Memorial to be held for sociology associate professor

News Editor

Texas State will host a memorial next Friday for Sally Caldwell, associate professor of sociology,  who died
Jan. 31.

Caldwell died of complications from a double lung transplant she received in June, according to information from the Jacob’s Well Natural Area website. Caldwell previously served as a Woodcreek, Texas city councilmember and mayor pro-tem.

Services for faculty, staff and students will be held Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. at the UMC Wesley Christ Chapel Campus Ministry Center on North Guadalupe Street, according to the sociology webpage.

Another memorial was held Feb. 9 at the Blue Hole Regional Park.

Caldwell authored the textbook Statistics Unplugged and graduated with a PhD from the University of North Texas. She had worked at Texas State since 1998 and specialized in behavioral statistics.