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Eastern Alumnus Vol. 32 No. 3 (Spring 1979)

Eastern Illinois University alumni newsletter magazine

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Volume XXXII Number3 March. 1979 Board of Directors

Eastern Illinois University is committed to a policy of non- Jack Kenny, '54
discrimination with respect to sex, race, religion, and national Decatur ( 1980)
origin in all facets of University life and administration.
Richard Christman '69
Contents Page Danville (1979)

Booth Offers Books & More....................... P. I Lewis Crane '60
Palatine (1981)
Success Story - The MBA ......................... P .4
Al Daniels '49
Eastern Calling ................................ P.6 Elgin (1979)

PantherSports ................................ P. IO Jahala DeMoulin '50
Decatur (1981)
Alumni News Notes ............................ P.12
James Gindler '50
Kaleidoscope ....................... Inside Back Cover Downers Grove (1979)

Alumni Association John Keith '69
Officers Springfield (1981)

President Robert Kovack '58
Park Fellers '40 Mattoon (1981)
Hillsboro (1979)
H. Gene Markos '74
Vice-President Litchfield (1981)
Philip Carlock '64
St. Louis (1979) Marilyn Oglesby '55
Charleston (1981)
Don R. Shook '51
M . Jane Duensing '51 Mattoon (1979)
Algonquin (1980)
Don Vogel '73
The cathedral arch of Booth Library - a Oak Park ( 1979)
campus landmark.
Director, University Relationf
Kenneth E. Hesler

Director, Alumni Services
Charles Titus

The Eastern Alumnus - Published in the months of June, September, December, and March by Eastern Illinois
University, Charleston, Illinois. All relating correspondence should be addressed to Charles Titus, Editor, Alumni
Office, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois 61920. Second class postage paid at Charleston, Illinois 61920.

New subscription r•tH ere H follows: one yur- 14.00; two ye1ra- S7.00; three yura • 110.00. USPS 567-820

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Booth Offers Books--And More

by Karen Knapp As Eastern's enrollment grew and 'the most commonly used item in
new departments and graduate Booth's inventory. The path a book
Does Eastern's library represent a programs were added, the library's must travel to reach the shelf for the
1'5ource center outfitted with vast resources became taxed. · Mary reader's consumption is a precise
isles of books and periodicals, and well-planned journey.
ltmputer terminals and microfilm Josephine Booth, head librarian
reels? Or perhaps the memories from 1904 to 1948 and the present In 1%9, Booth instituted a new
lought to mind are those of a library's namesake, repeatedly method of book selection.
aictuary of study embodying one Librarian bibliographers are now
room in Old Main, with a librarian urged presidents Livingston C . Lord assigned to various subject fields
llwkishly protecting its silence. and Robert G. Buzzard to give top and, together with library coor-
priority to a new building. But it dinators assigned by the chairman
legardless of how you recall the was not until after World War II, as of each department as their
lbrary, it will always symbolize an part of the twenty-five year plan for respective representative, select the
atitution providing a vital force the development of Eastern's books which meet the needs and
forf;luality learning. campus, that the ground for a new desires of the department. The
library was formally broken. bibliographers, however, make the
lastern's library was originally Located on what was formerly final selection of titles for the
located in one former classroom in purpose of maintaining a balanced
Old Main, expanding to several Schahrer Field, the cornerstone for collection.
rooms over the years to meet the the two and one half million dollar
tessing demands for space by Gothic-style structure was laid on The acqu1S1t1ons department
ltudents and materials. In 1900, the October 25, 1948 by Miss Booth. receives and processes all requests
Uanenil)''s second year of for book and non-book materials,
•ration, the size of the book Books are the mainstay of any utilizing a specially designed form
•nection was 2,474 volumes. By library, and in Booth Library there with all of the needed bibliographic
the fall of 1950, 52 years after the currently are 440,000 of them. They
fl>ening of the school, the stacks represent some $206,000 of the (Continued on next page)
held 71,000 volumes. $1,202,000 library budget and are

information. Upon receipt, the Open stacks allow students to have direct access to the more than 400,19
volumes in Eastern's library.
books are sent to the cataloging
unit. the 10 p.m. closing hour at Booth. library's policy of open stacks. He
Now the doors swing shut at feels "it is worth the troubhl
The importance of an efficient midnight and the library is now because, through direct use and
cataloging system cannot be un- open 97 hours a week. browsing in the stacks, students gain
derestimated, for patrons could not the most information. Closel
identify and locate materials Statistics record a library stacks also involve a great deal of
without it. In 1969, Booth switched patronization of 531,000 in 1978. time, as workers must "fetch" the
from the Dewey Decimal desired books.
Classification System to the Library But increased patronization,
of Congress Classification System. hours and materials have led to Though Szerenyi feels that the
The Dewey System proved greater security problems, par- book is the library's main serviCI
inadequate to handle a modern, ticularly in the last decade, ac- computers and microfor•
expanding library and was too cording to Leslie Andre, serials materials have gained notori4j
expensive to maintain. With the department head, and Dr. B. Joseph owing to the increased informatill
Library of Congress System, the Szerenyi, library director. They available in education and researcl
collections are arranged based on concur that periodicals suffer most Since 1966, Booth has develoi>tl
reader interest, and the available from mutilation and theft. Books, several computerized systems and
call number sequence is unlimited. because of the open stack policy received national recognition for
started in 1969, are also subject to their operating features.
To keep the collection up-to-date, theft. Copy machines provide an
each bibliographer continuously incentive to reduce some potential One source of computer assist~
surveys and evaluates their damage, along with ordering back instruction at Eastern is PLATO
designated area, determining where issues on microfilm reels, when (Programmed Logis for Automall
deficiencies lie and suggesting ways available, rather than using bound Teaching Operations), intended to
to strengthen the collection. issues. A book not properly improve instruction and the ef-
checked out causes chimes to sound fectiveness of the learning procest
Selection of the 5,410 periodical through an electronic book
titles is handled in much the same detection system installed at the exit PLATO has numerous uses, such as
manner as books. Each teaching turnstile three years ago. presenting problems for solving and
department is assigned to one of six simulating experiments and com·
• subject bibliographers, who works Despite security problems, putations.
with the department's representative Szerenyi strongly supports the
in determining which periodicals (Continued on next page)
may be requested within the budget
constraints of that department.

Each request form, signed by the
department head, is directed first to
the serials department head, and
then sent to the publisher. The
serials department functions under
direct subscriptions, which
represent a savings of about 100Jo as
opposed to working through an
agency. Accurate records are
maintained by registering each issue
received in a check-in file,
whereupon they are catalogued and
shelved. The purchases are
financed by the serials department's
$197,000 budget.

