
39C Maryland Park, Amber Garden, Singapore 

Advanced Degrees 


Susan E. Apsley completed the course in litiga- 
tion at the Institute for Paralegal Training in 
Philadelphia and is now with the firm of Peterson. 
Ross, Schloerb & Seidel in Chicago. 

Sherry Seiple Barben is an elementary music 
teacher in Selinsgrove and is married to Edward R. 

Linda J. Fennimore has completed World Air- 
ways flight attendant training at the airline's base 
in Wrightstown. N.J. 

Judy M. Feidt is a lab technician with the Derry 
Township Municipal Authority-Water Pollution 
Control Facility. Her new address is Rt. 1, Box 
7465, Grantville, Pa. 17028. 

Denise Ciacomini is an elementary music 
teacher in Kulpmont, Pa. 

Robert J. Hughes, who recently passed his 
C.P A. exam, is internal auditor for Colonial Penn 
Group in Philadelphia. He and his wife now reside 
at 1501 Cherrywood Apts., Little Gloucester Rd.. 
Clementon. N.J. 08021. 

Michele Bugajinsky Kimmel is organist at Our 
Lady of Lourdes Church and her new address is 
1602 Route 12, Gales Ferry, Conn. 06335. 

Cynthia A. Mattern is an industrial engineer 
with GTE Sylvania in Monloursville. She is living 
at 861 Louisa St., Wilhamsport. Pa. 17701. 

William H. Poust is an executive trainee with 
J.C. Pennes Co His address is 18 Hunter Ln . 
Camp Hill, Pa. 1701 1. 

Kevin C. Spangler is accountant and minister 
for World Impact Inc. His address is 2001 S. Ver- 
monl \vt . Los Angeles. Calif. 90007. 

2/Lt Robert B. Whomsley is platoon comman- 
der of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines h.ised ,n 
Camp Pendleton. His address is G 2/7, 1st 
MARD, Camp Pendleton. Calif. 92055. 


May 2, 3, and 4, 1980 

Class Reunions for '0s and '5s 
(1975 meets separately next Homecoming) 

Timothy W. Bingman 72: M.Div., Lutheran 

Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, 

Francis J. Capaldo 76: MA,. Rutgers Univer- 
sity School of Criminal Justice Now in his second 
year of law school at the University of Dayton, he 
is married to the former Susan E. East burn 79. 

Glenn P. Cooley 77: MS. in clinical psy- 
chology, American International College. He is a 
research associate for the Mitre Corp. 

Michael B. Culleton 77: M.S.W. in manpower 
administration. West Virginia University 

Shirley Easlep Dietz 76: MAR in Christian 
education. Lutheran Theological Seminary at 
Gettysburg She is director of Christian education 
and youth ministry al St. Mark's Lutheran 
Church in Mechuniesburg. Pa. Her husband. 
Elwood R. Dietz 76. completed his MBA. at 
Shippensburg Stale College and is a Staff analyst 
al Pennsylvania Blue Shield 

E. Wayne Dreyman 74: M.Div., Lutheran 
School of Theology at Chicago He is assistant 
pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in 

Jennifer Eck 77: MA. in pastoral theology, 
Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary, 
She is director of Christian education and youth 
ministry at St, Paul's Lutheran Church, Cum- 
berland. Md, 

Nancy Comp Everson *69: M.S.W. in geron- 
tology. Temple University. Husband Robert F. 
Everson 70 is a teacher in the psychology depart- 
ment in the Pinehurst Center. 

David B. Fisher 76: M.C.P., University ofCin- 
cinnati. He is an environmental consultant for the 
New Jersey Builders Association. 

Emily J. Flickinger 76: J.D., University of 
Virginia School of Law. She is on the legal staff of 
the Majority Leader in the state House of 
Representatives of Pennsylvania. She is co-author 
of an article, "Student Corporations," to appear 
in NASPA Journal. 

JoAnn Fricker76: M.A., Villanova University. 
She leaches in the Lower Moreland schools, Hun- 
tingdon Valley, Pa. 

Deirdre Gordon 77: M.S.S., Bryn Mawr 
College Graduate School of Social Work and 
Social Research. 

Gary A. Hackenberg *60: M.Div. and D.Min., 
Lancaster Theological Seminary. He is pastor of 
Christ Church, United Church of Christ. Annville, 
Pa., and president of the Board of Directors. 
United Church of Christ Homes. 

David W. Hahn 71: M.A., Bloomsburg State 
College. He is a teacher in the Warrior Run school 

Jeffrey A. Jones 77: MB. A.. Pennsylvania 
Slate University. He is a branch assistant for 
Procter and Gamble. 

Michael Kennedy 75: M.A.. Rider College. He 
is a guidance counselor at Pineland H.S. in New 

Susan Kessock x76: M.Ed in English, 
Bloomsburg State College. She is a teacher at Blue 
Mountain H.S.. Orwigsburg. Pa., where she also 
coaches the volleyball and softball teams. 

Daniel G. Kohler 76: MA. in counseling. 
Marywood College He is a psycho-therapist for 
Lee Mental Health in Fort Myers. Fla.. an adult 
day treatment program for group, family, and in- 
dividual iherapv 

Robert E. Kramer 75: M.D.. Pennsylvania 
Slate University College of Medicine at Milton S. 
Hershey Medical Center. He is currently in a 
residency program in internal medicine at 
Geisingcr Medical Center. Danville. 

Sheryl Swartz Lazarus 76: MS in agricultural 
economics. Pennsylvania State University. She is 
an agricultural economist at the University of 

Glenn K. Letengood 75: MB. A. in finance. 
Temple University. He is a financial analyst with 
Atlantic Richfield. 

George C. Lynch 72: M.L.A., School of En- 
vironmental Design. University of Georgia. He is 
with the Town of Southampton Planning Board in 
New York. 

Howard J. Lynde Ml 77: MS in criminal 
justice. University of New Haven. He is a safety 
coordinator for McKcsson-Forcmost. 

Donna M. Mascolo 76: MB. A.. Lehigh Uni- 
versity She is a member of the technical staff of 
Bell Laboratories. Holmdel, N.J. 

Ann Montague McEarland 75: MM. in music 
history. Temple University. She is pursuing doc- 
toral studies and studying piano with concert 

pianist Susan Starr. Husband is organ builder 
James R. McFarland Jr. x73. 

Joseph C. Michetti Jr. 76: J.D.. Dickinson 
School of Law 

John W. Morris 74: M.Div in pastoral 
theology from Episcopal Divinity School. Cam- 
bridge. Mass. He is assistant minister at St. 
Martins-in-the-Field. Severna Park. Md. 

Margaret Brown Mursch 74: M.S. in elemen- 
tary education. Marywood College. 

Wanda D. Neuhaus76: .ID. Villanova Univer- 
sity School of Law She is a law clerk for Judge fc 
Cassi mails m thcCnurt oft'ornmon PleasofYork 
County. Pa, 

Joseph O'Hara III '64: MB\, \uhurn Uni- 
versity skip is ,i major in the U S Air l orce and 

in October presented a series ol lectures on USA I 
Weapons Systems to the Royal \ir Force Suit 
College. Bracknell. England, and the German 
\rmcd forces Staff College at Hamhurg. 

Karen A. Parker 75: M.S.W., National 
Catholic School of Social Service, Catholic 

Keith E. Palerson 76: J.D.. Florida State Uni- 
versity College of Law. 

Thomas M. Peischf '65: Ed.D. in education ad- 
ministration. University of Northern Colorado 
He is director of libraries at SUNY College al 
Potsdam. His wife "Timi" is the former Gertrude 
Walton '66. 

Jeffrey N. Potter 75: M.D., Jefferson Medical 
College. Thomas Jefferson University, His wife is 
the former Hope Craig 75. 

Sandra M. Rocks 75: J.D., Columbia Univer- 
sity School of Law. She is a law clerk for the 
Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

DeanS. Ross '69: MBA. in finance. University 
of Scranton. He is vice president of United Penn 

W. Bruce Ruby II 77: M.T., Michigan State 
University, He is a music therapist at the Pathway 

George E. Saridakis 75: M.S. in /oology. 
Rutgers University. He is working on a master's ■ 
degree in business administration. 

Gaye Wolcott Sheffler '65: M.S. in counseling. 
Shippensburg State College, 

Robin L. Strohecker 77: MM. in performance 
and literature, Eastman School of Music. 

Walter J. Taylor x'72: MA, in economics. Uni- 
versity of California. He is an auditor for General 

Stephen M. Vak '68: Ed.D , Lehigh University. 
He is superintendent of the Pine Grove Area 
school district. His wife is the former Sharon Fet- 
terolf '68. 

Jeffrey C. Vayda '75: M.Div.. Lutheran 
Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. He is pastor 
of Faith Lutheran Church, Butler. Pa. 

George A, Wellon '76: M.A. in community psy- 
chology and mental health. University of New 
Haven. He is now enrolled in the master's 
program in public health at Tulane University. 

Jarl R. Weyant '74: MBA in management. 
University ol Baltimore He is executive director, 
of planning and development with Makuria Ltd., 
Laurel, Md. 

Timothy J. Wright '77: MBA in marketing. 
1 lurid. i Atlantic University. He is an engineering 
administrator for Siemens. His wife is the former 
Brtnda Newman "77 and they live in Boca Raton. 

Gerald F. Zukowski '74: M.A . Rutgers I nivcr- 

"I BO" 


Pamela YanDyke '68 to Richard E Jalbert, 
May 7, 1977. St. Thomas Episcopal Church. 
Newark. Del Pam is a registered nurse in the 
Newborn Intensive Care Nursery, Wilmington 
Medical Cenler, and leaches infant stimulation 
classes in parents. The groom is a parachute rigger 
and works with survival equipment in the Air 
National Guard / 32 Stallion Dr., Sherwood 
Forest. Newark. Del. 19713 


Nancs J. Lindstcn '74lo Russell E Taylor. Sep 
tember II. 1977. Lutheran Church of thi 
Redeemer, McLean. Va. Mr Taylor I 
auto mechanic with Stohlman Volkswagen 





vmcv leaches music in the Potomac School in 
McLean. / 4I20 N. 34lh Rd.. Arlington. Va. 

( onstanct L. Bowers "73 to Philip D Capen. 
November 10. 1977. Seattle. Wash. Connie is 
cl ,,,.t pljnner/contracl negotiator for Seattle Op- 
portunities Industrialization Center Inc. The 
groom '* president and general manager of 
1 ,iv, ilck Inc., a pharmaceutical company bused in 
Bellcvue. / 8604 N.E. 133rd St.. Kirkland. Wash. 

Mariann Majzer to R. Brent Swope '65, Decem- 
ber 30. 1977. The bride is a part-time bookkeeper 
fur a local construction company. Brent is an in- 
surance broker for Nationwide in Rockville, Md. 
628 Aster Blvd.. Rockville. Md. 20850. 


Barbara J. Cle»ry '76 to John R. Gra/iano. 

nc 3, 1978. Si. Mary's Church. Manhasset. 

V Cheryl L. Williams x'76 was in the wedding 

rty. Barbara is a nursing student at Broward 

immunity College. Ft. Lauderdale. Mr. 

Graziano is the chef at Gibby's Steaks and 

Seafoods. / 4241 N.W. 19th St., Apl. 168. 

Uuderhill, Fla. 33313. 

lane Langillc lo David W. Mangle 72, July 8. 
1978, United Baptist Church, Sydney, Nova 
Scotia. Mrs. Mangle, who attended Dalhousie 
University, is a denial hygienist. Dave is on a one- 
year sabbatical leave from his post as a music 
teacher in Glace Bay and is studying at Penn State 
rsity / 3G. Entry 3. Graduate Cir.. Univer- 
lilj Park. Pa. 16802. 

Sara Vastine "76 to William T. Mullen. July 12. 
1978. at her sister's home in Cumberland, Md. 
Sara leaches Spanish at Fort Hill H.S and Mr. 
Mullen is with Pittsburgh Plate Glass Industries. / 
810 Louisiana Ave.. Cumberland. Md. 21502. 
Dominique Vincent to Philippe-Robert Derre 
'72. December 2, 1978. Saint Genevieve Church, 
-meres (Hauls de Seine) France. / 66 R. du gal 
clerc 92270. Bois-Colombes. France. 

Dcbra M. Sobecki 76 to Dr. Jigar Shah, 
.cember 31. 1978. Bombay, India. Dcbra is a 
usic teacher in the Fort Cherry school district. 
icy make their new home in January at 37-2B. 
Ml Pleasant Village. 2467 Rt. 10. Morris Plains, 
J 07950. 

Cynthia L. Flemmens '75 to David A. Neiss, 
April 14. 1979. St. Jacob's (Stone) Church. Brad- 
becks, Pa, Cindy is a caseworker with Children's 
Ben ices of York County. The groom is with 
Ri \ Carol Nichols 75 was a member or the 
wedding party. / 601 Sunset Dr.. Wrighlsville. Pa. 

lelia A. Harmer "76 lo Richard B. Allison. 
April 22, 1979, at the groom's home, 2 Holly Ln.. 
cm, Pa. Mr. Allison is assistant vice prcsi- 
of mortgage loans at Philadelphia Life In- 
ice Co. in Houston / 10047 Piping Rock Ln., 
Ion, Tex. 77042, 

panor S. Dively '56 lo Isadore Faven, April 
1179. St. James Lutheran Church, Phila- 
i,i Eleanof is production editor for J.B. Lip- 
ut and Mr. Faven is an instrument assembler 
'or Ametek Corp. / 6312 Eastwood St., Philadel- 
ia. Pa. 19149. 

loanne Ermert 76 to Richard N. Mueller. April 
1979, Bethany Church, Ashland. Pa. Jennifer 
Douglas 76 was a bridesmaid. Joanne is a per- 
mel staffing specialist wiih the Office of the 
Secretary of the Army and her husband is a con- 
tact specialist with Defense Supply Service at the 
'entagon. / 7303 Larrup Ct.. Alexandria, Va. 

Karen J Sebastian to Joseph J. Wozney Jr. 75, 
V'l 28. 1979. SS. Peter and Paul Church. Mount 
"mel. Pa. Mrs. Wozney is with Cardwell In- 
juries and Joe is with Interstate Motor Freight 

Bonnie H . Roberts to Hugh H. Han 74. May 3. 

_ riJ Philadelphia City Hall. Hugh teaches music 
' "it Philadelphia public schools and is director 
" n '"sic al St. Philip's Episcopal Church Mrs 
an does research in ethnomusicologs and 
a *cs classical guitar and sitar. / 6201 N 10th 
106. Philadelphia. Pa. 19141 



Carol J. Kinkel 75 to Rick Long. May 5. 1979, 
Grace Lutheran Church, Red Lion. Pa. Of- 
ficiating in the ceremony was the Rev Dr. Edwin 
\1. Clapper '34, hc"79 Susquehannans in the 
wedding party were JoAnn Kinkel 78 and Hope 
Craig Potter 75. Carol is claims adjuster with 
Nationwide Insurance in Harnsburg and the 
groom is claims attorney for the same company. / 
925 Lititz Pike. Apt. 3. Lilitz, Pa. 17543 

Vicky F. Rohm 74 to Jeffrey H. Steltz 76. May 
12. 1979. United Church of Christ. Blain. Pa. Sus- 
quehannans in the wedding party were Sherry 
Rohm 79 and Brad Hollinger 76 Vicky teaches 
English at Pine Grove Area H.S. Jeff sells life in- 
surance for Provident Mutual Life of Phila- 
delphia. / 603 W. High St., Womelsdorf. Pa. 


Brenda E. Ewerl 78 to Brian R. Jadney 78. 
May 12. 1979, Wilson Memorial Church, 
Walchung, N.J. The wedding party included 
Paula Capaldo 78, Susan A. Martin 78, and Paul 
L. Johnson 78. Brenda is a senior laboratory 
technician at Bio-Dynamics Inc. and Brian is a 
programmer at Insco Systems. / I I7H Northgate 
Apis., One Mile Rd., Cranbury, N.J. 08512. 

Barbara E. Wetzel 71 lo Charles Richard 
Bressler, May 19. 1979, Emmanuel Lutheran 
Church. Middleburg. Pa. The ceremony was per- 
formed by the Rev. Wayne P. Lupolt "52. Barb is a 
caseworker and her husband a social worker, both 
for Union/Snyder Community Counseling Ser- 
vice. Barbara is the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth 
Charles Wetzel '32 and the late Donald C. Wetzel 
x - 32. / 507 N. Fourth St., Lewisburg, Pa. 17837. 

Carol B. Raup to Michael T. Filer 75. May 19, 
1979, St, John's United Methodist Church, Sun- 
bury, Mike is general manager of Community 
Jewelers in Danville. Mrs. Filer is an inspector for 
Kirsch Woven Woods. Elysburg. / RD. I, Box 
29D. Paxinos, Pa. 17860. 


Georgina R. Martin 79 to Michael Minnier, 
May 19. 1979. Reformed Church, Linden, N.J. 
Susquehannans in the wedding party were Jeffrey 
D. Martin 75 and his wife. Maxine Kantz Martin 
76. Georgina is a procedure analyst for the 
Shikellamy school district, Sunbury. Mr. Minnier 
is a stained-glass craftsman. / 133 N. Second St., 
Sunbury, Pa. 17801. 


Lynda P. John to Gregory D. Paulson 79. May 
19. 1979. Grace United Methodist Church. Lew- 
islown, Pa. Mrs. Paulson is a registered nurse at 
Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry. Greg is a 
physical engineer al Burroughs Corp. in Paoli. / 
Woodmounl North Apts. D-14. Downingtown. 
Pa. 19335. 


Doreen E Ebeling lo John M. Eby 78, May 19, 
1979. Grace Lutheran Church. Camp Hill, Pa. 
William B. Fortune 76. Robert C. Irwin 78. and 
Jane A. Bahinski 78 were in the wedding party. 
John is executive director of the West Shore Coun- 
cil pf Governments. Mrs, Eby is a secretary for the 
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental 
Resources, / 320 Poplar Church Rd.. Camp Hill. 
Pa. 17011 


Carmel M. Colaghan lo Joseph B. Cralle III 

71. May 25. 1979. Church Center for Ihe United 

Nations. United Nations Piazza, N.Y. / 433 E. 

51st St.. New York. N.Y. 10022. 


Susan J. Heaton to James M. Bates 75. May 
27, 1979. First Presbyterian Church. Winslon- 
Salem. N.C., where Jim is associated with the 
music program, Mrs. Bates teaches in the Salem 
College School of Music. / 1025 W. End Blvd.. 
Winston-Salem. N.C. 27101. 


Virginia A. Schlack 77 to James C. Rothen- 
berger. May 27. 1979. Christ Lutheran Church, 
Allentown. Pa. Virginia is a teller with Cement 
National Bank in Whitehall and the groom is an 
electrician for Skelding Electrical Contractors. / 
1011 N. 19th St. Allentown, Pa. 18104. 

Stacey A. Spyker lo Richard W. Jacobus 78. 
late spring 1979. The Collegeville Inn. 
Collegeville. Pa. In ihe wedding party were 
Barbara Jacobus Melchiore x76 and Louis M. 
Melchiore 73 Richard is a chemical treatment 
for Radio Frequency Lahorator 



The fires of the "flaming '20s" did not flare exceedingly bright on Sus- 
quehanna's campus or in Selinsgrove. But they did burn. 

Dr. Charles Thomas Aikens was president of Susquehanna when the decade 
dawned. "Prexy" Aikens was well-liked by students, faculty, and townspeople. An 
easy-going, friendly man, he in some ways resembled the stereotyped absentminded 
professor, and therein lie several anecdotes of his tenure. 

President Aikens and his wife Carrie lived in the brownstone and frame dwelling 
on the southwest corner where Broad Street dead-ends at Walnut Street, now Uni- 
versity Avenue. The structure today houses some Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity 

Prexy was the proud possessor of a Packard touring car — a stubby machine with 
a running board that stood high off the road. Driving that car was not one of his 
greater talents. Most times he parked it beneath the porte-cochere at the side door 
of his home leading to his study, disdaining to drive it into the barn that doubled as 
his garage. 

Parking the Packard there provided easy access to free transportation for those 
adventuresome male students who had none. Waiting until the good president and 
his lady had retired early in the night, as was their wont, the boys would push the un- 
locked car out the driveway, down Walnut Street toward town, up the incline that 
then led to the railroad tracks, and with some hearty shoving, down the other side 
with sufficient momentum to get the motor chugging. Then they'd take off on their 
night's foray. They undoubtedly put more miles on the car than Prexy did. 

Dr. Aikens never got wise to the caper. The only thing that puzzled him was why, 
in driving to and from campus, he kept running out of gas when he'd had the tank 
filled only a day or two before. 

The Aikens family did much to establish a good relationship between the Univer- 
sity and the borough. After Dr. Aikens's death, Mrs. Aikens was the intended vic- 
tim of a bizaare but thwarted extortion plot. Dr. Aikens's son Claude became a suc- 
cessful newspaper publisher and businessman in State College. He served on the 
University's board of directors and, on his death, his son Thomas succeeded him. 


Martha C. Mackinney 76 to Lee P. Napier, 
June 2. 1979, Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church. 
Bryn Mawr. Pa. Susquehannans in the wedding 
were Susan M. Zimmerman 76 and Patricia A. 
Grogan x76. Martha is a client service represen- 
tative with Upjohn Laboratories. Mr. Napier, a 
graduate of Jacksonville University, is in the ac- 
counting department of AMP Special Industries. 
/ 935 Penn Circle B4I4. King of Prussia, Pa. 


Jill L, Martin to John M. McCrudden 74, June 
9, 1979. Holy Saviour Church. Westmonl, N.J. 
William D. Atkinson 74 was an usher John is an 
account representative for the Insurance Com- 
pany of North America. The bride, a graduate of 
Albright college, is self-employed at Martin's 
Garden Center. / 324 Lincoln Dr.. Voorhees, N.J. 


Susan S. Booth 77 to Larry L.Jacobs 76. June 
9, 1979, United Methodist Church, Media, Pa. 
Jeanne Davis 77 and Lynne Campbell Liebrock 
77 were in the wedding party. Susan is a music 
teacher in the Spring Grove Area school district. 
Larry is in the marketing department for 
Pfaltzgraff Pottery/Division of Susquehanna 
Broadcasting. / 2 Circle Ave., Jacobus, Pa. 1 7407. 

Lauren L. Seip 78 to Edward P. Clancy 78. 
June 9. 1979, Christ Lutheran Church, Hazleton. 
Pa Kathleen A. Crawford 78. Steten K. Sudd 78. 
and Evelyn T. 79 were in the wedding 
parly. Lauri is aTV sales assistant for TVAR Inc. 
New York City. Ed is an underwriter for Ihe 
American International Insurance Co. / 2404 
Village Dr.. Avenel. N.J. 07001. 

Anne L. Guckes 78 to David H. Ottley 78. June 
9. 1979. First Presbyterian Church. West Chester. 
Pa. The wedding party included Norma Jean 
Hedrick 78. James G. Montgomery 78. Raymond 
B. Kaluslyan 78. Jay S. Rogers 78. Mark S. 

banking and Anne is with Mobil Oil. / 207 West 
Ave.. Darien. Conn. 06820. 


Sally Schlener to Edward G. Gilbert 74. June 
16. 1 979. St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Allentown. 
Pa. Mrs. Gilbert is with (he First National Bank 
and Ed is with Stroudsburg Wholesalers Inc. / 
627 Green St.. Allentown. Pa. 18102. 

Amy S. Neff 77 to Thomas W. Glock. June 16. 
1979, Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Red 
Lion. Pa. Lorna Jean Sliver 77, Cordelia E. Rust 
77. Barbara L. Birdsall 77. and Edward L. Snout 
fer 78 were included in the wedding party. Amy is 
an elementary music teacher in Southern York 
County School District. Glen Rock. Pa. Mr. 
Glock is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the 
"Richard E. Byrd." / 357 Church St.. Glen Rock. 
Pa. 17327 


Nancy C. Jeffries 79 to Joseph Little, June 16. 
1979, St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Baltimore, Md. 
In the wedding party were Susan E. Maack 79 
and Christine Evans Kennedy 78 Nancy is a 
public relations representative for the National 
Geographic Society, with whom Mr. Little is a 
senior computer programmer. / JJ 104 Waverly 
Dr.. Frederick, Md. 21701 


Jan E. Martin to Peter S. Johnson 79. June 16. 
1 979. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Ridgefield. 
Conn. The wedding party included Philip J. Reirz 
79, Patrick A. Tresco 79. and William A. 
Johnson '82 Mrs Johnson is an office manager 
and Peter is attending Suffolk University School 
of Law. / Apt. 16. 15 Wallbndge St., Allston. 
Mass. 02134. 


l.ani L. Pyles '69 to Thomas F.J. MacAniff. 
June 22. 1979. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 
Doylestown, Pa. Mr. MacAniff, a graduate of 
Cornell and the University of Pennsylvania School 
of Law. is a partner in Eastburn & Gray where 
Lam did paralegal work prior to their marriage, / 





Linda K. Durlin lo Phillip A. Hopewell '69. June 
23. I979. Zion Lutheran Church. Turbotville. Pa 
Roberl H. Ray '69 was an usher Mrs Hopewell 
leaches physical education at Warrior Run M.S.. 
Turbotville. and Phil is divisional controller of 
Glen Gery Corp.. WaUonlown. / R.D. 3. Milton. 
Pa. 1 7847, 


Susan 1.. Jones "76 to Michael E Held. June 23. 
1979. Horn Meditation Chapel. Susquehanna 
University Former Susquehanna Chaplain Edgar 
S Brown Jr assisted in the ceremony and Sheri 
Carlton Trult '76 »ii a reader Mr Held is a 
botany instructor at the University of Tennessee, 
where Susan is a research assistant in the Depart- 
ment of Biochemistry / Apt. E-M.8044 Gleason 
Rd . Knmvillc. Tenn. 37901. 


Lisa A. Seoul x'M to Peter Ceccacci - 78. June 
30. 1979. Middletown United Methodist Church, 
Middlclown. N.J Lisa is with Becton. Dickinson 
anil ( o and Pete is a public accountant for R.D. 
Hunter & Co. / 155-F Overmount Ave.. West 
Paterson. N.J. 07424 


Rcgina DcLucia to Lee S. Kelechava 77, June 
30. 1979, Si Elizabeth's Catholic Church. 
Whitehall. Pa Karl E. Holzthum '77 and Stephen 
I). Rupe '78 were in the wedding parly. The bride 
is a dental bygienist in the Allcniown schools and 
1 cc is wilh Belhlchcm Suburban Ford. 

Priscilla R. Frieberg '79 lo Glenn E. Shaffer Jr. 
June 30. 1979. Peace Lutheran Church. Perkasie. 
Pa. Susquchannans in the wedding were Deborah 
Frieberg Chubb "76, Roberta Kohli '78, Natalie A. 
Shaf'er '81. and Keith E. Stauffer '82 Priscilla is 
giving violin lessons privately and Mr. Shaffer is 
with P niKcn-WircRopeCo./R.D. 3, Box 208-S. 
Schnsgrove. Pa 17870. 


Mary Beth Kibbe '73 to Ralph H Smith, June 
30. 1979. Salem Lutheran Church. Selinsgrove. 
Nancy Moir Barton '73 was an attendant. Mr. 
Snulh is a chemistry le.ichcr at Jersey Shore H.S. 
and Mary Beth leaches English at South 
tt, Hum-port H.S. / 2332 W. Fourth St.. 
WiUiamiport. Pa. 17701. 

i \sH. McCaffrey 

MelindaM. McCaffrey '79 to James Eash. June 
30, 1979, at the home of Dan and Georgianne 
Eash, Holsopple, Pa Melinda is a teacher in the 
Early Intervention Program for Ken-Crest Cen- 
ters Inc. Mr Eash, agraduateof the University of 
Pennsylvania, is a psychiatric aide at Lankenau 
Hospital. / 9601 Ashlon Rd., Apt. 1-1, Phila- 
delphia, Pa 191 14 


Deborah J Duffield to Edward G. Lawrence Jr. 

"72. June 30, 1979. Norton Presbyterian Chapel, 

Danen, Conn. Mrs Lawrence earned her B.A. 

from Harlwick College. Ed is a funeral director. / 

P.O. Box 3406. Darien. Conn. 06820. 


Jane E. Wiedemann "78 to Vincent J Candela 

Jr.. June 30. 1979. St. Ferdinand's Church, 

( hieagO Susquchannans in Ihe wedding were 

Regina Pohren Chadwick "78 and Carole A. 

Mueller '79 Jane is an umbrella underwriter with 

t huhh Group Insurance Co. Mr. Candela is a 

systems analyst for Allsiule Insurance Co. / 1095 

Sterling Ave . Palatine. Ill 60067. 


Deborah J. Bechtel '74 to William Howard 

Fril/. July 7. 1979, Abington Presbyterian 

Church. Abington. Pa Karen Newson Forcine "74 

was in the wedding parts Debi is a counselor at 

Montgomery Counts Methadone Center and Mr. 

Frit/ is a partner of Wm. H. Frit/ Lumber Co / 

Devon Park Apartments B-5, Waterloo Rd.. 

Devon. Pa 19333. 

Donna M. Richmond "79 to William Jennings, 
July 7, 1979, St. Luke's Church. Archbald. Pa 
D.inna is a laboratory supervisor at Sinclair 
I ollege / 4419 Nowak Ave.. Dayton. Ohio 
4 St 24 

Cindy Lou Erickson "79 to Robert R. LaBarca 
78. July 14. 1970. Lakeside United Methodist 
Church. Du Bois. Pa. The wedding party included 
Gabriella M. Siamborski 79. James C. I mble 78. 
Donald C. Haiel 78. James B. Cochran 78. 
Cheryl A. Burchfield 79. and Stesen D. Foreman 
79 Roberl teaches music in Prince George's 
County, Md. , 3900 Hamilton St.. Apt. 305-B. 
Hyattsville, Md. 20781. 

Linda C. Perritt x79 to Richard A. Ward 78, 
July 14. 1979. All Saints Episcopal Church, 
Princeton. N.J. Linda is a programmer for AT&T 
and Rich is a science teacher in the East Windsor 
school district / 564 S. Main St.. Highlslown. 
N.J. 08520 

Janet M. Ricciardi 79 lo Gabriel P. Deselli 78. 
July 21. 1979. St. Joseph's Catholic Church. 
Sharon. Pa. In the wedding party were Paul P. 
O'Neill 78. Patrice M. Spinner 79. Ann Lucinda 
Stern '79. Barbara E. Daiidson 79. and Michele 
A. LeFever 78. Gabe is with Mercer County Con- 
sortium Services. / Highcrest Apts.. Apt. 104. 
Crestviev. Dr.. Sharpsville. Pa. 16150. 
Lynn M. L'rbanczyk 75 to Barry Ennis, July 28. 
1979. Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Wayne. 
N.J Betty L. (Betzle) Kraus x75 was in the 
wedding party. Lynn is teaching and her husband 
is a staff accountant for Warner Bros. / R.D. I. 
Lindy's Lake. 57 Lakeview Dr.. West Milford. 
N.J. 07480. 

Mary R. Delbaugh 79 to James R. Maiolo x'79. 
July 28, 1979. United Methodist Church. Liver- 
pool, Pa. Maid of honor was Barbara R. Bryan 
79. Jim is an estimator and supervisor with 
Williamsporl Plumbing & Heating. Mary is with 
Fidelity National Bank of Pennsylvania. / 24 
Valley Heights Dr.. Williamsporl, Pa. 17701. 
Carol A. Smylhe to F. Thomas Snyder III 74, 
July 28. 1979. Spring City, Pa. / 362 Centennial 
St.. Schwcnksville. Pa. 19473. 

Sarah E. Bransom 76 and Keith G. Kirk. July 
28. 1979, Cameron Estate, Donegal Springs, York 
County The Rev Dr Richard C. Klick hc'77 of- 
ficiated at the traditional Irish wedding. Sarah was 
with the Pennsylvania Department of Environ- 
mental Resources. Mr. Kirk, who holds degrees 
from Pcnn State and West Virginia University, is 
a geophysicist for the Department of the Interior 
in Denver, Colo. 

Betsy M. Hulse 79 to David W. Doyle. July 29, 
1979, St. Mark's Episcopal Church. West- 
hampton Beach. NY Debra J. Holzhauer 79 was 
maid of honor Betsy is a teller at Riverhead Sav- 
ings Bank and choir director at East Quoque 
Methodist Church. / 53 W. Tiana Rd.. Hampton 
Bays. N.Y. 11946. 

Sharon A. Quinn 75 to James T. Rorke. August 
4. 1979. St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Mechan- 
icsburg. Pa. The groom, a graduate of Mansfield 
Stale College, is employed with Congressman 
Boner of Tennessee. / 5532 Ascot Ct. #122. Alex- 
andria. Va. 22311. 

Susan L. Swanson '67 lo Thomas Cafarella, 
August 4. 1979. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 
Pearl River, NY Susan co-chairs and teaches in 
Ihe English Departments River Vale H.S Mr 
Cafarella is in construction work / 230 Warren 
Ave., Fort Lee, N.J. 07024. 

Carolyn L. McMurry to Edward A. Bernald 71, 
August 4. 1979. Norfield Congregational Church. 
Weston, Conn. The bride, a graduate of the Uni- 
versity of Connecticut, is with Long's Business In- 
teriors and Ed is assistant pastor of the Norfield 
Congregational Church. / 45 Norfield Rd.. 
Weston. Conn. 06883. 

Johanna Pfund to Richard A. Mo cum 76. 
\ugust 5, 1979, Montauk Community Church, 
East Hampton. N.Y The bride is a graduate of 
the University of Maryland. Rich teaches music 
for the \rchdiocese of Washington school system. 
/ Ager Terrace Apts.. 2016 Oglethorpe St., 
Hyattsville. Md. 20782. 

Lynn E. Cornell 77 to Mr John K. Looloian, 
August II. 1979. First Presbyterian Church. 
Rahwah. N.J. Lorraine Miller Hartshorn 77 was 
matron of honor. Lynn is a revenue systems 
representative for Western Electric and Mr. 
Looloian. a Lehigh graduate, is president of 
Yancy Associates Systems and Performance 
Design Corp. / 23 Harvest Ct., Clinton. N.J. 

Patricia R. \\ agner 74 to Roberl G Brockley. 
August II. 1979. Trinity United Methodist 
Church. Winfield. Pa. Pal is an assistant buyer for 
the University of Southern California, where her 
husband is a graduate student in radio pharmacy. 

/ 804 S Sloneman Ave.. Apt. 8. Alhambra. Calif. 


Judith Lynn Rudyk lo Robert T. Orr Jr. 72. 
August II, 1979. St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic- 
Church. Minersville. Pa Mrs. Orr graduated from 
Penn State University and is a teacher in the 
Coalesville Area school district. Bob is news direc- 
tor for WCOJ radio. / 48 Horseshoe Dr.. 
Thorndale. Pa. 19372. 


Sheryl L. Carlton 76 lo Brad G. Trutt. August 
II, 1979. Keokec Chapel. Paradise Valley. Pa 
Janet Frock Basset! 75 was photographer for the 
wedding. Sheri is in training as a customer service 
representative for Colonial Penn Insurance. Mr. 
Trutl is a Thiel College graduate and a dental stu- 
dent at Temple University. / 2063B Mather Way. 
Elkins Park. Pa. 19117. 


Holly M. Geise 78 lo Dave Luttman, August 
18, 1*79, First Unitarian-Universalist Church of 
Berks County, Reading, Pa. Holly, who is retain- 
ing her maiden name, is with the Galveston Hous- 
ing Authority's Section 8 Program. Mr. Luttman, 

a doctoral candidate in health behavior, is a sex 

educator for the University of Texas Medical 

Branch / 5617 Avenue R.Galveston, Tex. 77550. 


Barbara Masar to Donald A. Egge 78. August 
18. 1979. First Presbytenan Church, Boonlon. 
NJ. J. Michael Hommel 78 was best man The 
bride is a music ed graduate of William Paterson 
College. Donald is a control microbiologist with 
Pharmacaps / 7 Loveland St.. Madison, N.J. 


Ellen M. Knutson 79 to Mark T. Kramm '80. 
August 25. 1979. Christ the King Lutheran ' 
Church. Kendall Park. N.J. Ellen is a computer 
programmer at Susquehanna and Mark was 
finishing his degree requirements first term as a 
math and computer science major. / 29 N. Market 
St., Apt. 6. Selinsgrove. Pa. 17870. 

Janice A. Kimmerer 75 to Gordon W. Clark Jr. 

73 August 25, 1979. Grace Episcopal Church, 

Madison, N.J. Carol Miller Fajardo 75 and Carol 

"~L. Naplacic 75 were in the wedding party. Don is 

an institutional salesman for Merrill Lynch 

Rohrbach thanks Sle 

Russ Stevenson Runs For Money 


Russ Stevenson 'SO holds the Susquehanna 
cross country course record (23:29 for 4.9 miles), 
but there is a different kind of mark he wants to es- 
tablish with his running-lhis year. Having raised 
nearly $3000 for the Selinsgrove United Way cam- 
paign during the past three years, Russ wants to 
bring that total to $4000. 

His contributions so far were honored this fall 
when Dr. Karl Rohrbach, Selinsgrove United 
Way president, presented him with an engraved 
silver bowl at halftime or a local high school foot- 
ball game. He collected $750 as a freshman, $800 
as a sophomore, and $1200 last year. 

Stevenson conceived the idea of running to 
raise money for charity after reading a campus 
poster which described the annual Selinsgrove 
United Way drive. "1 had participated in CROP 
walks and other fund-raising drives in high 
school,*' said Stevenson, "and 1 decided to con- 
tinue the practice in college, I chose the United 
Way because it supports many different organiza- 
tions, and I know they handle the money well. 
Also, the SU administration is active «uh this 
charity," he says. 

Each year Russ has participated in oneor two 
26-mile marathons. Three weeks prior to the race, 
he personally visits dorms and local residents and 
explains his part in the United Way campaign. 
Russ solicits pledges, people promise to donate a 
certain amount of money for each mile Russ runs. 
Following the race, Russ returns to each residence 
to collect the money pledged 

Russ has received much support from the SU 
faculty and administration as well as area 
merchants. Ray Benner of Selinsgrove Motors has 
provided Russ with a car to travel to the Boston 
Marathon for the past two years. He has also com- 
peted in the Harrisburg and Jersey Shore 

marathons lo the benefit of the United Way 

To train for these races, Russ averages I 
miles of running a day. "Most of the maralhor 
take place during either cross-country or trac 
seasons, so I'm better able to discipline myself I 
train for them," he says. 

Because Russ was born in the Boston jre. 
the Boston Marathon is his favorite race "Ther 
are usually many family and friends there to cheer I 
me on," said Russ. "Last year we even celebrated , 
my 21st birthday on the day of the marathon 

Russ comes from a famil> which shares his 
passion for running. Every member of his fa mil) is 
athletic and all three or his brothers ran Boston 
before Russ. He and his brothers have run the 
marathon together on various occasions. "Boston 
is sort of a family tradition," Russ says. 

Russ graduated from Ramapo High Schoa 
in New Jersey. His parents. Mr. and Mrs W,lliam 
Stevenson, now reside in Midlothian. Va RussM 
marketing major who plans a career in business. 
Next to running, the activities he enjoys most .ire 
sailing and traveling. 

Since his freshman year. Russ has been if | 
number-one runner on the Crusader cross cou 
team The SU harriers have not suffered j losing ] 
season during his career. He also competes in IDE 
distance events for the Orange and Maroon trawl 
squad, and holds the school mark in the three-mftl 
run at 14:50. 

To reach his goal of $4000 for charity. Ru» 
needs to raise $1250 this year. Instead of p»| 
ticipating in a marathon, he may try a mAI 
unique method of raising funds. States Russ, "IP[ 
like lo organize a ten-man team and stage a S* 
hour marathon. The world record is 297 miles, a* I 
perhaps we could break it." If not. Russ and tf ] 
Selinsgrove United Way will still be winners 

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Government Securities Inc.. New York City, and 
Janice is a math teacher at North Brunswick 
Township H.S / 50-05 Fox Run Dr.. Plainsboro. 
N J 0*536 


Susan E. Ayres "75 to James B Davis Jr.. 
August 25. 1979, in a garden wedding at Blair 
( reck Inn. Mertztown, Pa. Susie is vocal teacher 
in Kennell Square. Pa. Mr. Davis is assistant 
secretary of Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. of 
Delaware / 409 Cleveland Ave.. McDaniel Crest. 
Wilmington. Del. 19803. 


Cheryl L. Rahlfs '77 to David E. Atkinson T7, 
September I. 1979. St. Peter's Lutheran Church. 
Harbourton. N.J. The wedding party included 
Michael J. Feeney '77, Kathleen L. Chadwick '77, 
Deborah Schneider Jacobi '77, and Katherine P. 
Allen '77. Cheryl is a sales coordinator for 
Triangle PWC Inc. David is a financial engineer 
for Western Electric. / 599 Greenbrook Rd . 
North Plainfield. N.J. 07060. 

Susan L. King 78 to Peter L. Fiss '77. Septem- 
ber 8, 1979, Grove United Methodist Church, 
West Chester, Pa. Clenn F. Cooley 77 and Edward 
E. Eckman 77 were in the wedding party. Both 
Susan and Peter are students at the University of 
Pittsburgh School of Law. / 430 Atwood St.. Apt. 
4-D. Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213. 


Beth Riddell to Fred C. Sweetapple 77. Sep- 
tember 8, 1979. United Methodist Church. 
Wayne. Pa. Steven P. Deck 76, M. Melissa Lewis 
79, Michael C. Kennedy '77, and Bradley F. 
Moore 77 were in the wedding party. Fred is a 
medical technologist al St. Francis Hospital. / 101 
Greenvale Rd.. Greenvale, N.Y. 11548. 

Ruth D. Kimmel 79 to Randall N. Snyder. Sep- 
tember 8, 1979, Zion'J Reformed United Church 
of Christ. Ashland. Pa. The groom, a graduate of 
Kulztown State College, is with Boulevard Drive- 
in. Ashland. / 416 E. Biddle St.. Gordon. Pa. 


Darlene D. Travitz 76 to Twan Bakermans, 
September 15, 1979, Grace United Methodist 
Church, Millersburg, Pa. Sharon L. Albright 76 
was maid of honor. The groom, a Dutchman, is a 
printing-book binder. / Cavallilaan 27. 5654 BB 
hndhoven. The Netherlands. 


Barbara B. Carroll to Harold W. Peterson Jr. 
72, September 15,1 979, Roxbury Congregational 
Church, Roxbury, Conn. Harold is a computer ex- 
ecutive and the bride, a graduate of Colby Cullege. 
is a ssstems analyst, both with Colonial Penn In- 
surance. / 226 Swedesford Rd.. Malvern, Pa. 


Deborah P. Burdick 75 to Robert F. Cloud 72. 
September 22, 1979, Towne House, Media, Pa. 
Deborah is with Rosenbluth Travel and Robert is 
with Automatic Toll Systems. / 731 Stokes Ave.. 
Colliftgswood. N.J. 08108. 


Cathy A Contino to Dr George W. Herrold 
71, September 22. 1979. St. Joseph's Catholic 
Church. Dallastown. Pa. The bride is a dental 
hygicnist. George is a dentist practicing in 
Millerstown. / 96 S. Second St.. Ml. Wolf. Pa 


Shawn L. Eckman 79 to Donald E. Sipe 79. 
October 6, 1979. Bethany Evangelical Con- 
gregational Church. Lehighlon, Pa. Taking part in 
Ihe wedding were Sheila M. Eckman 76, Ellen J. 
Schmidt 79, Jeffrey S. Cicking 79, Stephen R. 
Hall x79, Gardiner N. Marek Jr. '81, and Shirley 
A. t.uirin 79. Shawn is a reference assistant at 
Martin Memorial Library.. Don is an expeditor at 
Industrial Solid Stale Controls. / 1701 Taxville 
Rd . >ork. P.i 17404 


Constance E. Bashore 79 to Michael J. Fine. 
October 13. 1979. Trinity Lutheran Church, 
Shamokin, Pa Mary L. Walburn 76 and Melissa 
L. Simmons 78 were in the wedding parts Mr 
i inc. an Air force veteran, is with Interstate 
Motor Freight. / 21 S. 7th St.. Apt. 4. Lewisburg. 
Pa 17837. 


Debbie P. Fishman 76 to Andrew S. Gordon, 
October 21. 1979. Temple Beth Israel. Lebanon, 
Pa. Debbie is a personnel consultant with National 
Health Laboratories. Mr. Gordon, a graduate of 
Boston Univereit) and Dickinson School of Law. 
is an allorne) with the U.S. Department of 
Justice. / 820 S. Irving St., Arlington. Va. 22204. 

Born Crusaders 

To Edward and Norrine Bailey Spencer '68. a 
son. R. Andrew (born April 8. 1972). by adoption 
on October 24, 1979. Ed and Norrine are finding 
that life is exciting when you start your family with 
a second grader. / 48 Shull Dr.. Devon Place, 
Newark, Del. 1971 1. 

To Terry and Jtnie Roberts Grass '68. a 
daughter. Jill Rebekah. (born October 3. 1977). by 
adoption November 13. 1978. / 876 Coolidge Ct.. 
Warrington. Pa. 18976. 

To Maj. Thomas and Donna Byrd Onash x'69. a 
son, Adam Andrew, May 8, 1978. / 406 Cavendish 
St., Herndon, Va. 22070. 

To Richard and Janet Johnson Bielicki 71, a 
son. Alexander Douglas. July 31. 1978. / River- 
view Estates. Star Rt. 40. Paintsville. Ky. 41240. 

To Mr. and Mrs Christopher D. Blackmon 76. 
a daughter, Rebecca, December 18, 1978. / 525 
W. Third Ave.. Derry. Pa. 15627. 

To Mr. and Mrs. R. Brent Swope '65. a son, 
Robert Justin, December 28, 1978. They have 
another son, Jason. Brent is an insurance broker 
for Nationwide. / 628 Aster Blvd., Rockville. Md. 

To Robert C. '65 and Mary Schalles Cairns '66, 
their fourth daughter, Emily Joyce, January 24, 
1979. Bob is controller for McCoy Electronics. / 
20 Buckthorn Dr., Carlisle, Pa. 17013. 

To F. Warren '66 and Linda Alexanderson Ebert 
'66. a son. Mark. February 2. 1979. / 26 Norwood 
Ter.. Millburn. N.J. 07041. 

To Jeffrey W. 72 and Judith Holmes Winter 
x73. a son. Kenneth Russel, February 15. 1979. / 
935 Bay Ave.. S. Hamilton, Mass. 01982. 

To Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Michetti Jr. 76. a 
son. Antonio David. March 9, 1979. / R.D. I. 
Herndon, Pa. 17830, 

To Steven F. 72 and Jane Fankhauser Josephs 
72, a daughter. Laura Kathryn. March 25, 1979. / 
1903 Valley Stream Dr.. Rockville, Md. 20851 

To Mr. and Mrs David B. Werner 70. a 
daughter, Julia. April 19. 1979. Dave is manager 
of financial planning for Pennsylvania Blue 
Shield. / 9 Redwood Ct.. Camp Hill. Pa. 1701 1. 

To Robert F. 70 and Nancy Comp Everson '69. 
a daughter, Katy Suzanne, April 21, 1979. Nancy 
has just completed her master's degree in social 
work and Hob is in the psychology department at 
Pennhurst Center. / 15 Cherrywood Rd., 
Wyomissing, Pa. 19610. 

To John and Ellen Doran R. ills 74. a son. 
Keith James, May 5. 1979. / 70 Summit Rd., 
Sparta, N.J. 07871. 

To Bill and Helen Flack Johnson x'70. a son. 
Kevin Erik. May 9. 1979. / 1987 S. Ouray St.. 
Aurora. Colo. 80013. 

To Mr. and Mrs. Larry C. Robbins '61, a son, 
Fletcher Alexis, May 12. 1979. / 1 123 Echo Court 
S„ Towson, Md. 21204. 

To Rolla E. 71 and Jean Walton Lehman 73, a 
daughter. Elizabeth Amanda. May 19, 1979. / 
R.D. 2, Box 293. Selinsgrovc, Pa. 17870. 

To Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Maguire x'74. a 
daughter. Erin Frances, May 25. 1979. Mike has 
graduated from Local Union #9 Apprenticeship 
School for Plumbers and Steamfitters. He is now a 
journeyman steam filter al Ihe Forestal Campus of 
Princeton University. / 12 Moore St., Princeton, 
N.J. 08540. 

To John and Suzanne Springer Zeok '66. a son, 
John Christopher, June 13, 1979. Suzanne con- 
tinues as assistant clinical professor of 
anesthesiology al the University of Kentucky 
Medical School. / 3 1 1 Leawood Dr.. Lexington, 
JCy. 40502. 

To James M. '64 and Georgiann l Toby ) Brodish 
Skinner '63. a son, William Neal. June 16. 1979. / 
R.D. I. Ml. Pleasant Mills. Pa. 17853. 

To Mr and Mrs Jordan A. Shenefield 73, a 
daughter. Christine Beth, June 23, 1979. / 505 
Cheri Ln„ Birmingham, Ala. 35215. 

To Mr and Mrs David P. Karner 75. a son. 
June 27. 1979. Dave is vice president of the Brass 
Penny Restaurant. / 475 West End Ave.. Apt. U- 
9, North Plainfield, N.J. 07060 

To Mark and Barbara Smith Lee x77. a son. 
Stephen Edward. July 8. 1979. / 6601-D The 
Lakes Dr.. Raleigh, N.C. 27609. 

To Gary H. '68 and Linda Metzel Manifold 70. 
a son. Joshua Scott, July 9. 1979. Gary is informa- 
tion systems manager with Lukcns Sleel Co. / 7 
Spruce Dr., West Chester, Pa. 19380. 

To Mr and Mrs Robert W. Curtis '63. a son. 
Jeffrey Alan, July 10. 1979. / 8 Harrowgale Dr.. 
Cherry Hill. N.J. 08003. 

To Bruce and Gayle Boynton Dively x*75, a son. 
Adam Michael, Juiy 13. 1979. / 629 N. 8th St., 
Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 

To Keith and Margaret Keyser Caldwell '68. a 
son. John William. July 25. 1979. / 135 
Shenngham Ave.. Oakwood. London N 14, 

To Dennis and Susan Resigno Tamanini x'75. a 
daughter, Nicole Denise. July 30. 1979. Susan is a 
nursing student at Ashland State General Hospital 
School of Nursing. / R.D. 2. Box 4. Elysburg. Pa. 

To Mr. and Mrs Timothy J. Cotwald 72. a 
daughter. Elizabeth Maria. August 12, 1979/606 
Kraiss Ave., Chambersburg. Pa. 17201. 

To Kenneth 70 and Carol Snook Stark '68, a 
daughter. Erika Elaine, August 24, 1979. Ken is a 
turn foreman with Bethlehem Steel Corp. / 1707 
Wyndham Rd.. Camp Hill. Pa. 17011. 

To Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hamilton 73. a 
son. Timothy Paul. August 29. 1979. / 88 
Kenwood Rd., River Edge, N.J. 07661. 

To Mark R. 75 and Julia Rowland Haslett 75. 
a daughter, Alice Lynn. September 2. 1979. Mark 
is with the first Bob Evans Farms Restaurant in 
Pennsylvania in Washington. / 660 Fayette St.. 
Washington, Pa. 15301. 

To the Rev. Kenneth and Donna Zierdt Elkin 
70. a son. Sean Andrew, September 5, 1979. / 
2221 Boas St.. Harrisburg, Pa. 17103. 

To Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Karver 72, a 
daughter, Rebecca Jana, September 16, 1979. / 
P.O. Box 448, Coats, N.C. 27521. 

To Kenneth and Ellen Roush Wolf 79. a 
daughter, Mandy Elizabeth, September 19. 1979. 
/ R.D. 1. Port Trevorton. Pa. 17864. 

To Mr. and Mrs. Wayne R. Gibson '68, a son, 
Eric Bradley, September 23. 1979. / 1706 Cim- 
maron Dr.. Midland. Tex. 79702. 

To Raymond E. '69 and Brenda Yost McKee 
'67. a daughter. Emily Kathleen. September 27, 
1979. Ray is a biochemist for Abbott Labora- 
tories. / 504 Beck Rd., Lindenhurst, III. 60046. 

To Mr. and Mrs Richard D. Treich 75, a son. 
Adam Robert, September 28, 1979. / 14833 
Spring Creek Rd., Apt. 127, Dallas, Tex. 

To Glenn and Linda Fox Holler 73, a son. Ben- 
jamin Edward, October 15, 1979. / R.D. 2, Box 
83, Middleburg, Pa. 17842. 


Arthur M. Easterbrook 76, of Wilmington, Del, 
He was administrator of Richardson Park Jr. H.S, 
before his retirement. 

Margaret Lambert x. May 11,1 979. She was a 
junior high teacher in New Brunswick. N.J. 

Earl R. Deardorff '41. Richmond, Va.. June 3, 
1979. A U.S. Naval Air Corps pilot in World War 
II, he was in advertising and retired from the 
Defense General Supply Center. 

Muriel (a merer Daugherty '32. Williamsport, 
Pa., June 26, 1979. She has been a commercial 
teacher in the South Williamsport and Jersey 
Shore area schools. 

Bonnie Miller Dendler *57, of West Lawn, Pa., 
July 2, 1979. A former secretary for the Berks 
County Planning Commission, she was secretary 
to Judge Frederick Edenharter since 1972. 

Clinton J. Lehman 76, of Wilkes-Barre. Pa.. 
July 7, 1979. He was a retired teacher. 

Raymond C. Scott *3I, Mifflintown, Pa.. July 8. 
1979. He taught school for 35 years, the last 29 at 
Pottsville. Pa., where he also coached football and 
track. He retired in 1966. 

J. Harold Kimmell 31, Cleona. Pa.. July 9, 
1979. He was a business teacher at Lebanon H.S. 
with 38 years of service at retirement. 

Jennie Mae Botdorf '19, Altoona, Pa.. July I 8, 
1979. She also held degrees from Penn Stale and 
Columbia University and studied at Juilliard. Af- 
ter teaching for several years at Shenandoah 
College, she became a music supervisor, a post she 
held for 33 years at Clairton, Pa. 

Viola Bernice Swartz Decker Burns 70. Miami 
Beach. Fla., August 2, 1979. She was with the 
First National Bank of State College for a time 
and relocated in Florida in 1932. She managed St. 
Patrick's Church bookstore and was president of 
the church's Patrician Club. 

Harry Simon 3rd x71. Philadelphia. Pa. 
August 4, 1979. A graduate of Glassboro State 
College, he was business administrator for Buena 
Regional school district. He is survived by a twin 
sister, Carol Simon May x'7l. 

Geneva Nace Lambie 78. Liverpool, Pa.. 
August 6. 1979. She was a music teacher for a 
number of years and later worked at the 
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in 

Walter P. Benham Jr. *58. Camp Hill. Pa., 
August 7, 1979. A veteran of service in the U.S. 
Marine Corps, he was a senior sales representative 
with Eastern Esso Region of Humble Oil and 
Refining Company. 

Algetha Sthare Bergstresser '33, Hazlelon. Pa., 
August 7, 1979. She also studied at the New 
England Conservatory and Cornell University, 
and graduated from West Chester Slate College 
and New York University. She was choir director 
and organist for 41 years at Trinity Lutheran 
Church where her husband, the late H. Clay 
Bergstresser '17. was pastor for many years. Sur- 
viving is stepdaughter Ruth Bergstresser Koch '34. 

Jess M. Kemberling '39, Palm Beach, Fla.. 
August 10, 1979. He was the founder and 
developer of Dutch Pantry Inc.. now a chain of 82 
restaurants, and Kemberling Foods, a food 
processing company. He is survived by a brother. 
Dr. Sidney R. Kemberling '43 

W. Lee Vorlage '28, of New Kensington, Pa., 
August 13, 1979, He earned his M.Ed, from the 
University of Pittsburgh. A teacher and 
educational administrator in New Kensington for 
many years, he also coached high school tennis. 

Jess Pleasanton Coxe '15, Lock Haven, Pa., 
August 17. 1979. She also graduated from Gregg 
Norma! School in Chicago. She was a teacher for 
a number of years, won a Freedoms Foundation 
Medal, and was a member of Governor Leader's 
Education Committee of 100. After retirement she 
remained active in volunteer work at Lock Haven 

Lois Brungart Bendigo *3I, Clarksburg, Md., 
August 21, 1979, She continued her education at 
Drexel Institute of Library Science and was 
librarian at Bucknell University and then the U.S. 
Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. 

Dr. G. Franklin Stover 77, of San Jose, Costa 
Rica, at San Diego, Calif., August 26, 1979. He 
received his M.S. from Penn State and his Ed.D. 
from Columbia University. He held a number of 
faculty appointments in the field of education — at 
Maryland State College, Western Maryland 
College, Rutgers University. Brooklyn College. 
Teachers College Columbia, and Northwestern 
University — and was educational consultant in 12 
states and in 20 Pennsylvania school systems. 

C. Bennett Feehrer x'19, Lewisburg, Pa.. Sep- 
tember 13, 1979. He was an Army veteran of 
World War I. He retired in 1967 after 40 years as 
bookkeeper for the Sunbury Beauty & Barber 
Supply Co. A daughter, Jane Feehrer Charles, is a 
faculty secretary at Susquehanna. 

C. Nicely Hanner 78, Sanibel Island, Fla.. Sep- 
tember 25, 1979. He held the M.Ed, from the Uni- 
versity of Pittsburgh and enjoyed a long career in 
education, retiring in 1970 as superintendent of the 
Armstrong Pa., school district. 

Dr Roswell J. Johns '46, Harrisburg, Pa.. Oc- 
tober 29. 1979. A graduate of the Philadelphia 
College of Osteopathic Medicine, he had been in 
private practice for 25 years and, after disability 
due to cardiac pathology, became a medical of- 
ficer at health clinics of the U.S. Army. He retired 
last February. He was a staff member of both 
Holy Spirit Hospital and Polyclinic Medical Cen- 
ter, and served a fellowship at Children's Hospital 
in Philjdelphia. He is survived by his wife, the for- 
mer Gayle Clark '47 

Alvin T. Barber *31. Bethesda. Md.. November 
6, 1979. He was a captain in the U.S. Navy, was 
aboard the USS Missouri when the Japanese sur- 
render was signed, and retired in 1954, He earned 
the LL.B. from George Washington University 
and was a member of the D.C. Bar Association. 
Since leaving the Navy, he had held several ex- 
ecutive posts in business and personnel work. 

Parke R. Wagner Sr. 76, Front Royal, Va., 
December 3. 1979. He earned an M,Ed. from 
Penn State University and was a teacher for 17 
years and an industrial chemist with American 
Viscose Co. for 20 years. After retirement he 
taught chemistry for five years at Shenandoah 
College. An active Scouter, he wore the Silver 
Beaver Award. His widow is the former Essex M. 
Botsford 78. 

WQSU-FM, Susquehanna radio, has joined 
Associated Press for access to hourly news broad- 
casts and other special informational program- 
ming, dropping United Press International in 
favor of the nation's largest and oldest news- 
gathering organization. 


SU Sports 


In varsity volleyball 

action Camps (12) in the 

backcourt, Moser setting. 

Horton (14), Reich {20). 

Chris Snyder '83 

I Huntingdon, Pa.). 

Combining athletics with diplomacy, the Crusader men's hoop team opened the 1979-80 winter 
sports season at Susquehanna by hosting a touring team from the Republic of China (Taiwan). In a con- 
test which may have done more for international harmony and understanding than for the game of 
basketball, the Orange and Maroon scored an easy 83-66 triumph over the Nationalist Chinese. 

The affair was conducted with appropriate pomp and protocol before some 1200 fans, including 
many from off campus. The Marching Brass and Percussion played the national anthems of both coun- 
tries, players from the two teams exchanged gifts and mementos; and SU First Lady Vi Messerli tossed 
up the first ball. 

The visitors represented the Yue Loong Motor Company, the largest automobile manufacturer in 
Taiwan A league champion in its home country, the motor company team has played throughout the Far 
East and in Africa and South America. In its first tour of the United States, Yue Loong was winless in 13 
games against competition which included Niagara, Vermont, Dartmouth, Army. California-Fullerton, 
and Nevada-Reno. 

The losses did not seem to dampen the spirits of the travelers, however. Speaking little English, 
members of the Yue Loong entourage smiled broadly and handed out team pins and brochures to 
everyone within reach . They found the U ,S. to be "a nice place" with kind people and "much friendship." 
slid "i iic Loong team leader Yang Ming-Fang. "Everybody on our team walks high." he said. The Yue 
Loong brochure notes that "the basketball team is made up of factory personnel whose objective is to 
create healthful competition as well as community spirit. This is in keeping with our government policy 
to promote physical education." Of its "goodwill" tour of America, Yue Loong says "in this way we get 
to know our friends." 

With their victory, the Crusaders seemed to impress everyone in attendance except Coach Don Har- 
num. "We were fiat at times," said Harnum, who didn't feel that the Chinese were much competition. 
While showing unswerving patience with their controlled offense and hitting 61 percent of their field goal 
attempts, the Yue Loong team lacked the ball-handling, rebounding, and defensive skills of American 
collegians. The Crusaders were paced by 5-11 guard Rod Brooks '8 1 (Philadelphia) with 25 points and 6- 
4 forward Kevin Doty '82 (Springfield, N.J.) with 18 points and 11 rebounds. 

This pair was expected to be effective for SU throughout the season. Brooks led the team last year 
with .in average of IS points per game. Doty, who averaged 10 points and 6 rebounds as a freshman, is 
Harnum's tallest starter at this point. Brooks, with a two-year total of 686 points, is a tri-captain along 
with 6-3 forwards Larry Weil '81 (Coloma. N.J.) and Mark Sacco '81 (Chatham. N.J.) who join Doty in 
the fronlcourt. 

The other guard would be either 5-9 Ray Nardo '8 1 (Berkeley Heights. N.J.) or 5-8 Robb Larson '8 1 
(Harrisburg. Pa .). The seventh returning lellerman from last season's 10-14 team is 6-4 forward Ed 
Rogovich '81 (Crcsskill, NY.). Juniors dominate a varsity roster which lists no seniors. 

The Crusaders can run and shoot but could experience rebounding and defensive problems because 
of their small size. Last winter's top rebounder. 6-7 Bob Sisco. suffered an off-season injury and did not 
return to the University this year. However. Coach Harnum has been pleasantly surprised by the im- 
provement of 6-7 forward Eric Johnson '82 (Brookfield, Wis.), If he becomes a factor under the boards, a 
winning season is a possibility for the SU quintet. 

Tw> bad knees, one belonging to I 18-lb. Todd Burns 'SI ISelinsgrove) and the other to 134-lb. Billy 
Telesco '82 | Clark. \ J I. are the only dark clouds on the horizon for the Orange and Maroon wrestlers 
With a combined dual meet record of 1 7-8-1 . this lightweight duo played key roles last winter as the Sus- 
quehanna grapplers went 8-5 for their first winning season in six years Bui both were on the injured list as 
the new campaign began. If they are ready to compete in January as hoped, the Crusaders should be even 
stronger than last year. 

Coach Charlie k una lost only one lellerman. winless heavyweight Russ Flickinger 79, and had 1 1 
lettermen returning. With the addition of some promising freshmen. Susquehanna is expected to have 
strong entrants in every weight class. 

Other lopSU wrestlers are ISO-lb Rick Evans '81 ( Mechanicsburg. Pa. I. who had the squad's best 
individual dual mark last winter at 11-2; 167-lb.Joel Tokarz SOIOssining. N.Y.). 9-2 last vear; 190-lb 
Bert Szostak 81 iColoma. \ J i. 10-3. and 142-lb Bill Brysun 81 iEaslon. Pa t. 9-3 

Bry.son missed last years Middle Atlantic Conference Championships with an injured wrist, but 
Tokar-.. Evans. Telesco. and Szostak all placed well as Si finished ninth among 20 teams. The 
Crusaders will have a home mat advantage when they try to improve upon that performance this year 
Susquehanna will host the MAC tournament in the Houls Gym on Feb 22 and 23. 

Prospects were uncertain for the Crusader women's basketball team which has its third coach in as 
many years. Rose Ann Neff left for Lock Haven State, and Janet Conn, who filled in last year while Neff 
was on sabbatical leave, is no longer available. The post was filled by Joyce Nolen of Sunbury, a former 
coach at Lincoln Universit) 

She took over a team that suffered a disappointing 4-8 mark last winter and has lost its top two 
players. Janeen Kruse '79 and Sherry Rohm '79. On the positive side: the squad is larger than in recent 
years with 13 players; there is good height among the freshmen; two dedicated and skilled players re- 
turned in 5-5 guard Becky Edmunds '8 1 (Forty Fort, Pa.) and 5-7 forward Sue Grausam '8 1 ( Westfield, 


Poised to make a big splash in its first official intercollegiate campaign was the coed Susquehanna 
i wimming team, which had operated as a club under the auspices of the Student Government Association 
for the past two years. On the basis of the success theSU club enjoyed against varsity squads, one could 
expect an auspicious debut for the new Crusader unit. The leading nalalors for Coach Ged Schweikerl 
are freeslylers Charlie Zlock '80 ILevillown. Pa. land Pete Rile '81 IPottslown. Pa), and butterflier 
Polly Wilson '82 I Miltington. NJ.). 

Coach Bruce Wagenseller's cross country team was the shining light of the Orange and Maroon fall 
sports season, compiling a, 10-3 record, its best mark since 1971. Russ Stevenson '80 (Midlothian, Va.). 
Dave Cashour '81 (Tinton Falls, NJ.), and Larry Smith '83 (Selinsgrove) led the way for the SU 
harriers. The only sour note of the campaign was heard at the MAC Championships where the Crusaders 
proved they were not mudders, finishing a disappointing tenth in ankle-deep slop at Fort Indiantown 

Was it just forgetfulness or was it smug overconfidence that caused Wilkes College officials to fail to 
bring the trophy to the football field for their annual Anthracite Bowl on Nov. 10? It was an error made I 
especially embarrassing by Susquehanna's come-from-behind 8-7 win. as the Colonels failed to sue- f 
cessfully defend their trophy for the first lime in several years. 

The Anthracite Bowl triumph showed the worth of the vastly improved SU eleven A lesser team 
could have easily given up when down 7-0 in the second half of the final game, apparently enroute to its 
eighth straight loss. However, the Orange and Maroon made a stirring rally that earned their second win 
(twice last year's total) and will make the long off-season much easier to live through 

The Crusaders made great statistical improvements over the previous year in nearly every offensive 
and defensive category. Total offense went up from 1243 to I780and tola/defense went down from 2851 t 
to 2352 for a combined two-way betterment of over 1000 yards. 

The lop player was captain and linebacker Bob Fessler '80 (Orwigshurg. Pa. I. who received the 
Clyde Spitzner Memorial Most Valuable Player Award for the second straight year He established what 
are believed to be SU tackling records with 25 in one game. 152 for the season, and 451 for his career 
Fessler was named to the All-MAC-Norlh first team along with defensive back Rick Fike 80 
(Lewislown. Pa.). Center Paul Hern 80 < Moscow. Pa I received honorable mention 

Safety J effHauck '80 1 Carlisle. Pa ). who led the team in interceptions with 3. and quarterback Tom 
O'Neill '80 I West Reading. Pa I. who passed for 497 yards, were the only other seniors on the squad. 

Coach Bill Moll's 1980 rosier should list some 40 returning lettermen who will give the Crusaders 
the potential for their first winning season in ten years The returnees will include this fall's leaders in 
rushing, passing, and receiving. 

Fullback Rock Shadduek '82 1 Athens. Pa ) gained 263 yards on 83 carries, and halfback Rick Wolfe 
'81 1 Camp Hill. Pa ) added 248 on 69 attempts. Quarterback Jay Umholtz '81 (Sunbury. Pa I completed 
45 of 98 passes for 500 years and 3 touchdo wns Three split ends shared receiving honors: Keith A nderson 
'81 (York. Pa.) had the most catches 1 19 for 295 yards and 2 TDs): Dave Sanlacroce '81 (Bakerstown. 
Pa I the most yards 1305 on 12 catches for an average of over 25 yards per reception ); Hipp Sassaman '82 
lllummek Wharf, Pa.) the most touchdowns (3 among 17 catches for 213 yards). 

Following a discouraging 5-8 campaign. Neil Potter submitted his resignation as soccer coach A 
successor has not yet been named. The 1979 team, which began the season with hopes of becoming one of 
the best in SU history, "lacked leadership," according to Potter. The Crusader booters set a school 
record with 8 goals in the opening win over Juniata, but t 
mark for most goals allowed with 36. 

Forward Edgar Murillo '82 (Bolivia) look so 
points Back Steve Brugger '80 (Westfield. N J )w 
Risser '80 (Landisville. Pa.) Most Improved. Fen 

ring honors with 6 goals and 3 assists for a total of9 
s named Best Defensive Player, and midfielder Steve 
ando Ramirez '81 (Dunellen, N.J.) also had 6 goals. 

and Carlos Dominguez '82 (Oradell. N.J.) scored 5. 

Coach Connie Delbaugh's frustrated SU field hockey team managed to win only 20 percent of the 
games it didn't lose (record: 1-6-4). Winless with one lie in their first seven outings, the Crusader\ came 
back to go unbeaten in their last four, although wailing until the finale to score their only win Candy 


Sihnure S0( Mifflinburg. Pa), who scored 4 goals, was named Best Offensive Player. Tina Warmerdam 
32 Rutledge. Pa > Best Midfielder: and Nancy Grohs 'H2 'Deep River. Conn. I Best Back 

Voile) ball has arrived at Susquehanna. The I979 team scored three wins, the most in the sport's 
ih rc e-year history at SU.bul the overall quality of play improved to a much greater extent than is shown 
b> the won-losl record. This was brought about entirely by players who will be returning next year, most 
Barbi Horton '81 (Silver Spring. Md.) and three members of the class of '83— Allison Camps 
Aorih Caldwell, NJ.|, Annette Moscr (Huntingdon. Pa), and Shan Reich (Springfield, N.J.). Coach 
pjt Reiland may gel her first winning season next fall. 

As SU spans enter the !9H0s. it seems appropriate to review the '70s. The two most significant 
developments during the past decade have been the opening of the new Physical Education Center and 
i he growth of women's athletics. These two factors have placed Susquehanna athletics among the best 
{hat American small colleges have to offer, both in terms of facilities and in terms of offering programs 
that meet the interests of all students, both male and female. 

Three new teams have been started— women's voile vball and Softball and coed swimming, the latter 
made possible by the new swimming pool. There are now 15 varsity sports atSU. nine for men. 
omen, ■"<<■ . oed 

While many fans bemoan the state of Crusader football, which has not had a winning season since 
1970. the fact is that owrall SV athletics have enjoyed considerable success during the last 10 years. The 
untr) wet tr, field hotkey, wrestling, men's and women's basketball, golf baseball, track, and 
« omen's tennis teams have all achieved some of I heir best records in history during the 1970s. This is not 
( ,>untmg the softball team which has been a winner since its inception two years ago. Football, volleyball. 
and men's tennis are the only areas in which the Crusaders have not enjoyed ai least one highly successful 
tampaign in recent years. 

The decade opened with the Orange and Maroon taking Middle A tlantic Conference championships 
in Woihall and track and closed with SU winning the MAC women's tennis title. Prestigious individual 
honors were won by Gerry Huesken '77. recipient of top scholar-athlete awards from the National Fool- 
hall Foundation and the NCAA. and MikeScheib '78. winner of the Basketball Hallo/Fames Nai smith 
i ward. 

The evidence of the 1970s indicates that Susquehanna has a healthy altitude toward sports and can 
win laurels on the playing field while maintaining athletics in proper perspective as but one component in 
the overall educational program. 

"The New Spoon River" 
Premieres at Susquehanna 


FALL 1979 








Lebanon Valley 


Western Maryland 











Shlppensburg State 



Baptist Bible 






Berkshire Christian 


Bloomsburg State 



Western Maryland 



Lebanon Valley 





















Delaware Valley 













Won 1, Lost 6, Tied 4 


Won 10, Lost 3 












Western Maryland 



Western Maryland 






Shlppensburg State 
















Bloomsburg State 







Won 4, Lost 3 

Elizabeth town 












Lebanon Valley 




Won 5, Lost 8 

Western Maryland 


































Won 0. Lost 8 


Delaware Valley 


Franklin & Marshall 







Won 2, Lost 7 




Lock Haven State 
Bloomsburg State 









Lock Haven State 


Western Maryland 








Won 0. Lost 4, Tied 1 














Franklin & Marshall 




















Lock Haven State 





Won 3, Lot! 10 

Won 0. Lost S. Tied 1 


When Spoon River became a ganglion 
For the monster brain Chicago 
These were the signs I painted, which 

What ruled America: 
Vote tor Patrick Kelly and save taxes; 
I am for men, and this Is the cigar; 
This generation shall not see death; 
Hear Pastor Valentine; 
Eat Healthina and live; 
Chew Floss's gum and keep your teeth; 
Twenty-five dollars tor a complete funeral; 
Insure your lite; 

Three per cent for your money; 
Come to the automat. 

And it there is any evidence 
Of a civilization better, 
I'd like to see the signs. 

—Marx the Sign Painter, from "The New 
Spoon River" by Edgar Lee Masters. 

"The New Spoon River," an anthology of 
Spoon River residents speaking from the grave to 
set the records straight, will take life on the Ben- 
jamin Apple Theatre stage at Susquehanna Uni- 
versity, Selinsgrove, in November. 

"The New Spoon River," like its predecessor 
"Spoon River Anthology," concerns ghosts of the 
community's residents rising up from the grave to 
speak their piece. Besides Marx the Sign Painter, 
there's Ella Snook, post mistress of Spoon River 
who judges people by their altitude toward getting 
mail. And Eraslus Wilson, a soldier wondering 
where the enemy's bullet would hit him when he 
suddenly realizes it's hit him in the chest; and 
Henry Yewdall, a reporter for the Spoon River 
paper who was told to write the news as it was 
nicest, not truest; and Lucille Lusk who shed her 
virginity to Lucius Atherton and humorously 
listed other more patrician ladies who had done 
the same. 

Spoon River is a moralistic community being 
edged into a new age by the industrial revolution. 
Some of its residents are victims of its moral 
views, some its perpetrators. There's Jacob Farm- 
er who was hung for killing a man who bent the 

of his hard-earned land, and 
nont Deadman, who couldn't 
to church so he finally gave 

n is the brainchild of former 
sor Michael S. Corriston 
fessor John 
I be given at 
no admission charge, 
now on the staff at 
West Virginia, "The 
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The SU producti 
Susquehanna proft 
Helping with the project is 
Fries. The premiere perfoi 
8 p.m. Nov. 3 and4. There 

According to Corristor 
West Liberty State College 
New Spoon River" has ne 
script for a readers theati 

The style of readers the 
impact. Unlike other drarr 
there is plenty of scenery 
readers theatre usually has little or no costume 
change. The actors arc generally all on stage at the 
same time and stand to read their part Thedrama 
of the production depends on the actor's voice con- 

"Spoon River" is written in such a way that it 
makes a popular readers theatre production, 
Corriston said. Other popular selections are "Un- 
der Milkwood" and "The World of Carl 

The Susquehanna production steps out of 
readers theatre style only slightly. The seven 
players are memorizing their lines and instead of 
standing recitation style, Alison Berger— who 
became director when Cornston left for West 
Liberty — has set up props such as ramps and 
benches for the actors to walk around or sit on 
when they're in character. Although Corriston has 
left Susquehanna, he has continued to help with 
the production. 

Next to each performer's chair will be a box of 
small items to help illustrate the speaker, like 
scissors for barber Yank Sword and a top hat and 
cigar for politician Abraham Lincoln Pugsley. 

771/1 article is reprinted, with permission. 
from The Dally Item ofSunbun. Oct 75, 
1979. The premiere performances were 
held Nov 2 and 3, Composer John Fries, of 
the music faculty, graduated from Sus- 
quehanna in 1961. 

Cast members are Mike Malinchok, Jane 
Beyerle, Janet Heaton. Thomas Hampel, Bill 
Schauf, Cheri Burchfield and Charlie Grube. 

Corriston developed the idea during the summer 
of 1976 while he was director of the SU summer 
theatre. One of the production numbers that year 
was "Spoon River Anthology." The following 
year, he came across the New Spoon River 
Anthology and in researching found no one had 
prepared it for the stage. The idea fomented for a 
year and then Fries was drawn into the plans to do 
the musical score. 

Together they approached the university's 
Faculty Grant Research Committee to get funding 
for the joint music department-theatre department 
project. With the grant, Corriston began thejob of 
trimming down the 354 characters to about 72 or 
75. This past June Fries began writing the music. 

"The New Spoon River" was published in 1924, 
but Fries's music is not a reflection of that period 
between barrel house piano and big bands. 
Although he said he started with that in mind, he 
found that Masters's poems still had relevant 
messages. So he updated the music and created 
songs with such contemporary styles as disco, hard 
rock and jazz. 

Fries said he composed two pieces for the 
production, "The Money Nerve" and "The 
Children of Darkness." 

Set to a disco sound, "The Money Nerve" con- 
cerns thievery. Fries explained, a topic that often 
crops up in speeches by Masters characters. 
Reflecting that theme is the verse: "The money 
nerve, the money nerve, I love to pinch the money 
nerve. I'll go through life as happy as can be. The 
only one I care about is me." 

"The Children of Darkne 
of temptation and includes a male ■ 
rock style. He's trying to break up a 
is tormented, and his capitulation i 
verse: "Can't resist the child of darkness no 
Take my hand and ease me down. Gonna mo 
right on again with you, On< 
we're through." 

Two others. "The Poncey Children" and "Hope 
for Tomorrow," are selections from the anthology 
freely set to music. 

"The Poncey Children," a particularly sad story 
of rive children who died within hours of birth, is 
lightened by a jazz waltz. "Hope for Tomorrow" 
starts like a chorale and turns into a Latin number. 

In addition, Fries researched the period and 
found a fiddler's tune also called Spoon River that 
another composer had set to double piano during 
Edgar Lee Master's time. Fries said he uses 
variations of that tune, weaving it around several 
characters for "incidental" music. 

A recording of the dual piano version will open 
the SU production. Fries explained, then about 
halfwa) ihrnugh Fries will pick up the tunc live 
backstage with bass and drum support. As the 
lights go down, a lone fiddler will come on stage to 
finger the original ditty 

C urrision and Fries have gotten to know 
Masters's widow since the production began. 
Masters died in the 1950s at the age of 81 , so when 
Corriston sought permission from the publishing 
house to prepare a Spoon River script, he was sur- 
prised to receive a reply from Ellen Masters Mrs 
Masters was 30 years her husband's junior when 

the pull 
lo in hard 

oted in the 

, and (hen 

they married, and she 
Corriston and Fries i 
plans, and Mrs Maste 
the premiere, made sr 
two men incorporated 
the reading of the poem "Silence 
of the second part. M 

lues m Slate College. 
with her to discuss their 

who is unable to attend 

suggestions which the 

the production. One is 

he opening 

i can quote 

many of her husband's characters by heart, quoted 
this piece because she said it was one of his 

There is hope that the script will be published 
for other readers theatre company productions. 
Fries said the Dramatist Music Service has ex- 
pressed interest in their product. 



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On the Straw Hat Circuit 

This group of Susquehannans answers the old "How did you spend 
your summer vacation 7 " query by responding that they did summer 
stock in the Poconos Don Mann '79 f River Edge. NJ.) took the 
job as director of the Tangiewood Summer Theatre on Lake 
Wallenpaupack in Tafton. Pa . and took on other recent grads 
and students as his thespians. Between June 21 and Labor Day 
weekend, the group put on six productions "You Know I Can't 
Hear You When the Waters Running." Plaza Suite." "6 Rms Riv Vu,' 
"The Owi and the Pussycat." The Fourposter" and a set of one-act 
playt by Chekhov Despite the gas shortage, the plays drew well, 
getting some 200 people for the Saturday evening shows and 
between 50 and 100 for other performances Pictured are 
Scott Zimmer 'HO (Chappaqua. /V. J' J. Mann. Teh Gutrrisl 'SO 
(Hamsburg. Pa I. Blaine Leister SO I Pittsburgh I. Maria 
McNally '79 (Johnstown. Pa.). Bill Ferguson 81 (New City 
and Alice Taylor '79 (Alexandria. Ya). The canines are 
unidentified. \'ot pictured is Cordelia Ru\t 77 i Toms River 
NJ-) who assisted with technical and box office work. 

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Created from original pen-and-ink drawings 
commissioned by PMJ Productions, 
Selinsgrove Hall and Seibert Hall in bronze will 
keep alive memories of your college days. 
You*ll find that these intricately detailed 
etchings will grace your home or office for years 
lo come. And they make fine gifts, too, for 
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Instructor Shoots Way to Fame 

Richard L. Baker was a "marked 
a marksman. The 3l-year-old SU 
sually just another face 
in the crowd, but not when involved in rifle- 
■■i-inntinji! competition. 

"Two years ago nobody knew me," Baker says, 
"but now I can't walk onto a rifle range without 
being recognized." Notoriety among rifle shooters 
came to Baker in the summer of l°78 when he won 
the light varmint and overall titles at the U.S. 
National Benchrest Rifle Championships. His pic- 
lure appeared in national rifle shooters* maga- 
zines, making him a celebrity in that circle. 

He did not perform quite as well during the 
summer of 1 979, partly because of difficulty in 
"handling the pressure" of being tagged as the 
man to beat at any event he entered. However, he 
again proved he is a world-class shooter by placing 
seventh at the National Championships and fourth 
at the International Benchrest Shooters Cham- 

Baker feels he is just entering his prime years, 
which arrive at about the mid-30s for rifle 
shooters. He hopes for at least one more successful 
summer on the benchrest circuit, following which 
he will set his sights on a bigger goal— to compete 
m the 1984 Olympics. 

Different rules and techniques are employed in 
Olympic-style shooting, where the benchrest is not 
used. Baker believes he will need about two years 
of working under a good Olympic rifle coach in or- 
der to learn if he has the talent for that kind of 
shooting. He hopes to receive the coaching he 
needs, and work on his doctorate, at Pennsylvania 
State University. 

The SU instructor has been interested in rifles 

)r as long as he can remember, and this interest 

as heightened during his four-year stint in the 
U.S. Marine Corps. He does not think it is un- 

usual for an accountant to be a marksman. "The 
competition is very technical and detailed in 
nature and attracts people who have that kind of 
orientation," he says. 

The bullets and rifles are all hand-made to exact 
specifications for the greatest possible accuracy. 
Competitors don't shoot at a bull's-eye but rather 
are judged according to how close together they 
can place their bullets. The top score comes when 
five shots together make only one hole no larger 
than a bullet. 

Baker came to Susquehanna in 1977. He holds 
B.S. and MBA degrees from Bloomsburg State 
College and is licensed as a C.P.A. in the Com- 
ilth of Pennsylvania. 

Students Fast for Hunger 

The SU Chapel Council promoted a fast for 
the relief of world hunger on November 15. Stu- 
dents were asked to give up a meal that day with 
the understanding that the M.W. Wood Food Ser- 
vice would donate money for each meal not eaten. 

More than 1000 repasts were relinquished, 
and some $540 was raised. The money, designated 
by SU for the benefit of the Cambodian refugees, 
was sent to the Boston office of Oxfam (Oxford for 
Famine). Initiated at Oxford University in 
England in the 1940s, Oxfam's efforts for the relief 
of world hunger have been adopted by many 
American colleges as an annual project. 

With the cooperation of Food Service Direc- 
tor Diane Ilgenfritz, the Susquehanna fast was 
organized by Ruth Hebel '82 (Frenchville. Pa.) 
and Mike Malinchok '82 (Frackville. Pa.) of the 
Chapel Council under the direction of Interim 
Chaplain Paul Reaser. 

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WINTER 1980 

Business and Society . . . 



"The greatest issue facing our present generation of stu- 
dents is how our society should produce and distribute 
wealth," says Susquehanna's Dr. William A. Rock. "If this 
generation doesn't settle this issue, events will decide it for 
them," Dr. Rock warns. 

Around this issue is centered the educational effort of the 
University's Institute of Business and Society, directed by 
Dr. Rock. Originally established in 1977 as the Program in 
Business and Society, this undertaking was given the status 
of an Institute at Susquehanna last fall. Holding faculty rank 
as a visiting professor, Dr. Rock has been director of 
Business and Society since its beginning. 

The program was inaugurated with the goal of integrating 
instruction in business and the liberal arts — to seek better 
ways to teach business to the liberal arts student and liberal 
arts to the business student. It examines the objectives of a 
good society and how the means used by our society to 
generate wealth enhance or impede the realization of these 

Alternative systems of generating wealth are explored, 
along with their advantages and disadvantages, in terms of 
implementing societal objectives. The assumptions of both 
advocates and opponents of the existing economic system 
and the legitimacy of major corporations and capitalism 
within American society are discussed. 

"After a lifetime spent studying the wealth-producing sec- 
tor in relation to society as a whole," says Dr. Rock, "I have 
little patience with approaches to the validity of the 
American business system in any narrower context than that 
of the whole societal question." 

A graduate of Providence College, he earned a master's 
degree in philosophy and a lectorate in theology at the 
Aquinas Institute and a doctorate in theology at the Univer- 
sity of Fribourg in Switzerland. 

He taught at the Aquinas Institute and in the College of 
Commerce of DePaul University for 12 years, during which 
he founded and directed the Priory Press. For 20 years Dr. 
Rock has been a consultant on business practices to hospitals 
and professional associations and on social and ethical issues 
to business associations and major corporations. Because of 
long-standing commitments and to keep an active involve- 
ment in the business world, he continues to serve several 

Dr. Rock believes that "an enterprise economy is the in- 
dispensable foundation of a free society." But, he says, "I am 
not here because I cherish the large corporations that 
necessarily dominate contemporary enterprise. I am here 
because I want to do what I can to help our generation pass 
on a commitment to freedom, with its responsibilities, and 
the essential structures of freedom to another generation. As 
I see it, an enterprise economy is one of those structures, 
perhaps the crucial one. It is certainly a vital support wall of 
a decent, humane society," Dr. Rock states. 

"I have discovered that SU students are not notably anti- 
business," notes Dr. Rock. "Indeed the more dominant prej- 
udice is probably naively pro-business. I have tried to 
develop a sophisticated approach to the role of enterprise in 
American society among all students whatever their major 
might be. Those majoring in business are sometimes blind to 
the imperatives of the society in which they would be in- 
itiating business careers. Other students may have little grasp 
of the wealth-producing function of the private sector." 

Business majors, explains Dr. Rock, need to realize that 
the public's expectations of the corporations are not simply 
materialistic but include a concern about the quality of life. 
The non-business student, on the other hand, needs a realistic 
understanding of the profit-making function of corporations. 

Dr. Rock intends for the Institute of Business and Society 
to work toward development of a plan "designed to prepare 
future business people to enter with assurance into the circle 
of America's 'thought leaders.' Such a plan — philosophy, 
programs, textbooks — could become a model for small, 
private colleges across the country," he says. 

"A college is not a marketplace firm which produces 
whatever is in demand," Dr. Rock believes. "It must take ac- 
count of the market," he says, "but its unique concern cannot 
be thus limited. Its total role is to ensure that its graduates be 
prepared to be fine human beings, not merely good at a job. 

"The best thing that a small college has to offer," Dr. 
Rock points out, "is the genuine interest of faculty members 
in the students. This interest transcends subject matter and 
extends to deep concern about what the whole college ex- 
perience does to a student. To me, the bottom line of the In- 
stitute of Business and Society is not the facts it can teach; it 
is the humane dimension it can contribute to the young men 
and women who come to Susquehanna to prepare for life — 

Business A Society's William A. Rock 

not merely for one element of life, important as it is, a job." 
The central component of the Institute is interdisciplinary 
courses which help students better understand the in- 
terrelationships among business, government, social struc- 
tures, the family, the individual, and the ethical framework 
of our civilization. 

Dr. Rock teaches one course each term. These are 
Business and Government, Values and American Business, 
and a Seminar on varying topics. In the future he hopes to in- 
volve other faculty members who can view business from the 
perspectives of sociology, psychology, ethics, and history. 
Dr. Rock believes that the issue-oriented, interdisciplinary 
continued on page 3 

Alan Abelson. editor 
of Barron's and author 
of the column "Up and 
Down Wall Street." 
talks with a class 
during visit to SU. 
Abelson was brought 
to campus as the 
first Otloway 
Lecturer in Public 
Affairs and shared 
with the program in 
Business & Society- 


SU and the Covenant with the Church 

The relationship that Susquehanna University enjoys with the Lutheran Church in 
America and its Central Pennsylvania Synod was put into words, labeled a "covenant. ' and 
adopted by synod and university in 1 973. A similar covenant exists between synod and Get- 
tysburg College— as well as between other LCA colleges and the synods related to them. A 
year or so after the Susquehanna and Gettysburg covenants were adopted, they were sum- 
marized in a little green flyer so they could be more easily distributed and understood by all 
constituencies. The text was reprinted in the fall I975 issue of Susquehanna Alumnus. 

The covenant statements are intended to be guidelines. They offer an historical perspec- 
tive for the current relationships and then spell out specific areas of responsibility, coopera- 
tion, and opportunities for strengthening and increasing the benefits therefrom. The fourteen 
areas dealt with range all the way from standards of academic performance and the study of 
religion to finances and the use of facilities, concluding with provision for the covenants to be 
reviewed and renewed or revised at decent intervals — which speaks to the changing nature of 

A review has been underway for the past year. At this writing there is a new statement 
being given final polishing for submission to the synod, Gettysburg, and Susquehanna for 
consideration at upcoming meetings of their boards of governance. With luck, it will be 
adopted officially by all three bodies before midsummer. 

All this seems to have taken a long time, but 1 think the process has been good, and has 
been instructive. Kor one thing, a great many people have had opportunity to comment and 
make suggestions: all pastors in the synod as well as lay leaders; all faculty, staff, and board 
members of the two colleges. A task force of about a dozen of us has struggled to include all 
valid ideas and finalize the wording. 

The little green flyer served some very useful purposes. It proved that the original, 
lengthy statements could indeed be simplified and reduced in size, and that a single document 
would suffice for both colleges. This became a kind of model for the revision. 

Meanwhile, some of the church's theologians decided that the word "covenant" was in- 
appropriate for describing the college-synod relationship. One can get all tangled up in the 
legal and the theological definitions, and most of us think it's a perfectly good word which 
says what we want to say, but we agreed to follow the church's lead and abandon the term. 
Hence, the new paper is called a partnership statement — formally: "Statement of 
Partnership Between the Central Pennsylvania Synod of the Lutheran Church in America 
and the Institutions of Higher Education Related to It: Gettysburg College and Susquehanna 

Susquehanna's connection with the church dates all the way back to the school's 
founding in 1858. It's one of the things that gives the University its unique character and is, 
therefore, precious to many. Some seem to misunderstand the church relationship and think 
of it as restrictive, which is unfortunate. Given the principle of separation of church and state, 
it is only at colleges like Susquehanna where the freedom exists to teach and learn about 
religion and faith in all their dimensions. A deep concern for moral values is taking hold to- 
day; I for one am grateful that there are institutions where it is possible for undergraduates to 
explore these matters thoroughly. And grateful that in our pluralistic society there is the 
variety of higher-education opportunities which affords everyone a choice. 

Very soon we expect to have an approved Statement of Partnership and to share it with 
the entire University community. We hope you will agree that our efforts were worthwhile 
and that the document helps us to see more clearly what being church-related means to Sus- 
quehanna in 1980. 

— G.T. 

The Susquehanna Alumnus 

WINTER 1980 


Director ot Alumni Relations 

Start Writer 

Susquehanna University Rlumni Association 

H^l? ST"?^*?* pf »^ n,; nobert L Heckenberg 56, Peter m Nunn 57, vice presidents Carol 8 Kehler 74, recording 
. Neleon E Bailey 57: James C Gehrls 50. Reymond Q Hochatuht '47, Florence 
i University Board ol Directors 

Executive Board membere-et-lerge, 
M. Spengler '52, Norrlne Bailey Spencer 68 Ter i 
fl6. Helen Wentzel SplUner -37, Eleanor Seven Wla 
Robert w Curtis "63, Kathi Stlne Flack 76. Willie 

expiring 1 960 Arthur F Bowen 65, Linda Nan steel Lovell 71, Paul C Shatto '41 Jacob 
ing 198 1 Richard* Bechtel 72. Henry J DeP.rro 70. Georgia DFegley 
9 Term expiring 1982: Donald C Bernlnger 52, Linda Kline Bugden 72 
.. Lewie Jr. 66 

* policy ot Susquehanna University not to discriminate on the basis ot race, color, religion, national or 

«J acttvltiee. or employment practices This policy is In compliance with ihe^equ^rern'enTs ot Title v 
Act ol 1964, Title IX ol the Education Amendments ot 1972. Section 504 ot the Rehabilitation Act ol 1973 regu 
nal Revenue Service, and all other applicable Federal, State and local statutes, ordinances, and regulations In- 
compliance with Title ix and Section 504 may be directed to Dr Jonathan C Meaaerli. President. SusquehVnna University! 
Se.ln.grov.. P. 17870. (717| 374-0101. or to the Director ot the Office of Health. Education and Warfare. Washington. C 

ie Civil Rights 
j regarding 

Report from the Class of '79 

Two hundred and eighty people earned degrees from Susquehanna 
in 1979. The survey conducted by the Alumni Office produced 194 
responses, or 69 percent, which indicate that the residential 
patterns of recent grads have not changed much, but more people are 
going into business and less into teaching. Where do they live? 
89 are in Pennsylvania, 44 in New Jersey, 15 in New York, 7 in 
Virginia, 6 in Maryland, 5 in Connecticut, 4 in Ohio, 1 each in 
many other places. What do they do? 100 are in business, 
banking, or insurance, at least 46 are engaged in graduate 
studies, 16 teaching, 11 in accounting, 8 in service-related 
fields, 5 working with computers, and 2 in science- related fields. 

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Nancy J. Adams: Performing and doing 
technical work in summer stock theatre. 

C. Laurie Albright: Field geologist, Union Car- 
bide's gaseous diffusion plant at Oak Ridge. Tenn. 

Lorinda M. Alexander: Teacher of 8th grade 
history, Southwestern school district. Hanover. 

Alan A. Babp: Quality control supervisor. Vic- 
taulic Co. of America. 

Howard F. Baker: Capital construction. 

Trina C. Baker: Employed in Lewisburg, Pa., 
and planning graduate work. 

Alan J. Baratz: Graduate student, Seton Hall 
University School of Law. Newark. N.J. 

Steven J. Barrett: Office manager/assistant 
plant supervisor. South Brooklyn Casket Co. Inc., 
Hauppaugue, N.Y. 

David C. Bateman: Short order cook at Denny's 
in Devon. Pa., and planning graduate work. 

Barbara A. Beans: Graduate student. Univer- 
sity of Virginia School of Law. 

Douglas C. Behre: Assistant manager, New Jer- 
sey Mortgage & Investment Corp., South Orange, 

Cynthia E. Beishline: Research analyst. Central 
Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Lewisburg, Pa. 

David W. Bielefield: Graduate student in plant 
ecology. University of Connecticut. 

Bruce K. Bishop: Management, Atlanta, Ga. 

Alan R. Blake: Assistant manager, K Mart 
Corp., Waterbury, Conn. 

Pamela R. Brown: English teacher at Line 
Mountain H.S., Herndon, Pa. 

Barbara R. Bryan: Secretary and doing 
graduate work at Lehigh University. 

Guthrie M. Burke: Management trainee in 
claims. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., East 
Orange, N.J., and New York City. 

Robert E. Cascone: Dispatcher for a trucking 

Joseph P. Cheruka: Graduate student. Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. 

Brian J. Christlson: Staff accountant. Coopers 
& Lybrand, Philadelphia. 

Babette M. Cockley: Substitute teacher for 8th 
grade, Chambersburg, Pa. 

Catherine M. Conklin: Technician, Mobil 
Chemical, Macedon, N.Y,, and teaching music. 

Richard Crouse: District manager. Cole's 
Hardware, Lewisburg, Pa. 

Robert E. Curich: Assistant manager. Zebra 
Electronics, Pompton Plains, N.J. 

Paul S. Daniels: Machine operator, Cocker- 
Weber Brush Co., Telford, Pa. 

Robert L. Dean: Accountant, New Jersey 
National Bank. 

Roberta L. Dodson: Auditor, Office of Child 
Support and Enforcement, Department of Health, 
Education, and Welfare, Dallas, Tex. 

Lauren B. Donker: L'Alliance Franchise, Paris, 

Kathleen A. Downie: Executive training 
program. D.M. Read's Inc. Trumbel, Conn., and 
parl-timegraduatestudent at Fairfield University. 

Robert C. Drugan: Graduate student in ex- 
perimental psychology and holder of a leaching 
assistantship. University of Colorado, 

Ned R. Dunkin: Graduate student in geology. 
University of Toledo. 

Lauren M. Dunn: Substitute teacher in the 
Reading (Pa.) area and planning graduate study. 

Linda G. Eberlin: Western Electric. 

Shawn Eckman Sipe: Reference assistant. Mar- 
tin Memorial Library, York, Pa. 

Cindy Erickson LaBarca: Homemaker, 
Hyattsvilie. Md. 

Christine L. Faust: Further study in geology at 

Andre T. Fen-ante: Armstrong Cork Co., Lan- 
caster. Pa. 

Dorothy Fersch: Library clerk. The Bergen 
Evening Record Corp.. Hackensack, N.J. 

John A. Ferullo: Graduate student in chemistry. 
Marshall University 

Louise M. Filardo: With the correspondence 
department, Major Medical Claims. Blue Cross. 

Russell N. Flickinger Jr.: Graduate student. 
Capital University School of Law. 

Steven D. Foreman: Trainee with B. Altman & 
Co. in New Jersey and also a short order cook. 

Randall E. Franzen: Accountant, Franzen 
Corp., Woodstown. N.J. 

Marcia E. Freed: Marketing trainee. Blue 
Cross. Harrisburg. 

Clair M. Freeman: Graduate student. Penn 
State University. 

Priscilla Frieberg Shaffer: Private violin 
teacher while working part-time at Funcraft in the 
Susquehanna Valley Mall. 

Sandra L. Fryer: Administrative services 
analyst, Ethan Allen, Danbury. Conn. 

Robin R. Gallo: Marketing specialist. Red Rose 
Transit Authority, Lancaster, Pa. 

Jennifer E. Gamble: Benefits authorizer trainee. 
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. 
Social Security Administration. Philadelphia. 

Janice A. Gaschen: Elementary music teacher. 
Palisades school district. Pa. 

Patricia A. Geany: Teacher at Westmont Mon- 
tessori School and Day Care Center, Mendham, 

Richard B. Geib: Graduate student. Lutheran 
Technological Seminary at Gettysburg. 

Jeffrey S. Gicking: Trust investment assistant. 
Hazleton (Pa.) National Bank. 

Andrew S. Gray bill: Management trainee, 
Pennfield Corp., Lancaster, Pa. 

Bradford F. Green: Supplies equipment for 
Health Facilities Design Inc. 

Shirley Guerin Baker: Comptroller for AT&T. 

James K. Guldner: U.S. Army Pharmacy. 

Margaret J. Hamilton: Graduate student in 
music. Western Michigan University, 

Brenda K. Harlan: Graduate student for cer- 
tificate as physician's assistant. King's College. 

Andrea M. Hart: Graduate student in 
microbiology, Penn State University. 

Rubeni S. Hauwanga: Graduate student at 
Niagara University. 

Andrew C. Hickox: Installment credit analyst. 
Suffolk County National Bank, Riverhead. N.Y. 

Kevin E. Hildebrand: Executive trainee. The 
Bon-Ton, York, Pa. 

John M. Hilton: Ring mill foreman. Standard 

Erin K. Hoff: Research position, Energy 
Research Project in New England. 

Samuel B. Hoff: Graduate student in political 
science, American University. 

David L. Hofmann: Management trainee. Selec- 
ted Risks Insurance Co., Branchville. NJ. 

Karen A. Holmes: Full-time substitute for Cen- 
tral Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Lewisburg, 
Pa., and pursuing graduate studies at Bloomsburg 
State College. 

Debra Holzhauer Louden: Junior audit ex- 
aminer. Horizon Bancorp. Morristown, N.J., and 
graduate student. 

Sherrill GruganGrosse: Clerk, Blough Learning 
Center, Susquehanna University. 

Mary P. Hooper: Graduate student in psy- 
chology, Bucknell University. 

Robert M. Hough: Western Electric. Allen- 
town, Pa. 

Betsy Hulse Doyle: Teller, Riverhead Savings 
Bank in Riverhead, N.Y., and choir director for 
the East Quoque Methodist Church. 

Nicholas P. Interdonato: Teacher of social 
studies, Lewisburg H.S. 

Nancy Jeffries Little: Information services 
representative. National Geographic Society, 
Gaithersburg, Md. 

Kathy D. Johansen: In accounting with a C.P.A. 


To Enter the Circle 
Of Thought Leaders 

continued from page I 

focus of the Institute has a value to students which goes 
beyond the business-society issue itself. "Coming to grips 
with any key issue," he says, "provides students with realistic 
experience of the relevance of the disciplines they are study- 
ing to the numerous practical decisions they will be called 
upon to make in life. I am convinced that an issue-oriented 
exercise is an essential ingredient of a college education," Dr. 
Rock says. 

"Our main purpose," Dr. Rock explains, "is not to give 
the students 'answers' but to get students to think about a 
problem and ask the right questions." 

The most visible facet of the Business and Society program 
is the many guest speakers which Dr. Rock has brought to 
the campus "to bring the issue to life and keep its considera- 
tion close to reality." Guests have included prominent men 
and women from business, journalism, and government, who 

- « 

• J 1 

Among Business <$ Society guests 
at Susquehanna: PP & L's Campbell, 
ConEdison's Tinnian, Ben Wallenberg 
of the American Enterprise Institute. 

visit classes and student groups, are available to students for 
private discussion, and serve as role models. 

