Frances Connick, former chair of the chemistry department, died on Dec. 29. At her request, no funeral services were held.
Connick taught at City College for 25 years – from 1968 until her retirement in 1992.
The current chair of the chemestry department, Ray Fong, Ph.D., was quoted in an e-mail distributed by Chancellor Dr. Don Q. Griffin as saying, “I worked with Frances in my early years before her retirement. She was a wonderful colleague, highly involved in academic affairs, and well respected by all.” (171)