Along with the meticulous
selection of books and periodicals,
library patrons are further serviced
by a well-trained staff and extended
visitation hours. The staff is
composed of 19 professional
librarians, one faculty assistant, five
graduate assistants and 80 student
workers. Alumni who graduated
only a few years ago can remember


tlicroform materials (microfilm, Another future service Booth service in an academic community,
rofiche and microcards) are an hopes to offer is a traveling library, a library is an extension of the
ortant supplement to the intended to provide off-campus classroom. You can get more in-
ary's print resources, relieving individuals in continuing education formation from a library than from
programs with reference materials a class or text'. Also, a graduate
sessures arising from price in- and books not otherwise available. program must have a library. No
lation and storage space. In ad- campus can exist without a library,"
ltion, many, out-of-date prin! Expansion of the present library said Szerenyi.
•terials are available only on building is, perhaps, the most
a:roform. pressing future need, however, as Carole Morgensen, a sophomore
student enrollment and the marketing major, agrees with
In 1969 Booth purchased ERIC materials collection continues to Szerenyi that "the library is an
•ucational Resources In- grow, according to Szerenyi. He important tool" in carrying
lrmation Center), a microfiche estimates that "in two or three classroom work further. "When I
•stem which gathers and years, we will reach the capacity of first came to Eastern I was im-
•tributes significant research this building to shelve books." New pressed with the immense collection
ltports, proceedings, professional shelving continues to take away of materials, particularly the third
ppers, briefs and bibliographies in space from library patrons and "in floor periodicals room," added
the field of education. six or seven years, there will be Morgensen.
nowhere for students to study,"
In addition to instructional use, concludes Szerenyi. One student commented on the
ltmputers serve to reduce labor usefulness of the computer ter-
tosts at Booth through an There's no question that Booth is minals for research. Adrienne
•tomated cataloguing and cir- used as a study spot by students now Fleming, a sophomore sociology
llilation system. Both systems aid as much as any time in its history. major, said, "There is definitely a
the library's staff in procedures Figures show that l,764 persons place for computers in a library. I
lhich, handled manually, are pass through the turnstiles each day. think there should be more ter-
ltremely time consuming. minals available, especially as many
At night tables in virtually every students need them for more than
~udio-visual equipment rounds section of the building are crowded. one class."
out Booth's comprehensive learning
center, with tape or cassette players, As library director, Szerenyi has Students do not frequent the
slide projectors, record players, developed a philosophy of the library only for research purposes. ·
'Video cassette playback systems and function of a library, which Booth "My major does not require writing
group listening tables. aptly fits into. "As a supporting a lot of papers," said Lisa Blakley,
a junior accounting major, "but I
An Eastern student utilizes PLATO, one of the computer assisted in- go to the library just to study."
struction programs offered at Booth.
Each of the students commented,
3 however, that the library is
becoming increasingly crowded,
especially in the evenings. Available
materials are more than adequate
and each student found the library
staff to be helpful and well-

Gill Perexempel, a recent
graduate of the economics
department and frequent patron of
Chicago's university libraries,
found Booth "to be one of the best
libraries I have ever used. There
was an excellent range of services
and materials available which met
my needs as a student."

Eastern's library has come a long
way since its humble one-room
beginning. Through the im-
plementation of modern techniques,
it has continued to keep pace with
the changing needs of the

New MBA Grads Hot Item At EIU

One of the sure signs of spring at Why? According to Sullivan the Another 57 percent are paid bet·
almost every college is the presence degree provides students with the ween $14,000 and $20,000 per year.
of job interviewers looking for the tools to become middle and upper According to Sullivan, the MBA can
awnual infusion of fresh blood into level managers--and that's the name mean $4,000 to $6,000 differenct in
American business and industry. of the game with business and in- a starting salary in some cases.
And as surely as the sun warms the
greensward of the quad behind Old dustry. "The MBA student has a There isn't any question that
Main, the corporate recruiters broad view of business, beyond a E.I.U. graduate students workitl
appear in the old red brick Student specialty," Sullivan said, explaining on the degree are exposed to a widt
Services building on Eastern's why the MBA is viewed highly by variety of information which wi
campus-._the site of the University's business leaders. "The degree help them earn those impress
Office of Career Planning and equips the student with quantitative salaries. The core curricululQ i
skills which will help in decision eludes such courses as busin
Placement. making. It also gives a better un- research methods, operati
Among the hottest properties derstanding of the human research, marketing managem
organizational behavior and gro
being looked at this year are newly dimension of business." dynamics, and managerial ac·
minted MBA's--the holders of the But no matter what the reasons, counting control.
Master in Business Administration
degrees. "The market right now is corporations are ready to pay top Elective courses are available: in
excellent," said Dr. Robert dollar for the MBA. In the latest quantitative analysis, manpoWI
Sullivan, Coordinator of E.I.U.'s follow-up study conducted by the management and communicat•
MBA Program, "and if any of our E.I.U. School of Business, 20 analysis, among several others.
candidates have trouble getting a percent of recent graduates (those
job, I'll be surprised." who have left campus since 1976) (Continued on next page)
are earning above $22,000 per year.

Blair Hall - one of Eastern's oldest buildin~s and home of the School of Business

Dr. Robert Sullinn, Coordinator of E.I.U's MBA Program, says "The parently feel they are learning what
they are going to need to know.
et right now is excellent "for students graduating with the highly regarded "Yes, the classes I'm taking will
help, especially with my limited
A. undergrad business background,''
said Debbie Sowa, 23, of Arlington
"The material taught in my class level should we maintain?' or 'what Heights, Illinois. "I wanted to go
can be used in any type decision products should we produce given into personnel. With my psychology
•king," said Dr. Arthur Hoff- our resources?"' undergraduate degree the MBA will
man, a CPA who teaches BAD help in personnel work," Sowa
Christi Lindblom, who teaches said. "A lot of the program is really
90, the Operations Research BAD 5010, Essentials of Ac- what you put into it. If you work,
rse in the MBA program. counting, is providing a con- you'11 get more out of it." Sowa,
ffman's class, like many of the centrated course in accounting for who anticipates a career leading to a
ers offered to the aspiring those in the MBA program who major corporation personnel
iness leaders, relies heavily on have not been exposed to the subject position and who has interviewed
before. "The whole language of with such firms as NCR said she
titative methods, and students business is taught in accounting. expects an entry level position as a
oiled in 5590 are expected to This is material that no one is going personnel manager.
ve a basic understanding of linear to define for these people--they are
ebra and calculus. "A math going to be expected to know it as Joey Cyganek, 25, of Griffith,
ution isn't necessarily what you managers," said Lindblom. "I'm Indiana, views the preparation he is
II do in a given situation, but it trying to give my students a receiving in accounting as some of
vides a starting point with which theoretical basis in accounting the most valuable information he
deal with other factors which are rather than the mechanism of ac- will be able to use after graduation.
tluantifiable," he said. counting. If they know the theory, ''The accounting will help a good
lccording to Hoffman the they can figure the mechanism deal right away, and some of the
rkload for the class is heavy, but out," she said. Lindblom said one other classes will help when I reach a
Btudents realize that knowledge of her major tasks is to take people supervisory position," he said.
f l>erations research tools is an in the MBA program who were Cyganek, who received his un-
ortant part of current business often not business majors as un- dergraduate degree in finance from
dergraduates and "make them well Indiana State University, said he
gement. "Here the problems grounded in the basics of ac- hopes to start his career with a
real," Hoffman explained. counting so they can handle a job position as a financial analyst--the
dealing with accounting procedures. person in business who looks at
All these problems have to do with I'm really not teaching anyone to be assembled data to "help find the
"mizing a company's resources-- an accountant--I want them to know best ways of doing things, such as
h as trying to maximize a firm's what to ask an accountant." buying or other business decisions.''
ources within a given set of
traints. For example, we apply Students in the program ap- Another prospective financial
math models to answer analyst, Mark Tompkins, 23, of
tions such as 'what inventory Cuba, Illinois, feels that he gained
important skills from the
management information systems
class, BAD 5670. "I didn't have
much background in computers, so
I learned quite a bit," said
Tompkins. "I also thought
operations research was a good

Tompkins, who said he is
looking for ari eventual position in
"middle - or upper level
management, possible as a con-
troller," was a finance and per-
sonnel management major during
his undergraduate years at Eastern.

How well are students in the
MBA program at Eastern doing in

(Continued on Page_ 9)


EIU Telefund Rings Up Success

Eastern alumni took to the ..
telephones in February and March
during the 1979 edition of the EIU Dr. Fred Preston, a faculty member in EIU's English Department, chats
Telefund. Telefunds were held for an alumnus during the telefund.
Springfield, Champaign-Urbana,
and Danville. The calls were made from special
lines installed in the Effingham
The Telefunds were designed as Room of the University Union. The
part of Eastern's Annual Giving lines can be used each time a
Campaign. "They worked out very Telefund is scheduled.
well,'' said Charles Titus, Director
of Alumni Services at Eastern.
"The Telefunds this year brought in
almost $3,000--and that's an
amount we would not have received
from those communities by direct

Almost fifty volunteers--students,
alumni and faculty--were involved
in the Telefunds. "The volunteers
are really the ones who make the
project work, and they deserve a
great deal of the credit for the
success cf the program," said Titus.

Leaders of the project were
Telefund Coordinators Allan Katz,
'50 of Springfield, and Jim Sexson,
'50, of Champaign. The Danville
Telefund, which was undertaken as
a project by the Panhellenic
Council, was headed by Kathy
Clifford of Alpha Phi sorority.

"These Coordinators really did a
super job, and deserve a great vote
of thanks," said Titus.

See Related Story
-P. 8

The volunteer spirit at work - EIU alumni, faculty and students pilch in.

EIU co-ed Ann Merrill does her bit in the
Champaign telefund.

Bill Byers, '49, an alumnus from Champaign, makes
another call.

••• And EIU Sororities Lend A Hand

It was Monday night, Eastern. The triangle was sororities worked in the
March 19, and in the Ef- rung every time a $25.00 gift Telefund which was taken as a
fingham Room of the was pledged during the campus project by the
University Union of Eastern's Telefund, which eventually Panhellenic Council.
campus eight young women netted Eastern over $500.00.
from four of Eastern's social At the conclusion of the
sororities were busy talking by That was the scene as the Telefund, Sigma Sigma Sigma
telephone to alumni in sorority women participated in .sorority was presented the first
Danville. "I just got a $25.00 a unique project at Eastern. Annual Giving Campaign
pledge," called Marlene ''This telefund, the one for
Stanley, a senior management Danville, was handled entirely Service Award. The award
major from Niles and a by students," said Titus. "In was presented to the chapter
member of Sigma Sigma the past we've used a mix of house which received the
Sigma sorority. "That's good alumni, faculty and students. largest number of pledges.
for a ring on the triangle," This time we wanted to give
said Alpha Phi Kathy Clif- students a chance to do a Marlene Stanley, a member of
ford, Telefund Coordinator, similar project by themselves, Sigma Sigma Sigma received
referring to a large steel dinner and it worked." the EIU Alumni Association
bell triangle held by Charles Service Award for netting the
Members of Sigma Sigma largest amount pledged during
Titus, Alumni Director at Sigma, Alpha Phi, Alpha the Telefund.
Sigma Alpha and Kappa Delta

Members of Alpha Sigma Alpha, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Kappa Delta and Alpha Phi sororities dial away.

... MBA Caterpiller, Ford Motor Company, Women are playing a bigger part
in the MBA scene in total--they
(Continuedfrom Page 5) Marathon, General Motors, Hyster, receive one quarter of all MBA's
and Peat, Marwick and Mitchell. granted nationally--and Eastern is
ahose kinds of jobs? Two follow-up Others are employed in local firms no exception. According to Sullivan
ltudies conducted by the School of or use their degrees to help them run the market has increased "sub-
lusiness with the 290 graduates who their own businesses more suc- stantially" for women who hold the
have been produced by the program cessfully. degree. And 16 percent of the
lince 1970 indicate that the MBA students enrolled in Eastern's
llumni feel that they are, in general, Several students in the program graduate School of Business are
are from foreign nations and use women.
as well equipped as their con- their newly gained knowledge to
help their countries. "We have a The School of Business presently
9iporaries from other schools. number of foreign students," said has about 150 students enrolled in
Many of the larger state Sullivan. "Most return to their the MBA program. That figure,
said Sullivan, includes those
liiversities and private colleges home countries and work for the studying in the special off campus
lvhich grant the MBA offer area government there." Current MB;\ program that has been set up in
ltcializations, said Sullivan, but candidates hail from India, Danville, as well as students on
Eastern does not. "When the MBA campus in Charleston. Ap-
loncept first appeared, it was Bangladesh, and Taiwan among proximately 30 students are
triewed as a general degree," he other places. graduated each year. Those figures
lplained. "As time went by many will increase if the blueprint laid out
lchools began to offer MBA's with Will the demand for MBA's by Sullivan for the future of the
lfecialties such as in accounting or MBA program comes about. In the
llnance. We do not. The degree at which is higher this year than ever meantime, as Sullivan said,
Eastern is not designed only for before, peak? "I would think that "Eastern is doing pretty well."
hsiness majors. It is meant to give eventually the market would be
the student an insight into the saturated, but in the next ten years l
lanctional areas of business." don't see any real decline," said
lpparently business and industry
ees. Eastern graduates regularly
md work with such firms as

U Offers 'Elderhostel' Sutnlller Workshop

Eastern this summer will par- are an opportunity to enjoy new Elderhostelers live in a college
experiences.'' dormitory and eat most meals in the
lcipate for the first time in cafeteria with other summer
erhostel, a national network of Dr. Charles Switzer students. A wide range of liberal
9 arts courses exploring all aspects of
over 250 colleges and universities in the human experience are offered

39 states offering special low-cost with field trips, extra-curricular
activities and free time to explore
e-week summer residential the area adding to the overall ex-
demic programs for people 60 perience. Courses do not presup-
pose previous knowledge of the
Je8I'S of age and older. Two weeks subject and the concentrated one
of lworkshops will be offered, ac- week format permits hostelers to
move on to other colleges within the
rding to Dr. Charles Switzer, national network. Participants are
lirector ofSummer School. taught by regular college faculty.

