Remembering Dr. Stephen Hunt

by Beth Funkhouser

College Mourns Passing of Steve Hunt, Esteemed Alumnus, Board Member

A member of the Emory & Henry College Board of Trustees who served for 30 years in key federal government positions in support of international higher education died October 17 in Asheville, N.C.

Dr. Stephen Hunt Yearbook Photo with student group Graveside services for Dr. Stephen Hunt, a resident of Asheville, were held Thursday, October 27,in the Monte Vista Cemetery in Johnson City, Tenn. A memorial service was held that evening in the Calliopean Room of Byars Hall on the campus of Emory & Henry College.

Hunt, a 1971 graduate of Emory & Henry, was a member of the College’s Board of Trustees and a member of the Emory & Henry Patrick Henry Society, which represents the institution’s leading financial supporters. The son of former Emory & Henry President Bishop Earl Hunt, Steve Hunt also served for one semester as a Blackwell Lecturer on the topic of negotiations.

During his career, Hunt served in the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) in the U.S. Department of Education. While there, he created and led the U.S. Center for Education Information under the auspices of UNESCO, the Council of Europe and the European Union. He also led in the establishment of the U.S. Network for Education Information (USNEI).

During his years with OERI, Hunt served as an advisor and resource person on foreign and domestic postsecondary education. He became the government’s national expert on foreign educational systems and postsecondary qualifications and served as a negotiator with foreign ministers in matters related to global education. The European Network of Education Centers (ENIC), a 56-country association of national education information centers such as USNEI, twice elected Hunt as vice president and twice as ENIC president.

Hunt received a master of arts degree in international studies from American University, a master of library science degree and a graduate certificate in information resources management for the federal government from Syracuse University, and a doctoral degree in higher education and political science from the University of Virginia.

Dr. Stephen Hunt (right) and wife Edeltraut Gilgan-Hunt (left) Dr. Stephen Hunt (right) and wife Edeltraut Gilgan-Hunt (left)In addition to his wife, Edeltraut Gilgan-Hunt of Asheville, N.C., Hunt is survived by the following family members who reside in Germany: brother-in-law Hans-Guenther Gilgan, sister-in-law Dorle Gilgan, nephew Jan Gilgan and family, niece Sandra Gilgan, cousin Saskia Kugler and family, cousins Heriberto and Irmgard Niedorff, and cousin Paul Niedorff. He is also survived by the following relatives who reside in Argentina: the families of nephews Leo Gittlein, Marcello Gittlein and Anibal Gittlein and niece Barbara Gittlein. In the United States, he is survived by cousin Keith Helton of Johnson City and cousin Mary Beth Barker and family of Puquoson, Va.

