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This Day in DePauw History

Discover what happened on May 26th in years past.

A Good Fit

May 26, 2015

Jon Fortt '98 made a smooth transition from print to broadcasting Written by Joan Oleck for DePauw Magazine, Spring 2015. Images provided by CNBC; photos... Read More

Ben Hodgin '86 Joins Ameriana Bank as Sr. VP

May 26, 2015

Ben Hodgin, a 1986 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Ameriana Bank in New Castle, Indiana, as senior vice president, mortgage and consumer lending... Read More

Nancy Koenig Eisenmann '51 Honored as 'Veteran of the Month'

May 26, 2014

Nancy Koenig Eisenmann, a 1951 graduate of DePauw University, has been named "Veteran of the Month" for May by Connecticut State Sentator Kevin Witkos... Read More

Chris Lombardo '88 Appointed Judge of Illinois 19th Judicial Circuit Court

May 26, 2014

David C. "Chris" Lombardo, a 1988 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed associate judge of the Illinois 19th Judicial Circuit Court.  The appointment... Read More

Dennis Marek '64 to Present Memorial Day Address

May 26, 2013

J. Dennis Marek, a 1964 graduate of DePauw University, will be the keynote speaker at the Memorial Day commemoration in St. Anne, Illinois, tomorrow. The... Read More

2012 Commencement DVD Now at Factory, Will Ship in 2 Weeks

May 26, 2012

Order Commencement DVD Production of the 2012 DePauw University commencement DVD has been completed and, six days after the event took place, the disc... Read More

Lauer Tied for Sixth after Four Events of NCAA Heptathlon

May 26, 2011

OFFICIAL SITE May 26, 2011, Delaware, Ohio — DePauw's Courtney Lauer is tied for sixth place through four events of the women's heptathlon at the NCAA... Read More

MacBeth Earns First Team Academic All-America® Honors

May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — Rachel MacBeth, a junior softball outfielder from Indianapolis, has been selected to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America... Read More

Rachel MacBeth Named First Team Academic All-American in Softball

May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — DePauw University junior Rachel MacBeth has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America® Softball team. ... Read More

Joseph Flummerfelt '58 Revisits the First Opera He Conducted at DePauw

May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Conducting the Spoleto USA production of The Medium will be Joseph Flummerfelt, who has a longstanding and close association... Read More

Three Tigers Competing at NCAA Track and Field Championships

May 26, 2010

May 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. —  Three DePauw student-athletes are competing at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Baldwin-Wallace... Read More

Once More, To Old DePauw

May 26, 2010

The Class of 2010 will remember many things when they look back on their commencement, May 23, 2010, a day when celebratory garb doubled as sunblock. They... Read More

Return to DePauw for Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 9-13

May 26, 2010

Also: Alumni Reunion Weekend Web Site May 26, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Several thousand people will gather to celebrate lifelong friendships and an intellectual... Read More

LA Times Story on Trend Toward Smaller Homes Quotes Jeff Mezger '77

May 26, 2009

May 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — A Los Angeles Times story today reports that "as the economy has contracted, so have the homes." The piece, which quotes... Read More

Graham D. Williams '10

May 26, 2009

Graham D. Williams '10 will be among the first people that incoming freshmen will meet this fall. Beginning his second year in the campus mentoring program... Read More

Prof. Tom Chiarella on Faculty for 69th Writers' Conference at IU

May 26, 2009

May 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "The annual Writers' Conference at Indiana University Bloomington, now celebrating its 69th year, will welcome eight... Read More

State Rep. Praises 2 Students Who Helped Draft Environmental Legislation

May 26, 2009

May 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — "The idea for another key piece of legislation that I was able to usher through the General Assembly was brought to me... Read More

Kathy Vrabeck '85 Joins Legendary Pictures

May 26, 2009

May 26, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Legendary Pictures is launching a digital arm and has tapped former Electronic Arts exec Kathy Vrabeck to run the unit... Read More

