Four inducted into Alumni Hall of Fame
Four new members of the Alumni Hall of Fame were inducted on Friday, Sept. 26, as part of the Multicultural Reception, an activity of Reunion Homecoming Weekend. The new inductees were selected by the university's four ethnic community centers on the basis of their contributions to society or their success in education and careers.
Albert E. Manley (EDD '46), president emeritus of Spelman College, was posthumously nominated by the Black Community Services Center. Born of Jamaican parents, Manley was the author of A Legacy Continues: The Manley Years at Spelman College, 1953-1976, which focused on the broader story of historically black colleges and universities.
Gordon Chang (A.M. '72, Ph.D. '87), associate professor of history, is a fourth-generation Californian and the first director of the Asian American Studies program at Stanford. He was nominated by the Asian American Activities Center.
Margo D. Kerrigan (A.B. '75) was nominated by the American Indian and Alaska Native Program. A member of the White Earth (Mississippi) Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, she has been a guiding force in the Indian Health Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Francisco Bravo ('32, M.D. '36), who
died in 1990, was recognized for his work as a surgeon,
pharmaceutical chemist, civic and business leader, and advocate for
Mexican American students. The Bravo Clinic in East Los Angeles is
named for this nominee of El Centro Chicano. SR