Paul, ’88, and Susan, ’92, Chaney

Despite their busy schedule, the Chaneys return to Indiana State at least four times a year, including every Homecoming. Paul is the newest president of the Indiana State University Alumni Association.

Tammy Tucker, ’92

This mechanical technology grad supports her alma mater by serving on the Females in Technology Advisory Council.

Class Notes


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Marvin Henry, ’53

Henry co-authored a series of books entitled “Student Teaching: The Cooperating Teacher Series.”

Kenny Crabb, ’52, GR ’56

Crabb was honored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce for his service to the chamber and to the entire Clay County community. Crabb was an elementary teacher, principal and assistant superintendent with the Clay Community School District.

Garvin McDaniel, ’59

McDaniel retired after 39 years of service as a public school teacher. McDaniel retires from Barker Middle School in Michigan City, Ind.


Frank Jozsa, ’63, GR ’71

Jozsa published two books entitled “American League Franchises” and “National League Franchises.”

Louanna Simon, ’69, GR ’70

Simon started a one-year term as chairperson of the Association of American Universities.

Gene Lloyd, ’63, GR ’64

Lloyd was inducted into the Southern California Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.


Frank Jozsa, ’63, GR ’71

Jozsa published two books entitled “American League Franchises” and “National League Franchises.”

Bob Baesler, ’72

Baesler was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash award for his work as a grocer in Terre Haute.

Noma Gurich, ’75

Gurich was inducted into the Order of the Owl Hall of Fame at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.


Michael Hegg, ’88

Hegg retired from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department after 21 years of service.

Greg Mimms, ’89

Mimms was appointed vice president of environment, health, safety and sustainability at Xylem Inc. in Rye Brook, N.Y.

C.K. Nay, ’87

Nay celebrated 13 years as a chaplain in the greater Paris, Ill., Area.  


Rebecca Johnson, GR ’96

Johnson was named principal of North Middle School in Henderson County, Ky.

Sonya Evanisko, GR ’92

Evanisko was named West Virginia’s 2015 Professor of the Year. Evanisko is an art professor at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Tim Leman ’97

Tim Leman, chairman and CEO of Gibson Insurance, will tell Indiana State graduates to be “unconditional” and not set limits for themselves when he is the commencement speaker on May 7.


Sally Carpenter, GR ’00

Carpenter published her fourth mystery novel, “The Quirjy Quiz Show Caper,” through Cozy Cat Press.

Matthew Ulm, ’00

Ulm and his company FortySixTen Studios released the film “94 Feet.”

Kelly Shepherd, GR ’05

Shepherd was hired as the new principal for Lincoln Elementary School in Roselawn, Ind.


Brandon Huson, GR ‘11

Huson was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to continue research at the University of South Florida.

Becky Milner, ’08

Milner was recognized by the Indiana Association for Career and Technical Education as New Teacher of the Year.

Robert Beaver, ’11

Beaver was promoted to executive manager in the Sheriff’s Executive Command and Administration for the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Department in California.

Latest In Memoriam Updates
Thomas Wisley, ’74, Greenville, N.C.
Richard Ward, ’61, Surf City, N.C.
Sandra Traveen, ’73, Branson, Mo.
John Soltermann, ’02, Clinton, Ind.


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