WMU News

Trustees approve staff retirements, resignations

May 20, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Acting at their May 17 meeting, Western Michigan University trustees approved the retirements of six staff members and two staff resignations.

The staff members retiring and their length of service and effective retirement dates are: Charon L. Carver, academic advisor in the College of Education, 26 years, effective June 1; Randall M. Keils, broadcast engineer in the Office of Information Technology, 21 years, effective April 25; Edward Reid, custodian in Physical Plant-Building Custodial and Support Services, 11 years, effective June 30; Betty Veer, food service stockperson, Valley #3 Dining Service, 10 and 1/2 years, effective June 30; Sally A. Waldron, head salad maker, Valley #3 Dining Service, 10 and 1/2 years, effective June 30; and Patricia A. Weber, office coordinator, Department of Finance and Commercial Law, 28 years, effective June 30.

In related action, trustees approved the previously announced resignation of Dr. Theresa A. Powell, vice president for student affairs, who has taken a similar position at Temple University, and the resignation, effective March 25, of Barbara B. Updike, assistant vice president for human resources. Updike has resigned her board-appointed position in human resources to take a position as director of corporate training at the Fetzer Center.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

Office of University Relations
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5433 USA
269 387-8400