Annual Recognition Luncheon Honors Faculty
Posted January 7, 2002
HOLLAND -- Hope College honored faculty members
for service, academic achievement and professional
involvement during the college's annual recognition luncheon
on Monday, Jan. 7.
The luncheon traditionally marks the beginning of
the college's second semester. Participating were James E.
Bultman, president; James M. Gentile, dean for the natural
sciences; Alfredo M. Gonzales, associate provost; Jon J.
Huisken, dean for academic services and registrar; Nancy S.
Miller, dean for the social sciances; and William D.
Reynolds, dean for the arts and humanities.
Faculty recognized for 35 years of service were:
George C. Kraft (kinesiology) and David G. Myers
(psychology), while honored for 30 years of service were
Jane R. Dickie (psychology and women's studies), Stephen I.
Hemenway (English) and Richard L. Smith (theatre).
Honored for 25 years of service were: Thomas E.
Ludwig (psychology) and Donald A. Luidens (sociology).
Those recognized for 20 years of service were: Mary DeYoung
(mathematics), Herbert L. Martin (business administration),
R. Richard Ray (kinesiology) and Boyd H. Wilson (religion).
Barry L. Bandstra (religion) and Herbert L.
Dershem (computer science) received this year's Provost's
Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Lorna Hernandez Jarvis
(psychology) received the Ruth and John Reed Faculty
Achievement Award. Susan Atefat Peckham (English) was named
a Towsley Research Scholar, Miguel De La Torre (religion)
received an award from the Faculty Faith and Learning Fund,
and Jesse Montaņo (English) received a Sluyter Fellowship.
Faculty honored for serving on the college's
Teaching Enhancement Workshop Committee were: James B.
Heisler, chair (economics and business administration),
Donald L. Cronkite (biology), Jane R. Dickie (psychology and
women's studies), John Krupczak Jr. (engineering), Barbara
Mezeske (English), Maura M. Reynolds (modern and classical
languages, and director of advising) and John A. Yelding
J. Jeffery Tyler (religion) was recognized for
having received the Hope Outstanding Professor Educator
(H.O.P.E.) Award in the spring of 2001.
Acknowledged as authors and editors during the
past year were: Susan Atefat Peckham (English), Steven C.
Bouma-Prediger (religion), Rodney F. Boyer (chemistry,
emeritus), John D. Cox (English), Miguel A. De La Torre
(religion), Fred L. Johnson III (history), Thomas E. Ludwig
(psychology), Donald A. Luidens (sociology), David G. Myers
(psychology), Roger J. Nemeth (sociology), Joel B. Peckham
Jr. (English), Jack Ridl (English), Peter J. Schakel
(English), Elliot A. Tanis (mathematics, emeritus) and
Jennifer Wolfe (music).
Members of the music faculty honored for
accomplishments as performing artists were: Mihai
Craioveanu, Mansoon Han and Richard Piippo. Members of the
art faculty recognized for their work as artists were: Judy
Hillman, Bruce McCombs and Del Michel. Honored as coaches
were: Maureen Dunn (volleyball), Bob Ebels (men's golf),
Stuart Fritz (baseball), Brian Morehouse (women's
basketball) and Tom Smith (women's golf).
Faculty honored for serving as officers of
professional organizations included: Paul A. DeYoung
(physics and engineering), Stuart W. Fritz (kinesiology),
James M. Gentile (biology, and dean for the natural
sciences), Janis M. Gibbs (history), Donald A. Luidens
(sociology), William F. Polik (chemistry), John T. Quinn
(modern and classical languages) and J. Jeffery Tyler
Recognized for receiving honors and awards were:
Marc B. Baer (history), Christopher C. Barney (biology),
Timothy L. Brown (Hinga-Boersma Dean of the Chapel), James
M. Gentile (biology, and dean for the natural sciences),
Stephen I. Hemenway (English), James A. Herrick
(communication), Jillian E. McLeod (mathematics), William F.
Polik (chemistry), Gregory Rappleye (English), R. Richard
Ray Jr. (kinesiology), Jack Ridl (English) and Roger L.
Veldman (physics and engineering).
Several faculty and staff members were recognized
as recipients of grants and fellowships, including:
Priscilla Atkins (Van Wylen Library), Leah Chase (biology
and chemistry), Elizabeth Colburn (Upward Bound), Paul A.
DeYoung (physics and engineering), Timothy M. Evans
(biology), Lee Forester (German), Anthony Guardado (Van
Wylen Library), Kelly Jacobsma (Van Wylen Library), Joseph
H. Kaloust (physics and engineering), David Klooster
(English), Brent Krueger (chemistry), Virginia McDonough
(biology), Barbara Mezeske (English), Graham F. Peaslee
(chemistry, and geological and environmental sciences),
Michael D. Seymour (chemistry), Deborah Sturtevant
(sociology and social work) and Roger L. Veldman (physics