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Spring 1987 



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Lebanon Valley College Magazine 



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In this issue: 

"Ella's Influence" 

The story of The LVC Auxiliary and its 

founder, Ella Augusta Gossard 



A Special Column From The 
President 




"Foundations" was the theme I used in my 
brief remarks for the April 21st ground- 
breaking ceremonies for LVC's magnificent, 
new Edward H. Arnold Sports Center. But 
the "foundations" of which I spoke did not 
involve the mix of concrete and steel rods 
that will undergird our new sports arena. 
Rather, they referred to the more lasting 
underpinnings of our total institutional ef- 
fort; our broad based liberal arts cur- 
riculum; the continuing commitment and 
generous support of those College 
Trustees and other major givers who are 
making possible the construction of this 
much needed facility; and the dedication 
of our faculty and staff who continue to be 
good stewards of the educational heritage 
of this outstanding institution. These are 
the significant foundations upon which we 
build at LVC. 

Educational Foundation — Breadth 
and Balance 

In the Republic, you may recall Plato 
argues for "balance" in education. Re- 
ferring specifically to literary and musical 
education versus preparation in athletics, 
Plato warns us that overemphasis in one 
area can produce "over-civilized softness" 
on the one hand or "under-civilized hard- 
ness" on the other. He insists that "the pur- 
pose of education is to bring these elements 
into tune with one another by adjusting the 
tension of each to the right pitch." 

Although the nature of education has 
changed a good bit since Plato first wrote 
ages ago, more recent leaders and scholars 
from President Theodore Roosevelt to 
Arnold Toynbe have echoed Plato's teach- 
ing that "balance and breadth" are constant 
requirements of any sound educational 
system. 

We take seriously the wisdom of "balance 
and breadth" at Lebanon Valley College. 
Our general education requirements reflect 
a commitment to educating the whole per- 



son by exposing every student to courses 
that touch the spiritual, intellectual and 
physical sides of the personality. So, too, 
does our unique leadership studies pro- 
gram, described at length elsewhere in this 
issue, wherein we reify our belief that each 
of our graduates, beyond personal voca- 
tional success, has an obligation to be a 
"competent giver" to society as leader and/ 
or active participant in community affairs. 

Finally, in enhancing the learning en- 
vironment through the construction of the 
new Sports Center, we believe we are 
facilitating the "tension adjustment" for 
which Plato pleaded. In these days of in- 
creasing demands upon our students (in 
the laboratory, the classroom or the practice 
room) Plato's injunction about "balance" 
and "tension adjustment" is not out of date 
or out of place. It is a bit of wisdom which 
we all would do well to heed. 

Our new Sports Center, then, is not just 
a frivolous addition to our physical plant 
but rather an important facility which will 
contribute significantly to the success of 
our overall educational enterprise. 

Institutional Foundations - Continuing 
Commitment 

The second "foundation" of the Sports 
Center is an institutional foundation. It is 
the continuing commitment and generosi- 
ty of those Board members and friends of 
the College who have made this new 
building possible. Prime examples are 
Edward H. Arnold and Harlan R. Wengert 
whose pace-setting gifts have inspired us 
all and moved this important project 
months ahead of our planned schedule. 

The 125th Anniversary Committee has 
asked, and received permission, to name 
the Sports Center in honor of Edward H. 
Arnold, devoted College trustee and leader 
par excellence in the nation's trucking in- 
dustry and to name the main foyer in 
memory of the late Samuel K. Wengert, 
long-time member and officer of the Board, 
and revered Lebanon community and busi- 
ness leader. 

In addition to Ed Arnold and Harlan 
Wengert, literally scores of other Trustees 
and friends have contributed, often sacri- 
ficially, to make this new facility a reality. 

In the months to come all others in the 
College Community — faculty, staff, alum- 
ni and friends — will be asked to join with 
those who have already given to help bring 
this project to completion. Our present stu- 
dent body and generations of students, yet 
to come, will long benefit from this noble 
effort to enhance their learning environ- 
ment and make their college years healthier 
and happier. 

If the "breadth and balance" of the 
liberal arts is the raw concrete of which the 
foundation of this new building is com- 
posed, then the sacrificial giving of the 
College's devoted friends represent the 
steel reinforcing rods that give the building 
its strength and endurance — the "struc- 



tural steel" around which the College 
builds. In many cases, the early gifts have 
indeed come from individuals and families 
who have provided the financial sinew for 
LVC programs and buildings decade after 
decade. 

The "People" Side of Our Foundation 

"People" constitute the third element of 
our Sports Center "foundation." 1 am con- 
fident that the faculty and staff who are 
responsible for all College learning ex- 
periences, formal or informal, will, with 
the addition of this new facility, dedicate 
themselves anew to the "education of high 
grade" for which Lebanon Valley College 
has been well known since its founding 121 
years ago. 

The new Arnold Sports Center, along 
with the Garber Science Center, Blair 
Music Center, the Mund College Center 
and Miller Chapel, will give us five out- 
standing college facilities of which any col- 
lege in the nation would be proud. It is 
time for us to "spread the word." 

Go Tell It On The Mountain 

A lovely spiritual with which we are all 
familiar is entitled "Go, Tell It On The 
Mountain." Although the context of this in- 
spirational music is religious, the underly- 
ing theme of "broadcasting the good news" 
is particularly appropriate for this issue of 
The Valley. As we noted in last year's an- 
nual report, Lebanon Valley College is a 
strong institution that is growing 
stronger— a vital, innovative place that is, in 
many areas, pointing the way, setting the 
pace. 

Our scholars compete with the best and 
the brightest at the most prestigious grad- 
uate schools in the world. The number of 
LVC graduates who have become Fulbright 
scholars over the last decade, for example, 
far exceeds, on a per capita basis, the 
number of any college in our area. Recent 
studies of liberal arts colleges which pro- 
duce significant numbers of Ph.D.'s con- 
sistently rank us near the top in such fields 
as biology, chemistry and psychology. Our 
outstanding actuarial science program is 
the envy of our peer institutions, and the 
continuing professionalism and rigor of our 
various programs in music draw en- 
thusiastic accolades from professional 
musicians and music educators alike. 

Our unique leadership studies program 
has set us apart in this important and 
rapidly expanding field, and the resur- 
gence of our intercollegiate athletic pro- 
grams and expansion of intramural sports 
wUl now be accelerated with the early com- 
pletion of the Arnold Sports Center Recent 
substantial additions to the state-of-the-art 
computer equipment are matched by the 
sophisticated instruments of science 
available to undergraduate students at very 
few other schools. 

Now, we must "Go, TeU It On The Moun- 
tain." Alumni and friends can be immense- 



Lebanon Valley College Magazine 



Vol. 4, Number 1 
Spring 1987 

Editor, Maril A. Weister 
Assistant Editor, John B. Deamer 
Student Assistant, Melissa J. Huffman '88 

Director of Alumni Services and Parents' 
Programs 
Kathleen Y. Thach '85 

The Valley is published four times a year 
by Lebanon Valley College and distributed 
without charge to alumni and friends. 

Send address changes to: 
The Valley 

LVC Communications 
Lebanon Valley College 
Annville, PA 17003 



ly helpful to students who are seeking the 
kind of quality education that LVC offers. A 
few suggestions; (1) Be informed of all the 
exciting developments at the College (2) 
Volunteer to serve with our rapidly grow- 
ing corps of Alumni Ambassadors (now 
over 160 strong) to personally advise 
students who have shown an interest in 
LVC (3) Speak up whenever "quality higher 
education" is being discussed and inform 
others (parents, teachers, friends of poten- 
tial students) of The Leadership College- 
Lebanon Valley College. 

Early Retirement for the President 

Some of you have been informed that, 
for health reasons, I find it necessary to 
retire later this summer. I take this step 
with great regret. Connie and I have come 
to love Lebanon Valley College and all it 
stands for. I will save my farewell message 
for the next issue of The Valley but I did 
want to express at this time my heartfelt 
gratitude for all you have done to support 
Lebanon Valley College during the years I 
have been privileged to be a part of this 
great institution. 

Sincerely, 




Arthur L. Peterson 



Table of Contents 



4 Ella's Influence by Edna J. Carmean 

LVC's grande dame founded today's LVC Auxiliary 



7 The Leadership Imperative 

the importance of "leadership" at LVC 



8 The Leadership Studies Program 

a leadership focus prepares leaders of tomorrow 



10 "A Clean Environment and A Prosperous Economy: Can We Have Both?" 

by Gaylord Nelson, Counselor, The Wilderness Society 



12 Campus Update 



17 Faculty Profile 



18 Sports 



19 Classnotes 



From the Editor: 

Spring is the time for "new beginnings." So it is ap- 
propriate that in this issue, we include a story on "Leader- 
ship," the new focus at LVC. Dr Peterson's "Leadership Im- 
perative" has set the stage for the College's academic and 
community activities that will enhance the skills and 
knowledge of all those who are part of the LVC family. 

"New beginnings" also applies to the historical piece by 
Edna Carmean on the LVC Auxiliary. Today's Auxiliary 
continues to assist the College in a variety of ways, just as 
the founding women did years ago. 

Here, on campus, we welcome back Kathleen "Kitty" 
Thach, who has left the world of business for a "new 
beginning" as the College's director of alumni services and 
parents' programs. Kitty succeeds Frank Tavani '76, who is 
now at Lafayette College. 

All of us here at LVC hope that each of you is celebrating your own "new beginning" this 
spring. 

Sincerely, 




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Maril A. Weister 
Editor 

PS. We regret that in the last issue we incorrectly identified Professor Carl Y. Ehrhart as co- 
author of the piece "Off to See the Orient." Professor Ehrhart did indeed assist in the 
research for the article, and for that assistance The Valley staff is extremely grateful. 



Ella's Influence 

LVCs grande dame brought more than formal teas to 
the College in the early 1900's. 

by Edna J. Carmean 



Tiursday, November 20, 1919, was a special day for 
twenty-five women whom Ella Augusta Gossard had 
invited to meet in the big downstairs studio in Engle 
Hall that afternoon at 3:30. They were all friends of the College 
and were unanimous in adopting the Constitution and By- 
Laws which had been prepared in advance. They all signed 
the document, and the Women's Auxiliary of Lebanon Valley 
College w&s born. Mrs. Gossard served as temporary presi- 
dent untU she was elected to that office a few minutes later. 

The stated objective of the Auxiliary was; "to help Lebanon 
Valley especially, but not exclusively, in those needs which 
naturally appeal to women; to render supplementary aid in 
beautifying the grounds and buildings; to add to the comfort 
of the students in their dormitory life; and in general to pro- 
mote the welfare of the College in its finer interests." Meetings 
were set on the second Thursday of each month and dues 
would be one dollar. 

It was to be an association of women. According to the By- 
Laws, however, men could become associate members by pay- 
ing the annual dues, but they would have no right to vote or 
hold office. 

In October of 1926, the By-Laws were amended to provide 
that the wife of the president would automatically become the 
president of the Auxiliary. Mrs. Gossard served in that office 
during the rest of her husband's term. 

Attention for the first years was centered on the girls' dor- 
mitories. There were two of these — North Hall and South 
Hall. When another one was added in 1926, it was naturally 
called West Hall. Eventually there was an East Hall, too. The 
founding and nourishing of Lebanon Valley College had been 
a cooperative effort of many people and no one person was to 
be singled out for honor. (The exceptions were Engle Hall and 
Carnegie Library, both named for their donors.) There was 
plenty of work for the new Auxiliary in North and South 
Halls, whose furnishings were as unimaginative as their 
names. 

South Hall, on Main Street, was the original college 
building. Built in the 1850's, it had the center hall with open 
stairway, the high ceilings and the wide window sills of that 
period. Bedrooms for the girls were on the second and third 
floors. Part of the first floor was used by the College for 
various purposes, but there was a parlor where the girls could 
entertain. Although this building had considerable charm, 
many considered it old-fashioned and inferior to North Hall, 
which was built in 1905 with all the modern conveniences of 
the time. 



"The bank account grew through 
dues, food sales, and the annual 
birthday party when each guest 
brought a sack of pennies, one for 
each year of her life." 



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Ella Augusta Gossard was organist and choir director for tier husband's 
church prior to coming to Annville. This photo was taken about the time that 
the LVC Auxiliary was formed. Though President George Gossard (president 
from 1912 to 1932) died in 1932, Ella remained in Annville and continued to at- 
tend the many campus events. 



North Hall stood where the Chapel now stands. It was a 
focus for campus life because the meals were served there. 
The kitchen was in the basement and food was hauled up on 
dumb waiters to the dining rooms on the first floor. At meal- 
time, students streamed across the campus and gathered on 
the broad front porch to wait for the sound of the bell — 
breakfast at seven, lunch at noon, dinner at six. Just inside the 
door, the large hall was also crammed with hungry students. 
North Hall coeds made a pretty sight as they stood on the 
open stairway leading to the second floor. This showcase for 
feminine pulchritude was enjoyed by the boys and envied by 
girls from other dorms. 



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North Hall had a large and sunny parlor which was often 
the scene of campus social affairs. For many years, it was also 
where the Auxiliary held its monthly meetings. 

Much has been written about the accomplishments of Presi- 
dent George Gossard, but little about those of his wife in the 
Gossard's twenty years at the College. Ella Augusta Plitt 
Gossard was the daughter of a well-to-do Baltimore family 
and was trained in the arts of a southern lady of that period. 
Her plans to promote a gracious social life on campus were 
beset with difficulties. Worldly diversions — such as card- 
playing, dancing, alcohol and tobacco — - were forbidden, and 
rules for the girls were very restrictive. (It was a popular idea 
that this automatically controlled the boys.) 

