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Thomas A. Askew not only has completed his term of officeas

president of CFH, but is alsoretiring from the Stephen Phillips Professorship

of History at Gordon College.


Richard V. Pierard has retired fromIndiana State University and is

hoping that hisobvious value as a "lifeline" for contestants on "So You Want

to be a Millionaire" will soon start paying off.


Robert Linder, Kansas StateUniversity, was named "An Extraordinary

Teacher" by the Kansas State University graduating class of 1999. He published

Why Baseball Is Better Than Football, Especially For Republicans" inthe Summer,

1999 number of THEMARS HILLS REVIEW, pp. 61-69; the concluding essay

"Will the Promises BeKept?" in Dane S. Claussen, ed., THE PROMISE KEEPERS:

ESSAYS ON MASCULINITY AND CHRISTIANITY, London andJefferson, NC:

McFarland and Company Publishers, 2000, pp. 307-326; and THE LONG

TRAGEDY: AUSTRALIAN EVANGELICALCHRISTIANS AND THE GREAT

WAR, 1914-1918, Adelaide: Open Book Publishers, 2000, in Australia.


Bluffton College (OH)'s Perry Bush has published a bookentitled DANCING

WITH THE KOBZAR: BLUFFTONCOLLEGE AND MENNONITE HIGHER

EDUCATION, 1899-1999, Telford PA:Pandora Press, as apart of the Studies in

Anabaptist and Mennonite History book series. His revised dissertation, TWO

KINGDOMS, TWO LOYALTIES: MENNONITE PACIFISMIN MODERN

AMERICA, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press. He was promoted

last year to Professor of History at Bluffton College.


James C.Carper of the University of South Carolina was awarded the

Kentucky Historical Society's annual Richard H. Collins Award forhis article

"William MorganBeckner:The Horace Mann of Kentucky," which appeared in the

Winter 1999 issue of THE REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL

SOCIETY.

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