The Kohlenberg Lyceum Series presents Romeo and Juliet

The Kohlenberg Lyceum Series presents Romeo and Juliet by The Acting Company A Mid-America Arts Alliance Program.

Tuesday April 7 7:30 p.m. Baldwin Auditorium

Free tickets for faculty, staff and students are available at the Student Activities Board Office, Student Union lower level.

Faculty, Staff Recognized for Service

Faculty and staff retiring in 1997-98 were honored at the annual Service Recognition Banquet on March 31. Faculty and staff celebrating their 5-, 10-, 15-, 20-, 25-, 30- and 35-year anniversaries with the University were also honored. See additional photos on page 2.


Row 1: E. Gene Schneider (Physical Plant); Opal Hoerrmann (Registrar's Office); Ann Gibson (Student Union/Business Office); Connie Holt Jones (Language and Literature); Clifton Presley (Public Safety); Delores Lesseig (Nursing); Dale Martin (Social Science); Nancy May Hulen (Library) Row 2: Keith Morton (Physical Plant); Leon Devlin (Industrial Science/Computer Services); Cecil Wright, Jr. (Physical Plant); Jim LeCompte (Physical Plant); John Bartling (Math and Computer Science); Gordon Franke (Science); Frank Williams (Physical Plant); Bob Moncrief (Physical Plant); Joe Flowers (Math and Computer Science); Larry Boggs (Physical Plant) Not pictured are Bill Capps (Physical Plant); June Conner (Physical Plant); Eleanor Ellebracht (Library); Jerry Fox (Physical Plant); Pete Goldman (Science); J. Paul Hunt (Communication Disorders); Thomas Lundberg (Industrial Science/University Center for Printing and Publications); Joe Morton (Physical Plant); Patty Pettit (Physical Plant); Linnea Ratcliff (Language and Literature) and Robert Schnucker (Social Science and Thomas Jefferson University Press).


Not pictured are Alberta Harper (Business Office-30 years); Linda Moore (Language and Literature-10 years); B.J. Pumroy (Athletics-10 years); Thomas Reed (Fine Arts-25 years) and Steven Seward (Fine Arts-15 years).


Pictured are Marilyn Gibbons (Registrar's Office) and Sam Lesseig (Math and Computer Science).


Pictured are James Pryzbylski (Social Science); Susanne Neely (Financial Aid); Connie Helton (Communication Disorders); Gerry Shoop (Computer Services); Joanne Jackson (Education); Matt Eichor (Justice Systems) Not pictured are Larry Curtis (Physical Plant); Verona Nichols (Student Union); David Rector (Institutional Research and Budgets) and Stuart Vorkink (Social Science).


Row 1: Heinz Woehlk (Language and Literature); Joan Martin (Public Safety); Janice Saffir (Fine Arts); Daniel Peterson (Fine Arts) Row 2: Lois Dover (Business Office); Marsha Redmon (Science); Mark Appold (Language and Literature-part time); Malia Mondy (Computer Services); Barbara Heard (Education) Not pictured are Judy Mullins (Business Office) and John Sapko (Industrial Science/Physical Plant).


Pictured are David Lesczynski (Science); Paula McCartney (Alumni/Development); Donna Bailey (Math and Computer Science); Ray Jagger (Telephone Services); Traci Hill (President's Office); Wanda Cagle (Library); Mary G. "Trudy" Halley (Registrar's Office) Not pictured are Roger Festa (Science); David McKamie (Fine Arts); Constance Reid (Language and Literature); Sue Sayre (Alumni/Development) and Laurie Turner (Business and Accountancy).


Row 1: Patricia Burton (Social Science); Barbara Clark (President's Office); Elaine Scudder (Science); Rhoda Kennard (Business Office); Cindy Woods (Library); Carol Lockhart (Library); Melissa Ware (Sports Information); Janice Grow (Education) Row 2: Dawood Afzal (Science); Herbert Treece, Jr. (Physical Plant); James Guffey (Math and Computer Science); Ronnie Partin (Physical Plant); Tim Scherrer (Physical Plant); Scott Fouch (Business and Accountancy); John Hart (Language and Literature); Keith Doubt (Social Science); Thomas Bultman (Science); Brian Hudnall (Physical Plant) Row 3: Paul Parker (Social Science); Michael Tannenbaum (Science); Ronald Rybkowski (Fine Arts); Clifton Kreps (Language and Literature); David Murphy (Social Science); Michael Blum (Business and Accountancy); Roger Johnson (Physical Plant) Not pictured are Charles Breed (Language and Literature); Peggy Clark (Athletics); Ruthie Dare-Halma (Math and Computer Science); Kevin Easley (Math and Computer Science); Martin Erickson (Math and Computer Science); Warren Gooch (Fine Arts); Dennis Leavens (Language and Literature); Clayton Marshall (Printing Services); Marilyn Miller (Physical Plant); Jean Moots (Physical Plant); Arnold Preussner (Language and Literature); Steven Jay Smith (Math and Computer Science) and Dan Zimmer (Health and Exercise Science).


Row 1: Shawna Berry (Admission); Jon Beck (Computer Services); Bertha Thomas (McNair Program); Thomas Linares (Communication Disorders); Daun Hooley (Student Health Center); Stephen Hadwiger (Nursing); Chet Bailey (Computer Services); Claire Peckosh (Language and Literature); Thomas Trimborn (Fine Arts) Row 2: Mark Shanley (Student Affairs); Honglan Shi (Science); Amy Malaska (Residential Living); Debi Cartwright (Business and Accountancy); Jane Story (Physical Plant); Julie Treasure (Residential Living); Lloyd Pflueger (Social Science); Carolyn Wriedt (Business Office); Joyce Schmitz (Student Recreation Center); Denise Canzonere (Student Affairs); Patricia Miller (Education); David Fraseur (Health and Excercise Science); Ann Ellsworth (Language and Literatue); Dan Heater (Physical Plant) Not pictured are Natalie Alexander (Social Science); Jay Belanger (Math and Computer Science); Steven Brookhart (Physical Plant); Mike Cannon (Athletics); Mark Dalhouse (Residential Colleges and Social Science); Andrea Davis (Language and Literature); Elaine Doak (Library); Cheryl Engber (Language and Literature); Betty Floyd (Telephone Services); Patricia Guinan (Residential Colleges and Social Science); Joseph Hemmeter (Math and Computer Science); Marty Jacques (Physical Plant); Kimberly Jarvis (Physical Plant); Gary Jones (Language and Literature); Bill Kuntz (Science); Douglas Ludolph (Physical Plant); Judy Lundberg (Grants and Sponsored Programs); Cinda Mitchell (Instructional Technology Center); Terry Robison (Physical Plant) and Theresa Taylor (Business Office).

National Athlete Day

April 6 is the 11th annual National Student Athlete Day, honoring student athletes and the network of parents, coaches, teachers and school systems which make it possible for young people to strike a balance between academic and athletics achievement.

Executive-In-Residence Visit

April 7

1:30-2:30 p.m. Human Resources Management, SUB Activities Room

3-4 p.m. Marketing Management, SUB Activities Room

4:30-6 p.m. Campus-wide presentation "Business Success: A Neverending Story," SUB Activities Room

April 8

10:30-11:20 a.m. Management Information System, SUB Activities Room

11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Principles of Marketing, SUB Activities Room

2:30-3:20 p.m. Legal Environment of Business, SUB Activities Room

Educators of the Year Unveiling and Plaque Dedication

Educators of the Year Unveiling and Plaque Dedication April 7 4:30 p.m. Browsing Area Pickler Memorial Library


Katherine Allen, a 1997 Truman graduate, has been awarded a full tuition-free teaching fellowship to complete a Master of Arts degree in French at Saint Louis University beginning this fall. She will return to her St. Louis home in May after an academic year of teaching English at the Lycee Edmond Perrier in Tulle, France.

Russell Baughman, professor of chemistry, presented "An Introduction to Crystallography" to graduate students and faculty of the University of Missouri-Rolla at their departmental seminar. Baughman and members of research groups at University of Missouri-Rolla, Brewer Scientific and the University of Maryland-Baltimore had their manuscript, "Hydrazone Functionalized, Thermally Crosslinked, Second-Order Non-Linear Optical (NLO) Polymers," accepted for publication in Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering.

Keith Doubt, associate professor of sociology, organized a session April 4 at the Midwest Sociological Society Annual Meeting in Kansas City titled "Bosnia and the Challenge to Idealism." His essay "We Had to Jump Over the Moral Bridge: Bosnia and the Pathetic Hegemony of Face-Work" appeared in The Conceit of Innocence: Losing the Conscience of the West in the War Against Bosnia, and anthology published by Texas A & M University Press and edited by Stjepan Mestrovic. Other authors in the anthology are Richard Johnson, Marshall Freeman Harris and Stephan W. Walker, U.S. State Department officials who resigned in 1993 to protest U.S. policy toward Bosnia, and Georgie Anne Geyer, syndicated columnist with the Boston Globe.

