Fall 2017: 1960s


William Green, MA ’63, Lexington, Ky., is professor of government at Morehead State University, where he teaches constitutional law and comparative politics. His book, Contraceptive Risk: The FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine, was published by NYU Press in May 2017.


Jay Lacy, MEd ’67, The Villages, Fla., wrote: “I was recently inducted into the Warren, Ohio, Sports Hall of Fame. A presentation was held at a game, with a dinner and induction the next day. My wife, Marlene, and I were married 60 years in August. Our daughter, Jana Lacy Rahrig, BA ’85, and son, John Lacy, BS ’88, went to Kent State.”


James Lowry, BA ’68, Hagerstown, Md., wrote: “After graduating from Kent State, I earned a MA in Classics (Greek and Latin) from the University of Chicago in 1970. I am married, have five children and 29 grandchildren. My latest book in a scholarly series of writings, Documents of Brotherly Love: Dutch Mennonite Aid to Swiss Anabaptists, Volume II, 1710-1711, was published by Ohio Amish Library, Inc., in December 2015. I have donated copies of most of my writings to the Kent State University Library.” 


Alumni Association MemberWilliam “Bill” Monroe, BArc ’69, MArc ’71, Yorktown, Va., was honored by the Kiwanis Club of Grafton, Va., with the Kiwanis International George F. Hixson Fellowship Award in February 2017.  Monroe, a retired architect who has been an active Kiwanian since 1974, was a founding member of the Grafton Club, has served as president, been on the Board of Directors, and has led many service projects over the years.