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In Memoriam: Peter T. Marsh, ‘Gifted Teacher, Accomplished Scholar’

February 4, 2022
Peter T. Marsh, professor emeritus of history, died at home in Birmingham, England, on Jan. 4. Marsh joined the Maxwell School in 1967 and served as department chair from 1968-70.

In Memoriam: Charles Willie G’57, H’92, A Champion for Social Justice

January 18, 2022
The legacy of alumnus Charles Vert Willie G’57, H’92 will forever be tied to that of his friend Martin Luther King Jr., making Willie’s passing a week before MLK Day 2022 especially poignant. 

In Memoriam: Longtime Economics Professor Susan Gensemer

December 16, 2021
Susan Gensemer, who retired from the Maxwell School as an associate professor of economics, died on Nov, 10, 2021, at the age of 68.

In Memoriam: Vernon L. Greene, Pioneer in the Study of Aging

October 19, 2021
Professor Emeritus of Public Administration and International Affairs Vernon Greene, who passed away on October 10 at the age of 77, saw the aging process as much more than a person getting old, and his vision helped build Syracuse University’s reputation as a national leader in gerontology, home of the Aging Studies Institute (ASI) and the Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS).

In Memoriam: Joseph Strasser, ‘Forever an Important Figure in our History’

September 27, 2021

He was among the Maxwell School’s most generous benefactors.

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In Memoriam: Montgomery Meigs, Retired General and Former Bantle Chair

July 29, 2021
Montgomery C. Meigs, a retired four-star general who commanded U.S. Army forces in Europe and served as the Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business and Government Policy at the Maxwell School, died on July 6, 2021, in Austin, Texas. He was 76.

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In Memoriam: Sid Lerner '53, Benefactor of Maxwell's Lerner Center, Dies at 90

January 22, 2021
During his career, the legendary advertising executive represented such well-known brands as Maxwell House and Texaco, and created memorable campaigns including “Please Don’t Squeeze the Charmin” featuring Mr. Whipple.

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In Memoriam: John Burdick Remembered for Teaching, Advocacy

August 19, 2020
John Burdick died July 4 of cancer at age 61. He leaves a strong legacy of teaching and research at Syracuse University, of social change in the Syracuse community and of social justice in South America.

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In Memoriam: Remembering Renowned Geographer Donald Meinig

July 13, 2020
Donald Meinig, a renowned figure in the field of cultural and historical geography, died on June 13 in Syracuse, at the age of 95.

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In Memoriam: Remembering Professor Emeritus G. Matthew Bonham

August 22, 2019
He taught at the University of California, Berkeley and American University before joining the faculty of Syracuse University, where he taught for 25 years.

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