Photos from the J.P. Hendrickson Faculty Scholar and Herbert Cheever Jr. Liberal Arts Lecture

Dean and audience

Dean Dennis Papini welcomed honored guests to the College of Arts & Sciences recognition of the first J.P. Hendrickson Faculty Scholar and presentation of the Herbert Cheever Jr. Liberal Arts Lecture.

The award and lecture are named in honor of two former Arts & Sciences professors and administrators. Professor John Phillip Hendrickson was a long-time faculty member and Head of the Department of Political Science from 1957 to 1988. Herbert Cheever Jr. served as a professor in Political Science from 1968 until his retirement 32 years later in 2000.  He also served as department head for nine of those years, as acting dean of the College of Arts & Sciences for two years and dean from 1992 to 2000.

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Tim Steele, Visual Arts Department Head, designed the commemorative plaques presented to the Hendrickson and Cheever families.

Tim and Susie

Tim Steele presents the JP Hendrickson plaque to Susie Henrickson.

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Better Paul and Jason

Jason McEntee, English Department Head who nominated Dr. Baggett, introduces Paul Baggett, faculty scholar, and presents him with the commemorative medal designed by Ladan Bahmani, a graphic design student.

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Dr. Paul Baggett,  assistant professor of English, delivers his lecture entitled “Pushing the Frontiers of Gender and Genre: South Dakota Women’s Literature.”

Both families

The Hendrickson and Cheever families, Paul Baggett and Dean Dennis gather for a group photo to commemorate the event.

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