Tag Archive for 1991

CLASS OF 1991 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

April Cotte lives on the beach in Pacifica, Calif., with her partner, a retired firefighter, and their 6-year-old, Barry. April homeschools using Hand in Hand Parenting and Deep Nature Connection Mentoring. For 15 years, she facilitated Outward Bound wilderness and cross-cultural expeditions for adults in the northern Chihuahuan desert along the Texas/Mexico border and Copper…

CLASS OF 1991 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

NEWSMAKERS | 1990s NEWSMAKER CHRISTINE PINA ’91 Christine Pina ’91 was appointed chief advancement officer at Miss Porter’s School, a college preparatory boarding and day school in Farmington, Conn. She comes to Miss Porter’s School from the University of Hartford, where she served as vice president of institutional advancement since 2011. During her time there,…

CLASS OF 1991 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

What a fabulous 25th Reunion! Congratulations to the co-chairs, Jeremy Sacks and Christine Pina, as well as all the members of the committee. And hats off to the phenomenal, spontaneous memory explosion on Facebook. The photos and the videos…whew. I’m serious when I say we need a class archivist to collect, collate and preserve! I…

CLASS OF 1991 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Bayard and Betsy Klimasmith live in Belmont, Mass. Bayard is a middle-school assistant principal in Lexington, and Betsy is an English professor at UMass Boston. Their son, David, is in kindergarten, and daughter Sophie ’20 is a member of Wesleyan’s class of 2020. Eric Glatt earned a JD from Georgetown University Law Center in 2015 and serves as an…

CLASS OF 1991 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Dear Classmates, this summer issue of class notes laments the news of the passing of another star in our small constellation. Dr. Katharine Kellond Roth, known as Katy, died on Dec. 15, 2014, after a long struggle with seizure disorder and Behçet’s Syndrome (an auto-immune disease). A resident of Washington, D.C., since 1997, Katy was a…

JENNIFER ENTINE MATZ ’91

JENNIFER ENTINE MATZ, the director of waterfront development for the city of San Francisco, died Dec. 5, 2014, at age 45. She received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and worked at several firms before becoming the legislative aide to a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. As part…

CLASS OF 1991 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Bayard Klimasmith reports that Betsy Klimasmith continues as a professor at UMASS Boston, and Bayard serves as an assistant principal at a middle school in Lexington. Their 16-year-old daughter is a junior and Wesleyan made her short list! Meanwhile, their 5-year-old is looking forward to kindergarten next year and “keeping us a lot younger than…

CLASS OF 1991 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Newsmaker: Robin Delman Ekiss ’91 Robin Delman Ekiss ’91 received one of only six 2007 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards. The foundation selects women who demonstrate excellence and promise at the beginning of their writing careers. Ekiss, whose poems have appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Ploughshares, and Triquarterly, is finishing her first book of poetry,…

BRIAN LENHARD ’91

BRIAN LENHARD, an attorney and computer programmer, died Mar. 13, 2014, at age 44. After graduating from Wesleyan he worked at Continental Life Insurance Company and earned an MBA from Villanova University at the same time. A gifted computer programmer, he founded Grayson Consulting and Lightning Bolt Software. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania…