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Welcome ..................................................... 2

General Information
Reunion headquarters ............................... 3
Emergency phone numbers ........................ 3
Campus safety ............................................. 3
Phones ....................................................... 3
E–mail access ............................................... 3
Driving and parking on campus .................. 4
Transportation ............................................. 4
Alcohol policy and service ........................... 4
Colgate Cruiser service map ........................ 5

Schedule of Events
Thursday ..................................................... 6
Friday .......................................................... 7
Saturday .................................................... 15
Sunday ...................................................... 21

For the kids................................................ 22

Reunion College faculty............................. 23

Also happening ......................................... 31
Sports and recreation ................................ 32
Dining out ................................................. 33
Class pictures............................................. 34

2009 Reunion awards............................... 35
2009 Reunion class chairs.......................... 36
2009 Reunion class officers........................ 37

Alumni Council ......................................... 38

Office of Alumni Affairs ............................. 39

2009–2010 Dates to Remember .............. 40

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Dear Alumni and Friends,                                                                  General Information

                                                                                           Reunion headquarters                         Emergency phone numbers
We are delighted to welcome back to campus more than 2,000 alumni, family, and                                                          Fire, police, SOMAC Ambulance,
                                                                                           Donovan’s Pub, James C. Colgate
friends of Colgate. Many of you have traveled hundreds or even thousands of miles          Student Union                                Campus safety emergency .......... 911
                                                                                           Open Thursday, Friday, and                      (If you have a cell phone, dial
to join us for this special weekend, illustrating once again how deeply Colgate                                                            315-228-7999 for campus safety.)
                                                                                           Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
people connect to their university. Given the extensive program of activities, we’re       Open Sunday, 8:00 a.m.–Noon
                                                                                                                                        State Police .................315-684-3191
certain you’ll have a memorable time.
                                                                                          w Registration desk                           Community Memorial Hospital
                                                                                          w	 Lists of local physicians, dentists,       .....................................315-824-1100
We are fortunate that Colgate alumni make a lifelong commitment and connection
                                                                                             and babysitters
to the university. It allows this institution to flourish and grow in significant ways,   w	 Lost and found box                         Campus safety (non–emergencies)
                                                                                          w	 Message board                              .....................................315-228-7333
while maintaining the same identity that you all remember: rigorous classes,
                                                                                          w	 Class souvenir room
competitive teams, and the best of friends.                                               w	 Room key return*                           Phones
                                                                                                                                        Beige courtesy phones (local calls and
                                                                                           * Due to increased security measures in      calling card calls) can be found in the
                                                                                             student housing, all room keys must be     student union, residential, academic,
On behalf of the entire Colgate community, we wish you an exciting, informative,             returned to the registration area prior
                                                                                                                                        and athletic facilities. Please be aware
                                                                                             to your departure from campus before
and nostalgic weekend. Take full advantage of the program the alumni affairs staff           noon on Sunday. Failing to do so will      that academic and athletic facilities do
and your class volunteers have created; reacquaint yourself with Colgate, and                result in a $75 charge to cover the        not have 24-hour access.
                                                                                             costs related to replacing and re-keying
above all, enjoy your alma mater and all its gathered friends.                               the lock.                                  E–mail access
                                                                                                                                        Case–Geyer Library
                                                                                                                                        Thursday and Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                        Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sincerely yours,
                                                                                                                                        Wireless internet access is available
                                                                                                                                        throughout campus.

Ronald A. Joyce ’73
President of the Alumni Corporation

Timothy C. Mansfield
Director of Alumni Affairs

Lorie N. Riedl
Associate Director of Alumni Affairs

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General Information                                                                   Colgate Cruiser Service Map

Driving and parking on campus           Transportation
Parking on the hill is limited, so      Around campus or in the village:
whenever possible, please take
advantage of the Colgate Cruiser and/   w	 Colgate Cruiser
or our van service, which originates       Makes regular stops at Student
from the Student Union. Your               Union, Persson Hall, Frank Dining
cooperation is greatly appreciated.        Hall, Coop, Colgate Inn, Colgate
                                           Bookstore (downtown), and Cutten.
Please:                                    Makes intermittent stops at Wendt
w LOCK unattended vehicles                 University Inn, College Street
w Observe campus and village traffic       apartments, and the townhouses.*
  and parking regulations                 * See map on opposite page
w Observe fire lanes, handicap
  parking, and tow-away zones           w	 Van service provided by student
w Refrain from parking in any roadway      workers driving Colgate vehicles
  or on lawns (except Whitnall Field)      originates at the Student Union.
                                           To make special arrangements,
                                           visit the information desk located
                                           in Donovan’s Pub, Student Union.

                                        w To or from airports, bus stations,
                                          and train stations:

                                        Birnie Bus Service ........315-824-1260

                                        Delano Taxi ...................315-697-3237

                                        Express Limousine ........315-682-1962

                                        Hamilton Taxi Service ... 315-824-8294

                                        Alcohol policy
                                        Under New York State law, persons
                                        under the age of 21 cannot purchase
                                        or be served alcoholic beverages.
                                        The university requests that everyone
                                        conform to the letter of the law.

                                        Beer and mixers are provided in the
                                        tents until 1:30 a.m. There will be
                                        a cash bar offering mixed drinks on
                                        the field.

 4     General Information                                                                                          Map   5
Schedule of Events                                   day. The exhibition demonstrates how         6:00 p.m.                                            and Conservation Through Public
                                                     each photograph, by tracing light,           Class of 1959 Golden Anniversary                     Health) for the past two years. Twenty
Thursday, May 28                                     embraces its roles both as a record of the   Reception                                            Colgate students have spent between
                                                     visible world and of artistic expression.    Hosted by President Rebecca Chopp                    two and five weeks on the ground in
Events key:
                                                                                                                                                       Uganda with these faculty members.
RC = Reunion College Event                           (Picker Art Gallery, Dana Arts Center)       (Hall of Presidents, Student Union)
CT = Campus Tour                                                                                                                                       This presentation will share results from
Meet under the tent in front of the Student Union.                                                                                                     the interdisciplinary project, and also
                                                     5:00–5:45 p.m. CT                             7:00 p.m.                                           describe what it is like to take students
Afternoon                                                                                         Class of 1959 Golden Anniversary                     to the rainforest.
                                                      5:00–6:00 p.m. RC
 Noon                                                Seven Wonders                                                                                     (238 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center)
                                                                                                  Immediately following the Class of 1959
Lunch                                                Turn back the pages of time and witness      reception, for class members and their
On your own. Please see local listings on            the ancient wonders of the world as                                                                9:00–10:00 a.m. RC
page 33 under “Dining Out.”                          they appeared thousands of years ago.                                                             The West and the Rest: Is Western
                                                     Travel to Egypt to visit the Lighthouse of   (Hall of Presidents, Student Union)                  Civilization the Core of Liberal
1:30–2:30 p.m. RC                                    Alexandria and the Great Pyramids, to                                                             Education?
Robert H.N. Ho Science Center Tour                   Persia to see the original Mausoleum, to      Late into the night                                 Robert Kraynak, professor of political
Meet in the lobby of the building                    Babylon to explore the fabled Hanging        Celebrate on Whitnall Field                          science and director of the Center for
                                                     Gardens, to Greece to tour the Temples                                                            Freedom and Western Civilization
 3:00–4:00 p.m. RC                                   of Zeus and Artemis, and to Rhodes to                                                             Robert McVaugh, professor of art and
Wonders of the Universe
                                                     stand in the shadow of the towering          Friday, May 29                                       art history
                                                     Colossus. We will investigate the theories
Peer deep into space through the eyes                                                             Events key:                                          One of the key questions about liberal
                                                     of how these wonders were created, and
of the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope                                                            RC = Reunion College Event                           arts education today is whether it should
                                                     get a glimpse of some of the universe’s
and travel back billions of years in time                                                         CT = Campus Tour                                     focus primarily on the Western tradition
                                                     greatest wonders.                            Meet under the tent in front of the Student Union.
to witness the birth of the universe. On                                                                                                               or seek to transcend the distinction
this breathtaking excursion, you’ll witness          (Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert                                                             between “Western” and “non-Western”
the formation of galaxies and explore                H.N. Ho Science Center)                      Morning                                              cultures and aim at “global citizenship”
some of the most wondrous nebulae and                Seating is limited—sign up in Donovan’s       7:00–9:00 a.m.                                      and “multiculturalism.” Is the Western
astronomical structures yet discovered.              Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union          Breakfast                                            canon of great books outdated and
As your travels continue, you’ll fly deep                                                                                                              irrelevant? Is it possible and desirable to
into our own Milky Way galaxy and                                                                 (Curtiss E. Frank Dining Hall)                       teach global citizenship, or is this simply
                                                     Evening                                                                                           cultural relativism? Please join us for a
return home to Earth on a spectacular
tour through the solar system.                                                                     7:30 a.m.                                           lively debate about the future of liberal
                                                     Early Bird Cocktails/Dinners
                                                                                                  All-Class Reunion Golf Tournament                    arts in a global age.
(Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert                Dutch treat. Classes will meet informally
H.N. Ho Science Center)                              for cocktails and/or dinner in and around    There will be two shotgun tournaments                (105 Lawrence Hall)
Seating is limited—sign up in Donovan’s              Hamilton. Families and friends are           during the day, at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30
Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union                  welcome, too!                                p.m. If you are not pre–registered, call              9:00–10:00 a.m. RC
                                                                                                  the Pro Shop at 315-824-1432 to see if
                                                       1934     Colgate Inn                                                                            The Making of Martyrs and
3:00–3:45 p.m. CT                                                                                 there are any openings. A continental
                                                       1939     Colgate Inn                                                                            Monsters: The Politics of Memory
                                                                                                  breakfast will be available on the
                                                                                                                                                       in the Aftermath of the Shootings
 4:00–5:00 p.m. RC                                     1944     Seven Oaks Clubhouse              clubhouse porch from 7:00–7:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                       at Columbine High School
                                                       1949     Seven Oaks Clubhouse              (Colgate University Seven Oaks Golf Course)
Remember? Photographs before                                                                                                                           Stephanie J. Stillman ’99
                                                       1954     Hamilton Inn
Digitization                                                                                                                                           In the aftermath of the shootings at
                                                       1964     Seven Oaks Clubhouse               9:00–10:00 a.m. RC
Joachim Homann, curator, Picker Art                                                                                                                    Columbine High School in April 1999,
Gallery, will present informal tours of                1969     Seven Oaks Clubhouse
                                                                                                  Investigating Disease Dynamics in                    the nation struggled to locate the
the exhibition of approximately 90                     1974     Seven Oaks Clubhouse              the Ugandan Mountain Gorilla                         significance of the shooting. This labor
photographs, offering an overview                      1979     Nichols and Beal                  Frank Frey, associate professor of biology           of making sense of the shootings, of
of art photography found in Colgate                    1984     Nichols and Beal                                                                       making death meaningful and making
                                                                                                  Professors Frey (biology), Kraly
University’s holdings in the collections of            1989     Nichols and Beal                                                                       mourning manageable depended upon
                                                                                                  (geography), and Scull (geography) have
the Picker Art Gallery and Case Library.               1994     Rusch’s Bar and Grill             been investigating disease dynamics in               securing the memory of the shootings.
It includes daguerreotypes, albumen                    1999     Rusch’s Bar and Grill             mountain gorillas with two Ugandan                   This lecture will explore the contested
prints, and silver gelatin prints from the             2004     Rusch’s Bar and Grill             organizations (Uganda Wildlife Authority             memory framing strategies developed
mid–nineteenth century to the present

 6        Schedule of Events: Thursday                                                                                                       Schedule of Events: Thursday and Friday            7
by memory technicians with particular             10:00–11:00 a.m. RC                          spending, and innovative planning.              with the Village of Hamilton to sustain
attention to the ethics of portraying            Why Scientists Succumbed to                   Join this presentation to learn more            the local economy, stimulate tourism,
school shooters and their victims.               Political Correctness                         about Colgate’s approach to financial           and brighten the “front door to the
                                                 Albert Bartlett ’44                           management in a highly competitive              university.” Presenters will offer an
(Batza Meeting Room, 560 Case-Geyer)
                                                                                               industry and a challenging economy.             overview of the Hamilton Initiative, which
                                                 “Sustainable growth” is an oxymoron. If
                                                                                                                                               helped integrate the Colgate bookstore,
 9:00–10:00 a.m. RC                              you wonder why the economic bubble            (Golden Auditorium, Little Hall)
                                                                                                                                               coffee shop, theaters, and some offices
The COVE and the Upstate Institute               burst in 2008 with such widespread,
                                                                                                                                               downtown. Come learn about past
Jason Beck, AmeriCorps VISTA                     dire economic consequences, look no            11:00 a.m.–Noon RC
                                                                                                                                               programs and future ideas to strengthen
                                                 farther than our obsession with perpetual     Directing Live Sports
Rachel Bernstein, assistant director, COVE                                                                                                     this valuable relationship.
                                                 growth. We will examine the simple            Drew Esocoff ’79
Julie Dudrick, project manager, Upstate          arithmetic of growth so that all can see                                                      (027 Persson Hall)
Institute                                                                                      We will take a quick look at all aspects
                                                 the predictable problems that lie ahead in
                                                                                               of live television sports production
The Center for Outreach, Volunteerism,           the areas of resources and population in                                                       11:00 a.m.–Noon RC
                                                                                               with emphasis on the director’s role.
and Education (COVE) and the Upstate             a society addicted to growth. We are                                                          Alumni Forum on the Presidential
                                                                                               We will talk about technology, camera
Institute provide opportunities for              reaching the limits to growth.                                                                Search
                                                                                               placement, and storyline documentation.
students and faculty to engage with the                                                                                                        Peg Flanagan ’80
                                                 (114 Little Hall)                             We will then watch a simulated control
community in learning opportunities.
                                                                                               room with director audio and discuss the        Chair of the presidential search
Through signature programs such as
                                                  10:00–11:00 a.m. RC                          production as it unfolds. This will lead to     committee and vice chair of the board
Outreach, community-based teams,
                                                 Colgate’s Wellness Initiative                 group discussion along with questions           of trustees, Peg Flanagan ’80, along
alternative breaks, summer field school,
                                                 Dr. Merrill “Doc” Miller, adjunct professor   and answers. Our focus will be on NBC           with other members of the search
and the Student Philanthropy Council,
                                                 of the health sciences and director of the    Sunday Night Football game production           committee, will answer questions and
both offices work with a variety of
                                                 student health services                       and the production of Super Bowl XLIII.         ask for advice on the presidential search.
organizations to allow students to apply
                                                                                                                                               The committee is interested in alumni
their liberal arts skills for the benefit of     Mark Thompson, director of counseling and     (Batza Meeting Room, 560 Case-Geyer)
                                                                                                                                               thoughts on the issues, challenges,
the region.                                      psychological services
                                                                                                                                               and opportunities that will face a new
                                                 The Wellness Initiative continues to           11:00 a.m.–Noon RC
(109 Persson Hall)                                                                                                                             president and the skills and qualities
                                                 help students learn about healthy and         The Success of Science and the                  that will help Colgate’s next president
10:00–11:00 a.m. RC                              balanced approaches to their lives. This      Existence of God                                succeed.
                                                 program provides an overview of the           David Dudrick, associate professor of
Robert H.N. Ho Science Center Tour                                                                                                             (209 Lathrop Hall)
                                                 Wellness Initiative and highlights the        philosophy
Meet in the lobby of the building
                                                 new programs and resources utilized this      What are the implications of the success
                                                 year. We’ll visit the Wellness Initiative                                                     11:00–11:45 a.m. CT
                                                                                               of science for the rationality of religious
 10:00–11:00 a.m. RC                             website, sneak a peek at Student Health       belief? Some think that science and
The Art of Memoir                                101, and review the programs we offered       religion are simply different ways of            11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Jennifer Brice, associate professor of English   addressing healthy body image, stress,        viewing the world, while others insist          Welcome Back Lunch
“It’s all in the art. You get no credit          and having a healthy spring break. We         that science shows belief in God to be          All classes, families, and friends will be
for living.” That’s V.S. Pritchard’s tart        may even play with the clicker system!        irrational. We will consider these views        treated to a traditional picnic lunch.
pronouncement on the memoir. It’s also           Come see what’s new with wellness!            and will examine two arguments that
an invitation to everyone who thinks                                                                                                           (Whitnall Field)
                                                 (208 Persson Hall)                            attempt to show that the success of
they’ve led an ordinary, uneventful,                                                           science supports the claim that God
average, or (heaven forbid) a happy                                                            exists.
                                                  10:00–11:00 a.m. RC
existence. Working at the intersection of                                                                                                       1:00–2:00 p.m. RC
                                                 Colgate and Its Finances:                     (105 Lawrence Hall)
memory and imagination, memoirists                                                                                                             Can Leadership Be Learned? The
                                                 Management for Today and the
transform real life into compelling art.                                                                                                       Robert A. Fox Leadership Institute
                                                 21st Century                                   11:00 a.m.–Noon RC
How to begin a memoir is the question                                                                                                          Robert A. Fox ’59
                                                 David Hale ’84, vice president for finance    Colgate and Hamilton, NY:
that will guide our conversation and
                                                 and administration                            Growing Together                                Julie DiTrapano, associate director of the Center
writing during this short class.
                                                 David Hale ’84 will present an overview       Joanne Race Borfitz, associate vice president   for Leadership and Student Involvement
(108 Persson Hall)                               of the university’s endowment and             of community relations and auxiliary services   At Colgate, innovation and leadership
                                                 financial management strategies. In the       Roger Baumann, president, Hamilton              development are priorities. One outcome
                                                 past 45 years, Colgate has maintained         Initiative, LLC                                 of university divisional collaboration is the
                                                 a balanced budget that focuses on                                                             establishment of the three-day intensive
                                                                                               Over the past decade, Colgate has
                                                 appropriate investments, practical                                                            and experiential Leadership Institute.
                                                                                               established a sound working relationship

 8       Schedule of Events: Friday                                                                                                                   Schedule of Events: Friday            9
The institute was founded on several         the Niger Delta (MEND) declared an              of Zeus and Artemis, and to Rhodes to         out how students are using the new Case
premises: institutional mission, resource    “oil war” in Nigeria. This was one of           stand in the shadow of the towering           Library and Geyer Center for Information
alignment, and a framework of leadership     the biggest spikes yet on a radar screen        Colossus. We will investigate the theories    Technology to create podcasts, posters,
development. In a groundbreaking             dotted with conflict and tragedy. Sweet         of how these wonders were created, and        and video clips to support their research
way, the institute combines a myriad         Crude is the story of the Niger Delta; of       get a glimpse of some of the universe’s       and coursework.
of training programs for 200 campus          the villagers of Oporoza, headquarters of       greatest wonders.
                                                                                                                                           (Batza Meeting Room, 560 Case-Geyer)
leaders. The Robert A. Fox ’59 Leadership    the insurgency; and of members of the
                                                                                             (Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho
Institute has received national attention    armed resistance who, in the three years
                                                                                             Science Center)                                2:00–3:00 p.m. RC
for its unique approach to student           since we met them as college students,
                                                                                             Seating is limited—Sign up in Donovan’s       The World and Colgate in 1909
leadership training. Bob will discuss        became the young men of MEND.
                                                                                             Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union           George Tamblyn ’60
actual leadership examples and Julie will
                                             (Golden Auditorium, Little Hall)
describe student leadership preparation.                                                                                                   World War I was five years away. This
                                                                                              1:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                           war shaped the 20th century and the
(101 Robert H.N. Ho Science Building)         1:00–2:00 p.m. RC                              All-Class Reunion Golf Tournament             United States’ role in it. The “Great War,”
                                             The Upstate Institute’s Law Projects            See 7:30 a.m. time slot for details.          in most historians’ opinion, was the
 1:00–2:00 p.m. RC                           Susan Conn ’79
                                                                                             (Colgate University Seven Oaks Golf           direct cause of World War II. The lecture,
Love’s Labour’s Lost and the End of          Remember wanting “real world                                                                  which will be a Power Point presentation,
Shakespearean Comedy                         experience” during your college years?                                                        including many photographs, will
Margaret Maurer, associate dean of the       The Consumer Bankruptcy Law Project                                                           explore how the situation in 1909 was
                                                                                              1:30–4:30 p.m. RC
faculty and William Henry Crawshaw           gives Colgate students the volunteer                                                          leading to the outbreak of the war and
Professor of literature.                                                                     Canoeing at Sangerfield River
                                             opportunity to draft pleadings in                                                             what Colgate was like at the time.
                                                                                             Explore the quiet waters of Sangerfield
Most of the plays we call Shakespeare’s      consumer bankruptcy cases, which are
                                                                                             River, where the infamous Loomis Gang         (114 Little Hall)
comedies end with young people getting       referred to pro bono attorneys. Students
                                                                                             used to hide out in gone-by days. Learn
married. Love’s Labour’s Lost does not.      enrolled in SOSC 405, The Upstate Law
                                                                                             basic paddling strokes, and discover           2:00–3:00 p.m. RC
Does that make it less a comedy? (The        Project, learn social security disability law
                                                                                             a beautiful oasis only five miles from        After the Fall: Creative Philanthropy
inspiration of this class is the memory      and legal writing, analysis, and ethics in
                                                                                             campus. No experience needed. Meet at         from the Great Abyss
of a production of this play by – mostly –   order to write an extensive policy paper
                                                                                             Base Camp. Take the driveway between          Andrew Coddington, director of gift planning
members of the class of 1979 at the          and draft a legal memorandum regarding
                                                                                             Huntington and the smoke stack. Trip
recently-gone-coeducational Colgate          an SSI case for a disabled child.                                                             Bill Lloyd ’80
                                                                                             led by members of Colgate’s Outdoor
University.)                                 (108 Persson Hall)                                                                            Mike Martin ’69
                                                                                             Education Program. (Sign up in the
(214 McGregory Hall)                                                                         registration area in Donovan’s Pub, James     Bob Seaberg ’69
                                              1:00–2:00 p.m. RC
                                                                                             C. Colgate Student Union. Minimum of          It seems everyone is affected by the
*Members of the class of 1979 cast           Alumni Website 101                              four participants required and limited to     perfect storm: wild financial markets,
will reprise their roles in a reading        Jennifer McGee, project manager                 a maximum of 14 people. Transportation        depressed real estate, and lost jobs/
of Love’s Labour’s Lost at 2:30 p.m. in      Learn how to navigate the            is provided.)                                 compensation. As with individuals, this
Merrill House. Please join them!             website from the experts! Questions                                                           recession also hit Colgate and other
                                                                                             (Base Camp)
                                             about everything from setting up your                                                         charities hard. Many charitably minded
 1:00–2:00 p.m. RC                           account to learning about the new op-                                                         people are wondering what options exist
                                                                                             2:00–2:45 p.m. CT
                                             tions will be addressed. This will be a                                                       to continue supporting their cause. Join
Sweet Crude-A Documentary on the
                                             hands-on session in a computer lab.                                                           the conversation with Colgate alumni
Niger Delta                                                                                   2:00–3:00 p.m. RC
Sandy Cioffi ’84                             (345 Case–Geyer)                                                                              and our planned giving chief as they
                                                                                             Libraries in the Age of iTunes and            explore possibilities like increasing your
Filmmaker Sandy Cioffi ’84 will present                                                      YouTube
                                              1:00–2:00 p.m. RC                                                                            retirement income while helping Colgate
clips from her upcoming documentary,                                                         Joanne Schneider, university librarian and    in the process.
Sweet Crude. There will be a presentation,   Stars of the Pharaohs                           professor in the university libraries
discussion, and Q&A session about her        Turn back the pages of time and witness         If Mark Twain were a university library       (105 Lawrence Hall)
time filming in Nigeria. This includes       the ancient wonders of the world as             director, he might boast that, “Reports
a week in military prison—Sandy and          they appeared thousands of years ago.           of the death of the liberal arts academic
her crew were detained by the Nigerian       Travel to Egypt to visit the Lighthouse of      library are greatly exaggerated.” Libraries
Army in April 2008.                          Alexandria and the Great Pyramids, to           are busier than ever, adapting to rapid
                                             Persia to see the original Mausoleum, to        changes in information technologies to
Sweet Crude
                                             Babylon to explore the fabled Hanging           support the life of the mind. Come find
In the summer of 2008, militants from
                                             Gardens, to Greece to tour the Temples
the Movement for the Emancipation of

 10     Schedule of Events: Friday                                                                                                               Schedule of Events: Friday       11
 2:00–3:00 p.m. RC                               developed by Professor Anthony                   3:00–4:00 p.m. RC                            4:00–5:00 p.m. RC
The Institute for the Creative                   Aveni and Joe Eakin of the Ho Tung              Sustainability at Colgate University         Colgate’s Tradition of Core (Gen Ed)
and Performing Arts and “A                       Visualization Lab. The course utilizes          Ian Helfant, associate professor and chair   Continues: Refreshed for the 21st
Year of Chinese Art” a Model for                 the VisLab to travel backward in time           of the Russian department                    Century
Collaboration, Presentation and                  and across the globe to experience the                                                       Lesleigh Cushing, assistant professor
                                                                                                 John Pumilio, sustainability coordinator
Promotion of the Arts at Colgate                 celestial environments of other cultures,                                                    of philosophy and religion & Jewish studies
                                                 and to examine the role of the sky in           Rachel Surprenant ’08, environmental
University                                                                                                                                    Rebecca Shiner, associate professor
                                                 shaping religions and political ideologies      studies coordinator
DeWitt Godfrey, associate professor of art                                                                                                    of psychology
and art history; director of the Institute for   in various kinds of cultures, among them        Bob Turner, professor of economics and
                                                 hunter-gatherers, agrarian societies, and       environmental studies                        Marilyn Thie, professor of philosophy and
the Creative and Performing Arts
                                                 dynasties.                                                                                   religion and women’s studies, Director
Joachim Homann, curator, Picker Art Gallery                                                      Learn about Colgate’s strides toward
                                                                                                                                              of the Division of University Studies
                                                 (Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert           sustainability, including President
Padma Kaimal, Robert Hung-Ngai Ho                                                                                                             We have two goals for this session. The
                                                 H.N. Ho Science Center)                         Chopp’s signing of the American
Associate Professor of Asian studies                                                                                                          first is to acquaint alumni with recent
                                                 Seating is limited—sign up in Donovan’s         College and University Presidents
Over the past year, Colgate’s campus                                                             Climate Commitment and the work of           changes to the General Education
came alive with a series of events that          Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union                                                          Program, which has been in place since
                                                                                                 our new sustainability coordinator, the
presented 20th-century Chinese art                                                               Environmental Council, the Campus            1996. Members of the Core Revision
in both historical and contemporary               3:00–4:00 p.m. RC                                                                           Committee will present the main
                                                                                                 Ecology Group, and the annual
contexts, made possible through the              The Colgate Man: A Closer Look                  Green Summit. Hear about recent              elements of the revised program. The
generosity of Robert H.N. Ho ’56 in              at their World                                  initiatives by students, faculty, staff,     second goal is to invite attendees to
honor of Theodore Herman, professor of           Scott Brown, associate vice president and       and administrators — efforts that will       share comments about the strengths and
geography emeritus. Come learn about             dean of students                                decrease our campus environmental            weaknesses of the Core/Gen Ed program
the unprecedented series of events,              Mark Thompson, director of counseling           impact and educate the student body          they experienced and suggestions
coordinated by the ICPA, that explored           and psychological services                      and broader community about how they         for implementing the revised one.
Chinese woodblock print art, installation        Timothy Mansfield, director of alumni affairs   can be more environmentally friendly.        (105 Lawrence Hall)
art, music, and film.
                                                 This program will offer an overview             (101 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center)
(201 Little Hall)                                of Men at Colgate (MAC), a campus                                                             4:00–5:00 p.m. RC
                                                 organization designed to help                   4:00–4:45 p.m. CT                            Your Money Personality
 2:30–5:00 p.m. RC                               understand and engage male students.                                                         Charles “Chip” Simon ’74
Love’s Labour’s Lost — A Reading                 Come to this session to learn about the          4:00–5:00 p.m. RC                           In this workshop, we will explore
In Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost,           contemporary challenges that face young
                                                                                                 Securing the Homeland, Legally               some dimensions of your relationship
the all-male academy set up by a king            adult males, the choices our students are
                                                                                                 Gus P. Coldebella ’91                        with money. You will be presented
and three of his courtiers, who swear to         making, and how Colgate faculty/staff
                                                                                                                                              with a model for describing your own
study and not see women for three years,         are responding. Research shows that the         Since its formation in 2003, the U.S.
                                                                                                                                              money personality and the opportunity
is invaded by a princess and three of her        lessons our young men learn at college          Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
                                                                                                                                              to consider ways that your money
ladies. When the death of the princess’s         will dramatically impact their future           has been involved in some of the most
                                                                                                                                              personality can enhance or impede
father ends the men’s attempt to win             professional careers, family lives, personal    controversial issues facing our nation
                                                                                                                                              successful financial behaviors as well
the ladies, the lovers plan a reunion.           well-being (and even their relationships        — securing our borders, responding to
                                                                                                                                              as personal relationships. This is an
Members of the class of 1979 produced            with Colgate). Join us for a closer look.       major natural disasters, protecting the
                                                                                                                                              insightful seminar for couples of all ages
the play and now are back to reprise                                                             traveling public, preventing terrorist
                                                 (109 Persson Hall)                                                                           who seek greater financial harmony.
their roles.                                                                                     attacks on American soil, and more.
                                                                                                 We will discuss DHS’s mission and            (108 Persson Hall)
(Merrill House )                                  3:00–4:00 p.m. RC
                                                                                                 how lawyers help achieve it; what Gus
                                                 notions: New Work by Lauren                     Coldebella learned during his tenure as       4:00–5:00 p.m. RC
3:00–3:45 p.m. CT                                DiCioccio ‘02                                   acting General Counsel of a 1,750-person     Remember? Photographs before
                                                 notions is an installation of soft sculpture,   law firm; and the unique challenges          Digitization
 3:00–4:00 p.m. RC                               paintings, and embroideries investigating       facing this new, high-profile government     Refer to Thursday at 4:00 p.m. for
Cultural Astronomy in Colgate’s                  the beauty of ubiquitous media-objects          agency.                                      program description.
Visualization Laboratory                         on the brink of technology-induced
                                                 extinction.                                     (027 Persson Hall)
Tony Aveni, Russell Colgate Distinguished
                                                                                                                                               4:00–5:00 p.m.
University Professor of astronomy and            (Clifford Gallery, Little Hall)
anthropology and Native American studies                                                                                                      Willow Society Reception
                                                                                                                                              (By invitation only)
Astronomy 130/SOAN 230: Astronomy
in Culture is an interdisciplinary course                                                                                                     (Watson House)

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 4:30 p.m.                                        9:15 p.m.                                      Saturday, May 30                                      9:00–10:00 a.m. RC
Welcoming Shabbat                                Torchlight Procession                                                                                Athletics and Colgate: A Century of
Rabbi David Levy, associate university           Immediately following the awards                Events key:                                          Campus Planning and Building
                                                                                                 RC = Reunion College Event
chaplain and the director of Jewish life         ceremony, the Chapel bell will toll 13          CT = Campus Tour
                                                                                                                                                      Bob McVaugh, professor of art and art
All are welcome. Refreshments will be            times and the Mohawk Valley Frasers will        Meet under the tent in front of the Student Union.   history
served.                                          lead this traditional procession down the                                                            From the appearance of the Old
                                                 hill. Please wear rubber-soled shoes! All are                                                        Gymnasium on the current location of
(Memorial Chapel, Garden Level)                  invited to participate in the procession;       Morning                                              James C. Colgate Hall in the early 20th
                                                 however, torches are for adults only.            7:00–10:00 a.m.                                     century to discussion of new rink facilities
Evening                                                                                          Breakfast                                            ongoing today, athletic facilities have
                                                 (Begins on Academic Quad)
 5:30–7:30 p.m.                                                                                  (Curtiss E. Frank Dining Hall)                       shaped the western edge of Colgate’s
Welcome Back Barbecue                             Following the Procession.                                                                           campus. In this session, Professor Bob
All classes, families, and friends are invited                                                    8:15–9:30 a.m.                                      McVaugh will lead a discussion of how
                                                 Fireworks Over Campus!
to this summertime festival of food.                                                                                                                  both visions and realizations of Colgate’s
                                                 Enjoy the show from Whitnall Field.             Presidents’ Club Breakfast
                                                                                                                                                      athletic fields and facilities have helped
(Whitnall Field)                                                                                 Hosted by President Chopp for members
                                                                                                                                                      influence the campus as a whole during
                                                  10:00 p.m.–Midnight RC                         of the Presidents’ Club. Parking is limited.
                                                                                                                                                      the past century.
 6:00–7:00 p.m. RC                               Thomas Balonek, professor of physics and        Please arrive early.
                                                 astronomy                                                                                            (108 Persson Hall)
PLAY! A Family Concert by Suzanne                                                                (Hall of Presidents, Student Union)
Sherman Propp ’85                                The Stars Above Colgate: Evening
                                                                                                                                                       9:00–10:00 a.m. RC
Suzanne Sherman Propp, Westport                  at the Observatory.                              8:30 a.m.
native and music teacher at Green’s              Thomas Balonek and the summer                                                                        Unscrambling Colgate’s Dinosaur
                                                                                                 5K Fun Run
Farms School, will perform songs                 astronomy research students welcome                                                                  Egg
                                                                                                 Start your morning with a run/jog/walk
from her newly released CD, Play, a              alumni and friends to the observatory for                                                            Connie Soja, professor of geology
                                                                                                 on the cross-country trail. Access the trail
family CD of original and traditional            a glimpse of the stars above Colgate. The       by the road to Chapel House and the                  Through extraordinary circumstances,
songs as well as versions of favorites           observatory contains a 16-inch telescope,       cemetery. Sign-up not necessary.                     Colgate came to possess one of the
from artists including James Taylor. All         several 8-inch telescopes, and electronic                                                            first dinosaur eggs ever discovered —
families and children are encouraged             cameras. The observatory is used                (Harry Lang Cross Country Trail)                     an 80 million-year-old specimen from
to come listen and “PLAY!” CDs will be           extensively in general astronomy courses                                                             Mongolia’s Gobi Desert. The dinosaur
available for purchase and signing.              as well as independent study projects.           8:30–9:30 a.m.                                      egg will be on display during this
                                                                                                 Open House for Friends of Bill W.                    discussion about the egg, its history and
(Whitnall Field)                                 (Observatory, up the hill, just past
                                                                                                 An invitation to all returning alumni                significance, and faculty-student research.
                                                 O’Connor Campus Center on the left).
                                                                                                 participating in a 12-step program. A
8:00–9:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                        (101 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center)
                                                                                                 Saturday evening open house will also
Open House for Friends of Bill W.                 Late into the night
                                                                                                 be available at a time determined at this
An invitation to all returning alumni            Under the Tents                                                                                       9:00–10:00 a.m. RC
participating in a 12-step program.              Reunite with old friends and meet new                                                                Admission at Colgate University
                                                 ones around the bonfire. There will be          (Conant House)                                       Gary Ross ’77, vice president and dean of
(Conant House)
                                                 entertainment in many tents!                                                                         admission
                                                                                                  9:00–10:00 a.m. RC                                  What “counts” in the admission process?
 8:00–9:15 p.m.
                                                                                                 My Mother and Me: Escape from                        What can you look forward to as your
Annual Awards Ceremony                                                                           Warsaw 1939                                          child prepares for the college search?
Presentations of the Ann Yao ’80                                                                 Julian Padowicz ’54                                  Whether you want to find out the basic
Memorial Young Alumni Award,
                                                                                                 Padowicz, who escaped dramatically                   components of admission at Colgate
Maroon Citation, Wm. Brian Little ’64
                                                                                                 from Soviet-occupied Poland, at age 8,               today or have a child entering the college
Alumni Award for Distinguished Service,
                                                                                                 with his mother in 1940, tells this story            application process, you won’t want to
Colgate University Alumni Corporation
                                                                                                 in his award-winning memoir, Mother                  miss this information session. Learn how
Humanitarian Award, and Alumni Award
                                                                                                 and Me: Escape from Warsaw 1939, and                 alumni can get involved with admission
for Distinguished Teaching. See page 35
                                                                                                 in a talk titled A Streetcar Named Eternity,         volunteer work and why it is so vital to
for a listing of the award recipients.
                                                                                                 which he has delivered before audiences              our mission.
(Memorial Chapel)                                                                                all around the country.
                                                                                                                                                      (Lobby, James B. Colgate Hall)
                                                                                                 (114 Little Hall)

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 9:00–11:30 a.m. RC                           us? What is the scope and nature of our       9:45–10:45 a.m.                                 10:15–11:15 a.m. RC
Relive the Historic 2003 Football             ability to shape our own characters?         Alumni Corporation Annual Meeting              Humanitarian Work in the Age of
Season                                        (109 Persson Hall)                           Ronald A. Joyce ’73, president of the Alumni   Terrorism
Dick Biddle, head football coach                                                           Corporation, presiding                         John R. Van Eenwyk ’67
Stop in the football lounge, meet Coach        9:30–10:30 a.m. RC                          The Alumni Corporation includes                The nature of warfare has changed.
Biddle and view games and highlight film      ’Gates Camp Revisited                        everyone who has successfully completed        Insurgents and paramilitaries create
from the 2003 championship season.            Jaime Caryl–Klika ’98                        at least one semester at Colgate and           new challenges for any individual or
Memorabilia will be available to view.                                                     whose class has graduated — all are            organization wishing to address the
                                              Lauren Breitman Tanen ’97
                                                                                           welcome to attend the meeting.                 needs of civilians caught in the crossfire.
(Lyon Lounge, 2nd floor, Huntington           Everything you remember but the solo         An Alumni Council comprising 55                Among these challenges are:
Gym)                                          auditions and section leader elections!      alumni volunteers manages the
                                              Please join us for singing (younger                                                            1. access
                                                                                           corporation and meets three times a
 9:30 a.m.                                    ’Gates will teach a recent addition to                                                         2. safety and security
                                                                                           year on campus. The council serves
Service of Remembrance for the                the repertoire and veteran alumnae will      an important advisory role in alumni              3. collaboration versus indoctrination
Class of 1959                                 pass down a song), updates from the          volunteer programs and provides alumni         We’ll consider how these challenges
The Reverend Stewart Pierson ’59              current group, discussion on alumnae         viewpoints on college issues. At the           to humanitarian work can be met
Mark Shiner, university chaplain and          involvement, and ’Gates gossip, of course!   meeting, we will review highlights of          through innovative approaches, which
Catholic campus minister                      (Merrill House)                              the 2008–2009 projects of the nine             supplement — and at times replace —
Class photograph will be taken on the                                                      standing committees (Admission,                the efforts of traditional international
chapel steps immediately following the         9:30–10:30 a.m. RC                          Advancement, Athletics, Awards, Career         non-governmental organizations.
service.                                      I Don’t Believe in Atheists and              Services, Communications, District Clubs,
                                                                                           Nominations, and University Relations).        (027 Persson Hall)
(Colgate Memorial Chapel)                     American Fascists: The Christian Right
                                              and the War on America                       The meeting is also a forum to learn
                                                                                           more about volunteer opportunities,             10:15–11:15 a.m. RC
 9:30–10:30 a.m. RC                           Christopher Hedges ’79                                                                      The Institute for Philosophy, Politics,
                                                                                           discuss issues, express concerns, and ask
Nature Walk: Campus Tree Label                Hedges will discuss two of his books: I      questions.                                     and Economics and the Future of
Project                                       Don’t Believe in Atheists—a timely and                                                      Liberal Democracy
Ron Hoham, professor of biology emeritus      compelling work about new atheists:          (Batza Meeting Room, 560 Case–Geyer)           Stanley Brubaker, professor of political
                                              those who attack religion to advance the                                                    science and the current director of the
Learn how the tree label project ties in                                                   10:00–10:45 a.m. CT
                                              worst of global capitalism, intolerance,                                                    Institute for Philosophy, Politics, and
with the Class of 2002 gardens at Merrill
                                              and imperial projects; and American                                                         Economics
House. This will be an informal and fun                                                     10:00–11:00 a.m. RC
                                              Fascists: The Christian Right and the                                                       In 1989, following the collapse of the
gathering where there will be ample time
                                              War on America, which challenges the         Extreme Planets                                Soviet Empire, political theorist Francis
to ask questions about plants as we walk
                                              Christian right’s religious legitimacy       For centuries, humanity has wondered           Fukuyama speculated that we may
through the campus.
                                              and argues that, at its core, it is a        whether we are alone in the universe.          have reached “The End of History,”
(Front steps, O’Connor Campus Center)         mass movement fueled by unbridled            Now, we are finally one step closer to         meaning that the great historical battles
                                              nationalism and a hatred for the open        knowing the answer. With the discovery         over regime types had ended with the
 9:30–10:30 a.m. RC                           society.                                     in 1995 of the first planet orbiting           triumph of liberal democracy. Twenty
Responsibility for What We Do and             (105 Lawrence Hall)                          another star, we now know that planets         years later, what is the future of liberal
What We Say                                                                                are not unique to our own solar system.        democracy? PPE will be exploring this
Jon Jacobs, Richard J. and Jean Head           9:30–11:00 a.m.                             In fact, these “extra solar” planets now       question next year with its theme of
professor of philosophy and director of the                                                appear to be quite common. We’ll               Liberal Democracy and Its Limits.
                                              Bookstore Children’s Story-Time              explore what makes a planet “Earth-like”
Center for the Arts & Humanities
                                              Children ages 2–9 are invited to a drop      in the first place, and take an immersive      (114 Little Hall)
We will explore fundamental issues            by story-time at the Colgate Bookstore.
concerning whether we are responsible                                                      full-dome tour of several worlds that just
                                              Bookstore staff will read from the best      might fit the conditions we’re seeking.
for our characters. Even if many of our       new kids’ books; children and their
actions are voluntary, how could it be that                                                From water worlds to molten landscapes,
                                              families may stay for as many or as few      inhabitable moons to planets with
we are responsible for what we are like?      as their schedules permit. Coloring pages
Can we be, in some sense, self-made,                                                       multiple suns, these exotic worlds aren’t
                                              and crayons will also be available to keep   just science fiction anymore!
despite the powerful effects of natural       little hands busy. Children five and under
temperament, the social conditions of         should be accompanied by an adult.           (Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert
our lives, and the people who influence                                                    H.N. Ho Science Center)
                                              (Class of 2003 Events Room, 3rd floor,       Seating is limited — sign up in Donovan’s
                                              Bookstore)                                   Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union

 16     Schedule of Events: Saturday                                                                                                         Schedule of Events: Saturday         17
 10:15–11:15 a.m. RC                             1:30–2:30 p.m. RC                                possessed by the late Professor David        more than ever before, students involved
The Colgate Sit–Ins of 1968: A                  Colgate’s Progress and Promise:                   Stern. The university has prepared a         in WRCU can stay on the cutting edge of
Historical Perspective                          A Conversation with President                     new plaque that will be rededicated          music and keep the Colgate community
Tony Aveni, Russell Colgate Distinguished       Rebecca Chopp                                     in a ceremony that will include award        informed of the latest developments in
University Professor of astronomy and                                                             recipients, Provost and Dean of the          news and sports.
                                                The past seven years have been a time
anthropology and Native American studies                                                          Faculty Lyle Roelofs, members of
                                                of great momentum and progress                                                                 (Blackmore Media Center, O’Connor
                                                                                                  Professor Stern’s family, and friends. All
Bob Seaberg ’69                                 for Colgate. We — faculty, staff,                                                              Campus Center)
                                                                                                  alumni are welcome.
Barry Shain, associate professor of political   administrators, students, and alumni —
science                                         have come together to amplify Colgate’s           (3rd floor, Case–Geyer, east entrance)        2:30–4:30 p.m. RC
                                                academic excellence, keep up the                                                               Rock Climbing!
Greg Threatte ’69
                                                great sense of community and spirit on             2:30–4:00 p.m. RC                           First-timers as well as experienced
The decade of the 1960s remains a               campus, and broaden our reach in the
period of intense fascination or aversion.                                                        24th Annual Alumni Author Book               climbers are welcome! Join our outdoor
                                                community and in the increasingly global          Signing                                      education student staff at the Angert
Central to it was a series of university        environment. At this time of presidential
protests and sit-ins, which began in                                                              Meet alumni authors Allen Moore ’52,         Family Climbing Wall for a new and
                                                transition, President Chopp will reflect on                                                    exhilarating experience. Come try roped
Berkeley in 1964 and ended with Kent                                                              Julian Padowicz ’54, Michael Brooks ’59,
                                                the past and imagine the future.                                                               climbing or unroped bouldering, and
State in 1970. This session examines                                                              Richard Keating ’59, Priit Vesilind ’64,
the sit-ins at Colgate in 1968 and what         (Love Auditorium, Olin Hall)                      Bob Aberlin ’66, John Van Eenwyk ’67,        learn basic safety skills. No experience
was peculiarly unique to Colgate. Join a                                                          Steven Paul Mark ’69, Felicia Johnson ’81,   needed. Children under 18 must be
distinguished panel in re-examining this        2:00–2:45 p.m. CT                                 Sandy Cioffi ’84, Bruce Healey ’84, and      accompanied by an adult. Come by any
extraordinary period in Colgate’s history,                                                        Lorelei Sharkey ’94.                         time during this two-hour period.
concentrating on the two sit-ins and their       2:30–3:30 p.m. RC                                                                             (Huntington Gym)
                                                                                                  (Class of 2003 Events Room, Colgate
relation to the broader historical context.     Is Capitalism Dead? A Panel                       Bookstore)
                                                Discussion of the Economic Crisis                                                               3:00–4:00 p.m. RC
(Golden Auditorium, Little Hall)
                                                and the Response of Policy Makers                  2:30–4:30 p.m. RC                           Ice Worlds
                                                Dan Schult, associate professor of mathematics                                                 The delicate balance between ice, water,
 10:30–11:15 a.m.                                                                                 Broken Brotherhood, Vietnam,
                                                Nicole Simpson, professor of economics            and the Boys from Colgate                    and the existence of life has been a topic
Swinging ’Gates Rehearsal
                                                Louis Prisock, assistant professor of sociology   Robert Aberlin ’66                           of exploration and discovery in science
(Merrill House)                                                                                                                                for generations. In travels to the Arctic
                                                This panel discussion will feature several        Steve Steele ’64
                                                Colgate faculty discussing the financial                                                       and Antarctic regions of our planet, we’ll
 11:15 a.m.                                                                                       Using Colgate University as a microcosm      examine the ecosystems that live and
                                                crisis and the ensuing recession. The             of American college men facing the draft
All-Class Parade                                financial crisis has stirred significant                                                       thrive there and see how their survival
                                                                                                  during the Vietnam War, this intensely       is connected with our own. Beyond
Tradition is kept as alumni, assembled          debate related to government regulation           personal documentary explores the            Earth, we’ll see how the existence of ice
by class, walk from Oak Drive to                of the financial services industry. The           heartache of friendships broken by death     shapes the landscape and the natural
Reid Athletic Center. The Mohawk                panel will put the crisis into perspective        or misunderstanding and the healing that     systems on other planets and moons
Valley Frasers will lead the parade.            and offer different insights on how far           reaching out to college friends can bring.   in our solar system. Narrated by Emily
Transportation provided (cars and/or golf       the government should go to regulate              The story is filtered through the eyes       Watson, star of The Water Horse: Legend
carts) for those unable to walk. Classes        financial markets in the future. In               of two Colgate alumni: Robert Aberlin        of the Deep. Produced in cooperation
gather at Oak Drive with the Class of           addition, the panel will comment on the           and Lou Buttino, both class of 1966.         with the University of New Hampshire,
1939 nearest Broad Street. Please look for      effectiveness of proposed fiscal programs         The Colgate men lost in the war will be      the Houston Museum of Natural Science,
class banners.                                  in fighting the current recession.                remembered following the showing of          with the support of the National Science
                                                (105 Lawrence Hall)                               the film.                                    Foundation.
 Noon                                                                                             (Golden Auditorium, Little Hall)             (Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert
                                                 2:30 p.m.
All-Class Luncheon                                                                                                                             H.N. Ho Science Center)
                                                Rededication of the Stern Award                    2:30–4:30 p.m. RC                           Seating is limited—sign up in Donovan’s
Ronald A. Joyce ’73, president of the Alumni    for Distinguished Teaching                        Blackmore Media Center — Home                Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union.
Corporation, presiding                          Since 1983, the Colgate Alumni                    of WRCU
Included in the program will be the             Corporation has annually recognized               The Blackmore Media Center is the brand
presentation of reunion class gifts, cup        outstanding teachers at the university.                                                        3:00–4:00 p.m. RC
                                                                                                  new, state-of-the-art home for WRCU,
awards, and a welcome by President              The award is given to members of the                                                           Beer Tasting
                                                                                                  Colgate University Radio. This spacious
Chopp. All classmates, families, guests,        faculty who exemplify the qualities                                                            McCraith Beverage Company Blue
                                                                                                  studio gives Colgate’s largest student-
faculty, and staff are invited.                                                                                                                Moon, and Coors Brewing Company are
                                                                                                  run organization the opportunity to do
                                                                                                                                               pleased to bring you distinctive craftsman
(Cotterell Court, Reid Athletic Center)                                                           nearly anything related to radio. Now,

