Messenger - Vol. 1, No. 1, Page 29
Fall 1991
Wall of Fame

     Eight alumni were added in May to the University of Delaware Wall
of Fame in the Alumni Room of the Perkins Student Center. Established
in 1983 by the Board of Trustees, the Wall of Fame recognizes alumni
achievements in diverse fields, including business, law, education,
the creative and performing arts, athletics, religion, politics,
medicine and the military.
     The Hon. Thurman G. Adams Jr., Delaware '50, has been the senator
for Delaware's 19th senatorial district since 1972. A graduate in
agricultural education, the Bridgeville, Del., resident is president
of Harrington Raceway and president and owner of T.G. Adams & Sons
     Lozelle Elizabeth Jenkins De Luz, Delaware '85 Ph.D., is
president of both De Luz Management Consultants and Research for
Better Schools and co-owner of three McDonald's restaurants in the
state. Formerly a teacher and elementary school principal in
Washington, D.C., she later became vice president and editor-in-chief
of J.B. Lippincott Publishing Co. in Philadelphia. She holds a
doctoral degree in urban affairs.
     William L. Friend, Delaware '58M, is president of Bechtel
National Inc., and a director of its parent, Bechtel Group Inc. A
graduate of Polytechnic University, he received his master's degree in
chemical engineering from the University.
     Carol O'Neill Mayhew, Delaware '64, '71M, '78M, '84Ed. D, is
director of instruction in the state's Department of Public
Instruction. She serves on the Delaware Secondary School Athletic
Association, the Coordinating Council for Children with Disabilities
Inc. and the Interagency Council for Children and Their Families.
     Joseph E. McDade, Delaware '65M, '67 Ph.D., is the associate
director for laboratory science at the Center for Infectious Diseases,
Centers for Disease Control, in Atlanta. He was principal researcher
on the team that discovered the bacterium that causes Legionnaire's
     Mary Patterson McPherson, Delaware '60M, has been president of
Bryn Mawr College near Philadelphia since 1978. After two years as a
philosophy instructor at the University, she joined the Bryn Mawr
faculty in 1961, serving as dean of the undergraduate college from
     Leonard W. Quill, Delaware '58, '66M, is president and chief
operating officer of Wilmington Trust Co. While he was senior vice
president of the commercial banking department, the company became the
largest commercial lender in the state.
     Nancy Churchman Sawin, Delaware '40 M, is an artist, author,
educator and athlete. A charter member of the U.S. Field Hockey Hall
of Fame, she coached girl's sports at Sanford School in Hockessin for
35 years and was headmistress from 1962-74.