February 3, 2020
Samuel David Epstein, the Marilyn J. Shatz Collegiate Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, died at home Nov. 29.
October 14, 2019
Gary Bron, who was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology from 1969-75, died Sept. 13.
October 7, 2019
William (Buzz) Alexander, who founded the Prison Creative Arts Project and trained thousands of students, teachers, activists and prisoners to illuminate and work to end mass incarceration, died at his home in Ann Arbor on Sept. 19 at the age of 80 from frontal temporal degeneration. Alexander was a professor emeritus of English language and…
September 3, 2019
Rane Curl, professor emeritus of chemical engineering whose colleagues and students will remember his clear enunciation of the high standards of performance expected in his classes and in graduate research, died May 12.
August 15, 2019
Jonathan Bulkley, Peter M. Wege Professor Emeritus of Sustainable Systems, died July 14 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at age 81 from lung cancer.
August 12, 2019
Joy Alexander Blouin, former head of the Visual Resources Collection in the Department of History of Art, died peacefully on July 17 at age 74, surrounded by her family. The cause was complications from pneumonia.
August 9, 2019
Elmer Grant Gilbert, professor emeritus of aerospace engineering, died June 16 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at age 89 from congestive heart failure.
June 19, 2019
Wilbert (Bill) J. McKeachie, professor emeritus of psychology, LSA, and research scientist emeritus in the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, passed away peacefully in the company of loved ones on June 12. He was 97.
June 14, 2019
Niara Sudarkasa, née Gloria Albertha Marshall, affectionately known as “Madam President,” and former director of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies at U-M, died May 31 after a long struggle with several chronic diseases.
April 30, 2019
The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has approved two resolutions honoring SACUA member Sarah Lippert, who died April 24 at the age of 43.