Campus News

  1. September 30, 1998

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, September 30, 1998 Regents’ Roundup Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their September meeting. Gifts The Regents accepted $30,900,398 in gifts received in June-August. The total included $13,831,020 from inidivduals, $6,911,197 from corporations, $6,566,212 from foundations and $3,591,969 from associations and others. Renovation projects Two renovation projects–one…
  2. September 23, 1998

    Obituaries

    The University Record, September 23, 1998 Obituary William Albright William Albright, professor of music and chair of the Department of Composition, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Ann Arbor on Sept. 17. He was 53. Born in 1944 in Gary, Ind., he was a composition student primarily of Ross Lee Finney and George Rochberg.…
  3. August 19, 1998

    Obituaries

    The University Record, August 19, 1998 Obituaries Glenn M. Knudsvig Glenn M. Knudsvig of the Department of Classical Studies died as a result of an accident in Marathon, Fla., on July 24. He was 54. Knudsvig, a teacher of teachers, held himself to the highest professional and personal standards and inspired others to do the…
  4. August 19, 1998

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, August 19, 1998 Regents’ Roundup Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their July meeting. Tenure appointments OK’d Tenured faculty appointments (all effective Sept. 1 unless otherwise noted) included: Gary Beckman, adjunct professor of ancient history, will become professor of Near Eastern studies. Robert J. Cody, from The…
  5. July 22, 1998

    Police Beat

    The University Record, July 22, 1998 Police Beat By Rebecca A. Doyle Former student/employee charged with theft Department of Public Safety (DPS) Capt. James Smiley reports that on June 30 DPS officers arrested a former student who was also a former employee for theft of a computer from the Institute for Social Research Building. The…
  6. July 8, 1998

    Obituaries

    The University Record, July 8, 1998 Obituaries Irwin Robert Titunik With profound sadness, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures reports the death Jan. 25, 1998, of Irwin R. Titunik who was a mainstay of its faculty for nearly four decades, from his initial appointment as an instructor in 1959 until well after his retirement…
  7. June 24, 1998

    Obituaries

    The University Record, June 24, 1998 Obituaries Lenin A. Baler Lenin A. Baler, professor emeritus of community mental health and of psychology, passed away April 30 at University Hospital after courageously battling multiple life-threatening illnesses. He was 76. Born in Waltham, Mass., March 24, 1922, Baler graduated from Boston Latin School and served honorably in…
  8. June 24, 1998

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, June 24, 1998 Regents’ Roundup From News and Information Services Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their June meeting. 3 faculty appointed to named professorships Three faculty members were appointed to titled professorships. Susan J. Douglas, professor of communication, will hold the Catherine Neafie Kellogg Professorship of…
  9. June 24, 1998

    Police Beat

    The University Record, June 24, 1998 Police Beat Computers recovered in Brighton DPS officers traced to Livingston County a suspect in several computer thefts. The man, who is not affiliated with the University, is in custody after DPS officers, working with the Michigan State Police in Brighton, developed information linking him to the crimes. The…
  10. June 10, 1998

    Obituaries

    The University Record, June 10, 1998 Obituary Richard John Ross Richard John Ross, professor emeritus of English in the College of Engineering, died May 29 at University Hospital. A specialist in the poetry of Robert Herrick, Ross retired from the University in 1984 after 37 years of service. Born Nov. 6, 1918, in Ludhiana, Punjab,…