The inductees are Sarah Tabb
Henry, Marianne Smith Edge, Doris Tichenor and Myra Tobin.
1, 2000 (Lexington, Ky.) The
University of Kentucky College of Human Environmental Sciences will induct four people
into its Hall of Fame today.
The inductees are:
Sarah Henry, former assistant HES dean. Henry graduated from the UK School of
Home Economics in 1956 and taught home economics at Scott County High School while
completing her masters degree, which she earned in 1959. After working as a
curriculum development specialist for the Kentucky Department of Education and earning her
doctorate in education in 1977, she taught at Morehead State University and the University
of Louisville before returning to UK in 1980. She served as assistant dean in HES for 13
years. Following her retirement, she served as special assistant to the dean for five
years. She was named the colleges outstanding alumnus in 1996 and is a UK Fellow and
a member of the HES Erikson Society.
Marianne Smith Edge, owner of MSE and Associates and UK Board of Trustees
member. Edge is founder, president and consulting dietitian for MSE and Associates, a food
service and nutrition management consultant service. She also is a corporate marketing
consultant and accounts manager for Diamond Crystal Brands Inc. After graduating from UK
in 1977, Smith Edge worked for the Cooperative Extension Service as a county Extension
agent for 4-H. In 1981, she completed her masters degree in public health/nutrition
at Western Kentucky University. She is president-elect of the American Dietetics
Association and has served as national president of the UK National Alumni Association,
receiving the UK Alumni Distinguished Service Award in 1994. She is a UK Fellow and a
member of the Erikson Society and the UK Capital Campaign Board of Volunteers.
Doris Tichenor, former assistant director of Extension for Home Economics and
Community Development and associate dean of HES. Tichenor received her doctorate in animal
sciences from UK in 1969. She served as assistant director of Extension for home economics
and community development and as associate dean of the college from 1969 to 1984. She was
director of home economics programs and chairperson of the home economics department at
the University of Florida from 1984 to 1994 and is a professor emeritus in that
universitys Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, Institute of Food
and Agricultural Sciences. She has served with numerous organizational and legislative
groups and has been an active leader in the Association of Administrators of Home
Economics, among others.
Myra Tobin, co-chairperson of UKs National Campaign Steering Committee and
former senior vice president of Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc.
After graduating from UK in 1962, Tobin earned a masters degree in counseling
psychology from Ohio State University in 1965 and a masters in business
administration in corporate finance from New York University in 1971. She was elected
assistant vice president and became division casualty manager in 1973 for Mash and
McLennan Cos. Inc., a New York-based insurance firm. She served as vice president, manager
of the national services casualty group, senior vice president and managing director
before retiring after 28 years. She is an active leader in several professional and
community organizations and has been recognized for her outstanding leadership and
service. She was selected Insurance Woman of the Year by APIW in 1984, honored as the
Helen Garvin Outstanding Achiever by the National Association Insurance Women in 1986 and
chosen to receive the National 4-H Alumni Award in 1994. She served as president of the
National Alumni Association from 1991 to 1992 and was a 2000 inductee of the UK Hall of