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The Inauguration of

Dr. LewIs evITTs Thayne


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18Th PresIDenT of Lebanon vaLLey CoLLege

4 P.m. frIDay, aPrIL 19, 2013 bLaIr musIC CenTer, LuTz haLL

InauguraTIon sCheDuLe of evenTs


monDay, aPrIL 15, Through frIDay, aPrIL 19 10 a.m.10 p.m. Art Installation: Shadow of OdysseusCall of Ishmael Neidig-Garber Science Center, Exterior

ThursDay, aPrIL 18 6 p.m. Inquiry 2013: A Symposium of Student Research and Original Work LVC Sports Center, Gymnasium

frIDay, aPrIL 19 14 p.m. 42nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery 4 p.m. Inauguration Ceremony Blair Music Center, Lutz Hall 5 p.m. ValleyFest Activities Begin Social Quad 5:30 p.m. Inauguration Celebration LVC Sports Center, Gymnasium

orDer of The aCaDemIC ProCessIon


Pipers James W. Scott, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of German Andrew T. Spotts 07, B.S., Band Director, Bishop McDevitt High School The College Marshal and Mace Bearer Allan F. Wolfe, Ph.D. The Administrators of Lebanon Valley College The Delegates of Colleges and Universities The Student Government Leaders of Lebanon Valley College The Faculty of Lebanon Valley College The Trustees of Lebanon Valley College The Presidential Platform Party

PresIDenTIaL PLaTform ParTy


Lewis Evitts Thayne, A.B., M.A., M.A., Ph.D. President, Lebanon Valley College Richard F. Charles, A.B. Vice President, Annville Township Board of Commissioners The Honorable Thomas W. Corbett Jr. 71, B.A., J.D. Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Wesley T. Dellinger 75, P05, B.S. Chair, Lebanon Valley College Board of Trustees Paul M. Fullmer, B.S., M.Div., Ph.D. Chaplain and Director of Community Service Lebanon Valley College Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger, B.A., M.Ed. Chief Executive Officer, ASK Foods Peggy A. Johnson 75, P05, B.A., M.Div., D.Min. Bishop, The United Methodist Church, Philadelphia Area Gerald Lord, B.A., M.A., M.Div., Ph.D. Associate General Secretary, Division of Higher Education General Board of Higher Education and Ministry The United Methodist Church Stephen C. MacDonald, B.A., Ph.D. President Emeritus, Lebanon Valley College Michael J. Mellon III 13 President, Lebanon Valley College Student Government Kenny Montijo 09, B.S. Campaign Chair, 2013 Lebanon County United Way Campaign Jeffrey W. Robbins, B.A., M.Div., M.Phil., Ph.D. Chair of Religion and Philosophy; Professor of Religion; Director of American Studies Elyse E. Rogers 76, B.A., J.D. Attorney and Partner, Saidis, Sullivan & Rogers Member, Lebanon Valley College Board of Trustees Chair, Lebanon Valley College Presidential Search Committee Albertine P. Washington H91, P86, B.A., P.D. Member, Lebanon Valley College Board of Trustees

orDer of Ceremony

*Processional

Members of LVC Symphony Orchestra Canzon Septimi Toni a 8, ch. 171, by Giovanni Gabrieli The Rev. Dr. Paul M. Fullmer Chaplain, Lebanon Valley College Mr. Wesley T. Dellinger 75, P05 Chair, Lebanon Valley College Board of Trustees The Honorable Thomas W. Corbett Jr. 71 Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Brass Quintet Fanfare by Dr. Scott H. Eggert Professor of Music, Lebanon Valley College

*Invocation

Welcome

Salutation

Musical Selection

Greetings From Students Mr. Michael J. Mellon III 13 President, Lebanon Valley College Student Government Dr. Jeffrey W. Robbins Chair of Religion and Philosophy; Professor of Religion; Director of American Studies Mr. Kenny Montijo 09 Campaign Chair, 2013 Lebanon County United Way Campaign Mr. Richard F. Charles Vice President, Annville Township Board of Commissioners Mrs. Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger Chief Executive Officer, ASK Foods Bishop Peggy A. Johnson 75, P05 Bishop, The United Methodist Church, Philadelphia Area

From Faculty

From Alumni

From the Community

From the Business Community

From the United Methodist Church

From the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) The Rev. Dr. Gerald Lord Associate General Secretary, Division of Higher Education GBHEM, The United Methodist Church
*The audience is asked to rise from the time the procession enters until after the Invocation.

Musical Selection Ku-Ka-Ilimoku by Christopher Rouse Installation Ceremony Presentation of President

Percussion Ensemble

Ms. Elyse E. Rogers, Esq., 76 Chair, Lebanon Valley College Presidential Search Committee Mr. Wesley T. Dellinger 75, P05 Dr. Lewis Evitts Thayne 18th President, Lebanon Valley College Chamber Choir

Installation Response

Vocal Selection Bonse Aba, A Zambian Song Arranged by Andrew Fischer Lift Thine Eyes from Elijah by Felix Mendelsohn *Alma Mater To Thee, dear Alma Mater This ringing song we raise; A song thats fraught with gladness, A song thats filled with praise. We cannot help but love Thee, Our hearts are full and free; Full well we know the debt we owe, To dear old LVC. *Benediction

Led by Cassondra L. Diaz 14

Dr. Albertine P. Washington H91, P86 Member, Lebanon Valley College Board of Trustees Members of LVC Symphony Orchestra Rondo: Allegro from Horn Quintet in E-Flat Major, KV 407, by W.A. Mozart

*Recessional

* The audience is asked to rise and remain standing for the singing of the Alma Mater, the Benediction, and until the conclusion of the Recessional.

Dr. LewIs evITTs Thayne


Dr. Lewis Evitts Thayne became the 18th president of Lebanon Valley College on Aug. 1, 2012. He served as vice president of college advancement at Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) in Lancaster the previous seven years. Dr. Thayne proved an accomplished leader at F&M, transforming an advancement program that produced seven years of record-breaking results while creating innovative programs for alumni and parents. He led efforts to complete successful campaigns for 12 individual capital projects, securing more than $140 million in institutional support, and preparing the college for a proposed comprehensive campaign. He also served on a variety of campus-wide committees that handled diverse issues such as strategic planning, Middle States accreditation, campus master planning, and marketing and external relations. Before coming to F&M, Dr. Thayne served as vice president for institutional advancement at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga., from 1999 to 2005. There, he created the first advancement division in the colleges history, leading a staff of 30 in completing a record-breaking $72 million campaign. His first administrative post in academia was as alumni affairs officer at Columbia University in New York City from 1981 to 1983. He went on to serve in a variety of roles at Columbia during their $400 million campaign, notably as director of the National Alumni Program from 1983 to 1986 and as associate director of development for Columbia from 1986 to 1988. Dr. Thayne then served four years as director of annual giving at Bucknell University in Lewisburg during the Bisons successful $90 million campaign. He served for six years as director of individual gifts at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. Throughout his career, Dr. Thayne has maintained an active involvement with the classroom, teaching first-year seminars and several upper-level classes. He has taught at Franklin & Marshall College, Agnes Scott College, Mount Holyoke College, the University of Massachusetts, Bucknell University, Princeton University, and Rutgers University. Dr. Thayne has been a guest presenter in courses in comparative studies, classics, English, mathematics, sociology, and comparative literature at these institutions. Dr. Thayne has also volunteered in his local community throughout his career. While at F&M, among other volunteer roles, he was a trustee of the Lancaster Country Day School from 2008 to 2011 where he co-chaired their Strategic Planning Committee. Dr. Thayne was also a resource cabinet member of the United Way of Lancaster County from 2007 to 2010 where he facilitated their annual campaign for the higher education community. Dr. Thayne spent his early years in northeastern Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Wyoming Seminary. After earning bachelors and masters degrees at Rutgers University, Dr. Thayne received his doctorate in comparative literature at Princeton University. His wife, Dorothy, is an artist and iconographer who holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and a masters degree in studio art from Rutgers University. They have two daughters, Anne and Julia, and a son, Anthony, who is a sophomore at Dickinson College in Carlisle.

arT InsTaLLaTIon
Shadow of odySSeuSCall of IShmael aprIl 1519, 10 a.m.10 p.m.
Dr. Grant Taylor, associate professor of art history, has created a public art installation on the roof of the Neidig-Garber Science Center. Befitting the inauguration of a new president, the artwork examines the beginning phase of a journey. Viewers will hear emanating from the rooftop the voices of 16 LVC students individually describing the sense of excitement, hope, and fear that they once faced at the start of a personal journey. Interwoven within these unique stories, the same students have recorded early passages from classic journey-themed books and poems. Each student has selected an author based on their own cultural heritage or field of study. Reflecting the international scope of LVC, this literature is recorded in the language of origin, which includes English, Middle English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Nepali, and Arabic. While these voices are audible during the day, at night the voices activate a light display that engages the architecture of the Neidig-Garber Science Center, most prominently the three exhaust stacks so visible to the surrounding area. The best places to view the art installation include the academic quad, Carmean Plaza (Cuewe-Pehelle statue), and the water fountain located at Annvilles main intersection. Student partICIpant, orIgIn, ChoSen text, author, and hIStorICal era Jeff Bates 16; German; Ach, so schn ist Panama; Janosch; 20th century Christina Belousov 13; Russian; Anna Karenina; Leo Tolstoy; 19th century Charelle Bryant 13; English; Alices Adventures in Wonderland; Lewis Carroll; 19th century Noemi Carrera 13; Spanish; Cuando era Puertorriquena; Esmeralda Santiago; 20th century Jenna Dutton 13; English; Song of the Open Road; Walt Whitman; 20th century Ashley Ferrari 13; Spanish; Caminante, No Hay Camino; Antonio Machado; 19th century Carlos A. Garcia 13; Spanish; Negocios; Junot Diaz; 20th century Haisam Hassanein 14; Arabic; Age of Science; Ahmed Zewail; 21st century Ciera Kalnoski 13; Italian; LInferno; Dante degli Alighieri; 14th century Nahed Khalil 13; Arabic; One Thousand and One Nights; various authors; 10th century Keifer Kemmerly 13; English; On The Road; Jack Kerouac; 20th century Daniel J. Kimmel 14; Middle English; Canterbury Tales; Geoffrey Chaucer; 14th century Shen Lu 15; Chinese (Mandarin); Journey to the West ( ); Wu Chengen; 16th century, Ming Dynasty Alyssa Mitchell 13; French; LInvitation au voyage (poem); Charles Baudelaire; 19th century Tara Thapaliya 16; Nepali; Lamo Yatra (poem from Geentanjali); Rabindranath Thakur; 20th century My-Dung Tran 13; Vietnamese; Ti Phi Sng; Nguyn H 21st century dr. grant taylor Dr. Grant Taylor, associate professor of art history, joined the Lebanon Valley College faculty in 2005 after earning a Ph.D. from his native countrys University of Western Australia (UWA). He also completed his bachelor of fine arts degree at UWA. Taylor is an art historian who specializes in the history of early digital arts. Beyond his art historical research, Taylor has completed various art projects, including a documentary film and installations in the U.S. and Australia. He teaches a global survey in art and architecture as well as specialty courses in modern and contemporary art. Taylor was awarded the Thomas Rhys Vickroy Award for Outstanding Teaching at LVC in 2010.

FanFare
ComPoseD by Dr. sCoTT eggerT
Fanfare was commissioned by the College especially for todays inauguration ceremony. The piece begins with swirls of trumpet activity, which lead to a broad, striding theme in the horn, suggesting the weight of the occasion and the forward-looking nature of the day. The swirls of trumpet activity return and, amid clashing summons from the other instruments, lead back to the horn theme, and a shining conclusion. dr. SCott eggert Wisconsin-born composer Dr. Scott Eggert was educated at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the University of Chicago, and the University of Kansas. While at these institutions, he studied with diverse composers such as John Downey, Ralph Shapey, Easley Blackwood, Roger Sessions, and John Pozdro. He has been a faculty member at Lebanon Valley College for the past 25 years, teaching music theory and composition. He has composed music in a wide variety of media and an eclectic array of styles and languages. Eggerts work will be featured as the inaugural release of LVCs newly created student-run record company, Vale Records.

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braSS QuIntet Matthew Ramage 14, horn Kyrstyn Witmyer 15, trumpet Travis Miller 13, trumpet Jacob Topping 15, trombone Emily White 15, tuba Dr. Christopher J. Heffner, Director Chamber ChoIr Dominic Baldoni 14 Jesse Barki 15 Timothy Brillhart Jr. 14 Cassondra Diaz 14 Nicholas Durofchalk 15 Kira Echeandia 13 Stephan Englehart 14 Andrew Ferrie 14 Charles Grove 13 Matthew Hollenberg 15 Erica Kozlowski 13 Brenna Landes 14 Miranda Moyer 14 Rebecca Myers 15 Adam Rabenold 15 Amy Reichert 14 Jeannine Riley 15 Ashley Smith 13 Jacob Topping 15 Kristen Zlogar 14 Dr. Mark L. Mecham, Director memberS of lVC Symphony orCheStra Matthew Ramage 14, horn Kyrstyn Witmyer 15, trumpet Travis Miller 13, trumpet Jacob Topping 15, trombone Angela Richards 14, violin Sarah Marino 14, violin Caitlin Packard 15, viola Sarah Herb 13, cello Dr. Johannes Dietrich, Director perCuSSIon enSemble Kenneth Gleisne 15 Kathleen King 15 Nathan Kleinschuster 15 Zachary Koss 15 Robert A. Nowak, Director Jazz enSemble Kenneth Ayer 15, saxophone John DiCocco 15, guitar Tyler Garrett 13, bass Nathan Kleinschuster 15, drums Thomas M. Strohman 75, P08, Director

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rIChard f. CharleS Richard F. Charles, vice president of the Annville Township Board of Commissioners, was the prime mover behind the Annville Streetscape Project that has transformed the geographic center of the township that borders campus. No stranger to higher education, Charles served as a senior development officer for more than 30 years at several Pennsylvania institutions, including as vice president of advancement at the College. He was also vice president of Wilkes University, and served in alumni and senior development capacities at his alma mater, Franklin & Marshall College. Charles has served on a wide variety of community boards including the Fulton Opera House, North Museum, Urban League, Sordoni Art Gallery, and the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery. the honorable thomaS w. Corbett Jr. 71 The Honorable Thomas W. Corbett Jr. 71 was inaugurated as the 46th Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on January 18, 2011. A life-long Pennsylvania resident, Corbett has a long and distinguished career serving the citizens of the Commonwealth as assistant U.S. attorney, U.S. attorney, chair of the Pennsylvania Commission of Crime and Delinquency, Pennsylvania attorney general, and now as governor. Corbett earned a bachelors degree in political science from Lebanon Valley College in 1971 and a law degree from St. Marys University in 1975. weSley t. dellInger 75, p05 Wesley T. Dellinger serves as chair of the Board of Trustees. He graduated from the College with degrees in economics and business administration in 1975. The director of Lebanon operations for Brownstone Real Estate, Dellinger has worked for more than 35 years in sales and sales management, including the last 20 in real estate. Prior to joining the LVC board in 1988, Dellinger was a charter member and business manager of the LVC Alumni Chorale (19781984); vice president, president-elect, and president of the LVC Alumni Association (19821988); and received the Alumni Volunteer of the Year award from the College in 1984. In his almost 25 years as a member of the Colleges Board of Trustees, Dellinger has served on numerous committees including advancement, executive, facilities (chair), and various campaign steering committees. dr. JohanneS dIetrICh Dr. Johannes Dietrich is the Newton and Adelaide Burgner Professor of Instrumental Music at LVC and directs the LVC Symphony Orchestra. He teaches conducting, string methods, and applied violin and viola, and coaches chamber music ensembles. Dietrich was named Orchestra Director of the Year by the Pennsylvania/Delaware String Teachers Association. He studied at Montana State University and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. Dietrich has a masters degree in violin performance and a doctorate in violin performance and conducting from the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati. He is a founding member of the Majore Trio, performs solo violin recitals, and remains an active ragtime pianist. the reV. dr. paul fullmer The Rev. Dr. Paul Fullmer, as chaplain, coordinates both spiritual life and community service at the College. He has inspired his students to be active volunteers in the local community and on service trips to Louisiana, New Jersey, and elsewhere in the U.S. In 2014, he will help lead a group of students on a service project to Peru. Following the completion of his doctoral dissertation on the Gospel of Mark (Resurrection in Marks Literary-Historical Perspective), he published a series of four workbooks designed to help people read New Testament Greek. In 2011, he also published a pictorial history book, titled Annville Township.

dr. ChrIStopher J. heffner Dr. Christopher J. Heffner serves as director of bands and assistant professor of instrumental music education at Lebanon Valley College. He directs the Pride of the Valley Marching Band and LVC Symphonic Band. Heffner also supervises student teachers, and teaches instrumental literature, fundamentals of conducting, and brass techniques. He remains active as a guest conductor and clinician working with groups from Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Florida. Heffner earned his undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University and graduate degrees at the University of Florida. wendIe dImatteo holSInger Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger is the chief executive officer (CEO) of ASK Foods. She has led the companys burgeoning growth in products, geographical reach, and production capacity. As CEO, Holsinger oversees the management divisions of the company and coordinates ASKs strategic long-range planning. A graduate of Bucknell University, she has been a member of the LVC Board of Trustees since 1993. She currently serves on the boards Executive Committee, Marketing Committee, and Trusteeship Committee (chair). Holsinger is also an active board member of the Mt. Gretna Theatre and has committed extensive volunteer time to many other organizations including the Girls Scouts and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. the reV. dr. peggy a. JohnSon 75, p05 The Rev. Dr. Peggy A. Johnson 75, P05 serves as bishop of The United Methodist Church (UMC) in the Philadelphia area. She received a degree in music education at Lebanon Valley College before earning a master of divinity degree in 1980 at Asbury Theological Seminary. In her early ministry, she served in Frederick, Md., as campus minister for Gallaudet University, as a leader in higher education for deaf persons located in Washington, D.C., and as co-pastor (with her husband, The Rev. Michael C. Johnson) of Lansdowne United Methodist Church in Baltimore. In 1988, she was appointed to pastor the historic Christ UMC of the Deaf in Baltimore, where she served for 20 years. She earned her doctor of ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in 1993. the reV. dr. gerald lord The Rev Dr. Gerald Lord is the associate general secretary of the division of higher education for the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. He has responsibility for the offices within the division of higher education, including schools, colleges, and universities; black college fund and ethnic concerns; and campus ministry and annual conference relations. In addition, he is the executive secretary of the university senate that evaluates all educational institutions approved for listing as United Methodist-related institutions. Lord is also executive secretary of the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church and the International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities. dr. Stephen C. maCdonald Dr. Stephen C. MacDonald, the Colleges 17th president, served eight years as president after six years as LVCs vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty. By the time he retired as president emeritus on July 31, 2012, MacDonalds 14 years at the College were marked by major building and capital projects, the expansion of the Colleges academic programs, and the deepening of its relationship with the neighboring community of Annville. He worked with all College constituencies to raise more than $55 million during the institutions largest-ever fundraising campaign and oversaw unprecedented growth in the number of incoming freshmen during his tenure. dr. mark meCham Dr. Mark Mecham is Chair and Clark and Edna Carmean Distinguished Professor of Music and has served as chair since 1990. He received the Thomas Rhys Vickroy Distinguished Teaching Award in 1998 and was named Educator of the Year by LVCs Student Government in 2012. As director of choral activities, he conducts the LVC Concert and Chamber choirs. In August 1992, he appeared as guest conductor of the Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and from 1993 to 2002 served as the musical director of the Lebanon County Choral Society. Mecham graduated from the University of Utah with degrees in music education and choral conducting, and completed his doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

mIChael J. mellon III 13 Michael J. Mellon is a member of the class of 2013 pursuing an undergraduate degree in biology. He is the current president of LVCs Student Government. kenny montIJo 09 Kenny Montijo graduated from the College in 2009 with a double major in business administration and Spanish. At LVC, Montijo was a member of the Pallas Honors Society and the Social Justice Institute; studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain; won the Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest; and received the Fellowship Award Scholarship and the Leadership Award Scholarship. He currently is a candidate for a masters degree in higher education at Drexel University. Montijo is a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), where he later served as a coordinator of student affairs from 2009 to 2012. Montijo is the 2013 United Way of Lebanon County campaign chair, believed to be the youngest in the countys history. robert a. nowak Robert A. Nowak has served as LVC adjunct instructor of percussion music since 1988 and received the Nevelyn Knisely Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2001. As a professional percussionist, he has played with Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Regis Philbin, Natalie Cole, and more. He has also played in the national tours of Chorus Line, Dream Girls, Ragtime, The Full Monty, and Beauty and the Beast. In addition to his performance career, Nowak manufactures mahogany log drums, triangle holders, and goose neck cymbal holders used by major symphony orchestras and music schools around the world. dr. Jeffrey w. robbInS Dr. Jeffrey W. Robbins is chair of religion and philosophy, professor of religion, and director of the American Studies Program at the College. He received the Thomas Rhys Vickroy Award for Teaching at LVC in 2005. Robbins holds a bachelors degree in history from Baylor University in Texas, a masters degree in divinity from Texas Christian University, and two degrees from Syracuse University, a masters degree and a doctorate, both in religion. He is the author or editor of six books, including most recently Religion, Politics and Earth: The New Materialism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) with Clayton Crockett, and Radical Democracy and Political Theology (Columbia University Press, 2011). elySe e. rogerS, eSQ., 76 Elyse E. Rogers 76 is an attorney and partner at the law firm of Saidis, Sullivan & Rogers. Her areas of concentration include taxation with an emphasis on estate planning, business planning, wealth transfer, and estate and trust administration. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, Rogers has served as a member of the LVC Board of Trustees since 2003. As a trustee, she has been a member of the Advancement Committee (vice-chair), Executive Committee, Benefits Subcommittee (vice chair), Presidential Compensation Subcommittee, and Trusteeship Committee. In addition, she chaired the Presidential Search Committee that identified Dr. Lewis Evitts Thayne as the Colleges 18th president. thomaS Strohman 75, p08 Thomas Strohman 75, P08 is a professor of music at LVC and has been a faculty member for more than 25 years. A founding member of Third Stream, which was started in 1974, Strohman has recorded for Columbia Artists. As a freelance musician he has performed for entertainers Sonny and Cher, The Four Aces, Della Reese, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Vinton, and Johnny Mathis. He has also shared the stage with jazz musicians Bobby Rosengarten, John Blake, John Von Ohlem, and many more. Strohman was inducted into the Central PA Friends of Jazz Hall of Fame in 2009.

DeLegaTes of CoLLeges anD unIversITIes


1209 University of Cambridge, U.K. Carol de Wet, Ph.D. Alumna 1636 Harvard University Andrew Rouse, M.B.A. Alumnus 1701 Yale University Thomas Clauss, B.A. Alumnus 1740 University of Pennsylvania Robert Brooks, M.B.A. Alumnus 1742 Moravian College Linda Heindel 59, Ph.D. Alumna 1743 University of Delaware G. Terry Madonna, Ph.D. Alumnus 1746 Princeton University Cecile Cozort Zorach, Ph.D. Alumna 1749 Washington & Lee University A. Shelby Lamar, B.A. Alumnus 1754 Columbia University Bruno Santonocito, M.A. Special Advisor to the Dean 1764 Brown University J. Samuel Houser, Ph.D. Alumnus 1766 Rutgers University Richard Esposito, B.A. Alumnus 1770 College of Charleston Chloe Knight Tonney, B.A. Alumna 1773 Dickinson College Stephanie Balmer, M.B.A. Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications 1781 Washington & Jefferson College Gina M. DAlfonso, J.D. Alumna 1787 Franklin & Marshall College Eric Noll, M.B.A. Trustee 1787 University of Pittsburgh Jennifer J. Doyle, M.A. Alumna 1794 Bowdoin College Nancy Collins, A.B. Alumna 1804 Ohio University Joel P. Eigen, Ph.D. Alumnus 1812 Lycoming College Kent Trachte, Ph.D. President-elect 1812 Princeton Theological Seminary Thomas Nissley, M.Div. Alumnus 1817 University of Michigan Thomas Rohrer, B.G.S. Alumnus 1819 University of Virginia Mary C. Warner, M.A. Alumna 1821 Amherst College Robert F. Groff Jr., B.A. Alumnus 1825 Lancaster Theological Seminary Carol E. Lytch, Ph.D. President 1826 Lafayette College James F. Krivoski, Ed.D. Executive Assistant to the President and Administrative Secretary to the Board of Trustees 1830 University of Richmond Christopher Withers, M.S.E. Alumnus 1832 Gettysburg College Unique Patterson, B.A. Alumna 1833 Haverford College Michael C. Kiefer, M.A. Vice President for Institutional Advancement 1834 Wake Forest University William D. Loftin, M.F.A. Alumnus 1835 Marietta College Dean H. Haine 91, B.A. Alumnus 1836 Emory University Julia Caroline Thayne, B.A. Alumna 1837 Davidson College Bruce Balestier, A.B. Alumnus 1837 Mount Holyoke MaryAnne C. Young, A.B. Vice President of Advancement Alumna 1842 The Citadel Frederick Rodger Tonney Jr., B.S. Alumnus

Class years are noted for those delegates who are also Lebanon Valley College alumni or parents of alumni.

1843 College of the Holy Cross Deborah Fulham-Winston, M.A. Alumna 1845 United States Naval Academy Thomas D. Jones, M.S. Alumnus 1846 Bucknell University Anne Thayne Kott, B.A. Alumna 1847 St. Francis University James Troebliger, M.A. Alumnus 1848 Muhlenberg College Trexler Proffitt, Ph.D. Alumnus 1852 California University of Pennsylvania Jennifer Kuntch, B.S. Alumna 1852 Westminster College James P. Warnock, M.Ed. Alumnus 1853 Washington University, St. Louis Michael Clapper, M.F.A. Alumnus 1855 Butler University Anne Reeves, B.S. Alumna 1855 Millersville University Beverlee B. Lehr, B.S. Alumna 1855 The Pennsylvania State University Becky Wile, B.A. Alumna

1856 Albright College Lex O. McMillan III, Ph.D. President 1856 University of Maryland Tomasz Kott, Ph.D. Alumnus 1858 Iowa State University James Spencer, Ph.D. Alumnus 1863 University of Massachusetts at Amherst Alexander Sheers, J.D. Alumnus 1864 Swarthmore College Jay Martin Anderson, Ph.D. Alumnus 1865 Cornell University Patricia S.W. Epps, B.A. Alumna 1865 Lehigh University Ned Heindel 59, H85, Ph.D. Alumnus 1867 Cedar Crest College Carrie E. Moore, B.A. Alumna 1868 University of California at Berkeley Richard Fluck, Ph.D. Alumnus 1869 Purdue University Stephen Medvic, Ph.D. Alumnus 1869 Wilson College Julia Nash Murphy P95, Ph.D. Alumna

