KU to recognize retirees at luncheon

Thu, 05/08/2014

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas will honor retiring faculty and unclassified staff members with a lunch at noon May 22 in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will recognize the employees during the lunch.

Retirees and one guest will be guests of the chancellor. Cost for additional guests is $20. For reservations, send a check payable to KU to Debra Bia, Chancellor’s Office, 230 Strong Hall.  Reservation deadline is Thursday, May 15.

Retirees:

  • Suzanne Achleitner, Applied English Center, 13 years
  • Gautam Bhattacharyya, economics, 34 years
  • Anne Burgess, Applied English Center, 30 years
  • Elizabeth Campbell, English, 22 years
  • J. William Carswell, architecture, design & planning, 33 years
  • Alison Carter, Dole Institute of Politics, nine years
  • Hugh Catts, speech-language-hearing, 26 years
  • Allan Cigler, political science, 44 years
  • Alicia Ann Clair, music, 38 years
  • Eunice Clifton, Design and Construction Management, five years
  • Robert Cohen, molecular biosciences, 21 years
  • Victoria Corbin, molecular biosciences, 20 years
  • Paul Diedrich, Bureau of Child Research/Life Span Institute, 36 years
  • George Duerksen, education and music therapy, 44 years
  • Maxine Elmore, social welfare, nine years
  • Jolene Fairchild, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 40 years
  • Ron Francisco, political science, 40 years
  • David Frayer, anthropology, 38 years
  • H. George Frederickson, public affairs & administration, 26 years
  • Fred Galvin, mathematics, 38 years
  • Sandra W. Gautt, special education, 24 years
  • Joyce Generali, pharmacy practice, 28 years
  • Douglas Glasnapp, Center for Research on Learning, 44 years
  • David Gottleib, law, 35 years
  • Kathryn Graves, Libraries, 26 years
  • Slawa Grzymala-Busse, Information Technology Services, 10 years
  • Jerry Hallbauer, Kansas Fire and Rescue Training, 11 years
  • Sally Hayden, Policy Office, 22 years
  • Kathleen Holt, social welfare, 16 years
  • Ruth Hughes, Higuchi Biosciences Center, 39 years
  • John Janzen, anthropology, 42 years
  • Charles Jones, public affairs and administration, 11 years
  • James F. Juola, psychology, 41 years
  • Ralph Knapp, Kansas Geological Survey, 34 years
  • Earle Knowlton, special education, 36 years
  • Hal Kopsa, Facilities Services Storeroom, 31 years
  • Kveta Kugler, Information Technology Services, 26 years
  • Peg Livingood, Design and Construction Management, 13 years
  • Gerald Lubensky, visual art, 44 years
  • Sherrill Martinez, School of Education, eight years
  • Jim Mayo, urban planning, 40 years
  • George F. McCleary Jr., cartography, 39 years
  • Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett, psychology and University Honors Program, 28 years
  • Allan Ray Miller, Achievement and Assessment Institute, 13 years
  • John Nalbandian, public affairs and administration, 38 years
  • Sandy Patti, law, 40 years
  • Frederick Pawlicki, Continuing Education, 22 years
  • Larry Rice, music, 19 years
  • Muriel Drew Saunders, Bureau of Child Research/Life Span Institute, 22 years
  • Judy Sawyer, Human Resources, 34 years
  • Barbara Solberg, Continuing Education, 14 years
  • Chester Sullivan, English, 39 years
  • Tim Van Leer, Lied Center, 12 years
  • Gary Webber, chemistry, 13 years
  • Jeff Weinberg, University Honors Program, 44 years
  • Ron Wroczynski, Kansas Memorial Unions, 12 years
  • Jianghai Xia, Kansas Geological Survey, 19 years.

 

 



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