2014 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

THE BULL DOG ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING BULL DOG ALUMS AS THE CLASS OF 2014 ALUMNI HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES. THE RECEPTION AND INDUCTION CEREMONY WILL BE HELD AT 5:30 PM ON SEPTEMBER 26, IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO THE HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME.

JOSEPHINE W. ARMUTH, CLASS OF 1921

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY GRADUATE
  • LIFE-LONG EDUCATOR IN BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY SCHOOLS, SPANNING SIX DECADES
  • HISTORY TEACHER AND LATER DEAN OF GIRLS AT COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL WHERE SHE MENTORED HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS AND ASSISTED WITH A MULTITUDE OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES, 1942-1970
  • PRESIDENT OF THE STATE OF INDIANA DEAN’S ASSOCIATION
  • MEMBER OF WHO’S WHO OF AMERICAN TEACHERS
  • BARTHOLOMEW CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL CORPORATION EDUCATION HALL OF FAME, 1986
  • BEGINNING IN 1974, AWARD GIVEN IN HER NAME TO A CNHS SENIOR GIRL ATHLETE WHO DISPLAYS OUTSTANDING MENTAL ATTITUDE, SCHOLARSHIP AND CITIZENSHIP

JAMES K. PARIS, CLASS OF 1957

  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI GRADUATE WITH BS DEGREE IN ARCHITECTURE
  • EXPERIENCE WITH A VARIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL FIRMS, INCLUDING PRINCIPAL PARTNER OF PARIS/BINGHAM PARTNERSHIP
  • LECTURER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL SERIES
  • NATIONAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE-ESSEX CASTINGS, NATIONAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE-COLUMBUS BANK & TRUST AND EXCELLENCE IN DEVELOPMENT-METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION OF INDIANAPOLIS
  • BUILDINGS OF NOTE: POWER HOUSE SENIOR CENTER, FIRE STATION ONE AND CLEO ROGERS LIBRARY ADDITION
  • OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE, INCLUDING ROTARY CLUB OFFICER, VISITOR CENTER BOARD, AREA PLANNING COMMISSION, BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY BUILDING CORPORATION, BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS AND CITY HALL FACILITIES COMMITTEE
  • KNOWN FOR HIS ART WORK-BOTH PEN & INK DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLOR

MICHAEL R. “MIKE” PENCE, CLASS OF 1977

  • GRADUATE OF HANOVER COLLEGE AND INDIANA UNIVERSITY ROBERT H. MCKINNEY SCHOOL OF LAW
  • INDIANA’S REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE SIXTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, SERVING 6 TERMS, BEGINNING IN 2000
  • HOUSE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN AND CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN STUDY COMMITTEE
  • 5OTH GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF INDIANA, ELECTED 2012
  • CHAMPION FOR FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY, SMALLER GOVERNMENT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • ACHIEVED LARGEST STATE TAX CUT IN INDIANA HISTORY WHILE LOWERING BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX AND CORPORATE INCOME TAX
  • SIGNED INTO LAW THE FIRST STATE FUNDING FOR PRE-K EDUCATION AND $800 MILLION IN NEW MONEY FOR INDIANA ROADS AND BRIDGES

ALBERT “AB” SCHUMAKER, CLASS OF 1934

  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE
  • CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF COLUMBUS
  • MEMBER OF COLUMBUS CITY COUNCIL FOR 32 YEARS, ALWAYS BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS TO ADVANCE COMMUNITY PROJECTS FOR THE GOOD OF COLUMBUS
  • MEMBER OF THE COLUMBUS PARK & RECREATION BOARD FOR 16 YEARS
  • FOUNDER & CHARTER PRESIDENT OF COLUMBUS JAYCEES AND RECIPIENT OF THE JAYCEE OF THE YEAR AWARD IN 1989
  • PRESIDENT OF COLUMBUS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND RECIPIENT OF THE DISTINGUISHED COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD IN 1991
  • PRESIDENT OF COLUMBUS ROTARY CLUB AND MEMBER OF THE UNITED WAY BOARD

RICHARD “RICK” STONER, CLASS OF 1964

  • GRADUATE OF YALE UNIVERSITY, 1968, AND HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, 1974
  • PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER, SERVING AS A TEACHER IN ETHIOPIA
  • WORKED AS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR CONGRESSMAN LEE HAMILTON
  • SERVED IN VARIOUS EXECUTIVE POSITIONS AT CUMMINS ENGINE COMPANY ABROAD AND AT HOME
  • BEGAN HIS TENURE WITH “SAVE THE CHILDREN” TO HELP IMPLEMENT MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS IN THE CHILD SPONSORSHIP MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAMMING MODEL
  • RESPONSIBLE FOR MERGING VARIOUS IN-COUNTRY OPERATIONS, RESULTING IN MORE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF “SAVE THE CHILDREN”
  • HELPED ESTABLISH SCHOOLS IN AFRICA WHERE OVERCROWDING WAS A MAJOR ISSUE
  • SERVED AS HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, HELPING “SAVE THE CHILDREN” TRANSITION INTO A GLOBAL ORGANIZATION

ROBERT ZERBE, CLASS OF 1968

  • GRADUATE OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 1972, AND MEDICAL DEGREE FROM INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, 1975
  • ELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS
  • EXPERIENCE IN GENERAL MANAGEMENT, GLOBAL CLINICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, CLINICAL TRIAL DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS WITH MAJOR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES, INCLUDING ELI LILLY & COMPANY AND PARKE-DAVIS
  • CO-FOUNDER OF QUATRX PHARMACEUTICALS, SERVING AS CEO AND DIRECTOR
  • MEMBER OF DEVELOPMENT TEAMS THAT PRODUCED NINE DIFFERENT DRUGS, INCLUDING LIPITOR AND PROZAC, WHICH HAVE IMPROVED THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AND GENERATED SALES IN EXCESS OF ONE BILLION DOLLARS FOR THE COMPANIES
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS