Posts tagged with “Trustees” (All posts)

  • Arthur West Kaemmer, MD ’65 of St. Paul, MN passed away on January 31, 2024 at the age of 80. He was a longtime supporter of Carleton and served as Trustee. After Carleton, Dr. Kaemmer attended Marquette Medical School (now Wisconsin College of Medicine) and became a pediatrician. He served as Chairman Emeritus of the National Medical Fellowships and as Board Chair of the HRK Foundation for 25 years.

  • Rev. Earl A. Neil ’57

    13 March 2024

    Rev. Earl A. Neil ’57 passed away March 11, 2024. He was a Carleton trustee for many years (starting in 1971) and the second-ever African American student to graduate from Carleton. Rev. Neil marched with Dr. King from Selma to Montgomery, was a prominent supporter of the Black Panther Party, and worked in South Africa with Desmond Tutu to end apartheid.

  • Tucky McCarthy Elliott

    23 August 2017

    Tucky McCarthy Elliott ’58, former trustee and Carleton employee, died Saturday, August 19, 2017 in Kalamazoo. MI. Incredibly kind, thoughtful, and wise, Tucky set high standards and worked energetically and collaboratively to achieve her objectives. This was to Carleton’s great benefit as she touched so many areas of the College and won the hearts of so many staff, faculty, and alumni.

  • Chuck Donnell

    18 July 2017

    Chuck Donnell, age 85 and class of 1954, died on July 14th after a valiant battle with cancer. Chuck was a Carleton Trustee from 1981–1985 and worked in various capacities in the Development Office between 1990 and 2010, creating Carleton’s very successful 50th Reunion Program. He loved to build and renew connections between people and the college and was deeply committed to keeping it affordable for many.

  • Margaret Ann (Ranny) Riecker ’54, trustee from 1987-2010 and former chair of the board from 1999-2004, died peacefully at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland on Monday, April 7. She was 80 years old. She was born Nov. 9, 1933, in Ann Arbor, the daughter of the late Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley. A zoology major at Carleton, she graduated in 1954 and participated as a student in music and drama events. She served as president of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation and president and chair of the Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundations.