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Trustees approve retirements of one faculty, one staff member

Sept. 21, 2008

KALAMAZOO--The retirements of one faculty member and one staff member were approved by the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees at its Sept. 12 meeting. Trustees also accepted the resignation of a faculty member.

The faculty member who is retiring is doing so with emerita status. She is Dr. Marlene R. Breu, professor of family and consumer sciences, who has served for 12-1/2 years. Her retirement is effective Dec. 14, 2008.

The staff member retiring is Marsha H. Santow, senior library assistant in University Libraries, who is retiring after 31-1/2 years of service, effective Dec. 31, 2008.

The faculty member resigning is: Dr. Dongil Lee, assistant professor of chemistry, effective Aug. 10, 2008.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, (269) 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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