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NEW COLLEGE A publication of the New College Alumnae/i Association Issue 33, Spring 1995 ORIGINS AND CYCLES Under the auspices of a major federal grant, New College is making a significant addition to its first-year educational program. by Patrica Vaughn New College has been se lected as one of 14 colleges and universities nation wide to receive federal grants under a unique fed eral initiative called Leader ship Opportunity in Science and Humanities Education. This initiative is jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Na tional Endowment for the Humanities, and the Depart ment of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education. The S99,850 grant pro vides funding for the devel opment and teaching of a new interdisciplinary pro gram linking the sciences and humanities. The pro gram, Origins and Cycles, is being developed by 17 fac ulty members in a series of six introductory seminars. Continued on next page Some of the faculty members participating in the Origins and Cycles interdisciplinary seminars for first-year students : (standing) Doug langston, Jack Cartlidge, Sondra Gil christ, Gordon Bauer, Tony Andrews, Gene lewis, John Morrill, and Jennifer Herdt; (seated) George Ruppeiner, Aron Edidin '73, John Newman and Karsten Henckel!. 'The discussions between the professors make me think.,. one student's reaction to a new seminar designed to help first-year students see the forest before they focus on the trees.


ORIGINS AND (Y(LEScoNTINUEDFROMPREV10USPAGE Designed ex pre sslyfor first-year New College students, each seminar in volves teaching teams of from two to seven faculty members. over the two-year grant period, a third of the New College faculty will be involved. Structured for no more than 15 par ticipants, each seminar will engage first-time-in

0 Rl G I N s AND CYcLEs CONllNUED FROM PAGE plines of anthropology. psychology, history and biology. One of the fessors is David Smillie, who taught psychology at New College for 25 years before his semi retirement three years ago. His participation in this seminar is reflective of his cur rent research at Duke University. "I'Ve become increasingly involved in biological evolutionary theory, some of which is being spelled out in this course. This deals with an evolutionary approach to human na ture, right down the line ofwhat I've been doing. In this seminar I'm talking about how evolutionary the ory might illuminate mind and cul ture which, with language, dis tances us from the other animals It would be useful, to better under stand ourselves, to know how these species distinct characteristics can be viewed from the evolutionary viewpoint," said Smillie. In addition to this interdiscipli nary cutting-edge exposure, faculty members hope to meet some of the personal and social needs of first year students. First year students often find the self-structured cur riculum difficult and threatening, particularly during their first ISP when they must design a month's in tensive work of their own choosing. The Origins and cycles seminars were designed to provide for first time-in-college students a better transition from high school to the autonomy and the intense academic atmosphere of New College. "During a planning session two years ago," commented Alfred Beulig, professor of biology, "We identified attrition of first-year stu dents as a New College problem. First-year students often feel over whelmed by the responsibilities of all this academic freedom, are often intimidated by more experienced, older students. We wanted to fmd an avenue for fostering a sense of community in new students and thought maybe a group project lSP would combat isolation and encour age the formation of friendships and cooperation." "I wanted to try a freslunan semi nar to introduce kids to what col"' get to see things from a broad spectrwn, get to know various profes sors and hear them discuss the mate rial from different disciplinary view points." "'t's interesting to see how the lecular biologists' views of man's ori-The Origins and Cycles seminars were designed to provide for first-time-in-college students a better transition from high school to the autonomy and the intense academic atmosphere of New College. lege is REALLY like ... to give them an opportunity to interact with faculty and with each other," says Eugene Lewis, a political scientist who with classicist John Moore, teaches the "Democracy" seminar. The appeal of the series is evi dent in a random sampling of stu dent reactions during the January 1995 ISP: "I like that this is structured. The discussions between the professors make me think." "I think Drs. Lewis and Moore are a magnificent combination. They compliment each other well. The seminar allows me to be stimulated by both these unique professors' wealth of knowledge and to par take in thought-provoking reading. Also, it's cool to be able to discuss the readings so freely among peers." ... two immensely interesting pro fessors presenting a topic in a fresh manner. I enjoy the team teaching, which gives more diverse opinions. It's also good preparation for the classical philosophy class I'll take next semester." ... rounds out my pre-med perspec tive with a humanistic viewpoint." gins differ from those of the natural scientists'. I just wish there was more time for discussion!" When evaluating the success of the program, New College will be eager to see if the retention of fresh men improves and whether interdis ciplinary seminars for new stu dents, on the same or different themes, will continue. Faculty, too, can be expected to benefit, showing fresh and innova tive approaches to interdisctplinary teaching. It is anticipated that introdudng students in their first year to ap proaches and methodologies in both the sciences and the humani ties will not only encourage sulr sequent work across fields and pro vide models for linking disciplines, but will also ensure that a broader perspective underlies future work within a given disctpline, while in creasing understanding of scientific and humanistic issues students will encounter throughout their lives. Patrlca Vaughn '87 {Sarasota} is a writ ing and marketing consultant.


the Interdisciplinary cooperation marked the development of the "Origins and Cycles" grant proposal By SUzanne L. Janney The 111-page proposal for the NEHjFIPSEfNSF Leadership in Humanities and Science Education grant was not written overnight. A collaborative effort among partici pating faculty and staff, it evolved over six months. The triple agency initiative an nounced during the summer of 1993 offered federal funding to develop interdisciplinary "introductory" or "capstone" courses integrating the humanities and the sciences. The real key to our success was that this opportunity met a defined need of the college. Thanks to the work of the Dean and Warden's fac ulty Strategic Planning Committee earlier in the summer, a New Col lege growth plan for the next decade had been drawn up and the most pressing priorities of the col lege had been agreed upon and made explicit. The need for a semi nar program designed for first-year students to ease their transition to an intellectually intense college, build skills, strengthen faculty in volvement, and engender a sense of shared experience, uninhibited by more advanced students, was clearly articulated. It fit well with the stated purpose of the Leadership grant. By September, the Leadership plan had the Dean's approval. We had discussed the opportunity with program officers at both NEH and FIPSE and confirmed the most impor tant criteria in evaluation: integra tion of science/humanities content; equal input from science/humani ties disciplines; strong institutional rationale, commitment, and faculty participation. We also had in hand two previously successful Leader ship proposals to use as models for format and level of detail. Already two ideas for thematic course content were on the table: "Evolution" and "Artificial Intelli gence." Doug Langston, who had served on the summer planning committee, volunteered to help with "grants-related chores," and suggested the winning "Origins and Cycles" theme. Six weeks later, Doug had dis cussed the proposal with a signifi cant number of faculty and had com pleted a draft of the narrative. At the end of December, he sent the draft (which by that time included several course descriptions) to NEH for preliminary review. Over the six month development period, we discussed the proposal with five pro gram officers at NEH and PIPSE. There is no question that this con tributed to our success: the experts say that such discussion increases the possibility of success by 300 per cent. Feedback from Washington en abled us to sharpen the focus of our narrative and design a companion budget. Throughout the development process, the proposal was shared with the 17 participating faculty members. They prepared detailed descriptions, complete with full bibliographies, for each course. Each faculty member also pro vided a two-page curriculum vitae and an individual letter of commit ment. Dr. Peter Pav of Eckerd College, whose interdisciplinary background and proximity made him an obvious choice for the role, agreed to be our outside evaluator. In the final days before the dead line, jim Feeney, director of special project development, contributed his editorial expertise and invaluable understanding of the New College philosophy and ethos as the narrative was pared down to the 20-page limit. Included in the at tachments were budget details for the full 27-month project, a two year implementation schedule, Cl/s and bibliographies. Five months later, in mid-Au gust, Doug Langston received a phone call at home, informing him that New College's "Origins and Cy cles" project was one of 14 funded out of a field of over 100 submis sions. Suzanne Janney is the grants consult antfor New College.


New Profs At New College .. ''He's either dead or teaching school." Zenobius (1st century B.C.) By Greg Mann Even as Arthur "Mac" Miller and Douglas Berggren continue to ply their unique-and long appreci ated-brands of wit and wisdom upon yet another unsuspecting class of future artists, academians and anarchists, fresh talent is con stantly being added to the New Col lege professorial ranks. Three of the recent additions to the eclectic and enlightening mix that makes up the New College faculty are Gordon Bauer, Maria Vesperi and Keith Fitzgerald. Gordon Bauer GORDON BAUER A phone call brought Gordon Bauer down to NC in 1991. A posi tion had opened up in psychol ogy-specifically, a position for a pro fessor with a background in dol phins; Bauer answered that call. Even before he had completed his Ph.D. in psychology (compara tive/Physiological) from the Univer sity of Hawaii, or his M.S. in psychol ogy (animal behavior) from Buck nell, Gordon Bauer was active in researching behavior and memory in dolphins and other sea mammals. His interests have only expanded since then. More recently he has fin ished work on a project researching the Hawaiian humpback whales via aerial surveys, as well as spending some time as a visiting research sci entist at EPCOT Center's Living Seas project, investigating the role of so cial cognition in dolphins. Not surprisingly, his focus has ex panded considerably since he came to New College. In 1993, Bauer landed a grant to start up a honey bee laboratory, focusing on memory and learning. Currently he is work ing on a National Science Founda tion grant awarded for the estab lishment of microcomputer use across the curriculum. This will en able the department to network the computers in the Natural Sciences labs. Another project which has Bauer excited is his role in the coordina tion and development of a handful of interdisciplinary courses which would be made available to-but not mandatory for-all incoming stu dents. Bauer's input to this project is a course on human origins, which will be co-taught by both the Natu ral Sciences and Social Sciences di visions. The class had a trial run as an ISP this past january and is slated to begin in the fall as part of the regular class offerings. (For more details, see cover story.) These interdisciplinary courses may help to address one of the structural weaknesses which Bauer attributes to the "open curriculum" approach of New College academ ics: the difficulties which arise in upper level studies because the lack of a hierarchical course struc ture often results in students hav ing differing base levels of knowl edge. Even so, Bauer is quick to cau tion against any wholesale changes in the current system. As he says, "You start tinkering with many things here, and then New College begins to lose its character." MARIA VESPERI For Maria Vesperi, her 1993 ap pointment as assistant professor of anthropology was in some ways more like a homecoming. After get ting a B.A. in anthropology (summa cum laude with honors) from the Uni versity of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Prince ton University, Vesperi got her first teaching job as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of South Florida in 1978. She later began working as a full-time staff writer for the St. Petersburg Times, though she continued to teach part-time at the U.S.F. campus in St. Pete. In '85, she even filled in at New College for Continued on next page


