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Roger HullRoger Hull retirement celebration invites alumni

A celebratory event has been planned by the art department in commemoration of Roger Hull, a fond part of Willamette's faculty for many years. Hull retires this year after 40 years of teaching and scholarship.

Alumni are invited to join Hull and many others on campus May 7 for an enlightening and fun evening.

Roger Hull Retirement Event

5-6 pm - "The Yellow House: The Imaginative Frame of Architecture." Informal lecture by Roger Hull. Cone Chapel.

6-8 pm - Reception, first location. Art Building lobby and gallery, with an exhibition of portraits of Roger Hull created over the years by students and other artists in the region.

6-8 pm - Reception, second location. Lobby, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, with another informal exhibition entitled "A Legacy of Scholarship: Roger Hull and the Hallie Ford Museum of Art." At 7 pm - The unveiling of a portrait of Professor Hull commissioned from artist George Johanson by the Department of Art and Art History and the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. 

The Departments of Art and Art History is organizing the event. All attendees should RSVP to aschwart@willamette.edu.

All-faculty retirement TGIF event

We also want to recognize our other faculty members who will be retiring this year. As we reported in The Scene, Gerry Bowers (English), Linda Bowers (English) and Martha Gavilanez-Uggen (Spanish) will accompany Roger at a faculty retirement TGIF event on campus Friday, April 23. The event runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m., and alumni are more than welcome to attend. Attendees must RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relations by emailing alumni@willamette.edu in advance.