Three new directors have been elected
to the university board.
The new members are Joan Coate
Miller Milsom, '47, a well-known Pittsburgh
area artist, Milton Thompson, '76,
an Indianapolis attorney, and Rev. Robert
A. Rimbo, pastor of Antioch Lutheran
Church in Farmington Hills, Mich.
Milsom and Thompson will serve
three-year terms ending in June, 2001,
while Rimbo's term is for one year.
Milsom, a Toledo, Ohio native, has
exhibited her work widely and it is included
in private and corporate collections
across the U.S. and in South America.
As a civic leader she has served on
the boards of the Pittsburgh Center for
the Arts, Public Broadcasting System station
WQED, and the Pittsburgh Watercolor
Society. She is married to Robert C.
Milsom, retired chairman and chief executive
officer of PNC Bank, and vice chairman chairman
and director of PNC Bank Corporation.
Thompson, who was an All-America
baseball player while at Wittenberg, is a
general partner in Grand Slam, a sports
and entertainment management consulting
and licensing firm.
He is a trustee of the Indianapolis
Foundation and one of the founders of
the Indiana Amateur Baseball Association.
Thompson served as general counsel
and vice president of corporate development
to the organizing committee of
the 10th Pan-American Games held in Indianapolis
in 1987. Thompson, who has
also been a member of the university's
alumni board, will be inducted into
Wittenberg's Athletic Hall of Honor this
Rimbo is the newly-elected Bishop
of the Southeastern Michigan Synod of
the Evangelical Lutheran Church In
America. He was selected by the Bishops
of Region Six of the ELCA to represent
them on Wittenberg's Board.