Farewell to retiring employees

The close of the year is also the close of a chapter in the lives of employees who are retiring. Following is a list of those who have retired since August.

Classified staff
In August, Janet Cavanaugh, facilities services, retired after 17 years with BGSU, as did Sharon Apple, registrar's office, who had been with the University since 1983.

September’s retirees included Steven Schwab, facilities services, after 36.5 years at BGSU, and Elizabeth Wilhelm, University Libraries, after 33.5 years.

On Dec. 1, Kenneth Stemen, facilities services, retired with 27 years of service.

Administrative staff

August’s retirees included Teresita Domini, Student Health Center, who joined the University in 1982; Susan Gruber, Information Technology Services, 1977; Paul Lopez, WBGU-PBS, 1980; James Stainbrook, business office, 1996, and Larry Weiss, University relations and governmental affairs, 1973.

Nov. 1 saw the retirement of Claudia Clark, Counseling Center, who had been with BGSU since 1990; Daniel Connelly, University Athletics, 1996; Deborah Smith, Graduate College, 1974, and Ilse Thomas, treasurer’s office, 1958.

Dr. Fiona MacKinnon, higher education and student affairs, retired in December. MacKinnon joined the College of Education and Human Development in 1988. Also this month, Dr. Larry Dunning, computer science, retired after 28 years with BGSU.

December 17, 2007