professor emeritus, died Sept. 12, 2002. She taught at RIT from
1979 until 1996, serving the College of Liberal Arts as chair
of the psychology department and as associate dean. . . .
RIT trustee emeritus, died Jan. 3. He was a co-founder with his
brother, trustee emeritus Lucius Bob Gordon, of Mixing
Equipment Co. in Rochester. Mr. Gordon was an RIT trustee when
the board voted to create the current campus. He also chaired
the executive committee of the Lincoln Alliance Bank and Trust
Co. and the Industrial Management Council. . . .
professor emeritus, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences,
died Nov. 6, 2002. He was 77. Mr. Kushner taught at RIT for 20
years. Since retiring in 1991, he worked as a trustee and photography
professor at Kyoto Computer Gakuin, the first computer technical
school in Japan. He is survived by his 10 children and his wife,
Yoshiko. . . .
who taught literature and composition courses for 31 years in
the College of Liberal Arts, died Nov. 28 at age 77. He retired
in 1987. . . .
longtime member of RITs Nathaniel Rochester Society, died
Jan. 24. He established an endowment fund in 1984, creating an
awards program that honors business leaders for efforts that improve
the local economy. The Herbert W. VandenBrul Entrepreneurial Award
is presented annually by the College of Business.