William “Bill” J. Lothrop, retired Assistant Professor of Math here at UMPI, recently passed away. Bill started his teaching career at UMPI in 1967, teaching courses such as Algebra-Trigonometry, Principles of Mathematics, and College Mathematics I. He retired from full-time teaching in 2008. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Joan Lothrop, his daughter Carrie Reed, and son Ben. Ben and Carrie have asked that donations in their father’s memory be provided to the University in support of the Mathematics-Science Academic Achievement Scholarship. Please contact Debbie Roark at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.