Transitions

Posted: September 8, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: September 4, 2009 at 3:13 pm

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

Victor Guerrero is a new project engineer in Facilities Management.

Susan Johnson is the new manager of the Freedom Outdoor Learning Center.

Jumana Kamal is the new office/program manager in the Multicultural Research and Resource Center.

Huaming Liu is a new web applications developer in DoIT-Learning Support Services.

James L. McCarthy is the new director of physical security in University Police.

Stewart Tolentino is a new trades technician in Facilities Management.

Joseph Virgil is a new trades technician in Facilities Management.

Ryan Wetter is the new travel coordinator in Accounts Payable.

Michael Wharton is the new training manager in Fiscal Services.

College of Education and Human Development

Julia Hummel is a new admissions specialist.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Roxanne Abbracciamento is the new assistant director of finance.

Jill Bowen is the new office coordinator for the Dean’s Office.

Shanley Jacobs is the new conference assistant for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.

John Nelson Robinson is the new undergraduate advisor/program assistant for the Global Affairs Program.

Katherine Spurlock is the new receptionist/administrative assistant in the English Department.

College of Science

R. Christian Jones, professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, has been appointed director of Mason’s Center for Conservation Studies in the Office of the Provost in addition to his current roles.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Dena Barbour is the new assistant to the senior associate dean.

Elizabeth Connors is the new assistant to the chair of the School of Music.

Dennis Layendecker is the new Heritage Chair and conductor in the School of Music.

Christine Thacker is the new administrative coordinator in the School of Music.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering

Joan Stahle is the new program manager for graduate admissions.

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