The 2014 inductees into Hastings College’s Pro Rege Society include Roger Doerr of Hastings, Neb.; Dennis Krienert of Hastings, Neb., and Gretchen Lainson ’37 of Hastings, Neb. The dinner and induction ceremony, during which Hastings College will recognize these individuals and company for their longstanding dedication to the College, will be held at Lochland Country Club in Hastings, Neb., on Thursday, April 24.
The evening begins at 6:30 p.m., and includes a black tie dinner, tributes by the Hastings College Music Department and the induction ceremony. To make reservations, call Hauli Sabatka at (402) 461-7363 by Wednesday, April 16.
Membership in the Pro Rege Society is the highest non-academic recognition that Hastings College bestows. Criteria for selection may include, but is not limited to, extraordinary service to Hastings College, significant philanthropic contributions and/or unusual commitment to the college over an extended period of time. This marks the Society’s 18th year of existence.
Roger Doerr retired from Hastings College in 2013 as Professor of Business and Economics and President Emeritus of the Hastings College Foundation.
After 30 years of service to Hastings College Dennis Krienert retired in 2008 as the College’s Vice President for Financial Affairs/Treasurer of the Hastings College Board of Trustees.
Gretchen Lainson, a 1937 Hastings College alumna, has served as a stalwart supporter of Hastings College for many years.