New Profs CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE one year as a visiting assistant pro fessor of anthropology. The recent opening (replacing de parting professor Gary McDonough) was the first full-time anthropology position available at New College, and Vesperi welcomed the opportu nity. "I really enjoy teaching anthro pology and being back in the field again, and I enjoy working with Tony Andrews," she says. ItwasFlorida'sdemographics which first brought Maria Vesperi down to this area. She was doing her Ph.D. research on aging, and St. Pe tersburg is an ideal location forge rontological studies. Research on an thropology and ethnography of the aged have remained a strong area of interest for Vesperi. Her new book, The a.tlture of Long Tenn Care: Nursing Home Ethnography (co-edited by J. Neil Henderson), currently in produc tion and slated to come out in late N.aria Vesperi with students Kelcey Burns and Tenea Johnson spring, is a collection of14 related ar ticles on ethnographic research con ducted in nursing homes. Also in the works is Hopedale: Work, Ethnicity and Community in a Company Town, a 150-year social history of the relation ship between industrialization and intentionalcommunity. In addition to her regular aca demicresponsibilities,Vesperihas signed on as advisor (along with Dean and Warden Mike Michalson) for the current New College student newspaper, The Catalyst. UnderVes peri 'sknowledgeableguidanc e-not to mention some serious dedication from the staff-the school paper now comes out weekly, and has a decid edly more "journalistic "tone than did many ofits more recent predeces sors. Keith Fitzgerald For Keith Fitzgerald, taking the po litical science positionlastyearwas a way for him to "come in from the cold." After getting his Ph.D. from In diana University, he had taken a posi tion teaching at Grinnell College, which he describes as similar to New College. Although Grinnell had a lot of things he liked, one of these was not the Iowa climate. He began searching around for a position "with a lot of contact with the students," and was fortu nate to have found a warmreceptionhere at New College. Fitzgerald has quickly learned the ropes-at least as far as tutorials and ISPs go-and claims to have already been ap proached on "just about everything under the sun." As he explains: "One of the things I've learned veryquicklyis that it's important to say no ... if you'Ve got nothing of value to contribute (to the tuto rialjiSP)."That said, Fitzgerald did comment on an interesting recent ISP in which he and the student re searcheddemocratictheory,attempt ing to discover why democracy might (or might not) be better than something else. It proved to be a learning experience for them both. Extra,urricularly,Fitzgeraldisex pecting the publication this summer of his book, The Face of the Nation: Im-Keith Fitzgerald migration, the State and the National Identity. He describes it as an analy sis of immigration policy in the U.S.; more specific ally, the way we look at ourselves. Fitzgerald says the sub ject is timely in light of the recent passage ofProposition 187 in Califor nia and similar proposals in Texas and other states, not to mention the RepublicanParty'scurrentoutspokenness on this issue and resolve to make wholesale changes to the way this country views immigrants, legal or otherwise. He talks of the various, successive waves ofimmigrants this country has experienced, and how as each former migration slowly be comes assimilated, the next big wave is then branded as inferior in some manner. The ones who are the most outspoken and judgmental are often the past wave of previously-ma lignednewc omers. Finally,Fitzgeraldregards the pro posed expansion of New College as a good thing. As he points out, ''There are limits on what students can do when faculty is undersized." He sees this planned, limited growth as bene ficial in terms of"benefits of scale," where by the additional students will allow for the hiring of additional pro fessors, thus expanding the coverage and filling the holes in the existing curriculum. If the multi-faceted talents and in-


c LASSN 0 t esumoALPHABETICALLYWintiN ENllRING YEAR 1964 john Cranor (Louisville, Ky.) left PepsiCo and KFC at the end ofJuly. He spent two weeks in Michigan: some time in Kansas with his mother (and four-year old-jake); 10 days in Santa Fe; and hiked 30 miles in two days at 11,000 + feet in the Rockies with his brother. John says, "I recommend not working." john Daugherty reports he had a great citrus crop in his Bradenton backyard this year. Pauline jung Kehoe (War wick, N.Y.) keeps in touch with fellow li brarian Faith Cameron Hamm '65 who lives in Denver with her husband, John, and their two children, David andjes sie. Carol Worby Holder (Claremont, Calif.) visited Esther Lynn Barazzone can we call her just Esther?"), president of Chatham College. Trust Carol to focus on the grand piano in the reception room of Esther's beauti ful, old three-story house. She also says Esther's two boys are smart, athletic and perfectly charming. Congratula tions to Mark Whittaker (Deland, Fla.), who received the Quarter Century Award from CASE (Council for the Ad van cement and Support of Education) New Profs CONTINUED terests of Gordon Bauer, Maria Ves peri and Keith Fitzgerald are any indi cation of what New College stands to gain from its proposed expansion, I say bring it on. And as for the new wave of "less radical" students, hey. give 'em time. We've all been there before. Greg Mann '91 (Bradenton) is the art di rector for Healthy & Natural, a national magazine about alternative health, fit ness and environmental issues. recognizing 25 years of service in insti tutional advancement. 1965 Denby Barnett, a specialty contractor based in Seattle, spent the spring of '94 building in japan and the summer root ing through the rubble of 4,000 years of cultural collisions at Har Magiddo (Armageddon). Israel. Robin Day Glenn (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) reports she and Forrest had to move to a six cat-sized house with plenty of room for visitors. Making it in Birmingham, a dis play of photographs by jet Lowe. a pho tographer for the Historic American En gineering Record, can be seen at the National Building Museum in Washing ton throughout the spring. Hall McAdams (Little Rock) sold his banking business in May 1993, giving hun a chance to have a long-delayed reunion in Bradenton with Father Dennis Kezar '64. jerry Neugarten took a very early retirement due to cardiomyopathy. but is now happily at home, spending more time with his wife (Charlotte Carter '67) and Rachel (11), Sadie (9) and Car ter (6), and doing volunteer mediation. Dean Root {Pittsburgh) has twice been president of the Sonneck Society for American Music; edited a 16-volume se ries of facsimile editions of 19th Cen tury American Musical Theater: made his Lincoln Center debut as lecturer for the Great Performers Series; and teaches music history and runs the American music collection at the Uni versity of Pitts burgh. Margaret Spurrell Okere (Ames. Iowa) has been busy raising two children (now 14 and 10) and worlang part-time as a certi fied natural family planning practitioner and director of the Mid-Iowa Natu ral Family Planning Center. She's a certified teacher of the fertility-based sex education curriculum. Teen STAR. Cheryl McWhorter Star (Miami) enjoyed producing Camelot, starring Dave Clemmons (who played Valjien in Les Mis on Broadway) and her daughter, Karen, as Guenevere. 1966 1994 was memorable for Mimi Don nay. Injury from a fall took her out of circulation for months and assorted co operate mergers and moves are threat ening her job with EDS Corp. But she's rallied and is giving Detroit another chance, making her every-20-year car purchase. Cindy Gates (Sarasota) says she's still working on getting it to gether. Ken Peffers, while on leave from Rutgers, has accepted a two-year appointment in the computer science department at the University of Hong Kong. Drop in, if you're in the area. Their son, Nathan {2), is making David and Beth Crosby Schwartz very happy. Beth is the editorial coordinator for the Pennsylvania State Education Associa tion. David completed his Ph.D. in com munity psychology at the Union Insti tute. His book, Crossing the River (1992) is soon to come out in japanese, and his work was the subject of a program on CBC radio last spring. 1967 David Adams (Spring City, Pa.)is school administrator at the 54-year-old Kim berton Waldorf School (K). an inter esting position in a school that is en tirely faculty-run. He also teaches the history of architecture in the high school and has a couple of art history essays about to be published by the Winterthur Museum and the Brooklyn Museum. cynthia Cumfer (Portland, Ore.) is co-author of The Oregon Non profit Corporation Handbook (1993). She and her partner, Valerie Lyon, are look-Continued on next page


