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Alumni Accomplishments

William A. Barclay ’92, Pulaski, N.Y., has been promoted to partner in the Syracuse office of Hiscock & Barclay, LLP. A specialist in business law and municipal finance, he is a New York State Assembly member, representing the state’s 124th Assembly District. He earned his JD at Syracuse University College of Law in 1995. He serves on several community boards, and has been an active alumnus of St. Lawrence, as a fund-raising volunteer and member of the Alumni Council.

Mauri E. Maroney ’81 was appointed postmaster in Canton, N.Y., in April 2002. A native of Canton, she was acting postmaster at the time of her appointment. Her brother is postmaster in Potsdam, N.Y., her sister is a rural mail carrier, and her father retired as postmaster in Canton after 36 years with the Postal Service.

Daniel E. Schmidt IV ’71, principal of Dispute Resolution Services International, has been elected chairman of ARIAS•U.S., the AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society. Previously president of the organization, he has been actively involved in reinsurance arbitrations for over 17 years and has served on over 200 panels since 1987. Prior to retiring from 25 years of corporate life in 2000, he held various legal and executive positions. He lectures on reinsurance matters and was a contributor to Reinsurance Contract Wording (ed. Robert W. Strain, 1992). He received his JD from St. John's University School of law and is listed in Who’s Who in America.

William L. Fox ’75 has been named president of Culver-Stockton College, Canton, Missouri. He assumed his duties June 15, overlapping with Edwin B. Strong, whose contract runs through Dec. 31. He had been special assistant to the president at Goucher College, Baltimore, Md., since 1999. He had also served as the college's acting vice president of enrollment management, acting associate dean for graduate and professional programs, acting director of institutional research and director of foundational relations.

“Culver-Stockton College is no different from any other small, liberal arts college nationwide. Enrollment is a critical concern for us,” Fox said. "It has to leverage what it has to its best advantage.”

Fox taught history at Howard University in Washington, D.C., 1992-99 and at Claremont (Calif.) University 1988-92. He earned his doctorate in history and religion from George Washington University and a Master of Divinity from Harvard. He is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, the National Association of Congregational Churches and the Unitarian Universalist Association.

E. Jeanne Draper Jenkins ’68 is the winner of an Outstanding Service Award from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Air Force ROTC detachment. She joined the RPI staff in 1979 and is director of enrollment management (formerly admissions.) She has been an outspoken advocate for the ROTC program, and was honored for helping the detachment recruit many students. A history major at St. Lawrence, she is married to E. Kent Jenkins ’68. They have two daughters, Caroline ’98, who as a media relations specialist at RPI took this photo of her mothers, and Kelly Jenkins Renaud ’96.