1870 Loyola University Chicago Paolo Santonocito, J.D. Alumnus 1870 Stevens Institute of Technology Michael Gennaro, B.S. Alumnus 1871 Smith College Barbara Petersen, B.A. Alumna 1871 West Chester University Allison Moesta, B.A. Alumna 1874 St. Olafs College Kathleen Moe, B.A. Alumna 1876 Johns Hopkins University James McMenamin, M.Ed. Alumnus 1876 Juniata College Michelle A. Krall M11, M.B.A. Alumna 1877 Rhode Island School of Design H. Caroline Willis, B.F.A. Alumna 1884 Temple University Kerry Sherin-Wright, Ph.D. Alumna 1885 Goucher College S. Christine Bikle Mummert, M.S.W. Alumna 1885 University of St. Thomas Angela G. LaValley, Ph.D. Alumna 1888 The University of Scranton Peter M. Butera, B.S. Alumnus

1889 Agnes Scott College Sara E. Vagliano, Ph.D. Former Trustee and Alumna 1890 University of Chicago David Stameshkin, B.A. Alumnus 1890 West Virginia Wesleyan College William M. Brown, M.Div. Alumnus 1891 Drexel University Keith A. Orris, B.A. Senior Vice President for Corporate Relations and Economic Development 1893 Hood College Maria Melusky Dissinger, B.A. Alumna 1899 Elizabethtown College Jodi L. Yorty 99, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology 1908 University of British Columbia James Kroll, B.S. Alumnus 1909 Messiah College Peter Kerry Powers, Ph.D. Dean, School of the Humanities 1911 Connecticut College Jonathan Enos, Ed.D. Alumnus 1918 Douglass College Patricia Santanocito, J.D. Alumna 1920 Immaculata University Amy Downey 98, M.S. Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

1932 Bennington College James C. Duda, J.D. Alumnus 1933 Lancaster Bible College John M. Soden, Ph.D. Professor 1933 Wilkes University Deanna Greitzer Jones, B.A. Alumna 1935 Tyler School of Art of Temple University John Stephen Conway, M.F.A. Alumnus 1937 Siena College Christine K. Wiker, M.B.A. Alumna 1946 Leuphana University, Germany Ursula Weisenfeld, Ph.D. Lecturer 1955 Mount Saint Mary College Harry Steinway, M.S. Vice President for Student Affairs 1957 George Mason University Janice R. Black, B.S.N. Alumna 1958 Alvernia University John McCloskey, M.B.A. Vice President for Enrollment Management 1960 Christopher Newport University Adelia Patrick Thompson, B.A. Alumna 1961 St. Thomas University Joseph Cooney P08, M.S. Alumnus

1964 Harrisburg Area Community College Cheryl Batdorf M92, D.B.A. Dean, Academic Affairs 1994 The University of Flensburg, Germany Holger Hinz, Ph.D. Professor *Delegate listing as of April 8, 2013

Lebanon vaLLey CoLLege


Lebanon Valley College is a private, co-educational college situated on 340 beautiful acres in Annville, Pennsylvania, just eight miles east of Hershey. The College is distinguished by its innovative, high-impact, and collaborative learning experiences. Our faculty and students advance programs and research that improve lives around the world. The College provides broad and challenging curricular offerings that include majors supported by technology with global reach. Our culture is one of warm, respectful, and supportive relationships that promote personal growth through creative risk taking. There is a College-wide devotion to community outreach. Our aim is to educate graduates who are thoughtful, confident, adaptable, and preparedto excel in their careers and make meaningful contributions to their communities.

a brIef hIsTory
On February 22, 1866, the East Pennsylvania Conference of the United Brethren Church accepted the gift of the Annville Academy on condition that an institution of learning of high grade be maintained. Five public-minded citizens of Annville purchased the academy for $4,500 and donated it to the conference. The school, which was the first co-ed institution east of the Alleghenies, was named Lebanon Valley College for the broad valley between the Blue and South mountains stretching from the Schuylkill to the Susquehanna rivers. George Washington Miles Rigor and Thomas Rhys Vickroy opened the institution on May 9, 1866. Vickroy served as president and Rigor as agent, and together they recruited faculty, developed the curriculum, and purchased additional acreage. The College added various literary societies, residential and academic buildings, and intercollegiate athletics for men and women during the following four decades and five presidencies. Lebanon Valley College benefited from stability during four long administrations during the 20th century: George D. Gossard, 19121932; Clyde A. Lynch, 19321950; Frederic K. Miller, 19511967; and Frederick P. Sample, 19681983. Gossard accumulated a million-dollar endowment, achieved accreditation by the Middle States Association of College and Schools, and organized a Conservatory of Music. When Gossard died, Lynch was called on to face challenges resulting from the Great Depression and World War II. Lynch managed to expand the campus by purchasing adjacent properties and raised a half-million dollars for a gymnasium and other institutional purposes. He also witnessed an enrollment increase from 200 to 800 following World War II. During the presidencies of Miller and Sample, enrollment stabilized from post-war highs to approximately 600 in the 1950s. A new wave of students raised enrollment toward 1,100 by 19741975. Miller took the lead in constructing new dormitories and initiated a series of other buildings including a new library, student center, music center, science center, and chapel. He also added Kreiderheim as the official presidential residence. Successful fund-raising campaigns accompanied Millers and Samples efforts, culminating in the Fund for Fulfillment: Phase II, which surpassed $10 million in 1983. Samples retirement in 1983 brought to the helm Arthur L. Peterson, who capped the liberal arts curriculum with a leadership studies program. Deteriorating health forced Petersons resignation in 1987. During the last year of his tenure, the Arnold Sports Center opened. John A. Synodinos became the 15th president of Lebanon Valley College on July 1, 1988. Synodinos administration was one of growth and change with the introduction of merit scholarships and the renovation of a substantial portion of the campus. With the assistance of William J. McGill, senior vice president and dean of the faculty emeritus, academic excellence continued to be emphasized and collaborative learning experiences developed. The Vernon and Doris Bishop Library opened in January 1996.

