23, No. 9, Nov. 6, 2003
One hundred thirty-four faculty
members and academic professionals retire
Between Sept. 1,
2002, and Aug. 31, 2003, 134 faculty members and academic professionals
retired from the UI, according to the Office of Academic Human Resources.
The retirees, their positions, units and years of service:
Information Technology and Communication Services
C. Butler, media communication specialist, 8.
Admissions and Records
C. Salonga, assistant director, 33.
and Consumer Economics
Sara U. Douglas, associate professor, 28.
Burton E. Swanson, professor, 28.
Consumer and Environmental Sciences administration
William T. McNamara, director, ACES Human Resources-Civil Service Staff,
Steven T. Sonka, professor and director of the National Soybean Research
Edward H. Brown, associate professor and associate director for academic
Jimmy H. Clark, professor of nutrition, 35.
Gilbert R. Hollis, professor, 26.
Gene C. McCoy, research animal scientist, 24.
Linda K. Klepinger, professor, 31.
Norman E. Whitten, professor, curator at Spurlock Museum, and director
of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 33.
Richard J. Betts, associate professor, 30.
Carolyn Dry, professor, 20.
James P. Warfield, professor, 31.
Leo V. Grucza, professor of art, 38.
Dennis M. Rowan, professor of art, 41.
James B. Kaler, professor and Campus Honors Faculty, 39.
Rodney A. Cardinal, lecturer and associate athletic trainer, 30.
Gary R. Wieneke, head varsity coach-men’s track, 36.
John E. Walsh, professor, 29.
George W. Ordal, professor of biochemistry, 30.
and Financial Services Office
Marilou Landes, senior research programmer, Purchasing, 30.
Kathleen A. McKenzie, assistant director of purchases, Purchasing, 34.
Gary N. Brinkley, director of business systems analysis, 33.
Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES)
Stanley P. Kerr, senior research programmer, 34.
Robert J. Penka, associate director, 38.
David Bechtel, director, 34.(See feature.)
Office of the
Michael T. Aiken, chancellor emeritus, 10.
and Biomolecular Engineering
Anthony J. McHugh, J.W. Westwater professor, 24.
Sciences, School of
Bruce J. Williams, research engineer, 30.
Steven S. Zumdahl, associate head, professor and director of General
Chemistry Program, 25.
and Environmental Engineering
James E. Beavers, deputy director of the Mid-America Earthquake Center,
visiting associate director of external affairs, 5.
Michael I. Darter, adjunct professor, 30.
William L. Gamble, professor, 40.
Gerald M. Browne, professor, 29.
Howard Jacobson, professor, 35.
Kim B. Rotzoll, dean and professor, 32.
Richard J. Arnould, professor, 36. (See feature.)
Wayne J. Shafer, professor, 13.
Catherine O. Thurston, assistant professor and director of the Office
of Educational Technology, 16.(See feature.)
George W. McConkie, professor and professor, Beckman Institute, 25.
James L. Waldrop, associate professor, 36.
Sara Chilton, director of development, 18.
Harry G. Wenzel, professor and assistant dean, 39.
Robert L. Carringer, professor of English and of cinema studies, 35.
Anthony D. Kaufman, associate professor, Campus Honors faculty member
and associate head, 36.
Michael Shapiro, acting director of the Jewish Studies Program, professor
and Campus Honors faculty member, 36.
Peter F. Colwell, professor, 26.
Morgan J. Lynge, professor, 28.
Terry M. Sutphen, associate fire services education specialist, program
director and homeland security specialist, 22.
Edwin Jahiel, professor of French and of cinema studies, 47.
Emile J. Talbot, professor, 36.
John A. Jakle, professor, 36.
Donald L. Johnson, professor, 33.
Daniel B. Blake, professor and curator, 36.
Languages and Literature
U.H. Gerlach, head and professor of German, 35.
Joseph L. Love, professor, 37.
and Community Development
Andrew J. Sofranko, professor of human and community development and
of rural sociology, 33.
Susan Maul, director, 31.
Biology, School of
Claudia A. Washburn, academic hourly, 10.
Marcia K. Chicoine, coordinator, Internal Medicine Residency Program,
Center for the Performing Arts
Susan S. McDonald, associate director and assistant professor, 26.
Bozorgmanesh M. Rassi, assistant manager, Costume Shop, 21.
Jerrold Soesbe, visiting instructor and director, Robert Allerton Park
and Conference Center, 12.
