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ACUNS notes with great sadness the passing of one of our founding members, Chadwick Alger. Chad Alger 200 x 120

Born in Chambersburg, PA, October 9, 1924, died February 15, 2014 in Columbus, OH. Volunteered and served from 1943-46 in US Navy as a PBM Mariner patrol bomber radioman in the Pacific. Attended Ursinus College, Collegeville, NJ 1946-49 where he met Elinor Reynolds, marrying in 1948. Military service generated an interest in international relations and he continued his education with an MA from Johns Hopkins in 1950. After four years with the Navy as an intelligence analyst, returned to academia at Princeton, earning a PhD in 1957. Professor of political science at Northwestern University from 1958-71, distinguishing himself with study of the UN system and peace research. Alger joined the faculty of Ohio State University in 1971 as Mershon Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, continuing to teach and write for over 40 years. In addition to numerous books and over 100 articles on the UN System, peace building, and conflict resolution, he is a past president of the International Studies Association among many other organizational affiliations. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dispatch/obituary.aspx?pid=169764004#sthash.88028j66.dpuf

Chadwick Alger Memorial Service

A memorial service will be held for Chadwick Alger, one of the founding members of ACUNS, at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Grange Audubon Center just south of downtown Columbus on the Whittier Peninsula. The address is 505 W. Whittier Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Alger had a great impact on many people – as a mentor, teacher, colleague and friend. His daughter Laura is reaching out all to see who might be interested in participating in the memorial service by saying a few words about Alger. He was active in many organizations and his daughter would like to have some of the people who worked with him over the years share their experiences with Alger. If you are interested in speaking please Laura via e-mail at [email protected]