Carl B. Althaus
Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1984
Carl Althaus '21 married Ruth Dissinger '22 in 1923. He taught at the University of Kansas for 24 years and conducted research work in the areas of state aid for schools and school district reorganization. Ruth Althaus served as a class representative for North Central College, was an ardent worker in the church school and also served on several community committees in Lawrence, Kan. In 1977, Dr. and Mrs. Althaus established the Clarence Dissinger Memorial Fund at North Central College. The awards are named for Mrs. Althaus' late brother, Clarence, a member of the North Central College Class of 1921.