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A. James Hoisington
After 31 years of service to Central, James Hoisington has retired as professor emeritus of graphics.
He came to the university in 1964 serving as a pressman in Printing Services until 1973, when he became assistant supervisor of Printing Services. In 1979, he joined the faculty the department of graphics.
Before coming to Central, Hoisington was the assistant editor and publisher at The Enterprise Journal, Enterprise, Kan., for four years.
Hoisington earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical arts-printing from Pittsburg State College, Pittsburg, Kan., and his master’s degree in industrial technology from Central.
During his tenure at the university, Hoisington sponsored the Craftsmen Club, was involved in the College of Applied Science and Technology Honors Awards Banquet, and the university’s Faculty/Staff Bowling League for which he served for two years as an officer.
In addition to his service to the university, he has been a member of the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation and the International Graphic Arts Education Association.
Hoisington said sponsoring the Craftsmen Club as well as helping and watching students grow in their profession are among his proudest accomplishments.
He and his wife, Delores, have a daughter, Lisa, and two sons, Drew and Dana.