Aug. 17, 1995
Vol. 15, No. 1

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    Obituary: Fruma Gottschalk, Slavic Lang. & Lit.

    Fruma Gottschalk, Associate Professor Emeritus in Slavic Languages & Literatures, died July 23. She was 94.

    Gottschalk joined the University faculty as Lecturer in Russian in 1958 and became Lecturer in Slavic Languages & Literatures in 1962. During this time, she also worked for the Graduate School of Education, coordinating the M.A.T. program in Russian. In 1963, she was named Assistant Professor in Slavic Languages & Literatures, and in 1968 she became Associate Professor. She retired in 1977.

    She edited several Russian-language instructional readers as well as editions of Maxim Gorky's Childhood and Out in the World, Tolstoy's Anna Karenina and Pushkin's The Captain's Daughter.

    She is survived by a son, Alexander, a former professor at Chicago who now teaches at Michigan State. Her husband, Louis, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in History, died in 1975.