David Howard, assistant professor of biology, recently gave a seminar at William Jewell College in Libert, Mo. The title of the talk was "Using Chlamydomonas genetic mutants to understand the regulation of flagellar motility."

Phi Kappa Phi Initiates New Members

Phi Kappa Phi inducted 73 new members April 5. It is the oldest and largest honor society which recognizes and encourages superior scholarship in all academic disciplines.

Junior Initiates

Anne Baum (Undeclared); Susan Bertelsmeyer (Pre-Business Administration); Stacie Boes (Biology); James Bonucchi (Biology-Pre-Med); Daniel Cadoff (Mathematics); Maria Carrasco (Economics); Anne Chopin (Biology); Shalyn Claggett (English); Caroline Conley (Pre-Physical Therapy/Exercise Science); Pamela Dangremond (Business Administration); Leslie Dunn (Communication Disorders); Thomas Gehlbach (Biology); Debra Hunt (English); Ashley Jacquin (Undeclared); Andrew Kropf (English-Pre-Law); Kristin Liebowitz (Business Administration); Robin McKee (English); Nathan McNeil (Biology); Jennifer Mitchell (Spanish/German); Todd Mitchell (Business Administration-Finance); Jill Mullarkey (Chemistry/Pre-Education Secondary); Janell Neulinger (Chemistry); Victoria Perrey (Communication Disorders); Allison Poehling (Business Administration); Caroline Poehling (Computer Science); Brenton Povis (Biology); Melanie Supranowich Communication (Speech); Amy Therrien (Computer Science); Janeen Traen (English); Greg Williams (Biology)

Senior Initiates

Matthew Adam (Business Administration-Finance); Kendra Allton (Biology-Pre-Med); Daniel Baack (Psychology/English); Brittany Beihl (Music); Kelly Buford (Biology); Brian Campbell (English/Sociology & Anthropology); Bryna Campbell (Art); Cara Cochran (Nursing); Greogory DeLassus (Biology/Philosophy & Religion); Mark Dodds (Philosophy & Religion); Joseph Dougherty (Psychology); Sara Durham (Economics); Howard Grattan (Biology); Andrew Hansen (Business Administration); Julia Hempel (Business Administration-Finance); Kara Johnson (Psychology); Daniel Jordan (Mathematics); Erin Kray (Communication-Speech); Matthew Lazinski (Pre-Physical Therapy/Exercise Science; Jennifer Littig (Biology); Shawn Logan (Mathematics); Jennifer McKellips (English/French); Melissa Meisterheim (English/Spanish); Bonny Moseley (English); Susan Riethmann (Psychology); Bryan Schwent (Biology); Carol Bryant Scioneaux (Communication Disorders); Laura Shady (Biology); Robert Stilley III (Economics/Business Administration-Finance); Jennifer Sutterer (Communication Disorders); Jacqueline Teskey (Psychology); Julia Tolliver (English); Allen Weltig (Biology); Joy Wenger (Biology); Alison Whiteford (English); Kelli Williams (Psychology); Samantha Wilson (Psychology); Brian Youngs (Biology); Michael Zahra (Chemistry)

Faculty/Staff Initiates

Debra Kling (Academic Planning Services); Mary Shapiro (Language & Literature); Mark Weidner (Academic Planning Services)

Truman Swimmers End Season With Honors

The Truman men's and women's swimming teams completed four days of competition at the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships in Canton, Ohio.

The women's team finished fourth in the nation, a 12-spot improvement on last season's 16th-place finish. In addition to the Bulldogs' team success, head coach Seth Huston was named NCAA Women's Swimming Coach of the Year.

The Truman men's swimming team finished 11th out of 29 teams, tying last year's finish.

Scholarship Established

The William and Beverly Blodgett Scholarship was established by friends and family of William Blodgett. Blodgett was employed at the University as a custodian for 21 years, retiring in 1995. The scholarship will be awarded for the 1998-99 academic year in the amount of $400. First consideration will be given to a child of a Truman Physical Plant employee, second consideration to a Truman student in the nursing program. Students must demonstrate financial aid. Interested students may apply through the Financial Aid Office, McClain Hall 103. Applications are due April 20.


