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Show Hide text for 1975 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 286 of the 1975 volume: “ i Every fall a timeless beauty touches Millikin University. The oaks and nnaples begin to unfold their matchless colors against the red stone architecture, creating a quiet artistry. The familiar sound of Westminster ' s chimes fill the air and add the finishing touches to a campus whose attitudes, organizations and students have gone virtually untouched throughout the dramatic political, social, and economic upheavals of our time. To this atmosphere some 1 300 students arrive each September. Friendships are renewed over Bachman, Turner, Overdrive and Busch at Keggers, woodsies and hairy buffalos. Familiar sayings of " Let ' s cook " and " He ' s smooth-doggin ' it " can be heard as students celebrate their return or first arrival to an institution not unlike the universities of the 1 950 ' s. f i t It Many have said the University exists in a world of its own, reminiscent of a musical by Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer starring Peter Lawford and June Allyson. Good or Bad? No one is certain. Each must search his own mind. Louie James picks off another pass for the defense. Jim Forbes resorting to prayer for a tackle. North Park defense puts the clamps on Mike Rockford. Coaching plus CIGSITG proved to be a win- ing formula for the 1974 " Big Blue " football team. Though hampered by countless injuries and an inexperienced offensive line, Headcoach " Skip " Mathieson and his coaching assistants pieced together one of the finest football teams Millikin fans have seen in years. Injuries, numerous as in the past, and many openings left by graduated seniors last year, forced the team to rely on underclassmen material. However, the intense desire of all team members to work and work hard gave the team the competitive edge, and led the " Blue " to an overall season record of 9-1, and a share in the College Conference of Illinois and Wiscon- sin Championship berth. Kevin Koehler demonstrates his pass catching abilities in Augustana ' s defensive secondary. Seniors: Bob Gotts, Ralph McQuiggan, and Tony Dear in pursuit of the Wheaton quarterback. 21 Gary Cook looks on as Louie James barely misses stifling the field goal attempt. Mike Rockford on a keeper, scrambles for some extra ground. Jim Douglas pulls down an aerial from Doug Neibuhr for six points. Neibuhr to Stringer: a cotnbination of leadership, knowledge, and desire. 22 23 One of football ' s fundamentals: " Be the quickest off the snap " , Stu Arnold tackles an Augie halfback the hard way. First Row: J. Harris, G, Cook, T, Dear, M. Albrecht, L. James, R. McQuiggan, G, Stull, J, Forbes, W, Jennings, D. J. Brown, K. Koehler, D, Neibuhr, J. Stringer. Second Row: M. Rockford, S. Arnold, F. Stone, R. Connors, D, Nowak, J. Haskell, M. Nobis, R. Gotts, A. Knotek, O. Taylor, J. Douglas, W. Kowalczyk. Third Row: J. Robertson (Manager), A. Donahue, M O ' Connor, J. Arduini, G. Grant, R. Parker, K, McGreevy, J. Rhodes, J. Cherry, F. Slogic, T. Tiffin, T. Tansey, Coach Mathieson. Fourtli Row: D. Howe, J. Lukens, D. Daniels, T. O ' Donnell, K. Hensley, C. Swanson, C. Bell, J, Dun- nan, C. McDonald, C. Steele, C. Kuldell, M. Ochs, Fifth Row: Assistant Coach M. Chapman, J. Hultgren, R. Harvill, M. Evangelista, W. Jordan, C. McFolling, R, Rzewnicki, H. Denecke, J. Lecessi, R. Glod, E. Trogdon, M. Bratsos, Assistant Coach G. Neibuhr. Sixth Row: Assistant Coach L. Stoner, M. Russell, R. Williams, J. Heinzeman, J. Herbstreith, B. Taylor, G. Trennepohl, S. Flora, B. Monti, E. Okerblad, A. Donatucci, Assistant Coach T. J. Jackson, Seventh Row: S. Trusner (Trainer), D. Lindstrom, M, Manning, A. Thomas, M. Henry, S. Otten, T. Cox, R. Buck. J. Fedrick, R, Van Deraa, Assistant Coach C, Poelker, " Who Defense " inflicting pain and agony on the Augustana offensive unit. Left to Right: Dave Morrison, Don McNeely, Jerry Westwater, Barb Brumley, Bob Cavanaugh and Greg Peterson cheer their man on. As always, the swim timers stand by. Left to Right: Sue White, Peg Ruekert, Ann Mullins, Cathy Gasper and Joan Mar- tin. 1974-1975 was the VGar that might have been for Big Blue Swimming. The team was beset by illness and in- jury during most of January and had difficulty regaining the fine form it showed in the early season. Despite these setbacks the team went on to a second place finish both in the CCIW and the Illinois Private College Meet along with a third straight NAIA District title. The team did break 1 3 of 1 7 varsity records. Greg Peterson, Doug Slater, Jerry Westwater and Don McNeely were all CCIW cham- pions. In the national scene the team plac- ed 1 6th in the NAIA National Meet. The 800 free relay team of John Lienhop, Mark Steenrod, Jim ZirngibI, and Doug Slater earned All American honors with a sixth finish. Marcia Morey continued her record breaking with a New American Standard in the 200 breaststroke at the National AAU meet in Cincinnati. Senior Jim ZirngibI was captain and voted Most Valuable Swimmer and Mark Steenrod, a freshman, was chosen Most-Improved. Jim ZirngibI psychs up. 26 Greg Peterson towels off after his race. Randy Masow and Kurt Gulder amuse themselves on the bench Bottom, left to right: Coach Carl Johansson, Christie Elting, Barb Brumley. Jerry Westwater, Mike Hillegonds Ron Hargitt. Randy Masow. Doug Slater, Don McNeely. Top: Dave Morrison, Greg Peterson, Bob Cavanaugh John Lienhop, Jim Zirngibl, Dick Cavanaugh. Missing: Marcia Morey, Liz Burke. 27 A rebuilding season for The Blue is all that can be said of the 1974-75 M.U. bas- ketball team. The Blue Cagers finished the season with a .500 mark, way below pre-season expectations. The problem with this year ' s team wasn ' t due to a lack of talented personnel. The Big Blue had one of their more gifted teams in years, with the likes of Gobczynski, Mosser, Bax- ter and Littrell. The trouble seemed to be the inability of The Blue to get it all together and play as one ball club. Coach Gray and all-time scorer. Leon Gobczynski. Kneeling: D. Mott, B. Beck, R. Dalton, J. Jones, C Fritsch, M. Powers, R. Mosser. Standing: Headcoach, Jern Gray. T. Littrell, J Patrisso, L Baxter, L. Gobczynski, J. Higgins, R. Thola. 32 35 Above: Coach Galen Woods and co-captains Rowland and Gray. Below: Kneeling: A. Knotek, H. Shumaker, R. Harth, N. Golich, M. Evangelista, G. Richnnan, S. Danko, J. Vandenropp. Se- cond Row: D. Kirhofer, J. Harres, M Boyleson, R. Harvill, R. Trofamuk, S. Arnold, M. Rowland, T. Rice. D. Gray. Third Row: Coach Woods, R. Gerlach, J. Jones, T. Littrell, M. Mayhall, C. Kul- dell, C. Fritsch, H. Brock, C. Alexander. Missing: T. Tiffin, T. O ' Donnell. Conference Co- Champs for the 1974-75 season was the result of a surge of strength in both hitting and pitch- ing by The Big Blue Baseball Team late in the year. Starting the season off on the wrong foot, the team ended its annual southern trip with an overall record of 1-9. The poor performance was due to a lack of hitting and a multitude of errors. Once back at M.U., the Blue made an unbelievable turn around, going 14-2 in CCIW Conference play. The only two losses were at the hands of Illinois Wesleyan and strong Elmhurst. The change in The Blue was too late however to gain sole possession of the winners berth, as honors were shared with Elmhurst. 36 Mueller tries to gain hand control to set up a fireman ' s carry. Guy Hemmerich in total command of his match. Two individual champions, along with a fifth place team ranking in the CCIW wrestling tournament, rounded out the season for the Big Blue grapplers. Led by Coach Carl Poelker, who is in his second year as head coach, The Blue matmen proved formidable foes for any con- ference team, boasting a dual meet record of 8-3 and two NAIA National qualifiers in the likes of Jeff Newberg and Bruce Metchell. Brian Mitchell helps a defeated opponent off his back. Kneeling: M Mueller, S. Krueger, P. Malone, N. Chavenom, B. Mitchell, B, Mitchell. Standing: Coach Carl Poelker, G. Hemmerich, J. Neuberg, R. Connon, A, Guangen, E. Elam, J. Heinzman. 40 Jeff Korando, Jim Bos, and Bob Walton loosen up for a dual meet ' Big Blue " runners and their competitors begin a five-mile trek through Fairview Park. A female x-country run- ner, a first for the CCIW, depicted both the spirit and growing poten- tial of the " Big Blue " cross country team. The team accumulated a 4-2 record for dual meets and placed seventh in the CCIW. Being a young team, beginning the season with five freshmen, two sophomores, two juniors, and one senior, the runners feel that this season proved to be a successful one, and just one of many to come. Jeff Korando leading the pack of " Blue " runners. Kneeling: Bob Wolf. Jeff Korando. Jim Bos, Ken Rebstock. Standing: Coach Carl Johansson, Bill Hopkins, Tracy Dellow. Dan McMasters, Bob Brunner. 41 trackmen under the expert coaching of Guy Neibuhr had a fine season in 1975, talcing a team second in District 20 competition and ranl - ing high in the CCIW. The squad attributes their success to the individual record-breaking efforts of several members. Sophomore Ken Russell broke the CCIW high jump record with an unbelievable 6 ' 9 " leap, while his teammates, Steve Schepper, James Harris, and Mike Estes went on to smash several other Millikin track records. Junior James Harris sprints towards tine tape for a first place finish in the 10 yard dash. Jeff Korando sets the pace for the 4-lap mile. Coach Guy Neibuhr and team co-captains Jim Dunnan leaning just enough to beat 1 1% Senior Rich Henson readying to throw the discus for The Blue. The 1 975 M.U. Track Team: Sitting: M. McKracken, J. Neuberg, J. Korando, R Chamberlain, K. Russell, A. Buck, M. Nobis, M. Estes. Kneeling: Coach Neibuhr. F. Sauerman, J Andini. J. Kelly, G. McFolling, B. Brunner, O, Taylor, J Harris, K. Rebstock. J. Dannan, Standing, front: T. Armstrong, J. Lecessi, M. McCostlin, S. Schrader, R. Henson. L James, D. Brown. M Sands, R. Moore, D. Fitzgerald, S. Schepper. J. Toro. Standing, bacl : Coach Hale, J. Krueger, S. Kaminski, C. Moore, K. McGreevey, M. Powers, C. Steele, J. McClelland. Schepper and Brunner. out teammate Bob Brunner. 43 Bill Wells, Millikin s most valuable player, finished the season with a Chuck Hubert demonstrates his service form which won Dave Bad- 12-3 record to lead the team ger and he the CCIW doubles competition title. M.U Tennis Team: C Hubert, C Sewell, D. Badger, B. Wells, J. Noffke, R. Inman, R. Parsons, D. Bosak, S. Molina, Coach Brannon. A 14-4 season with a second-place finish in the CCIW Conference Tournament ended the year for The Big Blue Tennis Team. Led by Coach Mike Brannon and senior standouts in the likes of Bill Wells, Dave Bosak, and Steve Moline. The Blue Rac- quetmen totaled up 1 4 points in the CCIW tourney, second only to Augie ' s 20 points. 44 Cheerleaders are an integral part of any university athletic program. The Big Blue cheerleaders proved this statement to be fact in the 1 974-75 sports season at Millikin. This past year they followed the Big Blue Teams from the con- fines of Griswold Center to as far away as the Boot Hill Bowl, keeping alive the spirit of competition in Millikin athletes as well as fans. Kerrie McGregor cheering The Blue to a 35-0 romp of the Redmen of Carthage. The Millikin Big Blue cheerleaders: Kneeling: C. Etiing, M. McDougal, K. McGregor, C. Temples. Standing: P. McDonald, R. Carlye, C. Powell. 45 W.A.A. proved interesting to students dur- ing the academic year, through their promotion of women ' s ath- letics. W.A.A. sponsored various athletic programs and tourna- ments between women on the Millikin campus, thus promoting not only a spirit of competition but a fairness in women ' s sports. An unidentified W.A.A. member shows just how Vickie Mason returning a serve in easy it is. Dne of several W.A.A. sponsored v olleyball tourneys. The 1 975 Millikin University Women ' s Athletic Association. Kneeling: E. Comerota, B. Vaughn, J. Friday, T. Larrimer, V Mason, N Beaven, J. Reyes. Standing: C Littrell. C. Temples, A. Vaughan, C. Williams, B. Harris, S. Bonilia, K. Ballanger. 1 46 The Big Blue Women ' s Basketball Team. Karen Bohms for an easy two points from side court. Women Cagers had a good year considering the excessive number of fouls and injuries which plagued the team all season. In CCIW Tournament play the Netwomen were ahead of Augie by four points during the second half, but ended up suffering a terrible defeat when a few star- ters experienced some foul trouble. Although the women did have their share of disheartening losses in their quest for the CCIW crown, the teamwork was there and it could prove to be a foundation for the future. An injured Jennifer Friday sets up a Bucket for the Blue. Injuries, a sports hazard at M.U., have seriously stiffled the Blue Bench. 