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July 18, 2005
Vol. 29, No. 18

New KU logo selected
Jazz critic has new gig
Spring calendar adjusted by 1 day
Enrollment center changes name
Tuition below national average
Public health programs get grants
Researchers work on 'male pill'
Payroll deduction for fitness center

Summer Dole series announced
KU seeks links to Asia
2006 state holidays
UPSA now Unclassified Senate

New Senex members named
Classifieds officially switch, get raises

Employees of month recognized
CTE announces summer summit theme
Quiz: Hay-worth or Hah-worth?

KU flag to accompany troops
Lindley Annex comes down

Old KU: Ice cream wagon



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James Bernard Lingwall

James Bernard Lingwall, 69, of Austin, Texas, died June 2 in Austin.
Lingwall became a professor, director of the Speech and Hearing Clinic and head of the Division of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at KU in 1966 and left in 1981.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine Tubbs, of the home; a son, Andrew Lingwall, Clarion, Pa.; two daughters, Nancy Lingwall Espinosa and Mary Lingwall, both of Lawrence; a stepson, Douglas Campbell, Mission Hills; a stepdaughter, Ann Campbell Flannery, Narberth, Pa.; four grandchildren; and eight step-grandchildren. His first wife, Beverly Lingwall, lives in Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials to the Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 906, Hunt Valley, MD 21031 or online at, or to a nonprofit organization of the donor’s choice.

Mary Zoe Laughlin

Mary Zoe Laughlin, 83, Baldwin, died June 11 at Cornerstone Hospital in Austin, Texas.
She had worked as a registered dietitian at KU. Survivors include two daughters, Tina Gorup, Temple, Texas, and Melissa Dardis, Phoenix; and a grandson.
The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.

Doris Marjorie Fisher

Doris Marjorie Fisher, 73, Lawrence, died June 28 in Lawrence.
She worked in the KU Parking Department for 15 years. Survivors include two sons, Kevin Eugene Lawrence, Springdale, and Keith Allan Lawrence, Pleasantville, Iowa; and a daughter, Sheryl Ann Crawford, Oskaloosa.
The family suggests memorials to the KU Medical Center or Gideon’s Bible Society, sent in care of the Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.

Mildred L. Watson

Mildred L. Watson, a retired juvenile-court judge in Kansas City, Mo., died July 1 in Florissant, Mo. She was 82.
She had been an associate professor of social work at KU from 1963 through 1976 and was appointed the first female commissioner of the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court in 1984.

John Henry Wigington

John Henry Wigington, 73, died July 7 at his home in Lawrence.
He was director of the testing center in the University Counseling Center from 1980 to 1992, when he retired.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia; a son, John Robert, Baldwin; two daughters, Leslie Wigington, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Lisa Miller, Rockton, Ill.; two brothers; a sister; four grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Heart of America Hospice or the Oncology Center of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.

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