Posts tagged with “Staff” (All posts)

  • Shirley Dulski

    3 February 2023

    Shirley Dulski, age 82, died on January 29th. Shirley worked in Carleton’s Business Office from 1991 to 2009 as an accounts payable specialist. For many faculty, staff, and students, she was the go-to person in the Business Office, helping to meet deadlines and get timely payments made. She was dedicated to her work and had many student workers who were devoted to her. She is described as a loyal and good friend to those who knew her.

  • Marilyn Fintel

    27 January 2023

    Marilyn Fintel, age 79, died on January 25th in Northfield. Marilyn worked in the Carleton Library for 29 years, beginning as an assistant in circulation in 1976 and retiring as the Library Associate in Government Documents in 2005. She took her role in processing government documents and making them accessible to the public very seriously and built a large and loyal group of student workers to help in this effort.

  • Stanley Sunderland

    30 November 2022

    Stanley Sunderland, age 86, died on November 16 at his home in Stanton. As a member of the Project and Relief custodial crew, Stan could make the rare claim to have worked in every building on Carleton’s campus. He was hired in December 1975 and worked first as the custodian in the Music and Drama Center and later in Leighton and Laird. He retired in 1998 after a second assignment with the Project and Relief crew. Stan is remembered for his sense of humor and deep dedication to his family.

  • Bill Huyck

    18 November 2022

    Willard “Bill” Huyck, class of 1953, died on November 16th at the age of 90. Bill began working at Carleton as an assistant in Physical Education in 1957 and held multiple successful coaching and teaching roles here until 1984, and again from 1997 to 2021. He was a man of deep integrity and was a very supportive and caring mentor to his colleagues and athletes.

  • Fred Easter

    27 September 2022

    Fred Easter, age 81, died on September 24th after a long battle with cancer. Fred began working at Carleton in 1968 and served in multiple capacities including: Assistant Director of Admissions, Director of Black Activities, Director of Project ABC (“A Better Chance”), Associate Dean of Students, Director of the ABC Regional Office, one season in 1972 as the Freshman Basketball Coach, and Lecturer in English from 1974-76. Fred’s work at Carleton and throughout his life was dedicated to helping Black and other students of color gain access to higher education. He brought a sharp wit, strong intellect, and deep wisdom to all he did.

  • Romulus (“Molly”) Busa

    27 September 2022

    Romulus (“Molly”) Busa, age 82, died on Saturday, September 24th. Molly worked at Carleton for 27 years as a custodian, beginning in 1976 when he moved to Northfield from the Philippines. He worked in Severance for 23 of those years; Sayles-Hill for four more years; and just before his retirement in 2003, he worked in Hulings. Molly’s warmth, care, and sense of humor was appreciated by the students and many others with whom he worked.

  • 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.

  • Sheila Best Kimble

    2 August 2022

    Sheila Best Kimble, age 82, died on July 26th in Casper, Wyoming. Sheila began as the Assistant Dean of Women in 1965 and left in 1974 as an Associate Dean of Students. At a time of great change at Carleton and in society, she was adept at helping to navigate the many complex issues.

  • Lyle Oster

    5 May 2022

    Lyle Oster, age 71, died on Sunday, May 1st. After graduating from the Culinary Institute in New York, Lyle managed catering at Carleton for Sodexho out of the Burton Dining Hall from 1986 to 1999. He went on to a 40 year career with Sodexho, managing food services at other universities and other senior administration work.

  • Leonard Wenc

    4 April 2022

    Leonard (Len) Wenc, age 82, died on March 29th in Northfield. Len was the Director of Student Financial Services from 1970 until his retirement in 2000. During his 30 years at Carleton, Len is quoted as saying he had “a social worker’s mentality—the need to open doors to higher education for those unable to attend due to financial circumstances.” Students and colleagues respected his forthright commitment to equity in meeting students’ full financial needs, advocating for grant aid, and further developing the work-study program.