Sociology

Sociologist Daniel Glaser, AB'39, AM'47, PhD'54: 1919 - 2017

Professor Daniel Glaser, 98, of Needham died peacefully at home at North Hill on January 10, 2017 with the comfort and excellent care of the staff and his loving daughter, Lenore. Mr. Glaser was a sociology professor for more than 40 years and last taught at the University of Southern California. He authored eight books and numerous articles. Beloved father, brother and friend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to organizations that support world peace. Services are private.

Charles E. Bidwell (1932–2016) Memorial to be held Friday Jan 6 at 3:30

A service in memory of Charles E. Bidwell will be held in Bond Chapel on Friday, January 6th, 2017, at 3:30 pm. A reception will follow in the Common Room of Swift Hall, which is adjacent to Bond Chapel. All members of the university community, friends, family, and the public are invited to attend. Charles, AB’50, MA’53, PhD’56, served as both chair and professor, first in the Department of Education, and later in the Department of Sociology.

Charles E. Bidwell (1932–2016) Memorial Service

A service in memory of Charles E. Bidwell will be held in Bond Chapel on Friday, January 6th, 2017, at 3:30 pm. A reception will follow in the Common Room of Swift Hall, which is adjacent to Bond Chapel. All members of the university community, friends, family, and the public are invited to attend. Charles, AB’50, MA’53, PhD’56, served as both chair and professor, first in the Department of Education, and later in the Department of Sociology.

Sara Ray Stoelinga, AB'95, AM'01, PhD'04 (Sociology) named president of Carroll University

Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin has announced the appointment of Sara Ray Stoelinga, Sara Liston Spurlark Director of the Urban Education Institute (UEI), as its next president effective July 1, 2017. It is the first appointment of a woman as President in Carroll’s 170-year history.  This appointment reflects Stoelinga's administrative leadership at the University of Chicago and her work as a scholar and educator.