He was the grandfather of Adam Gibson ’12 and taught in the Engineering Department in the 1960s.
Alumnus Richard W. Conklin, a retired public relations and communications administrator at St. Thomas and Notre Dame and author of a popular history of St. Thomas, died Tuesday. His funeral will be Saturday.
A U.S. Marine aviator during World War II, he had a passion for learning and took classes at the University of St. Thomas until his death last week at age 91.
He is the husband of Laura Lee ’07, a communications-journalism graduate.
She was the mother of Dr. David Peterson, a, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
A U.S. Air Force veteran and an English professor, he taught literature and was best known for teaching Shakespeare. He also served as the founding director of the Center for Faculty Development and as chair of the English Department.
He was the first person to hold the University of St. Thomas’ International Management Chair.
She was the mother of Dr. Jeff Oxman, Opus College of Business.
She was the mother of Todd Empanger, Dining Services.
She was the mother of Dr. Mark Werness, Computer and Information Sciences.
Campus Ministry invites the community to take part in a vigil at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 18, on Campus Way, outside the Campus Ministry office (Anderson Student Center Room 207).
She was the mother of Father Jean-Pierre Bongila, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
A St. Thomas alumnus, he was a physician and an aviator in North Dakota.
He was the father of Chad Brinsfield, Opus College of Business.
She was the mother of Margaret Brandes, Department of Campus Life.
He was the father of Jeff Martens, Physical Plant; the father-in-law of Leann Martens, Service Center; and the grandfather of Cassandra Watson, Service Center.
He was the father of Peter Parilla, professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice.
While traveling for work, Monday fell ill with an unknown illness and is in intensive care in a Hong Kong hospital.
She was the mother of Mariko Longley, a senior at St. Thomas; her husband of 27 years, Chris, is a 1983 alumnus.
She was the mother of Anne Howard, adjunct faculty member in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
He was the father of David Baker, Evening UST MBA Admissions.
She was the mother of Cindy Badilla Meléndez, media resources librarian in the UST Libraries.
Juli Crees ’11 M.A. was a teacher in the Minneapolis Public School System.
She was the mother of Father James Burns, a faculty member at the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
She was the mother of Jeff McPherson, Physical Plant.