Messenger - Vol. 1, No. 2, Page 30 Winter 1992 Extended family When President David Roselle told parents at New Student Orientation that the University of Delaware tries to make a large University seem like a family, Ina and Marvin Smernoff said they didn't know how soon those words would come true. Their son, Robert, broke his foot last fall, and Department of Public Safety employees took him to the hospital for diagnosis and to the orthopedic surgeon on the next day. In a letter to President Roselle and Douglas Tuttle, director of public safety, the Smernoffs wrote: "Because we are from Connecticut, we could not possibly have provided Rob with the help he needed. What a comforting feeling for the parents of a Connecticut freshman to know that such accommodating and competent help is available. We cannot thank you enough."