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  • Thumbnail for Brooks, Glenn E.
    Brooks, Glenn E. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Born in Kerrville, Texas in August 1931, Professor Brooks received his B.A. and M.A. degrees at the University of Texas, and his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in 1960. He joined the faculty of Colorado College's Political Science Department in the fall of 1960, was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1961, to Associate Professor in 1964, and to Full Professor in 1970. Brooks was the chief architect of Colorado College's Block Plan, which went into effect in the fall of 1970. From 1979 through 1987, he served as Dean of the College, and from 1991 to 1993 as Director of Strategic Planning. His principal interests in public policy and in curricular and managerial reform in higher education led him to international consultancies in Africa and at the Universidad de Puebla, Mexico.

  • Thumbnail for Boucher, Paul Edward
    Boucher, Paul Edward by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Boucher (CC class of 1918), Department of Physics, came to Colorado College as a student in 1915. He describes the lab facilities in Palmer Hall and his work with wireless radios and soldiers on campus during WWI. After serving one year in the Army in the Signal Corps, Boucher went to graduate school, and then returned to CC to teach physics from 1921 to 1924. Following a year as instructor at Rice University, he came back to Colorado College in 1925 and taught until his retirement in 1961. Professor Boucher is especially well known for his work in the field of photography. Professor Boucher talks about the Depression's effect on the College, salary cuts, building of Shove Chapel, Saturday Knights, Manly Ormes, Arthur Blakely, and Earl Bryson. He also discusses the publishing of his photography books and photographic travel.

  • Thumbnail for Mertz, Joseph Douglas
    Mertz, Joseph Douglas by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Joseph Douglas Mertz, a 1938 graduate of Ursinus College, received his law degree from Yale Law School in 1942. After two years teaching law at Dickinson Law School in Carlyle, Pennsylvania, he joined the Political Science Department at Colorado College in 1948, as assistant professor. He became associate professor and chairman of the department in 1953. He served as chairman until 1972 and retired in 1982. In addition to his faculty appointment, he also served the college as legal consultant from 1970 to 1982, and as general secretary from 1982 through 1983. He discusses the effects of McCarthyism during the Gill presidency, the growth of the Political Science Department, the effects of the Block Plan, and his work with President Worner and the Board of Trustees.

  • 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 Krutzke, Frank A.
    Krutzke, Frank A. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Krutzke was a member of the English department at Colorado College from 1939-1971. He talks about his impressions of professors Daehler, Ellis, McCue, Bramhall, Abbott, and Gilmore. Krutzke discusses life at Colorado College during World War II, including student Bert Stiles, a pilot in the war who wrote a well known book, Serenade to the Big Bird. He gives impressions of the administration after the war and his involvement with the formation of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter at Colorado College. He also discusses the changes that President Benezet brought to the College, the McCarthy era, Colorado College students from 1939 to the 1970s, and the Block Plan.

  • 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 Sondermann, Fred A.
    Sondermann, Fred A. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Fred A. Sondermann was born in Horn, Germany, in 1923 and came to the United States in 1939. He received his B.A. from Butler University in 1949, his M.A. from Indiana University in 1950, and his Ph.D. in international relations from Yale University in 1953. Professor Sondermann was a member of the Department of Political Science from 1953 to 1978. He served as Associate Dean of the College from 1962 to 1965, and as Director of the Colorado College Symposium Series from 1963 through 1968. Actively involved in civic affairs, he served on the Colorado Springs City Planning Commission, the City Council, and the Colorado Land Use Commission.

  • Thumbnail for CC psychology news [2010-2011 v. 3 no. 2 Winter]
    CC psychology news [2010-2011 v. 3 no. 2 Winter] by Colorado College. Dept. of Psychology

    CC Psychology News, a Department of Psychology alumni newsletter is an occasional publication issued twice a year to provide news related to its students, faculty and alumni.

  • Thumbnail for CC psychology news [2009-2010 v. 3 no. 1 Spring]
    CC psychology news [2009-2010 v. 3 no. 1 Spring] by Colorado College. Dept. of Psychology

    CC Psychology News, a Department of Psychology alumni newsletter is an occasional publication issued twice a year to provide news related to its students, faculty and alumni.

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    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 Anthropology Department newsletter [2008-2009 Issue No. 8 Spring]
    Anthropology Department newsletter [2008-2009 Issue No. 8 Spring] 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.

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    Minutes of the faculty meeting [2011-2012 Block 2] October 24 by Lindeman, Ted

    Minutes for CC faculty meeting held on October 24, 2011, written and submitted by Secretary of the Faculty, Ted Lindeman.

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    Minutes of the faculty meeting [2011-2012 Block 8] May 17 by Lindeman, Ted

    Special minutes to Block 8 2011-12 CC faculty meeting, dated May 17, 2012, written and submitted by Secretary of the Faculty, Ted Lindeman.

  • Thumbnail for Marcia McNutt
    Marcia McNutt

    Marcia McNutt (CC class of 1974), Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, discusses her experience at Colorado College including caring faculty, intellectual foundation for further study and career, and guidance by faculty into the emerging field of geophysics.