C LASS Notes LISTED ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR !CONTINUED) ing forward to their 15th anniversary. Cynthia has been active in opposing the anti-gay agenda in Oregon and is the facilitator of the Action Group at her church. "I often dream about my New College experience and wish I could do it again with what I know now!" Lawrence Hunt (Kenora, On tario) works primarily in aboriginal community mental health services in northwestern Ontario, but has also in itiated a private practice. After many years overseas, Catherine jones Davies has returned to the "heart land," Anamosa, Iowa. She stays busy with a wonderful old farmhouse, is do ing some teaching and hopes to find time to paint something more than siding. Lois Kingsbury McDonald is work ing on her master's in social work at Boston University. Kelly Munger, a jun ior at the Tandem School in Charlottes ville, Va., and daughter of Nick and Gail Farkas Munger, hopes to enter New College in 1996. 1968 Andy Bemay-Roman (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) and his wife are on the home stretch to get their master's de grees in mental health counseling (Andy) and social work (Lynne). They're excited by plans to open a practice together. Alan Campion (Austin) and Ellen Blair Smith welAlum Runs the Elephant Show in N.H. If "the first act of the cir cus"in the 1996 presidential election is the New Hampshire primary, then Steve Duprey '71, the chairman of the New Hamp shire Republican Party, must be the ringmaster. An article by Kim Mas ters in The Washington Post on Feb. 20, 1995, profiled Steve and his high visibility job. New Hampshire is the last bas tion of the days when candidates for national office got out and met the electorate in person, accord ing to political author and former N.H. Gov. Hugh Gregg. Evidence for that position is seen in the rna-neuvering of the yet undeclared can didates in the Republican presiden tial field a full year before the first in-the-nation primarywill take place. Masters says Duprey equates the state party chairman with "Bob Barker, the amiable and ubiquitous emcee who tries to keep the contest ants grinning from ear to ear in stead of sinking their Vase lined inci sors into one another's throats. 'He's expected to go to everything but not take sides. But nonetheless, everybody wants him to,' Duprey ex plains. 'His job is to try to make sure that after it's all over, every body is still friends."' ... Special thanks to Steve Kaplarf '71 for spotting the article and forwarding it to Nimbus. corned their second child, Alison Elizabeth, on Feb. 25, 1994. Thanks to the Internet connection, jack Cousineau is re-connected with NC. He teaches I!SL to adults and plays jazz and Brazilian music in Altadena, Calif. Congratulations to Tom Yori (Brooks, Maine) who's been nomi nated for a Pushcart Prize by Sou'Wester magazine for his story, "Bean Poles," published in their most recent issue. On another front, Tom is president of the transportation chapter of the Maine State Employ ees Union, which has led to some contact with former NC professor Marshall Barry. Tom and his wife, judy, have four children-Elizabeth (14), Billy (12), Theresa Rose (9) and Tommy (6). 1969 Malcolm Brenner has completed four cover illustrations for the Witchcraft To day books from Lewellyn and is writ ing a chapter, "The Us-Them Dichotomy," for the latest book. He married Vera McNamee last july and they're en joying wedded bliss in Tohatchi, N.M. Ann Erwin Simpson and her family have moved from Hawaii to Boulder. Her two children are very involved in activities at Shining Mountain Waldorf School and Ann is enrolled in the foun dation courses of Waldorf education. Tom Goodridge is teaching at a neigh borhood elementary school in Harlem. They're developing a woodland garden on an adjacent lot. Tom says it's fasci nating and scary to witness the old educational paradigm disintegrate. He'd appreciate hearing from anyone with suggestions or resources. jim Hunter has been practicing law in L.A. for 18 years. He lives in Brentwood with his wife, Gina Brandt, and their daughters, Cia (an eighth-grader at Marlborough School) and Keeley (who


C LASS Notes LISTED ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR (CONTINUED) just started preschool). Congratula tions to Cynthia Moss and George Naughton who were married in Nov. In Amherst Mass. Cynthia teaches ele mentary music and theatre at the Smith College campus School and George is production services manager at the University of Massachusetts. Henry Patterson (Concord, Mass.), president of Patterson's Coffees Without Compromise in Belmont, reports that his new son, Sam, topped 20 lbs. at three months, giving his father a new respect for the challenges of mother hood. Laurie Peek and her 11-year-old son, Jackson Turner are living in West Nyack, N.Y. Laurie works in NYC as an account executive for a company which produces custom videos and meeting events (AKA "business thea tre") for large corporations. 1970 Lisa Feigelis Goldring (Silver Spring, Md. ) has adopted twin daughters from Paraguay. She'd enjoy hearing from anyone contemplating adoption in gen eral, or international adoption in par ticular. Mitch Grandi has his own chiro practic practice in the beautiful wine country (Windsor, Calif.). He and his wife have two daughters, Allison and Diana (2). The Moscatello and Lu ria Law firm in Honolulu has been dis solved. Remy Luria is now a sole practi tioner in Honolulu. Pat Moscatello owns Pleasant Home Mortgage Co. in Lake Oswego, Ore. He and his wife, Renee Meislohn, have a son, Patrick, born in 1993. Bill Quay (Kinterners ville, Pa.) is a candidate for an M.Ed. in technology in education at Rosemont College. He's working on networking the schools in the Schuylkill River Wa tershed, doing some writing projects, and pursuing the possibilities of multi media and on-line interactivity as focal techniques for the creation ofinterdisciplinary study in the middle and high school classroom. A project in progress with the Franklin Institute is creating a virtual exhibit about the Schuylkill River. Jim Shoemaker is director of the metabolic screening laboratory at St. Louis University Hospital. He and his wife welcomed their third daughter, Joanna Lynn Nielsen Shoemaker in Nov. Congratulations to David and Eleni Malanos Silverman '74 and big sister, Alexa (4), on the birth of Ben in Nov. 1993. Thomas Sorrell (Chapel Hill, N c.) spent much of last summer in England, working on his textbook while his wife was working for Well come, the pharmaceutical company. Unda Squillace jackson says she and Alum Legacy to Help Students her family are surviving in sunny Pasadena. Ryan just started kin dergar ten, but already Linda and Joe are de bating colleges. She would like having a second generation New College grad while Joe favors USC. Alums who'd like to go sailing while visiting the Puget Sound area should contact Chris Van Dyk to make arrangements. Kathy Wal lens (Silver Spring, Md.) is the editor for the American Dance Therapy Asso ciation's national newsletter, "another job just to make sure I don't get bored." Congratulations to Andrea Zucker (Atlanta, Ga.) on the birth of her first child in October Continued on next page joseph W Haaf Memorial Student Grant Fund Established Joseph W. Haaf'72 died April20, 1994, in New York City. Like many of his peers, his interests were wide-ranging. His focus at New College was European culture and history. At U.C.L.A., he earned first a mas ter's in information science, then an M.B.A. In the mid-80s, Joseph was instrumental in starting AT&T's flrst "in trepreneurial" venture. In the late 80s, he helped negotiate an em ployee buyout of the business, which became Truevision, Inc., a pio neer in the area of computer and video graphics. Leaving the field of computer graphics in 1991, Joseph enrolled in law school at Columbia University. Joseph made provision to continue his support of New College and its students even after his death. The alumnaefi association has re ceived a SlO,OOO bequest from his estate for the Student Grant pro gram endowment. Grants supporting students' academic and personal growth will be awarded each year in Joseph's name. Contributions in memory of Joseph may be sent to the alumnae/i as sociation designated for the joseph W. Haaf Memorial Student Grant fund.


c LAss N 0 t es LISTED AlPHABmCALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR {CONTINUED) 1971 Michael and Claire Batutis Robinson have two children, Simon (7) and Adam (3). Claire resigned in October as man aging director and head of Moody In vestors Service's asset-backed CP rat ings division to become managing director and senior underwriting offi cer for Financial Security Assurance. In their spare time, she and Michael are renovating a tw"n-of-the-century town house in Brooklyn. Candy Boyd Suffern (Foristell, Mo.) has turned to the coun try-raising kids, quilting, gardening, sometimes writing a novel and work ing on not-forprofit projects Her lat est undertaking is project manager for an E.P.A. Grant for community assis tance in the assessment of non-struc tural alternatives for floodplain use in St. Charles County, which includes the confluence of the Mississippi and Mis souri Rivers and was devastated in the 1993 flood. Rob Brunger (Tallahassee) is pleased to report that the two most useful things he learned at New Col lege (apart from all the passionate, in teresting stufl) remain largely intact: He still rides his bicycle and he still cooks. "People who wonder if college Edward Kemeys Geothe ill '70 died Feb. 4, 1994, in Titusville, Fla after a long illness. After receiving his mas ter's in political science from Prince ton, Kemeys worked in real estate in New York City, then spent four years teaching English in japan. He was preparing to begin a real estate busi ness m Key West when deteriorating health dictated the move to Titus ville. He is survived by his mother and father, both of whom live inTi tusville. educations have value should find this as reassuring as I do." Margaret Chap man (Derwood, Md.) is a half-time case manager for the Housing Opportuni ties commission of Montgomery county. Md. She and her husband, Ron Balon, have two children, Becky (10) and Kevin (8). Margaret keeps in close touch with Pam Albright (Philadelphia, Pa.), another NC "drop-out" who's now a part-time nurse and full-time mother. Congratulations to Angela and John Corrigan on the birth ofTimothy Ed ward on April29. 1994. Marcy Den mark Manning (Sterling, Va.) is presi dent of the PTSA at Thomas jefferson H.S. for Sdence and Technology. Her husband is a director of his ftrm and her business is going well. Rick Eissen stat (Milwaukee) sends word that his amazing wife, Rochelle, produced twin girls in july. Nechama and Devorah join sisters Sandy (16), Shoshana (5) and tiora (3). Gary Goates (Santa Clara, Calif.) and Patricia Arciero were mar ried on Nov. 14, 1994. Gary is a patent agent, specializing in computers and electronics. Julie Johnson Omohundro (Durham) will complete an M.B.A. At North Carolina Central University this spring. She passes on the news that Don Homa (former NC Psychology prcr fessor now at Arizona State in Tempe) and his wife, Lori Buiiuel Homa, are the proud parents of Christopher, born in August 1993. Sandler Hudson Gal lery in Atlanta was the site of a solo ex hibition of recent work by Usa McGaughey Tuttle in December.Debra Olsen (St. Petersburg, Fla.) caught one of the last concerts in the Moody Blues tour last fall. Their trademark sound, a melodic blend of rock and classical, has stood the test of time, she said, evi denced by the enthusiastic crowd re sponse. The additlon of an orchestral backup was worth the price of admis sion. David Smith, professor of English and chair of the African-American studies program at Williams College has been named the Francis Christopher Oakley Third Century Professor of Eng lish. The professorship carries added support for research, writing, travel, curriculum development and other critical needs. David's newest book of poetry Civil Rites, was just published by Black Scholar Press. 1972 josh Breakstone's newest recording, Sittin' on the Thing with Ming, has been released by Capri Records. josh went to Emory last May to see John Buchanan receive his Ph.D. in philosophy. josh says he's just gotten beyond the fl.rst page of John's thesis, Universal Feeling, which interfaces the philosophy of Whitehead with the work of Stan Grof. josh also declares that, in his flowing robe and impressive doctoral cap, john paid obvious homage to one of Ally Field's early TV roles. Mark E. Davis (Oakland, Calif.) and his wife, Hannah, are having a great time discovering the joys of parenthood with their year-old son. Luke. Mark is helping to develop Barra's next portfolio management product for flxed income managers. Congratulations to Sheri Katz and Asher Kahn (Bronx) on the birth of their daughter, Alexandra, in March 1994. Alexandra loves playing with her 10-year-old brother, Zach. Sheri is a reading specialist at Fieldston Lower and Asher is a clinical psychologist. Congratulations to Elias and Lori Feld man Lieberman on the birth of Anna Tova on April30, 1994. They bought their fl.rst house recently. Julie Levy '70 (Ainley) passed on the news that fel low Vermont resident Susan Kuntz Sawyer (East Calais) completed her M.F.A. at Vermont College. In addition to making art quilts, Susan works part time for the Vermont Institute of Natu ral Sdence, training volunteers to do


