Group Portrait of Founding Faculty and Staff by Tim Ford


Group Portrait of Founding Faculty and Staff by Tim Ford


A group of the founding faculty and staff gathered for a portrait by photographer Tim Ford on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of UMBC. Just a few of their stories include: David Lewis, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, was a native of Wales, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot during World War II, a recipient of master's and doctoral degrees from Ohio State University, and a nationally known authority on population problems, urban sociology, and minority issues; Alice Robinson, Professor of Speech and Drama, received her doctorate from Stanford, was experienced in college and community theater as well as in pioneering television production; and Librarian Simmona Simmons, an alumna of UMBC and College Park, a professor at the College of Information Studies at College Park, a recipient of the James Partridge Award by Citizens for Maryland Libraries, previously worked as a library assistant at Bowie State University before joining the staff of the UMBC Library.

Shown are: Front Row (seated): Lucy Wilson, Robert Shedd, Julia Enos; Middle row: Mary Jane Randolph, Homer Schamp, Evelyn Barker, Alice Robinson, Albin O. Kuhn, Ceil Nedeloff, Walt Sherwin, May Roswell, Larry Lasher, Dick Watts; Back row: Frank Burd, Simmona Simmons, Arthur Hyman, William Rothstein, Guy Chisholm, Richard Roberts, William Bettridge, and David Lewis.


Ford, Tim


University Photographs




gelatin silver prints; black-and-white photographs


UARC Photos-18-004




Ford, Tim, “Group Portrait of Founding Faculty and Staff by Tim Ford,” UMBC 50th, accessed May 29, 2024,