W. Manion Rice, BJ ’44, MA ’49

W. Manion Rice, BJ ’44, MA ’49, died in fall 2013. He met his wife in a journalism class taught by H.R. Long, who later became Manion Rice’s boss as chairman of the journalism department at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Manion Rice began his own journalism education career at SIU in 1959, retiring in 1988.

Updated: December 18, 2013