IElderhostel combines the best Eastern's programs in Elderhostel
ditions of education and will be offered June 24 to June 30
teling. Organized in 1975 with
ve colleges in New Hampshire and July 15 to July 21.
icipating, the program is The cost of the program is $115
terned after youth hostels in
ope. Guided by the needs of per week, including room and
older persons "for intellectual board, instruction, field trips, and
9mulation and physical ad- extra-curricular activities.
ture," it is based on the belief

"that retirement does not mean
tithdrawal and that the later years


DeWitt, Gronowski Named All-Americans

Another All-American has been added to the Eastern's 158 lb. wrestler Mark Gronowski of
scrolls for Eastern Illinois University's basketball Titusville, Florida has been chosen to the Amateit
honor roll list. Wrestling News' Freshman All-American Team.

Craig Dewitt, 6-8 senior-to-be from Sterling, Gronowski had an 18-5 record for the Panthedl
was chosen this spring Third Team All-American who finished second in the NCAA II Nation•
for Division II by the National Association of Championship. He is one of eight chosen at his
Basketball Coaches. weight class by the Amateur Wrestling News.

DeWitt led the Panthers to their fifth straight During the regular season he finished third in
berth in the NCAA II Basketball Tournament the Mid-Continent Conference tournamenl
with team highs in scoring (16.5) and rebounding

A three year starter, DeWitt was also chosen

'Player of the Year' for the Mid-Continent
Conference, named to the Great Lakes Regional
All-Tournament Team and chosen MVP by his ·

"Because Craig's stats weren't dominating
figures, it's a real honor that he was recognized by
so many people for his overall performance," said
head coach Don Eddy.

"Since he does have another year, he'll be more
of a marked man with the opposition but it gives
him something to live up to for his senior
year.'s a very positive, motivating award and
one he definitely deserves."

Craig DeWitt

Mark Gronowski

second in the Southwest Missouri lnvitation4
and fourth in both the St. Louis Open and the
Illinois Invitational. He did not place in the
national tournament.

...Mark was an unknown quantity when he
arrived last year. He was recommended by a
former Eastern wrestler who now coaches in
Florida and we trusted his judgement.

"I'll admit I was a little surprised by his succes•
but there's no doubt he's had a great season. He's
a great competitor, real intense," said Coach Ron

He's the second wrestler to be honored by the
Amateur Wrestling News. Two years ago Dave!
Klemm was chosen the top freshman heavyweigh'


Panther Thinclads 2nd In MCC

The Panther track team finished second in the Johnson (Rochester, N.Y.) in the 110 hurdles and
Mid-Continent Conference championship recently Regie Johnson (Chicago-Harlan) i'n the 400
behind first place Northern Iowa. meters.

Eastern was led by senior distanceman Casey Rorem won the 1500 in 3:46.9 which is just half
Reinking (Elsah-Alton) who won both the 5000 a second off his school record set last year.
and the 10,000 meter runs. His 10,000 meter time
was 29:58 minutes, a personal best by 30 fewer Two records were broken earlier this year and
another tied. Probably the most impresive was by
seconds. Hatfield in the steeplechase. He won the event in
One of the highlights was the 3000 meter 8:52 at the Illini Classic, knocking nine seconds
off Rick Livesey's previous school mark.
steeplechase where all four places were captured
by EIU runners. Mike Hatfield (Hoopeston) was Reinking earlier ran a record 14:00.7 minute
first in 9: I5.34 followed by Robin Romans 5000 run while Larson tied Gerry Byrne with a 16-
(Springfield-Lincolniand CC), Mike Beresford 0 pole vault. Both of these marks were also set at
(Danville) and Bill James (Mahonet-Semyour). the Illini Classic.

The Panthers would have had a better shot at EIU Baseball Team
first place but were competing without two
potential blue ribbon sprinters, Ed Hatch (440 Ends Season 20-18
dash) and Augustine Oruwari (I IO hurdles), who
were out with injuries.

"Not having those two definitely hurt us," said
Coach Neil Moore. "When people found out they

Mike Hatfield Although Eastern Illinois University's baseball
team fell just short of reaching the NCAA II
weren't there, everyone thought Northern Iowa tournament, head coach Tom McDevitt is already
had the championship wrapped up. But we gave making plans for next season.
them a fight. I'm proud of our effort."
The Panthers lost to Indiana State-Evansville
Besides Reinking, other EIU winners were Reo Sunday in a playoff game to decide the fourth
Rorem (Gilman) in the I500 meter run, Terry team in the Great Lakes Regional.
l:arpenter (Edwardsville) in the long jump, Dan
Larson (Elmhurst-York) in the pole vault, Bob "Naturally I'm a little disappointed but we did
finish the season with a 20- I8 record and won 20
of our last 29 games. We were playing with an
inexperienced infield and lost some people from
last year's team to the pros who could have been
back... but, hey, things could have been a lot
worse," McDevitt said.

The Panthers ended the regular season by
defeating Bellarmine College, the host for the
Great Lakes Regional. The victory pushed EIU's
record to 22- I5 but the Panthers were forced to
forfeit two wins when they used an ineligible
player on the southern trip back in March.

"All in all, I'm fairly satisfied with the results
of this year's season. There were a number of
positive things that I saw which we can build upon
for next year," said McDevitt.

