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In Memorium

Peter Chetta, MA

Professor Peter Chetta was a member of the faculty at Iona College since 1961. Early in his career, he received a certificate in Chinese Civilization, from USEF in China. Throughout his time at Iona College, he presented fourteen papers at conferences. Professor Chetta taught many of Iona’s foundational English courses, but his area of specialty resided in Modern Drama and East Asian Literature in Translation.

Thomas Pendleton, PhD

Dr. Pendleton joined the Iona faculty in 1959 and retired in 2012. Pendleton earned his Ph.D. from Fordham University, authored, edited and contributed to numerous books.  He taught a wide range of undergraduate and graduate Shakespeare courses in addition to the core English classes. Pendleton served as the chair of the English department and on numerous committees.