47 Leon Gobczynski, M-man for 1974-75, an honor which is awarded to the athlete who in his four years at Millikin University has done more than any other individual to promote the name and com- petitiveness of M.U. Never before has Millikin had an athlete who has broken and now holds 26 individual athletic records. Records held by Leon Gobczynski at Millikin University: All-Games Record G FG FT T AVG RB 1971-72 18 130 61 321 1 7.8 1 57 1 972-73 23 223 56 502 21 .8 1 90 1973-74 27 424 128 976 36.1 223 1 974-75 26 355 126 836 32.2 221 TOTALS 94 1 132 371 2635 28.0 801 Conference Records Most points in a career — 1662 Most field goals in a career— 723 Most points in a 1 6 game season— 568 Most field goals in a 1 6 game season— 256 Highest average — 35.5 points Griswold Records Most points in a game — 62 Most field goals in a game — 26 Most free throws in a game — 1 6 Millikin Records Most points in a career — 2635 Highest average points per game — 28.03 Most field goals in a career — 1 1 32 Highest field goal average per game — 12.04 Most points in a season — 976 Highest average points per game — 36.1 Most field goals in a season — 424 Highest field goal average per game in a season — 1 5.07 Most points as a sophomore — 502 Most points as a junior — 976 Most points in a game — 62 Most field goals in a game — 26 Second leading scorer in the nation in 1973-74. Scored more points in 1973-74 season than any Millikin teams from 1904-1947. Shooting Percentages FG FGA PCT FT FTA PCT 1971-72 1 30 256 50.8 61 89 68.5 1972-73 223 398 56.0 56 81 69.1 1 973-74 424 725 58.5 1 28 1 64 78 O 1 974-75 320 551 58.1 126 1 57 75.2 TOTALS 1 1 32 1999 56.6 371 507 73.2 52 The Viola Farber Dance Company . different, creative, intriguing VIOLA: I think some are puzzled and some are delighted ... in some cases it irritates them. " STUDENT: I liked them at first because they were really different, but after a while it got pretty old. " VIOLA: Actually I am not trying to give a particular message. " STUDENT: It was alright for exer- cise, but for performance to sit and watch . . . no! " VIOLA: It has to do with people. It has to do with situations, but there is not a story development. " STUDENT: I was kind of intrigued by it. " VIOLA: In my work almost all dancers have to make choices of several things they are going to do and that takes a kind of maturity. " STUDENT: I thought she was enthusiastic, she had talent . . . she was very creative. " it i " Ferrante and Teicher . . . they are two of the most colorful enter- tainers that Millikin has ever had . . . the audience enjoyed their music because it was familiar to them. " " I really loved their sense of humor ! " " They are both fantastic piano players ... it was the kind of con- cert you didn ' t want to miss. " Maynard Ferguson . . , " Most exciting trumpet sound ■ ■ ■ great innovations in jazz. " " I didn ' t think his stage presence was very professional. " " He was his usual fantastic self and his back-up band was great. " " The band members playing in the audience really got everyone in- volved ... I thought he was very, very good. " " There was more response to him than to anyone else I ' ve ever seen at Millikin. It was the best thing that Convocations has ever had. " " He didn ' t do an encore even after a Trouble in River finest hour was when the horses made their appearance and stole the show. " " I enjoyed the costumes and sets very much. " " The barbershop quartet not only sang well but also enjoyed perfor- ming . . . the audience enjoyed them. " " Music Man ' s the show had potential. ' ' The National Chinese Opera Theatre " ... " A spectacular per- formance . . . the costumes were probably the most spectacular asset to the per- formance. " " I thought the show was absolute- ly flawless . . . I ' ve never seen such a flawless performance. " " The headdresses were especially beautiful . . . the symbolism in all of the costumes was very in- triguing. " ' ' The effect of Gamma Rays on Man-ln-The- Moon Marigolds .... I think the play really affected the audience ... it left you with a queer kind of feeling. " " It was the type of play that could have been boring, but it wasn ' t. " " . . . very well performed . . . the settings fit the mood of the play, but the sound effects did the most to create the atmosphere. " ' ' Michael Lorimer ... was really different; I enjoyed him. It wasn ' t the same type of music all the way through. He communicates well through his music. " " It got kind of boring toward the end. Maybe if he had been with something else, it would have been better. You have to be an awfully strong performer to be able to carry an entire program alone. " ' ' The Minnesota Orchestra ... is one of the finest orchestras in the entire country, and they gave an ex- cellent, exciting performance. Their choice of music was great. On the whole, I was very impressed. " " Usually I wouldn ' t go to hear an orchestra, but they were so good that I really enjoyed their concert. " " The Norman Luboff Choir . . . gave a really enjoyable concert. They had a good variety of music — too much of one thing would have been boring. " " I liked their spirituals and popular songs a lot — better than their sacred music. I thought they had a blending problem. " " The choir had a very refined sound. You could tell there was an awfully lot of talent there. " AO ' ' As You Like It was great. It was one of Shakespeare ' s more unusual com- edies. I don ' t usually like Shakespeare, but this was en- joyable and had enough levity that it kept the audience ' s interest. It was hard to get into it at the begin- ning, but after the plot was es- tablished it kept my interest. " " It was a relief looking at different ' theater twinks ' for a while! " " Street Scene was, for me, a very enjoyable musical. It didn ' t at all give the im- pression that it was opera — usually you think of opera as being really heavy stuff. It was easy to un- derstand — it didn ' t go over my head. Some of the characters were hilarious ! " " Street Scene was much more real-seeming than the usual opera. There was real technical art and un- iversal appeal at the same time. " 63 " Marat Sade ■ ■ . was good but hard to understand. The acting was fair overall — nothing spectacular. There were some really good parts in it, though. " " It didn ' t get the message across; even our teacher couldn ' t tell us what it meant. It was just too crazy to be a good play — I didn ' t like it. " " I liked it but a lot of people dis- agreed with me. It was bizarre and it was completely different from anything Millikin has ever seen. It was blunt — gross, crass, rude, crude! A lot of townspeople walk- ed out on it. It was very well acted. " ' ' Arms and the Man . . . was a good play but they were talking too fast. Nobody was laughing because they were talking so fast. Saturday night was much better than Friday night. " " I liked it the first night but I heard after that it wasn ' t too good. It made wars look as ridiculous as they really are. " Moving in was Minikin ' s first big event this Septennber. Freshmen were mai ing their first appearance on the big campus, and returning students were all enthusiastic about another year at M.U. There was action all around as the frat boys offered their help to all the freshman girls and " scoped " out possibilities. Of course the dumb-waiter in the dorm was out of order, so countless trips up and down stairs were made. The whole event was rather exhausting, and there were great sighs of relief as the last items were finally settled in the rooms. Two freshmen enter Blackburn Hall, wondering what is in store for them. Jim Marshall finds that carrying shoeboxes is a great way to meet girls. The whole family is put to work. 66 Susan Smith and her family make the big move into the dorm. Great weather welcomed the incoming freshmen this year at Freshman Camp which was held at the old stand by, Aller- ton Park. This year ' s co-chairmen, Jeff Dowd and Cathy Gasper, did their best to see that Freshman Camp was a success. With IVIrs. Hill ' s guidance and direction, they planned a weekend of activities to acquaint the new students with each other, with their faculty, and with Millikin ' s general atmosphere. Various activities throughout the weekend included: faculty discus- sion groups, volleyball, softball, a dance featuring " Black and White " , a midnight movie, walks through Allerton, the men ' s cabins ram- page, relay games between cabins, water fights, and the most fun of all — meeting people. This year ' s Freshman Camp co-chairmen, Cathy Gasper and Jeff Dowd. The Freshman Camp counselors have as much fun as the freshmen. 72 " Family weekend " was the theme of Fall Parent ' s Day 1 974 as high school brothers and sisters of Millikin students joined in the weekend festivities along with their parents. Responsible for plan- ning the weekend ' s agenda was Chairman Jane Reif. Parents were able to meet and visit with faculty and staff members during a recep- tion held at the Holiday Inn. Various other activities included registra- tion, a workshop for volunteer ad- missions counselors, a parents council meeting, and open visita- tion at the dorms and Greek houses. The highlight of the events was the Big Blue football game with North Park. A reception was held for Miss Marcia Moray, an outstanding Millikin swimmer, after the football game. All in all, it was a delightful weekend for everyone. Marcia Morey and President Miller await the halftime presentation. Miss Jane Reif is Chairman of the Fall Parent ' s Day activities. Parents and students attend the football game. Doug Beach wrote the halftime show for the football game. Fans cheer the Big Blue on. Could this be a future Millikinite? Students, parents, faculty, and staff members enjoy a reception at the Holiday Inn. Miss Marcia Morey, the first female swimmer in the CCIW, is introduced by President Miller at the halftime of the football game. Marcia ' s specialty being the breaststroke, has won her four National AAU swim- ming championships in just two years. The marching band performs at halftime. One of the loyal band members is Steve Shephard. Hats off to this year ' s fantastic Homecoming Jazz Lab Band concert featuring singer Gwen Conley. Everyone attending enjoyed tlie wide variety of music supplied by IVIillil in ' s well-l nown Jazz Lab Band, and the audience was left speechless after the superb performance of Ms. Conley. Dr. Henderson. Dean of the School of Music, accompanied the band on a few selections. During intermis- sion of the concert, the 1974 Homecoming Queen, Miss Debbie Curfman, was crowned. Mr Schueler directs the Jazz Lab Band in another outstanding concert. A variety of music is played that appeals to all members of the audience. The concert was a great success and was enjoyed by everyone. The queen candidates await the announcement of the 1974 Homecoming Queen. David Steinberg enjoys performing for the mixed audience. Technique was the key word in the entertainment provided by David Steinberg at Homecoming. Steinberg incor- porated the trial use of a line, and either discontinued it or changed topics, depending on the audience ' s response. He felt that his feelings were con eyed best by his use of unmentionable words. All in all, Steinberg provided Millikin with a very entertaining show. The comedian shows a sophisticated brand of entertainment. Steinberg ' s appearance was a highlight of Steinberg incorporates a person from the Homecoming weekend. audience in his act. What tal GflT possess- ed by students here at old M.U.! Several acts were entered in this year ' s Homecoming Talent Show, and all proved to be entertaining in their own way. The large group division was won by Kappa Sigma fraternity, while the small group division was taken by Mark Ross and Dan Holmes. Co-chairmen for the talent show were Steve Squires and Jean Smetts. The 1974 general Homecoming co-chairmen were Diane Hill and John Warner. Mark Ross and Dan Holmes win the small group division of the talent show Donna Metternich and Eddie Bliler are in the Kappa Sigma act, which takes first place in the large group competition. The Tri Delt ' s participate in the large group division. The Zeta Tau Alpha skit is a hillbilly hoedown. 78 Tidbits about numerous fairy tales answered the main questions asked during the annual Homecoming Trivia Bowl held in A.T. Hall. Blackburn Hall in the women ' s division and Delta Sigma Phi in the men ' s division took first place. Co-chairmen of this event were Joan Martin and Dave Brown. The lights show which team is to answer first. Joan IVlartin and Dave Brown asl the questions. The teams anxiously await the next question. Everyone came to cheer their team on. Kathy Littrell receives the first place House Dec trophy for the AX ' s at halftime. A large crowd attends the Homecoming football game. The queen candidates and their escorts are introduced at halftime. Fairy tales highlighted this year ' s house decs as they were skillfully centered around the main theme, " A Fairy Tale View of Old M.U. " First place in the women ' s division was taken by Alpha Chi Omega, and Tau Kappa Epsilon received the first place trophy for the men ' s division. All housing un- its who participated showed great effort in constructing original decs. House Dec co-chairmen were Mary Jo Welch and Bill Hyinck. The 1974 Homecoming Games were cancelled twice due to the un- expected lousy weather. if The Alpha Chi Omega house dec wins the women ' s division with the theme, " MU- Fracture Wheaton ' s Fairy-Tails! " Aston Hall ' s house dec extends from the Aston three window. " Who ' s Afraid Of Big Bad Wheaton? " is the theme of the Zeta Tau Alpha House Dec. 80 The Kappa Sigma house dec incorporates a Cinderella theme. m m tern The Delta Delta Delta house dec is a sign with the theme, " Knock ' Em Dizzney. " A Faun Tale Y?i5y Blackburn Hall competes in the Women ' s division of House dec com- petition. ' ' - -i:0f1ES ALUMS? ' Bake Them " is the them e of the Pi Beta Phi house dec. Mills Hall house dec theme is " Rip Wheaton. Radiance beam- ed from the stage as Debbie Curfman was crowned 1974 Homecoming Queen at Millikin. A member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and a communications- theatre major, Debbie served as president of the Panhellenic Coun- cil and editor of the Decaturian her senior year. Her theatre activities included roles in the Showcase productions of " The Little Foxes, " " Abelard and Heloise, " and " The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-ln- The Moon Marigolds. " Miss Curfman is crowned during intermis- rlon of the Jazz Lab Band concert. Miss Debbie Curfman is Millikin ' s 1974 Homecoming Queen. The queen is introduced at the halftime show of the football game. Jane Brueggeman represented Alpha Chi Omega, being a senior elementary education major, state vice-president of the SIEA, first vice-president of her sorority and a member of Pi Mu Theta. Pi Beta Phi ' s representative was Diane Hill, an economics-finance major and editor of last year ' s Millidek. She also served as a 1 974 Homecoming co-chairman, and was a member of Admissions Committee and Hospitality Corps. Zeta Tau Alpha was represented by senior Angela Epperson, majoring in vocal music. Angela also served as president of U.C. Board and vice-president of her sorority her senior year. Jennifer Friday, a sophomore biology major, represented Walker Hall. Besides being a member of For Soul Only and Student Senate, Jennifer was also organizations editor for this year ' s Millidek. Debbie McDonald was Blackburn Hall ' s candidate. A junior sociology-psychology major, Debbie served on the Hospitality Corps, was a member of For Soul Only and an Alpha Phi Alpha Angel Mauria Fitzgerald was chosen as Aston Hall ' s candidate. A sophomore theatre ma- jor, Mauria has had roles in several MU plays, was costume mistress for " Music Man, " and was performance editor for the 1975 Millidek. 