92 The History of Wake Forest
Wake Forest professors in 1988 included Isabella Leonarda: Select Compositions edited
by Stewart Carter, Poona in the Eighteenth Century by Balkrishna Gokhale, Dos Passos:
The Critical Heritage by Barry Maine, Emily Dickinson: Personae and Performance by
Elizabeth Phillips, Fitness Motivation: Preventing Participant Dropout co-authored by
Jack Rejeski, and The Comedy of Redemption: Christian Faith and the Comic Vision in
Four American Novelists by Ralph Wood.
Outside of publishing, Allan Louden (Communication) received the National
Debate Coach of the Year Award. Tom Taylor remained Dean of the Calloway School
but was freed, as described in Chapter 5, from duties as Dean of the Babcock School
due to his health. Peter Kairoff (Music) gave what the November 18 issue of the Old
Gold and Black described as “an enchanting and emotionally charged performance”
in his debut in Brendle Recital Hall. He had been recruited from UCLA by the Depart-
ment of Music in the fall to strengthen its performance faculty.
Tokai University School of Medicine and Bowman Gray School of Medicine
signed an affiliation agreement in Winston-Salem during September.
Roone Arledge, President of ABC News, whose father graduated from Wake
Forest, gave the Opening Convocation speech on September 8 and received an hon-
orary degree. The Founders’ Day Convocation speaker on February 16 was former
Head Basketball Coach (1958–1965) Horace A. “Bones” McKinney.
Wake Forest’s third Rhodes Scholar in four years was Scott Pretorius of New
Philadelphia, Ohio. Scott was also an O.W. Wilson Scholar, with a double major in
chemistry and English. The award was announced in January 1989.
The first Upperclass Alumni Scholarships were offered to students with extraor-
dinary talent in music, drama, visual arts, dance, writing for publication, public