FREDERICK C. ALBRECH T (University
of Nevada, Las Vegas), 71, was head
coach of the highest-ranked Las Vegas
tennis team and vice president of the
university. He created the Tam Alumni
Center and also served as director
of alumni relations. Albrecht was a
graduate of Kent State and Las Vegas.
He died Feb. 5.
HAIG A. KHATCHADOURIAN (University of
Wisconsin), 90, was professor emeritus
of philosophy at Wisconsin. A native
of Jersualem, he was a graduate of the
American University of Beirut and Duke
University. Khatchadourian published
19 books and more than 90 articles. He
died Feb. 16.
MARILYN STOKSTAD (Michigan State
University), 87, was the Judith Harris
Murphy Distinguished Professor
Emerita of Art History at the University
of Kansas. She was a graduate of
Carleton College, Michigan State
University, and the University of
Michigan. Stokstad served as president
of the College Art Association and the
International Center of Medieval Art.
She died March 4.
MAT THE W F. ANDERSON (University of
Minnesota), 46, was a former Marine and
graduate of Minnesota. He died Feb. 4.
DARRELL GARBER (Louisiana Tech
University), 66, was dean emeritus of
education at Kutztown University. He
was a graduate of Clemson University
and the University of Tennessee, and
also served on the Board of Examiners
for the National Council for the
Accreditation of Teacher Education. He
died March 29.
SYLVIA HAR T (University of Tennessee,
Knoxville), 87, was the founding dean
of the Tennessee College of Nursing,
She was a graduate of Alverno College,
Catholic University of America, and
New York University, and was a member
and leader in several professional
organizations. She died March 29.
JOHN MARSHALL SMAR T (University
of Southern California), 81, was vice
chancellor emeritus at California
State University, a system he served
for 40 years. He was a graduate of the
University of Southern California and
an Army veteran. He died March 19.
DAN R. JONES (Texas A&M International
University), 63, was president of Texas
A&M University, Commerce, and a
professor of English. He was formerly
provost and vice president of academic
affairs at Texas A&M University,
Laredo, and was an administrator at
the University of Houston, Downtown.
Jones was a graduate of the University
of Iowa, Rice University, and the
University of Texas. He died April 29.
RUDOLPH J. SCAVUZZO JR. (University
of Akron), 82, was the university’s
department head for mechanical
engineering and the associate dean of
the College of Polymer Science and
Polymer Engineering for 27 years. He
was a fellow in the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers and a graduate of
Lehigh University and the University of
Pittsburgh. He died April 24.
CHRISTY HAMMER (Fort Hays State
University), 72, was an analyst and
leader at Gallup Organization and an
adjunct professor of literature at the
University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She
was a graduate of Nebraska, Lincoln.
She died April 10.
NORMAN C. NELSON (Louisiana State
University), 86, was the vice chancellor
for health affairs at the University of
Mississippi Medical Center. Formerly
the dean of Louisiana State’s Medical
Center, he graduated from Tulane
University and Louisiana State. Nelson
held a U.S. Public Health Service
Fellowship at Harvard, was a clinical
research fellow at Massachusetts General
Hospital, and held a John and Mary R.
Markle Fellowship. He died April 21.
EUGENIA SUMMER (Mississippi University
for Women), 92, was an artist and
professor emerita of art at the university.
She was also a graduate of Columbia
University. Her work has been shown
in several states and she was honored
by the Mississippi State Committee of
the National Museum of Women in the
Arts. She died April 23.
EMME T T LYNN “RUS T Y” ANDRE WS (Kansas
State University), 61, was a marriage
and family therapist who also taught
at Kansas State, Friends University,
and Manhattan Christian College. He
volunteered with Kansas Association for
Marriage and Family Therapy and its
foundation. Andrews died May 9.
CAROL JEAN LEVENSALER (California
State University, Chico), 69, was a
teacher at Live Oak High School and
Butte College. She was a graduate of
California State University, Chico, who
also led programs through the university
for international educators. She died
C. QUEN TIN FORD (New Mexico State
University), 92, was dean of engineering
at New Mexico State and professor
emeritus. A Navy veteran, Ford was a
graduate of New Mexico College of
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