C LASS Notes LISTED ALPHABEllCALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR (CONIINUW) hands-on nature study with elemen tary school kids. Allen Levy (New York) and his wife, Roseanne, already have live home videos of their son who is ex pected to be born next month. Allen wonders if anyone knows the where abouts oflost alumna Bonnie Sim mons, who taught yoga in '73-'74. jimmy Pritchard received his J.D. from the University of Virginia last May and is now back in Annandale, Va., with more time to poke around in various books and magazines to see where al ums turn up. Shanna Ratner is looking for a "Shanna Jr." to join her company. Yellow Wood Associates in St. Albans, Vt., as a junior research associate willing to make a multi-year com mitment. Neil Schecker (Bryn Mawr) says, "Life is good, Love and work as Freud said." Kathleen Smith is an assistant professor of law at Florida State University's College ofLaw Children's Advocacy Center, teaching law students in a clinical program representing juveniles. David Sprayberry bas completed his Ph.D. at the University of Arizona and taken up a postdoctoral research position with the University of Froning en in The Netherlands. Ross Vachon says that, Great Spirits willing. The Last Laugh, the movie he's writing and Smitty '70 is producing, will be corning soon to a theatre near you. Mary Hill Wise is college phy sician at S.U.N.Y., Brookport, and also has a part-time private practice as a psychotherapist. She has four children-Heather (7), Seth (6), Alexander (4) and joshua (1). 1973 Yvonne Crocker Cook is very proud that Shannon Duskin, one of her students, is now a New Col lege student. When Shannon indicated she was looking for a place where she could design her own cur riculum, have independence, etc., Yvonne said, "Boy, have I got the place for you!" Ted DeWitt has joined the Ma rine Ecological Processes group at the Battelle/Marine Sciences Laboratory in Sequim, Wash., as a senior research sci entist. Congratulations to Irene and james Foster (Nashville, Tenn.) on the birth of their second daughter, Maia. Robert Lloyd has signed a book con tract with Simon & Schuster. He also continues to tour and perform with musicians including John Wesley Hard ing, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez and jack Elliot. This year will be spent do ing research, writing and playing more music. Sam McMillan is teaching "Real World Writing for Interactive Multime dia" in San Francisco. This summer he will be teaching in Finland. Randall Moon (Seattle) was recently appointed to the Howard Hughes Medical Insti tute as an associate investigator. Steve Petrica will soon be a priest in the An glican church. He is vicar of the Church of King Charles the Martyr in New Ha ven, Conn., chaplain of the traditional Anglican ministry at Yale, and a psy-Continued on next page Alum Discovers Meat From Endangered Whales FOR SALE in Japan analysis and later found to be from endangeredspecieswouldembroil the investigators themselvesin charges ofillegal exportation, an alternative means of ob "Working with a portable DNA sampling device and setting up a makeshift Ia bora tory in aJapa nesehotelroom,scientists have discovered that many fish mar-kets and grocery stores in Ja_.lj.. pan sell meat from endangeredspecies ofwhale, a violation of international law, "wrote Natalie Angier in an article in taining samples was devised. Scott used a thermal The New York Times on Sept. 13, 1994. One of the two scientists conducting the study for Earthtrust, an Ha waii-basedconservationgroup best known for documenting the practice of illegal drift netting in 1986, was Scott Baker '73, a molecular ecolo gist at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Since samples of meat bought in japan, sent out of the country for cycler, a portable device that can make synthetic copies of DNA, to create samples which could be shipped legally. Back in their laboratories, he and his part ner, Dr. Stephen Palumbi, were able to identify not only the whale spe cies, but its likely home ocean as well. Earthtrust hopes the knowledge that their catches can be tested for their "genetic fmgerprints" will cause potential poachers to think twice before killing a creature known to be ofT-limits.


c AssN 0 t esuSTED ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR (CONnNUEDJ chotherapist in West Haven Life/Choice: the Theory ofjust Abortion, by Lloyd Steffan, the university chap lain and assodate professor of relig ious studies at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., has been published by Pilgrim Press. Cathy Wallach incorpo rated Perfect Access, the computer soft ware training company that she started four years ago. The staff now numbers fifteen. Clients include corpo rations in investment banking, enter tainment, law, advertising, publishing, and health care. 1974 Michael Armstrong and his wife have bought into a bookstore in Homer, Alaska, and are in the midst of building a small cabin on the ridge above the town. Michael's third novel, The Hidden War, a science fiction novel about beat niks in space, was published by TSR books in November. Joan Fowler (West Palm Beach, Fla. ) has adopted a son, Nicholas, who was born in Moscow, Russia, in November 1993. Back to work full time, Elise Gunst (Houston) has reluctantly abandoned part-time work, graduate school and staying home with the kids. However, she says she is still a card carrying member of the PTA. Leslie Koplow's new book, Unsmiling Faces: Creat i ng Pre-schools that Heal, will be published by the Teacher's Col lege Press this spring. James Parry (Garland, Texas) has received both C.P.A. (certified public accountant) and C.F.P. (certified fmancial planner) designations. Sam Patterson has moved back to Chicago from San Diego. Robert Pell and his wife have moved to Panama City, Fla. After years as a po lice officer, Robert is now a criminal defense lawyer. Amy Weinstein completed a post-doc toral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Rochester last year and is a clini cal senior instructor and faculty supervisor of the neuropsychology fellowship pro gram for the departments of neurology and psychiatry. Amy reports that Patri cia Hadley Hansen '75, a radiologist in Miami, is director of breast imaging at the Mount Sinai Comprehensive Breast Center. 1975 joan Busner Kaplan (Secaucus, N.J.) has married her longtime best friend and research collaborator, child psy chiatrist Stuart Kaplan. Carl Costello (Falls Church, Va. ) is president and CEO of The Greening of America, a non profit corporation that creates and en courages environmentally sound de signs for businesses and homes. One current project is the Greening of the White House. Carl put together 100 top engineers and architects to create a proposal after President Clinton spoke at the Earth Day celebration in 1993. Lonnie Draper built a solar home in Tallahassee He was recently elected chairman of the Emergency Department at the Tallahassee Regional Medical Center. Jackie Fauls is legisla tive liaison with the Florida Depart ment of Citrus in Lakeland The state agency was the first of its kind in the U.S. In 1935, Florida's citrus growers asked the state for the right/power to tax themselves to fund an agency to promote, market and regulate their industry. Claudia Harsh is in terested in starting a local alum nae/i organization in Cincinnati this year. Joy Ellen Peace (Tallahassee) gave up her counseling job in 1994 because she found it too limiting in bringing about world change. She is now a certified Scuba instructor. In her spare time she teaches classes and leads workshops help ing people learn to listen to each other, feel their feelings, and act on their thinking. l


