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E. Glenn Musser
(M.L.S.), Hendersonville, N.C., retired in June 2000 as an associate librarian at the Worcester Public Library in Worcester, Mass., after 21 years of service. He and his wife, Betty, now live in western North Carolina.

Patrick J. Curran
(Ph.D.), Las Cruces, N.M., finished his second term as state magistrate judge for Dona Ana County in New Mexico. First elected in 1995, he did not seek re-election this fall. He and his wife, Eileen, own the My Favorite Place Day Care Centres in southern New Mexico, and he is resuming a management position in the corporation.

The Rev. Stephen Duyka
, Nacogdoches, was appointed campus minister at the Catholic Center at Stephen F. Austin State University. He was ordained a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tyler in 1997.

E. Sparky Koerner
(M.M.Ed.), Texas City, is in his 20th year as an educator at College of the Mainland in Texas City. He is serving as president of the International Association of Jazz Education Texas unit and as the Texas Music Educator Association high school all state jazz audition coordinator. In November he directed the Region 13 Jazz Ensemble.

James L. Kerbaugh
('79 M.A., '84 Ph.D.), Jacksonville, Ill., was promoted to professor of English at Illinois College in the 2002-03 academic year.

Donald Patterson (D.M.A.), Eau Claire, Wis., professor of music and coordinator of the keyboard division in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, is the fourth recipient of the Maxwell Schoenfeld Distinguished Professorship at the university. The award recognizes achievement in scholarship and a commitment to student learning. Patterson is a leading scholar on the piano music of composer Vincent Persichetti and an authority on piano music for one hand.

Hollis Walker
('84 M.J.), Santa Fe, N.M., is director of Parks Gallery in Santa Fe. Along with her other duties, she hosts Art Makes the Difference, a weekly broadcast on Santa Fe's public radio station KSFR.

Matthew Nicholl
('81 M.M.), Boston, Mass., was named contemporary writing and production chair at Berklee College of Music in Boston this fall. At UNT, he played piano in the One O'Clock Lab Band and taught jazz arranging. Before joining Berklee in 1996, he taught at Western Carolina University, where he created a program in contemporary music technology.



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