83 Let It Snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! IVIillikin was blessed with a White Christmas this year which gave everyone the holiday spirit. Glistening snow blanketed the campus and buildings. Door decs, snowball fights, skating, and traying became favorite activities of MU students. The annual Millikin Dames Cookie Party was naturally a big success, sponsored by faculty wives, and attended by both students and faculty. It ' s Christmas at Old M.U.! Shari West adds the final touch to the tree. The Conserv sets the mood with Christmas song. Walker II shows their spirit with a Christmas story of Millikin, Door decs and cards create a feeling of Christ- mas cheer. 84 Winter Term again proved January to be a month of relaxation and enjoyment, along with participation in the special classes which many students chose to undertake. Several new projects were introduced, including ballroom dancing, rosemaling, sports and society, taxidermy, and various others. Basketball games, wrestling, and IM ' s also provided activities to keep students occupied during winter term, not to mention activities they organized themselves. The Rosemaling students show thair creative talents. " Soul " was the key word describing the spirit and togetherness expressed by all who participated in Black Emphasis Week, which was held March 16- 22, 1975. Starting the week off was Open House on Sunday, followed by Poetry night on Mon- day. Recreation night was held in Griswold Gym on Tuesday. A play written and directed by Joe Wright, a member of For Soul Only, was put on at the culture house on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday evening consisted of Gospel music at Westminster Church. On Satur- day, the push choir from Chicago performed, and the annual dance was held at the Carriage Inn in Decatur. All in all, it was a great week of music, recreation, and fellowship. Basketball is played by both girls and Recreation night of Black Emphasis Week is held in Griswoid Gym. The pool is available to swimmers. The spirit of the blacks is shown throughout the week. People also participate in volleyball 88 89 Hidden Talent was revealed by all participating in the 1 975 Campus Chest Talent Show held at Kirkland Auditorium. Taking place on Tuesday, March 11, Talent Show started the week off which continued through Friday, March 14. An entertaining variety of acts proved that Millikin students know and do more than the average college student. First place in the event went to Pi Beta Phi, performing a Bette Midler medley, with second place going to guitarists Dan Holmes and Mark Ross. Other acts included a band and drill team, the roaring 20 ' s, a takeoff on the Ten Little Indians, group singing, a piano solo, and a short review of Cabaret. Bill (Boomer) Martin served as master of ceremonies. Zeta Tau Alpha ' s skit incorporates a Cabaret theme. Dan Holmes and Mark Ross take second place with their songs. Bill Martin is emcee for the eveni ng. Delta Delta Delta uses a " Roaring 20 ' s " theme. The Pi Phi ' s skit consists of a medley of Bette Midler songs. Alpha Chi Omega ' s act includes their own band and drill teai the Talent Show competition. Rich Henson, representing Tau Kai silon, sings " Taxi " . Three freshmen, Debbie Harrison, Ann Reif, and Molly O ' Hara, dance in the DDD skit. Tom Henricks plays the piano for the Delta Sigma Phi skit. " Go to Jail " ordered the Kappa Sig ' s, who had their an- nual jailhouse at the 1 975 Campus Chest Carnival held on Wednesday night. Other booths included pie- throwing, tricycle races, tossing coins, fortune-telling, and egg-glop smashing. A new weekly event added this year on Thursday night was the Food Fair in the Sub. Each housing unit sold their homemade goodies. The Fund Drive was held to raise even more money for Multi- ple Sclerosis. At the dance on the final night of Campus Chest week. Peg Smith and Tom West were an- nounced Beauty and Beast. Overall winners of the week were: Zeta Tau Alpha — first. Alpha Chi Omega — second, and Pi Beta Phi — third. Campus Chest was very successful as more money was raised this year than ever before. The Campus Chest Co-chairmen, Peg Smith and Kathy McCluggage, did an excellent job of planning and organizing. Two AX freshmen, Kim McGrath and Amy Vaughn, get the good ' ole glop and egg. The Zeta ' s use a shooting gallery for their booth. Phil Rudd gets a cream pie in the face at the Alpha Tau Omega booth. The crowd waits to see what will happen to the next Alpha Chi. 92 93 Dorm Life isn ' t as dull as a lot of people think. One of the special activities planned especially for dormitory people is Residence Hall Week, which this year was held April 8-12. Tuesday night kicked off the eventful week with a Pizza Party at Shakey ' s. Wednes- day afternoon a picnic and games were planned, but due to bad weather, the picnic was held in the Sub. Thursday afternoon a meeting was conducted, the topic of which was " Black and White Relations " , and a movie, " Eye of the Storm " , was shown. Friday evening the movie " For Pete ' s Sake " was shown, and afterwards everyone gathered at the Coffeehouse to be entertained. Later, there was a dance in the cafeteria to finish out the week. The picnic is held in the Sub. Hot dogs and baked beans are served. The dorm students crowd Into the Sub. 94 Off-Campus HOUSinQ provides a re- treat for many of the students attending IVlillikin University. The majority of this group are students who live at home and commute from Decatur and nearby com- munities. Apartments and other means of off-campus housing are occupied by young married couples who attend Millikin and, at the same time, manage to keep up a home of their own. Several " tow- nies " also have jobs in the area, which they hold besides going to school. Debbie and Dave Galassi live in a cozy apartnnent in Decatur. Dave starts his homework for the evening. it ' s time to relax after a long day of school and work. Women s Rush ' ' Don ' t ask me, I don ' t want to scrap- your book " . . . " No thanks, one more glass of punch and I ' ll be waterlogged " . . . " C ' mon, you rennennber her. She ' s the quarter- back ' s sister " . . . " OK, smile! I ' m going to open the door! " Rush was trying, tiring, confusing, disappointing and exciting. But most of all it gave the girls on both sides a chance to meet some new people, hear new stories, compare hometown honeies, tell how parents helped pack, remember saying bye to your little brother, or talk about the old faithful topic, " the men of M.U. " Rush shaped the pledge classes for the year and for future chapters. Behind the skits, punch, decorations, nametags and smiles was a lot of work, with week-long meetings before rush started. Rush was fun, but even more, rush was important for the Greeks. Above Loft: M. McDougal and P. Smith exhibit a little rock ' n roll for rushees at the Pi Beta Phi 50 ' s party. Above Right: Through skits the women of Zeta Tau Alpha, H. IVIcClin- tock, A Epperson, M. Moore and L. Sunkel try to express what chapter life is about. Left: P. Reeder and rushee L. Patrick enjoy a rush skit at the Alpha Chi Omega house. Below: Delta Delta Delta chapter members, C. Gasper, C. Etiing, N. Owen, A. Cover, L. Anderson, D. Benjamin and C. Jones get together in a " Roaring Delta " skit. 100 Top: J, Higgins, P. Luck, J. Klinefelter, D Pirtie and K. Claus of Pi Beta Phi show off their singing talents in a " South Pacific " rush skit. Above Left: N. Zatt and S. Slater of Delta Delta Delta pause to have their picture taken before going on stage as clowns in " Carrousel. " Above Right: Four women of Zeta Tau Alpha, M. Lyons, L. Middendorf, L. Flentje and K. Stone light candles as their rush party ends. Left: The atmosphere is Hawaiian as V. Jarzynski, G. DeRochi, S. Etherton, K. McGregor, M. Connelly and J. Coolley chat with rushees at the Alpha Chi Omega house. ,3i B. Frodin. J. Warner. T. Jodis, M. Ceplic, F. Hettigerand D. Zeller stand in the fraternity man ' s haven, lower hall! M. Kuhnke and J. Allison greet each other on the way to freshman camp. Intor-fraternity Council from left to right: D. Sheehy, D McNeely, J. Allison, D. O ' Connell, Mrs. Elizabeth Hill, S. Ar- nold, C Sablick, D. Broederdorf, D Zeller and J. Jones. Row Two: T, Jodis, M. Ceplic, B. Frodin, M. McNeeley, J. Perrings, P Parmelee, J. Arnold, F. Hettiger, G. Edwards, B. Hyink, T. Quick and J. Warner. 102 F. Hettiger donates blood in the annual blood drive sponsored by I.F.C. Non - stop party shaking hands, meeting people, remembering names, bands, beer and food were the first signs of fraternity life that the Millikin male rushee saw. I.F.C. members decid- ed on a more open rush for 1 974- 75 where the rushees could feel free to move from house to house. The various fraternity houses had bands and refreshments. Members were pledged continually throughout rush week and into the semester. I.F.C. also sponsored football, basketball and bowling competition during the year. The annual blood drive was also held. D. Brown, M. Gazzolla and L. Martin load sleeping bags Into the truck for freshmen camp. M. Mueller and T. Drake do their best to promote fraternity men with college freshmen women by helping parents move their daughters into the dorms. A group of men cheer on a powder puff team. Inter-Fraternity Council Above: Representing three different NPC groups, Jean Smetts of Pi Beta Phi, Jane Bruggeman of Alpha Chi Omega, and Cathy Jones of Delta Delta Delta, work together as freshmen camp counselors Below: Panhellenic relations go out- side greek organizations as Ann Reif, second from left and Joy Glaudon, far right, work with independent women in the choir. Panhellenic Members of Millikin s Junior Panhellenic Council. 104 (, • 1 « ■ V. vl 4 P ' ' 09 ' ' ®SS toward better inter-fraternity relations was made by the 1 974-75 Panheilenic Coun- cil. In order to foster the progress a progressive dinner was sponsored by the council, where the women of the four NPC organizations on Millikin ' s campus rotated in groups from house to house enjoying the selected courses and discussions on various panheilenic problems. During the winter months the council hosted area schools to a Greek Conference. At that time dis- cussion groups were also set up as well as a dance. The Women of Alpha Chi Omega and Pi Beta Phi enjoy a powder puff football game. Members of the 1974-75 Panheilenic Council. A friendship made fast despite different NPC affiliation, Debbie Curfman of Delta Delta Delta and Jane Bruggeman of Alpha Chi Omega. New everything, new chapter, new house, new nnembers, new alumni and several other firsts were felt by the men of ATO. The ruh rah rega men moved into William Hall and began remodeling, including the conver- sion of the basement into a bar. The ATO ' s hosted a Barn Dance and Christmas Dance. The most impor- tant feature of the year was their in- stallation and initiation by the Ex- ecutive Board of Alpha Tau Omega. S. Rotifer works on the clean up of William Hall. Row One: T. Jodls and K. Ray. Row Two: D. Thomas, M. Evert, T. Kennedy, C. Graves, T. Spina and Mr. Ceplic. Row Three: B, Harvey, R. Robertson, L. Combs, S. Flora, C. Icavelae, P. Rudd, C. Johanson and S. Giger. Fourth Row: B. Burger, E. Ockerbad, S. Rotifer and B Watkins. I 106 Alpha Tau Omega iree ATO ' s exhibit some of the talent that won them first place in Greek sing. Alpha Chi Omega Pardon me boys are those the Alpha Chi ' s? After a successful rush the women of Alpha Chi Omega had their an- nual Street Dance. Winning the ' 74 Homecoming house decoration trophy for the third year, inspired their pledges to take a walk out to Purdue University. The under- privileged children of Decatur had an enjoyable Christmas thanks to the Alpha Chi ' s, as a Christmas par- ty was held for the children by the girls. First semester ended with the scholarship trophy being retired by the women of Alpha Chi Omega, as this marked their third semester on top. Second semester found the women placing second in Campus Chest and first in Greek Week. In recognition of their fine ac- complishments during the 1974- 75 academic year the chapter received an award for the most out- standing chapter in their province. Row One: K Littrell, R. Goff, P. Grauf, K. Jacobs, G. Oberto, E. Comerota, S. Etherton, T. Larimer, L. Olsen, J. Quick, J. Coolley, C. Mulhoiiand, A Schaub, J. Lavine and S. Stevens. Row Two: V. Jarzynski, M. Shernnan, J. Harris, L. Dailey, J. IVlyler, P. McDonald, S. Shaner, E. Roe, G. Milligan, S. Dewalt, K. Korbet, R. Carlyle, A. Bucher, K. Zindel, B. Bishop, J. Mason, M. Connelly, J. Claudon, K. Black and A. Vaughn. Row Three: M. Strine, V. Plotz, A. Koch, S. Staley, J. Barne, A. Ekblom, K. Heck, K. McGregor, E. Adrian, T. Budde, J. Galloway, K. Meckstroth. P. Reeder, Mrs. Pieck, C. Connerly, B. Vaughn, J. Davis, V, Mason, J. Brueggaman, S. Spencer, K. Lowe, K. Epperson, B. Schneider, R. Walker, K, Isaacs, J. Langheim, S. Long, S. Berning and M. Megginson. J. Zank, S. Berning, K. Meckstroth, J. Claudon. C. Mulhoiiand. E Comerota and J. Lavine show happiness at another win for the Alpha Chi ' s in games. Back at the triple D ranch the pledges of Tri Delta, with a little help from their actives, attempted to break the world record in leap- frogging and thereby raised money for blood cancer research. Stepping back in time, the women of Delta Delta Delta held their annual pledge dance, " The Delta Time Machine. " To increase their scholarship fund for a Millikin co-ed, the girls spon- sored a midnight pancake breakfast. Christmas time brought their annual Pine Tea, held for the University ' s faculty and administra- tion. Second semester began with an open house and a winter formal. The year drew to a close with the traditional Pansy Breakfast held by the women of 1 1 1 Park Place in honor of Millikin ' s graduating senior women. J. Condon sends a frisbee to another Delta. Row One: R Davis, S. Burnett, B. Lund, J. Crittenden. M. Oltman, P. Rueckert, P. Soukup, E. Jergensen, S. Fllchak and B. Fraggos. Row Two: S. Boroian, C. Muerlot, A. Cover, B. Brummley, N, Zatt, L. Stewart, S. Blller, C. Etiing, G. Edwards, N, Rubin and B. Six. Row Three: V, Glasscock, D. Hinck, R. Melvin. D. Benjamin, J. Rentschler, L. Anderson, A. Day and K. Christensen. Row Four: M. O ' Hara, C, Jones, D. Harrison, S. Mitchell, S. Slater, N. Owen, M. Freshour, H. Heinz, L. Laird, J, Reif, J. Martin, D, Williams, A. Reif and D. Curfman. Row Five: C. Hargitt, K. Goltermann, S. Grissom, C. Gasper, C. Schwarze, S. Cummins, J. Larkin, B. Crabtree, C. Thorpe, K. Young, T. Brannon, L. White and C. Lane. no 4 Delta Delta Delta H. Heinz, D. Harrison, B. Fraggos, S. IVlitchell and A. Cover approve of the last act. C. Thorpe does her solo twirl for the Big Blue. A perfect spot for D. O ' Connell, S. Soppett, D. Broederdorf, B. Thomas, D. Zeller, J. Glan, T. Lockman and G, Petersen to relax and scope out the action on W. Main. Pig on a spit, bon fire and a beer truck in the country set the scene for the ever famous " Sailor ' s Brawl. " The two day celebration climaxed as the pigs completed roasting and all enjoyed the eats. Earlier in the year the Delta Sig ' s held a pledge dance reminis- cent of the streets of San Francisco. Their little sisters ' program was strengthened and activities such as early morning breakfasts were held for the men. Row One: R. Lowe, D. Ferre, D. O ' Connell, J. Glan and B. Mulverhill. Row Two: S. Scott. B. Thomas. S. Arnold, C. Moore and M, Piercy. Row Three: J. Cherry. J. Lackinger, D. Sheller, M. Gazzolla, C. McDonald and B. Kowalczyk. Row Four: J. Hartman, G. Petersen, T. Lockman, T. O Donnell, J. Dunham and J. Forbes. Row Five: A. Ryan, J. Hesch, J. Zirginbl, T. Armstrong. G. Deetjen, T. Telling, D. Zeller, S. Trusner and J. Bos. R. McQuiggan and D. Wiss watch as J. Dowd chugs at games Delta Sigma Phi T. Lockman goes out to throw a pass during an I.M. game. L. Stoner counts off ten seconds as the Delta Sig ' s hold their pyramid in games. M. Pettyjohn and B. Martin rest after a bike ride. Row One: B. Martin, K. Gulder, B. Dudenhausen, D. Slater, D. Rademacher, M. Pettyjohn, M. Copeland and A. Colby. Row Two: B. Pflaum, B. Harth, M. Estes, D. McNeeley, M. Polley, R. Plotz and T. Petersen. Row Three: E. Bliler, C. Pitte, A. Haber, B. Frodin, L, Kruizenga, D. Hartman and B. Johnson. Row Four: R. Massow. G. Curtis, J. Allison, C. Hubert, T. Veenbaas, M. Steenrod and J. Westwater. Row Five: D. Sheehy, T. West, D. Pooley, B. Toter, B. Sager, B. Wallfant, C. Fritsch, J. Trofimuk, J. VanThounot and B. Herrick. Kappa Sigma 1)4 Above: J. Westwater splashes through for the Big Blue. Right: M. Copeland and the Kappa SIg house ■mom " P. Wayne, relax on the front porch. Below: B, Toter displays the Kappa Sigma bench from lower hall. Home of the hairy buffalo during the 1 974-75 academic year was at 1 64 Park Place, where the men of Kappa Sigma made the exotic drink famous. Early in the year a pledge dance was held following the theme " Decatur Grit. " The Kappa Sig ' s hosted the campus to two open houses followed by their founder ' s day at the Scanda House and a sweetheart dance on Valen- tine ' s Day. The year drew to a close with a visit to all the sorority houses by the " Fantastic flying tuna brothers " and their artistic Life is a Cabaret at least for the members of Pi Beta Phi in 1974- ' 75, as they held their pledge dance to the theme of " Cabaret " early in the year. The women of Pi Beta Phi also hosted the campus to their open house. Second semester saw the house making ready for the banana split sale in the " Sub. " The Pi Phi ' s also held a brownie sale to raise money for their favorite charity. Springfield became the site for their spring for- mal, their last social function of the year. Pi Phi ' s seem amused at the photographer. Isn ' t everyone? First Row: L. Peters, J. Kuhn, D. Tiffin, J. Eckels, R. Vercler, C. Danly, D. Pirtel, R. Thompson, P. Wilson, P Andriano, S Smith, K. Claus, D. Lauermann, C. Summers, L. Hennegan and B. Ebbert. Second Row: K. Everhart, R. Whalen, P. Luck, M. McDougal, S. Domesick, D. Nyberg, D. Wright and D. Hill. Third Row: M. Kline, L Ross, C. Roberts, N. Irwin, L. Dashler, J. Higgins, K. Sewell, S. Varde, A. Northrup, C. Busch, M. Gaden, L Griebel, K. Brown, J Hochriem, M Leffelman, P. Wilson and K. McCluggage. Fourth Row: L. Hess, J. Klienfelter, S Kohl, P. Smith, Jo Taylor, J. Leerkamp, J. Smetts, Mrs. McDonald, D. Finet, Kim Sanders, S. White, J. Jones, Laura Seese and C. Cahill Pi Beta Phi 117 Nine new initiates sit in the SAE National Temple, Evanston, Illinois. First Row: B. Wells, F. Hettiger, P. Parmelee, D. Oberhelman, Mom Day, D. Brown, T. Stevenson, M. Connally and M. Moore. Second Row: J. Harres, R. Juliano, G. Birhachek, M. Albrecht, J. Arnold, J. Perrings, T. Drake, G. Edwards, M. Hamilton and B. Mclllwain. Third Row: J. McClullen, H. Martin, M. Rottman, B. Mundy, T. McCarthy, D. Sweeney, T. Hussar and D. Kirhoffer. Fourth Row: S. Schrader, C. Sewell, K. Hamilton, R. Morton, D. Height, L. Tucker and K. Gibbs. Fifth Row: S. Cooper, M. McNeeiy, T. Kerr, T. McCullen, T. Murian, D. Baldridge, B. Funkhauser, J. Heft and R. Edwards. Balcony: Unidentified, R. Gillcrist, J. Chifferdo, G. Birhachek, M. Haskel, P. Knoblo and Unidentified. 119 Tau Kappa Epsilon Row One: V. Christman, M. Mueller, C. Shade, D. DuBravac, P. Rittof and J. Smith. Row Two: R. Dwiggins, G. Guichard, D. Freed, F. Sauermann, R. Connors, H. Marshall. P Herren, S. Bollman, R. Jones and J Jones. Row Three: A. Buck, B. Bakakos, D. Kukia, H. Blazing, M Kuhnke, M Hayek and J. Croxton. Row Four: S. Kaminski, J. Neuberg, M. Sands, S. Atchinson, J Langill and G. Allaben Row Five: M. Pendergast, B. Hyink, M. McCracken, J. Toro, B. Cope, J. Warner, C Camden, Mrs. Knolls, S Kaminski, A Hale, N. Peters, B. Morelli, D. Brown, E. Bakakos, S. Squires, D. Bova, D. Barnett and R. Mardock, ' ' Don ' t let him Go! " " Get his derby! " The TKE ' s may take their lives in their hands on TKE Derby Day, but they love it! The fire hydrants, shaving cream and playing hard-to-get are all a facade. The TKE ' s repainted their entire ground floor and finish- ed just in time to open their doors for their open house. They in- troduced the pledges to life at Tau Kappa Epsilon with a Mardi Gras Fall Dance. They serenaded the Greek Women ' s houses and thrilled all with " After Dark " and " Snap Crackle Pop " . The TKE ' s also had a dance for " Couples Only " and then ended their year with a formal dinner and dance. K. Alexander. J. Langill, B. Hyink and B. Morelli gather in the TKE back lot. (20 A Buck, B. Beach and R. Mardock enjoy the patio party at the TKE House. S. Bova strains to hurl the keg at Greek games. Row One: K. Bellinger, R Wise, M. Harum, B Thomas, C Ferris, L. M iddendorf and T. Moma. Row Two: L Sunkel, C. Childers, J. Shoemaker, D. Kingsley, H. McClintock, K. Ritchie and L. Wilson. Row Three: K. Stone, D. Gray, B. Chamberlain, M. Welch, A. Epperson, C. Olsen, M. McCaffrey, J. Remack and B. Harris. Row Four: P. Heywood, L. Flentje, P. Hickman, M. Lyons, M. Moore, T Hall, S. Milne, C. Pape and C. Zeilke. Zeta Tau Alpha S. Milne and M. Welch watch competition at the games. K. Ferris sends the frisbee off and her sister C. Ferris catches it. I scream. you scream, we all scream for ice cream I The ZTA ' s once again satisfied the M.U. sweet tooth with their yearly ice cream social. Early in the year they hosted the campus to an open house. ZTA dads were welcomed and treated royally at Dad ' s Day, which was held first semester. Their pledge dance inspired unique and different costumes, as did their Homecom- ing ' 74 talent show skit. ZTA ' s sur- prised their pledges with an initia- tion beginning before second semester started. The women also attended and helped with the in- stallation of a new ZTA chapter at I.S.U. L. Sunkel appears to be up to something. Little Sisters Row One: C Jones, N. Zatt, C Meurlot, L. Stewart, K. Everhart, M. Connelly. K. Meckstroth, A. Ward, L. Olsen and S. Milne. Row Two: P. Smith. K. Young, S. Slater, R. Melvin, B. Six, J, Condon, D. Hinck, D. Benjamin, S. McBride, M. Strine and K. Sewell. Row One: G Mrugacz, A. Hagerbaumer. K. McGregor, S. Stevens, J. Cooley and A. Northrup. Row Two: P. Chilton, J. Zank, A. Mullins, C. Williams, M. McDougal, L. Soloman and C. Danley. Row Three: B. Harris, D. Metternich, L. White, S. Bliler. C. Gasper, J. Reif. P. Bissey, C. Olsen and P. Grauf. Row Four: J. Speasel, R. Patzelt, S. West, S. White, D. Williams, P. Deck, J. Klinefelter and M, Leffleman. Row Five: J. Smetts, B. Ebert, J. Jones, N. Metzler, D. Finet and K. Korbet. Being a little sister is wake-up break- fasts, pillow fights, getting a big brother, car washes, helping with rush, cooking dinner for a house full of guys, Christmas parties, paddle swaps, keggers and lots of fun. D S P Top to Bottom: S. Long, V. Mason, J. Claudon, D. Hill, M. Forbes, K. Goiter- man, .N. Wright, C. Etiing, L. Henegan, E. Adrian, S. Plotz, J. Hedstrom, P. An- driano and M. Fitzgerald. Row One: N. Owen, C. Lockman and J. Davis. Row Two: J Klinefelter, Mrs. Knowles, P. Rueckert and S. Dewalt. Row One: K. Epperson, E. Jergensen and K. Christman. Row Two: C. Myer, S. Shaner, M. Moore, K. Claus, S Lambert and P. Olsen. Row Three: T. Beckett, P. Rueckert, D. Bourisaw, S. Rosenberger, T. Brannan, K O ' Donnel, V. Plotz and P. Lyons. I President of the chapter, T. Jodis receives the charter from a national officer. T. Jodis is offered congratulations and a plaque from another national officer of ATO. Alpha Tau Omega installation The Reverend Stuart of Westminister Presbyterian Church, sits at dinner with the ATO national chairman of rituals and his wife. 126 Layne Tripplet and his wife pose with T. Jodis, B. Watkins, D. Thomas and C. Johanson at dinner. Members from everywhere of Alpha Tau Omega appeared on Millikin ' s campus as the Millikin chapter of ATO became initiated and installed. Dante ' s was the site for a formal dinner and dance in honor of the chapter members. National ATO officers and administrators from the University gave speeches and recognized those responsible for the new chapter at M.U. Saturday night the chapter held a celebration for the entire campus at the chapter house. Sunday wound up the weekend as the chapter attended church. Advisor for Social Activities, Mrs. Elizabeth Hill, congratulates the ATO ' s. Layne Tripplet addresses the group. President of the ATO little sisters, T. Bran- nan, presents the chapter with an installa- tion cake. President of the pledge class, J. Pitrisso, speaks to those attending the installation dinner. 127 Greek Week Rain, sleet or snow couldn ' t stop the Greek games or dampen the spirits of Greek Week. This year ' s Week started off with a cancer drive won by the women of Alpha Chi Omega and the men of Alpha Tau Omega. Thursday night Greek sing took place in the cafeteria, where the Alpha Chi ' s and ATO ' s again picked up the first place trophies. Also at Greek sing Tri Delta candidate Jackie Condon and ATO candidate Tim Kennedy were named this year ' s Greek Goddess and God. Games were held at Macon County Fairgrounds on Saturday at which time the men of Delta Sigma Phi and the women of Alpha Chi Omega proved the winners. Greek feed immediately followed, where the over-all winners of the week ' s activities were announced. Again the Alpha Chi ' s placed on top in the women ' s division with the men of ATO taking over the first place spot in the men ' s division. A dance and kegger at the Kappa Sigma house concluded the wild week. Above: T Kennedy and J. Condon, 1 975 Greek God and Goddess. Below: God and Goddess candidates: Row One: K. McGregor, Alpha Chi Omega, J. Condon, Delta Delta Delta; L. Middendorf, Zeta Tau Alpha: P. Deck, Pi Beta Phi. Row Two: J. Perrings, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; D. Brown, Delta Sigma Phi; J. Neuberg, Tau Kappa Epsilon: M. Copeland, Kappa Sigma. Not Pictured: T. Kennedy, Alpha Tau Omega. 