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"Carstarphen, Meta G." <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2011 22:10:13 +0000
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Like many who knew Von, I feel the impact of this news deeply.  Von was warm, generous in spirit, and funny.  She also was an amazing leader who knew how to straddle the type of differences that could immobilize most other people...Rest well, our good and faithful servant.
Let's embrace her family and colleagues in whatever ways we can as they navigate through this difficult time.

Yours in sorrow,

Meta G. Carstarphen, Ph.D., APR
Graduate Director--Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication
University of Oklahoma
395 W. Lindsey Blvd-Room 3120B
Norman, OK  73019
PH: (405) 325-5227 * FX: (405) 325-7565
Gaylord Family Professor & Associate Professor

From: FOR THE MINORITIES AND COMMUNICATION DIV. OF AEJMC [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Linda Callahan [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2011 10:25 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: FW: AEJMC sad news

Dear AEJMC & MAC member:

This is to share with you sad news that Jennifer sent out to the AEJMC Board
this morning.  Von Whitmore was a dedicated worker in AEJMC and a dear
friend to many of us.

Linda Florence Callahan, Ph.D.
CSM Immediate Past Chair

Journalism & Mass Communication
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC 27411
(336) 334-7221 x 3003

Subject: AEJMC sad news

I am sending this message to both the outgoing and incoming AEJMC Boards.

Von Whitmore died this morning from ovarian cancer.  I just had a message
from one of her colleagues at Kent State.

Von had been a member of the AEJMC Board for the past 4 years as vice chair
and chair of the Council of Divisions.

As I have more information I will send that along.

We will also send an email out to the Council of Divisions.


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