WMU News

Recognition dinner honors retiring faculty

May 21, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Nearly 40 faculty members who are retiring or who have recently retired will be feted Tuesday, May 22, at the annual Faculty Retirement Recognition Dinner hosted by the Faculty Senate.

Retirees being honored

Raymond E. Alie, management
William C. Appel, music
Joseph T. Buckley, mathematics and statistics
Norman E. Carlson, English
Phillip P. Caruso, economics
Ralph C. Chandler, public affairs and administration
Joe R. Chapel, teaching, learning and leadership
David J. Cowden, teaching, learning and leadership
Kenneth A. Dahlberg, political science
H. Byron Earhart, comparative religion
Robert C. Eisenberg, biological sciences
Gyula Ficsor, biological sciences
Margie J. Geasler, family and consumer sciences
Robert J. Griffin, foreign languages and literatures
Meshulam Groper, mechanical and aeronautical engineering
Salim E. Harik, economics
Helen Healy, university libraries
George W. Hobbs, health, physical education and recreation
James A. Howell, chemistry
Frank R. Jamison, information technology
Robert L. Jones, finance and commercial law
Michael E. McCarville, chemistry
Dalia Motzkin, computer science
Larry D. Oppliger, science studies
Fred C. Orlofsky, health, physical education and recreation
Kathleen M. Reding, public affairs and administration
William A. Ritchie, political science
James R. Sanders, educational studies
Beatrice Sichel, university libraries
Herbert L. Smith, sociology
Carol L. Stamm, academic affairs
John H. Stroupe, English
Michael D. Swords, environmental studies
Darrell B. Thomas, family and consumer sciences
Edward L. Trembley, counselor education and counseling psychology
Earl M. Washington, black Americana studies
Robert L. Whaley, music
Kenneth L. Williams, computer science

For more information about the event, contact the Faculty Senate office at 616 387-3310.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 616 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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