u Dr. P. Lindsay Stevenson (’ 83 BMED) of Greenville
has joined the staff of Greenville Women’s Clinic, a
division of Physicians East. u Diane Elizabeth Wil-fong (’ 83 BSBA) of Las Vegas has been named vice
president, controller and chief accounting officer
with Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. u Gayle Peacock
Wood (’ 83 AB) of Edina, Minn., is the new club
leader for the Minneapolis/St. Paul Carolina Club.
; family addition
Brian Vinson Caid (’ 83 AB) and Kristin Gwenne Caid
(’ 98 JD) of Castle Rock, Colo.; a son, Christopher
Andrew Caid, on April 14, 2009.
Rosemary Smith Gaddy (’ 83, ’ 82 MPH), 65, of
Greensboro; June 22, 2009. Gaddy retired as a nutrition sales specialist with Bristol-Myers Squibb. She
had many leadership roles in professional organizations, including on the board of Human and
Environmental Sciences at UNC-Greensboro. u
Jacqueline Hunt (’ 83 AB), 48, of Lumberton; July 6,
2009. Hunt was a member of the Carolina Indian
’ 84 Glenn Michael “Fuzz” Corey (’ 84 MA) of Royal Oak, Mich., has been inducted into the Michigan High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Corey is a retired teacher and
tennis coach. He is president of the Lawrence Street
Gallery, an artists’ cooperative in Ferndale, Mich. u
Carolina June Hall (’ 84 AB) of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,
has been named an educator at Jeddah Knowledge
School. u Mark William Midkiff (’ 84 BSBA) of San
Francisco has been named deputy chief credit officer
with Union Bank N.A., the primary subsidiary of
UnionBanCal Corp. u Robert Watson Winston III
(’ 84 AB) of Raleigh has been elected chair of the UNC
Board of Trustees. Winston is CEO of Winston Hospitality Inc.
’85 Joseph Robert Cannon (’85 BSCH) of Vaihingen, Germany, has been named a computer engineer with the U.S. Defense
Information Systems Agency.
; family addition
Mark Christopher Fava (’85 AB) and Dee Ann North
Fava of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; a daughter, Brier Grace
Fava, on May 28, 2009.
’ 86 Staci Elaine Barfield (’ 86 AB) of Raleigh as been named vice president of devel- opment for the eastern N.C. chapter of
the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, where she
has worked since 2006.
’ 87 Mark Clodfelter (’ 87 PhD) of Alexandria, Va., is writing a book, Beneficial Bomb- ing: The Progressive Foundations of
American Air Power 1917-1945, to be published by
the University of Nebraska Press in September 2010.
Clodfelter, retired from the military, is a professor of
military strategy at the National War College. u Sallie
Lee Krawcheck (’ 87 ABJO) of New York has joined
Bank of America, where she is running the company’s global wealth and investment management
operations and is a member of the executive management team. u C. Thomas Steele Jr. (’ 87 JD) of
Burlington has been elected to a three-year term on
the board of governors of the N.C. Bar Association.
The New Kid in the Hall
In his induction speech, Jordan
cited instances along the way that
inspired him to play harder, such as
not making his high school varsity
team in 10th grade and the media
wondering early on if he could be a
winner like his contemporaries (and
now fellow hall of fame
members) Larry Bird and
And even though he
last hung up his uniform in
He came to Carolina as Mike Jordan. He became Michael or MJ — so famous
around the world that a first name or initials
were all that was needed. He was hailed as
“His Airness” for his ability to take off from the
court and do things on the way to the basket
that amazed fans and fellow players alike.
Michael Jordan ’ 86 picked up some other
labels along the way: champion, having hit the
winning shot in the Tar Heel’s 63-62 victory
over Georgetown for the 1982 national championship, then winning six NBA trophies with
the Chicago Bulls; MVP, for his role in those
championships; and Olympic gold medalist,
first during his college career and
then as a member of the 1992
— Keith King ’ 82
2003 after earlier attempts at retirement, the
part-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats showed
that competitive embers still burn.
“One day, you might look up and see me
playing a game at 50,” he told the audience at
the ceremony. “Don’t laugh. Never say never,
because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”
Dream Team. He also was called
competitive, for his drive on and off
the court, and the greatest to ever
play the game of basketball because
HUGH MOR TON ’ 43
— well, he just might be.
However arguable that last point,
Jordan is forever among the greatest
of all time. In September, he was
inducted into the Naismith Memorial
Basketball Hall of Fame.
Michael Jordan ’ 86 showed the aerial dynamics
at UNC that would become the signature of
his basketball career — his silhouette in flight
to the basket so recognizable that it became
a logo. The University was well-represented at
the hall of fame ceremony, with a contingent
that included Chancellor Holden Thorp ’ 86 (a
student at UNC during Jordan’s playing days),
below center, and his wife, Patti, left, as well
as Dean Smith, who was the coach when
Jordan hit the shot for Carolina to win the
1982 NCAA championship.