Robert S. Hart, assistant professor and associate director, 37.
O.F. Harris, professor, 16.
Arts and Sciences administration
Jo Ann F. Hodges, assistant dean and director, Academic Assistance Program,
Diana N. Johnson, project coordinator, 18.
David C. Shoemaker, director of budget and resource planning, 33.
Shyamala Balgopal, reference librarian, research associate and assistant
professor of library administration, 24.
Carol B. Penka, assistant reference librarian, assistant professor of
library administration, and visiting assistant undergraduate librarian,
Judith E. Baker, senior research chemist, 36.
Science and Engineering
Gert Ehrlich, professor and research professor, 35.
Richard J. Gaylord, professor, 29.
Paul M. Weichsel, professor and associate chair, 41.
George W. Brock, pharmacy practitioner, 11.
and Industrial Engineering
Clark W. Bullard, professor of mechanical engineering, 37.
John W. Nowak, adjunct professor and director of the Institute for Competitive
Rebecca J. Gallivan, assistant to the director of Electron Spin Resonance
and Integrative Physiology
Sandy I. Helman, professor, 31.
Center for International Library Programs
Marianna T. Choldin, adjunct professor and Mortenson Distinquished Professor
of International Library Programs, 34.
William F. Brooks, associate professor, 17.
Nicholas Divirgilio, professor, 27.
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
Barbara Kucera, senior project coordinator, 9.
Mary B. Walker, associate director (Education, Outreach and Training),
Mark F. Washburn, assistant director for operations, 18.
Resources and Environmental Sciences
Charles W. Boast, professor of soil physics, 33.
Richard A. Larson, professor, 24.
Gary L. Rolfe, professor, 35.
Construction and Maintenance administration
Roland R. Kehe, associate director, 22.
Wright Neely, associate professor of philosophy and of criticism and
interpretive theory, 38.
Robert Weissberg, professor, 28.
George T. Yu, professor and director of the East Asian Center, 38.
Inayat M. Alikhan, clinical instructor, 9.
John A. Gergen, associate professor and Beckman Institute Affiliate,
Michael Gabriel, professor and Beckman Institute professor, 21.
Languages and Literature
Evelyn C. Bristol, professor of Russian, 38.
Work, School of
Anthony P. Halter, associate professor, 16.
Natural History Survey
Katherine J. Hunter, associate technical scientist, 27.
William G. Ruesink, professional scientist and assistant dean, ACES,
Susan R. Bachman, professional scientist, 32.
Kenneth V. Beard, professor of atmospheric sciences and principal scientist,
Mary J. Dennison, supportive scientist, 28.
Gregory L. Dzurisin, assistant professional scientist, 29.
Harry T. Ochs, research professor of atmospheric sciences and principal
Financial Aid Office
Anna Mary Hays, assistant director, 21.
Kenneth P. Depersio, clinical assistant professor, 17.
Ira M. Lebenson, clinical assistant professor, 30.
Nannette C. Armstrong, unit leader III, 15.
James J. Betustak, unit leader II, 11.
Michael G. Bossert, adviser, Farm Business Farm Management, 21.
Robert J. Curry, unit leader II, 19
Herbert R. Fruhwirth, unit leader II, 26
Robert D. Kiesecoms, adviser, Farm Business Farm Management, 33.
Charles D. Leeper, unit leader II, 30.
Sandra L. Lignell, educator III, youth development, 28.
Ann M. Marshall, educator III, family life, 24
Alice K. Mayberry, educator III, family life, 22.
Janice A. Seitz, assistant dean and Extension specialist, 18.
Janice S. Threw, unit educator I, family and consumer economics, 4.
J.C. Van Es, professor of rural sociology, assistant dean and program
Judith A. Winters, unit educator I, youth development, and unit leader
Denton R. Brown, assistant project manager, Business and Financial Team,
Charles J. Seal, senior research programmer, Project Office, 22.
Laboratory High School
Rosemary M. Laughlin, teaching associate, 17.
Katherine K. Dressel, marketing director, 9.
Judith M. McCulloh, assistant director for development, 33.
Mary Lou Menches, assistant director, 22.
Jane E. Mohraz, associate editor, 15.
Terrance W. Rathgeber, associate dean of development and alumni affairs,
Walter C. Crackel, nuclear medical specialist, 39.
David E. Kuehl, veterinary research specialist, 29.
President for Administration, Office of
Robert K. Todd, associate vice president for administration and human