The Vice President for Academic Affairs along with Student Affairs and Residential Colleges is providing a teleconference for faculty and staff involved in Freshman Week and new student courses/activities. "The Changing American College Student" will be April 21 from noon-3 p.m. in the SUB Activities Room. Light refreshments will be served; brown bag lunches are welcome.

The 1998 Educator of the Year Banquet is April 16 at 6 p.m. in the SUB Georgian Room. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $4 fo students and $3 for students with a meal plan and are on sale in the Student Senate Office. Call Meghan at 627.5186 or Bekka at 785.5878 for additional information.

The Education Division is accepting applications for Division Fellowships. Eight $1,000 awards will be given to full-time MAE students for the 1998-99 academic year. Awards are based on need and academic achievement. Applications are available in the Education Division Office and are due April 17.

Cheerleading tryouts for football and basketball are at 9 a.m. April 19 in Pershing Building Small Gym. Clinics are 6-9 p.m. April 16, 4-9 p.m. April 17 and 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m April 18. Applications are available in Pershing Building 227.

Sigma Sigma Sigma is sponsoring a sand volleyball tournament April 18. Four- to six-member coed teams may sign up in the SUB April 6-8 and 13-16. The cost per team is $25.

Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity is holding the 20th annual children's Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 11 on the Quad. The hunt is free for all children (ages two-10). If you are interested in helping, contact Tim Prott at 627.1734.

Garden plots are available at the Science Outdoor Instructional Laboratory (University Farm). Plots are 300 square feet in size with both organic and non-organic plots available. To reserve one or more plots or for further information contact David Lesczynski (785.4411) or Ellyn Herr (665.7092).

E.C. Grim Hall and Campbell Apartments has scholarship openings for the 1998-99 academic year. Applications are available at either the E.C. Grim Hall or Campbell Apartments offices. Applications are due April 9.

Student Senate elections are 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. April 16 and 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 17 in the SUB.

The Leadership Recognition Program is at 7 p.m. April 22 in the SUB Georgian Room. Admission is free.

The CAOC is accepting applications for student assistants, Down Under manager and publicity coordinator and Take 5 Gamesroom manager. Applications are due April 9. Applications for Take 5 Gamesroom indoor recreation publicity coordinator and desk attendants are due April 17.

The Women's Resource Center is looking for enthusiastic and responsible people to work on the Rape Awareness Committee as well as people to fill executive positions in the Center. Applications are available in the Women's Resource Center, Ryle Hall foyer and are due April 15.

The Mulitcultural Affairs Center is accepting applications for participants in Montage IV Celebration. The show kicks off Freshman Week and explores issues of diversity and mulitculturalism. Appli-cations are available in the Multicultural Affairs Center, Adair Building.

The Admissions Office has five scholarship positions available for next semester (75 hours per semester). Duties include assisting with admission applications and requests for University information. Experience with mainframe computers, word processing and/or bulk mailing procedures is desirable for some of the positions. Flexibility is essential. Interested students should contact Dana at 785.4696.

Athletics-Volleyball has 8 (75 or 150 scholarship hour) positions available for next semester. Duties include laundry, filing, net set-up, mass mailings, equipment responsibilities, inventory and stat keeping.

Public Safety has many 75 and 150 scholarship hour positions available. Duties include clerical work, computer data entry, ticket writers and victim assistants.

Un cahpeau de paille d'Italie by Eugene Labiche will be performed in French April 16-17 at 8 p.m. in the SUB Down Under.

On Campus

6 Monday
National Student Athlete Day, see story, page 2 2 p.m.-Baseball vs. Quincy University, baseball field

7 Tuesday
1:30-3:30 p.m.-The Faculty Development Committee presents "Web-Site Construction: a hands on workshop" in Pickler Library 203; RSVP to 785.4391
3 p.m.-Softball vs. Lincoln University, softball field
7:30 p.m.-Kohlenberg Lyceum Series presents Romeo and Juliet, Baldwin Auditorium

8 Wednesday
12:30-1:30 p.m.-The Wednesday Faculty Development Lunch Series presents "Digital Portfolios" by Carol Race and Nancy Sanders, SUB Spanish Room
1 p.m.-Baseball vs. Missouri Southern, baseball field

10 Friday
No Classes, Spring Holiday
1 p.m.-Baseball vs. Northwest Missouri, baseball field

11 Saturday
10 a.m.-Sigma Lambda Beta 20th annual children's Easter egg hunt, Truman State University Quad, see Notes for more information
1 p.m.-Baseball vs. Northwest Missouri, baseball field

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