E. W. “Chap” Chappell Jr. (Engr ’67 L/M) and Charles S. Mason Jr. were married Dec. 27, 2014, in West Springfield, Virginia. The couple lives in Springfield, Virginia; both are retired.
Edmund M. Clarke (Col ’67 L/M) has been elected University Professor Emeritus in the computer science department at Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining the Carnegie Mellon faculty in 1982, he earned a master’s degree from Duke University and a doctorate from Cornell University, and taught at Duke and Harvard universities. At Carnegie Mellon, he was the first recipient of the endowed FORE Systems Professorship in 1995 and became a University Professor in 2008. Mr. Clarke has received numerous awards for his contributions to formal verification of hardware and software correctness, including the IEEE Computer Society’s Harry H. Goode Memorial Award, ACM Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award, ACM Turing Award, CADE Herbrand Award and the International Conference on Computer-Aided Verification CAV Award. He received the 2014 Franklin Institute Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science for his work in verification of computer systems, and has received an Einstein Professorship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and honorary doctorates from the Vienna University of Technology and the University of Crete.
Jerold Freier (Col ’67 L/M) has begun teaching college- and graduate-level business courses at Montclair State University and Rutgers University. He retired in 2014 after 22 years at the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, where he directed more than 90 bank examinations and taught examiner training courses.
Wilmah “Bill” Getchell Jr. (Col ’67) has been named honorary whipper-in for the Nantucket-Treweryn Beagles, a subscription pack kenneled in Berryville, Virginia.
David R. Kuney (Col ’67, Law ’73 L/M) joined the Washington, D.C., office of Whiteford Taylor & Preston. A nationally recognized bankruptcy attorney who has represented many prominent clients, Mr. Kuney joins the firm after working for 13 years as a partner and senior counsel at Sidley Austin. He has taught at American University Washington College of Law, Georgetown Law and New York Law School. He currently works with law students at Georgetown in drafting and preparing amicus curiae briefs for the U.S. Supreme Court and is the lead author of The Single Asset Real Estate Case, published in 2012 by the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Carl S. Markowitz (Com ’67 L/M) has retired after 45 years as an attorney specializing in residential and commercial real estate. Throughout his career, he conducted more than 20,000 real estate settlements. Formerly a resident of Virginia Beach, he now lives in Naples, Florida.