Spring/Summer 2017




Kenneth J. Arrow, 1921-2017

Prof. Kenneth J. Arrow, a former UChicago economist, Nobel laureate, and professor of operations research at Stanford University, died February 21 in Palo Alto, California. He was 95. 


Marvin W. Mikesell, 1929-2017

Marvin W. Mikesell, Professor of Geography in the Committee on Geographical Studies, died April 26th at the University of Chicago Hospital in Hyde Park. He was 88.


Gerald D. Suttles, 1932-2017

Gerald D. Suttles, professor emeritus in the Department of Sociology and the Committee on Geographic Studies, died Thursday, May 11, 2017 at IU Health Bloomington Hospice House. He was 85.



Daniel Glaser AB’39, AM’47, PhD’54 (Sociology)

Daniel Glaser died January 10 in Needham, Massachusetts. He was 98.

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David Rockefeller, PhD’40 (Economics)

David Rockefeller, a philanthropist, banking executive, and University trustee whose grandfather, John D. Rockefeller Sr., was the philanthropic founder of the University of Chicago, died March 20. He was 101.