These guests also speak at luncheon programs designed for 
business and civic leaders from the surrounding community. 
A period of informal discussion on subjects raised by those 
attending is followed by a formal address. This aspect of the 
Business and Society program has become a vital part of the 
University's relationship with the public in the Susquehanna 
Valley. Dr. Rock himself has been asked to speak at several 
community events in the region and has developed a close 

relationship with the local Chamber of Commerce. He is 
asked at each Chamber meeting to report on Business and 
Society activities. He organized a series of 10 weekly 
breakfast meetings on "Economics for Business People" and 
ts planning a series on "Money" for this spring. 

Late last December you might have read, in your favorite 
newspaper, an Associated Press story datelined "Selins- 
grove, Pa.," about Paul Stefanik, retired Mobil Oil execu- 
tive, who "now rides a circuit of colleges preaching that oil 
companies are not the devils some people believe." 

AP correspondent Rich Kirkpatrick came to Susquehanna 
to cover a Business and Society luncheon address by 
Stefanik. The article was carried by more than 30 
newspapers, including the San Francisco Sunday Examiner 
& Chronicle and a number in Texas, with a combined cir- 
culation of over three million. 

While it is rare for an event at Susquehanna to receive such 
national coverage, the appearance by Stefanik was not un- 
usual in the life of the University. He is one of 13 notables 
who have visited Susquehanna under Business and Society 
sponsorship — wholly or in part. 

The list includes Barron's Managing Editor Alan Abelson, 
Foundation for Economic Education President Leonard 
Reed, former Pennsylvania Governor Ray Shafer, U.S. 
Congressman from Pennsylvania Bud Shuster, New York 

Rock misses no opportunity to 
tell the business and society story. 
Here he makes a point while appearing 
on a Business /Industry Seminar 
panel with Willard Smith, vice president 
of AMP Inc.. and Moses George of 
the Ford Motor Co. At left: 
Donahue of the U.S. Chamber of 
Commerce and consultant Patterson. 

Times Columnist Leonard Silk, American Enterprise In- 
stitute Senior Fellow Ben Wallenberg, National Chamber of 
Commerce Vice President Thomas Donohue, Philadelphia 
Management Consultant Jerome Madden, National Adver- 
tising Review Board Chairman Kenneth Cox, Con Edison 
Vice President Joy Tannian, Public Relations Consultant 
and Baritone Singer Robert Patterson, and Pennsylvania 
Power and Light President Robert Campbell. 

The Business and Society program has been entirely 
funded from outside sources and the University plans to 
maintain the Institute on that basis in the future. Funding 
to date has included $100,000 from the J. Howard Pew 
Freedom Trust, $18,000 from the Shelby Cullom Davis 
Foundation, and $20,000 from local sources. 

The Institute for Business and Society is neither "pro" nor 
"anti" business, according to Dr. Rock. "The University has 
no room for propaganda," he says. "If the American 
business system needs to play fast and loose with the truth to 
win acceptance, it neither deserves to be accepted nor will be. 

"It is part of the maturing process to grow to appreciate 
distinctions," he says. "Flaws in useful instruments are to be 
corrected as far as possible, but are not valid reasons for 
throwing the instrument out. 

"Everyone has a vested interest in the business system, 
whether as investor, employee, or customer. Just as non- 
business majors should have an accurate and objective un- 
derstanding of so important an influence on their lives and on 
the society in which they live, so, too, business majors should 
have a complete awareness of the ways in which what they do 
affects society and influences the lives of their fellow 
citizens," states Dr. Rock. 

firm in New York City. 

Joseph Russell Johnson III: Technical sales 
representative, Rohm & Haas Co., at New York 
office in Elmwood Park. N.J. 

Peter S. Johnson: Graduate student, Suffolk 
University of Law. 

Thomas A. Johnson: Graduate student, 
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. 

Frederic* Kalteuthaler: Programmer analyst. 
Air Products & Chemicals Inc., Trexlertown, Pa. 

Robert A. Kaufmann: Graduate student and do- 
ing research, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 
Columbia University. 

Cynthia S. Reams: Teaches English for Peace 
Corps in Zaire. 

Michael R. Keating: Executive director, 
Schuylkill-Carbon Builders Association, 
Schuylkill Haven, Pa. 

Elizabeth A. Kennedy: Management trainee, 
Hess's, Plymouth Meeting, Pa. 

Kathybeth Kerstetter: Claims processor, Aetna, 
Williamsport, Pa. 

Ishrat M. Khan: Graduate student, Iowa State 



Ruth Kimmel Snyder: Homemaker. 

Stacy A. kiraly: Graduate student, Phila- 
delphia College of Pharmacy. 

Robert W. Knapp: National Cash Register 

Ellen knutson Kramm: Homemaker, New 
Brighton, Minn. 

Susan G. Krouse: Correspondent assistant, Pen- 
tagon Federal Credit Union Co., Arlington, Va. 

Janeen L. Kruse: Accounting assistant, AMP 
Inc., Harrisburg. 

Deborah M. Kurtz: Assistant buyer, Mercantile 
Stores, New York City. 

Marcelle Lahout: Teacher, The Matheny 
School, Peapack, NJ. 

John G. Lamade: Manager/trainee, 
Williamsport Paper Co. 

Peter C. Landmesser: Assistant purchasing 
manager, Lutheran Board of Publication, Phila- 

Margaret A. Lane: Working in day care in 

Vincent LaSelva: Sales representative. Stan- 
dard Division of L.B. Smith Inc., Wilkes-Barre, 

George A. Lawer: Associate accountant, Amcar 
Division of ACF Industries, Milton, Pa. 

Cynthia J. Lewis: Graduate student. Eastern Il- 
linois University. 

Daren E. Lewis: Assistant professor of business, 
St. Bonaventure University, 

M. Melissa Lewis: Subrogation adjuster, 
Allstate Insurance Co., Valley Forge, Pa. 

Michael E. Liddick: Staff accountant. Peat 
Marwick & Mitchell, Harrisburg. 

Laird A. Limberg: Sales agent. Prudential, 
Easton, Pa. 

David E. Lindquist: Staff accountant, Main, 
Herdman, & Cranston, Harrisburg, 

P e 88y A. Lobsltz: Portfolio assistant, E.M. 
Warburg & Pincos, New York City. 

Nancy M. Madara: Promotion and public rela- 
tions. Keystone Ski Area, Keystone, Colo. 

Holly Maier Schreiber x : Legal secretary, 
Richard A. Mink Esq., Union, N.J. 

Georgina Martin Minnier: Procedure analyst, 
Shikellamy school district, Sunbury. 

Javier F. Martinez: Systems analyst, NCR 
Corp., Dayton, Ohio, and graduate student at the 
University of Dayton* 

Karen S. Matthias: Assistant manager, Amity 
House. Sunbury. 

Kerry P. Maurer: Graduate student, Lutheran 
Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. 

Mellnda McCaffrey Eash: Teaching assistant, 
Kencrest Centers Inc., Philadelphia. 

Denis J. McHugh: Financial analyst, 
DialAmerica Marketing Inc., Teaneck, N.J. 

Maria L.C. McNally: Substitute teaching. 

Janls K. Miller: Vocal music teacher. Old Mill 
E.S., Wall, NJ. 

Carole A. Moeller: Research assistant. Federal 
Reserve Bank, Philadelphia. 

David J. Nelson: Administrative services 
department, IBM. corporate headquarters, Ar- 
monk, N.Y. 

continued on page 12 



Once a sanctuary, 

the university is 

now plagued with 



by the courts. 

When coed Beatrice Anthony caused 
some minor difficulties in her sorority, 
campus officials decided she was not 
"a typical Syracuse girl" and promptly 
expelled her. Ms. Anthony sued Syra- 
cuse University and lost. The court 
ruled that attendance at a private uni- 
versity is a privilege, not a right, and 
can be revoked at any time, for practi- 
cally any reason. 

That was fifty years ago, when a 
lawsuit by a student was rare. Times 
have changed, and so have the atti- 
tudes of judges. Not long ago, for ex- 
ample, Brigham Young University ex- 
pelled a student for what seemed a 
clear case of academic dishonesty: us- 
ing a professor's name on a paper in or- 
der to get it published. The judge in the 
ensuing court case told the jury that it 
could disregard the university's stan- 
dards of honesty in deciding the Tight- 
ness of the dismissal. The student was 
promptly awarded $88,000 in damages. 

After centuries of benign neglect by 
the courts, colleges and universities 
now find themselves confronting a le- 
gion of federal, state, and local laws 
which .ilTect \irtually all of their oper- 
ations, and a growing body of court de- 
cisions which redefine their powers 
and their place in society. 

More people are suing more colleges 
for more reasons than anyone could 
have dreamed when Beatrice Anthony 
«em lo court half a century ago. Suits 
range across a broad spectrum of is- 
sues from exploitation in athletic re- 

cruiting to sexual harassment by pro- 
fessors; from job discrimination to 
"academic malpractice." And lawyers, 
who only a few years ago visited the 
campus on rare occasions for legal con- 
sultation, are now key members of the 
institution's administrative team. Here 
are some obvious signs of the legal sys- 
tem's growing intervention in higher 

► One of Washington's fastest-grow- 
ing associations today is NACUA— 
the National Association of College 
and University Attorneys. When the 
group was founded in 1961, only 34 
schools (out of more than 2,000) were 
members. Now, with in-house legal 
counsel considered a necessity on most 
campuses, NACUA claims more than 
1,000 institutional members. 

► The literature of higher education 
law has grown from practically nothing 
two decades ago to include today sev- 
eral national journals, a series of di- 
gests, and copious briefing papers pre- 
pared by education groups. There is 
also a Kansas-based National Organi- 
zation for Legal Problems in Education 
which tracks court rulings in the field, 
and several legal consortia to help pool 
information and defray the rising costs 
of litigation. 

► For one recent two-week period. 
The Chronicle of Higher Education 
listed 17 national meetings devoted to 
legal issues in higher education. 

Government-mandated social legisla- 
tion and the related directives and 

guidelines from federal agencies are the 
most rapidly expanding source of col- 
lege law. Titles VI and VII of the Civil 
Rights Act of 1964. Title IX of the 
Education Amendments of 1972 ban- 
ning sex discrimination. Sections 503 
and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 
1973 forbidding discrimination against 
the handicapped, the Age Discrimina- 
tion in Federally Assisted Programs 
Act of 1975 and a number of Executive 
Orders — all of these and more (some 
60,000 pages of new federal require- 
ments) have paved the way for con- 
tinuous legal action against institutions 
of higher learning. 

State governments, too, are getting 
tougher in their dealings with colleges 
and universities. Last year, national 
education groups were disappointed 
when the Supreme Court let stand a 
1976 Pennsylvania law requiring all 
federal funds coming into the slate to 
be funneled through the state legisla- 
ture. Alarmed educators see the Penn- 
sylvania case as a "dangerous prece- 
dent" that risks politicization of 
academic research and management. A 
number of other states have passed or 
are considering similar legislation, al- 
though most have worked out compro- 
mises or exemptions with their colleges 
and universities. 

Higher education is nut. of course, 
alone in being plagued with legal prob- 
lems. The nation seems to he preoccu- 
pied with litigation, and most Ameri- 
can institutions have become targets 


for lawsuits. The rise of consumerism. 
the passage of sweeping civil rights 
measures, and a growing sense of 
alienation from the "establishment" on 
the part of many have made us. in the 
words of Stanford President Richard 
Lyman, "the greatest litigators in 
world histor) ." 

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once 
warned his fellow jurists to be prepared 
in their careers to oversee the disman- 
tling of much in life they held dear. In 
America, he noted, "the orderly 
change of law" supplants revolution. 

Intense, often painful, examination 
of our values and directions as a soci- 
ety has produced a revolution of sorts. 
And even Justice Holmes might be 
startled by how readily we Americans 
are turning to the courts to resolve our 
problems. Questions that once were 
settled through accommodation and 
compromise are now taken into the 
courtroom. The number of civil suits 
filed in federal courts doubled between 
I960 and 1975. with the Supreme 
Court's caseload almost tripling in ten 
years. Newsweek, echoing Holmes in 
spirit if not intent, calls the mounting 
influence of law on American life sim- 
ply "one of the great, unnoticed revo- 
lutions in U.S. history." 

The results of this revolution are 
now being noticed. They involve in 
many cases the wholesale re-weaving 
of what one jurist calls "the intricate 
web of relationships between people, 
government, and institutions." Some 
see dangers in that. Donald Horowitz, 
in his book The Conns and Social 
Policy, worries about the conse- 
quences of accepting narrow, piece- 
meal judicial solutions to what are 
complex problems of national priori- 
ties. And he asserts that judges are 
generalists. not specialists; they cannot 
fine-tune their decisions to fit the spe- 
cial requirements of one. specialized 
area of American life. 

Because of its unique structure and 

No activity of the college 

is now invulnerable 
to intrusion by the courts. 

purpose, American higher education 
has been remarkably free over the 
decades to chart its own course. This 
freedom grew out of a notion as old as 
the first medieval gatherings of teach- 
ers .md students: that the law cannot 
presume sufficient knowledge to guide 
scholars in their search for truth. High- 
er education was a world apart, a 
republic of scholars. Even the word 
university comes from the Latin Uni~ 
versitas, which in Roman law denoted 
a self-governing corporate unit. 

Until recently. Americans fully sup- 
ported the idea that universities gov- 
erned their own delicate enterprise 
with a complicated balance of under- 
standings, intuitions, and subtleties. 
We granted our institutions of learning 
legal exemptions and immunities. And 
in the rare instances when colleges 
were brought before the bar. the courts 
deferred to academic judgement as a 
matter of course, asking not whether 
an action taken was wise or correct, 
but only whether it had been taken 
with due authority. 

No longer. Beginning with World 
War II. higher education abandoned us 
"splendid isolation" and became an 
active participant in the day-to-day af- 
fairs of society— from conducting re- 
search under contract to training spe- 

cial constituent groups like the 
veterans. Colleges and universities 
were declared by a series of Congress- 
es and Presidents to be a "national 
resource" and universal higher educa- 
tion became a national goal. Federal 
dollars in ever-increasing amounts 
flowed to the campuses. The more 

Individual administrators 

are now held personally 

liable in some cases. 

deeply colleges and universities be- 
came involved in helping society to 
meet specific goals and the more de- 
pendent on government funds they be- 
came, the less persuasive was their 
claim to immunity and apartness. 

Today higher education fares little 
better than big business in the number 
and range of lawsuits brought against 
it. The provisions of the 1964 Civil 
Rights Act barring race and sex dis- 
crimination in employment, for exam- 
ple, did not become applicable to high- 
er education until 1972. But less than 
two years later, there were already 
more than 1 .600 charges of sex dis- 
crimination alone against colleges and 
universities on file with the Equal Em- 
ployment Opportunity Commission. 
This past fall, the director of the U.S. 

Office of Civil Rights said that one- 
fourth of the complaints filed with ocr 
involved higher education. 

And headline-producing discrimina- 
tion suits are only the tip of the legal 
iceberg for academe. With unionism a 
growing force on campuses, universi- 
ties increasingly find themselves in 
court over labor practices. Students, 
aroused by the consumerism move- 
ment, are suing because their courses 
do not meet their expectations Tax 
exemptions are being challenged. Even 
playing rock songs at a student concert 
can be perilous, as Harvard discovered 
when it was recently sued for violation 
of the 1976 Copyright Act. 

"The range of problems facing us is 
absolutely enormous." says Norman 
L. Epstein, who. when he was vice 
chancellor and chief counsel for the 
California Stale University and Col- 
lege system, directed a staff of some 14 
lawyers. He says his office's workload 
is divided into about 30 functional 
areas. "We used to say, in recruiting 
new lawyers, that we handled just 
about everything but admiralty law. 
Now we handle admiralty as well." 

Indeed. There is virtually no area of 
higher education that is not now vul- 
nerable to court intrusion. Consider 
some of the major legal battlezones. 

Liability. Colleges and universities 
were once shielded even from lawsuits 

arising out of negligence The rationale 
of the courts was that public institu- 
tions, as uniis of government, were 
immune, and private colleges were 
charitable institutions providing educa- 
tion at less than cost, and thus needed 
their assets for good works. 

Such immunity, hard lo imagine in 
our litigious age. has crumbled, as 
rising insurance rates show. At the 
University of Michigan, for example. 
insurance costs jumped by more than 
470 per cent between 1968 and 1976. 
Liability coverage, to protect the insti- 
tution and its staff from personal injury 
and damage suits, skyrocketed by an 
amazing 2.875 per cent (from $104,000 
to $3-million) in the same period. 

Negligence is defined very broadly 
in some cases. A Marquette University 
law student sued because, he said, a 

More students are suing 
to make colleges 
more accountable. 

"mind-control" course offered as an 
aid to study threw him into a deep 
depression. Delaware Valley College 
is trying to overturn a $l-million negli- 
gence verdict in a case involving an 
auto accident which left a student a 
quadriplegic; the accident occurred on 

All colleges and universities must now live with the probability of lawsuits 
i by government agencies. And every area of campus 
ted. Institutions must make provisions lo accommodate the 
handicapped (left). Title IX requires equal treatment for women athletes 
fright). And recombinant DNA research (above), which might create nets 
forms oj lift has Ud lo puhlu concern and lo government regulations. 


a return (rip from an off-campus class 
party at which beer was served. San 
Diego State University has been sued 
in the rape and murder of a coed in her 
dormitory room by a non-student. The 
dorm room door was not forced, and 
the dormitory was shown to be safe, 
but the court ruled that the university, 
in being aware of a chronic pattern of 
violent assaults on women in the uni- 
versity community, should have taken 
"responsible precautions to reduce the 
hazard and to protect the residents in 
the university dormitories, or to warn 
the students, or to train the students to 
protect themselves." 

Individual administrators may be 
held personally liable in some cases. 
Robert Bickel. counsel at Florida State 
University, says individuals "may be 
involved. ..for anything from searching 
a dormitory to non-renewal of a faculty 
member"s contract." Perhaps more sig- 
nificant is a 1978 Supreme Court ruling 


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which makes "local governments" 
(hence, public colleges and universi- 
ties) liable for violating an individual's 
rights; previously, only an individual 
official could be sued and the school, 
as a branch of government, was im- 
mune. Now damages can be collected 
from the institutions, which, says Mar- 
ion McGhehey. executive secretary of 
the National Organization on Legal 
Problems in Education, have "deeper 
pockets to dig into." 

Consumerism. More and more stu- 
dents are suing to make their colleges 
more accountable, or to get informa- 
tion they think they are entitled to, or 
because they feel they didn't get their 
money's worth. And on many campus- 
es, the students have free or inexpen- 
sive legal assistance. The legal service 
at the University of Maine at Orono, 
for example, handled 73 cases against 
the university last year. Here are some 
recent examples showing the wide 
range of consumer suits; 

► Students at George Washington 
University and the University of 
Bridgeport sued their institutions be- 
cause they said courses they took were 
"pure junk" and "worthless." 

► A Penn State graduate student 
dismissed for poor academic perform- 
ance sued because he claimed the deci- 
sion was too subjective. 

► A group of Northwestern medical 
students filed suit over a 57 per cent 
tuition increase. They said the hike 
violated an implied contract in the 
college's catalog to keep fee increases 

► A graduate of Southern Universi- 
ty's law school filed suit after failing 
the state bar examination three times. 
He claimed that the school had not 
prepared him to take the test. 

► Eight Vanderbilt doctoral students 
won $30,000 in damages because a 
court agreed with them that a manage- 
ment program they were enrolled in 
was "hastily embarked on, vague, and 

Not many court battles in this hazy 
area of consumerism are settled in 
favor of students, but the growth in the 
number of such suits, and the willing- 
ness of more and more courts to hear 
them, may signal that a legal definition 
for what some are calling "academic 
malpractice" is on the way. Already, 
courts have come to view catalogs, 
bulletins, and other publications as part 
of the contractual agreement between 
the student and the university. Sheldon 
Steinbach. of the American Council on 
Education, warns, "If you say this 
course is going to do something and it 
doesn't, you've got a potential legal 
problem on your hands." 

Research. Does the First Amend- 
ment cover what might be called "the 
right of inquiry"? Scholars hope so 
because they feel that new and pro- 
posed guidelines for federally spon- 
sored research violate such rights. For 
example, proposed guidelines to pro- 
tect human subjects in social science 
and humanistic research have pro- 
duced outrage in the academic commu- 
nity because they require researchers 
who interview, study, observe, or 
merely talk to human subjects to sub- 
mit projects to the same kinds of peer- 
review boards that biological scientists 
do. Duke University political scientist 
James David Barber suggests such a 
regulation would mean that he "can't 
go out and talk with some politician 
and note his or her views without going 
through some HEW prior censorship." 

The right of the researcher to confi- 
dential notes and records is also being 
challenged, and a case soon to be 
decided by the U.S. Supreme Court 
raises the question of whether the pub- 
lic has the right to see raw research 
data (in federally funded projects) un- 
der the Freedom of Information Act. 
In a previous case involving confiden- 
tiality. Judge John B. Renfrew said: 
"Much of the raw data on which re- 
search is based is simply not made 
available except on the pledge of confi- 
dentiality. Compelled disclosure would 
. . .without question stifle research 
into questions of public policy, the 
very subjects in which the public inter- 
est is the greatest." 

Athletics. Title IX's ban on sex dis- 
crimination is revolutionizing collegiate 
athletics and generating a host of prob- 
lems, many of which are finding their 
way before courts and government 
agencies. In the eight years since the 
act's passage, both men's and women's 
athletic associations have filed suit to 
prod HEW into spelling out precisely 
what is intended under Title IX. Much 
of the confusion surrounds the applica- 
bility of Title IX to intercollegiate 
athletics, particularly revenue-produc- 
ing sports like football. 

At issue is whether Congress intend- 
ed "any education program or activity 
receiving federal financial assistance" 
to mean sports activities which do not 
themselves receive federal dollars, but 
which do bring in money for the 
schools. Women's groups say that 
equal opportunity means just that: 
equal scholarships, equal grants-in-aid. 
equal coaching staffs and facilities, and 
equal average expenditures per stu- 
dent. In institutions with big-time ath- 
letic programs, such an equalization 
process could be enormously expen- 
sive, especially since women's sports 
would not likely produce revenue the 
way men's sports do. Some 300 institu- 
tions with major intercollegiate athletic 
programs have hired a Washington 
public relations firm to represent their 
interests in the legislative and regula- 
tory arenas. 

Meanwhile, athletic equality has al- 
ready become a court issue. A federal 
district court last year ordered Michi- 
gan State University to give its female 
basketball players the same amount for 
transportation as it gives its male varsi- 
ty players. And last November, the 
Justice Department took its first legal 
actions under Title IX by moving 
against Texas A & M University and 
the University of Alaska, charging 
them with discriminating against fe- 
male students. 

Faculty hiring and promotions. A deci- 
sion rendered in the 1974 case of Faro 
vs. New York University stated: "Of 
all fields which the federal courts 
should hesitate to invade and take 
over, education and faculty appoint- 
ments at a university level are probably 
least suited for federal court supervi- 
sion." It is a measure of the swiftness 
of change in this area that the Fa/o 
precedent has already been substantial- 
ly supplanted. A year ago Christine 
Sweeney, a professor of education at 
Keene State College won a sex dis- 
crimination suit in which she charged 
that she had been denied a full profes- 
sorship unfairly on two previous occa- 
sions. Perhaps more important than the 
fact that she was the first woman to 
win a faculty promotion or tenure case, 
was the court ruling that called into 
question the "hands off" attitude that 

earlier courts had taken with respect to 
faculty promotion cases. 

The ink had hardly dried on the 
Sweeney decision before a second 
U.S. appellate court used the same 
argument in the case of Geraldine 
Powell, a part-time professor of archi- 
tecture at Syracuse who claimed her 
contract was not renewed because she 
is black. Her case was tried in the 
same court which had rendered the 
Faro decision just five years earlier. 
And although all the justices agreed 
that Professor Powell's case had no 
merit, the court now backed away from 
Faro and declared: "This anti-inter- 
ventionist policy has rendered colleges 
. . .virtually immune to charges of em- 
ployment bias." 

Labor Issues. The replacement of col- 
legiality with what David Reisman 
calls "trade union mentality" has also 
led to a proliferation of legal problems 
for colleges and universities. Columbia 
University tried to cut its budget by 
firing a group of university maids. 
They sued, claiming sex discrimina- 
tion, and the University was compelled 
to keep the maids and pay $100,000 in 
legal fees. 

The Department of Labor has sued 
Denver's Regis College to force it to 

Preventive measures 

account for much of the 

dollar cost and staff time. 

pay its student residence-hall counsel- 
ors the minimum wage (and back-pay 
allowances). Regis argues that the resi- 
dence-hall program is an educational 
program for the students and they re- 
ceive tuition, room, and board rebates. 
The case could have significant impli- 
cations for higher education. 

So could the Yeshiva University 
case to be decided by the U.S. Su- 
preme Court this year. The National 
Labor Relations Board ordered Yeshi- 
va to recognize a faculty collective 
bargaining unit. Yeshiva went to court, 
claiming that faculty are part of man- 
agement since they share in decision- 
making involving curriculum, hiring 
and promotion of faculty, and setting 
and enforcing academic standards. A 
victory by Yeshiva could curtail union- 
ization on all private campuses. 

Coping with increased litigation has 
become very expensive, and costs are 
rising rapidly at a time when colleges 
and universities are already struggling 
to make ends meet. Stanford is prob- 
ably typical: its legal expenses have 
quadrupled in less than a decade and 
now exceed $ I -million annually. Even 
at small, non-resident community col- 
leges, annual legal bills of $200,000 are 
becoming commonplace. 

Preventive measures consume much 
of the money and considerable staff 
time, as administrators (now personally 
liable) try to avoid potential lawsuits 
by checking decisions and policies 
against the mountain of state, local, 
and federal regulations that govern 
their operations these days. Shortly 
before he resigned as president of the 
University of Cincinnati, Warren Ben- 
nis complained: "1 find 1 must consult 
our lawyers over even small, trivial 
decisions. The university has so many 
suits against it now that my mother 
calls me 'my son, the defendant'." 

When an institution actually finds 
itself in court, the costs can be stagger- 

ing. In a class action sex discrimination 
suit (eventually settled out of court). 
Brown University spent more than $1- 
million in legal fees, indirect costs, and 
costs of the settlement. The University 
of Maryland spent more than $1 -mil- 
lion to win an affirmative action suit. 
And the University of California at 
Davis, still absorbing heavy legal costs 
of five years of litigation in the Allan 
Bakke reverse discrimination case, was 
handed a bill (which it is disputing) last 
fall for an additional $437,000 in legal 
fees for Bakke's lawyers. 

The cost of litigation is so high that 
institutions are increasingly eager to 
settle out of court. When a student 
sued Carleton College for violating his 
civil rights with a ban on student- 
owned automobiles, the trustees set- 
tled despite their attorney's assurance 
of victory. The trustees figured that 
settlement, even though it might en- 
courage others to sue. was preferable 
to the estimated $40,000 in legal fees it 
would cost to fight the suit. 

In his prize-winning book. The Law 
of Higher Education, Catholic Univer- 
sity Professor William A. Kaplin 
points out that costly and time consum- 
ing legal business is not confined to the 
courtroom. The increase in regulation 
and government-mandated social pro- 
grams has resulted in a variety of 
agencies, commissions, boards, and 
quasi-judicial bodies with jurisdiction 
over some aspect of higher education. 
"Proceedings can be quite complex, 
and the legal sanctions these agencies 
may invoke can be quite substantial," 
says Professor Kaplin. 

The cost is not entirely monetary 
when the courts intrude into academe. 
In peril is the right of colleges and 
universities to decide for themselves 
such matters as academic standards, 
hiring and promotion policies, criteria 
for admission, and various internal 
governance practices. Judges and ju- 
ries are more and more ready to inter- 
vene in complex academic and man- 

As court intervention 
increases, institutional 
autonomy is eroded. 

agerial issues, and, as they do. 
institutional autonomy is eroded. For 

► A judge in Pennsylvania recently 
awarded tenure to Connie Rae Kunda. 
a physical education instructor at Muh- 
lenburg College who claimed discrimi- 
nation because she had not been told 
the full requirements for tenure at the 
time of her appointment. 

► When Wilson College's trustees 
decided to close the school last year 
because it could not reverse a steepen- 
ing decline in student enrollment, the 
judge stepped in on the side of con- 
cerned alumnae and ordered the col- 
lege to remain open. He expressed 
doubts that the college was run proper- 
ly and believed it could do a better job 
in attracting students by revamping its 
curriculum and changing its approach 
to admissions. 

► A U.S. District judge in Tennes- 
see has given predominantly black 
Tennessee State University control 
over the University of Tennessee's 
Nashville campus in order to end du- 
plicative programs and facilitate deseg- 
regation. A similar suit, seeking the 
merger of predominantly white Arm- 
strong State College with historically 

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black Savannah State College, is being 
heard in a federal court in Georgia. 

► In New York this year, a court 
told the state's board of higher educa- 
tion that a graduate student who had 
been denied his master's degree for 
failing an examination at a state college 
should be granted one. The student 
had not been told passing the examina- 
tion was a requirement. 

Such rulings alarm educators, not 
only because they show a trend away 
from previous judicial concern with 
protecting academic freedom, but also 
because they represent the beginning 
of what former Cornell president 
James A. Perkins calls "civil jurisdic- 
tion over intellectual inquiry." 

Assessments of quality — in the se- 
lection of faculty and students, the 
planning of courses or educational pro- 
grams, the assigning of grades, and the 
awarding of degrees — form the very 
heart of the academic enterprise. Yet it 
is this assessment of quality that is 
often the focal point in discrimination 
cases. It is not an easy thing to define 
or measure. How is a judge or jury to 
know with any certainty whether a 
faculty member should receive tenure 
or whether one applicant is more suit- 
able for a position than another? To 
cope with the complexity of such ques- 
tions, courts are making procedural 
requirements stiffer and emphasizing 
hard evidence rather than informed 
intuition. As a result, says one univer- 
sity dean, measurable criteria become 

Educators see a trend 
toward a civil jurisdiction 
over intellectual inquiry. 

ultra-important: "The direction and 
quality of someone's research or teach- 
ing often do not count toward tenure 
appointments," he says, "only the 
number of books or articles published. 
Academic departments don't evaluate 
their members anymore, they weigh 
paper credentials." It's safer that way. 
Discrimination on the basis of qual- 
ity is further threatened by court-or- 
dered breaches of confidentiality. To 
prove discrimination in employment 
cases, especially those certified as 
class actions affecting large groups of 
people, defendants have often been 

given broad "discovery" rights to in- 
formation. They can sift through the 
private recommendations and evalua- 
tions in faculty files. This can lead not 
only to resentment and embarrassment 
for the individuals involved, but also to 
defamation and libel suits. President of 

The constant threat of 
lawsuits changes the 
campus in vital ways. 

the University of California David 
Saxon believes that few faculty will be 
willing to risk the candor necessary for 
the selection of top quality personnel if 
they know their opinions can be used 
against them. His university has been 
battling the Department of Labor and 
the State of California for the past two 
years over the confidentiality of uni- 
versity files. 

The trend is toward more legislation 
to bar confidential meetings and evalu- 
ations. State sunshine laws have begun 
to present boards of trustees with diffi- 
cult questions about what to discuss at 
meetings and how to deal with many 
sensitive issues. And such freedom-of- 
information laws as the Buckley 
Amendment, which gives students ac- 
cess to their own files, cause an array 
of administrative headaches. As Claire 
Guthrie, former counsel for Princeton 
and now a staff lawyer with the Ameri- 
can Council on Education, complains. 
"Every student who gets to see his 
files thinks he has the legal right to 
challenge a grade." 

The constant threat of lawsuits 
changes the campus in other vital, 
though less obvious, ways. When 
groups and individuals who once 
worked together view themselves as 
potential adversaries in court, the mu- 
tual trust and cooperation that are so 
crucial to student-teacher relationships 
and to community-wide decision-mak- 
ing break down. This is happening 
today on many campuses, educational 
leaders say, robbing the academic 
world of two of its greatest assets: 
spontaneity and common purpose. 

Collegiality is further jeopardized by 
presumptions that the law makes about 
college management. Most academic 
institutions are decentralized and func- 


tion as confederations of academic de- 
partments which are essentially re- 
sponsible for their own decisions and 
conduct. Federal regulations, however, 
are written as though universities, like 
business corporations, are lightly man- 
aged from the top. And many courts, 
using the corporate model, have come 
to expect those in charge at universi- 
ties to have more power than they 
actually have. As one university presi- 
dent puts it: "For a college president to 
try to dictate affirmative action in a 
tenure decision would be a certain 
prescription for campus warfare." 

Leaders of private colleges and uni- 
versities, especially church-related 
schools, are concerned about homog- 
enization as the law progressively 
erases the distinctions between public 
and private higher education. Private 
institutions are not bound, for exam- 
ple, by such constitutional protections 
as due process and equal treatment, 
which protect individuals against gov- 
ernment action. But private institutions 
now get about one-fifth of their rev- 
enues from the federal government and 
are therefore being held to the same 
standards as public institutions. Thus, 
as one commentator has said, private 
institutions may be losing their greatest 
strength: "the possibility of doing 
something different than government 
can do, of creating an institution free to 
make choices government cannot— 
even seemingly arbitrary ones — with- 
out having to provide a justification 
that will be examined in court." 

Even the most optimistic observers 
see little likelihood that colleges and 
universities will be able to reverse the 
trend to more and more involvement 
with the law. Opinion differs on what, 
if anything, higher education can do to 
cope with the situation. Some, like the 
23-member Sloan Commission on Gov- 
ernment and Higher Education, urge 
an attack on one of the root causes: 
overlapping, undermanned, and un- 
coordinated government bureaucracies 
which elaborate and enforce govern- 
ment regulations. Congress drafted 
much of the social legislation of the 
past two decades with the voluntary 
resolution of complaints as its goal. 
But the agencies responsible for medi- 
ating disputes quickly stockpiled so 
heavy a backlog of pending cases that 

The task is to balance 

social justice 

with institutional integrity. 

complainants sought quicker action in 
the courts. As of I975, for example, 
there were 126.000 cases pending be- 
fore the EEOC, making the average 
wait from hearing to resolution in an 
EEOC suit from four to six years. 

Several federal statutes barring dis- 
crimination do not give injured parties 
the right to sue, but rather imply that 
government agencies should solve the 
problem by arbitration and. failing that, 
by cutting off federal funds. Different 
courts took different positions on the 
individual's right to sue until last May 
when the U.S. Supreme Court settled 
the question by ruling that Geraldine 
Cannon, a 39-year-old surgical nurse 
did indeed have the right to sue the 
University of Chicago and Northwest- 
ern medical schools. 

The Sloan Commission has recom- 
mended that all the anti-discrimination 
procedures be brought into one agency 


within the new Department of Educa- 
tion. Commission vice chairman Carl 
Kaysen feels this would provide a 
"more flexible array of remedies and 
sanctions that should diminish the 
widespread resort to litigation." 

Others would attempt to allay the 
problem by making it more difficult 
and dangerous for those who bring 
suit, and shifting to them the burden ol 
proof and the costs of losing. Bank of 
Chicago President Richard L. Thomas 
believes "we ought to work toward a 
change in our laws to provide that 
those who file unworthy suits and lose 
them will be obliged to pay for the 
defendant's costs and legal fees." 

In fact, many federal anti-discrimina- 
tion laws, such as Title VII. do pro- 
vide such recourse, but courts have 
been hesitant to assess fees against 
losing plaintiffs. As one jurist notes, 
most discrimination complaints that 

make it to court have some merit; the 
individual truly believes— whether or 
not it can be proved — that he or she is 
.1 victim. 

Dallin H. Oaks, the president of 
Brigham Young University, wants to 
fight fire with fire. He thinks the most 
promising approach to the problem of 
growing court involvement in academe 
would be for colleges and universities 
to fight broad legal battles of principle 
based on the First Amendment. A 
former University of Chicago law pro- 
fessor, he thinks that the First Amend- 
ment protections of speech, press, and 
assembly can be logically extended to 
include a constitutional protection of 
schools, colleges, and universities "in 
their role of advocacy and practice as 
sources, teachers, and practitioners of 
values in our society." He notes that 
just 50 years ago. the law of free 
speech and free press in the United 

States was in an embryonic stage. It 
was strengthened and defined by court 
challenges. "Now there are threats to 
the freedom of educators and educa- 
tional institutions." says President 
Oaks. "And while we have legal theor- 
ies to meet them, those theories can 
only be developed into full-fledged pro- 
tections if we are willing to take posi- 
tions and carry them through with the 
expensive litigation necessary to the 
progressive development of the law." 

Until now. the most famous asser- 
tion of broad educational freedoms 
came from Supreme Court Justice Fe- 
lix Frankfurter in a 1957 court case 
testing the more narrow definition of 
academic freedom — a professor's right 
to hold and express unpopular opin- 
ions. Justice Frankfurter extended the 
concept to include what he described 
as "the four essential freedoms" of a 
university: "to determine for itself on 

academic grounds who may teach, 
what may be taught, how it shall be 
taught, and who may he admitted to 

Twenty-three years later, college at- 
torneys still quote the Frankfurter de- 
cision, but they and their institutions 
grow increasingly aware of the en- 
croachments on each of the four free- 
doms he defined. The prevailing social 
currents favor egalitarianism and 
strongly resist any unchecked author- 
ity — even if it comes in the name of so 
noble a goal as the search for truth and 
understanding. The difficult task lacing 
colleges and universities, then, is to 
find, within the law. a way to balance 
social justice and institutional integrity: 
to remain free to perform their mission 
for all of society, while being fair to 
each segment of society. 


by CARL M. MOYER '63 

We know that death and taxes are two certainties of life. 
But dying can potentially be the more costly — in terms of not 
having your worldly possessions go where you wish and 
where you feel they will do the most good. 

One of our most neglected, yet essential personal respon- 
sibilities is planning for the eventuality of death. Few of us 
are willing to think about it, yet it is a subject necessary for 
all of us to confront, regardless of age. We owe it to our loved 
ones and to our peace of mind. 

An estate plan is a must — a definite plan, usually set forth 
in a will and one or more trust agreements, for the ad- 
ministration and disposition of one's property at the time of 

Estate planning consists of knowing what you own and 
owe, providing for your own support as long as you live, and 
planning for the orderly transfer of your belongings at your 
death, in accordance with your wishes. 

To accomplish this, you will probably find it both 
necessary and helpful to engage an attorney and/or trust of- 
ficer. Many basic goals of an estate plan can be accomplished 
by writing a will — a legal document which tells others how 
you want your property distributed after you are gone. 

You may say, "But I'm only 26," or "I don't own anything 
of worth," or "My wife and 1 own all our property jointly," 
or "My children are grown." 

Consider for a moment: 

1. You live in Pennsylvania, you graduated from Sus- 
quehanna in 1975. and you are single. If you die tomorrow, 
without a will, all of your estate will be distributed to your 
parents. Supposing your parents are affluent, and you really 
want your estate to go to a brother you feel needs financial 
help. This will not occur unless you have your Intentions out- 
lined in a will. 

2. Many married couples feel that joint ownership of 
property negates the need for a will. Joint ownership does 
mean that property automatically is owned by the survivor. 
However, substituting joint ownership for a will can be ex- 
tremely dangerous and expensive. For example, if your 
spouse dies first, or you are both killed in a common acci- 
dent, your property will be passed on under your state's in- 
heritance (estate) laws and not necessarily in the manner you 
might wish. As a surviving widow or widower without a will, 
your estate would be taken entirely by the state 
(Pennsylvania) if you left no heirs closer than second cousins. 

3. If your children are grown, but one child is in far greater 
financial need than another, the only way to allocate more 
from your estate to this less fortunate child is through a will. 

4. You may want an heirloom piece of furniture passed on 
to a certain family member. Without a will it might be sold as 
part of a court-appointed ruling to liquidate your estate. 

Think about it. You have worked hard to earn money and 
possessions, whether you are 26 or 76. You have saved 
money, perhaps put money into some forms of investments 
and already paid taxes on that money. Now, it could very 
easily happen that your estate would pay additional taxes on 
this same property at the time of your death Perhaps you are 
unwilling to accept this. If so, to legally minimize any estate 
(inheritance) tax burden and perhaps leave more for your 

heirs, you will need the help of a professional — an attorney 
who is familiar with the tax laws — and, to carry out your will, 
you need a will. 

A will is the cornerstone of a good estate plan. I urge you 
to consult legal counsel in drafting and writing a will. You 
may find that, with professional help, you can economically 
plan for the future well-being of your loved ones and, at the 
same time, provide for the future of your charitable interests 
such as church or college. In fact, you may find it helps con- 
serve your estate by providing for a charitable bequest. 
Charitable bequests, like gifts during a lifetime, are deducti- 
ble and often free of taxes. 

Of course, Susquehanna would welcome being included in 
your estate plan. To move ahead and continue to improve its 
program, the University will need more and more financial 
support from alumni and friends. One method used by hun- 
dreds of benefactors is to provide for Susquehanna by mak- 
ing a bequest. 

Bequests can take many forms and should be carefully 
planned. A bequest can stipulate that a certain percentage of 
your estate will go to Susquehanna. Or, a stated dollar 
amount or specific property can be bequeathed. 

You also can instruct the University how you want your 
gift used. For example, you can direct that the funds be used 
for a specific purpose, such as endowment to provide for 
scholarships or library books. In numerous cases, persons 
have arranged for the name of a loved one or themselves to be 
associated with Susquehanna in perpetuity through a special 
gift in their memory. As an alternative, you might wish to 
have your bequest used for the current operating needs of 

The importance of bequests to Susquehanna cannot be 
over-emphasized. Throughout the years men and women of 
varied backgrounds and means have reaffirmed their faith in 
the mission of Susquehanna by providing for the University's 
future through the use of bequests. Today the names of these 
persons live on at Susquehanna as a symbol of this faith. 

A sampling of these names is listed to indicate that gifts 
through wills come from persons of all levels and means. Sus- 
quehanna has been the recipient of bequests ranging from 
$100 to $500,000, and each has played a significant role in 
the advancement of the University. The purposes of these 
gifts are varied, but each benefactor had a devotion to Sus- 
quehanna and to the importance of supporting the future of 
private higher education. • 

Philip C. Bossart, professor of psychology at Sus- 
quehanna, provided $1000 in his will for use by the Univer- 

I.N. Catherman '91 bequeathed the sum of $26,000 to Sus- 
quehanna University for unrestricted purposes. 

Helen G. Fisher '13 left $10,000 through a bequest in her 

Miller Gerhardt '30 left a bequest of nearly $150,000 for 
the University to use to strengthen its educational program. 

Robert W. Hartman '25 bequeathed $53,000 to the Un- 
iversity for whatever purpose the Board of Directors deemed 

The John A. Hoober Memorial Scholarship was endowed 

with the sum of $20,000 by the will of his wife, Sarah A.K. 

E. Larson "Larry" Sidola '69 gave $100 through a bequest 
in his will. Books were purchased for the library in his 

Hazel E. Kuhns, a member of the Susquehanna University 
Women's Auxiliary, left one-third of her estate to Sus- 
quehanna through a simple bequest arrangement. 

Katharine M. Reed, a friend of the University, left 65 per- 
cent of the remainder of her estate to Susquehanna. Her gift 
totaled approximately $400,000. 

George A. Rhoads, a local businessman, left the residue of 
his estate, or over $150,000, to the University for the es- 
tablishment of a scholarship fund for pre-theological stu- 

I hope you have found this column of interest and value. 
No one enjoys thinking about death. But remember, it can 
and will happen to you. For help in planning your will, we are 
happy to be able to provide a booklet entitled "Techniques 
For Planning A Successful Will" as well as a guide entitled 
"What You Should Know When Making Your Will." Please 
use our coupon to request your copy or copies. 

In future issues of Susquehanna Alumnus, we hope to 
provide you with insights into many different areas of 
planned giving. For example, we expect to discuss such 
areas as trusts, estate (inheritance) tax problems, and uses 
of life insurance. If you have any questions about these 
areas now, or interest in talking with us about your plans 
to help Susquehanna financially, please feel free to call 
(717) 374-0101 or write me at the Office of Development. 

I hope you will take a minute of your time to let me know 
your impressions of this first article. They would certainly be 
helpful in making future subjects as worthwhile as possible. 

Clip and Mail to: Mr. Carl M. Moyer '63 
Director of Development 
Susquehanna University 
Selinsgrove, PA 17870 
Please send me a copy of: 
O Techniques For Planning A Successful Will 
Dwhat You Should Know When Making Your Will 

D I have already made provisions for Susquehanna in my 

□ I would like more specific information on bequests 
Questions or Comments: 

Street Address. 

Susquehannans On Parade 


The Rev. Lester B. Lutz, pastor emeritus of St. 
Luke's Lutheran Church in Ferndale. Pa., was 
honored in observance of the 50th anniversary of 
his ordination. 


John [VI. Auten, a former teacher and coach at 
Sunbury H.S., was named Citizen of ihe Year by 
American Legion Post 201 in recognition of his 
contributions to the educational system. Also 
honored at the same ceremony was Francis Hat- 
ton, husband of the former Arlene F. Laudenslager 


Dr. Eleanor B. Brown retired from the faculty of 
Kent State University and was awarded the rank 
of professor emeritus of business education. She 
was given national scholarship awards from Delta 
Kappa Gamma (national honorary for women in 
education) and earned her graduate degrees from 
California State University at Sacramento and 
Penn State University. 

The Rev. Dr. Karl E. Kniseley hc'65 is serving 
this year as national chaplain of the American 
Legion. An infantry chaplain during World War 
II, he retired last August after 25 years as senior 
pastor of First Lutheran Church, Glendale, Calif. 
His wife is the former Margaret H. Dunkle x'4l. 


Paul D. Coleman hc*77 was elected a Fellow of 
the Optical Society of America in recognition of 
his optical research at the University of Illinois in 


Charlotte Smith Harrison is an administrative 
associate in engineering at the plasma physics 
laboratory, Princeton University. 


Kenneth D. Orr was promoted to administrative 
advertising manager, advertising department of 
U.S. News and World Report. 


George F. Snyder has been promoted to assis- 
tant treasurer with Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. 


Nora Steinhards Galins is in immunohistology 
and electron microscopy with Peter Bent Brigham 
Hospital of Massachusetts. 


bars Avots, senior staff member of Arthur D. 
Little Program Systems Management Co., was 
named 1979 Person of the Year by the Project 
Management institute. He is a former vice presi- 
dent of PMI and president of its New England 


Deborah Krapf Bell is teaching 8th grade math 
and algebra in Washington Township. N.J. 


Clay L. Lorah is assistant to the president of 
U.S. Borax. He lives in Los Angeles. 


Frances Wirt Fisher of Gwynedd Valley. Pa., is 
senior chemical engineer for Cerlainteed Corp. An 
early 3-2 student, she was the first woman to 
receive the B.S. in chemical engineering from the 
University of Pennsylvania. 

Dr Donald A. Winey. a scientist at Rohm & 
Haas Company's Spring House (Pa.) Research 
Center, was recognized by the company for his 
research efforts which resulted in the issuance of a 
patent to R&H. He is married to the former 
Patricia A. Bodle. 


Le« R. Conrad is a product engineer for the Berg 
Electronics Division of E.I. DuPont de Nemours 
Co Inc. in New Cumberland. He lives at 79 1 Old 
Quaker Rd . Lewisberry. Pa. 17339. 


Ally Paul W. Tressler was recently appointed 
First District Attorney in Montgomery County. 

the umpire for the 
i-John McEnroe 5-set 

Pa. Recognized as a "trusted adviser and an out- 
standing trial lawyer."' he practices with Timothy 
P Wile 


Dr Fred B. Dunkelberger has been appointed 
chief of the Dentistry Section, Geisinger Medical 
Center He had an article on thumbsucking 
published in Dental Dimensions magazine and 
recently presented a paper at the Hawaii Dental 
Association meeting. 

Patricia Estep Dysart received the Realtor 
Associate of the Year Award for outstanding ser- 
vice to the Hanover-Adams County (Pa.) Board of 
Realtors during 1979. She has also compiled a 
booklet to be used by orientation classes for new 


William O. Andes III is with John Hancock 
Mutual Life Insurance Co. and lives at 50 W. 29th 
St. 7E. New York, N.Y. 10001. 

Bruce T. Sabin has been named manager of 
residential marketing at Boston Gas Co., with 
which he has been associated since 1967. He is 
married to the former Leslie C. Bridgens *65. 

Joseph A. "Jay" Snyder, co-chairman of of- 
ficials for Middle-States, received the 1979 
Edward Mellor award for outstanding service to 
tennis officiating. He 
January 27 Jimmy Co; 
final at the U.S, Pro Indoor tournament in the 
Spectrum of Philadelphia. 


Richard S. Karschner directs the Marching Car- 
dinals of Upper Dublin H.S., crowned champions 
of Pennsylvania at the Cavalcade of Bands Show 
in Hershey. Dick's wife is the former Grace D. 
Simington '64. 


Dr. Randolph A. Coleman, associate professor 
of chemistry at the College of William & Mary, 
published two papers this past year, one with 
Nobel Laureate H.C. Brown on "An Unusual 
Reaction of Trialkylboranes and Hydroboration 
of Alkynes." 

Robert J. Luth was promoted to vice president 
of finance and administration for Halston 
Fragrances Inc. and Orlane Inc., fragrance sub- 
sidiaries of Max Factor & Co. 

Jane Fiedler Madio x was elected grand 
treasurer of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She is the 
wife of Daniel J. Madio x. 

Stephen D. Melching was appointed vice presi- 
dent of Fletcher Properties Inc., real estate 
developers, whose Innlet Beach community was 
selected as national headquarters of a PGA tour 
and New Tournament Players Club. His address is 
25 Poinciana Way. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 

Lawrence E. MundisJr. is now self-employed as 
a financial planning consultant. His wife is the 
former Kay L. Schucker. 


The Rev. Virginia M. Biniek has been called as 
pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Belfast, Pa. 
She is the first woman to be called as sole pastor 
through the regular call process in the 
Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the LCA. 

Dr. Thomas M. De Rose has joined the 
Educational Communications Board as manager 
of instructional television and radio program 
development. The ECBis operator of the Wiscon- 
sin Educational TV and Radio Networks. 

Charles B. France has joined the staff of 
Richards. Gates. Hoffman & Clay of Brattleboro. 
i manager of the Quay Insurance Agency ac- 



Richard R. Hough Jr. is senior group controller 
for process manufacturing with Digital Equipment 
Corp. He and his wife, the former Rosemary 
Robinson, live at 130 Belcher Dr.. Sudbury, Mass. 


David P. Bingaman has joined the Bulova 
Watch Co. in Jackson Heights as director of per- 
sonnel. His address is 248 Bread & Cheese Hollow 
Rd.. Fort Salonga. N.Y. 11768. 

Richard S. Haines is marketing administration 
manager for AMF/Head Sports Wear in Colum- 

bia. Md. His new address is 767 Holly Ln.. Ar- 
nold, Md. 21012. 

Robert C. Irwin has been named supervisor of 
Customer Services Bureau by Bell of 
Pennsylvania, in Lebanon. He lives at 320 E. 
Lehman St.. Apt. 2. Lebanon, Pa. 17042. 

Nicholas A. Lopardo has been elected vice presi- 
dent in the group pension department of the 
Equitable Life Assurance Society. 

Kenneth R. Sellnger ofOreland, Pa., director of 


television services for the Colonial school district, 
appears on cable TV to introduce a wide variety of 
programs produced, edited and staffed by students 
and telecast from a well-equipped studio in 
Plymouth-Whitemarsh H.S. Ken's wife is the for- 
mer Betsy A. Klose 

Frederick R. Swaveley is plant production 
foreman for Firestone Plastics Co. in its new mul- 
timillion dollar plant at Baton Rouge. La. 


Gary R. Gilbert is supervising analyst/ 
programmer for PP&L 

David N. Grubb is national safety manager for 
A&P at corporate headquarters in Montvale, N.J. 
He is serving a second term as councilman for the 
borough of Park Ridge, where he lives with his 
wife, the former Kathryn J. Zierdt *70. 

Dr. Jeffrey A. Matt is is senior scientist for Cen- 
tocor Inc. in Lincoln University, Pa. 


Susan Algar Burroughs x graduated cum laude 
from Trenton State College and is now teaching 
7th & 8th grade German at Timberlaine Jr. H.S. 
in Pennington, N.J. She is married to Robert F. 
Burroughs III. 

C. Frederick Jelllnghaus Jr. is an account super- 
visor at Barton-Gillett Co. New York City. He 
and his wife, the former Diane I, Louis x*71, are 
living at 35 S. Broadway. Cedar Hill J8, Irvington, 
N.Y. 10533. 

Mary T. Lotspeich is a graduate student in 
social work at Marywood College and lives with 
her son at 7A Kelly Court Apts.. RD. 3. 
Lewisburg. Pa. 17837. 

Lloyd H. Ross, music teacher and band director 
for Newark (Del.) H.S., was named Teacher of the 
Year for Area III of the New Castle school dis- 
trict. His wife is the former Joan E. Vondercrone 

Betty Jane Swartz teaches 7th grade English in 
Quakertown Community school district. She lives 
with her son at 1 1 35 S. Jefferson St., Apt. 6, Allen- 
town, Pa. 18103. 

Thomas D. Wolfe was promoted to manager, 
Mid-Atlantic Newsprint Sales, for MacMillan 
Bloedel. He and his wife, the former Ann E. Ruth 




was honored in January 
by the Downstate Medical 
Center, SUNY at Brooklyn, 
with sponsorship of an Inter- 
national Symposium on Hyper- 
tensive Disorders in Pregnancy. 
The two-day program listed as 
speakers six of the world's 
leading authorities on the sub- 
ject. Professor emeritus of 
obstetrics and gynecology at 
Downstate, Chesley is the 
author of Hypertensive Disor- I 
ders in Pregnancy, published in 
1978 and lauded as a "welcome," "unique," 
and "remarkable" book by such prestigious 
publications as Journal of the American 
Medical Association, The Annals of Internal 
Medicine, and British Medical Journal. 

Last September, the Journal of Reproduc- 
tive Medicine published a Festschrift edition 
paying tribute to Chesley's 45 years of 
research in the toxemias of pregnancy and 
announcing his appointment as professor 
emeritus — a title, it pointed out, which does 
not imply retirement, since "Leon continues 
to lecture, teach, and, more important, make 
those imaginative and original contributions 
that have made him the dean of high blood 

pressure in pregnancy investigators for at 
least four decades." 

"Ches," as he was known at Susquehanna, 
earned his Ph.D. from Duke University, was 
assistant biophysicist at Memorial Hospital 
in New York and chief chemist at Margaret 
Hague Maternity Hospital in Jersey City 
before joining the faculty at Downstate in 
1953. A member or fellow of numerous 
professional societies, he is a past president 
of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation 
and a Diplomale of the American Board of 
Clinical Chemistry. He is the author or co- 
author of more than 1 50 published works in 
medical and scientific journals. 

x. live al 19 Rockhouse Rd.. Wilton, Conn. 06897 


Or George W. Herrold has opened a new dental 
office in Mt. Wolf. He and his wife reside at 96 
South Second St.. Mt Wolf, Pa. 17347. 

Dr Kathic J. Lang became a Fellow of the 
American Academy of Family Physicians at a 
ceremony in the Atlanta Civic Center. She if a stu- 
dent health center doctor at the University of 


The Rev Timothy W. Bingman was ordained 

lust fall and installed as associate pastor at Mox- 
ham Lutheran Church. Johnstown, where the 
senior pastor is the Rev. Vernon J. Miller '50. 
Tim's new address is 538 Park Ave., Johnstown, 
Pa I 5902 

John B. Carey Jr. has been promoted to assis- 
tant vice president at U.S. Trust Co. of New York. 
He is a senior account executive in the asset 
management group. 

Larry L. Kppley is special projects assistant to 
the director of Bloomingdale's Furniture Distribu- 
tion Center in Maspeth, N.Y. His address is 85-H 
Lefferts Blvd.. Apt. 6-D. Kew Gardens, N.Y. 
1 1413. 

Laurie H. Hart is now manager of quality 
assurance with National Central Bank, Lancaster, 

Kftnberly Y. Jones x is a technical writer with 
Systems Research and Development. His new ad- 
dress is 324 Reade Rd., Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514. 

Paul A. Kercher is executive vice president of 
Criner/Kerchcr Associates Inc. of Laurel, Md., a 
vocational rehabilitation firm. 

Dr. Scott C. Truver, technical staff assistant for 
marine affairs to the president of the Santa Fe 
Corp.. has been named principal investigator in a 
major study for the U.S. Coast Guard. His recent 
study, "Executive and Legislative Decisions for 
Defense: The Carrier Controversy of 1978-79 and 
the Future of Sea-Based Air," is scheduled for 
publication in the Significant Issues series of the 
Georgetown University Center for Strategic and 
International Studies. Last year. Scott received 
the E. Sam Fritz Award, presented by the College 
of Marine Studies of the University of Delaware 
io the student who "has displayed the greatest ap- 
titude for professional development in the field of 
marine studies." 

Carl C. Yingling is an accountant with ARCO 
and his address is SRA Box 594, 2531 Tradewind, 
Anchorage. Alaska 99507. 


David A. Burns is an industrial engineer with 
Pennsylvania House Furniture and is active in 
theatre work. 

Denise N. Kleis is benefits coordinator for 
Kwasha Lipton in Englewood Cliffs. N.J. She 
lives at 154 Undercliff Ave., Edgewaler, N.J. 

Robert S. Long is with Rossignol Ski Co. as 
product manager of its new Tennis Division. He is 
living at 13 Hawthorne Cir., South Burlington. 
VT 05401 . 

Candace E. Mayer x is director of planning for 
Norwalk Housing Authority and lives at 31 
Second St., Norwalk, Conn. 06855. 

Peter Y. Thompson is an electronics technician 
2nd class on the ballistic missile submarine 
Francis Scott Key. His wife is the former 
Margaret J. Buicko '75. 

Roy S. I uombto has been appointed executive 
director of the Cole Center Family YMCA. His 
wife, the former Gale I. Moore, is teaching science 
and German at East Noble H.S. and they live at 
229 E. Rush St.. Kendallville, Ind. 46755. 


Shelley Gehnun-HUI has been certified in the 
Cervical Mucus-Basal Body Temperature (CM- 
BBT) method of contraception and is with the 
Family Planning Agency in Pittsburgh. 


Leanne Cover is social services director of the 
Sunbury Housing Authority Social Service 

Carol A. Graybosch is teaching junior high 
music with the Sachem Central school district in 
Holbrook, N.Y. 

Betsy L. Hippensteel is a development associate 
at Colby-Sawyer College Her address is North 
Main St., Warner, N.H. 03278. 

GeraM P. Jasklewicz is manager of the Home 
Budget Center in Paoli His new address is RD 6, 
Box 88, Coatesville. Pa. 19320. 

Susan Gordon Johnson is teaching music in the 
Centennial school district and is also director of 
music at Addisville Reformed Church in 
Richboro. She is living at 1 16 Penn St.. Newtown. 
Pa. 18940. 

Richard W .H. Kozlowski is a teaching associate 
at the University of Maine. He recently presented 
a paper at the International Liquid Crystal Con- 

Karen A. Parker is a social worker at 
Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown. 

Samuel P. Rugh is with the Volkswagen 
Westmoreland assembly plant at New Stanton 
and the Willis Ski Shop at Seven Springs. His ad- 
dress is P.O. Box 101. Champion, Pa. 15622. 

Robert C. Rungee has been promoted to officer 
status as auditor with the Berlin Savings Bank in 
Berlin, Conn. 


Linda M. Barran has received a graduate 
scholarship to the College Conservatory of Music 
of the University of Cincinnati. 

William O. Finch is now an attorney with Beck 
& Hollman Chartered and is living at 1 89 E. Main 
St., Westminster, Md. 21157. 

Robert C. Hutchinson is a sales representative 
and sales trainer for Johnson & Johnson Baby 
Products Co. /Disposables Division in the Mid- 
Atlantic region. His address is 626 Oakland Hills 
Dr. #200, Arnold, Md. 21012. 

Jerome Levkoff is a graduate student at Prince- 
ton University and his wife, the former Elaine F. 
lanora xT7, is assistant for the Public Service Em- 
ployment Research Program al the Woodrow 
Wilson School of International Affairs at Prince- 
ton They live at 2308 Fox Run Rd., Plainsboro, 
N.J. 08536. 


Jon W. Eich is with the Centre County Plan- 
ning Commission and lives at 308 South Potter 
St., Apt. 4, Bellefonte, Pa. 16823. 

William J. Jones is a chemist with the product 
safety branch of the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture in Beltsville. Md. His address is 14800 
Fourth St., Middletown Apts., Apt. 80D, Laurel, 
Md. 20810. 

Lewis R. Morrow is a geologist with Amoco Oil 
Co. and his wife, the former Kathy-Ann McCarty 
'76, is a student at Tulane University Law School. 
Theyliveat 1616 SonialSt., Apt. C, New Orleans, 
La. 701 15. 

Susan M. Reisch is serving in the Peace Corps 
as worker in Jamaica. Her address is c/o 
Peace Corps, 9 Musgrove Ave., Kingston 10, 
Jamaica, W.I. 

Dr. Frank G. Rhody he has retired as general 
manager of the Board of Publication of the 
Lutheran Church in America after 52 years with 
the agency. 

Victor E. WerU is leaching music in the Spring 
Branch school district. He and his wife, the former 
Cynthia L. Baxter 78. live at 101 10 Westview, 
Apt. 2310, Houston, Tex. 77043. 

Bruce H. Wetteroth x received his B.A. in 
geology cum laude from Kean College of N.J. and 
is a senior technician with the mineralogy depart- 
ment of Newmont Exploration Ltd. He lives at 39 
Woodside Ave., Danbury. Conn. 06810. 


David A. Addison has been named manager of 
the Rosevitle Road Office of the American Bank 
& Trust Co. in Lancaster. His address is 209 
Hathaway Pk.. Lebanon, Pa. 17042. 

Kathy Smith Bailey has passed the C. P. A. exam 
and is a staff accountant with Fisher, Clark & 
Lauer of Selinsgrove. Her husband is Rickey L. 

Thomas W. Cook recently joined the staff of the 
First National Bank of Loysviile, Pa. 

Mark R. Cummings is with the C.P.A. firm of 
Hoogerhyde Baker. Bangrouw in North Haledon, 

Michael J. Fordham is associate director of 
Fordham-Page Clinic, chemical analysts of Rad- 
nor, Pa. 

Rich B. Koch is a houseparent with the North 
Central Secure Treatment Unit in Danville. His 
address is 606 South Front St., Selinsgrove, Pa 

Mary A. LaVoie x. received her B.S. cum laude 
in animal science from the University of 
Massachusetts and is an animator with the Peace 
Corps Her address is Peace Corps. P.O Box 537, 
Ouagadouguu Haute Volta, West Africa. 

J. Scott Mitchell is a second lieutenant, U.S. 
Marine Corps, based on Okinawa. He recently 

participated in Fortress Gale, a two-week t 
involving more than 40.000 sailors and marines. 

W illiam E. Smeal. a second-year medical stu- 
dent al Temple University, received honors in 
physiology, anatomy, biochemistry, and neuro- 
anatomy during his freshman year. 

Darrell K. Wilson is a sales representative w'ith 
the Battery Products Division of Union Carbide 
Corp. in Knoxville. Tenn 


"I DO" 


Vicki Zeng Cunningham 74: M.A. in educa- 
tion. Adelphi University. 

Daren E. Lewis '79: M.S. in accounting, 
Pennsylvania State University. He is assistant 
professor of business at St. Bonaventure Univer- 

Donna M. Mascolo '76: M.B.A. in manage- 
ment and finance. Lehigh University. She is in the 
business services operations planning department 
of Bell Labs in Holmdel, N.J.. and is involved in 
the design and development of new telecom- 
munications systems. 

David W. Morris '73: M.Ed, in elementary 
education, Lehigh University. 

Joanne H. Nanos 76: M.S. and Ed.S. in coun- 
seling psychology and student development, 
SUNY at Albany, where she is now residence 

Donald P. Orso *68: Ph.D. in counseling, 
American University. He is associate professor of 

psychology and chairman of the Education 
Department at Anne Arundel Community 
College. His wife Mary Ann Carpenter Orso '68 
earned her M.A. in education from George 
Washington University and teaches education 
part-time, also at Anne Arundel. Their son David 
Matthew was born in March 1976. 

Anthony J. Plastino 76: J.D., Duquesne Law 
School. He is a judicial clerk for a labor law judge 
with the Federal government in Washington, D.C. 

Judy A. Rechberger 71: Master's from Temple 
University. She teaches in a special program for 
gifted students at Lake Brantley H.S., Altamonte 
Springs, Fla, 

John W. Schrader 73: M.H.A., Duke Univer- 
sity. He is assistant administrator at United Com- 
munity Hospital. Grove City. Pa. 

Donna L. Watkins x7S: M.A. in speech 
pathology, Hofstra University. Donna earned the 
A.A.S. from Suffolk County Community College 
and the B.A. from Hofstra. She is now with The 
Foundation School, a private school for children 
with learning disabilities. 

Scott A. Wissinger 77: M.S., Bowling Green 
State University. He is now a doctoral candidate 
in biology, doing research in freshwater ecology at 
Purdue University, where he is recipient of the 
David Ross Research Fellowship. 




Football vs Upsala 

Reunion of the 
Class of 1975 


Cindy L. Anspach to M. Steven Bonner x76, 
September 17. 1977. St. Paul's Lutheran Church. 
Spring Grove, Pa. Steve is area representative for 
the American Heart Association in Lebanon and 
Mrs. Bonner is with the Pennsylvania Depanment 
of Revenue. Both are graduates of Shippensburg 
State College. / 207 E. Cherry St.. Palmyra. Pa. 


Susan W. Lang '74 to John P. Martin, Novem- 
ber 5, 1977, St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Essex 
Fells, N.J. Ellen Doran Reilly '74 and Catherine 
Rideout Ryan '75 were in the wedding party. Susan 
is senior consumer representative for Nabisco Inc. 
where her husband is in salary' analysis. / 36 
Seneca Ave.. Rockaway, N.J. 07866. 

Darlene Grego to John Mazur x'75, May 13, 
1978, St. Stephen's Church, Shamokin, Pa John 
is a corporate jet pilot for Wheelabrator Frye Inc. 
of Hampton, N.H. / 18 Hilton Dr., Merrimack. 
N.H. 03054. 


Terri Lyon to Robert S. Smith '76, June 24, 
1978, Presbyterian Church of Barrington, 
Barrington Hills, III. Wayne S. Woosler 76 was in 
the wedding party. Bob is branch manager for 
General Electric Credit Corp. and his wife is a 
representative for Liberty Mutual In- 
: Co. / 2422 West Irwin St., Aliquippa, Pa. 


Robyn A. Schnell '77 to John Cronin, July 14, 
1978, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Trenton, 
N.J. Robyn is a Spanish teacher in Nottingham 
Jr. H.S. and her husband teaches mathematics in 
Ewing Township. / 251 Hollywood Dr.. Trenton, 
N.J. 08609. 


Sharon A. Koval '75 to Robert J. Murphy, 
February 17, 1979, All Saints Episcopal Church, 
Selinsgrove. / R.D. I, Box I29D, Selinsgrove, Pa. 


Ann Marie Cebulko to Michael F. Scavone '71, 
May 5, 1979, St. Francis of Assisi Church, Scran- 
ton, Pa. Michael is assistant cashier and branch 
manager of the First National Bank's Dickson 
City office. / 1014 Ridge Ave., Scranton, Pa. 


Cynthia Ann Vahle to Robert L. Schildt x"79. 
May 12, 1979. Bob, a private businessman, is vice 
president of a construction company. / 1 1 Lom- 
bard St., Thurmont, Md. 21788. 


Carol Kohlhaas to Dennis C. Enders 76. July 
14, 1979, Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Camp Hill, 
Pa. Dennis is a job estimator for H.L. Bowman 
Inc. Mrs. Enders graduated from Clarion State 
College. The wedding included Michael P. 
Horowski '76, Thomas K. Chadwick 76, and 
Mark R. Gaul 76. / 3143 Brookfield Rd., 
Harrisburg. Pa. 17109. 


Jennifer Taylor to R. Todd Rossel 78, August 
18, 1979, Paramus Congregational Church, 
Paramus, N.J. Todd is assistant director of univer- 
sity admissions for Fairleigh Dickinson Univer- 
sity, Rutherford, N.J. Mrs. Rossel. is a medical 
records analyst at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. 
/ 479 Washington Ave., Hackensack, N.J. 07601 . 

Judy R. Torcello 78 to Richard Crouse 79, 
September 8, 1979, Third Ev. Lutheran Church, 
Rhinebeck. N.Y. Richard is district manager for 
Cole's Hardware Co. in Lewisburg. Susquehan- 
nans in the wedding parly were Debra A. Peragino 
78 and Scott F. Slocum 79. / Box 532C Salem 
Church Rd.. Lewisburg, Pa. 17837. 

Barbara A. Bozzelli 78 to Donald M. Ross 78, 
September 15, 1979, Saint Mary Magdalen 
Church, Rosetree, Pa. Don is a stockbroker with 
Mathis & Co. in Atlantic City and Barb is a public 
accountant with Ernst & Whitney, Philadelphia. / 
401 N. Main St., Williamstown, N.J. 08094. 

Lynn N Welton to Gary C. Klein 76, Septem- 
ber 29. 1979. St. James's Episcopal Church, Rich- 
mond, Va., where Peggy Marie Haas 71 is 
minister of music. Gary is an assistant branch 
manager with United Virginia Bank. Mrs. Klein, a 
graduate of the University of Richmond, is with 


DALE ORRIS 75 has had his share of ex- 
citement. The trumpet player spent a year 
and a half touring the world with the Glenn 
Miller Orchestra and put in a three-month 
stint on the road with the Buddy Rich Band. 

But while he's thankful to have had those 
opportunities to gain valuable professional 
experience, Dale says the hectic life of the 
traveling musician isn't for him. The Mid- 
dleburg, Pa., native much prefers his current 
situation, which allows him a little time for 
ocean fishing, an occasional round of golf 
where courses are open year-round, and his 
own bed to sleep in every night. 

Since last August Dale has been living two 
blocks from the sea in Garden City Beach, 
near Myrtle Beach, S.C. While he ap- 
preciates being able to cast his line off the 
nearby pier, Dale is also keeping up a busy 
work schedule. He plays in a local resort 
band, does free-lance arranging and 
recording work, and teaches music to school 
children on the Myrtle Beach Air Force 
Base. He's especially happy to be getting 
leaching experience, since he hopes someday 
to get a college faculty position and continue 
performing, recording, and arranging on the 

He got- his start in music under the 
tutelage of his father. Ken Orris '53, in- 
strumental music supervisor and director of 
bands for the Middleburg joint school dis- 
trict. Dale received his B.Mus. majoring in 
music education at Susquehanna. He was 
awarded a full-tuition graduate scholarship 
by the College Conservatory of Music at the 
University of Cincinnati, where he earned 

SU vignette 

the M.Mus. 

His home between September 1976 and 
March 1978 was a succession of bus rides 
and hotel rooms shared with other members 
of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Their 
schedule of one-night appearances had them 
spending all night on the bus every other 
night, with a day off every two weeks. Dale 
got a break at Christmas and then spent the 
next 50 weeks straight with the group. Play- 
ing in places ranging from club lodges and 
high school gyms to Berlin Philharmonic 
Hall, the orchestra toured Europe, Japan, 
Venezuela, and Canada, as well as the U.S. 

"The pace wears you down physically, and 
most guys stay with the group only six 
months at a time," Dale says. "I rested up 
during the summer," he adds. During that 
"rest" period, however, he was not entirely 
inactive. While staying with his parents in 
Middleburg, Dale did some jobs in the area 
including appearing as featured soloist with 
the SU Jazz Ensemble. 

Then the call came from Buddy Rich, and 
Dale was on tour again, this time for only 
three months. Working with Rich was 
strenuous because it's a "high energy band," 
according to Dale. "Buddy plays everything 
loud and fast," he says. 

Last summer Dale was back in Mid- 
dleburg, where he won the First Flight title in 
the Shade Mountain Golf Club Cham- 
pionship with rounds of 83 and 79. He won't 
return to defend his title this summer. 
There's a song line that applies to Dale, at 
least for the time being: "nothin could be 
fina than to be in Carolina." 

ihe Virginia State Bar. / 2604 Kensington Ave. #6, 
Richmond. Va. 23220. 

Wendy B. Helliesen '72 to Edward W. 
Schwehm, October 6, 1979, Church of the Holy 
Communion. Norwood. N.J. Wendy is a buyer for 
Stern's Department Stores and her husband, a 
t-airleigh Dickinson graduate, a sales represen- 
tative for electrical products, is with Brumdage 
Associates. / 183 Ackerman Ave., Ridgewood, 
N.J. 07450. 

Elizabeth A. Hall 77 to John P. Xanthis '77, Oc- 
tober 6. 1979, St. Peter's at the Light Episcopal 
Chapel, Barnegat Light, N.J. John is a social 
studies teacher for Valley Central school district. / 
95A South Plank Rd., Newburgh, N.Y. 12550. 
Deborah A. Beardsley to Mark W. Richards 
'72, October 6. 1979, at the groom's home along 
Indian River, Clinton. Conn.- Mark is a sales 
manager for Clinton Nurseries Inc. and Mrs. 
Beardsley is in sales with Beardsley Insurance. / 
21 Indian Dr.. Clinton, Conn. 06413. 
Jessica A. Evans 78 to William J. Palazzi, Oc- 
tober 13, 1979, Westfield. N.J. The groom, a 
Bucknell University graduate, is with Western 
Electric Co. / 205 A West Oley St.. Reading, Pa. 

Margaret M. Klaus 78 to Gregg K. Saxe 77, 
October 20, 1979. South Royallon House. South 
Royalton, Vl. Mary A. Vetri 78 was in the 
wedding party. Gregg is in his last year at Vermont 
Law School. /R.D.I. South Royalton. Vt. 05068. 


Kathryn E. Wohlsen 74 to Robert L. Mayer Jr., 
October 21, 1979, at the home of the bride's 
parents. Betty Beam '51 and Donald F. Wohlsen 
'50, Allentown, Pa. Kathy is full-time assistant 
solicitor for the City of Allentown. The groom is 
an electrical engineer with the Crowder Co. / 2752 
Crest Ave. S., Allentown. Pa. 18104. 

Sharon L. Bertram 75 to Gary M. Berish, Oc- 
tober 27, 1979, Beulah Presbyterian Church, 
Churchill, Pa. Sharon is a teaching assistant at the 
University of Pittsburgh and her husband is an ac- 
countant for Western Psychiatric Institute & 
Clinic. / Amberson Plaza, 6 Bayard Rd., Apt. 
960. Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213. 


Cindy A. Ravina to William C. Hart 78, Oc- 
tober 27, 1979, Zion Lutheran Church. Wealherly. 
Pa. Mrs. Hart is a medical records administrator. 
William is a construction foreman for Bell of 
Pennsylvania. Susquehannans in the wedding 
party were Laurie H. Hart 72, Michael P. Scheib 
78, and William Heyman, former assistant direc- 
tor of admissions. / 164 Townhouse, Briarcrest. 
Hershey, Pa. 17033. 


Margaret A. MacDougall to David J. Reler 75. 
November 9. 1979. Selinsgrove. The bride is with 
Weis Markets Inc., Sunbury. Dave leaches 
mathematics at Shikellamy H.S. / 441 King St., 
Northumberland, Pa. 17857. 


Kristine VanZant 73 to Ronald L. Sprecher, 
November 22, 1979. Holy Communion Lutheran 
Church. Yeagerstown, Pa. The Rev. Dean E. Rupe 

'53 officiated. Kristine teaches English at Chief 
Logan Sr. H.S.". where Mr. Sprecher teaches 
health and physical education and coaches cross 
country and wrestling. Both he and Kris coach the 
track teams. / 404 E. Freedom Ave.. Burnham, 
Pa 17009. 

Genevieve Dagle Krouse to Robert A. Mease Jr. 
x'45, November 23, 1979, St. Paul's United 
Church of Christ, Selinsgrove. "Gibby." 
switchboard operator at Susquehanna, has a voice 
well known to all. Bob is a machinist for QE 
Manufacturing Co. in New Berlin. Susquehan- 
nans in the wedding were Bob's brother Kenneth 
Mease x'50, Bob's son Kenneth Mease x'64, and 
Gibby's daughter Susan G. Krouse 79. Gibby's 
son Paul, and daughter Janet Krouse Yankoskie, 
former switchboard operator, arranged the recep- 
tion. / P.O. Box 141. Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 
Debra J. Holzhauer '79 to Peter D. Louden, 
November 24, 1979, Hilltop Church, Mendham, 
N.J. Debra is an internal auditor for Horizon Ban- 
corp and Mr. Louden is a salesman for American 
Auto Parts. / 4 N. Western Way, Hopatcong, 
N.J. 07483. 

Shirley A. Guerin 79 to Howard F. Baker 79, 
November 24, 1979, Church of God, Landisville, 
Pa. Susquehannans in the wedding party were 
Sharon Vreeland Miller 79, Theodore P. Winicov 
79, Bruce W. Torok 79, Scott F. Slocum '79, and 
Jeffrey S. Gicking 79. Shirley is a comptroller for 
AT&T. Howie is with Capitol Construction while 
waiting for a professional soccer tryout with the 
Seattle Sounders of NASL. / 24 Main St., Apt. 
IF, Chester, N.J. 07930. 

Norann R. Hohe 78 to James H. Sytsma 79, 
November 24, 1979, Emmaus Moravian Church, 
Emmaus, Pa. Melissa L. Simmons 78 was a 
bridesmafd. Norann is a computer programmer 
for Standard Register and Jim is a production 
scheduler for GTE/Sylvania. / 725 Madison Ave., 
York. Pa. 17404. 

Jane M. Schlegel 77 to James N. Pettlte 79, 
November 24. 1979, Trinity Lutheran Church, 
Dalmatia, Pa. Jim is working on his M.S. in 
poultry science at the University of Maine at 
Orono, where Jane is doing graduate studies in 
plant and soil. Susquehannans in the wedding were 
Donna Pile Spalding 77 and Lisa M. Fackelman 
77. Singers were Vicki A. Johnson '80, Judith A. 
Gessner '80, Alan W. Mudrick "80, and Charles H. 
Grube '81. / 156 Park St., Apt. C-8, Orono, Me. 

Janice M. Woltjen 73 to Christopher R. Anglin 
75, November 24, 1979, United Methodist 
Church, Montague, N.J. Janice is a reading 
teacher in Mahopac and Chris is Northeast 
regional manager of the South Carolina Port 
Authority. / 29 Ridge St., Katonah, N.Y. 10536. 
Nancy J. Hulst 77 to Thomas C. Tamayne, 
November 24. 1979. First Congregational Church. 
Park Ridge, N.J. Nancy is with C. Harold Boyd 
Insurance and the groom is a mechanical engineer 
with Burns & Roe Inc. Susquehannans in the 
wedding were Donna M. Zawacki '77 and Anne E. 
Flandreau 77. / 258 Fulton St., New Milford, 
N.J. 07646. 

Elizabeth E. Zeigler 77 and Keith H. Driscoll, 
December I, 1979, United Methodist Church. 
Summit. N.J. Shirley Bailey Kroggel 77 was one 
of the bridesmaids. / 8 Jefferson Ave., Maple- 
wood, N.J. 07040. 

Sheila A. Morris to Paul A. Blume 75, Decem- 
ber 1, 1979, Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 
Endicott, N.Y. The bride is a professional hair- 
dresser and Paul is with IBM. The wedding 
included Richard H. Eickhoff 74 and Patrick F. 
Kreger 76. / 1606 Tracy St.. Endicott, N.Y. 

Susan J Bolender and William B. Fortune 76, 
December I, 1979, Havenwood Presbyterian 
Church, Timomum. Md. The bride is a learning 
disabilities specialist with Augusta County public 
schools. Bill is teaching physiology labs at James 
Madison University. In the wedding party were 
George A. Welton 76. Scott A. Wissinger 77, and 
John M. Eby 78. / 251 A Rockingham Dr., 
Harrisonburg. Va. 22801. 


Kathy M. Freeman 78 and Jeffrey L Richards. 

December 8, 1979. Rooke Chapel. Bucknell Un- 

iversity. Deborah M. Bernhisel 78 and Susan L. 
Fuller 78 were in the wedding party. The groom, a 
graduate of Lycoming College, is business 
manager of Lewisburg Area school district. Kathy 
is a teacher in Selinsgrove and taking graduate 
studies toward an M.S.Ed, in counseling and psy- 
chology at Bucknell. / 43 S. 2nd St., Apt. 4, 
Lewisburg. Pa. 17837. 

Deborah Boring to Benjamin R. Stinner 75, 
December 15, 1979, St. Christopher Lutheran 
Church. Lykens. Pa. Susquehannans in the 
wedding party were Robert E. Hasslnger 75, Kim 
Kaufman Hassinger x78, Don B. Schade 76, 
Cynthia Lawver Schade 76, and George C. Adams 
Jr. '75. The bride is a graduate of the University of 
Tennessee. Both she and Ben are completing their 
Ph.D. degrees in biological sciences at the Univer- 
sity of Georgia. / 1 20 Springdale St. , Athens, Ga . 

Barbara J. Rising to Gary M. Heiser A78, 
December 22, 1979. St. Paul's United Church of 
Christ, Selinsgrove. Gary is a records clerk at 
Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. / 107 N. 
High St., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 

Sharon C. Vreeland 79 to Douglas A. Miller 
77, December 29. 1979, The Presbyterian Church, 
Westfield, N.J. Susquehannans in the wedding 
were Shirley Guerin Baker 79, Norma Jean 
Hedrick 78, Jennifer Gamble 79, and John P. 
Ferry 77. Doug is a staff accountant with Coopers 
& Lybrand. / 1 3002 Townsend Rd.. Philadelphia. 
Pa. 19154. 

Victoria Ferrara to Jeffrey L. Yoder 76, 
January 5, 1980, Saint Frances de Chantal 
Church, Wantagh, N.Y. Mrs. Yoder is assistant 
editor of Office magazine, based in Stamford. 
Conn. Jeff is a technical writer doing free lance 
work and is pursuing graduate studies at Fairfield 
University. / 725 S. Pine Creek Rd., Fairfield, 
Conn. 06430. 

Janet K. Heaton '68 to David C. Wright, 
January 19, 1980, Horn Meditation Chapel, Sus- 
quehanna University. Janet teaches at Loyalsock 
Jr. H.S. and the groom is manager of Family and 
Child Development of Lycoming County. / 243J 
Lincoln Dr., Williamsport. Pa. 17701. 

Born Crusaders 

To Raymond E. '69 and Brenda Yost McKee 

'67. a son. Sean Cameron, September 25, 1977. / 
504 Beck Rd.. Lindenhurst. III. 60046. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Robert C. Shifter 72, a 
daughter, Karen Lynn, December 19. 1978. Bob is 
a tire development chemist for Carlisle Tire and 
Rubber Co. / R.D. 4. Box 139. Newville. Pa. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey A. Leese '68, a daughter, 
Carrie Ann, March 3. 1979. Jeff is an operations 
supervisor for B. & A. Works of Allied Chem 
Corp., Marcus Hook, Pa. / P.O. Box 83. 
Toughkenamon, Pa. 19374. 

To Phil and Susan Smith Glawe 70, a son, 
Joshua Edwin, March 7, 1979. / 24 Clareraont 
Ave., Bloomfield, N.J. 07003. 

To Frederick R. '71 and Charlene Stover Maue 
71, a son, Patrick Philip. March 22. 1979. / 637 
Elkins Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19120. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Craig W. Weber 71, a 
daughter, Jessie Ruth, April 9, 1979. / 264 River 
Rd., Millington, N.J. 07946. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Ira Glenn Ritzman '64, a 
daughter, Bonnie Luella, April 10, 1979. He is a 
technician for RCA in Lancaster, Pa. / R.D. 2, 
Box 87, Paradise, Pa. 17562. 

To Mr. & Mrs William C. Webster '66. a son. 
Timothy Andrew. April 12, 1979. / 14 Cedar Ln., 
Matamoras, Pa. 18336. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Thomas R. Long '68, a son, 
Geoffrey Hamilton. May I. 1979. / White Oak 
Rd., Farmington, Conn. 06032. 

To Mr. & Mrs Herman K. Hopple '61, a son, 
Paul Robert, June 5, 1979. Herman is an in- 
strumental instructor in Chambersburg and also 
directs the Chambersburg Area Schools 
Symphony. / R.R. 8, Box 368. Chambersburg. 
Pa. 17201. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey R. Scott 70, a son, 
Daniel Jeffrey, June 22, 1979. / 63 Park Ave.. 
Maywood, N.J. 07607. 

To Jeff and Lynn Fitch Wolfrom 70, a son, 
William Robert, June 29, 1979. / 803 Hessian 



It happened during a campaign visil to Walerville. 
Me., on January 25 First Lady Rosalyn Carter 
picked up a little girl who turned out to be 18- 
monlh-otd Jennifer Lepley. daughter of Dr. 
Douglas L 69 and Cynthia Ness Lepley 69 This 
photo appeared on the front page of The 
Walerville Morning Sentinel and TV coverage 
was given by WA Bl Bangor and WCSH Portland 
Doug is an assistant professor of English at 
Thomas College. Jennifer has two sisters, aged 9 
and 8 

Cir , Radley Run. West Chester, Pa. 19380. 

To Ed and Janet Patten Bondi '71, a daughter, 
Nicole Renee. July 14, 1979. / 1856 Acorn Ln„ 
Abington, Pa. 19001. 

To John and Susan Lang Martin '74, a 
daughter, Christine Wallace, July 28, 1979. / 36 
Seneca Ave., Rockaway, N.J. 07866. 

To Wayne and Nancy Mattson Bober '76, a 
daughter, Megan Marie, August 15, 1979. / 18 
Lee St., P.O. Box 216, Woodslown, N.J. 08098. 

To Lewis H. '65 and Ann McAulifle Darr '66, a 
daughter, Mary Elizabeth, August 29, 1979. Lew 
is the owner of two Hickory Farms of Ohio stores 
in the Daytona Beach area. / 806 Lindenwood Cir. 
W., Ormond Beach, Fla. 32074. 

To William A. '65 and Eileen Worrell Vogel '67, 
a daughter, Suzanne Elizabeth, October 4, 1979. 
Bill is regional consultant with the Virginia 
Department of Mental Health and Mental Retar- 
dation. / 2408 Wedgewood Ave.. Richmond, Va. 

To Frederick M. '58 and Margaret Brown 
Mursch '74. a son, Frederick John, October 9. 
1979 Fred is a music teacher in the Wayne 
Highlands school district. /R.D.I. Box 1 38, Plea- 
sant Mount, Pa. 18453. 

To William E. '73 and Kathleen Glosler Bom) 
•73, a daughter. Kale Erin. October 14, 1979. / 
214 Perkiomen Ave., Oaks, Pa. 19456. 

To Norman E. and Bonnie Birch Richards *76, a 
son. Matthew Norman, October 22, 1979. / 43 
Stockade Park, R D. 4. Ballston Spa, N.Y. 12020. 

To Ray Kavanaugh and Judy A. Rechberger 
"71, a son. Ryan Patrick. October 26, 1979 Father 
teaches at the University of Central Florida / 
P.O. Box 731, Ovicdo, Fla. 32765. 

To Dr. Terry E. 70 and Kathy r air child Phillips 
71, a daughter, Jessica llene, October 29, 1979. 
Terry is a senior staff chemist in the Quantum 
Electronics Division at the Applied Physics 
Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University. Laurel, 
Md. / 6011 Majors Ln.. Apt. 4, Columbia, Md. 

To James L and Mary Sobkowiak Kreider '74, 
a daughter, Marisa Lee, October 31, 1979 Mary 
teaches private piano lessons. / 866 Hilton Dr., 
Lancaster, Pa. 17603. 

To Dr. and Mrs Edward W. Bogner 71, a 
daughter. November 1. 1979. Ed is a resident in 
family practice at Latrobe Area Hospital. / 108 
W 2nd Ave.. Latrobe. Pa. 15650. 

To John A and Susan Wright Geiger '72. a 
daughter, Laura Ann, November 3, 1979. / 1183 
Spring Grove Ave . Lancaster. Pa. 17603. 

To David E. "73 and Rebecca Young Dagle 73, 
a daughter, Miranda Suzanne, November 6. 1979. 
/ R.D. I. Box 294A, Lewisburg. Pa, 17837. 

To Mr & Mrs Edwin L. Rehmeyer '66, a son. 
Eric Scott. November 25. 1979. / Wattstraat 19. 
2561 XL. The Hague, The Netherlands. 
To Mr & Mrs Gary W. Melza '69, a son, Jef- 

Eleanor RobLson Landes h'60 of York, Pa In 
1959 she erected the main entrance gateway to the 
campus in memory of her husband. Dr. Latimer S. 
Landes '1 1 . a long-time member of the University 
Board of Directors. 

Ellis P. LpdegrafT '24 of Jamestown, NY., 
April 27, 1979. He had been with World Book En- 

George S. Geuner '18. Revere, Pa , October 2 1 . 
1979. Holder of the M.S. and Ph.D. from the Un- 
iversity of Pennsylvania, he taught at Penn, Drexel 
Institute, and East Stroudsburg State College, 
from which he retired. 

C. Wlllard Smith hc'75, Lewisburg, Pa., Oc- 
tober 22, 1979. A product of Princeton University, 
he taught English at Bucknell University for 44 
years and was professor emeritus. After retire- 
ment, he taught part-time at Susquehanna and 
was subsequently conferred with the Doctor of 

William A. Moyer 77. ofCressona, Pa He was 
a teacher in Bethlehem, retired in 1958. and then 
operated his own greenhouse. 

Carl W. Fdd x~ll. Bellaire Bluffs, Fla., Decem- 
ber 4, 1979. He studied civil engineering at 
Lafayette College. Real estate coordinator for 
Philadelphia for Atlantic Refining Co.. he was 
earlier in private banking. He was an Army 
veteran of World War II. 

The Rev Louis V. Lesher '24. Sem '27. Li eretl. 
Pa.. December 13. 1979 A retired Lutheran 
minister, he had served parishes in Aaronsburg. 
Williamsburg, and Upper Frankford. Pa He was 
a U.S. Army chaplain in World War II Hit wife, 
who preceded him in death, was the former 
Margaret Spigelmyer *25. A brother is Donald S. 
Lesher '31 

Lewis R. Drumm '25 Burlington. N.C., Decem- 
ber 24, 1979. He earned his MA from New York 
University and was head of the science department 
of Irvington (N.J.) H.S for many years. In 1964 
he went to Elon College where he taught natural 
sciences until retiring in 197 1 . He is survived by his 
son, Lewis R. Drumm Jr. '53 

Emily McElwee Jamison '27 of Pennington, 
N.J.. December 25. 1979. She received her MA. 
from New York University and taught at Mt.Car- 
mel H.S., Susquehanna University, and Hamilton 
Twp. H.S. in New Jersey. She retired in 1961. 

Dr. Lloyd E. Saylor x79. Baltimore. Md.. 
December 27, 1979. He earned his MD. from Jef- 
ferson Medical College and was actively engaged 
in general practice up to the time of his death. He 
was a captain in the Medical Corps attached to the 
Army Air Corps during World War II. 

The Rev. Daniel I. Reitz Jr. '48. Lewisburg. Pa., 
January 2, 1980. An Army Air force veteran of 
World War II, he was a commercial teacher in 
high schools in Pennsylvania and New York 
before going on to the Lutheran Seminary at Get- 
tysburg where he graduated in 1963. He subse- 
quently served parishes in Hummelstown and 



Dr. Charles Thomas Aikens, president of Susquehanna in the early '20s, was a 
devout man and a preacher much in demand. It follows that he gave much thought 
to the chapel services he conducted in Gustavus Adolphus Hall and which the entire 
student body was expected to attend. 

It was not until 1924 that the addition was built on to Seibert Hall providing 
for that 500-seat chapel (which served until the present Weber Chapel Auditorium 
was completed in 1966). 

Collegians were not the only ones Prexy welcomed to chapel. Some town 
youngsters not quite old enough to attend public school were led to services by stu- 
dents. They were seated facing the student body, legs dangling over the edge of the 
low platform supporting the lectern. There they were expected to remain. Many stu- 
dents made a fuss over the children. That was the way it was in that time. 

In conducting services, Dr. Aikens may have stopped short of preaching fire 
and brimstone, but his words were intended to generate at least a little smoke. His 
messages were so obviously sincere it was as if he sought to bring individual 
salvation — on the spot — to each of his hearers. 

Some of the boys took steps to relieve the solemnity. A large beam spanned the 
chapel ceiling behind the lectern. A hole was drilled through the ceiling on each side 
of the lectern. A thin rope was put through each hole and a whiskey bottle, empty 
but identifiable by the label, tied to each end. The bottles could be drawn up so they 
were virtually concealed behind the beam. 

But while the president was sermonizing, one student would be busy with the 
ropes on the floor overhead. First, he'd dangle one bottle in sight of the assembly, 
then pull it up and lower the other. He'd repeat the process several times before ty- 
ing them out of sight and taking his seat in chapel — thus not absent but merely late. 
Fear of discovery led to discontinuing this trick after a few days. 

The titters that ran through the student body both puzzled and worried Dr. 
Aikens, a teetotaler, who never realized how "fluid" his chapel services were. 

frey Allen. December I. 1979./ 509 Schuylkill St.. 
Schuylkill Haven. Pa. 17972. 

To William H. '74 and Judith Turner Thomas 
"74, a son. William Emerson, December 6, 1979. / 
144 Garden Dr.. South Plainfield, N.J. 07080. 

To Ronald L and Judith Smedley Ruth «5. a 
daughter. Amanda Susan. December 29. 1979. / 
910 Flint Way. Broomfield, Colo. 80020. 

To Mr & Mrs John C. Paterson '68, twins, a 
daughter, Sara Kinsey. and a son. Jeffrey William. 
January 2. 1980. / 3120 Ormond Dr . Winston- 
Salem, N.C. 27106. 

To Thomas and Phyllis Wilson Harris '70, a 

daughter. Sarah Anne. January 6, 1980. / 808 16th 
St., San Diego. Calif. 92154. 
To James C. '63 and Carol Gresh Black '63, a 

son. Erik James. January 8, 1980. Jim. assistant 
vice president and cashier of the Tri-County 
National Bank, is also operations officer at the 
bank's headquarters in Middleburg. / 21 Fairway 
Dr.. Sehnsgrove. Pa. 17870. 

To Jerry B and Susan Seaks McLaughlin '72. a 
daughter. Kathleen Seaks. February I, 1980. / 
2795 Eastgate Ave.. Concord. Calif. 94520. 

Mechanicsburg and was at Faith Lutheran 
Church. Lewisburg. at the time of his death. Sur- 
vivors include his wife, the former Evelyn Wilhour 
x'47. brother John Reitz x'50. sister Florence 
Reitz Brenneman '41. and daughter Diana Reitz 
Mounlzx72 His father, D. In in Reitz h'36, was a 
professor of commercial education at Sus- 
quehanna. 1931-47. 

Joseph R. W illiard '48 of Camp Hill. Pa., in 
Harnsburg. January 9. 1980. He was with 
Nationwide Insurance for 30 years as personnel 
and public relations manager. He served as a cap- 
tain of parachute engineers in World War II and 
the Korean conflict. 

Lena Baird Lee '31. King of Prussia. Pa.. 
January 12, 1980. She taught grade school in 
Altoona and later taught home-bound children in 
Upper Merion Twp.. Pa. She and her husband 
operated the Robert E. Lee Hardware store in 
King of Prussia until retiring last August. 

Wayne E. Morick '67. of Brewer. Me., in 
Bethlehem, Pa., February 16, 1980. A former 
principal and recreation director of Devereux 
Glenholme School, he was an agent for Combined 
Life Insurance Co. 

Ralph W. Showers '08. Havertown, Pa.. 
February 22. 1 980. at the age of 95. He retired in 
1 952 as chairman of the social studies department 
of West Philadelphia H.S. He held an M A. from 
Columbia University and a B.D. from Union 
Theological Seminary. His son is Harlan F. 
Showers '36 and his grandson, the Rev. H. 
Franklin Showers Jr. '70, conducted the funeral 

The Class of 79 

continued from page 3 

David R. Odenath Jr.: Account executive, 
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Mor- 
ristown, N.J. 

Richard K. Olson: Air Products. 

John W. Orr: Graduate student, Bloomsburg 
State College, and youth coordinator at St. John's 
Lutheran Church, Northumberland, Pa. 

Patrick J. O'Such: Staff accountant. Coopers 
& Lybrand. Newark, N.J. 

Jennifer L. Pauley: Associate programmer, 
Sperry Univac, Southampton, Pa. 

Gregory D. Paulson: Engineer, Burroughs 

Madeline V. Pearson: Training consultant in 
corporate education, Irving Trust Co., New York 

James N. Petitte: Graduate student in poultry 
science. University of Maine. 

Richard H. Pohl: Training with Marriott Con- 
glomerate in food service, Georgetown University, 
Washington, D.C. 

Robert J. Pureed: Researcher in Small Business 
Marketing Group, AT&T, Basking Ridge, N.J. 

Cindy L. Ray: Graduate student, Lutheran 
Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. 

Sandra L. Ray: Computer Center at S.U. 

David W. Reese: Oil-well logging engineer. 
Core Laboratories Inc., Casper, Wyo. 

Robert K. Reid: Instrumental and choral music 
teacher, Seneca H.S . Erie, Pa. 

Charles J. Reilly: Assistant buyer. J C Penney, 
Co.. Los Angeles, Calif. 

Kay L. Reppert: Graduate student, develop- 
mental clinical psychology, Antioch Univer- 

Scott A. Richards: Branch management 
trainee. New Jersey National Bank, Trenton. 

Donna Richmond Jennings: Laboratory super- 
visor, Sinclair Community College, Dayton. Ohio. 

Laurie E. Ritson: Management, Strawbridge & 

Janice A. Robb: Custom framing. The Framer's 
Vise, Timonium, Md. 

Nancy J. Robinson: Teacher of social studies. 
Montville (N.J.) H.S. 

Ellen Roush Wolf: Peer counselor, Shikellamy 
school district, Sunbury. 

James H. Ruitenberg: Staff accountant, 
Dorfman. Abrams Music & Co., Hawthorne, N.J. 

Kim J. Sawicki: Reserach analyst for County 
Prosecutor's Office, Toms River, N.J. 

Mark B. Scheyhing: Sports writer, Burlington 
County Herald, Mount Holly. N.J. 

Robert L. Schildt x: vice president of construc- 
tion company. 

Ellen J. Schmidt: Market research analyst, 
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York City. 

George S. Segon: Completed student teaching, 
planning graduate stud) 

continued on page 15 

SU Spoils 


The last weekend in February was a great time for Sus- 
quehanna sports fans. Not only did we join with the rest of 
the nation in savoring the U.S. Olympic hockey triumph, but 
wc also enjoyed our own "miracle"— a fourth place finish in 
ihe Middle Atlantic Conference Wrestling Championships 
by a Crusader squad that was expected to place no higher 
than ninth or tenth among the 20 teams entered. 

For the first time in the 42-year history of the event, Sus- 
quehanna hosted the MAC wrestling tournament. Four-year 
old O.W. Houts Gymnasium provided an excellent site for 
Ihe well-attended affair, involving nearly 200 wrestlers in two 
days of action. The University's athletic prestige benefited 
not only from our wrestlers' performances on the mats, but 


MAC Wrestling Championships 

O.W. Houts Gymnasium 



Final Team Standings 






109 1 /4 



Delaware Valley 70Vi 

Lebanon Valley 




Western Maryland 




Johns Hopkins 













3 1 /. 









from the fine job done by Coach Charlie Kunes and his army 
of volunteers in running the complicated tourney without a 

The home-mat advantage paid off for the Orange and 
Maroon, who were ninth in last year's MAC meet and had 
only a 5-7 dual record this winter. "I think wrestling in our 
own gym really helped us," says Kunes. "not so much 
because of the familiar surroundings, but mainly because of 
the tremendous support we received from our fans." A 
sizeable number of SU students bore the unaccustomed bur- 
den of paying one dollar admission in order to cheer on their 

Fan support was especially evident during Saturday 
night's finals. When Joel Tokarz '80 (Ossining, N.Y.) scored 
a takedown with 1: 10 left to go ahead of defending champ 
Tim Spruill of Lycoming, the sustained cheering, clapping, 
and foot-stomping by Susquehanna rooters raised decibels to 
a level that exceeded even the spontaneous yelling elicited by 
Friday evening's surprise P. A. announcement that the 
American hockey team had defeated the Soviets. 

With 35 seconds left, Tokarz was reversed by Spruill, who 
went on to take an 8-6 decision. But Tokarz's runner-up 
finish was the best by a Crusader grappler in the MAC tour- 
ney since Bill Bechtel '71 placed second at 126 pounds in 
1970. It was a great climax to an otherwise disappointing 
season in which Tokarz managed only a 7-5 dual mark. A 
four-year performer, Tokarz eclipsed Bechtel's school 
records for career wins with a 53-25 overall mark and for 
MAC tourney points in a season (!5'/2) and career (30). 
Ken Tashjy '83 (Pequannock, N.J.), 1 1-1 in dual meets, 

Oops ... a Mistake 

Carl Moycr '63, director of development, reports an error in th> 
last issue of the Alumnus— his mistake, not ours. Following is th 
correcl list of standings m the class competition for Highest Tola 
C "ntrihutions to the 1978-79 Susquehanna University Fund 




Class Agent/s 



Paul M.Haines 



William O Roberts 



Henrv H Cassler 


3.299 00 




William D.Atkinson 



Benjamin T Mover 



Robert &. lane Cline 



Timothv E Barnes 


2.489 00 

William H Gehron 



James O. Rumbaugh 

Tokarz. Funkhouser. and Grausam 

lost only to eventual champion Warren Robertson of 
Delaware Valley enroute to a third place MAC showing. The 
Crusader cause received unexpected boosts from Dave Heit- 
man '82 (Upper Saddle River, N.J.), a late replacement at 
142, and Rick Evans '81 (Mechanicsburg, Pa.), 1 50-pounder 
who hadn't wrestled in over a month because of injury. Each 
captured fourth place in his class. 

Bert Szostak '81 (Colonia, N.J.), 190 champ at the pre- 
season Lebanon Valley Tournament and 1 1 - 1 in dual meets, 
drew tough assignments in the MAC event. He lost to the top 
two seeded wrestlers and finished fifth. 


The team's fourth place MAC finish was Susque- 
hanna's best since 1971. It may be more than mere coin- 
cidence that this was the first time in nine years that the SU 
effort included Whitney Gay '71, then heavyweight wrestler, 
now an assistant director -of admissions and assistant wres- 
tling coach. Tokarz and Tashjy became the first Orange and 
Maroon wrestlers to qualify for the NCAA Division III 
national tournament, instituted in 1974. At the Coast Guard 
Academy in New London, Conn., Tashjy was 1-1 and 
Tokarz 0-1. 

The Crusader men's basketball team started no one taller 
than 6-4. and. as Coach Don Harnum says, "we weren't very 
quick either.'' However, the SU five was more competitive 
than its 9-15 record might indicate. With no seniors on the 
rosier, the Orange and Maroon defeated two top-notch 
teams in Dickinson and Western Maryland, almost upset 
Albright and Elizabethtown on the road, and were outclassed 
only twice, by Allegheny and Scranton. 

Rod Brooks '81 (Philadelphia) was named to the first team 
of the MA C Northern Division all-star squad, the only junior 
to earn that honor this year. Scoring 407 points for an 
average of 1 7 per game this winter. Brooks moved into tenth 
place on the all-time SU scoring list with a career total of 

Susquehanna swimmers made some waves this winter in 
their first season of official intercollegiate competition. The 
neophyte natators of Coach Ged Schweikert compiled a 4-5 
record in men's meets and went 2-2 in women's competition. 

At the MAC championships the SU women took seventh 
and the Crusader men were tenth for an overall eighth-place 
finish among 13 teams. Top individual place winner was 
Bette Funkhouser '83 (Lebanon, N.J.), second in the wom- 
en's 100-yd. backstroke. 

The women's basketball team failed to put it all together 
under Joyce Nolen, third coach in three years. But the 
Crusaders refused to give up. and did manage to win their 
final game after 12 straight setbacks. Top player was Sue 
Grausam '81 (Weslfield. N.J.). Tom Diehl. former 
Shikellamy High (Sunbury. Pa.) mentor and assistant SU 
men's hoop coach this winter, has been named new women's 
coach at Susquehanna. 

A new SU soccer coach has been appointed. He's Jim 
Aurand, who compiled an 1 1 -year record of 1 44-37-8 at Mid- 
dleburg (Pa.) High School, winning two league and two dis- 
trict titles and the state championship in 1974. 

Our last column may have left the impression that Neil 
Potter quit because of his 1979 team's disappointing record. 
This is unfair to Dr. Potter, who carried the SU soccer 
program through both ups and downs for the past 13 years. 
He had decided in September to "retire" from coaching 
because the "butterflies" in his stomach on the day of each 
game had become too much of a distraction from his faculty 
responsibilities in the Chemistry Department. 

As this is written. Crusader athletes are about to embark 
on a spring campaign which promises to be highly successful. 
One new coach is on board— Scot Dapp in baseball. He's ex- 
pecting a winning season, and a similar forecast can be made 
for every sport with the possible exception of men's tennis. 
The track team should be greatly improved, the golf and 
Softball squads should continue their recent strong showings, 
and the women's tennis team is in good shape to defend its 
1979 Middle Atlantic Conference Championship. 

Many Thanks to These Class Leaders 
Chairing Reunions This Year 

1970: Brian W. Gallup, 617 N. 23rd St., Allentown, Pa. 18104 

1965: Arthur F. Bowen, 20 Meadowbrook Dr., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870 

1960: Stephanie Haase Moore, 58 Washington Post Dr., Wilton, Conn. 06897 

1955: Richard E. McCarty, 1810 Edenwald Ln., Lancaster, Pa. 17601 

1950: Louis F. Santangelo Jr., 111 Cocoa Ave., Hershey, Pa. 17033 

1945: Frances Bittinger Burgess, R.D. 3, Box 66, Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870 

1940: Robert F. Fisher, P.O. Box 8202. Rochester, N.Y. 14617 

1935: Louise Mehring Bankert, 500 Wyndwood Dr., Westminster, Md. 21157 

1930: Marjorie Phillips Mitchell, 351 S. Market St., Apt. 2, Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870 

Emeriti: W. Alfred Streamer '26, 422 Kemmerer Rd., State College, Pa. 16801 


This is 
A Mace 

Grand Marsha! \eil 
Potter explains the 
symbolism depicted on 
the University Mace 
to Maurice Taylor prior 
to March 16 ceremony 
where music educator 
Taylor was con/erred with 
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and SU President 
Jonathan Messerli. 
Taylor's escort was Prof. 
Cyril Stretansky, standing 
in center of 
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Lebanon Valley Tournament: 6th ot 16 

Juniata 26. SU 12 

Western Maryland 28. SU 18 

Messiah 31, SU 15 

SU 37. Albright 12 

SU 33. Lebanon Valley 18 

SU 36. Moravian 12 

Delaware Valley 27. SU 18 

King's 29. SU 17 

Ellzabethtown 32, SU 12 

SU 25, Scranton 23 

Gettysburg 33. SU 22 

SU 37, Johns Hopkins 10 

MAC Championships: 4th ot 20 


SU 53, Castleton State 29 

Allegheny 80, SU 64 

Messiah 78. SU 76 

Elizabethtown 64. SU 55 

SU 76, Juniata 65 

SU 58, Dickinson 57 

Philadelphia Textile 68, SU 66 

Bloomsburg State 81, SU 75 

SU 75, Trenton State 63 

SU 71, Juniata 55 — 

Albright 78, SU 76 

Lycoming 81, SU 70 

SU 96, Delaware Valley 78 

Allentown 72, SU 62 

Lock Haven State 90, SU 81 

York 77, SU 72 

Elizabethtown 65, SU 64 (OT) 

SU 86, Wilkes 69 

SU 74, FDU-Madison 67 

King's 81, SU 73 

Albright 93, SU 84 

Lycoming 69, SU 64 

SU 78, Western Maryland 75 (OT) 

Scranton 71, SU 48 


Albright 62, SU 47 
Lycoming 65, SU 47 
Western Maryland 68, SU 36 
Juniata 92, SU 43 
Lincoln 62, SU 49 
Ellzabethtown 94, SU 36 
Wilkes 62, SU 50 
York 68, SU 41 
Messiah 89, SU 45 
Dickinson 68, SU 30 
Kings 93. SU 66 
Marywood 87, SU 54 
SU 54, Lebanon Valley 24 


Gettysburg 63, SU 40 

SU 82, Ellzabethtown 22 

SU 64, King's 39 

Dickinson 58, SU 46 

Bloomsburg State 57, SU 44 

Franklin & Marshall 70, SU 34 

SU 56, Lycoming 47 

York 65, SU 39 

SU 57, Wilkes 44 

MAC Championship: 10th ot 13 


SU 70, Mansfield State 42 
Gettysburg 71, SU 32 
SU 66, Dickinson 38 
Franklin 4 Marshall 63, SU 37 
MAC Championship: 7th ot 13 

MAC Men's and Women's Swimming: 
8th ot 13 


SU 71, Messiah 70 

Juniata 85, SU 65 

Dickinson 63, SU 55 

Youth In Action 75, SU 67 

SU 70. Bucknell 60 

SU 97, Juniata 66 

SU 93, Albright 91 (OT) 

Lycoming 85, SU 78 

Bucknell 83, SU 87 

SU 79, Lock Haven State 77 

SU 50, York 42 

SU 110. King's 68 

Albright 82, SU 72 

SU 89, Lycoming 71 

SU 96, Western Maryland 75 

Scranton 90, SU 76 


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yolume III in the series of recordings, featuring the reper- 
toire of the 1980 Concert Tour, in Stereo LP 33 1/3 rpm. 
Among the selections is a setting of Adoramus Te Christe 
by Wayne Dietterick 74, organist-choirmaster at Faith 
Lutheran Church, Murray Hill, N.J., and a setting of Martin 
Luther's A Mighty Fortress Is Our Cod with descant by 
fames Boeringer, head of the SU Music Department, writ- 
ten for the Inauguration of President Jonathan Messerli in 
1977. This recording comes in a personalized jacket with 
photos, program, and listing of personnel. 

Cost, including handling and postage, is $6.50. Please write 
check payable to Susquehanna University Choral Activities 
and send, with your name and address, to: 

Prof. Cyril Stretansky 
Department of Music 
Susquehanna University 
Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870 

The Class of 79 

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SPRING 1980 

The 1980 John C. Horn Distinguished Service Lecture . . . 


Dr. John C. Horn, at right, retired as chairman 
of the Susquehanna University Board of 
Directors in 1978, after 16 years in that 
office and 28 years as a member of the Board. 
In recognition of his outstanding leadership 
and accomplishments during the period of the 
University's extraordinary growth, the Directors 
established the John C. Horn Distinguished 
Service Lectureship. This, the first Horn 
Lecture, was delivered on May 4, 1980. 


It is a privilege to be invited to be the 1980 lecturer in 
honor of John Chisholm Horn for his distinguished service as 
a member and as chairman of the Board of Directors at Sus- 
quehanna University. 

Let me begin with a story. During the 1930s when two of 
the "superpowers" of Eastern football were Susquehanna 
University and the City College of New York, there was a 
student at the City College named Bernard Malamud. After 
graduation he became a noted short story writer and novelist. 
One of his short stories, sometimes criticized but often 
anthologized, is called "The Lady of the Lake." 

The story concerns a young man, Henry Levin, a 
floorwalker in the book department at Macy's, who inherits 
some money and decides to go to Europe in search of 

In Paris, he changes his name from Levin to Freeman, for 
he is tired of the past and of the limitations it has imposed on 
him. He seems to find the freedom, adventure, and even love 
he seeks in Stresa on the shores of Lake Maggiore. The lake 
with the background of the distant Alps and the nearer view 
of four islands within it, is so beautiful it almost makes him 

Dr. Richard Kamber Introduces the Horn Lecturer 

As head of the Department of Religion and Philosophy, I 
have been asked to introduce this evening's speaker, Dr. Otto 
Reimherr, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Sus- 
quehanna University and the first recipient of the John C. 
Horn Distinguished Service Lectureship. The John Horn 
Lectureship was established last spring, at the request of 
President Jonathan Messerli, to honor Dr. Horn's dis- 
tinguished service and accomplishments during his sixteen 
years as Chairman of the University's Board of Directors. 
This award is to be given annually to a full-time faculty mem- 
ber who has an outstanding record of scholarly endeavor and 
conscientious service to the University. It is, I think, 
altogether fitting that the first recipient of the award be a 
faculty-scholar who has given twenty-one years of dedicated 
service to Susquehanna. 

The most extraordinary feature of Otto Reimherr's 
scholarship is the manner in which he conducts it. Though 
Otto is eager to attribute expertise to others, he invariably 
denies it to himself. A stranger to the romantic agonies of 
academic prima donnas, Otto pursues his scholarly-interests 
with the unfeigned humility of a perennial student. The 
various papers, articles and reviews that Otto has written are 
essentially reports on the course of his studies. As Professor 
of Philosophy and Religion, Otto's academic obligations 
span two colossal fields of humanistic thought. To attain 
mastery in just one of these fields is a remarkable feat, the 
work of a lifetime. But Otto makes no claim to mastery. His 
goal is to learn what he can, and to share that learning with 
others. Undaunted by cultural disparities, Otto has been 
known to teach Aristotle and Jesus, back-to-back, and to of- 
fer a course titled The New York Timesand The Bible. In the 
case of the latter course. Otto discovered that what troubled 
his students was not cultural disparity, but their lack of ac- 
quaintance with either publication. 

Senior professors, like old ministers, are often dis- 
tinguished by their consummate predictability. Yet despite 
his standing in both professions, Otto Reimherr is full of sur- 
prises. One never knows what new topic, project, or official 
responsibility he is going to undertake next. Over the past 
three years alone. Otto has presented papers dealing with 
Latin Church Fathers, Nineteenth Century Mormonism, 
and Twentieth Century Judaism. 

Otto Reimherr has a secret, the external sign of which is 
his consistently cheerful demeanor. The ancient greek 
cosmologist Democritus was known to antiquity as "the 
laughing philosopher." Otto is known to us as "the smiling 
theologian." The precise meaning of that smile is difficult to 
decipher, but I suspect that it betokens two things: first, an 
affectionate tolerance for all that is human; and, second, the 
simple fact that Otto likes what he is doing. 

Not only is Otto Reimherr studious and cheerful, he is also 
famous. After many years of service as a pastor and teacher, 
as a member of the Board of Directors of the Lutheran 
Theological Seminary [Gettysburg], as Chairman of S.U.'s 
Department of Religion and Philosophy, as an editor of 
Susquehanna University Studies, and as director of the In- 
stitute forStudies in Parish Ministry, Otto has come to know 
and be known by a great many people. There is scarcely a 
corner of Central Pennsylvania where one cannot find an old 
friend of Otto's. Several years ago I happened to be sitting in 
my father-in-law's office in Yonkers, New York. One of the 
secretaries in the office asked me where I was teaching. And I 
replied, "Susquehanna University," thinking that she had 
probably never heard of the school. "Susquehanna," she said 
with a smile of recognition, "then I'm sure you know Otto 

Ladies and gentlemen, it is a privilege to present to you my 
well-known friend and colleague. Dr. Otto Reimherr. 

Love beckons when he visits Isola del Dongo with a group 
of tourists, and on straying from the group and the irritable 
guide, he meets the lady of the lake, whom he takes to be an 
Italian countess. She tells him her name is Isabella del 
Dongo. To his surprise, she asks him if he is Jewish. Without 
batting an eye, Henry replies, "No." 

They are attracted to each other and Freeman arranges 
further meetings. Although his background is not equal to 
Isabella's, he dreams of marrying her and taking her to 

At the end of one of the days they have together, Isabella 
tells him, "My name is not Isabella del Dongo, but Isabella 
della Seta. My father, my brother, and I are caretakers of the 
palace and the gardens." 

When Henry first hears this news he is crushed. Obviously, 
each has been lying to the other. Finally he comes to the con- 
clusion that this revelation makes no difference to him. So he 
runs down to the dock as twilight is descending and sets out 
for the island where she lives, in a boat rowed, strangely, by 
the caretaker father. It is late in the day and the moon is just 
coming up. 

Henry arrives at the island and is met by Isabella, whose 
first word to him is, "Goodbye." 

"Goodbye?" puzzles Henry. "I have come to marry you!" 
Isabella looks at him with moist eyes and asks, "Are you a 
Jew?" He answers immediately, "How many nos make a 
never? Why should I lie? Why do you persist with such 
foolish questions?" 

Then come the climactic lines of the story. "Because I 
wished you were. I cannot marry you." With that she opens 
her bodice and there he sees on her body tatooed numbers . . . 
Buchenwald. "We are Jews. My past is meaningful to me. I 
treasure what I suffered for." 

"Jews, you?" stammers Henry. "O God, why did you keep 
this from me? Isabella, listen, I am, I am." He gropes for her 
but she steps among the statues, and still calling her name, 
Henry embraces only moonlit stone. 


One cannot speak of John Horn without thinking of a 
family in whose life the past has been meaningful. This 
family has had a great tradition, and also its share of suffer- 
ing. For a few moments I would like to recall some phases of 
the life of that family in relationship to American higher 
education. Our limited time allows speaking of only four 
members of John's family who have achieved distinction. 
There are many others of whom much could be said. 

John Horn's grandfather was Henry Eyster Jacobs, 
probably the dominant intellectual among late 1 9th century 
and early 20th century Lutherans in the eastern United 
States. Born in 1844 in Gettysburg, his father was Michael 
Jacobs, professor of mathematics and natural science at Get- 
tysburg College. 

After graduation from the college and the seminary at 
Gettysburg, Henry was a teacher of Latin, Greek, and 
history. He studied particularly the 17th century teachers of 
theology, and translated theological works, including the 
Book of Concord. His edition of the Book of Concord, the 
basic theological text in the Lutheran Church, done in the 
1880s, was so thorough that it was supplanted only in 1959 — 
almost 80 years later — by a team of translators. As a 
professor at the Philadelphia Seminary he taught until his 
86th year. In 1890 he published The Lutheran Movement in 
England, and in 1893 the major 19th century history of the 
Lutheran Church in the "American Church History" series. 

According to Theodore Tappert in his History of the 
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia 1864-1964, 
Jacobs took a quiet but active part in the life of the church. 
He participated in a series of meetings between 1877 and 

continued on page 3 


A New Leader Takes Office 

Over Alumni Weekend 1980 (see photo coverage beginning on page 5) there was a 
change in leadership of the general Alumni Association. Elected as president was Robert L 
Hackenberg '56, at left, above, with the outgoing president, William C. Davenport '53. 

Bob Hackenberg takes the reins with a solid background of experience in handling a 
variety of chores for Susquehanna, including service as chairman of Alumni Weekend and 
vice president of the Association. A resident of Plainfield, N.J., he is general manager of 
Monteverdi, a division of Lloyds Electronics in Edison. As president, he has heavy respon- 
sibilities smd will be counting on all alumni to help as the University moves further into the 
'80s and celebrates its 125th anniversary. There will be work for all to do. 

Meanwhile, Bill Davenport has moved on and been elected an alumni representative on 
the University's Board of Directors — which, of course, also has its work cut out for it. Bill 
served the alumni as president for three years and he gave unstintingly of his time and talents 
to the causes of Alma Mater. We are all grateful to him and to his lovely wife, the former 
Margaret Henderson '54. Bill and Peg live in Camp Hill, Pa, and Bill is owner of the Hoopy 
Insurance Agency in Lemoyne. 

Susquehanna has not published an alumni directory since 1963. Thus, the mailing all 
alumni received concerning our new one, to appear early in 1981, is most important. It's also 
important to remember that this edition is being published at no cost (except for question- 
naires and their postage) to the University. Responses are pouring in at a good rate and we're 
striving for completeness and accuracy. If you haven't returned your questionnaire, how 
about sending it along so we don't have to send you a follow-up in September? 

On another subject, and just for the record: Some folks have been asking about the for- 
mat of Susquehanna Alumnus. We did get some mail (but not a great deal) when the first 
tabloid appeared— some alumni preferring a magazine and some a tab. Many of the 
thoughtful, however, seem to agree that this is a time to economize, if possible, as long as we 
do it with taste. For now— for 1980-81— we are budgeted for a tabloid. We'll do our best to 
keep it looking good. 


The Susquehanna Alumnus 


Director of Alumni Relations 

Staff Writer 

Susquehanna University Rlumni Association 

o presidents; Carol 6 Kehier 'i 

Robert L. Hackenberg '56 president Mane Wernlkowekl Macfarlan "62. Peter M N 

eecretory- Cheater Row* 52. treasurer Neleon E. Bailey 57. William C Davenport S3. James C. Oahrla '50, Florence Rother. 

met Letaha 40. Jamee W White 'So. repreeemattvee on the Unlveralty Board ol Directors. 

Executive Board members-et-la/oe. term expiring 1901: Richard A. Bechlel 72. Henry J. DePerro 70. Georgia D. Fegley "66. 
Helen Wenntel Spinner 37, Eleenor Saverl was ^9. Term expiring 1982 Donald C Bernlnger '52. Linda Kline Bugden 72 
>bert W Cunle '83, Kathl S«ne Flack 76. William A, Lewis Jr. 68 Term expiring 1983; William H Gehron Jr '40 Richard L 

Klsslak 58. Linda ■ 

r Klemeyer 71. Dorothy Apger Ross '53. Paul 8 Stetler '48 

II is the policy ol Susquehanna University not to discriminate on the basis ol rac. color, religion, national c 
sex. or nandlcap In its educational programs, admlaalons practlcea. scNHsfshlp and loan programs athletics end other'achool- 
UJJ" I activities, or employment practlcea This policy Is In compliance »lth the rogulremonteol Title VII ot the CMI Rights 
Act ot 1964, Title IX ot the Education Amendments ot 1972. Section 504 ol the Rehabilitation Acl ol 1973 regulations of the Inter. 
nel Revenue Service, and all othsr applicable Federal. State and local statutes, ordinance, and regulations Inquiries regarding 
compliance .tth Tin. IX and Section 604 may be directed to Dr. Jonaotan C Menem. Pree.dent. Susouohsnns University. 
Sellnagrove. Pa. 17870. (717) 374-0101; or to the Director ol the Department 01 EducoBon. Weehlngton. DC 

Toward a Concordance 
of Edgar Allan Poe 

For the past two years, a protect has been underway at 
Susquehanna Involving production ot a concordance — an 
alphabetic index ot words with the context In which they appear in 
the text— ol the complete works ot Edgar Allan Poe. Concordances, 
which can be valuable aids to literary scholars, have been complied 
tor other authors, but not tor Poe. Although a simple concept, the 
undertaking Involves many hours ot painstaking work, even in 
today's computer age. What lollows is a tlrst-person eccount by one 
ot those who have worked on the project: Deborah M. Bernhisel '78, 
an English and Latin major who is currently a communication arts 
teacher tor the Shikellamy School District In Sunbury. 

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"Quoth the Raven, 'Nevermore' " was a 
familiar enough quotation to me as an un- 
dergraduate at Susquehanna. No self- 
respecting English major would fail to 
recognize this as a quotation from Edgar 
Allan Poe's famous poem "The Raven." 
Yet, since those undergraduate days^ this 
line and thousands of others by the same 
author have taken on a new dimension for 

My renewed interest in the 19th century 
poet and storyteller came as a result of the 
1978 Modern 'Language Association Con- 
vention in New York City. At a session spon- 
sored by the Poe Studies Association, a 
paper was presented which discussed re- 
search possibilities involving Poe and his 
works, one of which was to produce a com- 
plete concordance of his prose and poetry. 
Dr. Elizabeth Wiley, professor of English at 
Susquehanna, heard the lecture, was struck 
by the suggestion, and returned to campus 
brimming with enthusiasm for the task. 

Her enthusiasm was contagious and, 
within a short while. Dr. Wiley had enlisted 
support on campus, including that of Dr. 
Donald Housley, director of faculty develop- 
ment, and Dr. Wallace Growney, director of 
academic services in Susquehanna's Com- 
puter Center. Dr. Wiley presented a written 
proposal to the University for a Summer 
Research Grant,-and received funding to in- 
vestigate the feasibility of compiling a Poe 

The actual physical labor began in the 
spring of 1979. In preparation for a concen- 
trated effort in programming and compila- 
tion during the summer, Dr. Wiley, with the 
help of Barbara Bryan '79, began surveying 
the material at hand, namely the Poe short 
stories found in The Belknap Press Edition 
of the Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, 
as edited by Thomas Olive Mabbott. This 
particular edition and its sister volumes were 
to serve as the basis for the concordance, and 
from its pages Barb and Dr. Wiley needed to 
calculate the logical and grammatical length 
of Poe's phrases, so they could be fed into the 
SU computer, with the extraneous words to 
be excluded from the final listing. 

With summer came my involvement with 
the project, as clerk, typist, and proofreader. 
The summer's goal was to produce a small 
sample of the computer-compiled Poe con- 
cordance, and my job initially was to supply 
the computer with the necessary raw 
material. At first, we decided to include 17 
stories, the number in the Poe collection 
entitled The Folio Club. These stories were 
to be typed into the computer line by line in 
an exact reproduction of the page as printed 
in Mabbott's edition, and to be proofread 
twice to ensure accuracy. This material was 
then to be run through a program designed to 
sort through the stories word by word, 
eliminate unnecessary words (based on the 
list compiled in the spring), and list the 
remaining words alphabetically along with 
the lines in which they appeared. The 

product of this collation would then be edited 
into phrases and printed for distribution to 
prospective supporters. 

Stage one, typing and proofreading, was 
rather simple, although extremely time- 
consuming. In fact, by the end of the 1 Ith 
story, I had used up approximately 100 
hours of computer time. The work was 
tedious. It was necessary to type a volume 
number, page number, and line number for 
each line of the text, and the computer 
system required exact spacing of the typed 
characters. Proofreading was no easier since 
the computer only printed out what it had 
previously received, typing errors included. 
The text needed to be read through several 
times, and even then errors managed to slip 

After hours and hours of typing, reading, 
and more typing, the first compilation was 
run. During the typing-proofreading stage of 
work. Dr. Growney and student assistant 
David Lynch '80 wrote a program which 
would allow the computer to search out each 
word, list it separately (along with its line of 
text, volume, page, and line number), 
eliminate the extraneous words, combine 
like words into single listings, tally the num- 
ber of times each word appeared, and then 
alphabetize the final product. After several 
trials with individual stories, the program 
was run on the 1 1 stories already in the com- 
puter's data base. 

The result was both exhilarating and 
depressing. The computer run proved suc- 
cessful, completing in 20 minutes a task 
which would have demanded weeks of nor- 
mal human labor. The only drawback was 
that the printed result was a pile of computer 
printout nearly three inches thick, all of 
which needed to be carefully checked against 
the text to ensure its accuracy, especially in 
regard to the reliability of the program itself. 

Proofreading the master printout proved 
to be as tedious and time-consuming as it ap- 
peared, but the work had its recompense 
Now that we were dealing with compiled 
material, we were able to make observations 
about the feasibility of the concordance and, 
even more interesting, observations about 
Poe's word choice. The text was no longer a 
solidified unit. We were dealing with in- 
dividual words and the phrases in which they 
appeared. At a glance, we could tell how of- 
ten a word was used in a given story or how 
often a word was used in the 1 1 stories. The 
words were being dealt with as entities in 
themselves rather than as units in an overall 
literary structure. 

Possible patterns in language and word 
choice began to become noticeable during 
these sessions. Poe's vocabulary began to ap- 
pear as rather extensive. Often a particular 
word would appear only once or twice in the 
1 1 stories. Spelling inconsistencies were also 
noticeable, although the reason for the spell- 
ing shift could not be determined through the 
printout. Negative image words occurred 
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1904 which sought to reconcile theological differences be- 
tween Lutheran groups in the United States. His work 
culminated in the formation of the United Lutheran Church 
in America in 1918. 

He was a man of vast learning, said Tapperl, who devoted 
the whole of his time to study and teaching. In addition to his 
books he wrote several hundred articles for journals and en- 

A second remarkable person in John's life was his father. 
William Melchior Horn, born in 1882 at Charleston, South 
Carolina. He married Marguerite Jacobs, daughter of Henry 
Eyster Jacobs. In 1917 William Horn left an important con- 
gregation in New York City, Advent Lutheran Church on 
Broadway, to become a pastor to students at Cornell Univer- 

While John's father was in New York he was concerned 
for the poor, serving as president of the Inner Mission 
Society so effectively that it led to expansion of the work 
from Manhattan into the Bronx and Brooklyn. He also was 
elected president of the New York and New England Synod, 
and while serving in that office he helped to bring unity 
among Lutherans in the northeast region of the country. 

This important man in the church's life went to Ithaca, 
New York, and for his first service on the Cornell campus 
only 19 were present. Through his work from 1917 to 1932 
there were eventually 400 present at the services of the church 
each Sunday. 

During his early days of.working in Ithaca, calamity after 
calamity struck the family. The parsonage burned. The eight 
children in the family had whooping cough and measles. His 
wife Marguerite and the children were stricken with in- 
fluenza during the epidemic. Skunks lived under a section of 
the rear of their house, atacked the children, and infected the 
water system. 

In 1925 a building was completed on the edge of the Cor- 
nel! campus. Many gave gifts, but particularly Reformation 
Lutheran Church in Rochester, whose recent pastor, Dr. 
Walter Freed, is a member of our Susquehanna Board. One 
of Pastor Horn's projects was a 50 watt radio station, 
operating out of a closet, which broadcast the services of the 
church as well as discussions of the faith. Two nuns who were 
teachers in the Ithaca community said they always attended 
early mass so they would be home in time to hear Dr. Horn's 

At the age of 49 William Horn suffered a stroke while 
preaching. This cerebral accident happened on March 13, 
1932, and he passed away the following fall. It is clear that he 
was one of the pioneers in the way that the churches have 
ministered to students at major universities. 

A third remarkable person related to John Horn was his 
uncle, Charles Michael Jacobs, graduate of the University of 
Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Seminary, who studied 
also at the U niversity of Leipzig. A fter serving as a pastor for 
twelve years he became a professor of church history at the 
Philadelphia Seminary. 

Charles Jacobs had a different approach from that of his 
father. He had come under the influence of a movement 
known as the Luther Renaissance — a movement which 
engaged the attention of historians and theologians in Ger- 
many, Sweden, England, and the United States. With 
Preserved Smith, the Luther scholar of Cornell University, 
Charles Jacobs edited and translated Luther's Correspon- 
dence and Other Contemporary Letters (2 vols., 1913,1918). 
He was the chief collaborator in the publication of the Works 
of Martin Luther in 6 volumes, 1915-1932, which served 
readers until the recent appearance of Luther's Works in 50 
volumes, based on tlie Weimar Ausgabe. 

Tappert tells us that during the Charles Jacobs years at the 
Philadelphia Seminary, he was its most stimulating teacher 
and the academic leader of the-faculty prior to his election as 
president in 1927. He was known for his incisive mind and 
lucid exposition, especially when he lectured on-lhe history of 
Christian thought. Unlike his father, Henry Eyster Jacobs, 
the son held that the creeds and confessions of Christendom 
did not deal with absolutes but with alternatives. They were 
not to be viewed as final but as witnesses and guides to truth. 
His attitude is well typified by a document that he prepared 
in 1920 in cooperation with Frederick H. Knubel: "To ap- 
proach others without hostility, jealousy, suspicion, or pride, 
in ihe sincere and humble desire to give and receive Christian 
service. ." 

During Charles Jacobs's tenure in Philadelphia, possibil- 
hjnge in theological education in the Northeast 
came close to fruition. From the close of the 19th century the 
relationships between the two major seminaries of the 
Lutheran church in the East, Gettysburg and Philadelphia, 
had been cordial. In 1927 representatives of these two 

seminaries met with representatives of the two smaller 
seminaries. Harlwick and Susquehanna, and consolidation 
. was agreed upon in principle. But Hartwick then withdrew. 
In June 1928 the three remaining schools met at Harrisburg 
and reaffirmed the merger. Susquehanna agreed, with the 
proviso that the merger should be approved by the sup- 
porting synods. 

When the synods began to consider this matter, all the 
synods supporting Philadelphia agreed to the merger. Three 
of the synods supporting Gettysburg approved it. Only the 
Allegheny and Susquehanna synods which supported Sus- 
quehanna opposed merger, and one synod. East Pennsyl- 
vania, postponed action. Thus, the attempt to consolidate the 
forces in theological education failed because of the barriers 
set up by the suporters of Susquehanna, whose theological 
school closed anyway in 1932. 

The last member of the Horn family about whom I wish to 
speak is John's brother, Henry Eyster Horn, presently 
teaching at Bryn Mawr College, where his mother studied. 
After serving two parishes and a college presidency, in 1953 
Henry Horn became pastor of the University Lutheran 
Church, just off the Harvard Yard in Cambridge. His 
responsibilities included MIT. and the other schools of the 
Boston area. He was following in the footsteps of his father 
as pastor of a congregation ministering to students and other 
members of the university community. In his own words, he 
has seen his role as a pastor of a congregation in mission 
outward — toward a pluralistic and relativistic world. He has 
authored several books and articles and has shared an in- 
terest with other members of his family in worship and 

Last December, shortly before taking up his present duties 
at Bryn Mawr, he was honored by Harvard Divinity School. 
On that occasion, Krister Stendahl, professor of New Testa- 
ment and former dean, said, "When I arrived from Sweden 
in August 1954, Henry Horn was the first person I met. The 
temperature was above 90 degrees and so was the humidity. 
He was the only person left in Cambridge. Henry is for me 
Lutheranism at its best. A Lutheran by nature and Christian 
by grace, he is firm, wise, and kind. An avid reader and user 
of the Divinity School Library, he digested his reading 
carefully before returning to his congregation on Sunday 
morning. Over the years University Lutheran Church was 
nothing less than a feast." 

A college is made by its friends who are its benefactors. It 
is interesting that John Horn nominated Gustave Weber for 
the presidency of Susquehanna University. Henry Horn 
nominated Jonathan Messerli as the successor to Gustave 
Weber. Two brothers, able in their own right, have influ- 
enced this school for its good in helping it to find two out- 
standing leaders. 

John Horn shares with Gustave Weber an important 
period in Susquehanna's history: the period of extensive 
building— Weber Chapel Auditorium, Campus Center, 
Fisher Science Hall, new dorms and fraternity houses, 
renovation of Steele, Blough Learning Center, Houtz Gym- 
nasium. Susquehanna was fortunate that there were ties of 
friendship and family between John Horn and Gustave 
Weber. Both of them together formed a team that resulted in 
great advances in Susquehanna's life. Of either of them we 
might repeat the words at the entrance of Selinsgrove Hall, 
applied there to Benjamin Kurtz: "Si Monumentum Re- 
quiris, Circumspice" ("If you seek his monument, look 
around you"). 


Another side of the story is the fact that John Horn and six 
other members of his family are graduates of Cornell Uni- 
versity, the school that was probably the most innovative and 
influential on American higher education. Ezra Cornell, a 
man of wealth and imagination who was the largest 
stockholder of Western Union, founded that university "in 
which any person can find instruction in any study." The 
school was to be nonsectarian but not anti-religious. It was to 
be in close contact with the public school system rather than 
focusing on the exclusive prep schools. 

From its beginnings Cornell was the school for the prac- 
tical man. It was the school that addressed the needs of the 
American people. Its approach was copied by the major state 
universities of our land. It dramatized the importance of 
coeducation. Under Andrew Dickson White the "most 
abstruse knowledge could be turned to social and political 
use." White wrote "a functional definition of historical 
study." In 1878 he held that "we ought to teach history in 
such a way that it can be applied to the immediate needs of 
our time. . . Our knowledge of history must be brought to 
bear on our time to prevent, if possible, some few of the mis- 

Dr. Otto Reimherr, 
professor of 
philosophy and 
religion, has been 
at Susquehanna since 
1959. A native of 
New York City, he 
holds degrees from 
CCNY. the Lutheran 
Theological Seminary 
at Gettysburg, and 
Columbia University. 
Before joining the 
SU faculty, he was a 
parish pastor, a 
teacher at the seminary and at Wittenberg 
University, and campus pastor for the University 
of Maryland. A busy scholar, he has written a 
number of articles and reviews, directed two 
European Seminar programs for Susquehanna, and 
studied in both Germany and Israel. He also serves 
as director of the University's Institute for 
Studies in the Parish Ministry. 

takes in the future from which mankind has suffered in the 

The great historian of Cornell, Carl Becker, said that Cor- 
nell exerted such a wide influence because it was better 
situated than other schools to reflect the dominant temper of 
the times. It was neither wholly eastern nor western in its 
location. It was not altogether a state university and was still 
in part a private foundation. It symbolized the dominance of 
industrialism in America after 1865. It aimed at broad learn- 
ing as preparation for the specialized technical occupations 
needed by America's dynamic society. That practical ap- 
proach, typified by Cornell, is certainly an important aspect 
of the Horn tradition. 

Will schools today have the wisdom to match the im- 
aginative practical pioneering of Cornell and deal with the 
issues of the hour? It is hardly necessary for me to remind an 
enlightened audience such as this of the distinctive context in 
which our lives are lived in these demanding days. 

George Keller of the University of Maryland calls to our 
attention two opposite tendencies which appear on the 
horizon. Apparently the number of students who will seek 
places in America's colleges in the next decade will decline. 
While that may be true, we are in a period when our nation 
has need for imaginative and innovative minds, if we are to 
survive as a people. Imaginative innovation in science and 
society, at first, may seem to develop best amid the superior 
facilities of the major universities where research funds and 
elaborate equipment may be available. Yet the small college 
with its close personal relationships between student and 
faculty — if kept on a demanding level rather than merely 
sentiment — may form a superior seedbed for the flowering of 
wise minds. An enlightened educational policy will recognize 
the place of the small college which awakens the student in 
his formative years. 

We might ask the question, "What makes a college in- 
fluential?" Douglas Heath of Haverford College suggests 
that the first six or eight weeks of the school year for its first- 
year students should be intellectually traumatic. Students 
should experience such a cultural shock that they are con- 
vinced they are on the threshold of new adventure. Just as 
crises force us to reassess our lives, so students will grow only 
when they are awakened from late adolescent dogmatic 

But such intellectual trauma will not necessarily evoke a 
grateful response. We live in an age of passivity, apathy, and 
rejection of involvement. When a school or a faculty member 
attempts to challenge students the response is likely to be 
hostility, rather than affection. However, the college does not 
exist to please or flatter, but to move students from a state of 
dependency to eventually becoming autonomous learners. ' 
Beyond hostility will emerge the conviction that there are 
powerful intellectual forces moving through the school. 
Ideally, ninety percent of the faculty and students will agree 
that the college is primarily an intellectual center. Eighty 
percent will agree that the student body is dedicated, con- 
scientious, and capable. And almost eighty percent will 
characterize the school as both making demands of its stu- 
dents and inspiring them toward idealism. 

We might be able to reduce our expectation of the college 
experience for the student to four elements: to free the stu- 
dent from prejudice, to develop depth of interest, to 
humanize the conscience, to stimulate an eagerness for con- 


tipued learning. And these aims cannot be removed from the 
future i mentions of the student, after he leaves the academic 
halls. Christopher Jencks and David Riesman have pointed 
out that for every school, the question ruling the curriculum 
is always how an institution mixes the academic with the 
vocational, not whether it does so. 

Amid the complexities of the contemporary world we 
would do well to examine the practical common sense in the 
program proposed by Huston Smith at Washington Univer- 
sity in St. Louis, almost 25 years ago, and published in his 
book. The Purposes of Higher Education. SmiUi, later a 
professor at MIT. and Syracuse, saw four necessary com- 
ponents in the life of a school. 

The first component he would include is the several aspects 
of knowledge He would begin with a consideration of man's 
physical and biological nature, so that the student would gain 
a broader understanding of himself: who he is, where he is in 
the cosmic scheme, how he got there, how he ought to live in 
harmony with his nature. This would be followed by an effort 
lo study one's own society, aided by the indirect lighting 
given by anthropology, philosophy, and literature. From 
such study should emerge an understanding of the processes 
that make for personal and group development. 

The component of knowledge would include study of 
man's cultural history, which may often seem to have little 
utilitarian advantage. Yet only in gaining knowledge of one's 
own traditions with its conflicts and its compromises can one 
gain the material to make ready for the healing of the wounds 
of contemporary Western man. 

A second component in Huston Smith's recommendations 
is an emphasis on the development of abilities. The first 
ability a student should develop is the ability to use his own 
language. In this age, when we are surrounded by so great a 
sea of print, all need to be able to transmit ideas in readable 
and understandable prose. But since we talk more than we 
write we need to learn to speak with clarity and conviction. 

Another necessary ability for modem man is the ability to 
think critically. Admittedly, not all thought is of this variety. 
Nevertheless, controlled thinking does have an important 
part to play and can be learned through the formal disciplines 
of logic and mathematics. We can apply such critical thought 
not only to the sciences but also to everyday affairs. 

Since again and again we make value judgments, we need 
to examine our own personal values, the values of our own 
culture, and the values of other cultures. In making value 
judgments we can trace the consequences that follow from 
acting according to values that were accepted in the past, and 
compare them with the values that are operative today. 

Beyond the strictly curricular matters, a student's ex- 
perience involves social situations which bring to the fore 
participatory abilities — amid the low life of the dorm, the 
prattle of the dining table, the responsibility of running 
something such as a school newspaper, or having a part in a 
play, of being a member of a team. 

Among the abilities not to be neglected in a day which de- 
mands we be concerned about the international community, 
is the ability to handle a foreign language. Not only do we 
gain insight and appreciation of how language operates and 
orders thought; the study of a foreign language opens doors 
to other minds so that we share with other people their way of 
looking at realities. 

A third component of a liberal education, said Huston 
Smith, is in the realm of appreciation We might begin with 
the appreciation of beauty, a factor which lights up our world 
and opens our eyes and ears so that we recognize the 
loveliness of our environment, natural or cultural. Huston 
Smith agrees with Alfred North Whitehead that there is 
something about beauty which makes it an all-inclusive vir- 
tue, subsuming within it both truth and goodness. 

As we widen our horizons to the point of entering 
vicariously into the lives of others, we develop an apprecia- 
tion of people. They cease lo be mere props for our purposes. 
We recognize them as human beings in their own right. 
Nothing surpasses great literature in stirring in us the im- 
agination necessary to enter into the hearts and lives of 

Jswph Ban-Oivld 

Trends in A merican Higher Education, published in 
1972, was written by Joseph Ben-David for the Car- 
negie Commission on Higher Education. Then a 
sociologist at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, he 
wrote of colleges as social institutions involved in a 
form of social control as he viewed the situation with 
the objectivity of an outsider. 

What elements are considered of importance in 
American higher education? First, no American uni- 
versity can exist without an effective leader who is able 
to conduct its affairs in a context of a constantly 
changing community, at the same time able to secure 
the needed resources to meet these changes. Leader- 
ship centers in the president of an institution who has 
to be attentive to changes of opinions and changes in 
attitudes among diverse groups of people: the com- 
munity in general, the students, the teachers, the 
alumni, and others who determine the fate of a school. 

Clark Kerr has said that the first task of the presi- 
dent is to preserve the peace, a peace between the inter- 
nal life of the school and the society that surrounds it. 
Furthermore, the stance of the president is necessarily 
ambiguous — he is expected to stand for something in a 
way that offends no one. The result is that presidents 
tend to be non-absolute, cautious liberals. The presi- 
dent is guaranteed an abundance of criticism from 
every sector of the public, including the student 
newspaper which, Ben-David says, is the only publica- 
tion of a school that is permitted to be malevolent. 

others than ourselves. This leads naturally to the apprecia- 
tion of the differences in human nature: strongheaded men 
and conciliators, the bright and the dull, the happy and the 
morose. As we witness the strengths and weaknesses of 
humankind, our tolerance and understanding are increased 
as we deal with those of diverse racial, cultural, and 
economic status. As we catch a glimpse of man's poten- 
tialities we gain a vision of man's best in art, literature, 
philosophy, and religion — all evidences of the need for 
curiosity and wonder. 

The last component Huston Smith considered necessary in 
a liberal education is the dimension of motivation. Unless a 
student develops an adequate hierarchy of values. Smith sees 
trouble ahead in a day when the individual is given greater 
freedom than he has ever known before. To reach ordered 
choices a clarification of values must replace the spiritual 
chaos of adolescence. Such an accomplishment will result in 
the development of an affirmative and constructive orienta- 
tion toward life. 

At the same time, motivation will be needed to develop a 
constructive independence of spirit, changing students from 
barges who need to be pushed and tugged to personalities 
likened to self-propelled ships. With a self-confident 
awareness of a search for truth such confidence will be equal 
to the. new, the unfamiliar, and the unexpected. Smith cites 
an observation of Martin Luther on the brink of excom- 
munication. When asked where he would stand if he were put 
out of the church, Luther replied, "Under the open sky." 

Another aspect of motivation is the willingness to assume 
social responsibility as a participant in a community with 
dimensions reaching out into the world. All mankind is 
related, so we need to encourage students to include the in- 
terests of others within their own; not only to help others but, 
more important, to help in removing obstacles which prevent 
others from developing for themselves. Finally, the motiva- 
tion to seek self-realization at the highest possible level will 
awaken in students understanding of both the heights and the 
depths to which human life can go. 

Joseph Ben-David, a sociologist at the Hebrew University 
in Jerusalem, in writing for the Carnegie Commission on 
Higher Education in 1972. may have summarized all the ob- 
jectives Huston Smith had in mind when pointing out that 
there is no higher objective for all students, serious or not. 
than to learn to become responsible and loving persons in all 
their relationships. 

American society with its complexities needs more than a 
few highly selective colleges to train its citizenry for par- 
ticipatory democracy. Much more is needed than the train- 
ing of a leadership class. American political parties have 
given flexibility to the rigidities of constitutionalism. 
Similarly, a system has emerged in higher education which 
has brought challenges to students who are not completely 
dedicated to their studies because of either indifference or in- 
ability to formulate clear professional goals for the future. 
Such Ben-David denominates "non-students." 

In the informal peer culture of frats, clubs, and teams 
loyalty is learned, warm friendships are made, and devotion 
is developed toward adherence to the purposes of the group. 
Participation in these groups has been good preparation for 
the combination of ruthless competition and loyalty to one's 
team of co-workers required in the world of business. Such 
participation within a universalistic non-kinship society of 
one's own peers has supplied purposive moral education not 
provided by value-neutral scholarly objectivity. In addition, 
these experiences impart the native values of American 
society: genuine equality, importance of character and 
achievement, altruism, loyalty to others. As the self attains 
an identity, "non-students" are even led to appreciate the in- 
tellectual and aesthetic purposes of a college. What began as 
non-intellectural aspects of college life often become an ap- 
preciative and receptive attitude toward science, scholarship, 
and art. 


Joseph Ben-David reminds us also of forgotten factors in 
American higher education. Private colleges and universities 
in America generally trace their origins to a religious com- 
munity. Though these colleges and universities may have lost 
their relationship with a religious community there is no 
other clearly defined community that has emerged to replace 
the religious community. One of the functions of a Board of 
Trustees is to maintain a fiction that the college belongs to a 
particular community. No one is ever certain how to identify 
that fictional community. There are those who will protest 
the religious involvements of a school, but Ben-David re- 
minds us that when the state enters the picture of higher 
education rigidities appear which had been avoided when 
colleges were merely private institutions. Furthermore, 
teachers who treasure their academic freedom should be 
reminded, continues Ben-David, that they enjoy a freedom 
whose roots are religious in the separation of church and 

Gerald Grant and David Riesman in The Perpetual Dream 
liken colleges and universities to modern secular cathedrals 
which will "remain strong and retain their hegemony on the 
academic landscape." The most distinctive reformers of the 
present have written new creeds which have won few 
adherents. Yet they, like the Protestant Reformers of the 
16th century, sometimes succeed by partial incorporation 
into the larger whole. Following the words of Grant and 
Riesman, any university is a pluralistic cathedral "where dif- 
ferent sects may worship at the side altars as long as most of 
the offerings support the central tenets of the utilitarians and 
the research-oriented faiths." 

In closing, I return to Huston Smith's The Purposes of 
Higher Education: "The most beautiful and most profound 
emotion we can experience is the sensation of the mystical. It 
is the sower of all true science. He lo whom this emotion is a 
stranger, who can no longer wonder and stand rapt in awe, is 
as good as dead." That is a quotation attributed to Albert 


Sept. 19 atFDU-Madlson* 7:30 
Sept. 27 UPSALA* (Homecoming) 1:30 
Oct. 4 at Lycoming* 1:30 
Oct. 11 JUNIATA* 1:30 
Oct. 18 at Albright* 1:30 
Oct. 25 at Delaware Valley* 1:30 
Nov. 1 FRANKLINS MARSHALL (Parents Day) 1:30 
Nov. 8 MUHLENBERG 1:30 
Nov. 14 WILKES* (at SellnsgroveH.S.) 7:30 
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Winners of ihis year's Alumni Award medals at 
the luncheon on May 3: David F. Lynch, math 
and computer science major from Rheems, Pa., 
and Cornelia J. Klee, business management major 
from West Sims bury. Conn.. "Senior Man and 
Woman Mast Typifying the Ideals of Susquehannt 
Dr. Paul D. Coleman '40, professor of electrical 
engineering and founder-director of the 
Electro-Physics Laboratory at the University 
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. "For Achievement 
Timothy E. Barnes '35. retired teacher who is 
president of the Mount Carmel-Shamokln District 
Alumni Club and SVF class agent, "For Service.' 


At Friday night event. Betsy J. Kluge '81 
ofCranford. N.J., editor of The 1980 
Lanthorn. presents the yearbook dedication to 
Dr. Kenneth O. Fladmark, professor of business 
administration who has been at SU since 1961. In 

<• is Lisa A. Fairbanks '81 of New City. 
N.Y.. president of the Student Government 
Association. At left. President Jonathan Messerli 

? G. Higley, psychology major of 
Chappaqua. N.Y., as May Queen. Jack B Treas. 
chemistry major of Shamokin Dam Pa. 
was King All May Court members were seniors 




The annual Alumni Weekend meeting of the Susquehanna 
University Alumni Association was held at the Alumni 
Luncheon on Saturday, May 3, 1980, in the Campus Center 
at Selinsgrovc. There were 450 in attendance. The meeting 
was called to order by President Bill Davenport '53 and the 
invocation was pronounced by the Rev. Dr. Paul Reaser, in- 
terim chaplain to the University. 

Following the luncheon. Alumni Relations Director Buss 
Carr '52 introduced the May Court who assisted in 
presenting remembrances to emeriti alumni and those 
celebrating their 50th reunion. Other reunion classes 
recognized were 1935, 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955, I960, 1965, 
and 1970. The Class of 1980 was received into the Alumni 
Association and Class President Robert Schoenlank of 
Allendale, N.J., announced the class gift of an electric timer 
for the athletic department and funds to refurbish Faylor 
Lecture Hall. The gift was accepted by University President 
Jonathan Messerli with appropriate remarks. 

The business session opened with approval of the minutes 
of the last meeting and the treasurer's report, both of which 
were reproduced and distributed. Pete Nunn '57, Alumni 
Weekend chairman, announced the weekend schedule and 
expressed appreciation to the persons who were instrumental 
in making the weekend a success. It was also announced that 

John Wall '30 won the 1980 golf tournament. Henry 
DePerro '70, chairman of the Nominations Committee, an- 
nounced the results of the election for Alumni Represen- 
tative to the University Board of Directors, William C. 
Davenport '53, and for five members-at-large to the Alumni 
.Association Executive Committee: William H. Gehron Jr. 
'40, Richard L. Kisslak '58, Linda Maier Klemeyer '71, 
Dorothy Apgar Ross '53, Paul B. Stetler '48. Officers elected 
for the coming year: Robert L. Hackenberg '56, president; 
Peter M. Nunn '57 and Maria Wernikowski Macfarlan '62, 
vice presidents; Carol B. Kehler '74, secretary; Chester G. 
Rowe '52, treasurer. 

Awards Committee chairman Donald E. Wissinger '50 
made these presentations for 1980: Senior Man and Woman 
Most Typifying the Ideals of Susquehanna to David F. 
Lynch of Rheems, Pa., and Cornelia J. Klee of West 
Simsbury, Conn.; Service Medal to Timothy E. Barnes '35 of 
Mt. Carmel, Pa.; Achievement Medal to Paul D. Coleman 
'40 of Champaign, 111. 

The luncheon was adjourned with the singing of the Alma 
Mater directed by Marie Gore and accompanied by Lydia 

Respectfully submitted, 
Carol B. Kehler '74, Secretary 

Returning alumni enjoyed a variety of traditional activities 

including a spirited get-together at the Penns Creek cottage of 

Jeanne and Jack Shipe '40 as well as a number of other class parties. 

John Wall '30, at right in left photo below, won the annual 

golf tournament and the Rev. Robert R. Clark '35. center photo 

below, preached at the alumni Church Service Sunday morning. 


Preceding Saturday's Reunion 
-JKr-l and Awards Luncheon. Ralph Witmer '15, 
WA f at left in photo above, led the 

.j* ' ^B mm mm I Parade of Classes as Grand Marshal. 


Track Team 


Above: Tim Taylor leads the 
pack in a distance race. A I left: 
Coach Jim Taylor: Larry Smith 
winning the 800 meters. Below: 
Tom Moore jumps far: highest 
point-getter Bill Laswell succeeds 
in the hurdles: Brian Betz shows 
the form which earned him 
points in the pole vault. 

TRACK 1980 

Individual Scoring Totals (minimum 10 points) 

Bill Laawell '83, Wilkes-Bar re. Pa. . hurdles, sprints, 400-meter relay 72 Vi 

Tom Moor* 'S3, Bloomsburg, Pa. , long and triple lump, 400-meter relay 53Vi 

Tim Taylor '81, Newark, N J , 1500 and 5000 meters 45 

Ernie Melael 'S3, Montgomery, Pa., sprints, 400-meter relay 44 

Chris Pemberton'SS, Milton, Pa., shot put, discus 41 

CIIH Holm '83, Massapequa, NY., high jump, hurdles 37 

Vlnce McFadden '82, Kenhorst, Pa., hurdles, sprints. 400-meter relay 34'A 

Kevin Doty '82, Springfield. N.J., high lump 32 

Bob Roeel '83, Brldgewater, N.J.. 400 meters, 1600-meter relay 27 

Rich Rudd '82. Some rs , NY. . long and triple ]um p 26 

Steve Lamoreaux '60, Mahwah, N.J. .discus 26 

Larry Smith '63, Sellnsgrove, Pa.. 800 meters. 1 600-meter relay 24 Vi 

Dean Qlopuloe '81, Wellsvllle, NY. .sprints. 400-meter relay 24 

Bob Plckarl'81. Kingston, R I .800and 1500meters 23 

Tim Harris '83, Morris Plains. N.J., 800 meters, 1600-meter relay 22 

Brian Betz "83, Westlleld. N.J.. pole vault 21 

Rum Stevenson '80, Midlothian, Va.. 1500meters 17 

Bob Bongo '33, Morris Plains. N.J.. 800 meters. 1600-meter relay 16% 

John Janlczek 'S3. NantJcoke. Pa.. 400 meters. 1 600-meter relay 15% 

Rob Holland '62, Morrlstown. N.J.. pole vsult 15 

Rick Wadbrook '63, Mlddletown. N.J., javelin 14 

Kurt Relber '81, Sellnsgrove. Pa., long and triple jump 12 

Bud WWIame'61,Leesburg. N.J. .shot put 10 

Crusader Track Coach Jim Taylor is a 
hard worker and a perfectionist. He's not 
one to rest on his laurels, and expresses dis- 
satisfaction with the results of the 1 980 cam- 

Listen to some of his comments: "Bad 
weather was a problem; I thought we went 
downhill in terms of conditioning from the 
beginning to the end of the season. Improve- 
ment will come with maturity. We have some 
good recruits coming in. If we can keep 
everybody healthy we should be improved 
next season. In fact, I'll be extremely disap- 
pointed if we're not much better next year." 

Take those quotes out of context, and 
you'd think the speaker was the coach of a 
losing team giving his "wait until next year" 

However, Coach Taylor has just guided 
the Susquehanna cindermen to a perfect 10-0 
dual meet record, the first winning track and 
field mark at SU since 1 972 and the first un- 
beaten slate in any sport since the I970 track 
squad went IO-0. 

The I970 Crusader thinclads accom- 
plished something that the 1 980 squad did 
not, and that's where Coach Taylor has set 
his sights. In I970 and again in I97l, the 
Orange and Maroon won the Middle Atlan- 
tic Conference Track Championship. "Next 
year I think we can challenge for the MAC 
title," says Taylor. 

"We didn't have the kind of team it takes 
to win a meet like the MAC Championships 
this year," Taylor says. "Our strong point 
was depth. I'm confident we could beat 
Widener (the MAC champ) in a dual meet. 
But we didn't have the truly outstanding in- 
dividuals needed to score points in cham- 


The undefeated 1980 Crusaders. 

first row: Harris. Cody. Wadbrook, Janiczek. 

Bongo. Betz. Kocis.Hiifman. Taylor. Simms, 

Meisel. Second row: Smith. Bray. Frotton. 

Pickart. Holland. Kelchner. Giopulos. 

McFadden. Pemberton, Rossi. Doty. Third 

row: Coach Jarrett. Stevenson. Heller. 

McQueen. Lamoreaux. Houser. Kerber. Purdy. 

Rudd. Barnes. Cianforrini, Hancock. 

Reiber. Rudisiit. Puffer. Kindter. Moore. 

Coach Taylor. Fourth row: Williams. Las welt. 

Young. Helm. Baker. Ciancolo. 


pionship competition against 20 other 
teams," he explains. "We didn't have a 
single athlete who qualified for the NCAA 
Division III meet this year." 

That won't be the case next spring, he 
believes. "We have people on our squad who 
have that kind of potential, and we have 
more coming in this fall." 

Despite the Jack of a championship 
trophy, Taylor is proud of the squad's per- 
formance this spring. "For such a young 
team, their poise was amazing. They had a 
great attitude and made a super overall team 
effort. I was confident we could improve on 
last year's record, but I never dreamed we 
would go undefeated." 

When Taylor first took the SU track post 
prior to the 1979 season, he said he was "not 
accustomed to losing." That was no idle 
boast. A teacher at the local middle school, 
Taylor had enjoyed a 112-39 dual meet 
record and produced six league titles, five 
district titles, and a state championship in 16 
years as head track coach at Selinsgrove 
Area High School. 

At Susquehanna he inherited a program 
that had produced a total of three dual meet 
victories in the previous two years. He 
matched that number in his first season with 
the Crusaders and this spring won them all. 
Taylor's assistant coach at Susquehanna is 
the same one he had at Selinsgrove: Steve 
Jarrett, now assistant dean of students at 

Aggressive recruiting was a key factor in 
Susquehanna's success at track and field this 
spring. "I'm the same coach I was last year 
when we were 3-6," quips Taylor. "This year 
we had better athletes." The 49-man roster 

listed 24 freshmen and only four seniors. In 
fact, the top two point scorers were 
freshmen, hurdler Bill Laswell and jumper 
Tom Moore. 

The crucial test for the youthful wearers of 
orange and maroon was a meet in which they 
fell 25 points behind Western Maryland 
before emerging with a 71-70 triumph. 
"Many young teams would have lost their 
composure after getting behind like that, and 
our ability to come back is the mark of a 
good team," Taylor says. 

Another big win for the Crusaders was an 
83-62 decision over perennial power Get- 
tysburg. Although the Bullets had nine first 
place winners, they could not overcome the 
SU depth. Susquehanna, which topped 
Western Maryland twice, also prevailed over 
Elizabethtown, Lycoming, Dickinson, Al- 
bright, Delaware Valley, Lebanon Valley, 
and York. The scheduled season opener with 
Juniata was postponed by rain and reset as 
the final contest of the campaign. Such was 
the Crusaders' reputation by that time that 
the Indians begged to be excused from the 
competition, claiming injuries and desertions 
as the excuse. 

Although they didn't win the MAC title, 
the Crusaders did move up to sixth place af- 
ter finishing eighth the previous year. With 
40 points, Susquehanna was only 13 behind 
third place Haverford, although well out- 
distanced by Widener (105) and Franklin & 
Marshall (93). 

Individual championships were taken by 
Larry Smith in the 800 meters and by the 
400-meter relay unit of Laswell, Ernie 
Meisel, Vince McFadden, and Dean 

The Crusaders garnered two medals in the 
1 10-meter high hurdles as Laswell finished 
third and Cliff Holm, sixth. Fourth place 
medals were won by Brian Betz in the pole 
vault, Tim Taylor at 5000 meters, and Kevin 
Doty in the high jump. Sixth place honors 
went to Steve Lamoreaux in the discus and 
Moore in the triple jump. 

"It's nice to be 10-0," says Taylor, "but I 
don't think that's the main accomplishment 
of the season. The biggest thing we have go- 
ing for us now is the enthusiasm we've 
generated and the recognition we've earned. 
Our kids really believe in themselves now 
and say they can hardly wait to get started 
next year. That kind of attitude carries over 
and breeds further success. Next year's in- 
coming freshmen will think it's always been 
like this." 

The old cliche about "team effort" really 
does apply to the SU track squad, and in a 
sport widely regarded as more of an in- 
dividual enterprise. "I believe in the team 
concept," says Taylor. "I try to give as many 
people as possible the chance to participate, 
and try to get the best effort out of 
everybody. If we knew we couldn't win an 
event, we went after second and third; then 
the opposition gains only a one-point 
margin," Taylor notes. The result of this 
strategy is that a total of 35 men entered into 
the scoring for the crusaders this spring. ' 

By keeping everybody involved, you get 
some pleasant surprises. Rich Rudd was not 
among Taylor's prize recruits. He was a 
walk-on, a transfer from Albright who had 
not participated in track with the Lions. Yet 
he proved to be among the more valuable 
Crusaders, totaling 26 points in the long and 

triple jump. 

"Some people might say I'm old fash- 
ioned," says Taylor, "but I'm a 'rah-rah' 
person; I like excitement and I want the kids 
on the team to get excited. I want the team to 
look sharp, with nice uniforms, shirts tucked 
in, matching white socks. I believe if you 
dress sloppily, you'll perform sloppily. I 
don't want to be a dictator, but I think young 
people are looking for direction," he states. 

"I'm afraid some people on campus have 
the attitude that if you're winning a lot, you 
are overemphasizing sports," the coach says. 
"If winning weren't important, they 
wouldn't keep score. Coaches can instill 
more character when the team is winning 
than when it's losing, because the athletes 
will want to work harder if they are seeing 
results," he says. 

"But I do believe in operating within the 
overall framework of the University," 
Taylor explains. "I don't want to make un- 
reasonable demands on the athlete's time 
and energy. Most of our athletes are good 
students. I think it's important for them to 
have time to do other things on campus that 
they are interested in. For instance, even 
though I think our unofficial, indoor, winter 
track program is important for the develop- 
ment of our team, it is not mandatory." 
, With 25 of this year's 27 lettermen return- 
ing, the future is indeed bright for SU track 
and field. And Taylor is not afraid to set 
lofty goals. When asked how he can follow- 
up on a 10-0 season, he quickly replies "with 
an 1 1-0 season." That's assuming all the op- 
ponents show up. 




Jressss the graduates at the outdoor 
I service executive from New York 
nos Blessing '63 ot the Political 
hoto)—one ot a number now 

tinds and buildings. Below: Dr. 

luainted with the speaker— all three 

Board's Dr. James Qunther at rear. 

Honorary degrees were conferred on, 

from top: George Z.F. Bereday. professor 

ot juvenile law, sociology and education. 

Teachers College, Columbia University, 

Doctor ot Humane Letters: Albert H. 

Lueders, retired director of Fortress 

Press and leading post World War II 

relief administrator, Doctor ot Humane 

Letters: Commencement speaker Georgia L. 

McMurray, deputy general director for 

program, Community Service Society of 

New York City, Doctor of Laws: Charles 

A. Snyder Jr., pastor ot Mount Hon 

Lutheran Church, York, Pa., Doctor of 

Divinity. Two associate degrees and 

273 bachelor's degrees were awarded. 


lusquehannans On Parade 

iiliiili JMiwI 

mini Weekend featured reunion of clan a with numerals ending In and 5. 
ove, (** 50th reunion of Ike Class of 1930. Emeriti graduates lover SO years ago) 
■ pictured at the luncheon. Other class reunion group photos follow. 


W. Alfred Streamer and his wire June have 
moved to California to live with their daughter. 
Their new address is 725 #29 County Square Dr., 
Ventura. Calif. 93003. 


Harold E. Shaffer, associate professor of 
history at West Chester State College, has been 
president of the University Glee Club of 
Philadelphia for the 1979-80 season. His wife is 
the former Ruth H. Naylor '41. 


The Rev. David E. Bomboy is pastor in the 
Addison-Confluence Lutheran Parish. He and his 
wife, the former Betty L. Smith, live at 81 1 Oden 
St., Confluence, Pa. 15424. 

Harriet Gould Mertz, AV/TV media coor- 
dinator at South Miami Sr. U.S. and adjunct 
professor at the University of Miami, participated 
in the Southeastern Regional Media Leadership 
Conference in San Juan, P.R. 


Roy E. SUM was named to a 3-year term as 
chairperson of the Music Department at Concor- 
dia College in Moorhead, Minn., ^here he has 
been on the faculty for 30 years. 


The Rev. Gerald E. Moorhead has been appoin- 
ted director of development for the Allegheny 
Lutheran Home and Lutheran Social Services- 
Allegheny Region. He is married to the former 
Bcttie Winey x'53. 


i James Hazlett is now head football coach at 
Kean College in New Jersey. 


Clayton E. Leach Jr., chairman of the Business 
Education Department at Schuylkill Valley H.S., 
was selected Advisor of the Year by the Pa. Chap- 
ter of the Future Business Leaders of America. 
His wife is the former Lucian Smith '54. 


Frank L. Romano, leather and coach at the 
Pingry School, was inducted into the Hazleton 
YMCA Hall of Fame during its annual banquet in 
May. He lives at 50 New England Ave., Apt. 7, 
Summit, N.J. 07901. 


The Rev. Alfred A. Ambrose, formerly ad- 
ministrator of Ohesson Manor, is now ad- 
ministrator of Susquehanna Lutheran Village in 
Millersburg, Pa. 

The Rev. James R. Bramer was recently in- 
stalled as pastor of St. John's Lutheran Parish, 
which includes churches in Mt. Pleasant Mills and 
Richfield, Pa. His wife is the former Barbara A. 
Miles x'66 and their new address is R.D. 2, Box 
25, Mt. Pleasant Mills, Pa. 17853. The Rev. 
Marlin C. Bottiger '34, former vice pastor of the 
parish, preached the sermon and the Rev. Charles 
A. Brophy *70, secretary of the Sunbury District of 
Central Penn Synod, was liturgist. 


George W. Fishel Jr. has been appointed presi- 
dent of York Lincoln Mercury Co. 

The Rev Gary W. Owens was installed as 
pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in 
Harrisburg. He lives at 5164 Haverford Dr.. 
Harrisburg, Pa. 17109. 

Dr. Thomas M. Peischl is now director of 
libraries at Potsdam State University College. He 
is married to the former Gertrude Walton '66. 


F. Kent Bonne y is manager of marketing ser- 
vices for the International Division of Amchem 
Products. His new address is 1976 Supplee Rd., 
Lansdale, Pa. 19446. 

Peter C. Marshall has been appointed vice 
president -finance, treasurer and assistant 
secretary of Aqua-Chem Inc. in Milwaukee. 

The Rev. Richard J. Moore accepted a call from 
the Fairplain Presbyterian Church in Benton Har- 
bor, Mich. He and his family live at 1481 
Glenwood Dr., St. Joseph, Mich. 49085. 


Dwight F. Weeks, president of Barrett & Crain. 
New Jersey Realtors, was recently elected 
treasurer of Country Living Associates. 


Erie L. Horn was named president of Hi Valley 
Enterprises of Walt Industries, Victorville. Calif. 
His »ifc is the former Eileen M. MoninghofT "70. 
Address 18035 Joshua Tree Ln.. HSR Box 468. 
Victorville. Calif. 92392. 

The Rev Richard F. Michael is now serving 
First Lutheran Church in New Oxford and his 
home address is 220 Lincolnway East. New Ox- 
ford. Pa. 17350 


Dr Charles A. Bolig is a nuclear energy consul- 
tant with Energy Inc. of Albuquerque Hisaddreu 

is P.O. Box 1812. 240 Pintura Cir.. Litchfield 
Park. Ariz. 85340. 

Dr Barry L. Jackson, dean of student life at 
Curry College, received two awards this spring: 
Person of the Year (chosen by the student body), 
and 1980 Administrative/Support Service Staff 

Beverly Steeley Larzelere is executive assistant 
at New Vistas, preschool and adult services for the 
developmental^ disabled in Santa Fe. N.Mex. 
She is married to the Rev Benjamin Larzelere III 

David C. Lawrence, an account executive with 
Bell of Pennsylvania in Williamsport, was pic- 
tured in Bell System ads appearing recently in 
Time, People, Newsweek, and U.S. News A 
World Report 

JoAnn Lester Maucher was appointed project 
programming manager for IBM in Poughkeepsie. 
NY. Her husband is Robert W. Maucher x72. 

William A. Todd is accounting supervisor with 
DAB. Industries. He is living at 4417 Crooks 
Rd., Royal Oak. Mich. 48073. 


Peter P. Cuozzo was promoted to assistant 

director, annuity marketing, for Connecticut 
Mutual Life Insurance Co. 

Christian B. Harris was promoted to manager 
with Ernst & Whinney in Philadelphia. 

Geoffrey P. Kintgen is associate marketing 
research director with Richardson-Merrell. His 
address is 20 Irmgard Ln., Georgetown, Conn. 

Carolyn A. Stutzke is a systems analyst 
specializing in computer software development 
with AT&T in Piscataway, N.J. 


Charles S. Kunes h, assistant professor of 
physical education at SU, received this year's 
Alumni Distinguished Service Award from Lock 
Haven Stale College. 

David J. Swanson has been promoted to 
marketing director by the Hartford Insurance 
Group. His address is 19 Deepwood Rd., 
Simsbury, Conn. 06070. 


Linda Luttgens Combs is administrative assist- 
ant of Nursing Services at North Miami General 

Roger S. Conant is claims manager for the 
Pittsburgh branch of Crum & Forster. He is living 
at 779 Foxglove Dr.. Baden. Pa. 15005. 

Deborah L. Fitzgibbons x, is a steel detailer with 
Wilson Steel Co. Her address is 3761 Jewell. Apt. 
2. San Diego. Calif. 92109. 

Douglas S. Griese is assistant treasurer of The 
Bank of New Jersey. He continues to serve as 
manager of the bank's Oaklyn office. 

Craig W. Hutchison is a stockbroker with 
Fahnestock & Co. His address is 1 171 Main St.. 
Apt. HE. Rahway, N.J. 07065. 


Atty. Steven E. Arnold has become a partner in 
the law firm of Howard. Kohn, Sprague & 
FitzGerald in Glastonbury, Conn. 

Lynda L. Deutsch x has been promoted to the 
position of bank officer by the Solebury National 
Bank, New Hope. Pa. 

Ruth Zierdt McNeil x is teaching library science 
in the Haverford School. Her address is 44-12 
Revere Rd., Drexel Hill, Pa. 19026. 

John M. Pivarnik is a computer programmer for 
the New York Life Insurance Co. and his wife, the 
former Diane P. Mahoney *74, is a fourth grade 
teacher in Madison, N.J. 

William A. Sanders is a valuation consultant 
with Marshall & Stevens Inc. 


Kathryn B. Simpson is organizational analyst 
for Security Pacific National Bank in Los 
Angeles. Her address: c/o Nancy Dick, 3555 Twin 
Lake Ridge, West Lake Village. Calif. 91361. 

Sharon Ever hart Weaver is in the advertising 
department of The Afissoulian. Her address is 
Route 1, Box 107, Florence. Mont. 59833. 

David M. Boucher has been named vice presi- 
dent of The Fidelity Bank in Ardmore, Pa He is 
manager of the bank's Real Estate Recovery 


Raymond L. Everngam Jr. is an editor for the 
National Academy of Sciences. He lives at 61 12 
Namakagan Rd.. Washington, DC. 20016. 

Doreen R. Hastedt is underwriter-personal lines 
with Nationwide Insurance Co. Her address is 301 
No Progress Ave.. Apt. C-2, Harrisburg, Pa. 

Kathleen A. Klley is teaching vocal music at 
Schroon Lake (NY.) Central School. 

John T. Kolody Jr., a free-lance accompanist 
and vocal coach, is now piano accompanist for 
Rosalind Elias, a well-known mezzo soprano with 
the Metropolitan Opera. 

Suzanne L. Patchell is a data control account- 
ant for The Vanguard Group of investment com- 
panies in Valley Forge, Pa. 

S. Stephen Piatt is a hydrogeologist with the 
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. His new 
address is 45 Deer Park Cir.. Blackwood, N.J. 

Joseph J. Prekopa is a cost accountant for 
Hobart Corp.. Kilchenmaid Division, in Mt. 
Sterling. Ky He and his family live at 1379 Red 
River Dr.. Lexington, Ky. 40502. 


Richard C. Bianco is a i 
r-ith Touche-Ross &. Co. 

nagement consultant 


Nancy E. Gannon x has been promoted to as- 
sistan^ashicrof the First National Bank of South 
Jersey in Atlantic City. 

Larry L Jacobs is national sales manager of 
WSBA-AM/FM Radio in York. Pa. His wife is 
the former Susan C. Booth 77. 

Sherry R. Sheiffer is a voice teacher at 
Westtown Preparatory School in West Chester 
and Garden Spot H.S, New Holland. She per- 
forms with the Minnekin Opera Co. and is 
soprano soloist at Christ Church. Wilmington. 
Her address is 843 Rosary Ln., West Chester, Pa. 


Elaine Fahringer Gunderaen is with the Hart- 
ford Insurance Co. in New York City. She is liv- 
ing at 363 Griggs Ave., Teaneck, N.J. 07666. 

Howard J. I.ynde III is special assistant for 
security to Dr. Henry A. Kissinger. He lives at 5 
Chestnut St.. Rutherford, N.J 07070. 

John T. McAndrew is teaching at Mifflinburg 
Area H.S His address is 13 No. 4th St., Mifflin- 
burg. Pa. 17844. 

Brenda K. Myers is programmer analyst at 
Maryland National Bank. She is living at 8078 
Greenbud Ln., Apt 24. Glen Burnie, Md. 21061 

Michael L. White was appointed executive 
director of the Greater Reading (Pa.) Board of 


Mirk R. Bos lie passed (he C.P.A. examination 
and continues with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in 

Frederick G. J ieschke 111 is director of music at 
Great Mills H.S. and is Southern Maryland 
representative of the Maryland Band Directors 
Executive Association. 

Roberta L. Kempf is a pre-school teacher for 
multiply handicapped 3-5 year olds at Maryhaven 
Therapeutic Preschool in Port Jefferson. N.Y. She 
is doing graduate work in special ed at C.W. Post. 

Barbara Bozzelli Ross was promoted to "ad- 
vanced staff with Ernst & Whinney in 
Philadelphia. Her husband is Donald M. Ross and 
they live at 401 N. Main St., Williamstown. N.J, 

Grant C. Schoonmaker Jr. is customer relations 
representative for the National Credit Union 
Team for Chase Manhattan Bank. His address is 
4IA Rivcrvale Ct.. Scotch Plains, N.J. 07076. 

JUI A. White was promoted to senior account- 
ant with Price Walerhouse & Co. 


Barbara R. Bryan was promoted to ad- 
ministrative assistant to the director of Fritz 
Laboratory at Lehigh University. Her 
dress is 1302 No. Maxwell St.. Apt. 303. Allen- 
town, Pa. 18013. 

CartatsM A. Hoff is a vocal music teacher at 
Belmont Hills E.S. She is living at 5450 
Wissahickon Ave.. Apt. 112, Philadelphia. Pa. 

Douglas C. Hooker is an applications analyst 
with A.M. Best Co 

Elizabeth A. Kennedy was promoted to manager 
of the coats department of Hess Bros, department 
store in Plymouth Meeting. Pa 

Ellen Knutson Kramm is a cost and budget 
analyst with Lutheran Brotherhood in Min- 
neapolis, where husband Mark T. Kramm '80 is an 
associate programmer with Honeywell. They live 
at 1449 10th St.. N.W., Apt. 108. New Brighton. 
Minn. 55112. 

Patrice M. Spinner is a catering sales repre- 
sentative for Interstate Motor Lodges, a franchise 
of Marriott Hotels. 

Peter Tiscbbein is a laboratory supervisor for 
Biological Corp. of America in Port Reading. 
N.J.. while pursuing graduate work at Fairleigh 
Dickinson University. 


James J. Flynn '73: J.D., Franklin Pierce Law 
Center, Concord, N.H. 

Jeffrey L. Frymoyer 75: M.B.A. Shippensburg 
State College. He is a financial analyst at 
Pennsylvania Blue Shield. 

Kevin S. Kanouse 75: M.Div., Lutheran 
Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. He has ac- 
cepted a call to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 
Penryn. Pa. His wife is the former Billye Jean 
Miller 75 

R. Kevin Keeler 78: M.A. in experimental 
social psychology. SUNY at Stony Brook. He is a 
research associate for K.C. Research Associates, 
pharmaceutical advertising. New York City. 

Julianne Metzger 76: M.A. in rehabilitation 
counseling. University of Pittsburgh. She is 
vocational program coordinator with The Lambs 
Inc., a national training center for developmen- 
tally disabled adults. 

Todd B. Morgan 78: M.B.A. , Marshall Univer- 
sity. He is a consultant for Booz-Allen & 
Hamilton Inc. 

Harry L. Powers '60: Ed.D., Nova University. 
He is vice principal of New Providence (N.J.) H.S. 

Gary W. Richenaker 76: M.B.A. in manage- 
ment, Fairleigh Dickinson University. He was in- 
ducted into Delta Mu Delta, business honor 

R. Gary Ruff 74: M.S. in design. Drexel Un- 
iversity. He is doing commercial space planning 
and design with Daroff Design Inc., Philadelphia. 

George S. Spataro 75: J.D He is living in 

The Rev. John W.Stefero 72: M.A. in counsel- 
ing, Marywood College. He is an Eastern 
Orthodox chaplain in the U.S. Air Force, 
stationed at Lowry AFB, Colorado. 

Carl C. Yingling 72: M.B.A. in finance, Un- 
ity of Alaska. He is supervisor of produc- 
tion/revenue accounting for ARCO Oil & Gas 
Co.. division of Atlantic Richfield Corp., in 

Michael E. Yost 71: Master of Regional Plan- 
ning, Pennsylvania State University. He is a 
transportation specialist for the U.S. Army at 
New Cumberland, Pa. 

"I DO" 


Dorothy Nary x'52 to Bruce Johnston. / 102 
Hulls Hwy., Soulhport. Conn. 06490. 

Pamela R. Larkin "72 to Joseph H . H are. July 5. 
1975, St. Martin's Episcopal Church. Richmond. 
Va. Included in the wedding party were Saren 
Alexander Murray '72, Jane Schleck Vida 72, 
Lynne M. Borden *72; and Margaret JoAnn Smith 
•72. Pam is a trust officer for First & Merchants 
National Bank and her husband is a project 
manager lor Miller Manufacturing Co. / 6423 
Colts Neck Rd„ Mechanicsville. Va. 23101. 

Lillian Wenzara to Robert M. Auman Jr. '76 
August 15. 1977, a garden wedding in Elysburg, 
Pa. Leslie Jarrett Jordan '76 took part in the 
wedding. The Aumans have one daughter Maria, 
born August 15. 1978. Bob is a C.P.A. for AMP 
Inc.. Harrisburg. / 31 15 Chestnut St.. Camp Hill. 
Pa. 17033. 


Barbara J. Mackerell x73 to Walter L. Leib 
Jr., May 20, 1978, First Presbyterian Church, 
Haddonfield, N.J. Barbara is with Sun Co. in 
Philadelphia and her husband is with Hope In- 
dustries, Willow Grove. / 504 Woodlyn Ave., 
Penn Sq., Norristown, Pa. 19401. 

Donna Nell to Donald E. Heilman '55, February 
4, 1979, Aldersgate Methodist Church, East 
Brunswick, N.J. Don is controller for American 
Can Co., Dayton, N.J. / 43 Winston Rd., East 
Brunswick, N.J. 08816. 


Rita Celestino x'76 to Ralph M. Ussher. 
February 14, 1979, Ridgeland. N.C. Rita manages 
an apartment complex for Middletown Associates 
and her husband is a building contractor. / 48 
Whitman Ct.. Middletown. N.Y. 10940. 

Beverly Dilger to Richard W. Helmuth '76, 
March 24. 1979. Good Shepherd Lutheran 
Church. Southampton, Pa. Susquehannans in the 
wedding party were Henry Richard Januszka *76 
and John J. Huber x'76. Rich is an administrator 
for the Military Programs Department of General 
Electric Aerospace Division in Valley Forge, Pa., 
for which his wife, a graduate of Rider College, is 
a budget analyst. / 72 Roboda Blvd., Royersford. 
Pa. 19468. 


Lori L. Stemen to Philip B. Olphin "76, May 12. 
1979. Bethany United Methodist Church, Red 
Lion, Pa. Robert M. Auman '76 was in the 

wedding. Phil, a C.P.A.. docs internal auditing 
and special projects for Black & Decker. His wife 
is a critical care nurse in the open heart recovery 
unit of the University of Maryland Hospital. / 
Box 370. R.D. 2. Stewartstown. Pa. 17363. 

Virginia E. Strawn *70 to Clinton Swift, August 

1 1. 1979. a garden wedding in Radnor. Pa Both 

are doing graduate work at Indiana University. / 

102 Pinewood Dr.. Bloomington. Ind. 47401. 


Carlen A. Schmidt "77 to Paul C. Ginzl "76. Sep- 
tember 15. 1979. Zion Lutheran Church. Oldwick. 
N.J. Included in the wedding party were Ann M. 
McAuliffe '77, Jeanne Davis 77, James H. Packer 
76, and David O. Hayes '77. Carlen is a directory 
advertising representative for Southern Bell 
Telephone Co. and Paul is a senior merchandising 
manager with J.C. Penney Co. / 1 15 Georgetown 
Dr.. Casselberry, Fla 32707 


Karen M. Denton to William H. Rouse 72. Sep- 
tember 21, 1979. Faith Lutheran Church. 
Salisbury, Md. Bill is the controller at Nanticoke 
Seafood Co. / RC5, Box 371. Salisbury. Md. 


Marian L. Anatasi to Karl E. Holzthum 77. Oc- 
tober 27. 1979. Jesse Lee Memorial Methodist 
Church, Ridgefield, Conn. Lee S. Kelechava 77 
was in the wedding party. Karl is a marketing 
representative for Sperry Univac Corp. in Dallas 
and his wife is with Moore Business Systems. / 
2601 Raintree, Piano, Tex. 75074. 

Karen A. Kern 79 to Robert L. Dean 79, 
November 24, 1979, St. Elulia's Church, Elm- 
hurst, Pa. Susquehannans in the wedding party 
were Margaret L. Eldred 79, Tracy A. Uhl '79, 
Erin K. Hoff 79, Robert J. Svec 79, and Paul F. 
Kern HO. Karen is a state supervisor with the New 
Jersey Department of Taxation and Bob is an 
auditor with New Jersey National Bank. 

Robin L. Strohecker '77 to Peter G. 
Heinemann. December 22, 1979, Calvin 
Presbyterian Church, Wyncote, Pa. Robin is a lec- 
turer in music appreciation at the University of 
Singapore and her husband is co-principal 
clarinetist with the Singapore Symphony 
Orchestra. / U3A Meyer Rd., Singapore 1543. 

Christine E. Schmidt 74 to Richard M. Smith, 
December 29, 1979, Red Bank. N.J. In the 
wedding from SU were Jeanne D. Kauffman 74, 
Susan Zierdt Kirshenbaum 74, and Priscilia Hall 
Walsh 74. Christine is the senior personnel coun- 
selor for Temporaries Inc., in Washington. D.C., 
and her husband is a stockbroker for Riviere 



Mars T. Lolspeich 70 l« Charles E. Confer. 
January 5, 1980. Mifflinburg. Pa Mar) 
hnuing graduate study at Marywood College and 
her husband is a social worker. / 210 No 2nd St.. 
Lcwisburg. Pa. 17837. 


Carol A. Bringman "73 lo James B. Luce. 
January 12. 1980. First United Presbyterian 
Church, New Brighton. Pa Carol's father, the 
Rev Dr Dale S. Bringman '48, hc74. officiated at 
the wedding. Her mother is Mary Moyer 
Bringman '45 Christine M. Bringman '81 was 
maid of honor for her sister. Carol is a career 
counselor at the Beaver campus of Peno State 
University, where her husband is an instructional 
services specialist. / 996 River Rd.. Beaver, Pa. 


(alii Barker 77 to Thomas H. Schmidt, 
January 25, 1980, Christ Episcopal Church, 
Dover. Del Calli is a reporter for the daily 
Delaware Slate News in Dover and Mr. Schmidt 
is general manager of the Delaware Printing Co. / 
RD. I. Box 443. Wyoming. Del. 19934. 

BethAnne McHenn x'78 to Stephen M.- 
Belusko III. February 16. 1980, Christ Episcopal 
Church. Berwick, Pa. BethAnne is an installment 
loan clerk at First Eastern Bank and the groom is 
parts manager at J.L. Fcissner Ford. / 205 E. 
Second St.. Berwick, Pa. 18603. 


Karen Lee Oberheim 77 to David B. Lockard 
77. March 29, 1980. St. Raphael's Church, 
Potomac. Md. Karen is teaching English and do- 
ing graduate work at Georgetown University. 
David is with Potomac Woodwork building 
custom furniture. / 4604 Fairview Dr.. Bethesda, 
Md. 20014. 


Linda D. Van Tress 77 to Kenneth Price. April 
5. 1980. Church of the Good Shepherd. Lutheran, 

Plainview, N.Y. Susquehannans in the wedding 
were Kristin E. I.ancton '77 and Janice Buck Ashe 
x77 Linda is directory manager for United 
Technical Publications Mr. Price owns a 
delicatessen in Hkksville, N.Y. 

Fern L. Heim to Samuel D. Clapper '68, April 
12. 1980, Christ Casebeer Lutheran Church. 
Sipesville, Pa The Rev Robert R. Clark '35 
officiated Richard G. Poinsett '68 was best man 
and Linda laeger Poinsett '69 was soloist. Sam. 
who serves on the SU Board of Directors, is an at- 
torney with Barbera & Barbera / RD. 5. Box 
361, Somerset, Pa. 15501. 

Gail P. Barry 78 to William Hughes. April 12, 
1980. New City. N.Y. Included in the wedding 
party were Roberta L. Kempf 78 and Donna M. 
Dilanni 78. Gail is with Pepsi Cola Co. / 1 182 
Foothill Dr. Apt. 153, Salt Lake City. Utah 

Marion C. Hilsher 75 to Bernard A. Borr, 
April 26, 1980, Church of Christ Uniting. 
Kingston. Pa. Marion is the patient representative 
for Wilkes-Barrc General Hospital, where her 
husband is staff pharmacist. In the wedding party 
from SU were Margaret W. Shaw 74 and Andrea 
Nalepa Ward - 75. / 38 Holiday Dr.-150. Kingston, 
Pa. 18704. 

Pamela C. Norton 72 to John P. Mitchell. May 
17, 1980. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 
Scranton. Pa. Pam is a claims representative. Pa. 
Medical Society Liability Insurance Co.. 
Lemoyne. Sharon Bitler Seckinger x72 was in the 
wedding party. The groom, a Shippensburg State 
graduate, is a son of Eugene Delbert Mitchell '36. 
/ 5078 Pajabon Dr., Apt. 202. Harnsburg. Pa. 



Born Crusaders 

To Curtis E. and Nancy Burns Shilling '65, a 
daughter. Karen Marlene, April 6, 1976. / Box 
123. Biglerville. Pa. 17307. 

To Atty. and Mrs. John Havas '68, a daughter, 
Sara Lynn. June 17, 1979. / Stepehen's Crossing, 
Mechanicsburg. Pa. 17055. 

To James H. and Lynne Williams Guilfoyle 
x71.ason, Michael Madison, September9. 1979, 
who joins brother Matthew, four years old. / 3062 
So. Flamingo Way, Denver. Colo. 80222. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Henry R. Fisher 73, a son. 
Michael Henry. October 21, 1979. Henry is cor- 
poration controller with Spencer Gifts Inc. / 100 
Whitehall Dr.. Voorhees, N.J. 08043. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Andrew J. Sherwood 72, a 
daughter, Abigail Joy, October 25, 1979. Andy is 
an engineer with Bechtel Power Corp. / 95 Amron 
Dr.. Lion Hill Estates, Bloomsburg. Pa. 17815. 

To Dr. Jerry B. and Loreen Wimmer Stout 70. 
a son, Ryan Douglas, November 25, 1979. / 3010 
Pennsylvania St., Allcntown. Pa. 18104. 

To Dr. Jeffrey N. 75 and Hope Craig Potter 
75, a son, Craig Jeffrey. November 26. 1979. / 
234 Bosler Ave , Lemoyne. Pa. 17043. 

To Samuel M. 78 and Dorothy Zack Sise 78. a 
son, Jason Samuel, November 28, 1979. / R.D. I. 
Box 319S, Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 

To Atty. & Mrs. Anthony Adamopoulos '67. a 
daughter. Jessihia Wood, December 23, 1979. / 27 
Country Club Rd., Peabody, Mass. 01960. 

To Donald B. 71 and Paula Woodruff Hill x'67. 
a daughter. December 28, 1979. / 214 No. 19th 
St. Camp Hill. Pa. 17011. 

To Chris A. 73 and June Belletti George 73. a 
son. David Christopher. January 3, 1980. / 520 
James St.. King of Prussia. Pa. 19406. 

To Walter and Linda » oolbert Flindt '68. a son. 
Eric Jonathan. January 6, 1980. Linda continues 
is assistant editor of Journal of Melah. the 
monthly magazine of the Metallurgical Society of 
U.M.E., 237Kenrie) Dr.. Sewickley. Pa 15143. 

To Craig and Susan Gabrielson Shrader x75. a 

s "i. R\an Marshall, January 20, 1980 Susan is 

returning to work as an estate administrator in the of First National Exchange 

' ; '- Clearfield Rd.. S.W.. Roanoke. Va. 

phM and Rita Celeslino Issher x76. a 
Patrick, January 27, 1980 -is vVhil- 
Middletown \ i 10940. 

To David N. '69 and Kathy Zierdt Grubb 70, a 
son, Jeffrey Edwin. January 28. 1980. Kathy is a 
legislative aide for New Jersey Assemblyman S. 
Gerald Cardinale. / 235 Capri Terr., Park Ridge. 
N.J. 07656. 

To the Rev. and Mrs. John W. Stefero 72, a 
daughter, Elaina, February 4, 1980. / 13701 East 
23rd St., Aurora, Colo. 8001 1. 

To Lawrence P. 77 and Shirley Bailey Kroggel 
77, a daughter. Kathryn Alliene, February 8, 
1980. Larry is placement coordinator at Suncom 
Industries, Sunbury, and Shirley is a program 
manager at Laurelton State Center. / Box 19, 
McEwensville, Pa. 17749. 

To Lucas and Jill Berninger VanBalen 74, 
a son, David Benjamin, February 9, 1980. / 
UNELLEZ, Carrera 3, entre I6yl7, Guanare, 
Portuguesa 3310, Venezuela. 

To David S. 72 and Barbara Dalrymple Dunn 

74, a son, David Schieck Jr.. February 13. 1980. 
David is a sales engineer responsible for the 
midwest territory of the U.S. for GTE Products 
Corp.. Circuit Products Division. / R.D. 4, Box 
66 1 A, Montoursville. Pa. 17754. 

To Geoffrey B. 74 and Juniata Albright Hunt 

75, a son. Geofrrey B. II, February 22, 1980. / 
1440 King George Dr., Alabaster, Ala. 35007. 

To John H and Jill Styger Week ley 71, a son, 
John H. II, March 3, 1980. Jill is coordinator of 
the Learning Center, James Rumsey Vo-Tech 
Center. / Rt. 6, Box 255, Martiitsburg, W.Va. 

To William G. and Linda Matthes Kraus 70. a 
daughter, Amanda Noelle, March 10, 1980. / 
5407 Galley Ct., Fairfax. Va. 22032. 

To Darryl and Alinda Brown Brixius '68, a son, 
William John, March 13, 1980. / R.D. 8, 61 
Sequoia Tr.. Allentown. Pa. 18104. 

To John G. and Megan Einzig Abbott 70. a son. 
John Einzig, March 20. 1980. / 1884 Richmond 
Ave , Bethlehem, Pa. 18018. 

To Paul M. 75 and Kaye Stein Willbanks 75. a 
son. Simon Foster. March 30. 1980. / Rt. 1. Box 
279-B. Grasonville. Md. 21638. 

To Robert A. 73 and Nancy Search Phipps 73, 
a daughter, Megan Elizabeth. April 10, 1980. / 15 
Main St., Hopkinton. Mass. 01748. 

To Mr. & Mrs William J. Dorman 76. a 
daughter, Jennifer Helen. April 10, 1980. / 6685 
Keefer Lit., Bloomsburg, Pa. 17815. 

To Mr & Mrs H. Gerald Nanos 70. a son. 
Brian Philip. April 17. 1980. Gerry was promoted 
in assistant vice president of the Income Property 
& Loan department, Philadelphia Saving Fund 


The Rev Dr. KARL E. IRVIN '12, Setn'15 

preached from the pulpit of Wilmette (III.) 
Lutheran Church on May 18, Now 90 years 
of age, he was celebrating the 65th anniver- 
sary of his ordination, which took place at 
Susquehanna on May 15, 1915. He is pic- 
tured, at left, receiving a framed tribute from 
Wilmette Pastor Lawrence W. Wick. 

Throughout the 65 years of Dr. Irvin's 
ministry, he preached in nearly 300 churches. 
He began pastoring in Pennsylvania, serving 
two churches there before accepting a call to 
a parish in Illinois in 1924. Since then, for 
more than 50 years, he has served congrega- 
tions in Illinois. Though he officially retired 
in 1 959 at the age of 70, he continued to work 
with churches there as interim pastor. Dur- 
ing 20 years of active retirement, he served 
seven, as well as one in Iowa and one in 

Last fall Dr. Irvin and his wife, Blanche, 
moved from their home in Freeport to the 
Swedish Retirement Association home in 
Evanston and soon joined the Wilmette 
church. He continues to participate in serv- 
ices there occasionally, as lector and guest 

The celebration of the ordination anniver- 
sary prompted Dr. Irvin to reflect on hisown 
ministry and that of the church he has served 
for 65 years. 

"I actually did drive a horse and buggy 
when I started out," he recalled, seated at a 
table of gleaming black walnut that he'd 
salvaged from a junk wagon half a century 
earlier and had repaired. His father, uncles, 
grandfather all had been carpenters, and 
he'd learned to work with wood as a 
youngster. The table is just one of the lovely 
old pieces he has mended or made during the 
years that make the couple's retirement in 
the retirement complex feel like home. 

He continued: "Now it's the space age. 
The church, too, has changed. But still its 
work is the care of souls. And people still ap- 
preciate soul food. They go to church 
because they want something." 

He believes most of the changes have 
strengthened this work of the church. He 
points to ecumenism, growth in stewardship, 

development of educational program. But 
some, he says, have also lost some good 

Consolidation of the numerous early con- 
ferences and synods within Lutheranism is a 
plus in his view. "We've gotten away from 
narrow biases," he observed, recalling a suc- 
cession of mergers from his original Sus- 
quehanna Conference to the United 
Lutheran Church to the Lutheran Church in 

"But BigChurch means more officialdom, 
more regimentation," he points out, "and 
sometimes conformity is stressed too much 
over local needs. You can't make a suit to fit 

The emphasis on education delights him, 
particularly encouragement and reimburse- 
ment for continuing education for parish 
pastors. "For us, continuing education 
meant we got up at 4 or 5 a.m. to get study- 
ing in," he remembers, but not with regret. 

"Preaching is teaching. And there's no 
substitute for work," the pastor insists. 
Preaching, he continues, with pastoral work 
are what he terms the two Ps of a good 

He admits he once bumed his fingers as a 
beginning pastor when he told a congrega- 
tion who to vote for, but says he learned that 
the more important work is to preach the 
true Gospel, reminding that Luther wrote: 
"Make the tree good and the fruit will be 

He worries a bit about the people today 
who tune in the electronic church. "Aren't 
they getting what they crave here?" he asks. 

Dr. Irvin sees parallels between the elec- 
tronic church now and the tents of popular 
evangelists when he was a young pastor. 
" 'Sawdust evangelism,' we called it," he 

Though he doesn't favor either the old 
style or contemporary version, he does main- 
tain that preaching must be Christ-centered. 

And that second P of a good ministry — 
pastoral work? "The church is people. 
You've got to visit people. You've got to love 
people," he says. "And I surelydo love peo- 

Society. / 44 Treaty Elms Ln.. Haddonfield, N.J. 

To Charles W. 75 and Barbara Shatto Smeltz 
75. a daughter, Alison Christine. April 24. 1980. / 
246 Arch St.. Sunbury, Pa. 17801. 

To Mr & Mrs. Gary W. Richenaker 76, a son. 
Scott Tyler. May 6. 1980. Scott joins sister Amy 
Unn, born July 17. 1978. / 29- Kennedy Rd., 
Morris Plains, N.J. 07950. 

To William A. '80 and Debra Clifford Bordner 

78, a daughter, Shelbi Ann. May 15, 1980. / 324 
No. High St., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 

Page 16 SUs6u£ftANNA ALUMNUS SPRING 1960 



Through the years, Susquehanna has been able to point with pride to a dis- 
tinguished, talented faculty, men and women of knowledge and gifted with the 
ability to impart that knowledge to the student body. Among such of this early era, 
to name but a few, were Dr. Herbert Allison (French), Dr. Edwin Brungart (Latin), 
Dr. Charles Fisher (business). Dr. George Fisher (science), Dr. Harold Follmer 
(theology), Dr. George Manhart (theology), Dr. John I. Woodruff (English and 

One of the more colorful faculty members was Dr. Harvey A. Surface 
(biology), an imposing figure of a man who in some ways typified the absent- 
minded professor. He was so intent in his work at Susquehanna that he frequently, 
while rummaging in his coat pockets for his notes or other teaching material, would 
produce a dead bird or a dead mouse. Hives of bees lined the driveway of his home 
opposite the college-built double brick houses known as "Faculty Row," on the 
south side of the highway near the west end of the campus. 

"Uncle Tom" Horton, for whom Horton Dining Hall (where all students ate 
until the Campus Center opened in 1968) was named, was a mild, cheerful man. 
Although his title was registrar, he was equally well known for the delicious vanilla 
ice cream, made from the vanilla bean, which he hand-churned to serve "his" boys 
and girls at dining hall meals. 

Another of the faculty whose services were much appreciated by a select few 
townspeople was Dr. John Houtz (chemistry), whose father, Dr. Thomas Houtz 
(mathematics), was also long a professor. 

John was one who was not above keeping a small supply of whiskey on hand, 
either for an occasional nip on a cold winter night or on a warm one, to say nothing 
of possible use as a snake bite remedy. 

The problem then was that Prohibition was the law of the land. Practically all 
who wanted to savor whiskey were reduced to dealing with the moonshiners who 
operated in Selinsgrove and nearby. One backdoor purveyor of such illicit goods in 
Northumberland comes to mind. He offered both whiskey and peach brandy at the 
same price: 25 cents a quart if one brought one's own milk bottle, but 33 cents if the 
bootlegger provided the bottle. There was no deposit return on empties. 

But to return to John Houtz. He was a man careful about what trickled down 
his throat. An excellent chemist, he tested his liquor, as well as that of his friends, in 
the college lab. He sought to determine the degree of purity rather than the 
alcoholic proof. To this writer's knowledge, John never found a bad batch of 
booze, which is some sort of testimonial to the product of the local bootleggers, 
rather than an indictment of the chemist who was a temperate imbiber. 

Susquehanna had its share of males on campus sporting the raccoon coats 
which were then the collegiate fashion Many of those shaggy coats concealed silver 
flasks full of bootleg liquor — a status symbol. Of course, such rum-running was of 
necessity concealed from the "dry" administration. 

Home brew was also available if one knew where to find and gain access to 
local speakeasies. One patronized by male students was at Hoover's Landing, south 
of Selinsgrove. 

One young man dated a professor's daughter. One evening, after returning her 
home to conform to the parental curfew, he hunted up a "speak" and partook 
liberally of needled home brew. Before retiring to his fraternity house across the 
street from his date's home, he arranged a trophy display of empty beer bottles orl 
her front porch, to the early morning consternation of the young lady's sober- 
minded faculty father. 

W.W. Ullery coached both baseball and football at Susquehanna. He directed 
the Crusaders to their first undefeated football season in the campaign of 1932. But 
it was with baseball that he had his real romance. 

Bill was a former major league baseball player, having been first baseman for 
the old St. Louis Browns of the American League. He was a big man and powerful. 
In winter months, he kept in shape by spending long hours on the handball court in 
old Alumni Gymnasium. In the summer months, he generally could be found on the 
Susquehanna Valley Country Club golf course, which he toured in the 
neighborhood of 80. 

What endeared Ullery to many of the sports-minded men of Selinsgrove was 
that he was willing to play first base on the town baseball team, the local entry in the 
West Branch league. He was the town's own "Sultan of Swat" and on numerous oc- 
casions banged a home run off the back wall of the old Bond and Key fraternity 
house to win another game. 

Bill was abstemious and the closest he ever came to swearing was to exclaim, 
"Sons of bricks!" But he did have a temper, as the following will illustrate. 

Bill was a left hander but played golf right handed. He pVobably had the 
world's worst slice when he used a driver for his tee shot. He had to play for it or go 
out of bounds. As a consequence, he always hit a 300-yard drive: 100 yards to the 
left, curving back 100 yards to the right, and coming to rest 100 yards down the 

One day « h ile shooting from the 8th tee at the country club, he hee'led his 
driver and the shot went long and straight, way to the left and probably coming to 
rest in the next county Bill walked to the back of the lee and swung at a tree about 
six inches in diameter. The club head wrapped about the tree three times. He never 
said a word, unwrapped the club from the tree, stuffed it in his bag and continued 

This sugar bowl and cream pitcher were acquired a couple of years ago 
by Dr. Gynilh Giffin. professor of chemistry at Susquehanna, from a 
local antique dealer. The pieces, which appear to be rather fine china 
but have no identifying marks, are of standard size, in white, with 
gold trim. Each features a reproduction, in color. of'Seibert Memorial 
Hall. Selinsgrove. Pa. " The building is depicted in its original 
stale — as it was first erected in 1901— before additions were made in 
1924. It is assumed, therefore, that these pieces date to the first 
two decades of the century, but no one is certain. Neither the dealer 
nor Dr. Giffin has found anyone who has ever seen another set. or has 
heard of one being made or sold. How about our readers out there? Dr. 
Giffin would be pleased to receive any relevant information about this 
treasured souvenir of the University's Seibert Hall, which is luted on 
the National Register of Historic Places. 


Robert N. Bubb x'49, Mechanicsburg, Pa.. 
' 1974. He was operations manager for Book-of- 
the-Monlh Club Inc. 

Joseph W. Burns '26 of Pottstown. Pa. He was 
married to the former Vera Graybill '26. who died 
four years ago. 

Hector H. Eckel x*30 of Loganton, Pa., March 
1976. He had been a teacher for 41 years. 

A. Nelson Gray '34 of Paupack. Pa.. May 29, 
1978. He earned an M.A. from Bucknell and an 
M.Ed, from Rutgers. A former teacher and prin- 
cipal, he was coordinator of program development 
& management with the Educational Improve- 
ment Center. Glassboro, N.J 

Richard A. Stetler Sr. '51 of Mifflintown, Pa., 
April 16. 1979. He had been cashier at Juniata 
Valley National Bank. His sister. Katharine S. 



William M. Conner '15. Scranton, Pa. June 28. 

Eugene P. Grandolini '47 of San Carlos. Calif., 
December. 1979. An Army Air Corps veteran of 
World War II, he was an accountant with the 
RCA Corp. 

R. Elaine Laks Dunn '48, West Newton. Mass., 
January 12, 1980. 

E. Relda Robb Hamilton '18 (Mrs. George), 
Harnsburg. Pa.. January 21. 1980. 

Clara Mae Gorman '28, Philadelphia. Pa.. 
February 28. 1980. She was a mathematics 

Marshall B. Diehl '21 of Defiance, Pa., 
February 5. 1980. 

Mildred Bolich Phillips "32 of West Milton, Pa.. 
February 19, 1980. She earned a B.S in LS from 
Drcxel Institute of Technology and was reference 
librarian at Bucknell University. 

Thomas J. Weible '23. Johnstown. Pa. 
February 19. 1980. He was chief buyer for 
Pennsylvania Electric Co for 42 years 

The Rev Myles R. Smellz '27, Sem '30. York, 
Pa . March 27. 1980. He served Lulheran 
churches in Catawissa. Milton, and Rolhsville. 
Pa., and earned an ST M. from the Lulheran 
Theological Seminary al Gettysburg 
include his brother. H. Roy Smelt/ x'22 

Michael A. Srroh '32. Shamokm. Pa., February 
27, 1980. He earned his master's degree from 
Bucknell University and was a leather for 40 
years, first in Coal Township and later in the 
Shamokm area. 

Edward J. Kirchman '49. Williamsporl. Pa.. 
March I. 1980. An Army veteran of World War 
II, he had been a salesman for WWPA and 
\MM radio nation;, and later an English in- 
structor at Williamsporl Area Community 
College. , 

Elma Johnson Jones '27 of Clayton, N.J.. 
March 3, 1980. She was a Latin teacher for 32 
years and conducted student trips to Europe. 

Dr. Joseph A. Ladika 'SO. Reading. Pa., March 
4, 1980. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he earned 
his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1954 
He was a neurologist with a private practice and 
also director of the Division of Neurology for ihe 
Crozer-Chesler Medical Center, Chester, Pa. 

Doris Frick Browner '27, Lake Worth, Fla .. 
March 9. 1980. She had been an English teacher 
for 23 years, but retired to be' a housewife. Her 
first husband was Clyde R. Ertel "26, who died in 

Theodore E. Ebberts Sr. '26 of Howey-in-lhe 
Hills. Fla., March 13, 1980. A renowned golfer 
and avid sportsman all his tile, he was a teacher 
and coach at Ogdensburg Free Academy for 38 
years until his retirement in 1969. 

Eugene A. Zenyuh *72, Linglestown. Pa.. March 
15. 1980. He was acting director of Ihe Human 
Resources Department of the Pennsylvania 
Turnpike Commission. His wife was charged with 
his murder by stabbing. 

Sarah Ruth Lang Haupt '29. Williamsport, Pa.. 
March 22. I9S0. She was a retired school teacher 
who had served in Williamsburg. Austin, and 
Montgomery. She is survived by her husband 
Walter G. Haupt '28 

Myrle E. Klase '16, Danville. Pa.. March 31. 
1980. She was a retired teacher. 

Emma Baxter McCormick '28. Fort Morgan. 
Colo., April 2. 1980. She was a Latin teacher in 
Pennsylvania and Fort Morgan and retired in 
1973. Her husband was ihe late Rev. Frank L. 
McCormick '»! A brothel is Richard Baxter 78 

Dorothy Wagner Bingman '47. Beaver Springs. 
Pa., April 5, 1980 in an automobile accident She 
earned her master's degree in library science from 
Pcnn State and was a teacher and librarian for 
about 20 years. She is survived by two 
Rev Timothy W. Bingman '72 and Craig C. 
Bingman "75; and a sister, Joyce Bingman Tornk 
'53 Her lather was the late Orrcn R. Wagner 76 

Dr I.con M. Messner '25 of Edison, N 
mond Beach. Fla.. April 15. 1980. He received his 
D.D.S. from the University of Pittsburgh andscr 

Mrs Mary Louise tyster of Warren. 
Pa., died on Ma) 2\ I9KII She was the 
mother of the late Elizabeth G. Kssle, 7J 
who died in 1971 and in whose memory a 
special award in musi 
Susquehanna Memorials to ' 
may now be placed with the I 
Fyster Memorial Award in Ml 
quchanna I 

SU Sports 


For the 1980 SU Spring Sports Award Banquet, Athletic 
Director Don Harnum prepared little place cards that read 
"You're a Winner!" The cards were to honor members of 
winning teams. It was easy to figure out where to put them: 
everybody got one. 

While success at spring sports has become a habit at Sus- 
quehanna, this year the Crusaders outdid themselves, as all 
six spring squads came through with winning marks. That's 
the first clean sweep for the Orange and Maroon since the 
| athletic program was expanded to include more than one 
sport per season in the late 1950s. 

The six spring squads had a combined record of 54-30 for a 
winning percentage of .643. An account of the perfect track 

I season can be found elsewhere in this issue of the Alumnus. 
And here's a rundown on the other sports . . . 

Three miles from campus, with no fans save an occasional 
close friend, and without benefit of much attention in the 
news media, toils Susquehanna's winningest team over the 
past decade. While an undefeated track squad and four other 
winning teams were getting all the crowds and headlines this 
spring, the unsung heroes of the SU athletic department 
quietly went about their business. With an 8-4 mark. Coach 
Buss Carr's golfers achieved their 10th straight winning 

i season and their 1 1th consecutive non-losing campaign. 
Coach Carr's 11-year record is 98-46 for a .681 winning 
percentage. But he's modest in discussing the reasons for this 
amazing success. "I'm not sure how to explain it." he says. 
"I don't do any recruiting other than sending letters to 
prospective students who have been involved in high school 
golf But we've been very fortunate to have a lot of good 
golfers come to school here. I think the Susquehanna Valley 
Country Club, one of the finer courses in the conference, at- 
tracts some of our golfers. And in general I think the Univer- 
sity attracts students from the kind of background where 

' they are likely to be members of clubs or have some exposure 
to golf. I'm sure some high school golfers learn about us 
through word of mouth; 1 think that's why we've had so 
many from York I Pa.) County." 

Carr has also discovered some recruits through contacts he 
makes in his role as SV Director of Alumni Relations and as 
an avid golfer who plays in many country club tournaments 

throughout the region. As far as actual coaching is con- 
cerned. Carr confesses. "I think the players appreciate that 1 
leave them alone." Unlike some college golf coaches, he 
doesn I follow his players around during matches to let them 
know how good or bad they're doing. As any golfer knows, 
such meddling during a round is likely todo more harm than 

As in other years, squad depth and scoring balance were 
the strong suits of the 1980 team. While no one was breaking 
par. the roster listed eight players who averaged between 76.7 
and 85.6 during actual competition. Six players broke 80 at 
least once. The team's match scores averaged 401.8. which 
means that among seven players, the best five typically 
averaged just over 80 on any given outing. 

The SU golfers finished fourth among 21 teams in the 
Middle Atlantic Conference Championships Although 
they've never won the title, the Crusaders have come close on 
several occasions, placing second in 1 971 and third in '73 and 

But Coach Carr is not overly optimistic about next year, 
and hopes he hasn't reached the end of an era. He's losing 
half of his eight lettermen. including Milch McFalridge '80 
of Glen Rock, Pa. . the last of three brothers (Mike '78 and 
Mark '79 were the others) who have been mainstays of the 
team since 1975. Returnees include Kent Bostic '81 of New 
Freedom. Pa., member ofSU golfs other brother act (with 
Mark ' 78). products of the same high school (Susquehan- 
nockjas the McFalridges. Also coming back are this spring's 
lop two scorers. Ron Reese '82 of Lancaster, Pa., who 
averaged 76.7, and Tom Wolven '81 of Fullerton. Calif., 

This year was the first ever in which Susquehanna had two 
winning tennis teams. The Crusader women, with Don Har- 
num serving as interim coach during Connie Delbaugh's 
maternity leave, completed their fifth .straight winning 
season, posting a 5-2 mark. The surprising netmen, under 
second-year Coach Al Stout, finished 6-5 for their first win- 
ning record in 13 years. The last time the men had a winning 
season was in 1967, one year before the SU women began of- 
ficial varsity intercollegiate tennis competition. Lynn 
Pickwell '82 of Pittsfield , Mass., undefeated in dual matches, 
and Peter Brockman '80 of Fort Washington, Pa., were 
named Most Valuable Players. 

On a less pleasant historical note, the Crusader women 
lost a first singles point for the first time since 1975, ending a 
string of 31 straight wins by Ginny Davis '77 and Donna 
Gottshall '81 ofSchwenksville, Pa. Another disappointment 
of the spring was that the netwomen failed to defend their 


1979 MAC title. With the conference championship decided 
by dual match standings for the first time. Susquehanna 
finished second to Elizabelhtown in the Southern Division. 

The SU Softball team has a perfect record of its own: in its 
three-year history it has scored three winning seasons, the 
last two under Coach Pat Reiland The diamondgirls went 
11 -9 this spring with a splendid stretch run in which they won 
10 of their last 13 after starling 1-6. The fast finish featured a 
no-hitler by Sue Bowman '81 of Mendham. N.J., a double- 
threat who had a .396 batting average to go with her pitching 
prowess. Shortstop Candy Schnure '80 of Mifflinburg. Pa., 
who batted .347 and led the team in stolen bases and runs 
scored, was named MVP. 

Coaches may come and go, but the Crusader baseball 
team keeps on winning. First-year Coach Scot Dapp, third 
SU mentor in three years, brought his charges Borne with a 
14-11 slate, fifth straight winning season for the Orange and 
Maroon. Dapp pledges he'll be around next spring so this 
writer can't say "fourth coach in four years." The baseball 
team also had a fine finish, taking four of the final five. 
Pitcher Bill Carson '80 of Williamsport, Pa., who posted a 5- 
I mark with a 2.72 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 43 innings, was 
voted MVP. The Bison-beater pitched SU to three straight 
wins over Bucknell during his career. Catcher Dale Kyler '80 
of Ashland, Pa., had the hottest bat this spring at .328. 

Candy Schnure, winner of six letters and co-captain in 
both field hockey and Softball, and Russ Stevenson '80 of 
Midlothian, Va., winner of eight tellers in cross country and 
track and fund-raiser for the Selinsgrove United Way. 
received the top athletic awards at Susquehanna this year. 
Schnure won the A WS Most Valuable Senior Woman 
A thlele A ward and Stevenson the Blair Heaton Memorial 
A ward. The same pair was cited as the Outstanding Senior 
Athletes by the University's Crusader Club. 

The women's basketball coaching situation has been un- 
steady at SU since Rose Ann Neff left the post two years 
ago. Things appear to be in firm control now with the ap- 
pointment of Tom Diehl, who served as an assistant coach 
with the Crusader men's quintet last winter. Veteran of many 
years of coaching in high schools and municipal recreation 
programs, Diehl has worn a path on the recruiting trail this 
year. He promises to bring in new talent and get more out of 
the returning players as he seeks to bring the Crusadef 
women their first winning season since 1963. 

Poe Concordance 

continued from page 2 

repeatedly in the listing, especially negative 
adjectives. Hyphenated words also appeared 
in abundance as did words of Poe's own 

None of these early observations can lead 
to conclusive statements about Poe's writing 

vcd on the staff of the Selinsgrove Center for many 
H'.irs A multitalented musician and artist, he 
worked his way through Susquehanna playing the 
piano for silent movies. He served in the Army in 
World War I 

Bi e ler "Bud" R. Inin x'40. Lewisburg. Pa., 
April 17. 1980. He earned his B.S. from Franklin 
i Marshall College. He was director of career 
development and cooperative education at Sus- 
quehanna for two years and was previously with 
Bell of Pennsylvania for over 35 years. He served 
in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War 

Dr George W. Hopewell x, Wilkes-Barre. Pa , 
April 23, 1980. He graduated from Eastern 
College of Chiropractic and B.J. Palmer Clinic, 
£nd practiced ill New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He 
ft m \rmy veteran of World War I. 
Man Ressler Dale "14, Olney. Tex . May i. 
1 is j retired school teacher. Amongher 
is daughter Mary Louise Eck x'49. 
Grace Campbell Kalb x'09. Delmar. Calif . Max 
•» 1980 She owned a feed store in Sunbury forap- 
fcoxim.ilcK 40 years 

■peorgeine Fickes Frost '28. Wellsboro. Pa.. 
^■y 17, 1980. She was a teacher at the 
^■IKgrmc Center before her retirement Her 
•band was the late Rev Samuel R. Frost 76. 
■nn is Frederick R. Frost '56 

style and choice of words. They do, however, 
seem to indicate patterns of language which 
might be common to Poe. The 1 1 stories, ap- 
proximately one hundred pages, comprise 
too small a sample for conclusions, but are 
enough to arouse curiosity. 

In order to test our last stage of produc- 
tion, we were forced once again to limit the 
material being used. Two stories, "Met- 
zengerstein" and "Shadow-A Parable," 
were fed, in edited form, into the computer. 
The task meant recalling the originally- 
texted story, running the sort segment of the 
program, and modifying the resulting list. 
Once the modifications were made, the sort 
and compile segment of the program was run 
(with some changes in the program). Copies 
of the resulting printout were then printed as 
samples to be distributed to interested per- 
sons and organizations. 

Thus, a sample of a possible concordance 
has been completed, but the project itself has 
just begun. Michael Kistler '82 is now mak- 
ing further modifications on the existing 
computer program to increase speed and ef- 
ficiency, edited material is still being fed into 
the computer data base, and Dr. Wiley is 
busy distributing the seven-page sample to 
Poe Studies Association members and other 
interested scholars. Input from people out- 
side the project is vital now to help improve 
the format and content of the concordance as 
well as its potential usefulness. Financial 
backing, on a large scale, is becoming a more 
pressing necessity. The entire project will 
take years of hard work and dedication to 
complete, but with each small step and bit of 
encouragement, the enthusiasm spreads and 
the dream comes closer to reality. 

Before marrying Bo. did John Derek really consider enrolling 

at. Susquehanna? Well, here he is. circa 1951. reading 

an SU viewbook being shown him by Herb Craft x'54 and 

Jayne Daily '54. The photo is courtesy of Axel Kleinsorg. 

who says he put the students up to it. staging the 

picture when actor Derek was appearing at Philadelphia's 

Mastbaum Theatre. Kleinsorg at the lime was a member of 

the English faculty, specializing in speech and directing 

theatre productions. He is also remembered as founder 

of the annual Shakespearean Festival. Now retired after 

leaching in Bensatem Township (Pa. I schools, he teaches part-time 

al Susquehanna. Herb Craft is among the missing from SU 

alumni files and Jayne is Jayne Daily Petlit of Philadelphia 


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TRACK (10-0) 

SU 125. Ellzabethtown 19 

SU 134. Lycoming 10 

SU 91%. Dickinson 33 

SU 91%. Western Maryland 65'* 

SU 91. Albright 33% 

SU 91. Delaware Valley 55'. 

SU 71. Lebanon Valley 40 

SU 71. Western Maryland 70 

SU 83. Gettysburg 62 

SU 111. York 34 

MAC Championships: 6th ot 19 


Ellzabethtown 6. SU 1 

SU 4, Western Maryland 3 

Bloomsburg State 6. SU 3 

SU 6, Merywood 3 

SU 6. York 1 

SU 6, Dickinson 1 

SU 6, Juniata 1 


Dickinson 5, SU 4 

SU 7, Juniata 2 

SU 9. Lycoming 

SU 5, Wilkes 4 

Ellzabethtown 7, SU 2 

Screnton 9. SU 

SU 9. Lebanon Valley 

Albright 5, SU 4 

SU 6. King's 3 

SU 7, Mansfield State 2 

Western Maryland 7. SU 2 

GOLF (8-4) 

Dickinson 411, SU 416 

SU 390. York 397 

SU 406, Scranton 419 

SU406. Upsala47S 

Bloomsburg State 415, SU 422 

SU 391, Lycoming 434 

SU 393, Wilkes 430 

King's 378, SU 411 

SU 411, Bloomsburg State 419 

SU 399, Gettysburg 433 

SU 392, Juniata 403 

Bucknell 383, SU 389 

MAC Championships: 4th ol 21 

SOFTBALL (11-9) 

Bloomsburg State 15, SU 11 

Bloomsburg State 20, SU 1 1 

King's 11, SU 10 

SU 2, Ellzabethtown 1 

Ellzabethtown 15, SU 9 

Scranton 13, SU 2 

Scranton 8, SU 5 

SU 15, King's 10 

SU 10, Wilkes 8 

SU 10, Wilkes 5 

SU 11, Dickinson 

SU 19, Albright 18 

SU 17, Juniata 7 

Navy 18, SU 5 

SU 9, Juniata 2 

Bucknell 7, SU 6 

SU 7, Gettysburg 6 (9) 

Gettysburg 13, SU 7 

SU 5, Marywood 

SU 9, Marywood 4 

BASEBALL (14-10) 

SU 2, Dickinson 1 

SU 16, Dickinson 3 

SU 5, Bucknell 

Juniata 7. SU 1 

Juniata 2, SU 1 

Bloomsburg State 20, SU 4 

Scranton 4. SU 3 (9) 

SU 3, Scranton Q. 

Wilkes 9. SU 8 (14) 

SU 9, Lebanon Valley 3 

SU 6, Ellzabethtown 2 

SU 8. Ellzabethtown 1 

SU 8. Messiah 3 

SU 10, Messiah 2 

Kings 11. SU 3 

Kings 5, SU 4 

Delaware Valley 4, SU 1 (9) 

SU 8, Delaware Valley 3 

York 6, SU 1 ' 

SU 4. Albright 1 

Albright 3. SU 1 

SU 13, Western Maryland 10 19) 

SU 16. Western Maryland 8 

SU 8. Lock Haven State 4 



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FALL 1980 

Semester in Liberia . . . 



A wave of spontaneous applause broke out among the 
passengers in the huge cabin of our PanAm 747 as its wheels 
met the runway of Kennedy International Airport. Clipper 
"Morning Star," originating in Nairobi, was filled to 
capacity and even though our early morning landing was 
smooth enough, bathed in the pink and orange glow of a July 
dawn, the ten hours we'd spent over the Atlantic from the 
West coast of Africa had been rather unpleasant. Con- 
siderable air turbulence had made it a bumpy flight and in the 
absence of a movie, it was hard to take one's mind off the cof- 
fee, wildly sloshing about as it did, first in one's cup and then 
in one's stomach. But we reached New York on schedule, 
and if the applause (which was a new experience for me 
among airplane passengers) was in thankfulness for our safe 
arrival. I was ready to join in heartily, though the captain 
could not possibly have heard us. All seemed glad that the 
tension of the night was ended. 

At the same time, 1 had reason to believe that the applause 
originated within a particular segment of our passengers — 
namely that large group of Americo-Liberians who boarded 
with us in Monrovia. They would have had special reason to 
cheer upon reaching the American shore. "Americo- 
Liberians" are today's descendants of the freed American 
slaves who settled along the West African coast in the 1800s. 
Now many of them are fleeing from Liberia since a military 
coup on April 12 toppled their oligarchy from its pillar of 
economic and political preeminence. The Liberian army un- 
der the ad hoc leadership of Master Sergeant Samuel K. Doe 
had not only ousted an entrenched class from power, but had 
slain its patriarch — President William R. Tolbert Jr.— and 
had brutally executed 13 of his top officials in addition to 
killing approximately 30 persons trying to protect Tolbert on 
the night of the revolution. It had been the first military coup 
in the 1 33 years since Liberia became an independent nation. 
It had taken place in Africa's oldest and most stable republic. 
It took place at a time when President Tolbert was serving 
the traditional one-year term as Chairman of the Organiza- 
tion of African Unity. Truly, the audacity and cruelty of the 
low-ranking, semi-literate, non-commissioned officers who 
led the coup had stunned the Americo-Liberians (variously 

estimated to number between 25,000 and 45,000 in a total 
population of 1.7 million). Dazed, bitter, and resentful, they 
had every reason to break into applause when they reached 
the security and freedom of the land of their forefathers. 
"The love of liberty brought us here" may well have been 
their response had they been asked why they were so ob- 
viously relieved to be in America. 

If so, history had come full cycle because it was the "love 
of liberty" that motivated ex-slaves from the United States 
to settle on the West African coast during the presidency of 
James Monroe. Sponsored by a private philanthropic agency 
called the American Colonization Society, the black settlers 
from America called their collection of coastal settlements 
"Liberia" (from the Latin "libertas," freedom) and they 
adopted as their national motto the phrase "The love of 
liberty brought us here." 

Now, a century and a half later, the "love of liberty" was 
causing many of them to leave Liberia and come to the 
United States, at least temporarily, until liberty — or their 
version of it — could be restored in their homeland once 
again. Fearing harassment, intimidation, theft of property, 
discrimination, perhaps even arrest and imprisonment, some 
of these fleeing Americo-Liberians were our fellow 
passengers on PanAm flight 191. The reverse-thrust roar of 
our engines did not drown out their applause as we landed in 
New York. 

Flight 191 was bringing my wife and me home from 
Liberia, a Pennsylvania-sized country on the western bulge 
of Africa. We had been for five months the faculty leaders of 
the first Semester in Liberia program sponsored by the 
Lutheran Church in America's Department of Higher 
Education and the LCA's 18 affiliated colleges. 

As a teacher of international relations, an advocate of in- 
ternational education, and with a special interest in that two- 
thirds of the world that we underrate by calling the Third 
World, I had urged the LCA throughout the mid-'70s to ex- 
plore the possibility of starting up a new overseas study 
program for our college undergraduates. Nearly all of our 

continued on page 3 

Dr. Bradford, designer end director ot the LCA'e tlret 
Semester In Liberie progrem. Below: Heether Douglass tries 
carrying a basket Uberlan-style; a view ot the Executive 
Mansion In Monrovia, taken when the group visited In 
February, two months before a coup toppled the government 




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At the moment I'm writing this, none of us is quite certain just how many students 
enrolled at Susquehanna for the first term of 1980-81. One colleague who was working with 
the computer said he ran 1 536 student ID cards one day, but then ran only 1 525 names for the 
student directory the next. They could both be accurate figures, given the passage of 24 hours, 
and no doubt a few more names will disappear from the list during these first few weeks. 

The point is that SU enrollment is higher than ever before — even higher than last year's 
record 1457 full-time students. 

"How," you say, "can this be? I thought the colleges are supposed to be feeling the pinch 
of lowering birthrates." Well, they are — that is, some of them are. And, according to the 
demographers, more will feel the pinch in the years immediately ahead. Also, if you're 
located in the Northeast and draw most of your students from your own region, as we do, 
population shifts make you even more vulnerable. Of course, there are other factors that af- 
fect how a particular institution will fare in the prospective-student marketplace: cost, per- 
ceived academic quality, programs offered, size, environment, etc. Susquehanna stacks up 
pretty well in most of these categories, and is looked upon by many as a desirable place to go 
to school. No doubt that has a lot to do with the University's enrollment increase of over 4 
percent. There is another factor, too, that seems to be significant. 

The National Institute of Independent Colleges and Universities conducted a survey last 
year which showed that church-related institutions of higher education had greater enroll- 
ment increases than other private colleges. Total enrollment at church-related colleges last 
fall was up 1.9 percent from the fall of 1978, compared to an increase of 0.5 percent at other 
private institutions. These changes were interesting: 

First-year students — up 1 .9 percent at church-related colleges, up 1 .2 percent at others. 

° Transfer students — up 10.8 percent at church-related colleges, up 1 .7 percent at others. 

"Graduate students— up 0.3 percent at church-related colleges, down 0.1 percent at 

The implications are clear. Susquehanna has a lot going for it in these troublesome 
times. Not the least strength is our identity as a college related with the Lutheran Church in 
America. While there are those who don't support SU's church-relationship, or only give it 
lip service, it is a viable advantage in the competition for students. Let us support the ad- 
ministration in its efforts to build upon all our various strengths as we gear up to meet the 


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New Options: 

A Continuing Series 

For Young Alumni 

Are You Living in 
Your Kind of Place ? 

Where you live can have a huge 
impact on how you live. Recent 
college graduates talk about varied 
approaches to choosing a place to 
live and suggest ways to minimize 
the discomfort of a poor choice. 


For most graduating seniors, choosing 
the Right Place to live is not a top 
priority — certainly not as high on the list as 
finding the Right Job, the Right Company, 
the Right Salary, or the Right Mate. Besides, 
in a tight job market, who can afford to be 

It shouldn't be surprising, then, that a 
large number of people conclude within a 
year of leaving college that somehow they 
have landed in the Wrong Place — and locale 
starts to take on more importance. Where 
you live can, in fact, have a huge impact on 
how you live. Feeling at home in your 
surroundings can mean the difference be- 
tween enjoying the day fully and feeling one 
more day away from Where You'd Rather 

There are two approaches to the latter 
situation. One is to make the best of it— a 
good-faith effort to look for the positive side 
of your present location. The other is to scan 
the horizon for the next exit ramp. 

Before you decide to make your next 
move, you will presumably have a clear idea 
of what you want from a locale. What makes 
the Right Place right? Which is another way 
of saying, what are your values, and what is 
really most important to you in your own 
life? If you haven't got that one figured out, 
the next place might be no better for you 
than the present one. 

"Many times you are disappointed be- 
cause you expected the area to provide you 
with something," says David Anderson, 
director of the Career Development Center 
at the State University of New York at 
Binghamton. "If you can identify that some- 
thing, there are other areas that can provide 
you with that. If you know what's important 
to you, it will give you a real clue to what to 
look for." 

The ideal may not really exist, says 
Anderson, so "ask yourself what compro- 
mises you are willing to make. There are 
certain factors that are negotiable and cer- 
tain factors that are not, no matter what." 

Mary Ellen Hem, unlike a lot of gradu- 
ates, made place her top priority and let the 
job follow. She has just celebrated her 
second anniversary in the environment of 
her dreams. New York City. 

"I wanted to be in the heart of the 
competition," says Hern, 23, a magazine 
journalism major. "New York attracts the 
best, the people who will be at the top in 10 

years. 1 love the excitement, the pulse, the 
draw. It's like a 1940s movie. I wanted to bea 
real person in the toughest situation possible 
Afterward it would just get easier." 

It was plenty tough, all right. Twice she 
has landed jobs at prestigious publications, 
only to resign each time in discouragemenl 
Only now is her freelancing-for-free starting 
to pay off by leading to assignments witha 
financial return. She has been tricked out of 
a $600 advance rent-and-security deposit - 
the ninth of 15 people to rent the same 
apartment from a con artist. She has lived in 
a neighborhood where the garbage was 
peculiarly fire-prone and in an apartment 
building that one morning was missing a 
marble wall from the lobby But Hern is still 
in New York, by choice. 

"The quality of my friends is so high." she 
says. "They are all tough, but they haven't 
lost their capacity for loving, their sensitivity, 
their perception, the guilelessness in their 
souls. Most are expatriates like I am. They 
are here because they want to be in the 

All this is waiting for Frank Valletta. 
Valletta, a labor relations graduate, wants lo 
live in New York City for many of the same 
reasons Hern describes. For now, though, he 
has a job in his hometown, Binghamton, 
New York. It's only a temporary situation. 
he is quick to remind you, but he's thor- 
oughly enjoying the advantages of being a 
successful young man working in the com- 
munity in which he was reared. 

"Number one is contacts," says Valletta 
"People know your name. They say. He 
looks great. He's getting his name in the 
paper. He must've done something right 
You don't have to prove yourself" 

Since he symbolizes a local boy making 
good, he is getting encouragement " A 
former principal of mine came into my office 
and said, 'Frank, do you need a recom- 
mendation?" People who would've never 
backed me up are now saying they'd be glad 
to do something for me." 

Ellin Barret has managed to combine th' 
best of both the small town and the big city 
Barret works in downtown Oakland, Cali- 
fornia, repairing computers. Her home, a 20- 
minute drive from the office, is a community 
of 230 people in an old logging camp called 
Canyon. Telephone information operators 

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continued from page 1 

LCA colleges, including Susquehanna, have interim 
semester or summer study programs in Europe. But we had 
long overlooked the developing countries of the non-Western 
world whose very long histories and rich cultural heritage are 
every bit as worthy of study and appreciation as the 
cathedrals of England or the art treasures of Florence or the 
modern economic miracle of Brussels. Besides, it has always 
seemed to me that it was in our own national self-interest to 
better understand the cultures and problems of the Third 
World, since the largest remaining reservoir of human, 
agricultural, and mineral resources on earth lies in that 
region. It seemed inconceivable to me that the colleges — as 
colleges related to a church which has long had evangelical 
and humanitarian missionary interests in these lands — had 
up to now shown no inclination to promote intellectual con- 
cern for a part of the world that was becoming increasingly 
important to America, to the continuation of our high stan- 
dard of living if not to our very survival. 

To make a long story as short as possible, the LCA 
Department of Higher Education authorized me to design 
such a program on paper. Once the program was designed, 
the church asked me to organize the first effort, and then to 
be the actual faculty leader of the group. Enthusiastically, I 
agreed, and was happy to have the equally enthusiastic sup- 
port of the Susquehanna administration. 

I selected Liberia as the program site for a number of 
reasons: 120 years of Lutheran missionary work there meant 
that the Church had many important contacts in Liberia; I 
had my own personal connections as a result of having taught 
at Liberia's Cuttington College on my first sabbatical in 
1 969-70; the country itself has had a historic connection with 
the United States and is therefore the most "Americanized" 
nation in Africa; the Republic of Liberia is Africa's oldest 
democracy and has historically been the most politically 
stable country on the continent. Little did we know how this 
last reason was to dissipate in a puff of smoke on April 12! 

Eight excited and adventuresome students flew with us to 
Liberia on January 31 and home again on flight 191. The 
eight students represented five LCA colleges — Joy 
Greenawall and Heather Douglass from Wittenberg Univer- 
sity, David Hoffsis from Gettysburg College, Bobby Hebert 
and Mary Martin from Roanoke College, Burts Bryant from 
Newberry College, Ruth Rissmiller and Ronald Hertz from 

Ours was to be a truly cross-cultural living experience. We 
wanted to see, smell, feel and taste a traditional culture not of 
"Western" origin. We planned to immerse ourselves as fully 
as we could in a life-style and value system that is rapidly dis- 
appearing under the relentless pressure of the "modern" 
world. Our purpose in all this was to gain a better un- 
derstanding of the nature and processes of social change, to 
become more familiar with the needs and expectations of a 
Third World nation, to develop a global (in place of a narrow 
national) perspective of life as it is lived by the majority of the 
world's people, and thereby to gain new insights (some 
critical, some sympathetic) into the ethical and material 
basis of our own civilization. In learning more about others 
we would come to better understand ourselves. Our own lives 
would be richer for the effort; our understanding of world af- 
fairs would be sharpened; and perhaps our compassion for 

Treated to dinner by the 
President's oldest son 

the world's poor and our forbearance toward their often 
radical behavior would be enhanced. All this was to be ac- 
complished through travel, academic study, work ex- 
periences, visits in the homes of a cross-section of Liberia's 
people, excursions, field trips, "bush hikes" to remote 
villages, special lectures, service projects, missionary en- 

After a two-week orientation session on the SU campus, 
we flew to Monrovia where we spent the entire month of 
February. Our activities here ranged from a tour of President 
Tolbert's Executive Mansion to a private dinner in the home 
of an Americo-Liberian "notable" we met in church one 
Sunday. We were given an excursion through the mammoth 
Firestone rubber plantation which some students criticized 
as a blatant "see-how-well-we-treal-our natives" tour. Some 
local students look us around the campus of the University of 
Liberia and gave us a chance to dialog with the emerging 

The first Semester In Liberie participants, front: Martin, Douglass, Bradford, Rissmiller, 
Greenawall Back: Hotfals, Hertz, Bryant, Hebert. Below: the Cuttington College bus. 

educated and nationalistic elite. We were treated to dinner at 
the Ducor Hotel by the Honorable A.B. Tolbert (the Presi- 
dent's oldest son), but we also shared a meal with a city 
fireman in his single rented room in Slipway, Monrovia's 
worst riverside slum. At Muhlenberg on the St. Paul River 
we saw the site of the first Lutheran mission station (1860) 
and later had dinner with Bishop Roland Payne, who heads 
the now-independent Lutheran Church in Liberia. We visited 
the exotic facilities at the site of the OAU Heads of State 
Conference which President Tolbert hosted in 1979, now 
turned into a luxury hotel begging for a clientele. We were in- 
vited to appear on a Sunday evening television program 
called "Concern" where we were asked to explain why we 
had come to Liberia and what we hoped to accomplish. On 
February 12 we had a fascinating half-day session at the 
American Embassy where, in turn, Ambassador Robert P. 
Smith and each of his department chiefs talked to us about 
the state of political and economic affairs in Liberia. 

If the Ambassador knew that the first military coup in 
Liberia's history was to take place exactly eight weeks later 
he kept it a secret from us! We visited an open-pit, German- 
owned iron mine which provides Liberia with some of its 
foreign exchange earnings, and Mt. Coffee Dam which 
provides Liberia with some of its electric current. We made a 
hard, four-day overland trek to the neighboring country of 
Sierra Leone. 

Interspersed among all these group activities were chunks 
of free time that allowed the students to explore on their own. 
And explore they did. They brought home everything from 
carved masks to malaria. They swam in the Atlantic where 
they battled a notorious undertow. They also did battle 
against street vendors, infamous for their efforts to wheedle 

the highest possible price for their colorful handicrafts, es- 
pecially from Americans. 

Through it all, we made new friends, had new experiences, 
saw through "new" eyes, heard with "new" ears, and sweat 
through glands we never knew we had (February being in the 
torrid "dry season"). 

At the end of February we moved 1 10 miles upcountry, 
from "modern" (if a bit ramshackle) Monrovia to the 
"traditional" bush-country. Here in an area of low forest lay 
Cuttington College, a four-year liberal arts college affiliated 
with the Protestant Episcopal Church. Our students 

. . . firing automatic 
weapons into the air 

registered for courses in Semester I which began March 3 — 
for the same kinds of courses they would have taken at home 
except that these would often have a heavier African focus 
and would most likely be taught by an African instructor. It 
was here at Cuttington that the students really got "im- 
mersed" into West African culture. They experienced 
everything from the palm-oil-based stew over rice that was 
the monotonous daily fare in the cafeteria to hikes on bush 
trails into remote mud-hut and thatch villages with new 
friends they made among the 600 students. They swam 
(against my better judgment) in schistosomiasis-infested 
rivers and they walked to forest waterfalls, learning how to 
cut "water vines" from the forest canopy to supply a torrent 


of pure drinking water. Some collected oral traditions from 
village elders and chiefs which they wrote up as term papers. 
Some sang in the college choir and performed vocal music in 
six different West African languages. Some participated in 
basketball, played more roughly in Liberia than we know it. 
Mary Martin had her hair plaited and Bobby Hebert ate 
snails in the bush village he visited — both aspects of 
traditional Liberian culture. The students visited mission 
churches, hospitals, schools, and adult literacy centers. They 
built a zinc roof on the caretaker's house at a Lutheran youth 
camp and planted seed cover on the oil palm farm of the 
Totota parish. They learned how to tie-dye cloth and to ride 
"money-buses" shared by goats, chickens, banana stalks, 
and nursing mothers. Some got dysentery and everyone at 
one time or another had trouble with runny stomach or fever. 
As a result, we would empathize with Liberians. most of 
whom carry through their lives varying levels of one or more 
parasitic or debilitating diseases. 

But don't feel sorry for the American students. Amidst all 
their lectures and term papers and tests, the heavy campus 
politics and the merciless sun, we all once managed to escape 
for almost a week to the far north. There, in the Nimba 
Mountains, a joint Swedish-Amencan-Liberian company 
operates an iron mine. Pan of the mine complex is a 
beautiful Swedish-built community center, movie theatre, 
shopping mall, restaurant, and colossal outdoor swimming 
pool which we used to the fullest. Nimba is the traditional 
god of iron for West African peoples and this mountain 
range, looking for all the world like Shade Mountain near 
Selinsgrove (except that Nimba is four times higher) is 65 
percent pure iron ore. As in the case of Firestone, we learned 
here about the economic growth, if not development, 
stimulated by multi-national corporations. 

The students would probably tell you that their deepest 
memories are of life on the Cuttmgton campus among 600 
students of both Americo-Liberian and tribal origin This 
"mix" provided experiences ranging from the light and 
frivolous to the heavy and frightening. An African college 
campus is a strongly politicized microcosm of the national 
political scene. Conservative or revolutionary ideals are held 
«ith .in intensity that defies description. Hot political 
debates in the dorms are staple fare just as much as rice is in 
the campus cafeteria. The student government president is 
allied to one of the national political movements or factions 
in the capital. If that party happens to be in power in 
Monrovia, to oppose the SGA president at Cuttington on 
any issue becomes a treasonable act Intolerant attitudes and 

uncompromising stances seem to characterize politics in 
Third World capitals and on campuses. Cuttington was con- 
tinuously threatened with closure by the disruptive tactics of 
one group or another. 

Inter-ethnic tensions, long present in Liberia and therefore 
long prevalent at Cuttington, exploded when the military 
stunned the country by coming out of its barracks in the early 
morning hours of April 12. This coup has to be the one event 
all of us remember most vividly. 

Although it was not the "love of liberty" that brought a 
Susquehanna professor and a group of eight students to 
Liberia, all of us did come to new insights into the meaning of 
liberty, and how antithetical to our understanding of liberty 
is the fickle, arbitrary, unpredictable rule of a military 
regime in a Third World country. All ten of us. including my 
wife, were scattered in small groups around the country on 
the weekend of the coup. Each of us in our own locations had 
our particular frightening experience and brush with danger 
at the hands of poorly trained, undisciplined soldiers. New 
power (which they didn't know what to do with) and ex- 
cessive cane juice (which they did know what to do with) both 
went quickly to their heads and turned them into animals. In 
the days immediately following the coup they tried to steal 
gasoline from the pump on the Lutheran mission compound 
in Monrovia. They "liberated" people of their private cars 
and roared around city and countryside with one leg inside 
and one leg outside their open windows firing automatic 
weapons into the air. In this fashion some of them made their 
grand entrance onto the Cuttington College campus where 
they roughed up the President, seized a dean, threatened 
male students who refused to tell them the whereabouts of 
their classmate Steven Tolbert (the president's youngest 
son), raped a Liberian coed, and left a bullet embedded in the 
wall over Dave Hoffsis's bed. They tried to extort money 
from American visiting professors and stole watches off the 
wrists of nationals and expatriots alike. They invaded the 
grounds of Phebe Hospital (a Lutheran mission institution 
near Cuttington) looking for recuperating Tolbert loyalist 
soldiers whom they had wounded in earlier shootouts. 
Finding their victims in the wards, they pulled them out to a 
spot behind the hospital and finished them off. Men gone 
berserk. . . . 

Promising "new freedom" and "security and justice for all 
persons." the miluarv nonetheless quickly imposed restric- 
tions upon the free dissemination of public news. For exam- 
ple, the People's Redemption Council (the new military 
clique) vehemently insisted through its spokesman that all 1 3 

executed Tolbert officials had been condemned as guilty by 
the PRC's special military tribunal, but never could suppress 
the rumor (later confirmed to be true (that only four of the 13 
had actually been condemned to death. The other nine were 
simply executed anyway because Doe wanted them dead. 

Further insecurity just after the April 12 coup was caused 
by confusion over which army officers were properly in con- 
trol. The question "Who's in charge here?" came home to us 
most graphically when the military commander who first 
arrived in our county seat of Ebernga and for four days ad- 
ministered the affairs of Bong County (where Cuttington 
College is located) turned out to be an imposter' Having 
arrested Tolberl's county superintendent, the imposter was. 
m turn, arrested by Sgt. Doe's appointee, a truly loony 
character named Lt. Badey Za\zay. Jr. Lt. Zayzay liked to 
address the Cuttington student body waving a loaded pistol 
in one hand and a fly-whisk in the other. Mad men. all 

Let two things be recorded here, however. In spite of these 
initial excesses and the widespread insecurity just alter the 

Above A monkey bridge near Bolahun— that's Mrs. Carol Bradford waving 
Irom the middle. Below: Ferry on the Moe River In Sierra Leone. 

coup, a semblance ol orderliness began to be restored within 
a week's time. Life rather quickly returned to normal, as long 
as one was not an Americo-Liberian tarnished with "ram- 
pant corruption." People and goods (if not ideas and news) 
began to move about routinely again. And the initial blood 
bath ended under international (especially American) 

More important still, it should be understood that the 
revolution was welcomed with unabated rejoicing by the 
"country people" — the "aborigines" or "tribal people" as 
they are variously called — that is, the more than 1.5 million 
"native" Liberians who have lived in the interior of the coun- 
try for at least 400 years. These Liberians were ecstatic that 
their "freedom" had been won at last The "love of liberty" 
had certainly not brought them to the shores of West Africa 
from America in the 1820s Their ancestors had been the 
original inhabitants, or indigenes, of the land the black 
American colonialists called "Liberia." Their ancestors had 
tried by force of arms to drive off these American settlers 
They failed because they had arms inferior to those of the set- 
tlers. The country people acquired and over time nursed a 
perceived set of economic, social, and political grievances 
that finally exploded. Their ancestors felt humiliated by a 
black American heroine named Matilda Newport who 
crossed a battlefield and "demonstrated" to Bassa warriors 
how to fire a cannon they had captured from the Americans 
by lining them up in front of it, setting it off, and killing them 
all. Ever since, the indigenes' ancestors down through the 
generations have been humiliated by having to celebrate 
"Matilda Newport Day" as a national holiday every Decem- 

ber 16, marking the victory of the Americo-Liberians over 
the "ignorant natives." Today's generation of country people 
feel every bit as alienated by their systematic and almost 
complete exclusion from the councils of government, from 
the better jobs in the economy, and from the higher ranks of 
society. They have never been impressed by ex-President 
Tolbert's insistence that his administration was acting to 
correct these wrongs and to root out the accompanying 

We all knew it was 
coming. It's our fault. 

corruption that permeated all levels of the Americo-Liberian 
dominated government. So it is that the country people 
welcomed Sgt. Doe's military revolution. On April 12 they 
applauded the use of arms that were turned against those 
who had so long used weapons to protect their hegemony. 
Two final points need to be made and made strongly. One 
is that the military coup had no anti-American overtones 
whatsoever. Our American students at Cuttington were 
never in any danger of being seized as Iranian-style hostages. 
On the contrary. Americans, especially American mis- 
sionary agencies and personnel, are looked upon as legen- 
dary figures because over many decades most of them 
located their schools, hospitals, clinics, and churches up- 
country in the tribal hinterland. "These white people have 


come nere to help us country people," ! overheard one 
Libenan man telling a soldier. 

The final point is that even though the April 12 military 
coup is being described as a "social revolution" because it 
has overthrown an entrenched social class, there has been no 
genocide against the Americo-Liberians asa group. Sgt. Doe 
has made it clear that the revolution was not aimed at 
Americo-Liberians as such, but only at the highest, most self- 
serving, mosi corrupt elements in the Americo-Liberian 
dominated oligarchy. Most Americo-Liberians have not left 
the country, although most feel some degree of insecurity 
because tnev are not certain how 1 far "down'' in the A-L 
social siructure the military's purges and tne rein'hution will 
f i One nonest and modest Americo-Liberian even said to 
me anout the revolution, "We all knew it was coming. To ,i 
large extent, it s our fault that it happened. This particular 
man did not have his car stolen, nor his house ransacked; nor 
did he lose his job in one ol the government ministries But he 
nonetheless feels he s in a shaky position. Not being certain 
what will happen next and angry at what he sees as the "ex- 
cesses and unpredictability" of the military, he plans to leave 
the country as soon as the opportunity presents itself. 

1 hope in this essay that 1 have conveyed the basis for the 
political instability that afflicts so many of the developing 
countries — the social and economic injustices and the 
political grievances that accumulate when a tiny group of 
"rich' ' monopolize power. This monopoly causes an eventual 
polarizing and politicizing of the "poor" who constitute the 
bulk of the population Their demands, fed by grievances 
leading to a "revolution of rising expectations," too often 
finds "saviors" in the military, which views itself as om- 
niscient and omnipotent My fear is that the country people 
of Liberia will soon be sorely disappointed by the armed 
forces they now worship as heroes, because of the severe 
educational and administrative limitations of the military 
The army cannot possibly deliver on all the promises unosilv 
economic and social) that it has made since April 12 Andol- 
ficers of the PRC seem intent upon interfering in the day-to- 
day workings of their own civilian ministers This is 
preventing the civilian ministers from making good on the 
army's promises. In fact, two ministers have already defected 
while on official trips abroad. 

I sense that the disillusionment of the indigenous popula- 
tion is already growing. Sgt. Doe's motorcade, and that of 
his wife, are greeted with only restrained cheering. The two 
of them roar around Monrovia in limousines far bigger than 
the Tolberts ever used. 

I also heard stories of an encounter between a tribal man 
and one of Doe's military superintendents At a public 
meeting in Lofa County, a citizen expressed his dismay over 
the new military superintendent's inarticulateness and poor 
command of English: to which the officer angrily replied, 
"Gov'ment gimme gun, no' English'" 

So there you have it. Liberia is ruled by the gun today. This 
being the case, will the LCA Department of Higher Educa- 
tion sponsor a study program in Liberia again in 1981 for 
students from our Lutheran colleges? Yes, if Ambassador 
Smith advises us this fall that the political and economic 
situation is stable. For in what better laboratory can a stu- 
dent learn about the realities of life and politics in the 
developing countries which make up such a large portion of 
today's world and which control so much of the world's 
remaining natural resources? One assumes, obviously, that 
the laboratory is not likely to blow up while the students are 
in it. 

"Dr. B., next year, what will you do for an encore?" One of 
our group asked me 

That set me to thinking. Maybe it was my own American 
students who had started the applause on the plane as it 
landed at JFK The pursuit of greater knowledge and sen- 
sitive understanding about a little known corner of our 
shrinking world had taken them to Africa. But the love of 
liberty happily brought them here, again, to America. 

Do I need to write more about what a rich learning ex- 
perience the eight American students had on the first LCA- 
sponsored Semester in Liberia program? The result for them 
was a new understanding of the meaning of domestic tran- 
quility, national security, personal freedom, civil liberty, 
social and economic justice, and democracy. They 
experienced it in a "live-virus" laboratory, and will be 
stronger world citizens for it. 

Dr Robert L Bradford, professor of political science, has 
been at Susquehanna since 1963 Holder of degrees from 
Colgate and Yale universities, he is a specialist on Africa and 
was a participant in the 1976 International Namibia Con- 
sultation held in West Germany The LCA ts proceeding 
vith plans for us 1981 Semester in Liberia, with application 
deadline set at November 15. 1980 Those interested may 
secure information from Dr Bradford 


Learning and Caring in Baltimore 


"The Baltimore Urban Term was the most important part 
of my education," says Sheila Eckman '76. "The experience 
gave me the skills necessary for my particular position and 
increased my self-confidence and appreciation of diverse life- 
styles." A sociology major, Eckman interned in Baltimore 
with the field staff of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland 
and is now field director for the Connecticut Yankee Girl 
Scout Council in Farmington, Conn. 

Betsy O'Connor '78 didn't find her career through the 
Baltimore program, but she did find a home. As an intern 
with Planned Parenthood, she found that she liked living in 
an urban area. Because of its different neighborhood iden- 
tities. "Baltimore has the qualities of a big city combined 
with the warmth of a small town," she says. "People watch 
out for each other." A biology major, O'Connor is a techni- 
cian in the hematology laboratory at the Bon Secours 
Hospital in Southwest Baltimore, only a few blocks from the 
house at 1 508 Hollins St. where SU students live during their 
term in the city. 

For the past seven years, Susquehanna University has 
been using the city of Baltimore, especially its Southwest sec- 
tion, as a living laboratory for the study of urban affairs. An 
in-depth look at the initial year of the University's Baltimore 
Urban Term was presented in the summer 1974 issue of the 

Since then, a total of 5 1 students have participated in the 
program, directed by Boyd Gibson of the SU faculty. Except 
for one year when only two students were involved, each year 
between six and ten students have taken an introductory 
seminar course on campus during the second term and then 
spent the third term living together, working at internship 
assignments, and continuing their studies in Baltimore under 
the tutelage of three adjunct faculty members. 

The students interviewed in 1974 all spoke very highly of 
the Baltimore experience as an important part of their 
college education. In 1980, a survey of alumni who par- 
ticipated in the program reveals an even more striking and 
credible assessment of the value of the Baltimore Urban 

An attempt was made to gel career information and state- 
ments from 40 alumni (the other 1 1 past-participants are still 
enrolled as SU undergraduates). They were mailed a 
questionnaire, and 16 responses were received. Partial infor- 
mation on 1 1 others was obtained from files in the Alumni 
Office. Of the 27 for whom information is available, 14 are 

currently employed in posts related to their Baltimore in- 
ternship experience, five others are attending graduate 
school in a related field, and another is a 1980 graduate who 
is hopeful of finding a position in her field of study. 

Of the seven working in fields unrelated to the Baltimore 
program, one formerly served in a related area before mak- 
ing a career change, and another is active in volunteer work 
of a related nature. All 1 6 who responded to the survey, even 
four who are not currently engaged in a related activity, 
believe the Baltimore experience has benefited them and urge 
its continuance at the University. 

Three alumni of the program have returned to Baltimore 
since graduation, two of them at the same agency where they 
had served as student interns. 

Jay Faron '74, a member of the first SU-at-Baltimore 
group, is now director of the Youth Diversion Project of 
COIL (Communities Organized to Improve Life), the suc- 
cessor organization to the Community Action Agency of 
Southwest Baltimore with which he interned over six years 
ago. As an undergraduate, he majored in religion but was 
also interested in sociology and psychology and was un- 
decided as to what he would do for a career. Coming from 
Summit, N.J., he had never been exposed to daily life in the 
city before the Baltimore Urban Term. He was impressed 
with how the neighborhoods of Baltimore maintain a sense of 
small community identity in the midst of the metropolis and 
with "the way the people get involved with each other." Now 
he is part of that neighborhood-community spirit, with plans 
to buy a house on Arlington Avenue two blocks from his of- 
fice at 1137 West Baltimore St. 

Faron says he has "learned on the job," but believes his 
Susquehanna education prepared him "in a general sense," 
teaching him "techniques and approaches" and giving him 
the "flexibility" to deal with new situations. Now Faron 
finds himself supervising Susquehanna interns following in 
his footsteps. 

Jill Douglas '80 who interned with the COI L Youth Diver- 
sion Project in 1 979, has now joined the staff as a counselor. 
The sociology major says the Baltimore Urban Term "gave 
me work experience and a head start in learning about the 
city, and helped me clarify my career goals. My experience at 
SU will enable me to continue learning for the rest of my 
Sociology major Susan Edgren '76 calls the Baltimore 
program "the most valuable experience I had in my college 

studies." She says she "grew up" more in those three months 
than ever before and "made some of the best friendships I 
will ever have." Her internship doing counseling and ad- 
ministrative duties in the Guidance Office of Southwestern 
High School helped her obtain her current post as case 
worker with the Salvation Army in Norristown, Pa. "My in- 
ternship helped me pinpoint job areas that would interest me 
and gave me a realistic view of what my employment would 
entail," Edgren says. "I notice that my college education 
makes me much more ready to read and try to understand 
things I am unfamiliar with than my co-workers who are not 
college graduates." 

Tura Hammarstrom '78, a psychology major, found that 
her internship with the Carter Community Health Center 
was "a good introduction to a mental health outpatient 
facility, a good test of my dedication to the field, and a good 
exposure to urban life." Currently she is an outreach worker 
with the Family Enrichment Program of the Morristown 
(N.J.) Memorial Hospital. While realizing the value of her 
term in Baltimore, Hammarstrom also appreciated the 
"sheltered" quality of the SU campus. "I had opportunities 
to be a 'big fish in a small pond' that a larger school might 
not have offered me," she says. 

Barbara Vierow '78, a communications major, contends 
that her internship as a production assistant at WJZ-TV 
helped her land her current position in station relations at 
Mutual Broadcasting System headquarters in Arlington, Va. 
"Now that I have graduated and had the experience of look- 
ing for a job in my field," she says, "I realize that the more 
'on the job' experience you can collect, the better chance you 
have of obtaining the job you seek." 

Elizabeth Kennerly '80 majored in business administration 
and interned in marketing research with Bon Secours 
Hospital. At the time of her response to our survey she had 
yet to find employment, but she was confident of getting a 
position in hospital administration and marketing. "This 
field usually requires a master's degree, but my practical ex- 
perience is a selling point for me." She believes the Baltimore 
program is "a very useful supplement to the formal educa- 
tion at Susquehanna — it provides first-hand experience, a 
different cultural environment, and an opportunity to learn 
the responsibilities of running a household." 

Obviously, not all alumni find their post-graduation road a 
smooth one. Barbara Geary Graziano '76 served an in- 
ternship in community relations with the Baltimore City 

I Police Department and attended the Baltimore Police 
Academy However, she has since been rejected for employ- 
ment as a Baltimore police officer because of a height re- 
quirement (she's one-quarter inch short of the 5'7" stan- 
Idard) She filed a discrimination suit against the police 
Idepartment. The case has not yet been resolved. 
1 In the meantime, after serving one year as the first female 
Ipolice officer in the Borough of Selinsgrove, the sociology 
{major is changing careers and is in Florida training to 
become a registered nurse. Finding obstacles on her career 
path has not lowered her opinion of her SU education, but 
raised it. She finds she is well-prepared academically for her 
studies at nursing school and is pleased to hear that Sus- 
quehanna has begun cooperation with the Geisinger Medical 
Center in developing a bachelor's degree program in 
anesthesia for nurses. 
1 "The Baltimore experience itself was super," Graziano 
says "I consider it the highlight of my college years. Eight 
other students and I lived and worked together and became 
close friends. We learned to live harmoniously in a city 
neighborhood, budget weekly expenses, study hard, and even 
cook meals!" 

Music education major Dave Bateman '79 interned in the 
public schools and attended professional conferences in 
music therapy, a field in which he maintains an interest while 
beginning his first year as a music teacher at Hemphill 
Elementary School, McDowell County, W.Va. "I was ex- 
posed to many ideas which helped me to see the relationships 
between music and physical, mental, and spiritual health," 
he says. 

"I thought that my main purpose for attending college was 
to obtain a degree so I could teach music," Bateman says. "I 
found much more. I had to choose between prejudice and 
tolerance, between passivity and action, between ignorance 
and understanding. Susquehanna led me to the point where I 
could choose the latter of these — it expanded my world con- 
siderably." He also values the Baltimore "living" experi- 

Rlght, above: Jay Faron (also sub/set ol outside cover 

photo) with Tony Badger '81 ol Newark, N.J., who was In the 

Baltimore program last spring. Below: Betsy O'Connor at 

work in the lab at Bon Secours Hospital. Opposite: Note 

location ol Faron's COIL otllce on West Baltimore Street. 

fall igW' stigduerMNiU ■'faOMtiVS'-'Pioe 7 ' 


«<W Holllns Street, home 

*' SUs Baltimore Urban Termers. 

ence — "our 'family' of eight students learned to handle daily 
problems in an adult manner seldom seen in college dor- 

Cheryl Williams Laverty '76, a sociology major, interned 
with the Dismas Halfway House and the Baltimore County 
Department of Juvenile Services. "1 learned certain tech- 
niques which are helpful to me, but I realized I wasn't cut out 
for strict counseling," she says. Laverty earned a master's 
degree in early childhood special education at George 
Washington University and is now working with students 
who have learning disabilities at the Belt Elementary School 
in Montana. "My career is one I never thought I'd pursue 
while I was in college," she says, "but it is related to my 
sociology and liberal arts background. Susquehanna made 
me a well-rounded person and developed my questioning 
nature." She also found that the Baltimore term was her 
"first insight into home management — an excellent one." 

Joan Balde '77, a psychology major, served an internship 
in the psychology and behavioral management departments 
of the Kennedy Center of Johns Hopkins. She believes that 
her academic training and internship experience prepared 
her for experimental research, helped her obtain a position as 
teacher-therapist at the Princeton Child Development In- 
stitute, and supported her subsequent acceptance at the-Uni- 
versity of North Carolina where she is working toward a 
master's degree in special education. 

Now living in Avon, N.J., as an underwriter with Pruden- 
tial Insurance, sociology major Rich Brugger '78 was 
previously a childcare counselor with the Bonnie Brae School 
for Boys. His Baltimore internship was with the West End 
Drug Rehabilitation Clinic. "Susquehanna helped me grow 
inside almost too much to assess," he says, commenting that 
the University fostered his religious commitment. 

"Although the Baltimore program was not directly in- 
strumental in my career path, it was a valuable experience in 
any case," states Tom Dertouzos '76. His internship with the 
city Planning Department "identified a type of work I was 
not suited to and helped me see my own weaknesses and 
strengths, enabling me to set new goals for myself. My Sus- 
quehanna education prepared me well for further schooling." 
A sociology major at SU, Dertouzos studied accounting at 
Rider College and is currently a senior accountant with Ernst 
& Whinney in Lawrenceville, N.J. 

"I am not pursuing a career in my major field 
(psychology)," relates Mary Ann Knapp '77, "but I feel that 
my liberal arts background has benefited me greatly. College 

should teach one the skills of how to learn, not merely the 
skills to obtain a specific job. Susquehanna helped me learn 
to learn, which is the best education one could receive." She 
finds that her Baltimore experience introduced her to city life 
and gave her the knowledge and confidence to survive in 
Washington, DC, where she is a research assistant with the 
Avco Corporation. 

Alice Taylor '79, an English major who interned with 
Lutheran Social Services of Baltimore, is now secretary to 
the assistant bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, 
D.C. "For me, the Baltimore Urban Term did not help lead 
to a job, but I do not measure the value of the experience by 
my success in the job market. From the group living, I 
learned much that dorm living cannot teach about coopera- 
tion and diplomacy in human relations. From the city living I 
learned much that academic classes cannot teach about the 
dynamics of urban growth and decay. Through the culture 
and ethnicity — the tremendous variety of events and people 
that make up Baltimore — I experienced a vast urban richness 
that Selinsgrove cannot provide. Through my internship, I 
learned that social work was not my vocation. So, although 
my present job has no connection with the Baltimore 
program, my ability to cope with living and working in 
Washington does." 

In the 1974 article, some students expressed dismay and 
disillusionment with the enormous complexity of urban 
problems and the tremendous difficulty of finding solutions. 
It is encouraging to note that this attitude does not appear in 
the responses to the 1 980 survey. These alumni have seen that 
over an extended period of time progress can be made 
through the combined efforts of people working together to 
help themselves. 

For instance, the Hollins Market, former quarters for 
several grocers and a center of community life in Southwest 
Baltimore, was closed, a victim of 1968 riots, when SU stu- 
dents first arrived in 1974. It has since been reopened as the 
home of a community food cooperative which makes a 
crucial contribution to the strength of the neighborhood. 
Also, new construction and historic restoration are renewing 
downtown Baltimore's Inner Harbor area. 

"Survival requires caring," states Dave Bateman. His 
fellow Baltimore alumni show evidence that they have all 
learned that lesson, both professionally and personally. They 
seem to feel indebted to society for the benefits of a college 
education and they are repaying that debt through their work 
and concern for other people. 


Z'isquehannans On Parade 


Ralph Wilmer was one of five persons honored 
by the National Bankers Association in Wash- 
ington. DC, for having been in the banking pro- 
fession for 60 years Ralph still serves as chairman 
of the board of the Snyder County Trust Co. 


The Rev David J. Helm celebrated his 2Sth an- 
niversary as paslor of First Baptist Church in 
Burlington, Vt, The congregation granted him a 
sabbatical to do some special study at Oxford Uni- 
versity in England. 


Althea Ferguson Wollaston was named chair- 
person of the Executive Secretarial Department of 
Central Pennsylvania Business School. She is the 
widow of Edward A. Wollaston '52. 


Albert T. Smith, C.P.A., has been promoted to 
assistant vice president in the executive office of 
Bethlehem Steel Corp. 


Richard N. Young will assist in coaching the 
Shikellamy Jr. H.S. football team this fall. 


The Rev. Charles H. Duncan teaches in the 
public schools of Danielson, Conn., where he lives 
with his wife Elizabeth and their three children. He 
is also pastor of the Mohegan Congregational 
Church, a historic American Indian church. 


Dr. John H. Anthony is president of Portland 
Community College. His address is 683 Sunny hill 
Dr., Lake Oswego, Ore. 97034. 

Dr. Richard H. Cahn, new superintendent of the 
Reading school district, was named "outstanding 
educator" by the Chamber of Commerce of 
Reading and Berks County, Pa. 

Ronald D. Fleming is chief executive officer and 
chairman of the board of Narehood Limestone 
Inc. a subsidiary of New Enterprise. 

James A. Reiser retired from the Navy as a 
lieutenant commander after serving 22 years as a 
supply officer. He has joined Western Union Elec- 
tronic Mail Inc. as accounting manager. He and 
his family live at 8S24 Betterton Ct, Vienna, Va. 


The. ma Sheesley Bingaman is special education 
adviser with the Pennsylvania Department of 


Franklin P. Beam is an assistant professor at 
the Williamsport Area Community College. 

Dr. M. Donald Can is a professor at the Uni- 
versity of Arkansas Medical School. His address 
is 7 Alice Ct.. Little Rock, Ark. 72207. 

The Rev Elmer H. Elche is pastor of St. Paul 
Lutheran Church in Orwigsburg. He and his wife, 
the former Beverly A. Schreffler x"74, live at 100 
No. Warren St, Orwigsburg, Pa. 17961. 

Laurence W. Miller is chairman of the Depart- 
ment of Sociology and Social Work at Mansfield 
Male College. 


Brace Bancs x is assistant principal of Parkville 
Sr. H.S. in Baltimore. He graduated from Lock 
Haven State College in 1962, received his M.Ed, 
from Towson State University, and is working in a 
doctoral program at Penn State. 

Nancyle* Dunster Moore is president and owner 
of Calico Hill Inc., wholesalers of purse ac- 

George J. Campbell Jr. is director of purchasing 
for Kobacker Stores Inc. in Columbus, Ohio. 

Carl M. Mover is now director of development 
at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Uni- 
versity of Florida. He and his family are living at 
551 N.W. 57th St, Gainesville, Fla. 32607. Carl 
held several administrative posts at Susquehanna 
since 1964, is a onetime director of admissions, 
and was most recently director of development at 
his alma mater. 

Franklin G. Trenery Jr. is with Hewlett Packard 
and his address is 622 Stablestone. Chesterfield, 
Mo. 63017. 


Peter Betger recently produced the Maude 
Adams Fine Arts Festival at Stephens College, 
where he is resident actor/instructor. He did sum- 
mer stock this year at Spirit Lake, Iowa. 

Anthony W. Colombet is vice president of 
American Record Sales Inc. in Westville, N.J. 

John C. Horn Jr. is manager-energy recruiting 
with Clockwise Holdings Inc. in Denver, Colo. 

Pamela J. Kay is development and public rela- 
tions director for the Vermont Lung Association 
in South Burlington. 


Michael C. Cur is principal analyst with Gould 
Ocean Systems Division. His wife is the former 
Diana L. Youngblood '66. 

Walton R. "Bub" Cueman, formerly at William 
Paterson College, is now an assistant coach for the 
Upsala College football team. An excerpt from 
the Upsala news release: "The last time Cueman 
was involved with football on the Upsala field was 
in 1963 when he was a member of the Sus- 
quehanna team whose 22-game unbeaten string 
was snapped by Upsala. At that time the Crusad- 
ers' streak was the longest in the country and at- 
tracted national publicity. This year, Upsala will 
play at Susquehanna on Sept. 27. It will be 
Homecoming for the Crusaders and for Cueman." 

Karl E. Westerville is vice president of Con- 
tinental Cities Co. Inc. of New York City. 

Sue C. Davis is area director in western Mis- 
souri for the Social Security Administration. Her 
address is 7209 Woodson Dr., Raytown, Mo. 

James W. Good is extension specialist-marine 
resource management at the Oregon State Univer- 
sity School of Oceanography. His address is 1415 
N.W. 27th St., Corvallis, Ore. 97330. 

Barbara R. Nelson is with Parents Magazine as 
book clubs product manager. Her new address is 
462 Esplanade. Pelham Manor, N.Y. 10803. 

Edwin L. Rehmeyer is a teacher at the 
ARAMCO Schools in Dhaharan, Saudi Arabia. 
His mailing address is c/o Glenn E. Rehmeyer, 
Box 42. Rt. 2, Stewartstown, Pa. 17363. 


Franklyn M. Bergonzi is vice president, con- 
troller for the Rite Aid Corp. in Harrisburg. 

Peter Capolino is president of Mitchell & Ness 
Sporting Goods in Philadelphia. 

Karen Rowe Costello is a forensic scrologist at 
N.W. Indiana Criminal & Toxicology Lab Inc. in 
Hobart, Ind. Her husband is Dr. Anthony J. 
Costello '67. 

R. Robert Dunn III is president of Chico 
Restaurant Associates Inc. His address is 2560 
Guynn, Chico, Calif. 95926. 

Mary Clukey Krackow is vice president for 
finance with the Metropolitan Adjustment Bureau 
in Hollywood, Calif. 

Terry L. March has joined SanfordC. Bernstein 
& Co. Inc., New York-based investment research 
and management firm, as vice president and con- 

Eugene H. Winner is president of Farmers Best 
Inc. in Lewisburg and of Witmer's Green Acres in 


Sister Lob E. Boosall is administrator of The 
Good Shepherd Lutheran Home of the West and 
she lives at 15434 Kiamichi Rd #2. Apple Valley. 
Calif. 92307 


Christine N. Kelly is a teacher with the 
Southeast Delco school district in Folcroft, Pa. 


Nancy Carver DiPinto is a professor of 
marketing at Glassboro State College. 

Robert C. Nolt is vice president and treasurer of 
Resource Automation Corp. in Philadelphia. His 

Among aome 470 new students to arrive at Suaquehanna on Septambar 4 wara 
thaae sons and daughters of SU alumni who iolned the Class of 1984, 
front: Lynna Howling (Roger C. 'SO and Be mice Jochem Howling 52;.. 
Wayne, N.J.; Susan Dell (Jamea C. Dell '54), Camp Hill, Pa.; Sua Leach 
(Clayton E. "58 and Luclan Smith Leach '54), Heading, Pa.; Diana 
Wlaalnger (Donald E. '50 and Flora Bernhardt Wlaalnger '51) Hollldayaburg, 
Pa. Back: Christopher Hettenbach (Uoyd ft '62 and Bonlta Schalter 
Hettenbach '6*5,1, Lewisburg, Pa.; Scott Moore (Gary L. '81 and Stephanie 
Haase Moore '60), Wilton, Conn.; Scott Frost (Frederick ft '56 and Alice 
Valslng Frost x '56;, Sellnsgrove; John Stoudt (the late Rev. John B. 
Stoudt '54), Mltlllnburg, Pa. Not on hand lor the photo, but also In 
the class are Susan Hawkins (Nancy Richards Banner '55;, Dover, Del., 
and Chris Lupolt (the Rev. Wayne P. Lupolt '52), Mlddleburg, Pa. 

address is 14 E. Central Ave.. Paoli. Pa. 1930I. 

James W. Page, former coach at Troy (N.Y.) 
H.S.. is now head football coach at Red Land H.S 
in Lewisberry. His address is Box 224, R.D. I, 
Lewisberry. Pa. 17339. 

Donald J. Proctor is personnel manager for 
Penske Corp. in Reading, Pa. 


Duane E. Brookhart is warden at Kilby Correc- 
tions Facility and his new address is Rt. 5, Box 
315-D, Montgomery, Ala. 36II7. 

Alan E. Moyer is owner of Alan E. Moyer In- 
surance Service in Strasburg, Pa. His wife, the for- 
mer Linda C. Kauffman 71 is a reading specialist 
in the Pequea Valley school district. 


Craig K. Benzenberg x graduated from Ohio 
State University and is a visual communications 
designer with ITT. His address is 1404 Snowmass 
Rd., Worthington, Ohio 43085. 

John G. Foos has been admitted to partnership 
with Peal, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. 

Jacqueline O'Shea Galano is a librarian at the 
North Merrick (N.Y.) Public Library. Her hus- 
band Gregory E. Galano 70 is owner/operator of 
Dutch Girl Cleaners in Old Brookville, N.Y. 

Rolla E. Lehman III is president of Lehman En- 
terprises. His wife is the former V. Jean Walton 

Philip R. Libby is president of Sportshaus Inc. 
in Bridgton, Me. 

Dr. Frederick R. Maue is interning at the 
Western Psychiatric Institute of the University of 
Pittsburgh. He and his wife, the former Cnarlene 

B. Stover, live at McMillan Hall, Apt. 15, 6020 
Stanton Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15206. Charlene is 
matriculating in the Master of Divinity program 
at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. 

G. Tina Scott Purdy is the owner of Neptune 
Pool Service Inc. in Cape Coral, Fla. 

Jeffrey S. Witte has been elected a vice presi- 
dent in Irving Trust's Worldwide Corpora- 
tions/U.S. Division. His wife is the former Joan 

C. Mercer x73. 

keynote address at the First International Con- 
gress on the Hard of Hearing. 

James E. Murray is customer service agent with 
Delta Airlines at the Washington National Air- 
port. He and his wife, the former Saren K. Alexan- 
der 72, live at 3378 Woodburn Rd.. Annandale, 
Va. 22003. 

Steven L. Thornburg has been promoted to 
director of agencies of New England Mutual Life 
: Co. in Boston. 



Brian D. McCartney is coordinator of the Of- 
fice for Handicapped at Teachers College, Colum- 
bia University. He was selected as one of the 1980 
Outstanding Young Men of America and was 
headed for Germany in August to present the 

Barbara L. Albright is a bookkeeper with Scales 
& Shaw, Attorneys at Law. 

William J. Erfksen is manager of flight atten- 
dant relations with Eastern Airlines at J.F.K. In- 
ternational Airport. 

C. Patrick Gallagher is business systems coor- 
dinator for ARCO Polymers in Philadelphia. His 
wife, the former Jeanne H. Yost 72, is a first grade 
teacher in Marlton, N.J. 

Robert M. Hartt 73 is a project director for the 
Valley Health Foundation. His address is 1213 7th 
St. (R), Huntington, W.Va. 25701. 

John M. Ruginis is pharmacist/manager with 
Rea & Derick Inc. in York, Pa. 


Cheryl L. Bishop is a teaching assistant in the 
Syracuse Developmental Center. Her address is 
329 Onondaga Ave.. Syracuse, N.Y. 13207. 

Dr. Bruce W. Downs is a chemist at the Toms 
River Chemical Co. He and his wife, the former 
Christine M. Eustice xV7, live at 861 Briar Ave, 
Toms River. N.J. 08753. 

John C. Hadley is in private business as a hear- 
ing aid dealer. He and his wife, the former Sharon 
K. Smith "75, live at 631 Maryland Ave., Apt. 3. 
Pittsburgh. Pa. 15232. 

Susan Zlerdt Kershenbaum is a program- 
mer/analyst with AMTRAK and her address is 
10155 Walnut Wood Ct., Burke, Va. 22015. 

Wallace J. Lindsay Jr. is a C.P.A. with the firm 
of Dorfman, Abrams, Musci and Co. of Haw- 
thorne. N.J. 

Karen White Strawoet is director of finance with 
Foulkeways at Gynedd. She lives at 178 Cheshire 
Dr.. Penllyn, Pa. 19422. 

William B. Trousdale is program coordinator- 
announcer with WSBA-AM/FM in York. Pa 

Alan W. Wasaerbach is controller of the John 
Akridge Co. in Washington, DC. 



Christopher L. Campbell is now a scientific 
programmer for the Doublet III Fusion Project at 
General Atomic in San Diego His new address is 
8570-H Via Mallorca Dr , La Jolla. Calif 92037 

Charlotte Graham Folmer is a financial planner 
with Deere & Co in Moline. III. 

Holly Henschel Hovis is an account executive 
with Automatic Data Processing in Ann Arbor. 

W illiam P. Hughes is j buyer with Fisher Scien- 
tific Co His address is Apt. 709Cricklewood Hills 
Apts.. 700 Forbes Ave . Pittsburgh. Pa. 152I9. 

Ally Sharon I.. Long is assistant law director 
(currently prosecutor) with the City of Akron. 

Barbara E. Miller is reservations manager for 
the Warm Springs Resort in Sun Valley. Ida. 

George R. Reichenhach is area supervisor for 
McDonald's Corp in Fairfax. Va. He lives at 23 
Congaree St., Baltimore, Md. 21236. 

William VI. Wise Jr. is a senior systems analyst 
with Prime Computer Inc. in Wellesley. Mass. 


Thornburg '72 Stain 75 


Richard D. Bcrnagozzi is senior planner/analyst 
with Dataproducts Corp. in Woodland Hills. 
Calif. His address is 6929 Woodlake Ave., Canoga 
Park, Calif. 91307. 

W. Richard Davis is a service representative 
with New England Telephone in Burlington, Vt. 
Kathy Johnson Dilenschneider is a general ac- 
counting manager with Extracorporeal Medical 
Specialties Inc. Her address is 29 Drummers Ln., 
Wayne, Pa. 19087 

Sheila M. Eclunan is a field director with Con- 
necticut Yankee Girl Scout Council. Her new ad- 
dress is 579 Emmelt So,., C-19, Bristol, Conn. 

F. Curtis Ibbitson is sales manager for New 
England and Canada with International Edge 
Tool Co His address is R.D I, Box 105, Rocky 
Hill Rd.. Woodstock. Conn. 06281. 

Peter L. Kamford is an account executive with 
Guy Carpenter & Co. in New York City. He is liv- 
ing at Roger Canoe Hollow, Millneck. NY. 

David M. Kammerer is the aut 
of a musical written in commem 
quicentenmal of the Syracuse N 
the Church of Jesus Christ of La 
was performed in Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica. 
NY. David's wife is the former Elizabeth Daun 
77; they have a daughter Lara and a son, born 

and composer 
York Stake of 
-day Saints. It 

August 9. 1978. Matthew David Their address is 
16 Warren Si . Tully. N Y 13159 

Lauren L. Runyon is with the Hopewell 
Township Police Department. Her address is 65 E. 
Broad St . Hopewell. N.J. 08525. 

Curtis E. Stnink is director of grocery sales with 
James A Weaver Co in Wilkes-Barre His ad- 
dress is Sylvan Lake, R.D. I . Box 146-E, Hunlock 
Creek. Pa 18621. 

Janice L. Trojan is assistant vice president of 
Tri-County National Bank in Middleburg, Pa. 


Carl H. Chase is band director in the New 
Caney school district and his new address is 2921 
Clear Ridge Dr #112. Kingwood. Tex 77339. 

Lisa M. Fackelman is a job evaluation analyst 
with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. Her ad- 
dress is 282 Goffle Hill Rd.. Hawthorne. N.J. 

Marilyn E. Gill is assistant director of public in- 
formation & development for The Seeing Eye Inc. 


Deirdre Gordon is a social worker with Children 
& Youth Services of Delaware County. Pa. 

David O. Hayes is a newscaster with WLCY 
Radio in Tampa. He lives at 501 1 16th Ave. N., 
Apt. 7-33, St. Petersburg, Fla. 33702. 

Robert J. Ivers is assistant data manager for 
Conrac Corp. in West Caldwell, N.J. 

Calvin A. Jackman is a staff accountant with 
Sullivan & Co. Ltd. His address is 4595 Logsdon 
Dr., Annandale, Va. 22003. 

Donna M. Lennek is a systems analyst with the 
Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and her address 
is P.O. Box 609, Point Lookout, NY. 11569. 

Kent V. Littlefield is a staff consulting geologist 
for RE. Wright Associates lite, in Harrisburg. 
His wife is the former N. Lorraine Behrmann 78 
and their address is 1835 No. Union St., Mid- 
dletown. Pa. 17057. 

Joseph A. LoCastro III is assistant terminal 
superintendent with ITO Corp. of Ameriport Inc. 
in Philadelphia. He lives at 53 Roberts Ave., Had- 
donfield, N.J. 08033. 

James W. McGuire is a senior accountant with 
Drexel Burnham Lambert in New York City. 

Ann McAulifTe Minton is a corporate advertis- 
ing assistant with Vitramon Inc. Her address is 
5725 Main St., Stratford, Conn. 06497. 

Michael J. Monahan is vice president of 
Montgomery Scrap Corp. in Rockville, Md. 

Michael C. Owens is a partner with Owens 
Architectural Hardware. Helivesat 156 Governor 
Rd.. Hershey. Pa. 17033. 

Suzanne Paetzer, on Susquehanna's University 
Relations staff for three years, has had her duties 
expanded to include responsibilities in special 
events as well as publications. Her title is assistant 
director of University relations. 

Nancy Bowser Painter is a branch information 
analyst with Johnson Rents Inc. Her husband is 
John L. Painter 76 and they live at 16 Rambling 
Ln.. Malvern, Pa. 19355. 

Susan M. Reisch is a teacher/social worker with 
the Peace Corps in Jamaica. Her address is 9 
Musgrave Ave., Kingston 10, Jamaica, West 

Alice M. Roher is assistant to the manager of 
public relations and publications at Columbia 
University School of Business. 

Donna M. Zawacki is assistant process operator 
with Exxon Co. in Linden, N.J. 


Jane Wiedemann (and el a does paralegal work 
for Pope, Ballard, Shepard & Fowle in Chicago. 

Carl F. Christiansen is a personal lines un- 
derwriter with the New Jersey Manufacturers In- 
surance Co. 

Holly M. Gelse is a computer programmer at 
the University of Texas Medical Branch. Her ad- 
dress is 2014 39th St., Galveston, Tex. 77550. 

Stephen M. George is vice president/treasurer 
of JAS Builders Inc., WyckolT, N.J. 

Brenda Ewert Jadnev is assistant toxicologist 
with Wallace Laboratories, a division of Carter 
Wallace Inc. in Cranbury. N.J. Her husband is 
Brian R. Jadney. 

Jane B. Kadenbacb is community relations 
assistant at Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield, 
N.J Her address is 2 Eastport Ct„ Red Bank. 
NJ. 07701. 

Wendy L. Krown is a tour director with the over- 

i of Arthur's Travel I 

i Philadel- 

in the sixth year ot the program, American Music Abroad was an exciting 
experience tor 304 high school music students this summer. The musicians 
convened at Susquehanna University tor three days of orientation and 
rehearsal— and a farewell concert— and then took off tor two separate 
tours ot Europe. Founder and director of American Music Abroad is 
Barry Hackenberg '63, second from left, who is director ot instrumental 
music at Haddonfleld (N.J.) H.S. James B. Stetfy, former head ot the $U 
Department ot Music and now dean ot continuing education and director ot 
summer activities, at left, hosted the group and his former students, 
Including the others In the picture who are also on the AMA staff: Robert 
Miller '67, director ot high school bands for the Abington (Pa.) school 
district, Cynthia Lawvar Schade 70 and Don Schade 76, both of whom 
teach at Pann State. Don also teaches part-time at Suaquettanna. 


David J. Lantz III teaches music at Knowlton 
Township E.S. and also plays with "Fred Bevin 
and the Difference in Brass." 

David L. Liebrock is in computer sales with SEI 

in Wayne, Pa., and his wife, the former E. Lynn 
Campbell 77, is a casualty claims adjuster with 
Allstate Insurance Co. 

Jack L. Miller is with WOND/South Jersey 
Radio Inc. 

Janet E. Oakes is an associate programmer with 
Shared Medical Systems in Malvern, Pa. Her ad 
dress is 329D Barker Cir., West Chester, Pa 

Michael C. Reggie is an accountant with the (. n 
vironmental Protection Agency, Washington 

Rose Ann Seyler Sinkosky is an instructiona 
assistant at the Programmed Study Center oi 
Luzerne County Community College. Her hi 
band is Anthony J. Sinkosky 75. 

Raymond J. Skjold is radio communications 
representative with Motorola Communications & 
Electronics Inc. He lives at 425 Madison Ave.. 
Apt. 5, Milford. N.J. 07645. 

Norann Hohe Sytsma is a compositor with York 
Graphic Services Inc. Her husband is James H. 
Sytsma 79 and they live at 2510 W. Market St., 
Apt. 2, York, Pa. 17404. 


Alan A. Babp is a data update specialist with 
Dun & Bradstreet in Allentown, Pa. 

Carol J. Ertel is payroll and savings clerk with 
the First National Trust Bank and her new address 
is 449 Race St.. Sunbury, Pa. 17801. 

Marcia E. Freed is a market research analyst 
with Capital Blue Cross in Harrisburg. 

Wendy S. George is a management trainee with 
Maryland Sprinkler Co., Columbia, Md. 

Jeffrey S. Gicklng is security analyzer and clerk 
with the Hazleton National Bank Investment 
Department. His address is 189 No. Church St., 
Hazleton, Pa. 18201. 

Kevin Her an x is director of sales/shipping/ 
receiving for Franklin Lakes (N.J.) Stereo Center. 

Samuel B. Hoff is now a staff member of the 
Human Resources Subcommittee in Congress. He 
lives at 3700 Massachusetts Ave. N.W.. Apt. 124, 
Washington, D.C. 20016. 

Karen A. Holmes is teaching English at the 
Lewisburg Middle School. 

Sandra J. Knutsen is teaching at the Primrose 
School for Mentally Retarded. Her address is 
5928 Silver Star Rd., Apt. 215. Orlando, Fla. 

Cindy Erickson LaBarca is a customer service 
representative with Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of 
Maryland. Her husband is Robert R. LaBarca 78. 

Peter C. Landmesser is an expediter with Atlan- 
tic Aviation Corp. at the Greater Wilmington 
(Del.) Airport. 

Mark R. Lewis is a sales service representative 
with International Wine Products. 

Kim Kingston Makowski is minister of music at 
the First Presbyterian Church in Southampton, 

James W. Selman is a marine biology research 

technician at the Wetlands Institute of Lehigh 
University in Stone Harbor, N.J. 

Jan M. Varga is manufacturing engineering 
secretary and numerical controls coordinator with 
the Jamesbury Corp. She lives at 161 W. Moun- 
tain St., 40B, Worcester, Mass. 01606. 


Karalee ButtorfT Ameel '68: M.Ed, in early 
childhood education, Bowie State College. 

Janet Frock Bassett '75: MA in American 
History, University of Delaware. She is field 
curator with the Bureau of Historic Sites and 
Properties of the Pennsylvania Historical and 
Museum Commission. Her husband is Jerry S. 
Bassett 75. 

Douglas F. Bernegger 76: M.B.A. in business, 
Duke University. He is a credit analyst with Shaw- 
mut Bank N.A. in Boston. 

Alan L. Bess 7«: M.D.. Temple University 
School of Medicine. He is a medical consultant for 
a legal firm in Philadelphia and is also involved in 
a program at Thomas Jefferson University. 

David M. Boucher 75: M.B.A. in finance. 
Drexel University. He is vice president. Real Es- 
tate Recovery Group, Fidelity Bank of Philadel- 

Carolyn Franu Brunachwyler x'57: M S.W. 
Temple University. She is a director of prograrr 
for the Freedom Valley Girl Scout Council. 

Robert J. Campbell '66: M.B.A , Monmoutl 
College. He is a communications system represen 
tative with New Jersey Bell Telephone. 

Ruth Gearhart Canolino '67: MLS. Drexe 
University. She is reference librarian with Ihi 
Camden City Public Library 

Michael W. Carlini 74: MBA. in finance 
Drexel University. He is controller of commercia 
operations with Clabir Corp.. Red Lion, Pa. Hi 
wife is the former Wendy Williams 74. 

J. Gregory Dye 72: O.D., Southern Californi. 
College of Optometry. He practices in Wes 
Fargo, N.D. 

Peter W. Emig '73: M.Div., Lancaste 
Theological Seminary of the United Church o 
Christ, Lancaster, Pa. 

Michael Fabian 74: MA in education, SUN! 
at Stony Brook. He is a math teacher in Sachcr 
Central Schools, Holbrook, N.Y. 

John Kevin Flanagan 77: M.S., Bucknc 

David W. Hahn '49: MA in history 
Bloomsburg State College He is a teacher i 
Warrior Run school district, Turbotville, Pa. 

Michael J. Hoover '69: D.Ed., University t 
Northern Colorado. He is a school psychologi: 

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In years past, even as now, summer's end meant renewed vigor on the University 
campus. All activity was eventually to flow toward one purpose — the arrival of the stu- 
dent body for the fall term. 

Selinsgrove awakened from its summer lassitude. Merchants hung out welcome 
signs by displaying orange and maroon Susquehanna pennants, and merchandise 
destined to attract students replaced standard summer wares in store windows and on 

The arrivals, of course, included first-year students, in number more than one- 
fourth of the entire collegiate population. There was a genuine wish on the part of the 
townspeople to make the arrival of the incoming freshman class memorable and their 
stay pleasant, for there were excellent relations maintained between students and resi- 

The college administration had bent its efforts, too, to make the transition from 
home to college life as painless as possible. One should remember that in those days the 
young men and women of college age did not possess the independence of thought and 
action that characterizes those of today. Also, Susquehanna was a smaller school than 
now, and there was a closer personal relationship between faculty and administration 
on one hand and the collegians on the other. 

But Susquehanna largely adhered to the college codes of the day. For instance, 
what was expected in conduct and even dress was spelled out for matriculants. Other 
rules and regulations were printed in the Student Handbook, a virtual student Bible 
that was revised annually. A copy was bestowed on each student. Freshmen were re- 
quired to carry their handbook at all times while on campus. 

One of the sports enjoyed by upperclassmen but not listed under any athletic ac- 
tivity was the hazing of freshmen. This was mostly confined to horseplay. Susquehan- 
nans had more good sense than at some other schools where hazing had some unfor- 
tunate, tragic results. 

But there were freshmen who would tell you that upperclassmen were not ones to 
pull their paddles. That, however, was the extent of corporal punishment meted to first- 
year males. 

From the start of the term, freshmen were required to wear orange and maroon 
dinks, which perched atop their heads. This headgear was a compulsory part of the uni- 
form of the day until such time as a football victory over a traditional rival — or some 
other momentous happening — resulted in permission to discard the dinks. 

The most visible frosh initiation was the fall parade from the campus to Market 
Street, where the main rites were performed. This took place at night, and the line of 
march to and from the initiatory site traversed both Pine and Walnut Streets so that a 
number of Selinsgrovers could witness the goings-on. (Those same streets were also 
used for another type of march, one not related to Susquehanna— the parade of hooded 
and sheeted Ku Klux Klansmen en route to their cross burnings on the hill beyond the 

A large water fountain graced the center of the Market and Pine intersection. This 
imposing white ornament spouted water which fell back into a basin that encircled its 
base. In earlier times, the fountain served a utilitarian purpose — it was a watering 
trough for the real horse-power that hauled wagons and buggies over the brick-paved 
main street. Later, it was to withstand assults by cars that piled into it. Finally, the 
fountain and the brick roadway went the way of the cigar store wooden Indian when 
the Commonwealth decreed that in the name of progress a ribbon of concrete should be 
unfurled the length of Market Street. 

At the fountain, freshmen were commanded to perform certain routines, such as 
singing, dancing, cheering, etc. The reluctant were persuaded to go into their acts by 
the application of some smartly administered whacks of wooden paddles to their 
posteriors. The fountain became a baptismal font and the frosh were treated to a dunk- 
ing as a reward for their performances before the return march to their dormitory 

Crowds of townspeople along with students jammed the corner sidewalks to laugh 
at the fountain foolishness. 

In the days of which we write, fraternities were seldom dignified with that word 
but were commonly called "frats." The initiation of their pledges was more physical 
than the hazing of freshmen. 

One house sent its pledges through a large storm sewer at night. The men splashed 
their way through puddles of accumulated water, their progress under cover of 
darkness sending rodent inhabitants of the sewer squealing ahead of them. 

Cemetery Hill, behind the Selinsgrove reservoir west of the campus, provided a 
ghostly setting for late night, informal fraternity initiations. One must keep in mind 
that then there were no houses in the immediate vicinity. 

A prospective brother was taken to the cemetery and told to remain there until 
someone came for him. Of course, no one came. After the brothers stole away, 
tombstones of the burial ground formed a backdrop and a place of concealment for 
members who rattled chains, moaned and shrieked to intimidate the initiate. 

Another trick was to deposit a pledge late at night on a lonely road quite a distance 
from the college. He was then given an impossible deadline: too brief a time in which he 
was to find his way back to the fraternity from the unfamiliar area. A variation of this 
was to send an initiate to obtain specified, hard-to-come-by items in virtually barren 
countryside at night. 

But both pledges and freshmen survived to perpetrate the same tricks on next 
year's crop of neophytes. 

with Weld Board of Cooperative Educational Ser- 
vices. LaSalle. Colo. 

Phyllis Betz Johartsen >'62: P.M.D . Harvard 

Carter C. Kaneen '71: MBA in finance. New 
York University. He is a second vice president 
with Chase Manhattan Bank. New York City 

E. Jean Kelly '47: M.S. in library science. 
Columbia University School of Library Service. 
She is library teacher in Harrison. N.Y. 

Doris Hamilton Lanz '69: M.A., University of 
Rhode Island. She is coordinator of Home Sup- 
port Program for the Elderly. Wood River Health 
Services Inc.. Hope Valley, R.I. 

D»«ld W. Long "76: M.S. in chemistry, 
Marshall University. He is a staff chemist with 
Merck & Co., Danville. Pa. 

Karen M. McCormtck x77: M.F.A. in music 
education, SUNY at Buffalo. She teaches in the 
Clarkstown central school district. West Nyack, 

Mary E. McManus '75: M.Ed., Visually im- 
paired. University of Pittsburgh. She is a teacher 
of visually impaired in the Charlottesville, (Va.) 

Marie A. Morgan 71: M.S.W., University of 
Washington. She is social service director of the 
Red Cross Adult Day Care Center, Everett, Wash. 

Susan Murawski '74: M Mus Ed., 
Ithaca College. She teaches elementary in- 
strumental music in the Hornell (N.Y.) school 

Suaan Lehman Northrup '59: B.S.W., Living- 
stone College. She is a medical social worker for 
Cabarrus Memorial Hospital, Concord, N.C. 

Kenneth L Rapp '66: M.S. in education, 
Salisbury State College. He is personnel manager 
for the Salisbury (Md.) Steel Co. 

Pamela Gehron Robey '74: Ph.D. in 
biology/biochemistry, Catholic University. She is 
a Postdoctoral Fellow with the National Institutes 
of Health, Bethesda. Md. 

Edwin G. Rohde '69: MA in chemistry educa- 
tion. University of Maryland. He is a farmer and a 
science teacher in Columbia, Md. 

Mary Moore Schatkowski '58; M.A. in music, 
Trenton State College. She is a music teacher at 
Trexler Jr. H.S. 

Jimmie L. Schwartz 76: M.Div., Lutheran 
Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. He is 
married to Meredith Welsh "76. He is pastor of the 
Williamson-Upton Lutheran Parish. 

Ralph Harry Schwalm '76: J.D., Dickinson 
School of Law. 

Virginia E. Shafer '71: M.D., Temple Univer- 
sity School of Medicine. She is at the Lancaster 
Genera] Hospital for a residency in family prac- 

Peter M. Sherman 74: M.B.A. in finance, Penn 
State University. He is fixed income manager in 
the Trust Department of the Pittsburgh National 

Susan J. Staker '76: M.S.W.. Ohio Slate Uni- 
versity. She is a customer service research analyst 
for Huntington National Bank. 

Kenneth Alan Stein 75: D.P.M.. Pennsylvania 
College of Podiatnc Medicine. He will serve a 
preccptorship in Philadelphia. 

Kenneth W. Steller '68: MS. in counseling and 
psychological testing, Southern Connecticut Stale 
College. He is a counseling psychologist with the 
Veterans Administration Medical Center, West- 
haven. Conn. 

Michele J. Szwed 75: M.A. in interpretative 
conducting. Trenton Slate College. She is director 
of music in the Riverdale (N.J.) school district. 

Richard J. Tolsma 75: M.Ed, in education and 
communications. Temple University. He is 
manager of audio-visual services for Strawbridge 
& Clothier in Philadelphia 

Joseph M. Vayda 73: M.B.A. , Rider College 
He is assistant vice president, New Jersey 
National Bank, Trenton. 

Gail R. Weikel '58: M.Ed in therapeutic recrea- 
tion. Temple University. He is director of recrea- 
tion services at While Haven (Pa.) Center. 

Da»id B. Werner 70: MBA, Shippensburg 
State College. He is manager of financial planning 
for Blue Shield. Camp Hill. Pa. 

Thomas W. Wolf 76: M.S. in accounting. Long 
Island University. He is accounting coordinator, 
Hearst Magazines in New York City. 

Susquehanna I niursitv 


"1 DO" 



Helen Spaeth '55 to Charles E Reep Sr . 

December 14. 1974. Firsl Presbyterian Church. 

Upper Montclair. N.J. / 1354 Aqua Esta Dr., 

Punta Gorda Isles, Puma Gorda, Fla. 33950. 


Luann M. Buriak 77 to Jeffrey W. Duxbury 
77, May 28. 1977, St. Matthew's Episcopal 
Chjirch. Sunbury, JSi „Msmbef»„uf; the wedding 
from Susquehanna were David A. Ross x'76 and 
Stephen L. Henry 76. Luann is a lab technician 
for Purex Corp. and Jeff is a sales representative 
for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. / 2000 New 
Rodgers Rd., C-23. Levittown. Pa. 19056. 

Janice E. Buck x77 to Shawn Ashe. June 23. 
1979, Christ Lutheran Church, Staten Island, 
N.Y. Linda Van Tress Price 77 was in the 
wedding party. Janice is an X-ray technician at the 
Staten Island Medical Center. 


Lee Ann Mclntyre 79 to John Cullen, July 21, 
1979, Church of the Infant Savior, Pine Bush, 
N.Y. Lee is a counselor for World Wide 
Educational Services. / Apt. A- 1. Rte. 208, Hud- 
son Valley Estates, Wallkill, N.Y. 12589. 

Sally A. Howard to James W. Cooper 78, 
September 8, 1979. Holy Trinity Church, West- 
field, N.J. Susquchannans in the wedding party 
were William S. Dorman 76, Lawrence P. Kroggel 
77, Richard A. Bnigger 78, and Steven B. 
Bnigger '80. Jim is a D.J. for radio station KILT- 
AM, Houston. / 10522 Beechnut, Apt. 2402, 
Houston, Tex. 77072. 


Linda R. Maggiore to Robert C. Miller 73, 
January 26. 1979. Shadybrook Village, Braden- 
ton, Fla. Bob. an attorney, is in charge of child 
support enforcement for Manatee County, Fla., 
and his wife is with the Finance Department, Clerk 
of Circuit Court. / 2304 Falcon Ct„ Bradenton, 
Fla. 33529. 


Linda L. DeGrassi 74 to Robert B. Swope Jr. 
71, April 20. 1979. Trinity United Church or 
Christ, Turbotville, Pa. Bob is a teacher in Spot- 
sylvania H.S. A son. Robert Bannen III. was born 
on March 20. 1980. / 226 Hampton Dr., Spotsyl- 
vania, Va. 22553. 


Teresa Marinaro to William B. Kraft 78, April 
7, 1979. / 709 West 14th St., Apt. 20, Davenport, 
Iowa 52803. 


Patricia A. Lacombe 78 to Randy C. Murphy. 
April 19. 1980. St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 
Milroy, Pa. Patricia is a computer programmer 
with Day & Zimmerman in Philadelphia and the 
groom is a research assistant at the University of 
Pennsylvania Hospital. / 36-B Kings Hwy. and 
Park Blvd., Cherry Hill. N.J. 08034. 

Kathybeth Kerstetter 79 lo John G. Lamade 79. 
April 26, 1980, Grace United Church of Christ, 
Mount Carmel. Pa. In the wedding were Roberta 
L. Dodson'79, Lorinda M. Alexander 79, Barbara 
A. Voelker "81. Christopher M. Molden '81. and 
Stephen L. Neff '81. Wanda L. Hummel '81 was 
the organist and Charles H. Crube '81, the soloist. 
Kathi is a claims processer for Aetna Life & 
Casualty and John is an insurance adjuster with 
Crawford & Company. / 2421 Vista Rd., 
Williamsport. Pa. 17701 


Linda A. Ness 72 to Dr. Jeffery M. Jones. May 
II, 1980, The Unitarian Society of York, Pa. The 
groom is a dentist and I inda is a patient/family 
pulmonary education coordinator for the 
Pulmonary Services of the York Hospital./ 701 S. 
George St.. York, Pa. 17403. 


Barbara H. Libby to the Rev Charles W. 
Coates '55, May 17, 1980. Chnsl Evangelical 
Lutheran Church. Lewisburg. Pa. The bride is at 
Bertrand Library. Bucknell University. Charles is 
administrator of Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village. 
The groom's brother. Ned S. Coates '62, was best 
man. / 132 Mountain View Rd., Lewisburg, Pa. 

Nancy E. Zanner 78 to Daniel C. Correll IV, 
May 31. 1980. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. 
Gaithersburg, Md. In the wedding patty were 
Mary Ann Beck 78 and James B. Cochran 78. 
Nancy is an information services representative 


with the National Geographic Society. The groom 
is an artist with a graphic design studio. / 1 8327 
Lost Knife Cir. Apt Ml. Gaithersburg. Md 


Norma Jean Hedrick *78 to Ste.en K. Budd 7», 
Maay 31. I980. Grace Lutheran Church. Royers- 
ford. Pa Susquehannans in the wedding were 
Anne Guckw Olrte, "78. Jane B. kadenbich 78. 
Jennifer E. Gamble "79, Sharon Vreeland Miller 
79, Edward P. Clancy 7ft. and Ellen B. Haggard 
x78. Jean is a placement counselor with Fortune 
Management Associates and Steve is a sales 
representative with Kremcrs-Uroa'n t Co:'/ k "8l2' 
Coachman East. Lindenwold. N.J. 08021 

Kalhryn E. Corner to Steven J. Fisher 77, May 
31. 1980. First Lutheran Church. Watsontown. 
Pa. The bride is a nurse at Evangelical Com- 
munity Hospital and Steve is an analyst in in- 
dustrial engineering. ACF Industries. / 56 So. 
Third St.. West Milton. Pa. 17886. 

Mary M. Douglas x'80 to Brian A. Geary. June 
1980. / 2725 Sterling Point Dr., Portsmouth. Va. 


Debora A. Vanlderstine 75 to Gene C. Traas, 
June 7. 1980. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 
Saddle River. N.J. Included in the wedding were 
Anne Longenberger Lohr 73 and Lynette M. 
Smith 74. The groom is an organist and com- 
poser. Debora will be teaching French at Calvin 
College. / c/o Department of Romance Lan- 
guages, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich. 


Kimberly A. Hawkins to Roderick A. Stvidge 
78, June 7, 1980. Keilhan's Gardens. Sunbury. 
Pa. The bride is with Fidelity National of 
Pennsylvania and Rod is an accountant with Weis 
Markets./ R D. 3. Box9. Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 

Susan E. Maack 79 to David A. Addison 78, 
June 28, 1980, Christ Episcopal Church, Potts- 
town, Pa. Susquehannans in the wedding were 
Nancy Jeffries Little 79, Steven B. Brugger °80, 
and Richard A. Brugger 78. Dave is a manager for 
the American Bank & Trust Co. / 133 
Valleybrook Dr., Lancaster. Pa. 17601. 

Jane A. Westrick 78 to Raymond Swisher, July 
5. 1980. They will be living in Rota, Spain. / 4716 
Ellsworth Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213. 

Louise Spltzner x'67 to Adrian Randall Teaf, 
July II. 1980. Washington Memorial Chapel, 
Valley Forge. Pa. Louise teaches in the New Cas- 
tle County school district, where the groom is dean 
of students. / 238 Prospect Dr.. Wilmington. Del. 


Kay D. Sbroyer 74 to Fred G. Hooper Jr. 73, 
July 19. 1980. First Baptist Church. Lewisburg. 
Pa. Members of the wedding party from Sus- 
quehanna were Susan Craft McAllister 74, Mary 
Sobkowiak Kreider 74, and Phillip Hollister 77. 
Fred teaches music in the Selinsgrove M.S. and 
Kay is an independent music teacher. / 1014 No. 
Orange St., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 


Karen Locke to Robert W. Manafef 78. May 
17. 1980 Peter W. MefM 78 was best man. Bob is 
a research assistant. University of Missouri Com- 
parative Medicine Research Farm. / 260 Apple 
Tree Ct., Apt. 3, Columbia, Mo. 65201. 

Jacqueline E. Buzzard to David M. Dlffenderfer 
72, May 24. 1980. Church of the Apostles United 
Church of Chnsl. Lancaster. Pa Both are with the 
Hamilton Bank / 14 Kendes Rd . Millersv'tlle. Pa. 


Katharine W. Beard '68 to Robert A. 
McClenalhan. May 24, 1980. Derry Presbyterian 
Church. Hershey. Pa. Katharine is a laboratory 
coordinator at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 
where the groom is an electron microscopist. / 14 
Caledonia Building. Briarcrest Gardens, Hershey, 
Pa. 17033. 


Janet P. Diehl 75 to Jeffrey P. Ayres, May 3 1 , 
1980, Trinity Episcopal Church. Buckingham. Pa. 
Janet is a paralegal with Venable, Baetier & 
Howard and the groom is an attorney with the 
same company. / 4129 Roland Ave.. Apt. 1A, 
Baltimore. Md. 21211. 

Born Crusaders 

To Donald R and Janice Stahl Snyder '61. a 
daughter, Liesl Danielle, May 5, 1976. / R.D. 2, 
Box 443, Berghaus, Lewisburg, Pa. 17837. 

To Edward R. 70 and Marilyn Goetze Danner 

71, a son, Benjamin Edward, March 2, 1979. / 18 
Middlesex Dr.. Slingerlands. N.Y. 12159. 

To Stephen and Wendy Lovgren Halliburton 

72, a son, Craig Lovgren, May 15, 1979. / 36 
Smith Rd., Denville, N.J. 07834. 

To Mr. & Mrs John A. Davidson 76, a son, 
Robert Anthony, May 1979. / 74 Lilac Ave., Apt. 
3, Rochester, N.Y. 14620. 

To Robert V. and Ingrid Grodem Jacobus '69, a 
daughter. Lauren Christine, December4, 1979. / 2 
Bedford PI.. Morristown, N.J. 07960. 

To the Rev. Joseph D. 73 and Margaret Bottorf 
Long '70, a daughter, Christine Noelle, December 
24, 1979. / 1 1 3 W. Main St., New Bloomfield, Pa. 

To Mr. & Mrs. Thomas R. Milbrand '68, a son. 
Seth Ian, January 28, 1980. Seth joins brothers 
Corey Wade (October 23, 1975) and Kyle Davis 
(November 25, 1977). / R.D. 3, Box 88, Mifflin- 
burg. Pa. 17844. 

To Maj. David and Janet Coleman Miller x72, 
a son, Matthew Bridger. January 31, 1980. The 
family will soon move to Wright Patterson AFB in 
Ohio. / 5833 Stonewood Dr., Montgomery, Ala. 

To Dan and Nina Knaper Reid x'71, twin sons, 
Jamie and Travis, February 27, 1980. Nina is an 
assistant professor of physical education and 
women's field hockey and Softball coach at York 
College. / Box 616. R.D. 1, Dallastown, Pa. 

To James A. and Carol Reese Feister '69, a 
daughter, Erin Michelle, April 14, 1980. / 1016 
Woods Ave., Lancaster, Pa. 17603. 

To AIM C. 70 and Linda Ninsted Lovell 71, a 
daughter. Meredith Diane. April 18. 1980. / 4401 
Cross Country Dr , Ellicott City. Md. 21043. 

To Jose and Marilyn Zannie Annates '67, a son, 
Mark Charles. April 25. 1980. Marilyn and her 
husband are both operational research analysts for 
the U.S. Army at Fort Lee, Va. / Rt. I, Box 
335D5. Prince George. Va. 23875. 

To Robert M. 77 and Karen Crilus Wentz x'80. 
a son. Michael Bryan. May 13. 1980. In May. 
Karen earned her B.S. in computer science from 
McNeese State University. Robert is an associate 
geologist with Conoco Inc. / 2700 Ernest St.. Apt. 
124. Lake Charles. La. 70605. 

To Bruce E. and Sharman LeVan Ebbeson 70, a 
daughter. Whitney LeVan. May 14. 1980. / 14 
Stonehenge Dr.. Medford, N.J. 08055. 

To Steve and Alison Townsend Carbaugh '68, a 
son. Justin Russell. May 24. 1980. / 3179 Colony 
Ln„ Plymouth Meeting, Pa. 19462. 

To Robert F. and AlyceZimmer Doehner 73, a 
son, Theodore Albert. May 26, 1980. / 502 
Brookwood Gdns.. Hickory Corner Rd., East 
Windsor, N.J. 08520. 

To Thomas P. 74 and Linda Berruti Lust 70, 
twin boys, Nicholas Craig and Timothy Jared, 
May 28. 1980. / Box 75. Laurelton. Pa. 17835. 

To Lawrence and Susan McCabe King x'69, a 
daughter, Krislen Melissa, June 4. 1980. / R.F.D. 
I. Box 1 1. Ellsworth, Me. 04605. 

To Mr. & Mrs. David J. Reier 75, a son, 
Samuel David, June 18, 1980. / 441 King St., 
Northumberland, Pa. 17857. 

To Thomas A. 74 and Debra Davis Duncan 74, 
a daughter. Megan Ashley, June 20. 1980. / 956 
Tavel Dr., Kenner, La. 70062. 

To John M. and Lynn Scheirer Fulop x'70, a 
daughter, Amanda Kay, July 7, 1980. / 201 W. 
Laurel St., Georgetown, Del. 19947. 

To Mr. & Mrs Christopher D. Blackmon 76, a 
son, Benjamin LeMay, July 9, 1980. / 525 W. 3rd 
Ave., Derry, Pa. 15627. 

To John H. 70 and Linda Maier Klemeyer 71, a 
daughter, Lana Jeanne, July 9, 1980. / R.D. I, 
Box 122, Shohola, Pa 18458. 


Dr. Stanley L. Nale '47 of Black Mountain, 
Tenn., September 1977. Heearned the M.S. and a 
Ph.D. in psychology from Penn State University. 
He was a teacheer and then director of the Mental 
Health Center of Western Carolina University. 

Neil A. Giuliano x*52 of Phoenix, Ariz., October 
IS, 1978. He was with the First National State 
Bank in Carefree. Ariz. A veteran of the U.S. 
Marine Corps, he was an active community leader 
and a one time mayoralty candidate in Bloom- 
field, N.J. 

Elinor Smith Burley '53 of Muncy, Pa., June 28, 
1979. She was a teacher in the commercial depart- 
ment of Montgomery Area H.S. She is survived 
by her husband, Richard C. Burley '53. 

Reba Weirich Ocker x'18, Ml. Union, Pa., 
November 14, 1979. 

Myron F.Fetterolf hc*79of Jennerstown, Pa., in 
Salisbury, Md., June 9, 1980. Elected last fall to 

After Homecoming . . . 

OCT. 31 - NOV. 1 



Three performances 


"Music Man" 

the Board of Directors of Susquehanna Univer- 
sity, he was founder and president of the Fctterolf 
Group Inc., a diversified holding company with 
major interests in coal mining, manufacturing, in- 
surance, hotels, and land development. 

Mary Farlling Hollway '28 ..I Red Lion, Pa., in 
Norristown, Pa., June 26. I980. She earned her 
M.Ed, in 1940 from Penn State University. She 
retired in 1 965 after 35 years in teaching and coun- 
seling. In 1 962 she received Susquehanna's 
Alumni Award for Service and in I965 she 
received a citation from the Pennsylvania Associa- 
tion of Women Deans and Counselors. Her 
pastor, the Rev. Dr. E.M. Clapper *34, officiated 
at the service. 

The Rev. Lewis F. Foltz '23, Sem 75, Topton. 
Pa., July l, I980. A veteran of both World Wars, 
he was in the field artillery overseas 1917-19 and 
an Army chaplain in the European Theatre I94I- 
45, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. 
He served several parishes in Pennsylvania, and in 
I953 became Protestant chaplain of the Veteran 
Administration Hospital in Philadelphia, where he 
remained until retirement in 1968. His late wife 
was the former Edna Coff 73. Among SU sur- 
vivors are daughter Susan Foltz Tletbohl *5I and 
her husband Dr. Ralph H. Tletbohl '49, grandson 
Jon A. Tietbohl '81, and sisters-in-law Nora GofT 
Manley 72, Dorothy Goff 78, and Ruth GofT 
Nicodemus '30. 

Wilfred J. Sheetz '48 of Bethlehem, Pa, July 10. 
1980. He was secretary-business manager for the 
Nazareth Area school district. He was an Army 
veteran of World War II. 

Charles F. Bottieger x*26, Lewisburg, Pa., July 
24, 1980. An Army veteran of World War I, he 
taught school in Snyder County until his retire- 
ment in 1955. 

Dr Mildred E. Winston 71, recently of Clare- 
mont. Calif., in White Plains. N.Y. She earned the 
B.R.E. degree from Biblical Seminary in New 
York City and the M.A. from N.Y.U. A teacher 
for several years, she joined the staff of the United 
Lutheran Church in America in 1928 and served 
for 40 years in higher education and theological 
education for that body and its successor, the 
LCA. She held honorary degrees from Carthage 
and Gettysburg colleges and was the recipient of a 
unique citation for outstanding service to educa- 
tion from the National Association of Women 
Deans and Counselors. 

Refurbished by the Susquehenne University Parents Association, which 
raised $14,000 tor the project last year, the Snack Bar in the Campus 
Center now boasts a pub-like atmosphere with red and black carpeted floor, 
old-newspaper-ad wallpaper, period lights, red draperies, amber windows, 

and a small corner stage with sound system. The self-serving area, 
at right, was redesigned with new counters, refrigerated display 
cabinets, soup service, and other features. It is now separated from 
the sit-down eating space by a wail paneled to match the wainscot. 


SU Sports 


As this is written, it is hot outside. Hotenoughtomakeme 
thankful for my air-conditioned office. They call these the 
"dog days" of August for reasons of which I am unsure The 
almanac tells me that summer is not officially over for 
another month. But on a college campus, the change of the 
seasons does not correspond to the equinoxes. Despite the 
weather and the calendar, something tells methat fall is here. 
That something is the Susquehanna football team, which is 
arriving on campus today to begin pre*season drills. 

This is the time of year when I can't walk through 
Selinsgrove without somebody asking me "How's the team 
going to do this year?" They don't bother to specify "foot- 
ball" team; it seems understood. Questions about Crusader 
prospects in other sports are less frequent. 

I try to give some coherent and informative answer to 
these queries. Usually my response is some version of "better 
than last year," a safe enough guess when the team is winning 
one or two games per season. But i sometimes find myself 
wondering, why is it so important that the SU gridders win? 
Some of these people are quite demanding, as if Sus- 
quehanna "owed" them a winner, as if the University could 
only justify its existence by producing powerhouse football 

Football seems to appeal to our aggressive, territorial in- 
stincts The game itself is analogous to a military operation, 
with the two sides employing complex strategy, brute force, 
and an occasional "bomb" in a struggle for "field position " 
This ritualized battle, set in colorful, crowded stadiums, with 
bands and cheerleaders, in (usually) clear and invigorating 
fall weather, makes for an exciting spectacle Some fans 
become so involved that it seems as if their own personal 
sense of self-worth depends on a victory by their team. 

Some aspects of this passion for football seem unfortunate 
to me. Many members of the general public identify a school 
totally in terms of its football team, knowing nothing about 
the character and purpose of the institution, just its record on 
the gridiron. Once while driving a University car through 
Virginia, I was approached at a gas station by two youths 
who seemed curious about Susquehanna. Their one question: 
"What kind of football team do you have?" 

Even among people in the news media, who ought to know 
better, I encounter those who laugh at Susquehanna because 
of our lack of success in football during the past decade. No 
matter that there have been outstanding successes in other 
sports, no matter that enrollment remains high and the 
budget balanced, no matter that SU graduates are leaders in 
business, music, education, and other fields. To these people, 
if your football team is a loser, you are a loser. 

Whatever happened to the old saying that what matters is 

Head Football Coach Bill Moll is Hanked by this year's 
team leaders, elected by the squad: Co-captains Rick 
Gentile '81, offensive guard from Metuchen. N.J., and 
Tom O'Neill '81, quarterback from West Reading, Pa. 

not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game? 
Surely, as SU's Jim Taylor puts it, "if winning weren't im- 
portant, they wouldn't keep score." But I can't subscribe to 
the Lombardi credo that "winning is not the most important 
thing, it's the only thing." That viewpoint may apply at the 
professional level, where sport is big business. But it 
shouldn't apply in college athletics, and certainly not at a 
small college like Susquehanna where the educational mis- 
sion is paramount. Unlike some of the "big time" univer- 
sities, which are making headlines these days because of 
revelations about bogus credits and forged transcripts, SU 
does not have athletes masquerading as students, we have 
students who participate in sports 

Not to condone cheating, but one can sympathize with the 
feelings of the Eagles' Dick Vermeil a former UCLA foot- 
ball coach, who lays the blame for academic violations on 
college administrators who "hire and fire football coaches on 
the basis of wins and losses ." Some might argue that Sus- 
quehanna is guilty of firing coaches for losing, but I don't 
think that was the reason a few SU coaches have lost their 
jobs. Rather, their programs were not regarded as com- 
plementing overall University goals. 

The athletic philosophy at Susquehanna is that the 
program exists to provide students with the opportunity to 
benefit from the experience of athletic competition. These 
benefits involve learning how to set goals and how to work 
toward attaining them through self-improvement, effort, dis- 
cipline, and teamwork — as well as the pure and simple joy of 
playing the game and sharing fellowship with teammates 
Victory percentage remains one way to measure the success 
of this type of program, but I hope it is not the only way 

To be sure, winning teams can generate a lot of favorable 
publicity which enhances the development of the institution. 
But this is serendipitous Making headlines is not the 
primary goal of the athletic program, which is contributing 
to the personal development of the student-athlete and the 

extracurricular life of the campus i think most educators 
and psychologists would agree that teaching young people 
the virtues ol hard work and a positive attitude is healths 
placing them under intense pressure to win at ali costs is not 

The true fan in this atmosphere is not the "fair weather 
friend" who only supports you when you're w inning but one 
who takes a personal interest in the welfare and developmen 
of the student-athletes and who is always supportive o 
honest effort no matter what the final score. 

Such a fan is Dr. Russell Gilbert h'}l, professor emeril,. 
of German, who is a 1980 SU Sports Hall of Fame inductee 
along with footbal! star Rich Caruso '65 and Ihree-sporl 
standout R«iss EtsetmbweVWJJr SJflbetf has beei 
sports fan for some 50 year. He views his support of Crusauer 
teams as pari of his intense personal and emoliona 
ment in the affairs ol the University. During his half-centurv 
at Susquehanna, his interest has remained as avid during los 
ing years as during seasons of fantastic success He has come 
to know many players, shown his concern by attending prac- 
tice sessions as well as games, and says he "feels person..;:, 
licked when SU loses." But he does not complain about the 
defeats, does not belittle players for poor performances or 
seek the heads of losing coaches, and does not ask for pre- 
season predictions. His devotion to Susquehanna does noi 
depend on wins and losses. 

There is another thing 1 wonder about when people ask me 
"How's the team going to do this year?" What makes them 
think I know? People expect sports writers to be prognosti 
cators, but I don't like it. I can try to provide an analysis of 
the situation: the strengths and weaknesses of the corr- 
petitors, the past records and historical trivia, up-to-date 
statistics. But I am usually too impressed by the unknown 
and variable factors — injuries, motivation, weather condi 
tions, bad bounces— to venture a prediction. Even the 
professional odds-makers, who make it a full-time job am! 
employ an army of scouts, spies, and computer analysts, are 
right iust a little more than half the time 

Two ol my past predictions are noteworthy During my 
days at The Hartford Times 1 was forced to call the 19S" 
World Series. In a grossly unscientific manner. I figured the 
"Miracle" Mets would pull off one more miracle, and the* 
made me look good. In I97S, with theCrusader eleven losing 
only five starters from a 4-5-1 team that had been six point> 
shy of 7-2, 1 wrote that "a 9-0 record is possible ' Welostoui 
first six games. I became the butt of jokes in press boxes 
throughout the Middle Atlantic Conference. I tried to laugh 
them off by saying "it was a misprint, I meant 0-9." Then we 
won the last three games, and I was wrong either way. 

So, I'm sorry, but you won't find any predictions here. The 
pertinent facts are these: Third-year Coach Bill Moll loses 
only, five starters from last year's 2-7 squad. The defense- 
should be strong, as it was in 1979. The attitude remains 
positive and the motivation is there. But, we're still playing in 
perhaps the toughest small college football league in the 
country, and it remains to be seen whether the SU offense 
can be more effective than last year, when it managed more 
than one touchdown only once in nine outings. Make your 
own predictions if you wish. I'm just going to wait and see, 
and enjoy the action no matter what the scoreboard says 

Living in Your 
Kind of Place ? 

continued from page 2 

have never heard of it. Canyon is sand- 
wiched between a reservoir and two parks, 
so it's secluded. The next town, a more 
typical California suburb, is five miles away. 

Barret lives in a wood house "built like a 
cabin. It's rustic. Not quite livable-looking." 
Living in Canyon allows her to have ani- 
mals, a garden, peace and quiet, real neigh- 
bors, and other things she values— such as 
the opportunity to be a school-board member 

"1 wouldn't be working this kind of 
technical job if I didn't live in a nontechnical 
place like this," she says. She grew up in a 
small town in northern New Jersey and 
always lived in places with small-town at- 
mospheres She attended small colleges 
Canyon reminds her of her grandparents' 
cabin in a small, upstate New York town. So 
even 3,000 miles from where she grew up. she 
feels very much at home. 

Phil Kavits look the more typical ap- 
proach to finding a place to live; he didn't 
worry about it at all Kavits wanted most of 
all to be a producer or a news director for a 
television news program When he gradu- 
ated from college two years ago. there 

weren't any job openings for him in the East, 
but that didn't bother him. "I was willing to 
go where I could to do what 1 wanted to do." 
he says. Opportunity beckoned from North 
Dakota, and kavits answered. 

From a career standpoint, it was abso- 
lutely the right move. Kavits advanced with 
astonishing speed. Within a year, he had 
achieved his goal — he was executive pro- 
ducer for a television station in Fargo. Now. 
with valuable experience under his belt, he 
has returned east to a television station in 
Buffalo, New York. Along the way, a sur- 
prising realization struck him. 

"I would've thought I would be more at 
home in Buffalo." says Kavits, a product of 
Long Island. "But Fargo worked out better 
by far. 1 had the best successes ever there, in 
terms of everything. Those things that hap- 
pened in Fargo just haven't happened here. I 
would've thought just the opposite* 

If there's a moral to that story, it is this: 
Maintain your capacity for surprise. As 
important as planning and goal-setting are, a 
little elasticity can go a long way. Goals and 
priorities do have a way of changing. 

One recent grad had decided that Ithaca. 
New York, was precisely the right place for 
his first job. It was close to large cities yet 
retained the ambience of a college commu- 
nity. One factor he hadn't counted on was 

being unable to land the job he sought. 
Instead he was forced to take a position in 
Vermont, which initially left him with a 
feeling of failure. "In many ways," he says 
now. "Vermont was one of the best things 
that ever happened to me. especially because 
of a few of the people I met. They have given 
me values that are as important as anything I 
have known. And I thought going up there 
was the worst thing that could happen to 

Sometimes wisdom amounts to knowing 
which waves to ride. 

For many a recent graduate, though, the 
first year or two out is a rough voyage. Life 
after commencement begins with with- 
drawal symptoms, like a birth trauma 
upon leaving the comfortable womb of alma 
mater. Being in an unfamiliar or uncom- 
fortable place is one common aspect of this 
difficult adjustment. What can you do to 
make a selling more pleasant? 

"Try to continue the things you've always 
done." says Phil Kavits. who found success 
and happiness in North Dakota. "If you 
were involved in theater, go out and find a 
group and get involved. If you played on 
some kind of team, go out and find some- 
thing similar. Anything to feel natural in 
your new place " 

Rituals help --either maintaining old ones 

or inventing new ones. Brian Martinson, 
who works in Washington, D.C., and misses 
the college environment, has developed a 
regular habit that expands his world beyond 
the confines of his job. Every Sunday 
morning, Martinson takes the newspaper 
and a thermos of coffee and walks along the 
stream near his apartment to a huge rock. He 
says the place reminds him of the scene in the 
movie Breaking Away, where the boys had a 
special rendezvous spot. "Everything lets 
loose there," Martinson says. "You can talk 
or think about anything there. It's safe. You 
hang out on the rock, soak up the sun, and 
read about the world. I feel at home there " 

Career counselor David Anderson cites 
the importance of finding allies people 
who have values and interests similar to 
yours. Many colleges have alumni organi- 
zations and parents' groups willing to ac- 
quaint graduates with the area. Another 
approach might be to pursue things thai 
interest you. "If I really enjoy canoeing. I'm 
going to go on the office canoe trip even 
though 1 may not like where they're going/ 
he says. Or if furniture refinishing interests 
you. check the Yellow Pages for people in 
town who do refinishing work — and call 
them up to ask about making a visit. 

In any case, says Anderson, meeting allies 
involves a "personal investment" on your 


part. "Il involves stepping out rather than 
waiting for people to come to you. Ask 
yourself. 'Where would people be who have 
the same interests as I do?' If it's important 
enough to you, you make that kind of 
personal investment. If you're not acting on 
it. it's not that important to you." 

"It's very tough to get to know someone 
outside the job." says New York City 
survivor Mary Ellen Hem. Her sugges- 
tions find a roommate in a similar predic- 
ament; get to know your ropmmate's,fneo4s^ 
and your friends' friends: reestablish ties 
with classmates you haven't seen recently. 

"It has been incredibly lonely But." she 
adds, "being lonely is important to your 
postgraduate years Loneliness teaches you 
to live with yourself You have to face 
yourself before you expand your ground 

"You always have to ask yourself. 'What 
am I doing here'' What do I think is real?" 

Charles Anzalone. a 1978 graduate of Syra- 
cuse University, is a newspaper reporter 
m BinRhamton. -Vfw York. 

Making Lemonade 
From Lemons 

Maybe a few months from now you'll be 
living somewhere else. But meanwhile, 
your present happiness depends on making 
the most of where you are. Here are a few 
tips from graduates to help you find the 
best that any locale can offer and to help 
you feel a bit more at home. 

1. Try to expand your circle of friends 
beyond those at work. It is surprising how 
narrow you and the world can become 
after a year of talking only about office 

2. Take advantage of every opportunity to 
meet people you may enjoy. Look at it this 
way: If you do take the initiative, you don't 
really know what will happen. If you don't 
take the first step, you can be pretty sure 
nothing will. 

3. Continue to be involved in activities 
you've always participated in. Softball and 
modern dance classes have not been can- 
celed because you graduated from college. 

4. Seek out allies. Get to know people who 
have the same interests as you do. Ask that 
magic question: "1 enjoy 

Do you know anyone who is involved in 

5 Make the personal investment of the 
social interview. Call up strangers who 
have the same hobbies you do and ask to 
talk with them about their interests. 

6 Contact your college's local alumni 
association. Members of college parents' 
groups may be happy to show you around. 

7. Look for a roommate. You will auto- 
matically double your possibilities for 

8. Read the calendar and list of events in 
your local newspaper. It's amazing what 
people spend their free time doing. In a 
smalltown, you may have to be flexible. In 
a city, you'll be overwhelmed. 

9 Go out and get lost. The uncertain will 
no longer be that uncertain. 
10. Take a night course at a local college. 
The room will be filled with people who 
share the same interest as you. And 
dazzling your fnends with Chinese food or 
your newly acquired knowledge ol local 
architecture never hurt. 

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were important to you when you were 

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teaches you to live with yourself. It's 
different from loneliness. Sooner or later 
u * something you'll have to face. After you 

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In addition to Jim Aurand, previously an- 
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Susquehanna has two other new coaches on 
board this fall. 

Stan Seiple, Sunbury architect and one of 
the nation's top marathon runners in the 
over-50 age group, has been named cross 
country coach. Bruce Wagenseller, head of 
the Physical Education Department, surren- 
ders the coaching reins after eight years dur- 
ing which he suffered only two losing seasons 
and posted a 54-50 record. 

Nancy Searfoss Smoker 73, a 1979 induc- 
tee into the SU Sports Hall of Fame, will 
serve as interim field hockey coach. She is a 
mathematics teacher at Middleburg t Pa. i 
High School. Connie Delbaugh is giving up 
the job for one year in order to devote more 
time to her leaching duties. 

Susan Stetz '80 of Key port, N.J., an 
honors graduate with a double major in com- 
munications and English, has been appoin- 
ted to the new. part-time post o f sports infor- 
mation coordinator in the SU Public Infor- 

Career Office Seeks Alumni Aid 

Susquehanna's Office of Career Develop- 
ment and Cooperative Education, under its 
director. Edward J. Malloy. is seeking help 
from alumni in three separate ways. 

First. Malloy says it would be of great help 
to students if alumni would spend some 
lime — even a short half-hour would be time 
enough in many instances — talking to them 
about their jobs. Most college students don't 
really know what certain occupations or jobs 

mation Office Working under PI Director 
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dunes involving Crusader sports publicity 
while pursuing a master's degree in higher 
education administration at Bucknell Uni- 
versity. This staff position has been added in 
response to the recent growth of the Univer- 
sity s athletic program, which now encom- 
passes 16 varsity sports, and other demands 
on the Public Information Office. 

are like; they need to find out so they can 
make intelligent decisions. Sometimes, he'd 
like to see students invited to spend an entire 
day in the office of an alumnus or alumna. 
Geography should not inhibit this process, he 
says, as students can travel at term breaks 
and vacations. 

Malloy also asks alumni to consider tak- 
ing students on as interns in their offices or 
businesses. Many alumni work in fields that 
can profit from the additional labor provided 
by a student, and the experience makes a fine 
addition to the student's resume'. Employers 
increasingly look for evidence of practical 
experience on the part of students. 

finally, he says that alumni should "think 
Susquehanna" when looking for people to 
fill positions. "With today's economy, we 
can use every available opening for our stu- 
dents." he states. His office can provide in- 
terviewing facilities on campus, or can make 
resume's available on the employer's ground. 

\V illing-to-help alumni should contact 
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Talking pictures . . . 



I. A Misspent Youth 

Lei me begin with a public confession. When I was a boy 
growing up in the suburban resort town of Asbury Park. New 
Jersey, I fell pre; to the sinister temptation of cinematic ad- 
diction Seduced, in part, by the cut-rate prices that were 
available during the off-tourist season, and egged on in my 
tell) bj "is that proclaimed that "movies are better than 
ever," 1 became a hapless habitue of local movie houses. 
i rom the lender age of eight or nine until 1 entered high 
school, I spent countless hours in dark balconies watching 
double features, multiple serials, and innumerable cartoons. 
M> p, i re n Is were nul altogether happv with this state of af- 
fairs They would have preferred to see me outside in the 
fresh air, playing slickball or climbing trees. But since they 
realized that I might choose to spend my time at home, in- 
stead of at the movies, they resigned themselves to subsidiz- 
ing the lesser of two evils. 

Years later, when 1 came to see the error of my former 
ways, 1 embarked upon a course of self-improvement. For a 
decade or so, I scrupulously avoided Hollywood productions, 
and attended only the most esoteric of foreign films. My 
premise, I suppose, was that directors like Bergman, Bunuel, 
and Anlonioni could cleanse me of Victor Mature. Cecil B. 
de Mille. and Bugs Bunny. It was not. however, until 1 

arrived at the gates of Susquehanna, that I felt a need for 
radical absolution. Too embarrassed to bother the Chaplain 
with so trilling a matter. I decided to seek counsel from my 
own conscience. Regrettably, my conscience proved unsym- 
pathetic. Like Luther's confessor at Wittenberg, it advised 
me to desist from moral anguish until I had a worthier sin to 
report. I protested that the opportunities for sinning in 
Selinsgrove were pretty limited, and I reminded my con- 
science of Plato's remark "that if a contest were held for 
wickedness, few would distinguish themselves, even there ." 
But to no avail. 

My big break in movies came in 1975, when Ron Dotterer 
[Ronald E. Dotterer, assistant professor of English] and I 
decided to offeran experimental course called INTRODUC- 
TION TO FILM. Here, at last, was an opportunity to 
transform the haphazard recollections of a misspent youth 
into a pool of information for academic use. The course 
proved quite successful and led, in turn, to a major grant 
from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the es- 
tablishment of an outstanding feature film library, and the 
founding of the Susquehanna University Film Institute. Last 
year, my film-teaching colleagues and I received the ultimate 
token of providential favor, when the Susquehanna Univer- 
sity Parents Association initiated a fund-raising campaign to 

In T/ie Deer Hunter, " Mike (Robert DeNiro) returns tor the tirst time from Vietnam to Welsh's Bar and John (George Dzundza} 

—Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures 

Dr. Kamber is associate protessor of philosophy and 
religion and co-director of the Susquehanna University 
Film Institute. This article is based on a talk he 
presented to parents on Parents Day, November 1, 1980. 

purchase films, projectors, and videocassette equipment for 
film-study activities. 

II. A Question of Educational Value 

For me the success of the film program at Susquehanna 
represents a vindication of movies as a cultural phenomenon 
worthy of serious attention and critical appreciation. There 
are. however, some hard-bitten skeptics who would question 
this view, and who might, in their meaner moments, accuse 
me of compounding my childhood sins by dragging movies 
off the streets and into the classroom. The real issue, of 
course, is the educational value of humanities/film courses. I 
exclude from this category courses on how to make films. 
My friend Joe Muscato in the Communications Department 
and 1 think it is clear what his course is designed to accom- 
plish. But courses such as FILM AND CULTURE IN 
and INTRODUCTION TO FILM are a bit more 
mysterious. They do not teach students how to make films, 
but deal instead with how and why professional films are 
made, or explore the interrelations between cinema and other 
forms of cultural expression. There is no question that stu- 
dents come out of these courses knowing more than they did 
when they went in. What may be questioned is the kind of 
knowledge that students acquire and the purpose of that 

Paradoxically, humanities/film courses often use film to 
teach students about things other than film. In this respect, 
films serve as cultural artifacts for studying important 
historical events like the Russian revolution, the great 
depression, and the rise of Nazi Germany; or they serve as 
popular exemplars against which to measure the distinctive 
qualities of other art forms like literature, painting and 

But humanities/film courses also teach students about 
films themselves. To fully understand a film, even an or- 
dinary grade-B movie, it is necessary to know something 
about the history, technology, economics, production meth- 
ods, and critical theories of cinema. The primary purpose of 
such knowledge is enjoyment. The more one knows about 
how and why films are made, the greater one's capacity to 
appreciate the successes and failures of cinema at every level. 
It is revealing, for example, to discover that the terrifying 
shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho compresses 78 
distinct camera shots into 45 seconds of film. And although 

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As I look out from my office at the beginning of our 1 23rd academic year. I am 
aware that this is a time when Susquehanna may certainly count its blessings. We have 
an historic high in starting enrollment totaling I494 full-time students, and for a 
second successive year our finances are solidly in the black. Equally promising are the 
numbers of new faculty in fields ranging from economics to drama, all splendidly 
prepared and anxious to teach this generation of young men and women. Sus- 
quehanna's greatest blessing, however, has been and continues to be its historic com- 
mitment to expect and achieve the very best from its students. 

Recently former United States Commissioner of Education, and my Dean at Har- 
vard, Francis Keppel commented on the curious way in which many educators, high 
school counselors, and parents seem to judge the quality of undergraduate institutions. 
Most frequently, he observed, they cite the intellectual capacities of the entering class 
as indicated by its performance on the Scholastic Aptitude test. A second hallmark of- 
ten mentioned is the breadth and depth of an institution's curriculum. While both of 
these are useful indices of quality, they but scratch the surface of an institution. The 
former Commissioner thought it would be far more informative and revealing if one 
measured the intellectual growth which took place as the result of the teaching and 
learning accomplished at a given school. 

Such an observation fits well with our traditions at Susquehanna. Admittedly, as 
many of our alumni can happily maintain, the richness and variety of experiences 
which can be drawn from a liberal arts residential university would defy even the most 
sophisticated efforts at quantification. Yet it does seem eminently right that a school 
not only do its best to attract the most able freshmen, but also do its best to foster 
growth to the fullest of their intellectual, moral, and social potential. How well it ac- 
complishes this, then, should provide its best measure of institutional quality. 

To our students, alumni, and friends, as we enter the decade of the '80s, we pledge 
that we will not sacrifice our historic principles to expediency; we will not be distracted 
from our mission by current educational fads; and we will not despair about the con- 
tinuing national decline in the academic qualifications of high school graduates. In- 
stead we will accept the coincidence of challenge and opportunity given to us by our 
lime. We will remember that we are educators who can make a difference in our stu- 
dents, even as Susquehanna professors in the past accomplished so much in the lives of 
those we now count among our alumni. 

We will continue to make a comprehensive effort in the classroom, laboratory, 
salon, library, playing field, and dormitory which will result in truly educated in- 
dividuals who are wiser, healthier, and likely to be of service to others. Surely as we 
begin this year, our greatest blessing is our tradition and the challenge it poses for us. 

— Jonathan Messerli 

The Susquehanna Alumnus 


WINTER 1981 


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Susquehanna University awarded 291 undergraduate degrees 
in 1980. The annual query Irom the Alumni Office brought 182 
responses with inlormation about where these younger alumni 
are living and working or studying — that's a 62.45 percent 
response, slightly under last year's. But the patterns are 
rather similar: 68 are in Pennsylvania, 31 in New Jersey, 
and 21 in New York. Maryland claims 6 and 3 each are in 
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Virginia. Then there 
are 2 each in Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Washington, DC. 
The rest are scattered over the country. As lor occupations, 
88 are in business, banking, or insurance, at least 31 are 
doing graduate study, 17 in teaching, 12 in accounting, 9 in 
computers, 5 in service-related fields and 5 in the armed 
service, 4 in radio and 4 in science-related work. 

Robert E. Danner Jr.: Admissions counselor. 
York College. 

Cynthia K. Darnell: Assistant personnel 
manager, Jefferson Waid. Marllon, N.J. 

Cathy A. Davies: Graduate student in business 
administration and teaching assistant in 
organizational behavior, Lehigh University. 

Thomas C. Davis: Financial manager and 
salesman, Investors Diversified Services Inc. 

Frederick L. DiMuccio Jr.: Compuler 
programmer, Gettig Engineering, Spring Mills, 

Jill D. Douglas: Juvenile offender counselor, 
COIL Youth Division Project. Baltimore. Md. 

Thomas A. Dunbar: Developmental engineer. 
Eastman Kodak, Rochester, NY. 

Cynthia A. Ebert: Graduate student in environ- 
mental science. University of Virginia. 

Rebecca Edwards: Graduate student in music 
therapy, Monlclair State College. 

Ellen C. Einsfeld: Employee benefits trust ac- 
countant. Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co., 
New York City. 

Edward J. Fair: Broker, B.F. Hutlon. 

Frederick R. Feinour: Sales trainee, Preston 
(Md.) Trucking Co. Inc. 

Robert H. Fessler: Assistant production 
manager, H.H. Fessler Knitting Co. Inc., 
Orwigsburg. Pa. 

Ricky L. Fike: Pro football with Philadelphia 

Lynn K. Fillman: U.S. Air Force Band. 

Ardis L. Fisher: Orchestra director, Governor 
Livingston H.S., Berkeley Heights, N.J. 

Nancy A. Fitzgibbon: Contract analyst. The 
Hertz Corp., Parsippany, N.J. 

Deborah L: Fletcher: Music teacher. St 
Michael's School. Sunbury, Pa. 

Karen R. Flynn: Assistant manager trainee. The 
Children's Place. Rockaway, N.J. 

Jill A. Freed: Job development counselor, In- 
dochinese Refugee Program of Catholic Social 
Services. Reading, Pa. 

Judith A. Cessner: Private voice teacher. Lcck 

George R. Amols: Agriculture economist. U.S. 
Department of Agriculture. Washington, D.C. 

Lisa J. Angst: Staff accountant. Price 

Frank L. Arena: Sales representative for IBM, 
OfTice Products Division, Harrison. N.Y. 

Alicia ML Balfe: Graduate student in music. 
University of North Carolina. 

James R. Barker: English teacher, Northport 
Schools in New York. 

Jay K. Barthelmess: Sales representative, 
NESLOE Products. 

Renee D. Bartholomew: Clerical/lab technician. 
Selinsgrove Municipal Authority 

William F. Batdorf: Assistant motel manager in 
Ocean City, N.J. 

Pamela R. Behringer: Personnel manager, The 
Bon-Ton. Hummels Wharf, Pa. 

Susan H. Bell: News reporter for WAEB, 
Allentown. Pa. 

Gary J. Benkert: Executive branch manager, 
Benkert's Bakery Inc., Syosset, N.Y. 

Gary R. Beveridge: Courier-custodial engineer. 
Fidelity National Bank, Danville, Pa. 

Mark A. Billow: Graduate student, Lutheran 
Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. 

Roland C. Blakeslee: With Bon Appetit Inc.. 
Guilford. Conn. 

John N. Blanford: Free-lance musician, 
Riverhead. N.Y. 

Thomas A. Bolig: With Burroughs Corp. 

David J. Brand: Second lieutenant, U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers, N.Y. 

Ronald E. Bredder: Auditor trainee, U.S. 
Fidelity & Guarantee, Orange, N.J. 

William G. Bulick: Customer service represen- 
tative. Merrill Lynch. New York City. 

Vincent B. Buono: Sales representative, Wear- 
Ever Aluminum Inc., While Plains, N.Y. 

William R. Byles: Salesman and construction 
manager, Charles Gilbert Co. Inc., Leonia. N.J. 

Allison L. Campbell: Claims adjuster. Commer- 
cial Union Insurance Co., Peabody, Mass. 

David J. Caporaso: Senior pension analyst. 
Mutual Benefit Life, Newark, N.J. 

Jayne P. Carney: Management trainee. Amity 
House. Hummels Wharf. Pa. 

Russell S. Carogana: Accountant/machinist. 
A.C. Machine Co., Emerson, N.J. 

Susan L. Carroll: Animal toxicologist. 
Bio/Dynamics Inc., East Millstone, N.J. 

Susette A. Carroll: Graduate student, Alvernia 
College School of Nursing, Reading, Pa. 

Thomas A. Case x: Supervisor for building proj- 
ects, Livingston (N.J.) Associates. 

Mary E. Casey: Residential counselor. Pathway 
School, Jeffersonville. Pa. 

George L. Charles: Food service sales specialist. 
Nestle Corp. 

Wayne R. Chrismer: Social studies teacher, 
Tuscarora Jr. H.S. and East Juniata H.S. 

Kathleen M. Christie: Underwriter, Liberty 
Mutual. Philadelphia. 

Peter J. Ciccaglione: Tax accountant. AFIA. 
Wayne. N.J. 

Ronald B. Colvin: With First National Bank of 

Roger L. Coney: Audio engineer. Hoppmann 
Corp., Springfield, Va. 

Michael A. Contreras: Sales representative, 
Minolta Corp.. Mahwah, N.J. 

Catherine Cook McCoskey: Personnel clerk, 
Harry Diamond Laboratories, Adelphi, Md. 

George B. Cook x: Earned the B.A degree in 
politics, Wake Forest College. 

Brian W. Cragin: English teacher, Lower 
Moreland H.S., Huntington Valley, Pa. 

Judy Critelli: Graduate student in community 
counseling. Lehigh University. 


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Kim M. Glass: Jr. H.S 

Mechanicsburg (Pa.) Area scl 

Marie A. Gore: Graduate 
music, Wittenberg University. 

Nancy J. Gravalec: Assistant manager. The 
Children's Place, East Brunswick, N.J. 

Sarah L. Greene: With John Hancock Life In- 

Karen Grilus Wentz x: Student, McNeese State 



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Theresa L. Guerrisi: Gradua 
State University. 

Christopher Haidinger: Management traina 
N.J. National Bank. 

Catherine A. Hartman: Doing n< 

John J. Hauck: Management tr; 
Freight Inc., Mechanicsburg, Pa. 

Susan Hefty DeBartolo x: Hot 

Paul J. Helleren: Sales represent 
Sales Corp. and Techni-Quip Inc. 

Anne Higley Johnson: Administrative assistant. 
Department of Municipal Finance, United Bunk 
and Trust Co., Hartford, Conn. 

Mary S. Hill: Management trainee, Paine Web- 
ber, Princeton, N.J. 

John E. Hock: Assistant manager. Davenports, 
Lemoync, Pa. 

Joseph M. HolT: In administrative manage- 
ment, Procter & Gamble. Boston. Mass. 

John M. Holt: With Holt Machinery 

Susan A. Hudock: Second lieutenant, U.S. 
Army Air Defense Artillery, Fort Riley, Kansas. 

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What Makes Movie 
Dialogue Good? 

continued from page I 

we never see a single shot of direct contact between knife and 
body, Hitchcock's rapid-fire editing produces an overwhelm- 
ing sense of violence. (Incidentally, the naked body that we 
glimpse in the shower belonged to a professional model, not 
to Janet Leigh, and the shadowy figure wielding the knife was 
not Tony Perkins, but a stand-in for Perkins.) Instructive in a 
different way is the curious fact that the parts of Ilsa and 
Rick in Casablanca, played so memorably by Ingrid 
Bergman and Humphrey Bogart, were originally intended, 
not for Bergman and Bogart, but for Ann Sheridan and . . . 
Ronald Reagan. 

Having responded to one group of critics, I may now be in 
trouble with another. For those who take a puritanical view 
of education are likely to be unhappy with my reference to 
enjoyment as a primary purpose for film study in its own 
right. "Enjoyment," they might say, "is at best an accidental 
by-product of extracurricular activities." So, I shall try to ex- 
plain briefly why I regard enjoyment as one of the legitimate 
goals of our academic program. 

If someone were to ask me to name the single most dis- 
tinctive characteristic of Susquehanna students, I know what 
my response would be. Although "brains," "beauty," and "a 
deep respect for their professors" might all be good answers, 
1 would choose instead "amiability." With remarkably few 
exceptions, the students I have known at Susquehanna dur- 
ing 14 years of teaching have been extremely nice people. 
They may have a beer too many on Saturday night, or fail to 
do their reading assignments for Monday morning, but they 
are the kind of people about whom one cares and with whom 
one likes to be. Thus, personally, as well as professionally, I 
feel obligated to do what I can to help these students achieve 
productive, compassionate, and rewarding lives. I want them 
to succeed as job-holders and professionals, as spouses and 
parents, as citizens and community leaders. But I also want 
them to succeed in their rightful quest for personal hap- 
piness. One very small way of supporting that quest is by of- 
fering a few courses which help students to increase their 
critical appreciation of movies. 

III. The Neglected Problem ol Movie Dialogue 

As an illustration of what I mean by "thecritical apprecia- 
tion of movies," I should like to develop a few thoughts on 
the subject of movie dialogue. This is not something that I 
have discussed in my films classes yet, but it is something 
that interests me, and I hope will interest my students as well. 

Although the spoken word has been a constant companion 
of film for over 50 years, film critics and theorists have had 
surprisingly little to say about the proper role of movie 
dialogue. The best-known view is that of Rudolph Arnheim. 
Arnheim contends that spoken words and moving pictures 
are artistically incompatible. If dialogue is intermittent it 
spoils itself; if it is continuous, then it spoils the visual impact 
of film. Unlike theater and opera, says Arnheim, movies are 
incapable of striking an effective balance between what is 
said and what is seen. The true art of the motion picture was 
lost when talkies replaced silent movies. 

Other film theorists take more moderate stands, but all 
agree on the primacy of sight over sound, and most concede 
that movie dialogue is at its best when it is at its least ob- 
trusive. According to the majority, the proper role of movie 
dialogue is either to help complete the viewer's sense of 
reality (Bazin), or to help advance a story-line (Kracauer). It 
would seem, therefore, that specific qualities of dialogue 
don't matter much, as long as they don't compete or interfere 
with what is happening on the screen. But I find these views 

IV. Sllentt and Talkie* 

By way of clarification, let me point out that what is at 
issue here is not sound as such, but spoken words. The so- 
called silent movies were in fact never silent; they were 
always accompanied by music, and sometimes by sound ef- 
fects as well. Even the humblest nickelodians had pianos, the 
better theaters organs, and some of the great movie houses 
full orchestras. Many early theaters employed a device 
known as the "allefex machine" toenrich background music 
with sound effects, and a few movie houses experimented 
with live singers. As film historian Gerald Mast has pointed 
out. even the name "silent movies" was an afterthought. 
"Before the movies talked, the audience simply thought of 
silent' movies as movies, or films, or motion pictures, or 
photoplays— not as silent films. . . . For an industry 
marketing its new wares, 'silent film' was [deliberately] 
pejorative— that dull, old, outmoded thing that you folks 
don't want to pay good money to see anymore." 1 

The first talking picture to integrate speech with fictional 
action was produced in 1927 by a small, impoverished studio 
called "Warner Brothers." That film, The Jazz Singer, star- 
ring Al Jolson, created an irresistible demand for talkies. 
Within two years the silent film was virtually dead in Amer- 
ica. Motion pictures had become talking pictures, and the 
victory of synchronized dialogue was celebrated both on and 
off the screen. 

The most remarkable thing about the emergence of talkies 
was the speed and finality with which they came to dominate 
the film industry. This is all the more impressive when one 
considers that the adoption of synchronized sound required 
major retooling by every studio and the purchase of sound 
equipment by every movie theater. No other technological 
development in the history of film — neither color, nor wide 
screens, nor the ill-fated 3D process — can claim the same 
measure of imperial success. In recent years, only zany Mel 
Brooks has had the chutzpah to produce a feature-length 
silent movie. And even the Brooks film, suggestively titled 
Silent Movie, dilutes its purity with a single word of dia- 
logue. When asked in the film whether he would be willing to 
appear in a feature-length silent movie, the famous panto- 
mimist, Marcel Marceau, speaks a one word answer: 

V. The Goodness Factora of Movie Dialogue 

Since both film-makers and film-audience have insisted, 
for half a century, on the inclusion of dialogue in movies, it 
should be worthwhile to try to name the factors that make 
movie dialogue good or bad. Admittedly, this is a task that 
could be carried out with various degrees of precision: one 
could try to name all the relevant factors or just the most im- 
portant. My intent is rather modest. I should like to sketch 
what I consider to be the three most important factors — or 
"quality variables" — of movie dialogue. Two of the three are 
obvious. The third, however, is somewhat unusual, and, 
therefore, needs to be singled out for special attention. 

Mindful that any thesis ought to be augmented with ap- 
propriate visual aids, I have constructed a devilishly in- 
genious diagram. It's called "a triangle." 


At the top of my triangle is the factor, or quality variable, 
that I think is most important. In order for moviedialogueto 
be successful it must be compatible with the rest of the film. 
If the story of the film is set in Victorian England, then the 
characters should sound like English Victorians. If a par- 
ticular character is an uneducated laborer, then his vocabu- 
lary and manner of speaking should fit his background and 
occupation. If the film is an action film with no special 
emphasis on social or intellectual issues, then the dialogue 
should be brief and to the point. If the film is comic, then the 
dialogue should be funny — at least in the context of the film. 
If the film is tragic, then the dialogue should help sustain a 
sympathetic mood. Realistic films should have realistic 
dialogue, while films that depart from realism may choose to 
adopt, or even require, appropriately stylized dialogue. 

I doubt very much whether anyone could draw up a de- 
pendable set of rules for guiding screenwriters or directors in 
the selection of compatible dialogue. Movies, like other 
works of art, are unique constructions which require on-the- 
spot judgments and individual craftsmanship. Movies are 
shaped like a pot on a potter's wheel, not like a piece of Com- 
ing Ware on an assembly line. Nevertheless, there are certain 
standards of form and unity which, if neglected by film- 
makers, are bound to be remembered by film critics and 
audiences. It may be hard to anticipate flaws and blemishes 
during production, but it is fairly easy to see them in the 
finished product, and they tend to look bigger with the 
passage of time. There are few people today who can sit 
without cringing through that moment in Cecil B. De M ille's 
1956 version of The Ten Commandments when Anne Baxter 
says to Charlton Heslon, "Moses, Moses, you splendid, 
stubborn, adorable fool." 

Kamber's first law of movie dialogue is that in order for 
dialogue to be good as movie dialogue it must be compatible 
with the rest of the film. Kamber's second law is that such 
compatibility is not sufficient to make movie dialogue good. 
If the rest of the film happens to be dull, trite, inane, or 
otherwise defective, then the dialogue that supports it will be 
tainted with the same unhappy qualities. Call this, if you will, 
the Catch-22 of cinematic compatibility: if the dialogue isn't 


compatible then it can't be good as movie dialogue; if it is 
compatible, and the rest of the film is poor, then the dialogue 
will almost certainly be poor as well. 

The second major factor, or quality variable, is the 
probable goodness of that dialogue in other contexts. If the 
dialogue contained in a film has qualities that would 
probably make it good if used in other contexts — in a poem 
or play perhaps, in a novel or short story, in a speech or es- 
say, in a comedy routine, or just in everyday conversation — 
then those qualities will enhance the value of that dialogue as 
movie dialogue, just as long as they do not diminish the com- 
patibility of that dialogue with the rest of the film. The 
clearest illustrations of this principle can be found among 
successful film versions of outstanding plays. The best adap- 
tations of Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw, of Oscar 
Wilde, Ibsen, and Eugene O'Neill gain enormously from the 
poetic, dramatic, and comic qualities of the dialogue used in 
these films. The lines spoken in such productions have a 
value which transcends their immediate contribution to the 
film in which they occur. They are lines worth remembering, 
or quoting, or hearing again in some other context. To a 
lesser extent, the same may be said of successful film adapta- 
tions of other literary works and a great many films that con- 
tain bits and pieces of original dialogue with similar qualities. 
I don't want to give you the impression that what I am 
talking about here is restricted to movies with philosophic 
themes or literary pedigrees. Although sustained excellence 
in this category is most common among films that borrow 
their dialogue from exceptional works of literature, the prize 
for numerical superiority goes to movie comedies. A fre- 
quent characteristic of successful comic films is the use of 
dialogue that would be entertaining, laughable, or witty, if 
heard in other contexts. To appreciate the scope of this prac- 
tice, one need only think of the Marx brothers' movies, the 
droll comedies of Ernst Lubitsch, the screwball comedies of 
Howard Hawks, and the neurotic masterpieces of Woody 

By the same token, many films that are not essentially 
comedies make use of dialogue that would be amusing or 
witty, if heard in other contexts. In Peter Yate's gentle, 
human-interest film, Breaking Away, Dennis Christopher's 
hard-working father, Paul Dooley, expresses disgust with his 
son's easy-going ways: I approximately ) "I don't know what's 
wrong with that boy. He's never tired, he's never miserable. 
When I was young, / was tired and miserable." Later on in 
the film, when the boy has been cheated and injured by his 
idols, the Cinzano bicycle team, his father tells him: "I didn't 
want you to be that miserable. A little was all I asked for." 
Kamber's third and fourth laws of movie dialogue read as 
follows: (Third) Other things being equal, it is always an ad- 
vantage for movie dialogue to have qualities that would 
probably make it good if used in other contexts. (Fourth) 
Nevertheless, dialogue that lacks such qualities may still be 
good or even excellent as movie dialogue, if certain special 
conditions obtain. The simplest case of this kind is classic 
Hollywood palaver. Many of the films made in Hollywood 
between about I930and I960 employed a studio-grown style 
of dialogue which, despite its scarcity of external virtues, 
served admirably to perpetuate what Michael Wood has 
called "a licensed zone of unreality." 

Here are two brief passages from Michael Wood's 
delightful study of Hollywood's golden age of sound, 
America in the Movies. 

Tyrone Power is a dashing young cadet at the Madrid 
military academy. We see him excelling on horseback 
and at sword practice, and at the end of a busy morning 
of demonstrating his prowess, he is approached by a 
fellow student, who says, "Have you forgotten that you 
are to cross swords today with Captain Fulano at three 
o'clock this afternoon?" Power slaps his forehead 
theatrically with the flat of his hand, and says, "Santa 
Maria, it had slipped my mind." The gesture and the ex- 
clamation would be ludicrous in a play or a novel, and 
would be comic in a film of any serious pretensions. 
Where they are, though, in Rouben Mamoulian's The 
Mark of Zorro (1940), they are perfect, just what is 

There is no irony there, just a modest excess of style; 
and this it seems to me, is something like Hollywood's 
signature in cinema. This is not life the signature says, 
and it is not art, not realism, not even fantasy. It is the 
movies, an independent universe, self-created, self- 
perpetuating, a licensed zoneof unreality, affectionately 
patronized by us all, the only place in the world where 
anyone says, "Santa Maria, it had slipped my mind." 1 

Now, before it slips my mind, let me mention that the third 
factor, or quality variable, of movie dialogue is the contribu- 
tion that such dialogue makes to the moral, social, psy- 
chological, or intellectual issues of a film. By "contribution" 


Christmas decorations? Well, no, it was actually Hallowe'en, which occurred over 

Parents Weekend, when several dozen campus trees turned up testooned with toilet paper. 

I mean something more lhan the conventional role that 
dialogue plays in helping a movie tell a story, which may, in 
turn, raise thematic issues. Contributions of that sort belong 
to our first variable, cinematic compatibility. Likewise, I do 
not mean the capacity of intellectually stimulating dialogue 
to pose questions and answers that stand apart from the dis- 
tinctive way in which they are spoken by the characters in the 
film. Such contributions belong to the second variable. The 
contributions that I refer to now are of a different order. 
They occur when the linguistic habits or capabilities of the 
central characters in a film contribute directly to the social, 
moral, psychological, or intellectual problems with which the 
character in that film must cope. One could, 1 suppose, call 
these integral contributions of the third kind. 

Although relatively few films use dialogue in this special 
way, those that do, frequently do so with remarkable success. 
Among the films that qualify for this description are 
"learning-to-talk films," such as Asquilh's Pygmalion 
(1938), Cukor's Burn Yesterday (1951), Penn's The Miracle 
Worker ( 1962), Cukor's My Fair Lady (the musical version 
of Pygmalion: 1964), and Nelson's Charly (1968). An even 
more impressive group are films that exemplify failures or 
breakdowns of verbal communication. 1 would count among 
the members of this group, Bergman's The Silence (1963). 
Kubrick's 2001 (1968), Coppola's The Conversation (1974). 
Cimino's The Deer Hunter (1978), Allen's Manhattan 
(1979), and possibly Fellini's La Slrada (1956). Almost in a 
class by itself is Howard Hawks's His Girl Friday (1940), a 
cynical lour deforce in which words are used like weapons to 
vanquish the awkward mumblings of traditional morality. 

Kamber's fifth law 1 of movie dialogue asserts that the sur- 
est way for compatible dialogue in a good film to excel as 

movie dialogue is by contributing — in the manner described 
above — to the broad issues of the film. To help prove my 
point, I'll borrow some ideas from an article I wrote for The 
Cresset on Michael Cimino's controversial film The Deer 
Hunter.' I choose The Deer Hunterbccauseof the power and 
centrality of its minimal dialogue. 

The material which follows is paraphrased 
and reprinted by permission ot The Cresset. 
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana. 

Without sacrificing the individuality of its characters, The 
Deer Hunter gives us more than a sympathetic portrait of 
provincial steelworkers; it gives an artful depiction of one of 
America's least vocal minorities from an axiological 
perspective remarkably similar to their own. The Deer 
Hunter is a film about poverty, but the poverty that afflicts 
characters of this movie is a poverty of words, rather than a 
poverty of material resources. Whatever the causes of their 
privation, these robust men and women seem to lack the 
linguistic wherewithal to articulate their deepest concerns, 
convictions, perceptions, and doubts. Language for them is 
not so much a means of communication as an obstacle to 

The depth of this verbal poverty does not become evident 
until the middle of the film — after Mike's return from Viet- 
nam. The dialogue that we hear during the first hour of the 
picture is simple and coarse, but it seems roughly adequate to 
meet the needs of the speakers. Toward the end of the first 
Vietnam sequence, we watch Nick reduced to speechlessness 
by the irksome questions of an insensitive army doctor. Yet 

given ins recent agonies, the larger significanceol Nick's ver- 
bal breakdown remains unclear until we see Angel. i 
(Rulanya A Ida) cowering in bed, helplessly mute inClairton 

The other survivorsdo better, but not much better In spite of 
the emotional bonds that unite them. Mike and Linda have 
enormous difficult) gelling beyond an exchange of 

Outside the supermarket where she works, Linda makes a 
slab ai philosophical dialogue: "did you ever think hie would 
turn out like this * " "No," vhs Mike The dialogue ends, 

Mike's conversations with his male companions arc a bit 
less strained, but jusl as inarticulate. Even with Steve, who 
has shared the worst of Vietnam and owed what is left of his 
life to Mike's heroics, the level of discourse is pitifully low. 
There is, no doubt, a limit to the amount of solace that words 
can provide, but these young people are nowhere near thai 
limit. Before Vietnam intruded on their lives, much of whal 
they lacked in verbal skills was made up by ancillary forms of 
communication. Relying on the protection of familiar 
routines, they filled in the gaps with curses and cliches, facial 
expressions, gestures, rituals, and music. Now. the gap is too 

After Nick's funeral, the survivors gather at John's bar for 
breakfast. Except for one brief remark about the weather, 
their entire conversation consists of bland suggestions for 
preparing the meal. They speak of coffee, cups, eggs, toast, 
and beer. Standing alone in the kitchen over a large bowl of 
partially beaten eggs, John — whose special mode of com- 
munication has been a joyfully infectious laugh — starts to 
cry. In a palpable effort to hold back his tears, he begins to 
hum. and then to sing "God Bless America." Though feeble 
at first, his voice gradually regains some of the strength and 
resonance that it had in the wedding choir at St. Theodosius's 
Church. The song is clearly audible in the next room, where 
the rest of the party is now sitting in silence. Linda is the first 
to pick it up. After a moment, the others join in. When the 
song is over, Mike raises his glass: "Here's to Nick." "To 
Nick," the others say. The movie ends. 

Far from being an expression of recalcitrant jingoism, as 
some critics have charged, this final scene seems to me a gent- 
ly ironic depiction of baffled mourners reaching out for 
words that they themselves cannot command. Lacking the 
capacity to articulate the mix of emotions they feel or to for- 
mulate justifications for what has happened to them, 
Michael and his friends fall back upon the simplistic verse of 
a rote-learned school song. The note of affirmation is 
genuine, but what they are affirming is neither the 
geopolitical philosophy behind America's ill-fated involve- 
ment in Vietnam nor some comic book version of "the 
American way." They are affirming whal they can under- 
stand and what, for them, has not changed. The emphasis 
falls upon the last line of the song, "God bless America", my 
home sweet home," with the added qualification that 
"America" is nearly synonymous with the steel mill town of 
"Clairton, Pennsylvania." 

Kamber's sixth and final law of movie dialogue is that all 
of the preceding laws and explanations are valid only insofar 
as Ihey help us to understand and appreciate movies. To the 
extent that they fail in that task, they can and ought to be 
revised. To the extent that they succeed, they assist in 
redeeming a misspent youth. 

Gerald Masl. Film/Cinema/ Movie: 

Harper and Row, I>;77). p 206. 

Michael Wood, America m the Movl 
Mind" (New York Basic Books Int . 

■i Maria. II had Slipped "M 

■Richard Kamber, 

.anjfubln A/Jatn. (Vol XLIII. No 

Mark your calendar now . 

ALUMNI WEEKEND MAY 1, 2, 3, 1981 

Class Reunions for 'Is and '6s 
(1976 meets separately next Homecoming) 

. . . featuring a Golf Tournament, Friday night party at Shipes, A wards Luncheon, Baseball doubleheader 
vs. Albright, Dinner Dance, and many more. These classmates are chairing your class reunions: 

1971 Whitney A. Gay. 28 E. Market St., Middleburg. Pa. 17842 

1966 Peter D Lawlcr. R D I Elaine Dr . Boyertown. Pa 19512 

1961: Gilbert C. Askew. 17070 Downing St.. Apt. 301. Gaithersburg, Md. 20760 

1956: Henry S. Cook, 727 Ridgcwood Rd„ Millburn. N.J. 07041 

Henry W Geiss. 3436 Yellowstone Dr.. Ann Arbor. Mich. 48105 

1951 Alice Greeger Pfeffer. Trailwood R.D.I. Wilkes-Barre. Pa. 18702 
1941: Rulh Naylor Shaffer, 319 E. Marshall St, West Chester. Pa. 19.180 
1936 Horace M. Hutchison, 215 Winding Way, Morrisville, Pa. 19067 
1931: Lawrence C. Fisher, 6250 Clearview Rd . Dover. Pa. 17315 
Emeriti: Marlin M. Enders. 250 W. Main St., Elizabethville. Pa. 17023 


Masom Mural 
Unveiled at SU 

Dorothy Masom has been a lecturer in 
art at Susquehanna University since I975. 
As a candidate for the M.A. at Bloomsburg 
State College, she executed a 5' x 5' mural 
last summer and has presented it to Sus- 
quehanna's Roger M Blough Learning 
Center. It was unveiled on Parents Day, 
November I. 

An extra special thing about this mural is 
that it is painted in encaustics. The en- 
caustic technique, used extensively in an- 
cient civilizations but rarely experimented 
with today, employs the action of heat to 
fix and seal structural layers of melted 
beeswax and pigment, both during con- 
struction and upon completion of the work. 
The result is a permanency without equal 
and a rich, luminous quality that is unique. 
The original colors endure because there is 
no oil to darken the painting. 

Mrs. Masom is a native of Philadelphia 
and a graduate oflhe Trenton Industrial Art 
School (now part of the Mercer County 
Community College) and Thomas A. Edison 
College. She also has studied at the 
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the 
Art Students League. 

She is a woman of many talents. Before 
coming to SU (with husband Richard, assis- 
tant professor of business administration), 
she owned and directed the Woodside Art 
School in Sussex. N.J., where she taught 
drawing, painting, printmaking. walercolor, 
ceramics, art history, pottery, and crafts. 
She also had taught at the J. Scott Pike Art 
School in Vernon and (he Lakeside Art Cen- 
ter in Sparta, both in New Jersey. 

During this lime, Mrs. Masom was gain- 
ing recognition as a professional artist and. 
among others, she painted hundr^ ..I por- 
traits including those of N.J. Gov. Richard J. 
Hughes. Deputy Attorney Robert Solan, op- 

tical scientist Dr. Harry S. Newcomer, and a 
Siamese princess. 

And before then, Dorothy Masom held 
such less artistic but no less interesting posi- 
tions as executive secretary to the engineer- 
ing manager of RCA, assistant personnel 
director of the N.J. State Highway Depart- 
ment, and administrative secretary to the 
Prosecutor of Mercer County in Trenton. In 
the latter post, she was sworn in as Grand 
Jur> Clerk and found her sketches being 
used as evidence in the court room. 

At Susquehanna she is a popular teacher 
whose drawing and painting classes are 

much in demand. In fact, they fill up so 
quickly that many students have to post- 
pone enrolling in them until another term. 
The mural "embodies a sense of purpose 
of the library," according to Kenneth T. 
Wilson, associate professor of art at 
Bloomsburg. "Students are shown studying 
in an atmosphere of contemplation and 
librarians are found intent upon their respec- 
tive duties within this center of learning." He 
added that the Masom work "fits into the 
architectural space of the library wall and 
her fluid style is suited to the contemporary 
pace of Susquehanna University " 

Dorothy Masom talks with well-wishers 
about her encaustic mural and, below, 
poses with librarian James B. Smillie, who 
accepted the gilt lor the University. 
Upper right. Or Donald D Housley. 
assistant dean, makes remarks at the 
unveiling; Dr. Thomas Walters of 
Bloomsburg State also spoke brielly. 


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8 SUF Alumni Donors. 51390 
1 Other Girt. $100 
Ira Gross 

Emma Mover Masteller 
Irene Baudei rtobmson 
Susan Geise Shannon 

Class Agent: Ralph Wlbner 
1 SUF Alumni Donor. $10 
Mary Wagne- Harklns 

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Ruth M Drumm 

Milton C & Gladys M Dumeyer 

Charles C & Charlone M Eberty 

Nancy LeCrone Fay '29 

Herman R Fenstermacher '32 

Frank K Fetteroll '48 

Robert L 59 & Linda Traub Fiscus '61 

Kenneth O Fladmark 

Ford Motor Co 

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James C '50 & Martha Martin Germ 

Ralph C Geigle '35 
Laird S Gemberlmg 33 
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Russell W Gilbert 

H Donald Glaser 68 

John W Gore 

James J '55 & Elsie Grul 

Mary Lizzio Govekar 47 
Margaret Brubaker Gray ' 
Allen B Graybill 
Delsey Morris Gross '27 
Fred A & Shernll G Gros 

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5 SUF Alumni Donon. S240 
Willard Allbeck 

Charlotte Weaver Cassier 
Harry J Crouse 
Helen Salem Wescoat 

Ida Olmsted Frednckson 

Frank C Knorr 
H Donald Sweeley 
Ruth LaRue Thompson 

Class Ageni John w Biningw 
7 SUF Alumni Donors, S595 
1 Other Gift. SM 

Alma L Long 
Sessie C Long 
George W Townsend 


Class Agent: John W. Ilttlnger 
8 SUF Alumni Donors. S980 

Dorothy Margerum App 
Reide E Bingaman 

Stella Risser Cole 
Winston Emerick 
Marlyn Fetterolt 
Bryan C Rothfuss 

Miriam Reanck Bingaman 
Margaret Widlund Blough 
Claude A Buss 
William John Derr 
Mabel Kinzey Fetterolf 
Hilda Bonner Lutz 
Joseph C McLam 
Mabel Mumma McLain 
Chester J Rogowicz 
Ruth Welker Schwartz 
Ruth Bond Steminger 
Rachel Brubaker Whited 


Class Agent: John W Blttlnger 
20 SUF Alumni Oonors. S5610 
1 Other Gift. S4000 

irley H Barnes 



Roger M Blough 
Wilham C Bowser 
Laura Henninger Boyer 
Helen Bullock Brooks 
Dorothy Clarke Creager 

Mable Goss Gentzel 
M. Luther Grossman 

Alda L Long 

Catherine Fopeano Mar. 
William L N.cholls 
Ruth Gaugler Sanders 


Class Agent: Lea L Boyer 

19 SUF AtumnJ Donors. $1247 50 

Lee E Boyer 

Grace Stohler Bressler 

Margaret Schmiermund Bruce 

Percy B Davis 

Raymond Gilbert 

Orviiie B Landis 

Lester B Lutz 

Martha Larson Martin 

Catherine Beachley I 

Mary Reigler Oyler 
Dorothy w Reeder 
G Oliver Sands 
Lucy Herr Smith 

Charles E Chaftee 
Wayne M Da u ben speck 
Elsie Chenoweth Eby 

Delsey Morris Gross 

Dewey S Herrold 

Hamet Dietnch Jess 
Grace Beckiev Kram 

Wendell H Phillips 
Ruth Evans Sebastia 
Myles R Smeltz 
M Thelma Taylor 

Class Agent: Benjamin T. Moyer 
33 SUF Alumni Oonors. S2457 
2 Other Gifts. St 125 

Kenneth M Cassell 
Dorothy Rothermel Chaffee 
Edwin Constable 
Harold E Ditzler 
Harold F. Doebler 
Thomas A Duffy 
E Stong Eic 

I Fausold 

Hannah Pitner Lambei 
Lilhan Fisher Long 
Paul B Lucas 
Ruth Moody McGarrah 

Benjamin T. Moyer 
Donald M Pace 
Marvin W Schlegel 
Carl G Smith 
Mary Wentzel Updegro 
Essex Botslord Wagnei 

Class Agent: William 0. Roberts 
35 SUF Alumni Oonors. S2897.50 

Jane Park Ashburner 
Helen Simons Barnck 
George E Beam 
Ruth G Beck 
Anna Maiy Moyer Bohn 
Rebecca Foster Burtnette 
Eleanor Coons Crouse 
Robert W Crouse 
William H Dreibelbis 
Fre.da Dreese Dunkle 
Nancy LeCrone Fay 
Charles E Fisher 
Helen Carter Gehret 
Gertrude Fisher Jones 
Ruth Dively Kaufman 
Robert P Kemble 
Rose Gumbert Krape 
Isabel Slotterback Kulick 

Rebecca C Puffenbergei 
Raymond Rhine 

William Roberts 
Gereon Wagner Salevan 
Adda Newman Schwartz 
Harry P Shaffer 
Frances Kemble Sharer 
Russell T. Shilling 
George A Spaid 
Gerlrude Arbogast Spaid 
Allen C Tressler 
Horace W. Vought 


Paul M Bishop 
Dorothy Stnne Bowers 
Edna Tressler Conrad 
Frances Thomas Davis 


Mary E Greminger 
Wellington P. Hartman 
Lewis C Herrold 
Twila Crebs Herrold 
Mary Eastep Hill 
Agnes McMuilen Johnson 

John S Rhine 
Luke H Rhoads 
Simon B Rhoads 


During ihe period Jul> I, 
received gifts in memory of: 

Walter P Benham Jr. 58 

Philip C Bossart 

Kenneth H BothweM Jr '54 


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Lewis R Drumm 

Charles C Eberly 

Mary Eyster 

Joyce K Gilbert ' 

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32 SUF Alumni Conors. S2530 69 

3 Other GUIS. eMM.1l 

Alma Bowersox Clar 

Martha Laudenslage 


Signe Alford Davis 

Irene Brouse Dickey 

Lawrence C Fisher 

Frank C. Gill 

David 1 Graybill 

Paul M Haines 

Paul W Hartlme 

Arlene Laudenslager 


s Holtzapple Hogue 

Ruth Maurey Qumter 
Paul D Reamer 

Ethlynne Miller Schultz 

John P Senko 

Dorothy Turnbach Stickney 

elon F Dockey 
nna Moddy Edwards 
Paul Edwards 

Walter C Metzger 
E Dorothea Meyer 

John Schoffstall 
Frances Stambaugh Shade 
Sarah C Shaulis 
Flora Ellmore Shilling 

Diana Lizdas Snyder 

J Donald Sleele 
Paul A Swank 
Paul R Swank 

George t> 

Class Agent: Andrew V 
33 SUF Alumni Donors. 

SI 837.50 


Margaret M Clelland 
Mary Potter Copp 
Thelma E Crebs 


Class Agent: Henry H. Cassler 
36 SUF Alumni Donors. $2825 

Peter Blackwood 

Josephine Piter Bleakley 

Lee M. Fairchild 
Herman R Fensterma 

Margaret E Fink 

Lewis R. Fox 
Robert G Hartman 

Marhn C Bottiger 
Harry A Carl 

Edwin M Clapper 
B Esther Ditchtield 
Audra Martz Etzweiler 

Dorothy Arbogast Kalt 
Gerhard F Kern 
John F Kmdsvatter 


Ruth Plummer Fagan 
Dorothy Hutter Goughnour 
Madeline Steminger Hermann 

Frank Malasky 
Jared D Mayes 
Dorothy Forcey Plel 

Joseph Serling 
Reed Speer 

Walter Strandquest 

1 Char I 

Eleanor Sheriff Woll 

Class Agent: John W. Meyers 
44 SUF Alumni Donors, $1662.50 

Beatrice Gentzler Armold 

Ruth Bergstresser Koch 


T McKelvey 


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Tiothy E. Barnes 
nneth K Blyler 

Dorothy C Eastep 

Russell W Ei 

Ralph C 

Sara Mickey Johnson 

Charles G Jones 

Dorothy Leese Lamb 

Stephen J Martmec 

Alma Myers Saetre 

Elizabeth Haidacher Sanderson 

Mary Gnesemer Searer 

Erie I Shobert 

William E Sullivan 

Katharine Stetler Valunas 

Mary Patterson Yeager 

Alice Smith Loope 
Ernst Mahr 
Eugene D MitLheil 
George E Phillips 

Larue C Shempp 
Ralph I. Shockey 
Marcella Chaya Turnb 
Dorothy Turner 
Anna Mease Wagner 
Walter Was.lewski 

Class Agent: 8. Henry Shafer 
15 SUF Alumni Donors. S1 105 
2 Other Gifts. 5250 

Donald A Gaver 
Russell W Gilbert 
Newton E Hess 

J Chester Long 

Elsie Myers 

Frances Smith Novinger 

Eva Sachs Orwig 

B Henry Shafer 

E Raymond Shaheen 

Margaret Roush Sheklelski 

David A Shellenberger 

Hellen Wentzel Spitzner 

Mary Barnes Topper 

Class Agent: John Rakshys 

27 SUF Alumni Donors. $2212.50 

Gladys Telleen Ahrenholz 
Robert A Boyer 

Margaret Boyle Brown 
Claude K Clark 
George A Clark 
Ethel Ramer Coulter 

Helen Hisdorf Dauberman 
Mary Heim Davey 
Richard E Ditzler 
Mark R Guthrie 

Ruth Jones Scott 
Charles J Stauffer 


Class Agent: Eleanor Saver. Wise 
17 SUF Alumni Donors. $907.50 
1 Other Gift. $10 

Robert M Bastress 
LeRoy K Beachel 
Jean Seamendertei 
Marguerite Border 

Paul D Ochennder 
Stephen W Owen II 
Gladys Wentzel Phillips 
Mathilda Neudoerffer Powel 
Martha Klinger Riegel 
Helen O Rogers 


Shirley F 

Class Agent: William H. Gehron 
27 SUF Alumni Donors. $3092 

Hester Bittinger Ayers 

Paul D Coleman 
Edward e Eisenh irl 
Fern Zechman Ferste 
Robert A Gabreny.i 

Mary Mack Pendered 
Hilda Fnedench Schadel 
John O. Schieig 
Harold E Shaffer 
Jack P Shipe 
George C Spiggle 
Barner S Swartz 
Eugene F Williams 
Virginia Mann Wolven 
L Dallas Ziegler 


Class Agent: Mary Voder Jones 
16 SUF Alumni Donors. $1630 
1 Other Gift. $13,884.51 

Florence Reitz Brenneman 
Joseph F Campana 
Marion Boyer Harvey 
Warren C. Herrold 
Elaine Miller Hunt 
Jane Hutchison Kaempfer 
Dorothy Artz Kepler 
Margaret Dunkle Kmseley 

John P Powell 
Lois Beamenderler Rallis 
Ruth Specht Richter 
Willard H Schadel 
Jane Wormley Shaffer 
Ruth Naylor Shaffer 
Paul C. Shatto Jr 
Robert A Updegrove 

Class Agent: S. Jack Price 
10 SUF Alumni Donors. $860 
2 Other Gifts. $50 

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Leslie R. Butler 
Peter D.Lawler 
Thomas D. Samuel Jr. 
Donald E.Coleman 
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Elwood Cox 

John R. Steiger 
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Ruth Freed Bosch 
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Robert Winter 
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Andrew V. Kozak 
John W Meyers 
B. Henry Shafer. 
Eleanor Saveri Wise 

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Class Atjwt: Ruth E. McCortHI 
10 SUf Alumni Donors. $380 
2 OThtr Ens. $1724.99 

Fred G MacQuesten Jr 
Ruth E McCork.ll 
Marjor.e Wolfe McCune 
Mary Co* Moore 
Donald Spoorter 
Ruth Billow Spooner 
Emagean Pensyl Whrtmoyer 
Eileen Boone Winter 

Dons Haggarty Bass 
George M. Bass 
Mary Rudy Clark 
Phyllis Wolfe Englert 

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Jean Renfer Kolb 
Janet Hoke Re.ft 
Helen Hocker Schueler 
E Jane Stitt 


Class Agent: Corinno Kihn Kramai 
13 SUF Alumni Donors, 1615 
1 Other Gffl. $999.99 
Ira F Bradford Jr 
Mary Moyer Bnngman 


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Jean Geiger Nyman 

J Bertram Strickland 
Herman G. Stuempfle . 
Roben W Surplus 
A. Frankl.n Wolfe 

Class Agent: C. Glenn Schuelar 
6 SUF Alumni Donors, S1 120 

Carmen Beckwith Addleman 

W. David Gross 

Raymond G. Hochst 

Gayle Clark Johns 

Nancy Myers Landis 
James S. Milford 
Richard D Moglia 

i Par, 

Re i, 


Class Agent: Robert £ Winter 
36 SUF Alumni Donors. $2407 30 

Betty Smith Bomboy 
David E Bomboy 
Hdrrv Butts 
Dale S Bnngman 


A Coope 


s V Derr 
(. Fettero 

e Graybil 


Carl H 


I Herrol 
F. Howell 


A King 

L Lady 


Steele Lady 

Bessie Bathgat 

Lois Dauberman Schultz 

Wilfred J Sheelz 

Hope Harbeson Simpson 

Eugene B Steininger 

Paul 8 Stetler 

Jean Kelton Weber 

Roberl E Winter 

Robert F Wohlsen 

Martha Garard Yocum 



Donald L Adams 
Dorothy Shaffer Anden 
Douglas E Arthur 

Elaine W.lliarr 

Phylhs Swart; Derr 
John G Devme 
Edward H Ford 
Donald W Fosse'man 
Frances Savidge Foster 
Dons Wanbaugh Goetz 
Roberl L Goetz 


? JCS! 

i D Orr 

Margaret Latta Oulerbnd 
Warren S Outerbndge 
Columbus H Raup 
Ella Fetherolf Raup 
James B Reilly 
William R Ruhl 
Helen Smith Sanders 
Nevm C T Shaffer 
Joyce Bottdorf Sheaffer 
Ruth Butfmgton Smith 
Roy E. Stahl 


jwitz Warr 

right Jr 

Class Agent: Jamas 0. Rumbaugh 
40 SUF Alumni Donors. $3672,50 
5 Othar Girls. $55 

Shirley Showalter Boyer 
Paul B Buehler 

John H Boft.ngton 
Maria Shelter Bull 
Robert L. Caldwell 

Theodore H. Clark 
Donald R. Davis 
James C Gehns 
Mary Miller Giovanetti 
Harold S Greenly 
Charles H Grund 
s Guyer Hair 

I Patn 

a Houtz 

Albert Molmaro 
Louise Siemers Molmaro 
Joann Horl Moyer 
Mary Sarba Norwood 
Jeanne M Orner 
Edward F Pleiffer 
John A. Reuther 
James Rumbaugh 

Donald E Wissmger 


Class Agent: John R. Steiger 
31 SUF Alumni Donors. S2695 
1 Othar Gift. S50 
Marsh C Bogar 

Herbert 0. Bollinger 

Walter L Bi 

Hazel Brobst Brown 

Nelda ! 

■ Davi 

i n,,,^,, 

John I Eccker 
W Donald Fisher 

Martha Martm Germs 
Lois Seybrecht Grund 
Herbert R. Hams 
Jacob B Harder 
Jeanne A. Hassinger 
Jean McDonald Joyce 
Gardiner N Marek 
Gerald £ Moorhead 
Grace McKeever Newman 
Robert A Pittello 
Martha A Putnam 
Marilyn Beers Reilly 
Merrill w. Shafer 
Carolyn McCahan Sheatler 
William R Smeltz 

Jesse Stone Jr 

Charles H Carr 
Voytet Dietz Carr 
Gilbert Day Jr 
John E Diehl 
Manne Chambers Diehl 
Barbara Stagg Eccker 

C Dale Gateman 
Patricia F Heathcote 
Lester C Heilman Jr 

i Howling 

Ruth Roslander 
Kenneth A Lenker 
Lorraine Ranck Liddington 
Donald A Linn 
Ethel McGrath Meola 
Betty Pearson Messner 
James W Morns 
Mmam Vogler Olson 
Kathleen Schnerr Price 

Ruth Smith Robmson 
Jacob M Spangler 

Ruth E Bosch 
Elizabeth Burnham Chas 
Joseph Condon 
William C, Davenport 
Jean Ranck Detweiler 
Pamela McKegg Doney 
Harvey P Jeffers 
Helen Von Lynn Jeffers 
Edward P. Kopf 
Charles N Mason 
Bettie Winey Moorhead 
Robert L Morns 

h E Orr 
i Perna 

< Mvei 

Oorothy Apgar Ross 
Lillian Whittington Roush 
Dean E Rupe 
Jane Wehr Scott 
William L Scott 
Charles A Snyder 
M Josephine Stuter 
Ernest R Walker 
Betty Wiant Williamson 

Class Agents: Robert C. A Jane C 


33 SUF Alumni Donors. $2692.50 

2 Other Gifts. S179 

Henry R Albright 

Irene Meerbach Anderson 

Ned M Arbogast 

Clair Haggerty Backer 

Marilyn Huyett Becker 

Marilyn Fetteroll Bowers 

Janice Ford Buford 

Davis Clark 

Margaret Henderson Davenport 

Howard DeMott 

Marilyn Kretz Fisher 

Nora Steinhards Gal.ns 

Wallace E Gordon 

Marlm V Heffner 

Ruth Baer Herbert 

Irene Oldt Huss 

Shirley Thompson Khalout 

Eleanor Borski King 

Edward E Lamb 

George C Liddington 

Graydon I Lose 

Jane Cline Mickatavage 

Robert C Mickatavage 

Rebecca Shade Mignot 

Duane Mitchell 

Alexander T Oshirak 

Dewitt C Reynolds 

Frank D Richards 

Samuel D Ross Jr 

John H. Schraeder 

Arthur C Stamfel 

Betty Weisenfluh Wallower 

Faye Kostenbauder Williamson 

Class Agent: Xsnnath F. Erdley Jr. 
25 SUF Alumni Donors. $1364.91 
2 Othar Gifts. $22.50 

Walter C. Albert Jr 
Nancy Richards Benner 
Larry R. Bmgaman 
Margaret Gordon 
Kenneth F Erdley Jr 
Shirley Deeper Gateman 
James J. Gormley 
Helen Griffiths Hendry 
Daniel Hoy 

Carol Cornelius Lamb 
Richard E McCarty 
Wayne E Miller 
Ruth Scott Nunn 
Annabelle Thomas Rogers 
Carlene Lamade Schock 
Maxine Weiser Shade 

James G Showalter 
Nancy Hermann Snook 
e Quick Spangl 

r StlJi V 

Merle f 

Charles W Ziegenfu! 


Class Agent: Elite Gruber Gormley 
22 SUF Alumni Donors. 1836 71 
2 Othar Gifts. $265 

Sara Fague Aucker 
Charles S Ba.les 
Evelyn Herbstnth Baker 
Carol Dauberman Chidsey 

Claire Rosengarien Dromgoole 
Charlotte Sandt Erdley 


I Spangle, 

Genev>ev. Thomas Mac* 

Nancy McCulloul 

Gene A Stettler 
Audrey Vollman Vandei 
E J Ford Vandevander 
Janet Gerner Yeich 

Clan ABent: Elwood H. Col 

24 SUF Alumni Donors. S2M2.31 

2 Other Gift*. t*8 

rge R Cawley 
a Youhon Collins 
ion Drumheller 

! Longenecker Gum 

i H Haussler 

n Thomas Heilman 

Class Agent: Carolyn Glllatple Snow 

28 SUF Alumni Donors. S13A5 

2 tjtner Gifts. S119 

Samuel S Adams 

Janice Arcidiacono-Paul 

Jane Barlow 

Mary Neal Coleman 

Lynn, Cramer 

Gary L Crum 

Burden S Faust 

Ronald D Fleming 

Mary Lou Ernst Fonberg 

Barbara Enck Good 

Wade L Hoftman 

Dons Keener Holcomb 

Alice Ann Patterson Leidel 

Suzanne Tharp Oliver 

Corinne Seebold Persing 

Nancy Bumbarger Peterson 

L John Renshaw 

Janet Gordon Rutz 
Wayne W Rutz 
Spurgeon T Shue 
Lee Erholm Smith 
Richard C Smith 
Jill Fuller Snyder 
Carolyn Gillaspie Snow 

na Masleller 
irge H Pospis.1 
rard R Rhodes 

Robert C White J 
Gail W White 
James W White 


Class Aoant Jack E Clsney 

29 SUF Alumni Donors. 11089 « 4 

2 Otnar SMS. S43 

Ronald G Alter 

Lois Kohl Badgley 

Joseph M Barlow 

John T Baskin 

Robert L Fiscus 
Margaret Brubaker Gray 
Oenece Newhard Haussier 
Barbara Tongue Herold 



K •..- 

Margaret Bi 
Eugene Witiak 
Clyde H Wood 
Ray J Yeingst 
Margaret Dalby Zi 


Class Agent: Donald E. Coleman 
29 SUF Alumni Donors, SS32.90 
1 Other Gltl. >I9 

Donald E Coleman 
Brian L Donley 

Helen Harding Ferraro 
Ralph W Ferraro 
Donald M Gray 

C Edward Huber 
Edith Parr Koenighaus 
Amos G Kunkle 

Richard D Reichard 
Theodore Schilling 
Carlton B Smith 








Class Aoent/J 




Susan Odjakjian 




William D.Atkinson 




Linda Kline Bugden 




Charles 8. Kathy Stine Flack 




Alyce Zimmer Doehner 




Anne Herrington 




W. Stevens Shipman 




John D. Granger 




Ken & Betsy Klose Selinger 




Darrell K.Wilson 





Class Agorrt/s 




John W. Meyer 




Henry H.Cassler 




JohnW Bittinger 



56 25 

John Rakshys 




Ralph Witmer 




Andrew V. Kozak 




JohnW. Bittinger 




JohnW. Bittinger 




LeeE. Boyer 




Wellington Hartman 





Class Agent/s 




Timothy E. Barnes 



5129 00 

William O.Atkinson 




James 0. Rumbaugh 



3376 50 

Ken & Betsy Klose Selinger 



3029 50 

William H.Gehron 




Elwood Cox 




Henry H.Cassler 




Robert & Jane Cline 



2797 50 

Bonnie Bucks Reece 




Barry T Boblick 




Class Agent/s 



$ 300 00 

Ralph Witmer 




Timothy Barnes 



231 66 

Ralph Witmer 



186 66 

C. Glenn Schueler 




Ralph Witmer 




Elwood Cox 




William H.Gehron 



108 88 

JohnW. Bittinger 



106 66 

E. JaneStitt 



$ 9375 

Ralph Witmer 

Esther Rebuck Speck 
Howard Speck 
Carol Daily Stierle 
James D Strausser 
Larry W Lfpdegrove 
Sara McCahan William 

/i' fir 

nder Yarn 

Class Agent: too R Conrad 

28 SUF Alumni Donors. $777.50 

1 Othar Gift. (7.50 

Margaret Webb Coon! 

Robert E Leighty 

Gary I Moore 
Sandra Brandt Richard 
William W Schell 
Janice Stahl Snyder 
Jane Myers Stowell 
Jacquelyn Barber Toy 
Mary Adams Vought 


Class Aoant: Lesllo R. Butlar 
37 SUF Alumni Donors. S1495 
1 Other Gift. $50 

Dorothy M Anderson 
Elizabeth Hodges Bagger 


Robert B Bechlet 

H,< iv 

Gloria Graybill Brub. 
James A DeLong 
Ronald I Foye 

Ronald C Hardnock 
Sharon Martin Hemi 
Gay Bouchard Hettn 

Joan Lawley Leighty 
Maria Wernikowski MacFarlan 
Ronald L McGlaughhn 
Dorothy Shomper McManus 
Wayne H Minami 
Judith Behrens Myers 

Class Agenl: Thomas 0. Samuel Jr. 
51 SUF Alumni Donors. S1.28S.75 
4 Othar Gifts, $106 30 

Shirley Foehl Chee 
Robert W Curtis 
Penolope Stamps DaGrc 

Stephen C Gettier 
John T Graham 
Donna Robb Graybill 
Naomi Weaver Grondahl 
David S Hackenberg 
Linda Mack Heaton 

Jane Kump Kindon 

Sandra Dunkle Klotz 

Carol Marburger Koch 

Lynn E Lerew 

Jane Schuyler Marriott 

Robert S McKee 

Clark R Mosier 

Carl M Moyer 

John Ohst 

James Perot 

Geraldine Webster Porler 

Joyce Lundy Rhodes 

Sue Houseworth Rose 

Sonja Ernst Sampsell 

Thomas D Samuel 

Irene Etter Schmehl 

Lee A Shamory 

Mary Weatherlow Shelley 

Samuel R Shirey 

Sandra Sholley 

David A Smith 

Neil Smith 

Janet White Soto 

Douglas E Spotts 

Robert J Summer 

Emily Partridge Trautmanr 

Rudolph J Van der Hiel 


Class Agent: Barbara Siockalls 


57 SUF Alumni Donors. S1B2S 

1 Other GUI, $5 

Robert C. Aerni 

Rosalie MacConnell Allgair 

Alan Bachrach 

Peter Beiger 
Brian C Bohg 
Judith Bollinger 
Eugene C Bought 

David R Broadt 
Arthur Brostus 
Donna I Brown 

Dons Hoffman Casey 
Donna Zeilman Chestn 
Antony W Colombet 
Thomas H L. Curtis 


Karen Frable Donald 
Barbara Allen Fiscus 
William A Gerkens 
Albert W Grondahl 
Robert G Gundaker 
Eleanor L Heishmar 
Fred G Hershey 

Carol Bollinger Joyce 

Patricia Shmtay Spoils 

! Brandt Waltman 

Walter Woernle 

Class Aoant: Bonnla Buclis Reece 

73 SUF Alumni Donors. $2797 50 
1 Other 61ft. SID 

Douglas R Allen 
Helen L Bachman 
Dorothy Woolley Baron 
Betsy Bunting Bolger 
Stacey L Bot tiger 

Michael C Carr 
Nancy Corson Carter 
Richard E J Caruso 
Bonnie Baum Castellion 
James H Caultield 
E Lance Cave 
Lynn Richmond Cilli 
Linda Cole Conine 
Walton R Cueman 
Lewis H Dan- 
Mary Snyder Davis 
Thomas E Endres 
Larry G Erdman 
Paul W Ernst 
Frances Ray Faylor 
Richard T Fenstermacher 
George W. Fishel 
Stephen Fleming 
Muriel HarJIine Folk 
Lawrence J Galley 
Ronald D Gilbert 
John F Grebe 

Suzanne Gat< 
James G Hul 
Thomas M J, 
Richard I 
Dawn File Kinard 
Carol Cox Kirchner 
Carol Ocker Kirk 
Peter D K.rk 
Milton M Kuhn 
Carolyn Tweed Leap 
Richard E Linder 
Sally Schnure Lindsay 
Joseph J Lowden 
Robert B Mancke 
Meredith Wright Martin 

Seward P Mellon 

Edith Godshall Messerschrr 

Carl F Miller 

Catherine Etter Miller 

Pamela Kishpaugh Miller 

Wayne W. Miller 

Susan C Petrie 
Bonnie Bucks Reece 
Eric L Reichley 
Adele Breese Richards 
Leslie Bndgens Sabm 
Diane Norcross Samue 
Robert J ScoveM 

Ann Griffith Gilbert 
Christopher J Gipe 
Linda Carothers Good 
Genette Henderson 
Frederick W Kelly 
Donald S King 
Ernst H Kohlstruk 
Judith Hawk Lasley 
Myrna Grace Lee 
Susann McAuliffe Lucas 
Edwin M. Markel 
John R May 
Rebecca Carson McCaughey 

Stephen D Melching 

Kay Schucker Mundis 

Lawrence E Mundis 

James H Nash 

Gertrude Walton Peischl 

Ronda Bender Roane 

Margaret Lynn Delkers Talbot 

Richard E Talbot 

Patricia Bradway Valentine 

Margaret Orth VanName 

Carol S Ward 

Carol Meek Whiteheld 

Lois Swarlz Yingling 

Suzanne Springer Zeok 

Class Agents: Richard R. A Rosemary 
Robinson Hough Jr. 
85 SUF Alumni Oonors. S185B 
7 Othar Gifts. $878 

J Robert Arthur 
Reynold L Badman 
Charles S Bender 
Clowie McLaughlin Benm 
Ellen Comey Bennett 
iklyn Bergonzi 

W.i I If, 

Bruce S Brown 
Janet McAfee Brown 
Donna Ake Burkholder 



Grace Toothaker DeLong 
Margaret Shields Dengler 
Dwight E Dickensheets 
Cynth l3 Culp Fad 
Patricia Craig Galley 
Carole Sloan Grebe 
Carolyn Ruocco Grimes 
Fred A Grosse 

Daniel R Seyss 

Jeannelte Moyer Kowell 

William D Kramer 

V Diane Chnstensen Lacey 

Thomas N Taylor 

Donald C Lindenmuth 

Gail L T.llman 

Henry D VanDme 

Thomas C Maran 

Mary Bagenstuse Waltman 

Terry L March 

Frank D Marsh 

Robert G Watson 

Peter C Marshall 

David M Wilkinson 

Carolyn Wahler M.ller 

Robert R Miller 

Joyce Sabo Nash 


?ohn e A He Norto N n XOn 

Class Aoant: Peter 0. lawler 

Diane Hillegass Pawloski 

46 SUF Alumni Donors. S1389 

Otto Reimherr 

Charles L Bailey 

Nancy Baker Rosen 

Janet Walimg Scovell 

T.mothy R Barnes 

Gary R Se.fert 

Leanne Shaw Belletti 

Marian L Shatto 

Joan B.ll.g 

James B Stefly 

Susan Bannister Boone 

Janet Purvis Steigler 

George R.F Tamke 

Newton Brosius 

Maxine Lentz Thumser 

Diane Youngblood Carr 

Barbara Godman Trostle 

Ann McAul'Ife Darr 

Richard S Trostle 

Sue C Davis 

Roger G Van Deroet 

Holly Grove Delaney 

Dwight F Weeks 

Pamela Yeager Silar 
Robert Y Silar 
Lmda Scharff Smith 
Sally Baskm Snauffer 



i utfgmia' CflfisWi McMcm 
John A Meyer 

Class i«m: beaten a tatsr no« 

Robert G Monahan 

•**•* — ,- 

James W Page 

72 IU» Aha** Donors, »3*S7J0 

Lmda laeger Poinsett 

7 OMrOIU. «7H 

Ph.iomena Quattroech. 

Peggy Gilbert Beck 

Robert H Ray 

W Dean 8<ckei 

Kurt Remhart 

Af hne Davis Burbank 

Edwin G Rhode 

Albert W Bvrne* 

Lmda Taylor Rule 

Salt/ Feitig Caruso 

Elizabeth A Chart** 

Richard F Saylor 

Samuel Clapper 

Edward R Schmidt 

Richard V Cody 

Thomas W Shade Jr 

Marilyn Pierce Cromwell 

Catherine Martin Shaw 

Richard J Cromwell 

Ronald R Shaw 

Lynn Ortiz Oeith 

W Stevens Shipman Jr 

Nancy E Dewsbury 

Pnscilla Edwards Slack 

Costantine Exarchos 

Robert X Spero 

Kenneth Fladmark 

David C Stetlen 

Linda Woolbert Flindt 

Er.c Ste.n 

Karin Michelson Frecker 

Steven W Straus 

Chmta Jorensen Fuhrman 

Susan Agoglia Swerdlow 

Harold F C Qtflbl 

Shirley Jones Vincent 

H Donald Glaser J< 

E Mai Weiss 

Louis B Greenberg 

Donald H Wilson 

John R Griffiths 

Richard A Workman 

Dennis L Zimmerman 

Samuel J Halpern 

Karen Ptleger Zygan 

Barbara Brought Hernandez 


Throughout the years men and women of varied backgrounds and 
means have reaffirmed their faith in the future of Susquehanna Uni- 
versity by providing substance to the educational program through 
their wills. Over the years the University has received bequests rang- 
ing from SIOO to S500.000 and each has played a significant role in 
the advancement of the UnhnsrsitJ 

During the year ending June 30. 1980, Susquehanna received be- 
quests totaling over $169,000 from the estates of Dr. Philip C. 
Bossart, Hazel Kuhns of Lewisburg. Pa., and George Rhoads of 
Selinsgrove. Pa. 

John G Foos 
David C Frey 
Cynthia A. Fnshkorn 
Jacqueline O'Shea Galano 
Michael H Gerardi 
Jacqueline C Gill 
Sandra Goodenough 
Joel K Gordon 
Jeffrey L Gor.a 
Cozette Hartman Haggerty 

i Petne He.n 
■ A Menders 

Steven M Hoffman 
Dale E Hoke 
Gail Sigafoos Hoke 
Donald D Housley 

Thomas J Moran 

Gwen L Barclay 

Douglas W Morgan 

Janet Frock Bassett 

Oav.d W Morns 

Jerry S Bassett 

Denms G Mosebey 

Leroy Carl Beck 

Diane Decker Nair 

Jorm E. Bird 

Joseph J Orelh 

Marcia Wright Ousley 

Edgar S Brown 

Philip C Oustey 

Christopher L Campbell 

Nancy Search Phipps 

Deborah Burdick Cloud 

Molly A Cochran 

Joseph P Raho 

Kathryn Pickering Cottm 

Richard K Renn 

David H Crist 

Richard D Rowlands 

Dirk E Dana 

John M Ruginis 

Susan Ayres Davis 

Georgeann Mercincavage Ruhl 

William A Sanders 

W Allen Dunstan Jr 

Ph.hp H Schreyer 

Gordon M Dyott 

Douglas G Schultz 

Stephanie Sims Dyott 

Deborah Siegfried 

Constance Overkolt Sienkiewicz 

Michael A Falkner 

Knstine Van Zant Sprecher 

Charlotte Graham Folme 

J Donald Steele Jr 

Jeffrey I Frymoyer 

Lynn R Stetler 

Jeffrey A Gavnsh 

Stephen P Stupp 

Richard F Graham Jr 

Carol A Graybosch 

Peter Y Thompson 

Joyce C Thomer 

Craig C Urre 

Charles F Janaskie III 

Gerald P Jask.ewicz 

Janice M Woltien 

Billye Miller Kanouse 

Charles Woodcock IV 

Kevin S. Kanouse 

J David Kelley Jr 

Carol Sutcliffe Krar 
Barbara Dick Kurze 
Benjamin Larzelere 

Joan Seabrook Linn 
Thomas R Long 
Nicholas A Lopardo 

Jerome E Lynch 
Ellen Biers Marl-el 
Marsha Tamke McHenry 
Charles H McLeskey 
John A Meyer 
Barbara Mmnick 
Dawn Grtgg Mueller 
Jeffrey L Noble 
Barbara Smilh Norton 
Donald P Orso 
Mary Ann Carpenter Orso 
Patricia Cor bin Peckms 
Richard G Poinsett 
Bruce D Presser 

Joanne Goglia Remhart 
Richard M Re* 
Deborah E Ritter 
Christopher Robbins 
Kathleen Blunt Roberts 
Nancy Rickenbaugh Rolain 
Joan Vondcrcrone Ross 
Russell D Schantz 
Ann M Sheppard 
Edward L Solem 
Ann Stautfenberg Southwell 
Norrme Bailey Spencer 
Richard D Spotts 
Walter L. SUtlMl Jr 
Ernest M Stauffer 
Nancy Oliver Straus 

Dennis L. Van Name 
Gregory A Walter 

P«trlC>g Mehrer Williams 

Class Agent-. W. Stevens Shipman 

80 SUf Alumni Donors. $1687.50 

S Other GKts. $450.50 

Carol Smith Arnold 

Ricky L Ban 

Keith H Bance 

Donald Bensinger 

Patricia Bonsall 

George C Boone 

Barry Bowen 

John L Boyer 

Nancy A Cairns 
Robert J Chonko 
Howard R Collins 

Daniel M Corveleyn 
Donald L Craver 
Walter W Custance Jr 
Barbara Hitchens DePerro 
Michael E Dreyfus 
David M Dumeyer 
Thomas C Eggieston ill 
Nancy Comp Everson 
Carol Reese Feisler 
John C Flohr 
Martha Imhof Frantz 
William J. Freed Jr 
Gary R Gilbert 
Margaret Mi. Andrew Guinan 
Robert E Guise 
William B Hamaker 

Wendy Evan 
Stephen R Herrold 
Elizabeth Maule Htlterly 
Susan Stephen Hill 

tngnd Grodem Jacobus 
Pete' G Jarnsian 
Robert Jesberg Jr 

I Ellis Kale 

* Kelley 

Beverly Steeiey Larz 
Mais tret Knoun La 

Richard D Link 

Thomas F McG'ath 

Clan Agent: Anna J. Harrington 
84 SUF Alumni Donors, 12133 23 
2 Other 6ms. S31.90 

Margaret Harris Biesecker 
Joanne Bigelow 
Martha Barker Blessing 

Eileen Lach Cummins 
Michael A Cummins 
Edmund G Oale 
Edward R Danner II 
Ruth Zimmerman Dennis 
Henry J DePerro Jr 
David M Dohnsky 
Steven E. Dubs 
Robert R Dunn 
Sharman Levan Ebbeson 
Sue J Eblmg 
Donna Zierdt Elkin 
Robert F Evrson 
Donald H Fetterolf 
George A Freeman 
Gregory E Galano 
Brian W Gallup 
Dorothy Pulst Gedeon 
Harriet Burger Griffith 
Donald C Hamlin 

Anne J Herrmgton 

Wayne D Hill 
Gregg A Hodgdon 
Eileen Monmghoff Horn 
James R Hornberger 
H. Louis Horner Jr 
Cheryl Snyder Huber 
Carolyn McGhee Jackson 
Jay E James 
Helen Flack Johnson 
Lane C Kaley Jr 

i Perry Kindsvater 

Barry I Llewellyn 

Alan C Lovell 

Karen Emley Lubrecht 

Barbara Musson MacDonald 

Douglas L. Marion 

Gail D Mason 

James M McAteer 

■■ M,- V ei 


Linda Palmer Miller 

John H Mornssey 

James R Nace 

H Gerald Nanos 

Manna Smanoglou Papaconstai 

Emily Lees Peachey 

Barbara Latsha Stem 

Loreen Wimmer Stout 
Betty Jane Swartz 
Susan B Twombly 

Susan Carl Weis 
Paul W Wenske 
David B Werner 

Class Agent: tarry T. loWIck 
71 SUf Ahimnl Donors. $2719-50 
2 Other Girts. $190 

Pearl C Barahas 
Bruce R Bengtson 
Lmda Harmon Bennett 


, Be- 

n Can 

Roger P Chen* 
Joseph B Crane in 
Nancy Far.nger Cre 
Marilyn Goetze Dan 
Donald H Dicker 

Roberta Schroeder Hili 

Linda Mauk Hummel 
George P Hunter 
Lynne C Kastrup 
Alan B 

Frederick C Mayer 
Patricia Kilshaw McAteer 
Nancy Bemhart McGarvey 

Thomas M Nead 

Karen L Olson 

Dennis Packard 

Neil Potter 

John W. Ruhl 

Catherine Rogers San Filippo 

David G Schwalm 
N Dennis Simmons 
Beverly A Stock 
David J Swanson 
f J Szot 



Class Agent Linda Kiina lugdan 
89 SUF Alumni Donors, $1723.6' 
9 Other GKts. $181 

Charlene Moyer Bance 
Carole Smith Bechtel 
Richard A Bechtel 
Stephen H Bender 
June Ross Bengtson 
Alan M Bennett 
Dale Biesecker Jr. 
Dwight C Blake 
Susan Siegnst Blake 
Jane Schnader Bomberger 

Ronald N, Bystrom 
Paul A Cam 
Michael Chronister 
Robert F Cloud 
Wilham J Cody 
Linda Luttgens Combs 

jrmott Dolmsky 


ardello EndrusiCk 

Gail A Fullman 
Jeanne Yost Gallagher 
Susan Wright Geiger 
Tamea Jones Giacomalh 
Timothy J Gotwald 
Douglas S Gri 

Wendy I 

J3ne Fankhauser Josephs 
Steven F Josephs 
Christine Rogers Kindon 

Edmund P Kling III 
David C Koch 
Cheryl Hughen Lathrop 
Brian E Lewis 
David W Mangle 
Robert W Maucher 
Brian D McCartney 
Janice McCullough Mertz 
Peter W Murcott 
Pnscilla Gillespie Nagy 
Craig R Penniman 
Harold W Peterson 
Tommy F Petro 
Charles R Piatt III 
Robert S Pratt 
Randall D Reber 
Doreen Bolton Rehng 

Wilham H Rouse 
Carol Ferry Saylor 

Chester D Schumai 

Pamela Miller Schui 
Rnbert C Shifter Jr 
Debra Plunkett Smr 
Hazel Gelnett Verno 
Megan Doney Weike 

Gail Alw 
Carl C. 