At that time, students at Lebanon Valley were an un- 
sophisticated lot. A survey of occupations of fathers in the 
mid-twenties showed that the majority were farmers. (The 
LVC kitchen obviously catered to this farm background. One 
morning in March of 1921, North Hall girls were awakened by 
the smell of smoke. Down in the kitchen a large kettle of lard 
was heating for frying the breakfast potatoes. It caught fire. 
Before it was over, several dining room floor boards had to be 
ripped up and plaster torn off the wall. It was reported that 
smoke had entered every crevice of the building.) 

Mrs. Gossard started some traditions for campus social life 
which were faithfully followed for years: a Christmas banquet 
for the students, afternoon teas for each class, a formal dinner 
for the faculty, a senior class dinner, an alumni reception. And 
there was a continuous effort by the Women's Auxiliary to 
make daily life more pleasant for the students. 



"In 1923, they bought their first 
sewing machine, a Singer, for 
$37.44." 




Officers of ttie Philadelpfiia Brdixh ol (he LVC Au\iliary are (left to right): Dorothy 
Hafer, treasurer; Helen Kaufmann, membership chairperson; Dorothy Pencil 
Smith, secretary; and Eleanor Snoke, president. 



The Philadelphia Branch 

In 1954, a Philadelphia branch of the Auxiliary was 
formed through the inspiration and enthusiasm of 
Mary Graham '30 and Lxsuisa Yardley '18. This group, 
composed of alumni, friends of the College, and 
mothers of students, has through the years been a 
tremendous help to LVC. 

The women have raised funds through a series of 
very imaginative and fruitful projects. For instance, 
an annual event for many years was the benefit party 
held in center city Philadelphia at one of the large 
stores such as Wanamakers. The members were kept 
busy all year long preparing prizes, selling tickets, ar- 
ranging publicity, and making a thousand and one 
things to sell. As a result, more than 200 guests paid 
an admission fee to attend these affairs, which 
resulted in a handsome profit to the Auxiliary. They 
were also great fun for everyone concerned. In all the 
fundraising of this group, there has been an accent 
on enjoyment, on sociability through picnics, lunch- 
eons, dinners, trips and bazaars. 

Like its parent organization, the Philadelphia 
Branch of the Auxiliary has helped to make campus 
life more comfortable and pleasant for the students, 
by paying for furniture and equipment for the dor- 
mitories and laboratories and supporting every fund 
drive. The Branch's work is now encouraged by the 
generosity of a trustee of the College who has of- 
fered to match each thousand dollars raised by the 
group. Since 1978, the members have earned $12,000 
which, with matching funds has meant a contribu- 
tion of $24,000 to the Garber Science Center. 

A group of LVC Auxiliary members were guests at 
the Holiday Luncheon of the Philadelphia Branch 
last November. It was held in Media, at the home of 
Martha Rudnicki '34. 

Eleanor Snoke is the current president of the 
Philadelphia branch. She and her co-workers are 
eager to increase the membership from among alum- 
ni and friends of the College who live in the 
Philadelphia area. In the words of Mrs. Louise 
Yardley, long-time treasurer of the organization, 
"There is joy in becoming acquainted while working 
together for a common objective." If interested, 
please write to or telephone President Snoke and 
you will be received with open arms. Her address is: 
Eleanor R. Snoke, Rydal Park, Apt. 258, The Fairway, 
Rydal Park, Pa. 19046, (215) 886-1349. 



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The Auxiliary took time to build a treasury and the women 
were cautious at first about spending the money which was so 
painfully slow in coming. By the second meeting, $38 had 
been collected from dues with only one expenditure: 50 cents 
for a "Minute Book." At the third meeting, a member sug- 
gested buying a vacuum cleaner. This met with a cool recep- 
tion. A broom was considered adequate equipment. At the 
next meeting, the woman who had made the initial sugges- 
tion arranged for a demonstration. This showed the large 
amount of dust to be collected by a vacuum cleaner after a 
room had been swept "with great thoroughness" with an or- 
dinary broom. There was still no action. Instead, they bought 
material for the members to make into curtains for both North 
and South Halls. (At meetings they sewed or mended for the 
College.) Finally, the vacuum cleaner was bought, the first big 
purchase. It cost $.44.10. 

In the fall of 1921, the second big purchase was made. A 
grand piano had been donated for North Hall parlor, and the 
women thought that South Hall also needed a piano. The one 
they bought cost $325. They paid $100 down and worked off 
the rest within six months. 

The bank account grew through dues, food sales, and the 
annual birthday party when each guest brought a sack of pen- 
nies, one for each year of her life. 

The women laid a new floor in North Hall parlor, at a cost of 
$205. In 1923, they bought their first sewing machine, a Singer, 
for $37.44. (Three years later, it cost them 17 cents to have it 




Although it is no longer mandatory for the wife of the college president to act 
as president of the Auxiliary, these wives have always been very much involv- 
ed. This year's co-presidents are Connie L. Peterson, wife of President Peterson 
and Marion S. Miller. Mrs. Miller is resuming a famOiar role. During the 17-year 
presidency of her husband, Dr. Frederic K. Miller, Marion was the very active 
president of the Women's Auxiliary. 

Connie and Marion are shown here in Bollinger Plaza (walkway from Main 
Street to campus), an annual project for the Auxiliary. Each year approximately 
$200 is donated for flowers and shrubbery plantings. The Auxiliary's two an- 
nual fund raising^ events are the fashion show and the concert presented by the 
LVC Concert Choir. One of the Auxiliary's current projects is the renovation of 
the President's office that will include new wallpaper, carpeting, and draperies. 



repaired!) The old check stubs show payment for paint, 
plaster, lamps, upholstering, and a constant stream of new 
curtains. 

Generations of devoted women have through hard work 
raised money and spent it wisely for the benefit of the College 
and its students. They have bought sewing machines, fur- 
niture, TV sets, rugs, shrubbery, lamps and pianos. They have 
supported every fund drive. In 1920, the women fretted over 
the purchase cf one vacuum cleaner. In one recent year alone, 
they presented four sweepers to the dormitories, in addition 
to carpeting for Faust Lounge, new kitchen floor tile and 
draperies for Vickroy Hall, bedding plants for the campus, 
and $4,000 worth of new furnishings for the lounge of a men's 
dormitory. 

During its existence, the women have earned well over 
$100,000 for the Auxiliary. Much of the money has been raised 
through a succession of big and little projects: concerts, 
fashion shows, and sales of everything from flowers to White 
Elephants. They have written a popular Cook Book which is 
available for $5. This Spring, in addition to presenting the an- 
nual Fashion Show Luncheon and the Concert Choir concert 
in March, they also sponsored a concert by the Alumni 
Chorale the night before the 1987 Commencement. 

Today, the Auxiliary is not just a women's organization. Men 
are now welcomed as members. The Constitution was revised 
and the name changed to The Lebanon Valley College Aux- 
iliary. Membership has grown from the original 25 to approx- 
imately 500. Yearly dues remain at $2. Many members add 
personal contributions, making this the largest source of in- 
come. Total dues and contributions in 1985 amounted to 
$3,270. 

Because she had a dream, "to promote the welfare of the 
College in its finer interests," and did something about it, Ella 
Augusta Gossard will always be an important part of the fabric 
of Lebanon Valley College. 

Author's Note: 

Edna Carmean has served the LVC community in many ways 
— including posts as secretary to the director of the Conser- 
vatory, secretary to the director of admissions and assistant in 
the public relations office. She is the author of several books 
including The Blue Eyed Six and Sandusky Brown, and con- 
tinues to remain actively involved with LVC events. 



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Dr. Arthur L. Peterson, President of the College since 
1984, will retire this summer. 



Dr. Arthur L. Peterson recently an- 
nounced his retirement as Presi- 
dent of LVC effective this July. 

His retirement due to "medical reasons" 
came as a surprise to most members of the 
College community. 

Though he did not anticipate retirement 
after just three years, Dr Peterson feels that 
he has accomplished his important goals 
for the College. 

During his tenure at the College, a new 
MBA program was begun in conjunction 
with The Philadelphia College of Textiles 
and Science, the campus computer system 
was upgraded, the college-community rela- 
tionship was strengthened, plans for the 
new Edward H. Arnold Sports Center are 
underway (see page 12) and "The Leader- 
ship Imperative" (see accompanying inter- 
view) was born. 

Referring to a passage in the Old Testa- 
ment which states "everything in its 
season," Dr. Peterson says that it is his 
season to step back. 

Future plans will take him back to Eckerd 
College, St. Petersburg, Florida, where he 
had been dean of special programs and 
continuing education prior to coming to 
LVC as President in 1984. 

In the summer issue of The Valley, Dr. 
Peterson will reflect on his time at LVC and 
what he sees for the College as he looks to 
the future. 



LVC's Leadership 
Imperative 




In the follov^ing statement. Dr. Arthur L. Peterson 
describes the importance of leadership knowledge and 
skills in our society today. It was this view of leadership, 
and his vision of the future of our country and our 
world, which Dr. Peterson brought with him when he 
came to Lebanon Valley College in 1984. 

Tie leadership imperative addresses the development of leaders and followers from 
a total community perspective. Leadership is one academic thrust not adequately 
addressed by colleges or high schools. We are not consciously preparing either the 
quantity or the quality of leaders that we should to meet the demands of tomorrow. 

We are turning out many good managers and people who do very well in their careers. 
However, we need leaders and followers who will address community problems, who 
will draw on their moral, religious and ethical backgrounds, and who will bring to bear 
all the best of the liberal arts to improve the quality of life in their professional setting and 
personal relationships. 

The study of leadership brings together knowledge of self, knowledge of others and the 
best techniques of management to create individuals who can effectively solve the critical 
problems of the future. Through this focus on "leadership," Lebanon Valley College con- 
tinues to enhance its liberal arts and sciences tradition. We learn about ourselves by 
reading authors like Dostoevsky and Plato; remember the ancient Greek maxim, 'Know 
Thyself.' In this tradition we also learn about others and develop interpersonal skills. 
Leadership also builds on the best techniques of management in such areas as decision 
making. 

I am pleased at how far Lebanon Valley College has come to bring leadership to the total 
community— at the high school, college, middle management and chief executive officer 
levels. No other college in the country has attempted leadership development on all four 
levels. Frank Pace, Jr., president of the National Executive Service Corps, has said we are 
the only college that has addressed the leadership development program from a total 
community perspective. We are taking the lead in responding to a critical issue of our 
time and, I believe, the College will find a receptive audience in parents, students and 
supporting publics. 

Leadership will help us integrate all our liberal arts more fully. As those interested in 
literature, psychology, philosophy, political science all see the relationship of their subject 
matter to this important study, more synthesis of the liberal arts will take place. 

Our students will also benefit very personally. Our young men and women will be 
enriched by a greater sense of self-knowledge and a greater understanding of the 
dynamics of those about them. They will lead a more satisfying personal life because they 
will have enhanced the quality of their lives. These personal benefits will help prepare 
students for their professional lives. They will have a significant advantage in ac- 
complishing the tasks of their careers. This Leadership Imperative offers an avenue for 
growth and development to the individual, to the college and to the nation. 



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The Leadership 
Studies Program 



"With leadership studies, the 
College can set itself in a distinc- 
tive, if not unique, group of higher 
education institutions." 



Creating the Leadership Studies Program began in the 
fall of 1985 when President Arthur L. Peterson ap- 
pointed a Leadership Development Committee to 
study leadership programs at other colleges and to design a 
model for LVC. The committee included John Norton, pro- 
fessor of political science and then acting dean of the faculty; 
Carolyn Hanes, associate professor of sociology; Rosemary 
Yuhas, associate dean of students; Kip BoUinger, assistant pro- 
fessor of education; and James Broussard, associate professor 
of history. 

After the Leadership Development Committee presented its 
recommendations to the curriculum committee and to the 
faculty for review, revisions and approval, the faculty 
approved the Leadership Studies Program in April 1986. 

In September 1986, Lebanon Valley College began in- 
tegrating the Leadership Studies Program into the curriculum. 

Here, several College officers and faculty members have ex- 
pressed some of the thinking that went into the design of the 
program. 

William J. McGill, dean of the faculty, said the Leadership 
Studies Program "provides a focus for the contemporary need 
of society to approach the perennial questions and issues of 
values which the liberal arts deal with: 'What is good leader- 
ship? What does society itself value?' This is another way to 
state the tension between public responsibility and the pursuit 
of individual ends." 



"What is good 
leadership? What 
does society itself 
value?" 

— William J. McGill, vice 
president and dean of 
the faculty 



John Norton, former acting dean and current professor of 
political science noted "Leadership provides another common 
experience in the liberal arts tradition but focuses on an issue 
of national import — where will the nation get the leaders it 
needs in the next decades? 

"Leadership is consistent with the academic tradition of the 
college and, at the same time, responds to what is felt to be a 
need of the country. 

"The liberal arts tradition emphasizes the broad range of 
knowledge, skills and experience. Leadership requires that 




breadth of preparation in the light of a broad definition of 
leadership: 

— a willingness to take responsibility and to take conse- 
quences 

— some vision of the future which you want people to move 
toward 

— that vision is consistent with the ethics, values, morals of 
the nation and of the western experience 

— the individual acquires the skills, managerial and basic, 
to achieve the implementation of that vision. 