Eli Lilly's Newt Crenshaw '85 Returning to US in New VP Role

May 26, 2008

May 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - "Newt Crenshaw, current president and general manager of Lilly Japan, will return to Indianapolis and assume the newly... Read More

Tim Solso '69 is Finalist for 'Entrepreneur of the Year' Award

May 26, 2008

May 26, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Tim Solso, chairman and chief executive officer of Cummins and 1969 graduate of DePauw University, is among the finalists... Read More

Jon Dill '87 Named Cincinnati-Area 'CFO of the Year'

May 26, 2007

May 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Jonathan Dill of Ampac Packaging, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has been named the Cincinnati area's "Chief Financial... Read More

"Somebody Hasn't Been Doing Their Job" at Ravaged Refugee Camp, Says UNRWA Chief Karen Koning AbuZayd '63

May 26, 2007

May 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Somebody hasn't been doing their job," says Karen Koning AbuZayd, commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief... Read More

Wall Street Journal Story on 'MeMail' Quotes Brian Lord '98

May 26, 2007

May 26, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - "Brian Lord of Franklin, Tenn., views his ever-changing email signature as a helpful marketing tool," notes a Wall Street... Read More

Commencement DVD Will Ship in About 10 Days

May 26, 2006

Also: Visit Commencement Photo Gallery May 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw University's 167th Annual Commencement took place less than a week ago... Read More

New Iraqi Prime Minister's Task is Daunting, Prof. Ken Bode Writes in Weekly Op-Ed

May 26, 2006

May 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "The lesson learned from our experience in the Balkans -- that law and order must come first -- was ignored in Iraq,"... Read More

Kori Stoffregen is SCAC Coach of the Year; Three Baseball Players are All-Conference

May 26, 2006

May 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw's coach Kori Stoffregen was named SCAC Coach of the Year for leading the Tigers to their sixth SCAC men's title... Read More

Three 2006 Graduates Featured in Inside Higher Ed Story on "The Hot Choice, Post-College"

May 26, 2006

May 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Law school or Teach For America? Wrede Smith, a DePauw University political science major, weighed his options this... Read More

Tom Noonan '84 Named Men's Soccer Coach at Lincoln Land Community College

May 26, 2006

May 26, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Tom Noonan, a 1984 graduate of DePauw University, has been appointed men's soccer coach at Lincoln Land Community College... Read More

Wellman competes at NCAA Championships

May 26, 2005

May 26, 2005, Waverly, Iowa - DePauw senior Graham Wellman competed in the 10,000-meter run in the first day of competition at the NCAA Outdoor Track and... Read More

Anderson competes in long jump on first day of NCAA Championships

May 26, 2005

May 26, 2005, Waverly, Iowa - Freshman Jessica Anderson competed today in the women's long jump at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships... Read More

Gen. Colin Powell Joins Vernon Jordan '57 and Others in Bid to Buy Baseball's Washington Nationals

May 26, 2005

May 26, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Vernon Jordan, senior managing director of Lazard LLC and 1957 DePauw University graduate, is among the members of "the... Read More

Video Game Industry Needs Developers, Activision Publishing President Kathy Vrabeck '85 Says

May 26, 2005

May 26, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Kathy (Patterson) Vrabeck, president of Activision Publishing and 1985 graduate of DePauw University, tells Reuters,... Read More

President Robert G. Bottoms Named a 'Posse Star' at NYC Gala

May 26, 2004

May 26, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Robert G. Bottoms, DePauw University's 18th President, will be one of three individuals honored tonight in New York City... Read More

Public's Lack of Trust in Congress "A Serious Problem," Former Congressman Lee Hamilton '52 Writes

May 26, 2003

May 26, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "I've been looking over some recent survey results on public attitudes toward members of Congress, and I'm worried,"... Read More

527 Receive Degrees at DePauw's 151st Commencement

May 26, 1990

May 26, 1990, Greencastle, Ind. - James T. Laney, president of Emory University, told 527 graduating DePauw University seniors that the lessons learned... Read More