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Calvin-Wire: December 3, 2008 -- Vol. 8, No. 22

The Calvin-Wire newsletter is a bulletin of the Calvin Alumni Association sent to alumni and friends of Calvin College to inform them of the latest news from campus.

In This Issue:
Dr. William Spoelhof in 2002

Dr. William Spoelhof, 1909-2008

Dr. William Spoelhof, a faithful member of the Calvin College community for eight decades, passed away peacefully in his sleep at 1:45 a.m. on December 3, 2008.  Spoelhof was president of Calvin from 1951 to 1976, but his association with the college first began in the fall of 1927 when he journeyed from his hometown of Paterson, N.J., to begin his studies at Calvin.

Details about his life, his work and his legacy are available on a site dedicated to his memory.

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The Calvin Wire newsletter is a bulletin of the Calvin Alumni Association sent to alumni and friends of Calvin College to inform them of the latest news from campus.