April 23, 1999
KALAMAZOO--The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees approved the retirements of eight faculty members and six staff members at its meeting April 23.
The faculty members retiring with emeriti status, along with their years of service and effective dates of retirement are: Lynwood H. Bartley, associate professor of communication, 32 years, effective Jan. 1, 2000; Dr. Lowell E. Crow, professor of marketing, 24 years, effective Jan. 3, 2000; Dr. Francis L. Gross, professor of comparative religion, 26 years, effective Jan. 1, 2000; Dr. Joseph M. Kanamueller, professor of chemistry, 32 years, effective Jan. 1, 2000; Dr. J. Michael Keenan, professor of management, 31 years, effective June 30, 1999; Dr. Erika Loeffler, professor of anthropology, 31 years, effective Feb. 6, 2000; Dr. Larry E. Syndergaard, professor of English, 30 years, effective Jan. 1, 2000; and Dr. Kung-Wei Yang, professor of mathematics and statistics, 32 years, effective Jan. 3, 2000.
Staff members retiring are: Janice Bradeen, custodian in Plant-Building Custodial and Support Services, 10 years, effective April 30, 1999; James A. Cornell, supervisor of the Department of Physics machine shop, 12 years, effective April 16, 1999; Bernadine A. Kawka, cashier in Sindecuse Health Center, 18 years, effective April 30, 1999; Beverly J. Reist, first cook in University Dining Services, 21 years, effective March 31, 1999; Anthony C. Sabel, coordinator of computing in the Office of Auxiliary Enterprises, 33 years, effective April 30, 1999; and Leonard E. Srackangast, supervisor in Plant-Building Custodial and Support Services, 26 years, effective April 30, 1999.
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