Fifty-eight inducted into 25 Year Club
Jan. 14, 2005
KALAMAZOO--Dozens of Western Michigan University faculty and staff members were recently honored for their quarter-century of service to the University.
Fifty-eight employees were inducted last month into WMU's 25 Year Club at the annual gala held at the Bernhard Center. New, active and retired members were guests of the University for the evening.
The club, which now has 393 active and 480 retired members, was founded in 1982 with 98 charter inductees. The WMU Board of Trustees established the club as a way to recognize the valuable contributions made to the University by employees who commit their careers to the institution. New members receive a 25-year service pin and framed certificate, and they may choose from a selection of commemorative gifts. This year's inductees are:
Marcia A. Agema, a cook in Davis dining service; Mark S. Allen, construction administrator with campus facility development; Theoni Androutsopoulos, custodian in physical plant-building custodial and support services; Dr. Kuriakose K. Athappilly, professor of business information systems; Jane Baas, associate professor of dance; Dr. Kailash M. Bafna, professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering; Patricia A. Banks, medical technologist at Sindecuse Health Center; Guy R. Barks, technical director at Miller Auditorium; Kathy B. Beauregard, director of intercollegiate athletics; Eileen J. Boven, custodian in physical plant-building custodial and support services; Dr. Andrew A. Brogowicz, chairperson of the Department of Marketing;
Karin F. Carl, business manager for the College of Aviation; Dr. Dwayne E. Channell, professor of mathematics; Janice S. Clevenger, groundskeeper with physical plant-landscape services; Dr. David P. Cowan, professor of biological sciences; Terri J. Culver, finance specialist in accounting; Suzanne M. Davenport, office assistant for the Faculty Senate; Carl C. Dezsi, recreation/sports specialist with physical plant-building custodial and support services; Stacie J. Dineen, carpenter with physical plant-maintenance services; Dr. Hans J. Dykxhoorn, professor of accountancy; Linda A. Goldner, office coordinator for the College of Arts and Sciences; Lunny D. Green, statistician in the Registrar's Office; Lori S. Groh, buyer with logistical services; Mark S. Hall, custodian in physical plant-building custodial and support services; Bonnie L. Hanson, coordinator for community living and assistant director of residence life; Dr. Bassam E. Harik, chairperson of the Department of Economics; Linda K. Head, cook with Valley II dining service; George H. Jarvis, director of the power plant; Nancy J. Johnson, investment officer assistant in the Office of Associate Vice President for Finance;
Katherine Klinkel, custodian in physical plant-building custodial and support services; Gail L-Anderson Kurtz, investment officer in the Office of Associate Vice President for Finance; Maureen Lassiter, electrician in physical plant-maintenance services; Marsha A. Magga, office coordinator for the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation; Christine M. McDowell, senior project fiscal analyst in the Office of Grants and Contracts; Gloria J. Mulhearn, office assistant in intercollegiate athletics; Sharon L. Nicholson, senior production analyst in the Office of Information Technology; Carol A. Norg, office associate in Career and Student Employment Services; Susan M. Papesh, a cook with Burnham dining service; Maria A. Perez-Stable, head of central reference services and professor with University Libraries; Donna M. Ring, business librarian and associate professor with University Libraries; Mary E. Ross head of systems and professor with University Libraries; Pamela S. Rups, coordinator in the Instructional Technology Center of the Office of Information Technology;
Tracie L. Sherburn, finance specialist in accounting; Terri L. Simmons, telecommunications service representative with the Office of Information Technology; Gladys M. Sims, office assistant at the Grand Rapids campus of Extended University Programs; Dr. Kathleen E. Sinning, professor of accountancy; Frederick Sitkins, professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering; Cheryl L. Siwik, payroll auditor in payroll; Danny L. Sluss, pipe fitter with physical plant-maintenance services; William Squiers, master gardener with physical plant-landscape services; Sharon Stoken, custodian in physical plant-building custodial and support services; Jewell M. Street, assistant director of the Office of Institutional Equity; Dennis L. VanDenBerg, computer operator in the Office of Information Technology; Patricia B. Viard, associate professor of family and consumer sciences (retired); Catherine M. Walter, senior administrative assistant to the director of the physical plant; Dr. Edo Weits, master faculty specialist-professional specialist in holistic health care and physician assistant; Ruby Wilson, custodian in physical plant-building custodial and support services; and Deborah K. Withee, Webmaster for the College of Education.
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