Spring/Summer 2018: 1960s


Glenn Novotny, BS ’66, MA ’69, BSE ’74, Hudson, Ohio, wrote: “I retired after teaching both high school and college for 36 years. I’m currently involved in the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist program, and I am researching soil microbial ecology and bird studies at Holden Arboretum.” 


William Maple, MA ’68, PhD ’74, Red Hook, N.Y., retired after 42 years as Professor of Biology and Director of the Field Station at Bard College. In addition to teaching and research in the Hudson River Valley, he spent summers as Director of the Natural History Museum for the Maria Mitchell Association on Nantucket Island, Mass., retiring in 2008. He spends his time studying wildlife, reading history and traveling with his wife, Barbara.


Leann Fields, BA ’69, Ann Arbor, Mich., senior executive editor at the University of Michigan Press, received a career achievement award for Excellence in Editing from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education at the organization’s annual meeting in August 2017.

David Nichols, BArch ’69, Rochester, N.Y., wrote: “The College of Architecture Class of ’69 is planning its 50-year reunion to be held at KSU May 1, 2019. Get your current email addresses to Marti Ring, mkring1@kent.org, so you can join the party. Jim Carlson, BArch ’69; Tom Gall, BArch ’69 and I are looking forward to seeing everyone.”