Transitions

Posted: May 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

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Administration

Robert J. Best is a new communications officer for University Police.

Diane A. Coppage, Development Office, is retiring in June.

Adheet Gaddamanugu is the new manager of portal and web technologies in TSD – Database Application Services.

Allison Hardman is a new client services specialist in the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Joan Hickey, Student Centers, is retiring in June.

Justin Huff is a new communications officer for University Police.

Judith Kwitnieski is a new payroll specialist in Human Resources and Payroll.

Clare Laskofski is the new director of internal controls in the FiscalServices Office.

Douglas Richard Little is the new director of Orientation and Family Programs and Services.

David B. Moore is the new associate budget director, auxiliary enterprises, in the Office of Budget and Planning.

Patrick G. O’Hara, Facilities Management, is retiring in June.

Lori Thompson-Popper is a new communications officer for University Police.

Lori Ann Wilson is the new photo collection manager in Creative Services.

College of Education and Human Development

Tipu Javed Hashmi is a new software design research associate for the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities.

Samit Hareshwar Vartak is a new programmer for the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities.

College of Health and Human Services

Frieda R. Butler, Department of Global and Community Health, is retiring in June.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sheila ffolliott, Department of History and Art History, is retiring in June.

Joel E. Foreman, Department of English, is retiring in June.

Shannon M. Skousgaard, Department of Philosophy, is retiring in June.

College of Science

Chin-Chun Wu is a new research professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Robinson Professors

Lenore J. Weitzman is retiring in June.

School of Law

Ferdinand Schoettle is retiring in June.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Donald M. Kerr is a new research professor.

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