Messenger - Vol. 3, No. 1, Page 18 Fall 1993 Sustained service Presenting Littleton P. Mitchell of Delaware City, Del., with the University's Medal of Merit in recognition of his contributions to human progress in the community, state and region, President David P. Roselle noted that Mitchell "has championed the cause of civil and human rights for minorities in the state of Delaware for more than 20 years." A former teacher/counselor for socially and emotionally disturbed children, Mitchell has served as president of the Delaware State Conference of Branches of the NAACP since 1961 and as president and vice president of Region II of the NAACP (Maine to Delaware). A lifelong advocate for desegregation in the state, he has received many awards for his efforts to eliminate migrant labor camps in Delaware. His wife, Jane, received the University's Medal of Merit in 1980.