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Kite ’60 addresses rising rates of addiction

Dr. W. Richard Kite PhD ’60 addressed the increasing human and economic costs of “Addiction” at the League of Women Voters lunch last week in Crawfordsville.

After Wabash, Dick earned a PhD in social psychology from Stanford University. He served as Director of Alcohol and Drug programs at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he developed one of the nation’s first training programs for alcohol/drug counselors and community program managers. For 42 years, Kite was continuously engaged in a wide range of alcohol/drug services research and program development activities and has been the recipient of many awards. In 2013, he retired as Senior Research Analyst with the Orange County, California Health Care Agency and returned to Crawfordsville.  Click here to read the entire Journal Review story.