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Lebanon Valley College Magazine
Interview With Dr. Peterson
General Education Program
The Best of Both Worlds
A Flair For Food
Art Ford, First LVC Faculty Fulbright
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Lebanon Valley College Magazine
VOLUME I, NUMBER 3
Table of Contents
3 INTERVIEW WITH DR. PETERSON
5 THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
by Ed Okonowicz
6 A FLAIR FOR FOOD
by Jan Margut
7 ADMISSIONS PROFILE
9 ART FORD, FIRST LVC FACULTY
10 COLLEGE PURCHASES TWO ELECTRON
12 GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
by Arthur Ford
Publisher Howard L. Applegate
Editor Dawn C. Humphrey
Alumni Editor Robert L. linger
Parents Editor loseph P. Wengyn
Sports Editor Charles Frostick
Production Editor Mary B. Williams
Creative Director Michael R. Casey
Congratulations on the new alumni magazine — The Valley!
Having edited an alumni magazine for over fifteen years, and
having seen the magazines of hundreds of colleges. 1 think 1
know a good magazine when I see one. 1 am proud to display
the magazine of my Alma Mater.
Incidentally, tell your contributor, Mr. Drago, that there are
at least two errors in his baseball quiz. John J. McGraw was
not known as "Little Poison" and Lloyd Waner was not called
"The Little Napoleon". McGraw was "Little Napoleon" and
Waner "Little Poison". I am sure he knows better but I just
want him to know that at least one alumnus read his article
and also knows better. Perhaps it was an intentional error to
see if anyone was reading.
Wade S. Miller '27
Mr. Miller's letter is one of several we received from eagle-
eyed readers who spotted the error in the baseball quiz in our
last issue. In defense of Mr. Drago's reputation as a
sportswriter and a baseball fanatic, we must admit the mistake
was made in our office. And, no, fans, it was not intentional.
We wouldn't do that to our growing legion of loyal readers.
I want to thank you for the excellent article about Jean Love
in the most recent issue of The Valley. Jean played an
important role in my choosing to enter psychology and
academics and has remained a dear friend over the years. It is
wonderful to see her finally receiving the recognition she so
Hiram E. Fitzgerald '62
We think The Valley has really improved! It looks good,
sounds good, and your hard work is worth it.
Thank you very much!
The Valley is published quarterly by Lebanon Valley
College. Second-class postage paid at Annville, PA.
Please send address changes to Lebanon Valley College.
Annville, PA. Inquiries should be addressed to Dawn C.
Humphrey, Editor, The Valley, Lebanon Vallev College,
Annville. PA 17003-0501. Telephone: 717-867-4411. ext. 226.
© copyright 1984 Lebanon Valley College
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Following is an interview Editor Dawn
Humphrey recently conducted with Dr.
Arthur L. Peterson. Peterson, the Col-
lege's fourteenth president, assumed his
office in March of this year and will be
inaugurated on October 14.
Q. "Dr. Peterson, what are your
impressions of the College after several
A. "My impressions are very positive.
My wife Connie and 1 have been
warmly received by faculty, staff and
students. Everyone has been patient
with me. And every day I become more
and more a part of the community that
Q. "We have all heard stories about the
financial difficulties of America's col-
leges and universities. How does LVC's
financial picture look?"
A. "Having recently returned from a
conference with other presidents of
small colleges, where we discussed col-
leges that were in financial difficulty, I
can confidently report that Lebanon
Valley is in pretty sound financial
All colleges, large and small, face
challenges in the decade ahead, but
based on Lebanon Valley's past per-
formance. I am very optimistic about
our financial picture. We are in a good
solid position even though there are
some short-range problems which must
be addressed. It will take hard work,
creativity and added commitment on
the part of all members of the LVC
family, including the alumni, but all of
that is in the forecast for Lebanon Val-
Q. "What steps will the College take in
the next ten years to counteract the pro-
jections of a shrinking pool of 18-year-
olds? Do we need a redirection, or a
redefinition of our role in the educa-
A. "As you know, demographic projec-
tions show a general diminution of the
number of 18- to 22-year-old students
for the next decade, with a decline of
35 percent in the Northeast, which is
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our marketing area. So for us to
maintain a high-quality student body
of 800, we must remain strong where
we have been nationally respected and
strengthen programs where we have
had instability in the past.
In addition to strengthening the regu-
lar academic program, we must also
engage in some transformational think-
ing with respect to new markets for our
educational programs. I have every rea-
son to agree with Peter Drucker's
statement that the largest growth indus-
try in America today is adult education.
Therefore, we must provide attractive
and relevant programs for the 25- to
55-year-old individuals who wish to
enhance their professional competence
and standing through coursework and
for those who wish to improve their
quality of life through a return to
school for the arts and sciences they
may have been unable to study in their
earlier education. We have taken a first
step in that direction by expanding
evening and weekend college offerings
on campus and at the University Center
in Harrisburg. And this fall we have
introduced early evening courses.
To summarize: our strategy for the
decade to come is to strengthen all
undergraduate programs so that we can
be highly competitive with any institu-
tion for that shrinking pool of youthful
scholars and to attack vigorously that
market for older students who need our
kind of humanizing, liberal arts educa-
tion if they are to function effectively in
the world of tomorrow."
Q. "1 have heard you speak of a man-
agement institute at Lebanon Valley
similar to one you directed at Eckerd
College. What will this entail and is this
type of program a moneymaker, or are
the benefits for the College more
intangible in terms of reputation and
contacts for graduates?"
A. "Through the institute we will pres-
ent four-day seminars on management
development for middle and top man-
agers and programs for people in all
phases of organizational life, business
and non-profit, to help them better
understand themselves and others and
to help them master critical aspects of
"Our strategy is to
strengthen all under-
graduate programs so
we can be highly
competitive with any
The seminars will be staffed by our
own undergraduate faculty, supple-
mented by individuals from business
and the non-profit sector who are
already engaged in such teaching. We
will be following some of the models
I've used at other schools, models
which have been highly successful. The
management development programs
will generate additional income for the
College and provide a service to the
community. A similar program at Eck-
erd broke even in the first year, made
money in the second year and in the
third year produced a net income of
Q. "In addition to the programs and
goals you have mentioned, what else is
in the works at Lebanon Valley
A. "For several months we have been
in negotiation with graduate schools of
business in an effort to offer a Master
of Business Administration program on
This is another example of the kind
of programs that respond to the needs
of adult learners in our area and which
supplement rather than supplant our
traditional undergraduate program. In
accord with the tradition of this college
we want to be responsive to the
demands of society. My hope is that
LVC can offer programs in both the
humanities and the sciences which will
answer the needs of our rapidly chang-
ing technological society. One example
is our program in recording technology,
which marries the liberal arts to the
high technology of the recording
Q. "You have spoken of the 'leadership
imperative.' What do you mean by that
and how does it fit into your plans for
Lebanon Valley College?"
A. "The country faces a leadership
shortage today, especially among young
people. During our lives we are con-
stantly challenged by an imminent and
important problem. There must be
those in the community who respond to
that challenge and see it through to a
successful solution. 1 envision LVC as a
leadership school, helping young people
become leaders. We have discussed
introducing a leadership requirement
that would expose students to the
nature of leadership as early as the
freshman year. During the sophomore
and junior years students would partic-
ipate in leadership experiences such as
tutoring other students or younger stu-
dents, visiting nursing home residents,
and engaging in leadership-centered
internships in business or the profes-
sions, or in government. Then in the
senior year, they would take a capstone
course in leadership.
We can also function as a leadership
academy to help students in public and
private schools. I have met with a very
positive response to our plans in my vis-
its with each of the superintendents of
Q. "Will this leadership training of
high school and college students dove-
tail with the management institute we
A. "Yes. To the best of my knowledge,
we will be the first school in the country
to address the leadership imperative on
so many levels, from high school stu-
dent right up through top management.
Q.. "What would you like to see LVC
become by the year 2000?"
A. "By the year 2000 I would like to see
Lebanon Valley College as the out-
standing small liberal arts college in this
area, known for its commitment to
academic excellence and the leadership
experience, a college known for stu-
dents who are concerned, community-
oriented, well-prepared professionals. I
would hope that we will have main-
tained our rich tradition and outstand-
ing reputation in music and science and
that programs in each of our majors
will give us special recognition as a
school that cares not only about itself
but also about the world around it. a
school where values continue to have a
place in the curriculum, a place where
we can have fun and great personal
satisfaction while we seek for the
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The Best of Both Worlds
Is There a Doctor in the Gallery?
by Ed Okonowicz
You might say Bill Renzulli '61 has
the best of both worlds.
Renzulli, who after graduation
from LVC received a medical degree
from Jefferson Medical College and
for nine years conducted a successful
internal medicine practice, now works
as a doctor for only six months of the
For the remaining six months he
turns in his stethoscope for a palette
and brushes as he picks up his other
career — that of an artist.
Before his metamorphosis began,
he was a full-time physician making
all the right moves and with the mark
of success. He had a growing private
practice and had accepted a presti-
gious position as a section chief in the
department of medicine at the
Wilmington Medical Center.
But he was not happy.
First, there was his growing
difficulty with the emotional toll the
practice of medicine can take on a
physician. "Rather than having
doctor-to-patient relationships, 1 had
person-to-person relationships; I
believe that if you give of yourself,
people will respond. But, as time went
by, I felt the losses much more
acutely, much more personally. I
don't know if I overdid it. Certainly
leaving my practice and not having
that on-going relationship with people
has been a big loss, but there is also a
sense of having a burden lifted from
Then there was his renewed interest
in art, in which he had dabbled
during his years at college and medi-
cal school. At his first public showing
in 1978 he sold ten paintings. Later
that year, during his first formal
exhibit, he sold thirty-five more.
Perhaps it was a combination of
talent and the unique focus of his
work that brought him sales and
attention soon after he began his
A 1979 Philadelphia Inquirer
feature on Renzulli asked: "How
many others . . . have ever painted a
picture of the old Wilmington Dry
Goods discount store?" The Inquirer
article characterized him as an urban
landscapist, one who prefers gritty
storefronts to more sylvan scenes.
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Initially, he coped with his dilemma
of wanting to pursue two very
different careers simultaneously by
rescheduling his medical office hours
so that he could spend three and a
half days a week with his patients and
the other day and a half on
Wilmington's streets, sketching and
It soon became apparent, however,
that each of his careers demanded his
undivided attention. So, in 1980. with
the support of his family, he made
"one of the biggest decisions" of his
life. He gave up his private practice
and arranged to work as an
emergency room physician for half of
each year, in alternating three-month
He says moving from one of his
careers to the other requires an
adjustment not only of workplace,
but also of attitude.
"As an artist, I feel I have to be
open and receptive to everything. I
have to respond to things I see and
allow things to settle into me. I wear
my heart and soul on my sleeve. But
if I did that practicing emergency
room medicine, I would be rolled
over within a couple of days. In
emergency medicine there's death,
trauma, hurt and pain. I find I have
to close up a bit. I don't see any real
connection between the two careers,
but I do feel the polarity of the two
extremes can only enrich both of
If his art were to become a
lucrative career, would he leave the
medical profession completely? He is
not sure: "I don't know whether I will
ever return to medicine fulltime or
make art a full-time career. I am
hoping those questions will answer
Meanwhile, he lives in a com-
fortable city home, works the
graveyard shift for vacationing
emergency room doctors and
struggles to establish himself as a
respected and successful artist.
Ed Okonowicz, a Wilmington, Dela-
ware, freelance writer, is associate
director of alumni relations at the
University of Delaware.
A Flair for Food
by Jan Margut 79
When Scott Aungst graduated from
Lebanon Valley College in 1972, he
had good reason to look back on his
college years with pride. For he, like
many other LVC students, had
worked hard to help defray college
expenses: cooking, waiting and
clearing tables, washing dishes in
popular area restaurants.
Unlike many other students,
however, Aungst 's part-time restaurant
jobs have mushroomed into a career in
food, a career he loves. Today, the
Lebanon Valley economics and business
administration graduate owns and
operates three diverse and successful
food-related businesses in the Lebanon
Valley area. He puts in long hours, as
many as fifteen a day, at Scott's
Restaurant and Motel on Route 22
near Grantville, a business he has
owned and operated for several years.
Previously, he had owned and
operated several other area restau-
rants including the Dutch Diner and
the Canterbury House, both in
Palmyra, and The Manor House in
Scott's Restaurant serves such
authentic Pennsylvania Dutch
favorites as pot pie, pig stomach and
many of the regionally traditional
"sweets and sours" in addition to
more standard restaurant fare. While
Aungst believes the quality of food in
the United States "has slipped
somewhat in recent years," he
continues to believe that "quality
sells" and therefore uses only the best
ingredients. Furthermore, he says, the
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;ooking is all done "from scratch."
When Aungst isn't hard at work on
Route 22, he is usually hard at work
it the Lebanon Valley Mall on Route
122, east of Annville. His newest
/enture, Scott's Connoisseur Connec-
ion & Epicurean Market, opened
here last October. On weekends he can
}e found at the front counter,
demonstrating the fine arts of carving
and garnishing, ". . . the little touches
:hat make meals special." On any
/isit, however, one can be sure to find
shoppers browsing through the
Dakery, nibbling on generous samples
af candies, snacks and imported
:heeses, or taking a respite from
shopping to relax over made-to-order
deli-style sandwiches and freshly-
The Connoisseur Connection -
and Aungst 's business cards — boast
a "gourmet pantry" of "exquisite,
grande and unusual" foods, many of
them imported. The shoppers'
temptations range from French pate,
Italian pasta, and Swiss chocolates, to
smoked conger eel, frozen frog legs,
and ready-to-stuff snail shells.
But Aungst still has time for a third
enterprise — catering. He prides
himself, he says, on preparing
outstanding meals, from a private
dinner for two to a large banquet for
state governmental personnel. And he
delights in pampering his affluent
clientele with limousine service to
dinner and, afterward, to the theater.
Crystal, Scott's wife and a part-
time Lebanon Valley College student,
also helps out in the businesses. And,
believe it or not, they do have time
for a hobby, of sorts: cookbook
collecting. The couple has explored
restaurants across the country and, at
last count, they collected more than
The son of Clarence Aungst, class
of '38, and Sara Light Aungst, class
of '37, Scott Aungst says there is
nothing he'd rather be doing "than
working with the public and working
Ian Margut is managing editor of the
Community Magazine in Lebanon.
One of the best ways to understand
the caliber of students LVC attracts is
to look at a brief profile of this year's
The natural sciences continue to
gain strength with 44 percent of the
freshman class enrolled in natural
science curricula. Business-related
majors captured 23 percent of the
class, with 19 percent in the
humanities, 5 percent in the social
sciences, 2 percent in individualized
majors and 7 percent still undecided.
As always, most of this year's
freshmen hail from Pennsylvania, but
California, Connecticut, Delaware,
Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New
York, and Rhode Island are also
represented. In addition, the Admis-
sions Office has enrolled four Vene-
zuelan students, one student from
Ecuador, and one from Brazil.
Our entering class scored an
average of seven points higher on
both the math and verbal portions of
the SAT tests, a clear indication that
LVC is counteracting the national
trend of declining board scores for
Traditionally, the vast majority of
our freshmen have graduated in the
top half of their high school classes.
And each year the percentage grows.
In 1984, 44.7 percent of our entering
freshmen graduated in the top one-
fifth of their graduating classes, an
increase of 2.5 percent over 1983 and
10.4 percent increase over 1982.
With your help . . .
Our Alumni Ambassadors have
repeatedly demonstrated that our
graduates do the best job of con-
vincing high school students that
LVC is the place to go. The Admis-
sions Office again requests the expert
help of all our alumni.
Elsewhere on this page is a list of
college recruitment sessions our
admissions counselors will attend this
You can help our counselors by
joining them to talk with students and
their parents at these sessions or by
housing a counselor overnight, saving
the college a considerable amount of
If you are interested in helping
your Alma Mater in this way, call the
Admissions Office collect at (717)
867-441 1, extention 230 or write Dean
of Admissions Gregory Stanson
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First LVC Faculty
Dr. Arthur L. Ford, '59 professor and
chairman of English, has been
appointed a Fulbright professor to
Damascus University, Syria, for the
1984-85 academic year.
Ford will lecture on American
literature and conduct graduate
seminars on literary studies at the
Middle Eastern University.
The first Fulbright professor in
LVC's history. Ford was nominated
by the Council for International
Exchange, a private agency affiliated
with the American Council on
Education. The Fulbright program is
administered by the United States
Information Agency (USIA).
In addition to teaching at
Damascus, Ford will lecture on
journalism throughout the Middle
East as part of a USIA program. He
has been teaching journalism at LVC
for the past six years. "1 originally
intended to go into journalism," Ford
said, "but then 1 found teaching."
The Fords will leave in mid-
September for their ten-month stint in
Syria. Before returning they expect to
spend a month in England visiting
friends they made during a 1972-73
sabbatical year in Cambridge.
Damascus University, with a
student population of approximately
40,000, is the largest university in
Syria. Ford said the University has
approximately 2,000 English majors.
He will lecture in English to these
Despite the unsettled conditions in
the Middle East, Ford expects a
relatively uneventful year. "Syria is
actually one of the more stable
governments in the Middle East," he
said. He added that the current
government goes back to 1970,
something of a record for longevity in
that part of the world.
"I'm also told that the Syrians are
very hospitable, especially towards
Americans," he said, despite the
differences between the two govern-
ments. He added that conversations
with recent Fulbright professors in
Damascus have confirmed this
"Syrians are able to distinguish
between the government and the
people." Ford said, adding that
Americans often have trouble making
that distinction because we are so
involved with the government. "We
actually elect our government," he
said, "so naturally we think of our
government as us. Unfortunately, this
isn't the case in much of the rest of
Ford hopes to increase understand-
ing between these two cultures with
his teaching. "I'm not naive enough,"
he said, "to think I can have much
impact on the incredible problems
over there. But I do believe deeply
that the study of a culture's literature
can increase understanding of that
culture so perhaps I can add one
small bit to the bridge of interna-
Damascus itself. Ford said, is an
international, even cosmopolitan city
of two million. "As a capital, of
course, it's full of embassies and
people from many nations," he said.
He added that Damascus is also a
very safe city with a low crime rate.
"At a recent briefing in Washington
we were told we could walk the
streets after dark, something 1 don't
do comfortably in most cities," he
Ford, a graduate of Lebanon
Valley College and Bowling Green
University, has been at LVC since
1965. During that time he has
published several books, including
critical studies of Joel Barlow and
Robert Creeley, two American poets,
and a study of the poetry of Henry
David Thoreau. He has also
published critical articles on other
writers and his own poetry, and he
has written libretti for operas and
song cycles in collaboration with
fellow faculty member Thomas
Lanese. He has also written and
edited for area industries and
contributes regularly to a local
The Valley 9
Some schools are legendary for their
tradition of alumni helping graduates
find jobs. The Aggies of Texas A&M
come to mind immediately. A
December, 1983 Wall Street Journal
article quoted one graduate saying:
"When all things are equal, you go
with the Aggie."
At Lebanon Valley such helping
happens occasionally and often
The story of Bob Schaeffer '84 and
Harold Morgan '79 is a recent case in
point. Bob was featured in the Spring
1984 issue of The Valley as one of
three graduating Alumni Scholars.
The article detailed his plans to look
for a job teaching history in Lebanon
or Lancaster counties. The article also
spoke of Bob's off-campus job and
his dedication to his church.
Thousands of miles away, Harold
Morgan, head of the social studies
department at the Salzburg (Austria)
International Preparatory School,
happened to be looking for a history
teacher. While paging through his
copy of The Valley he noticed the
article on Bob, was impressed by
what he read and called to offer him
a two-year teaching appointment.
That one phone call has literally
changed the course of Bob Schaeffer's
life, at least the course he will take in
the next few years. As a member of
the Salzberg faculty, he will have an
opportunity to accompany students
on field trips to France. Germany and
other European destinations. He also
plans to buy a Eurail pass and travel
when school is not in session.
Dave Evans, director of career
planning and placement, is overjoyed
at Bob's good fortune. "This is a
great example of how our graduates
can help our students. I only wish
more alumni would seek out LVC
graduates for job openings," he said.
