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Volume 84, Number 6 (Sept. 1983)

Member news,   pp. 26-27


Page 26


Member
News
Musolf'63, '66
The Early Years
   KARL MENNINGER MD '14, '15 celebrated his
ninetieth birthday recently. In honor of the occa-
sion the Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic has pub-
lished a special issue of his articles, speeches and
letters. Menninger is co-founder of the Men-
ninger Foundation, an internationally recognized
psychiatric center in Topeka. He has been active
in the field for more than sixty years.
   A local parent group at the Oconomowoc
High School has created an award in honor of
RUDOLPH TIMMEL '29, former bandmaster and
music teacher. It was presented to the best sen-
ior musician in the symphonic and varsity
bands. For many years Timmel led the school
to state and regional championships before re-
tirement in 1968.
   The American Institute of Chemical Engi-
neers has elevated NORMAN H. CEAGLSKE '28, '29,
'36 to the rank of Fellow. He is professor emeri-
tus at the University of Minnesota and was recog-
nized for his research in process control technol-
ogy.
   RICHARD F. CLEMENT '28, former chairman of
the advisory board of the Salvation Army of St.
Louis, received the William Booth Award. He is
vice president of the brokerage firm of Newhard,
Cook and Co. and lives in Webster Groves, Mo.
   EUGENE SPELTZ '39 has retired from General
Electric, Fairfield, Conn., where he was a con-
sultant on international accounting procedures.
He joined the company forty-three years ago.
   President Reagan recently honored PAUL R.
WEBER '39 with the President's Volunteer Action
Award Citation. He is one of fourteen re-
tirees who interpret the tools and lifestyles of
19th century American machinists at the Hagley
Museum in Wilmington, Del. A mechanical engi-
neer, he has been associated with the Du Pont
Co. from graduation until retirement in 1980.
   40s-50 CHARLES VEVIER '48, '49,
               S    '53, EVP of the Univer-
sity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, is
leaving his administrative post to become a ten-
ured professor in its department of psychiatry
and mental health sciences.
   ROBERT F. FROEHLKE LLB '49 was recently
named chairman of the Equitable Life Assur-
ance Company and elected to the board of trust-
ees of the College of Insurance in New York
City. He is a former Secretary of the Army.
   The WICPA Educational Foundation, Inc.
elected J. K. LEIDIGER '49 of Madison its new
president. He heads the field audit section of the
Wisconsin Department of Revenue. The Foun-
dation awards scholarships to Wisconsin high
school students intending to pursue accounting
majors in college.
   EUGENE K. BUCHHOLZ '55, '61 of Stillwater,
Okla. was promoted from associate to full profes-
sor at Oklahoma State University's division of
engineering technology.
   JOSEPH L. STONE '55 of Skokie, Ill. has been
elected vice chairman of the board of directors of
the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Educa-
tion.
      SCAROLYN BENKERT
60s                 BISHOP '61 is the new di-
rector of public relations for the Snowmass Re-
sort Association, Snowmass Village, Col. She is
a former editor of Family Circle, the author of
two books in the Doubleday home decorating
program, and a contributing writer to the Better
Homes & Gardens book division. She owns the
Mesa Store Home Furnishing Co. in Aspen.
   HARVEY K. JACOBSON PhD '67 received the
Alice Beeman Award from the Council for the
Advancement and Support of Education, the na-
tional association of people employed in alumni
and institutional fund-raising work. He is assis-
tant to the vice president and interim director of
university relations at the University of Michi-
gan, Ann Arbor.
   The United Bank and Trust of Madison ap-
pointed MARK E. MUSOLF '63 vice president
senior legal counsel and trust officer.
   Botanist GREGORY D. ARMSTRONG '67 is the
new director of the 1200-acre UW Arboretum.
He has been director of the Botanic Garden, ar-
boretum and greenhouses at Smith College in
Northampton, Mass.
   M. PETER PEVONKA '67, assistant dean for
clinical affairs at the University of Florida's Col-
lege of Pharmacy, has received the Frank To-
back Consultant Pharmacist of the Year Award.
He is chairman of the FPA Consultant Pharma-
cist Section and chairman-elect of the American
Pharmaceutical Association's section on long-
term care. He was honored for his work in devel-
oping an instructional program for initial certi-
fication of consultant pharmacists serving
nursing homes.
   The west-central chapter of the Wisconsin
Social Services Association gave its 1983 Distin-
guished Service Award to DUWAYNE A.
MICKELSON MS '67 of Whitehall. He is the di-
rector of the Trempealeau County Department
of Social Services.
   JOHN F. BRUSSEL '68 has left Westinghouse
Electric Corp. in Pittsburgh to become the new
general manager of tax planning and compliance
for AT&T International, Basking Ridge, N.J.
   CBS/Fox Studios named RITA BURTON '68
vice president responsible for the operation of
their facility in Studio City, Cal. and for pro-
duction of films and television programs. She has
been with CBS since 1968.
   CAMILLE ANTHONY HANEY '68, president of
the Haney Co. of Milwaukee, is the new presi-
dent of the Society of Consumer Affairs Profes-
sionals in Business.
   The Griffin Wheel Co. of Chicago appointed
26 / THE WISCONSIN ALUMNUS
Pevonka '67
Burton '68


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