c LASs N 0 t esumo ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTIRING YEAR ICONTINU) 1976 Carol Flint (Santa Monica, Calif.) is a producer/writer for Earth2. After two twnultuous, fun-filled years in Nicara gua, Robert Hans and his family have moved to Coral Gables, Fla. He contin ues to work in development and fman cial consulting, principally in Latin America and the Caribbean with occa sional forays to Africa, Europe and the CIS. Congratulations to Glenn Hendrix and his wife on the birth of their fifth child, Britney, in September and to Glennon becoming a partner in his Atlanta law firm, Arnall Golden and Gregory, in] anuary 1994. Stephanie johnson (St. Leawood, Kan.) loves her new job. She recently joined Nail Park Medical Group, a private practice with six other female internists. Larry Le wack (Burlington, Vt.) is the development coordinator at the Lake Cham plain Waldorf School. One ofhis workmates is Edmund Knighton '85, who is a physical education instructor at the school. Lenny Russo (Sunrise, Fla.) has been busy as a chef/culinary consultant. His recent accomplish ments include the opening of two restaurants in Atlanta, one in Min neapolis, and a brief private chef gig in Santa Fe. Doug Schmidt has returned from a trip around the world. His travels concentrated in southeast Asia, In dia and Africa Frances Sobel Michels who were mar ried last April. Emergency room physi cian Scott Thompson received the 1994 award for superior effort in re search, given by the N.Y. State Acad emy of Family Residents. 1977 Mark Bondurant moved to western North Carolina where he is working with renewable energies (solar, micro hydro. wind) and resources and devel oping sustainable constructions. Adam Front has finished his dissertation in clinical psychology. His dissertation fo cused on the areas of employee assis tance counseling and substance abuse treatment. Now he's working on accru ing the 1,500 post-doctoral hours needed to take the licensing exam. Adam and his wife, Cynthia, live with their menagerie of pets in San Ramon, Calif. Tod Gentile and Lisa Norris are the proud parents ofKai Norris, born on Feb. 4. Cathy Winn Hartley is a cer tified pediatrician living in jackson ville, Fla., with her husband and two children. Herbert Kraft is hoping to get back in touch with New College and to meet with alums now that he is no longer practicing law. He is produc ing computer software products such as an HlV/AIDS Resource Guide for mass distribution. Michael and juliana Poulsen Mosley (Freeport, Fla.) had their seventh child last fall. juliana gave birth on Sept. 28 to Rachel Hope. Michael is finishing a dissertation on German conservative political theorist Edgar jung. Ivan Myjer and his family moved to the Boston area last fall. He and his wife had a second child, Isabel, in March 1993. They are enjoying life in Boston, where Ivan is director of the Conservation Center of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiq uities. Jodi Siegel is adjusting to life with two children. Her son, Evan, was born on October 19.Jodi practices civil rights law in Gainesville with the Southern Law Counsel, advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities and juvenile delinquents. 1978 Molly Hoopes (Baltimore, Md.) teaches science at Florence Crittenton Services, a residential school for pregnant girls, teenage mothers, and girls from abusive homes. After receiving a master's in chemistry from Cornell, Dan Lincoln moved to northern Arizona where he is a physician on a Navajo Reservation. be nign distal bile duct polyp" by Harry Moulis (Daytona Beach) will be published in Endoscopy. 1979 Now he's writing articles on his expe riences as well as continuing as a realtor on Longboat Key. Best wishes to Ralf and Stephanie Bohlman '87 (Seattle) and Stan Herwitz '74 (Shrewsbury, Mass.) were presenters at the Selby Gardens International Forest Canopy symposium held in Sarasota Nov 9-13, 1993. Still playing and teaching the harp while balancing a Continued on next page


c LASs N 0 t esumo ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTfRJNG YEAR (CONTINUED) job and her family. Sharon Phillips Brennan has to choose between prac ticing and tuning. She says her chil dren, Margaret (4) and Patrick (2). end up singing "atonal" nursery rhymes. Sharon is a part-time attorney for In dian River County, Fla. Diane Dittmann Manchester (Delray Beach, Fla.) says she's entered one of life's greatest, most blessed doors-motherhood-with the birth of Julia Kayla on July 5. Gerald Gaul has been inducted into the American College of Surgeons. He is an assistant professor at the Uni versity of North Dakota Medical School. Helen Kesler is anticipating completion of her thesis sometime this summer. She will receive a master's of sdence with a specialty in social/behav ioral sciences and alternative medicine from the U .S.F. College of Public Health. Elizabeth Mackenzie (Philadelphia) got her doctorate and got married. She is still working on getting published and gaining tenure. Congratulations to jac queline Marina and Franklin Mason who were married on July 9. This is jac queline's second year as an assistant professor of philosophy at Purdue Uni versity. Micaela, eight-year-old daugh ter of Juan and Jody Emerson Quin tana (Monterey, Calif.), enjoys her Waldorf schooling. jody says she is con tinuing to wake up from a near life time of fear-based codependency and oppression of herself and others, learn ing to take risks and reclaim her inher ent worth. She sends thanks to NC friends and faculty who lived their dreams and modeled the self-love and confidence she needs. The tortuously slow Ph.D. race be tween Dan Ryan Jr. '73, Don Sander son '80 and CUrtis Dyreson '79 came down to the wire. Don and Curt fm ished in a dead heat, a quick decade af ter leaving the hallowed halls of New College. Both wrote dissertations on databases. Dark horse Ryan (New Ha ven, Conn.) had an early lead, but fell off the snail's pace and now duels Eric Dyreson '79 (Tucson) for third place. Don is a member of the computer and information science faculty at East Ten nessee State University in johnson City, Tenn. Rumor has it that Curt is enjoy ing a teaching stint in Australia. 1980 Maura Ghfzzoni and her family are spending a year in northern California while she attends nurse-midwifery school at the University of San Fran cisco. Bailey Kessing has moved from Hawaii (where he had the pleasure of working in the same lab as Scott Baker '73) to the Republic of Panama. He's running one of the molecular evolu tionary biology labs at the Smith sonian Tropical Research Institute. Bailey and his wife,Jayma Martin, hosted fellow alums Bob Tonnies '79 and Shawn Dougherty '81 over Thanks giving. In Calabasas, Calif., Leslie Mor ris Godwin is starting a new business to offer support to new or expectant parents. Cynthia Merchant (Berkeley, Calif.) taught a per sonal growth work shop in Hong Kong and has another sched uled there for May. Cyn thia's English transla tions of two of Dr. Claudio Naranjo's books were published recently. Barbara Ni mershiem (Lancaster, Pa.) was married dur ing the summer of 1993 to Andrew Martin. Their son, Gage, was born August 18, 1994. Ron Rostow (New York City) has his New York emergency medical technician certification. He is planning to join a local volunteer ambulance company. 1981 Andrea Colender (Annapolis, Md.) and her husband, Matthew, are expecting a child in May. Sherry Doty Schreck (Vista, Calif.) went to Georgia for gradu ate school, met her future husband, married in 1991 and moved to Califor nia where she bought a house, a cat and a dog. She says the birth of her daughter in 1994 is the best thing that has happened since leaving New Col lege. Dawn Flaherty fmished up her in ternal medicine residency at Indiana University and will be starting a fellow ship in pulmonary/critical care medi cine at the University of Iowa in july 1995. Laura Johnston is working for the Ohio Child Welfare Training Pro gram. She is also pursuing a master of social science degree at The Ohio State University in Columbus. Barbara Junge is a lawyer for the Gulfcoast Legal Serv ices in Sarasota. She is interested in connecting with any alums working on affordable housing or community de velopment projects. Dooney Tickner


C LASS Notes LISTED ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR (CONTINUED) (Dustin, Fla.) is vice president/president elect of the Florida Public Library Asso ciation this year. 1982 Congratulations to james and julie Be Ianger (Otsego, Mich.) on the birth of their son, John Mark, last May. Samuel Griffin, second son of Buddy and Debo rah DiMauro Reeder (Coral Springs, Fla.) was born on July 1. His older brother, Zachary Maxwell, i s Buddy is the chief pilot for a large corpora tion; Deborah is a caterer for corporate jets. Terri Drake is pursuing a mas ter's in psychology at the University of San Francisco after a three year battle with Lyme disease. Karen Duhring is an environmental specialist in Volusia County (Fla.). She develops land man agement plans for 20,000 acres of pub lic conservation land. Her plans include prescribed burning, protected species habitat, and public recreation access. jeffery Edenfield Qessup Md. ) has a new daughter, jessica Nicole, born on Christmas Day 1993. Nick Eversole (Cali, Columbia) is directing a new lan guage school for the British Govern ment. Carrie Kastner Hamby is prepar ing to teach middle school in Tallahassee Fla. She received a mas ter's degree in science education from F.S.U.julie Viens, a research coordina tor in Cambridge, Mass., is continuing NC was well-represented on Sept 9, 1992, in Tampa at the wedding of liz Pare '84 and Jim Tietsworth '84. First row, from left : Paul Pare '80, Charlie Fang '84, Patty Frew '85, Becky Shepardson '84, Don Slavens '84, Shelley Bonos '85, Joan Hurrican '85, and Renata Kielega Second row : lawrence Moose '83, Sharon Cload '84, Etienne Pracht '85, Jody Pracht '88, Garrett Jones '85, the groom, Chris DeBodisco '80, the bride, Polly Adema '83, Andrea Blum '84, Pete Fazio (financialaid), Mark Johnson (student affairs), and Melanie Newby'83. Jim, who has an M.D. from Emory, completed his internship at Mllyo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla. and has begun three years of ophthalmology training at USF's medical school. He rubs elbows frequently with Mitch Drucker '72, who is on the ophthalmology faculty liz completed post-graduate work in moth as well as math and science education She's teaching life science to seventh-graders and physical science to eighth-graders at the Academy of the Holy Names (her alma mater) in Tampa One of her duties is organizing the regional sci ence fair and she's always looking for judges .. to work on reforming American educa tion. 1983 Rob Clayton fmished law school at Wil liam and Mary, passed the Virginia bar, and set up his own practice in north ern Virginia. He would appredate ad vice and moral support from alums who have started law practices. In San Francisco, Allen Hopper, Athena Bald win and her boyfriend have a small law office / collective. They are currently experiencing success i n representing micro radio (read: pirate) FM broadcast ers, those who dare to broadcast with out an FCC license For what was possi bly the first time ever, a federal judge recently denied an FCC petition for an injunction to force their main dient, Free Radio Berkeley, off the air Vivian Lombillo got her doctorate in cellular biology in 1993 and has been in medi cal school since then at University of Colorado, Boulder. Corey Nislow '84 re ceived his doctorate from the same pro grammolecular, cellular and develop ment biology-and is a post-doctoral fellow for the American Cancer Society, working in a U.C., Boulder, lab that studies yeast transcription. Vivian s sis ter, Sybil Lombillo '82, is in her final year at Columbia Law School and plans to focus her work on intellectual prop erty. Bill Memory (New York City) re ceived his M.F.A. in film from Columbia in May 1993. He edited the inde pendent feature Between Brothers and is doing training and support for Mon tage Group Ltd. He was married to Co lumbia classmate Jana Siciliano on Sep tember 24. Susan Montgomery is working as a social worker at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. She likes sodal work because she is able to do, not just talk. Bret Petti chord and Continued on next page