"We are not saying all graduates will be or want to be 
leaders, but the objective is to understand leadership, so peo- 
ple can better evaluate leadership and understand the nature 
of leadership, including the difficult choices a leader makes, 
and to appreciate the dilemmas without automatically re- 
sponding positively or negatively. We can make people in- 
formed followers while encouraging some to become leaders. 



"We can make 
people informed 
followers while en- 
couraging some to 
become leaders." 

— John D. Norton, 
professor of political 
science 



"With leadership studies, the College can set itself in a 
distinctive, if not unique, group of higher education institu- 
tions." 

The Three Facets of the Leadership Studies Program 

Part One: General Education Requirement 

All students, including those in Continuing Education, take 
LC 111: Theories and Applications of the Leadership Pro- 
cesses. The course covers skills, strategies and theories of 
leadership, as well as personal values and self-awareness. 

Dr. Carolyn Hanes, associate professor of sociology and 
social service, and chairperson of the sociology department, 
taught the first LC 111 course in September 1986. She explain- 
ed that the course has four basic goals: 

— to make the students familiar with and aware of 

the basic concepts of leadership, including responsible 
followers 

— to study the different types of leaders in case studies; to 
examine the relationship between the effective and the 
ethical leader 

— to understand the instruments of self-assessment 

— to enhance leadership skills with simulations, exercise 
and leaderless groups. 

Hanes said that this year's students read Machiavelli, Lao 
Tzu, John W. Gardner, Stephen B. Gates, Thomas Gordon 
and David Campbell. But the students also did a project to 
"find out what it's like to practice the theories." 




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The students identified a campus, community or society- 
wide problem and did research on that problem. They then 
developed an organizational structure to tackle the problem, 
worked out a plan of action for reaching specific goals and, 
finally, acted to reduce or solve the problem. 

"The students experienced the group dynamics discussed in 
class," said Hanes. "They learned firsthand about themselves 
and about teamwork, cooperation and leadership." 

Excited about teaching leadership, Hanes explained, "This 
is an important area to understand, even if you don't become 
a leader I see the students becoming more aware of and more 
concerned with school, community and social issues." 



"I see the students 
becoming more 
aware of and more 
concerned with 
school, community 
and social issues." 

— Dr. Carolyn Hanes, 
associate professor of 
sociology 



Part Two: Program For Presidential Leadership Award 
Recipients 

Each year, 30 high school students receive Presidential 
Leadership Awards of $5,000 based on these criteria: 

— leadership achievement in such school activities as stu- 
dent government, athletics, debate, art, drama and 
music 

— leadership achievement in community and/or civic 
organizations 

— commitment to accepting a campus leadership role by liv- 
ing in a dormitory 

— rank in the top 40% of graduating class or combined SAT 
scores of 1,000 or higher 

— demonstrated academic leadership 

— an on-campus interview 

— the names and addresses of three references. 
Financial need is not one of the criteria. 



"Students in the 
program seem to 
have wider interests 
both in and out of 
class." 

— Warren Thompson, 
director of the Leader- 
ship Studies Program 




Selecting The Recipients 

Interviews are conducted in six areas: Special Talents such 
as athletics, art, drama, and music; Natural Sciences; 
Mathematical Sciences; Management; Humanities; and Social 
Sciences. Each area determines its own procedures and ques- 
tions for the interview; most areas use two faculty and one 
student. Each area ranks the candidates according to academic 
standards, leadership standards and the needs of the division. 

The six areas forward their recommendations to a screening 
committee comprised of the dean of the faculty, the dean of 
student affairs and the director of the Leadership Studies Pro- 
gram. This committee makes the final recommendation to the 
President, who selects the winners and the alternates. 

The Special Talent area receives eight awards; the other five 
areas receive a minimum of two awards. This leaves 12 awards 
in the At-Large group. 

The Presidential Leadership Awardees agree to: 

— live on campus 

— be involved in two, campus-wide, extracurricular activi- 
ties 

— demonstrate good campus leadership 

— maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in the first year 
and at least a 2.75 in the next three years 

— complete successfully the course requirements of the 
Leadership Studies Program for Presidential Leadership 
Award Recipients. 

Completing The Program 

Each leadership award recipient takes the following three- 
credit courses: 

— LC 111: Theories and Applications of the Leadership 
Process 

— Religion 222: Christian Ethics or Philosophy 220: Ethics 

— LC 350: Advanced leadership Studies 

— LC 400: Leadership Internship 

Part Three: Voluntary Program 

The Voluntary Program is open to any student who com- 
pletes 15 credits (five courses) from communications (English 
210 or English 218), organizational theory (Management 330 or 
Psychology 337 or Sociology 340), ethics and values (LC 330), 
advanced leadership studies (LC 350) and an internship (LC 
400). 

Administering The Leadership Studies Program 

The Leadership Studies Steering Committee which over- 
sees the program consists of Warren Thompson, director of 
the Leadership Studies Program; George Marquette, vice 
president of student affairs and dean of students; William 
McGill, vice president and dean of the faculty; all instructors 
in the program; and selected students in the program. 

Thompson noted, "Students in the program seem to have 
wider interests both in and out of class. It struck me this year 
and last that the students are thoughtful and are much more 
on the activist side; they are interested in doing things and 
working with people." 

"The student response is positive," continued Thompson. 
"The students offer constructive criticism and seem to enjoy 
what they are doing." 



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A Clean 

Environment and 
a Prosperous 
Economy: Can 
We Have Both? 




Gaylord Nelson, counselor of The 
Wilderness Society and guest speaker at 
the Founders Day service in February 
commented on the importance of 
preserving our natural resources. The 
following is a portion of his address. 

If you were asked the question, "What, in the long run, is 
the most important issue facing mankind on the planet?", 
how would you answer? 

IS IT The economy? Jobs? Free speech? Freedom of religion? 
Freedom in general? 

IS IT World peace? World hunger? Discrimination? Civil 
rights? 

IS IT The threat of nuclear war? The viability of democratic 
institutions? 

Just what is the most important issue of all? 

Well, we could probably argue all day and all night without 
agreeing on the list or the priorities .... 

BUT ... if you think carefully about it, there is one issue 
that stands alone, above all others. Right now, and in the long 
haul into the next century and the centuries thereafter, no 



other issue is more relevant to the physical quality of life for 
the human species than the status of our resources and the 
quality of our environment — air — water — soil — minerals — 
scenic beauty — wildlife habitat — forests — rivers — lakes — 
oceans. 

These resources determine quite precisely the physical con- 
dition of our lives on the planet and influence quite 
dramatically the human condition, spiritually, intellectually, 
and philosophically. There is quite simply no other issue with 
a more compelling entitlement to our attention and our time. 

And yet, strangely, this issue, which is of primary conse- 
quence for this and all future generations, plays a secondary 
role to a multitude of other issues such as the economy, jobs, 
the nuclear arms race, star wars, the never-ending Middle East 
crisis, Soviet expansionism, foreign imports and many more. 
These are the issues that occupy the front page, the Congress, 
the President, the public. These kinds of issues, of course, wUl 
always make a strong claim on our attention. The puzzling 
question is why an issue far more important than any of these 
commands far less attention? 

While in the past two decades we have come some ap- 
preciable distance in our understanding of and sensitivity to 
resource-environmental issues, we stUl have advanced only a 
few steps toward the goal we must achieve if indeed we are to 
forestall a disastrous degradation of the planet's resource base. 

The central core of the problem is, I think, that the various 
political, religious, economic and social power structures 
which set our goals and guide our direction have their own in- 
stitutional agendas which take priority over everything else: 

• The political system is headed by politicians who have a 
short franchise. The next election is the first order of 
business, not the next generation or the one after. 

• Business and industry are primarily concerned about 
profits this year and next year. 

• Labor unions must worry about jobs today and tomorrow. 

• Farmers and their organizations worry about the current 
price of corn, soy beans, wheat, milk and the mortgage 
payment. 

• Religious institutions worry about today and the hereafter. 

• Educational institutions are heavily pre-occupied with 
training their students for jobs in today's marketplace 
albeit they do have a broader intellectual mission which 
affords some hope that they wUI give us a new generation 
with a better grasp of this issue and a stronger commit- 
ment than past generations. 

As we look to the decades ahead we must very soon 
recognize that our present-day focus on the resource issue is 
far too narrow and superficial. It touches only the visible tip of 
the iceberg. It is going to be necessary to make many jarring 
course corrections that will lead us in a different direction 
from which we have been going since the founding of the 
Republic. For two hundred years it has been the prevailing 
philosophy of this society that our resources were boundless, 
that we could dissipate and exploit them with lavish ex- 
travagance without end. We have uncritically determined all 
other pollutants that society produces could be safely vented 
into the air, dumped in the oceans, lakes, marshes, rivers and 
on the land because nature would somehow contain or 
neutralize them. This, of course, is not so. Nature's capacity is 
limited and that capacity has been exceeded in many places 
and in many ways quite some time ago. 

If all costs and benefits are included, the case is clear beyond 
question that preserving a clean environment is a profitable 
investment. This argument is all part of a major proposition 
being advanced by some environmental critics who insist that 
at some point soon we must make a choice between a pros- 
perous economy and a dirty environment, or clean environ- 



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ment and a poor economy. A year or two ago I participated in 
a conference organized around the theme, "The Economy and 
the Environment: Need We Choose?" 

Those who would dramatically weaken environmental pro- 
tection claim we must, indeed, make a choice between the 
two. They assume the two are separable and must be address- 
ed as discrete entities standing alone. They are wrong by every 
rational standard of measurement. I assume we are using the 
word "environment" in its broadest context to include all 
physical resources— air, water, soil, scenic beauty, minerals, 
and forests. They are all part of the environment and in- 
separable from it. The appropriate generalization to be made, 
I think, is that the economy and the environment are inex- 
tricably intertwined; a degraded environment and a poor 
economy travel hand-in-hand. It is vital to understand that 
while you can have a country rich in its resources with a poor 
economy, you cannot have a rich economy in a country poor 
in its resources or its access to them. That, I assume, is ax- 
iomatic. Jeremy Rifkin recently stated the proposition simply 
and clearly as follows: "The ultimate balancing of budgets is 
not within society, but between society and nature." 

Each incremental degradation of nature's resources — the 
air, the water, the soil, forests, scenic beauty, habitats — is 
quite simply a dissipation of capital assets which ultimately 
will be paid for by a lower standard of living and a lower quali- 
ty environment. 



"Each incremental degredation of 
nature's resources — the air, the 
water, the soil, forests, scenic beau- 
ty, habitats — is quite simply a 
dissipation of captial assets which 
ultimately will be paid for by a 
lower standard of living and a 
lower quality environment/ ' 



The Office of Technology Assessment estimates that it will 
cost $100 billion just to clean up the 2,000 inactive hazardous 
waste sites located in every state of the nation. 

Any benefit-cost assessment that leaves this factor out of the 
equation so distorts the result as to make such an assessment 
meaningless. 

There continues to be a national controversy over the Clean 
Air Act and appropriations for waste management treatment 
facilities. The Administration would like to weaken these 
statutes and cut appropriations. 

Just what do we mean by clean air and clean water? What 
general principles should guide us in setting air and water 
quality standards? It would seem obvious that standards must 
be set at a level that will assure that air or water pollution will 
not impair health or result in any significant adverse ecological 
damage. We are a long way from achieving that standard. 

"WUl it cost too much to achieve that standard?" That is the 
way the question is usually formed. The proper way to test 
the question is to ask, "How much will it cost society not to 
meet that standard?" The answer is that we can pay the cost of 
meeting the standard, but there is no way for future genera- 
tions to pay for our failure. 

All across thenation, fresh water lakes are being sterilized, 
made lifeless, by acid rain caused by sulphur oxides from 



burning fossil fuel and nitrogen oxides from auto emissions. 
Some three hundred lakes have been rendered sterile in New 
York, and thousands of others are being degraded in Canada, 
the Rocky Mountains, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and 
elsewhere. 

Can anyone tell us what the monumental economic and 
recreation loss to the nation will be unless we move now to 
save our lakes from acid rain? 



''The ultimate test of man's con- 
science is his willingness to 
sacrifice something today for a 
future generation whose words of 
thanks will never be heard.' ' 



What is the economic value of the protein sources in the 
oceans and the water in our rivers? If we continue to destroy 
the salt water marshes and pollute the estuaries and the 
shallow waters of the continental shelf which provide the 
breeding habitat of most marine creatures, we ultimately will 
destroy the productivity of the oceans. Has that been factored 
into the economic equation in the debate over clean water 
standards? The answer is, no, it has not. 

Is it not cheaper to clean up the Mississippi River and keep 
it clean than to leave it dirty so that every city, every 
municipality and every industry from Minneapolis to the Gulf 
of Mexico takes out dirty water, launders it and returns it 
polluted again? 

These and one hundred other questions can be asked and 
every time the answer will be that it is far better for the 
economy and cheaper to maintain a clean environment than a 
dirty one. 

In the short run, some very modest temporary benefit to the 
economy might result from relaxed air and water quality 
standards, but it would be dangerous and enormously expen- 
sive. If we do that, it simply means we are borrowing capital 
from future generations and counting it on the profit side of 
the ledger. 

Quite apart from the ethical questions involved, there is 
simply no way that a future generation could replace the 
capital we borrow from them because we cannot restore a 
polluted ocean or a polluted lake. 

