1963 Class Notes

Joyce Livak Benjamins, ’63, has been elected to the Academy of Scholars at Wayne State University. Her husband, David Benjamins, ’62, was selected as one of the “Best Doctors 2006” for the Detroit metropolitan area. They have two daughters and live in Grosse Pointe Woods.

Spaulding Clark, ’63, was hired as a consultant for Carlisle/Wortman Associates, a community planning firm based in Ann Arbor. He previously practiced law in the private sector for 30 years, with an emphasis in real estate, planning, and zoning. He also served as Scio Township supervisor for eight years. Spaulding earned law degrees from the University of Michigan and Wayne State University. He lives in Ann Arbor.

James Royle, ’63, was recently recognized for 10 years of service as a full-time faculty member in the College of Education at Saginaw Valley State University. He was also named as the recipient of the 2007 Terry Ishihara Award for Faculty Co-Curricular Involvement. He was nominated for his work as faculty advisor for the Upsilon Delta chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity and for his participation in the University Concert, Chamber, and Cardinal Singers choral organizations. Jim is a tenured associate professor and coordinator of the special education teacher preparation program. He and his wife, Tamara Transue Royle, ’63, live in Saginaw.