Three regulars are graduating Conley, left-
fielder Paul Franson (LaGrange-Lyons) and
designated hitter Cam Kennedy (Chicago-Holy

However, three of the top six hurlers, Fur-
manski, Tom Ozga (Broadview-Proviso East} and
Paul Kastner (Arlington Heights-St. Viator), are


'10-'l9 '29, retired from teaching in 1964. Bee Hilgenberg Clark, '39, is
She and her husband live at 28 S. substitute teacher at West ff
Mary Elizabeth Hogan (Sister State, Danville, Illinois, 61832. School in Billings, Montana, 591
Stella Maria Hogan), '14, is now A widow, Bee resides at
retired and residing at Mercy C. Ray Petty, '29, is retired after Princeton in Billings.
Manor, 421 N. Lake Street, Aurora, 46 years of teaching in the public Doit Montgomery, '39, is still
Illinois, 60506. schools of Illinois. He and his wife, the Metropolitan Life Insu
Velma U., now reside at 2441 Company in New York City.
Arthur C. Forster, '17, and his Hedrick, Decatur, Illinois, 62526. and his wife Marguerite have t
wife, Mary, '18 are currently living daughters, Teresa and Kathi
at 639 E. Court, Paris, Illinois, '30-'39 The Montgomerys make their ho
61944. Arthur has since engaged in at 31 Scott Drive in Melville,
several careers: in 1952, he retired Florence K. Kohlbecker (Mrs. York 11747.
from teaching and went into Thomas Hargrave Ayers), '32, is a
highway engineering, from which he widow and living at 814 South 14 '40-'49
retired in 1967. In 1975, he retired Street, Springfield, Illinois, 62703.
from farming. After 38 years of teaching in the Wilmeth PinkstaffAdams, '40,
same room, Florence retired in a math instructor in a middle sch
Mercedes L. Hoag, '18, now lives 1970. in Aledo, Texas. She makes h
at 1800 Moultrie Avenue, Mattoon, home at 3709 Pecan Park Dri
Illinois, 61938. Margaret Fleenor (Mrs. Elmer W. Weatherford, Texas 76086.
Daily), '35, makes her home at 52
Corinne Kenny Gillon, '16, a Benton, Decatur, Illinois, 62526. Betty King Ford, '41 (masters '7
widow, lives on Rural Route 2, West
Baden Springs, Indiana, 47469. She Bernice W. Waltrip (Mrs. Harry. has spent the past eighteen years as
makes her home with her son who is Cole), '36, taught for 30 years in
employed in French Lick, Indiana. Charleston elementary schools. A kindergarten teacher. She
widow, Bernice retired in 1972. She presently teaching a first grade c
'20-'29 lives at 821 19th, Charleston, which is, she says, "a challenge
Illinois, 61920. satisfying too." Betty lives at 21
Rosalie E. Rennels, '22, is now E. Greenwood Jacksonville, Illin
retired but still tutors in her home at Myrl D. Munson (Mrs. Jerry 62650.
1508 Lafayette, Mattoon, Illinois, Trimble), '36, lives with her
61938, several weeks a year. husband at 1506 W. Charles, Robert 0. Frame, '42 and his w'
Champaign, Illinois, 61820. Jerry, Maxine Rennels, '42, live at
John P. Floyd, '29, survives the ex '36, was Agency Manager for North Mapleton, Oak Park, Illin
late Dorothy Mildred Hill, '30, who Country Companies Insurance Co. 60302. Bob is principal of t
passed away June 26, 1970. They for 41 years. Both are retired and Whittier School in Oak Park.
had one daughter who is single. now spend their time traveling. You
Now retired, John received a will find them in Minnesota in the Patricia Howey Buian, '49,
master's degree in 1936 from the summer and Florida in the winter. her husband Nicholas reside at 7
University of Illinois. His address is They have four children and six Cliffside Circle, Akron, 0 ·
P.O. Box # 172, Hammond, grandchildren. 44313.
Illinois, 61929.
12 Beth Vail, '48, lives at Dunro
Dolly Phillips (Mrs. Kent Schulz), Farms, Goshen. Indiana47342.

Louise Mccumber Hawth
'49, and her husband George resi

ton Acres, Route 4 Ottawa, She received her master's degree Drive, Arlington Heights, Illinois,
is 61350. Louise teaches from Sangamon State University in
Springfield, Illinois, 62707. 60004.
disabilities at Ottawa High Marcia Weis-, '65 (Mrs. James
Robert James Leach, '60, suf-
aurine Jones McMillan, '49 and fered an anurism in 1963 and has Reed) is the Coordinator of
husband Dean, '50 live at 320 since been unable to teach. Community Information at
Currently employed at Flex N. Parkland College in Champaign,
Los Alamos, New Mexico Gate, Robert lives at Wilson Trailer Illinois. Marcia and James live at
Park #2, Urbana, Illinois, 61801. 2510 Sangamon, Champaign,
Anna Z. Zemont Hill, '61 Illinois, 61820.
le E. Robinson, '50 (master's (master's '66), is a widow and Bruce Nofftz, '67 (master's '72),
, and his wife, Emma Hanisko, resides at Rural Route #4, Box 269,
both retired from teaching in Danville, Illinois, 61832. and his wife, Pat Tate, '68, are
. They keep busy playing in a living at Hillcrest Additon, RFD 2,
John M. Barker, '62 (master's
trio, the Newton Strings, and '79) is currently living at 23 Home · Tuscola, Illinois, 61953, with their
ing grandfather clocks. Home Avenue, Danville, Illinois, 61832, two children, Douglas and Nicole.
the Robinsons is Rural Route with his wife, Shelley, and daughter, Bruce teaches at Tuscola High
Box 134, Newton, Illinois, Jennifer, 4. John has been the head School.
of the science department at
Denver A. Foltz, '51 (master's Danville High School for three E. Dean Jones, '67 (master's '70),
, resides at 322 W. Harrison, years. and his wife, Polly Hohlt, '69, have
videre, Illinois, 61008. a daughter Kelly, 9. Dean is the
Paula L. Coker, '58 (master's '70) H. Thomas Foster, '62 (master's director of Junior High and
in her fifteenth ·year of teaching '74), and his wife, Nelda Jean, have Elementary Guidance for the
ical education at Mattoon High three sons and reside at Rural Route Mascoutah School District. Polly,
ol. Along with being the girls' #3, Box 272, Pana, Illinois, 62557. who received her master's from
rts coordinator, Paula is active Thomas teaches at Pana Senior
district and state LAHPER. High and Nelda teaches first grade Southern Illinois University in 1978,
has two children, Greg, 19, at Tower Hill Elementary School. is an instructor in the School of
kathryn, 17, and lives at 813 Business at SIU-Carbondale. The
th 23rd, Mattoon, Illinois, Karen Jenkins, '62 (Mrs. R. Ed Jones' live at 317 Clearview,
938. Okeson) is the vocational director of Bellville, Illinois, 62223.
New Lemon Bay High School in
!Mary K. Barrick, '59 (Mrs. Florida. In 1967, she received her Carol /. Linder, '67 (Mrs. Peter
mer Moore, Jr.) teaches special master's degree from the University Fejes) resides at 402 Winston Court
tion (TMH) in the Springfield of Illinois and in 1968 received a #3, Ithaca, New York, 14850, with
lie Schools. Chalmer serves as vocational director's degree from her husband and two children,
'culum consultant for the Florida State University. Karen and Anna and Michael.
her husband make their home at
· ois Office of Education. The l012 Myrtle Avenue, Venica, Donna Kay Schaefer '67 (Mrs.
oores reside at 2468 Idlewild Florida, 33595. Kent Freeland) was hired this past
've, Springfield, Illinois, 62704. fall as an instructor for the School
Sara Hughes '63 (Mrs. James C. of Education at Morehead
'60-'69 Switzer) lives at 105 East Winter, University. She was also the
Danville, Illinois, 61832. recipient of the Outstanding Young
Leona Lee Thompson, '60 (Mrs. Woman of America Award for
Garrison) is in her eighteenth Larry D. Weck, '63, is presently 1978. Kay and her husband live at
of teaching business and is the principal of Addison Trail High Lakeview Heights, Box 71,
ntly at Lanphier· High School. School. He received his doctorate in Morehead, Kentucky, 40351.
educational administration from the
University of Illinois. Larry and his Linda R. Mitchell, '68, and her
wife, Madonna Casey, have three husband, David M. Christensen,
children; Maureen, John and Larry, '68, live with their two children,
Jr. The Weeks reside at 334 South Kari and James, at #3 Oakwood
Belmont, Arlington Heights, Estates, Rural Route 3, Petersburg,
Illinois, 60005. Illinois, 62675. Linda teaches first
grade at Petersburg Elementary
Paul McKown, '64 (master's '67),
has been the principal of Tarkington School.
Elementary School in Wheeling, Marlene Clark, '68 (Mrs. Earl
Illinois, for IO years. He has three
children; Jay, Shannon and Heather Welch), has been teaching the third
Leigh. Home is 1418 Concord grade at Unit #7 Schools, Sadorus,
for the past five years. She and her
13 husband live at Rural Route l,
Champaign, Illinois, 61820, with
their three children, Ricky, Cathleen

