University of Delaware Office of Public Relations The Messenger Vol. 5, No. 4/1996 Five alumni added to UD's Wall of Fame Five UD alumni were inducted in May into the Wall of Fame, created in 1983 to recognize notable achievements of alumni. M. Jane Brady M. Jane Brady, Delaware '73, of Lewes, Del., the attorney general for the state of Delaware, received her bachelor's degree in political science from UD and a law degree from Villanova University Law School. She is the first woman in Delaware to earn the title of chief prosecutor and the first to become attorney general, the highest law office in the state. Brady has worked with criminal justice programs at area schools, developing and presenting mock trials to teach students responsibility and respect for authority. She has traveled across the country recruiting and training women to run for public office. Edward E. Butler Edward E. Butler, Delaware '43, a native of Seaford, Del., is currently professor emeritus of plant pathology at the University of California at Davis. Butler has a long and distinguished teaching and research career in plant pathology, and his contributions have been acknowledged by election as a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Butler endowed a scholarship at UD to be awarded to an undergraduate pursuing a concentration in the area of plant pathology. Yvette L. Freeman Yvette L. Freeman, Delaware '72, is a Wilmington, Del., native who has been acting for more than 20 years, currently in the role of nurse Haleh Adams on the successful NBC-TV dramatic series, ER. In addition, the art and theatre major also has appeared in several television commercials and series, including Life Goes On, Alien Nation and Sisters. Her feature film credits include roles in Dead Again, Switch and Angus Bethune. During her summer hiatus from ER, Freeman portrayed the legendary jazz singer, Dinah Washington, in Dinah Was at the Williamstown Theatre in Massachusetts. Ronald H. Haines Ronald H. Haines, Delaware '56, of Silver Spring, Md., a native of Wilmington, Del., is the Episcopal bishop of the Diocese of Washington, D.C. He began his seminary education while employed as an engineer in private business and was ordained to the priesthood in 1967. Haines oversees 93 congregations and serves as chief executive officer of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation, which includes the Washington National Cathedral, its affiliated schools and institutions. He is closely involved in the diocese's committee on medical ethics. David R. Hoyer David R. Hoyer, Delaware '53, of Mill Valley, Calif., is the retired president of Chevron USA Inc. A chemical engineer, Hoyer was elected vice president of the company in 1986 and went on to head the top-five petroleum company through the competitive decade of the 1980s and helped put it into a leadership position in the 1990s. Active with the San Francisco Symphony and the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Hoyer also serves on the board of the Western States Petroleum Association. He currently serves on the Colburn Laboratory Capital Campaign Committee.