Messenger - Vol. 2, No. 3, Page 24
Summer 1993
Five alumni added to Wall of Fame

     In a May 13 ceremony, five alumni were added 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 is a
photographic exhibit recognizing alumni achievements in diverse fields,
including business, law, education, the creative and performing arts,
athletics, religion, politics, medicine and the military.
     John L. Anderson, Delaware '67, is a professor and head of the
chemical engineering department at Carnegie Mellon University in
Pittsburgh.  Recently inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, he
received the Professional Progress Award from the American Institute of
Chemical Engineers.
     William R. Baldt, Delaware '57 '67M, president since 1977 of
Goldey-Beacom College in suburban Wilmington, Del., has initiated numerous
undergraduate and graduate programs and established a scholarship endowment
that now exceeds $1 million. The campus' facilities have grown to include
two residence halls, a college center and an expanded library.
     J. Edward Legates, Delaware '43, William Neal Reynolds Professor at
North Carolina State University, was dean of the institution's School of
Agriculture and Life Sciences from 1971 until his retirement in 1986.
Former president of the American Dairy Science Association, he has been
active in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
     LaVera L. Leonard, Delaware '71 '78M, is senior vice president for
corporate affairs with the Home Builders Institute, the educational arm of
the National Association of Home Builders. Leonard organized the first
national homeless symposium. She has been extensively involved with the Job
Corps, the oldest and largest federally funded residential education and
training program for youth and young adults.
     Susan P. Stroman, Delaware '76, received the Tony Award and Drama Desk
Award in 1992 for choreography of the Broadway show, Crazy for You. She
co-conceived and choreographed the critically acclaimed off-Broadway show,
And The World Goes 'Round, for which she received the Outer Critics Award,
the Calloway Award and the 1992 Drama League Award.