Notices sorted by graduation date.
R. Smith Simpson (Col ’27, Grad ’28 L/M) of Charlottesville died Sept. 5, 2010. After an early career with the National Recovery Administration, he joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. In the early 1940s, Mr. Simpson worked at the State Department and participated in drafting the Charter of the United Nations. He was a foreign service officer at U.S. embassies in Brussels, Athens and Mexico City and held consular assignments in India and Mozambique. He retired in 1962 as a foreign service deputy examiner. He wrote extensively in professional journals and books about the State Department and pushed for improvements in the training and administration of foreign service staff. In collaboration with Peter F. Krogh, then dean of Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Mr. Simpson helped create the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.