Winter 2015 Staff



GayNelle Doll

Art Director and Designer

Donna DeVore Pritchett

Associate Editor and Production Manager

Phillip B. Tucker

Assistant Editor and Online Content Manager

Seth Robertson

Class Notes and Arts & Culture Editor

Bonnie Arant Ertelt, BS’81

Director of Photography

Daniel Dubois

Staff Photographers

Steve Green, Lauren Holland, Joe Howell, Anne Rayner, John Russell, Susan Urmy

Production Assistant

Julie Turner


Matt Anderson, Skip Anderson, Matt Batcheldor, Charles Bernsen, Craig Boerner, Joan Brasher, Brenda Ellis, Liz Entman, Kara Furlong, Heidi Hall, Connie Harris, Nancy Humphrey, Becca Jensen, Ann Marie Deer Owens, Jessica Pasley, Jim Patterson, David Salisbury, Nicole Smith, Bill Snyder, Dagny Stuart, Cindy Thomsen, Ryan Underwood, Kathy Whitney, Kristin Whittlesey, Rod Williamson

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