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brewing styles. Join us as we learn about        3:30–4:30 p.m.                             remember his life and share in all of            10:00 p.m.–Midnight RC
the differences between a lager, an             Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/                       the wonderful memories of his time at           The Stars Above Colgate: Evening
amber, a stout, a pale ale, and an Irish        Transgender/Queer Alumni                    Colgate.                                        at the Observatory
red, and how today’s specialty beers go         Reception                                                                                   See Friday, 10:00 p.m. entry.
                                                                                            (Dorf Memorial Grove, between Frank
from the brewers’ minds to the grocery
                                                (Hosted by Neal Rosenberg ’74 at his        Dining Hall and Chapel House)                   (Observatory, up the hill just past
store shelves.
                                                home, located at 46 Broad Street,                                                           O’Connor Campus Center on the left)
(Class of 2004 tent, Whitnall Field)            Hamilton, New York.)                         4:30–5:30 p.m.
Seating is limited—sign up in Donovan’s                                                     ALANA Birthday Celebration                       Late into the night
Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union              3:30–5:00 p.m. RC                          All are welcome to enjoy good company           Under the Tents
                                                Reception — Class of 1959 Art Show          and to discuss Colgate’s diversity              There will be entertainment in many tents.
 3:00–4:00 p.m. RC                              and Exhibition by Lauren DiCiccio ’02       initiatives. ALANA’s 20th birthday will be
Celebrate Colgate’s Champions!                                                              recognized.
                                                Artists participating include Charles                                                       Sunday, May 31
Celebrate Colgate’s 2008–2009                   Hagenah, Angelo Duca, Richard Keating,      (ALANA Cultural Center, Multipurpose
championship athletic teams.                    Philip Wilkinson, and Stuart Zimmerman      Room)                                           Morning
Championship trophies will be                   from the class of 1959; and Lauren                                                           8:00 a.m.–Noon
showcased.                                      DiCiccio, class of 2002.                     5:00 p.m.
(Whitnall Field)                                                                            Class Officer Elections                         Parking around the dining hall is
                                                (2nd floor, Little Hall)
                                                                                            Check with your current class officers          extremely limited — please use the
 3:30–4:30 p.m. RC                                                                          (listed on page 37) to see if your class will   shuttle service, departing every ten
                                                 4:00–5:00 p.m. RC
                                                                                            be holding elections.                           minutes from the student union.
Fashion Along Willow Path                       Invaders of Mars
We had so much fun last year at our first       Under the care of Emmy award-winning        (Class tents, Whitnall Field)                   (Curtiss E. Frank Dining Hall)
fashion show that we’re doing it again.         space artist Don Davis, this beautifully
We’ll show off the latest and greatest          crafted show highlights our ongoing         5:00 p.m.                                        9:00 a.m.
ensembles you’ll see during your time           exploration of Mars. We explore the         Catholic Mass                                   Class of 1984 Continental Breakfast
on the hill. Check out our new styles and       Martian surface as seen by Earth’s                                                          (Merrill House)
                                                                                            (Colgate Memorial Chapel)
colors for students, parents, and alumni.       various spacecraft “invaders” and use
Join us for fun, fashion, door prizes, and      the data gathered to explore the red                                                         11:00 a.m.–Noon RC
                                                                                            6:00–7:00 p.m.
free refreshments.                              planet as only CGI can. We fly over the
                                                                                            Class of 1984 Silver Anniversary                Astronaut
                                                great chasms, canyons, and volcanoes;
(Colgate Bookstore)                                                                         Reception                                       The exploration of space is the greatest
                                                descend amid the ice of a Martian polar
                                                                                            Hosted by President Chopp                       endeavor that humankind has ever
                                                cap; and are buffeted by swirling dust
 3:30–4:30 p.m.                                                                                                                             undertaken. What does it take to be part
                                                devils. Blinded by the planet-wide storms   (Hall of Presidents, Student Union)
Fraternity and Sorority Meetings                                                                                                            of this incredible journey? What does it
                                                that engulf this world from time to time,
This is the traditional time for fraternities                                                                                               take to become an astronaut? Astronaut,
                                                we emerge to discover a whole new            6:00 p.m.
and sororities to gather at their respective                                                                                                the latest immersive planetarium show
                                                world, which is the red planet Mars. The    Class Cocktail Receptions and
houses.                                                                                                                                     to be created by the National Space
                                                invaders have landed. Narrated by Tom       Banquets
Alpha Tau Omega/Phi Kappa Tau:                                                                                                              Centre, takes you from Earth into
                                                Baker of the BBC’s Dr. Who.                 Unless otherwise noted, cocktail
   92 Broad Street                                                                                                                          space... and beyond. Experience a
                                                (Visualization Laboratory, 401 Robert       receptions will be at 6:00 p.m., and            rocket launch from inside the body of an
Beta Theta Pi: 88 Broad Street
                                                H.N. Ho Science Center)                     dinner will be served around 7:00               astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds
Delta Delta Delta: 84 Broad Street                                                          p.m. (Refer to the class events flyer in
                                                Seating is limited—sign up in Donovan’s                                                     of inner and outer space, from floating
Delta Kappa Epsilon: 110 Broad Street                                                       your registration packets for banquet
                                                Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union                                                         around the International Space Station
Delta Upsilon: 66 Broad Street                                                              locations.)                                     to maneuvering through microscopic
Kappa Delta Rho: 76 Broad Street                                                                                                            regions of the human body. Discover
                                                 4:00 p.m.
Gamma Phi Beta: 72 Broad Street                                                              9:00 p.m.                                      the perils that lurk in space as we subject
Phi Delta Theta: 114 Broad Street               Remembering David Nodine ’99,
                                                “Everyone’s Friend”                         Swinging ’Gates 35th Reunion                    ‘Chad,’ our test astronaut, to everything
Sigma Chi: 100 Hamilton Street                                                              Concert                                         that space has to throw at him. Presented
Theta Chi: 52 Broad Street                      David Nodine ’99, an outdoorsman at                                                         in stunning high definition 360-degree
                                                heart and friend to everyone, passed        (Colgate Memorial Chapel)                       full dome video and explosive surround
                                                away unexpectedly in December 2008
                                                in a skiing accident. Please join David’s
                                                many friends and classmates as they

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sound, Astronaut is an experience like         For the Kids                                Reunion College Faculty                      a PhD at Harvard and joined the faculty
nothing on Earth.                                                                                                                       of the University of Colorado, retiring in
                                               Babysitters                                                                              1988.
(Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho                                                     A
Science Center)                                A list of babysitters is available at the   Robert Aberlin ’66 began a new career
                                               registration desk in Donovan’s Pub,                                                      Roger Baumann has been president of
Seating is limited—sign up in Donovan’s                                                    at his high school alma mater, Brooklyn
                                               Student Union.                                                                           the Hamilton Initiative, LLC since 2000.
Pub, James C. Colgate Student Union                                                        Poly Prep, as director of finance and a      The initiative has been instrumental in
                                                                                           history teacher after 32 years with The      the rehabilitation and oversight of many
 11:00 a.m.–Noon RC                            Camp Raider                                 Chase Manhattan Bank. He is actively         of Colgate’s core downtown properties.
Golf Clinic                                    Pre-registration was required for Camp      involved in New York City cultural activi-   Additionally, the initiative is responsible
Marian Blain, PGA professional, Seven Oaks     Raider. There may be a very limited         ties, including president of the board of    for overseeing the operations of the
head pro                                       number of walk-in spaces available          the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Aberlin       Hamilton Theater, Palace Theater, and
Learn or review the fundamentals of            Saturday for children 3–12 years of age.    is the steward of the Colgate University     Barge Canal Coffee Company. Baumann
golf, with key drills to target your trouble   Please check availability directly with     Vietnam Memorial Scholarship Fund.           is also the newly appointed director of
spots.                                         the Children’s Conference Care staff in                                                  the Partnership for Community Develop-
                                               Huntington Gymnasium, second floor.         Anthony Aveni is the Russell Colgate         ment.
(The Perkin-Sumption Practice Range,                                                       Distinguished University Professor of
Colgate University Seven Oaks Golf                                                         astronomy and anthropology and Native
Course, East Lake Road)
                                               Meals                                                                                    Jason Beck graduated from Miami
                                               Children under 18 are invited to            American studies, serving appointments       University with a bachelor’s in political
                                               accompany their parents to all meals        in both the physics and astronomy, and       science and English/creative writing.
 Free Time                                                                                 sociology and anthropology departments
                                               at no charge, with the exception of the                                                  While at Miami, Jason washed dishes in
You’re on your own for the rest of             Saturday banquet.                           at Colgate, where he has taught since        the dining halls and led service trips for
the day!                                                                                   1963. Professor Aveni helped develop the     the university’s Office of Community
See pages 31-32 for listings and hours for                                                 field of archaeoastronomy. Aveni is an in-   Engagement and Service. He worked for
what is available.                                                                         ternational lecturer, speaker, and editor/   an affordable housing agency in Cincin-
                                                                                           author of more than two dozen books          nati, restoring and maintaining apart-
 Room Key Return                                                                           on ancient astronomy. He is a recipient      ment units in the city’s Over-the-Rhine
 Due to increased security measures in                                                     of the Alumni Corporation Distinguished      neighborhood. Jason is advising Colgate
 student housing, all room keys must be                                                    Teaching Award.                              student groups working in Utica and
 returned to the registration area prior                                                                                                assisting faculty in their service-learning
 to your departure from campus. Failing                                                    B                                            initiatives.
 to do so will result in a $75 charge to                                                   Tom Balonek, professor of physics and
 cover the costs related to replacing and                                                  astronomy, whose teaching specialties        Rachel Bernstein came to Colgate
 re-keying the lock. The registration area                                                 include extragalactic astronomy and          in August 2008 from Indianapolis,
 will be open until noon Sunday.                                                           life in the universe, joined the Colgate     Ind. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., she
 (Donovan’s Pub, James C. Colgate                                                          faculty in 1985. He has a BA from Cornell    obtained her BA from the University at
 Student Union)                                                                            University; and his MS and PhD from the      Buffalo, in psychology and sociology and
                                                                                           University of Massachusetts at Amherst.      earned her MS in higher education from
                                                                                           He conducts observatory open houses for      Indiana University. At the COVE, Rachel
                                                                                           the public and instructs students in the     advises 12 of the community-based
                                                                                           use of the telescope.                        teams, oversees the alternative break pro-
                                                                                                                                        gram, coordinates the COVE track of the
                                                                                           Albert Bartlett ’44 attended college         Leadership Opportunities for Tomorrow
                                                                                           briefly in Ohio before dropping out to       (LOFT) program, and develops integrated
                                                                                           work as a dishwasher and then as night       partnerships between the COVE and
                                                                                           cook on iron ore freighters on the Great     other Colgate offices and programs.
                                                                                           Lakes. He transferred to Colgate in the
                                                                                           fall of 1942, studied physics night and      Jennifer Brice is the author of The Last
                                                                                           day, summer and winter, and graduated        Settlers, a work of literary journalism, and
                                                                                           in June of 1944. After working on the        Unlearning to Fly, a memoir-in-essays. Her
                                                                                           atomic bomb project in New Mexico for        work has appeared in such journals and
                                                                                           two years, he came back to Hamilton to       anthologies as The Dolphin Reader, The
                                                                                           be married to Eleanor Roberts. He earned     Gettysburg Review, The Sonora Review,
                                                                                                                                        and Manoa. An associate professor of

