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A professional golfer / business owner, an ambassador and a physician, all of whom exemplify the merits and advantages of a liberal arts and sciences education, will be inducted at the inaugural Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame ceremony from 1-2 p.m, Friday, Dec. 6 in Wiedemann Hall. Induction into the Fairmount College Hall of Fame is the highest recognition of outstanding alumni who have had a significant impact on the region, nation and world. The event is open to the public.
The inaugural inductees are:
Judy Bell, major in psychology; minor in sociology, 1961
Bell was the first woman to head the U.S. Golf Association, and began her golf career at the 1950 U.S. Women’s Open at the age of 14. She is also a successful entrepreneur, operating seven businesses during her career.
Robert D. Blackwill, majors in English and history, 1962
Blackwill is the former ambassador to India and presidential envoy to Iraq. He has also served as ambassador to Brussels and Vienna, head of U.S.-Russia conventional arms negotiation in Europe, deputy national security advisor, Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and is an accomplished author.
Donna Sweet, major in biological sciences; minor in chemistry, 1970
Sweet is one of Kansas’s top HIV-positive and AIDS specialists and a noted national and international speaker on the subject.
Friday, December 06, 2019
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