The ultimate test of man's conscience is his willingness to 
sacrifice something today for a future generation whose words 
of thanks will never be heard. 



' 'Can anyone tell us what the 
monumental economic and recrea- 
tion loss to the nation will be 
unless we move now to save our 
lakes from acid rain?' ' 



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Campus Update 

Construction for New 
Athletic Facility Underway 




Ground breakint; ceremonies were held on April 21 tor the Edward H Arnold Sports Center The new tacility will in- 
clude an olvmpic-sized swimming pool and indoor track. Approximately 200 students, tacult}' members, college 
trustees and invited guests attended the festivities on Arnold Field, 



College trustees, benefactors, friends and 
students broke ground for the "Edward H. 
Arnold Sports Center," a $3 million 
life/sports learning center, during a 
ceremony on the southeast corner of Ar- 
nold Field, Tuesday, April 21, 1987. The 
building will be named in honor of College 
Trustee, Edward H. Arnold in recognition 
of his deep involvement in the life and 
work of the College. The ambitious project 
is a second major addition to the campus 
during the 1980's. The $5 million Garber 
Science Center was completed in 1983. 

"This was the missing piece in our 
physical plant," said Dr Arthur L. Peterson, 
President of the College. "This will 
strengthen our ability to give the best possi- 
ble education to our young people." 

The Edward H. Arnold Sports Center, 
which is set to be completed in eight 
months, will house an Olympic-size swim- 
ming pool and three racquetball courts that 
can be converted for squash games. The 
Butler Manufacturing Company, Lebanon, 
is handling the construction of the Center 

"The Center will primarily be used for 
recreational, intramural purposes for our 
student body," said Dr George Marquette, 
dean of students. "Our intent at this time is 
to have volleyball the only intercollegiate 
sport in this facility." 

The main section will contain inter- 
changeable basketball, volleyball and ten- 
nis courts surrounded by a 200-meter track. 
It also will house offices, a second-floor 
observation deck and a concession stand. 
Most of the College's intercollegiate teams 
will continue to use the Lynch Gym- 



nasium. The new facility will be used for 
recreation and intramural sports. 

"The facility will boost morale of current 
students and be a drawing card for recruit- 
ment of others," said Lou Sorrentino, 
athletic director "Many schools of com- 
parative size have a similar facility for 
students." 



During the ground-breaking ceremonies, 
Dr Peterson spoke of "Ed Arnold's commit- 
ment to Lebanon Valley College and the im- 
portant educational mission which it 
fulfills. It is indeed an honor for the college 
community to recognize Ed in this small 
way." Arnold field is named for Edward H. 
Arnold's father, Henry, and his mother, 
Gladys. 

Relatedly, the main foyer of the new 
building will be known as the "Samuel K. 
Wengert Foyer" in honor of Mr Samuel K. 
Wengert who, prior to his death in 1980, 
was a long-term officer and member of the 
College Board of Trustees. Peterson noted 
that the highly esteemed Samuel K. 
Wengert was ably succeeded on the board 
by his son, Harlan R. Wengert, who serves 
as Campaign Chairman of the Finance and 
Investment Committee of the Board and 
also serves as Campaign Co-Chair with Ed- 
ward H. Arnold. Harlan Wengert, along 
with his brothers, John and Clifford, have 
been instrumental in the early develop- 
ment of the building. 

The project is part of a soon-to-be- 
announced major Capital Campaign to 
celebrate LVC's 125th Anniversary. The 
Campaign will provide funds to increase 
the endowment of the College and to 
underwrite the cost of the center 




Taking a turn at the shovel during the ground breaking ceremony were (left to right); A. Nelson Ebersole, President, 
Annville Township Board of Commissioners; Charles W. Wolfe, chairman. Trustee Committee for Institutional Ad- 
vancement; Wesley T. Dellinger, president, LVC Alumni Association; Louis Sorrentino, LVC athletic director; Kenneth 
H, Ptummer, chairman. Trustee Committee for Buildings and Grounds; ITarlan R. Wengert, College Benefactor and 
President, Wengert's Dairy; Edward H. Arnold, College Benefactor and President, New Penn Motor Express; Thomas 
C, Reinhart, vice president. Board of Trustees; and Dr Arthur L. Peterson, President of the College. At Dr Peterson's 
signal, construction officially began with the removal of top soil at the conclusion of the ceremony on Arnold Field. 



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Participants in the ground-breaking pro- 
gram included Edward H. Arnold and 
Harlan R. Wengert, College Benefactors; 
Thomas C. Reinhart, LVC Board of 
Trustees; Kenneth H. Plummer, College 
Building and Grounds Committee; Dr. 
George R. Marquette, College Community; 
Charles W. Wolfe, LVC Institutional Ad- 
vancement Committee; Wesley T Dellinger, 
Alumni Association; A. Nelson Ebersole, 
Lebanon Community; Ken L. Bass and A. 
W. Stephenson, Butler Manufacturing 
Company; and Steven H. Witmer, 
representing LVC students. 

Founders Day 1987 

Roy J. McMindes, president and chief ex- 
ecutive officer of the Sheridan Corporation, 
Lebanon, PA, received the 1987 LVC 
Founders Day Award during the annual 
program held February 17 in Miller Chapel. 

The award is given annually to a person 
in the Lebanon area who has improved the 
community through personal service. 
McMindes, a regional leader in industry, is 
the eighth area resident to receive the 
award. 



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Roy McMindes (fourth from left) and his family visited 
LVC for the 1987 Founders Day service, where Mc- 
Mindes received the eighth award given by the College 
for service to the Lebanon community. Shown here are 
{left to right); Eileen and l^ee (brother) McMindes, 
Prudence (Roy's wife), Roy, daughter Joan and son 
James (Jim), daughter Gail and her husband Dr. 
Frederick Haselton. 

During his acceptance speech, McMin- 
des commented that he was "honored, 
proud and flattered" to have received the 
award, and encouraged the students in the 
audience to "look for the opportunities that 
abound in all areas of life." 

To those in the LVC community McMin- 
des commented "Lebanon Valley College is 
a fountainhead of strength. Keep forging 
ahead and don't allow education to fall by 
the wayside." 

McMindes' list of contributions in the 
Lebanon community includes the removal 
of 2.5 million tons of unsightly slag to allow 
the creation of the Lebanon Valley Mall in 
the early 1970's . Today's mall is comprised 
of 50 stores serving the community. 



In 1983, McMindes was appointed chair- 
man of the board of directors of the Peoples 
National Bank of Lebanon, having served 
as director since 1964. 

Since 1970, McMindes has been a trustee 
of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, 
and is a member of the board's finance 
committee. As vice chairman of the 
building committee, he played a central 
role in the construction of the three-floor 
addition which now includes patient care 
rooms, laboratories, the heart station and 
emergency room, surgical facilities and the 
ICU. 

During his 20 years of service in the com- 
munity, McMindes has served in various 
civic groups including the Chamber of 
Commerce and the YMCA. 



***** 



Guest speajcer for the Founders Day pro- 
gram was former United States Senator 
Gaylord Nelson (D-WI), counselor of The 
Wilderness Society. The topic of Nelson's 
address was "A Clean Environment and A 
Prosperous Economy: Can We Have Both?" 
(See page 10.) 

Nelson became counselor of The 
Wilderness Society in January 1981. He was 
first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1962 after 
serving as a state Senator for ten years and 
as Governor for four years. In his eighteen 
years in the Senate, Nelson earned a 
reputation as a staunch environmentalist, 
holding a record of notable achievements 
which include: the founder of Earth Day; 
Operation Mainstream and Green Thumb 
(to employ the elderly in conservation pro- 
jects); The Apostles Islands National 
Lakeshore Act; the Upper Great Lakes 
Region Commission; the St. Croix Wild 
and Scenic River; a Sponsor of the 1964 
Wilderness Act; and co-author of the Na- 
tional Hiking Trails System. 

Nelson first introduced legislation in 
Congress: to control strip mining; to ban 
the use of DDT; to protect and complete the 
acquisition of the Appalachian Trail; to ban 
the use of 245 T (agent orange); and to ban 
the use of phosphates in detergents. 

Two Trustees Named 

Rufus A. Fulton, Jr., executive vice presi- 
dent of the Fulton Financial Corporation 
and Fulton Bank, Lancaster, and Andrew 
G. Schultz, superintendent of the West 
Chester District of the Eastern Pennsylvania 
Conference of the United Methodist 
Church, are new trustees of Lebanon Valley 
College. 

Fulton is responsible for the bank's retail, 
marketing and trust divisions, as well as 
operations and property management. 



Fulton, a resident of Millersville, PA, 
began his banking career as a trust officer 
with Fulton Bank in August of 1966. He was 
named senior vice president in 1977, and 
became executive vice president in 1982. 

Schultz, a resident of West Chester, PA, 
has been a pastor in the Eastern Penn- 
sylvania Conference for 30 years. Before be- 
ing appointed as district superintendent in 
1985, he served at the Bala Cynwyd United 
Methodist Church for 11 years. He has also 
served as pastor of Memorial, Parkside and 
Elmwood United Methodist Churches, all 
in the Philadelphia area, and as associate 
pastor of Drexel Hill United Methodist 
Church. 

Schultz has been an adjunct professor of 
United Methodist history, doctrine and 
polity at the Eastern Baptist Theological 
Seminary in St. Davids, PA. 

Hamilton Named Vice President And 
Controller 

Dr. Robert Hamilton, Grantham, PA, was 
recently appointed vice president and 
controller. 

Hamilton comes to LVC from Messiah 
College after serving 14 years as vice presi- 
dent for business and finance. He holds a 
B. A. degree from Messiah College, a mas- 
ter's degree from Shippensburg University 
and a doctorate in Educational Administra- 
tion from Pennsylvania State University. 

"It is a pleasure to be associated with an 
institution with such fine leadership," said 
Hamilton. "Both faculty and staff seem to 
demonstrate important elements for suc- 
cess: genuine affection for and commit- 
ment to the College." 

Prior to his work at Messiah, Hamilton 
served as an elementary school teacher, 
and from 1967 to 1972, as an elementary 
school principal in the West Shore District 
in Lemoyne, PA. 

Hamilton holds memberships in a 
number of professional associations in- 
cluding the American Management 
Association, the National Association of 
College and University Business Officers 
and the College and University Personnel 
Association. 

Director of Annual Giving Appointed 

M. Steven Bortner, of Palmyra, PA, has 
been appointed director of annual giving at 
Lebanon Valley College. 

"I am excited and proud to be managing 
the Annual Fund which is so vital to 
meeting the needs of the College and its 
students," said Bortner. "The annual fund 
offers alumni and friends the opportunity 
to participate in the continuing growth of 
LVC." 



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Report of the 1986-87 Annual Fund 
July 1, 1986 - April 7, 1987 





Unrestricted 


Restricted 


Total 


Payments 


$389,444 


$435,969 


$ 825,413 


Goal 


$650,000 


$450,000 


$1,100,000 


Needed 


$260,556 


$ 14,031 


$ 274,587 



If you have not yet made your gift to the Annual Fund, 
please do so now. Your unrestricted gift is needed to provide 
financial aid and scholarships to our students. Make your 
check payable to Lebanon Valley College and send it to: 
Office of Development 
Lebanon Valley College 
Annville, PA 17003 
Our campaign ends on June 30, 1987. 



Bortner comes to Lebanon Valley College 
from the March of Dimes Birth Defects 
Foundation where he managed the Penn- 
sylvania field office from 1983 to 1986. Prior 
to employment with the Foundation, Bort- 
ner was assistant for organization develop- 
ment with the Mental Health Association 
in Pennsylvania in 1983 and was area 
representative of the American Heart 
Association from 1979 to 1983. 

Bortner received a B. A. degree in English 
from Shippensburg University in 1976. He 
is an active member of the Susquehanna 
Chorale and Trinity United Church of 
Christ, Palmyra. 

New Scholarships Announced 

Thanks to Estella C. Ellenberger, an an- 
nual scholarship of approximately $1,000 
will be available beginning fall semester of 
1987 

Ellenberger willed the bulk of her estate, 
a total of $10,000, to help "worthy and 
deserving LVC students." A native of 
Palmyra and devoted member of the Gravel 
HUl United Methodist Church, Ellenberger 
wanted to contribute to the quality educa- 
tion LVC provides in affiliation with the 
United Methodist Church. 

Though not an alumna of LVC, 
Ellenberger had been an anonymous 
benefactor of the College for over 25 years. 
She was the only child of Mr and Mrs. 
Cyrus Ellenberger, Palmyra. 

Though the award is not restrictive, 
members of the Gravel Hill United 
Methodist Church who reside in Palmyra 
will be given preference for the need-based 
award. 

The Esther and Paul Ensminger Scholar- 
ship, an annual $4,000 endowed award, has 
been established following the death of 
Paul Ensminger '23 of Annville in March. 

The first scholarship will be awarded to a 
member of the junior class during the 



1988-89 academic year Requirements for 
the two-year award include a 3.0 average, 
participation in church and extra-curricular 
activities, high moral character and finan- 
cial need. Education majors will be given 
preference, though the scholarship is not 
restrictive. 

Ensminger served as superintendent of 
Cape May public schools. Cape May, NJ 
until 1958, after having taught in several 
schools. He also was active in the com- 
munity, serving as commander of the Cape 
May American Legion post, tax assessor for 
West Cape May, and president of the Dutch 
Society. 

Alumni Scholarship News 

Begun in 1953, the Alumni Scholarship 
Fund balance currently stands at $25,000. 
Interest earned'from the fund means that 



two students receive a $1,000 scholarship to 
defray tuition costs each year 

But the alumni association would like to 
change that so more money is available to 
help today's LVC students. Current cost of 
tuition is $7950. 

"Our goal this year is to raise the balance 
to increase the amount available for 
scholarships," said Jane Gruber Seiverling 
'43, chairperson of the alumni scholarship 
committee. 

According to Wes Dellinger '75, president 
of the alumni association, one alumnus has 
already given $2,600 to help increase the 
fund balance. 

"Anyone who would like to contribute 
will play an important role in helping us 
reach our goal," notes Seiverling. "Some of 
us could never have graduated without 
others' foresight to establish scholarship 
funds." 

The alumni scholarship, like all scholar- 
ships at LVC, is a need-based award. Reci- 
pients are selected on the basis of scholar- 
ship, need, and life and career goals. 

This year. Amy Jo Kresen '88, a biology 
major from Beaver Springs, PA, and Robert 
J. Schalkoff '88, a music education major 
from East Hanover NJ, each received $1,000 
scholarship from the Alumni Association. 
Approximately 75 students have received 
Alumni Scholarships since 1953. 

Anyone who wishes to contribute a 
$25.00 donation to the fund may write a 
check payable to "Alumni Scholarship 
Fund" and send it to the attention of: 

Alumni Scholarship Fund 

Lebanon Valley College 

Annville, PA 17003 




Charter members of The Honor Society gathered on Sunday, March 15, 1987, for a special dinner commemorating the 
forming of the group. Each person whose estate plans make provision for LVC to receive $10,000 or more are enrolled 
in the Society. Attending (left to right) were: Pat Lutz Walter, Hon. John Walter, Adora Rabiger Sholley, Mr and Mrs. 
Kenneth Sheaffer, Grant Nicholls, Dr Elizabeth Geffen, Jack Beattie, Karen McHenry Gluntz, Dr and Mrs. Arthur 
Peterson, Dr and Mrs. Harvey Snyder, Dr Ralph Shay, Mildred Myers, Drs. Clark and Edna Carmean, Rev. Thomas 
Guinivan, Mary Albert Attick, and Margaret Fake Anders. 



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Oops, We Forgot Harrison! 

In the last issue of The Valley we neglected to include Harrison Woodruff, Jr '65 in our photo caption of the 1961 MAC 
Championship football team. Harrison is in the second row, fourth from the left. The team was honored at a dinner 
during Homecoming Weekend. Front Row; Rowland Barnes '62, Hiram Fitzgerald '62, Larry Godshall '63, John Yajko 
'63. Second Row: Terry Herr '65, Ellis McCracken '63; Roger Ward '63, Harrison D. Woodruff, Jr '65, Wes MacMUIan 
'64, Vance Stouffer '63. Third Row: Brooks Slatcher '62, Bob Stone '65, Jerry Bowman '63, Bill McHenry, Greg Stanson 
'63, Bob Stull '62, Fred Porrino '63. 



Please Come! 
Alumni Weekend 
June 5, 6, 7 

Included among this year's activities are: 
6th Annual Golf Tournament, 11 a.m., 
June 5; Complimentary Buffet, 6:30 p.m., 
June 5; Class Agent Breakfast Meeting, 
8:30 a.m., June 6; Travelogue by Dr. Mae I. 
Fauth '33 - "The Soviet Union," 9 a.m., 
June 6; Alumni Ambassador Meeting, 
10 a.m., June 6; Conversation With the 
President, 11 a.m., June 6; Alumni Awards 
Luncheon, 12:15 p.m., June 6; and the 
Kreiderheim Picnic, 6 p.m., June 6. 

Of course traditional campus tours, class 
get-togethers and activities for the kids are 
being held, 

To register, return the registration form 
that you recently received in the Alumni 
Weekend Brochure. 

Questions? Call the Alumni Services Of- 
fice, (717) 867-6220. See you June 5! 

LVC Receives "Fortune" 

The math department received a Fortune 
32:16 desk top computer system in January. 

The new computer, on loan from AT&T 
Bell Laboratories in Whippany, NJ, will pro- 
vide students with experience on a 
multitasking, multiuser system running 
UNIX. Hardware, including a 20 megabyte 
hard disk, printer, and three terminals, wUl 
provide students this semester with ex- 
perience in system management. Addi- 



tionally, software included Fortran 77, C, 
and BASIC compilers. 

"This has been our first general exposure 
to UNIX," said Dr. Michael Fry, assistant 
professor of mathematical sciences. "The 
system is in line with state-of-the-art 
philosophy meant in the progress of com- 
puters for researching computer science. 
For our students it is a chance to get some 
experience with a system that continues to 
grow in the job field." 

George Baldwin, director of the Design 
Engineering Center at Bell Labs, Whip- 
pany, NJ, was instrumental in obtaining the 
loan of the computer. 

Gary Kunkel, a senior computer science 
major, has been named system operator, in 
light of his present independent study 
work with UNIX. 

"For Gary, the system has been beneficial 
because it gave him the opportunity to 
manage the computer," said Fry. 

Drug Awareness Program From 
Satellite To LVC 

LVC students viewed, live-via-satellite, a 
program produced by the College Satellite 
Network (CSN) entitled "Drugs: Your 
Choice, Your Future," in February. 

The broadcast, which was received by 
400 campuses nation-wide, included 
"Drugs: Why Not?", a discussion on reality 
of drug use with well-known personalities 
from the entertainment industry, "Drugs 
and Athletics" with sports figures discuss- 
ing the effects of drugs on athletic perform- 



ance, and "The Politics of Drug Abuse," 
which featured leading politicians discuss- 
ing all aspects of the drug issue including 
new laws, interdiction by the military and 
foreign aid to drug exporters. 

"The program is part of campus-wide 
campaign adopted by the institution's 
Board of Trustees to increase awareness of 
cirug and alcohol use and abuse among the 
students and the community," said Eileen 
Frankland, director of student activities at 
LVC. "The CSN program was open to the 
students and the community," continued 
Frankland. "The College wants to increase 
awareness on this subject both with its 
students and the surrounding community 
the College serves." 

Did You Know? 

Deb Dressier '86 was interviewed by Wall 
Street Journal staff reporter Francis C. 
Brown, III for a story on the current short- 
age of teachers which appeared in the 
January 15 issue of the WSJ. 

Entitled "Recruiting Drive: Shortage of 
Teachers Prompts Talent Hunt by Educa- 
tion Officials," the article discussed current 
tactics used to attract college graduates into 
the teaching field. Recruiting drives, 
"forgivable" loans, and "retraining" pro- 
grams are three ways in which states are 
trying to attract potential teachers to fill the 
growing need for qualified instructors. 

In Dressler's case, Pennsylvania "forgave" 
$10,000 in loans with her agreement to get a 
teaching certificate and become a science 
instructor for three years. 

Dressier remarked that this program was 
a "strong incentive" to enter teaching. 

Currently, she teaches 8th grade en- 
vironmental science for Pennsbury School 
District, Yardley, PA. 

National Capital Area Alumni Club 

On Saturday March 28, 1987, the Club's 
annual dinner was held at Evans Farm Inn, 
McLean, Virginia. National Capital Area 
Alumni in attendance were: 

Julia Woods Heneks '79 and her hus- 
band, Jeffrey; Alice Daniel Kelly '54; 
William H. Kelly '54; Elizabeth Reitz 
Moore '74, president; Rev. H. Edgar Moore 
'74; Dr. Donald Shay '37; Joan R. Taylor '68, 
vice president; and Dr. Elizabeth Kreiser 
Weisberger '44. 

Representatives from LVC and the LVC 
Alumni Association were: 

Wesley Dellinger '75, president of the 
LVC Alumni Association; Amy Hoopes 
Dellinger '78; Karen McHenry Gluntz '82, 
executive director of development; Dr. 
Martin Gluntz '53, past president of the 
LVC Alumni Association; Ellen McGill; 
and Dr. William McGill, vice president 
and dean of the faculty. 

The speaker was Dr. William J. McGill. 
His topic was: "Why I Chose Lebanon 
Valley College". Karen McHenry Gluntz 



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and Wes Dellinger gave the "College Up- 
date." 

Alumni living in the National Capital 
Area interested in the club may contact; 

Elizabeth Reitz Moore 74 

205 Lynn Manor Drive 

Rockville, MD 20850 
or 

Ms. Joan R. Taylor '68 

6934 Hanover Parkway 

Greenbelt, MD 20770 

Philadelphia Auxiliary Luncheon 

On Friday, March 27, 1987, the LVC Aux- 
iliary's Philadelphia Branch annual spring 
luncheon was held in the social hall of the 
Jenkintown United Methodist Church. 
Over 50 auxiliary members and senior 
friends were in attendance. Auxiliary 
members in attendance were: 

Helen Kaufmann, past parent '65, '68, 
'69, membership chairman; Ruth Goyne 
Berger '37; Dorothy Gulden, friend; 
Dorothy Hafer '31, treasurer; Martha 
Kreider Rudnicki '34; Mrs. Shermer, 
grandmother of Bonnie Shermer '87; Dot 
Smith, past parent, secretary; Kathryn 
Wheeler Snavely '27; Eleanor Snoke '28, 
president; and Lois Yarger, past parent '69, 
79. 

Karen McHenry Gluntz '82, executive 
director of development, gave a "Campus 
Update" and entertainment was provided 
by Dr. Philip Morgan, LVC professor of 
voice and Mrs. Nevelyn Knisley, LVC ad- 
junct associate professor of piano. 

Any alumna, past or current parent or 
friend interested in the Auxiliary may 
contact: 

Mrs. Helen Kaufmann 

Membership Chairman 

Springhouse Estates, Apt. F-213 

Springhouse, PA 19477 

Summer Music Camp 
July 19-24, 1987 

High school students can take part in 
a one-week, residential music camp that 
will include concert band, jazz band, 
chamber ensembles, music theory, 
keyboard instruction and private 
lessons. 

Students ages 15-18 (grades 10-12) are 
eligible. The week's activities include in- 
struction, a grand finale concert, and 
performances by ensembles. 

Social activities include a trip to 
HERSHEYPARK, an ice cream social, a 
picnic, movies, pizza party and Variety 
Show. 

Application requirements include a 
letter of recommendation from a music 
director or private teacher. Further 
details are available by calling Dr. Robert 
Hearson, Summer Music Camp Direc- 
tor, (717) 867-6289. Deadline for applica- 
tions is June 1, 1987 



Solomon Joins Media Services 

Virginia "Ginny" Solomon was named 
assistant director of media services in 
March. She comes to LVC from the Great 
Smoky Mountains National Park, Ten- 
nessee, where she taught stream and forest 
ecology to fifth and sixth graders at the Tre- 
mont Environmental Education Center. 

A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Solomon 
received her B.S. in Parks and Recreation 
from Slippery Rock University and her 
M.A.Ed, in Educational Media from 
Western Carolina University in North 
Carolina. 

While in graduate school, Solomon was 
an audio visual instructor for the Universi- 
ty, worked on several independent projects 
for professors, and was a media specialist 
for the Haywood Technical College Media 
Center. 

The College's media services office pro- 
vides all audio-visual needs on campus in- 
cluding those for classrooms, summer con- 
ferences and special events on campus. 
John Uhl '79 is director of media services. 

Workshops Successful 

More than 100 church organists and choir 
directors attended a Hymn Festival on cam- 
pus in January, which featured Thomas A. 
Smith of the Hymn Society of America. 
Coordinator of the festival was Dr. Pierce 
Getz, professor of music. Getz also held 
the Organ-Choral Lectureship in Novem- 
ber. 

Dr. Voorhis C. Cantrell, professor of 
religion and philosophy, presented a story- 
telling workshop for the United Methodist 
Pennsylvania Conference clergy in 
November and attracted a number of East- 
ern Pennsylvania clergy as well. Plans are 
proceeding for the Eastern Pennsylvania 
Conference of the United Methodist 
Church to be held on campus in June. 

First-Ever Faculty Workshops 
Successful 

A first-ever teaching workshop for ad- 
junct faculty members was conducted in 
January. The workshop emphasized such 
topics as qualities of the instructor, design- 
ing a syllabus, presenting material and how 
to ask and answer questions. Because of 
the success of the workshop, a second 
similar workshop for full-time faculty took 
place in late March. 

"One of my primary interests is to help 
faculty develop a sense of their mutual in- 
volvement in teaching and to exchange 
ideas in the context of a workshop," said Dr 
William McGill, dean of the faculty. "We 
plan to repeat the workshop on a yearly 
basis and eventually add several work- 
shops that focus on a particular problem in 
the field." 



Student Leaders Work In Community 

Lebanon Valley College students and 
staff have been hard at work on projects to 
benefit the needy in the local community. 

Students in Dr. Carolyn Hanes' 
"Theories and Applications of Leadership 
Processes" class organized "Project Santa" 
to raise funds for Christmas toys, food and 
clothing to be distributed through the 
Salvation Army to the needy in the local 
community. Gamma Sigma Sigma received 
food donations at Thanksgiving. A group 
of faculty and students have continued as 
volunteers in the Lebanon Noon Meals 
Program, and faculty and Alpha Phi 
Omega are both involved in blood drives. 



