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Hove, Arthur (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 65, Number 10 (July 1964)

Five receive honorary degrees,   p. 4

Page 4

Dean Zillman,
Other Faculty
   dean of men at the University
since 1951, has been promoted to
assistant to the vice president for
business affairs, Neil G. Cafferty, by
the Regents.
  A 1926 graduate of Wisconsin,
Dean Zillman spent some years as
a banker in Chicago before he
turned his attention to study of law
and a 1935 law degree from Kent
College of Law in Chicago. He
thereupon joined his father and
brother in the practice of law.
  For four years during World War
II, Dean Zillman was in the Army,
assigned as an ROTC instructor to
the campus in Madison. On his dis-
charge as major he was named di-
rector of the UW Office of Veterans
Affairs. He became acting dean of
men in 1950 and dean in 1951. He
is a member of two national honor
societies-Phi Kappa Phi, which he
served as national vice president in
1962 and UW chapter president in
1960, and Phi Eta Sigma.
  Regents also approved appoint-
ment of Prof. Rita L. Youmans as
acting associate dean of the School
of Home Economics; Harold W.
Montross as associate dean of the
Extension Division; Dr. Mervin E.
Muller as director of the new UW
Computing Center; James F. Scot-
ton as director of the UW News and
Publications Service; and Wallace
Douma as director of student finan-
cial aids, loans, scholarships, and
Five Receive Honorary Degrees
   THE ARCHITECT of the Uni-
       versity of Wisconsin's famed Ex-
   perimental College, a Nobel Prize
   winning scientist, a distinguished
   newspaper publisher, one of the na-
   tion's foremost insurance executives,
   and a former dean of the Law
   School received honorary degrees at
   Commencement ceremonies in Mad-
   ison, June 8.
     The persons honored and degrees
   conferred were:
      Lloyd K. Garrison, doctor of laws,
   partner in a New York City law
   firm, former dean of the UW Law
   School, famed   labor-management
   arbiter and spokesman for civil lib-
   erties, and former chairman of the
   National Relations Board. He is a
   former president of the Association
   of American Law Schools.
Garrison                 Maier
  Irwin Maier, doctor of laws, pub-
lisher of the Milwaukee Journal
since 1943 and president of The
Journal Co. since 1961. A native of
Mellen, Wis., and a graduate of the
UW School of Commerce, he is
president of the Newspaper Adver-
tising Executives and   American
Newspaper Publishers' associa-
tions and an -officer of the UW
  Alexander Meiklejohn, doctor of
letters, who left the presidency of
Amherst College in 1927 to create
the  UW    Experimental College,
credited with inspiring lasting edu-
cational innovations. He left Wis-
consin in 1938 to head the San
Francisco School of Social Studies.
In 1945 he was a U. S. delegate to
the charter meeting of UNESCO
in London.
  Donald C. Slichter, doctor of
laws, president of Northwestern
Mutual Life Insurance Co., Milwau-
kee, and a 1922 graduate of the UW
College of Engineering. Born in
Madison, he is president of the
board of trustees of the Wisconsin
Alumni Research Foundation and in
1961 was the UW Alumni Associa-
tion's Alumnus of the Year.
  Edward L. Tatum, doctor of
science, co-winner of the Nobel
Prize in 1958 for medicine and
physiology, and a professor at the
Rockefeller Institute since Jan. 1,
1957. He received three degrees at
Wisconsin, and is the son of a
former member of the Wisconsin
Meiklejohn                Slichter
Wisconsin Alumnus

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