May 10, 2011


Kathy Vernon Clark was surrounded by SMU graduates in her family – father, a minister and journalist; mother, a teacher; and brother, an attorney. Their example of service inspired her to earn a Ph.D. and become a special education teacher and professor.

Ivor Noreen (Nicki) Huber has retired after a long career that included becoming the first female consultant hired by Booz Allen & Hamilton NYC and running her family business, Nicol Scales, for 23 years. She and her husband, Paul, live in Naples, FL. They have three grandchildren, two of whom live in Seoul, South Korea. Nicki serves on the SMU Libraries Executive Board.


Rondal G. Crawford worked in structural design at NASA, 1960-1984; marketing at Ford Aerospace, 1984-1990; and marketing at SAIC, 1990-2000, when he retired. He has four children, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Dr. Linda Hawkins Kay was inducted into the Jacksboro (MS) High School Alumni Hall of Fame last October, recognized for her work on educational, political and environmental issues in Georgia, Mississippi and the nation.

Geri Sue Hudson Morgan is doing well nine years after a kidney transplant.


The Rev. Karl Brown has joined the faculty of The Wisdom School at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in San Marcos, TX. He was director of the Campus Christian Community at Texas State University for more than 30 years.

Sandra Hartman Wilkinson ’71 and husband Ronald L. Wilkinson ’64, ’66 live in Waxahachie, TX. Sandra serves as chair of their neighborhood association. Ronald was mayor of Waxahachie for two terms and maintains an active law practice. Their son, Robert, is an SMU law student and his wife, Melinda, is working toward a Master’s degree at Simmons School of Education and Human Development.


Michael M. Boone (J.D. ’67) was named by the Texas Lawyer newspaper one of the 25 greatest Texas lawyers of the past quarter-century. He was honored for his outstanding contributions at a luncheon at the Belo Mansion and Pavilion in Dallas last October 1.


Reunion Chairs: Lou Fouts, Norma Friou Fouts, Jack C. Myers, Carol Paris Seay

The Rev. Dr. James E. Dunlap was honorably retired by the Chicago Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. after serving 14 years as coordinator of spiritual services at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL. He is a board certified chaplain of the Association of Professional Chaplains.

E. Stanly Godbold Jr. has published a book, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: The Georgia Years, 1924-1974 (Oxford University Press). His stepdaughter, Heidi Gluesing, is a 1998 SMU graduate.


Jerry L. Griffin retired in January as managing partner of Sewell Lexus in Dallas after 40 years with the organization – eight with Lexus and 32 with Sewell Cadillac. His boss throughout has been Carl Sewell ’66, chair of the Sewell Automotive Companies and former chair of the SMU Board of Trustees.


Henry V. Heuser Jr. was elected chair of the Board of Overseers at the University of Louisville (KY) and president of the Louisville Rotary Club.


Charles R. (Rocky) Saxbe was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011. He is managing partner at Chester Willcox & Saxbe LLP, where he represents clients in all aspects of civil litigation in state and federal courts.