March 14, 2010
These Professors Made a Lasting Impression
Rick Chard for The Chronicle
Forget baking cookies. Forget writing a glowing teacher evaluation. Angelica Chavez wanted to do a little something extra to celebrate her favorite public-administration professor, Michael Clarke.
So when the former student at California State University at San Bernardino gained her U.S. citizenship, in 2001, she became Angelica Chavez Clarke.
No, they're not married, Ms. Clarke is quick to point out. She didn't get the professor's permission to adopt the name "Clarke." She