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  • Thumbnail for Worner, Lloyd Edson, Jr.
    Worner, Lloyd Edson, Jr. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Lloyd E. "Lew" Worner (CC class of 1942) graduated from the Missouri Military Academy in 1936 and attended Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia from 1936 to 1938. He transferred to Colorado College in January, 1940 and graduated with a B.A. degree in history in 1942. While a student at Colorado College, he was president of the student body, and of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He did graduate work in history, first at Princeton University in 1942-43, and at the University of Missouri, where he received an M.A. in 1944, and a Ph.D. in 1946. He came to Colorado College as an instructor in history in 1946, was named assistant professor in 1947, associate professor in 1950, and full professor in 1955. He served as Dean of the Faculty at Colorado College from 1955 to 1963, and then as its President from 1963 until his retirement in 1981.

  • Thumbnail for Johnson, James Alan
    Johnson, James Alan by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Johnson (CC class of 1956) graduated with a major in economics. He was hired as an instructor in the Business Administration and Economics Department immediately following his graduation. After receiving his M.A. in Economics from Stanford University in 1959, he was promoted to assistant professor in 1961, associate professor in 1969, and professor in 1980. Professor Johnson's most notable contribution to the college was as registrar from the implementation of the Block Plan in 1970 to 1990. During his tenure, he initiated computerization of student and course records, an innovative point system, and a writing program across the curriculum. Following his retirement in 1995, he continued to serve as the coach of the Colorado College Forensics Team, a position he held for over 40 years.

  • Thumbnail for Carter, Harvey L.
    Carter, Harvey L. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Carter joined the faculty in the Department of History at Colorado College in 1945. Carter talks about people who were at the college during that time (Hershey, Abbott, Malone, Worner). Many of the students were WWII veterans. Because faculty salaries were very low (highest salary was $3600), Carter organized the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter and worked with President Gill to draft salary ranks and faculty tenure policies. Carter talks about the effects of the McCarthy era on the Colorado College campus, and President's Gill's defense of those targeted. He resigned as History Department Chair in 1959. Carter was curator of the Hulbert Collection of Western Americana. He talks about his own writing: western fur trade, Hafen sketches of mountain men, Kit Carson, limerick writing, and his philosophy of teaching.

  • Thumbnail for Gordon, Joseph Tulloch
    Gordon, Joseph Tulloch by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Born in St. Louis in 1930, Professor Gordon received his B.A. from St. Louis in 1955, a second B.A. from DePaul University in 1958, his M.A. from Colorado University in 1960 and a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in 1967. A specialist in American literature, Professor Gordon came to Colorado College as assistant professor of English in 1964. He was promoted to associate professor in 1970 and to full professor in 1977. In 1970, he became both the creator and director of Colorado College's Southwest Studies Program, a position that he held most of the time until his retirement in 1994. One of his chief accomplishments was the establishment of the Colorado College Baca Campus in 1987. Joe Gordon was also an avid tennis player, skier and fly fisherman.

  • Thumbnail for Riley, Pamela
    Riley, Pamela by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Pamela Riley was born March 7, 1942 in Long Beach, California. She received her B.A. with Honors in English from the University of Wyoming in 1964, and her M.A. in Drama in 1966. Later, at the University of Denver, she completed most of her coursework towards a Ph.D. in English. She taught at Community College of Denver 1968 through 1977, and in 1979 -1980, served as an administrator for the general education program there. She married Gresham Riley on September 6, 1980, and accompanied him to Colorado College when he became its tenth president in 1981. She taught in the Department of Drama and Dance and directed several plays at Colorado College.

  • Thumbnail for Madruga, Herving
    Madruga, Herving by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Herving Madruga, a native of Cuba, joined the Colorado College Romance Languages faculty in 1958. He received his B.A. (1952) and M.A. (1954) from Harvard University, a Certificat de Phonetique from the University of Paris, France in 1954; and his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1965. Professor Madruga was one of the founding faculty and the early director of the Program in Comparative Literature at Colorado College. He is also known for his French theater productions. He retired in 1994.

  • Thumbnail for Seay, Albert
    Seay, Albert by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Albert Seay came to Colorado College in 1953, after completing his dissertation at Yale. Dr. Seay was professor of music and head of the music department at Colorado College until 1982, when he retired. He established the Colorado College Music Press in 1955, which focuses on publishing translations and transcriptions of music. His interview discusses the growth of the Music Department, the Music Press, and the changes in music students during his career.

  • Thumbnail for Young, Betty Ann
    Young, Betty Ann by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Betty Young was born October 22, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Grinnell College with a B.A. in Physical Education in 1942 and from University of Colorado with an M.S. in Physical Education in 1951. She came to Colorado College in 1956 as instructor and director of the Women's Physical Education program until her retirement in 1975. She discusses development of women's sports and Title IX.

  • Thumbnail for Colorado College sociology newsletter [2008-2009 Fall]
    Colorado College sociology newsletter [2008-2009 Fall] by Colorado College. Dept. of Sociology

    The Colorado College Sociology Newsletter is an occasional publication issued by the Department and provides news related to its students, faculty and alumni.

  • Thumbnail for Anthropology Department newsletter [2007-2008 Issue No. 5 Fall]
    Anthropology Department newsletter [2007-2008 Issue No. 5 Fall] by Colorado College. Dept. of Anthropology

    The Department of Anthropology Newsletter is an occasional publication issued by the Department and provides news related to its students, faculty and alumni.

  • Thumbnail for Anthropology Department newsletter [2006-2007 Issue No. 3 Fall]
    Anthropology Department newsletter [2006-2007 Issue No. 3 Fall] by Colorado College. Dept. of Anthropology

    The Department of Anthropology Newsletter is an occasional publication issued by the Department and provides news related to its students, faculty and alumni.

  • Thumbnail for Anthropology Department newsletter [2008-2009 Issue No. 7 Fall]
    Anthropology Department newsletter [2008-2009 Issue No. 7 Fall] by Colorado College. Dept. of Anthropology

    The Department of Anthropology Newsletter is an occasional publication issued by the Department and provides news related to its students, faculty and alumni.

  • Thumbnail for Minutes of the faculty meeting [2010-2011 Block 1] September 27
    Minutes of the faculty meeting [2010-2011 Block 1] September 27 by Lindeman, Ted

    Minutes for CC faculty meeting held on September 27, 2010, written and submitted by Secretary of the Faculty, Ted Lindeman.

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    Minutes of the faculty meeting [2011-2012 Block 5] February 13 by Lindeman, Ted

    Minutes for CC faculty meeting held on February 13, 2012, written and submitted by Secretary of the Faculty, Ted Lindeman.

  • Thumbnail for Around the Block [2008-2009 Block 2]
    Around the Block [2008-2009 Block 2]

    A newsletter of the Colorado College community. Special articles in this edition include: Series highlights socially responsible careers; Flower bed at CC wins again; Professors and students participate in DNC; KRCC student-run station has CD-quality stream; Bears on campus, oh my!; Eat Local Food challenge held by Bon Appetit; Get to know Kristina Lybecker; CC Steps Out With Historic Walking Tour Brochure; Homecoming features aerial dancers in, on, and around, new building.

  • Thumbnail for Around the Block [2007-2008 Block 4]
    Around the Block [2007-2008 Block 4]

    A newsletter of the Colorado College community. Special articles in this edition include: Students head to Tanzania to help women, children; Get to know Kathy Bizzarro; Scott Owens nets his 200th win; CC students receive award for 24-hour film competition; Some Things About Colorado College That I Wish I Had Known Sooner; Back Row on “Best of College A Cappella” CD for 2nd year.

  • Thumbnail for Around the Block [2007-2008 Block 1]
    Around the Block [2007-2008 Block 1]

    A newsletter of the Colorado College community. Special articles in this edition include: Struck by lightning; Get to know Lynnette DiRaddo; What CC did on its summer vacation; Cossitt Hall upgrade a labor of love; The Sound of (CC) Music (Brink family); CC holds its “topping off” event for the Cornerstone Arts Center.

  • Thumbnail for Around the Block [2007-2008 Block 8]
    Around the Block [2007-2008 Block 8]

    A newsletter of the Colorado College community. Special articles in this edition include: As college winds down, Summer Programs revs up; KRCC hires news director; Take our “first-line” quiz of last year’s recommended books; CC scheduled to install solar panels.