131 Alumni Board of Directors as in years past has served Millikin University by helping to promote the fund rais- ing campaigns and alumni ac- tivities. The board, consisting of members from various graduating classes and four undergraduates, discussed at monthly meetings ways in which the alumni could better serve the University. Mrs. Arends and Debbie Curfman discuss fund raising plans. Seated: L. Arends, B Ennis, M. Cooper, M. Grohne. Standing: D. Curfman, F. Elston, G. Irish, J. Arnold, W. Burdich, J. Williams, P. Berryhill, A. Kraemer. Mr. Berryhill relaxes over coffee. The Student Affairs Committee was responsible this year, as in years past for the in- tellectual, cultural and religious welfare of the University ' s students. Headed by Dean Houston, Dean of Student Affairs, the committee members represented the faculty, administra- tion and the student body. Dean Houston heads a committee meeting. Seated, left to right: Mary Strine, Dr. Stacy Meyers, Dean Houston, D. J. Brown, Kerry McGregor, Mark Pettyjohn First Row, standing: Kathy Young, Dean Henderson, Carl Pattison, Kenneth Brown. Second Row: Dean Petty Dave Badger, Nick Peters, Dean Decker. One of the many faculty committees. Executive Board has always been concerned with understanding and meeting the needs of the student body. Throughout the years the com- mittee has accomplished this by striving to maintain high academic standards for the University via the reviewing of graduation re- quirements and petitions involving courses of study. Members review petitions. Committee members enjoy a relaxing moment. Saatsd, l«ft to right: Dr. Lewis, Dr, Sandoval, Dr, Givens, Dr. Glasscock, Mr. Merritt, Jeff Arnold, Dr. Decker. Stan- ding: Dean Houston, Dean Allen, Mr, Buller, Russ Edwards, Mr, Banner. 136 Judicial board ©XiSt©d to hear charges against students and to make recommendations to the Dean of Students in matters concerning the enforcement of University regulations applicable to the students. In matters of alleged violations of University regulations that occurred off campus, J-Board met with the Dean of Students to consider whether the University was involved and what to do about it. 137 Pub board, in order to head off overspending, established a new business policy for the 1 974- 75 academic year. At monthly meetings business managers presented their respective publications ' budget for approval. Students, faculty, and ad- ministrators were kept informed of spending through the University ' s newspaper. Headed by Dr. Stacy Myers, the board therefore ran a tight check on finances as well as fulfilling their responsibilities in the selection of publication heads and business managers. Committee members check the various publication budgets. Seated: Tom Drake, Brian Druley, Candy Manny, Stacy Myers, John Warner, Tom Koonce, Dan Guillory. Standlng: Jackie Condon, NancI Zatt, Chris Craig, Steve Whitmer, Jim Croxton, Randy Massow, 138 f Creativity plus was found in the College publications this year. The booklet, published twice a year, expressed through short stories, prose, photography and poetry, the vary- ing moods and thoughts of the students at Millikin. Those responsible for the publication: Dr. Dan Guillory, Mollle Frier and Chris Craig. Layouts and stories are reviewed. Semicircle: John Frey. Candace Manny, Tim Moffitt, Tonn Peterson, Mark Matlock, Ross Logan, D. Harpstrite. Bob Craig. William Chabak, Jean Smetts, Earnest Elam, Carlton Moore. Middle Desk: Debbie Cannon, Pat Lyons, Kieth Ray, Lynn Morford. Floor: Jennifer Friday, Sioux Shaner, Herman Biasing, Margaret Harum, Nancy Zatt, Fred Saurmann. Student oper- ated, W.J.M.U. radio de livered Decatur and Millikin Univer- sity with an education in rock, soul, jazz, and blues. To attain a professional sound took the hard work of many people, not only the station manager, but the D.J. ' s, engineers, and program directors as well. In order to further use this sound as an educational tool the station worked to go stereo, a goal which will be attained in 1 975-76. Another station meeting 140 [Expressing the views of various students, the Decaturian was published bi-monthly. Over the years the student newspaper jhas gradually improved its content as more students have taken an in- iterest in expressing their opinions freely. Steve Wittmer admires his work as Editor Nancy Ebbert and Tom Petersen enjoy the " Letters to the Editor. ' Left to Right: Nancy Ebbert, Karen Zindel, Dave Brown, Tom Petersen, Joy Poyner, Steve Wittr 141 Jackie Condon, Editor. Right: Joan IVlartin, Faculty Section Editor and Jackie Condon. Deadlines to meet, no pictures to meet them with. Throughout the year it all seemed hopeless, but through lots and lots of patience and endurance the book once again was completed and available to Millikin students with memories of the year gone by. Paul Buck, University photographer. Seated, left to right: Pat Nelson, Jan Colley, Jackie Condon, Jennifer Friday, Bev Meekins. Back: Cathy Jones, Diane Williams, Joan Martin. 143 Backstage as well as on, the faces of many M.U. students have been seen. Working hard in areas such as props, lighting, sound, costumes and make-up, the members of Backstage have brought many in- teresting theatrical performances to the campus. Abov L«ft: Backstage members display their versatility. Above: Backstage. 144 I An integral part of I M.U. life has been the theatre. 1 974-75 was highlighted by five major produc- tions: Music Man, The Homecom- ing, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Marat Sade, and Arms and The Man. In addition a production of selected songs from Jacque Brel Is Alive and Living in Paris was I presented before various Alumni Groups and The Millikin Associates. Two I productions were done by Millikin ! students in a Church Drama Internship ' made possible by a grant from the I Presbyterian Church. In addition The Se- j cond Annual High School Festival saw six schools present productions on Kirkland Stage. Scenes from various theatre productions. Helping people to help them- selves has become an ex- cellent way in which to describe the duties of a Residence Hall Assis- tant. An especially responsible group of students, these individuals have operated the dorms in an ef- ficient manner for years. Although R.A. ' s have not always been ap- preciated, one has never been so warmly received as when a student has locked himself out of his room and needs a pass key. k Above Left: R.A ' s Bernice Donaldson and Pam Hickman Above: Seated On Steps: N, Beavan, P. Hickman, D Jen- nings, M. Quilhott, A, Hartweg. Seated, left to right: S McBride, W King, A. Kramer, D. Fields, D, Stacey, J. Rickard, B, Donaldson, Standing: Dean Petty, C. Weidermann, D. Jones Missing: B. Brunner, S. Crowell, E. Butler, D. Morrison, R, Parsons, D. Kau, M. Metcalf, L. Johnson, K. Thomas. 146 First Row: Trudi Hall, Jill Short. Second Row: Joanne Herbst. Dave Morrison, Angela Epper- son. Jeff Arnold. Third Row: Dave Tobiasz, Cathy Opperman, Bruce Anderson. Fourth Row: Don Hartman, Jim Poyner. Freebies for all students were provided for by the University Center Board. Activities they sponsored ranged from dances and concerts to taffy apple and pizza " takes " in the Sub, A ma- jor Winter Term project was under- tal en by the board in the develop- ment of " The Scarlett Letter " coffee house which provided the Univer- sity ' s student body with a place to enjoy live entertainment. Did you need a refrigerator for the year? You should have looked up your Inter-Dorm Council represen- tative. The council, established to develop better independent student hous- ing conditions, sponsored many ac- tivities such as movies and " Residence Hall Week. " The members were also instrumental in the addition of a phone in every dorm room and the remodeling of several dormitory lounges. y Seated: M. Nobis, M. Relchert, P. Bissey, B. Harvey. K. Baumgarten, B. Shabazz. K. Leake. M. Beskow G Herzon Mr Connell. J. Poyner. Dean Petty. D. Williams. Standing: D. D. Larsen, P. Duffey, C. Hill, K. Herrington D Bosak G Moore, D. Badger. M. Smith. M. Freier. J. Reyes. S. Bonilla. J. Rodriguez. Seated: R. Banton, O Taylor, P. Nelson, F. Buchanan, D. Washington, H. Hudson, E Elam, K. Russell, W. Rivers, J. Harris, J. Friday, C. Woodson, D. Miller, A. Granger, H. Ruff, D. Fields, C. Riley. Standing: H. Dennis, T. Becton, D. Washington, B, Guiler, J. Hudson, C. Moore, L. Moore, B. Williams, D. J. Brown, L. James. D. J. Brown and friend ponder the developments of " Emphasis Week. Enlightening and enriching the school ' s population about black culture and awareness, For Soul Only, tried to do its part in bringing the blacl and white population of students together. Highlighting the school year in their activities was " Black Emphasis Week, " where F.S.O. strove to emphasize blackness. People played cards, watch T.V. and attended an all night study area for finals in the F.S.O. culture house. First Row: Betty Ebert, Martha Hunt. Second Row: Sue White, Kathy Everhart, Pam Deck, Martha Freshour, Ms. Webb, Eric Bremer, Demise Hincl , Nancy Owen, Alec Moorehead, Mr. Vicars. Mr Anderson. Convocations has provided Millikin with programs that have not only been enter- taining but educational and cultural as well. The 1974-75 committee members negotiated to bring four such programs to M.U., David Steinberg, Maynard Ferguson, Shakespeare ' s " As You Like It " , and Ralph Nader. 150 The greatest show on earth was held every Monday night at 6:30 PM in Mills formal lounge. There the representative body of the University Student Senate met to hold their weekly debate of issues, review of petitions and planning of campus social functions. Voting on issues, Brian Johnson and Tom Drake. Seated, left to right: Jeff Hutchinson, Kate Claus, John Warner, Marl Kuhnke, Herman Biasing, Roger Chamberlain, Peter Izui, Kathy Young, Denny Rademaker, Suzy Ste vens, Mark Pettyjohn, Mike Peters, Joanne Herbst. Standing: Kerry McGregor, Carol Childers, Larry Combs, Tom Drake, Brian Johnson, Dawn Funk, Judy Marshall, Dean Houston, Jennifer Friday, Beverii Meekins, Debbie Cannon, Cathy Gasper. 151 Productive, the Indus- trial Engineering Club met every third Thursday to listen to speakers on various subjects. A few of the topics which were covered were The Art of Interviewing, Safety Programs in Industry. Graduates from Millikin also spoke to the club about courses they had taken that have been helpful to them in their work. Dr Williams and Karen Cater discuss the In- dustry Martha Hunt and Dr. Williams talk over the upcoming plans for the semester. Members are. Sitting: Martha Hunt, Tim Connelly, Karen Cater Second Row: Bob Smith, Tom Quick. Third Row: Mark Anderson, Allan Pietzak, Mike Rowland. Standing: Max Carson, and Dr. Williams. 152 Interest in busi- ness and indus- try and a 2.0 were all the re- quirements necessary to become a member of Alpha Kappa Psi. The fraternity sponsored an income tax service during second semester and by doing so created a greater awareness of their organization on campus. MUSC is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association, and has participated in intercollegiate regattas. The Millikin University Sailing Club hosted a regatta on Lake Decatur in October, hosting 4 schools. The M.U.S.C. has been able to buy new boats as the treasury permits and has under- taken a project to build a fleet of Lasers. Membership has been open to any Millikin student, who has had sailing experience. The Environmen- tal Af fa I rS Council invited faculty and students to join its organization. Its theme was " If you care about Environment, here ' s what you can do at Millikin. " Mount Zion and Warrensburg High Schools participated in the first Water Quality Workshop con- ducted by the club. The most im- portant data collected during the workshop was the students realization that precision and ac- curacy are dependent on the methods used to analyze the samples. Dr. Groz, director of the project, felt that the students should develop two important qualities. First, the ability to im- prove their accuracy, and second, to become more critical of their data and other data collected. The first portion of the workshop was spent collecting samples and making observations at various sites. The stream flow, depth, turbidity, and temperature were all recorded. Members are sitting: Nancy Ebbert. Standing, from ieft to right: Phil Gellen, Mr. Allan, Dave Ebbert Gary Moore and Steve Wilmer. 155 Ham Club has completed its third year at Millikin. There were twenty to twenty-five people licensed to operate ham radios in the club. The purpose of the club was to aide members in getting their license. Officers for 1975 were President, Dan Flynn; Vice- President, Terry Sauerman; Secretary, Tom Fuson; and Treasurer, Carl Wiggs. Chess Club was formed this year during winter term. Under the direction of Dr. Livingston and Dr. Olson, the members participated in many tournaments. Members of the Ham Club, Sitting: Terry Sauerman, Robin Kuykendall, Greg Sanders, Greg Beer. Standing: Mr. Banner, and Dan Flynn. Chris Gardner and Hilliard Hudson play a difficult chess match. Mark Madlock contemplates a difficult situation. 156 Dr. McAfee leads students in exercise. could be heard in Griswold as the members of Millikin ' s first Judo Club ran through their training program. Organized by Dr. David McAfee to strengthen its members both physically and mentally, the club at- tracted many students and became an official organization of the University in the spring. Dr. McAffe, who holds a black belt, demonstrates one of many holds. 157 The Athenian philosopher Socrates, as well as others has provided members of M.U. ' s Socratic Socie- ty with many hours of productive discussions. Organized and headed by Dr. Adell, the society has in- creased in numbers over the last year, drawing interested students from varying disciplines. ■ 0 Bob Gregory, Dr. Adell and Dr. Mosedale. Dr. Adell. Seated, loft to right: Karen Viette, Dan Dailey, Skip Bledsow, Middle: Suzanne Platts, Margaret Pearson, Ba Shaver Standing : Bob Gregory. Casey Busch, Dave Brown, Dr. Fred Mosedale, Dr. Arvid Adell, Mollie Freier, John Ri card, Ed Force, Not Pictured: Tanya Selbe, Jean Marchiando, Dr. Ferry. ' ' The powers of the presidency should be significantly curtailed. " With this issue in mind the Millikin Debate team traveled through Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin fighting either pro or con. This was the first time in many years that students had participated in inter- collegiate debate and forensic ac- tivities. The debate and forensic team attended fine tournaments during the 1 974-75 school year at Ball State University (3rd place). University of Wisconsin, Bradley University (3rd, 5th, and 9th place), Greenville College (4th), and Murray State University (1st). Lisa Griebel qualified for the national tournament in the Murray State tourney, the first Millikin student ever to qualify for the Nationals. Debbie Jennings, Debbie Shelton, Steve Cromell, Elaine Moser, Dr. Shelton, and Nancy Davis make up the Debate team. 159 Women who nave chosen to uphold the highest ideals of music, can in Sigma Alpha lota, the national music fraternity for women. The group presented musicals, receptions after recitals, and carried on many other activities in the hope of furthering the cause of music in America and at Millikin. First Row, seated I to r: J. Claudon, B. Ehling, C. Salvatore, S Staley, D. Hawkins, D. Shelton. M. Reichart, T. Moma, M. Elder, J. Sailor, A. Binkley, L. Gould. Standing: W. King, P. Hickman, S. Miner, H. McClintock, T. Saurmann, S. Blair, N. Davis, S. Berning, J. Burkhart. Sitting: A. Hartweg, B. Chamberlain, D. Hutchens, P. Little, J. Stevens, R. Beals, D. Hernstrom, P. Foltz. Standing: K. Sanders, S. Tichenor, S. Krqus, D. Petras, M. Sherman. 160 The m©n of Phi Mu Alpha presented during the year various concerts, serenades and service projects for the school and com- munity. The members are chosen during second semester of each year based on academic standing. They combine with Sigma Alpha lota sorority for many worthwhile programs. Front Row, I - r: Paul Germano, Steve Schepper, Dwight Jordan, Joe Wolfe, Steve Shebenik, Terry Fletcher, Scott Moninger, Bob Harvey, Randy King, Floyd Meadows. Back Row: Steve Moline, James Bellerud, Mike Pryezynski, Bill Cox, Mike Polyack, Steve Fraser, J. C. Graham, Bob Dohm. 161 Above: Dr. Richard Hoffland, Director. First Row, loft to right: M Elder, L. Mahan. C Jones, K. Epperson, R. Goff, J. Claudon, S. Peterson, B. Morris, D. Winslow, S. Meyers. Second Row: S. Smith, A. Reif, R. Ayers, W. King, R. Kuykendall, V. Mason, M. Quilhot, J. Mason, A. M. Franzese, S. Savala, K. McCluggage, S. Boroian, S. Parton. Third Row: G. Jensen, J. Werner, S. Eraser, D. Baldridge, D. Ebbert, M Tope!, T Erwin, D. Pitcocl , D, Perry, B. Magnuson, T. Tremble, K. Eraser, Fourth Row: S. Shebenik, D Holmes, T. Rassler, T. Laney, T. Fletcher, C. Long, B. Cox, C. Johansen 162 Results not ex- cuses was one motto which encouraged the Millikin Choir to rise to each occasion it met. After exhausting auditions during the first weeks of school, the choir settled into a stringent five hour rehearsal schedule. Christmas brought about the Choir ' s annual Vespers service in Kirkland. A ten day tour through Indiana, Ohio and Illinois was successful in spite of a flu epidemic. Home concerts at Westminster Church ended the season as the schedules of each member tightened with opera and play rehearsals. ' ' Beauty in search of a word, " is a phrase that has often been used to describe music. In listening to a symphony perfor- mance at Kirkland, one indeed is aware of the truth in that state- ment. With the increased interest in music the past few years has seen the Millikin University orchestra improve in size and performance. Members of the orchestra are drawn not just from the Universi- ty, but from Decatur and surround- ing areas as well. Top Left: A flute solo adds enjoyment to the symphony performance. Above: Dr. Gregory, conductor. Orchestra members in the midst of a performance. Right, left, right Saturday after- noons in the Fall would not be the same without the sound of the " Big Blue March- ing Band " talent. Practicing long hours in Fairview Park, the band ' s work did not go unnoticed as they were enjoyed by football fans at halftime. Their entertainment how- ever did not stop there, for if a call on the field was bad a little " Mickey Mouse " would be heard and if a touchdown was made the fight song would immediately follow. Everyone loves a parade, except Old English costumes and ballads have set the mood for Millikin University ' s Christmas sea- son over the years. The Madrigal singers have provided Millikin stu- dents and faculty with a pleasant way in which to celebrate Christ- mas. Their entertainment comes also as somewhat of a tension re- lease before the University pre- pares itself for the final examina- tions of the semester. Above Right to Left: Dwight Jordon, Marcia Moore and Maureen Quilholt entertain University faculty and guests at Christmas. Below: The Madrigal singers, Janis Johnson, Terry Fletcher, Angela Epperson, Jan Holmes, Wendy King, Larry Combs, Marcia Moore, Dwight Jordon, Maureen Quilholt, Joe Wolf, Joy Claudon. Dr. Castaneda looks on as children enjoy the Christmas party sponsored by the Spanish club. Below: Spanish club members: Seated from left to right: Suzanne Platts, Lucia Hybarger, speaker from Argentina: Jan Ellison. Denise Hinck, Susanne Lambert. Standing: Warren An- derson, Lynn Mahin, Dr. Castaneda. Lila Ross. Barry Shafer. Berniece Donaldson. Back Row: Karen Christensen, Jess Wagus. What is a party in Spain without a pinata? Festivities including carolling and the breaking of the pinata highlighted activities spon- sored by the Spanish club. Sponsor of the club. Dr. Castaneda, or- ganized and developed a program to teach community children Span- ish. The result has been an increas- ed awareness in the Spanish cul- ture and language within the De- catur community. Honoraires A national pre-medical and pre- dental fraternity which was established in 1 926 for the purpose of enlightening undergraduate students as to the nature of medicine and dentistry. Alpha Epsilon Delta provides in- formation concerning application to professional schools as well as recognizing those students who have demonstrated superior scholastic achievement. To be eligible for membership in A.E.D., a student must maintain an accumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must have declared a major in the health sciences. Also, the student must be of sophomore standing and have at- tended Mtllikin University for one semester. The Illinois Gamma chapter at Millikin, in addition to its monthly meetings held at the home of Dr. Lester C. Shell, Chairman of the Biology Department, sponsors an annual Allied Health Career Night, to provide all in- terested students with information given directly by a professional in a given field. A.E.D. also sponsors the annual A.E.D. Banquet for all students and honorary faculty members. Officers David Larson President Dennis Adams Vice President Trish R, Elliott Secretary Sicy Lee Treasurer Steve Korbet Historian Honorary Members Dr. Lester C. Shell, Faculty Sponsor Director, Region II, A.E.D. Dr. J. Roger Miller Dr. Paul Givens Dr. Malcolm Forbes Dr. David Glasscock Dr. Norman Jensen William Requarth, M.D. Thomas W. Samuels, Jr., M.D. ' Members Eric Bremer EvAnn Butler Alan Colby John Cummins George Glasscock David Hagen James Harres Brian Johnson Lynn Johnson Teri Johnson Kenneth Kraudel Phillip Logsdon Ronald Meadows Paul Muhr Paul Potter Dennis Rademaker Donald Sheller David Stricklin David Sweeney Brian Watkins Charles Watkins To emphasize the importance of scholarship and character in higher education, to foster other significant purposes for which colieges have been founded and to stimulate mental achievement among all students on the campus by recognizing such achievement through electing high-ranking students to membership, has been the purpose of Miilikin University ' s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. To be eligible for membership, a student must be enrolled as a second semester junior or senior. He must have completed forty academic hours at iVIiMikin. A junior must rank in the upper 5% of his class and a senior exceed 1 0% of the number in the graduating class. Provision is made for inviting faculty and administrative staff to join. PHI KAPPA PHI MEMBERSHIP Ralph Allan Jack Allen William Anderson Bert C. Bach Neil Baird Denny R. Benner (Secretary-Treasurer) Maurice W. Boatman (President) Stephen C, Dodge William Ferris Richard E. Ferry Jack W. Gaston David Glasscock Ronald Gregory Henry F, Gromoll Richard D. Hoffland Marvin Klaven William Kreuger Wayne W. Krows Kenneth D, LaRowe William Lewis Robert Mardock David Marshall Robert Mclntire J. Roger Miller Jean Northrup (Public Relations) James R. G. Olson Richard C. Paine Margaret Peterson J. Graham Provan (Vice-President) Theodore Ripper Donald Rocke Shashana Schaar Lester Shell Ronald Shelton Wesley Snyder Russell Tiede Carl Weatherbee William L. Williams W. Edward Wing Sicy H. Lee Members elected December 1 1, 1974 Susan Powell Blair EvAnn Butler John Michael Crowe Debra J. Curfman Mary Kathryn Heck Phyllis G. Hunt Deborrah Jean Miller Nancy E, Owen Roy Arthur Roberts Members elected February 18, 1975 Dennis Adams Arvid Adell Teresa Budde Lana Eckhardt Keith Gaston Robert Gregory Stephen Korbet Robin Kuykendall Jean Marchiando Cathy Opperman Julia Sailor Patricia Sandoval Barbara Schneider Jill Short Steven Squier William Wells Camilla Harlow Emeritus Charles Bateman Clyde Dennis (Charter) James W. Drenan Elinor Gage Harold Hess (Charter) Byron Kerns Edith McNabb J ere Mickel C. L, Miller (Charter) Hubert Norviile Edward Ptoenges (Charter) Glen Smith Elizabeth Travis Willis Walker D, Richard Smith (Charter) Neal F. Doubleday Honoraires An honorary society for freshmen women who obtain at least a 3.5 grade average in their first semes- ter, is Millikin ' s Pi Delta Upsilon. Officers 1974-75 Marcia Moray— -President Martha Freshour--Vice President Sandy Cummins— Secretary Donna Jackson— Marshall Officers 1975-76 Diane Williams — President Molly O ' Hara — Vice President Rita Peterson— Secretary Karen Christensen — Marshall Members Benita Barber Janice Barno Kathleen Barry Shan Burnett Karen Christensen Lisa Ganschinietz Karen Goff Sherry Grissom Debra Hagerbaumer Jeanine Harris Susan Harris Debra Hetmkamp Lisa Hess Crystal Hill Julie Hook Penny Hubbard Cathy Irwin Katherine Jones Susan Kraus Gayle Krueger Carol Lane Carol Leake Vickie Lee Kim McGrath Janet Moore Molly O ' Hara Linnea Patric Rita Peterson Jean Pistrowski Julie Sprouls Julie Stevens Laura Suesse Grace Ann Walker Diane Williams The standing of a second semester Junior and holding a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25, makes eligible for membership in Pi Mu Theta any woman attending Millikin University. Quali- ties of service and leadership are also considered. The organization ' s purpose is to promote these qualities of service, scholar- ship, and leadership on campus. Each year. Pi Mu Theta presents at least one scholarship to a deserving un- dergraduate woman. As a means of maintaining this scholarship fund. Pi Mu Theta sponsors bake sales and other money making projects. Honoraires Officers Jill Short— President Sicy Lee — Vice President Susan Blair — Secretary-Treasurer Robin Kuykendall— Membership Chairman Members Jane Brueggemann Teresa Budde EvAnn Butler Debra Curfman Berniece Donaldson Kathryn Everhart Lori Gould Camilla Harlow Diane Hill Susan McBride Jean Marchiando Deborah Miller Nancy Owen Jo Priest Julia Sailor Sara White Students whose major is in one of natural sci- ences or mathematics maintain as their national college honorary society, Sigma Zeta. Membership requires the student to have completed twelve hours in their major and hold a grade point average of 3.00 in the sciences and math, with a 2.75 average overall. The purpose of the society is two-fold: 1. To recognize the attainment of high scholarship. 2. To encourage and foster the attainnnent of further knowledge in the sciences. Activities during 1974-75 have included the following: talks on science related jobs, slide show featuring conservation projects in Wisconsin, induction of new full-time members, review of graduate work on insulin biosynthesis by advisor Dr. Neil Baird, a presentation on Florida Key and Everglade ecology, a review on procedures for applying to various graduate and professional schools, a program entitled " Life in Concert " given by John Carlock of Illinois State University, and the year was concluded with a Spring picnic where the nati onal convention was reviewed. 