Shirley Woodworth received her bachelors degree in Speech in 1951 and her masters in Communication Arts & Sciences in 1970. An emerita of our School of Communication, Shirley taught in the department as an associate professor from 1965 until her retirement in 1997. She taught a wide range of courses, from argumentation and debate to theories of interpersonal communication. She was elected to the AAUP executive committee in 1982, and served as grievance officer from 1985 until 1990, when she was elected AAUP president -- she also served on the 1987 and 1990 negotiating teams. Shirley recently had a wonderful time teaching a class again for the School of Communication.