Messenger - Vol. 1, No. 2, Page 23
Winter 1992
Alumni Briefs
Four alumni honored with new award
     The College of Business and Economics presented its first Alumni
Award of Excellence Oct. 5 to the Hon. Thomas R. Carper, Delaware
'75M, Delaware's U.S. Representative; Calvert A. Morgan Jr., Delaware
'70, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Bank of
Delaware; Janet C. Rzewnicki, Delaware '78, Delaware state treasurer;
and Paul C. Seitz, Delaware '71, partner-in-charge, Wilmington office,
Price Waterhouse.
     The award annually recognizes alumni who have exhibited
excellence in their careers and personal achievements. Selections are
made by a committee of the Business and Economics Alumni Association.
For information or to nominate alumni, call Joyce Hart, assistant to
the dean, at (302) 831-2551.

Chapters offer many opportunities
     The chapter program that serves the interests of more than 70,000
University alumni throughout the nation runs through a volunteer
     Jim Bennett, Delaware '73, leader of the Lancaster (Pa.) chapter
for the past five years, says participation "has helped me solidify my
friendships with those at the University and alumni in the area."
Bennett has organized such events as last spring's reception with
President David P. Roselle and annual freshman send-off parties at his
     Chapters incorporate alumni from different geographical areas
into an organized unit to offer educational, cultural, social and
volunteer opportunities. Most importantly, chapters keep their members
informed about University of Delaware activities and developments.
     Leaders help select and organize all aspects of the chapter's
activities. In addition, they serve as liaisons with the Office of
Alumni Relations, which provides support services and training for the
     For further information about becoming a chapter leader, contact
Alumni Associate Skip Cook at (302) 831-2341.

BAO cited for recruitment efforts
     At its inaugural recognition awards reception, the University of
Delaware Commission to Promote Racial and Cultural Diversity honored
the Black Alumni Organization (BAO) for its continued efforts to
recruit African-American students. The BAO was also cited for its
ongoing interest in diversity issues.

Corrections to Report of Private Support
     The following are corrections to the 1990-91 University of
Delaware Report of Private Support:
     Clarence W. Taylor, Delaware '38, Janet Grubb Taylor, Delaware
'39, and Warren H. Foster, Delaware '51, are University Associates
     Lillian Rotter Zolin, Delaware '73M, and Byron I. Zolin are
Delaware Diamonds ($1,000-$2,499).
     A gift was received in memory of Richard R. (Dick) Roberts.
     Gifts also were received from these corporations: Indian River
Yacht Club Inc.; Jeffrey J. Walker, P.A.; Montedison Corp. of America;
Phillips Nurseries; and Sandoz Crop Protection.

Alumni may nominate professors for awards
     Alumni may nominate faculty members and graduate teaching
assistants for the 1991-92 excellence in teaching and undergraduate
advising awards.
     Nomination forms are available from the Faculty Senate office in
Hullihen Hall, telephone (302) 831-2921, and at the main desk of the
Perkins Student Center. Deadline for nominations is March 9.
     The Excellence-in-Teaching and the
Excellence-in-Undergraduate-Advising awards are presented at Honors
Day ceremonies in May.
     To be eligible for the teaching awards, faculty members and
graduate teaching assistants should demonstrate mastery of their
subject matters; sensitivity to the interests, needs and concerns of
students; and an ability to broaden students' perspectives.
     The advising awards are intended for those faculty who establish
and maintain contact with students to plan and review their academic
programs and who use their knowledge of University policies and
resources to assist students in planning educational programs and
career goals.