Class Agent: Alyce Zlmmar Doahnar 
85 SUF Alumni Donors, $1544.60 
1 Other Gift, S860 

Paula Eletto Adams 
Barbara I Albright 
Susan Kurtz Allan 
Arlene Graybill Apple 
Nancy Mair Barton 
Gregory M Beck 
Alice Shue Boustead 
Teresa Rhodenck Bowers 
Timothy E Braband 
Robert M Brenneman 
Ryan Burdick 

5 Cam 

Benj ii 


Robert W Cole 
Barbara Schultz Colvin 
Susan Lentzner Cunnmghai 
Alyce Zimmer Doehner 
Barbara Kay Fames 
Laurel Hmkley Falkner 

Thomas C Foote Jr, 

C. Patrick Gallagher 
Chris A George 
June Belletti George 

Anne Longenberger I 
Robert S Long 


"(nits in Kind" arc non-monelar> contributions of stated value 
The) can he books, equipment, works of art. or other items used 
direct I) or indirect!) in the educational process During the 1979-80 
fund year, such gilts were received h\ the Univcrsil) from: 

Dr Russell W Gilbert George RF Tamke 

The Rev Cecil Palm International Society tor 

Mrs J Wesley Stirling Krishna Consciousness 

Class Aganl: Wlllsm 0. Atkinson 

88 SUF Alumni Donors. $4997 

3 Other Gifts. S274 

Wilham D Atkinson 

Daniel M Baxter 

Evelyn Dowhng Baxter 

Lynn Stansfield Beck 

Thomas P Bewley 

Manlynn R Blend 

Michael Boustead 

Rolt A Braas 

Martha Brandwene 

Jane Bogennef Campbell 

Michael D. Carlini 

Wendy Williams Carlim 

Bruce W Casso 

Susan Haines Casso 

David L. Chester 

Wayne H Diettenck 
Tonna Wendt Dougan 
Debra Horner Douglas 
Peter Douglas 
Barbara Dalrymple Dunn 
Michael Fabian 
Jocelyn A Floody 
Karen Newson Porcine 
Deborah Bechtel Fritz 
Boyd Gibson 
Martha L Graybill 
Gayle Thomas Green 
Susanne Wagner Greenfield 
Pernn C Hamilton 
Grace Welton Hanawalt 

Class Agent John D. Granger 

77 SUF Alumni Donors. $1623 
2 Other Gifts. $296 
George C Adams Jr 

Glenn K Levengood 

Sharon L Long 

Edward K. McCorr 
Barbara E Miller 

David J Parsels 
Suzanne L Patchell 
Elizabeth Fleming Podrebarak 

Douglas Powell 

R., y.r 


Carson G Ritchie 
Robert C Rungee 
Susan Gabnelson Shrader 
Barbara Shatto Smeltz 
Charles W Smeltz 
Robert M Smith - 

Margaret Buicko Thompson 
John H Waddell 
Edward K. Wat kins 

Edward E Watson 

Cynthia Welch Woodcock 

Jeanne D Kauffman 


Dennis D. Kieffer 

J Christopher Kerwin 

Class Agents: Charles 0. i KatM StJne 

Daniel E Knipel 

Flack Jr. 

88 SUF Alumni Donors. $2546.30 

1 Other 6m. $2.50 

Daniel Aboyan 

Wallace J. Lindsay 

Joanne Thomas McCard 

Peter G. Bacalles 

William H McCard 

Linda M Barran 

John M McCrudden 

Michael G Mercer 

Thomas Peachey 

Richard Bernagozzi 

Patrick A Petre 

Douglas F Bernegger 

Alan L. Bess 

Linda Deibert Pustarii 

Timothy Blair 

Cynthia Severmsen Remhard 

Nancy Mattson Bober 

Thomas W Remhard 

M Steven Bortner 

Richard D Riley 

Mark Buckhardt 

David W. Rittier 

Michael Buterbaugh 

Karen Cherrington Robbins 

Debra L Carey 

R Gary Ruff 

Juel A Casey 

Douglas E Salvesen 

Thomas K. Chadwick 

Deborah Witte Sebring 

Anne Manna Shultz 

Nancy Musser Cody 

Benedict J Smar Jr 

W Richard Davis 

Joyce Oberlin Smar 

Joanne Donolr.o Diluigi 

Cynthia J Smith 

William J Dorman 

Suzanne Emanuel Spaid 

Jenifer L. Douglas 

Robert J Stamm 

Sheila M Eckman 

Rhonda Riddle Stark 

Scon A Felter 

Vickey Rohm Steliz 

Robert A Ferraro 

Charles E Stevens 

Nancy J Ferns 

Susan Miller Stewart 

Charles D Flack Jr 

Karen White Strawoet 

Kathi Stine Flack 

Douglas Sutherland J Fhck.nger 

Nancy Lmdsten Taylor 

Rebecca M Fuller 

Judith Turner Thomas 

Bert T Gillespie 

Wiliam H. Thomas 

Paul C Gmzl 

William B Trousdale 

Joan Masser Troutman 

Virginia Martinet Graham 

Debra K Tulli 
Bruce A Turnbull 
Kathleen Knvak Turnbull 

Barbara Cleary Graziano 

Barry D Hartshorn 

Jane E Helsmg 

Janet Bauer Upperco 

Stephen L Henry 

Jill Berninger Van Balen 

Gail M Wisdo 

Patricia Hewit Hill 

Dennis R Wolfe 

Stephen C Houston 

Larry D Wolfgang 

F Curtis Ibbitson 

Dorothy Jones Zimmerman 

Gerald F. Zukowski 

Barbara A Keller 


Lauretta F Koenig 
Kurt H Kohler 

Patrick F Kreger 

Ctwtene Lawser Monastra 
Thomas Monastra 

Laurel Slryker Mosteller 
Joanne H Nanos 
Martha MacKmney 
Wanda D Neuhaus 
John B Neuhauser 
Charier* Everett Olcese 
Brenda J Overcash 
Anthony J Pla$t< 



Gary W Richenaker 
William A Robinson 
Nancy Reed Rock 
David * Rohrer 
Laurie Morgan Roth 
Ronald R Roth 
Oebra Sobecki Shah 
Leslie Koziar Shaw 
Sharon L Sievers 
Susan J S taker 
Jeffrey H Sieitz 
} M.rhael Stranz 

i E Swanger III 

Deborah Gaydush Zaloms 

Class Agant- DanM E. Dltzlar 
66 SUE Akannf Donors. 11012 
3 Othar Clfli, S2»7t JM 

Brian D Archibald 
Joan P Balde 
Howard F Beacham III 
Barbara L Birdsall 

Andrew S Cameron 
Deborah J Clemens 
Deborah A Dale 
Robert J Davidson 
Jeanne Davis 
Mark Diluigi 
Daniel E Ditzler 
Joni A M Domin 
Denise A. Duane 
John D Felix 
Susan E Gale 
David K Ganter 
Marilyn E Gill 

Deirdre Gordon 

James A Hall 
Ronald E Hanson 

Tracy W Hawke 
Frederick L Hickman 
Gerald G Huesken 
Susan Booth Jacobs 
Nazmuddm H Jiwani 
Jetf A Jones 
Steven C Kachigian 
Michael G Kennedy 
Joanna M Kestler 
Kurt M Kleis 

Barbara Smith Lee 

Elaine lanora Levkoft 

E Lynne Campbell Liebrock 

Linda Ridout McKown 

Michael P McLane 

Naseem N. Momin 

Bradley F Moore 

Bruce E. Moore 

Louann Morseberger 
Brenda K Myers 

Katherine M Neuhauser 
Albert M Noggle 

Bryan E Polk 
Deborah E. Prultt 
Suzanne L Reed 

David A Riebesell 
Joan Brouse Rttkm 
W Bruce Ruby II 
Barbara J Samuel 
Caili Barker Schmidt 
Melmda L Scovell 

Janice E Smd«r 
Cyril M Stretansky 
Joseph W Strode III 

Nancy Hulst Tamayne 

Wimlred Shearer Weber. 
Victor E. Wertz 
Bruce H Wetteroth 

Charles & Charl 

ey A Wiest 
M K Wilson 
t Heaton Wright 


Ciaii Agent: Susan Od|ah|lan 

92 SUF AbmrH Donors. 11338 

Class A»atTt: DarraU K. WtUon 

S Othar Gifts, S324.M 

77 SO* Alumni Oonon, $1090 

William A.key 

5 Othar Gift*. 1107 50 

Lonnda M Alexander 

Alan A Babp 

Susan E Apsley 

Howard F Baker 

Jane A Babmski 

Shirley Guenn Baker 

Richard M. Baran 

David C Bateman 

Thomas A Barbaro 

Barbara A Beans 

Mark R Bostic 

Cynthia Beishlme 

Bryon H Bucher 

Alan R Blake 

Susan Yetka Bucks 

Thomas E Bucks 

Bennett A. Brosius 

Steven K Budd 

John M Campbell 

Barbara R. Bryan 

Jane Wiedemann Candela 

Babette M Cockley 

Pamela Cerasa 

Regma Pohren Chadwick 

Karen Kern Dean 

Carl F. Christiansen 

Robert L. Dean 

James 8 Cochran 

Janet Ricciardi Develli 

Thomas W Cook 

Connie Nipple Delbaugh 

Mark R Cummins 

Betsy Hulse Doyle 

Gabriel P Develli 

Lee A. Fasnacht 

Bruce E Figgatt 

Dorothy Fersch 

Kevin M Fitzpatnck 

Nancy M Flandreau 

Donna L. Foland 

Marcia E. Freed 

H- Scott Fritts 

Sandra L Fryer 

Dina Gannitello 

Janice A Gaschen 

William N Garrett 

Holly Marie Geise 

Wendy S George 

Stephen M George 

Jeffrey S 

Andrew S GraybiM 

Shernll G. Grosse 

William C Hart 

Brenda K Harlan 

Philip L Herzog 

James B Harris 

Robert C Irwin 

Reuben Hauwanga 

Brenda Ewert Jadney 

Kevin Heran 

Brian R Jadney 

Andrew C. Hickox 

Paul L. Johnson 

Kathy Dorothea Johansen 

Christine Evans Kennedy 

Joseph R Johnson III 

Richard J King 

Peter S. Johnson 

Jo Ann Kinkel 

Ricky 8 Koch 

Lloyd P Jones 

William B Kraft 

David J Lantz 111 

Michael R Keating 

Michele A LeFever 

Isharat M Khan 

Christopher W. Lewis 

Robert W Knapp 

Ellen Knutson Kramm 

Elizabeth H L.nehan 

David C Lutcher 

Susan Kuba 

Kenneth P Maehl 

Peter C Landmesser 

Daniel Clarence Maior 

Cynthia J Lewis 

Edward J. Malloy 

Cynthia A Martem 

Michael E Liddick 

Peter W Megill 

Laird A Limberg 

Jack L. Miller 

Peggy A Lobsitz 

Jane C. Miller 

Debra Holzhauer Louden 

J Scott Mitchell 

James G Montgomery 

Donald F. Mann 

Todd B. Morgan 

Denis J McHugh 

Mary A. Pitorak 

David J Nelson 

Jill Jacobus Polk 

Elizabeth T Niedner 

Kathy Freeman Richards 

Susan Odjakjian 

Judith Rile 

Brenda J Overcash 

Kathleen Lehman Robinson 

Madeline V Pearson 

Barbara Bozzelli Ross 

Robert J. Purcell 

Donald M. Ross 

Cindy L Ray 

R Todd Rossel 

Sandra L Ray 

David C Ruler 

Scott A Richards 

George S Segon 
Kevin C Shipe 
Donald E Sipe 
Shawn Eckman Sipe 
Mark A Snyder 
Victor J Sobolewski 

Craig \ 

Jet irt 



Mary R Turley 
Jan M Varga 
Eric S Walker 
James P Wallbillicr- 
Randy J Westrol 

Theodore P Winico 
Susan D Yoder 
Sally L Zapp 


Robert & Mae Arnot 

Franz & Carol Arzt 

C Ronald & Joanna Bach 

William & Audrey Barrett 

Robert & Victoria Berry 

Thomas & Helene Bowman 

Richard & Mary Boye 

Andrew & Dolores Bozzelli 

David & Mary Brouse 

John & Edith Buckfelder 

Jerre & Nancy Budd 

Harold & Betty Burton 

J Colin & Mary Ellen Campbell 

Robert & Ardis Campbell 

J Frank & Virginia Cannon 

Vincent Cavalea 

Alfred & June Cellitti 

Michael & Linda Contreras 

Arthur & Dorothy Destefano 
Milton & Gladys Dumeyer 

■ & Audrey Farley 

Anna Gore 

Allen & Bermce GraybiM 
Victor & Ellen Guadgano 
Bernard & Norma Gustihs 
William & Barbara Hael.g 
ME & Sarah Hedborg 
William & Eileen Heidt 
Paul & Maureen Helleren 
Arthur & Julia Hug 
Sebastian & Arlene Irace 
EHwood & Janice Jacoby 

. B.jrt 


Albert Kantz 

Rodney & Joan Kelchner 

Albert & Dorothy Kent 

Otmar & Irmgard Ktee 

Frank & Consueio Kling 

Oonald F Koenecke 

William Lees 

Albert & Emily Lttchert 

Mary Ann Lohrey 

Dorris G Mackie 

Samuel & Constance Madara 

Egil & Margaret Molstad 

J T & Mary Jo Mooney 

Robert & Geraldine Mullens 

Gregory & Kathyrene Myer 

John & Mary Jane Newman 

Peter & Ruth Nunn 

Arnold & Margaret Olt 

Ralph & Diana Peters 

Fred | 

irgin.a Pteifl 

Elwood & Chn 

Thomas & Mile 

John & Marjorie Redpath 

Karl & Billie Reuther 

Norman & Kaye Rigglemar 

hn S, | 


Frank & Josephir 
Janet Jennings Roach 
Robert & Natalie Rooke 
Warren & Ann RosseH 
James & Janet Ruitenberg 
Charles & Phyllis Ruler 
Brice & Dorothy Sachs 
James E Schierloh 
Craig & Betty Lou Schueller 
Fritz & Hildegard Schwarz 
Bruno & Elaine Scicchitano 
James & Eunice Scott 
Michael & Lillian Sendrick 
Charles & Elizabeth Shermer 
Wayne & Jane Shollenberger 
Richard M Smith 
John & Nancy Spangler 
Walter & Margaret Sternik 
William & Ingrid Stevenson 

Howard & Martha Weaner 
David & Joann Weibel 

Richard & Lois Whiting 
Thomas & Phyllis Wissmger 
Raymond & Florence Wolchak 
William & Johnina Woods 
Robert & Mary Wyatt 
John & Martha Zeller 


Myrl E. Alexander hc'72 
Apple Foundation 
Gerald Aumiller 
George A. Baer 
Douglas H. Baker 
Theodore C Barbarossa r 

Donna S Benham 
George H Berkheimer he' 
Harold B Berra 
Walter L. Bollinger 
George C Boone 
Edmund B Bossart 
Paul N Bossart 
Elsie S Bothwell 
Ernest H Bowersox 
Edgar S Brown 

Nancy A Cairns 
Dale D Campbell 
John A Carpenter 
Robert E Coates 
Theron D Conrad 
Evelyn Cometh 
Patrick J Cronmiller 

John Dagle 
Carles B Degenstem 
Ruth L Deitnch 
Connie Nipple Delbaugh 

Harold A Dunkelberger hc'79 
Charles C Eberly 
Preston H Eisensmith 
Charles H. Elliott 
William Faylor Sr 
Myron F Fetterolf hc'79 
Charles A Fisher 
Kenneth Fladmark 
Donald W Freed 

Boyd Gibson C Gitfin 

Anthony Guitfre 

Harold Haas 

George L Haller hc'63 

Mrs G E A 


John & Jane Carpente 

Mr & Mrs 

ohn Dagle 

Mr & Mrs 

1 Donald 

Hayes. Urgi 

, Suckling 


J R Hanson 
B Frank Hantz 
LeRoy A Hartley 

Earl E Hilkei 
David E Horlachei 



Through gifts of SI 00 or more, the following donors helped Sus- 
quehunna lo offer quality performing and visual arts programs dur- 
ing 1 979-80. 

Carl Rice & Alice M Rice 
Attorney Marvin J & Raven Rudnitsky 
Mrs Sanford C Seiple Sr 
Mr & Mrs Ralph Witmer 

Carl Rice 
Arthur F Richer 
William A Rock 
Henry W Rozenberg hc'73 
Marvin J, Rudnitsky 
Joseph j Scartelh 
Robert E Schellberg hc'70 
Rachel Derr Seiple 
Stan Seiple Jr 
Henry S Seitz 
Paul C Sharto 
Robert C Smith 
Ruth Juram Smith 
Suzanne M Snyder 
Robert Soper 
Kerwin H Spangler 
Amos Alonzo Stagg 
Paul Stefjmk 
James B. Stetty 
Cyril M Stretansky 
Jean H Swanson 
Caroline M. Tamke 
George RF Tamke 
Reno H Thomas 
S.P. Turnbach 
Frederick D Ullman 
Gustave W Weber hc'77 
Robert F Weis 
Dorothy E Wesner 
Anna F. Weyant 
Homer W Wieder 
Amelia C Winter 
E.E. Wissinger 
Walter B. Ziegler 


Eastern Snyder County Lutheran 

Grace Lutheran Church. Red Lion. Pa 
Trinity Lutheran Church. Hershey. Pa. 
Christian R & Mary F. Lindback Foun- 

an Church. Harr.sburg, Pa 


John C Hoi 
Richard R. Hough 
Donald D. Housley 
Orlando W Houts 
Erland Johnson 
Roger H Johnson 
Mary Jane Jones 
Vincent A. Kehm 
Michael Kivko 
John G Koedel 
Robert W Koons h 
Allred J. Krahmer 
Hazel E. Huhns Estate 
Robert E Lauf 

Theodore Lindquist hc'75 
Joseph C Lisiewski 
William Mallison 
Edward J. Malloy 
Donald S Mayes 
Edward K. McCormick 
Thomas F McGrath 
Ira R McHenry 
Norman K Mclnms 
Marilyn L McKinney 
Frederick K Messe 
Jonathan Messerli 

John T Moore 
Marcus K Moyer 
Webster G. Moyer 
Malcolm E Musser hc'55 

Jacob M Myers hc'77 
Frances A. Nimaroff 
Terrence I O'Brien 
Stanley A, Ocker 
Norman Ofslager 
Paul J Ovrebo 
Katherine M. Pluemacher 
Dorothy B. Porter hc'71 
Neil H Potter 
Bruce D Presser 
Saul Putterman 
Emily C Rahter 
Joseph Lincoln Ray 

Paul L Reaser 
Otto Reimherr 

George A Rhoads Estate 


The University recognizes these companies' matching gifts of em- 
ployees to Susquehanna University for the period July 1, 1979 
through June 30, 1980. Corporate Matching Gift Programs provide 
a vital source of funds for higher education and serve to double the 
value of the employee's donation. Please check the listing of 
matching gift companies beginning on page 12 to see if your em- 
ployer is one of the more than 800 with Matching Gift Programs. 
During the year ending June 30, 1980, the University received $29,- 
725 in matching funds from 154 donors; 

Aetna Life & Casualty Foundation 
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. 

Allstate Foundation 

American. Telephone & Telegraph Co 
American Hospital Supply Corp 
Armstrong Cork Company Inc. 

Atlantic Richfield Foundation 


Bell of Pa 

Blue Bell Inc 

Borg-Warner Foundation Inc 

Bristol Myers Fund 

Carpenter Foundation 

Carrier Corporation Foundation Ini 

Chase Manhattan Bank 

Ciba-Geigy Corp 

embank N A 

Citizens & Southern Foundation 

Coca-Cola Co 

Colonial Penn Group Inc 

Continental Corp Foundation 

Coopers & Lybrand Foundation 

Corning Glass Works Foundation 

Crum & Forster 

Deloitte. Haskms & Sells Foundatio 


Hoffman La Roche Foundation 

International Business Machines 

INA Foundation 

Interpace Foundation 

Irving One Wall Street Foundation Inc 

J P. Stevens & Co Inc Foundation 

John Deere Foundation 

Keebler Co 

Koopers Co Foundation 

Lutheran Brotherhood 

i Co 

M.; br; 

I Foui 

Merck Company Foundation 

Midlantic National Bank 

Mobil Foundation Inc 

National Central Bank 

Nationwide Foundation 

NCR Corporation 

New Jersey Bell 

Owens Corning Fiberglas Corp 

Peat, Marwick. Mitchell Foundatic 

Pa Power & Light Co 

Pennwalt Foundation 

Personal Products 

Pfizer Inc. 

Pittsburgh National Foundation 

Life & i 



Girard Bank 

Government Employees li 
Gnt Publishing Co. 
GTE Syivania Inc 

Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co 

Prudential Foundation 

Raytheon Co 

Reliance Electric 

Rohm & Haas Co 

Schenng Plough Foundation Inc 

Scott Paper Co Foundation 

Sperry Corp Foundation 

Standard Brands Inc 

Stone & Webster Inc 

Texaco Inc. 

Travelers Insurance Co 

US Borax & Chemical Corp 

Warner Lambert Co 

Westinghouse Educational Foundatio 

West.nghouse Electric Corp. 


That's right . . . you can liter- 
ally double the dollar value of your 
gift to the college or university of your 
choice if you work for one of the firms 
listed in this leaflet, or its divisions, sub- 
sidiaries, or affiliated companies. All the 
companies listed will match your gift to four 
year colleges or universities, and some will match to 
other higher educational institutions. For further in- 

formation about your com- 
pany's program, contact the match- 
ing gifts coordinator (usually in the 
personnel or community relations de- 
partment) at your firm and become a 
'partner' in supporting higher education. 
It's as easy as it sounds, so make your dollars dou- 
ble by taking advantage of your company's matching 
gift program! 

Have it Matched!!! 

Abbott Laboratories 

A S Abel I Co Foundation. Inc 

AbexCorp (AU) 
ACF Industries, tnc (1.2. 4. PR) 
Aeroglide Corp (1. UM.A) 
Aerojet-General Corp (1.2.4) 
The Aerospace Corp (ALL. SP) 
Aetna Insurance Co (2. 3) 
Aetna Lite & Casualty (ALL. SP) 
AidAssn tor Lutherans (ALL) 
Air Products & Chemicals. Inc (ALL) 
Airco, Inc (ALL) 
Akzona. Inc (ALL) 
Alco Standard Corp (ALL) 
Alexander & Alexander. Inc (ALL) 
'Alexander & Baldwin, Inc (2. 3) 
'Alexander Grant A Co (1) 
Allegheny Ludlum Industries Inc 0) 
Allendale Mutual Insurance Co 0. 

2. 4. PR) 
Allied Chemical Corp (ALL) 
Allis-Chalmers Corp .(ALL) 
Allstate Insurance (ALL) 
Aluminum Co of America (2. 3. 4) 
AMAX.Inc (1.2.3) 
American Bank & Trust Co ot Pa 

American Brands. Inc (ALL. A. SP) 
American Broadcasting Co . Inc (ALL) 
American Can Co .(ALL) 
American Credit Corp (ALL) 
American Express Co (ALL. PR) 
'American General Insurance Co (ALL) 
American Hoechst Corp (1.A) 
American Home Products Corp (ALL) 
American Hospital Suppty Corp (ALL) 
American Motors Corp (ALL) 
American National Bank (1) 
American National Bank & Trust Co 

ot Chicago (ALLi 
American Natural Service Co (1 3.4) 
American Optical Corp (1.2.3.SP) 
American Standard. Inc (ALL) 
American Stales Insurances 2 4 

American Sterilizer Company f 7 3 

4 A) 
American Stock Exchange, Inc (ALL) 
American United Lite Ins Co (ALL) 
AMF Inc (1) 
Amtac, \t\c (ALL) 
Amstar. Corp (ALL) 
The Anaconda Co (1 .3. 4) 
The Andersons (2. 3 4 UM\ 
ARA Services (7,.? 3. SP) 
Arkwnght-Boston Manufacturers 

Mutual Insurance Co (ALL.SP) 
'ArachemCorp (A. PR) 
Armco. Inc (7 2. 3) 
Armstrong Cork Co (1 4) 
Arrow-Hart Inc (2.3.4) 
Arthur Andersen & Co (ALL SP) 
ASARCO.lnc (1.2.4) 
Ashland Oil Inc (ALL) 
Associated Box Corp (ALL. PR. A) 
Associated Dry Goods Corp (ALL) 
Athos Steel & Aluminum, Inc (1) 
Atlantic Richfield Co (1. 2. 3. SP) 
Atlas Rigging and Supply Co (1. 

PR A) 
'Automatic Data Processing (7. 2. 3) 
Avon Products. Inc (2 3) 
'Avtex Fibers, Inc (1) 


The Badger Co . Inc f. A) 

The J E Baker Co (ALL) 

Ball Corp (ALL. SP) 

Bancroft-Whitney Co (1.2. 3) 

Bank of America (AL L) 

Bank ot California. N A (ALL) 

The Bank of New York (1. 2. 4. SP) 

The Bankers Lite Co (ALL.SP) 

Bankers Trust New York Corp (1.2.3) 

BarclaysAmencan Corp (ALL) 

Barnes & Roche, Inc (ALL) 

Barnes Group, Inc (ALL) 

Barry Wnght Corp (ALL) 

"Beatrice Foods. Inc (2 4) 

Bechtel Power Corp (2, 3) 

BecktoldCo (14) 

Becton. Dickinson & Co (1. 2. 3) 

Bell Federal Savings & Loan Assn 

Bell System 
American Telephone & Telegraph 

Co (ALL) 
Bell of Pennsylvania (1. 4. UM) 
Bell Telephone Laboratories (7, 4) 
Cincinnati Bell, Inc (ALL) 
Diamond State Telephone Co 0. 

4. UM) 
Illinois Bell Telephone Co (ALL) 
Indiana Bell Telephone Co 
New Jersey Bell Telephone Co 

New York Telephone Co (ALL) 
Northwestern Bell Telephone Co 

Ohio Bell Telephone Co (ALL) 
Southern New England Telephone 

Co (ALL) 
Southwestern Bell Telephone Co (4) 
Western Electric Fund (1) 
Wisconsin Telephone Co (1.4) 

Bemis Co . Inc (ALL) 

The Bendix Corp (7, 3. 4) 
'The Bergen Evening Record Corp 
0. 2. 3) 

Bernd Brecher & Assoc Inc (ALL) 

Bethlehem Steel Corp (1. 2 3. SP) 

James G BiddleCo 0.2.3.SP) 

Blount Inc (ALL) 

Blue Bell. Inc (ALL) 

The Boeing Co (1.2.3.SP) 

Boise Cascade Corp (1.2.3) 
'Borden, Inc 

Borg-Warner Corp (2. 3. 4) 

The Bowery Savings Bank (7, 2 3) 

Brakeley, John Price Jones. Inc (ALL) 

Bristol-Myers Co (2.3) 

Brockway Glass Co Inc (2.3) 

Brown-Forman Distillers Corp (ALL) 

Brunswick Corp (1) 

Buckbee Mears Co (ALL) 

Buckeye International, Inc 

Bucyrus-EneCo (ALL) 

Buffalo Color Corp (1) 

Buffalo Savings BankfAuj 

BungeCorp (ALL SP) 


Burlington Industries, Inc (ALL) 

"Burlington Northern 

Burroughs Wellcome Co (ALL) 

Business Mens Assurance Co ot 
America (ALL) 

Cabot Corp (ALL) 

CalexMfg Co . Inc (ALL) 

The Callanan Road Improvement 

Co (ALL. A) 
Campbell Soup Co. (ALL) 
Canadian General Electric Co , Ltd 

Carborundum Co (1. 2 3. SP) 
Carolina Light & Power Co (1.2) 
Carolina Telephone & Telegraph Co 

(ALL. UM.A) 
Carpenter Technology Corp (2) 
Carrier Corp (12 3) 
Carter- Wallace. Inc (ALL) 
Castle & Cooke. Inc (ALL) 
Caterpillar Tractor Co (1) 
Cavalier Corp (ALL) 
'CBS. Inc (1) 
CelaneseCorp (ALL) 
Central & South West Corp (1) 
Central Illinois Light Co (1 2. 4. PR) 
Central Lite Assurance ( 1) 
Certain-Teed Products Corp (1.2.3) 
Chamberlain Manufacturing Cotq.(ALL) 
Champion International Corp (ALL) 
Champion Spark Plug Co (3. 4) 
"The Charter Company (1. 4) 
The Chase Manhattan Bank, N A. 

Chemical Bank Mil. PR. SP) 
Chemtech Industries, Inc (ALL. A) 
Chesapeake Corp of Va (ALL) 
Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. (1. 2) 
Chicago Title & Trust (ALL) 
Chrysler Corp (1 2.3.A.SP) 
Chubb & Son. Inc. f?, 4J 
C.I T Financial Corp (1. 2. 3) 
Citicorp & Citibank. N A (ALL) 
Cities Service Co (ALL.SP) 
The Citizens and Southern Corp. 

(ALL. SP) 
The Citizens & Southern National 

Bank (J. 2, 3) 
Citizens Fidelity Bank & Trust Co 

Clark Equipment Co (ALL)- 
The Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co (ALL) 
Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co 

Cleveland Trust Co (ALL) 
Clinton Mills, inc (ALL) 
TheCloroxCo (1.2,3) 
Clow Corp (ALL. ISP) 
CNA Financial Corp (1.4) 
Coats & Clark. Inc (ALL) 
The Coca-Cola Co (ALL.SP) 
The Coleman Co Inc (1. 2. 3. SP) 
Colgate-Palmolive Co (ALL. SP) 
Collins & Aikman Corp (ALL) 
The Colonial Life Ins Co of 

America;;.?, 3) 
Colonial Parking Inc 
Colonial Penn Group, Inc (ALL. SP) 
Columbia Gas System Inc (ALL) 
The Columbus Mutual Life Ins Co 

Combustion Engineering Inc, (7. 2. 

3 PR) 
Commercial Credit Co (ALL) 
Commercial Union Assurance Co 

(ALL. SP) 
Connecticut Bank & Trust Co (ALL. 


1 —Graduate and Professional Schools Eligible 

2— Junrar Colleges Eligible 

3— Community Colleges Eligible 

4— Seminaries and Theological Schools Eligible 

ALL— All Four Types Eligible 

SP— Spouses Gift Eligible 

PR— Private institutions Only 
UM— Limited to Specific Institutions 
A— Alumni Status Required 
■ —Match on a greater than 1 to t basis 
' —Companies added since last year 

Connecticut General Insurance 

Corp (ALL. SP) 
Connecticut Light & Power Co 
Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance 

Co (ALL) 
Connecticut Natural Gas Corp (PR) 
Connecticut Savings Bank (ALL) 
Consolidated Foods Corp (1. 2. 3) 
Consolidation Coal Co (A) 
Container Corp of America (ALL) 
The Continental Corp (ALL) 
The Continental Group, Inc (ALL. 

Continental Illinois National Bank 

and Trust Co (1. 4) 
Frederic W Cook & Company. Inc 

Cooper Industries. Inc (1, 2. 3) 
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (1. 2. 4) 
Coopers and Lybrand(A) 
The Copley Press. Inc .(ALL SP) 
Copolymer Rubber & Chemical 

"Cordis Dow Corp (1.3.UM) 
Corning Glass Works (ALL) 
CPC International Inc (ALL. SP) 
Crocker National BmkfALL. SP) 
Crompton & Knowles Corp (ALL) 
CromptonCo . Inc (ALL. A) 
Crown Central Petroleum Corp. (7) 
Crown Zellerbach Corp (ALL. SP) 
Crum & Forster Insurance Co (1. 2. 3) 
Cutler-Hammer, Inc (1. 4) 
Cyprus Mines Corp (1. 4) 

Dam. Kalmart & Quail. Inc (ALL) 
Dana Corp (ALL) 
Daniel International Corp (ALL) 
Dart Industries Inc (ALL) 
Dayton Malleable Inc (7. 3. 4) 
Deere & Co (12.4) 
DEKALB AgResearch (ALL. SP) 
Del Monle Corp (1. 4) 
Deloitte Haskms a Sells rf 4) 
Oeluxe Check Printers. Inc (ALL) 
Deposit Guaranty National Bank 
Detroit Edison Company 
A W G Dewar. Inc (1. 2 4 PR 

The Dexter Cprp (1. 2. 3 SP) 
Diamond Crystal Salt Co (ALL) 
Diamond International Corp (1.2.3) 
Oiamond Shamrock Corp (ALL) 
A B Dick Co (ALL) 
Dickson Electronics Corp 
Ditco Laboratories (ALL) 
Digital Equipment Corp (ALL.SP) 
Dillingham Corp (ALL) 
The Donaldson Co Inc (1. 2 3) 
Donaldson. Lutkm & Jenrette, Inc 

R R Donnelley & Sons Co (2. 3 4) 
Dow Bad isc he Co iM 
The Dow Chemical Co ff 3 4) 
Dow Corning Corp (ALL) 
'DravoCorp (1 4) 
Dresser Industries Inc (1 4) 
Wilbur B OnverCo (1. 2) 
Duke Power Co (ALL) 
Dun & Bradstreet Co Inc (ALL) 

Earth Resources Co (ALL.SP) 
Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates 

2. 3) 
Easlon Car & Construction Co f7, 

PR. A) 
Eaton Corp (ALL) 

Educators Mutual Life Insurance 

Egan Machinery Co (1.2) 
"Eh Lilly and Co (ALL) 
EmhartCorp. (ALL. SP) 
Ensign-Bickford Foundation ALL. SP) 
Envirotech Corp (1. 2. 3) 
The Equimark Corp (1.3.4) 
Equitable Life Assurance Society ot 

the United States ALL.SP) 
Equitable of Iowa (ALL) 
ESB Ray-0-Vac (1. 3) 
Esmark Inc (1. 2. 3) 
Ethicon. Inc (2) 
Ethyl Corp (ALL. SP) 
Ex-Cell-0 Corp (ALL) 
Exxon Corp (ALL) 

Factory Mutual Engineering and 

Research Corp (ALL. A) 
Fairchild Industries, Inc (I 2. 3) 
Farm Credit Banks of Springfield 

(f. 2. 3) 
Federal-Mogul Corp (1. 3. 4. SP. A) 
Federal National Mortgage 

Association (ALL) 
Federated Department Stores. Inc 

(2. 3. 4) 
FerroCorp (ALL) 
The Fidelity Bank (1. 4) 
Fiduciary Trust Co (ALL) 
Field Enterprises, Inc (ALL) 
Fireman's Fund Insurance Co 

Fireman s Mutual Insurance Co (1. 

The Firestone Tire 8. Rubber Co 

(ALL. SP) 
First & Merchants National Bank(ALL) 
First Bank (ALL) 
First Bank System. Inc (ALL) 
First Boston Corp (1. 2. A) 
First Chicago Corp (ALL. SP) 
' First Hawaiian Bank (1 2. 3 UM) 
First National Bank of Pennsylvania 

The First National Bank of Miami 

(ALL. SP) 
First National Bank of Minneapolis 

First National Bank ol Oregon (3, A) 
The First National Bank of St Paul 

First National Holding Corp (ALL) 
First Valley Bank ( 1 2.3) 
First Virginia Banks. Inc 
Florida Gas Co (1.2.3) 
Fluor Corp (ALL) 
FMC Corp (ALL) 
Ford Motor Corp (ALL) 
Ford Motor Co ot Canada. Ltd (1) 
Foremost-McKesson inc (1) 
Forty-Eight Insulations Inc (1. A) 
Foster Wheeler Corp (ALL) 
The Foxboro Company (1. 2. 3) 
Freeport Minerals Co (12 3) 
H B Fuller Co (ALL. SP) 
Fulton Federal Savings & Loan 

Assn (AU) 

E & J Gallo Winery (1. 2. 3. A) 
Gannett Newspaper Foundation 

Inc (1. 3.4) 
Gardner Denver Co (2 3) 
Gary Energy Corp Samuel Gary Oil 

Producer The Piton Foundation 

The Gates Rubber Co (ALL) 

General Accident Fire & Life 

Assurance Corp Ltd (1.2. 3) 
General Dynamics Corp 
General Electric Co (ALL. A) 
General Foods Corp (1.2. 3 SP) 
General Foods. Ltd (7 SP UM) 
General Housewares Corp (PR) 
General Mills. Inc (ALL) 
'General Ohio S&L Corp (1) 
General Public Utilities Service 

Corp fl, 2.3) 
General Reinsurance Corp (ALL) 
General Telephone & Electronics 

Corp (ALL) 
The General Tire & Rubber Co (ALU 
GenRad Inc (ALL SP) 
Getty Oil Co (AU) 
Gibbs & Hill. Inc 
Gifford Instrument Laboratories 

Inc (1. 2 3) 
The Gillette Co (77 
'Gilman Paper Co (ALL) 
Girard Trust Bank (7 2 3 SP) 
GK Technologies, Inc 
Goldman, Sachs & Co (ALL) 
B F Goodrich Co (1.2. 4) 
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co ff) 
Gould Inc (ALL. SP) 
W R Grace & Co 
Graphic Arts Mutual Ins Co (1. 

PR. A) 
The Graphic Printing Co . Inc (ALL) 
Great Northern Nekoosa Corp (1 

Green Giant Co (ALL) 
Greenwood Mills Inc (ALL) 
Gunnel! Mutual Reinsurance Co 

Grumman Corporation 
The Guardian Life Ins Co ot 

America (1. PR SP) 
Gulf & Western Industries, Inc (1 

Gulf Oil Corp (1.2 3.SP) 
Gulf States Utilities Co (1.2. 3) 
The Gunn Group, Inc (1. 2 3) 

Halliburton Co (1.2) 
Hallmark Cards. Inc. (ALL) 
John Hancock Mutual Life Ins Co 

(ALL. SP) 
HanesCorp (ALL) 
The Hanna Mining Co (ALL) 
Harper & Row Publishers. Inc (ALL) 
Harris Corp (2.3) 
Harris Trust & Savings Bank (ALL. A) 
HarscoCorp (ALL. PR) 
Hart, Schaffner & Marx (SP) 
The Hartford Electric Light Co (1. 

2 3) 
The Hartford insurance Group (ALL) 
Hartford National Bank and Trust 

Co (2.3.SP) 
The Hartford Steam Boiler 

Inspections Insurance Co 

(ALL. SP) 
'Harvey Hubbell. Inc (PR) 
Hawaiian Telephone Co (1. 2. 3) 
H J, Heinz Co (ALL) 
HERCO.Inc (1 2.3.SP) 
Hercules. Inc (1) 
Hershey Foods (ALL. SP) 
Heublein inc (1.2 A) 
'Hewitt Associates (ALL) 
Hewlett-Packard Co 
Hill Acme Co ((.PR. A) 
Hoffman-La Roche, Inc (ALL) 
Homestate Mining Co (1.2.3.SP) 
Honeywell Inc (1.4.SP) 
The Hoover Co (ALL) 
Geo A Hormel&Co (1.2 4) 
Houghton Chemical Corp (ALL. PR) 
Houghton Mifflin Co (ALL) 
Household Finance Corp (PR) 
Houston Natural Gas Corp ( 1 2. 3) 
J M HuberCorp (ALL SP) 
Huck Manufacturing Co (ALL) 
Hufsey-Nicolaides Associates. Inc 

(A. PR) 
Hughes Aircraft Co (1.2.3) 
Hughes Tool Co 0.2.3) 
HuyCkCorp (ALL SP) 


'IC Industries. Inc (12) 
ICI Americas Inc (J. 2. 3. A) 
Illinois Tool Works, Inc (ALL) 
Industrial Indemnity Co (ALL.SP) 
Industrial National Bank of R I (1 

2 3) 
Industrial Risk Insurers*' 2 3) 
fngersoll-Rand Co (ALL) 
Integon Corp (ALL) 
Interlake Inc (ALL) 
International Basic Economy Corp (ALL i 
International Business Machines 

Corp (ALL) 
International Flavors & Fragrances 

International Minerals & Chemical 

Corp (AU) 
international Multifoods Corp (ALL) 
International Nickel Co Inc (12 3)- 
International Paper Co (ALL. SP) 
International Telephone & Telegraph 

Corp (1.2) 
Interpace Corp 0.2 3) 


estots Diversified Services Inc 
1 2 3 Ai 

ng Trust Co (I. P». AI 
i Corp I' 2 3) 
International Corp It 2 3) 

Jamesbury Corp (ALL! 

Tne Jefferson Milts tnc IUM) 

Jefterson-Pilot Broadcasting Co 

If 2) 
Jefterson-PilolCotp {AU.) 
Jersey Central Power A Light Co 

2 3) 
Jewel Cos Inc (1.2 3) 
Johns-Manville Corp IAU) 
Johnson & Higgms IAU. SP) 
Johnson & Johnson {ALU 
S C Johnson & Sons Inc IAU) 
R B Jones Corp ff 2 3 A) 
Jones « laughhn Sleel Corp 112. 

4 A) 
Jostens.lnc It. 3. 4. SP.A) 
JSJCorp It. 3. 4) 

Kaiser Sleel Corp 
Karmazin Products Corp 01 
Kearney-National Inc It. 4) 
KeeblerCo {ALU 
The Kendall Co 0.2.4) 
Kennametal. Inc lALL) 
Kennecotf Copper Corp (1. 2) 
TheKenteCo 2 3) 
Kerr-McGee Corp 
Kersting. Brown & Co . Inc 
Walter Kidde S Co ft. A) 
Kidder. PeabodySCo hie {ALL. 

Kimberly-Clark Corp {ALL) 
Kmgsbury-Machine Tool Corp 

The Kiplinger Washington Editors 

Inc (ALL) 
Richard C Knight Insurance 

Agency (ALL A) 
Koehring Co 0) 

H Kohnstamm Co Inc (1.3. A) 
Koppers Co . Inc {ALU 
Kraft Inc If 4) 

The Lamson & Sessions Co ff) 
Lanier Business Products. Inc (ALL. A) 
LeesonaCorp 0.2. 3) 
Lehigh Portland Cement Co (ALL A) 
Level Brothers Co (t. 2. 3 SP) 
Levi Strauss 8 Co (ALL) 
The Liberty Corp 0.2 4 SP) 
Liggetl Group, Inc (2) 
'Lincoln National Life Insurance Corp 
Little. Brown & Co (t. 2. 3) 
Loews Corp 0.2.3) 
Louisiana Power & Light 
Loyal Protective Life Insurance Co 

The Lubnzol Corp (ALL SP) 
Ludlow Corp. (t. 2. 3. SP. A) 
Lukens Steel Co 0.2.3) 
C E Lummusfl 2) 
Lutheran Brotherhood (2 4. LIU) 
Lutheran Mutual Lite Ins Co 14. PR) 

M&T Chemicals Inc 0. A) 

Mack Trucks. Inc (ALL) >■ 

MacLean-Fogg Lock Nut Co 0.4) 

Mallmckrodt. Inc 

Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co (ALL) 

Marathon Oil Co (ALL) 

The Marine Corp (ALU 

Mantz. Inc (ALL.SP) 


Marsh & McLennan Management 

Co {ALU 
Martin Marietta Coip 0.2.3) 
Massachusetts Mutual Lite Ins 

Co (1) 
Mattel Inc 0. 2. 3) 
The Maytag Co 
MCA Inc (ISP) 
McCoimick&Co Inc (ALL) 
McDonald s Corp 0.2.3) 
McGraw-Hill Inc (ALL) 
Davy McKee Corp (t 4) 
McOuay-PerlexCo (ALL Al 
The Mead Corp (ALL SP) 
MeadvilleCorp (ALU 
Medtronic. Inc (ALL) 
Medusa Corp {1. 4) 
Mellon Bank N A 0.2. 3. A) 
MenashaCorp ff. 4. PR) 
Merck & Co . Inc (ALU 
Metropolitan Edison Co if 2\ 
Metropolitan Lile Ins Co 0.2.3 

Mettle' Instrument Corp (ALL) 
Michigan General Coip 
Middle South Services Inc 
Middlesex Mutual Assurance Co 

Midland Mutual Life Insurance Co 
Midland-Ross Corp {2 3 41 
Midlantic Banks Inc {ALU 
Miehle-Goss-Dexler Inc (ALU 

Milliken&Cc {ALL SP) 
Milton Bradley Co (ALU 
Minneapolis Star & Tribune Co 

Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing 

Co (ALL) 
The Minnesota Mutual Life Ins Co 

2 3) 
Mobil Oil Corp (ALLI 
MohascoCorp {ALL A) 
"Monarch Capital Corporation {2 3) 
Monroe Auto Equipment Co 
Monsanto Co (ALU 
Montgomery Ward & Co f ALU 
Monumental Corp 
Moog Inc (ALL) 
Moore McCormack Resources. Inc 

Morgan Construction Co (ALU 
Morgan Guaranty Trust Co OINY 

Morton-Norwich Products. Inc 0) 
Motorola. Inc (ALL) 
Mountain States Mineral 

Enterprises. Inc ft 2. 4) 
'MTSSyslemsCorp (ALL) 
Munsingwear. Inc (2. 3) 
Murphy Oil Corp lALL.SP) 
Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co (ALLI 
The Mutual Life Insurance Co ot 

Mutual of Omaha (ALL.SP) 


Nabisco. Inc {ALL.SP) 
'Nalco Chemical Co (t) 
National Can Corp (ALL) 
National Central Financial Corp ■ 

National Distillers & Chemical Corp 

•National Gypsum Co (I.2.SP) 
National Lite Insurance Co (ALL) 
National Medical Enterprises. Inc {ALU 
National Steel Corp 0.3.4) 
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co (ALL) 
NatomasCo (ALL. SP) 
NCR Coip (ALL. SP) 
Nepera Chemical Co . Inc 0.2.3) 
New England Gas & Electric Assoc 

New England Merchants National 

Bank (ALL. SP) 
New England Mutual Life Insurance 

Co (ALL) 
New England Petroleum Corp (t. 

2. A) 
New Orleans Public Service Inc 
New York Bank for Savings'/. J. 

PR. A) 
The New Yoik Times Co {ALU 
The New Yorker Magazine. Inc 2) 
'Newsweek, Inc (2) 
NL Industries. Inc (ALU 
NLT Corp (I 2. 3) 
Nordson Corp ft. 4) 
North American Philips Corp {ALU 
Northeast Utilities Service Co (AIL) 
Northeast Illinois Gas Co {ALL. SP) 
Northern Natural Gas Co 0.4.SP) 
Northern Trust Co (ALL) 
Northwest Airlines 0.2. 3) 
Northwestern Financial Corp ff, 2 3) 
The Northwestern Mutual Life Ins 

Co (ALL) 
Northwestern National Bank of 

Minneapolis (ALL. SP) 
' Northwestern National Bank of St 

Paul (t. 2. 3. SP) 
Norhtwestern National Lile 

Insurance Co (2. 4) 
'Norton Co (ALL.SP) 
W W Norton & Co . Inc 0. 2. 3.SP) 
'NRC.Inc (ALL) 
John Nuveen & Co . Inc. (ALL) 

Oakite Products, Inc (t.A) 
Occidental Petroleum Corp la)) 
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co 0. 2. 

Old Stone Bank (ALL PR) 
OlinCorp (ALL) 
Oneida Ltd 0.2. 3) 
Oriho Pharmaceutical Corp 2 3) 
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp 0.2) 
Owens-Illinois. Inc (ALU 

Pacilic Mutual Lite Ins Co (ALL) 
Pacific National Bank ot 

Washington {ALL) 
Pacific Resources Inc (2) 
Pan American Lite Insurance Co ff A) 
Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co {ALL) 
Parker-Hanmtin Corp 0.2.4) 
Ralph M Parsons Co f I, 2 3 SP) 
Peabody International Corporation 

13. A) 
Peat Marwick Mitchell i Co 0) 
'Peavey Company {ALL) 
Pechiney Ugme Kuhlmann Corp. ff . 

J C Penney Co (ALL SP) 
Pennsylvania Electric Co 0.2) 
Pennsylvania Power & Light Co (t) 
PennwaltCorp 0.2. PR) 
PennzoiICo (All) 

Peoples Energy Corp (AIL SP) 

PepsiCo Inc 2 3 SP) 

PET Inc (SP) 

Petro-Tex Chemical Corp If 2) 

Pfizei Inc (ALL) 

Phelps Oodge Corp {ALL SP) 

PO Corp (ALL SP) 

Philip Morris Inc (All) 

Phillips Petroleum Co (AIL) 

Phoenix Mutual Lite Insurance Co 

(2. 3. 4) 
The Pillsbury Co (ALU 
Pitney Bowes Inc (ALL) 
Pittsburgh National Corp (ALL. A) 
Plainlield Cytology Laboratory, Inc 

Polaroid Corp (2 3) 
Pollatch Corp (2. 3. SP) 
PPG Industries Inc (ALU 
' Preferred Risk Mutual Insurance 

Co (4) 
Pretormed Line Products Co 
Prentice-Hall, Inc (ALU 
Price Brothers CO {1.2. 3. A) 
Price Waterhouse & Co 0) 
Provident Lite & Accident Ins Co 

Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co 

ot Philadelphia (All SP) 
Provident National Bank (ALL. A) 
The Prudential Insurance Co ot 

America {ALL) 
Pullman Inc (ALL) 

Quaker Chemical Corp (ALL) 
The Quaker Oats Co (ALL) 
Quaker Slate Oil Refining Corp 
(All. SP) 

Ralston Punna Co (1. SP) 

Rand McNally & Co. (PR. LIM) 

Arthur Raybin Assoc . Inc (ALL) 

RaylheonCo (ALL) 

Readers Digest Foundatidn (2. 3) 

Reliance Electric Co {ALL) 

Reliance Insurance Co 2. 4. SP) 

Republic Steel Corp (ALU 

The Research Institute ot America, 

Inc (f, 2. 3) 
Reynolds Metal Co ft, 2 3. A) 
Rexham Corp (2 3) 
Rexnord. Inc (ALU 
R J Reynolds Industries. Inc (ALL) 
Richardsdn, Gordon & Associates 

Richardson-Merrell, Inc (ALL) 
Riegel Textile Corp {ALL) 
Rochester Germicide Co ff, PR. A) 
The Rockeleller Brothers Fund. Inc 

(ALL. SP) 
Rockefeller Family & Associates'^ 
The Martha Band Rockefeller Fund 

lor Music. Inc (ALL.SP) 
Rockwell International Corp (ALL) 
Rohm s Haas Co (ALL. SP) 
Royal Globe Insurance Cos . 2. 3) 
Arthur Rudick Brokerage (ALL) 
Rusl Engineering Co 0.2. A) 

'Saga Corp (ALL) 
St Joe Minerals Corp (ALL.SP) 
The St Paul Co .Inc 0.2. 3) 
St Regis Paper Co 0.2.3) 
Salomon Brothers (ALL) 
Saunders Associates. Inc. (ALL 

Sandoz, Inc (ALL. SP) 
Santa Fe Industries. Inc 0. 4) 
Schering-Plough Corp (ALL) 
The Schlegel Corp (ALL. SP) 
SCM Corp (ALL. SP) 
Scott Foresman & Co (SP) 
Scott Paper Co f/tU) 
Seaboard Coastline Industries (t) 
Joseph E Seagram & Sons. Inc 
SealnghtCo .Inc 0.2.3) 
G D SearleiCo 0) 
Seattle-First National Bank (ALL) 
Seattle Trust and Savings Bank (f 

Security Benefit Life Insurance Co 

Security Pacific Corp ff. 4) 
Security Van Lines. Inc ft. 2. SP) 
Seton Co (I. SP. A) 
Shell Oil Company (ALL) 
Shenandoah Life Ins Co (ALU 
The Sherwin-Williams Co {ALL) 
The Signal Cos . Inc (ALL) 
Signode Corp (ALL) 
Silver Burden Cd 0.2.3) 
Simmons Co 2 3) 
Simpson Timber Co. (I. 2 3. PR) 
The Singer Co 0.4. SP.A) 
SKF Industries ff. A) 
SmithKline Foundation f ALL) 
Sony Corp of America I ALL) 
South Carolina National BankfAU, 

Southeast Banking Corp (1. 2 3) 
Southeast First Bank ot Jacksonville 

Southern Natural Resources. Inc 



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W F Groce Inc 

Presser Foundation 


G Schott & Bessie K Guyer Foundation 
Hagedorn Fund 

Purdy Insurance Agency Inc 
Rea and Derick Inc 

ACF Foundation Inc 

Hames Music 

Reidler Foundation 

AMP Inc. 

Rhoads Mills 

Beck Electric 

Hayes. Large, Suckling & Fruth 

Rosen blums Inc. 

Bilger & Sons Inc 

Harry Hoffman & Sons 

Schmdlers Studio 

Blough Wagner Manufacturing Co inc 

E. Keeler Co 

Sears Roebuck Foundation 

Bob Newman Inc 

K-Man Stores 

Shatter & Son Insurance Agency 

Bowen Agency 

Keller Marine Service Inc 

Smeltz Auto Sales Co. 

Boscov's Department Stores Inc 

Joe Klembauer Inc 

L B. Smith Educational Foundation 

Carpenter Foundation 

Kratier Oil Co 

Snyder County Trust Co 

Cellitt. Moving 

Lowly Clothier 

Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh 

Central Pa Savings 

Mandata Poultry Co 

Stemingers Laundry & Dry Cleaning 

Central Pa Wilbert Vault Co 

Mary Macintosh 


Central Builders Supply Co 

R. K Mellon Family Foundation 

Sun Re Cheese Corp 

Colonial Furniture Co 

Ira Middleswarth & Son 

Sunbury Coca-Cola Bottling Co 

Milton Shoe Manufacturing Co. Inc 

Sunbury Textile Mills Inc 

Coopers & Lybrand Foundation 

Mobil Foundation Inc 

Swmetord National Bank 

John Dagle Jeweler 

Mohawk Flush Doors 

Tedd's Landing Inc 

Dalmatia Blouse Co 

Benjamin T Moyer Furniture 

Tn County National Bank 

DJs Family Pizzeria 

Northern Central Bank 

Troutman's Gulf Service 

Daily Item Publishing Co 

Ott Packaging Co 

Tru-Bilt Door Units Inc 

Eastman Kodak Co 

Ottaway Foundation 


Ernst & Wh.nney 

Paulsen Wire Rope Corp 

Valley Toyota Inc 

J C Penney 

Weis Markets Inc. 

Foundation tor Independent Colleges 

Pa Power & Light Company 

Margaret L Wendt Foundation 

Furman Canning Co 

Pa Gas & Water Company 

Wood Metal Industries Inc. 

Golden Arrow Motel & Restaurant 

Edward Pfeifler Insurance Agency 

Young Door Co. 

Grit Publishing Co 

The Southland Corp (1.2. 3) 

Southwestern Life Insurance Co {ALU 

Sperry Corp ff. 4) 

Sperry & Hutchinson Co. {ALL) 

Springs Mills. Inc (ALL) 

SPS Technologies (ALL. SP) 

The Square Co 0) 

Squibb Corp (ALL) 

Slackpole Carbon Co (ALL SP) 

Slanadyne, Inc ft) 

Standard Brands Inc {ALU 

Standard Insurance Co 

Standard Oil Co ( Indiana) {ALL) 

The Standard Oil Co (Ohio) (ALL) 

Standard Oil Co of California 

Chevron USA. Inc (2. 3) 
Standard Pressed Steel Co lALL.SP) 
Stanley Home Products. Inc. fSP. 

The Stanley Works 0.2.3) 
Stale Mutual Lite Assurance Co of 

Am (ALL) 
Slautler Chemical Co 0.2.3) 
Steel Heddle Mlg Co (t) 
Sterling Drug. Inc (ALL) 
J P Stevens & Co . Inc {ALU 
Stone & Webster. Inc {ALL) 
STPCorp {12. 3. A) 
Surburban Propane Gas Corp (12) 
Summit Hill Laboratories {ALL) 
Sun Lite Assurance Co of Canada 

Sun Co Inc 0.2.3) 
SybronCorp (1.24.SP) 
SynlexCorp 0.2. 3. SP) 

'Tandy Corporation (ALL UM) 

Tektronix. Inc {ALL) 

Teledyne, Inc 0) 

TennanlCo (I SP) 

C Tennant, Sons & Co of NY 
(ALL. SP) 

Tenneco. Inc (ALL) 

Texaco. Inc ff. 4) 

Texas Eastern Corp (2) 

Texas Instruments Inc It. 2. 3 A) 
'Texas Gas Transmission Corp (ALL) 

Texasgulf. Inc (t 2. 3 SP) 

Textron Inc (2.3) 

The Thomas & Betts Corp (ALL) 

J Walter Thompson Co (ALL) 

J T ThorpeCo O.A) 

Tiger Leasing Group ff 2. 3) 

Time. Inc (ALL) 

The Times Mirror Co (ALL.SP) 

Times Publishing Co & 
Congressional Ouarterfyff, 2. 3. A) 

Toms River Chemical Corp (ALL) 
TheToroCo (ALL.SP) 
The Tornnglon Co f ALL) 
Total Petroleum. Inc (ALL) 
Towers. Perrin. Forster & Crosby. 

Inc. ff, 2. 3) 
Tacor. Inc {A) 

Transamenca Corp (ALL. SP) 
The Travelers Insurance Co (ALL. 

TreadwayCo . Inc 0.4) 
Trust Co ol Georgia {ALL) 
TRW Inc (ALL) 
Turner Construction Co ff, 2. 3. A) 

UGI Corp ft, 2) 
Union Camp Corp (ALU 
Union Commerce Bankff. 2. A. 

Union Electric Co {ALL) 
Union Mutual Life Insurance 

Company ff. 2. 3) 
Union Oil Co of California (2. 3) 
Union Pacific Corp (ALL) 
Uniroyal Inc (ALL) 
United Airlines. Inc It) 
United Bank ot Denver N A (ALL) 
United Brands Co (All) 
Umled Bank of California (ALL) 
United Energy Resources Inc (ALL) 
United Engineers & Constructors. 

Inc (!) 
United Life & Accident Insurance 

Co ff. 2) 
United Mutual Savings Bankff, 3) 
United Parcel Service (ALL) 
United States Borax & Chemical 

Corp (PR) 
United Stales Gypsum Co (1.4) 
United States Leasing International, 

Inc (1.2.3.SP) 
United States Tobacco Co (ALL) 
United Stales Trust Co of N Y 

(ALL. SP) 
United Technologies Corp {ALL) 
United Telecommunications. Inc 

' United Telephone Company of 

Indiana (2 3) 
United Virginia Bankshares tnc 

TheUpiohnCo (ALL) 
Urban Investment and Development 

(f. 4. SP) 
Utah International Inc {ALU 
Utica National Insurance Group 


Valley National Bank of Arizona (A) 
Vanan Associates (1. 4) 
VictaulicCo ol America ft. A) 
Vulcan, Inc (ALL SP) 
Vulcan Materials Co (ALU 


Wallace-Murray Corp (ALL) 
The Wallinglord Steel Co ff) 
Warnacoff. 2. 4. PR) 
Warner-Lambert Co (ALL.SP) 
Warner & Swasey Co (ALL) 
Washington National Insurance Co 

Washington Post fAU) 
Watkins-Johnson Co 
C J Webb, Inc (ALL) 
Weeden « Co (ALL. SP. A) 
Welch Foods. Inc 
Wellington Management Co. ff. 2. 

Wells Fatgo Bank (ALU 
West Point Pepperell (2. 3) 
Western Publishing Co . Inc 
Westinghouse Electric Corp (f, 4 

WestvacoCorp {ALU 
Weyerhaeuser Co 0.2 4.PR.SP) 
Whirlpool Corp {ALL) 
White Motor Corp 0.2.3) 
Wickes Corp (/. 2. 3) 
John Wiley S Sons. Inc (ALL. SP) 
Willamette Industries Inc {ALL) 
Williams S Co (1. 3. A) 
'The Williams Co ff) 
Winn-Oixie Stores. Inc 2 3. 

'TheWiremoldCo (I 2.3) 
Wolverine World Wide Inc (ALU 
BASF Wyandotte Corp 0.2) 
Wyman Gordon (1.2. 3) 

Xerox Corp fAU. SP) 


Yarway Corp (2 3 4 SP) 
Arthur Young and Co (ALL SP) 
William E Young & Co (PR. A) 
Young & Rubicam International. 
Inc. (ALL) 

TOTAL: 824 Companies 


At Camp Karoondinha, 
SU's new biology 
field station . . . 


Text and pictures by PETER SILVESTRI 

One of Susquehanna University's most unusual 
classroom-laboratory facilities is located some 25 miles west 
oftheSelinsgrove campus amidst avast tract of state forest. 
There, in the southwestern corner of Union County, lies 
Camp Karoondinha, which last summer began being used by 
the University as a Biology Field Station through a 
cooperative agreement with the Susquehanna Council of the 
Boy Scouts of America, headquartered in Williamsport. 

The 600-acre site offers a perfect combination of ac- 
cessibility and isolation. It is sufficiently "off the beaten 
track" so that traffic and casual passersby are practically 
non-existent. Situated between the little towns of Glen Iron 
and Weikerl, Camp Karoondinha is very hard to find if 
you've never been there before, but not hard to get back to 
once you know the way. From campus, a scenic 40-minute 
ride over paved roads takes you there. However, the pave- 
ment ends at the camp entrance: beyond is virtually un- 
developed land traversed only by dirt roads and logging 
trails The camp grounds encompass part of the Penns Creek 
valley at their lower end and rise to the top of Penns Creek 
Mountain, ranging from 600 to 1800 feet above sea level. 

"This facility gives us a chance to do things we haven't 
been able to do before." says Dr. George C. Boone, associate 
professor of biology. Occasional field trips have always been 
part of the biology program, but use of Camp Karoondinha 
"permits continual access to a permanent area where we can 
do long-term research— we can mark out areas and study 
changes over a period of time," explains Dr. Boone 

"It's a large area with diverse habitats," he notes "\\ ilh 
the valley along the creek and significant change in elevation 

up the mountainside, there is an excellent variety of plants 
and animals and differing environmental situations. 

"I've found species there that I hadn't seen in 20 years," 
exclaims Dr. Boone, who received a Susquehanna Faculty 
Research Grant to spend last summer studying the site in or- 
der to plan for its use as the Biology Field Station and to 
identify possible areas of future research. A specialist in 
plant and animal ecology. Dr. Boone has initiated a personal 
project — a transectional (at various elevations) vegetation 

Also during the summer, he doubled the size of the Univer- 
sity's herbarium (dried plant collection). Camp Karoondinha 
provided 300 new specimens representing some 250 different 
species. In addition to rare flora, such as wild ginger, there is 
a wide range of fauna, including cedar waxwings and scarlet 
tanagers not common to the Susquehanna Valley, as well as 
deer, bear, turkey, and grouse. 

According to Susquehanna's cooperative agreement with 
the Boy Scouts, a University biology student conducts wild 
life and nature study programs for several hundred scouts 
who visit the camp during the summer months. Last year this 
job was filled by Todd Burns '8 1 of Hummels Wharf. Also. 
Dr. Boone serves as a resource person for the Boy Scouts. 
Last summer he assisted in laying out a nature study trail and 
gave biology lectures two evenings per week. 

This fall Dr. Boone's ecology class became the first group 
of SU students to utilize the new Biology Field Station. This 
course involves study of the interrelationships of organisms 
with each other and with their surroundings, including such 
topics as population dynamics, competition for space and 

resources, energy dynamics, and cycling of nutrients. On the 
two days the Alumnus visited, the class engaged in vegetation 
analysis using the technique of quadrat sampling (identifying 
plants within measured plots of standard size) and limnology 
(study of physical, chemical, and biological conditions in 
fresh waters). 

While ecology is the only class to visit the new field station 
so far, future plans include utilization for courses in en- 
tomology and botany and a new course in field biology 
intended primarily for non-science majors. Also envisioned 
as future possibilities are summer programs for high school 
biology teachers and advanced high school students. 
Currently, SU groups can use one of the Boy Scout cabins 
for overnight stays. However, in the future the University 
hopes to obtain funding for construction of a new building to 
serve as a combination cabin and laboratory. This would per- 
mit ready analysis of samples which now must be brought 
back to campus for intensive study. 

It may be years before Susquehanna research at Camp 
Karoondinha can reveal environmental patterns and infor- 
mation which has value to the citizens of the region. But the 
value to University students is immediate: the field ex- 
periences which make the textbook come alive and, more im- 
portant, the exposure to research methods and the develop- 
ment of thought processes and techniques necessary for 
scientific inquiry. 

It is the aim of the SU Biology Department to provide 
each major with the broadest possible training and 
background in the biological sciences. The faculty provides 
versatility and variety of experience. Dr. Boone teaches 


Above, using a photometer to measure the 
light energy striking vegetation. Below, 
examining the plankton from Penns Creek. 

genetics in addition to ecology. Other staff members and 
their specialities are Dr. Howard E. DeMotl, plant 
morphogenesis and plant physiology; Dr. Bruce D. Presser, 
invertebrate zoology and embryology; and Randolph P. 
Harrison, physiology and microbiology. 

The required program, consisting of a sequence of nine 
courses plus related sciences and mathematics, qualifies stu- 
dents to go in many directions following graduation. Alumni 
are regularly accepted at medical, dental, and veterinary 
schools, as well as other prestigious graduate schools. In ad- 
dition to medicine, pharmacy, optometry, teaching, and 
research, graduates have entered bio-related industry in such 
roles as lab technician and quality control engineer, while 
others serve governmental agencies and consulting firms in 
such areas as park management, environmental-impact 
study, and city planning. 

"We gel good students in terms of ambition and ability," 
sa\s Dr Boone, "and this shows in the success our graduates 
enjoy after they leave. We have a demanding program— if 
students make it through, they can go pretty much where 
ihc\ want \\ hat Susquehanna offers that many schools lack 
is the personal attention that the faculty provide. Our faculty 
enjoys teaching and seeing the growth and development of 
students that results. Students get to know us; they know we 
are available and the\ realize we care about them. This helps 
them learn and also puts pressure on them because they know 
they are evaluated more carefully than if they were on a 
larger campus," Dr. Boone says. 

Above, creating a depth profile ol the Creek. Below, examining 

the artistic patterns on the shells of Eastern box turtles, 

and using a soil thermometer to turther study the environment. 



Alpha Delta Pi won the Float 

Parade competition that 

preceded a Susquehanna grid 

victory over Upsala, 14-9. 

At right, Bub Cueman '65. on 

the Upsala coaching staff, says 

hello to SU's new Chaplain 

Glenn Ludwig '69. his doubles 

partner on the '65 tennis team 

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Above, the Homecoming Court: 

Tina Warmerdam '82. Rutledge. 

Pa.; Cyndi Adams '84. East 

Hanover. N.J.; Sue Gray '83. 

Warren Twp.. N J . Queen Judy 

Mapletott 81. Chatham. N.J.; 

1979 Queen Cornelia Klee. West 

Simsbury. Conn.; Paula Bachman 

'81. Hazleton. Pa.: Lynne 

Warmerdam 82, Rutledge. Pa. 

Below, the Class ol 75 holds 

its Itrst reunion at 

the Governor Snyder Hotel. 



Over Parents Weekend there were open classroom visits and 

conferences with faculty and administrators as well as 

a Parents Forum with President Jonathan Messerli (outside 

cover page). The soccer team bested York College 2-1, 

and the Music and Communications & Theatre Arts departments 

gave four performances of the popular "The Music Man." 

Sports Hall of Fame inductees congratulated by Alumni 
Prexy Bob Hackenberg '56 are Russ Eisenhower '35. a 
three-sport standout, and Rich Caruso '65, a two-way 
guard for football Coach Jim Garrett. President 
Messerli greets inductee Dr. Russell W. Gilbert, 
professor emeritus of German, who was lauded as "tor 
50 years the most dedicated tan of Crusader sports." 


Susquehannans On Parade 


The Rev W. John Derr was selected 1 980 Man 
of Ihe Year by the Eastern Queens YMCA. 
Queens Village, NY. 


The Rev. Dr. Ralph I. Shocke> has retired as 
chief administrator of the Lutheran Home at 

* district 
a school 


I Whitenight Stephens v 
after 32 years of teaching. 


Dl Robert F. Martin x. hai r 

superintendent of the Indiana {F 


J. William Hum is a drafts 
U.T.A "I Reading. Pa.. 
Bvocation of composing music. 


Dr. Hazel Brobsl Brown was appointed todirei 
the Pennsylvania Public Welfare Department 
mental health services progam for child; 

Jrafisman-designer at 
nd also maintains his 


Margaret Beam Wohlse 

Professionals Inc. in Alle 
Donald F. Wohlsen '50 

i president of Career 
iwn. Her husband is 


John J. Horoschak has been appointed manager 
of the Owens-Illinois glass container manufactur- 
ing plant at Atlanta He and his wife, the former 
Audrey M. Wegner x'53, live at 20) Woodland 
Dr.. Peachtree City. GA. 30269. 


Rebecca Shade M.gnot is teaching at the Saudi 
Arabia International School and her address is 
c/o ARAMCO, Box 1855, Dhahran. Saudi 


Arthur A. Zimmerman has been elected an 
assistant controller in the accounting department 
of Bethlehem Steel Corp. His wife is the former 
Margaret E. Dalby '59. 


Larry A. Wingard is district executive of the 
Daniel Webster Council. Boy Scouts of America. 
His new address is Black Hall Rd.. Epsom. N.H. 


Gilbert C. Askew is director of development and 
public relations for the National Lutheran Home 
in Rockvillc. Md. His address is 17070 Downing 
St.. Apt 301, Ciaithersburg. Md. 20760. 


Fred B. Dunkelberger has been appointed 
director of the Department of Oral/Maxillofacial 
Surgery and Dentistry at Geisinger Medical Cen- 
ter, Danville. Pa He was also named a Fellow of 
the American Society of Dentistry for Children. 


Frederick R. Hauser has been named vice presi- 
dent. Latin America/Iberia Region of Philip 
Morris International. 

Joan Devlin Rykiel is assistant professor of psy- 
chology at Ocean County College in Toms River 
and her address is 1 702 Randolph Way, Wall, N J 

Da*id J. Schumacher announced the opening of 
his C PA. practice in Allentown. His ssilc is the 
former Barbara J. Claffee '63. 

Linda Romig Shea is assistant principal at 
Quakerlown (Pa.) H.S. 

Gars W. Stone is the administrator of the 
Lehigh \ alley Hospice. Bethlehem. Pa. 


Dr. Alan Kriche> is associate executive director 
of the Marshall-Jackson Mental Health Center. 

His new address is Rl. I. Box 477. Guntersville. 
Ala. 35976. 

Robert D. Winegardner has been promoted to 
metro merchandise coordinator in the Pittsburgh 
area by Evans Products Co.. Grossman's Division 


Francis J. P. Brennan is director of internal 
audit with Caesars World Inc. in Atlantic City. He 
lives at 328 Quail Dr.. Marmora, N.J. 08223. 

Sandra A. Brown is assistant to the president of 
Slaugh-Fagan Partners, Lancaster. Pa 


Carolyn Ruocco Grimes, president of the Board 
of Trustees of Clinton Public Library, has been ap- 
pointed treasurer of the Iowa Library Trustees 
Association. Her husband. Willard M. Crimes III 
"68. is senior chemist with Dextrin Products. 


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; writer for 

Donna Byrd Onasch 1 

MacKadden Romances. 

Rudolph Sharpe Jr. is a visiting associate in 
rhetoric at the University of Illinois. His wife is the 
former Marcia S. Spangler and their address is 
708 W. White St., Champaign. III. 61820. 

Donald H. Wilson is secretary, regional 
manager for International Rehabilitation Associ- 
ates Inc. in Wayne. Pa. His address is 172 W. 
Shoen Rd.. Exlon. Pa. 19341. 


Barbara A. Coeyman is teaching at Brooklyn 
College. Her address is 1 59-00 Riverside Dr.. New 
York. N.Y. 10032. 

C. Frederic Jellinghaus Jr. has joined Jan 
Krukowski Associates, a marketing and com- 
munications firm in New York City. His wife, the 
former Diane I. Louis x'71 is a marketing 
representative with Exxon. 


Michael E. Bortner has joined the law firm of 
Blakey. Yost, Bupp & Kilgore of York and Spring 
Grove, Pa. He is married to Valerie A. Fisher. 

John G. Foos was elected to the partnership of 
Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in Philadelphia. 
He specializes in health care and the coal industry. 

Michael H. Gerardi was appointed manager of 
the wastewater division of the Williamsport (Pa.) 
Water and Sanitary Authorities. 


Stephen E. Ayer has been appointed an assis- 
tant vice president at Old Stone Bank, Providence. 
He lives at 256 Hillside Ave.. Pawtuckel. R.I. 

Dr. Robert S. Pratt has been appointed to the 
staff of St. Joseph Hospital in Lancaster. His ad- 
dress is 830 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, Pa. 17603, 

Bortner 71 Link 75 


James J. Flynn is now engaged in the general 
practice of law inScranlon. His address is R.D. 5, 
Box 22. Moscow, Pa. 18444. 

Lee E. McDonough is teaching 8th grade in the 
West Bend school district. Her new address is 
158A Willow Ln.. West Bend, Wis. 53095. 

Robin J. Talton x. is regional budget manager 
for Reuben H. Donnelley's Penn/Del. region. 

Joseph M. Vayda has been appointed vice presi- 
dent, bank investments, of the New Jersey 
National Bank, Trenton. 

Brig. Gen. Winston D. Powers presents Susquehanna's 

Col. Frank D. Richards with the Air Force Legion 

of Merit upon his retirement in November. 

SU vignette 

Can a retired Air Force colonel, the for- 
mer manager of a multimillion dollar, 
highly sophisticated, worldwide computer 
network essential to American national 
defense, find happiness as director of the 
Computer Center at Susquehanna Univer- 

The answer is yes. according to Frank D. 
Richards '54. Native of Selinsgrove, 
Richards returned to his hometown and his 
alma mater in November to replace Russell 
W. Guthrie, who resigned, as director of the 
SU Computer Center. 

A veteran of 26 years in the Air Force and 
recipient of 13 medals for service as both a 
combat crew navigator and computer expert. 
Colonel Richards spent the past two years as 
assistant deputy chief of staff for com- 
munications, electronics, and computer 
resources at the headquarters of the North 
American Air Defense Command/Aero- 
space Defense Command (NORAD/AD- 
COM) in Colorado Springs, Colo. 

ln this post he directed operations involv- 
ing $276 million in computer equipment, 264 
personnel, and an annual operating budget 
of $58 million. (The annual budget for all 
operations of Susquehanna University is $10 

Colonel Richards was responsible for the 
interface of computers embedded in radar 
sensor systems located worldwide with the 
NORAD command and control computer 
systems located in the Cheyenne Mountain 
Complex. These computers provide cen- 
tralized command and control of thenalion's 
air defense, missile warning, and space sur- 
veillance functions. 

Holder of the B.S. in business administra- 
tion degree from Susquehanna, Richards 
also earned an M.S. in information science 
at the Georgia Institute of Technology, 
which he attended under Air Force spon- 

Before joining NORAD/ADCOM in 
1976 as director of the Regional Computer 
Center, Richards held several computer 
positions in Air Force offices at the Pen- 

tagon. He also was a navigator on B-47 and 
B-58 bombers with the Strategic Air Com- 
mand and served a tour of duty on AC-1 19G 
gunships in Southeast Asia. 

Upon his retirement, Richards received 
the Air Force Legion of Merit Award. He 
previously was awarded the Distinguished 
Flying Cross, eight Air Medals, the 
Meritorious Service Medal, and two Com- 
mendation Medals. 

"I enjoyed the Air Force very much," he 
says. "1 was presented with a lot of 
challenges very early in my career; it was a 
tremendous opportunity to learn and assume 
responsibilities." He says he reaped special 
satisfaction during the two years he spent 
with the NORAD/ADCOM Regional Com- 
puter Center, when he was responsible for 
helping to establish and make a success of an 
operation involving service to a large number 
of users from a centralized center. 

Upon his arrival, the operation was suffer- 
ing from extensive user dissatisfaction and 
technical difficulties. He introduced a 
network control center, a computer perfor- 
mance management program, and network 
user conferences which, within eight months, 
reduced abort rales from 21 percent to below 
one percent. 

"That experience convinced me that com- 
puter center management was a career I 
wanted to pursue," he says. "I became ju jre 
of the opening at Susquehanna just at the 
time I became eligible for retirement. I was 
interested in returning to the area because I 
have family ties here and because I had en- 
joyed the environment at the University." 

Richards does not sound like a man who is 
"retired" or who misses the excitement of 
the Air Force. "I like the challenge of 
programming and dealing with computer 
users and I also hope to do some teaching 
The amount of equipment is different, but 
the functions and problems, in terms of keep- 
ing the users satisfied, are similar whether 
the computer center is large or small. There 
is more personal contact in a smaller center, 
and I enjoy that." 


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Laura Maddisli I een 

nons officei ol I ■ i 

Hei husband, James a Link, i' . ti 

Products ind ( hi nicals Mien 

Ed* ' "... >n r ■ pres 'i ol ith 

I ouser Industries 


( elia Harmvr Allison is a p 
with si is( OM Dell I i Hi usi 

Jane Cleat) Babbitt i 

le musical ledy "Com- 
pany"^! the Marion An Cei ' husetts 
last summer. Her husband is Ed in V. HabbiM III 

\\ illiani .1 tai 

in the/development department ol yVVI/ 
Wilkes-flarn Pa 

Lauretta F. Koenig has been promoted to senioi 
systems analyst with Crurn & ' icr Insurance 

Nl, N.J. 

Kun H. Kohlcr has been promoted to supervisoi 
with the accounting nneyand 

has been selected to participate in us i 
change program. He will be on a nine-month 
assignment m Wellington, New Zealand, 

William A. Morgan is I C.P.A. with llerbcin & 
Sweren, His wife, the former Kathleen M. Marvin. 
is j idler at the Bank of Pennsylvania anil their ad- 
dress is 4809 Deborah I Reading, Pa 19606 

Wanda I). Neuhaus is assistant district attorney 
in -i "ik County, Pa she succeeds another SU 
grad, Miehael E. Borlner '71 

John D. Schwartz Jr. is an operations research 
anaKsl with Eastman Kodak e,> He and his wile, 
the former Martha I.. Miller, live at 72 Nichols 
St . Rochester, N ^ 14559. 

Linda L. Wilson is in marketing communica- 
tions and advertising with Dun's Marketing Serv- 
ices/Dun & Bradslreet Inc. She is also a musician 
with the Platnfteld Symphony and the West 
Orange Collegiate Symphony, and sings with the 
Harmonium, a classical choral society. Her ad- 
dress is P.O Bos 275, 54 School's Mountain 
Rd.. Long Valley. N.J 07853. 


David K. Danielson is director of instrumental 
music at Manalapan H.S. in bnglishlown. N.J. 
His address is 64 Kingsley Way. Freehold. N J 

Daniel E. Ditzler is a copywriter for Newton 
Associates Inc.. an advertising agency in Devon, 

David K. Ganter is a sales representative with 
Capmtec. His address is 8716 Walules Cir.. Alex- 
andria. Va. 22309. 

Ronald E. Hanson is a production supervisor 
v-nh General Motors Corp. and he lives at 36 
Ramapo Rd , Hewitt. N.J. 07421. 

John Kevin Flanagan is a sales representative 
with the Helena Laboratories in Beaumont. Tex. 


■lane A. Babinslu is a supervisor/accounting 
with Bell Telephone of Pa. 

( irol \ Bbcfoof is assistant directoi 


I latter!) is agent Tor New line Prescn- 
hn.l V 
V Garrett is pre 

Hollj G. Gibb is assistant food and beverage 
- Park Place Hotel' 

lushes . is . ; 

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Joseph R. Kimbel is the front office ad- 

tant i' ■ I ml 



Kathleen Lehman Robinson is assistant director 
vilh the Frei [ospital. Her 

i ii' in ■ inson 76. 

Barbara Bozzelli R omoted to 

i h '• hinney in 

Donald M Ross, is a 
h Ma is A Co 
ios is R R J Box 
1 08215 
Dean H. S] ian 

iotel ii lelphia. 


Bennett '. osius 

t I linchbaug] [isaddre - 


Bahette M. (in tie instructor 

with the Ti il district Mcrcersburg, 

s a buyer with linchball 
Mine Hill, 

. i 07801 
Jennifer E. Gamble is assistant registi n at the 

nt Museum in Phil idclpl 
Samuel B. Hoff prent i its 

Service Scholarship Award at \meris 
J. Russell Johnson ' : 

ntative . i itit ■ Nor: 
Rohm & Haas Co. 
Janis K. Miller is I 

tusic ill ..ill 

isc/oTheGlessners, Pa 

Susan Odjakjian is registration coordinator at 
rdint I sity.She islivingat 17016 Ros- 

coe Blvd Norlhridge, Cal. 91325 

Richard H. Pohl is catering for the 

Gladieux Corp. at Catholic Lfniversi . His ad- 
dress is 1528 D St. S.L . Washington, DC. 20003. 
David P. Ward is senior accountant with 
kuhekei Soffa Ind. Inc. in Horsham. He lives at 
507 Rycrs Ave.. Cheltenham. Pa. 19012. 


Robert F. Amweg 75: M.A., Montclair State 
College. He is a financial analyst with Lionel 
Corp., New York City. 

Charles C. Campbell Jr. '75: M Div . Andover 
Newton Theological School. He is pastor of the 
First Congregational Church in Newl'ane, Vt. His 
wife, the former Pamela Lewis 74, graduated 
from nursing school at Newton Wellsley Hospital, 
is now an R.N. on the staff of Brattleboro 

Jane Wiedemann Candela '78: Certificate of 
Completion. Roosevelt University's Lawyers As- 
sistant Program (Litigation). She is a paralegal 
with Pope, Ballard, Shepard & Fowle in Chicago. 

Nancy Nelson Cane '66: M.S.W.. Rutgers Uni- 
versity. She is a school social worker for Mercer 
County (N.J.) Special Services school district. 

James B. Cochran "78: M.Mus. in performance 
and literature, with a major in pipe organ. 
Eastman School of Music. He is continuing at 
Eastman, working toward the doctor of musical 
arts under his teacher David Craighead. 


lohn D.Felln 17: M i \ indrama, University 
No nsboro. He is pursuing 

tcl .in. in \c« x ork City. 

Hi niversity of Pittsburgh. 
Ii ludge Samuel C. Ranck in 

a M. Filzpatrlck '78: M \ in 

* arolin i He has accepted ,i 
it Albany to start 
is I'll ii 

John C. Fold 73: M.S. in educational com- 
i i ollege He is self-employed 

George \ . Gantnei 74- M 1! \ .Columbia Uni- 
versity Gradu m Sch. ■ ol Business He is a 
c 1' ' the mm .i Department of Chase 

I inversily of 

ichi is dn associate with 

kv tttorneys at law in 


Temple University Law School He is the public 
defender in Delaware County. Pa 

Franklin E. Steiens 77: Ml R P in urban 
planning. He is a land use coordinator tor Hamil- 
ton Township. N.J. 

Miichel D. smrev '7 n: no. Philadelphia 
; ' Isteopathic Medicine He is interning 
at the ll.irnsluirg Osteopathic Hospital 

Jane Westlick Swisher 78: M A 
I niversity ol Pimburgl in 

Rota, Spain, for tin. 

Richard A. Thornburg '76: ID, Temple Uni- 
versity Law School He is associated with Previti, 
Todd & Gcmmcl in Ocean City, N 

Jeffrey R. Town* '79: M.S ici 
Purdue University. He is on the lechn 
Bell Laboratories 

Robert G. Vogel '73: Ms Id Wagnei 
t ollege lie is an apprentice with the Ronald C. 
Bishop Organ Co in Maplewood, N 

Elizabeth Reel Watson 75: M.M.I , I itj 

of Oklahoma, She was director of youth music at 
the i irsl Presbyterian Church in Norman, but is in 
Ihe process ol moving lo I harlotte, N.C. 

Gregory J. Wells '76: M S in chemistry, Ohio 
State University He was a i eaten chemist with 
Merck & Co bul is returning to I IS! ' in January, 

David B. Werner 70: M.B.A., Shippcnsburg 
State i ollege He is manager ol financial planning 
for Pennsylvania Blue Shield in (amp Hill. 

John D. White 76: I I). Northern Kentucky 

i ■ 
I. Ddman II '68: M.B.A.. York 

ls for Red Lion Con- 

"I DO" 


Cat \. (■ iiscli '75: MA, in elementary 

educal \d lia University. She teaches in 

Sachem Central ichool district, llolbrook. N Y. 

Ruth C. Haas '69: MA. in psychology, Kean 
College. She is a social worker for the State- >! 
New Jersey. 

James A. Hall 77: Master of Management in 
finance and accounting. Northwestern University 
He is an operational auditor with Exxon Chemical 
C assignment in , tti ! ast 

Jesse E. Hill III '75: Associate in Community 
Health Services. Milton S Hershey Medical Cen- 
ter. He is a physician assistant with the Avon 
p in f arminglon. Conn. 

Sharon] .Johnson '70: D.V.M , Ohio State Uni- 
versil; she is practicing at Kettering Animal 
I, Ohio 

Robert E. Jones 73: M.S. in rehabilitation 
counseling. University of Scranton. He is program 
coordinator for the Pottsville Hospital Day Treat- 
ment Center and also lecturing at Penn Stale, 
Schuylkill Center, 

Cynthia L. Krommes 76: M.Div., Lutheran 
School of Theology at Chicago. She is pastor of 
St. Bartholomew's Lutheran Church, Trenton. 

Ann L. Marshall 76: M.L.S., University of 
Maryland. She is a librarian with the International 
Telecommunication Satellite Organization (IN- 

Ronald H. McClung '60: D.Min.. Faith 
Evangelical Lutheran Seminary. Tacoma, Wash. 

Donald W. Monetti x'78: DC, Palmer College 
of Cfnropralic. He is practicing in York, Pa. 

Bonnie Becker Oliver x'7l: M.S. in botany. 
University of Connecticut. She is a mycologist 
with the Gesell Institute in New Haven. 

Waller F. Pearce 74: M.B.A., Virginia 
Polytechnic Institute & State University. 

Douglas R. Powell 75: J D„ Wake Forest Uni- 
versity. He is an associate in the law firm of 
LeRoy, Wells. Shaw, Hornthal, Riley & Shearm 
in Elizabeth Cily. N.C. 

Emily J. Ross 77: MA. in German literature. 
Georgetown University. 

David C. Ruler 78: Master of Sacred Music. 
Wittenberg University. He is director of music at 
Si Matthew's Lutheran Church, York, Pa. 

A. Rebecca Schumacher 72: Doctor of Arts in 
economics, Lehigh University. She is assistant 
professor of economics at San Francisco State 

Robert J. Snyder 76: M.D.. Jefferson Medical 
College. He is a resident in obstetrics and 
gynecology at Allentown (Pa.) Hospital. 

Robert M, Smith 75: MS in radiological 
physics. Bucknell University. He is in the radia- 
tion oncology section at the Ohio Stale University 
Hospital, and a chemical physicist and instructor 
in Ihe OSU School of Medicine. 

Richard L. Steinberg '68: LL.M. in taxation. 


Christine M. Reich to Stephen D. Rupe 78, 
November 17, 1979. Holy Communion Lutheran 
Church. Yeagertown, Pa. Best man was Timothy 
P. Rupe '83 and the groom's father, ihe Rev Dean 
E. Rupe '53. officiated. Steve is a sales represen- 
tative at Sutlill Chevrolet and his wife is .in oper- 
ations research analyst for Ihe Federal govern- 
ment. / 2606 Cloverlicld Rd.. Harrisburg. Pa. 


Margaret Mary Christie lo l/Lt Edwin W. 
De-George x'76, February 2. 1980, N \s Whiting 
Field Chapel, Milton, Ha. Philip J. Seifert 74 was 
best man Edwin is a Navy flier and is taking ad- 
vanced training in tactical lets al Meridian, Miss. 
His wife is a registered nurse. / 1711 34th St.. 
Meridan. Miss. 39301. 


Sharon L. Albright 76 to Robert J. Hertzog 77, 
March 8. 1980. Assembly of God Church, 
Shamokin, Pa. Bob is a youth development 
counselor al North Central Secure Treatment 
Unil. Danville, Pa. and Sharon is a caseworker for 
Northumberland County Children and Youlh Ser- 
vices. / 497 W. Saylor St., Atlas. Pa. 17851. 

Ann Marie McAuliffe '77 to Richard E. 
Minton. March 22. 1980, St. Mark's Church, 
Stratford. Conn. Susquehannans in the wedding 
were Carlen A. Schmidt Glnzl 77, Deborah A. 
Schneider Jacobi 77, and Anne L. Gookes Ottley 
78. Ann is corporation advertising assistant for 
Vilramon Inc. and her husband is an attorney. / 
5725 Main St.. Stratford. Conn. 06497, 

Mary Pat Hooper 79 to John F. Zeller '80, 
March 29. 1980, Rooke Chapel, Bucknell Univer- 
sity, Lewisburg. Pa John is in management train- 
ing with The American Bank. Reading. / 417 
Orchard View Ln.. Reading. Pa. 19606. 

Sharman Hilary Foster to Keith E. Peterson 
76, April 26. 1980, Christ Church. Harrogate, 
England. Keilh is an attorney with Rosncw & 
Feltman, Hackensack, N.J. / 81 Linwood Ave.. 
Dover. N.J. 07801. 


Deborah P Kroeger lo ErlcS. Walker 79, May 
3. 1 980. St. John's Catholic Church, Fallston. Md. 
Eric is senior lease administrator, Maryland 
National Leasing Corp., Towson, Md. / I Thur- 
mont Ct., I -A, Baltimore, Md. 21236 

Judith A. Gessner '80 lo Rick While. May 3. 
1980. St. John's Lutheran Church. Leek Kill. Pa. 
Included in the wedding parly were: Alicia M. 
Balfe '80. Cynthia A. Ebert '80, Lynn K. Flllman 
'80, Mardi B. Flnkelsteln '80, Ardls L. Fisher '80, 
Joanne Reitz Hench '69, Vlcki A. Johnson 'WI, 
Carol A. Redfern '83, Beverly S. Stahl '82, Denlse 
C. Wilson '80. Judith is a school music teacher and 


a private voice teacher The groom is a newsdircc- 
lor for WQIN. I.ykcns. / RD I, Box 37, Dal- 
malia. Pa I70I7 

Kalheryn J Hamby lo Philip J. Selfert 74, June 
7, 1 980. First Baptist Church. Cornelia. Ga Philip 
iv extrusion supervisor lor Ethicon Inc. / 15 
Hiawatha Rd . Cornelia. Ga. 305JI. 
Margaret C. DeLucca "78 to Michael Matleo. 
June 7. I980. Holy Trinity German Catholic 
Church. Ha/leton. Pa. Margaret is executive di- 
rector of the Greater Hazlcton "Buddy" Pro- 
gram / 745 W. Diamond Ave . Hazlcton. Pa 
1 8201. 

Erin Kiy HotT79 lo Thomas H Coyne. June 7. 
1910, Si Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover. 
Pa. Erin is a research analyst for Chase 
Econometrics and her husband is controller for 
< oylK C hcmical Corp. / 7926 Park Ave.. Elkins 
Park. Pa 19117 

Susan C. Oliverie to Daniel R. Kagan '78, June 
28. 1980, St Bartholomew the Apostle Church, 
Scotch Plains, N.J. The bride is with the Westfield 
public schools and Daniel is with the 
I lizabcthtow n Water Company in Plainfield. / 76 
Cedar Ln.. Apt. 131. Rosclle. N.J. 07203. 
Diane R. Knelz '77 to Craig J. Riley T7, June, 
1980, I irsl Presbyterian Church, Woodbury 
Heights. N.J. Diane is a psychiatric technician 
with Philadelphia Psychiatric Center and Craig is 
with the Broad Street Bank. Trenton. / Victoria 
Apts. 194. Trenton, N.J. 08610 
\nn I Smith to Jack L. Miller 78, July 1980. 
Church of St. Bernadettc, Norlhfield, N.J. The 
bride is with the Medical Center Pharmacy. Jack 
is ,i radio personality with WOND/WMGM. / 
Apt. MB. 1001 Old Egg Harbor Rd„ Pleasant- 
ullc. N.l 08232. 

Janice A. Gaschen '79 to Michael J. Herman 
TO, July 12. 1980, Huntingdon Valley United 
Methodist Church. Huntingdon Valley, Pa Philip 
M. huh 78 was in the wedding party. Janice is a 
music teacher at Gordon M.S. in Coatesville and 
Mike is a senior veterinary student at the Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania. / R.D. 3. Township Line 
Rd . Norristown. Pa. 19401. 

Janice E. Snider 77 lo Timothy T Nowell, July 
12. 1980, United Methodist Church, Paoli. Pa. 
Janice is a graduate student at West Chester State 
College and teaches 7th grade math at the 
Chichester School. / 743 Yeadon Ave., Yeadon, 
Pa. 19050. 

Sherry R. Sheaffer 76 to Thomas J. Breton, 
July 12. 1980, New Cumberland Army Depot 
Chapel, New Cumberland. Pa. Susquehannans in 
the wedding party were Calhleen Ehatl Keane 76 
and Jamie D. Forman 76. Sherry sings with the 
Minikin Opera Company in Wilmington, Del., 
and leaches viocc. / I 1 59 West Chester Pike. West 
Chester. Pa. 19380. 

Linda J. Mcister lo David C. Ruler 78, July 19. 
1980, St. Matthew Lutheran Church. White 
Plains. N.Y. Included in the wedding party were 
Douglas A. Winner 78 and Alan W. Mudrick "80. 
The Rev Dr Edgar S. Brown Jr. officiated. David 
is director of music at St. Matthew's Lutheran 
Church in York. / 70 Eisenhower Dr., York, Pa. 

Katharine D Kenncr to Lawrence V. Smith 74, 
July 26, 1980. Christ United Melhodist Church, 
Selinsgrove. Pa Vlckl A. Johnson '80 was the 
soloist. The bride is a first grade teacher in 
Selinsgrove Lawrence is proprietor of Ulrich's 
Fruil Market and an accountant with his father. / 
15 East Pine St., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 
Ellen J. Schmidt 79 to David R. Odenath Jr. 
79, July 26. 1980. Community Church. Har- 
rington Park. N.J. Ellen is a media service analyst 
with Pharmalech Systems Inc. and David is an ac- 
count executive with Merrill Lynch. Pierce. Fcn- 
ner. & Smith. / Apt. C-13. 700 Welsh Rd., Hun- 
tingdon Valley. Pa. 19006 

Susan M. Zimmerman '7* lo Philip L 
Horstman. July 26. 1980, Greenville Community 
Church. Scarsdale. N.Y. Susan is with inter- 
national Playtex. Susquehannans in the wedding 
r» arts ucrc Laurie G. Zimmerman 78, Jane Clearv 
Babbitt 76, and Martha Mackinney Napier 76. 
B16 Sacandagc Rd.. Scotia. N.Y. 12302. 

l.uunn Vrescak lo Lynn Alan Sholley '80. 

August 2. 1980. First Church of the Nazarene. 
Mifflinburg. Pa The bride is a graduate of the 
Clarissa School of I ashiun Design Inc. of Pitts- 
burgh. Lynn is vice president of Hartman-Sholley 
\gcnc> I 904 Washington Ave., Lewisburg. Pa. 

Debra Jean Rcuter to Wade Benjamin W alburn 
'80, August 2. 1980. Salem United Church of 
Christ. Shamokin. Pa. Wade is a teacher in the 
Haddonfield Schools. / R.D. I, Box 226. 
Shamokin. Pa. 17872. 

Susan L. Fuller 78 to Charles V. Sies. August 2. 
1980. Hampstead Baptist Church, Hampstead. 
Md. Susquehannans in the wedding were Kathy 
Freeman Richards 78 and Deborah M. Bernhisel 
78. Susan is assistant director of residential life. 
University of Maryland. Baltimore County. The 
groom is with Ridge Engineering Corp. / P.O. 
Box 19. Hampstead. Md. 21074. 

Jane C. Ehrhart to William A. Sanders 73, 
August 2, 1980. The bride is a legal secretary and 
Bill is a valuation consultant with Marshall 
Stevens Inc. in Philadelphia They have two 
children. Tonya and Chad. / 810 Johns Rd.. Cher- 
ry Hill. N.J. 08034. 


Janet E. Kirkpatrick 76 to Scott W. Bartelt 76, 
Augusl 3, 1980. in Silver Spring. Md. Janet is a 
teacher for gifted children and Scott is with 
Lowe's of Lancaster. Members of the wedding 
party from Susquehanna were Julianne Metzger 
76 and Frances L. Pllieger 76. / 3 Landis Valley 
Rd.. Lililz. Pa. 17543. 


Cordelia E. Rust 77 to Donald F. Mann 79, 
August 9. 1980, All Saints' Parish, Peterborough, 
NH Alice M. Roher 77 was maid of honor. Don 
is with Garden State Publishers and Dede is a 
vocal music teacher for Jackson Township. / 362- 
4 Kettle Creek Rd.. Toms River, N.J. 08753. 

Lisa G. Gandek to Stephen R. Shilling '80. 
Augusl 16, 1980, Epworth Methodist Church. 
Palmyra. Pa. The bride is a physical therapist at 
St, Francis Medical Center and Steve is an auditor 
for Horizon Bancorp. / 2104 Birchwood Ct.. 
North Brunswick. N.J. 07902. 


Sandra Lynn Sunano to the Rev. John H. Ar- 
nold 75. August 16. 1980. Victory Assembly, 
Coitsville. Ohio. John is a full-time student work- 
ing toward his Ph.D. in theology at Drew Univer- 
sity. / 71 South Rd., Glenwild Lake, Blooming- 
dale, N.J. 07403. 


Barbara Ann Wegner lo James A. Baglin 75, 
Augusl 16. 1980. Our Lady of Ml. Virgin Church. 
Middlesex. N.J. Jay M. Boryea 73 was besl man. 
The bride is a pharmacist and Jim is a teacher and 
a coach at Mendham H.S. / 501 Lorraine Ave.. 
Middlesex. N.J. 08846. 


Elizabeth A. Sheldon 79 to Glenn P. Cooley 77, 
Augusl 18. 1980, St. Luke Lutheran Church. 
Silver Spring, Md. Susquehannans taking part 
were the bride's father, Dr Donald R. Sheldon '53. 
Peter L. Rss 77, and Anne L. Crawford 77 The 
Rev. Dr. E. Raymond Shaheen '37, pastor of St. 
Luke, performed the ceremony. / 2202 Iroquois 
Ln., Apt. 103. Falls Church. Va. 22043. 

Elisabeth L. Palmer '80 lo Richard W. Booser 
77, August 23, 1980. Trenlon. N.J. Mary Ellen 
Casey '80 and Cindy J. Fckm.n '82 of Susquehan- 
na were in the wedding party. Rick teaches 
economics at the Harrisburg Area Community 
College and Liz is a customer service clerk for 
Heinz Co. / 3300 Union Deposit Rd.. Apt D-208. 
Harrisburg, Pa. 17109. 


Jill L. Simpson '77 lo Lee D Cohen, September 
7. 1980. Mansion House, Berwyn, Pa. Carta A. 
Petersen 77 was in the wedding party. The groom 
is assistant controller of Robert Bryce and Jill is 
senior accountant at Deloille. Haskins. & Sells. / 
19 Apple Way, Marllon, N.J. 08053. 

Lauren S. Sawyer "80 lo Kevin J. Drury 77, 
September 7. 1980. Pomplon Plains Presbyterian 
Church. Pompion Plains, N.J. Susquehannans in 
the wedding party were Tara Anderson '80, 
Patricia L. Gossett '81, Nancy J. Gravalec "SO, 
Lawrence D. Hutchison '80, and Da. id L. 
Lie-brock 78. Box 49. St Peters. Pa 19470. 


Patricia A. Lulkins 78 lo Mark R Schultz. 
September 6. 1980. Lutheran Church of our 
Savior. Stanhope, N.J. In the wedding party from 
Susquehanna were Jill Jacobus Polk 78, Bryan E. 
Polk '77, and John M. Pi.arnik 73. Palt) and her 
husband are both computer programmers for New 
York Lire Insurance Co. / 2458 Henderson PL, 
Bethlehem. Pa. 18017. 