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English, she teaches creative writing, liter-   Sandy Cioffi ’84, Sweet Crude direc-           lives with her husband, Jim Wrobel ’79,         Julie Dudrick is the project director for
ary journalism, and American nonfiction.        tor, is a Seattle-based film and video         and their two children in Bridgewater, N.Y.     the Upstate Institute. She oversees the
                                                artist. She has produced and/or directed                                                       Upstate Institute Field School and facili-
Scott C. Brown has been active in               several films, including the critically        Lesleigh Cushing is associate professor         tates research by faculty and students
higher education through leadership             acclaimed Crocodile Tears, Terminal 187,       of religion and Jewish studies. She works       on community-related projects. She also
involvement in state associations and           and Just Us. Sandy has been active in          on the intersection of the Hebrew Bible         creates Upstate Institute communications
national conventions, publications, and         political advocacy for the Niger Delta’s       and contemporary culture, and has writ-         material and maintains the website. She
presentations on a wide range of top-           people, appealing to national media, U.S.      ten about the Bible in Jewish fiction; the      has a BA from Depauw University, an
ics such as creating powerful learning          legislators, and NGOs to raise visibility of   Ten Commandments in America; same-              MFA in creative writing from the Univer-
environments, understanding complex             their humanitarian and global economic         sex marriage and the Bible; and creative        sity of Notre Dame, and has previously
issues of identity, and examining student       issues. For more information, please visit     and creationist interpretation of the flood     worked for the Partnership for Commu-
affairs as a profession. His research on                           story. She is the author of Sustaining Fic-     nity Development.
student learning includes Learning Across                                                      tions: Intertextuality, Midrash, Translation,
the Campus: How College Facilitates the         Gus P. Coldebella ’91, until January           and the Literary Afterlife of the Bible and
Development of Wisdom, a theory detail-         20, 2009, was the U.S. Department of           co-editor of Scrolls of Love and From the
                                                                                                                                               Drew Esocoff ’79 has been with NBC
ing the process of how students integrate       Homeland Security’s (DHS) acting Gen-          Margins.
                                                                                                                                               Sports (Sunday Night Football, Olympics)
what they learn in and out of class and         eral Counsel, advising Secretary Michael
                                                                                                                                               since 2006. Prior to that he worked for
on and off campus. Scott currently serves       Chertoff on legal issues and coordinating
as associate vice president and dean            with agency and White House officials
                                                                                               D                                               ABC Sports (Monday Night Football,
                                                                                               Lauren DiCiccio ’02 studied studio              Super Bowl XXXVII and XL) College
of students, a position he accepted in          on security matters. He joined DHS as
                                                                                               art and art history. She is an emerging         Football, Sugar Bowls, Rose Bowls, NBA
November 2007.                                  Deputy General Counsel in 2005 after
                                                                                               artist living in the San Francisco Bay area     Finals, MLB, and the Little League World
                                                spending 11 years in private practice at
                                                                                               and has shown her work at Jack Fischer          Series. Esocoff has also been involved
Stanley Brubaker is professor of politi-        Boston’s Goodwin Procter as a litigation
                                                                                               Gallery, The Lab, Intersection for the Arts,    with ESPN.
cal science and the current director of         associate and partner, specializing in trial
                                                                                               and the SFMOMA Artists Gallery, all in
the Institute for Philosophy, Politics, and     and appellate work, business and trans-
                                                                                               San Francisco, Calif. Her work has also
Economics. He teaches in the fields of          actional cases, securities class actions,
                                                                                               been included in group exhibitions and
constitutional law, political philosophy,       and SEC investigations and enforcement                                                         Bob Fox ’59 has gained professional
                                                                                               conferences in New York City, Kansas
and American politics and government.           actions.                                                                                       experience spanning 50 years—do-
                                                                                               City, Florida, and Melbourne, Australia.
He is currently completing two works,                                                                                                          mestically and internationally. He has
The Constitution of Self-Government,            Andrew Coddington, formerly re-                                                                been president/CEO of seven compa-
                                                                                               Julie DiTrapano arrived at Colgate in
under contract with Johns Hopkins Uni-          gional advancement director in Colgate’s                                                       nies in different industries, including
                                                                                               July of 2006 after earning her bachelor’s
versity Press, and John Locke on Property,      major gifts office, is the director of gift                                                    Canada Dry, RJR Tobacco International,
                                                                                               degree from Villanova University and her
Politics, and God. He is the recipient of       planning at Colgate University. His work                                                       Del Monte, Nabisco, Continental Can,
                                                                                               master’s degree in student development
the 2008 Alumni Council Distinguished           involves helping alumni and friends inte-                                                      Revlon International, and Foster Farms.
                                                                                               in higher education from Central Con-
Teaching Award.                                 grate philanthropy with financial, retire-                                                     He was also professor at both Univer-
                                                                                               necticut State University. In addition to
                                                ment, and estate planning. Andrew came                                                         sity of California, Berkeley and at U.C.
                                                                                               advising a diverse array of student organi-
                                                to Colgate and the Hamilton community                                                          Davis. Fox has served as a director of 30
C                                               in January 2004. Prior to Colgate, he was
                                                                                               zations, Julie spends her time developing
                                                                                                                                               diverse public and private organizations.
Jaime Caryl-Klika ’98 graduated from                                                           and collaborating on leadership initiatives
                                                director of development for Bennington                                                         A Colgate ’59 high honors graduate, he
Colgate with a double major in political                                                       for students, including the Leadership
                                                College in Bennington, Vermont, director                                                       holds an MBA with distinction ‘64 from
science and history. After beginning her                                                       Options for Tomorrow (LOFT) program,
                                                of development at Syracuse University,                                                         Harvard Business School. He is president
career in college admissions at Gettys-                                                        the Leadership Institute, and First-Year
                                                as well as director of development for                                                         of the San Francisco Chamber of Com-
burg College, she spent seven years at                                                         Orientation.
                                                Syracuse University’s Maxwell School for                                                       merce and a former Colgate Trustee.
Colgate, most recently as senior assistant
                                                Citizenship and Public Affairs.
dean of admissions. She now works as a                                                         David Dudrick is an associate profes-
                                                                                                                                               Frank Frey is an associate professor of
birth doula and college counselor (when                                                        sor of philosophy at Colgate University.
                                                Susan Conn ’79 returned to Colgate,                                                            biology. He earned a BS from Penn State
not spending time with her little ones).                                                       He has a BA from Franklin and Marshall
                                                joining the Upstate Institute after 22                                                         and his PhD from Indiana University. His
Jaime’s relationship with the Swing-                                                           College and a PhD from the University
                                                years as a staff and managing attorney at                                                      interests include the maintenance of ge-
ing ’Gates has spanned 15 years—as a                                                           of Notre Dame. His interests include the
                                                the Utica office of the Legal Aid Society of                                                   netic variation/polymorphysis; evolution
member, January tour manager, musical                                                          philosophy of religion, philosophical
                                                Mid-New York. Susan represented low-                                                           of sexual dimorphisy; plant ecological
leader, reunion co-chair, and faculty and                                                      psychology, and continental philosophy.
                                                income clients, specializing in Social                                                         interactions (pollinators, pathogens). Frey
alumnae advisor.                                                                               He is working with Maudemarie Clark
                                                Security law, and organized the pro bono                                                       has earned the distinction of Outstand-
                                                                                               on a book tentatively titled Nietzsche’s
                                                efforts of volunteer attorneys in nine                                                         ing Associate Instructor Award 2000 and
                                                                                               Magnificent Tension of the Spirit.
                                                counties in rural upstate New York. She

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2002; Teaching Excellence Recognition         decades as a foreign correspondent in          much of his work focuses on the nature          dence College and has been working at
Award 2000; and Bayard Franklin Floyd         Central America, the Middle East, Africa,      of moral agency and questions concern-          Colgate since June 2001. Tim’s prior work
Summer Fellowship 2000.                       and the Balkans. In 2002, he received the      ing moral objectivity. Currently, he is         with the Colgate Greek letter commu-
                                              Amnesty International Global Award for         working on topics and figures in medi-          nity, leadership development programs,
                                              Human Rights Journalism.                       eval philosophy, with special attention to      and the village of Hamilton helped earn
G                                                                                            medieval Jewish moral thought and its           him the Senior Class Award in 2007. His
DeWitt Godfrey is an associate profes-
                                              Ian Helfant, an associate professor and        relevance to contemporary philosophy.           Reunion College program on “engaging
sor of sculpture in the Department of Art
                                              chair of the Russian department, has                                                           college men” is a topic addressed in a
and Art History and director of the Insti-
                                              chaired the Environmental Council since                                                        student organization he co-advises called
tute for the Creative and Performing Arts
                                              its inception in 2005. Helfant received his
                                                                                             K                                               Men at Colgate.
at Colgate. Professor Godfrey received his                                                   Padma Kaimal writes about ancient
                                              PhD at Harvard and taught for a year at
BA from Yale University and his MFA from                                                     sculpture and architecture from the Tamil
                                              Williams College before joining the Col-                                                       Michael Martin ’69 is a retired execu-
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh,                                                         region. She teaches the history of Asia’s
                                              gate faculty in 1998. His current scholar-                                                     tive vice president of AXA Equitable; part
Scotland. His work has been supported                                                        art, and South Asia’s art in particular, at
                                              ship focuses upon the role of writers and                                                      of the Paris-based global insurance and
by the National Endowment for the Arts,                                                      Colgate. She also directs the Asian studies
                                              hunters in prerevolutionary conservation-                                                      investment firm. Mike most recently
the New York Foundation for the Arts,                                                        program and serves as the Robert Hung-
                                              ist thinking in Russia. Helfant will begin a                                                   served as chairman of the U.S. subsidiary,
and the Japan Foundation. His work is                                                        Ngai Ho associate professor of Asian stud-
                                              three-year term as associate dean of the                                                       AXA Advisors, LLC and as head of the re-
in the collections of the Museum of Fine                                                     ies. She has been at Colgate since 1988.
                                              faculty in July 2009.                                                                          tail sales force. Mike joined AXA Equitable
Arts, Houston, Texas, and the Brooklyn
                                                                                                                                             directly after Colgate and completed the
Museum, Brooklyn, New York.                                                                  Robert P. Kraynak, professor of politi-
                                              Ron Hoham taught introductory biol-                                                            Advanced Management Program at the
                                                                                             cal science, has taught courses in political
                                              ogy, plant evolution, phycology-macro-                                                         Harvard Business School. He is a member
                                                                                             philosophy and general education since
H                                             phytes, and a research course on extreme
                                                                                             1978. He has a BA from Cornell Univer-
                                                                                                                                             of the Colgate University Board of Trust-
David Hale ’84 is vice president for fi-      environments. He started the Colgate-                                                          ees and a past president of the Alumni
                                                                                             sity and a PhD from Harvard University.
nance and administration of Colgate Uni-      affiliated Montana Study Program at the                                                        Corporation. Mike and M.C. reside on
                                                                                             He is chairman of the political science
versity. A 1984 graduate of the university,   Flathead Lake Biological Station in 1982                                                       Kiawah Island, SC, and in Hamilton, NY.
                                                                                             department and director of the Center
David returned to Colgate in 1993 to          and was director of the Marine-Fresh-                                                          Their three children and son-in-law are
                                                                                             for Freedom and Western Civilization. He
take a position in the development office     water Science Topical Concentration.                                                           also Colgate graduates.
                                                                                             was awarded the Colgate Alumni Associa-
as associate director of planned giving. In   He was an editor of the Snow Ecology
                                                                                             tion’s Distinguished Teaching Award in
1996 he moved to the finance side of the      reference, and participated in Jet Propul-                                                     Margaret Maurer, William Henry
institution, assuming the role of direc-      sion Laboratory’s and NASA’s Mars Ice                                                          Crawshaw Professor of literature, joined
tor of financial analysis and investments.    Projects. Four excerpts about his research                                                     the Colgate English department in 1974.
He was promoted to assistant treasurer        on snow algae were broadcast over NPR          L                                               She was the first woman to receive the
in 2000. In late 2007, President Chopp        on Jim Metzner’s Pulse of the Planet.          William Lloyd ’80 graduated with a BA           Colgate Alumni Corporation’s Distin-
announced the formation of the division                                                      from Colgate and earned an MA from the          guished Teaching Award. Her teaching
of finance and administration, and Dave                                                      University of Virginia in 1986. Bill is a 20-   interests are in 16th- and 17th-century
                                              Joachim Homann, Picker Art Gallery
was promoted to vice president of this                                                       year financial services veteran; a senior       literature, especially Shakespeare. She
                                              curator, received his PhD at the State
newly formed division. Prior to his return                                                   partner at Capitol Financial Partners of        also teaches Core 151 and has directed
                                              Academy of Design, Karlsruhe, Germany,
to Colgate, David worked in public                                                           Tyson’s Corner, Virginia; and the founder       the London English Study group five
                                              and held fellowships at the University of
accounting and then in the financial                                                         of The Financial Internist (TFI), a firm        times. In July 2008, she was once again a
                                              Hamburg and at the Harvard University
divisions of Paramount Pictures and Sony                                                     specializing in asset protection, advanced      resident scholar at the Teaching Shake-
                                              Art Museums. In his research and exhibi-
Pictures in NYC, Amsterdam, and Los                                                          tax reduction strategies, and financial         speare Institute of the Folger Shakespeare
                                              tions, he investigates the roles of the
Angeles. He holds a master’s in account-                                                     planning. Bill has been recognized as one       Library in Washington, D.C.
                                              visual arts in the intercultural dialogue.
ing from the NYU Stern School for Busi-                                                      of the nation’s top 150 financial advi-
                                              Since 2007, he has lived in Hamilton with
ness. David and his wife, Ingrid, reside in                                                  sors for physicians by Medical Economics        Robert McVaugh, professor of art and
                                              his wife, Natasha Goldman, visiting as-
Hamilton with their children.                                                                magazine. He coaches several sports and         art history, has been teaching in the arts
                                              sistant professor of art history at Colgate,
                                                                                             referees swim meets in his free time. He        department since 1980 and currently
                                              and three-year-old son Tobias.
Chris Hedges ’79 is a journalist and                                                         is the spouse of Debbie Doyle, MD, and          coordinates the Architectural Studies Pro-
author, specializing in American and                                                         father of three hopeful future Raiders.         gram. His art historical research extends
Middle Eastern politics and society.          J                                                                                              from Picasso to German Romanticism.
Hedges is a senior fellow at the Nation       Jon Jacobs is the Richard J. and Jean                                                          He is currently working on a project
Institute in New York City and a lecturer     Head Professor of philosophy and direc-
                                                                                             M                                               to set Dana Arts Center in the national
                                                                                             Timothy Mansfield is Colgate’s direc-
in the Council of the Humanities and          tor of the Center for the Arts & Humani-                                                       context of advanced design for Creative
                                                                                             tor of alumni affairs. He earned his MEd
the Anschutz Distinguished Fellow at          ties. His PhD is from the University of                                                        Arts Centers on American campuses from
                                                                                             in guidance and counseling from Provi-
Princeton University. He spent nearly two     Pennsylvania. Author of nine books,                                                            1938 to 1988.

