By Steven Krolak
(NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Chancellor Dr. Ray Wallace and campus leaders acknowledged the contributions of faculty and staff at this year’s service recognition reception.
In his opening remarks, Chancellor Wallace noted that the group of 42 employees ranging in age from 36 to 73 had devoted a total of 895 years of service to the university in administrative, teaching, maintenance, advising and other roles.
Chancellor Wallace, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Uric Dufrene, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Dana Wavle and Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Amanda Stonecipher recognized individual milestones in their respective areas.
Biographies revealed an energetic and eclectic community with a shared dedication to building IU Southeast into a pre-eminent institution over time through a devotion to the core values of creating a nurturing environment, holistic learning, integrity and connectedness.
Two staff members, Libbie McMahan, cataloging assistant in the IU Southeast library and Dave Kaiser, maintenance staff, have served the campus for 45 years. Crump Baker, professor of mathematics, and Scott Goodwin, mail services staff, have been with IU Southeast for 40 years. John Brendle, grounds and landscape supervisor, and Dr. Susan Ridout, professor of education, were recognized for their 35 years of service.
The honorees for 2019 are as follows:
|FACULTY AND STAFF||DEPARTMENT||YEARS OF SERVICE|
|Dave Kaiser||Facility Operations||45 years|
|Libbie McMahan||Library||45 years|
|Crump Baker||Natural Sciences||40 years|
|Scott Goodwin||Facility Operations||40 years|
|John Brendle||Facility Operations||35 years|
|Susan Ridout||Education||35 years|
|Brigette Adams||Social Sciences||30 years|
|Angie Clark||Facility Operations||30 years|
|Mike Curd||Facility Operations||30 years|
|Robin Farris||Athletics||30 years|
|Berba Finley||Nursing||30 years|
|Gretchen Kirchner||Natural Sciences||30 years|
|Jon Norman||Natural Sciences||30 years|
|Cliff Staten||Social Sciences||30 years|
|Anne Allen||Arts and Letters||25 years|
|Jane Hollowell||Nursing||25 years|
|Chris Lang||Natural Sciences||25 years|
|Janice McMahan||Nursing||25 years|
|Ronald Allman||Social Sciences||20 years|
|Samantha Earley||Arts and Letters||20 years|
|Beth Hogan||Facility Operations||20 years|
|Joe Wert||Social Sciences||20 Years|
|Cari Edwards||Campus Life||15 years|
|Ranida Harris||Business||15 years|
|Yan He||Business||15 years|
|Ashley McKay||Accounting Services||15 years|
|Ryan Norwood||Student Success Center||15 years|
|Diane Russell||Arts and Letters||15 years|
|Erich Stem||Arts and Letters||15 years|
|Kim Adam||Facility Operations||10 years|
|Linda Allen||Conference & Catering||10 years|
|Tonya Broughton||Nursing||10 years|
|Rhonda Embry||Conference & Catering||10 years|
|Suranga Hettiarachchi||Natural Sciences||10 years|
|Meghan Kahn||Social Sciences||10 years|
|Jay McTyier||Registrar’s Office||10 years|
|Kate Moore||Library||10 years|
|Lisa Pangburn||Facility Operations||10 years|
|Mary Patterson||Registrar’s Office||10 years|
|Shifa Podikunju-Hussain||Education||10 years|
|Dana Wavle||Administrative Affairs||10 years|
|Lucinda Woodward||Social Sciences||10 years|
The Service Recognition Reception is organized by the IU Southeast Office of Human Resources.
Homepage photo: David Kaiser of Facility Operations has been at IU Southeast since 1974.