and Stanley. L. Shamblin, '10, write that together in Champaign, Illin ·
Otto H. Daech, '68, is an in- Cynthia is busy looking after their Stc:ven has opened his own pr
five-year-old son. David is em- in general dentistry and Pam
surance agent for State Farm In- ployed by Capital Development
surance. He and his wife, Mary Board as Manager of Contracts and as a dental assistant. The Danu
Ellen, have three children and reside Pre-qualifications. He is also at I I09 A. Plymouth D
at 20I I Ravenwood, Collinsville, working on a Ph.D., and Cynthia Champaign, Illinois, 6I820.
Illinois, 62234. hopes to return to classes this
spring. The Stewarts live at 3205 St. Richard Gary Eaton, '12, and
Linda Lewis Adair, '69, travels Francis Drive, Springfield, Illinois, wife, Connie L., live at
over the entire United States as a Mulberry Court, Champ
Field Sales Representative for 62703. Illinois, 6I820, with their two
Anheuser-Beusch, Inc. When not Robert M. Duncan, '7I (master's Michael and Cristopher. Gary
traveling, Linda makes her home at been a police officer for the Ci
I2I8 F. Mesa Verde, St. Louis, '74), and his wife, Kathy J. Pierce, Champaign since 1977. Previ
Missouri, 630l I. '75, reside at Rural Route 20, he was the collection manageti
Meadow Lake, Champaign, Illinois, the Chanute Military Credit U
D. L. Schillings, '69 (master's 61820, with their two daughters, from I972-76, and credit man
'72), and his wife, Karen Krek, '69, Rebecca Anne and Corrie Jean. for the News Gazette from I97~
live with their two children at I8447 Robert is a manager for Schrock
Aberdeen, Homewood, Illinois, Kitchens in Urbana, Illinois, and Connie, a 1976 graduat4
60430. Denny is teaching at Kathy is a sales representative for Parkland College, is
Flossmoor High School and Karen Lincoln National Life Insurance nurse.
teaches pre-school.
Co. John A. Williams, Jr., '73
Ronald E. Ruby, '69, is a State Michael E. Wa/sh, '7 I , is presently employed at Nort
Farm agent in Bloomington. He Illinois University in
and his wife, Jeanne, have two currently a computer production
daughters, Melissa and Sara, and supervisor for Kirby Building Microforms Department
reside at Rural Route I3, Crestwicke Systems, Inc. Formerly, he taught Founders Memorial Library,
East, Bloomington, Illinois, 6I701. high school from I971-74, and spent with being a half-time doct
one year teaching at Southern
'70-'78 Illinois University. Michael and his student. John lives at 530 South
wife, Teresa, make their home at Street, DeKalb, Illinois, 601 I5.
Jack Wike, '10, and his wife, I06I7 Hazelhurst, Houston, Texas,
Cindy Turner, '69, reside at 6904 77043, with their · two children, Dan O'Connell, '73, served in
Lynnhurst Lane, Roscoe, Illinois, Peace Corps until March, I979
61073, with their three daughters. Chuck and Chad. Lesotho, Southern Africa as
Jack is a senior sales executive with Martin R. Spitz, '72, is the Public national tennis coach of Lesoth
the Xerox Corporation in Rock- lives at I607 Oxford D
ford, Illinois. Information Director for the New Champaign, Illinois, 6I820.
Mexico Health and Environment
Carmen Wilson (Mrs. Robert Department. Home for Martin and Teresa J. Walker Rieger, '
Beard), '70, taught the first and his wife, Camilla Hull, is 120 Solana makes her home at 903 Scotts
second grades for eight years. She Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Champaign, Illinois, 6I820.
and her husband have a baby boy 8750I.
and make their home at I0 Ruth W. Downing, '13 (
University Court, Buffalo Grove, Carole F. Johnson, '72, resides at Dallas Robertson) is in her ·
Illinois, 60090. 909 West Colfax, South Bend, year of teaching at Schlarman H'
Indiana, 46601. School in Danville, Illinois. She
Stephen D. Brown, '10 (master's her husband reside at 2I I I Tam
'72), and his wife, Suzanne M. Irene Nowak, '72, (Mrs. Richard Court, Champaign, Illinois, 618
Cidell, '14, live at 80 Vosburg Javurek) received her master's
Street, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, degree from De Paul University in Bertha J. Rincker Totten, '1
16933. Stephen is an assistant I978. She is a member of the presently on disability from Sc
professor at Mansfield State Chicago Lyric Opera Company and District #I I8. She lives at I8 D
College, teaching in the area of performed at La Scala, Milan, Italy, Danville, Illinois, 6I832.
Child and Family Services. in January, I979. Irene also teaches
music in a private studio. Her Timothy McCo/lum,
James David Stewart, '10 husband owns a carpet cleaning (master's '77), and his wife.
(master's '71), and his wife, Cynthia business. The Javureks have a former Rita Schroeder, '
daughter, Theresa, and live at 7229 (master's '75), are living at
South Sawyer Avenue, Chicago, Coolidge Avenue, Charle
Illinois 60629. Illinois, 61920. Tim teaches sci
and is a basketball coacll
Steven Julius Dana, '72, and his Charleston Jr. High School. Ri
wife, Pamela Kutz, '12, work a school psychologist for
Treatment and Learning Cent•
14 Mattoon, Illinois.