Summer Sports Camps at LVC 

Girls Basketball ($70) 

ages 8-12 June 22-26 

ages 12-18, August 10-14; 

Boys Baseball ($60) 

ages 9-12, June 15-19; 

ages 13-18, June 22-26; 

Boys Soccer ($60) 

ages 8-13, June 30-July 3; 

Boys Basketball ($70) 

ages 8-12, June 15-19; 

ages 12-18, August 3-7; 

Girls Field Hockey ($60) 

ages 12-18, July 20-24; 

Football* ($185) 

boys ages 14-18 July 19-24; and 

July 26-31. 
LVC athletic coaches wOl direct the 
day camps. Guest coaches from other 
colleges and high schools will also at- 
tend. Register by calling (717) 867-6205 
before June 1. *Group rates are avail- 
able for football camp; campers stay on 
campus for the full week. 



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Faculty 
Profile 



Richard Arnold, assistant professor of 
management, became a Certified Manage- 
ment Accountant. Arnold successfully 
completed a comprehensive examination 
on accounting and related subjects and 
satisfied the required two years of manage- 
ment accounting experience. 

Philip Billings, professor of English, 
gave a poetry reading at the Independent 
Eye Theatre Works in Lancaster last Oc- 
tober. In November, Billings spoke to 
classes at Palmyra High School about 
creative writing and his book Porches - why 
and how he wrote it and how the students 
might do a similar project of their own. 

Richard Cornelius, chairman of the 
chemistry department, led a panel discus- 
sion on "Computers in the Chemistry 
Laboratory" at the annual meeting of the 
Mid-Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts 
Chemistry Teachers, held at Sweet Briar 
College, Sweet Briar, Virginia. 

He was also appointed to a three-year 
term as a member of the Computer Com- 
mittee of the Division of Chemical Educa- 
tion of the American Chemical Society. 

Cornelius also wrote a chapter entitled 
"Teaching Chemistry with Microcom- 
puters" for the book Computer Aids to 
Chemistry recently published by Ellis Hor- 
wood. He collaborated with Daniel Cabrol 
and Claude Cachet of the Universities de 
Nice, France, in writing the chapter. 

Klement Hambourg, associate professor 
of music, conducted a lecture in the "Know 
Your Symphony" concert series held at 
Penn State, Berks Campus. 

Hambourg also attended the 1987 Na- 
tional Convention of the American String 
Teachers Association held at the Hyatt 
Regency Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. 
Clinicians included Michael Allard, public 
school orchestra consultant from Las Vegas, 
Nevada, and conductor of the Las Vegas 
Youth Symphony, Marilyn McDonald, 
violinist from the Oberlin College Conser- 
vatory and George Vance, bassist , from 
Washington, D.C., who has co-authored a 
series of books for double bass modeled 
after the Suzuki Violin School. 

Alan Heffner, chairman of the depart- 
ment of management, attended a seminar 
on "Reinventing the Corporation" and 
"Megatrends" conducted by the Institute of 
Management at Franklin and Marshall 
College. 



Richard Iskowitz, associate professor of 
art, had three photographs accepted in the 
54th Annual Cumberland Valley Photo- 
graphic Salon held at the Washington 
County Museum of the Arts, Hagerstown, 
MD. 

One of the photos entitled "Figure Land- 
scape 1" was awarded 2nd place in the 
black and white division. The work, an 
abstract presentation of the human figure, 
emphasizing topographical features was 
created by controlled lighting, angle of vi- 
sion and cropping. 

John Kearney, professor of English, at- 
tended the Pennsylvania Council of 
Teachers of English convention in Pitts- 
burgh, PA, where he delivered a paper 
"Challenge and Community in the Com- 
position Classroom." 

Robert Lau, professor of music and 
chairman of the department, and George 
Curfman, professor of music education, 
have accepted an invitation from the Penn- 
sylvania Department of Education to serve 
on a committee to evaluate teacher educa- 
tion programs in Pennsylvania. This in- 
volves undergoing training regarding re- 
cent changes in state regulations, standards 
and evaluation procedures. 

Leon Markowicz, professor of English, 
served as a panelist on a program at West 
Chester University entitled, "The Essay 
Exam: Futility or Utility." 

Joerg Mayer, professor of mathematical 
sciences, is writing a text book on 
Assembly Language for the Intel 8086/8088 
under contract with Harper and Row. Since 
last Spring, Joerg has been vice president 
and program chairman of the Susquehan- 
na Chapter of the Association for Com- 
puting Machinery (ACM), which meets at 
LVC. 

Robert Rose, associate professor of 
music,served as exhibit coordinator for the 
1986 Clar Fest Convention held at Towson 
State University in June. 

Rose attended the Midwest/National 
Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago in 
December, 1986, served as a guest conduc- 
tor for the 1987 LVC Honor's Band in 
January, 1987, and served as guest band 
conductor for the Berks County Senior 
High School Music Festival held at 
Schuylkill Valley High School in January, 
1987 



Ronald Ruszcyk, a native of Buffalo, NY, 

is a visiting assistant professor of chemistry. 
Ruszcyk, a member of the American 
Chemical Society, received a B.S. degree in 
chemistry, a B.A. degree in physics and a 
Ph.D. degree in chemistry from SUNY Col- 
lege at Buffalo. He comes to LVC from Get- 
tysburg College. 

Warren Thompson, director of the 
Leadership Studies Program, had his 
reviews of Christopher Hodgkinson's The 
Philosophy of Leadership (1983) and 
Towards A Philosophy Of Administration 
(1978), published in the Fall/Vv'inter 1986 
issue of Leadership by St. Martins Press. 
Leadership is a publication of the Luce 
Leadership Project, Washington, D.C. 

Susan Verhoek, professor of biology, has 
been named for inclusion in The World's 
Who's Who of Women, 9th edition, which 
recognizes women of achievement 
throughout the world. Verhoek is the co- 
author of a book and several popular and 
technical papers, and past president of the 
Society for Economic Botany. 

She also attended a day-long session of 
the 1987 Pennsylvania Vegetable Con- 
ference at the annual meeting of the State 
Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania, 
in Hershey, PA. She returned to campus 
with data to use in classes, career guidance 
information and a better awareness of the 
field of applied botany. 




Congratulations 
to Dr. Allan Wolfe, 
professor of biology, 
who received the 
1986-87 Darbaker 
Award from the 
Pennsylvania Acad- 
emy of Science on 
April 13 in Lancas- 
ter, PA. The award 
is made by the 
Academy for excel- 
lence in a published paper. Dr. Wolfe's 
topic was "Electron microscopic study of 
the ceca, intestine and associated 
peritrophic membrane of the brine 
shrimp, Artemia ." 

Co-recipient of the award was James 
Foster, a teaching assistant and graduate 
student in the anatomy department of 
University of Virginia Medical School, 
and the son of Gordie Foster, men's 
basketball coach for LVC. 



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LVC Sports 




Chris Wornas (right) who received the 1987 Hot Dog 
Frank Award, was congratulated by "Hot Dog" Frank 
Aftosmes (left) himself- Wornas was a team physician 
from 1954 to 1971 under coaches Ellis McCracken and 
Bill McHenry. 

Wornas Receives 1987 "Hot Dog 
Frank" Award 

The second annual "Hot Dog Frank" 
Athletic Service Award was presented to 
Dr. Christian Wornas, Reading, PA, on 
Saturday, February 14, during half-time of 
the men's basketball matchup versus 
Albright College. 

The "Hot Dog Frank" award was created 
by LVC in 1985 in honor of Frank Aftosmes 
for his many personal contributions to the 
athletic program. 

Wornas, a 1942 graduate of Lebanon 
Valley College, has made outstanding con- 
tributions to his Alma Mater including ser- 
vice as a football team physician and in 
fund raising in the Alumni Association. 

Penny Hamilton Scores 1000 

Senior Penny Hamilton became only the 
second woman in LVC history to score 1000 
career points on February 9, at Susquehan- 
na University. Hamilton (1070 career points) 
and teammate, senior Steph Smith (1336 
career points) are the only two women in 
the history of LVC women's basketball to 
score over 1000 career points. 

Women End With Win 

The LVC women's basketball team finish- 
ed the 1986-87 season with a 66-48 win over 
Albright College. Ann Cessna led the way 
with 16 points, followed by Freshmen Lisa 
Biehl's 12 points, and Penny Hamilton's 10 
points. The women's team finished with a 
record of 12-13. Three seniors will be missed 
next year. Good luck Ann Cessna, Steph 
Smith, and Penny Hamilton. 



Cessna Makes All Conference Team 

Ann Cessna was named to the 1986-87 
Middle Atlantic All-Conference team for 
the Southwest Division. 

Cessna, a senior psychology major, led 
the 12-13 LVC women in field goal percen- 
tage (52.6%) and free throw percentage 
(83.3%). She was second in rebounds (171), 
and third in scoring (345 points). 

Men End With Hard Fought Loss 

The LVC men's basketball team finished 
with a tough loss to rival Franklin & Mar- 
shall 87-80. The men finished with an 8-16 
record. Some notable individual 
achievements were accomplished during 
the year. Junior Don Hostetler finished 
third in scoring (21.3 ppg) and fourth in 
field goal percentage (.628) in the Middle 
Atlantic Conference. He was selected as 
one of the weekly MAC player-of-the-week 
winners during the month of January. 

Look Who Returned for the Alumni 
Basketball Game in February! 




Blue Team 

Front row, left to right; Patrick A. Zlogar '86; Robert L. 

Griffith 74; Kristofer L. Linde '73; Gregory S. Grace '78; 

Christopher K. Derrick '77 

Back row, left to right: Charles R. Etter '72; James C. 

Schoch '76; David W. Guare '75; Donald R. Buesing '76; 

Don Johnson '73. 




White Team 

Front row, left to right: Thomas C. Pedley '78; Rogue ]. 
Calvo '80; Michael J. Daveler '79; Fred S. Siebecker, III 
'84; Robert C. Johnston '84; Leon Markowicz, coach, 
Blue Team; Mark W. Sypher '81; Jay S. Stanton '66; 
David A. Light '82; Scott A. Mailen '82; Phil Billings, 
coach, White Team. 



Don Hostetler Named All Conference 

Don Hostetler was named to the 1986-87 
Middle Atlantic Conference Southwest 
Division First Team selected by MAC 
coaches. Hostetler, a forward, led the 
southwest division in scoring and field goal 
percentage. 

Wrestler's Finish Tough 

The LVC men's wrestling team finished 
their season strong with a 37-12 thrashing 
over arch rival Albright College. The team 
finished the season with a 5-10 record 
despite numerous injuries. Senior captain 
Kerry Meyer (broken thumb) was one of 
eight casualties during the season. Meyer 
will be missed next year, as will senior 
Glenn Kaiser (7-8 record). There is a very 
bright future in store for the Flying Dutch- 
men wrestlers with returning freshmen 
Doug Walter (11-7 record) and Tim Moyer 
(9-7-1 record), and returning sophomore Pat 
Eckman (6-7 record). All three have varsity 
experience. 

Petrofes Inducted Into Hall of Fame 

Jerry Petrofes, wrestling coach at LVC 
since 1963, was inducted into the District 3 
Hall-Of-Fame on Saturday, March 7, at 
Shippensburg University. 

The presentation was held at Heiges 
Field House before the finals of the District 
3 Wrestling Championships. 

Petrofes is a 1958 graduate of Kent State 
University, Kent, Ohio, with a B.S. in 
Health and Physical Education. He earned 
an M.Ed, in 1962 also from Kent State, 
where he lettered in wrestling all four 
years. 

Petrofes began his coaching career at 
Revenna Township High School and 
Aurora High School in Ohio from 1957-61. 
He served as assistant wrestling coach at 
William College, Williamstown, MA, in 
1962 prior to coming to Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege in 1963. 

His teams have compiled a 260-190-5 
record and he has produced 40 conference 
placewinners, four Middle Atlantic Con- 
ference champs and five Division III AU- 
Americans. In addition to his coaching 
duties, Petrofes has served as the athletic 
director at LVC. 

He presently serves as secretary of the 
National Division III Coaches Association. 

Flying Dutchmen Baseball Starts 

The Flying Dutchmen baseball team en- 
joyed the annual spring training in Horida. 
Sparked by sophomore pitcher Joe Black's 
two victories, LVC returned home with a 
6-3 record. The Hying Dutchmen bats were 
in full swing with Tom Yeagley's 12 hits, 
Chris Smith's 11 hits, and Gary Zimmer- 
man's 10 hits and 8 RBI's. LVC finished the 
trip with a team batting average of .290. 



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Classnotes 



Robert Troxel is now retired and 
pursuing his interests of travel and 



'36 

growing tropical fruits 



/^rr Maxine Earley Sausser retired 
k3/ after 25 years of elementary school 
teaching. 

Dr. Donald Shay, emeritus professor of 
microbiology and former assistant dean for 
biological services in the dental school. 
University of Maryland, was appointed 
archivist for the International Union of 
Microbiological Societies at the XIV Inter- 
national Congress for Microbiology held in 
Manchester, England. 

Ruth Buck Schlegel has traveled extensive- 
ly throughout her lifetime. Her travels in- 
clude Israel, Greece, the Scandinavian 
Peninsula, all of central Europe, England, 
east and south Africa, Australia, New 
Zealand, the Figi Islands, Central America, 
the Yucatan of Mexico. She plans an exten- 
sive trip to the Orient this spring. 

