GARY BIRNBAUM (Arizona State
University), 64, was a professor at
Arizona State University. He was a
graduate of Harpur College of Arts
and Sciences and Indiana University.
Birnbaum died Nov. 1.
THOMAS ALFRED BURNS (Northwestern
State University of Louisiana), 81, was
professor emeritus and former provost
and senior vice president for academic
affairs at Northwestern State University
of Louisiana. He was a graduate of
the University of Nevada, Reno, and
Arizona State University. He served on
the Natchitoches, Louisiana, Planning
and Zoning Commission and on the
Natchitoches Parish Library Board.
Burns died Oct. 30.
SARA EATON (University of Minnesota)
was professor emerita of English at
North Central College. She was a
graduate of the University of Minnesota
Twin Cities. Eaton died Nov. 11.
STANLEY MCKENZIE (Rochester Institute
of Technology) was provost emeritus
and former vice president for academic
affairs, serving at the Rochester Institute
of Technology for 41 years. He was a
graduate of the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology and the University of
Rochester. McKenzie died Nov. 8.
EMERSON LOUIS BESCH (at large), 88,
was the former executive associate
dean of the College of Veterinary
Medicine at the University of Florida.
He was a graduate of the University of
California-Davis, and a veteran of the
U.S. Navy. Besch died Nov. 16.
CARROLL BLAKE GAMBRELL (Mercer
University), 91, was the founding dean
of the Mercer University School of
Engineering and also served at Purdue
University, Arizona State University,
and the University of Central Florida.
He was an Army veteran and graduate
of Clemson University, the University
of Florida, and Purdue University.
Gambrell died Nov. 17.
BERNARD RAMON ORTIZ DE MONTELLANO
(at large), 78, was a professor of
medical anthropology at Wayne State
University. A native of Mexico City,
he was a graduate of the University of
Texas at Austin and studied the health
and nutrition practices of the Aztecs.
He died Dec. 2.
ALICE R. MANICUR (Berea College) was
Frostburg State University’s first dean
of students. A graduate of Indiana
University and Berea College, Manicur
spent 47 years at Frostburg State
University and also served on the Berea
College board of trustees. She died Jan. 2.
JEWEL PLUMMER COBB (California State
University, Fullerton), 92, was the first
black woman to lead the university.
She was a graduate of Talladega College
and NYU. She served at Connecticut
College, Douglass Residential College,
Rutgers University, and Sarah Lawrence
College. She died Jan. 1.
JACK SUBERMAN (Florida Atlantic
University), 96, was dean of the College
of Humanities at Florida Atlantic
University and also served at North
Carolina State University and The
University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill. An Air Force veteran, he was a
graduate of the University of Florida
and The University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill. He died Nov. 22.
ANNE SWARTZLANDER (The Ohio State
University), 69, was a professor of
23. “____ Men,” TV series on
AMC from 2007 to 2015
24. Covering for many halls at
institutions of higher education
25. One of the Three Stooges
28. First night on Broadway
29. Pop-ups on the Internet
30. Type of sleep (abbr.)
31. “Dr.” of rap
38. Texas city that is headquarters
for Frito-Lay and J. C. Penney
39. South American rodent
sometimes called a “royal rat”
40. Punish by levying a fine
41. Port for computer connection
42. Org. that owns Constitution
Hall in Washington, D. C.
43. Latin for “I love”
44. Morally unacceptable person
46. Prolonged idle discussion
47. Sold-out sign
48. High peak in Europe
49. Low digit
51. Cessation of electrical power
54. Flowering plant from which
“Indian lemonade” is made
58. Attractively lively
59. Another name for the Egyptian
60. Actor’s signal to enter
61. University of Georgia School
of ____, named for Phi Kappa
Phi member Lamar Dodd.
63. Employer of many a 57 Across
64. Men’s college basketball event,
65. Broad or Manning
66. What remains of a sale price
after deducting 10 Across
67. Where golfing begins
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