Lifetime Service Society Induction Ceremony

Wednesday, September 20 at 10:00am

Carothers Library, Outside Patio 15 Lippitt Rd, University of Rhode Island

President David M. Dooley and Provost Donald H. DeHayes
cordially invite you to a Ceremony and brick dedication for the Lifetime Service Society honoring retired staff and faculty members who have been employed by the University for 40 or more years.

Lifetime Service Society Inductees
(retired as of December 2017)

  • Charles E. Collyer, 40 years, Professor, Health Sciences, Psychology
  • Edward G. Durbin, 40 years, Professor, GSO
  • Norman J. Finizio, 55 years, Professor, A&S, Mathematics
  • Linda A. Hufnagel, 42 years, Professor, CELS, Biology
  • Gabriele Kass-Simon, 43 years, Professor, CELS, Neuroscience
  • Sharon R. Kirk, 40 years, Information Technologist, Enrollment Services
  • Albert D. Martin, 42 years, Building Superintendent, GSO
  • John F. Peterson, 52 years, Professor, A&S, Philosophy
  • Gary M. Richman, 49 years. Professor, A&S, Art
  • George H. Willis, 45 years, Professor, ASF-CEPS, Education

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