Our sympathies to the family and friends of Bill Hamm ’66, who died June 6. Hamm served as the interim Wartburg College President from 2008 to 2009. He received an honorary degree from the college in 1986, was an Alumni Citation recipient in 2000, and received the Wartburg Medal in March. During his professional career Hamm served as president of Waldorf College, head of the Foundation of Independent Higher Education, and president of the Lutheran Educational Conference of North America.
Services, which will be held in the Wartburg Chapel, and a full obituary are pending. All flags on campus bearing the Wartburg College seal will be flown at half-mast through the end of the business day Friday in his honor.