Evans' office functions as a contact
point between employers and LVC
students and alumni. He has on file
resumes of current students and
alumni and urges alumni and friends
of the college to call him when they
have a job opening.
College Purchases Two Electron Microscopes
A scanning electron micrograph of an ant magnified 51 times
Lebanon Valley College recently
purchased a scanning electron
microscope and a transmission electron
microscope through a $136,000 grant
from the Whitaker Foundation. The
grant also financed the purchase of a
transmission electron microscope and
equipment needed to prepare slides
for viewing through both instruments.
Dr. Allan Wolfe, professor of
biology, explains that the transmis-
sion microscope works by bouncing
electrons off the surface of the speci-
men, "much like bouncing a ball off a
wall with an uneven surface." he says.
Like a ball thrown repeatedly at an
uneven surface, the electrons bounce
off the specimen at varying degrees,
depending upon which area of the
specimen they strike. A sensor
monitors the angle of these electrons
(called primary electrons) and the
angles of deflection of electrons
dislodged from the specimen by the
electron beam. The computed angles
are analyzed to produce the
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Dr Allan Wolfe at the controls of the College's new scanning electron microscope
computer-generated display the
operator sees, and the image
Organic specimens, because they
are composed of elements with rela-
tively stable electrons, must be thinly
coated with a substance whose
electrons are more easily disturbed.
Most often, the coating used is gold.
The scanning electron microscope
has a magnification range of lOx to
200,000x and allows researchers to
study in minute detail objects barely
visible or even invisible to the naked
Wolfe has been using similar equip-
ment for several years in his research
of the reproductive organs of male
brine shrimp. With the scanning
electron microscope he can study
parts of the fingernail-sized shrimp
that are invisible to the naked eye.
His research centers on the males'
frontal knobs with which they clasp
the female during mating. Wolfe
explains that the shrimp clasp for a
relatively long time compared to the
length of time they actually mate. He
hypothesizes that once the male clasps
the female, he may be able to sense
the movement of the eggs within the
female and commence mating at the
appropriate time. Wolfe is now
studying what he believes to be nerve
endings in the knobs.
The microscopes will be used by all
the natural sciences, for interdisci-
plinary and independent study as well
as for research. And the benefits to
students are substantial. "While some
other small colleges in the area have
similar equipment," says Wolfe,
"students at those schools may only
get to focus the microscopes before
they graduate." At LVC, use of the
electron microscopes will be worked
into the curriculum, as another lab
skill that must be mastered before
graduation. Students also must
master darkroom technique as part of
their laboratory training. Wolfe
explains: "Our students who go out
with bachelor degrees often function
as technicians in research labora-
tories, where they might operate
electron microscopes." But LVC-
educated technicians have an advan-
tage says Wolfe, because "a Ph.D.
would rather have a technician who
can think than one who is merely
trained in the use of specific
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General Education Program
by Arthur Ford '59
We began our quest for a revised
general education program at Leb-
anon Valley in September of 1981. At
that time many other schools were
doing or were about to do the same
Furthermore, a barrage of reports,
including "A Nation at Risk" (". . . a
rising tide of mediocrity") critical of
the educational establishment was
about to be unleashed on the public.
Little did we know then that we
would soon be in the middle of
significant educational controversy.
We did know, however, that the
American Association of Colleges had
recently set up a program for general
education development called General
Education Models (GEM), which
provided advice we were to use
frequently during our deliberations.
At the same time we realized that
any changes here would have to
reflect the particular conditions of the
College and the desires of the faculty
We knew it would not be easy.
Just a few years earlier William
Brown, president of Princeton
University, had said, "The surest way
to guarantee a long, disputatious,
unsettled and unsettling faculty
meeting is to bring to the floor any
proposal for a change in the nature of
content of the requirements governing
the undergraduate program."
Woodrow Wilson, an earlier.
Princeton president, had said it more
succinctly: "Changing a college curri-
culum is like moving a cemetery."
This fall Lebanon Valley will
formally institute its new general
education program, and I can report
that not only have we moved the
cemetery (with a surprising amount of
good will and even a bit of grace) but
that the general education program
here at the Valley is breathing new
Once we had finished developing
the program, we were eager to see
how it fit in with the general trends in
general education reform.
Fortunately, at about that time we
received a second report from the
American Association of Colleges
called "Reforming General Educa-
tion: A Survey." This document
summarized questionnaire results
from 139 schools across the country
that had either recently developed or
were in the process of developing a
new program of general education.
The report noted a trend in higher
education toward increasing the
amount of general education in a
student's program. The mean amount
of general education required by
surveyed schools was 44 semester
hours, representing approximately 35
percent of the total required for
graduation. Our new program
matched this almost exactly.
A second trend involved moving
away from the large number of
courses which could be used to meet
general education requirements, the
so-called smorgasbord approach. The
report noted a limited range of
courses in 88 percent of the
institutions. Sixty-eight percent had
actually reduced the number of
courses compared to their old
Here, too, Lebanon Valley was
consistent, with a significant
reduction in the number of courses
offered for general education credit.
We intentionally limited students'
choices in order to increase their
common learning experience. We felt
we should take advantage of our
smallness and provide our students
with a greater opportunity to share
their learning with each other.
We also believe this shared learning
experience could be heightened by
incorporating interdisciplinary courses
into the program required of all
students. To this end we developed
core courses in aesthetics, contexts of
history, and contexts of culture, in
addition to the English composition
course required of all students.
The AAC study reported that the
use of a core curriculum increased at
68 percent of the schools surveyed
and that interdisciplinary core courses
are found in 55 percent of the
Our new general education pro-
gram reflected dominant trends across
the country in other ways. For
example, our reinstatement of foreign
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languages coincides with a return to
this discipline in general education
programs. The study reported that 57
percent of those schools surveyed now
have a requirement in foreign
With its computer literacy com-
ponent, our new program is also in
line with general education tenden-
cies. The percentage of schools now
requiring computer work of all
students is up to 45 percent.
Finally, most of the schools
surveyed reported that the academic
disciplines remain at the heart of
general education programs. That is
the case at Lebanon Valley. We have
always had strong departments, and
the general education committee
insisted that any new program should
capitalize on that fact.
Most of the courses offered in the
Valley's new program also serve as
introductory courses to major pro-
grams. That is true of 69 percent of
the schools surveyed by the AAC.
While the committee was aware of
what many other schools were doing
with general education reform -
primarily through the GEM program,
through the publication Liberal
Education, and through the
catalogues of many comparable
institutions — we always kept before
us the goal of a legitimate academic
program. We did not want to com-
promise the academic integrity that
has always been our strength.
That academic integrity, together
with a demanding but exciting general
education program, is the Valley's
answer to the critics of higher
education so widely and loudly -
and at times rightfully — heard
Dr. Arthur Ford, chairman of the
English department, has also been
chairman since its inception of the
general education committee created
two and a half years ago to devise a
new set of general education
guidelines. Following are his thoughts
on the process.
General Education Program
All students must take a two-
semester sequence of courses in English
composition. Additionally, all general
education courses should include
2. Mathematics and Computers.
All students must take a one-
semester integrated course in
mathematics and computers. This
requirement can also be met by a one-
semester introductory computer science
course and a mathematics course
involving mathematical reasoning and
3. Foreign Language.
All in-coming students must take a
placement examination in a foreign
language. Based on that examination
and on the high school record, each
student will be placed in one of the
1. Two semesters of a foreign lan-
guage at the elementary level.
2. Two semesters of a foreign lan-
guage at the intermediate level.
3. Exemption from the foreign lan-
4. The Historical and Cultural
All students must take the following:
A. A one-semester context course
"B. A one-semester context course
C. One disciplinary course which
supplements one or both con-
text courses. This course must be
chosen from the disciplines of
of political science, economics,
sociology, psychology and
5. Science and Technology.
All students must take two one-
semester courses in the sciences.
6. The Aesthetic Experience.
All students must take the following:
A. A one-semester interdiscipli-
nary course dealing with aes-
thetics in art, literature and
B. A one-semester disciplinary
course designed to supplement
in more detail the interdiscipli-
nary aesthetics course.
7. Values, Persons, and World
All students must take two one-
semester courses in philosophy or religion.
8. Physical Activity.
All students must take two
one-semester physical activity
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President Peterson recently
announced the following new faculty
and staff appointments:
Assistant Professor of
Assistant Professor of Management
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Assistant Professor of Management
Assistant Professor of Management
Visiting Instructor in English (one
John M. Barrett II
Head Soccer Coach
Nurse (part time)
Charles L. Frostick
Terry L. Kline
Assistant Football Coach
Head Lacrosse Coach
Assistant Football Coach
Assignments Also Announced
Dr. Howard L. Applegate, formerly
the Vice President for College
Relations, will assume the new
position of Vice President for Special
Programs and Dean of Continuing
Education. Included in his respon-
sibilities will be the establishment of a
new Leadership Development Insti-
tute to serve managers in both profit
and not-for-profit organizations in
South Central Pennsylvania.
Dr. George R. Marquette, formerly
Dean of Students, will assume the
new position of Vice President for
Student Affairs in recognition of his
thirty-two years of outstanding service
to the College and his increasingly
significant role in student retention
and community relations.
Chaplain John Abernathy Smith has
accepted a half-time assignment as
Church Relations Officer in addition
to his responsibilities as Chaplain. Dr.
Smith will devote much of his time to
working with clergy and lay leaders of
the United Methodist Church in the
Central and Eastern Pennsylvania
Mr. Robert L. Unger, Director of
Alumni Services, will assist President
Peterson with community relations
and various special projects
undertaken by the President's Office;
Unger also is serving as secretary for
the President's Staff.
Recent Faculty Publications
Michael D. Fry
Assistant Professor in Mathematics
"Automorphisms and Stem
Journal of Algebra
Arthur L. Peterson
President of the College
Enormous Contribution to
America," opening chapter.
Teaching the Excitement of
Teaching Politics in America (Taft
John Abernathy Smith
Chaplain, Church Relations Officer
Cross and Flame: Two Centuries
of United Methodism in Middle
Tennessee. Parthenon Press,
the United Methodist Publishing
House, Nashville, TN, 1984)
Paul L. Wolf
Professor of Biology
Chairman of the Department of
"Rhizome and Root Growth Rates
and Cycles in Protein and
Carbohydrate Concentrations in
Georgia Spartina Allerniflora
Loisel. Plants" (co-authors: John L.
Gallagher and William J. Pfeiffer).
A merican Journal of Botany
Philip G. Morgan, assistant professor
of voice, presented a recital and a
three-day master class in vocal
technique and hygiene at the Univer-
sity of Idaho last January, and in
June participated in the first
American Art Song Festival. Morgan
was one of twenty performers selected
from one hundred fifty who
auditioned for the Festival held at the
University of Delaware in Newark.
Dr. H. Anthony Neidig, chairman of
the department of chemistry, recently
attended a conference at the University
of Connecticut at Storrs where he
presented a workshop on developing
experiments for use in high school
laboratories and participated in a
training session for leaders of similar
workshops to be funded by the
American Chemical Society.
Dr. C. F. Joseph Tom, professor of
economics at Lebanon Valley College,
was one of eight Pennsylvania college
and university professors to present
research papers at the Pennsylvania
Conference of Economists recently held
at Muhlenberg College. Tom's paper
was entitled: "Money, Demand
Deposits Creation, and the Hicksian-
Keynesian Model with BASIC."
Tom also learned recently that his
paper "Microeconomic Analysis with
BASIC" has been published in the 1983
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of
the Pennsylvania Conference of
Valley Professors Prepare for
Fall Semester Through Study
Dr. Dwight Page, assistant professor of
French and German at Lebanon Valley
College since 1982, spent June and July
at the United States Department of
Education's 1984 Fulbright summer
seminar in Pisa, Italy. There, at the
Sculo Normale Superiore, Page
"enhanced his knowledge of Roman art
and culture and Italian Renaissance
painting and sculpture" in preparation
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for teaching a course on French
civilization at the Valley in the Fall. In
explaining the connection. Page says,
"The cultures of England and France,
and consequently American culture,
were profoundly influenced by the
traditions, ideas and art of the Roman
Empire and the Italian Renaissance."
In July, Dr. James W. Scott,
associate professor of German at the
Valley, at the request of the League for
International Friendship of the German
Democratic Republic, participated in a
three-week seminar in Leipzig, East
Germany. The seminar designed for
college teachers in German focused on
the culture and accomplishments of the
German Democratic Republic (GDR)
which this year celebrates its thirty-fifth
anniversary. While in Leipzig, Scott
learned "from the inside" as much as
possible about life in the GDR, a
subject he says is frequently ignored by
Scott is teaching a special topics
course on the GRD this fall.
Lebanon Valley College Selected
For Dow Grant Program
Lebanon Valley College is one of
twenty colleges chosen this year by the
Dow Chemical Company Foundation
to participate in its highly selective
Undergraduate Scholarship in
Chemistry Program. Under the Dow
program, the College will offer a $5,000
scholarship each year for four years to
an outstanding high school senior
intending to enroll in an undergraduate
chemistry program and to continue
graduate study in chemistry through the
Tami Marrone, Lewistown,
Pennsylvania, is Lebanon Valley's first
recipient of the prestigious scholarship.
Anyone interested in more
information on the program is urged to
call H. Anthony Neidig, chemistry
GERALD L. HASBROUCK,
Reading Museum Chamber
Music impresario and clarinetist, has
re-established a studio on Penn Square
to become a part of what he calls
In addition to offering an expansive
teaching facility, the new studio is being
used to house a chamber music and cla-
He held the chair of principal clarinet
of the Reading Symphony Orchestra
for three conductors and was guest
soloist of the Curtis String Quartet of
Philadelphia. He founded a number of
chamber groups which performed over
a fourteen year period at the Reading
Soloist of the Ringgold Band, he was
guest soloist of the Reider String
Quartet of Reading for three consecu-
tive years at the Museum.
DR. RICHARD F.
SEIVERLING retired in Jan-
uary from the Pennsylvania Depart-
ment of Education with over thirty-five
years of service in public, private and
He is the originator and general
chairman of the annual Tom Mix Fes-
tival held in DuBois, Pennsylvania each
mid-September. This nostalgic event
has attracted the attention and coverage
of the national broadcast and print
He has published numerous child-
ren's books and biographies including
his most recent work, "Tom Mix and
-Tony: A Partnership Remembered". In
addition, a Hollywood producer has
invited him to assist in the production
of a documentary film about the
legendary cowboy actor of the silent
PAUL G. FISHER has been elected
president of the Lancaster Community
Concert Association for the 1984-85
REV. ROLAND E. GARVIN
is now Williamsport District
Superintendent of the Central Pennsyl-
vania Conference of the United Metho-
dist Church. He previously served St.
Paul United Methodist Church in
Manchester, Pennsylvania, for twenty-
REV. WILSON SHEARER organized
and coordinated the recent General
Conference of the United Methodist
Church held in Baltimore on the 200th
anniversary of the founding of the
DR. LENWOOD B. WERT
became a "Diplomate Of The
American Osteopathic Board Of Gen-
eral Practice" and is celebrating twenty-
five years of active family practice in
He is secretary of District II (Dela-
ware & Chester Counties) of the Penn-
sylvania Osteopathic Medical
Association and secretary of the
Delaware County Osteopathic Medical
Society. He is an elected delegate to the
House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania
NEIL AHARRAH was
recently honored by the Pas-
saic Valley High School of Little Falls.
New Jersey for twenty-five years of ser-
vice as biology teacher and football
RONALD DIETZ founded
and directs the York
Symphony Chamber Singers, a select
group of four balanced quartets chosen
from members of the York Symphony
Chorus. He also directs the Symphony
DR. PETER H. RIDDLE,
Ph.D. has been appointed
Dean of the School of Music of Acadia
University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia,
'^H EVELYN GISH of Hershe y
^JvF has retired after thirty-seven
years of giving piano instruction to over
200 area students.
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CHARLES R. SEIDEL has
been named plant controller
for Armstrong World Industries' resil-
ient flooring plant in Lancaster, Penn-
sylvania. He has been serving as assis-
tant plant controller.
He joined Armstrong in 1962 as a
cost accountant at the company's plant
in Macon. Georgia, and moved to the
Lancaster plant in 1964 as a cost
In early 1983 Seidel became a super-
vising auditor in the Business Informa-
tion Services Department.
JEAN KAUFFMAN MORGAN
published her first volume of poetry.
High Priestess of Change, with St.
Andrews Press, Laurinburg, North
Carolina. Her poem, "Grafting," won
the award for the best poem published
in Southern Humanities Review in
DR. HIRAM E. FITZGERALD,
Ph.D. received the Distinguished
Faculty Award at Michigan State Uni-
versity where he also was appointed to
the position of Associate Chairperson
of the Department of Psychology.
EDWARD B. RUTH was the
recipient of the outstanding'
Pennsylvania Biology Teacher Award
for 1984. Ed has taught at Milton Her-
shey School for nineteen years. For
fourteen years he served as cross coun-
try coach. This fall he will assume the
post of assistant athletic director.
DR. WILLIAM SCOVELL, Ph.D. has
received a prestigious Individual
National Research Service Award from
the National Institute of Health to
pursue cancer research at the Fox
Chase Cancer Center near Philadelphia.
He will spend the year working with
Dr. Michael Lieberman in the center's
Cancer research is nothing new for
William, a biochemist who holds the
adjunct faculty position with the Medi-
cal College of Ohio at Toledo. For the
past several years he has worked with
metal compounds in his Bowling Green
laboratory, attempting to determine
why some anti-tumor drugs which con-
tain platinum are successful in slowing
or stopping the growth of tumors in the
WALTER D. OTTO was
named incoming president of
the Lancaster County Easter Seal
BROOKS TREFSGAR was
elected a trustee to the board
of the Good Samaritan Hospital in
Lebanon. Pennsylvania. Brooks is pres-
ident of the Visiting Nurse Foundation
of Lebanon County. He is an insurance
broker with the firm of Miller-Trefsgar
and operates Trefsgar and Company,
Incorporated, a benefits consulting
JAMES NEWCOMER is the national
chairperson-elect of the country's orien-
tation and mobility teachers of the
blind. Association for Education and
Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually
PAUL B. FOUTZ, Anchorage CPS
and Vice President of Administration
and Finance with Pingo Corporation,
has been elected as a National Director
to the Board of the National Associa-
tion of Accountants (N AA). This is the
first time an Alaskan has held a posi-
tion on the Board of the Association.
Paul has been active in the NAA for
twelve years, serving a two-year term
on the National Membership and Mar-
keting Committee 1982-84, and as pres-
ident of the Alaskan Chapter for two
years in 1980-82. He is also on the
Board of Directors of Hope Cottages.
Inc. and the Anchorage Community
Mental Health Center and teaches part-
time as an adjunct professor at the
University of Alaska, Anchorage.
5><Q DR. FREDERICK (FRITZ)
O" DETWILER, Ph.D. has
joined the faculty of Adrian College in
Adrian, Michigan as assistant professor
of philosophy and religion.
recently passed the Certified
Public Accountant Examination. He is
employed at Harry Ness and Company.
Tom was previously a member of the
York Hospital accounting staff, holding
the position of patient account manager
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where he was responsible for over forty
employees. He served on the Board of
Directors of the American Guild of
Patient Account Managers, Keystone
Chapter and is past treasurer. Tom is
currently active in the York Chamber
of Commerce, serves on the Board of
Directors for Planned Parenthood of
Central Pennsylvania, and is a member
of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certi-
fied Public Accountants.
GUY L. LESSER was
appointed Chief of Police for
the Lower Saucon Township and
announces the birth of his fourth child,
a daughter. Crystal Rebecca.
STEPHEN W. SACHS,
assistant professor of music at
Eastern Mennonite College, was
accepted in two piano competitions this
He was a semi-finalist in the national
Youth Keyboard Artists Competition
May 21-25 at Calvin College, Grand
He was also a participant in the 1 4th
annual International Piano Festival and
Competition July 14-21 at the Univer-
sity of Maryland.
LISA STEINER COLEMAN has been
promoted to commercial loan officer at
the Fulton Bank, Hummelstown Office.
inn TERRY BONE is instructor
/ / of secondary strings at Central
Dauphin School District.
ROBERT C. SHOEMAKER has been
named manager of Bank of Lancaster
County's Quarryville and Buck branch
GREGORY S. GRACE,
Actuarial Assistant with
CIGNA of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
has achieved the distinction of Asso-
ciate in the Casualty Actuarial Society.
The Associate designation, the second
highest award granted by the Society,
can only be achieved through successful
completion of seven comprehensive
JOHN D. COFFIN, Senior
Actuarial Associate with Pru-
dential Insurance Company of America
of North New Jersey has achieved the
distinction of Fellow in the Casualty
Actuarial Society. The Fellow designa-
tion, the highest award granted by the
Society, can only be achieved through
successful completion often compre-
hensive insurance examinations.
PAUL B. BAKER, editor of the Sun-
day Pennsylvanian, was awarded a
second place for editorial writing in the
Keystone Press Awards sponsored by
the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers
Association and the Pennsylvania
Society of Newspaper Editors.
Paul was recognized for an editorial
on the teachers' strike in the Cornwall-
Lebanon School District last
He joined the Daily News/ Sunday
Pennsylvanian staff in August 1979
and was named editor of The
Pennsylvanian in May 1982.
ROBERT J. MRAZIK recently has
been named a Fellow of the Society of
Actuaries. To be named a Fellow,
Mrazik successfully completed a
lengthy course of ten examinations
administered by the Society on the
financial analysis of risk and its appli-
cation to life and health insurance, pen-
sions, and other security programs.
MICHAEL A. SETLEY has been
elected managing editor of the Dickin-
son Law Review, the scholarly publica-
tion of The Dickinson School of Law,
for the 1984-85 academic year. He will
be a third-year law student next year.
KAREN LEWIS NESTER,
Actuarial Associate with Pru-
dential Property and Casualty In-
surance Company of Holmdel, New
Jersey, has achieved the distinction of
Associate in the Casualty Actuarial
Society. The Associate designation, the
second highest award granted by the
Society, can only be achieved through
successful completion of seven compre-
hensive insurance examinations.
BRIAN J. McCAFFREY is picture
editor for Inside Sports magazine in
BRENDA BENNETT WILLIAMS
has been appointed to the development
staff of Eastern College, St. Davids,
Pennsylvania, as coordinator of com-
puter operations. In her new position
she will manage, maintain and imple-
ment the computer files of the develop-
MARCY JO DOUGLASS
will enter the Graduate Pro-
gram at the University of Nevada, Las
Vegas this fall and will be employed as
a graduate assistant.
MAILEN is employed by the
Lebanon County Children and Youth
Services as a casework supervisor of
Juvenile Delinquency Group Home.
STEVEN ST. JOHN was elected to the
Board of Directors and serves as direc-
tor of Community Affairs with the
Lancaster Chapter of the National
Association of Accountants.
ANDREA CRUDO is teaching seventh
grade general music in Manalapan-
Englishtown Regional School District,
Englishtown, New Jersey. She also
tutors twenty-seven private piano
REBECCA J. NEWCOMB is teaching
third grade at the Roxborough Campus
of the Philadelphia-Montgomery Chris-
JOSEPH KROLCZYK, who
spent the last year with a CPA
firm in Baltimore, will attend Carnegie-
Mellon University this fall. He will
begin a two-year program leading to a
Master's Degree in the Graduate
School of Industrial Administration.
BONNIE DAVENPORT was
employed as a resident counselor for
the Association For The Help Of
Retarded Children. She also coordi-
nated the Mental Health Association's
Rape Crisis Program for Orange
County, New Jersey.
In July, however, she and her hus-
band Michael Orlowski left for
Darmstadt. Germany where he will
serve a three-year tour of duty in the
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VIKING DIETRICH will
spend the coming year
teaching at Hillcrest School, Jos,
Nigeria. The Hillcrest School is run by
missionaries, whose children make up
half the student body. The other half
are Nigerian natives.
LYNN WILDONGER is a student in
the program of Medical Technology at
Jersey Shore Medical Center in Nep-
tune, New Jersey.
ANN SUMNER is employed by Hill
International, builders of nuclear
AMY HOSTETLER is pursuing a
Master's Degree in Technical and
Scientific Communication at Miami
University. Oxford, Ohio.
GREGG KLINGER has joined Wire-
mation Industries. Division of Lumsden
Corporation as customer service
BRYAN ROWE was awarded a
scholarship to the Julliard School and
is one of the select few Americans chosen
to live in the International House.
CINDIA J. GOTTSHALL has received
the Alexander E. Loeb Gold Award
from the Pennsylvania Institute of Cer-
tified Public Accountants for highest
achievement in Pennsylvania on the
November 1983 CPA examination.
Cindia is also an Elijah Watt Sells
Award recipient for marks with high
distinction, awarded by the American
Institute of Certified Public Accoun-
tants to recognize the top CPA exam
scores nationally. She is a junior
accountant with the firm of Dorward.
Andrew and Company, Lancaster.
MARGO SMITH is teaching at the
East Hanover Elementary School of the
Lower Dauphin School district in
MARY BEAVER AHARRAH
received the Master of Arts Degree
from Montclair State College in Janu-
WILLIAM KARL GLASER received
the Doctor of Minister Degree from
Phillips University in April. 1984.
MICHAEL J. CAMPBELL received
the Doctor of Arts Degree in Music
from Ball State University in July,
ROBERT C. SHERMAN received the
Doctor of Education Degree in Music
from the University of North Carolina
in May. 1984.
DONALD R. REINECKER received
the Master of Arts Degree in Teaching
Museum Education from George
Washington University in June. 1984.
LONNA SNAVELY THOMPSON
received the Juris Doctor Degree from
the Georgetown University Law Center
in May, 1984.
MICHAEL ANTHONY HARDISKY
received the Doctor of Philosophy
Degree in Marine Studies from the
University of Delaware in May, 1984.
ELYSE R. KEINTZ received the Juris
Doctor Degree from the Dickinson
School of Law in June, 1984.
SUSAN ENGLE CARNEY received
the Master of Business Administration
Degree from Temple University in
DEBRA JEAN LIGHT was graduated
from St. Joseph's School of Nursing in
RICKY E. HARTMAN received the
Doctor of Osteopathy Degree from
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
Medicine in June. 1984.
GREGORY ILIOFF received the Doc-
tor of Medicine Degree from Hahne-
mann University in June. 1984.
SHAWN ALYN BOZARTH received
the Juris Doctor Degree from Widener
University's Delaware Law School in
CHERYL L. COOK received the Juris
Doctor Degree from the Dickinson
School of Law in June, 1984.
CYNTHIA SNAVELY was graduated
from the Drew Theological School and
was ordained in the United Methodist
Church in June. 1984.
To ELIZABETH BEER SHILLING
and John Shilling, a daughter, Lisa
Stewart on June 22, 1984.