On July 1, 1996, G. David Pollick became the Colleges 16th president. During his tenure, Pollick oversaw a 30 percent increase in enrollment, improved freshmen retention, increased student academic quality, and introduced eight new undergraduate and graduate degree programs. He also instituted the start of the $50 million Great Expectations Campaign. Stephen C. MacDonald was named as the Colleges 17th president on October 8, 2004, after having served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty since 1998. During his LVC tenure, MacDonald led the faculty as they developed new academic offerings, including two masters programs, the Colleges first doctoral program, and several undergraduate programs. In 2001, he helped develop the Colleges inaugural First-Year Seminar program to enhance writing and interdisciplinary learning for all incoming freshmen. MacDonald guided the Great Expectations campaign past the $55 million mark, and oversaw more than $56 million in major capital projects that expanded and enhanced the campus. These improvements included the exterior restoration of the Humanities/Administration Building, construction of the Stanson Residence Hall, and the renovation of three major campus spacesLynch Memorial Hall, Allan W. Mund College Center, and Neidig-Garber Science Center. He retired on July 30, 2012 after 14 years at LVC. On August 1, 2012, Dr. Lewis E. Thayne became the 18th president of Lebanon Valley College. Like LVCs 15th president, John Synodinos, Thayne came to LVC from Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) where he was also vice president for college advancement. Today, Lebanon Valley College enrolls more than 1,600 full-time undergraduate students. A key tenet of the Colleges mission is to enable our students to become people of broad vision, capable of making informed decisions, and prepared for a life of service to others. You shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free. (John 8:32)

PresIDenTs of Lebanon vaLLey CoLLege


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Thomas Rhys Vickroy Lucian H. Hammond David D. DeLong Edmund S. Lorenz Cyrus J. Kephart E. Benjamin Bierman Hervin U. Roop Abram Paul Funkhouser Lawrence Keister George Daniel Gossard

19321950 19511967 19671968 19681983 19831984 19841987 19871988 19881996 19962004 20042012 2012

Clyde Alvin Lynch Frederic K. Miller Allan W. Mund* Frederick P. Sample F. Allen Rutherford* Arthur L. Peterson William J. McGill* John A. Synodinos G. David Pollick Stephen C. MacDonald Lewis E. Thayne

aCaDemIC regaLIa
Academic gowns for the president of Lebanon Valley College and the members of the Colleges Board of Trustees are made of silk faille in the Colleges blue with white velvet facing panels and sleeve chevrons. The blue cap, called a tam because it looks like the Scottish tam-o-shanter, is a significant departure from the traditional mortarboard, although such academic caps are used widely in the regalia of European universities. The Presidential Medallion represents the mandate to the College president from the Board of Trustees. The medallion is a gold-plated bronze replica of the College seal. Both the academic gowns and the Presidential Medallion, worn at all College ceremonies, are the generous gifts of the Dellinger families in memory of Curvin N. Dellinger Sr. and Emma Strayer Dellinger. Stylized academic costume is a notable feature of formal functions at colleges and universities throughout the world. The custom of wearing distinctive regalia for academic ceremonies goes back to the Middle Ages, when people dressed by social classes: nobility, clergy, and common folk. As there was an intimate relationship between the early universities and the church, and as originally all university teachers were clerics, the garb adopted for scholars was similar to that of the clergy. In addition, the costume also served a practical purpose: heavy gowns, hoods, and caps were essential for the scholars who lived, studied, and taught in unheated buildings. Although the wearing of academic regalia at American colleges may date from the founding of Harvard in 1636, the practice did not become standard until the 19th century, when more and more graduates of American institutions continued their studies at German universities. The blaze of color in the European hoods and gowns at the 500th anniversary of the University of Heidelberg in 1886, as well as the 250th anniversary of Harvard in the same year, aroused much interest and comment. From these events, American institutions soon desired a unique identification of schools. The basic design of academic costume in the United States was first established in 1895, when leading colleges adopted a set of standards called the Intercollegiate Code of Academic Attire. Under this code, the bachelors gown is without ornament, has long pointed sleeves, and is designed to be worn closed. The masters gown has a longer but oblong sleeve that conveys the appearance of a short sleeve. The rear part of its oblong shape is square-cut while the front part has an arc cut away. The doctors gown has bell-shaped sleeves. Like the masters gown, it may be worn open or closed. Bachelors and masters gowns are untrimmed, while the doctors gown usually is faced down the front with lapels of velvet and has three velvet bars on the sleeves. Basically, there are two kinds of cap tassels and three types of hoods. The Oxford cap or mortarboard, made of serge, broadcloth, or durable paper, is worn for most degrees; the tassel that hangs down on the left side is black for bachelors and masters degrees and gold for holders of the doctorate. The greatest degree of symbolism is shown by the hood. The bachelors hood is three feet long, the masters three and a half. The doctors hood is four feet long and has wide side panels. The lining of the hood is silk in the colors of the institution conferring the degree. The hoods velvet border indicates the major field of study.