c S S Notes LISTED ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR {CONTINUED) Leslie Smart have moved to Austin, Texas. Bret is testing soft ware for a database company and coaching soccer; Leslie is an occu pational therapist for the school district. Congratulations to Kir sten Scheibner who is engaged to be married in june! She is a third year medical student at the U.S.F. College of Medicine Philippe P. Semi net was married last August to Georgia Smith. They are spend ing this year in Montpellier France, on an exchange program with the University of Texas. Philippe is working on a Ph.D. in French literature. 1984 Trad Ardren and Mark Owen (Thl lahassee) have returned to Florida after braving the northeast to at tend graduate school Traci is fln ish i ng her dissertation and Mark is working in the enforcement di vision of the Department of Envi ronmental Protection Andrea Blum is fmishing up a Ph.D. in chemistry at Indiana University this spring. Sandra Englert is pur suing her dreams in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Acting jobs are begin ning to come her way. In San Di ego, Amy Ferris is a security offi cer at the Hotel del Coronado. Carlye Hendershot {Atlanta) is starting her fifth year as an E.R. nurse. She will soon be at school full-time working on a nurse prac titioner degree. In Cincinnati, Erma-Paula Sanders is an editor for a weekly alternative paper. Richard Smith. who attended medical school at the University of Miami, is doing his residency in diagnostic radiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Patrica Vaughn (longer Vaughn Brown) is living in Sarasota and says her ghostwrit ing has led to a new field, the re design ing and marketing of private practices for professionals who are breaking out of the mold. "Creating new paths in staid fields (psychotherapy, law, flnance, denistry) is keeping me off the streets and on my toes ... a lot like my New College days!" to finish her Ph .D. in physics at Duke by the end of next summer. Michael Johnson and ClaireUen Regina Catalano were married in Naples, Fla. last july and have adopted the family name Catalano Johnson Attending the wedding were fel low classmates Keith Mills, Amy Siegel, and Pauline and Richard Giardino. Mi chael fmished his Ph .D. at Brandeis and is on the math faculty at Swarthmore. Clairellen is a food sdentist at Camp bell's. Meanwhile, Margie Knauff has been learning Portuguese at the USDA graduate school. Suzanne McDermott re1985 Frank Cooper (St. Petersburg, Fla.) is con ducting a research project on cognitive strategies of exceptional students. A group of alumni have congregated at Emory in Atlanta Bruce Fagen is enjoying his studies in anesthesiol ogy Also there are Mi chael pore, a sur gery resident, and Chris Patton, a pediatric resident. Melissa Fleck will be starting medical school at U.S.F. this fall. Dawn Hasemann received a master's de gree in dini cal psychol ogy from the University of Kentucky. Susi Hauger is planning Students Ed Vergara and Christy Lee tackle the intricacies of a com puterized geographic infonnation system with assistance from alumnae/i fellow Sarah Blanchard '83. Sarah, an assistant planner in Sarasota, taught a course, "Introduc tion to GIS," sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program un der the auspices of the alumnae/i association's Alumnae/i Fellow program. The course included readings from geography, GIS, and cartography texts and journals, as well as hands-on experience with a computerized geographic infonnation system. Using a com puter workstation set-up with a digitizing tablet, plotter and PC ARC/Info GIS software (all on loan from the Sarasota County Plan ning Department), the students carried out a class project, produc ing maps derived from student-developed data bases. Sarah says, "Best of all would be a campus-owned GIS system I"


C LASS Notes LISTED ALPHABETICALLY WITJUN ENTERING YEAR (CONTINUED) cently released an album, Souvenir. She toured the Florida area this past Janu ary. Usa McGregor is still living in Jamaica, working for a banana com pany. During her recent travels she vis ited julie Osterling in Seattle. Keith Mills is director of an alternative school in Miami and youth director for a Methodist church in Davie. Next fall, he may be teaching in an international school in Europe, if he can convince them to hire him. Keith also passes on the news that Richard Giardino has be come quite a tennis player! Stacey Moore is studying music at Cornell Uni versity. She misses the Sarasota sun shine. Laura Ericson-Siegel and Eric Siegel have moved to Orlando. Laura is working as a volunteer teacher and Eric is a therapist. They have recently become involved in the Unitarian Uni versalist Church which they claim has a "distinctive New College flair!" Michelle Gregoire teaches flfth grade Colorado. She was chosen as the "McDonald's Teacher of the Year" for Carbondale Middle School. 1986 Grant Balfour (Lantana, Fla.) recently returned from a brief sojourn in Asia. He is paying off student loans, living with his parents and writing for the family Balfour paper. jennifer Cooper is pursuing a master's in nursing at the University of California, San Fran cisco. She works as a psychiatric R.N. and loves San Francisco and e-mail. Alumni hanging out together in the so ciology department at Chapel Hill in dude Monica Gaughan, and jennifer Glanville. David Martini is enrolled in the master's program in computer sci ence at the University of Florida. He works full-time as a computer program mer developing mobile computing de vices and teaches a programmer train ing course. After completing a master's in education at the University of Massa chusetts this summer, Karina Mertzman (Northampton, Mass.) will be heading out to China for a few years to teach English as a second lan guage. Pam Fetterman '87 visited Karina recently while in the area on a woman's music tour with her band, Elysian Sex Drive. Alan Henderson and Lauren Dockett also dropped by on their way to Southeast Asia, bringing Alan Stonebraker along from Albany. Living somewhere among the red woods in northern Calif., Michael Mishler is working as a freelance jour nalist. Steve Rosenbluth couldn't stay away from the puppets. He's back in the U.S., working at Spedal Effects Ani matronics in Reston, Va., though he says he still intends to free society from njustice. He also says the only not-half-bad wee place to dance in Bel-fast is at a Crescent Arts Centre disco. Karen Stasiowski is a homeowner in Aspen and works for a national consult ing flrm for hospital development. She anticipates seeing her bound thesis during a planned May visit to Sarasota. Victor Viqueira extends an invitation to all NCers--<:onch or otherwise-to a guided tour "walk-about" when he re turns to Manila in winter 1996 to com plete work at the Manila Conservatory of Music. Deirdre Woolsey EUis (Pensa cola, Fla.), a paramedic specializing in infection control. and her husband wel comed Michal Conner to their family on jan. 9. Ann WnorowskiPeconie (Al bany, N.Y.) is a graduate intern in the HEOP/Access office at the College of St. Rose while pursuing a graduate degree in counseling psychology with a school focus. 1987 Elaine Barnes Dent (Charlotte, N.c.) is recently married and develops services for women and children with or af fected by HIV/AIDS at the Metrolina AIDS Project. Gwen Davies received a master's in counseling from the Univer sity of Georgia. Dewey Davis Thompson (Rancho Cordova, Calif.) is a volunteer in the neighborhood Green Corps. He loves his job but misses Flor ida. Brent Edwards runs a weekly sto rytellers' circle over the Internet. He flnished at the top of his dass in the Ph.D. qualifying exam at Rensselaer and is hard at work to complete it. Jeff Lagozzino is now in fourth grade! Four years ago, in Pasadena, he began teach ing a bilingual Spanish first-grade dass and has remained with them ever since. He credits his NC experience with positively affecting his teaching style and assessment of student work. This year, for the first time, all elemen-Continued on next page


C LAS S N o t es LISTED AlPHABETICAllY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR (CONTINUED) tary students received narrative report cards for the first quarter. Semester re ports were letter grades, but "at least we got our foot in the door to more authentic assessment." Matthew Pos ner (Northport, Ala.) is teaching fresh man composition at the University of Alabama. In Philadelphia, Pa., Luc Reid has started a small software develop ment company. jake Short is preparing for his orals in modem European his tory at Columbia and, he hopes, a sum mer in Berlin. Michele Volkle (Semi nole, Fla.) works with a company called Camelot as a therapist for chi! dren in therapeutic foster care. Ansel Webb is fmishing up a master's in po litical science at NCSU and playing pi ano gigs in nursing homes. Kira Zen der is employed as a planner with Robert and Company in Atlanta. 1988 Sherry Lea dements Bunch and Larry Bunch '87 are living in Midlothian, Va. They've each completed a master's de gree at the University of West Florida, Sherry in medieval history and Larry in computer science. Larry is a software engineer and analyst for MacXperts in Carytown, Va., and Sherry has been ac cepted for the library science program at Catholic University of America. Nico las Cook is office manager for the de velopment office at San Francisco State University. He'll begin work on a mas ter's in political science and African area studies next fall. Stacey Curtis is a research associate with National Eco nomic Research Associates in D.C. She is working on a master's in economics at George Washington University. Re cently she and "the most wonderful man in the world" bought a house in order to have room for a puppy. Accord ing to Carla Eastis, all is well in the so ciology department at Yale University. She has remained in contact with Dan Ryan, joe Alia. and Eric Schickler who are also in graduate school there. Chris Hubbard (Tallahassee) has begun play ing percussion in a reggae band while continuing his studies in guitar at Flor ida State University. His new band played at a benefit with such intema tionally known greats such as Merlin Mann. Tony Lewis is enrolled in the M.P.A. program at the Askew School of Public Administration at Florida State University. Georgia Panayiotou fm ished her M.S. in clinical psychology in December and is working on her Ph.D. at Purdue University. Much of her re search deals with the psychophysiol ogy of emotion and cognition and so cial anxiety. Currently an information specialist for the National AIDS Hot line, Corey Remle says he loves his job because be has an opportunity to help people fmd support and assistance in relation to HIV or AIDS. Sarah Silver was in Sarasota recently for the wed ding of Lisa Muscanera '91 and David Boothby. Kimberly York has been liv