To Terri Wubbena and JAN HEL-
MUT WUBBENA, a son. Robert
Wyatt on January 7, 1984.
To DONNA LAPP HARDING and
Lyie Harding, a daughter. Alexa Rae
on January 19, 1984.
To MARSHA CHURCH KING
and Sanford King, a son. Jeffrey
Andrew on December 3, 1983.
To CATHY JOHNSON AUTEN and
Robert C. Auten. a daughter. Catherine
Jeanne on March 13, 1981 and
Jonathan Scott, a son, on July 18,
To DONNA LYNN GLADHILL
WINCH and Walter L. Winch, a
daughter. Ashley Lynn on December
To Gail Ruehr and SCOTT E.
Rl'EHR, a son. Michael Scott on Jan-
uary 1. 1984.
To Geri Bull and RANDY BULL, a
daughter, Meredith Liza on July 7,
To BARBARA SCHROEDER-
BLICK and Richard Buck, a son,
Daniel Richard on August 8, 1983.
To MARLENE STABANAS and
William Stabanas, a daughter, Kathryn
Ember on October 25, 1983.
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To BETH EARLY BRANDT and
Thomas Brandt, a daughter. Hillary
Beth on April 6, 1984.
To Karen Rae Bone and TERRY
BONE, a son. Caleb Zechariah. on
June 30. 1984.
To AMY HOOPES DELLINGER and
WESLEY T. DELLINGER 75, a
daughter. Courtney Cathleen on Feb-
ruary 2, 1984.
To ABBY SPECE DONNELLY and
Edward Donnelly, a son, Ian Michael
in May, 1984.
To Susan E. Showalter and
ROBERT SHOWALTER, a daughter,
Kristin Leigh on February 1 1, 1983.
To DIANE CARROLL PUGH and
Harold Pugh, a daughter, Janine
Carroll on February 26, 1984.
To SUSAN SLAYBAUGH MRAZIK
and ROBERT MRAZIK 79, a daugh-
ter, Cheryl Beth on April 9, 1984.
To MARCY JO DOUGLASS and
Darryl Allen Devine, a daughter, Ariel
Douglass on November 10. 1982.
FRANK R. SOURBEER to Catherine
Ann Savard. June 16, 1984.
MATTHEW J. EISENHAUER to
Amelia J. Dellinger, January 7, 1984.
RONALD J. BENSING to Linda Sue
Witmer, March 31. 1984.
KENNTH B. SHOTWELL to
Kathleen Lynne Sonderleiter, June 1,
IVAN MARTIN WITTEL, III to Kim
Yvonne Wolfgang, December 27, 1984.
Jeffrey A. Heneks to JULIA A.
WOODS, August 4, 1984.
WILLIAM CLOSE to Karen A
Berger. October 15, 1983.
RICHARD E. DENISON, JR. to
BARBARA A. JONES 79. March 17.
Bruce Gillette to CAROLYN WIN-
FREY, May 26. 1984.
KEN HENDERSHOT to MAR-
GARET HUMMEL '81, August 18,
Dale E. Lyons to LISA M. ZEIDERS,
June 2, 1984.
JEFFREY SCOTT RIEHL to
SUZANNE HELEN CALDWELL 79,
June 30, 1984.
DAVID E. KERR to Kay Allison
Hahn, June 30, 1984.
LOUISE KREIDER STRICKLER on
July 4, 1984 in Annville, Pennsylvania.
EDNA YARKERS EHRHART on
April 28, 1984 in Annville.
RALPH E. MARTIN on May 8, 1984
in Quincy, Pennsylvania.
ERDEAN M. LEREW on March 20,
1984 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
HENRY LUDWIG on June 14, 1984.
EDGAR W. MEISER on July 17, 1984
in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
ALFRED T. GIBBLE on January 10,
1984 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
ROBERT C. HEATH on December
25, 1983 in Linwood, New Jersey.
HENRY O. SCHOTT on April 14.
1984 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
KENNETH L. HOCKER in Harris-
ANNA MAY LIND on January 1,
CHARLES W. RHOADS, JR. on July
2. 1984 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
PENELOPE HALLETT KREPPS on
June 18, 1984 in Danville.
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Alumni Weekend 1984
A Dr. Pierce A. Getz '51. professor of
organ, conducts a rehearsal of the
Alumni Chorale before its perform-
ance on Saturday evening. For the
concert, the Chorale was joined by
the 1964. 1969. 1974 and 1979
B The third annual golf tournament
was a great success with over twenty
C Old copies of The Quittapahilla were
available for alumni to browse
through and take home.
D Senior Alumni President Lester
Morrow '27 addresses fellow seniors.
E President Arthur L. Peterson and
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
F. Allen Rutherford share a few
words of conversation on the lawn
of Kreiderheim during the picnic
F Dr. John P. Marbarger receives the
Distinguished Alumnus Award from
Alumni Association President Bill
Kiick in recognition of his work with
the space program and his continued
work in medical education.
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Flying Dutchman window decal
Lebanon Valley College bumper sticker
Crew neck sweat shirt
indicate size: S, M, L, XL
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Hooded sweat shirt
indicate size: S, M, L, XL
indicate color: navy blue, white, gray
indicate size: S, M, L, XL
indicate color: navy blue, white, grey
Engle Hall memorial plate
"Lebanon Valley College arm chair
medium pine finish
black enamel with black arms
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"Lebanon Valley College Boston rocker
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
REINHART ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN CABINET
Tom Reinhart, chairman of Lebanon Valley College's "1984
Scholarship Funding Campaign," has announced his campaign
cabinet and changes in the college's giving club structure.
Serving on the campaign cabinet, which is responsible
for overall planning and direction of the campaign, are:
Edward Arnold, Lebanon; Curvin Dellinger, Lebanon; Rhea Reese,
Hershey; Morton Spector, Harrisburg; E. Peter Strickler,
Lebanon; Harlan Wengert, Lebanon; and E. D. Williams, Jr.,
Reinhart said the scholarship campaign, which has a
$750,000 goal, is a change in the college's annual giving
fund. He explained: "We have made a commitment to earmark
all funds raised in our annual campaign for scholarships and
financial aid to students and our new giving clubs reflect
Under the new plan, club levels are tied to blocks of
time on a student's scholarship. For example, the Professors
Club equals one week's tuition for one student or $170, the
Deans Club represents a month's tuition for one student, or
$680, and the Presidents Club, at $1,360, covers 2 months
of a student's tuition.
Two new societies have been added and are also tied to
scholarship aid. Donors of a full year's tuition ($5,850)
become members of the Founders Society. A gift of $11,700,
equivalent to a year's tuition for two students, qualifies
one for membership in the Trustees Associates.
Reinhart said the new clubs will encourage the idea of
"people giving to people rather than to bricks and mortar."
Tentative plans are to kick off the campaign on October 25
with a luncheon at the college.
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