1 975 marks the fiftieth year for Sigma Zeta. Millikin University established Pi chapter in 1 943. Officers Nancy Owen — President Sicy Lee— Vice President Teri Johnson— Secretary Jim Harres — Treasurer Nancy Ebbert-Publicity HOnOraireS Dr, Neil Baird- Faculty Advisor Full Members Dennis Adams Emmy Adrian Annette Benner Eric Bremer Dennis Busiere EvAnn Butler Michelle Connelly Pam Deck Nancy Ebbert Jim Harres Lynn Johnson Teri Johnson Saliy Kohl Kathy Korbet Steve Korbet Dave Larson Sicy Lee Harold McMillan Paul Muhr Nancy Owen Jo Priest Kim Ritchie Don Sheller Fran Sperry Steve Squier Dave Sweeney Associate Members Linda Anderson Schuyler Anderson Karen Baumgarten Lynette Bork Cathy Claus Jackie Condon Christie Etling Karen Evans Sue Filchak Linda Flentje Bill Franklin Marth Freshour Phil Gillen Alan Girard Kent Hamilton Kevin Harrington Dave Hause Garrett Herzon Gail Hummel Brian Johnson Rhonda Koldehoff Mark Kuhnke Phil Lcgsdon Barb Lund Margaret Lyons Joan Martin Charles McDonald Louise Middendorff Jo Ellen Moore Teresa Cakes Cathy Opperman Carol Pfefferkorn Mile Powers Julia Quick Carol Ramsay Mark Ridlen Ellen Roe Lynn Simmons Sid Smith Steve Soppet Peggy Soukup Geoff Spears Charissa Thorpe An honor that is received by Millikin students is to be named to " Who ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Univer- sities. " Students were chosen for their scholarship, participation and leadership in extra-curricular ac- tivities, their citizenship, service to the school and promise of future success. Nancy Owen Dan Stacey Nancy Ebbert Jane Brueggemann Leon Gobczynski Terry-Ann Saurmann 176 Dr. J. Roger Miller President A remarkable man has headed Millikin Uni- versity for several years. A graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, Dr. Miller has had an excellent grasp of the advantages and problems small universities have had to face. He has been instrumental in Millikin ' s abilities to " operate in the black " in this age of inflation and rising costs. In hosting freshmen teas, open houses and senior dinners, the President has made a concentrated effort to relate to students and their problems. These activities have re- sulted in students feeling more a part and closer to the working force of Dr. Miller ' s position. J. Roger, as students have affectionately called him, has had a close and ef- fective rapport with the student body. A man of considerable energies. Dr. Miller was unfortunate to have sustained injuries to his leg just prior to the beginning of the 1 974- 7 5 academic year. Gerald A Bedford Assistant to thfj President Orviil ( - I l.iyos Security Captain This year marked the initial year for the James Milli- kin Scholars Program. Twenty-five freshmen were selected from a wide range of high schools to make up the first group of James Millikin Scholars. These are highly talented students who enroll for special courses during their freshman year and have considerable freedom in pursuing their careers at Millikin. Greater coordination of inter-de- partmental programs is being de- veloped under the direction of Dr. Bert C. Bach, who was appointed for one year to serve as assistant to Dr. Givens. A renewed interest in interdisciplinary courses and pro- grams has been expressed by each of the new deans at Millikin — Dean Henderson in Music and Dean Decker in Business and Industrial Management. Efforts are being made to permit a student to major in a combination of areas such as business and music, music and theatre, humanities, fine arts, and others. The interdisciplinary major increases the flexibility of Millikin ' s curriculum. Interdepartmental pro- grams that are currently available are: American Studies, Continental European Studies, Environmental Studies, Urban Studies and Busi- ness Administration. Dr. Paul R. Givens, Vice President of Acade- mic Affairs. Dr. Bert C. Bach, Assistant to the Vice Presi- dent of Academic Affairs. Kenneth Brown, Vice President of Business Affairs. C. Kent Richardson, Director of University Services. 183 Wayne W Krows. Vice President of Development. J. Thomas McNamara, Director of Public Information. W. Frank Elston, Director of Alumni Relations. 184 185 Elizabeth F. Hill, Director of Student Activities. Joseph H. Houston, Dean of Students. Layne C. Triplett, Director of Career Development and Placement. E. James Petty, Assistant Dean of Students. What is the Office of Stu- dent Affairs? Well, it is a lot of things. It is a place to go when you have a question and do not know where to find the answer. Student Affairs will help you. If you have lost your I.D. (or anything for that matter), go to Student Affairs. How about those days when you are really feeling low and you have no one to talk to — go to Student Affairs. Someone will always be willing to talk to you. As Dean Houston says, " you are not alone we are here to help. It is our hope that you find Millikin University community not only friendly but meaningful and challenging. " Carl T. Pattison, Director of Religious Affairs. 186 188 Barbara Mickelson, Library Associate. Thomas M. Butler, Director of Institutional Resources. The Millikin University Li- brSrywith its 132,000 volumes, provides intel- lectual resources for students and faculty. Non-book materials are being acquired in greater numbers to ex- tend the role of the library into the classroom. Although the constantly growing collection is straining housing capacity, the staff emphasizes service and helpfulness. Katherine Loftus, Circulation Associate. " I do a little bit of everything, " Dean Forbes replied when asked what his duties were. " That includes stimulating, facilitating, evaluating, mediating, and communicating. " Dean Forbes has a great interest in the interdepartmental majors (student designed majors) and student internships. As almost all of Millikin ' s staff, Dean Forbes holds the " open door policy " ; he is always happy to talk to the stu- dents and help them with any problems they might have. alcolm H. Forbes, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. James Smithson, assistant professor. Someone fainted during the showing of an open heart surgery movie in the fall com- parative anatomy class. Although those students were not allowed to perform such complicated pieces of surgery, they were given the oppor- tunity to practice technique by dis- secting sharks and cats in lab. Unfortunately some of these stu- dents did not return to Millikin be- cause of the uncertainty of the Nursing program at the time. The study of this problem was officially given to Dr. Marcia Dake, the new Project Director in Nursing Educa- tion at Millikin, Community College of Decatur, and the University of Illinois. Results of a one year study by Dr. Dake could lead to the es- tablishment of a Bachelor ' s degree nursing program at Millikin, which might finally end the familiar ques- tion, " Does Millikin offer a degree in nursing? " A number of Biology professors were involved in outside lectures and projects during the past year. Dr. Shell, Dr. Baird, and Dr. Jensen attended special meetings for biol- ogists. Mr . Smithson was co- author of an article dealing with water quality research and was also the chief biologist for the pro- ject. George Glasscock, lab assistant. Dr. Carl Weatherbee, Chairman, professor Dr. Clarence M. Josefson, teaching fellow. Chem • is • try a science that deals with the com- position, structure, and properties of substances and of the transfor- mations that they undergo. Chemistry has become an impor- tant part of any science major ' s curriculum. Beginning with General Chemistry, skills were learned to prepare students for their future in Organic Chemistry, Bio-chemistry, Physical Chemistry and others. In conjunction with the Biology Department and Environmental Af- fairs Council, chemists from the student body and faculty worked together on water quality research in the Decatur area. Statistics com- piled over the last five years, point a finger at ADM and Staley ' s as prime sources of water pollutants. Workshops for area high school students were organized, to teach skills in water quality testing and control. William Pickens, assistant professor. Physics: a science that deals with matter and energy and their interactions in the fields of mechanics, heat, acoustics, optics, electricity, magnetism, radiation, atomic structure and nuclear phe- nomena. Physics classes here at Millikin are not just for those majoring in phy- sics or related courses. Physics of Sounds and Accoustics is offered especially for music majors, and photography is offered for those interested in the finer details of the art of photography. Dr. John Askill. Chairman, associate pro- fessor. Dr Loren Weaver, assistant professor. Instruction and experimentation in thinking well about a variety of concerns such as aesthetics, theism, epistemology, ethics, athe- ism, logic, life after death, God ' s existence, and free will is the pur- pose of philosophy. To enhance the experiences provided by class- es, a newly formed Philosophy Society met bi-weekly. During these meetings a guest speaker would give a short lecture and then open himself up to question and conversation. Dr An id Adell, Chairmati, asyistant pro- fessor. Dr. Frederick Mosedale, instructor. 196 A wide variety of courses expressing many interests in the field of religion is presented by the Department of Religion. They believe that while religion is primarily a matter of personal commitment and fulfillment, it should also be a dynamic force in society. In their eyes, every human issue — war, ecology, politics, crime, energy — must be viewed from the perspective of God ' s w ill for man ' s life. Interests include: the study of the Bible and Christian doctrine (Old Testament, New Testament, Basic Christian Beliefs); religion in history (History of the Christian Church, Religion in America, Religions of Mankind); religion in modern times (Religion in the 20th Century, Religion and Culture of India); religion in interplay with contem- porary culture (Philosophy of Religion, Psychology of Religion, Sociology of Religion). Many op- portunities for special study are offered — Science and Religion, Religion and the Secular, Fantasy and Humor in Religion, and others of the student ' s own choice. IVIillii in will be 75 years old in 1975, and Mr. Mc- Intire of the political science depart- ment is doing a study for the uni- versity. He also has been working on a bicentennial profile for the county. The political science department it- self was very active. It worked with a mock United Nations and spon- sored political speakers. Mr. Bottorf taught a seminar on power and influence which was quite a success. Dr. Edward Wing, Chairman, professor. Dr. Robert Mclntire, Chairman, assistant professor. Dr. William Bodamer, associate professor. James Bottorf, instructor. bert Mardock, Chairman professor Dr Stephen Dodge, assistant professor. Won one and lost one, described the history department this past year. Dr. Robert Mardock, chairman of the department, took a sabbatical at semester in order to study why people migrated west between 1865-1880. The new addition to the department is Gary Mormino, a Millikin alumnus. He graduated in 1 968 and has returned to teach history. Gary Mormino, instructor Dr Graham Proven, associate professor. With punch and cook- ies the education department open- ed their new office on the second floor of east LA. Although the of- fice was new, the returning teach- ers were familiar ones to educa- tion students, with the exception of Dr. McAfee. Dr. McAfee began his teaching career at Millikin by teaching secondary methods and guidance in schools. Associate professor of education. Dr. Richard E. Ferry, was appoint- ed to the Right to Read Advisory Council by the Superintendent of the Macon County Educational Service Region. Dr. Ferry also served on a School Approval Eva- luation team and was one of the three persons from throughout the state to evaluate the Bloomington area reading program. Clyde Browning, associate professor. Dr. Richard Ferry, associate professor. 199 Dr. Arthur Hopper. Chairnnan, associate professor of theatre arts. The first forensic organi- zation on the Millikin campus in five years was sponsored by the De- partment of Communications and Theatre Arts. The forensics team competed in meets at Ball State, University of Wisconsin, Bradley, and Greenville College. Meets fea- tured debate, as well as individual events of extemporaneous speak- ing, after dinner speaking, poetry interpretation, and dramatic duo. 1 974-1 975 was a very good year for theatre arts. Under the direc- tion of Dr. Richard Hossalla, Milli- kin was hit with the musical comedy " Music Man " ; Showcase Theatre ' s production of " The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the- Moon Marigolds " which was se- lected as the Illinois alternate for the American College Theatre Fes- tival in Milwaukee; a revue of mus- ical selections from the hit musical ' Jacques Brel is Alive and Well in Paris " ; " Arms and the Man " , " Street Scene " , and " Marat Sade " . The year was a good one but ended on a sad note when it was learned that Dr. Hossalla had accepted a position as the Director of Theatre at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr Richard Hossalla, assistant professor. Dr. Stacy Myers, assistant professor. Keith Johnson, instructor. Highlights in- cluded of the 1 974-1 975 school year for the Foreign Lan- guage Department included .... Dr. Castaneda ' s special Spanish program for 1 00 local children A new method of teaching Ger- man, which permitted the student to attain a higher level of fluency in a shorter time .... Carol Ross received her Doc- tor ' s Degree in German Many Richland Community Col- lege students and alumni auditors elected to take language courses at Millikin. Mary Lauerman, instructor in French. Dr Concepcion Castaneda, associate pro- fessor of Spanistn. Dr. Carol Ross, instructor in German. Dr. Carol Paul, associate professor of Ger- k Dr. Henry Gromoll, Chairman, professor of psychology. What were psy- chology students doing in Scovill labs in 1 975? Why weren ' t they back in the psych annex? The answer was simple — they were using laboratory equipment to weigh out rat food for experiments with white rats. Students conducted many ex- periments throughout the year and many unsuspecting roomies were subjects of various tests. The tests were harmless; most of them dealt with memory, or lack of memory, as the case would be. A new face appeared this year . . . that of Daniel L. Roenker. Dr. Roenker, a graduate of Thomas Moore College and Kansas State University, came from Iowa State University where he held the posi- tion of assistant visiting professor. Dr. Gordon Forbes, associate professor. 202 Ralph Allen, Chairman, associate professor. Harriett Crannell, assistant professor. Most students did not have to take any P.E. courses at Millikin during their four year stay, but many elected to do so. Those were the P.E. majors, the P.T. majors, sophomore women who had been hit with sophomore " slump " in all the wrong places, and those who just wanted to get out and do something. The P.E. Department offered courses to interest just about everyone. Included were cycling, bowling, swimming, and the favo- rites — basketball, football, and con- ditioning. Carl Johansson, swimming cross country coach. 