c LAss N 0 t esumo ALPHABETICALLY WITHIN ENTERING YEAR (CONTINUED) ing with her parents this past year, nursing her mother as she battled can cer and her father as he dealt with post-stroke impairments. Her mother died in September and Kimberly is now studying drafting and building construction at a local community col lege to prepare for graduate studies in architecture and urban design. 1989 Dayna Ayers is finishing a master's in resource conservation at the University of Montana. This summer, she will con duct independent research in the Rocky Mountains. judy Blair is working for Caribou Coffee Company as their At lanta Market office manager. She re ports novocollegians are swarming to the cultural capital of the southeast. Could it be all the dogwood trees? Chad Goldberg is enrolled at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He celebrated New Year's Eve in Times Square and met up with a bunch of New College alumni at Mark Sand ers' apartment in Brooklyn. Guests in cluded Tracy Rahn, Dana Lockwood, Nevada Caldwell. and Christian Perez. Tammy Hogaboam is attending Ever green State College in Olympia, Wash. Amanda Henry is enrolled in the Tisch School of Arts and will finish her M.A. in cinema studies in May. She is mak ing "little 16mm movies," presenting papers in Boston, and visiting Kibby Munson in Seattle. Michael Serulneck (New Haven, Conn.) is the editor ofTo day's Family magazine. Tina Terrill paddles around the rivers of Florida for Outward Bound with groups of juve nile delinquents and loves it! After graduation from NC, Mary TyU toured the U.S. by car and studied counseling at the University of New Mexico. Now she's working on a doctorate in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology. 1990 .. .. Our apologies to Kristine Adams for identifying her picture in the last issue with an incorrect name. We're de lighted that Kristine has forgiven the error AND volunteered to maintain the alum home page on the Internet. ... ... Steve Barney (Portland, Ore.) works with Portland's "Yellow Bicycles" pro gram and will soon be a graduate stu dent in community and regional plan ning. Charlene Bredder is in school in Sar. Diego, working on the require ments for an elementary teaching cer tificate and enjoying her job as a recep tionist for the U.S. National Olympic volleyball Team. Any alums traveling to London are invited to stay with Mandy Heddle, a research assistant and biological illustrator at the British Natural History Mu seum. She's been hang ing out recently with George Walker who was an exchange stu dent from Newcastle in 1992. He lives in London and works in British television. 1991 Nick Graham (Boston, Mass.) is an ethnograc pher at Northeastern University. Dominique Keller, no longer at Cornell University, is living in State College, Pa., ap plying to graduate schools for next fall. Gary Kirk (Charlottes ville, Va.) and Carrie Pauley were married last August. Ah met Sa pmaz has moved to Turkey. He is currently involved in the textile in dustry but will soon be starting a man datory year of military service. jen nifer Veser, a teaching assistant in classical mythology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, this semester, says anyone who's taken that class from John Moore should have no trouble teaching it. Thanks to Melissa Parsons, a fourth term student, for compiling these notes. Local Alums who want to use the cam pus Fitness Center: The Fitness Center initi ated a fee for alum us ers in January. You also will need an Alurnnae/i Association ID card. Call the Fitness Center for more details.


LETTERS ([o /IJ1m6t<$, t wont to toke issue with Kevin Flynn's suggestion that the Nimbus is not an appropriate forum to debate controversial political issues This attitude is exemplary of the opolltidsm that pervaded New College during the 1970s, and which I found to be the most disappointing aspect of my New Colege education I appreciate Kevin1s observation thot, in 1976, both B()b Allen and Lincoln Diaz-Balort supported the Democratic can d idate for president. Rother than questioning their conse!Va tive credentials on this however, I find it more use ful to remember that then-Governor Carter was the most conservative candidate likely to be elected President at that time. tor this reason, many at New College were either openly ambivalent, or like myself, oppose.d Carter, and either did not vote or voted -for third party candidates What concerns me most ot this time, howevet, is the rote : that persons like Mr. Dioz Balart hove token ln the recently e.s-,. calated campaign to destabilize the government of Cuba. While Cuba has taken great strides to democratize an already relatively open political system and reform its economy (e.g a complete tumover to organic farming techniques), Mr. Dioz. Bolort does everything he con to deny any semblance of civir liberties for those who disagree with him When Magda tiel Davis, o member of Miami s CubanAmericon commu nity, visited Cuba and attended a meeting with the Cuban President, for exompte, Mr. Diaz-Bolort asked the U S Attar ney General that she be prosecuted while remaining silent as others added threats of death in a 'ompoign on intimidation which he clearly supported (see Los Angeles Times, April 1994). One cringes at the thought of Jorge Mas Canosa's Cuban American Foundation achieving its alms of tuming Cuba into another Panama, but this is beyond the scope of the current polemic One result, however, certainly will be that D1az Balort ond Allen con rejoice at the destruction of a people centered medical system and the return of Cuban womer\"to .= the days of bock-alley abortions. Regards, Andrew Howard (75 Aylmet, Calif. Editor's Note: Nimbus contacted Diaz-8ctlart who re sponded that Howard is incorrect in his olfego:tion that he sought Justice Department prosecution of Davis. .c ....


Morrill Weekend It took close to 30 years, but john Morrill's former students found a way to leave their mentor and sometimes tormentor"' surprised and embarrassed." by Jono Miller Inspired by developmental biolo gist Randy Moon and green world ecologist Stan Herwitz, a group of John Morrill's former students plot ted, planned, and pulled off a sur prise weekend to honor the man known on lab equipment only as "JBM". The surprise was facilitated by the fact that this convergence of honor and recognition reflected the anniversary of no known event. John hadn't announced (or even mentioned) retirement, and 25 years of service had passed a few years ago without any particular commotion. It was simply when the organizers got around to it. Unable to spread the word in Nim bus without tipping off John, event organizers plundered the alumnaefi database looking for former spon sees and wrote letters of invitation to a symposium and testimonial din ner. Undoubtedly some JBM aficiona dos were missed in this process, but by the time the weekend started, or ganizers had more former students than they could handle. During the planning stage we had committed to fill35 seats. The reser vations dribbled in slowly at first, but by the last week we were renegotiat ing with the restaurant, pushing the ceiling from 70 to 74 diners. In the end, some local community members opted out to allow procrastinating al ums a seat at the event. The Symposium Twenty speakers gave lectures on a wide variety of topics ranging from how sea urchin embryos tell right from left to research on HIV, from analysis of rainforest canopy light interception to cohousing. (See list on next page.) Speakers came from as far as Monaco and Se attle to relate their research and ex periences since New College. The audience consisted of former stu dents, current students, and faculty -empty seats were hard to find from nine to five. The symposium re flected the wildly divergent trajecto ries of John's former students. The Dinner The testimonial dinner took place at the dramatic Chart House overlooking New Pass, a some what ironic venue for those stu dents whose theses dealt with bar rier island migration and pass dy namics. A small PA system was located during dessert, and host Mark Martindale encouraged a va riety of former students to take a turn at the mike. Memorable images include Linda Mytinger's analysis that "John's lab should have yellow stripes on the way in and speed bumps on the way out." Observing that John taught her "how to walk backwards and think at the same time," Linda credited John with giving her the skill never to be cowed by an employer. The assembled were treated to a variety of classic Morrill anecdotes, including references to the in famous "goldfish in the blender" lec ture and the JBM as custodian ploy (still being pulled on new students according to Nancy Ferraro). One former student who had been stuck in a partying phase of life recalled being given some cryp tic Zen-like advice: "You must do nothing before you can do some thing." He promptly dropped out for awhile. A former developmental bio student recounted scams that enabled John and his students to take advantage of state-of-the-art equipment at trade shows. Finally, John was presented with a pine tree symbolizing the potential of landscaping for the new natural sciences building. Both the landscaping and its de sign are being donated by alums in John's honor. (Additional infor mation about the landscaping pro ject will be in the next Nimbus.) The Field Trip Formal events ended with a Sun day field trip to the Water Oub, a preservation and restoration site on Longboat Key that John has nur tured for many years. Richard But gereit, a 1994 graduate, led a small group on walking tour of this now rare coastal cedar hammock. ]ono Mtller '70 is a coordinator of New College's Environmental Studies Program.