  • Thumbnail for  Open access advocacy : think globally, act locally
    Open access advocacy : think globally, act locally by Highby, Wendy , Chaudhuri, Jayati , Rathe, Bette

    While the open access movement is a global movement, University of Northern Colorado librarians acted locally and collaboratively to make changes to their scholarly communication system. Authors of this article describe how global advocacy affected their local, institutional open access activities that resulted in a library faculty open access resolution at University of Northern Colorado Libraries. This article is based on the “Advocating for Open Access on Your Campus” presentation at the Colorado Academic Library Consortium Summit on May 21, 2010.

  • Thumbnail for Carle, Gerald C.
    Carle, Gerald C. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Gerald C. “Jerry” Carle first came to Colorado College in 1948 as assistant football coach and head basketball and baseball coach. Recalled to military service during the Korean War in 1951, he was rehired by Colorado College in 1957 as head football coach and Athletic Director. He held the latter job until 1982, but continued as football coach and golf coach until his retirement in 1990. During his 33-year tenure at the College, he was involved in planning many changes in athletic facilities, including the building of Honnen Ice Rink, Schlessman Pool, and El Pomar Sports Center, as well as policies and programs, including the growth of intramural soccer and women's sports.

  • Thumbnail for Gamer, Carlton
    Gamer, Carlton by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    A noted composer and music theorist, Professor Carlton Gamer received his Bachelors in Music from Northwestern University in 1950, and his Masters from Boston University in 1951. He came to Colorado College first in 1953 as an accompanist for the dance program. From 1954 through 1960, he was a full-time instructor in the music department. He became assistant professor in 1960; associate professor in 1966; and served as a full professor from 1974 until his retirement in 1994. Besides his talents as a composer and teacher of music, Professor Gamer also has had a great interest in Asian culture and philosophy and mathematical thought. A conscientious objector, Professor Gamer counseled many young men about the draft.

  • Thumbnail for Roberts, Carl L., Jr.
    Roberts, Carl L., Jr. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Carl Roberts came to the field of psychology after serving in the Navy, going to college for a short time, working in the business world, and then returning to college. From graduate school at the University of Missouri, Roberts came to Colorado College as assistant professor in 1957 to teach experimental psychology. He became associate professor in 1961 and full professor in 1967. He was interested in the experimental analysis of behavior, behavior modification, learning theory, animal behavior, and the philosophy of science. With student help, he built an experimental lab for the department. He was successful in increasing funding for the department by interesting Presidents Worner and Benezet in the department’s research. He also received several national grants.

  • Thumbnail for Tyree, William Woodson
    Tyree, William Woodson by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    William Woodson Tyree,was Professor of Speech and Drama at Colorado College from 1944 to 1968. A native of West Virginia, "Chief Tyree," as he was commonly known, grew up in Durant, Oklahoma, received his B.A. in English from Oklahoma University in 1926, and his M.A. from the State University of Oklahoma in 1938. Before coming to Colorado College, he taught school for 17 years in Ponca City, Oklahoma. While at Colorado College, Professor Tyree established the first FM radio station in the Rocky Mountain region, KRCC-FM, and produced many plays and variety shows in addition to his teaching duties.

  • Thumbnail for Ormes, Robert Manly
    Ormes, Robert Manly by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Ormes (CC class of 1926) taught English at Colorado College from 1952 to 1973. He was also well known and highly regarded as a mountaineer, raconteur and author of several books, including A Guide to the Colorado Mountains, Colorado Skylines, Pike's Peak Atlas, Tracking Colorado's Ghost Railroads and Railroads and the Rockies. Born in Colorado Springs in 1904, Ormes was the son of Manly Ormes, former head librarian of Coburn Library, Colorado College. Ormes recounts his memories of growing up around Colorado College and his adventures in the nearby mountains.

  • Thumbnail for Fischer, William Alfred
    Fischer, William Alfred by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    William A. Fischer was a faculty member in the Geology Department at Colorado College from 1949-1982, becoming department chair in 1978. In 1959, commissioned by the United States National Park Service, he conducted a study of the disastrous earthquake in Yellowstone National Park. This study resulted in a series of articles entitled, "Yellowstone's Living Geology." Professor Fischer recalls colleagues, presidents, and changes in the campus, including the transition to the Block Plan.