Luncheon planned for KU retirees

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas will honor retiring faculty and unclassified staff members with a lunch at noon May 24 in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Provost Jeffrey Vitter 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 May 17.

Retirees:

  • Mary Abbott, Bureau of Child Research, 11 years
  • Pat Beard, Sustainability & Renovation, Kansas Union, 37 years
  • Deanna Bieberly, Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, 13 years
  • Hodgie Bricke, International Programs, 27 years
  • Caroljean Brune, Education Administration, 37 years
  • Jeff Carmody, Student Housing Custodial Services, 25 years
  • Marcia Cooper, Business, 24 years
  • Rathnam Chaguturu, Biomedical Services Lab, 4 years
  • Janet Crow, Hall Center for the Humanities, 32 years
  • Richard DeGeorge, Philosophy, 53 years
  • William Dixon, Student Health Services, 13 years
  • Rao Gollapudi, Medicinal Chemistry, 13 years
  • Katherine Greene, Law Library, 31 years
  • Cheryl Harrod, Center for Research on Learning, 17 years
  • John Howard, Business, 4 years
  • Hobart C. Jackson, Jr., Architecture, Design and Planning, 40 years
  • Gwendolyn Jansen, Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 26 years
  • Dennis Karpowitz, Psychology, 40 years
  • James LaPoint, Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences, 33 years
  • Lawrence Mallet, Music,10 years
  • Michael R. Miller, Facilities Operations, 21 years
  • Kathleen Moore, Design and Construction Management and Facilities Operations, 18 years
  • Melissa Moore, Kansas Geological Survey, 25 years
  • Dawn Murrell, Engineering Management, 19 years
  • Rita Napier, History, 39 years
  • Kathleen L. Neeley, Libraries, 34 years
  • Bruce Oliver, Information Technology Services, 28 years
  • William Paschke, Mathematics, 39 years
  • Rebecca Ryan, Information Technology Services, 24 years
  • Patricia Schmidt, Research and Graduate Studies, 8 years
  • Greg Simpson, Psychology, 20 years
  • Mary Margaret Simpson, Bureau of Child Research, 10 years
  • Diane Sjolander, Research and Graduate Studies, 11 years
  • Edward Small, Film and Media Studies, 23 years
  • Judith M. Sweets, Dole Institute of Politics, 7 years
  • Mehmet Tanol, Biotechnology Innovation and Optimization Center, 16 years
  • Carolyn Thompson, Music, 14 years
  • Bob Turvey, Student Information Systems, 38 years
  • Jerrye Van Leer, Spencer Museum of Art, 9 years
  • Susan Wachter, Athletics Corporation, 36 years
  • Edward Wiley, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Biodiversity Institute, 36 years
  • David Wilson, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Continuing Education, 4 years
  • Donald Worster, History, 23 years.