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UCM Honors Newest Group of Emeriti Faculty and Staff

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Aug. 25, 2010) – The University of Central Missouri honored the 2010 class of emeriti faculty and staff at the annual Emeriti Faculty and Professional Staff Recognition Dinner Aug. 24 in the Elliott Union.

Following a welcome by Pat Ashman, professor emerita of history and president of the UCM Emeriti Association and Walt Hicklin, president of the UCM Board of Governors, the honorees were recognized by UCM President Charles Ambrose and Provost George Wilson.

Those honored were:

  • Larry Ferguson, Professor Emeritus of Industrial Hygiene, 10 years of service
  • Omer Frank, Professor Emeritus of Safety, 42 years of service
  • Karen Haase, Instructor Emerita in Study Skills, 26 years of service
  • Carl Harlan, Professor Emeritus of Communication Disorders, 36 years of service
  • Russell Helm, Chief Information Officer Emeritus, 14 years of service
  • Billy Hu, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 36 years of service
  • Peggy Kantz, Professor Emerita of English, 21 years of service
  • Andrew Katsourides, Professor Emeritus of Art, 28 years of service
  • Jim Mansfield, Professor Emeritus of Business Education, 11 years of service
  • Barbara Rhodes, Educational Advisor Emerita, 23 years of service
  • Kenneth Stone, Professor Emeritus of Accounting, 41 years of service
  • Doug Underwood, Professor Emeritus of Mass Communication, 15 years of service
  • Jim Wilson, Professor Emeritus of Communication Disorders, 33 years of service
Emeriti 2010
Among the emeriti faculty and professionial staff honored at the 2010 P Emeriti Faculty and Professional Staff Recognition Dinner were, left to right, Omer Frank, Doug Underwood, Billy Hu, Carl Harlan, Larry Ferguson, James Wilson, Peggy Kantz, Kenneth Stone, Karen Haase and Jim Mansfield. Not pictured are Russell Helm, Andrew Katsourides and Barbara Rhodes.