John F. Markus, '73, (master's with their daughter, Emily, at P. 0. Thomas F. Kleiss, '15, and his
Box441, Oakland, Illinois, 61943. wife, Barbara Nelson, '13, were
), resides at sis Feldkamp, Dale is the manager of the Oakland married last summer and now live at
Water Department and Mary Ann is Rural Route 2, Tolono, Illinois,
·ngfield, Illinois, 62704. a speech pathologist in Arcola, 61880. Tom is engaged in farming
Illinois. and Barb had taught first grade in
Fern Starnes, '13, (Mrs. Henry F. Country Club Hills. She is currently
Thomas A. Rice, '74, is an art substituting in the Champaign-
g) lives with her husband, who teacher and swimming coach at Urbana area.
a plumbing contractor, at P.O. Yalpariso High School in Indiana.
11 612, Springfield, Illinois, Tom lives at 326 · N. · 250 W., Paul M. Martin, '15, and his
Valpariso, Indiana, 46383. wife, Alice Stauffer, '71, make their
05. home at 1634 Barnsdale #306,
Alex Tingley, '74, is a certified LaGrange Park, Illinois, 60525.
foger T. Einbecker, '13, and his teacher and the owner of a con- Paul is a sixth grade science teacher
e, Nancy Ann Avenatti, '13, struction company in Oregon. He and varsity basketball coach in
e their home at 4150 Crimson also runs competitively in public Brookfield, Illinois, and works on
've, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, races. Home for Alex is 450 S. his master's degree at Eastern in the
195. 43rd, Springfield, Oregon, 97477. summers.
landace L. Paye, '73, (Mrs.
don Boehm) taught in Danville Richard T. Tiarks, '74, and his Richard V. Popely, '15, is a
five years prior to the birth of wife, Linda Veronica Hinton, '74, reporter for the Rochester
son last spring. The Boehms live reside at 207 E. Crystal Lake, Democrat and Chronicle. He lives
1801 Crestview, Danville, 61832. Urbana, Illinois, 61801. at 555 University Avenue,
finda S. Handwerk, '73, (Mrs. Rochester, New York, 14607.
s W. Collins) is a substitute Michael J. Anderson, '15, is
her. She and her husband, who living at 500 Kungs Way, Joliet, Janet E. Pelman Puzey, '15, lives
Illinois, 60435. at Rural Route 2, Westville, Illinois,
a sheet metal worker, have two 61883, with her husband and year-
Julia Morrissey, '15, (Mrs. Larry old daughter, Laura.
hters and reside at 503 N. Camp) lives with her husband and
berview Drive, Mahomet, year old daughter, in Deland Jeanette E. Schluter Roloff, '15,
ois, 61853. Illinois, 61839. is teaching the fourth and fifth
tfarlene Pfeifer, '13, (Mrs. Terry Brenda K. Miller, •15; (Mrs. Paul S. grades in a combination room at Dr.
. Yochum) served for two years as Carpenter) is the secretary of the Howard School in Champaign,
VISTA volunteer in Idaho and Director of Admissions for Illinois. She resides at 204 N.
orado. She and her husband Augustana College. Paul is a Raymond, Mahomet, Illinois,
ve two sons, which keep Marlene marketing manager for In- 61853.
ternational Harvester. The Car-
busy, though she enjoys letter penters reside at 905 W. 58th Street, Larry J. Thomason, '15, an
'ting and "keeping in touch." Davenport, Iowa, 52804. investigator for the Danville Police
e Yochums make their .home at Department, makes his home at
15 Eighth Street, Lewiston, Gary N. Brinkley, '15, makes his 1908 Edison Drive, Danville,
ho, 83501. residence at 2002 W. William, Illinois, 61832.
l/ary B. Ashmore, '13 (master's Champaign, Illinois, 61820.
, a disability claims adjudicator, William L. Taber, '15, received
"ntains a private counseling Bruce E. Felgenhauer, '15 his master's degree from the
(master's '77) is working on his University of Illinois in 1976 and is
ctice while earning a dual Ph.D. Ph.D. at Florida State University. working towards his Ph.D. Bill and
Sangamon State University. Home is 630 W. Virginia Street, his wife, Susan Johnson, make their
Apt. 203, Tallahassee, Florida, residence at 806 Oakland Avenue
lives at Box 343 Grand Valley 32304. #203, Urbana, Illinois, 61801.
ge, Springfield, Illinois, 62702.
Michelle Macy, '74, (Mrs. Gary John S. Bolton, '15, is living at Mary Louise Vinson, '15, is
h) resides with her husband and 500 Kungs Way, #IOC, Joliet, presently residing at 994F Sarah
r old son at 3112 N. 80th Place, Illinois, 60435. Constant, Shaumburg, Jllinois,
ttsdale, Arizona, 85251. 60194.
Linda Kay Dash Bishop, '74 and Kay Dorner, '15 (master's 78),
6, and her husband make their resides at 804 Oakland #105, Ur- David E. Wareham, '15, and his
eat 615 S. Walnut, Springfield, bana, Illinois, 61801. wife, Marily L., make their home at
1 Villa Verde Drive #215, Buffalo
· ois, 62704. Cynthia Mickley, '15, (Mrs. Grove, Illinois, 60090. Dave is vice
Sue A. Glenn, '74, is presently in James W. Harris) is employed as an president of marketing and ad-
ens, Greece with her husband administrative assistant at Rezek, vertising for Trust Management
Henry, Meisenheimer & Gende, Corporation in Chicago.
daughter, where they will Inc., consulting engineers. The
ain for at least another year. Harris' live at 630 Walnut Road,
ome is P. 0. Box 991, Apo, New Wauconda, Illinois, 60084.
ork, 09223.
Dale A. Hanner, '74, and his wife, 15
ary Ann '12 (master's 74), live