204 William Kreuger, associate professor. Dr. John Hall, assistant professor. Over the past few years the English Department has moved to expand and broaden the type of offerings presented by this section of the Humanities Division. For students desiring an interdis- ciplinary approach to their major, the English Department now in- cludes a full program, in coopera- tion with other departments, of courses in American Studies. In response to growing interests in journalism and publishing, new courses in journalism and mass media were offered, and plans have been made to expand this field of study. A variety of writing courses, for students interested in either creative writing or professional writing work, were taught by several members of the faculty. And an exciting course in Literature of the Film drew large numbers of students who saw a knowledge of the film media as useful in many professions. A full range of literature courses and courses in grammar and the history of language continued to prepare students for graduate school, teaching, and other careers. Dr. Brian Mihm, assistant professor. 206 C Richard Decker, Dean, School of Business and Industrial Manage- Nicholas Kargas. Chairman, assistant professor of accounting. William Chapman, assistant professor of occuunting. David Marshall, associate professor of accounting. 20S On February 28, Mr. Gaston, Dr. Rocke and sixteen students attended the annual meeting for college marketing stu- dents and staff sponsored by the St. Louis Chapter of the American Marketing Association. The meeting was held at Stauffer ' s Riverfront Inn at St. Louis. At the meeting Kathy Heck was awarded a plaque as Millikin ' s outstanding senior marketing student. Plaques are awarded annually by the St. Louis Chapter to one outstanding student from each of the par- ticipating schools. The committee of Millikin faculty and students who selected Kathy also nominated Chris Udell to re- ceive the Central Illinois American Marketing Award for Outstanding Senior Students at their spring meeting. Students in marketing research and mass communications classes worked with local business firms on specific problems affecting these firms. Dr. Rocke spent part of January in New Zealand studying Marketing Education. Jack Gaston, Chairman, associate professor. V Dr. Donald Rocke, associate professor. Joseph Puckett, assistant professor of economics. 209 The Division of Engineering and in- dustrial Management strove to pro- vide the organizational and educa- tional climate conducive for those young men and women who had the aptitude and perseverance to pursue a rigorous curriculum and who had an interest in applying knowledge of the humanities, sciences and technology toward the solution of problems afflicting mankind. Reliable data indicates that there will be at least 40,000 position openings for engineers every year for the next ten years, and the shortage of graduates will leave 5,000 positions unfilled In every one of those years. The placement percentage of the graduates from the Division of Engineering and Industrial Man- agement has essentially been 100% for the last several years. It is anticipated that by 1 980, fully 30% of those students graduating from the Division at Mlllikin Uni- versity will be female. ly FJoririor. assistant professor of industrial engineering. Marvin Klaven, Chairman, professor. Gail Olsen, associate professor. An " art " major on the Millikin campus could sometimes be recognized by the tell-tale clays stains on faded jeans or by the many projects displayed throughout the room. Dedicated art students spent many hours in Kirkland working on paintings, sketches, nail poundings, or in the pot shop " throwing " pots of all sizes and shapes. Efforts were rewarded and students ' works were exhibited in the Kirkland Art Gallery. The show included water colors, oil paintings, jewelry, and pottery. Many of the items were for sale, and most of them were sold. The show was a success judged by the number of students who came to see it. Instructor Rimas VisGir- das had his own ceramics exhibit in Kirkland early in the school year. The works were done in California during the summer of 1 974 and in the fail of 1 975. Rimas VisGirdas, instructor. Two main phases of the music program have been explored by Dr. Henderson and the faculty. They evaluated the present curriculum and investigated new professional areas, including a de- gree program in Music Theatre and one that might combine courses in Music with those offered in the School of Business and In- dustrial Management. The second area of immediate interest was in providing performances for the University Community in addition to the recitals and concerts in Kaeuper and Kirkland. They plann- ed to initiate a series of informal noon-time outdoor appearances by music faculty and students. Dr. Clayton W. Henderson, Dean, School of Music. 1974-75 marked new be- _ ■ ■ 91111111198 in the music education department. A degree program was established with a Bachelor of Music in instrumental music with jazz emphasis. In ad- dition to jazz performance, the degree work included courses in jazz theory, history, and training in doubling on second and third instruments besides the major in- strument. To give more practical preparation for student teaching, method courses for seniors will now include a large amount of observation and actual teaching experience in school music situations. Also, a new winter term course was offered, providing students an opportunity of working full-time for a month with a professional music teacher. Dr. Russell Tiede, Chairman. Department of Music Education and Church Music. Many recitals were given throughout the year by Applied Music students and faculty mem- bers. Some students and faculty members also per- formed in groups and orchestras. These activities en- tertained many people — even those who were not mu- sic majors. Besides spending many hours of long practice in the " conserve " , some enterprising students spent their Winter Term building a harpsichord, which is now in use. Jean Northrup, Chairman, Department of Applied Music. 213 Faculty members not appearing in this year ' s iVIillidek were: John Bailey Paul Buck Shelley Cordulak Dr. Byron Kerns Suzanne Greider Phyllis Hunt Gary Maaks Rhoda Pine Rebecca Rice Dr. Patricia Sandoval Sarah Eagan Diana Bach Steven Hurst Dr. Harold Blair Dr. Harry Tiebout Lester Mathieson Janet Camp Steve Cheaney Alma Shueler Michael Brannon T.J. Jackson Lin Stoner Galen Woods Donald Dell Richard Paine Dr. James Olson Felix Livingston Elmer Hawkins W.A. Sappington Marshall Susler David Jacobsen Kenneth LaRowe Dr. James McDonald Kathryn Gray Helen Hamm Theodore Ripper Elizabeth Travis Susan Cobb Phyllis Danner Bette Dirks Steven Fraser John Hancock Kathryne Hoffland Luana Mitchell Frieda Moessner Dana Shinneman Doris Small wood Rowena Strempel George Nagy Admissions counselor University photographer Adjunct instructor in art Adjunct professor of psychology Biology lab instructor Biology lab instructor Chemistry lab assistant Adjunct instructor in communications Adjunct instructor in communications Chairman of Department of English Associate professor of English Instructor in english Adjunct instructor in english Adjunct instructor in english Adjunct professor in english Adjunct professor of philosophy Manager of Griswold Physical Education Center Director of Athletics — head football coach Adjunct instructor in gymnastics Adjunct instructor in golf Adjunct instructor in tennis Tennis coach Assistant football coach Assistant football coach Baseball coach Assistant basketball coach Adjunct professor of business Chairman of Department of Economics professor of economics Instructor in economics Adjunct instructor in business Adjunct associate professor of business Adjunct instructor in business Instructor, School of Music Chairman of Department of Music History and Literature; professor, School of Music Assistant professor. School of Music Associate instructor. School of Music Adjunct assistant professor. School of Music Adjunct assistant professor. School of Music Associate instructor. School of Music Chairman of the Preparatory Department Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Student Adjunct instructor Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Adjunct instructor. School of Music Associate concertmaster Emmy L Adrian Clayton, Illinois Biology Peterson Alexander III Chicago Heights. Illinois Psychology Diane Akien Decatur, Illinois Music Education Burce Anderson Park Forest, Illinois Psychology Mark R. Anderson St. Charles. Illinois Industrial Engineering Aurton J. Angus Ocho Rios, Jamaica Economics Richard Clarence Banton Creve Couer, Missouri Psychology Alan R. Barthen Crystal Lake, Illinois Biology Robert Beardslee Chillicothe, Illinois Psychology Barbara J. Bechtel Decatur, Illinois Nursing James A. Bellerud Crystal Lake. Illinois Music Education Susan Powell Blair Paris. Illinois Music 221 Seniors Timothy Lee Blickensderfer Cerro Gordo, Illinois American Studies David Bosak Dolton, Illinois Biology Teresa Budde Wood River, Illinois Accounting EvAnn Butler Murphysboro, Illinois Biology Deborah E Cannon Wood River, Illinois Environmental Studies 222 Karen Hue Cater Decatur, Illinois Mathematics Bud Chamblin Decatur, Illinois Environmental Studies Peggy Chilton Cicero, Illinois Psychology Joel H. Clark Tuetopolis, Illinois Environmental Studies Jacquelyn Condon Chicago Heights, Illinois Biology Seniors Steven R. Crowll Murphysboro, Illinois Accounting John M. Gumming, Jr. Midlothian, Illinois Pre-Dentistry Jeanne Davis Park Ridge, Illinois Physical Education Anthony G. Dear Kankakee, Illinois Biology Sally A Deibert Decatur. Illinois Elementary Education Bernlece A. Donaldson Taylorville, Illinois Elementary Education Linda Dodsworth Franklin, Illinois Nursing Nancy June Ebbert Taylorville, Illinois Environmental Studies Betty Ebert Washington, Illinois Economics Debbie Eggebrecht Calumet City, Illinois Applied Music Alice Elder Blue Mound, Illinois Mathematics Angela D. Epperson Granite City, Illinois Music Education Kimberly A. Epperson Bartonville, Illinois French Kathryn Anne Everhart Toledo, Illinois Music Education Mary Lou Ferriell Decatur, Illinois History Tom Ferriel Decatur, Illinois Elementary Education Terry Fletcher Lincoln, Illinois Music Education Patricia Ann Foltz Fairbury, Illinois Applied Music Nanette Patrice Frank Decatur, Illinois Elementary Education John Raymond Prey Streamwood, Illinois Biology Joanne Galloway Hazel Crest, Illinois Elementary Education Catherine Anne Gasper Hinsdale, Illinois Elementary Education 225 Seniors Ronald Dean Gilman Warrensburg, Illinois Physical Education Robert A. Gotts Decatur, Illinois Physical Education Joyce A. Hill St. Louis, Missouri Elementary Education Jeffry Todd Hutchison Gibson City, Illinois History Williann Hyink Stamford, Connecticut Marl eting Nancy Lee Irwin Davenport, Iowa French Education Elaine M. Jergensen Barrington, Illinois Accounting Thomas E. Jodis Chicago, Illinois Biology Seniors Teri A. Johnson Decatur, Illinois Biology Catherine Jones Northbrook, Illinois Elementary Education Physical Education •. " , ' .■• ' • ' 1 • ' » ' Tym Kerr Shelbyville, Illinois Accounting Wendy Ruth King Harvey, Illinois Music Education Kevin Koehler Chicago, Illinois History Sally Ruth Kohl New Holland, Illinois Biology Stephen Korbet Wood River, Illinois Pre-Medicine William Ross Kreuger Decatur. Illinois History Robin Kuykendall Mishawaka, Indiana Music Education James E. Langill Northbrook, Illinois Marketing David Darrel Larson Rockford, Illinois Pre-Dentistry 228 Sicy Lee Hong Kong Pre-Medicine Jennifer Lenz Alton, Illinois Biology Psychology Kathy Carey Lowe Decatur, Illinois Art Gary E. Maaks San Jose, Illinois Chemistry Patrick Alan Malone Decatur, Illinois Biology Jean Louise Marchiando Collinsville, Illinois Art Philosophy L. William Martin, Jr. Houston, Texas Economics Finance Vicky Joan Mason Marseilles, Illinois Physical Education Sherrizan Mathis Greenville, Illinois Nursing Susan McBride Hartford, Illinois History Kerry Anne McGregor Mattoon, Illinois Psychology Sociology 229 230 231 Seniors Marcia Jane Moore Normal, Illinois Music Education Susie Moore Decatur, Illinois Elementary Education David Morrison Evanston, Illinois H istory Dwayne A Nansen Warrensburg, Illinois Business Administration Patricia Goumas Nash Decatur, Illinois Nursing Paula Recchia Nave Decatur, Illinois Psychology Sociology Douglas B. Neibuhr Warrensburg. Illinois Physical Education Patricia Ann Nelson St. Louis, Missouri Psychology Sociology Jeff Neuburg Lorton, Virginia Business Administration Deborah L. Nyberg Gridley, Illinois Elementary Education Douglas Oberhelman Woodstock, Illinois Economics Finance Tricia O ' Donnell Northbrook, Illinois Physical Education Patricia Ann Olson Oak Brook, Illinois English Charles R. Osborn Pana, Illinois Accounting Econ. Fin. Nancy E. Owen Collinsvilie, Illinois Biology Chemistry Cynthia Ann Pape Decatur, Illinois Art Janet E. Perkins Sandwich, Illinois Nursing Henry Peters Chicago, Illinois Physical Education Linda Peters Wood River, Illinois Communications 233 Seniors 234 I Roy Arthur Roberts Decatur, Illinois History Nicholeen L. Rotz Decatur, Illinois Elementary Education June Allison Scott Manchester, Jamaica Communications Jodi Lynn Sell Rock Falls, Illinois Elementary Education Kristin Sewell Aurora, Illinois Communications 235 Seniors Jill Ann Shoemaker Decatur, Illinois Art Rebecca W Six Pontiac. Illinois Physical Education Susan D. Spencer Atwood, Illinois Music Education Douglas Stewart Slater Springfield, Illinois Business Administration Peggy Ann Smith Mattoon, Illinois Communications Robert C . Smith Decatur, Illinois Industrial Engineering Frances E. 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