Morrill On February 18 a group of alums gathered in Sarasota for a symposium with a threefold pur pose: to inform former students of}ohn Morrill about the act1vit1es of their peers; to communicate to the New College community both the bearing and distance traveled since graduation; and to honor a former professor. The presenters spanned a wide range of disci plines, but shared a single common feature: at some point they were inspired, goaded or otherwise motivated by john Morrill. Developmental and Bio-Medical Presentations )0( Developmental Programs: Stay Tuned for Future Attractions (Mark Martin dale '77, Department of Organis mal Biology and Anatomy. University of Chicago) )I( The Development of Bilaterality ofthe Sea Urchin Embryo (Elizabeth McCain '80, Biology Department, Muhlenberg College) )I( Early Genes Involved in Lens Induc tion(Caro1Zygar'85,Department of Biology, University of Virginia) )I( Cytoplasmic Determinants Control Cell Fate in the Drosophila Central Nervous System (Chris Doe '77, De partment of Cell and Structural Biol ogy, University of Illinois) )0( Role ofDecapeutaplegic. A Drosophila signaling Molecule in Morphogenesis (Deborah Hursh '72, Laboratory of Biochemistry, NO/NIH) )0( Biochemical Mechanism of Neutral Lipid Storage Disease (Tina Suau Vrablic '86, Department ofNutri tion, University of North Carolina) )0( Cell-Cell Interactions That Regulate Bone Turnover (Ed Greenfield '75, Department of Orthopedics, Case Western Reserve University) )I( Developmental biology ofHIV-1; the pol story (Randall Lanier '82, Virology, Burroughs Wellcome Co.) )0( Ultrastructural Translocation of Blioma Kinase C-a and-b Follow ing Interferon Treatment (John Col-lins '88, University of South Florida Medical School) )0( Mfcrotubules, Snails, and Flies (Ni-cole Ruediger '87, Department ofBi ology, University of South Florida) Ecological and Environmental Presentations )I( Applications ofRadfoisotopesin Oceanographic Investigations (JoLynn Carroll '78, International Atomic Energy Agency. Marine EnRandall Moon '73, Stan He rwitz '74, Jono Miller '70 and Julie Morris '70 were instigators and implementors of the plans by John Morrill's former students to honor him with a research symposium and dinner. vironmental Lab., Monaco) )I( Ecological Risk and Contaminated Sediments (Ted DeWitt '73, Battelle Marine Sciences Lab., Pacific North-west Laboratories) )0( The Carbonate-Silidclastic Transition of the West Coast ofFiorida (Mark Evans '75, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) )0( New Understanding of the Imp or tance of Subsurface Hydrologic Linkages Between Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems (Judson Harvey '74, United States Geological Survey, Water Resources Division) )I( Modeling Light Interception Among Neighboring Tropical Rainforest Can opy Trees (Stanley Herwitz '74, Departments of Geology and Geography, Clark University) )I( Implementation of the Endangered Species Act: Science vs. the Bureau-crats (Zelia Ells hoff '67. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, En-dangered Species Division) )I( Ecotourism in the Galapagos Islands: Is it Working? (Patty Murer '84, Con-servation Biology Program, University of Maryland) )I( The Role of Horticultural Science in Plant Conservation (Tammera Race '82, Bok Towers Plant Conservation Center) )0( New College to New Alchemy Ecological Landscapes and Co-Housing (Earle Barnhart '68, GreatWork Company, Ecological Landscapes and Alternative Agricultural systems )I( Sea Urchin Experimental Embryol ogy (Andrew Ransick '77, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology)


A Personal Testimonial By Jono Miller Although he wasn't my thesis sponsor, it's been my fortune to know john Morrill as a flrst-year advisor, envi ronmental biology and botany teacher, and now col league of sorts. This fall I will have known him a quar ter century. john doesn't really do any more than one would ex pect of a good biology teacher he is able to integrate and interpret life at a variety of scales. But to watch him seamlessly shift gears from an explanation of our na tional system ofland measurement based on townships and square mile sections, to a discussion of surveying and zoning (and early Sarasota history) and its effect on the campus land and waterscape. then segueing into particular coastal plants and how they grow (realizing that he is perfectly capable of pulling out some scan ning electron microscope images to illustrate points on plant morphology) is always an exhilarating rip. From the sub-cellular level to regional level and beyond, john has been a resource for students seeking to understand both the "skin in" and "skin out" worlds. Mixed metaphor time. john is a deep well, yet some never get past his crusty exterior. The recognition week end allowed many former students to talk about the Internet Access for Alums New College alums can now obtain Internet access through USF. To encourage interaction between alums and students, such as the Mentor Program, and among alums, the alumnaefi associa tion has purchased a two gigabyte hard drive to increase the campus storage capacity. The larger capacity will also al low increased storage for student accounts. Send requests for an account to the alumnaefi associa tion. You'll receive information describing how to activate your account and the regulations regarding its use. Visiting the New College and Alumnaefi Association home pages or touring MooCollege is now possible through the worldwide web. For access, point your web browser at (open the URL) http: I lsar. usf. edul. On many systems entering lynx http: I lsar. usf. edu/ will get you there, without the graphics. Kristine Adams '90 has volunteered to maintain the alum home page. Suggestions can be sent directly to Kristine at kadams@sar. usf. edu. Or, you can contact the alumnae/i office, ncalum@sar. usf. edu. awe-fear-respect confusion they past. Perhaps there was safety in num bers. There's no denying he can be a cranky confrontational curmudgeon at times. Yet there's reason to believe people come to New College for challenge, not a paternalistic pat on the back. If you want to test your convictions or knowledge base, just wander into his lab and strike up a conversation. He usually has his crap detector set on full auto, so one had best either know or care about what one is talking about. His goal is to get students to think and he's not above a Zen rap to the head or ego to facilitate enlightenment. The allegiance and appreciation of his former students stops short of cult status: as john points out, "there are no disciples." Indeed if the goal is to get people to think for themselves, thinking like the teacher is no great ac complishment. Send your latest news or address changes. Mail to New College Alumnae/i Association, 5700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243, call or fax 813 359-4324 or e-mail ncalum@sar. usf. edu.


Building Bridges Women's Awareness Month Workshop Features Local Alumnae By Meg Hayes Several non-Granary-working alum nae met in Sudakoff to speak about their professions during the Building Bridges workshop for Women's Aware ness Month. These writers, psycho therapists, attorneys, managers and other professionals openly discussed their careers in small groups with stu dents at the catered event on Saturday. March 11. These women seemed to be very interested in the New College com munity and spoke aboot bow the academ ic:s and social expectations here helped prepare them for Ufe After New College. Celene West '81, a psychotherapist and founder of the frrst HalfWay House for women on the west coast of Florida, communicated her reasons for coming to speak at the workshop. "I really love New College. New College guided me in exploring ideas and creativity and. .helps me be a better therapist to day because of the experiences I had here Once you graduate from New Col lege you can really go to any grad school and feel comfortable with the academic curriculum It added to the quality of my Patrica Vaughn '84, a writer, also ex pressed a strong positive sentiment to wards New College "I love New College. and I love what it stands for. I feel like I'm part of the New College family, and I'm meeting the new members." Drucilla Bell '69, an attorney, wanted to discuss the ups and downs of her profession. "1 wanted to come and talk to people who are interested in going into law to see if that was re ally what they want to do Students who attended were treated to anecdotes from the working world and were invited to ask questions about the women's lives. Many of the students who attended felt that the event offered a lot of information and a new perspective on life at New College, graduate school and professional life Meg Hayes is a staff writer for the New College student newspaper, The Catalyst. This article was reprinted with permission from the March 21 issue ofThe Catalyst. Other alumnae who spoke about their work during the workshop were : Carol Gaskin '70, Robin Hoffmaster Edidin '73. Trida Hopkins '89, Gina Lanier '87, Julie Morris '70 and juliana Pare '89. 1995 Election Results The 1995 election for members of the New Col lege Alumnae/i Association Board of Directors was de cided by 342 alums (14 percent of eligible voters). The following ten alums will begin two-year elected terms at the board's April21 meetings: John Klein (274), Caroline Chambliss (273), Susan Sapoznikoff (Spozy) Foltz (222), Alexis Simendinger {213), Chuck Hamilton (206), David Smolker (198), Mike Campbell (181). Maria Fernandez (179), Bill Rosenberg (172) and Dan Ryan (162). They will join the following appointed members on the board: Ken Mise mer, John Hansen. James Foster and Don Goldberg. Don Aronoff, lbm Mayers, Adam Oler, Jonathan Smiga and Willy Wolfe were the other candidates. Should vacancies occur among the elected board members the board will look first to this group for re placements. Write in votes were cast for 44 alums, with six al ums receiving two votes each: Sally Alt. Dan Bosch (2), Josh Breaks tone, Laney Bruner, John Buchanan. Frank Ceo, Dan Chambliss. Leslie Chertok. jeff Cianci, Colleen Clark. Rick Doblin, Carla Eastis, John Esak. Bruce Floyd. james Foster. Benjamin Goldie, John Hansen, Tricia Hopkins. Roland King, Leslie Kinney, Karen Lind, Ginger Lyon (2), Mat thew McCarthy (2), Keith Mills, Ken Misemer (2), Chenoweth Moffat, Christian Perez, David Pini, Karle Prendergast, Olga Ronay (2). Eric Schickler, john Scholl Amy Shapiro, Smitty, Adam Tebrugge, Peter Tepley, Bill Thurston. Richard Fiocca, Ross Vachon, John Van Ness, Julie Viens, Paul Wendt (2), Sonia Wu, Laura Young Any and all alumnaeji are urged to attend the spring meeting of the board which will be on Priday. April21, at 1 : 30 p.m. and Saturday. April22, at 1:30 p.m. in Col lege Hall 71te aruwal meeting of rhe a!wnnaefi association will be rhe first order ofbusiness. at 1:30 p.m. at the Saturday. April21. board sessioTL NEW COLLEGE Non Profit Org. A publication of the New College Alumnae/i A ssociation New College Foundation, Inc. 5700 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243-2197 ADDRESS CORRECTION REQUESTED FORWARDING POSTAGE GUARANTEED U .S. Postage Paid Permit #56 Sarasota FL The Nimbus redesign was donated to New College by graphic artist Elaine Simmons of Tampa, with input from the New College Alumnae}i Association board of directors. Elaine is the sister of Alexis Simendinger '81 and Kent Simendinger '81.

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