Professor Emeritus William Gillham Passes Away in Albion

William Gillham, professor emeritus of religious studies, Albion College

William Gillham, professor emeritus of religious studies, Albion College
Professor emeritus of religious studies William Gillham, age 84, died unexpectedly in Albion on Saturday, October 14. Gillham was hired by the College in 1961 as a combination philosophy and religion professor; his arrival doubled the size of both departments and he held that joint appointment for many years. He was an ardent champion of the liberal arts tradition focused in the Western classical canon.

McWhirter Shares Thoughts in Advance of Holocaust Studies Trip

Jocelyn McWhirter, Religious Studies department chair, Albion College

Jocelyn McWhirter
Commencement weekend will be especially busy for Religious Studies department chair Jocelyn McWhirter. Not only will she introduce the Commencement speaker, the Rev. Faith Fowler, '81, she will also depart for Poland for the fifth time as part of Albion College's Holocaust Studies Service-Learning Project. She will be part of a group that includes eight Albion students and three faculty and staff colleagues.

Religious Studies Chips-and-Dip Open House

Albion College students on the main floor of the Kellogg Center.
Please join Department of Religious Studies faculty and students at our annual Open House on Monday, October 20. The event will be held from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in the Kellogg Center living room. Come for chips and dip, Vernors and root beer, and conversation about Religious Studies.

For more information, call 517/629-0207, or email Linda Clawson, department secretary, at .

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