Magazine article Phi Kappa Phi Forum

In Memoriam

Magazine article Phi Kappa Phi Forum

In Memoriam

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FREDERICK CALBRECHT (University of Nevada, Las Vegas), 71, was head coach of the highest-ranked Las Vegas tennis team and vice president of the university. He created the Tarn Alumni Center and also served as director of alumni relations. Albrecht was a graduate of Kent State and Las Vegas. He died Feb. 5.

HAIG A. KHATCHADOURIAN (University of Wisconsin), 90, was professor emeritus of philosophy at Wisconsin. A native of Jersualem, he was a graduate of the American University of Beirut and Duke University. Khatchadourian published 19 books and more than 90 articles. He died Feb. 16.

MARILYN STOKSTAD (Michigan State University), 87, was the Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor Emerita of Art History at the University of Kansas. She was a graduate of Carleton College, Michigan State University, and the University of Michigan. Stokstad served as president of the College Art Association and the International Center of Medieval Art. She died March 4.

MATTHEW F.ANDERSON (University of Minnesota), 46, was a former Marine and graduate of Minnesota. He died Feb. 4.

DARRELLGARBER (Louisiana Tech University), 66, was dean emeritus of education at Kutztown University. He was a graduate of Clemson University and the University of Tennessee, and also served on the Board of Examiners for the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. He died March 29.

SYLVIA HART (University of Tennessee, Knoxville), 87, was the founding dean of the Tennessee College of Nursing, an appointment she held for 21 years. She was a graduate of Alverno College, Catholic University of America, and New York University, and was a member and leader in several professional organizations. She died March 29.

JOHN MARSHALL SMART (University of Southern California), 81, was vice chancellor emeritus at California State University, a system he served for 40 years. He was a graduate of the University of Southern California and an Army veteran. He died March 19.

DAN R.JONES (Texas A&M International University), 63, was president of Texas A&M University, Commerce, and a professor of English. He was formerly provost and vice president of academic affairs at Texas A&M University, Laredo, and was an administrator at the University of Houston, Downtown. Jones was a graduate of the University of Iowa, Rice University, and the University of Texas. He died April 29.

RUDOLPH J. SCAVUZZO JR. (University of Akron), 82, was the university's department head for mechanical engineering and the associate dean of the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering for 27 years. He was a fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a graduate of Lehigh University and the University of Pittsburgh. He died April 24.

CHRISTY HAMMER (Fort Hays State University), 72, was an analyst and leader at Gallup Organization and an adjunct professor of literature at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She was a graduate of Nebraska, Lincoln. She died April 10.

NORMAN C. NELSON (Louisiana State University), 86, was the vice chancellor for health affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Formerly the dean of Louisiana State's Medical Center, he graduated from Tulane University and Louisiana State. Nelson held a U.S. Public Health Service Fellowship at Harvard, was a clinical research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, and held a John and Mary R. Markle Fellowship. He died April 21.

EUGENIA SUMMER (Mississippi University for Women), 92, was an artist and professor emerita of art at the university. …

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