Richard Peters, 1939–2018

February 9th, 2018

Richard Peters, Cornell professor emeritus of education and the man a reporter for The Cornellian once called “a modern-day Aristotle,” died on Feb. 7. He taught education at Cornell from 1988–2004. Read More…

Eugene (Gene) Hinman ’52, 1930-2017

January 2nd, 2018

Eugene (Gene) Hinman ’52, William Harmon Norton professor emeritus of geology, died Dec. 29, 2017. His extensive history at Cornell College began when he entered as a student in 1948, deepened through his teaching career, and continued as he stayed connected to the geology department. Read More…

Herb Hendriks ’40, 1918-2014

March 12th, 2014

Herbert E. Hendriks ’40, emeritus professor of geology, died March 11 in Cedar Rapids. He was 96. Read More…

Don Chamberlain 1952-2014

January 13th, 2014

Don Chamberlain, professor emeritus of music, died on Jan. 11. He was 61. There will be a memorial service at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 in King Chapel, with a reception to follow in Cole Library. Read More…

Mary Iber 1949-2014

January 6th, 2014

Mary Iber, consulting librarian for the sciences at Cole Library and college archivist, died Thursday, Jan. 2. She was 64. A Celebration of Life in her memory will be held Saturday, Feb. 1 at 4:30 p.m. in King Chapel, with a reception in Cole Library following at 5:30 p.m. Read More…

Economics and Business Professor Emeritus Don Cell dies

June 12th, 2013

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business Don Cell died June 12 of an acute aortic dissection. He was 81. Read More…

Religion professor emeritus Charles Vernoff dies

March 12th, 2013

Charles Vernoff, emeritus professor of religion, died March 11 at his home in West Hollywood, Calif. He was 71. Vernoff taught at Cornell College for 28 years, from 1978 until his retirement in 2006. Read More…

Barron Bremner 1936-2012

February 13th, 2012

Longtime coach, athletic director, educator and vice president for college advancement Barron Bremner died Feb. 12. He was 75. Read More…

Emeritus biology professor Bob Black dies

January 13th, 2012

Bob Black, emeritus professor of biology and longtime assistant men’s basketball coach, died on Friday, Jan. 13. He was 61.

Visitation will be held at Brosh Chapel in Solon on Jan. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. A Celebration of Life service will be held at  King Chapel on Jan. 22nd with Bob’s favorite music being played beginning at 2 p.m. with the service to follow at 2:30 p.m. with Chaplain Catherine Quehl-Engel presiding. A family inurnment will be held at a later date. You can read the obituary published in the (Iowa City) Press-Citizen here.

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Theatre professor Mark Hunter dies

November 7th, 2011

Mark Hunter, associate professor of theatre, died on Sunday, Nov. 6. There will be a memorial service on campus on Monday, Nov. 14 starting at 11:10 a.m. in Kimmel Theatre. The service will be live streamed on the web here. Read More…