  • Thumbnail for Around the Block [2008-2009 Block 5]
    Around the Block [2008-2009 Block 5]

    A newsletter of the Colorado College community. Special articles in this edition include: A tower of trash – for a cause; Get to know Claire Garcia; Winter break in India: 70 compost pits and 70 bathing platforms; Butler, Utterback named community-wide Rising Stars; CC student to discuss bees, honey on Food Network.

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    Faculty Advancement Committee annual report [2010] by Simons, John L., 1944-

    Annual report of the Colorado College Faculty Advancement Committee, 2010. Report prepared by John Simon. Committee members include Barry Sarchett, Tomi-­Ann Roberts, and Tim Fuller.

  • Thumbnail for Assessment of library instruction on undergraduate student success in a documents-based research course : the benefits of librar
    Assessment of library instruction on undergraduate student success in a documents-based research course : the benefits of librar by Victor, Paul, Jr. , Otto, Justin , Mutschler, Chas. V., (Charles Vincent), 1955-

    This article discusses a successful collaboration between multiple subject specialist librarians, the University Archivist and a faculty member teaching an undergraduate course in documents-based social science research. This collaborative partnership allowed for each subject specialist to expose students to specific information literacy skills they needed to be successful in their class. The authors used pre- and post-assessments to gauge student comfort level in conducting library research, as well as a rubric to assess the annotated bibliography of a student’s final research paper. The data from these assessment tools are analyzed and the results discussed. The data indicates that students benefited from the specialized instruction they received.

  • Thumbnail for Spring Wellness Expo 2008. Poster.
    Spring Wellness Expo 2008. Poster. by Colorado College

    Poster created for Colorado College Spring Wellness Expo, 2008, to be held March 12, 2008 in Gaylord Hall, Colorado College.

  • Thumbnail for Penland, Charles William Theodore
    Penland, Charles William Theodore by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor C. William T. Penland received his B.A. in 1920 from the University of Wyoming and his Ph.D. in Biology in 1925 from Harvard University. Except for a period of military service during World War II, and a semester in South America, he taught at Colorado College continuously from 1922 until his retirement in 1968, serving on the faculty longer than anyone else in the institution's history. An avid mountaineer, Dr. Penland was particularly well-known for his studies of the fungi and algae of Alpine tundra. His interview includes descriptions of the low faculty salaries, the Biology Department and Forestry School, the appearance of campus and Colorado Springs, President Duniway's administration, and the Alpine Laboratories of the Carnegie Institution (located three miles up the Cog Railway.) He talks about his extracurricular activities: mountaineering, hiking with Saturday Knights, Round Table Club, and searching for new plants.

  • Thumbnail for Johns, Gilbert R.
    Johns, Gilbert R. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor of Psychology Gilbert R. Johns, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Indiana, came to Colorado College in 1962, following a teaching appointment at Ohio University. His specialties have been in sensory psychology and perception and the history of science and psychology. Professor Johns served as the Dean of the Colorado College Summer Session for 15 years, from 1965 to 1981. He was director of the Colorado Opera Festival from 1970 to 1978. From 1982 to 1992 he was critic at large for the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph. He retired in 1996.

  • Thumbnail for Mierow, Dorothy
    Mierow, Dorothy by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Dorothy Mierow was the daughter of the late Charles C. Mierow, who was Professor of Classics at Colorado College and President of the College from 1925 to 1934. When he returned to Colorado College to reintroduce classics in the mid-fifties, Dorothy Mierow returned with him. She served as lecturer in geography in 1955 and then as curator of the Colorado College Museum from 1956 to 1962. After that time, she lived in Nepal as a Peace Corps volunteer, and later as a regular faculty member in the geography department of the Prithvi Narayan campus in Pokhara, where she established a museum library in memory of her parents. Ms. Mierow recalls life on campus during her childhood and her father's presidency including the construction of Shove Chapel, the Forestry School and many faculty members including: Albright, Drucker, Parker, Blakely, and Malone.

  • 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 Reinitz, Neale R.
    Reinitz, Neale R. by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    Professor Neale Reinitz received a B.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin in 1947, an M.A. in English from Harvard in 1949 and his Ph.D. in English from University of California at Berkeley in 1958. Professor Reinitz was a member of the English department at Colorado College from 1953 until his retirement in 1991. His special interests include biking, hiking, rafting, wine, books, jazz, the Marx Brothers, cross-country skiing and photography.

  • Thumbnail for Beidleman, Richard Gooch
    Beidleman, Richard Gooch by Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-

    A prolific writer, a much sought-after speaker, and a highly respected professor, Richard Beidleman is one of Colorado College's most notable faculty members. He taught zoology from 1957-1968 and biology from 1968-1988. His research interests centered on the role of natural scientists in frontier America and Australia, and he helped author high school and junior high school biology textbooks, among approximately 250 other published works. The Colorado Springs community knows him best as a dedicated environmental activist who fought for many years for such causes as the preservation of the White House Ranch and the Garden of the Gods Park, the prevention of strip mining along Front Range quarries, and the successful League of Women Voters lawsuit against the City of Colorado Springs regarding the Palmer deeded parks. He served on the Colorado State Parks Board for eight years, including three and a half years as its chairman and succeeded, among other things, in obtaining Muehler Ranch as a state park. The Beidleman Environmental Center at Sondermann Park was established in his honor by the City of Colorado Springs.