Janice L. Trojan 76 to Jerry A. Lessman '82, 
September 20. 1980. Horn Meditation Chapel. 
Susquehanna University. Both are with Tri- 
County National Bank. Janice as assistant vice 
president and Jerry as credit ananlyst. / 9 9th 
Avenue. Shamokin Dam. Pa. 17876. 

Anne Gorham Higley '80 to William P. Johnson 
x'82, September 20. 1980. First Congregational 
Church. Chappaqua. N.Y. The groom's brother 
Peter S. Johnson 79 was best man. Bill is continu- 
ing his studies at the University of Connecticut at 
Slorrs. / Augusl Hill Apts. C3 RRI. Ashford. 
Conn. 06278. 


Melinda Moyer to Dominic E. Mannello 76, 
September 27, 1980, Zion Lutheran Church, Sun- 
bury, Pa. The bride is secretary for Service 
Electric TV Cable and Dominic is assistant 
manager for the Weis Market store in Sunbury. / 
509 '. Edison Ave. Sunbury. Pa. 17801. 

Brenda J. Overcash 76 to Thomas R. West, 
September 28, 1980, Holy Trinity Lutheran 
Church. Walhngford, Pa. Wedding party 
members from SU were Nancy Byer Post 76, 
Kathy McCarty Morrow 76, and Martha 
MacKinney Napier 76. Brenda and her husband 
are both with Bell Telephone Laboratories. / 7 
Lindslrom Dr., Somerville, N.J. 08876. 

Susan G. Krouse 79 lo Russell F. Klahre 78, 
October 4. 1980. St. Paul's United Church of 
Christ. Selinsgrove, Pa. Susquehannans par- 
ticipating in the wedding were Karen M. Klahre 
'80. Robert A. Mease Jr. x45, Vicki A. Johnson 
'80, and Rita Nonemaker Waldeck 71. / 3019 
Slrathmede Rd.. Falls Church, Va. 22042. 

Debra L Stamm to Steven D. Yeager '80, Oc- 
tober 4, 1980. / Apt. E-12 Kutztown Garden 
Apts., Kutztown. Pa. 19530. 

Jean A. Zlogar to James Z. Morehouse 72, Oc- 
tober II. 1980. St. Catherine Laboure Church. 
Harrisburg. Pa. James is a securities analyst for 
Ihe Public Utility Commission. / 303 Evergreen 
Rd.. New Cumerland. Pa. 17070. 

Born Crusaders 

To Gary and Susan Bates Ahlbrand '59, a son, 
Scott Michael, June 20, 1978. / 4006 Plantation 
Ct.. Colleyville. Tex. 76034. 

To John and Mary Drake Franco x'67, a 
daughter, Carol Morgan, May 28, 1979. / 3600 
Barbour Ln.. Louisville, Ky. 40222. 

To Dwight C. 72 and Susan Siegrist Blake 72. 
a daughter, Amy Packer, June 1 9, 1979. Dwighl is 
vice president of Holden Operations for the 
George F. Blake Co. / 63 Bullard Rd., Princeton. 
Mass. 01541. 

To Kerry and Lynn Zierdt Ziegler 71, a 
daughter, Kerrie Lynne, August 21, 1979. / 226 
Harleysville Pike. Harleysville. Pa. 19438. 

To Nikos and Marina Sinanoglou Papaconstan- 
tinou 70. twins, a son, Alexis, and a daughter, 
Daphne, September 18, 1979. The family has 
moved to Washington where father is press at- 
tache at the Embassy of Greece / H200 Cathedral 
Ave., #907, Washington. DC. 20016. 

To Russell J. 75 and Mary Acton Dauber 77. a 
daughter. Sarah Elizabeth, October 22. 1979. / 4 
Fiske Ave., Glyndon, Md. 21071. 

To Mr. and Mrs Nevin M. Weaver 73. a 
daughter. Meredith Anne, November 15, 1979. 
Nevin received his M.A. from Lehigh University 
in 1978. He is presently chief or voluntary service. 
Fort Harrison Veterans Administration Medical 
Center. / 420 E. Lewis St., East Helena. Mont. 

To Gary P. 70 and Lois Kucharik L'lrich 72. a 
daughter. Jessica Anne. November 16. 1979. / 3 
Farm House Ln.. Camp Hill. Pa. 17011 

To Mr & Mrs. Douglas C. Webb 73, a son. 
Jeffrey Cameron. January 23. 1980. / 528 Lee 
Ann Dr.. Cherry Hill. N.J. 08034. 

To Mr. A Mrs T. Kramm 74. a son 
Christopher Thomas. February 10. 1980. Steve is 
a managing analyst in the Operations Research 
(.roup. \ir Products & Chemicals Inc. / 304 Glen 
Cir . GcrmansMllc. Pa 18053 

To Mr & Mrs George D. Cashman 75. a 
daughter. Lindsay Anne. April 13. 1980. / 104 
Cobblestone Tr.. Danbury. Conn. 06810. 

To Mr & Mrs Roger P. Cheney '71 a son, 
Joshua Philip. June 17. 1980. Roger was recently 
promoted to district manager of Wrangler 
Womenswear (Blue Bell Inc.). / 450 N. Munroc 
Rd.. P O Bov 392. Tallmadge. Ohio 44278 

To Richard and Susan Fischer Neale x73, a 
son, Todd Anson, June 21. 1980./ 34 Forest \ve 
Verona. N.J, 07044 

To Timothy P. 71 and Pamela Flinchbaugh 
Byrnes 73. a son. Jonathan Scott. June 22. 19811 
317 Red Bud Rd.. Ldgewood. Md. 21040. 

To Gary and Sharon Bertram Berish 75. a son 
Matthew Robert. June 24. 1980. / Amberson 
Plaza. (. Bayard Rd . Apt, 960. Pittsburgh. Pa 

To Edward S. Jr. 72 and Pamela Dolin Horn 
72. a son, Eric Emminger, June 28. 1980. / 1594 
Heebner Ln.. Lansdalc. Pa. 19446. 

To Gerard T. and Barbara Schultz Colvin x'73. 
a son. Peter Alan. June 28. 1980. / 1566 Spechl 
PI.. Lansdalc. Pa. 19446, 

To Mr. & Mrs. Charles L. DeBrunner III 73. a 
son. Benjamin Louis. July II. 1980. Charles is ., 
program analyst with the Pennsylvania Depart- 
ment of Welfare. / 4104 Green Ct.. Harrisburg, 
Pa. 1 7 1 10. 

To Mr, & Mrs Perrin C. Hamilton Jr. 74. a 
daughter. Sarah Thompson, July 12, 1980. / 101 
Woodbine Ave.. Narbarth. Pa. 19072. 

To Dclmar H and Diane Kelley Evans 72. a 
daughter, Kelley Jean. July 16, 1980. / 718 
Keighly Ct., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104. 

To David A. 72 and Nancy Wright Stiehl 74. a 
daughter. Erin Elizabeth. July 23, 1980. / 43 
Lakeside Tr., Kinnelon, N.J. 07405. 

To George and Arlene Amdt Philippoff 72, a 
daughter, Joanna Kim, July 26, 1980, Arlene is 
chief of the Depository Functions Group — Treaty 
Section al Ihe United Nations. / l48Conover Rd,. 
Robbinsville, N.J. 08691. 

To Thomas and Alison Petrie Heinzel 72. a son. 
John Mark, July 30. 1980. / 332 Mortimer Ave. 
Rutherford, N.J. 07070, 

To Richard G. '68 and Linda laeger Poinsett 
'69. a daughter, Melissa Ruth, August 20. 1980 / 
25 Magnolia PI,, Hampton. Va. 23669. 

To Robert A. and Linda Kline Bugden 72. a 
daughter. Kelly Marie. August 24, 1980. / 806 
Norwich Ct., Rockford Heights, Harrisburg. Pa 

To the Rev & Mrs John C. Morrill '68, a son. 
Jason Alan, August 28, 1980. / 4605 Sloan Rd 
N.W., Roanoke, Va. 24017. 

To David and Nancy Walck I '69, a son. 
Seth Davis, September I, 1980. / P.O. Box 178, 
New Waterford. Ohio 44445. 

To Andrew and Ellen Mizzoni Lake 71, a son. 
Andrew Justin, September 2, 1980. / 114 West 
End Ave., North Plainfield, N.J. 07060. 

To Michael E. Bortncr '71 and Valerie Fisher 
71, a son, Seth Fisher, September 5, 1980. / 610 
E. Philadelphia St., York, Pa. 17403. 

To W. Talbot 76 and Janet Smith Daley 77. a 
daughter. Jennifer Frances. September 7. 1980. / 
119 Aspen St.. Middletown, Pa. 17057. 

To Robert and Louise Brophy Arnold 72. a 
daughter, Susan Louise, September 23, 1980. / 37 
South 3rd St., Emmaus, Pa. 18049. 


Arthur K. Markley '19, Allenlown, Pa A 
veteran or World War I. he was with Mack Trucks 
Inc. for many years. 

Ruth Groninger McConnell '15, Lancaster. 

Dr. M. Margaret Stroh '12, Portland. Ore She 
earned the M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia 

Karin Michelson Vitiello 73. Indian Mound. 
Tcnn.. 1980. 

Jack W. Boyer '48, Dclran. N.J.. July 30. 1980 
He was a stockbroker and a former president of 
the Central Pennsylvania Securities Corp. He was 
a decorated veteran of World War II and trie- 
Korean conflict. He is survived by his wife, the for- 
mer Anna Miller '46. 

Dorothy Hutter Goughnour '34, Wilkes-Barre. 
Pa.. Augusl 13. 1980. At one lime she was a baby- 
food counselor for the H.J. Heinz Co. 


Winifred Shearer Weber, wife of SU Presidenl 
I meritus Gustave tt Weber, died October 24. 

I980. in theSunbury Community Hospital after a 
prolonged illness She was educated al Ihe Ger- 
manlown Friends School and Moore College of 
An in Philadelphia Until she became ill. she was 
active in the University community, lending 
special leadership to the Women's Auxiliary and 
singing in the choir at Trinity, now Sharon 
I ulheran Church For a number ot years her il- 
lustrations of Susquehanna buildings were 
reproduced on Christmas cards from the Webers. 
In IS»75 the Board of Directors erected a bronze 
plaque naming the Campus Center's private din- 
ing rooms for the then-First Lady. The family has 
requested that memorial gifts in her name be made 
to the Weber Endowment Fund of the Sus- 
quehanna University Women's Auxiliary. 

Marshall Fausold '28 of Tallahassee. I la . in 
Pittsburgh, Pa.. August 20. I980. He was a 
penologist with the Federal Bureau of Prisons and 
retired in 1 966. 

Ernest A. Rano x'31, DeLand. Fla., August 27. 
I980. He was an attorney. 

The Rev Walter F. Glenn '36, Howard, Pa., at 
I nek Haven. Pa.. September 7. I980. Heattended 
the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg 
and was a United Methodist minister serving 
Pennsylvania parishes for many years. He retired 
in I970. 

Thomas A. Valunas x'37, Selinsgrove. Pa., Sep- 
tember 25, I980. A graduate of St. Francis 
College of Loretlo. he was a longtime teacher and 
coach at Selinsgrove H.S.. and retired in I97I. 
Among his survivors are his wife, the former 
Katharine Stetler '35. and two daughters. Mary 
Ann \ alunas S\ viidir x'62 and Madelyn Valunas 

James C. Shcwaller '55, Newtown, Pa., Sep- 
tember 27, 1980. He was president of Guest & 
Williams Inc. in Philadelphia and a former sales 
manager for the Sunset Memorial Park. A leader 
in his community and St. Stephen's Lutheran 
Church, he was named Man of the Year in 
Feastcrville in 1971. His wife, the former Sandra 
Gilfillan x'57, survives. 

Mary Wentzel Updegrove '28, Millerslown. Pa., 
October 15, 1980. She was a teacher in the New- 
port and Greenwood school districts. Her husband 
was the late Clarence F. Updegrove '29. Other Sus- 
quehannans among her survivors are sister Helen 
Wentzel Spitzner '37, son Dr. Larry W. Updegrove 
'60, and grandson Michael W. Hultzapple '82. 

Lester L. Yamell x'44. New Port Richey. Fla . 
October 17. 1980. An 8th Air Force veteran of 
World War II, he was with the Pennsylvania 
Railroad and retired in 1966. 

The Rev Jacob O. Kroen Sem '28, Baden, Pa., 
October 18. 1980. He served Lutheran parishes in 
western Pennsylvania and retired in 1965. He was 
active in his converence and synod as well as in 
work with youth and with the elderly, and sang in a 
synodical choir of pastors for 37 years. 

Dr Ruth M. Steese hc'33, Mifflinburg. Pa.. Oc- 
tober 25. 1980. A graduate of Bucknell University. 
she ».,s ., teacher in Mifflinburg and al Bucknell. 
and an active community leader. She held Sus- 
quehanna's honorary doctor of pedagogy. 

Mildred I. Polteiger "29, Selinsgrove. Pa.. Oc- 
tober 26. 1980 She was a retired teacher of 
business and a patroness of Sigma Alpha Iota 
Sister-in-law Marian Mover Polteiger '17 
survives Preceding her in death were brothers 
Robert L. Polteiger x'18, Albert R. Polteiger ^0, 
and siMers Anna L. Polteiger '12 and Marv Pol- 
teiger -24. 

Report from the Class of 1980 Telethon Time 

vlavnc llunlir: Graduate vtudent. St. Joseph's ol Mtdical Techno! 

William J. Huston: Investigation correspon- 
i Manhattan Bank. New York City 

Lynn B. Ifferl: Management trainee. Peoples 
first National Bank. Ha/lclon. Pa. 

Edgar M. Johnson: Second lieutenant. I S 
\rnn. tort Sill. Okla. 

Vicki \. Johnson: Choral director. Say re (Pa.) 

Dan C. Kahlcr: Accountant. John W. Whining 






Karen Johnson Kahn: Graduate 
educational psychology, Bucknell University 

Michael C. Kammerer: Graduate student in 
conducting. Penn Stale University 

Edwina S. Kelley: Music director. Shiloh 
United Church ol Christ. Danville. Pa. 

Elizabeth A. Kennerly: Director of planning. 
Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexcl 
Hill. Pa. 

Philip C. Kerber: Merchandising manager 
trainee I.C. Penney Inc.. Baltimore, Md. 

Paul F. Kern: Methods analyst. Royal In- 
surance Co., New York City. 

Cornelia J. Klee: Programmer, Travelers In- 
surance Co . Hartford. Conn. 

Michael A. Kling: District executive. Boy 
Scouts of America, Williamsport, Pa. 

Douglas A. Kniss: Pursuing Ph.D. in human 
anatomy. Ohio Stale University. 

Mark T. Kramin Associate computer 
tions engineer. Honeywell Inc. 

Waller J. Krzastek: With AT&T. 

Gaetan T. Lambiase: Graduate student. SUN Y 
at Albany. 

Wendy Lauer Mull: Assistant director of admis- 
sions. Susquehanna University. 

Anne K. Lembach: Administrative assistant to 
vice presidenl, Allen & Co. Inc., New York City. 

Robert C. Leslie: Records processor. National 
Geographic Society. Washington. D.C. 

John T. Lindow: Graduate student in ac- 
counting. Florida Stale University. 

Mark S. Lindow: Disc jockey and musical direc- 
tor, WILQ, Williamsport, Pa. 

Arthur S. Loomis: Music teacher. Endwell 
(NY.) Central school district. 

Charles F. Lorenzo: Associated with family fur- 
William W. Lugiano x: Student. Wilkes 

David F. Lynch: Graduate student, Cornell 



Steven D. Lyon: Assistant manager, the Lyon 
Agency, Pequannock. N.J. 

Thomas W. MacAvoy: Management trainee for 
N.J. National Bank and graduate student at 
Wilkes College. 

Jan C. MacLatchie: Program director/produc- 
tion assistant. NBS Radio, Philadelphia. 

Steven J. Malone: Credit analyst. First 
National Stale Bank of N.J.. Newark. 

Susan Mandell: Math teacher, McDonough 
(Md.) School. 

Patricia A. McDowell: Graphic arts counselor. 
Guarantee Employment Agency, Alexandria, Va. 

John W. McEvoy: Truck driver. Franzen Corp. 

Mitchell L. McFatridge: Substitute rural 
carrier. Glen Rock (Pa.) Post Office. 

Robert L. Mendoza: With Burroughs Corp. 

James A. Moyer: Graduate student. University 
of Oklahoma. 

Alan W. Mudrick: Music teacher, Lewisburg 
(Pa.) Area school district. 

Joseph H. Muir: With Vicks Health Care. 

Daniel J. Murphy: Sales engineer. Delaware 
Valley Machines. Warminster. Pa. 

James V. Naso: Graduate student in I 
Northern University. 
Robert L. Naulty: Assi 

marketing. Colloids Inc 

. Ohi. 

ice president for 
k, N.J. 

Charles G. Wall Sr. of Selinsgrove died on 
August 23. I980. at the age of 84. One of the 
founders of the widely-known Wood-Metal In- 
dustries in Kreamer, Pa., he was given Sus- 
quehanna's Distinguished Citizenship Award in 
I973 in recognition of his outstanding contribu- 
tions to the Susquehanna Valley by sponsoring 
Snyder County craftsmanship and providing 
generous benefactions to the University and other 
area institutions. 

Linda FJorian Neyharl: Secretary. Susquehanna 
Valley Health (.arc Consortium. 

Kevin E. Owens: Management trainee. York 
Bank .V Trust Co. Inc. 

James V Pappas: Systems analysi and 
programmer, 1 C. HaSSOIlA Associates. Tow son. 

Joan F. Penniman: With Air Products and 
Chemicals Inc . Allenlown. Pa. 

Finn M. Peterson \: Student. Penn State 

Linda Perrin Ward \: Programmer, AT&T. 

Karen Pritulsky: Teaching chemistry, Ramsey 
(N.J.) H.S. 

George E. Reck: Junior accountant. R.D. Hun- 
ter & Co.. Paramus. N.J. 

Karl A. Reuther II: With Reuther Mold & 
Manufacturing Co. 

Steven C. Risser: Intern with Eastern College 
, Centerville. Mass 
on: Management trainee. 

Accountant. Bro Dart in- 

ns! & 

Athletic Confereno 
Joan E. Robin 

Fashion Bug. 

Stacey L. Rose: 
duslnes. Williamsport, Pa. 

Lynda M. Ruby: Stall 
Whinney. Allenlown. Pa. 

James O. Rumbaugh: Graduate student. Un- 
iversity of Nevada, and graduate research fellow 
at Desert Research institute in Reno. 

Larisa E. Rupeiks: Personnel assistant at Fort 
Monmouth (N.J.). resource management and sup- 
port division. 

Stephen C. Samaha: Manager. Dainty Apparel 

N J 


Donna M. Sayegh: Human res 
Becton Dickinson & Co.. Paramus. N.J. 

Jo Ellen Scheppach: With WCTC-AM in N.J. 

Candace A. Schnure: Computer programmer. 
Weis Markets Inc., Sunbury. Pa 

Patricia A. Schoenegan: Sales representative, 
Moore Business Forms, New York City. 

Robert H. Schoenlank: Sales representative, 
products marketing division, IBM, While Plains, 

Kathryn A. Schott: Teacher, Summit (N.J.) 
Child Care Center. 

Lisa Scotti Ceccacci x : With Becton Dickinson 
& Co.. Paramus. N.J. 

Elizabeth A. Scranton: With Ingersoll Rand. 

Kathleen L. Shade; Graduate student in 



sburg Sta 


analyst. GTE 



Brian R.Shaw: Music tl 
Central school district. 

Lynn A. Sholley: Vice president. Hartman 
Sholley Agency. Lewisburg, Pa. 

Philip S. Simnni: Assistant manager. Wendy'' 
International Inc.. Harnsburg. 

Sandra J. Snyder: Procedur 
Sylvania, Muncy, Pa. 

Barbara A. Soltau: Program 
Products and Chemicals Inc.. 1 

Timothy J. Stasko: Sales representative. In- 
vestors Diversified Co.. Mountaintop. Pa. 

Susan C. Stetz: Coordinator of sports informa- 
tion. Susquehanna University, and graduate stu- 
dent al Bucknell University. 

Russell B. Stevenson: Salesman, Thomas J. Lip- 
Ion Co., Philadelphia. 

Nancy H. Swan: Tax analyst. Dialamerica 
Marketing Inc.. Teaneck, N.J. 

Brian Swartz: With Swarlz Motor Co. 

Joel C. Tokarz: Account executive. Select 


Jack B. Treas: Graduate student in 
biochemistry. Bucknell University. 

Tracy R. Troutman: Pursuing Ph.D. in con- 
sumer psychology. Purdue University. 

Robin K. Vieira: With Western Electric 

Robert J. Vile: Accountant. Peat. Marwtck & 
Mitchell. Philadelphia. 

Douglas B. Wachenfeld: Geological consultant. 
CGG Seismographic Co.. Denver. Colo. 

Wade B. Walbum: Teacher. Haddonfield (N.J.) 
Public Schools. 

Barbara L. Wallace: Manuscript preparer. Ser- 
vice to Publishers, Lewisburg, Pa. 

William R. Wertman: Graduate student. 
Dickinson School of Law. 

James T. Weyanl: Staff accountant. Ernst & 
Whinney. Melville. N.Y. 

Stephen D. Wheeler: With U.S. Navy Supply 

concerned Susquehanna stu- 
dents arc volunteering tltcir services to 
assist with the annual Susquehanna Univer- 
sitj I und Telethon. Beginning in March 
and continuing through the middle of April, 
telephone calls will be made to all alumni 
who have not yet made their contributions 
to the 1980-81 M 1 

Tins program, now conducted entirely 
from campus, has become an integral pari 
of the annual fund effort. Alumni can help 
reach the campaign goal ol $325,000 bj 
responding positively to the student callers 

\ll arc asked to join their fellow alumni 
in support of Susquehanna by pledging to 
the SUE as generously as their means will 
allow and by honoring pledges as quickie .is 

possible — and by remembering tb.u all 
gilts, large or small, will be greatly ap- 

Transcripts & Law 

The Registrar's Office at Susquehanna is 
concerned that many alumni are apparently 
unaware of the correct procedure to follow in 
order lo have an official copy of a transcript 

Many graduates make such requests via 
telephone, sometimes at the last minute, mis- 
takenly thinking that a phone call is all it 
takes to send a transcript on its way. This 
can result in needless expense (if the call is 
long distance) and disappointment. 

Federal law requires that all transcript re- 
quests be made in writing (letter or telegram) 
by the person whose transcript is to be sent 
(parents or spouse cannot authorize release). 

Persons requesting transcripts are advised 
to provide the complete address for mailing, 
including the specific person or office that is 
to receive the copy, to include payment of the 
52 fee, and to allow one week for processing 
of the request. 

To assure that the correct transcript is sent 
as promptly as possible, one should provide 
complete personal identification, including 
both married and maiden name (if ap- 
plicable), years of enrollment at SU, and 
social security number. 

Official copies, required by most em- 
ployers, must not pass through the hands of 
the individual making the request. Copies 
released to the student or former student are 
marked "student copy." 

Robert N. Whitmoyer: Band and chorus direc- 
tor, Selinsgrove M.S., and graduate student at 
Penn State University. 

Denise G. Wilson: Choral and orchestra direc- 
tor, Eden (N.Y.) Sr, H.S. 

Lesley J. Wilson x: Fairmont Hotel. 

Joseph S. Witcofsky: Food technician, Kraft 
Foods, Allenlown, Pa. 

Lelha H. Wolfgang: Auditor, Coopers & 
Lybrand, Syracuse. N.Y. 

David L. Yazujian: Graduate student in psy- 
chology, Bucknell University. 

Steven D. Yeager: Computer programmer, 
American Bank & Trust Co. of Pa. 

Timothy C. Yehl: Graduate student in biology. 
Tennessee Technical University. 

Mark E. Yoder: Associate mine geologist. 
Western Nuclear Inc. 

Patricia E. Zaccheo: Underwriter, Continental 

: Co. 

e. The 

Paul I 
ney. Ha 

. Whipple: Accounta 

Ernst & Whit 

John F. Zeller: Management tr; 
American Bank, Reading, Pa. 

Scott Zimmer: Graduate student. 
Neighborhood Playhouse. New York City. 

Charles Zlock Jr.: Graduate student. Univer- 
sity of Suuth Carolina. 

Philip S. Zofrea: Computer program- 
mer/analyst. Prentice-Hall Inc.. Englewood 
Cliffs, N.J. 

Mark J. Zulli: Personnel research assistant. In- 
ternational Paper Co.. and graduate student at 
Bloomsburg State College 


SU Spoils 


A sea of new faces could be seen in the Crusader sports 
program this fall. Recent Susquehanna Sports Hall of Fame 
inductee Nancy Searfoss Smoker '73 coached the field 
hockey team to one of its best seasons in recent years. Jim 
Aurand of Middleburg look over the helm of Crusader soc- 
cer to bring the booters to an 8-7 tally, the only winning 
record at Susquehanna this fall. Finally, the cross country 
squad was coached by prominent marathon runner Stan Sei- 
ple of Sunbury. 

In his third year as Crusader head football coach. Bill 
Moll and the gridders posted a 2-7 season, which is identical 
to their 1 979 performance. The team opened with two ex- 
citing and convincing victories over FDU-Madison (3I-I2) 
and Upsala (I4-9). In these contests the Crusaders looked 
strong and Ihey outplayed the opposition in every category 
from total points to total plays. In fact, two members of the 
Orange and Maroon received Eastern College Athletic Con- 
ference recognition for their play in the Upsala contest. Scott 
Heller '82 (Oradell, N.J.), a 6-foot 1 70-lb. safety who had 
three interceptions, was chosen as the ECAC's Division III 
Co-Defensive Player of the Week, and Dave Santacroce '81 
(Bakerstown, Pa.), a 6-foot 172-lb. split end who caught 
eight passes for 94 yards, was named to the weekly ECAC 
Honor Roll. 

With these initial tastes of success, the 1980 football 
season seemed to promise to be a winning one. Unfor- 
tunately, the remainder of the schedule turned out to be one 
disappointment after another. 

In the third contest the Orange and Maroon faced the 
Lycoming powerhouse led by potential All-American quar- 
terback Rick Burd of Lock Haven. Despite a noble first- 
quarter effort by the Crusaders, Lycoming handed them 
their first defeat 46-3. The ensuing battles against Albright, 
Juniata, Franklin and Marshall, and Muhlenberg were a 
series of frustrations for Susquehanna: the team played well 
(several outcomes could easily have been turned around), yet 
could not manage tooulscore the opposition and win a game. 

Perhaps the greatest disappointment of all occurred in the 
closing contest against Wilkes, under the lights at 
Sclinsgrove High School. The Orange and Maroon were 
leading 7-0 in the fourth quarter when the Colonels staged an 
80-yard touchdown drive. Their attempt at a two-point con- 
version failed, and with 4:24 to go the Crusaders were still on 
lop 7-6. However. Susquehanna stalled, and a penalty on the 
ensuing punt gave Wilkes posession at the SU 39-yard line. 
Then the Susquehanna defense lost its grip and allowed the 
opposition to get down to the 14. With five seconds remain- 
ing, the Colonels booted in a field goal and handed Sus- 
quehanna its final heartbreaking defeat. 

The SU defense was led this year by Academic All- 
America candidate Dan Distasio '82 (Nanticoke, Pa.). The 
6-foot 190-lb. linebacker had a total of 100 tackles for nine 
games. He was aided by defensive back Vince McFadden '82 
(Kenhorsl, Pa.) and tackle Steve Gustitis '8 1 (Hollidaysburg, 
Pa.) who had 66 and 64, respectively. 

Quarterback Tom O'Neill '81 (West Reading, Pa.) was 
the leading passer with 40 completions in 108 attempts for 
519 yards and four touchdowns. Santacroce accounted for 
most of the team's pass receiving with 35 catches for 433 
yards. Leading rushers for Susquehanna were halfback Rick 

Wolfe '81 (Camp Hill, Pa), fullback Hank Belcolle '84 
(Ramsey. N.J.), and halfback Tom Bariglio '84 (Audubon. 
N.J.) who had 372, 327. and 260 yards, respectively. 

The Susquehanna spikers, at 5-8, did more than belter last 
year's record of 3- 10; they enjoyed their best season since the 
volleyball team was founded in 1977. Coach Pal Reiland at- 
tributes the team's success to its increased ability to receive 
and pass the ball to the setters. "Better blocking and con- 
sistency" were also cited by Reiland as pre-season goals for 
the squad, and it seems these skills were also accomplished. 

The spikers had six starters back from the 1979 squad 
along with a corps of capable freshmen. Hitters Barbi Hor- 
ton '81 (Silver Spring, Md.) and Allison Camps '82 (North 
Caldwell, N.J.) were chosen as co-captains and both women 
were instrumental in the team's success. Among the 
neophyte standouts were hitter Karen Brunner (Poughkeep- 
sie, N.Y.) and setter Marianne Nerino (Reading, Pa.). 

The 1980 season was highlighted by a three-game winning 
streak that included two shutouts and an upset. The 
Crusaders defeated both Elizabethtown and King's 3-0, and 
came from behind to win an exciting Scranton match 3-2. 
The team's other victories were against Wilkes and 

With only four lettermen returning from last year's 10-3 
squad, the cross country team suffered its first losing season 
since 1974 with a 4-7 mark. Despite the team's unsuccessful 
performance, several individuals managed substantial ac- 
complishments. Dave Cashour '81 (Colts Neck, N.J.), who 
was one of the harriers' leading men. set a new course record 
at Western Maryland College. In that 19-42 Crusader vic- 
tory Cashour ran the five-mile course in 27:03, breaking the 
previous record by 35 seconds. 

The squad's most promising freshman turned out to be its 
top runner. Dave Salerno '84 (Morris Plains. N.J.) finished 
first for the Crusaders in six meets; he was out of four con- 
tests because of a virus. Perhaps Susquehanna's most depen- 
dable runner was Tim Harris '83, also of Morris Plains. 
Cited by Coach Seiple as "Mr. Consistency," Harris finished 
second for SU in eight of the 1 1 meets, and first for the squad 
against Juniata. Other top-five performers for the Orange 
and Maroon were Mark Drogalis '84 (West Wyoming, Pa), 
Allan Estrin '82 (Plainfield, N.J.) and Tim Taylor '82 
(Newark, N.J.). 

Although the 1980 season was not characterized by Sus- 
quehanna victories, the harriers managed to achieve a happy 
ending. Coach Seiple and his thinclads won their last two 
meets against York at home by a score of 26-30 and away at 
Albright 20-43. 

Under the direction of Coach Aurand, the Crusader soccer 
team posted the only winning record for a fall sport at Sus- 
quehanna this year — 8-7, up from 5-8 last year. The booters 
opened with two decisive victories over Lycoming (9-3) and 
Juniata (5-0). then it was "touch and go" for a while as the 
team lost some close competitions. The squad finally got 
back on solid ground with a five-game winning streak which 
included victories over Albright. Wilkes, Dickinson, York, 
and Lebanon Valley. The successful season was capped by a 
bid from the ECAC to participate in its Southern Regional 
Soccer Tournament. The team began the tournament against 
Franklin & Marshall, but lost 2-0 and advanced no further. 

Perhaps the highlight of the schedule was the 3-1 upset of 
the Gettysburg Bullets. In this exciting contest, striker Greg 
Lowe '81 (Chatham. N.J.) broke the SU record for most 
goals scored in a career. The previous record of 19 goals was 
set by Rob Hazel in 1975; Lowe scored his 20th and 21st 
goals in that Gettysburg game. He finishes with 24 career 

Lowe tied for the team's leading scoring honors with 
striker Edgar Murillo '82 (Oruro. Bolivia); each had a total 
of 14 points this season. Yet another outstanding Crusader 
was goalie Bill Riggins '81 (Newtown Square, Pa.). Co- 
captain Riggins, in his fourth year for Susquehanna, had 127 
saves and allowed only 26 goals. 

The SU field hockey team got off to a rough start this 
season but ended up losing only one of their last seven games 
to achieve a 4-5-2 record, which is a marked improvement 
over last year's 1-6-4 season. The stickers continued their 
momentum in the final team effort of the year at the Sus- 
quehanna Valley Field Hockey Association Tournament In 
this tournament held at Wilkes College on Nov. 1 and 2, the 
Crusaders finished third out of 12 teams. Bloomsburg State 
took tournament honors with Lock Haven State as runner 
up. Susquehanna finished ahead of Marywood, Juniata, 
Wilkes, Mansfield Stale, Statewood, Centre County, 
Lycoming, and Wyoming Valley. 

Four members of coach Smoker's Crusader squad were 
named to the lournament all-star team: halfback Tina War- 
merdam '82 (Rutledge, Pa.), forward Lynne Warmerdam 
'82 (Rutledge, Pa.), halfback Allison Digby '82 (Newton, 
N.J.), and forward Emily Henderson '82 (Cherry Hill, N.J.). 

Henderson was the team's leading scorer with eight goals 
for the season, and she was followed by Lynne Warmerdam 
who, in her first hockey season for Susquehanna, had one 
goal and five assists. 

Goalie Cindy Eckman '82 (Mountville, Pa.) had a very 
good year with a total of 83 saves in nine games. She was 
aided by Theresa Santoli '8 1 ( Woodcliff Lake, N .J .) who had 
1 1 saves in two outings. 

The 1980-81 winter sports season opens with the fifth an- 
nual Crusader Classic men's basketball tournament on Dec 
I and 2. Coach Don Harnum has lost only two members of 
last year's 9- 1 5 squad, so the team expects to be strong. One 
of the major strengths is shooting ability. A key player is 5-1 1 
guard Rod Brooks '81 (Philadelphia, Pa.) who last year hit 
5 1 percent from the floor while averaging 1 7 points per game. 
Kevin Doty '82 (Springfield, N.J.), last year's top rebounder 
with 7.8 per game, is the newly-elected Crusader captain. 

The Susquehanna women's basketball team has a new 
coach, Tom Diehl, along with hopes for great improvement 
over last year's 1-12 season. Diehl, who was an assistant 
Crusader men's basketball coach last year, has cited two 
freshmen as players to watch: Lyn Jones (Reading, Pa.) and 
Ruth Athey (Tremont, Pa.). Lyn scored over 1400 points in 
her high school career and Ruth, who surpassed 1700 high 
school career points, had her number retired by the Pine 
Grove Board of Education. 

Coach Charlie Kunes has ten lettermen returning from last 
year's wrestling squad that took fourth place out of 20 teams 
in the Middle Atlantic Conference Wrestling Cham- 
pionships. Ken Tashjy '83 (Pequannock, N.J.) and Bert 
Szostak '81 (Colonia, N.J.), both 11-1 in dual meets lasi 
year, will be returning to aid the grapplers in what promises 
to be a very good year. Tashjy and Joel Tokarz '80 last winter 
became the first Orange and Maroon wrestlers to qualify for 
the NCAA Division III national tournament. 

Entering their second year of official intercollegiate com- 
petition, Ged Schweikert and his Susquehanna swimming 
team hope to better last year's records of 4-5 (men) and 2-2 
(women). Among the top returnees are Dave Smith '81 
(Allentown, Pa.), who was an MAC medalist in diving, and 
Bette Funkhouser '83 (Lebanon, N.J.), who took second in 
the women's 100-yd. backstroke at the M ACs last year. Also 
back out for the natators is last season's most improved 
female swimmer, Robin Greenawalt '83 (Orwigsburg, Pa). 


FALL 1880 


Messiah 3. SU 1 

Juniata 3, SU 

Bucknell 3. SU 

Albright 3. SU 

SU 3. Elizabethtown 

SU 3, King's 

SU 3, Scranton 2 

Western Maryland 3. SU 

York 2. SU 

Dickinson 3, SU 2 

SU 3. Wilkes 2 

Franklin A Marshall 3. SU 

SU 2, Swarthmore 


Kings 29. SU 35 

Lebanon Valley 25, SU 35 

Scranton 15. SU 46 

SU 19. Western Maryland 46 

Juniata 18, SU 46 

SU 26. Dickinson 30 

Wilkes 25, SU 30 

Delaware Valley 23. SU 32 

Gettysburg 15. SU 48 

SU 26, York 30 

SU 20. Albright 43 

MAC Championships: 15th of 19 

SOCCER (8-7) 

SU 9, Lycoming 3 

SU 5, Juniata 

Elizabethtown 3, SU 2 

Bucknell 3. SU 1 

Western Maryland 2. SU 1 (OT) 

Scranton 4. SU 

SU 3. Gettysburg 1 

Messiah 4. SU 1 

SU 2. Albright 1 (OT) 

SU 6. Wilkes 

SU 2. Dickinson 

SU 2. York 1 

SU 2. Lebanon Valley 1 

Bloomsburg State 2. SU 

F&M 2. SU (ECAC Tourney) 


Shippensburg State 4, SU 

Bucknell 4, SU 

Scranton 2, SU 1 

Bloomsburg State 3, SU 1 

SU 1, Juniata 

SU 1, Western Maryland 

SU 2, Lebanon Valley 2 

SU 3, Lycoming 

SU 3, Wilkes 1 

SU 1, Dickinson 1 

York 4, SU 1 

SFHA Tourney: 3rd ol 12 


SU 31, FDU-Madison 12 
SU 14, Upsala 9 
Lycoming 46, SU 3 
Juniata 27. SU 10 
Albright 34. SU 21 
Delaware Valley 12, SU 
Franklin & Marshall 42, SU I 
Muhlenberg 17. SU 16 
Wilkes 9. SU 7 

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Sunbury. Pa 

President. First National Trust Bank 

Dr. ROGER M. BLOUGH. Esq. '25, Emeritus 

Hawley. Pa. 

Retired Chairman, U.S. Steel 


Wayne. Pa 

Philadelphia Regional Manager, Burroughs Corp. 

JOHN A. CARPENTER, Esq., Secretary 

Sunbury, Pa. 

Attorney at Law. Carpenter. Diehl &. Kivko 


Somerset. Pu. 

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Mountainside, N.J 

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Lemoyne, Pa. 

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Milton, Pa. 

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Winfield. Pa. 

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York. Pa. 

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Selinsgrove, Pa. 
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Rochester. NY. 
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Shamokin. Pa. 


Spring Mills, Pa. 
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State College, Pa. 

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The Rei. PALL B. LUCAS "28. Emeritus 
Chambersburg, Pa. 
Retired Pastor 


Harrisburg, Pa. 

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Selinsgrove, Pa. 

President. Susquehanna University 


Belcfonle. Pa. 
Attorney at Law 


Milton. Pa. 

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Sunbury. Pa. 


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Camp Hill. Pa. 

Vice President for Administrative Services, 
Pennsylvania Blue Shield 

Dr. HENRY W. ROZENBERG hc"73, Emerilu 
Jersey Shore, Pa. 
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Lewisburg, Pa. 
Retired Educator 

The Rev. ROBERT G. SANDER '40 

Lewistown. Pa. 

Pastor, St John's Lutheran Church 

The Rev. Dr. E. RAYMOND SHAHEEN '37 

Silver Spring. Md. 

Senior Pastor, St. Luke Lutheran Church 


Herndon. Pa. 

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St. Marys. Pa. 

Retired Vice President. Technology. 
Slackpole, Carbon Co. 

CARL H. SIMON, Emeritus _ 
Sun City, Aru. 
Retired Businessman 

PRESTON H. SMITH '38, Emeritus 
Williamsporl, Pa. 
Retired Printing Executive 


Mountain Lakes, N.J. 

Student, Susquehanna University 

W. ALFRED STREAMER '26, Emeritus 
Slate College, Pa. 
Retired Businessman 

New Bloomfield, Pa. 
Retired Educator 

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Johnstown. Pa. 
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Susquehanna University 


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Sunbury. Pa. 

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Millersville, Pa. 

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ts 1980-81 





at Delaware Valley (2) 



at Dickinson (2) 


Albright 68, SU 64 




SU 66, Misencordia 42 




Juniata 76, SU 63 


at Juniata (2) 







J13 at Lycoming 



at Scranton (2) 





at Lebanon Valley 







J24 at Dickinson 



KING'S (2) 


J28 at York 



at Elizabethtown (2) 





at Mansfield State 







F4 at Wilkes 








at Lock Haven State 




F11 at Mlsericordla 



F13 atMarywood 












at Western Maryland 







at Wilson 


Dickinson 68, SU Women 36 




Dickinson 80, SU Men 22 




SU Women 79, Mansfield Stale 59 


at Dickinson 



at Juniata 


J10 at Western Maryland 



at Shlppensburg State 





at MAC 

J17 at Bloomsburg State (M) 


J24 at Elizabethtown, King's 














F12 at York 









F26.28 at MAC 




at Lycoming 



at Messiah Invitational 





at Albright, Delaware Valley 




at Gettysburg 
at MAC 


SU 99, Shenandoah 67 

Washington 86, SU 83 


SU 67. Bethel 62 




Albright 53, SU 52 


at Juniata 


Messiah 75, SU 67 


at York 


Philadelphia Textile 62. SU 56 


at Lycoming 


SU 57, Elizabethtown 41 


at Wilkes 


SU 80, Juniata 65 









J9.10 at Lebanon Valley Tourney 




J15 atJuniata 








at King's 


J 1 9 at Lock Haven Stale 





J21 at King's 


A24.25 at MAC 




at Mansfield State 

J27 atFDU-Madison 



at MAC Individuals 








F4 at Wilkes 



at Lycoming 







F14 at Lycoming 



at Dickinson 


F17 at Western Maryland 



at York 













A26.27 at MAC 


at Gettysburg 









Lebanon Valley Tourney, 5th ot 16 

Messiah 29, SU 12 


Juniata 21, SU 20 




Scranton 23, SU 20 


at Bloomsburg State (2) 







J13 at King's 



KING'S (2) 







J17 atAlbright 



at Wilkes (2) 


J24 at Lebanon Valley. Moravian, 


at Scranton (2) 


Baptist Bible 





J28 at Delaware Valley 



at Dickinson 


J31 at Johns Hopkins 





F3 at Elizabethtown 



at MAC 



at Shlppensburg State (2) 







F20.21 at MAC 


at Gettysburg (2) 




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Drip . . . Drip . . . Drip 



"Civilization," the historian Will Durant once wrote, "ex- 
ists by geological consent, subject to change without notice." 
We have to be reminded of that every now and then. 

I was reminded of it just the other day. I had finished my 
breakfast and was paging through the Sunday paper. 

The headline said: "Rationing of Water Extended in Jer- 
sey to 202 Communities." 

I poured another cup of coffee, spread out the paper on the 
table, and read on. "Governor Byrne," it said, "directs towns 
involved to prepare plans for possible failure of supply 
system." I took a sip of coffee. The article continued, "In a 
news conference permeated by an atmosphere of growing 
crisis. Mr. Byrne said that 'maybe' a 40-day supply of water 
remained for about three million people in the northeastern 
part of the state." 

The governor, it seemed, was in a serious mood. He told 
reporters that he had directed the superintendent of the state 
police to draw up plans "to marshal tanker trucks and freight 
cars to haul water" from South Jersey. And, "as a last-resort 
contingency to save the last remaining water for drinking," 
the governor raised the possibility that "firemen may be or- 
dered to let buildings burn." Finally, he announced that he 
had appointed a "Drought Coordinator." 

Now, I'm not a governor, but I wouldn't have taken this 
last step. By all accounts the drought was doing just fine on 
its own and didn't need a Trenton bureaucrat to coordinate 
it. Even if it did, 1 wouldn't have named some politician to 
the post. I would've appointed Will Durant. 

Or my old friend John Maxwell. In 1965, while he was still 
teaching geology at Princeton University, Dr. Maxwell 
wrote in the }Outna\ American Scientist, "For centuries we in 
the well-watered East have taken for granted that clean water 
in almost any desired quantity will flow from the tap when- 
ever we require it. Now, quite suddenly, we are deluged witb 
newspaper and magazine articles suggesting an imminent 
and general water crisis throughout the country." 

"Already," he noted, "the water supplies of the western in- 

terior half of the country are pre-empted. Indeed, in parts of 
this area, water is being mined from underground storage at 
an alarming rate." Maxwell's choice of the word "mined" 
was deliberate. Throughout the High Plains of the United 
States, deep wells pump water which has been trapped in 
aquifers for thousands of years and which is not being 
restored by recharge from the surface of the earth. 

"In our own state of New Jersey," he went on, "the entire 
northwestern half is close to its maximum safe sustained 
yield of surface and ground water." 

Today, and I hate to bring this up, the entire northeastern 
half of the Garden State appears to be close to its maximum 
safe sustained yield as well. I have no recent readings of the 
staff gage at the Wanaque Reservoir, but when the governor 
tells me that firemen would be "under orders to save only 
people from burning buildings and not use hydrants," I get a 
little uneasy. 

Drought is a worrisome thing. Not because it is a lack of 
water, but because it is a lack of foresight. Few persons con- 
sider the adequacy of their water supply until some crisis 
makes it impossible to ignore further. I would sooner hook a 
brook trout on a redworm than try to tell the local Chamber 
of Commerce that the available water supply of the region is 
going to interfere with its goal of attracting more commerce 
and more industry. You could drop a property-tax bill or a 
water balloon on any Chamber of Commerce east of the Mis- 
sissippi and you would almost certainly hit a person who 
believes that there is plenty of water. 

As Steward Udall observed in his fine little book The 
Quiet Crisis, "It was the intoxicating profusion of the 
American continent which induced a state of mind that made 
waste and plunder inevitable." Seduced by a land rich in 
minerals and forests and water, Americans came to think in 
terms of infinity rather than facts. We Americans created a 
fallacy that has very nearly been our undoing — the Myth of 
Superabundance. According to this myth, our resources were 
limitless, inexhaustible. 








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1900 1940 1980 2020 

Dr. Fletcher Is professor ot geology et Susquehanna University and is, hlmselt. a user of water At SU since 1962, 
he holds degrees from Lafayette College and the University ot Rochester. 

What E.B. White once said about disarmament can be said 
about superabundance: it "looks good because it sounds 
good." But like all myths, superabundance was a premature 
explanation that overstayed its time. We never seem to un- 
derstand the truth until we have to contend against it. 

The history of water needs, particularly in urban regions, 
is a distressing tale of continuous crises. For city after city, it 
is an invariable and repetitive cycle. First, there is a slow 
realization that the city's water supply is inadequate. This 
realization prompts a few officials to prepare plans to 
enlarge the supply; but these plans are dismissed because of 
high costs. There follows a crisis of water shortage and a 
burst of activity to build new facilities to supply the needed 
water. Too soon, the cycle begins again. 

The history of the New York City water system, which has 
grown steadily since the early 1 800s trying to keep pace with 
an expanding population, is typical. In 1820, with a popula- 
tion of nearly 300,000 persons, the city had outgrown its 
water supply (of shallow wells and small reservoirs). Unable 
to find satisfactory sites for reservoirs nearby, the city fathers 
reached out to Croton, where they built a new reservoir and 
linked it to the city with a 37-mile long aqueduct. 

By the turn of the century, New York began to grow 
skyward, chiefly because it had no other direction in which to 
expand; and the demand for water soon outstripped the 
capacity of the Croton Reservoir. Once again city officials 
looked around for new sources of water. 

This time their eyes fell on the Catskill Mountains, about 
120 miles from New York. In 19I7 the Ashokan Reservoir 
was completed, and 1 1 years later the Schoharie Reservoir 
opened . Although the addition of the Catskill system more 
than doubled the previous supply, by I930 the demand for 
water by New York City exceeded the supply. Only abnor- 
mally high rainfall averted a crisis until 1949, when the levels 
of the Catskill reservoirs dropped dangerously low, and New 
York enacted strict regulations to conserve water. 

During the 1950s three more reservoirs, the Neversink, the 

continued on page 3 



at Susquehanna 


12-2 p.m. 

Tee off, Golf Tournament, Tennis and Cards, SVCC 

(Early Birds' meeting place) 

7 p.m. 

May Queen Coronation 

8 p.m. 

Musical, "The Fantastlcks," 

Weber Chapel Auditorium 

9-12 p.m. 

Alumni Get-Together, Shlpes' Cottage 


9 a.m. 

Registration begins, Mellon Lounge, Campus Center 


. Campus Tours, (Including Blough Learning Center, 

Houts Gym and Phys Ed Center and Pool) 

10:30 a.m. 

Reunion Class Gatherings, Campus Center 

11 a.m. 

Baseball doubleheader, SU vs. Albright 

11:30 a.m. 

Parade of Classes, Ralph Witmer '1 5, parade marshal 

11:45 a.m. 

Alumni Reunion and Awards Luncheon, Campus Center 

2:30 p.m. 

Musical, "The Fantastlcks," 

Weber Chapel Auditorium 

3 p.m. 

Class Get-Togethers 

4 p.m. 

Alumni Baseball Game 

7 p.m. 

Happy Hour, SVCC 

8 p.m. 

Dinner Dance, SVCC 

8 p.m. 

Musical, "The Fantastlcks," 

Weber Chapel Auditorium 



Coffee and Donuts, Chapel Lobby 

11 a.m. 

Church Service, Weber Chapel, 

SU Chaplain Glenn E. Ludwig '69, preacher 

12 noon 

Dinner available, Campus Center 

The Susquehanna Alumnus 


Director ot Alumni Relations 

Staff Writer 

Susquehanna University Alumni Association 

Robert L. Hsckenberg '58. president; Marls WernlKowskl Macfarlan 62. Peter M Nunn '57. vice presidents Carol 6 Kertler 7- 
secretary; Chester O Row* '52. treasurer; Nelson E. Bailey 57. William C. Davenport '53, James C Qehris "50. Florence Roth*. 
m*l Latsha 40. James W. White 58. represerrtstlvea on the University Board ot Directors. 

Executive Board n 

Helen Wentzel Spltzner '37. I 

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Klaslak '58. Unds MsJer Kl*mey*r 71, Dorothy Apgar Ross "53, Paul B Stetler '48 

'40. Richard L. 

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In his most recent book entitled Legacy, American artist and author Eric Sloane 
tells of a discovery in an abandoned Pennsylvania bank barn. Sitting on the edge of a 
manger and cleaning the chaff and cobwebs of a hundred summers off a rough founda- 
tion stone, he uncovered the inscription, "We are here for a reason." No pious, outside 
decoration embellished by distelfink birds to catch the eye of the casual passerby, these 
words had been recorded on the inside of the structure as a more personal reminder to 
the farmer himself. 

Although we most frequently associate Eric Sloane with almost luminescent cloud 
paintings and his celebration of early American everyday artifacts which reflect both 
beauty and integrity, his Legacy reminds us that persons, implements, and institutions 
are here for a reason or purpose. A good edge, he would tell us, is good for nothing if it 
has nothing to cut. Given the acceleration of change about us, and the almost instant 
obsolescence which ever troubles our being, it is all too easy to dwell on the mutability 
of forms and means, while forgetting the purpose of their being. 

The purpose of television remains much the same today as it was when primitive 
models were first shown in the 1930s. As no other invention before, it had the means to 
entertain, communicate, and educate. Picture tubes would change in size, shape, and 
color; we would come to have documentaries, soap opera, animation, and instant 
replay; Oral Roberts would share time with Alistaire Cooke, Luciano Pavarotti and 
Charlie's Angels. The purpose, however, remains the same: the enlightenment of an en- 
tire nation, perhaps a greater portion of the whole world. 

As college educators and alumni who support higher education, we too run the risk 
of losing our sense of purpose. If the aims of education — a healthy mind and soul in a 
healthy body — have remained relatively constant through the centuries, the means to 
achieve them have changed beyond the unrestrained imagination of the most Utopian 
dreamer or radical reformer. For Americans, the transformation of means in higher 
education since the Civil War has been most marked. Beginning with the metaphor of a 
college education being Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other, 
we have constructed educational edifices more akin to the Mark Hopkins Hotel, joined 
them together with more than a little academic red tape, and called them multiversities 
and systems of higher education. 

The sacrifice required and the intellectual and physical achievement necessary for 
this is a justifiable source of national pride. A college education, once the privilege and 
sometimes refuge of the well-born, is now the legitimate opportunity for all who 
deserve it. For good reason, our priorities of the last several decades dealt with the con- 
struction of buildings, the amassing of faculties, and the collection and dissemination 
of information. For good reason, as well, it became convenient and conventional to 
equate quality and progress with size, specialization, and the proliferation of degree 

Within this unprecedented expansion, it has been easy for things to get in the way of 
purposes and reasons. As faculty, administrators, and alumni — educators all — we are 
here to provide a liberal learning for able and motivated men and women at Sus- 
quehanna. The means to our purposes are the intellectual disciplines of the arts and 
sciences, business, and music. Our mission is to help our brothers and sisters, sons and 
daughters to learn how to learn, to gain the rudiments which will lead to a productive 
career, and to develop the commitments to become stewards of our God-given 
freedoms and our home, the earth, a planet which if not yet plundered is being ex- 
ploited to the limits of its resources. 

No doubt the old Pennsylvania farmer saw his reason for being within a more simple 
agrarian stewardship. His was a more private admonition. For us, given the press for 
superficial changes in means and forms, it would be better that his maxim be placed 
prominently in a well-traveled archway. Cobwebs and chaff of our own making may 
blur over our vision and the purpose of our being. We are here for a reason, and the 
reason, pure and simple, is to teach and help others to learn. 

— Jonathan Messerii 

Alumni Directory Due Off Press 

The Susquehanna University Alumni 
Directory 1981 , originally announced to ap- 
pear in January, is now expected off the press 
and out of the bindery by May 15. In- 
dividual shipments will begin immediately 

The directory, first for Susquehanna since 
1963, will be the most comprehensive as well. 
For all persons who responded to last 
season's questionnaire, the volume includes 
occupational information and address in ad- 
dition to home address and phone numbers. 

The book consists of alphabetical, 
geographical, and class directories, and also 
covers honorary degree recipients. A 
minimum of general information about the 
University is included. 

Orders for the directory were taken by 
mail at the time the questionnaires were dis- 
tributed and returned. A restricted number 
of extra copies in paperback will be available 
for sale, however, at SP.50 each. Those in- 
terested should contact the Alumni Office 
for details. 


Water Crises and 

continued from page I 


Rondout. and the Pepacton. were added to the Catskill 
system, and construction began on a fourth one. at Can- 
nonsville. Every time the residents of Manhattan brushed 
their teeth, they rinsed with water which fell on the wooded, 
rolling hills near Binghamlon. With this additional storage, 
the water planners estimated that New Yorkers would have 
enough water to meet their needs until the 1980s. 

What the planners and engineers had not reckoned with, 
however, was nature, which seems at times to be oddly 
malevolent. In 1961 the longest and most severe drought in 
the history of the Northeast hit the region. Water storage in 
the Catskill reservoirs dropped to only 26 percent of 
capacity. The smallest of the reservoirs, the Schoharie, vir- 
tually ran dry. One hot day in August 1962 a young Ph.D. 
candidate, who was soon to assume the position of instructor 
in geology at Susquehanna University, walked across the bed 
of the Schoharie Reservoir without so much as getting his 
field boots damp. 

On Long Island, where housing developments had sprung 
up like chick weed, streamflow dropped to one-half of normal 
and the water table fell by ten feet. Nassau County officials 
appealed to suburbanites to reduce their lawn sprinkling and 
car washing. It was a near thing for awhile. 

But the crisis ended abruptly in 1967 when the Jetstream 
slipped into a new path across the Northern Hemisphere and 
rainfall returned to "normal." More than 80 million persons 
had been given a good scare because, for five years, the an- 
nual precipitation lingered at eight inches below the long- 
term average of 44 inches. The frenetic march of American 
life had been slowed momentarily by an 18 percent decline in 
rainfall. Now, if Governor Byrne is to be believed, it is 
starting alt over again. 

I don't know Mr. Byrne personally, mind you; but I have 
seen him on the six o'clock news once or twice, and he seems 
honest enough. Besides, I do know my fellow man. You can 
bet that somewhere in this country the cycle is beginning 
again; if not in northeastern New Jersey, then in Southern 
California or Arizona or Florida. 

What gets me all wrought up is that it doesn't have to hap- 
pen at all. There's something about the human mind that 
keeps us looking for answers in the wrong corners. During 

the drought of 1961-66, the mayor of one of our great 
Eastern cities told a group of reporters that the whole mess 
was an "Act of God." These are sure mixed-up times. The 
columnist George Will put it best: "The theology of the age is 
that God doesn't exist and that he manifests himself in ran- 
dom unpleasantness." 

Evidently more sensitive to the issue of separation of 
Church and State, the US. Geological Survey pronounced 
solemnly that the water shortage was caused by "inadequate 
precipitation." Maybe the Survey just didn't want to make 
any trouble. 

As I remarked earlier, we've treated water as if it were 
limitless. As local supplies were strained, we reached out 
farther and farther for new sources. It's not been only New 
York City; it's been Phoenix and Indianapolis and Los 
Angeles. We hit a zenith of sorts in 1969, when a group call- 
ing themselves the North American Water and Power 
Alliance proposed to divert vast quantities of water from 
eastern Alaska and northwestern Canada to the American 
Southwest. Fortunately, the high price tag — more than 100 
billion dollars — and commonsense killed the plan. 

The sooner we get it into our heads that the water supply of 
the earth, and of little patches of it such as northeastern New 
Jersey, is not boundless, the better I'll feel. Like E.B. White, 
I too hold one share in the corporate earth and am often un- 
easy about the management. 

Under the press of an ever-growing number of persons, 
water managers have focused on increasing the supply of 
water. It is an elementary principle, however, that a finite 
resource cannot long sustain infinite consumption. Long 
lines at the gasoline station and high heating-oil prices have 
demonstrated that. But unlike a non-renewable resource 
such as petroleum, whose stocks move in one direction 
only — downward — the stock of the planet's water is regular- 
ly renewed. We've known that since 1670 when Pierre 
Perrault measured rainfall (less evaporation) and streamflow 
in the Seine River basin and found that they balanced each 
other. The whole thing is, as we would say today, a "zero- 
sum game." 

Water is renewable, but it too is finite. If we are to avoid 
the unpleasant prospect of empty reservoirs and dry wells. 




Water Requirements 

Activity, Product 

(in gallons) 

Horn* Ut« 

70 (per day) 

Per capita home use 

in U.S. 


Flush toilet 




Per minute of shower 


Wash dishes 


Wash dishes (auto- 

matic machine) 


Water lawn one hour 

Food Production 


1 ton of sugar 


1 ton of corn 


1 ton of wheat 


Enough wheat for 

one loaf of bread 


1 ton of potatoes 


1 ton of rice 


1 ton of cotton liber 


1 gallon of milk 


1 ton of alfalfa 


1 ton of beef 


1 barrel (31. 5 gal) 

of beer 



1 ton of bricks 


1 ton of kratt paper 


1 ton of nitrate 



1 ton of fine book 



Refine 42 gal barrel 

of crude oil 


Refine 1 gal gasoline 


Refine 100 barrels 

of synthetic fuel 

from coal 


1 ton of synthetic 



1 ton of acetate 


1 ton of aluminum 

30.000 (cooling water 

1 ton of pig Iron 

32,000 (average) 

1 ton finished steel 



>w -W 

IO 20 

then we must match the amount of water we withdraw from 
the ground and from streams and rivers with the amount that 
falls to the earth as precipitation. The equation must be 
balanced. Water in storage is like money in a bank; the 
balance declines when withdrawals exceed deposits. The 
water shortage which now afflicts northeastern New Jersey 
stems not only from a decrease in rainfall but also from the 
long-term and continuous increase in water use. The citizens 
of New Jersey have been rolling over their hydrologic debts 
for too long. 

It's not an idea that is in vogue these days, but the problem 
of insufficient water supplies is not amenable to "supply- 
side" efforts. Efforts to increase supply only make worse the 
cycle of crises. Instead, our efforts must be directed toward 
limiting the demand. Now, I'll probably get letters about 
this, but instead of devising new and more expensive ways to 
capture the water of distant sources and bring it to the ex- 
panding urban regions, we are going to have to re-direct the 
population which exceeds that sufficient for local water sup- 
plies, to other places where the supply of water is sufficient to 
serve them. 

It can be done. In Bologna, the seventh largest city in Italy, 
the city government has limited its population to 600,000 and 
is directing any further growth to the surrounding com- 
munities. Ifitcan be done in Italy, where the average citizen 
looks upon his government as an occupying power, it can be 
done here. 

Despite the fact that I'm a resident of a nation where the 
banks have to chain pens to desks and where the national 
flower seems to be the concrete cloverleaf, I remain mildly 
optimistic. It's just possible that commonsense is one of the 
valuable by-products of education; especially if. as Will 
Durant contended, education "is the progressive discovery of 
our own ignorance." 


* * * 

Working/ Studying 


While reflecting on the year she spent in Europe, Janet 
Coviello '80 said that just being able to see Michelangelo's 
"David" in Florence, Italy, left her with "no need to say 
more!" All experiences considered, nevertheless, Janet and 
other Susquehanna students have had plenty to say about 
their ventures abroad and the opportunities made available 
to them by an expanded program of international study and 
on-the-job training. Enlargement of the program is a quite 
recent phenomenon which came about through cooperation 
between the University's departments of Modern Lan- 
guages. Business Administration, and others. Dr. Wilhelm 
Reuning, professor of history who was SU dean for 19 years, 
has been coordinating the program's growth. 

For a number of years it was mostly foreign language ma- 
jors who used organizations such as the Institute for Euro- 
pean Studies (I.E.S.) as a resource in arranging to spend up 
to a full year abroad to sharpen their technical skills and to 
experience, firsthand, the social and cultural surroundings of 
a country other than their own. But with an increasing inter- 
national focus on the fields of politics, business, and social 
work, such multinational training has warranted more 
serious consideration by non-language majors. 

Unfortunately, integrated programs involving courses in 
foreign languages, business practice, political science, and 
cultural sensitivity are conspicuously lacking in the United 
States. Consider the fact that only two international 
graduate business schools (University of South Carolina and 
the Thunderbird Institute in Arizona) absolutely require that 
their students take a foreign language as part of the program. 
Of the two, only U.S.C. also makes it mandatory for its stu- 
dents to study and work abroad for a period of time. 

U.S. colleges and universities, having the responsibility to 
educate young men and women for a dynamicTuture, must 
respond to the changing demands for a host of new skills 
that, up to now, were not considered immediately relevant by 
American standards. These included such abilities as foreign 
language competency, familiarity and sensitivity to foreign 
cultures and customs, and actual practical experience 

Students possessing such skills today will have much more 
varied and more lucrative opportunities open to them when 
they enter the job market. An American Council on Educa- 
tion report, in fact, states that ". . . the number of challeng- 
ing and high-paying jobs open to people with international 
education is increasing and will continue to expand in the . . . 
future." Such careers will exist in many diverse fields Be- 

cause of a rapidly changing international scene, the United 
States Government, U.S. and foreign multinational cor- 
porations, and foreign service agencies will require more ex- 
perienced and qualified personnel to manage their affairs. 
Susquehanna has begun to take a leading role in training 
its students to meet these challenges that await them in the 
international field. The University's Department of Business 
Administration has formalized its commitment to the in- 
struction of business students for careers with multinational 
business firms by recently adopting a statement encouraging 
its majors to pursue the study of foreign languages and 
cultures. The Crusader, student weekly, carried this article 
by Linda Carol Post '81 in its issue of last October 10: 

"We recommend to all students contemplating a career 
in business that they continue their language studies 
while in college, that they develop cross cultural 
knowledge and sensitivities . . ." begins the closing 
statement of a document adopted by the Business Ad- 
ministration Department at its September 29th meet- 

Recognizing the increasing relevancy of foreign 
languages to business, SU's business department of- 
ficially made a commitment to encourage its students in 
the study of foreign languages. The document cites six 
supporting reasons for this commitment. 

The lack of foreign language ability in U.S. business 
persons limits competitiveness in international markets. 
With U.S. business on an international decline, other 
languages surface as more important. United States 
businesses have a growing dependency on the inter- 
national market which calls for increased understanding 
of foreign cultures. 

As the U.S. dollar loses stature in the international 
world, other financial centers are developing elsewhere. 
Spanish speaking people continue to immigrate to the 
U.S.. creating a bilingual domestic culture. And finally. 
the cost of foreign language study in executive training 
programs is costlier than university instruction. 

For those six reasons the department calls on its stu- 
dents to increase their language study by using the 
facilities available at SU as well as "participating in 
clubs, international summer programs, international in- 
ternships, and by individual reading programs. 

To enhance this training, a number of SU students have 
been able to acquire meaningful business experience abroad 
with one of the growing number of international business 
concerns with which Susquehanna maintains contact. These 
companies are located primarily in West Germany and 

Charles Zlock Jr. '80 
was a management 
major who carried a 
minor in German. 
He is currently 
enrolled in the 
graduate program 
in international 
business at the 
University ol South 
Carolina. He is a son 
ol Dr. Charles Zlock 
Sr. '52, a dentist of 
Warminster, Pa. 

France, but several students have also been employed in such 
places as Spain and Turkey. 

Perhaps the strongest attraction of the Susquehanna 
program is thediversity of opportunities that it can offer stu- 
dents who wish to study and/or work abroad. 

Cindy Martz '81 of Dalmatia, Pa., and June Lesher '81 of 
Ashland, Pa., working through I.E.S. and the University of 
Freiburg, spent several months studying at that university in 
West Germany. Their curriculum included an analysis of in- 
flection and syntax in the German language and its literature 
since 1945. Rhonda Bowen '81 of Wellsboro, Pa., worked 
with I.E.S. in Vienna and her studies emphasized East-West 

I.E.S. students, however, were not restricted to Germany. 
Janet Coviello, now of Parsippany, N.J., and Cathy Ray- 
mond '80, now an administrative assistant at Dartmouth 
College, worked through the program in such disciplines as 
drama, art, literature, history, and political science at the 
I.E.S. campus in Paris. France. In all these cases, courses 
were conducted in the language of the country where they 
were taught, which gave the SU students a fresh perspective. 
As Rhonda commented: "Most courses had more of a Euro- 
pean emphasis, which is quite different from an American 

Several of the Susquehannans took the initiative to find 
employment, either full- or part-time, while studying abroad. 
As with their academic curriculum, the type of work ex- 



Beth Schlegel plays her guitar while relaxing with the Auerbach family In Konstanz, 
and translates for an Eritraan refugee who is addressing a church congregational dinner. 

penence obtained varied with the student, Beth Schlegel '81 
of Lansdale, Pa., after studying for a full year at the Uni- 
versity of Konstanz in West Germany, was employed by the 
Bethel Institute of the Evangelical Church, located in 
Bielefeld. She specialized in working with cerebral palsied 
and epileptic children. Rhonda first worked for Honeywell 
International in Austria, and later for Siemens Electronics in 
Munich. Her experience included assisting in drawing up dis- 
tribution contracts as well as teaching English to foreign 
chief executive officers. 

Language majors are not the only Crusaders who have 
been employed in foreign countries. Over the past several 
years, some business majors have participated in foreign in- 
ternships. Cornelia ("Korney") Klee '80 of West Simsbury, 
Conn., and Barb Voelker '81 of Shavertown, Pa., took their 
internships with Emil Lux in the German industrial Ruhr 
Valley. Both were involved in preparing marketing catalogs, 
product development, market research, warehouse manage- 
ment, and cost-benefit analysis of new product groups. Liz 
Palmer '80 of Harrisburg worked for Fredenhagen in Offen- 
bach near Frankfurt, where she did invoice proofing and 
computer purchasing. In the university town of Heidelberg, 
this writer and Pat Polaneczky '8 1 of Oreland, Pa., had half- 
year internships with the Stieber Division of Borg-Warner. 
The program offered experience in accounting, sales, 
auditing, personnel, finance, and computer science. 

Naturally, while they were in Europe the students took ad- 
vantage of the opportunity to travel extensively throughout 
both West and East Germany, France, Czechoslovakia, 
England, Wales, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, The 
Netherlands, and Switzerland. They visited Prague, the 
Vatican, Florence, Vienna, Munich, London, East and West 
Berlin, the Rhine, the Alps, Paris, and Salzburg. As Cindy 
Martz and Janet Coviello said: "Travel was convenient and 
inexpensive, especially if you had a Eurail Pass and lodged at 
the many youth hostels located across Europe." 

We've also talked about our impressions of Europe while 
we were traveling. It was important, after all, to realize that 
you were in another country and, thus, had to "play by their 
rules" and do things according to the local customs. Anyone 
who persisted in trying to do things the American Way would 
have trouble adapting. Even if one did not agree with 
everything, the effort to see things from the European point 
of view paid off in finding the people to be very receptive and 
warm — which helps you to conform in the new surroundings. 
Rhonda also commented the foreign experience "... teaches 
a person to be more open and tolerant of other people and 
their ways." 

"You must also realize that Europeans are more exposed 
to political and social extremes in terms of the Right and Left 
wings," states Beth Schlegel. "In this respect, it forces you to 
evaluate and define your own lifestyles to a more significant 
degree." Europeans have had to do this for many years 
because of the polarization of opinions throughout the conti- 
nent. "Since it affects their lives more closely than it does 
people in the U.S.," says Korney Klee, ". . . Europeans are 
more knowledgeable and interested in domestic and foreign 
politics than Americans are." Adds Janet Coviello, "Nation- 
alism pervades practically everything, though to a degree, 
from politics to the food they eat." 

To that extent, Europeans take a dim view of people, es- 
pecially tourists, who don't seem to want to take the time to 
understand the entire scope of their national sentiment. Con- 
cerning this issue, Cathy Raymond noted that "Parisians 
don't like 'narrow minded' tourists." "Sometimes they can 
be very cold, even rude," says Janet, implying how important 
it is for our young men and women to become more aware of 

When asked to comment about the implications of an in- 
ternational program such as this for Susquehanna Univer- 
sity, Cindy Martz stated: "Regardless of a person's major, 
people should learn the story from a second point of view. 
What better way than through the eyes of those in another 
country? Naturally, you learn about other people, business 
methods, and lifestyles, but you also learn more about your- 
self and your relationship to your own country." Beth further 
remarked that "it is crucial for a student from any discipline 
today to grow experientially, physically, personally, and in- 
tellectually. To live, study and/or work abroad is a means to 
this end. In addition, such experience offers more and better 
prospects to the student in the future." 

"Our program is well conceived, planned, and organized," 
says Korney. "It is important that Susquehanna University 
be involved outside of Snyder County. Of course, it also 
benefits the students. Employers see foreign experience on a 
resume and they are impressed." 

The students, nevertheless, did offer some constructive 
criticism of the program. "Not enough publicity" was one 
comment reiterated several times. Students at Susquehanna, 
as well as future recruits, should be made more aware of the 
opportunities that exist for them in the field of international 
studies at Susquehanna. A second common concern is the 
amount of credit received for work and/or study abroad. Ex- 
perience such as this often requires more growth, respon- 
sibility, and maturity than experience acquired at home. 
Thus, several students question the policy of granting less, in- 
stead of more, academic credit for courses of study taken 
abroad. In some instances, no course credit was given but 
final grades from courses taken in a foreign country were 
figured into the student's final transcript. 

Yet, even with these criticisms, these Susquehanna stu- 
dents unanimously offer tremendous praise for the program 
and for the faculty members who have made it possible for 
them to travel, work, study, and live in Europe. With such a 
program, the University has the opportunity to market a 
service which few graduate and even fewer undergraduate in- 
stitutions can offer. If it were further planned, organized, 
staffed, and funded in a conscientious manner, a significant 
amount of financial benefits and recognition could be 
realized by the University. Yet, in the long run, of course, it is 
the students who really benefit from the program — now and 
in the future. 

Barb Voelker poses with fellow worker Klaus Ebertz In 
the wallpaper and crafts department of the OBI Market, 
a franchise store or the Emit Lux Company In Lennep. 
Below. June Leshar, Cindy Martz, and Pat Polaneczky 
visit together last August in Freiburg, West Germany. 

A favorite tourist attraction Is the International 
monument at Dachau— which stands as a grim reminder 
of the significance of International understanding. 



The Air We Are Breathing 
Is Full of Seeds 


The Canadian poet Margaret Atwood once said that 
poetry is dangerous, that "talking too much about it. like 
naming your gods, brings bad luck." For the most part, I 
have followed her advice. How should I explain, after ail. a 
process that is intuitive? How many people, moreover, are in- 
terested in subtleties of poetic technique? Rather than discuss 
how I write, then, what I can share, without bringing myself 
"bad luck," is where my poetry originates. 

In the town where my family lived before moving to 
Selinsgrove, one of the kindergarten teachers had established 
a tradition with her students. Each weekend of the school 
year one of the children was permitted to take home and care 
for the class guinea pig. It was a ritual about which it was dif- 
ficult to say anything bad. The visitor stayed only two days; 
the children were ecstatic. 

My oldest son was as excited as any of his classmates. On a 
snowy January afternoon he helped to carry the cage con- 
taining Patches to our car. The rest of the weekend he spent 
playing with what seemed to me to be a very sluggish guinea 


There was good reason for my skepticism. On Monday, 
shortly after my son returned the cage to the classroom. 
Patches died. Naturally, my son was upset, and naturally, 
too, he recovered, accepting the replacement the teacher 
purchased. In fact, I would not be telling you this story now if 
it were not that my daughter brought home a guinea pig 
named Ginger three years later. 

By coincidence, she had the same kindergarten teacher as 
my son. By an incredible coincidence, she took a quite lively 
Ginger back to school on Monday, reached into the cage, 
handed the guinea pig to her friend, and watched it promptly 

What, the teacher may have asked then, was terminating 
the life of her pets? When my wife and I heard the news, we 
thought at once of our youngest child, then two years-old, 
who would shorten the life of some hapless animal in 1983. 

As it turned out, we moved, and have probably extended a 
life, but my daughter did not take the death of the class pet so 
flippantly as her parents. She cried; she was afraid somehow 
she had killed it. What 1 offered her for her sorrow was a 
poem, one that, after I began it, expanded into something 
more than a simple lament for a guinea pig: 


Though you want this day to begin again, 

We must bury this clumsy thing that died 

In your hands. And though its death was natural. 

I can comfort you not at all with quick 

Stories of cageless guinea pig heaven. 

1 am dismayed, too, by this stiff body. 

This is no museum; as much as this pet 

Whose eyes refuse to close we are changing. 

I could tell you that capacity 

Increases this way, you brought it a joy 

Whose edge was too sharp. Someone soon. Shannon, 

Will have the proper surface for keeping 

Your love inside. You will hold him, and he 

Will change. Accept each temporary face — 

Decay is thus delayed, and we. at least. 

Outlive most of the animals we keep. 

Now, it would be dishonest for me to claim that poetry 
comes that easily from a specific experience. In this case it 
did (with minor revisions), and the story behind it has enough 
humor to make it a favorite when I read my work to audi- 

Nevertheless. I think it is important for anyone reading 
poetry to understand that being receptive to experience in- 
spires most creative work. Whether the experience leads 
directly to writing in a short period of time, as for the poem 
above, or whether it lies within the mind until something in 
the present sets it off. it is always at the center of things. The 
experience, prodded, becomes audible, no longer private. 
When it becomes language, the writer may have a poem. 

Very rarely, in fact, have I ever sat down to write a poem 
about a particular subject (in the previous poem, for in- 
stance. 1 began with the experience, and the eventual subject 
suggested itself as 1 wrote), but the following one was written 
somewhat like that; 


It is reported 

that the team you love 

has lost again, is 

slumping badly toward 

the second division, 

and you borrow a black 

armband, wear it with regret. 

Who has died? your friends 

wonder, and you say Clemente, 

Munson, Kenny Hubbs, 

the Cubs in August again. 

You are afraid to fly; 

the city is sullen. 

Somewhere in the bleachers 

two men begin to fight, 

each in despair 

at September without meaning. 

In this case an invitation had been offered to me to write 
several poems for an anthology entitled Jocks, a collection of 
poems from various writers on the subject of sports. Even un- 
der these conditions, however, I began with the idea of 
writing poems about tennis, which has been a summertime 
business for me for ten years. 

Perhaps baseball calls up more emotion for me; perhaps it 
is easier to approach a subject with which I am not directly 
involved. More likely, I was calling Atwood's "bad luck" 
down on myself by undertaking writing in such a self- 
conscious manner. Regardless. I admit to being a lifelong 
Pittsburgh Pirate fan, and what suggested itself tome, in the 
midst of the Pirates' late August collapse last summer, was 
how the fortunes of a baseball team could affect peoples' at- 
titudes. On the surface, it seems silly to say an athletic team 
made up of strangers can alter how someone looks at life, but 
consider behavior: It might be the Iron City Beer or the after- 
noon sun, but the brawl in the stands is made more likely by 
the tension, the sense of importance given these contests peo- 
ple pay to see. In looking back at the poem, I recognize that I 
have made the Cubs the team that collapses. For one. they 
have this tradition, and it is well known in baseball; for 
another, though, my loyalty to the Pirates is at work here, 
preventing me from explicitly documenting their failure. 
Consider associations: Watching baseball is a kind of 
Romanticism carried into middle age; it creates folk lore and 
mythology. The early deaths mentioned in this poem take on 
a mystique similar to those of film stars, rock singers, politi- 
cians. What if? If only? The questions, of course, are un- 
answerable, and this is the quality that guarantees they will 
always be asked. 

The juxtaposition of incident with idea, image with emo- 
tion, can lead in unexpected directions as well. I have begun 
to write about my habit (my family finds it an obnoxious one) 
of cooking veal and lamb kidneys, and finished with a love 
poem; I have started with a complaint about my varicose 
veins and discovered a poem about my mother and her pride; 
I have worked with a line from an advertisement for a movie 
("In space, no one can hear you scream.") and created a 
poem about writing poetry. 

Surprise is the important word. Writing that works best 
allows the reader to see things in a new way. The subject may 
even seem to be luminous. This may lead to excess — it is 
relatively easy to make up grotesque and ridiculous images — 
but the key of experience can open up many puzzling locks. 

A subject I have returned to several times, for instance, is 
my grandfather. And this is the puzzle: For years, as I grew 
up, my parents visited a man whom I did not know; for years, 
too, they spoke of a man referred to only as "The Prince." 
The stories, I thought, were fascinating; the visits were 
tedious. "The Prince" was the drunken farmhand who fell 
from the top of a silo and landed unhurt in a pile of hay, 
relaxed, no doubt, from the alcohol sloshing within him. 
"The Prince" was the street car conductor, drunk, who was 
crushed between two trolleys and lived after being given up 
for dead. The old man we visited, first at a farm, and later at 
a chant> home, spoke only to my parents, and then softly, 
while I would wander away to explore a barn or a dining hall. 

Dr. Fincke is 
director of the SU 
Writing Center and 
also lectures in 
English. A published 
poet, he holds 
degrees Irom Thiol 
College, Miami 
and Kent State 
universities. The 
poems "Late Summer 
"Grandfather, " and 
"Humid Poem" are 
published with 
permission ot the 
copyright holders. 

At some point in my early teens (I find it difficult, even 
now, to understand how I took so long to make the connec- 
tion) 1 discovered these men were identical. As I remember 
it, one day as we left the home I simply asked "Who was that 

"Your grandfather Lang," was my mother's reply. 

Little else was said. My family has a reputation for such 
low-key responses. I still did not speak to him or question 
why this secret had been kept. What I did do, however, was 
pump my mother and my aunt for additional stories. My 
aunt's narratives were more emotional — she spoke of holes 
punched in walls, live chickens thrown into the kitchen, 
money stolen from children. Not having to live with such a 
parent, 1 relished the stories. Here was action and humor. 
Here, too, was pathos — when my grandmother died shortly 
after this, my grandfather, separated for years from his wife, 
was not permitted to attend the funeral. 

I was married before I actually visited him on my own. My 
wife, of course, found the circumstances bizarre. The 
minutes spent in his tiny room were as awkward as one might 
expect. What do you say to someone whose reputation and 
present condition seem so incompatible? I was addressed as 
"Ruthie's Boy." Perhaps he forgot my name. 

He died, at last, near ninety The alcohol, represented to 
me by my parents as such a threat, seemed not to have short- 
ened his life. What 1 am left with are the stories and the con- 
tradictions. Of the several poems I have written that use him 
as a central character, here is the most recent one, part of a 
series titled "Unaddressed Mail": 

Grandfather — 

Occasionally, I have meant to write. 

But misunderstood the spelling of your name. 

Misplaced your last address and knew nothing 

Of your interests but alcohol and cheese. 

And how was it you were never introduced? 

I may have been watching the chickens 

When your name was spoken; later, 

I watched the cripple across the room. 

Gottlob is as foreign as your past, the man 

Who punched holes in his walls, stole beer money 

From his children, fell from the silo top 

And lived to puzzle me. Maybe, after all. 

You ate Limburger and onions to be 

Alone. Something of your habits has taken 

Hold — I have children who wonder who I am. 

I, loo, have forgotten temperance, remember 

Instead to tell the supernatural 

Stories to my son. "Gottlob Surviving" 

Is an epic, chronicles the conductor. 

Drunk, who was crushed between two trolleys, 

the change 
Embedded in him. Of course, he endured. 
Which is the reason I write: Account, please, 
For the "will you had to live," grandfather, 
Last living of four. What has driven you 
To that small room, the gift of cheese, the days 
Spent walking the halls as if you expected 
To prove, somehow, their maze has an exit? 


Gary Baylor: "Small" Businessman 

The first thing that impresses the visitor to the Country 
Cupboard Restaurant and Store two miles north of Lewis- 
burg, Pa., is the size of the layout. Beyond the huge parking 
lot stretches a mult-sectioned, attractive, modern building a 
block long. 

To the left inside the main entrance is the dining area — a 
family-type restaurant seating 400 and banquet rooms able 
to serve groups from 20 to 200. To the right is the country 
store which leads to the gift shop. Beyond that is a lounge 
area, then the patio and Christmas shop, and finally, the 
greenhouse. In all, the complex covers 52,000 square feet. 

The Country Cupboard, situated on 20 acres adjacent to 
Route 1 5, attracts some half-million visitors annually, em- 
ployes a work force of I60, including 85 full-time, and has 
gross sales totaling $2.7 million. 

Vice-president-treasurer and store manager of-this family- 
run business is Gary E. Baylor '69. His father H. Daniel is 
founder and president. Gary's wife Barbara serves as a 
bookkeeper and secretary, and other family members handle 
other aspects of the operation. 

Native of Lewisburg, Gary has worked in the family 
business since his father and his partners opened the Farm- 
ers' Best market and restaurant by the riverbank in East 
Lewisburg in 1963. Following the flood associated with 
Hurricane Agnes in 1972, the Baylors decided to go it alone 
and head for higher ground. They opened the Country Cup- 
board in 1973. 

As a commuter, Gary was able to continue working with 
his family while attending Susquehanna. For three years he 
even managed to schedule all his courses on Monday, Wed- 

The experience here is not immediate or recent, but it con- 
tinues to compel me with its subject. 

A final note should add that much of my writing is not so 
autobiographical. Some of it is presented in entirely different 
forms as well. Even in these few examples, the reader can see 
that the experience of the characters within the poems is not 
the same as the experience I describe that accompanies each 
one. However, the beginnings of poems nearly always arise 
from something concrete, something that happens to me or 
that 1 am witness to. If these starts come to me it is because I 
reject nothing out of hand; everything, for me, lends itself to 

1 will close with a brief descriptive poem that took shape, 
like the others, from experience. The weather is always with 
us— what does such a commonplace signify? Perhaps little, 
or perhaps there is something here that suggests the life force 
that pushes us all into the future: 


These weeks furry, mold sprouting 

overnight from bread . . . 

A neighbor carries twins within her; 

Our mongrel cat grows swollen 

As if this damp were yeast . . . 

After the thunderstorms we walk 

The streets, waders refusing 

To discard our shoes . . . 

The air we are breathing is full of seeds. 

■ Collapse" will appear in Jocks, published by Poetry 

"Grandfather" \ 
"Humid Poem" 
lario Review. 

i the Summer Issue of American Man. 
.n the Spring-Summer Issue of The On- 

nesday, and Friday, so he could work the other four days. 

"I went to Susquehanna because I wanted to major in 
business and I thought the University had a good program," 
Baylor says. "Also, I liked the campus, which I had visited 
on a Lutheran Youth Day program while I was in high 

While he thinks he was well prepared in business skills — he 
majored in marketing and management and also studied 
accounting — the restaurant-store executive believes he also 
benefited greatly from Susquehanna's general education re- 
quirements (now termed the Core Curriculum). Baylor's 
courses included geology, history, English, religion, and art 

"In small business, a good general background is impor- 
tant," he says. "You need to know psychology and sociology 
as well as business practice, sales techniques as well as ac- 
counting. In a major corporation, you have to specialize, but 
we have to handle all aspects of the business ourselves, in- 
cluding such things as customer relations, business law, and 

"We have to be able to carry on discussions with bankers 
and financial advisers as well as with our customers," Baylor 
notes. "Being able to get along with all types of people is im- 
portant in our business, and that requires more than just 
business skills," he says. 

By any measure, the Baylors are successful. Last year 
Pennsylvania's Travel Industry Advisory Council named the 
Country Cupboard to its annual list of the state's top 10 at- 
tractions for visitors. 

Most of the food served in the restaurant and sold in the 
country store is prepared on the premises, including such 
specialties as vegetable soup, potpie, apple sauce, and baked 
goods. Even the candles are homemade — both for table 
settings and for sale. 

The restaurant runs a daily special and carries at least 16 
different meals and assorted side dishes, has breakfast and 
luncheon menus, and offers the convenience of a "serve-it- 
yourself" express soup and sandwich line. Meals are healthy, 
hearty, and inexpensive. And, despite the large clientele, 
service is quick and friendly. 

The variety of shops attached to the restaurant and the 
easy access from Routes 15 and Interstate 80 make the 
Country Cupboard a popular stop for travelers, including 
many tour buses. Despite the somewhat large scale of the en- 
terprise, the smiling faces of all the employees give visitors 
the feeling they are in the home of old friends. 

The family arrangement seems to work well in a personal 
sense, too. All the Baylors and their in-laws appear to 
genuinely enjoy their work and each other. "We work well 
together," says Gary. And, they work hard. But the hard 
work and long hours are offset by one of Daniel Baylor's 
rules: although the establishment is open every day except 
Christmas, each member of the family must take off one full 
day a week. 

Gary finds time to pursue a lifelong fascination with 
railroad history. He does research, makes models, and does 
photography and drawings related to the story of the 
railroads in Pennsylvania. He is an active member of the 
National Railway Historical Society's Central Pennsylvania 
Chapter, which is restoring the White Deer Railroad Station 
as a meeting place and museum. Baylor's hobby merges with 
his business in the gift shop, where there is railroad 
memorabilia and a vast collection of books on Pennsylvania 
railroad lore for sale. 

He married his high school sweetheart, the former Bar- 
bara Alspach of Lewisburg, in June 1969, shortly after his 
graduation from Susquehanna. The couple has two boys — 
Chris, age 9, and Jonathan, 6. 



Susquehannans On Parade 



Marie Romfg Huntington, widow of The Rev. 
Dr Park W. Huntington '17, continues to reside in 
Wilmington, Del. She is the grandmother of Darld 
W. DeJuea TT2, a psychology major. 


The Rev. Woodrow J. K linger, pastor of the 
Cairnbrook Evangelical Lutheran Parish in 
Somerset County, Pa,, was honored on the ob- 
servance of the 40th anniversary of his ordination. 


Piul A. Linn retired from NASA in 
Washington, DC, and is now dispensing optician 
for Drs. Pence, Sheaffer, and Wise in Selinsgrove. 
His address is 304 Charles Ave., Selinsgrove. Pa. 


George M. Smith is administrator of Woodlawn 
at Mt. Vernon. Va. for the National Trust for 
Historic Preservation in the U.S.A. He lives at 21 7 
S. Loudoun St., Winchester. Va. 22601. 


Faye Satzler Leadmon is administrative assis- 
tant with the Department of Defense at Aberdeen 
Proving Ground, Md. 

Benjamin A. Dombroskl is teaching at Our Lady 
of Lourdcs H.S. in Shamokin, Pa. 



Jack E. Cisney. professor of business ad- 
ministration of West Virginia Northern Com- 
munity College, spoke at a seminar, "Trends in 
the Education of Accountants," held at Virginia 
Polytechnic Institute and State University. 


The Rev. James C. Papada, formerly of Good 
Shepherd Church, Wilkes-Barre, is now pastor of 
Grace Lutheran Church in Shillington, Pa. His 
wife is the former Ann L. Schaefer '62 and they 
live at 155 Castleton Dr., Shillington, Pa 19607. 


James J. Campbell, a member of the staff of 
NFL Properties Inc., is co-author with Ted Brock 
of The First Official NFL Trivia Book, a Signet 


Dr. George A. Kirchner received a Fellowship in 
the Academy of General Dentistry in San Diego. 
His wife is the former Carol E. Cox x'65. 

Robert Y. Sllar was promoted to vice president 
of administration with Dillar Plank Inc.. a general 
construction firm He and his wife, the former 
Pamela A. Yeager, live at 8 Fisher Terr., 
Enchanting Acres, Willow Street, Pa. 17584. 


Carl L. Campbell has been promoted to senior 
vice president— loans with the Pennsylvania Na- 
tional Bank & Trust Co. 

James A. Gibney is marketing manager with 
Spcrry Univac in Blue Bell, Pa. He is married to 
the former Sally L. Stephenson '63 

J. Maris Stlchler Goda. an independent instruc- 
tor at Reading Area Community College, has had 
her watercolor painting, "Feelin' Free." pur- 
chased by Penn State University for its Berks 
Campus collection Her address is R.D 5. Tulpe- 
hocken Rd.. Sinking Spring, Pa. 19608. 

M. Kent Ldd. after receiving his diploma from 
the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, is a 
funeral director with Fred F Groff Inc. in Lan- 
caster, Pa. 

Cathlcen W. Mackey has formed an investment 
research consulting firm, C.W. Mackey 
Associates Inc . which is affiliated with Faherty & 
Fahcrty Inc. 

Lee K. Smith Jr. is a system consultant with 
Software Technology Inc of Falls Church. Va. 
His address is 7907 Juniper Dr . Frederick. Md 

Harry A. Deith was promoted to vice president 
of the First National Bank of South Carolina. His 
wife is the former Lynn B. Ortiz '68. 

The Rev. Bent Falk x, is hospital chaplain at 
Ski. Lukas Stiftelsen in Denmark. His address is 
Skt. Lukas Vej. II. DK-2900 Hellerup, Denmark. 

Richard B. Hess is president of Hess Ltd.. 
Property Management, in Charlottesville, Va. His 
address is 1930 Stillhouse Rd., P.O. Box 5743. 
Charlottesville. Va. 22905 

Frank D. Marsh has been promoted to product 
manager by Parke-Davis & Co. Pharmaceuticals, 
a division of Warner-Lambert. He and his wife, 
the former Holly S. Ford '69, live at 9 Nature's 
Way-Hemlock Hill, Sparta, N.J. 07871. 

Christine Groth Murow was certified in piano by 
the Music Teachers National Association. She is 
chairman of the music theory committee of the 
Maryland State Music Teachers Association. 

Donna /eiders Sheaffer was named Woman of 
the Year for 1980 by the Kutztown Business & 
Professional Women's Club. She has been elemen- 
tary vocal teacher in Kutztown for 13 years. 

Barbara Letcher Yancey is with IBM-Data 
Processing Division in Wayne, Pa. 

Barbara Godman Trostle x, after receiving her 
diploma in nursing from Catonsville Community 
College, is a registered nurse in the Critical Care 
unit of Baltimore County General Hospital. 


Richard S. Haines is manager of customer ser- 
vice with Blue Cross of Maryland. 

Dr. Martin W. Banschbach is associate 
professor of biochemistry at Oklahoma College of 
Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, and director 
of the Molecular Medicine Research Institute. His 
address is 5902 S. 92nd E Ave., Tulsa, Okla. 

M. June Funk Shashok is co-owner of a com- 
mercial greenhouse. The Plant Patch, in Willi- 
mantic. Conn. . 

Gregory A. Walter has been promoted to 
creative analyst II with AMP in Harrisburg. His 
address is P.O. Box 202, Highspire, Pa. 17034. 

A. Michael Weaver is plant manager with 
Owens-Corning Fiberglass. He and his wife, the 
former Susan V. Heintzleman x'69, live at 7508 
Kroll Way. Bakersfield. Calif. 93309. 

Judith K. Billman is co-founder of Roots & 
Wings, an organization devoted to individual and 
relational transformation. She also teaches speech 
at Winthrop College. Her address is 2016 Green- 
way. Charlotte, N.C. 28204. 

J. Roberton MacColl IV is headmaster of St. 
Francis School in Goshen. Ky. His address is 316 
Foeburn Ln., Louisville. Ky. 40207. 

Dr Julie B. Stauffer. a psychiatrist, is now on 
the faculty of the University of South Carolina 
School of Medicine. Last year she was chief resi- 
dent in psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma 
and during the summer was a staff psychiatrist at 
the Veterans Administration Hospital in Oklaho- 
ma City. Her address is Box 181. Rt. 2, Gaston. 
S.C. 29053. 


Ruth Stambaugh Mills is administrative assis- 
tant at University Lutheran Church in Philadel- 
phia. She and her husband Michael live at 1 1 S. 
Monroe Ave . Wenonah. N.J. 08090. 


Barbara F. Albright teaches chemistry at 
Shikellamy H.S. in Sunbury. Her address is 101 
N. Market St., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 

Elizabeth Varner Borger was promoted to 
senior analyst and programmer for Finance- 
America Corp. 

C. Scott Hoffman is president of Ionic Analysis 
Inc. He and his wife Cindy live at R.D. I. Cow- 
perlhwaite Rd.. Bedminster, N.J. 07921. 


Paul E. Fair Jr. is systems analyst with Ohio 
Bell Telephone Co. in Cleveland. His wife, the for- 
mer Suellen Woernle, is a registered nurse at 
Deaconess Hospital. Their address is 141 Barberry 
Dr., Berea, Ohio 44017. 

Lois Kucharik 1 Inch teaches elementary music 
at Fishing Creek E.S. in Lewisberry, Pa. She and 
her daughter live at 3 Farm House Ln., Camp 
Hill, Pa. 17011. 

The Rev Jeffrey W. Winter is assistant pastor 
at State College Presbyterian Church. He and his 
wife, the former Judith A. Holmes x*73, live at 
1914 Fairwood Ln.. State College, Pa. 16801. 


Steven R. Bateson is senior financial analyst at 
Virginia Commonwealth University. His address 
is 9415 Broad Meadows Rd.. Glen Allen. Va. 

William D. Burrell is director of the Presentence 
Research Project, Administrative Office of the 
Courts, Trenton, N.J. His address is 4 Summit 
Rd„ Apt. G-2-B. South River. N.J. 08882. 

The Rev. Peter W. Emlg is pastor of Solomon's 
United Church of Christ in Chambersburg. His 
address is 21 Carl Ave., Greencastle, Pa. 17225. 

Frederick L. Mtrbach Jr. is a sales represen- 
tative with Fieldcrest Mills Inc. He lives at 505 E. 
Lincoln #18, Birmingham, Mich. 48009. 

Charles W. Polm II is teaching at Marquette 
University H.S. and his address is 709 E Juneau, 
Apt. 303. Milwaukee. Wis. 53202. 

Roberta Wyatt Stafford is a stockbroker and 
research associate with Mehado, Flynn & Associ- 
ates. Her new address is 58 Bank St., New York, 
N.Y. 10014. 

Stephen P. Stupp is supervisor of environmental 
chemistry with Xienta Environmental in Bernville 
Pa. 19506. 


Raymond F. Bower is district manager of 
hardware/software planning for Southern New 
England Telephone Co. He attends the University 
of Connecticut School of Law at night. 

Zona Weimer Boyer teaches English at 
Greenwood H.S. near Mifflintown, Pa. 

Jane Bogenrief Campbell is a manufacturing 
systems controller for Empire Level Mfg. Co. 

Wayne H. Dietterick is director of music at St. 
John's Lutheran Church in Summit. N.J. 

Debra Horner Douglas has been named Young 
Career Woman of the Year by the Business and 
Professional Women's Club of Princeton, N.J. 
She is a product manager with The Equitable Life 
Assurance Society in New York City and will 
represent the Princeton Club in a statewide YCW 
competition in Atlantic City in May. Debbie's 
husband is Peter M. Douglas, a systems analyst 
with United Jersey Bank in Princeton. 

Vicki Freeman Pierce is a geologist with Pierce 
Environmental Geology in Sewickley, Pa. 

Virginia Long Putnam and her husband Glenn 
are long distace truck drivers with Roll-On Inc. 

Carey N. Sheaffer A, has been named director 
of personnel at First National Trust Bank in Sun- 

Douglas B. Southerland has a key role in the 
economic recovery of downtown Harrisburg as the 
"man in charge" of the $13 million retail specialty 
center at Strawberry Square. He joined the staffof 
the Harrislown Development Corporation im- 
mediately after graduation— and having served an 

internship with the Greater Harrisburg Movement 
as a participant in The Harrisburg Urban Se- 

Hendryk S. Weeks Jr. is behavioral program 
supervisor of parent training with the Department 
of HRS in Florida His address is 1639 Electric 
Ln.. N. Ft. Myers, Fla. 33903. 

Gunther J. Weisbrich is a senior exploration 
geologist with Mitchell Energy in East Texas. 


Paul A. Blume is account adjuster with Marine 
Midland Bank in Binghamton. N.Y. He lives at 
922 A North McKinley Ave., Endicott. N.Y 

John E. Dennen is a systems analyst with Bath 
Iron Works Shipbuilders. His address is P.O. Bo< 
869, Bath. Me. 04530. 

Ally. Sandra M. Rocks is with Cleary, Gottlieb. 
Steen & Hamilton She lives at 22 Riverside Dr , 
Apt. 2A. New York. N.Y. 10023. 

Wendy Westrum Weber x, is with John 
Wanamaker in Philadelphia. She lives at 1324 
Dillon Rd., Fort Washington. Pa, 19034. 


Linda M. Barren has been named developmenl 
associate for the American Symphony Orchestra 
League, the service organization for Nor;h 
American orchestras. Her address is 1 1564 Roll- 
ing Green Ct.. #301, Reslon, Va. 22091. 

Duncan Blair x is teaching in the Scottsdale dis- 
trict schools. His new address is 6947 Sixth St., 
Apt. I. Scottsdale. Ariz. 85251. 

B. Michael Brophy is program director a! 
WYMC in Mayfield, Ky. His wife, the former 
Michelle Cucugliello x'78, is assistant breakfast 
manager at McDonald's. 

W. Talbot Daley is a sales representative with 
Dun & Bradstreel Inc. He is living at 1 19 Aspen 
St., Middletown, Pa. 17057. 

Beverly Asmus Dorman x. is a nurse specialist in 
terminal illness with the Centre County Home 
Health Service in its Hospice Program. Her hus- 
band is Richard H. Dorman '75 and their address 
is R.D. 1, Box 255, Spring Mills, Pa. 16875. 

Douglas D. Holmgren is assistant sales coor- 
dinator with Panasonic in Secaucus. He lives al 
416 Birchwood Ct., North Brunswick. N.J. 08902 
Robert C. Hutchinson is a medical sales 
representative with Alcon/Burton Parsons. His 
address is 626 Oakland Hills Dr. #202, Arnold, 
Md. 21012. 

Elizabeth Lee Ireland is an author and 
calligrapher for children's publications. She lives 
at 5 Adams St., Billerica, Mass. 01821. 

Debra Mattem Grady is head of the Vocational 
Rehabilitation Office for the State of Nevada. Her 
address is P.O. Box 803. Hawthorne. Nev. 89415 
Thomas F. McCarty is a sales representative 
with 3M Co. in Philadelphia. His wife, the former 
Debra A. Smith, is information processing coor- 
dinator with the International Word Processing 
Association in Willow Grove. Pa. 

Atty. Anthony J. Plastino II is now associated 
with Friedlander. Misler, Fnedlander. Sloan & 
Herz in Washington, D.C. He lives al 9 1 7 N. Van 
Dorn St., Alexandria, Va. 22304. 

Sharon L. Sheleman is senior service represen- 
tative with Continental Telephone of Pa. She lives 
al Summit Ridge Apis., Apt C-30, Telford, Pa 


Anthony C. Dissinger is senior financial analyst 
with Supermarkets General Corp. His wife, the 
former Patricia A. Farley 78, is an assislanl 
manager with New Jersey Bell Telephone Co 
They live at 40 County Club Ln., Bldg 4. Scotch 
Plains. N.J. 07076. 

Anne E. Flandreau is insurance representative 
with Colonial Penn Insurance Co. Her address is 
6225 N. Dale Mabry, Apt. 1410. Tampa, Fla 

William S. Flather is a computer programmer 
with the First National Bank of MilTlintown. His 
address is Market St., Frteburg, Pa. 17827. 

Eric T. Grannas is a computer programmer with 
the Home Insurance Co in New York City. His 


address is 384 Pennsylvania Ave., Massapequa 
Park. N.Y. 1 1 762. 

W ilium L. Gustirus is a sales engineer with MO 
Bay Chemical Corp. and he lives at I694-A Valley 
Forge Ct.. Whealon. III. 60187 

Gerald G. Huesken is an underwriter in the 
management (raining program with Prudential 
Property and Casualty Insurance Co. in Lin- 
wood, N.J. 

James A. Kurras is assistant credit manager at 
Del Labs in Farmingdale. N.Y. His address is 233 
Fifth Ave, St. James. N.V. 11780. 

Mark V. Swanson is a staff accountant with 
Charles M. Terry & Co. He lives at 5760 Pony 
Farm Dr., Apt. 101, Richmond. Va. 23227. 

Charles M. Wills is assistant business manager 
at the Geisinger Medical Center. His wife, the for- 
mer Margaret E. Schozer '78 is an accountant 
with Gannett, Fleming, Corddry & Carpenter Inc. 
in Harrisburg. Their address is 15 Meadowbrook 
Dr., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 


Jill Jacobus Book is an editorial secretary with 
the Board or Publication, Lutheran Church in 
America, in Philadelphia. 

Pamela L. Cerasa was promoted to assistant 
manager at the downtown office of the Bank of 
Hanover (Pa.) and Trust Co. 

