The Graduate Management Institute's panel discussion on state
education reform will be broadcast Monday, June 7, at 10 p.m. on WMHT, Channel 17; and on
Wednesday, June 9, at 7 p.m. on WMHQ, Channel 45.
Education leaders in New York State met May 6 in the Nott Memorial to discuss
“Education in New York State: What Really Needs Reform?”
The event, one in a series of GMI discussions on issues of importance to New York, was
taped for broadcast on state public television stations.
The College is offering alumni memberships to Alumni Gymnasium for $150
per year ($100 for graduates of the last five years, $250 for spouses).
Passes are valid September 1 through August 30.
For more information, call ext. 6286.
The College mourns the loss of Laudlin L. Terpening of Altamont, who
served as communications systems operator in Campus Safety.
He died May 25 at the age of 51.
Before joining the College, he worked 30 years as a Schenectady County probation
A lifelong area resident, he was a member of the Esperance Band, Big Brothers/Big
Sisters of Schenectady, and several youth organizations.
Survivors include his wife, Debera Swick Terpening, three sons and two daughers.
Contributions may be made to the Esperance Band. Arrangements were with White-Van Buren
Funeral Home, Delanson.
The Union College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Prof. Tim Olsen,
will perform at the Discover Jazz Festival in Burlington, Vt., on Wednesday, June 9, from
5 to 6 p.m., and Thursday, June 10, from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. at the Church Street
Marketplace in downtown Burlington.
Thomas C. Gutenberger has been named vice president for college
relations at Union College, it was announced by President Roger H. Hull.
Gutenberger, who begins at Union on August 1, will oversee all aspects of the
College's development and alumni relations efforts.
“The development arena is more complex and more competitive than ever,” Hull
said. “We need to be able to do things differently. Tom comes to Union with a proven
record of success in college advancement and the ability to tackle old problems in new
Gutenberger is director of university development and campaign director at George Mason
University in Fairfax, Va. He held senior-level fund raising positions at San Diego State
He also held a number of positions at Cornell University, including director of the
Southwest/Mountain regional office, assistant director of the Western regional office,
assistant director of the Cornell Fund.
He earned a bachelor's in business administration from the University of Richmond,
and a master's in business administration from San Diego State University.