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Merrill (Doc) Miller is a graduate of          R                                             Public Affairs of Syracuse University, Bob      cal initiatives such as government educa-
Cornell University and the State Uni-          Gary Ross ’77 has been an integral            was a college professor specializing in         tion expenditures, the Earned Income Tax
versity of New York at Buffalo and is in       part of Colgate’s administration for          legal history and an award-winning es-          Credit, personal bankruptcy, and public
her 24th season at Colgate. Dr. Miller         20 years. He served as assistant to the       sayist before entering the field of financial   insurance on economic growth and well–
is an integral part of the Colgate Sports      president and secretary to the Board of       services.                                       being.
Medicine Staff. She has been featured in       Trustees from 1985 to 2000 and as dean
People Magazine as the country’s first and     of admission from 1994 to 1996. Gary          Barry Shain has been at Colgate since           Connie Soja, a faculty member since
only female head physician for a Division      returned to the admission office as dean      1989. He is a former student radical            1992, is professor of geology and chair
I or I–AA college football team. She is also   in 2000. He holds a BA in political science   and auto mechanic from Berkeley. He             of her department. A paleontologist, she
the director of the student health services    from Colgate and an MS in educational         has been awarded three teaching awards          teaches courses on evolution, history of
at Colgate and is on the medical faculty       counseling and administration from            by Colgate’s Greek society members.             life, invertebrate paleontology, reef evolu-
at Syracuse University, where she serves       University of Southern California. He is a    He writes on modern political theory,           tion, Darwin and the Victorian age, and a
as associate professor. She is a recipient     recipient of the Maroon Citation.             America’s founding, and the nature of           first-year seminar on The Sixth Extinction.
of a Maroon Citation.                                                                        conservatism. Among his publications            Her research with geology students on
                                                                                             are: The Myth of American Individual-           Colgate’s Oviraptor egg is helping deter-
                                               S                                             ism; Man, God and Society; The Nature           mine the conditions that enhanced the
P                                              Joanne A. Schneider has served Col-           of Rights at the American Founding and          preservation of eggs in the fossil record.
Julian Padowicz ’54 was born in                gate as University Librarian since 2005.      Beyond; and forthcoming, The Declaration
Poland and came to America in 1941,            Prior positions included the director of      of Independence in Historical Context.          Steve Steele ’64 is vice president, Part-
graduating from Colgate in 1954. He was        library and information services at Saint                                                     ners in Air and Space, a small aerospace
employed by Twentieth Century-Fox, Air         Michael’s College and assistant library       Rebecca Lynn Shiner, who earned her             consulting company in Colorado Springs,
Force, and WHDH-TV, Boston. Padowicz           director at Middlebury College, both          PhD at the University of Minnesota in           Colorado. A graduate of Colgate’s
founded BusinessFilm International in          in Vermont. Joanne has a BA from the          1998, is associate professor of psychol-        ROTC program, he spent 27 1/2 years
1969, turning to writing and producing         University of Virginia and an M.L.I.S.        ogy, presidential scholar, and chair of the     as an Air Force fighter pilot, retiring as a
audio-books in 1989, and had his war-          from the University of Maryland. Her          Scientific Perspectives (SP) CORE pro-          Colonel. He fought in both the Vietnam
time memoir, Mother and Me: Escape from        areas of focus are strategic planning,        gram. She teaches courses on clinical and       and Desert Storm conflicts and served
Warsaw 1939, published in 2006.                learning-space design, and the collabora-     personality psychology and an SP course,        as the director of operations of Provide
                                               tion between librarians and technolo-         “The Good Life.” Professor Shiner’s             Comfort, the 1991 relief effort that saved
Louis Prisock is an assistant professor of     gists to enhance learning, teaching, and      research centers on temperament and             the lives of over 500,000 Kurds. He is
sociology. He received his BS in business      research.                                     personality development, and she is an          currently involved in space programs that
administration from Drexel University and
                                                                                             advisor to the Personality Disorders Work-      support war fighters in the air and on the
his MA and PhD in sociology from the           Dan Schult studies dynamical systems,         group for the Diagnostic and Statistical        ground.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst.        pattern formation, and chaos through          Manual of Mental Disorders–V (DSM–V).
Before coming to Colgate, Louis taught         mathematical models of fire, reaction-                                                        Stephanie Stillman ’99 taught with
at Hampshire College and Mount Holy-           diffusion equations, disease spread and       Charles “Chip” Simon ’74 is a Certi-            Teach for America before receiving her
oke College. Louis’s research areas are        neuron communication. He earned his           fied Financial Planner™ Professional and        master’s in theological studies from
political sociology, economic sociology,       bachelor’s degree from Washington             founder of Taconic Advisors, Inc., a mid–       Harvard and PhD in religious studies
race relations, and urban sociology. Louis     University in St. Louis and has an MS in      Hudson Valley, NY, firm specializing in         from UCSB. She taught as a professor at
is currently working on a project that will    economics from Princeton and a PhD in         financial planning for secure retirements       California Polytechnic University and has
explore conservative African American          applied mathematics from Northwestern         and life’s transitions. He works on retainer    given numerous papers and lectures on
Christian ministers.                           University. He is an associate professor of   only and does not sell financial products.      religion in America. Stillman is the author
                                               mathematics and has been teaching at          Chip is a Real Word participant and has         of the forthcoming book Remembering
John Pumilio, sustainability coordina-         Colgate since 1996.                           been featured on one of the university’s        the Cruelest Month, based on interview
tor, graduated from SUNY College of
                                                                                             podcasts. He and his family have been           research in her hometown of Littleton on
Environmental Science and Forestry with        Bob Seaberg ’69 is director of the            happy participants in the Colgate Univer-       the memories of Columbine.
a degree in environmental and forest           Wealth Management Group within                sity Camp community since 1994.
biology. Before Colgate, John served as        Citi Global Wealth Management. He is                                                          Rachel Surprenant ’08 is the envi-
an ornithology instructor for the National     responsible for orchestrating comprehen-      Nicole Simpson has been a professor in          ronmental studies program assistant.
Audubon Society in Maine, a wildlife           sive wealth management services, serving      the economics department since 2001.            Her responsibilities include coordinat-
technician working on the Florida Panther      Smith Barney and Citi Private Bank. A         She teaches courses on macroeconomics,          ing the Green Summit, working with
Project in the Everglades, and as an eco-      Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate and        international economics, and immigra-           student groups, and event planning
tourism guide in Tanzania and the Gala-        recipient of the PhD with distinction from    tion. Her research interests include fiscal     for the program. She graduated with a
pagos Islands. Most recently, John was the     the Maxwell School of Citizenship and         policy, immigration, and education              concentration in geography and a minor
director of sustainability at The Evergreen
                                                                                             policy. She has studied the impact of fis-
State College in Washington State.

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in environmental studies. As a student,        has been actively involved on issues          Also Happening
Surprenant was a staff member of out-          pertinent to college men for the past 20
door education and involved with various       years, having co-founded and co-advised       Campus Tours                                 Farmers’ Market
environmental initiatives, including the       Colgate’s men’s group 10 years ago.           Colgate students will provide guided         Local farmers and artisans offer their
Green Summit.                                  Mark also co-chairs Colgate’s Wellness        tours of the campus on foot or by van. All   wares. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–Noon
                                               Initiative and serves as a steering com-      tours depart from the white tent in front
                                               mittee member for Colgate’s National                                                       (Village Green)
T                                              Coalition Building Institute chapter.
                                                                                             of the student union. Please refer to the
George Tamblyn ’60 has a JD from                                                             daily schedule for times.
Cornell and practiced law in Portland,                                                                                                    Colgate Bookstore
                                               Greg Threatte ’69 is professor and            Religious Services                           3 Utica Street
Ore., and Seattle, Wash. Recently, he
                                               chair of the department of pathology          First Baptist Church, Broad Street           Friday, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
received an MSc in World War II studies
                                               at Upstate Medical University. Follow-           Sunday, 10:30 a.m.                        Saturday, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
from Edinburgh University, and an MA in
                                               ing graduation, he went on to medical         St. Mary’s Catholic Church,                  Sunday, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
American History from the University of
                                               school at Upstate, then did pathology            16 Wylie Street
Washington, where he is completing his
                                               residency training in Pittsburgh and San         Saturday, 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 11:00 a.m.
PhD dissertation. His grandfather gradu-
                                               Francisco, and was an assistant professor     St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church,
ated in from Colgate in 1902, his father
                                               of pathology at Georgetown University.           14 Madison Street
in ’31, and his son in ’90. He taught
                                               He returned to Upstate in 1986, became           Sunday, 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
World Wars I and II at Washington State
                                               interim chair of pathology in 2001, and       Park United Methodist Church,
                                               chair in 2003. He is a trustee emeritus of       17 Broad Street
                                               Colgate University.                              Sunday, 10:30 a.m.
Lauren Breitman Tanan ’97 gradu-
ated from Colgate with a major in politi-
                                               Bob Turner, who came to Colgate in
cal science. At Colgate, Lauren served
                                               1983 after receiving his PhD from M.I.T.,
as a member, alumni relations manager,
                                               is professor of economics and environ-
musical leader, and Reunion co–chair
                                               mental studies. He chaired the economics
of the Swinging ’Gates, as the elections
                                               department from 1991 through 1997
commissioner for the SGA, and the senior
                                               and has served two stints as director of
class gift chair. When not performing
                                               the environmental studies program. He
’Gates songs for her husband Ben (Har-
                                               has been a member of the Environmental
vard ‘97) and son Gabriel, Lauren is an
                                               Council and the Campus Ecology Group,
associate at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where she
                                               which he led for the last few years. His
practices employment law and counsels
                                               recent research analyzes the economics
on legal compliance, employer poli-
                                               of America’s National Park System.
cies, and anti-violence in the workplace.
Lauren is a member of the Junior Council
Board of Safe Horizon and is active in         V
raising awareness for child abuse and          John R. Van Eenwyk ’67 is a clini-
domestic violence causes.                      cal psychologist and Jungian analyst in
                                               private practice, an ordained priest in the
Marilyn Thie joined the Colgate faculty        Episcopal Church, and a clinical instructor
in 1974. Currently, she is a professor         at the University of Washington School
of philosophy, religion, and women’s           of Medicine. He is the founder and clini-
studies. She is completing a three-year        cal director of the International Trauma
appointment as director of the University      Treatment Program. The author of Arche-
Studies Division. Thie is a recipient of the   types and Strange Attractors: The Chaotic
Alumni Corporation Distinguished Teach-        World of Symbols, he publishes widely and
ing Award.                                     lectures internationally on both Jungian
                                               psychology and the treatment of torture
Mark Thompson has served as director           survivors. He is the recipient of the 2009
of Colgate’s Counseling and Psychologi-        Alumni Corporation Humanitarian of the
cal Services since 1997. He earned his         Year Award.
PhD in counseling psychology from the
University of Arizona and prior degrees
from St. Bonaventure University. Mark

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Sports and Recreation                                                                       Dining Out
Huntington Gymnasium                         Tennis Courts (Outdoor)                        Restaurants                                     Sandwiches/Pizza/Snacks
Equipment Issue Room                         Available for walk-on play.                    (Area code 315 unless otherwise stated)         (all in Hamilton)
(The Cage 228-7620)
                                                                                            The Brae Loch Inn                               Barge Canal Coffee Co.
                                             Glendening Boathouse                                                                             Lebanon Street ..................... 824–4331
                                                                                              Route 20, Cazenovia............. 655–3431
Racquetball/Squash Courts                    824-0053                                                                                       Byrne Dairy
                                                                                            The Brewster Inn
Thursday/Friday 8:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.          Friday–Sunday, 1:00– 6:00 p.m.                                                                   Utica Street
                                                                                              Route 20, Cazenovia............. 655–9232
Saturday/Sunday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.                                                         Charlotte’s Creekside                           Grand Union Grocery Store
                                             Golf Course                                      Route 365, Oneida ............... 363–3377      Route 12B (north) ................ 824–3583
Equipment for these activities, as well as   Thursday–Sunday, 8:00 a.m.–dark, with a                                                        Hamilton Whole Foods
                                                                                            Copper Turret
for basketball, volleyball, softball,        tee time! (Friday by pre-registration only).                                                     Broad Street ......................... 824–2930
                                                                                              West Main Street, Morrisville ...684–6699
and bocce, may be checked out from the                                                      Dave’s Fireside Inn                             Maxwell’s Chocolate Shoppe
equipment room at no charge. The sauna       18-hole greens fees: $65.00 (weekdays),                                                          Utica Street ........................... 824–1280
                                                                                              Route 20, Bouckville ............. 893–7200
is also available during open hours.         $75.00 (weekends)                                                                              McDonald’s
                                                                                            Colgate Inn
                                                                                              Payne Street, Hamilton ......... 824–2300       Route 12B (north) ................ 824–4001
                                             Cart: $15 half cart, 18 holes                                                                  New York Pizzeria (Slices)
Fitness Center                                                                              The Golden Pheasant
                                             Please call the Pro Shop (824-1432) for                                                          Lebanon Street ..................... 824–2112
228-7624                                                                                      Albany Street, Cazenovia ...... 655–8281
                                             tee times and cart reservations.                                                               Oliveri’s Pizzeria
Thursday/Friday, 6:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.                                                        The Hamilton Inn
Saturday/Sunday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.                                                          East Lake Road, Hamilton ..... 824–1245         Lebanon Street ..................... 824–4444
                                                                                            The Horned Dorset                               Parkside Deli
Angert Family Climbing Wall                                                                   Route 8, Leonardsville........... 855–7898      Broad Street ......................... 824–3015
Saturday, 2:30–4:30 p.m.                                                                    La Iguana                                       Pizza Hut
                                                                                              Broad Street, Hamilton ......... 824–0022       Route 12B (north) ................ 824–1787
                                                                                            La Petit Maison                                 Roger’s Market
Lineberry Natatorium                                                                          East Main Street, Waterville ...841-8030        Lebanon Street ..................... 824–3640
228-7449                                                                                    The Landmark Tavern                             Wayne’s Market
Open Swim: Thursday–Saturday,                                                                Route 20, Bouckville............... 893–1810     Eaton Street .......................... 824–9806
  11:45 a.m.–3:00 p.m.                                                                      Lewis’ Restaurant                               Ye Olde Pizza Pub
Closed: Sunday                                                                                Routes 12B (south) and 12,                      Route 12B (north) ................ 824–1800
                                                                                              Sherburne..................... 607–674–9055
                                                                                            Lincklaen House
                                                                                              Route 20, Cazenovia............. 655–3461
                                                                                            Main Moon Chinese Restaurant
                                                                                              Utica Street, Hamilton .......... 824–1830
                                                                                              West Main Street, Waterville...841-3077
                                                                                            Nichols & Beal
                                                                                              Utica Street, Hamilton .......... 824–2222
                                                                                            Poolville Country Store
                                                                                              Poolville ………………………691–2677
                                                                                            Quack’s Diner
                                                                                              Route 20, Madison ............... 893–1806
                                                                                            Rusch’s Bar & Grill
                                                                                              Lebanon St, Hamilton........... 228–2122
                                                                                            Seven Oaks Clubhouse
                                                                                              East Lake Road, Hamilton ..... 824–4420
                                                                                            Sushi Blues
                                                                                              Broad Street, Hamilton ......... 824–0225
                                                                                            VJ’s Restaurant and Diner
                                                                                              Route 12B (north) ................ 824–0303