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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2731-eamph-professor-of-media-communication-mark"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.jpg" alt="Dr. Mark Finney studies the different ways journalists cover major news issues in both Cuba and the United States as a way to better unde..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/27/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/800,0,3200,2400/13006_IMG_5649.rev.1672079302.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2400" data-max-h="2400" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2731-eamph-professor-of-media-communication-mark">E&H Professor of Media & Communication Mark Finney Studies the Role News Coverage Plays in International Conflict</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dr. Mark Finney, Professor of Media & Communication at Emory & Henry College, analyzed more than 700 articles published by major news outlets to better understand how media interventions can both negatively and positively affect international conflicts–in this case, between the U.S. and Cuba.</span></p><a href="/live/news/2731-eamph-professor-of-media-communication-mark" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2740-eamph-assistant-professor-of-education-sandy"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.jpg" alt="Dr. Sandy Frederick" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/18/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/326,0,2457,2134/12482_EH-Education-Stakeholder-Meeting_10-5-22_518.rev.1666625483.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2131" data-max-h="2134" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2740-eamph-assistant-professor-of-education-sandy">E&H Assistant Professor of Education Sandy Frederick Receives State Award for Innovative Teaching</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dr. Sandy Frederick, Assistant Professor of Education at Emory & Henry College, has received the 2021-22 Faculty Impact Award from the Virginia Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators (VACTE).</span></p><a href="/live/news/2740-eamph-assistant-professor-of-education-sandy" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2742-eamph-professor-of-biology-chris-fielitz"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.jpg" alt="Dr. Chris Fielitz says he could sit at his microscope all day and zone the rest of the world out, looking at bones." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/128,204,2323,2400/11866_Christoper-Fielitz.rev.1661541789.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2195" data-max-h="2196" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2742-eamph-professor-of-biology-chris-fielitz">E&H Professor of Biology Chris Fielitz Investigates the Mystery of The Prehistoric Eel</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dr. Chris Fielitz, Professor of Biology at Emory & Henry College, has refuted a previous 1981 study on a fossil eel from late Cretaceous rocks of western Kansas, finding it to be related, instead, to a different group of fossil eels.</span> <a href="/live/news/2742-eamph-professor-of-biology-chris-fielitz" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.jpg" alt="Sarah Marion research poster, Fall 2022" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/10/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2499/12709_Sarah_Marion_conference_poster.rev.1668105983.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2499" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"> E&H presents research at the Southeastern Evolution & Human Behavior Conference </h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> Congratulations to E&H Biology student Sarah Marion and her mentor Dr. Brett Frye.  Sarah recently presented her research with Dr. Frye at the SEEHB conference in Atlanta, GA.  Her project focuses on perch substrate preference in captive vervet monkeys. <a href="/live/news/2738-eamph-presents-research-at-the-southeastern" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2744-eamph-associate-professor-of-chemistry-jamie"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.jpg" alt="Dr. Jamie Ferguson's research strives to develop solutions for a sustainable planet." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/11/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,3200/11760_IMG_2526.rev.1660061372.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2400" data-max-h="3200" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2744-eamph-associate-professor-of-chemistry-jamie">E&H Associate Professor of Chemistry Jamie Ferguson Works To Make a Better Light Bulb</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dr. Jamie Ferguson, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Emory & Henry College, worked to reduce the environmental impact of light bulbs during her sabbatical last year</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">as a guest researcher in the Materials Chemistry Division at</span> <a href="https://international.au.dk"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Aarhus University in Denmark</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span> <a href="/live/news/2744-eamph-associate-professor-of-chemistry-jamie" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2728-emory-henry-college-receives-25000-grant-from"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png 2x"/> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png 2x"/> <source type="image/png" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png" alt="Visitors gather for graduation on the College grounds in front of the main college building, ca. 1905. Photo published in Legacy and Visi..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,0,1085,927/13143_graduation.ca1905_1.rev.1673966150.png 2x" data-max-w="926" data-max-h="927" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2728-emory-henry-college-receives-25000-grant-from">Emory & Henry College Receives $25,000 Grant from Roller Bottimore Foundation for Preservation of Historical Material with Public Accessibility</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p> Emory & Henry College got a boost to support local and regional history preservation in Southwest Virginia thanks to recent funding from the Roller Bottimore Foundation. “<em>The Watershed Project: Civic Memory for a Citizenship of Place</em>” has a two-fold purpose - to preserve, index, and archive a wide range of historical material related to the history and operation of Emory & Henry College, the oldest institution of higher learning in Southwest Virginia, and to utilize these materials to create an engaging, dynamic, born-digital, open-source history of the region of Southwest Virginia and, more specifically, the college’s role as an institutional citizen of that place.</p><a href="/live/news/2728-emory-henry-college-receives-25000-grant-from" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2736-emory-henry-college-named-among-top-20-best"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 3x"/> <source type="image/png" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png" alt="Campus is alive with activities for students this fall!" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1680,945/12742_Fall_on_Campus.rev.1668779087.png 3x" data-max-w="1680" data-max-h="945" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2736-emory-henry-college-named-among-top-20-best">Emory & Henry College Named Among Top 20 Best Colleges in Virginia</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> Emory & Henry College has been named one of Virginia’s best colleges in 2023, according to <span class="il">Intelligent</span>.com, a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning. <a href="/live/news/2736-emory-henry-college-named-among-top-20-best" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2732-eamph-assistant-professor-of-music-jessica"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.jpg" alt="It's a misconception that singing is easy, Dr. Jessica Spafford says. It is an intense, multitasking event." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/29/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2129/13002_DSC_0397_2.rev.1671461664.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2129" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2732-eamph-assistant-professor-of-music-jessica">E&H Assistant Professor of Music Jessica Spafford Performs Concert Celebrating Brazilian Independence</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dr. Jessica Spafford, Assistant Professor of Music at Emory & Henry College, sang songs of deep melancholy and nostalgia during the May production of</span> <i><span style="font-weight: 400;">Saudades Do Brasil,</span></i><span style="font-weight: 400;">a concert in a series celebrating the years of Brazil’s independence produced by</span> <a href="https://project88musicacademy.org/about-project-88/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Project 88</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">in Berwyn, Illinois.</span></p><a href="/live/news/2732-eamph-assistant-professor-of-music-jessica" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>