Patricia R. Baucum, '76, is living James A. Lynch, Jr., '16, and his Palatine, Illinois, 60067.
at 814 Monroe, Apt. #4, wife, Cindi Juras, '76, make their Diane Schnirring, '76, is
Charleston, Illinois, 61920. home at 611 S. English, Springfield,
Illinois, 62704. Jim is the assistant reservation agent for execu
Earl R. Bean, '76, a laboratory state editor of the State Journal- accounts with Continental Airr
technician for Quaker Oats Register and Cindi is a free-lance and makes her home at 316 T
Company, resides at 311 Oak Street, artist. Village, Redondo
Danville, Illinois, 61832. California, 90277.
Barbara K. Starling, '76, and her
Evelyn M. Cope, '76, is a T.A. husband, Ronald Lee Mentock, '78, Randall Teesdale, '76,
with the Special School District of live at 112Yz Brady Lane, Urbana, wife, Nancy Timmermann, '7
St. Louis County. She lives at 7301- Illinois, 61801. reside at 416 Kristina Dri
F Normandie Court, Hazelwood, Bourbonnais, Illinois, 60914.
Missourj, 63042. LeRae Jon Mitchell, master's '76, Randall is a Facilities Proj
resides at 1002 W. Park Avenue, Engineer for Roper Outd
Sarah M. Dauphinais, '76, makes Champaign, Illinois, 61820. Products, Bradley, Illinois. Nan
her home at 1312 W. Ash, Apt #1, is employed by the Kankakee Ar
Springfield, Illinois, 62704. Joe Natale, '76 (master's 77), is Special Education Cooperatioq a
an editor for the Chenoa Clipper worked as an L.D. Resource teach
Grant D. Davis, '76, moved to Times-Lexington Unit Journal, the in Manteno, Illinois.
New Orleans, Louisiana to take a front pages of which will be on
sales position with Lawson display in the Western Illinois David A. Harrison, '77, is a sal
Products, Inc. University Library. Joe lives at 210 manager at Waterbed Oasis in t
Veto Street, Chenoa, Illinois, Round Barn Center in Champai.
James Victor Dickey, '76, is a 61726. He lives at 2403 R-12 W
certitied public accountant for the Springfield, Champaign, Illino
Bureau of Internal Audits, Illinois Gayle A. Maxwell, '76, (Mrs. Ken 61820.
Department of Public Aid. He lives Oakley) resides at Rural Route 2,
at 1514 Sangamon, Champaign, Kansas, Illinois, 61933. Steven K. Jones, '77, is a mem
Illinois, 61820. of the Southern Illinois Unive
D. Mark Huddleston, master's Medical School class of 1980.
Mary E. Conners, '76, (Mrs. '76, and his wife, Mary Kay Syn- lives at 624 S. State, Springfi
Ronald Domagala) teaches practical dergaard, '67, make their home at Illinois, 62704.
519 Tremont, Lincoln, Illinois,
nursing at Parkland College. The 62656. Mark is currently working Dan Pakey, '77, makes his ho
Conners have two sons and make on his Ph.D. at the University of at 1211 W. University #2, Urb
their home at 1002 West Hill Street, Illinois. Illinois, 61801. He is a teach'
Champaign, Illinois, 61820. assistant at the Universiti
Delmer H. Powell, Jr., '76 and Illinois.
Susan E. Graham, '76, (Mrs. his wife, Mary Beth Dority, '15, live
Robin Wayne Haas) is an ad- at 119 E. 13th Street, Danville, Clarence C. Sanford, '77, liv
ministrative assistant for Borg- Illinois, 61832. Delmer is finishing with his wife, Yuko S., at 1411
Warner Leasing. She and her a master's degree in urban planning Holly Hill Drive, Champ
husband live at 971 Heartwood, at the University of Illinois. Mary Illinois, 61820.
Lake Zurich, Illinois, 60047. Beth is a teacher and coach ·at
LudlQw Community Grade School. Patricia E. Schuette, '77, teach
Susan M. Fulton Henderson, at Harvard Park Christian Sch
master's '76, resides at 205 Prairie, Kathleen Marie Puhr, '16 Springfield, Illinois and at a priv
Danville, Illinois, 61832. (master's '79), has taught English, piano studio. She is the Christi
history and journalism at Ef- Bible Church choir directon
Steve Kelly, '76, a second year fingham High School for three years Patricia resides at 2272 Grandvi
law student at Drake University and will begin her doctoral work at Springfield, Illinois, 62702.
Law School, lives at 2400 Hickman, St. Louis University this fall. She
Des Moines, Iowa, 50310. lives at 501 S. 4th, Apt. #19, Ef- Helen G. Sorrell White, '
fingham, Illinois, 62401. (master's '78), lives at 1740 Low
Linda L. Jones, '76, and her Springfield, Illinois, 62704.
husband, Kerry W. Kincaid, '76, are Susan M. Richardson, '76, resides
the parents of a year-old son, at 1915 Crescent Drive, Champaign, Gene 0. Dufner, '78, makes h'
Kristopher, and make their Illinois, 61820. residence at 2625 Seiki
residence at 305 N. Center, Tuscola, Springfield, Illinois, 62702.
Illinois, 61953. Kerry teaches at Thomas M. Rohrer, '76, is at-
Tuscola High School. tending DePaul University in Catherine Ann Hall, '78, is
Chicago, part-time, earning an Director of Elementary Physi
Randall M. Kob, '76, recently MBA while employed by Merrill Education and Athletics and a p
received his MBA from the Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. time flight instructor. She mak
University of Missouri and now as an account executive. He lives at her home at 1303 E. 20th Str
works for the First National Bank in 858 Panorama Drive, Apt. 2C, Sterling, Illinois, 61801.
Dallas, Texas. He lives at 8245
Southwestern #205, Dallas, Texas,



Lilly Elected President of IHS

Sam Lilly, '62 (MA '64) was society, also served as the first Sam Lilly
ently elected President of the executive director of the Illinois
ltinois State Historical Society at Bicentennial Commission which
the Society's seventy-ninth annual began the statewide Bicentennial
ting in Joliet, Ill. program in 1972. Currently, Lilly is
The society has an Illinois history presdent of LHly Associates, Inc., a
hoot program, assists a local Bolingbrook, Ill., consulting firm
tory societies and museums, and is associated with Century 21 -
ducts a state-wide historical G. N. Clark, Realty, Inc., in
iarker program, publishes articles Bolingbrook, Ill.
and books on Illinois history,
rovides graduate student Lilly is married to the former
Nancy VanBuskirk, '65, and they
wships and supports a mobile and their three children reside at
tory museum. Pamela Drive, Bolingbrook, Ill.,
Dr. Lilly, senior vice-president 60439.
prior to his present position in the

Valda Christmas has completed the training Blair Heads Badminton
ceurse at Delta Air Lines' Training School and is At SIU
tow a Delta flight attendant assigned to the
lllrline's Boston flight attendant base. Paul Blair, '75 (masters '78) has been named the
new head mentor of Southern Illinois University's
intercollegiate badminton program.

Blair, a native of Toledo, IO., has participated
in competitive badminton across the Midwest and
throughout the world for some 17 years. His
collegiate badminton career at· Eastern was in-
terrupted by a five-year stint in the Air Force
where he compted abroad in badminton as well as
volleyball and track.

Blair is a member of both the American Bad-
minton Association and the United States
Volleyball Association.

Largest Ever

The largest graduating class in Eastern's history
received their diplomas in O'Brien Stadium on
Sunday, May 13. President Daniel E. Marvin, Jr.
conferred degrees on 1,700 new alumni in a
ceremony held at 2 p.m.

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