/<JQ Robert Long toured all the Iron 

•yy Curtain countries of Europe except 
the Soviet Union. 

f/t^ Gen. Peter G. Olenchuck was ap- 
TI^ pointed to the Board on Army 
Science and Technology, National Academy 
of Sciences. He was also re-elected chair- 
man of the Newport Institute, Newport, 
Rhode Island. 

//I /I Dorothy Landis Gray resigned her 
TtTC teaching position at Arkansas Col- 
lege in Batesville, Arkansas, and is current- 
ly pursuing doctoral studies in vocal 
pedagogy at The Catholic University of 
America in Washington, D.C. She also 
teaches voice at the university. 



Clare Schaeffer Berger retired 
from Stroudsburg Area School 



'46 

District after 25 years of teaching 

'/I Q ^'^'" ^- Berger is currently on 

TcO sabbatical leave after serving for 
the past two years as acting director of 
Kemp Library at East Stroudsburg 
University. 

Dr. Grace Laverty retired from the Penn- 
sylvania Department of Education at the 
end of 1986 with over 19 years of service 
with the PDE and 18 years of public school 
teaching. 

'/I Q ^'^"^^ Hall returned to a faculty 

TI^ position from Dean of Academic 
Affairs at Bucks County Community 
College. 



fCfl Dr. George Bartels, Jr. retired from 

i3v/ DuPont Company in April 1985 
after 32 years of service. 

Jack Suavely, professor of music at The 
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 
received a sabbatical grant for the second 
semester of 1986. He and his family lived in 
London for six months. He did his research 
whUe teaching, presenting master classes at 
various universities and performing on 
clarinet and saxophone. He was also 
recently awarded a citation for 30 years of 
teaching by the University of Wisconsin. 

David Wallace, as staff curator for the Divi- 
sion of Historic Furnishings, National Park 
Service, recently completed studies of the 
furnishings of Carl Soudberg's home near 
Ashville, North Carolina, and of Faraway 
Ranch in Arizona and is now studying the 
furnishings of former president Theodore 
Roosevelt's home at Oyster Bay, Long 
Island, New York. 

'CO ^^T Funck Gingrich was the 

J^ guest soloist and accompanist for 
the first Musical Revue in conjunction with 
the first Palmyra Arts Festival, Palmyra, 
Pennsylvania. 

James Pacy will celebrate his 20th year with 
the political science faculty at the Universi- 
ty of Vermont on sabbatical leave in Europe 
during 1987-88. He is completing an an- 
thology on diplomatic life in the Soviet 
Union. 

Sterling Strause was elected chairman of 
the Wisconsin Association for Research 
Management after having served as 
secretary of the organization for two years. 

/ [■ *j Allen Koppenhauer wrote the text 

^J for a Christmas cantata that was 
performed at the First Church of Christ, 
Wilmington, Ohio. 

Rev. Gilbert Snyder retired after 30 years in 
the ministry of the United Methodist 
Church. 

A [T ^ Ted Blumenthal has been teaching 

J / elementary instrumental music in 
Eastchester, New York for 20 years. 

/["Q Flora Blumenthal is in her 
1^3/ eleventh year of teaching elemen- 
tary general music in Irvington, New York. 

f /lf\ Ronald Dietz conducted the York, 
OU Pennsylvania Symphony Chorus 
in the 1979-80 season. In 1983, he founded a 
select group of singers from the Chorus 
and named them the York Symphony 
Chamber Singers. 



Carole Ott Harman is a personnel staffing 
specialist at The Veterans Administration 
Central Office in Washington, D.C. She 
received an agency commendation and 
nomination for a Presidential award for ef- 
forts to hire the handicapped. 

/£''* Kenneth Hays was appointed by 

OJ. the Music Education National 
Conferences to a national task force spon- 
sored by Opera America, Inc. The purpose 
of the task force is to write opera curricula 
for grades kindergarten through twelfth. 

Marcia Paullin Wilson is currently teaching 
in the Akron Public School System, Akron, 
Ohio. She also attends the University of 
Akron on a part-time basis. 

//^f^ Constance Myers Brown has serv- 
os ed as the director/teacher of Trinity 
UCC Nursery School in East Petersburg, 
Pennsylvania for twelve years. 

Dean Flinchbaugh, supervisor of the 
analytical chemistry group at Bethlehem 
Steel's Research Department, co-authored 
a paper entitled, "A Field Study Program in 
Analytical Chemistry for College Seniors," 
which appeared in the October 1986 issue 
of J ournal of Chemical Education . 

//^'J Barry Bishop recently became 

Ok3 president of the I. H. Hershner 
Co., Inc., a wholesale distributor of floor 
covering. 

Barbara Horst is a records examiner for the 
Pennsylvania Department of Welfare, 
Medical Assistance Facility. 

A/' r~ Dale Gouger is a physician/ 

Oi3 psychiatrist and medical director 
for the Family Guidance Center, Reading, 
Pennsylvania. 

William Hill man is a dentist in Nokesville, 
Pennsylvania. 

Malcolm Lazin is a partner in the law firm 
of Rubin, Quinn and Moss. He is also a 
managing partner for the Philadelphia 
Marine Center, a 15-acre multifaceted 
recreational boating complex on 
Philadelphia's Penn's Landing and is chair- 
man of the Philadelphia Waterfront 
Developers Council. 

Edward Ruth teaches biology at Milton 
Hershey High School, Hershey, 
Pennsylvania. 

Frederic Marsik is an associate professor of 
microbiology/immunology at Oral Roberts 
University Medical School. 



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I r^i Jay Bayer is a family physician in 

OO Greencastle, Pennsylvania. 

Richard Cassel serves as the pastor of St. 
Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Lebanon, 
Pennsylvania. 

Doug Everett is a supervisor for Publica- 
tions Production, York International 
Corporation. 



Thomas Embich is a lab-senior en- 
vironmental specialist for Hershey 



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Foods Technical Center, Hershey, Pennsyl- 



Rayarme Lehman is an entomologist for the 
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 
Bureau of Plant Industry, Harrisburg, 
Pennsylvania. 

^/^Q Mary Ellen Williams is a senior 
OO high school librarian, Saratoga 
Springs, New York. 



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Nancy Hendrickson Wieman 

recently received a master's degree 
in health and care administration at St. 
Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Penn- 
sylvania, and now works as deputy ad- 
ministrator of mental health for Mont- 
gomery County. 



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Bruce Albert is a dentist in 
Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 



Anthony DeMarco is the president of 
Equitec Institutional Realty Advisors, Inc., 
a Chicago subsidiary of Equitec Financial 
Group, an Oakland, California Financial 
Services Company. 

f^*\ Larry Fenner is a medical technol- 
/ X ogist at the V.A. Medical Center, 
Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 

Jane McCormick teaches elementary mixed 
categorial classes, kindergarten through 
fifth, at Millersburg Area Schools. 

Louis Mylecraine is a senior scientist, tox- 
icology for Schering-Plough, Lafayette, 
New Jersey. 

Richard Thompson is the personnel securi- 
ty manager for the Federal Aviation Ad- 
ministration, Washington, D.C. 

Rick Zentmeyer was promoted to principal 
engineer of Digital Equipment Corpor- 
ation. 

tT^f> Victoria Carter is a technologist for 
/^ DeKalb Labs, Plymouth Meeting, 
Pennsylvania. 

Judy Grem is a physician in Harrisburg, 
Pennsylvania. 



Nancy McCullough Longenecker was 

recently promoted to assistant principal in 
the Harford County Public Schools, 
Maryland. 

/F^^ Dr. Renee C. Wert completed her 
/iJ Ph.D. in clinical psychology at 
State University of New York at Buffalo, in 
June, 1985. She is currently working at 
Monsignor Carr Institute, an outpatient 
psychiatric clinic. She also had a two-part 
literature review entitled "Chronic Cerebral 
Effects of Cannabis" published in the Inter- 
national Journal of Addictions in 1986. 

tT^/\ John Curry, Jr. is a health inspec- 
/TI tor for the Pennsylvania Depart- 
ment of Environmental Resources, Lan- 
caster, Pennsylvania. 

Robert Harbaugh is an assistant professor 
of neurosurgery at Dartmouth Medical 
School, Hanover, New Hampshire. 

Cathy Vezza teaches reading to grades 7, 8, 
9 and 10 at Eastern High School in Wrights- 
ville, Pennsylvania. 

tTJVT Joseph Deroba is a principal for 
/ V? St. John Vianney High School, 
Holmdel, New Jersey. 

James Heindel is the director of clinical 
education at the School of Respiratory 
Therapy, York Hospital, York, Pennsyl- 



Brenda Messera was appointed to the 
Gaston County Battered Spouse Advisory 
Board and is active in family violence 



/^/2 Theresa V. Brown is the program 

/O administrator, Pennsylvania Can- 
cer Plan, Pennsylvania Department of 
Health. 

James Schoch was promoted to vice 
president-marketing national region of 
American Equipment Leasing in Reading, 
Pennsylvania. 

Christina Walls is an instructor at Howard 
County Community College. 

frj^ Michelle Allen and her husband 

/ / are operating a part-time video 
business called The Allen's Memory Lane. 
They videotape births, baptisms, wed- 
dings, dog shows, dance recitals and other 
special events. 

Robert Prey is a technical writer for 
Engineering & Economics Research 
Systems, Beltsville, Maryland. 

Alan Kanaskie is the principal forest 
pathologist for the Oregon Department of 
Forestry, Salem, Oregon. 



Daniel Kramlich is currently finishing a 
musical work for choir and orchestra which 
will be performed in Houston in February. 

Fred Longenecker is the supervisor of 
operations support (regulatory affairs) for 
Beecham Laboratories, a pharmaceutical 
firm in Piscataway, New Jersey. 

LuAnn Flickinger Longenecker is serving 
her fourth year as organist and choir direc- 
tor at United Methodist Church in New 
Brunswick, New Jersey. 

Vicki McNamara is the office manager for 
the Capitol Area Animal Clinic in Har- 
risburg, Pennsylvania. 

Dollie Mrakovich Young is teaching pre- 
kindergarten in the Middletown School 
District. 

Deborah Carl Williams is the senior staff 
assistant with the Committee on Post Of- 
fice and Civil Service, United States House 
of Representatives, Washington, D.C. 

/F^Q Jeffrey Bomberger is an attorney 

/ O for Squire, Sanders and Dempsey, 
Cleveland, Ohio. 

Gregg Jacobs works as a lab-quality 
assurance auditor for the Hershey 
Chocolate Co., Hershey, Pennsylvania. 

Wayne Perry is an analytical chemist for 
Sterling Drug Company, Myerstown, 
Pennsylvania. 

David Rojahn is community relations 
director for Show-Biz Pizza Place in York, 
Pennsylvania. He also performs his magic 
show, including comedy and audience par- 
ticipation, in various nightclubs. 

John Snoke is a physician-Family Practice 
Resident, Community General Osteopathic 
Hospital, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 

f F^Q Donna Chappius Brown serves as 
/ -/ the marketing coordinator for 
Kemp Company in Lititz, Pennsylvania. 

Nina Hansen is a physical therapist at the 
Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, New 
York. 

Helen Meissner is a project analyst. Model 
Standards Project, for the American Public 
Health Association, Washington, D.C. 

Elaine Thallner is a physician for Mt. Sinai 
Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. 



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Ann Calhoon is a lab technician 
for the Pennsylvania Department 
of Agriculture, Diagnostic Lab., Summer- 
dale, Pennsylvania. 



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Roque Calvo, Assistant Executive Secretary 
of The Electrochemical Society, Inc., has 
recently earned a Master of Business Ad- 
ministration degree from Rider College, 
Lawrenceville, New Jersey. 

Dr. JoAnn Jeffers works as an optometrist 
in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

Catherine Kaylor was promoted to coor- 
dinator. Order Processing, in the Customer 
Service Department of the Hershey Choco- 
late Company, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. 

Kathy Maniscalco is the vice president and 
membership chairperson of the Norristown 
Chapter of the National Organization of 
Women (NOW). She participated in the 
March for Women's Lives in Harrisburg last 
May. She also teaches toddlers at Les Petits 
Cherubs. 

Charles Mershon will complete his 
residency at Lancaster General Hospital in 
June 1987. He will then start a private prac- 
tice in family medicine in Lititz, 
Pennsylvania. 

Kathy Miller received her masters of social 
work from the University of Pittsburgh in 
1983. She currently serves as a social 
worker for the Geriatric Assessment Team 
of Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsyl- 
vania. 

Scott Snyder, is a physician-senior resi- 
dency, Madigan Army Medical Center, 
Department of Emergency Management, 
Tacoma, Pennsylvania. 

David Todoroff is a podiatrist in Har- 
risburg, Pennsylvania. 

Brian Weaver is an optometrist in York, 
Pennsylvania. 

/Q-| William Casey is an armament 

OJ. systems engineer for Dayton T. 
Brown, Inc., Bohemia, New York. 

Pamela Shadel Fischer is the manager of 
public relations for the AAA New Jersey 
Automobile Club. 

Kathy Picciano is a veterinarian at Franklin 

Equine Services, FranklinvUle, New Jersey. 

'QO Beth Dickinson, is a lab-quality 
O^ control supervisor for Kraft, Inc., 
Palmyra, Pennsylvania. 

Michael Goodman is a physician at 
Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey. 

Michael Gross is a graduate student at the 
University of Delaware, Newark. 

Judy Herlich is a medical technologist- 
hematology, Muhlenberg Regional Medical 
Center, Plainfield, New Jersey. 



Maureen Mills is a marine scientist at the 
College of Marine Studies, University of 
Delaware, Lewes. 

Daniel Reppert, assistant actuary with the 
United States Fidelity and Guaranty Com- 
pany, Baltimore, Maryland, has achieved 
the distinction of Fellow of the Casualty Ac- 
tuarial Society. 

Delight Snyder is a genetic counselor at 
West Penn Hospital and coordinator for the 
Pregnancy Safety Hotline, Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania. 

/Qij Catherine Bushyager received an 
0»3 honorable discharge from the U.S. 
Air Force as Airman First Class on July 11, 
1984. She is now a disabled veteran living 
with her family in San Antonio, Texas. 

Debra Decker is a marine scientist at the 
College of Marine Studies, University of 
Delaware, Lewes. 

Roger L. Kurtz is the organist for the Lititz 
Church. He has won the 1983 and 1986 
Violet Cassel organ playing competitions, 
sponsored by the Harrisburg Chapter of 
the American GuUd of Organists. 

Thomas Myers, senior actuarial associate 
with the Prudential Property & Casualty 
Insurance Company, Holmdel, New Jersey, 
has achieved the distinction of Fellow of the 
Casualty Actuarial Society. 

Stephen Nickerson, a certified public ac- 
countant is a senior accountant for Touche 
Ross & Company, Washington, D.C. 

Lori Sweger is a lab-associate micro- 
biologist for Hershey Foods Division Lab- 
oratory, Hershey, Pennsylvania. 

'Q /I ^^^ George received his master's 
OtI degree in psychology from Drexel 
University. He works for the State of New 
Jersey, Department of Corrections. 

Robin HammeU is a microbiologist research 
technician for the USDA, New Brunswick, 
New Jersey. 

Barry Sweger is a laboratory supervisor for 
Lebanon Wastewater Treatment Plant, 
Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 



histotech- 
nologist at the Pottsville Hospital, 
Pottsville, Pennsylvania. 



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Elizabeth Gross Jones was promoted to 
retail sales and marketing officer of Fulton 
Bank, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

Janette Lasher works at Sterling Drug in 
Myerstown, Pennsylvania as an analytical 
chemist. 



JoAnne Nickerson is a bi-lingual secretary 
at the World Bank, West African Projects, 
Washington, D.C. 

Joseph Ruocco works as a system program- 
mer at Delta Management Systems in River 
Edge, New Jersey. 

AQ/2 Laurie Hittinger is a registered 

OO pharmacist at St. Francis Hospital 
in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Achievements in Actuarial Science 

The Society of Actuaries and the 
Casualty Actuarial Society jointly 
establish and monitor the professional 
qualifications standards for actuaries in 
the United States and Canada. Society 
of Actuaries' members practice in life 
and health insurance and pension plan- 
ning. The Casualty Actuarial Society 
members practice in property and 
casualty insurance. 

To become a fellow in either society, 
actuarial practitioners take a series of 
rigorous examinations generally taking 
from seven to ten years to complete. 

Graduates in the field can expect to 
find excellent job opportunities and 
significant room for advancement. 

More than 53 LVC graduates are in the 
actuarial field. The current student body 
(1987) includes 35 students in the ac- 
tuarial science major, 18 of whom have 
passed one or more exams. Six will 
graduate in 1987. LVC's graduates are in 
actuarial positions around the country, 
with a concentration in the mid-Atlantic 
region. New York, and Connecticut. 

The following current students and 
graduates passed actuarial examinations 
taken in November 1986 for the Joint 
Society of Actuaries and Casualty Ac- 
tuarial Society: 

Part 1: Todd C. Metzler '89, Actuarial 
Science major, Ephrata, PA; 
Evelyn H. Pickering '82, 
Rutgers University Graduate 
School; Letitia M. Saylor '89, 
Actuarial Science major, 
Millersville, PA; Cheryl A. 
Stoltzfus '88, Actuarial Science 
major, Malvern, PA. 
Part 2: James A. Bryant '86, MONY, 
New York, NY; Evelyn H. 
Pickering '82, Rutgers Universi- 
ty Graduate School. 
Part 3: Robert A. DiRico '85, CIGNA, 
Philadelphia, PA; Theresa A. 
Rachuba '86, Alexander & Alex- 
ander, Baltimore, MD. 
Society of Actuaries Exams: 
Part 5: Keith A. Hurst '86, Penn 
Mutual, Philadelphia, PA; 
Thomas G. Myers '83, Prupac, 
Holmdel, NJ. 
Special Recognition: With the comple- 
tion of the above exam, both 
Hurst and Myers have earned 



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the designation of Associate of 
the Society of Actuaries (ASA). 
Myers is also a Fellow of the 
Casualty Actuarial Society. He is 
the first LVC graduate to gain 
membership in both of these 
organizations. 

Part 7: Daryl L. Boltz '82, Monarch 
Life, Springfield, MA; Dung A. 
Phan '80, CIGNA, Hartford, CT; 
Vaughn W. Robbins '84, Hart- 
ford Life, Hartford, CT. 

Part 9: Brian C. Trust '83, USF&G, 
Baltimore, MD. 

EA-2: Mark A. Lenz '73; Mark T. 
Ruloff '81; Thomas L. Zimmer- 
man '83, Conrad M. Siegel Inc., 
Harrisburg, PA. 



Never Fear, Help is Near 

Dave Evans, director of career planning 
and placement, reports that many alumni 
have been helping each other break into 
the job market. 

Don Frantz '73 has helped Karen Ruliff- 
son '86; Joe Rotunda '85 has helped Tony 
Porrino '88, Janet Gehrig '88 and Todd 
Grill '89 extensively with summer jobs 
and information about the hospitality 
field; Pam Shadel Fischer '81 gave advice 
on portfolio work to Maria Montesano '86; 
Ed lannarella '73 gave suggestions to Dave 
Withington '86; Marty Gluntz '53 gave ad- 
vice to Pat Zlogar '85; Chris Walborn '74 
has talked with cixrrent students interested 
in international business. 

These LVC Alumni provided job leads: 
Kirsten Benson '82 for People's Express 
Airlines; Lori Sweger '83 for C.E.T. 
Microbac Labs; Davis Knauer '74 for East 
Penn Manufacturing Corp.; Karen Mailen 
for Lebanon County Children & Youth Ser- 
vices; Shirley Tannenbaum '60 for Women 
in Crisis. 

Wayne Meyer '84, Chris McArdle '83, 
Karen Milliken '84, Tom Myers '83, Scott 
Inners '83, Dave Kerr '83, Brian Cain '84, 
Daryl Boltz '82 and Tom Beresford '73 were 
on campus to recruit for their respective 
firms. 

Anyone who would like to work with 
the career planning and placement office 
should call Dave Evans at (717) 867-6235. 



Marriages 



1958 

Thelma Hauer Drum to David S. Strauss 

on March 1, 1986. 

1973 

David Ward to Cynthia Albright '75. 

1977 

Dollie Mrakovich to Norman Young on 

May 18, 1986. 



Deborah Carl to Steven Williams on March 
31, 1986. 
1980 

Michael J. Garnier to Linda L. Anderson, 
on October 4, 1986. 
1981 

Mitch Hawbaker to Janice Muller on 
September 20, 1986. 

Brian Kearney to Donna Murray on May 
24, 1986. 
1982 

Michael Prinsen to Sherri Lyn Becker '84. 
1983 

Catherine Bushyager to Darren Guy 
Robinson on June 8, 1985. 
Stephen Nickerson to JoAnne Stimpson 
'85 on July 13, 1985. 
1984 

David Frye to Leslie Ann Mordecai on May 
31, 1986. 

Mark George to Janet Erickson on August 
16, 1986. 

Gregg Klinger to Jill Herman '85 on Oc- 
tober 11, 1986. 

Ann Marcinkowski to Lt. Alfred Nerino on 
March 8, 1986. 

Mindy Smith to Tim Niles '86 on 
November 8, 1986. 



Births 



1967 

To Elizabeth Beer Shilling and John Shill- 
ing, a daughter, Lori Graber Shilling, on Ju- 
ly 16, 1986. 
1969 

To Linda Hetzer Ginsburg and Michael 
Ginsburg, a daughter, Elizabeth Joy 
Ginsburg, on October 11, 1986. 
To Jan Helmut Wubbena and Teresa Wub- 
bena, a daughter, Mary Teresa, on August 
30, 1986. 
1972 

To Allison Ramsdell Duff and Francis 
Duff, a son, Ryan Christopher, on July 30, 
1984. 
1973 

To Cary Garland and Doris Garland, a son, 
Curtis Paul, on November 9, 1986. 
1974 

To John S. Curry, Jr. and Vickie Love Curry, 
a daughter, April Love, on June 7, 1986. 
To Mary Jennings and John Jennings, a 
daughter, Anna Hyang Jennings, born on 
August 1, 1986, arrived in United States on 
November 15, 1986. 
1977 

To Susan Hollowell Cooper and Thomas 
Cooper, a son, Neal Thomas Cooper, on 
August 8, 1986. 

To Deborah Madeira Dillane and Robert 
Dillane '77, a daughter, Kristen Marie, on 
January 23, 1987 

To Terre O'Kelly Jasinski and Martin Jasin- 
ski, a son, Todd Martin Jasinski, on May 6, 
1986. 



To LuAnn Flickinger Longenecker and 
Fred E. Longenecker, a son, Eric James, on 
June 3, 1986. 

To Robert Meashey and Claire Meashey, a 
daughter, Katye Claire Meashey, on 
December 30, 1986. 

To Deborah Carl Williams and Steven 
Williams, a son, John Steven, on February 
4, 1986. 
1978 

To Laura Sealey DiBiasse and Brian 
DeBiasse, a daughter, Jill Erin, on March 21, 
1986. 
1979 

To Eric Dundore and Jonneke VanOlden 
Dundore, a son, Mark Andrew, on June 22, 
1986. 

To Jeaninne Wagner and John Wagner '77, 
two daughters. Dawn Marie, on November 
1981 and Christin Marie, on September 21, 
1984. 
1981 

To Debra Poley Schmidt and Pastor Gary 
Schmidt, a daughter, Jennifer Ellen, on 
May 16, 1986. 
1983 

To Catherine Bushyager and Darren Robin- 
son, a son, Isaiah Nathaniel Robinson. 

In Memoriam 

1931 

Norman S. Greiner, on September 21, 1986, 

in Cornwall, Pennsylvania. 

1932 

Elizabeth Flook MacGregor, on October 

29, 1986. 

1936 

Mildred P Bernard, on July 18, 1986. 

1937 

Gerald E. Biltinger, in December, 1984, in 

Miami Beach, Florida. 

1943 

George W. Bryce, Sr., on January 22, 1987, 

in Palmyra, Pennsylvania. 

1947 

Mildred Emerich Humphrey, on August 

11, 1986. 

1948 

Dr. James E. Wert, on May 11, 1986. 

1950 

Robert Fisher, Jr., on January 7, 1987, in 

Newark, Delaware. 

1951 

Kenneth Marks, on January 19, 1987, in 

Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 

1952 

Lee C. Dunkle, on July 6, 1986, in New 

Haven, Connecticut. 

1953 

Lee E. Anders, on December 26, 1986. 

1956 

Dr. Mary McMillan Watson, on September 

2, 1986, in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. 

1959 

Rose McNeils, on July 25, 1986. 



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Lebanon Valley College 

Annville, Pennsylvania 17003-0501 
(717) 867-6100 



To: Alumni and Friends of Lebanon Valley College: 

Lebanon Valley College is seeking candidates for the Presidency of the College. It is expected 
that the new president will assume office on September 1, 1987 or as soon thereafter as 
feasible. 

On behalf of the Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Trustees, we seek your 
assistance in our effort to identify outstanding persons whom we might approach to discuss 
the Presidency of Lebanon Valley. Following is a statement of qualification for the position, 
approved by the Committee and the Board, to aid you in your response to our request. 

We will be most grateful for your thoughtful consideration and assistance. Please be assured 
that all information regarding potential candidates will be treated in a confidential manner. 
Of course, we would welcome any supporting statements that you wish to make about your 
nominees. 



Sincerely, 

Thomas C. Reinhart, Chairman 
Presidential Search Committee 





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Elizabeth K. Weisburger, Chairman 
Board of Trustees 



Desired Presidential Qualifications 

The Board of Trustees and its Presidential Search Committee seek an outstanding presi- 
dent who possesses a strong personal commitment to: 

the values inherent in a small, residential, liberal arts, church-related college; 

the type of education which seeks to integrate liberal arts disciplines and career 
programs; 

the pursuit of academic excellence; 

the continuation of the College's Leadership Initiative and programs. 

The ability to formulate and execute long-range institutional and fiscal planning. 

The personal qualities and skills required to represent the College and to promote it effect- 
ively among various constituencies, friends, and outside interests. 

The skill and determination to oversee the fund-raising activities of the CoUege and to take 
an effective role therein. 

The leadership traits to foster an atmosphere of energy, commitment, and consensus 
within the college community. 

The ability to make, communicate, and implement significant decisions after appropriate 
consultation. 

An awareness of the challenges facing small, private, liberal arts colleges today. 

The administrative skills necessary to direct, coordinate, and evaluate the various pro- 
grams, operations, and personnel of the College. 



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Students helped "break ground" for the 
College's new Arnold Sports Center. 
Construction has begun! See Campus 
Update.