CoLors InDICaTIng fIeLDs of LearnIng


The Lebanon Valley College fields of learning are indicated by the following colors and are represented in a selection of the banners that hang in the Blair Music Center lobby today. Arts and Humanities Business Economics Education Music Philosophy Science Religion white drab (beige) copper light blue pink dark blue golden yellow scarlet

maCe of ebony anD sILver


At Commencement, on Founders Day, and at all faculty processions, the College Marshal carries a symbolic mace of ebony and silver that represents the traditions of Lebanon Valley College. In 1957, Dr. V. Earl Light 16 designed the mace, which stands two and one-half feet high. The silver orb that sits atop the ebony stand is adorned with the College seal and a torch of learning, representing the basic standards of the College. A cross, symbolic of the Colleges religious background, tops the mace. There are three bands of silver on the ebony staff, each representing a different aspect of LVC. The first band has books and an open Bible to show the emphasis on liberal arts and the Christian origins of the College. Symbolizing athletics and the fine arts, the second band is engraved with a horseback rider and musical clef. The third band represents scientific study and the Evangelical United Brethren Church with engravings of a retort and two clasped hands. At the bottom of the mace, a silver flame emerges symbolizing the torch of freedom. The mace represents not only the traditions of the College but also the ideals of Lebanon Valley College.

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Lebanon Valley Colleges motto is inscribed on the south exterior wall of the Vernon and Doris Bishop Library, The Truth Shall Set You Free. The motto is also encased, in Latin, in the Colleges seal, Libertas per Veritatem. Over the years, the current seal and motto have changed. Prior to 1906, the Colleges motto was Knowledge is Power.

boarD of TrusTees
offICers Wesley T. Dellinger 75, P05, B.S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chair Katherine J. Bishop, B.A., M.S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vice Chair George M. Reider Jr. 63, B.S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vice Chair Deborah R. Fullam 81, P07, B.S., M.B.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Treasurer George J. King 68, B.S., C.P.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Treasurer Geret P. DePiper 68, B.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Secretary Mary Elizabeth Esler, B.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Secretary TrusTees Kristen R. Angstadt 74, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Katherine J. Bishop, B.A., M.S. Edward D. Breen, B.S. Terence C. Brown 78, B.A. Wesley T. Dellinger 75, P05, B.S. Geret P. DePiper 68, B.A. Susanne Harley Dombrowski 83, B.S., C.P.A. Ronald J. Drnevich, B.S. Rene Fritz 13 James G. Glasgow Jr. 81, B.S., M.B.A. Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger, B.A., M.Ed. George J. King 68, B.S., C.P.A. Malcolm L. Lazin 65, B.S., J.D. Seth Mendelsohn M10, B.A., M.B.A., J.D. Carroll L. Missimer 76, 79, B.A., B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Chester Q. Mosteller 75, B.A. Stephen M. Nelson 84, P12, B.S. Renee Lapp Norris, B.A., M.M., Ph.D. Lynn G. Phillips 68, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D. Michael Pittari, B.F.A., M.F.A. George M. Reider Jr. 63, B.S. Jeffrey W. Robbins, B.A., M.Div., M.Phil., Ph.D. Stephen H. Roberts 65, B.S. Elliott Robinson, B.S. Elyse E. Rogers 76, B.A., J.D. Tracey Smith Stover 91, B.A., M.B.A. Alan A. Symonette, B.A., J.D. Lewis Evitts Thayne, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Ryan H. Tweedie 93, B.S.

Elizabeth R. Unger 72, P98, P08, B.S., M.D., Ph.D. Roberto M. Valdes 14 Albertine P. Washington H91, P86, B.A., P.D. Samuel A. Willman 67, B.S., M.A. emerITI TrusTees Edward H. Arnold H87, B.A., L.H.D. Raymond H. Carr, Ph.B., LL.B. Ross W. Fasick 55, H03, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., L.H.D. Eugene R. Geesey 56, B.S. Martin L. Gluntz 53, P76, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Elaine G. Hackman 52, P77, P78, B.A. William Lehr Jr., B.B.A., J.D. Thomas C. Reinhart 58, H97, B.S., L.H.D. Bruce R. Rismiller 59, B.A., M.A. The Rev. Daniel L. Shearer 38, H65, P62, P68, P72, B.A., M.S.T., S.T.M., H.D.D. Morton Spector H02, P79 Elizabeth K. Weisburger 44, H89, B.S., Ph.D., D.Sci. Harlan R. Wengert H87, B.S., M.B.A., D.Sci. The Rev. J. Dennis Williams H90, B.A., M.Div., D.Min., D.D., H.D.D. Harry B. Yost 62, B.S., J.D., LL.M. honorary TrusTees Suzanne A. Schrotberger H96, L.H.D. Bishop Peggy A. Johnson 75, P05, B.S., M.Div., D.Min. F. Obai Kabia 73, P99, P00, P02, B.S., M.P.A. Bishop Jeremiah Park, B.D., M.Div., D.Min.

founded by an industrial tycoon who took this humanitarian way of preserving his name. she was not founded by an historic church with a great educational tradition behind it. she was created by a body of devout but unlearned people (not one member of the conference that established her was a college graduate) who shared a vision of the good life and took the best way they could think of to preserve it for their children and their childrens children.
from Lebanon Valley College: a Centennial History by Paul a. wallace

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