Movin' On

It’s that time of year when we bid adieu to faculty and staff who won’t be returning in the fall. Among them:

Faculty Retirements

Rudy S. Ackerman, Hurd Professor of Arts andHumanities (39 years). The art department will throw him a buffet dinner with music and entertainment at 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 28, in Johnson Hall. Tickets are $50. Information: Jan Ciganick, Ext. 1680.

Hwa Yol Jung, professor of political science (40 years).

John W. McDermott Jr., professor of education and vice president for planning and research (34 years).

Alma Anne Miles, who has taught at St. Luke’s Hospital Commemorative School of Nursing since the program began in 1999. (See story below.)

Doris J. Schattschneider, professor of mathematics (34 years).
Faculty Departures

James Meier, two-year appointment in history, is considering several teaching possibilities, including one in Surinam, where his wife, Asha, is from.

Flor Buitrago, two-year appointment in Spanish, will be teaching at Muhlenberg College.

Daqing Gao, computer science, will be teaching at Oklahoma State University.

W. Thomas Stapleton Jr. ’78, associate dean of the Seminary and a member of its faculty since 1989, is relocating to Florida.

Amy R. Baehr, associate professor and chair of the philosophy department, will join the faculty of Hofstra University, Long Island, after her maternity leave.

Staff Departures

Institutional Advancement: We say goodbye to Sam Long, associate vice president for institutional advancement; Marian Preston, executive assistant; and Frances Aherne, assistant director of research, all from the Development Office.

Seminary: Rosemary Ebersole, indispensable secretary, was honored at a farewell reception May 3. She will be teaching elementary-age schoolchildren. Gloria Conrad, director of student services, is retiring after 29 years and moving to Florida. She was given a sendoff reception May 29.

Media Center: May 31 was the last workday for secretary/coordinator Kathy Hassler.

Alumni House: The assistant director of alumni affairs, Elizabeth Martin, will leave August 2. She is getting married to Brian O’Connor on August 16. They will honeymoon in Ireland and live in Boston.

Economics and Business: Department secretary Maryann Weaver is retiring in June after 14 years at Moravian. Mickey Matuczinski, who has been on staff at Reeves Library, takes her place in mid-August.

June 18, 2002

Brave New Worlds
Profiles of Moravian's fourth Fulbright Scholar in as many years, Leslie Smith, and its first DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship winner, Leigh Ann Caruso.
Plan Ahead
Ann Stehney named director of planning and research for the College.
The Big Six-O
Dean of Student Life Bob Windolph has a birthday.
Movin' On
Faculty and staff departures, retirements.
Gift Registry
Three donations, including $25,000 to music department and $60,000 for men's lacrosse.
Gaudeamus
Faculty/staff/student achievements.