Debra Bia
Chancellor's Office

KU to honor faculty, academic staff retirees May 23

Tue, 05/02/2017

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas will honor retiring faculty and academic staff members with a lunch at noon May 23 in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Vice Provost Mary Lee Hummert 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.  The reservation deadline is May 16.


David Alexander, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 29 years

Philip Barnard, English, 27 years

Tom Beisecker, Communication Studies, 50 years

George Bittlingmayer, Business, 17 years

Martha Blue-Banning, Beach Center on Disability, 14 years

Richard Branham, Design, 42 years

Rex Buchanan, Kansas Geological Survey, 38 years

Robert Coffeen, Architecture, Design, and Planning, 25 years

Anthony Corbeill, Classics, 26 years

Jim Daugherty, Music, 18 years

Phillip DeLaTorre, Law, 37 years

Denise Del Pico, Journalism, 31 years

John Doveton, Kansas Geological Survey, 45 years

John Gaunt, Architecture, 23 years

E. Gaele Gillespie, Libraries, 36 years

Sivaprasad Gogineni, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets, 32 years

Stephen Grabow, Architecture, 44 years

John Gronbeck-Tedesco, Theatre, 37 years

Mary Lynn Hamilton, Curriculum and Teaching, 28 years

Marsha Haufler, History of Art, 26 years

Shirley Hill, Sociology, 26 years

Rudolf Jander, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 46 years

Debra Kamps, Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, 39 years

Jeanne Klein, Theatre, 30 years

Burdett Loomis, Political Science, 38 years

Beverly Mack, African/African American Studies, 24 years

Glen Marotz, Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, 46 years

Paul Meier, Theatre, 29 years

Adrian Melott, Physics and Astronomy, 31 years

James Orr, Molecular Biosciences, 42 years

Julie Petr, Libraries, 9 years

Deborah Peterson, East Asian Languages and Cultures, 17 years

Charles Rapp, Social Welfare, 36 years

James Rowland, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 32 years

Elinor Schroeder, Law, 40 years

Paul Schumaker, Political Science, 45 years

Joey Sprague, Sociology, 33 years

Valentino Stella, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 44 years

Fusao Takusagawa, Molecular Biosciences, 33 years

Robert Timm, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 31 years

Donna Tucker, Geography and Atmospheric Science, 24 years

William Westerbeke, Law, 42 years

Donald Whittemore, Kansas Geological Survey, 39 years.

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