 32     Sports and Recreation                                                                                                                                          Dining Out         33
Class Pictures                                                                             2009 Reunion Awards
Order forms are in your registration materials. Please arrive early to help us avoid
                                                                                           Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching
All photographs, except where otherwise noted, will take place on the bleachers by         Awarded to members of the faculty who are considered to be outstanding teachers
Taylor Lake. Rain location TBD.
                                                                                                                              Jane L. Pinchin
Friday, May 29                                                                                                Thomas A. Bartlett Chair and Professor of English
      Class of 1939       4:45 p.m.                                                                                         Thomas W. Tucker
      Class of 1944       5:00 p.m.                                                                          Charles G. Hetherington Professor of Mathematics
      Class of 1949       5:15 p.m.
      Class of 1954       5:30 p.m.                                                        Ann Yao ’80 Memorial Young Alumni Award
      Class of 1964       5:45 p.m.
                                                                                           Awarded to members of the fifth reunion class who exemplify exceptional
      Class of 1969       6:00 p.m.                                                        volunteer leadership
                                                                                                                           Sarah J. Compter ’04
Saturday, May 30
      Class of 1959       10:00 a.m. Memorial Chapel steps (rain location, chapel stage)   Maroon Citations
      Class of 1994       5:00 p.m.                                                        Awarded to the year’s most loyal alumni and friends for significant contributions
      Class of 1999       5:15 p.m.                                                        to the university
      Class of 1979       5:30 p.m.                                                                        J. Curtiss Taylor ’54           Alison King Haley ’84
      Class of 1989       5:45 p.m.                                                                        Robert A. Fox ’59               Kathleen A. Dill ’89
      Class of 1984       6:30 p.m. Hall of Presidents                                                     Richard L. Lowenberg ’59        Paul A. Lobo, Jr. ’89
      Class of 1974       7:00 p.m. The Commons                                                            Robert B. Seaberg ’69           Daniel B. Derman ’94
                                                                                                           John J. Heldrich ’74            Kelly Lehmann Johnson ’94
Note: Reunion class photographer Tommy Brown ’79 can be contacted through his                              Bruce J. Crowley ’79            Andrew W. Rome ’99
                                                                                                           Thomas F. McGarrity ’79

                                                                                           Patricia O’Brien Donovan P’87
                                                                                           David B. Hale ’84, Vice President for Finance and Administration
                                                                                           Sally A. Sinardo – Senior Administrative Assistant to the Vice President and Senior
                                                                                                Philanthropic Advisor

                                                                                           Humanitarian Award
                                                                                           Awarded to honor Colgate alumni who have devoted themselves to improving the
                                                                                           lives of individuals and communities
                                                                                                                          John R. Van Eenwyk ’67
                                                                                                             Founder, International Trauma Treatment Program

                                                                                           Wm. Brian Little ’64 Alumni Award for Distinguished Service
                                                                                           The highest award of the Alumni Corporation
                                                                                                                             Denis F. Cronin ’69
                                                                                                                            Richard W. Herbst ’69
                                                                                                                            Michael S. Martin ’69

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2009 Reunion Class Chairs                                                                 Reunion Class Officers
We would like to thank the following program and gift chairs for their terrific efforts
in making Reunion 2009 so successful.
                                                                                          1939                                         1979
                                                                                          John T.C. Low, Secretary                     Donald C. Wilson, President
                                                                                          Gus Naismith, Class Editor                   Kimi deMurga, Class Editor
  Class Program Chair/s                        Gift Chair/s
  1944        Henry Towers                     Leland Markley                             1944                                         1984
  1949        Robert Howard                    Albert Sproul Jr.                          Henry Deen Towers, President                 Matthew C. Lamstein, President
                                                                                          Ellsworth Johnson, Class Editor              Diane Munzer Fisher, Class Editor
  1954        Russell Lloyd                    Gary Chandler
  1959        Richard Lowenberg                William Doescher                           1949                                         1989
  1964        Gary Ripple                      Alan Grant                                 Philip N. Sanford, President                 Howard S. Matteson, President
                                               M. Gerald Sedam II                         David S. Davies, Class Editor                Brent M. Goldstein, Class Editor
  1969        Arthur Clark                     Robert Seaberg
  1974        Diane Ciccone                    John Heldrich                              1954                                         1994
              Richard Van Deventer             Gail Schreier Tulcin                       Peter W. Rakov, President and Class Editor   Cynthia L. Ginsberg, President
                                                                                                                                       Allison D. Good, Class Editor
  1979        Walter Steinmann                 Kenneth Spindel
              Amy Vecchione                    Patricia Spindel                           William E. Williams, President               1999
  1984        Alison King Haley                Leslie F. Seidman                          Paul W. Beardslee, Class Editor              E. Robin King Ostrov, President
                                               Eric Seidman                                                                            Samantha A. Kohn, Class Editor
  1989        Lisa B. Dubreuil                 Kathleen Fritzsche Sciortino               1964
  1994        Travis Snell                     Travis Leach                               Edward C. Jones, President                   2004
              Liza Gurall Snell                                                           Richard J. Johnson, Class Editor             Ariel G. Herman, Co-President
                                                                                                                                       Lindsey A. Gates, Co-President
  1999        Robin King Ostrov                Sarah T. Latson
                                                                                          1969                                         Moira R. Gillick, Class Editor
              Andrew Rome                                                                 Lawrence N. Blake, President
  2004        Julia DeFeo                      Douglas J. Bouquard III                    C. James Milmoe, Class Editor
              Cornelia Innes                   Norah Freeston Fallat
  Swinging ’Gates                                                                         Richard M. Van Deventer, President
            Jaime Caryl-Klika ’98                                                         Gregg C. McAllister, Class Editor
            Lauren Breitman Tanen ’97

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The Alumni Council Board of Directors                                                                  The Colgate University Office of Alumni Affairs
                                                                                                       The Office of Alumni Affairs is located on the second floor of Merrill House.
2008–2009                                                                                              The staff works with the Alumni Council, assisting the many committees with proj-
                                                                                                       ects. The office supports close to 55 active district alumni clubs and is responsible for
Officers                                           Michael S. Martin ’69, Alumni Trustee/              coordinating on-and off-campus events for alumni and friends. For more information,
Ronald A. Joyce ’73, President                         Life Member                                     contact us at 315-228-7433 or check out our website at
Gus P. Coldebella ’91, Vice President              Fred C. Meendsen ’54, Life Member
RuthAnn S. Loveless MA’72, Executive Secretary,    Scott A. Meiklejohn ’77, Alumni Trustee/            Staff
   Vice President for Alumni Affairs                   Life Member
Edward C. Jones ’64, Treasurer                     C. Bruce Morser ’76, Life Member                    RuthAnn S. Loveless MA’72, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Executive Secretary
Michael F. Morrone ’68, Legal Counsel              Duncan L. Niederauer ’81, Alumni Trustee              of the Alumni Council
                                                   Pamela E. Odeen-LoDato ’81, Life Member             Timothy C. Mansfield, Director
                                                   Jung H. Pak ’96, Chair, Career Services Committee
Members                                                                                                Lorie N. Riedl, Associate Director
                                                   Gerald D. Quill ’60, Life Member
Peter K. Anglum ’77, Regional Vice President –     Christine M. Quirolo ’00                            Amanda M. Kalal, Associate Director
     Metro II                                      Peter W. Rakov ’54                                  Amber Parker Vogt, Assistant Director
Scott O. Baldwin ’58                               G. Gary Ripple ’64, Life Member
Julia Bergamini Bergeron ’75 Chair,                                                                    Victoria S. Stone, Senior Administrative Assistant
                                                   Andrew W. Rome ’99, Chair, District Clubs
     Communications Committee                          Committee                                       Amy T. Montroy, Administrative Assistant
John M. Bonhomme ’00                               Edward A. Ryan ’67
A. Paul Bradley ’67                                Ronald Schaupp ’56, Regional Vice President –
John B. Brennan ’81                                    Upstate N.Y.
Douglas G. Campbell ’50, Life Member               Christopher M. Schweighart ’97, Regional Vice
Christine J. Chao ’86                                  President – Far West
Bruce C. Clayton ’89                               Peter A. Sears ’60
Sarah J. Compter ’04, Regional Vice President –    M. Gerald Sedam II ’64, Alumni Trustee
     Mid–Atlantic                                  Devon M. Skerritt ’00
Kathleen A. Dill ’89 Chair, Admission Committee    Stephen W. Solomon ’76, Regional Vice President
Robert S. Dorf ’80                                     – Southwest/International
Arthur L. Dubois ’55                               Joanne D. Spigner ’76, Alumni Trustee/
Theresa Donohue Egler ’77                              Life Member
Linda U. Feuss ’78                                 Anna Steel ’91
Juan P. Flores ’80                                 Karl B. Stewart ’91, Regional Vice President –
William H. Freeborn Jr. ’76, Chair, Athletics          Metro I; Chair, Awards Committee
     Committee                                     Howard E. Sutliff ’50, Regional Vice President –
Christine Cronin Gallagher ’83, Chair,                 Southeast
     Nominations Committee                         Tracy R. Tanner ’00
John E. Gillick ’67, Life Member                   Bruce F. Wesson ’64, Life Member
Geoffrey A. Gold ’86                               Jason A. Whitt ’96
Robin I. Gottesman ’78                             Lee Woltman ’65, Chair, Advancement
Linda J. Havlin ’72                                    Committee
Clifford L. Heaslip Jr. ’50, Life Member           Christopher J. Wolyniak ’01
Michael J. Herling ’79, Alumni Trustee             Sandra Drucker Wright ’96
Kenneth S. Hillyer ’49
John W. Hoagland ’78, Regional Vice President –
Scott P. Hoekman ’98
Johanna M. Hunter ’82, Regional Vice President –
     New England
Kelly Lehman Johnson ’94
William A. Johnston ’73
Sarah Treffinger Latson ’99, Chair, University
     Relations Committee
John M. LeFevre ’41, Life Member
RuthAnn S. Loveless MA’72, Executive Secretary,
     Vice President for Alumni Affairs
Haskell P. MacCowatt ’53, Life Member

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Dates to Remember 2009–2010
 August 27                First-Year Students Arrive
 August 31                First Day of Classes
 October 3                Homecoming
 October 17–20            Mid-Term Recess
 October 30– November 1   Family Weekend
 November 25–29           Thanksgiving Recess
 December 18              Last Day of Finals
 January 18               First Day of Classes
 March 13–21              Mid-Term Recess
 May 7                    Last Day of Finals
 May 16                   Baccalaureate/Commencement
 June 3–6                 Reunion 2010

40   Dates to Remember

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