Don Rothman

SANTA CRUZ -- University officials will release details soon about a public memorial service for Don Rothman, a longtime UC Santa Cruz faculty member at Oakes College who died Wednesday.

Rothman, 67, died in his sleep at his Santa Cruz home, according to UC Santa Cruz.

He joined Oakes College as a lecturer in 1973 and is known for developing writing courses that helped students find their voice on campus and engage with the wider world.

Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Dec. 1, 2012