Posts tagged with “Faculty” (All posts)

  • Walter Wojciechowski

    2 September 2022

    Walter Wojciechowski, age 69, died on August 24th at home in Northfield. Walter was the designer & technical director of Theater from 1993 to 2011, as well as a senior lecturer in Theater and technical advisor to UNCO (The Uninvited Company, a student summer theater troupe) until 2011.

  • Hartley Clark

    11 July 2022

    Hartley Clark, age 92, died on July 2nd in Northfield. Hartley taught Government and International Relations, beginning as an Instructor in 1955 and retiring in 1992 as the Frank B. Kellogg Professor of International Relations. He is remembered as a highly intelligent, kind, and perceptive person of great integrity.

  • Rosemary Rader

    6 July 2022

    Sister Rosemary Rader, age 91, died on June 29th in St Paul. Rosemary taught in the Religion Department as a visiting associate professor in 1994/95, and then as a Benedict distinguished visiting professor from 1996–98 and again from 1999–2001. She is remembered as a wise, warm, gracious, theologically adventurous, and lighthearted colleague who took her work and her students very seriously.

  • Lauren Soth

    2 June 2022

    Lauren Soth, age 87, died on May 24th in Madison, WI, from complications due to Parkinson’s disease. Lauren was a legendary Carleton Art History professor for 40 years, beginning in 1964 and retiring in 2004.

  • Patricia Cavanaugh

    26 May 2022

    Patricia Cavanaugh, age 65, died on May 17th at her home in St. Paul from pancreatic cancer. Pat taught at Carleton in Political Science in 2009–2010 and again from 2012–2014.

  • Harry Nordstrom

    19 November 2021

    Harry Nordstrom died at his home in Northfield on November 13th, eight days shy of his 98th birthday. Harry taught Music at Carleton, beginning as an Instructor in Violin in 1950 and retiring as Professor of Music, Emeritus, in 1989. He continued to teach a few violin students after his retirement and he treasured the ongoing connection to students and the college.

  • Gerry Hill

    25 August 2021

    Gerry J.C. Hill, age 87, died on August 20 in San Francisco. Gerry taught Biology at Carleton for 28 years, beginning as an assistant professor in 1971 and retiring in 1999 as the Towsley Professor of Biology. His great enthusiasm for science, his kindness and care for his colleagues and students, and his great sense of humor continue to shape Carleton and the many lives he touched.

  • Roger Bechtel

    1 June 2021

    Roger Bechtel, age 62, died from ALS on May 10th at home in Tucson, AZ. Roger taught Theater at Carleton from 2012 to 2018. He had an impact on many students’ lives as a compassionate and dedicated mentor. He understood his role as an educator to be supporting students in reaching their goals, and he continued to mentor his former students after they graduated.

  • Barbara Field

    1 March 2021

    Barbara Field, age 87, died of complications from a stroke on Feb 21. Barbara was a Dayton Hudson Visiting Teacher/Artist in Theater at Carleton several times between 2001 and 2010. The connection began when the Carleton Theater Department put on two of her plays, including an adaptation of “The House of Seven Gables,” commissioned by retired professor Ruth Weiner. Because Barbara loved the students, and they loved her, she returned to teach playwriting.

  • Virginia Stansell

    1 March 2021

    Alice Virginia (“Ginny”) Stansell, age 81, died on February 9 after a battle with cancer. Ginny was an instructor in harpsichord at Carleton from 1983 to 1994. She was also a member of Carleton’s Pro Musica group, singing and playing viola da gamba. In the 1970s and 80s, Ginny hosted high school students and served as president of Northfield’s “ABC Program” (A Better Chance) for inner city youth, sponsored by Carleton.