John F. Clutcher is a computer operator at 
AVCO New Idea Farm Equipment in Harrisburg. 
His wife is the former Connie S. Johnson 

Kathleen Crawford de Castrique is the French 
secretary in the International Department of In- 
tercontinental Metals Corp. Her address is 4929 
Monroe Rd., Charlotte. N.C. 28205. 

Diane Stewart Dom is a computer operator with 
the Farmers & Merchants Bank. She lives at 1 723 
Virginia Ave.. Hagerstown. Md. 21740. 

Susanne B. Eckhardt is a financial analyst with 
Ingersoll Rand International in Woodcliff Lake, 

Dennis I. Fritz is a regional hydrogeologist in 
the Williamsport, Pa., office of the Bureau of 
Solid Waste Management. 

Scott A. Grimm is a programmer/analyst at 
Syracuse University. He lives at 49 Farnham St., 
Cazenovia. NY. 13035. 

Edward P. Haggerty III is assistant controller 
with Joseph W. Riley Co. in Haverford, Pa. 

Roberta Andrew Hewitt is a clerk with Pacor 
Inc. in Phila. Her husband Keith H. Hewitt 77 is 
with Shingle & Gibb Co. in Pennsauken, N.J. 

Richard K. Hosfeld Jr. is a hydrogeologist with 
Bowser-Morner Testing Labs Inc. in Dayton, 

Gail Barry Hughes is assistant comptroller with 
Martin Marietta in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is 

SU vignette 

JAMES B. NORTON III *64 were playing 
two of the five principals in "Where's 
Charley?" at the Three Little Bakers' Dinner 
Theater in Kennett Square, Pa. (During its 
six-week run, the musical was seen by some 
20.000 patrons.) Although they had been 
rehearsing together for some weeks, it wasn't 
until they read each other's biography in the 
printed program after the show opened that 
Sherry and Jim realized they had the same 
Alma Mater. Then they began comparing 
Susquehanna experiences. 

They both had been active in dramatic 
productions — Jim in a variety of plays in 
Benjamin Apple Theatre and Sherry in 
Opera Workshop productions on the same 
stage. Both had been in the marching band. 
Sherry sang in the University Choir and the 
Chamber Choir. Jim was on the Crusader 
staff and in Alpha Phi Omega. 

Sherry, who was married last July, is now 
teaching voice privately in the West Chester 
(Pa.) area and singing with the Minikin 
Opera Company in Wilmington, Del. Hus- 
band Thomas Breton, a Gettysburg College 
graduate, is the development officer, tour 
manager, and on-site public relations person 
for the Minikin. Following her graduation 

from SU, Sherry earned her master of music 
in vocal performance from West Chester 
State College. 

Jim married Nancy Dumbauld, a gradu- 
ate of Penn State, and they have two chil- 
dren, Nicole, 7, and Niles, 4. Chairman of 
the English Department at Coatesville Area 
Sr. H.S. where he also advises the drama 
club, he has been active in PSEA-NEA serv- 
ing as president and chief negotiator of his 
local and in various capacities on regional 
and state committees, Jim holds an M.S. in 
education from Temple University. 

He serves on the board of the West 
Chester Barley Sheaf Players, an active com- 
munity theatre group in Lionville, Pa., and 
last summer he attended the National 
Democratic Convention as a delegate from 
Pennsylvania's 1 6th Congressional District. 

They didn't realize it at first, but Jim and 
Sherry had actually met before, when Sherry 
was a student performer at a Philadelphia 
District Alumni Club meeting. Jim is a past 
president of the club. 

They both plan to continue their involve- 
ment with dinner theatre productions — as 
they have the time, and find the roles that in- 
terest them. 

living at 5504 Willow Ln.. Murray. Utah 84107. 

Paul L. Johnson is a data analyst with Conn-On- 
Line Computer Center in Avon. Conn. 

Sharon L. Karle *. is an administrative aide 
with United Humanitarians. Her address is 16 E. 
Hatcher Rd., Phoenix. Ariz. 85020. 

Richard B. Koch has been promoted to 
caseworker (in addition to houseparent respon- 
sibilities) at North Central Secure Treatment 
Unit. Danville, Pa. 

Daniel C. Major is an accountant with Pyromet 
Inc. in Chester. Pa. He lives at 4F Park Vallei Ln.. 
Parkside. Pa. 19015. 

Melissa L. Simmons is instrumental music 
teacher and band director at Nessacus M.S. in 
Dalton, Mass. 

James C. I'mble, an instrumental and vocal in- 
structor at Delone Catholic H.S. in McSherrys- 
town. Pa., was awarded a first prize certificate in 
saxaphone at the National Conservatory of Bor- 
deaux. His address is 104 N. Peter St.. New Ox- 
ford. Pa. 17350. 

1/Lt, Robert B. Whomsley recently participated 
in exercise "Kernel Blitz" with the 2nd Battalion, 
7th Marines, from Camp Pendleton, Calif. His ad- 
dress is 313 Avenida Madrid. Apt. D, San 
Clemente, Calif. 92672. 

Debbie Robinson Wolfert is business manager 
with Hampton Bays Union Free school district on 
Long Island. N.Y. 


David C. Bateman is teaching music at the 
Hemphill E.S. His address is Box 159. Welch. 
W.Va. 24801. 

Lee Ann Mclntyre Cullen is a career counselor 
with Worldwide Educational Services. Her ad- 
dress is Apt. A-l. Rte. 208, Hudson Valley Es- 
tates, Wallkill, N.Y. 12589. 

Charles E. Ferguson is teaching at the Emanuel 
Lutheran Parish School in Philadelphia. 

John A. Ferullo has a full-time Ford Brothers 
Fellowship and is head teaching assistant in the 
Organic Chemistry Laboratory at Marshall 

Steven D. Foreman is a calculator repairman 
with Imperial Office Equipment. He lives at 74 
White Meadow Rd., Rockaway, N.J. 07866. 

Andrew C. Hickox is a self-employed musician 
and his new address is 31 1 E. 91st St., New York, 
N.Y. 10028. 

Michael R. Keating is with the newspaper The 
Scene in Lehigh Valley, Pa. 

Sharon Vreeland Miller is a claims analyst with 
Union Fidelity Insurance in Trevose, Pa. She and 
her husband Douglas A. Miller 77, live at 13002 
Townsend Rd., Philadelphia. Pa. 19154. 

Scott A. Smith is underwriter-property, 
casualty with Selected Risks Insurance Co. in 
Branchville, N.J. His address is R.D. 3, Box 390, 
Sussex, N.J. 07461. 

Mary Rose Turley is a syndication assistant 
with Wertheim & Co. She lives at 428 E. 66th St., 
New York, N.Y. 10021. 


Steven B. Brugger is with American Horschat. a 
pharmaceutical house in New Jersey. He is testing 
an anti-depressant on rats. 

Walter G. Cohen is an accountant with Moore 
Business Forms in Lewisburg, Pa. 

Janet A. Coviello is a junior copywriter with 
Chubb/Colonial Life America in Parsippany in 

Susan J. Cunliffe is service coordinator with 
IBM in Philadelphia. 

Patricia L. Gosselt is public relations and 
special events coordinator with Boscov's in 
Wilkes-Barre. Her address is 57 Carey Ave., 
Wilkes-Barre. Pa. 18702. 

John H. Karen is a staff accountant with 
Coopers & Lybrand in Newark, N.J, 

Ernest P. Kemper Jr. is with the First National 
Trust Bank in Sunbury. 

Lynn C. Mosca is a secretary with IT&T. 

Catherine C. Raymond is an administrative 
assistant at Dartmouth College. 

Steven C. Risser. who as a senior served a com- 
munications internship in Pete Silvestri's SU 
Public Information Office, is assistant sports in- 
formation director at the U.S. Naval Academy. 
His address is Naval Academy Athletic Associa- 
tion. U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. Md. 

Joan E. Robinson is assistant manager of 
Household Finance in Clearfield, Pa. 

William S. Schauf is a security guard and detec- 
tive with Alexander's Department Store in Garden 
City. N.Y. 

Mel ante S. Thompson is in computer work with 
Rhone Paulene in New Brunswick. N.J. 

Robert C. Zalcwskl is an accountant with 
SchlifTs Restaurant Service Inc. 


Dorothy Shifter Wesner is a staff accountant 
with Fisher, Clark & Latter. Before returning to 
school full-time. Dee was a secretary in the 
Alumni Office at SU. Her address is P.O. Box 
281. Shamokin Dam, Pa. 17876. 


Richard H. Dorman '75: M.Ed, in counseling 
education, Penn State University. He is director of 
choral activities at Red Lion Area H.S. 

Jennifer B. Downey '68: M.S.. Millersville State 
College. She is court liaison with the Department 
of Public Welfare. Children and Youth Services, 
Camp Hill, Pa. 

Barry W, Duccmun 71: Ph.D. in pharmacology 
from Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He did 
research for the Specialized Cancer Research Cen- 
ter, Pennsylvania Stale University. His wife, 
Roberta Fulton Duceman '73, received her 
master's in French from Kutztown State College. 

Nancy Hamor Evans '68: Nursing Associates 
degree, Castleton State College. 

Russell C. Filbey '75: M.B.A.. Temple Univer- 
sity. He is staff manager for Bell of Pennsylvania 
in Philadelphia. 

H. Wayne Griest '71: MBA. in finance, St. 
Joseph's University. He is assistant vice president, 
Hamilton Bank, West Chester, Pa. 

Gay Bouchard Hettinger '62: M.Ed. 
Bloomsburg State College. She is teaching 
theatre, speech, and reading at Shiketlamy H.S. in 

Jeffrey C. Karver 72: J.D., Campbell Univer- 
sity School of Law. He is associated with Craig S. 
Boyd, Esq., Boyertown, Pa. 

Patrick F. Kreger 76: M.B.A. in finance, Seton 
Hall University. He is an administrative specialist 
with IBM. 

Robert P. Kreh 76: Ph.D. in chemistry, Califor- 
nia Institute of Technology. He is now assistant 
professor of chemistry at the University of Geor- 

Milton M. Kuhn '65: MBA in marketing, 
Temple University. He is territory manager for 
American Pharmaseal in Glendale. Calif 

Jerome Levkoff '76: M.S., Princeton Univer- 
sity. He received a Hugh Scott Taylor Fellowship 
and is currently in the doctoral program. His 
research is on heterogeneous reactions. 

Cynthia J. Lewis '79: M.B.A. Eastern Illinois 
University. Charleston. 

Dorothy Dewes Mangle x70: M.Ed., Western 
Maryland College. 

Robert W. Manning 78: M.S. in biochemistry. 
University of Missouri. 

Cheryl Weanl McAfee 74: MLS., Syracuse 
University. She is technical information specialist 
for the General Physics Corp.. Columbia. Md. 

Joanne Morgan x75: M.A. in history, SUNY 
at Buffalo. She leaches in Clarence, N.Y. 

Lewis R. Morrow 77: M.S. in geology. 
Southern Illinois University. 

Marianne H. Morse '75: M.S.W., Michigan 
State University. She is an adolescent counselor, 
Nashua (N.H.) Adult Learning Center. 

S. Stephen Piatt '75: M.S., University of New 
Hampshire. He is a hydrogeologist with the En- 
vironmental Protection Agency. 

Robert H. Prilchard '69: M S. in education and 
reading, California State University at Hayward, 
where he was reading specialist and teacher train- 
ing director for the Education Department of the 
U.S. Strategic Trust Territory in the Pacific. 

Michele E. Reeb '70: M.A., Columbia Univer- 
sity. She is choral director for Randolph Township 
H.S. in New Jersey 

Joan Brouse Rifkln '77: B S. in nursing. Univer- 
sity of Bridgeport. She is a graduate nurse in the 
Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Conn. 

Nancy Reed Rock 76: M.L.S., Pratt Institute 
She is assistant librarian for Kenyon & Kenyon in 
New York City 

Norma McElhaney Romberger 71: M.A. in 
history. Lehigh University. She is a teacher at St. 


nn the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 

litehall, Pa 

Barbara Allen Simon x'69: MBA in manage- 
ttt. Long Island University She is assistant 
ector of the Home Health Department. Self 
■if Community Service, New York City. 
Thomas R. Sllker "73: MBA in finance, 
irleigh Dickinson University. He is a controller 
• the Intsec Corp., New York City. 
Jacqueline Gantz Smith '62: M hi in early 
ildhood education, James Madison University 
George S. Spalaro 75: J.D., John Marshall 
iw School. He is an attorney with Earnest T. 
ossicllo & Associates. Chicago 
Ju.nil. M. Sprenkle x'67: M.S.W., University 

Maryland She is an adoption specialist for 
•cssler-Lutheran Service Associates, York, Pa 
Marilyn Lacko Stevens "73: MS in environ- 
enlal engineering. University of Florida. 
Dalne Simjngton Strehle x'67: MSN in nurs- 
g administration. University of Pennsylvania. 
ie is associate director of nursing in the Hos- 
lal of the University of Pennsylvania. 
Jane Alien Sullivan 72: M.A., Penn State Uni- 
:rsity. She is a high school reading specialist in 

Barbara Godman Trostle x'67: A. A. in nursing, 
atonsville Community College. She is an R.N. at 
altimore County General Hospital, Randalls- 
•wn. Md 

Alan J. tpperco 74: M.B.A., Rider College. 
He is an administrative officer for the Plasma 
Physics Laboratory at Princeton University, 
where his wife Janet Bauer L'pperco is also on the 

Alan R. Wilson '76: M.Div., Lutheran 
Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. He is 
associate pastor of Hoovcrsville (Pa.) Lutheran 

Chads H. Woodcock IV 73: MBA., Univer- 
sity of Bridgeport. He is in manager-employee 
relations. Industrial Equipment, Financing De- 
partment of G.E. Credit Corp.„Stamrord, Conn. 

"I DO" 


Susanne Wagner 74 to Lawrence S. Greenfield. 

June 27, 1979, Danville, Pa. Dr Greenfield heads 

the Department of General Internal Medicine at 

the Geisinger Medical Center. / Avenue F and 9th 

St., Box 192, Riverside, Pa. 17868. 


Jacuuely n J. Loughridge '65 to Henry W. Byars, 

March 1980. Major Byars is Maintenance 

Squadron Commander at Griffiss Air Force Base. 

/ 323 N. Charles St., Rome, NY. 13440. 



Through the years, fraternities played a role in Susquehanna's life, especially the 
social life. In fact, for their members, fraternities were the hub of social activity, 
with dances, serving as meeting places for families and friends and their own 
athletic contests in competition with other students. 

In earlier days, there were two local fraternities at Susquehanna. Phi Mu Delta 
went national years before Bond and Key affiliated with Lambda Chi Alpha. And 
rather than being called fraternities, they were known as "frats," a word at which 
Greek letter society purists shudder today. 

The two houses were situated directly opposite each other on what was then 
known as Walnut Street. Later, Phi Mu Delta was to have constructed on land ad- 
joining to the east the building which today houses the fraternity. That was an im- 
posing structure, much admired by townspeople as well as collegians, and an asset 
to the Phi Mu members in their quests for new members. 

Saturday afternoon dances were held frequently during the winter months to 
provide a social outlet. Music was furnished by Victrola. Faculty members 
generally would drop in during the afternoon. Chaperones were drawn from town 
residents, some of them younger than the students they were supervising. 

The fraternity brothers were tolerant of town children. Phi Mu Delta at one time 
possessed a donkey, which would be ridden up and down the sidewalk on the frater- 
nity's tide of the street. Youngsters sometimes would accompany students to 
classes, and the faculty would enter into the spirit of the thing by calling out the 
child's name after taking attendance. The young classroom visitor would respond, 
"Here," just as the students did. 

In summer months, the men at Bond and Key frequently amused themselves with 
what they called their "penny trees." These were two cedars along the walk to the 
porch where the members were sealed. When neighborhood youngsters would ap- 
pear, they were told that the cedars were penny trees and that by shaking them, pen- 
nies would fall. The children would attempt to shake the trees, and the seated 
brethren would flick pennies into the branches. One young boy stuffed his pockets 
with 52 coppers gathered in one noon-time session. 

Fraternities relieved any strain on dormitory and dining facilities at the school. 
Women from the community were employed as cooks, and delighted in loading the 
dining tables with home-baked goodies and other special dishes. Hucksters came 
right to the door with eggs and meats, and in season, fresh produce and fruits. Mem- 
bers were fed to the limits of the house manager's budget. 

For several years, a fraternity, Epsilon Sigma, existed at 401 West Walnut 
Street. The others came later. 

Recalling the fraternities of those days brings to mind a prank that members of 
one house played on a more affluent member who had a car. They smeared Lim- 
burger cheese on the manifold, and as the motor heated up, the odor— stink would 
be a more precise word— became unbearable. The unfortunate car owner had to 
take it to a garage to have the motor cleaned. To make matters worse, the trick was 
perpetrated in winter, when the cold dictated driving with the windows closed. 


Roberta K. Wyatt 73 to Peary D. Stafford Jr., 
March I. 1980. The Little Church Around the 
Corner, New York City. Bobbie Kay is a 
stockbroker at Melhado, Flynn & Associates. The 
groom is a government bond portfolio manager 
for Chemical Bank. New York City / 58 Bank 
St.. New York. NY. 10014. 


Deborah A. Holmes x75 to Dennis Brown, May 
3. 1980, Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 
Garden City. NY. Gail Holmes Tannery 73 was 
an attendant. / 7222 Bona Vista Ct.. Springfield. 
Va. 22150. 


Karen L. Stock 74 to Delvin G. Miller. June 1. 
1980. First Evangelical Lutheran. New Oxford, 
Pa. Beverly A. Stock 71 was maid of honor and 
the Rev. Richard F. Michael '68 officiated. Karen 
and her husband arc teachers in the West York 
school district. / 1131 Cherry Orchard Rd., 
Dover, Pa. 17315. 


Eielyn T. Bioseias 79 to Richard K. Olson 79, 
June 21, 1980, Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin, 
N.J. Susquehannans in the wedding party: Inge R. 75, Michael A. Walch 79, Roland C. 
Blakeslee '80, Edward P. Clancy 78, Lauren Selp 
Clancy 78. Dr. Edgar S. Brown Jr. h75 per- 
formed the ceremony. Evelyn is with The Atlantic 
Companies and Rich is with AT&T. / 310 Sum- 
mit Rd., Mountainside, N.J. 07092. 

Diane R. Knetz 77 to Craig J. Riley 77, June 
28, 1980, First Presbyterian Church, Woodbury 
Heights. N.J. Janet S. Eide x75 and David E. 
Gildersleeve 75 were in the wedding party. Craig is 
a loan adjuster with the Broad Street Bank and 
Diane is with the Catholic Welfare Bureau. / Vic- 
toria Apts. #194, Trenton, N.J. 08610. 

Kathy Anita Straub to John David Sumner '80. 
July 6, 1980, Trinity Lutheran Church, Milton, 
Pa. / 152 Mahoning St., Milton, Pa. 17847. 

Mary Ann Rodzinka to Larry D. Hildebrand 
78, July 12, 1980, St. Lawrence the Martyr 
Church, Chester, N.J. Kevin E. Hildebrand 79 
was the best man. The bride is a preschool teacher 
at Mendham Cooperative Nursery School. Larry 
is a chemistry instructor at Livingston H.S. and 
also coaches varsity soccer and junior high wres- 
tling. / 100 Center Grove Rd., 5-6, Randolph, 
N.J. 07869. 


Lynette M. Smith 74 to Brett J. Gilbert, July 
19, 1980, Presbyterian Church of Basking Ridge, 
N.J. Betty J. Faul 76 was maid of honor. The 
groom is a salesman for Sommer & Maca Inc. / 
68B Meadowlake Dr., Downingtown, Pa. 19335 

Diane M. Cerami to Jon Michael Hommel 78, 
September 6, 1980, Assembly of God Church, 
Toms River, N.J. / 4 Bartine St., Toms River, 
N.J. 08753. 


Lauren S. Sawyer '80 to Kevin J. Drury 77. 
September 7, 1980, Pompton Valley Presbyterian 
Church, Pompton Plains, N.J. Susquehannans in 
the wedding were Patricia L. Gossett '80, Nancy J. 
Gravalec '80, Tara Anderson '80, David L. 
Liebrock 78, and Lawrence D. Hutchison '80. 
Kevin is a senior convenor with SE1 Corp. / P.O. 
Box 49, St. Peters, Pa. 19470. 


Jeanne Carlton Mitchell to Gerald Mosher 
Wunderlich 73. September 14. 1980, St. Mary's 
Episcopal Church. Briarcliff, N.J. Ceroid is an art 
dealer in charge of western art at the Kennedy 
Galleries. / Solitude, Ossining, N.Y. 10562. 

Susan McComb to David A. Chambers 77, Sep- 
tember 21, 1980, Delaware Water Gap Country 
Club, Delaware Water Gap, Pa. The bride, a 
graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, is an 
advertising coordinator at Sakura Medical Corp. 
and David is a distributor sales manager for Atlas 
Sound Corp. / 144 Watson Ave., West Orange, 
N.J. 07052. 

Eileen D'Angelo to James A. Kurras 77, Oc- 
tober 4, 1980, Sts. Philip and James R.C. Church, 
St. James, N.Y. In the wedding party from Sus- 
quehanna were Richard Bernagozzi 76, Calvin A. 
Jackman '77, Donald P. Doorley Jr. 77, William 
A. Barrett 77. and Frederick J. Tewes 79. Jim is 
an assistant credit manager, Del Laboratories, 
Farmingdale. / 253 Fifth Ave., St. James, N.Y. 


Elizabeth Walsh 76 to Patrick F. Kreger 76. 
October 4, 1980. Lawrence Road Presbyterian 
Church. Trenton. NJ. Included in the wedding 
party were Deborah Hansen EickhofT 75 and 
Richard H. EickhofT '74 Betsy is assistant to the 
director. Administrative Office of the Courts in 
Trenton. Patrick is an administrative specialist 
with IBM. / 137 Review Ave.. LawrencevillcN.J. 


Doris NefT Brosius x'63 to Douglas A. Farber. 
October II. 1980, Zion Lutheran Church, Sun- 
bury, Pa. Doris is assistant manager for Stop'n'Go 
Market. Hummels Wharf. The groom is a consul- 
tant for Hamilton Associates. / 219 S. High St., 
Selinsgrove. Pa. 17870. 


Jill Louise Zerbe A 1*0 to Kim S. Walker, Oc- 
tober 25. 1980, Albright United Methodist 
Church, Sunbury, Pa. Jill is a secretary with the 
Social Security Administration. The groom is 
with Zartman Construction Inc. / R.D. 3, Sun- 
bury, Pa. 17801. 


Marilyn Elizabeth Trenga to Charles F. 
McLane 74. November I, 1980, St. Aloysius 
Catholic Church, Wilmerding, Pa. Michael P. 
McLane 77 was best man. / 130 Ivy Dr., Apt. 1 1, 
Charlottesville, Va. 22901. 


Wendy Jane Lauer '80, to William A. Mull Jr., 
November 8. 1980, St. Paul's United Church of 
Christ, Selinsgrove, Pa. Susquehanna people in 
the wedding were: father of the bride Norman H. 
Lauer '62. best man Rick L. Bailey 78, and 
vocalist Vicki A. Johnson '80 Wendy is assistant 
director of admissions at S.U. and the groom is 
assistant manager at David Knit. / 627 Queen St., 
Northumberland, Pa. 17857. 


Madelyn Faye Valunas '63 to John H. Grezlak, 
November 8, 1980, Shippensburg, Pa. The bride is 
the daughter of Kathryn Stetler Valunas 35 and 
the late Thomas A. Valunas x'37. Madelyn is 
librarian at Shippensburg State College, where her 
husband is a member of the Chemistry Depart- 
ment faculty. / Box 258-B, R.D. I, Shippensburg, 
Pa. 17257. 


Lisa I Marie Fackelman '77 to Curtis W. 
Horvath, November 8, 1980, The Lutheran 
Church of the Redeemer, Ramsey, N.J. Marjorie 
Flackman Saler 77 was in the wedding party. 
Lisa is a job analyst with Manufacturers Han- 
over Trust Co., N.Y.C., and the groom is with 
V.I.P. food. / 282 Goffle Hill Rd., Hawthorne, 
N.J. 07506. 


Nancy J. Adams 79 to Gary M. Shippy. 
November 8, 1980, Christ the King Church, Iron- 
dequoit, NY Rose Ann Seyler Sinkosky 78 was 
in the wedding party. Nancy is a customer service 
representative for UCO Optics Inc. - Aquaflex 
Soft Lenses. / 144 Sanford St., Rochester, N.Y. 


Wendy C. Marsh 76 to William K. Christofel, 
November 8, 1980, First Presbyterian Church, 
Bethlehem, Pa. Wendy is a substitute music 
teacher and the groom is a manager-product sup- 
port for John Deere Industrial Equipment Co. / 
3220 East Blvd., Bethlehem, Pa. 18017. 

Frederica Kaltenthaler 79 to William H 
Werkheiscr. November 29, 1980, Trinity 
Episcopal Church, Mt. Pocono, Pa. Dr. Edgar S. 
Brown Jr. h75 officiated at the ceremony. The 
groom, a graduate of Bloomsburg State College, 
is a geologist with the Susquehanna River Basin 
Commission. / R.D. 1, Box 110, Myerstown, Pa. 
1 7067. 


Barbara L. Birdsall 77 to Bruce Nelson 
Rodman, December 14, 1980. First United 
Methodist Church, Belmar, N.J. Susquehannans 
in the wedding party: Amy Neff Clock '77, 
Alice N. Roher 77, Donna M. Zawacki 77, 
Edward L. Snouffer 78. The groom is business 
administrator for the Monmouth Adult Educa- 
tion Commission. Barbara is administrative aide 
to Assemblyman John O. Bennett, and she also 
gives piano lessons. / 1187 Ocean Ave., Apt. 
10, Sea Bright. N.J. 07760. 

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Two of Susquehanna's honorary alumni 
received special recognition recently. 

In Chicago, Dr. Dorothy Burnett Porter 
Wesley hc'71 and her husband were saluted 
at the DuSable Museum of African 
American History by the Iota Delta Lambda 
chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity for 
their contributions to the study and preserva- 
tion of black history and culture. Mrs. 
Wesley, regarded as one of America's 
foremost librarians, was for many years 
director of the Moorland-Spingarn Collec- 
tion of Negro Life and History of the 
Howard University Library. Her husband is 
a noted historian. Both have written exten- 
sively. They were cited as "unsung heroes" 



with the note that black society cannot sur- 
vive if its only heroes are sports and enter- 
tainment figures. 

At Buckingham Palace in London, the 
Very Rev Dr. Ronald CD. Jasper hc'76, 
dean of York, was invested a Commander of 
the Order of the British Empire after having 
been selected by the Queen in her New 
Year's Honours. The honor is tribute to 
Dean Jasper's 25 years as chairman of the 
Liturgical Commission of the Church of 
England, culminating in last November's 
publication of its new Alternative Service 
Book. Thus, he has now placed C.B.E. after 
the D.Litt. following his name. 

Born Crusaders 

To Brian C. and Joyce Laputka ( .ibb 76, a son, 
Jeffrey Taylor, January 7, 1980. Joyce is an ad- 
ministrative assistant with Bell Labs. / 216 No. 
17th St.. Allenlown, Pa. 18104. 

To Dr and Mrs. Douglas W. Morgan "73. a 
daughter, Allison. February 22. 1980. / 1314 St. 
Christopher St., Columbia, Mo. 65201. 

To William J. Jr. '75 and Lynn Shaughnessy 
Bowman '77. a son. Kevin Robert, May 5, 1980. / 
225 Ten Eyck Rd„ Bridgewater. N.J. 08807. 

To Mr and Mrs Robert W. Adams '79. a 
daughter, Kylene Cornelia, June 3, 1980. Bob is 
resident adviser for Susquehanna Valley Human 
Services and part-time teacher in CSIU. / 834 So. 
Front St., Sunbury, Pa. 17801, 

To Wayne and Julie Lawrence Craig 75, a 
daughter, Rachel Osborn, July 6, 1980 / R.D 2. 
North Rd.. Milton, Vt. 05468. 

To James F. and Marlyn Rath Carson 73, a son 
Kirk Ryan, July 9, 1980. / 404 Concord Dr.. 
Menlo Park, Calif. 94025. 

To Anthony J. x'72 and Elizabeth Bevens Dubois 
x72, a son, Joseph Bruce, July 28, 1980 Tony 
teaches American Lit at Keene H.S. and Betsy is a 
3rd grade teacher. / Holbrook Farm, R.D. 2, 
Winchester, N.H. 03470. 

To Mr. and Mrs. Steve Updegraff 77, a son, 
Michael Stephen, August 14, 1980. Michael joins 
sister Sarah Beth, born April 2. 1979. Steve is an 
electroplating process control chemist for 
DuPont-Berg Electronics Division. / 22 
Eisenhower Dr. York, Pa. 17402. 

To Michael "74 and Alice Shue Boustead '73, a 
daughter. Kathryn Alice, August 15. 1980. / 2585 
Hartford Rd.. York, Pa. 17402. 

To Charles and Holly Henschel Hovis '75, a 
daughter. Kathryn Cortney, September 13. 1980. 
/ 1776 Henrietta. Birmingham. Mich. 48009. 

To Howard F. '79 and Shirley Cuerin Baker '79. 
a daughter. Melissa Christine. September 23, 
1980. / 472 Welcome Sq . Virginia Beach. Va. 

To Robert and Deborah Caydosh Zalonis 76, a 
son, Andrew Robert. September 25, 1980. / 9 1 9 E. 
19th St., Berwick. Pa. 18603. 

To John M 73 and Diane Mahoney Pivamik 
"74. a son. Peter John, October I, 1980 / 21 
Lorraine Rd., Madison, N.J. 07940. 

To Frank A. and Theresa Palmer Tracy 73. a 
daughter, October 9. 1980. / 328 Harry S. 
Truman Dr.. Largo. Md. 20870. 

To Mr. and Mrs. Gregory H. Trautman '69. a 
daughter. Rebecca Rae. October 17. 1980. / 1 103 
Cottonwood Dr.. Lebanon. Pa. 17042. 

To Ronald J. 72 and Karla Pahl Pagano '72. a 
son. Nicholas Paul. October 19, 1980 Ron is prin- 
cipal of the Lowellvillc local schools and Karla is 
becoming a Braille transcriber. / 120 Como St., 
Slrulhers. Ohio 44471. 

To Paul F. Jr. '76 and Vicki Metz Wilson '74, a 
son, Matthew Paul, October 24, 1980. / 10 
Sparkle Dr., Reedsville, Pa. 17084. 

To Russell and Sharon Gloster Winters '75, a 
son, Timothy Clark, October 27, 1980. / Kilbirnie 
Estates. Rl. 3, Salisbury. Md. 21801. 

To John D. "75 and Rosanne Foster Wilson "75. 
a son. Brian John, October 27, 1980. John is a 
production engineer for the Defense Logistics 
Agency in Philadelphia. / 441 Westbridge Rd., 
Glenolden, Pa. 19036. 

To Michael W. and Patricia Peltier Russell '69, 
a daughter, Jennifer Lynn, October 30, 1980. / 
R.D. 2, Box 344-D, Montgomery, Pa. 17752. 

To Joseph A. and Karen Newson Forcine "74, a 
son. Joseph Matthew, November 3, 1980. / 306 
Conestoga Rd., Wayne, Pa. 19087. 

To Mr. and Mrs Daniel J. Murphy III '80. a 
son, Daniel Joseph IV, Novembcr4. 1980. / 2100- 
A Ted-Jim Dr. 3579, Warrington, Pa. 18976. 

To Mr. & Mrs William H. Wiest '67, a son, 
Tobias Larson, November 5, 1980. / Box 206, 
Dalmatia, Pa. 17017. 

To Steven L. 73 and Judy Stocker Brinser x73. 
a son, William Scott, November II. 1980. / 17 
Ball Terr., Maplewood, N.J. 07040. 

To Richard B. Kern and his wife, Katharine S. 
Bressler '69, a daughter. Donna Bressler Kern, 
November 18, 1980. / 2574 Bond Ave., Drexel 
Hill, Pa. 19026. 

To Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Tushinski '63, a son, 
John Robert. December 9, 1980. / 1841 Central 
Ave.. Yonkers, N.Y. 10710. 

To I • milio A. 73 and Elizabeth Hollingshead 
Lancione 73. a son, John Anthony, December 15, 

1 980. M el is supervisor of computer programming 
at Flinchbaugh Products Inc. in Red Lion. / R.D. 
I. Box W-39. West Fishing Creek Rd , Etters. Pa. 

To Thomas K. Jr. and Wendy Mohr Lewis 72. a 
daughter, Erin Amelia. December 24, 1980. / 1616 
Hiddenbrook Dr., Herndon, Va. 22070. 

To the Rev Raymond J. 74 and Gail Elser 
Hand 74. a daughter. Virginia Eleanore, Decem- 
ber 29, 1980. / R.D. 1, Box 285. Pine Grove, Pa. 

To Leonard G. and Ann Marie Heimbach 
Lawrence '69, a son, Nathan David, January 13, 

1981. / 510 Mill Rd., Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870. 
To Terence J and Jane Schiller Hickey 70, a 

son, Scott Andrew, January 14, 1981. / 26 Perry 
Dr.. New Milford, Conn. 06776. 

To Thomas J. and Mary Fletcher Benkovic 75, 
a daughter. Lauren Marisa, January 16, 1981. / 
4508 Nile Dr., Whitehall, Pa. 18052. 

To H. Laurence 70 and Christine Richards 
Kyse '69, a son. Daniel Scott. January 20, 1981. / 
37 Raleigh Rd., Kendall Park. N J. 08824. 

Anna Sunday Human x'll of Boalsburg, Pa.. 
April 6. 1979. 

William L. Brubaker '27 of Mountain View. 
Calif., July 5. 1980. Worked in electronics until his 

Mollie A. Newman x'76. Forty Fort. Pa., Sep- 
tember 26, 1980, in an automobile accident. 

Helen Simons Barrick '29. Harrisburg. Pa , 
November 2, 1980. She was a retired school 
teacher and had done graduate work at Penn State 

The Rev David S. Kammerer '16. Gettysburg. 
Pa.. November 7, 1980. He also graduated from 
the Susquehanna Academy and the Theological 
Seminary. He earned B.D. and M.R.E. degrees 
from the Seminary at Gettysburg. He served 
parishes in Hartleton and Sunbury, and for 33 
years was pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 
Littlestown, Pa. Among his survivors is a son, the 
Rev. John W. Kammerer x'43. 

Cdr Warren L. Wolf '31, Laguna Hills, Calif.. 
November 25. 1980. A football standout as an un- 
dergraduate, he went on to earn his divinity degree 
from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Get- 
tysburg. After serving congregations in Easton, 
Pa., and Brooklyn. N.Y., he joined the U.S. Navy 
chaplaincy in 1942 and remained on active duty 
for 24 years, earning a number of citations in the 
process. After his retirement he went to Guam on 
behalf of the Lutheran Council in the U.S.A., 
Division of Service to Military Personnel, to 
supervise construction and maintenance of the 
Lutheran Servicemen's Center. The enlarging con- 
cept resulted in formation of the Lutheran Church 
of Guam, of which Chaplain Wolf became the first 
pastor. Since 1976, he and his wife, the former 
Eleanor Sheriff McAnulty '32, lived in Laguna 

Kenneth R. Kinney '40, Albuquerque, N.Mex., 
November 27. 1980. He was a captain in the Air 
Force during World War II and received his M.A. 
from Bucknell University in 1948. He then 
organized the Guidance Department at Shamokin 
H.S. and moved on to Rye Neck H.S. in Mamar- 
oneck. N.Y., where he was guidance director from 
1950 to 1974. He is survived by his wife, the for- 
mer Naomi Bingaman '40. 

Walter M. Hertz '36, of Lancaster, Pa., at 
Philadelphia, December 4, 1980. He had been 
credit manager at the Lancaster General Hospital 
and was with the American Bank and Trust Co., 
fiom which he retired in 1975. He is survived by 
his wife, the former Anna Bock '36. brother 
Robert G. Hertz '39, daughter Carol Hertz 
Bowman x'63, son-in-law Glenn R. Bowman 
'61, and grandson David K. Stoudt '84. 

Eva P. Herman '18 of Selinsgrove, in Sunbury. 
Pa., December 9, 1980. She received her M.A. 
from Columbia University. She retired in 1958 af- 
ter 37 years of teaching, mostly in Selinsgrove 
H.S. She was active in Sharon Lutheran Church, 
the Conrad Weiser Chapter, D.A.R., and Snyder 
County Historical Society activities. She is sur- 
vived by one sister. Miss Phoebe C. Herman '17. 
She was preceded in death by her sister. Miss K. 
Beatrice Herman h'32, bursar at Susquehanna; 
and her brother Murray Herman '01 Their father 
Dr. Percival Herman, attended the Missionary In- 
stitute, graduating in 1871. His brother Charles 
Herman graduated in 1883. 

J. Gregory Ballentine '68. of Soldotna, Alaska, 
accidentally killed while vacationing in Queens- 
land, Australia. December 20, 1980. He received 
his M.A. from Seton Hall University in 1972. He 
was a high school guidance counselor in Alaska. 
He was preceded in death by his father, John E. 
Ballentine '33 

H. Randall Benfer '18 of Beaver Springs, Pa., in 
Danville. Pa. December 31, 1980. He was a 
veteran of World War I. a former teacher and 
principal of Spring Township Consolidated 
School in Beaver Springs. He was active at Beaver 
Lutheran Church, serving on the church council, 
and was a Sunday school teacher for 40 years. 
The Rev Dr. Russell J. Crouse '28. Sem'31, 
Columbia. Md., January 4, 1981. He earned the 
S.T.M. from the Lutheran Theological Seminary 
at Gettysburg and the S.T.D. from Temple Uni- 
versity. He served pastorates in Pennsylvania — 
including Shamokin Dam and Northumberland — 
and Maryland, organized mission congregations 
in the Georgia-Alabama Synod of the ULCA, and 
retired from Morning Star Lutheran Church, 
Luray, Va., in 1975. A surviving son is Russell J. 
Crouse x'55. 


Floris Guyer Hains '50 of Paupack. Pa , in 
Honesdalc. Pa., January 5, I981 She had been a 
teacher at Heritage Jr. H.S. in Livingston. N.J., 
and also operated an insurance agency there. 
More recently, she was a legal secretary for Atty. 
William Grumble. She is survived by her husband, 
Herbert R. Hains Jr. '51. 

Dewey S. Herrold '27 of Selinsgrove at Sun- 
bury. Pa., January 12, 1981. A former educator 
and authority on local history, he was president of 
the Snyder County Historical Society. One of the 
few remaining Pennsylvania Dutch columnists, he 
authored a regular piece in The Selinsgrove Times 
Tribune. He was an active lay leader in Wesley 
United Methodist Church and was also active and 
honored many times by various Masonic orders. 
He was an accountant with Weis Markets for 35 
years. Among his survivors are sister Miss Grace 
Herrold '32 and brother Dr Sherman Herrold ~28 

Richard A. Baylor A'77, Sunbury, Pa., January 
14, 1981. He was purchasing agent for the Sun- 
bury Community Hospital and was formerly with 
the Geisinger Medical Center. He was very active 
in scouting. 

The Rev. David E. Straesser '29 of Mifflintown, 
Pa., at Slate College. January 25. 198 1 . He grad- 
uated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at 
Gettysburg in 1932. He served LCA parishes in 
Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia, as well as 
Fisherville Parish and Immanuel Churches, 
Williamstown, Pa. 


Dr. William Adam Russ Jr., professor emeritus 
of history, died on February 26, 1981 in Allen- 
town, Pa., at the age of 77. He had been living with 
his wife in Topton. Holder of degrees from Ohio 
Wesleyan University, the University of Cincin- 
nati, and the University of Chicago, he came to 
Susquehanna in 1933 and retired in 1968. One of 
the original founders of Susquehanna University 
Studies, he was its all-time leading contributor, 
having written 23 articles for the faculty journal of 
research. Author of numerous other articles as 
well. Dr. Russ also produced the books. The 
Hawaiian Revolution 11893-94) and The 
Hawaiian Republic 11894-98), published by the 
Susquehanna University Press in 1959 and 1961. 

The Rev Howard J. Werlz '30, Sacramento, 
Pa., February 5, 1981. He earned his M.A. from 
Columbia University and was a mathematics 
teacher and school principal before becoming a 
full-time United Methodist minister in 1969. He 
then served the Pine Creek Circuit, consisting of 
three churches, until his retirement in 1975. He 
was treasurer of the Hegins Area Ambulance 
Association and auditor for Hublev Township. 

Dr Robert P. Kemble '29 of South Hadley, 
Mass., February 6, 1981. He earned a B A. in 
English from Princeton University in 1927, and 
matriculated at Jefferson Medical College after 
receiving a B.S. in chemistry from SU. He 
received the M.D. in 1933 and specialized in psy- 
chiatry. He was a major in the Army Medical 
Corps in World War 1 1 and then headed guidance 
centers in Lancaster- York, Pa., and Morris Coun- 
ty, N.J. He was college psychiatrist for Mount 
Holyoke College and, most recently, was chief of 
the Mental Health Clinic at the Veterans Hospi- 
tal. Northampton, Mass. He is survived by his 
sister Frances Kemble Sharer 79. 


SU Sports 


Perhaps the most excitement in Crusader sports this win- 
ter was generated by a 5-7 freshman from Reading, Pa., 
named Lyn Jones. Averaging 29.8 points per game. Jones 
paced a Crusader women's basketball team that went I-I2 
last year to an 8-8 mark this season, one of the best in the 
squad's history. 

With the ability to connect from just about anywhere on 
the court, Jones ended the season with 476 points, scoring in 
double figures every outing. Twice this year she scored over 
40 points; she had 47 against Western Maryland and 42 
against Wilkes. And if that were not enough, Jones played 
the last three contests with a severely sprained ankle and still 
totaled 96 points. 

Although there exists no comprehensive ranking of in- 
dividuals in Division 1 1 1 women's basketball, Jones's scoring 
average is believed to be among the highest in the nation. She 
led the Middle Atlantic Conference in scoring with an aver- 
age of 30. 1 for II league games. 

"Lyn has the potential to be one of the best players the 
conference has ever had," praised Coach Tom Diehl. "She is 
not only a scorer, but she is a fine defensive player, a leader, 
and a tough competitor." Her coach's praise is reinforced by 
her other statistics — Jones also led the team in assists with 
4,4 per game and was second in rebounding with 9.3 per 

This year's success story of the women's basketball team 
was coordinated by first-year Coach Diehl who almost 
managed to make 1 98 1 the first winning season since 1 963. 
However, a scries of injuries to key players hindered the 
team's chances. The .500 mark matched those of 1977 and 
I978 as Susquehanna's best records in the past 18 years. 

At mid-point in the season the Crusaders were 6-2 and 
showing potential for a great finish. It was then that they 
were besieged by injuries. Possibly the most damaging blow 
to the team occurred when the leading rebounder, forward 
Sue Worhach '83 (Shamokin, Pa.) broke her nose. Worhach, 
who averaged 10 rebounds a game, was forced to miss the 
last six contests. 

Center BarbSwenson'83(Bryn Mawr, Pa.) missed several 
games because of a leg injury. "A lot of players were forced 
to play injured," noted Coach Diehl, who had only seven 
players at the close of the campaign. 

"The team is very young. We spent a lot of the year getting 
to know and play with each other," stated Diehl. The team 
will have four starters returning next year, two freshmen and 
two sophomores. "Our lone senior. Captain Becky Edmunds 
(Forty Fort, Pa.) will be missed, but it is nice to have a 
youthful team," Diehl admitted. 

Perhaps the most underrated member of the squad was 5-4 
guard Ruth Athey '84 (Tremont, Pa). Athey was second in 
scoring for the Crusaders with 1 3.6 points per game and was 
also second in assists with 4 per game. "Ruth's talents are of- 
ten unnoticed, but she was an important part of molding the 
team," said Diehl. 

Dichl's game plan for next season is to continue the team's 
improvement and, hopefully, to avoid injuries. "We need a 
good recruiting year," he stressed. "I would like to be solid 
two deep at every position. We need to improve our inside 
game, especially rebounding, and 1 hope to play a lot more 
man-to-man defense." 

With the aid of several outstanding freshmen, the men's 
Basketball team, at 15-10, equaled its best record since 
1962-63. Because of the youth of this year's squad, it seems 
that this season may be only the beginning of a winning 

Six-seven forward Scott Gabel '84 (Boyertown, Pa.) was a 
consistent starter for Susquehanna. Both his field goal per- 
Dentage and his free throw percentage were among the tops 
not only for the Crusaders but for the entire MAC. Gabel 
:ndcd the season averaging 12 points per game— fourth 
ughesi on the team. He was .569 from the floor and .747 
from the line. To add to all this, he was the team's number- 
Dne rebounder as he averaged 6.4 caroms per game. Gabel 
*as one of six players nominated for ECAC Rookie of the 

Yet another neophyte member of the SU five was 5-11 
Suard Bob Weise '84 (Allegany. NY). Playing at the point 
;uard position, he passed the ball for a total of 1 54 assists— a 
lew Susquehanna record for assists in a season. 

According to Coach Don Harnum. "These new players 
added to our existing experience and made us a better team." 
Weise and Gabel led an excellent group of freshmen that con- 
tributed much to Crusader basketball this year. Another 
promising newcomer was 6-3 forward Larry Walsh '84 
(Camp Hill, Pa.). 

At best, the 1980-81 basketball season could be described 
as a true team effort. In fact, four players finished the season 
with scoring averages in double figures. 

Five-eleven guard Rodney Brooks '81 (Philadelphia) and 
6-3 forward Larry Weil '81 (Colonia, N.J.) scored an iden- 
tical 342 points for the season for an average of 13.7 points 
per game. Weil was second on the squad in rebounding as he 
averaged 6.2 caroms per game. 

Six-four forward and captain Kevin Doty '82 (Spring- 
field, N.J.) was the third-highest scorer with 12.7 ppg and 
third-high rebounder with 5.4 per game. 

Brooks's four-year total came to 1435 points; he thus ties 
with Barry Boblick '71 as the fifth highest career scorer in 
Crusader basketball history. He was named to the first team 
of the MAC-North all-stars for the second straight season. 

Probably one of the most disappointing aspects of this 
season for the Orange and Maroon, however, was just miss- 
ing a chance for a berth in the MAC playoffs. 

After mid-season the Crusaders were hot on a six-game 
winning streak, downing such opponents as Elizabethtown, 
Dickinson. Wilkes, Delaware Valley, and FDU-Madison. 
Unfortunately, this string of victories was ended by the 
Scranton Royals, and Susquehanna could manage to win 
only one of its last four contests. 

One of the final losses, at the hands of Lycoming, was the 
most difficult to swallow. In what was a tight conference 
race, the Crusaders were hoping for that coveted playoff bid, 
only to have that hope dashed by the Warriors. Susquehanna 
ended its conference season with a 7-6 mark. Elizabethtown 
was also 7-6, Lycoming was 8-5, and Albright finished on top 
at 9-4. 

For the second consecutive year the Crusader matmen 
matched their most successful showing in the Middle Atlan- 
tic Conference Wrestling Championships. Susquehanna fin- 
ished fourth of 20 schools to equal its previous best finishes of 
1971 and 1980. Lycoming captured tourney laurels with 
120.25 points, followed by Delaware Valley with 11 2.25 and 
Scranton with 88.75. The Orange and Maroon grapplers 
totaled 73.25. 

The really big news of the tournament, however, was that 
Susquehanna produced its first individual MAC champion — 
tri-captain Bill Bryson '81 (Chazy, N.Y.) at 142 pounds. 
With a 12-2 dual meet mark for the season, Bryson was 
seeded third at the event. "Bill had a lot of injuries and per- 
sonal problems in the previous conference championships," 
commented Coach Charles Kunes, "but we knew he had the 
ability to be the best, and he proved us right." 

Based on their performances at the MAC, Bryson and two 
other Susquehanna grapplers, Bert Szostak '81 (Colonia, 
N.J.) and KenTashjy '83 (Pequannock, N.J.) participated in 
the NCAA Division III National Championships at John 
Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. The SU wrestlers per- 
formed respectably at this highly competitive event; Bryson 
and Tashjy went 1-1, while Szostak lost to the top seed, for a 
combined total of 2.5 points. Coach Kunes was not disap- 
pointed. "We wrestled to the best of our ability." he noted, 
"and that's something to be proud of." 

Actually, there was quite a bit for the Susquehanna 
wrestlers to be proud of this season. Their 9-6 mark for dual 
meets was among their most impressive in recent years. At 
the outset of the '80-'81 season, however, the possibility for a 
winning year didn't seem that promising. The matmen lost 
the first four bouts to Messiah. Juniata. Scranton. and 
Lycoming. But. despite these setbacks, they managed to 
maintain their composure and lost only two of their remain- 
ing 1 1 matches. 

During the course of the season the grapplers set new 
records for most consecutive wins with six and most points 
with 427. The nine wins matched the existing standard set in 

A discussion of the Susquehanna wrestling team wouldn't 
be complete without mention of the squad's only undefeated 
wrestler in dual mpMt 177-lb sensation Ken Tashiv He 

Captain Doty puts one up in trattic. At 
right: Brooks, We//, Jones, Davis, Bryson, Syostak. 

posted a 1 9-0 mark for the regular season this year, which in- 
cluded a championship at the Lebanon Valley Tournament 
at the beginning of December. At the. MAC he was seeded 
second, and that is exactly how he Finished as he lost in the 
finals to be defending champion. 

Szostak, with a dual mark of 11-1, was third seed at the 
MAC. After losing his first round match, he fought his way 
back through the consolations for a third-place finish. One of 
Susquehanna's most consistent wrestlers, Szostak holds SU 
career records for total victories, points, takedowns, and 
pins. He also owns the season standard for pins. 

The Orange and Maroon's successful showing at the MAC 
Championship didn't end with Bryson, Tashjy, and Szostak, 
as SU placed two other grapplers at the event. At 118 
pounds, tri-captain Todd Burns '81 (Hummels Wharf, Pa.) 
captured a fourth-place finish. Burns posted his best dual 
mark ever this season at 11-3. After scoring a dual meet 
record of 7-5, 150-lb. Dave Heitman '82 (Upper Saddle 
River, N.J.) finished fifth in the MAC. 

To solely examine their 2-5 record is not to get a true pic- 
ture of the performance of Coach Ged Schweikert's female 
natators this past winter. The SU women swimmers finished 
sixth of 14 teams in the MAC Championships; three of their 
regular season losses were to Gettysburg, F & M, and 
Western Maryland, which captured first, third, and fifth at 
the MAC. In other words, one can say that the Crusader 
female swimmers had a rather tough dual meet schedule. 
They were also plagued by injuries to key performers. 

Despite certain setbacks, the natators broke school 
records 28 times in 16 different events and had several point- 
winners at the MAC meet. 

Two newcomers, Mary Davis '84 (Westfield, N.J.) and 
Winnie Keller '84 (Garden City, NY.), provided the bulk of 
the exciting moments for SU. These two were breaking 
records left and right. 

Davis now holds Susquehanna marks in the 200-yd. in- 
dividual medly, 50-yd. butterfly, 200-yd. backstroke, 100-yd. 
backstroke, and 50-yd. backstroke. At the MAC. she took 
third in the 200-yd. backstroke and fourth in the 100-yd 

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with her 50-yd. split time of :30. 1 . passed qualifying stan- 
dards for the collegiate national championships. 

Keller is the holder of SU records in the 200-yd. freestyle. 
100-yd. individual medley, and 100-yd. freestyle. Along with 
Dans, she swam on relay teams that set new marks in the 
200-yd. medley. 200-yd. freestyle, and 400-yd freestyle. At 
the conference championships, Keller took third in the 100- 
yd. freestyle and joined Davis on two successful relay- 
teams — the 400-yd. medley (sixth place) and the 400-yd. 
freestyle (fourth place). 

The two other members of Crusader women's outstanding 
relay teams were team captain Cindy Townsend '81 (Devon. 
Pa.) and Bette Funkhouser '83 (Lebanon, N.J.). who also 
hold some individual school marks. 

Prior to this season. Coach Schweikert expected his male 
natators to do "at least as well as last year's 4-5 squad," and 
his prediction was almost on the money as the 1980-8 1 squad 
posted a 4-6 record. Two of the squad's defeats, at the hands 
of King's and F & M, occurred in the last event of the meet. 

The men swimmers' tenth-place showing at the MAC 
wasn't exactly momentous. However, Dave Smith '81 
(Allentown. Pa.) captured fifth place in the diving event. 

During the course of the season SU records were broken in 
four events. Co-captains John Stahl '81 (Mountain Lakes, 
N.J.) and Pete Rile '81 (Pottsville, Pa.) set new standards in 
the 200-yd. butterfly and 100-yd. freestyle, respectively. In- 
terestingly enough, that was the first time Stahl ever swam 
that event. 

Tom Mullen '83 (Westmont, N.Y.) twice broke the SU 
record for the 200-yd. backstroke. The final Crusader 
record-breaker was Smith in the one-meter optional diving. 

Last spring everyone was a winner at Susquehanna as all 
six teams achieved winning marks, and the chances for 
another clean sweep this year are pretty good. 

Third-year Coach Jim Taylor's cindermen are seeking yet 
another undefeated season since only four seniors from last 
year's 10-0 squad have graduated. Taylor and his assistant 
Steve Jarrett hope that their aggressive recruiting and 
enthusiasm will pay off this year to the extent of winning 
tournament laurels in the MAC. The strong point of the 1980 
thinclads was depth, yet they didn't have the truly out- 
standing individuals needed to score points in championship 
competition. Perhaps maturity and experience will alleviate 
this problem for the SU track team this spring. 

The baseball team has a long record of success at 
Susquehanna — 1980 was its fifth consecutive winning season 
at 14-1 1. Second-year Coach Scot Dappwill be losing some 
of his key players from last year's nine such as righty pitcher 
Bill Carson '80 (Williamsport, Pa.) and catcher Dale Kyler 
'80 (Ashland, Pa.). Last season Carson ranked fourth in the 
nation in strikeouts for NCAA Division III, and Kyler had 
the team's highest batting average at .328. Dapp has, 
however, a pretty vast pool of resources to draw from to fill 
the gaps left by graduating seniors. 

In his 1 1 years as coach of the Crusader golfers, BussCarr 
has never had a losing season but doesn't want to be overly 
optimistic about his year. He will be missing four of eight let- 
termen from the squad that went 8-4 last spring and finished 
fourth in the MAC Championships. Returning, however, will 
be last season's top two scorers, Ron Reese '82 (Lancaster, 
Pa.) who averaged 76.7 and Tom Wolven '81 (Fullerton, 
Calif.), 79.8. 

Women's tennis went 5-2 last year and still has the same 
team that captured the MAC title in 1979. Battling for the 
first-singles position this season will be Lynn Pickwell '82 
(Pittsfield, Mass.) and Donna Gottshall '81 (Schwenksville, 
Pa.). Last spring Pickwell was undefeated in dual matches 
and was named Most Valuable Player. Gottshall was dealt 
the first and only dual loss of her career by MAC champion 
Becky Donecker of Elizabethtown. 

The Crusader netmen will be led by a poet this season, as 
SU Writing Center Director Gary Fincke was recently 
named head coach. Dr. Fincke is entering the position with a 
vast accumulation of tennis coaching and teaching ex- 
perience and he hopes to continue the successful efforts of 
last year's 6-5 team that enjoyed the first winning record in 
the sport since 1967. Returning to lead the Orange and 
Maroon is Robb Larson '8 1 (Harrisburg) who will be playing 
first singles for the fourth consecutive year. 

Rounding out the spring sports picture at Susquehanna is 
the women's soflball team which, in its three-year history, 
has never suffered a losing season. The diamondgirls, 
coached by Pat Reiland, will be missing 1980 MVP Candy 
Schnure but have all but two members of last year's squad 
returning. Top returnees include last season's Best Offensive 
Player, Sue Bowman '81 (Mendham. N.J.) who was both a 
pitcher and a third baseman with a .396 batting average, and 
the Best Defensive Player, second baseman Tina Warmer- 
dam 82 (Rutledge. Pa). 

Crusader S] 

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s 1980-81 





SU 99, Shenandoah 67 




Washington 86. SU 83 




SU 67, Bethel 62 




Albright 53. SU 52 



Messiah 75, SU 67 



Philadelphia Textile 62, SU 56 




SU 57, elizabethtown 41 


at Messiah Invitational 


SU 80. Juniata 65 




Lycoming 75, SU 63 


at Delaware Valley, 

SU 76, Lincoln 63 



SU 71, Lebanon Valley 69 


at Gettysburg 


SU 88, Juniata 76 


at MAC 

Albright 61, SU 56 

SU 65, Lock Haven State 63 


King's 81, SU 71 

SU 115, Delaware Valley 83 

SU 75, FDU-Madison 60 

SU 77, York 68 

SU 52, Elizabethtown SO 

SU 94, Dickinson 83 

SU 64, Wilkes 55 

Scranton 75, SU 66 

SU 67, Allentown 55 

M31 at Lycoming 


A6 at Dickinson 

A9 at York 




A26.27 at MAC 


Lycoming 82, SU 62 
Western Maryland 90, SU 73 


at Gettysburg 

at Bucknell 




Albright 68, SU 64 




SU 68, Misericordia 42 


at Juniata 


Juniata 76, SU 63 


at York 


SU 70, Franklin & Marshall SO 


at Lycoming 


SU 67, Lycoming 65 


at Wilkes 


SU 88, Western Maryland 57 




SU 60, Juniata 59 




SU 60, Dickinson 56 




York 59, SU 53 




Elizabethtown 89, SU 50 


at King's 


SU 97. Lebanon Valley 34 




Wilkes 64, SU 63 


at Manslield State 


King's 75, SU 71 

Messiah 91, SU 86 


SU 69, Misericordia 63 


at Bucknell 


Merywood 70, SU 62 









at Western Maryland 


Lebanon Valley Tournament: 5th ot 16 


at Albright 


Messiah 29, SU 12 


at Wilson 


Juniata 21, SU 20 




Scranton 23, SU 20 




Lycoming 33, SU 10 


at Dickinson 


SU 25, King's 18 


at Juniata 


SU 54, Loyola 3 




SU 42, Albright 6 


at Shlppensburg State 


SU 37, Lebanon Valley 12 

SU 49, Moravian 3 


SU 33, Baptist Bible 12 


at Dickinson (2) 


Delaware Valley 35, SU 12 




SU 36, Johns Hopkins 9 




Elizabethtown 24, SU 18 


at Juniata (2) 


SU 35, Swarthmore 7 




SU 24, Gettysburg 18 


at Bloomsburg State 


MAC Championships: 4th ol 20 


at Scranton (2) 



at Lebanon Valley 




KING'S (2) 


Dickinson 68, SU 36 


at Elizabethtown (2) 


SU 79, Manslield State 59 


at Manslield State 


Western Maryland 61. SU 41 




SU 65, Elizabethtown 33 




Gettysburg 54, SU 44 


at Lock Haven State 


East Stroudsburg State 87. SU 52 


at Delaware Valley (2) 


Franklin & Marshall 66, SU 37 

MAC Championships: 6th ot 14 



at Wilkes (2) 






Dickinson 74, SU 28 


at Bloomsburg Slate (2) 


SU 57, Western Maryland 43 


YORK (2) 


Lycoming 69, SU 34 


KING'S (2) 


Bloomsburg State 62. SU 40 




SU 84. Elizabethtown 10 




King's 54. SU 49 


at Scranton (2) 


Gettysburg 68, SU 30 




SU 56, Wilkes 34 


at Dickinson (2) 


SU 59. York 44 


at Shlppensburg State (2) 


Franklin & Marshall 56, SU 48 




MAC Championships: 10th ol 14 


at Gettysburg (2) 




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Susquehanna Will Host 
Over 6000 This Summer 

The Susquehanna campus will again be a 
busy place this summer as more than 6000 
persons are expected to be served through 
some 40 separate conferences, camps, and 
other programs. 

The largest gatherings will be the annual 
convention of the Central Pennsylvania 
Synod, Lutheran Church in America, June 
10-13, with 1200 pastors, delegates, and 
visitors; the American Baptist Men of 
Pennsylvania and Delaware Retreat, August 
21-23, with 800 participants; and the Penn 
Central Conference, United Church of 
Christ, June 19-21, with 700. 

There are five music workshop programs 
including the American Music Abroad prep 
sessions for a European tour and a Worship 
and Music Conference jointly sponsored by 
the American Lutheran Church and the 
Lutheran Church in America. Twelve high 
school band camps are scheduled. 

Also, there are basketball camps and 
wrestling camps, and the Camp Camelot 
weight reducing programs for both young 
men and young women. SU Summer Session 
runs June 22-August 6. 


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SUMMER 1981 

At Susquehanna . . . 



Golf carts are a common sight on the Susquehanna 
campus these days. Some visitors think they're cute. 
Some students regard them as something of a joke. 
Wiseguys may make cracks about turning the campus 
into a country club. 

But the golf carts are no joke and are not intended 
for rest and relaxation. They are a serious part, and the 
most visible aspect, of the University's program to 
conserve and manage its energy use. 

While everyone feels the effect of rising energy costs, 
and dependence on foreign oil imports is a problem 
plaguing the entire nation, the issue is of special 
significance for a small college like Susquehanna. 

I n the 1 980s, which forecasters say will be a difficult 
decade for American higher education, the Univer- 
sity's ability to control energy usage is not only a mat- 
ter of patriotism, but can be essential to the very sur- 
vival of the institution. 

Susquehanna's success in dealing with this problem 
was highlighted this spring when both the 
Pennsylvania Power and Light Co. and Honeywell Inc. 
presented awards to the University for effective energy 

Over the past several years Susquehanna, par- 
ticularly the Physical Plant Department under the 
direction of William Aikey, has implemented many 
energy-saving measures. These range from such quick 
and easy acts as removing unnecessary light bulbs to 
such complex and sophisticated steps as purchasing 
and installing an energy management system. 

The Honeywell Delta 1000 is a computer-based 
system which regulates and monitors lighting, heating, 
ventilating, and air-conditioning in major campus 
buildings, automatically making adjustments ac- 

cording to changing outside climate and time of day. 
In addition to saving energy, the system also saves 
manpower and other costs in the areas of fire safety 
and security, as it monitors smoke and heat detectors 
and unauthorized entry. 

Honeywell did a study which indicates that the Uni- 
versity saved a total of $75,958 on the cost of its steam 
(heat) production and electric usage during the first 
two years after the energy management system was in- 
stalled in 1977. 

This amount resulted from avoidance of some 1.25 
million kilowatt hours, representing a 15.2 percent 
reduction in use for a saving of $38,547, plus avoidance 
of over 18 million pounds of steam production, 
representing a 12.3 percent reduction in use for a sav- 
ing of $37,41 1 . Converting these amounts to oil terms 
(the University steam boiler and the local electrical 
power plant burn coal), Honeywell says the saving is 
the equivalent of 1 63,469 gallons or 2972 barrels of oil. 

These figures were adjusted to take into account 
degree-day changes and inflation. Additional loads 
recently added to the system were not considered. Tak- 
ing into account the additional load and the rising cost 
per unit of energy production, the future savings to the 
University are expected to be much higher than this in- 
itial $38,000 annual amount. And this figure involves 
only steam and electricity. Savings effected by the 
Physical Plant Department in other areas, such as gas- 
oline, manpower, and maintenance needs, are difficult 
to tally but are estimated to be in the range of $20,000- 
30,000 per year. 

A listing follows of other energy-saving measures 
taken by Susquehanna. 

* Five gas-driven vehicles used to transport workers 

and materials around campus have been replaced by a 
dozen electric golf carts which were remodeled by 
members of the Physical Plant staff. Not only do these 
save gasoline, but they also save time, since they are 
designed to be driven across the grass and are not 
restricted to roads. 

* Some 760 fluorescent lighting fixtures, deemed 
unnecessary for sufficient light in certain areas, were 

* In dormitory hallways and other locations, incan- 
descent bulbs are being replaced with more efficient 
fluorescent lights which produce roughly twice as 
much light at one-third the wattage. 

* Ceiling fans were installed to provide ventilation in 
lieu of air-conditioning in the Evert Dining Hall and 
four offices on campus. These have a cooling effect of 
some seven degrees at about one-tenth the cost of air- 

* Mercury vapor lights in the main parking lot 
behind the Weber Chapel Auditorium and the Campus 
Center were replaced with high-pressure sodium 
lamps. Not only do the new fixtures provide better 
lighting with a 45 percent reduction in electric load, but 
they result in fewer obstructions by allowing removal 
of 13 light poles — four of the new lamps give better 
performance than 17 of the old. 

* Not only is energy saved, but materials are 
recycled. The mercury vapor lights removed from the 
parking lot are being installed elsewhere on campus to 
replace older, less efficient incandescent outdoor fix- 
tures. Again, improved lighting is received from fewer 
lights requiring less maintenance — each mercury 

continued on page 3 

Susquehanna Physical Plant stall line up with Heat ot energy-saving goll carts, 
individually customized to tultill various needs throughout the campus. 


Leslie Jarrett Jordan 76, then a supervisor in the Philadelphia 
office of Ernest & Whtnney C.P.A., visited campus last spring to 
present SU with a matching gift Chech for $530, hare received by 
Richard L. Baker, assistant professor of accounting, whose department 
will benefit. At right is Dave Brown of E & W's Harrisburg office. 
Leslie, who solicited the contributions from nine E & W employees 
in several offices, has now joined the staff at Bucknell University. 

On Honoring Alumni 

Alumni Awards, traditionally the feature among features at Susquehanna's annual 
luncheon on Alumni Weekend, eame in for even more attention this May. The Awards 
program, initiated in 1 956. celebrated its 25th anniversary — twenty-five years of honoring 
special alumni in a special way. And when this year's winners had been given their medals, it 
was revealed that the l u SI Award for Service — to George Bantley '4 1 — was the 1 00th medal 
to be awarded by the Alumni Association. 

Committee Chairman Don Wissinger '50 reviewed some interesting highlights of the 
program over the years: the first awards were for Achievement, to the father-son team of 
Icrn I) Bogar x'99 and Guy M. Bogar '2 1 ... first Service award was made to Clyde R. 
SpiUner '37 in I96I . . . first Senior awards to John H. Raab and M. Joan Lawley in 1962, 
the same year the medal was created (earlier, the award was in the form of a certificate) and 
given retroactively to all previous winners . . . two awards have been given as Recognition and 
two were presented posthumously . . of the present total of 1 00 members of this elite group. 
78 arc living. 

It is indeed an elite group — of special people we can all be proud of. The Awards Commit- 
tee knows, too. that there arc many other special alumni who have achieved markedly or have 
rendered beyond-the-call-of-duty service to Susquehanna, persons who ought also to be 
honored in this special way but have not yet been nominated. Why not tell Don Wissinger 
about them'' Write to him in care of the Alumni Office, or 3 Oak St.. Sylvan Hills, 
Hollidaysburg, PA I6648. 

— G.T. 

The Susquehanna Alumnus 

SUMMER 1981 


Director ol Alumni Relations 

Staff Writer 

Susquehanna University Rlumni association 

Executive Board members-at-lar ge, term expiring 1982 Donald C Bermnger 
KatM Stine f lack 76, William A Lewis Jr 68 Term expiring 1963 William H C 
Klemeyer 7 1 . Dorothy Apgar Ross 53. Paul B Stetler '48 Term expiring 1984 r 

Donald E. Coleman 60. Robert A Gabr< 


. Paul D Ochenrii 


Linda Kline Bugden 72. Robert W Curtis 63. 
on Jr 40. Richard L Klsslak '58. Linda Maier 
ji Broost Brown 51 , Kathleen L Chadwick 77, 


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programs. admissions practices scholarship and loan programs, athletics and other school- 
compliance with the r equirements of Title VII ot the Civil Right* 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. regulations Of the tntar- 
a. ordinances, and regulations, inquiries regarding 
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Director 01 the Department ol Education, Washington. DC 

la the policy of Susqueha 

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r Sports 1980-81 



TRACK (8-0) 


SU 96, Juniata 50 



SU 126, Elizabethtown 19 



SU 130, York 15 

S26 KING'S (Homecoming) 


SU 122.5, Lebanon Valley 24 

01 at Bucknell 


SU 122.5, Western Maryland 34.5 03 WESTERN MARYLAND 


SU 121, Lycoming 24 



Messiah Invitational: 1st ot 10 



SU 95.5. Delaware Valley 68 

01 Oat Gettysburg 


SU 95.5, Albright 17.5 

017 at Juniata 


MAC Championships: 4th ot 17 

021 at Elizabethtown 


024 WILKES (Parents Day) 


GOLF (9-2) 

028 at Dickinson 


Bucknell 393, SU 418 

031 at York 


SU 405, Lycoming 413 



SU 409, Scranton 450 

N7 at Lebanon Valley 


SU 408, Johns Hopkins 426 

SU 408, Dickinson 413 n ura-wv 
SU 399, York 399 (won by playott) „„ ... FIE "-° MOCRE ' 

SU 406. Wilkes 430 1 2 2 WILSON 

Bloomsburg State 404, SU 406 °ii ^1™" .„ , , 

SU 395. King's 398 S ™ !^° M 'NG (Homecoming) 

SU 393. Gettysburg 407 °i SCRANTON 

SU 406. Juniata 439 ° 5 at Bloomsburg State 


MAC Championships: 8th ot 21 


012 at Western Maryland 





017 at Wilkes 


SU 7, Western Maryland 2 



SU 8, Albright 1 

SU 7. Wilson 

SU 5, Bloomsburg State 4 

SU 8, Dickinson 1 

024 MESSIAH (Parents Day) 
028 at York 
031 at Juniata 


SU 9, Juniata 

Elizabethtown 5, SU 4 


SU 3, Shlppensburg State 3 



SU 8, York 1 

S26 ALBRIGHT (Homecoming) 


Gettysburg 5. SU 3 (MAC playott) 03 at Wilkes 





017 at St. Francis 


Dickinson 7. SU 2 

024 FDU-MADISON (Parents Day) 


Juniata 5, SU 4 

031 atUpsala 


SU 9, York 

N7 at Juniata 


SU 7, Lycoming 2 



Wilkes 7, SU 2 

Scranton 9, SU 

SU 9. Lebanon Valley 


Elizabethtown 6, SU 3 

S23 at Juniata 


Western Maryland 7, SU 2 

S26 ALBRIGHT (Homecoming) 


SU 5, King's 4 



Albright 6, SU 3 



Mansfield State 6, SU 3 





BASEBALL (13-10) 

08 at King's 


SU 4, Dickinson 2 

012 at Western Maryland 


SU 8, Dickinson 3 

01 5 at Scranton. Upsala 


SU 9, Bucknell 7 

020 at Dickinson 


SU 7, Messiah 2 

022 at Wilkes 


SU 15, Messiah 3 

024 YORK (Parents Day) 


Wilkes 6, SU 4 



Wilkes 6, SU 1 



SU 14, Bloomsburg State 13 

Scranton 12, SU 11 

SU 12, Scranton 10 


SU 9, Lebanon Valley 5 

S19 at Scranton 


SU 5, Western Maryland 4 

S23 at Lebanon Valley. King's 


SU 6, Western Maryland 3 



SU 6, Elizabethtown 4 

07 atJunlata 


Elizabethtown 6, SU 5 

010 at Penn State Invitational 

Juniata 7, SU 

014 at Dickinson 


York 3. SU 



SU 1, Albright 



SU 5, Albright 1 

(Parents Day) 

Lock Haven State 3, SU 2 



Lock Haven State 10, SU 6 

031 at York, Messiah 


Delaware Valley 11, SU 5 



Delaware Valley 7, SU 4 

N7 at MAC Championships 

SOFTBALL (13-9-1) 

SU 11, Wilkes 7 

Elizabethtown 7, SU 6 

Wilkes 14, SU 2 

SU 5, Elizabethtown 4 

SU 8, Marywood 7 

SU 9, Dickinson 7 

Marywood 18, SU 12 

SU 14, Dickinson 5 

Bloomsburg State 11. SU 1 

Shlppensburg State 5, SU 

SU 6, Bloomsburg State 4 

SU 2, King's 

SU 10, York 9 

SU 9, King's 4 

SU 9, Juniata 3 

Bucknell 2, SU 1 

SU 11. Juniata 11 

SU 14, Gettysburg 3 

SU 16. Messiah 9 

Gettysburg 8. SU 

SU 25. Messiah 3 

Scranton 22, SU 6 (MAC playott) 

Scranton 12, SU a 


Alternating tluorescent fixtures illuminate library stacks while Dave 

Henry, assistant Physical Plant director, monitors Delta 1000 printout. 

Above: Four sodium lamps now serve the parking lot behind Weber Chapel 

Auditorium and the Campus Center— and permit removal ol 13 light poles; 

Bill Aikey keeps cool in his ottice ventilated by celling tan. Below: 

Aikey and SU President Jonathan Messerli admire awards Irom Honeywell and 

PP & L. At left is John Buttington: at right. Charles Fuqua ol PP & L. 

vapor lamp replaces four or five incandescent ones. 

* Additional insulation has been installed in ceilings 
and sidewalls wherever feasible. 

* A more efficient exhaust system and more ef- 
ficient cooking equipment were installed in the 
Campus Center kitchen. 

* Susquehanna is attempting to save money in still 
other areas. A campus Energy Task Force made 
recommendations for such things as reducing the Uni- 
versity's use of paper and envelopes. Faced with 
skyrocketing water rates in the Borough of 
Selinsgrove, SU has drilled its own well. Producing an 
average of some 1 3,000 gallons of water per day to sup- 
ply the steam boilers, the well is expected to return the 
cost of installation within two years. 

Representatives of PP&L and Honeywell presented 
their Energy Management awards to President 
Jonathan Messerli and other University officials at a 
dinner in the Campus Center on May 11. Also par- 
ticipating in the ceremony was John Buffington, chief 
counsel with the (Pennsylvania) Governor's Energy 

He praised Susquehanna for being "particularly far- 
sighted." Noting that "high energy costs are passed on 
to the consumer," Buffington told the University of- 
ficials, "you have accomplished something in your in- 
terest, in the public interest, and in the students' 

As colleges face increasing competition for a declin- 
ing pool of prospective students in the 1980s, it 
becomes essential that Susquehanna be able to keep 
tuition increases to a minimum. Dr. Messerli referred 
to this fact when he noted that "we believe we price 
ourselves properly for the services rendered." He also 
said that the University's ability to reduce energy con- 
sumption was "a good lesson for students," indicating 
that "economy and frugality can be the gateway to a 
better life, not a lesser one." 



in the 123rd year 

Graduates gather at Weber 

Chapel Auditorium to be 

led by Marshal Nell Potter 

In the procession 

to Selbert Green. 


President Messerli confers honorary degrees on, top to botom: Rabbi 
Solomon S. Bernards of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 
doctor of humane letters; General Edward C. Meyer, Chief of Staff of the 
U.S. Army, doctor of laws; Arthur R. Simon, executive director of Bread 
for the World, doctor of humane letters; Reuben T. Swanson. secretary 
of the Lutheran Church in America, doctor of laws. Meyer delivered the 
Commencement address and Swanson preached the Baccalaureate sermon 
(texts are published on the following pages). Below; Dean Joel Cunningham 
presents Lindback Foundation Faculty Award to Dr. Gene R. Urey, 
associate professor of political science; Richard E. Decker of Freeburg, 
Pa., leads in singing the Alma Mater; seniors bid one another an emotional 
farewell and join their families for that last trip home from college. 


Long Journeys of Hope 




Lutheran Church in America 

Grace be unto you and peace from God our Father and the 
Lord Jesus Christ. Let us pray. 

Still our hearts, O God. Help us to hear once again your 
call that comes to us your children. Help us to.know and see 
that we are called upon by you to give witness of our faith, to 
proclaim and declare our love, to show, O Lord, our concern 
for all people. Lift up our sights this day, heavenly Father, to 
see our part on that pilgrimage of the long journey of hope 
and the responsibility that we have to make refuges for others 
who are on it. Amen. 

The trauma couldn't be missed. The headline of The New 
York Times read "The Long Journey of Hope from Mariel 
to Key West." Some of you probably read that article, and 
the words that immediately followed that headline told us 
about one Casper Fernandez and 39 other refugees who were 
making that very short but rough ride of about 90 miles from 
Cuba to Florida. 

You and I are keenly aware of the fact that since time im- 
memorial people have been making long journeys of hope. 
Abraham and his family made it a long time ago when they 
went from Mesopotamia to Palestine. Moses and his 
kinsfolk made one from Egypt to the Promised Land. Miles 
Slandish, John Alden, and Priscilla Mullins made one from 
the Old World to a New World. Some black people made 
one from this country to Liberia. Thousands from the 
Balkans made one from the East to the West. The boat peo- 
ple are making one from southeast Asia to America and 

other lands. And now once again we have men, women, and 
children— but mostly women and children— who are fleeing 
from Ethiopia, going into Somalia. 

And 1 needn't say to you that the world hasn't seen the last 
of the pilgrimages of people who are making what I call this 
morning the long journey of hope — people who for one 
reason or another have had to leave their homelands and go 
into other places, either because of harassment or because of 
physical difficulties. We aren't going to see the last of those 
journeys when all of the Haitians, the Cambodians, the 
Egyptians, or the Ethopians and the Somalians are provided 
for and somewhat settled. Because as we look ahead into the 
generations of people who are yet to live there still are going 
to be individuals, men, women and children from various 
parts of the world, who for one reason or another are going to 
have to leave their homelands and go to other places. 

This morning my thesis, as I speak to you the graduates of 
this class of 1981 at Susquehanna University and your loved 
ones and friends who have gathered, is to press the point that 
one of the tasks we have in this world is to ensure that there 
will be places for those people who, unfortunately, must em- 
bark upon what I call long journeys of hope. 

Last January 20th was a fateful day in the world. Not only 
was it Inauguration Day, but it wasday number 444 and we'll 
not soon forget that day because it was then that 52 hostages 
were released from their captivity that had taken place over 
a year before. Regardless of the other reasons, the dreadful 

act of hostage-taking took place primarily because two coun- 
tries failed to understand one another. Wrong had been done 
and lives had been lost simply because of the misperceplions 
and the distortions that had crept into the minds of people 
within our country and into the minds and lives of people of 
another country. And I make no apology this morning for 
the actions of our country, and 1 don't condone what took 
place among riotous and rebellious Iranians. 1 stand before 
you, rather, to speak of the fact that we deplore and must 
deplore that misperception that had taken place over a 
goodly number of years that caused that impasse that came 
into being and lasted for 444 days. 

Last spring there was a person named Willem A . Bijlefeld. 
a scholar of the study of Islam and Christian-Muslim rela- 
tions of our Hartford Seminary, who spoke to our world mis- 
sions staff and committee members. During the course of his 
comments he said something like this, that it was absolutely 
astounding to note what's happening in the last 14 or 15 
months in the United States of America. And then he went 
on to explain his comment by saying there has been an 
almost unquestioned suggestion that all of us are threatened 
by the Muslim world and that what is happening over there is 
a militant revival which challenges the very existence and 
survival of the West. And what that professor was doing was 
trying to emphasize that we don't understand other peoples 
of the world the way we ought to, we can't comprehend some 
of the things that they treasure as part of their culture or faith 
the way that we could, and as we should. 

A little over a year ago I had the opportunity to attend a 
church convention in Guyana in South America. It was a 
devastating experience at first. The weather was hot. the 
mosquitoes were terrible. The delegates at that convention 
acted far differently than any others that I had seen at any 
convention I've attended. The accommodations were 
primitive and the food was terrible. But, finally, I began to 
understand and it wasn't quite as devastating as it had 
seemed it was going to be, because I realized that there were 
people gathering together like our forebears did in this coun- 
try a century or more ago as they came here to plant the 
church and to establish their roots. Those people down in 
Guyana are part of the developing Third World — human be- 
ings who want a part of the action, so to speak, that is taking 
place in this world in which we live. My difficulties, you see, 
at the beginning of that convention were occasioned by the 
fact that I failed to understand, and I didn't have the percep- 
tions that I ought to. 

At the beginning of this week we became aware once again 
of the importance of shuttle diplomacy. Going back and 
forth together with his aides is a representative of our United 

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Serving as readers in the Baccalaureate Service 

were John Muncer and Virginia Lloyd, this 

year's senior Alumni Award winners (see page 14). 


Bench Marks for Success 


Thank you, Mr. President. 

This is a happy day for me. U is happy because I have the 
opportunity to come back to Pennsylvania, and the oppor- 
tunity to share it with you. And I know this is a happy mo- 
ment for all of you here today: for the faculty, for the parents 
and the families of the graduating class, and for those of you 
who are in fact graduating. 

You, the families, are happy for many reasons. This in- 
stance represents for you a moment of fulfillment. You've 
done what you can to prepare your sons and daughters for 
this particular time in their lives — to prepare them to take 
their increased role of responsibility in life. For the breadwin- 
ner in the family it is a happy moment because it means that 
his wallet muscle will now have a chance to relax. (Having 
sent three children through college with two more to go, lean 
empathize with that aspect.) 

You on the faculty, you're happy perhaps because your 
pace will slow down a bit during the summer months; but 
more importantly, because in your profession you've chosen 
students as the focus. You've watched this graduating class 
develop, you've watched them mature, and you can take 
great pride in the growth you've inspired. There may bea few 
of the students out there that you're just happy to get rid of 
and that feeling may be a little bit — I hear a clap over there 
and I'll give you equal time — there may bea few students just 
as happy to be gotten rid of. too! 

You, the graduates, have a right to be happy today because 
this event represents for you the attainment of a goal that you 
set some time ago; graduation is a measure of your personal 
success in having attained that goal. 

I flew in this morning from my 30th reunion at the college 
from which I received my undergraduatedegree. While I was 
there 1 was joined by some 200 of the rest of my classmates. 
We had the opportunity to talk about different things, about 
our families, about what we've done during the past 30 years. 
There was sort of a sense of need to determine whether or not 
we were "successes." whether that be successful as in- 
dividuals or successful as a group. 

So 1 thought 1 might talk to you today very briefly about 
your 20th reunion. That's going to be in the year 2001. 
You're going to cross into the 21st century. Most of you will 
be just turning 40 — or will have held at 39 like Jack Benny, or 
me, who just celebrated his 39th birthday again. Now. what 
can you expect in those next 20 years, and what measures can 
you use to evaluate whether you as an individual will have 
been a success when you return for your 20th reunion? 

What I'd like to do is suggest a few bench marks for you 
that you might use in the year 2001, when you come back. 

But first, let's consider what the most dominant single fac- 
tor will be that you must cope with in those intervening 
years — in 20 years. What thoughts come to your mind? Mak- 
ing a living? Raising a family? The economy? Keeping the 
world peaceful? All of these are factors; but I would contend 
that the most dominant factor in the last two decades of this 
century will be change — all-consuming, ever-present, domi- 
nant change. And it's going to affect every facet of our lives: 
how we shop, how we pay bills, how we transport ourselves, 
how we communicate, how we live, how we think. No dimen- 
sion is going to escape change. All points on the spectrum of 
human interest will be modified: technological, political, 
economic, social, psychological, military — in many ways 
that really aren't clear to us today. 

C.P. Snow observed that until this century social change 
was so slow that it could pass unnoticed in one's lifetime. 
We're well beyond that today. Consider the different ways in 
w hich we measure change. For those of you who have studied 
at all of history, you realize that we used to gauge time in 
eras. The Mesozoic Era was the era of the dinosaur — that 
was a hundred and forty-five million years. Much later we 
would identify ages based on some sort of accomplishment, 
or lack thereof. The Middle Ages was a period extending a 
thousand years. Then we got to centuries, and then to 
decades and the Roaring Twenties, and so on down to the 
situation today — when unless you're wearing a quartz watch 
which has instant lime and you're able to tune in to a radio 
which gives you instant news, you're out of touch with w hat's 
going on. I'd like to comfort you, however, because that 
might mean that what you have been taught and learned here 
becomes outdated. While Francis Bacon told us that 
knowledge is power, and the diploma you will receive today 
indicates that you've demonstrated some measurable distinc- 
tion in gaining knowledge, lei me caution you that data of 
knowledge— which is not synonymous with wisdom— is in- 
creating exponentially and therefore the current base of facts 


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that you possess will become dated very, very rapidly. The 
education you've received here at Susquehanna is most 
meaningful if it has imparted an ability for you to be comfor- 
table with what's new — an ability to accept, to test, to 
classify, and to reason from new bits and pieces of informa- 
tion. I'd agree with one noted psychologist who concluded 
that tomorrow's illiterate will not be the man or woman who 
can't read; it will be the person who hasn't learned how to 

The need to stay abreast will be compelling as you move 
toward your 20th reunion. It is going to involve the need to- 
make a concerted effort to continue your education both in 
your specific professional field and in broader disciplines so 
that you are able to interact individually and collectively, in 
the last two decades of this century — particularly if you are 
going to be involved in controlling this change which will 
take place. And none of us can afford to just be passengers on 
this trip; all of us will have to become active, become in- 
volved, as we go about establishing the direction that we go — 
the direction that the nation goes, and the direction that our 
society, our communities, are able to go in the future. 

To do that we have to have some standards, some values, 
that are going to help us see our way through the complex- 
ities of this future change. It's a compass, if you will, that's 
going to point our way through the turbulent times that will 
rock our individual ships as we go through the storms of 

I'm confident that in your time here at Susquehanna — in 
the midst of your opportunity to think, to learn, to grow, to 
play — consciously or not, you have been involved in firming 
up a set of values, giving you a solid base upon which to 
measure the impact of change. Now I'm not going to ask you 
all to go off to the right here and sign up for the military or 
join the army; but I would like to tell you that the military 
services, the army and all of the institutions of the nation, are 
going to have to go through this same sort of period of 
change; and we have been going through it internally in our 
organization — as well as business organizations, church 
organizations, too — in determining institutional ethics, the 
basic foundations, the value set upon which we can determine 
the directions we must go if we are to ensure that we are able 
to control the change. 

From the Watergate Era there's a quote from Archibald 
Cox, who said that "in our enormously complex society the 
moral precepts which have a dominant share in begetting a 
civilized society require steadfast attention." 

Let me talk briefly about some of the values that I believe 
might serve useful for you as bench marks at your 20th re- 
union to determine whether or not you individually or you 
collectively have in fact been a success. 

We in the army have a responsibility to serve the nation, 
we have to demonstrate our loyalty to our nation and to our 
constitution. No soldier can act outside the constitution, out- 
- side of our laws T outside of the orders we receive from our 
civilian leaders. But loyalty upward is more than simple 

obedience — it also carries with it a responsibility for honesty 
and a willingness to speak up when you are in disagreement. 
It's a commitment to the full spirit of our basic oath of 
allegiance for those of us who wear soldier suits. 

It seems to me that there is a parallel consideration for 
you, and that is that in your lives you will enjoy formal 
relationships with many people, with many organizations. 
You have an obligation, for example, to be a good citizen, 
obey the laws and vote, and to express your honest agreement _ 
or disagreement, with your representative or through the 
court. You also have an obligation to your employers, which 
means that you'll serve them honestly, but not blindly. The 
good employee is one who speaks up when things can be done 
better, and that's the basis upon which America has grown 
great — through a better idea. So the bench mark I would 
draw from this for your consideration 20 years from now is 
the question: Have I contributed to the preservation of the 
nation, its institutions, and its values? 

The second value is one of loyalty; that's loyalty upward 
and downward, and loyalty to one another. Needless to say, 
in the army there is a requirement for loyalty to ensure that 
units can function and operate effectively. But in many ways 
with your family and with your friends there are clear 
parallels in many of the situations you will face, You have 
been nourished and helped in the past as you've had the op- 
portunity to grow; you were given responsibilities, you were 
given shelter if you needed it. Some of you may not have been 
given as much as you thought you needed in facing some of 
life's situations. But now you have the opportunity to interact 
more independently, and this gives rise for the second bench 
mark you will need as you attempt to evaluate yourself 20 
years from now; Have I contributed to the well-being of my 
fellow man? 

The third value has to do with your personal responsibility. 
Clearly, soldiers have a personal responsibility to ensure that 
any action with which they're charged is carried out, and 
they're responsible for it. In your future endeavors much the 
same will be true. Some obligations are clearly yours con- 
tractually, based on the kind of job you take, based on your 
marriage, but let me tell you that obligations for fulfillment 
are not enumerated, nor are they necessarily enumerable. 
You have to look beyond the bare bones of your relationships 
to give them richness, completeness, and meaning; and in this 
regard, don't forget that you have a responsibility to grow as 
an individual. As I mentioned before, you have only learned 
how to learn here at Susquehanna — there are many personal 
dimensions you must continue to develop. The bench mark I 
would suggest from the personal-responsibility value for 
your consideration would be: Have I contributed to my own 
personal growth, seeking to develop my full potential — 
mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially? 

Now I'm not here, as I said earlier, to recruit for the army, 
and some of you may have seen some of the advertising we've 

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In Bethlehem, Pa., the Chadwicks say . . . 


"I nr a long time I had wanted to do something on my 
nun.'' says Henry Chadwick '50. "it just took a while to find 
Ihe right situation." 

The right place for Chadwick turned out to be Bethlehem. 
Pa., "here he and his wife Mary are co-owners of Chadwick 
Broadcasting Co.. operating the WGPA radio station in "the 
Christmas City." A family business with a Susquehanna 
flavor, the station also employs daughters Kathy '11, who 
works lull-time as business manager, and Mary Beth '82. 
who fills in as a disc jockey and office assistant when she is 
home on vacation. 

Raised in Wildwood. N.J.. Hank Chadwick served two 
years in Korea and Japan with the U.S. Army following 
graduation from Susquehanna. After working a few years in 
the advertising department of the R.M. Hollingshead Co. in 
Camden, N.l . he got his first job in the broadcasting 
business as an advertising sales representative with WIP 
radio in Philadelphia. 

In 1959 Hank became vice president and manager of the 
Philadelphia office for the Radio Division of John Blair and 
( o and in 1969 lie was hired as general sales manager for 
WFIL television, now WPVI (Channel 6) in Philadelphia. 
The lalicr two positions involved selling advertising lime to 
major national firms, usually through advertising agencies. 

\\ (tile happj in these posts. Hank had the urge to run his 
own show somewhere. "I ike a l"i of people in the radio and 
television business, I had ideas I wanted to test. I wanted lo 
I r\ running mj own station. People in sales ire accustomed 
lo challenges and lo liking risks; I was willing logo out on a 
limb," lie s.ivs 

Bui nisi any station wouldn't do. Hank spent some time 
looking lor Ihe right slalion. at the right price, in a market 
with good potential lor success, in a community where his 
family would he happ\ 

I ale in 1978, the ( h.iduicks purchased WGPA and 
moved lo Bethlehem The) began broadcasting on Dec 5 ol 
that \ seems to have been a good move "It was ,i good 
business opportunity; the Lehigh Vallej is solid econom- 
ically," Hank savs With a population ol some 650,000 
ihe Mlenlown- Bethlehem- Easton area is the 59th largest 
commercial market in the country. 

\\ lulc competing in the larger market, the Chadwicks con- 
centrate on their home ens. With a population of some 75.- 
000, home ol the Bethlehem Steel Corp.. Bethlehem is one of 
the most important centers of steel production in the U.S. 
"let. of the 12 commercial radio stations in the l.ehigh 
Valley, only WGPA is licensed solely in Bethlehem. 

In addition to a fertile area for business, the Chadwicks 
have found a community they enjoy being part of. Hank, a 
member of the hoard of several service organisations, is a 
knowledgeable guide and enthusiastic community booster 
who takes obvious delight in giving visitors a tour of 
Bethlehem, He especially enjoys the "mixture of old and 
new" that can be found in the city's historic section where 
much restoration work is in progress. "It's one of the nicest 
towns vou're going to find/' says Hank. 

Upon taking over WGPA, the Chadwicks wasted little 
lime before making significant change's. Under the previous 
ownership, the station had been fully automated with the full 
broadcast day consisting of pre-recorded, computer- 
programmed material. Within a month the Chadwicks had 
made ihe switch to live programming by on-.ur disc jockeys 
They also made technical improvements in the qualm of ihe 
sound and obtained equipment for remote broadcasts. They 

Sister act. Kathy and Mary Beth: even though each member ot the 
family has clear responsibilities in the daily operation ol WGPA, 
everyone takes a turn at the microphone. Above: Hank explains 
how the automation equipment works when there is no disc jockey. 


A Chadwick portrait: Mary Beth, Hank, Mary, Kathy. Business 
manager Kathy checks over her books. Above: Mary Beth does a DJ 

stint, and Hank gets out on the street to talk with a merchant 
downtown Bethlehem— "one of the nicest towns you're going to find." 

ive kept the automation equipment for use in emergencies 
hen no disc jockey is available. 

I he station is licensed for sunrise-to-sunset broadcasting 

250 watts. WGPA offers its audience a mix of music, 
sports, news, and community affairs programs. Heard at 
1 100 on the AM band, the station advises listeners to "tune 
to the center of your dial." 

The WGPA motto is "We play favorites," referring to the 
"middle-of-the-road" or "adult-contemporary" musical 
programming — a blend of current adult pop music with the 
best-selling adult music of recent years, ranging from Billy 
Joel, Barry Manilow, and Linda Ronsladt to Frank Sinatra, 
Tom Bennett, and Andy Williams. 

Located on the south side of Bethlehem, adjacent to the 
campus or Lehigh University, WGPA is the official Lehigh 
3»i ts nation, doing its own live broadcasts of Engineer foot- 
hall, wrestling, and basketball (whenever the sunset signoff 
allows) Mso aired are regular wrap-ups on other Lehigh 
fcams and sports news from other area colleges, as well as 
hve network broadcasts of Philadelphia Eagles football. 

Calling itself "Bethlehem's Special Events Station." 
WGPA features live, community-related remote broadcasts 
pom such important local events as Bethlehem's Christmas 
1 i lir and the Muhlenberg Medical Center Summer 

The station's news and information programming com- 
bines us own extensive coverage of local and area news with 

ABC network's national and international reports and 
Associated Press coverage of the stale and the region. 

In addition, WGPA produces many locally-oriented 
public affairs programs including Community Bulletin 
Board, Bethlehem Area School News, Valley Forum, Con- 
versation with the Mayor, Bethlehem Focus on Women, and 
a series on historic sites. Business-related programs include 
news from the Better Business Bureau and reports on the 
stock market and area job opportunities. There's even Golf 
News Flash, which gives periodic reports on lee-time 
availability at Lehigh Valley public courses on weekend 

On the whole. Hank feels it is an advantage to have so 
many of his family members involved in the business, 
although he confesses that wasn't part of his original motiva- 
tion in buying the station. 

"My wife Mary and daughter Kathy are hard workers in 
key positions. They have a high degree of motivation and 
loyalty that you would not expect from non-family mem- 
bers." Hank says. Of course, there is occasional friction. 
"Although we're a family, the station still has to be run like a 
business — there are things that have to be done. I think my 
wife and daughter feel 1 sometimes lake advantage of them," 
he says. 

While serving as the chief executive. Hank is mainly in- 
volved wilh advertising sales. Mary, a graduate of Pennsyl- 
vania Slate University, handles payroll and accounts payed 

and received. Kathy, in addition to her duties as business 
manager, also handles "traffic" (scheduling air time) and 
music programming and does many of the local news, public 
affairs, and interview shows. 

Mr. and Mrs. Chadwick also have two sons. Tom, a stu- 
dent at Keystone Junior College, sweeps out the station on 
weekends. Mike, a Franklin and Marshall graduate who 
works with an advertising agency, is the only Chadwick who 
has no involvement with WGPA. 

The bulk of the air time is shared by three full-time disc 
jockeys on weekdays with part-timers coming in on week- 
ends. Two sales people assist Hank. There is a total of 1 1 em- 
ployees, counting part-time people. 

Although each family member has some clearly defined 
responsibilities, each is also something of ajack-of-all-trades 
who can function in most of the other jobs. "We all know 
enough to handle problems in any area if there's an emer- 
gency," says Kathy. The only facet of the operation for 
which they are completely dependent on others is the engi- 

Interestingly, neither Hank nor Kathy majored in com- 
munications at Susquehanna, although Mary Beth is doing 
so. Hank, who attended the University before the Com- 
munications Department existed, earned the B.S. degree in 
business administration. Kathy received her B.A. in political 

While there may not be much direct connection between 
their major field of study and their current endeavors, Hank 
and Kathy still feel their Susquehanna experience was 
worthwhile. Both are active in the Alumni Association, and 
Hank put his professional expertise to work for the Univer- 
sity by serving on a committee which evaluated the opera- 
lions of the college radio station WQSU. 

"I received a good, broad general education," says Hank. 
This is especially helpful now that he's running his own 
business in which a variety of skills are necessary. He notes 
that his work is "horizontal" and requires him to deal with 
people in many different fields. 

While a liberal arts student, Kathy took courses in 
management, advertising, and marketing which provided a 
good background for understanding the operation of a 
business and the thinking of the business people with whom 
the radio station deals. 

And her political science studies are not forgotten since she 
interviews many politicians and other public figures for her 
radio news shows. During the last presidential campaign, 
Kathy talked with'George Bush. Rosalyn Carter, and Nancy 
Reagan. Before joining WGPA. she worked in Robert 
Bulera's unsuccessful primary campaign for the Pennsyl- 
vania Republican gubernatorial nomination. 

Hank finds running his own radio station to be both in- 
teresting and challenging. "It's a rapidly changing field in 
terms of technology and it reflects social changes on a daily 
basis in the news and music aspects," he says. It's a highly 
competitive situation, but there is reward in seeing things ac- 
complished." Problems in the economy make running a 
small business difficult, but Hank has no regrets. "It's been a 
struggle for us, but we're working on it." 



Long Journeys of Hope 

» nnunued from page 6 

State! between Damascus and Jerusalem. It's said thai the 
clock is running out; I haven't heard the news today so I 
don't know what's laken place during the course of the last 
24 hours But there is a tinder box over in that part of the 
world and one of the reasons that inferno is about to explode 
is because of a lack of understanding— an unwillingness to 
perceive other people the way they arc. to recognize that 
there can be a divergence of opinions and convictions and. 
yet, people can and should be living side by side. 

The almighty God created this world and all peoples of it. 
And one of the things that ought to have taken place during 
the course of the years here at Susquehanna University is to 
help those of you who are the graduates and all who are part 
of this family to understand that we are called upon to deepen 
and broaden our understanding of other people — to come to 
an awareness of the fact that with that understanding we can 
accept them, and we can be those who would be cooperative 
in their pursuits and in their endeavors. And I submit to you 
this morning that one of the attitudes that we must have and 
which we must hone, if you please, and preserve if there are 
going to he refuges for people who have gone the long jour- 
ney of hope, is that which I refer to as understanding. 

Tiffany and Company in New York City is one jewelry 
store of some reknown. Sometime ago I looked in The New 
York Times and read one of its ads and it wasn't an ad that 
day that was simply producing or repeating the benefits of 
one of the wares or bits of merchandise from that particular 
place, but rather it was a statement about education. And the 
ad said this: "The basic purpose of education is to achieve 
maturity, not just physical maturity but intellectual 
maturity, emotional maturity and above all, moral and 
spiritual maturity. Without maturity there can be no 
wisdom, no insight, no judgment, no compassion. Nor can 
there be any real understanding of oneself, or of other human 
beings, or of the great questions of our time." 

1 suppose we have to conclude that too few people ever 
reach that kind of maturity and perhaps none ever do. 
Maturity results, you see, in thinking people. And so the next 
thing I emphasize this morning is the fact that you have been 
prepared, you the graduates of this institution, to be thinking 
people, or idea people. 

Back in 1215 on the plains of Runnymede in England the 
Magna Carta was drafted. That became a document upon 
which the laws of justice throughout the world have been 
based. The English barons who wrote that statement were 
idea or thinking people. They had nothing to go on before 
that time. 

In 1517 Martin Luther marched himself up to the castle 
church door in Wittenberg, Germany. And there you recall 
that he posted what has come to be known as the 95 theses, in 
which he voiced his opposition to some of the prevailing prac- 
tices of that time of the established Roman Catholic Church. 
No one previous to that had dared to do what he did. He did 

it because of convictions within his heart and also because of 
thinking, because of the maturity that had come to him. the 
wrestling that had taken place, and the ideas and the 
thoughts that he had. 

There was Abraham Lincoln a little over a century ago in 
this country. He dared to write the Emancipation Proclama- 
tion. It must have seemed immediately after he wrote that, 
that there was chaos erupting all over in our country. But 
there isn't a single person in this room this morning or in our 
country, I trust, who doesn't recognize the validity and the 
significance of that document to the history of this nation 
and even to the world. It came about because of his thinking 
and because of his ideas. 

And we can't overlook Martin Luther King who a couple 
of decades ago began that non-violent movement, born out of 
the compassion that he had within his heart and his soul, 
born out of convictions which he had, and ideas and thoughts 
as he surveyed what was taking place in our cherished land, 
recognizing some of the difficulties being confronted by peo- 
ple whom we declared by our lips to be equal in every respect. 
It came about because of his ideas and because of his 

And I say to you this morning, the graduates of this class, 
that the last people who are great thinkers haven't been born. 
We still need people who are like Plato and Paul, Aristotle 
and Luther, Augustine and Martin Luther King. We need 
people who will know God's word and will recognize that 
that word of God is ever calling upon you and me to perceive 
the truth of it and to make application and implication in the 
lives that we are living. Because, you see, it's people who 
make our world, people endowed with gifts from their 
Creator, and people who let those wrongdoings within their 
lives and their sinfulness be confessed, and then by the 
strength of their God put into being ideas that are based upon 
what he has given to them through his creation. The task that 
we have then is to provide that there shall ever be refuges and 
places of abode for people who are upon a long journey of 
hope, by our ideas and our thoughts based upon those eternal 
truths of our God. 

I am sure that the name of Dietrich Bonhoeffer is known 
to a goodly number of people who are gathered here. He was 
an eminent theologia