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In Memoriam

  

In Memoriam: Michael C. Martin

March 11, 2017 by | Chapman Now

A specialist in music composition who also directed Chapman’s 20th Century Chamber Music Series, retired faculty member Michael C. Martin passed away in December. Martin began teaching at Chapman in 1980 and retired as an associate professor of music in 2006. For many years, he was the only music composition instructor on campus, leading the

In Memoriam: Susan M. Larsen

March 11, 2017 by | Chapman Now

An adjunct progessor of sociology at Chapman University since 2002, Susan M. Larsen, Ph.D., passed away Jan. 7 following a recurrence of cancer. She was 49. “A respected and caring instructor, Dr. Larsen was also deeply committed to volunteer work with adults and children with disabilities,” said Edward Day, Ph.D., chair of the Department of

In Memoriam: Lawrence K. Dodge

March 11, 2017 by | Chapman Now

A great friend and supporter of Chapman University and the internationally recognized film school that bears his name, Lawrence K. Dodge passed away Dec. 1. He was 77. The Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, ranked as one of the top 10 film schools in the world, built its state-of-the-art facilities with the help

In Memoriam: Jack Lindquist University trustee emeritus and first president of Disneyland, Lindquist passed away Feb. 28 at 88.

June 17, 2016 by | In Memoriam

Lindquist’s legacy was cemented on his retirement from Disneyland in 1993 when a second-story window was dedicated at the park’s City Hall. It reads: “J.B. Lindquist, honorary mayor of Disneyland, Jack of all trades, master of fun.” On the Chapman campus, Lindquist’s generosity and dedication to the University are evident in the Leatherby Libraries’ Jack and

In Memoriam: Dee Henley Devoted supporter of the university and wife of Chairman Emeritus Doy Henley passed away on Feb. 20.

June 17, 2016 by | In Memoriam

Her name and a sense of her spirit can be found in numerous places around campus, including the Doy and Dee Henley Residence Hall and the Fish Interfaith Center, where “Dee’s Garden of the Senses” is a tranquil spot to refresh the spirit. And a luminous memorial shines each December for Chapman’s Winterfest Celebration, when “Dee

In Memoriam: Tibor Machan Professor Emeritus who published more than 40 books passed away at 77 on March 24.

June 17, 2016 by | In Memoriam

Trained as a philosopher, Machan joined the Chapman faculty in 2001 and held the R.C. Hoiles Chair in Business Ethics and Free Enterprise in the Argyros School of Business and Economics. In addition to teaching business ethics, Machan occasionally led freshman foundations courses covering topics such as philosophy of commerce and foundations of Western thought. Among

In Memoriam: Cory O’Connor

March 15, 2016 by | Chapman Now

A Remembrance by Ashley Beall ’07 I believe I was meant to begin at Chapman the same year Cory O’Connor began teaching at the University in 2003. I believe in fate and luck, and so did he. Coming from Texas, I was in a whole new world and ready to make my mark. My first

In Memoriam: Jim Miller

March 15, 2016 by | Chapman Now

A Remembrance By William Cumiford ’63, Ph.D., associate professor of history About a decade ago one of my advisees, Laura, a history major, dropped by my office for a chat just days before her May graduation. She spoke very excitedly about securing her credential and entering the

In Memoriam: Richard Bye

March 15, 2016 by | Chapman Now

A dedicated supporter of Chapman University for more than three decades, Richard Bye passed away Jan. 13. He was 68. Along with Roseanne, his wife of 47 years, Bye became involved with Chapman in the early 1980s, developing a deep affection for Chapman’s programs and people that was returned by all those who came to know