University of Memphis Magazine
James C. Chumney
Fall 11Features


Empowering the Dream
The Columns: Alumni Review
Honor Roll of Donors

State of the Association 2010 - 2011 Annual Report

The Columns: Alumni Review
Club and Chapter events
Air Force captain’s gift to U of M has special meaning
Alumni centennial reflections
Class Notes
In memoriam
James C. Chumney

U of M’s influence:

“The University experience opened my mind to exciting new knowledge about human institutions, values and problems. It helped me develop a lifelong desire to learn more and live according to higher standards. I am especially appreciative of the wise and well-educated professors who were excellent role models.”

U of M’s legacy:

“The U of M has provided an opportunity for many people, like myself, who were not as affluent, but ambitious, to obtain a great education. For those willing to apply themselves, it opens the door to a better life.”

Giving back to the Memphis community:

“As a history professor at the U of M for 46 years, I have been privileged to influence thousands of students. I especially enjoyed being faculty adviser for Omicron Delta Kappa, a national campus leadership society, from 1967 through 2011 and worked with the very best student leaders. My research on the history of the University has been shared both on campus and in the community, where I have often given presentations on historical topics to civic and social groups.”


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