Posted: June 4, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 4, 2010 at 7:31 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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Lawrence Austin is a new maintenance assistant in Facilities Management.

Jerry Brackett is a new housekeeper in Facilities Management.

Hortensia Cadenas, executive director of the Early Identification Program, retired.

Judith O. Chamberlain, web*STAR supervisor, STAR, DoIT − Learning Support Services, retired.

Nancy A. Dickerson, director of the Academic Advising Center, is retiring in June.

Tiera Furby is a new document center specialist in the Office of Admissions.

Jessica James is a new administrative specialist in the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

Donna L. Kidd, associate vice president, Office of Budget and Planning, retired.

Carrie Klein is a new administrative assistant in the Office of University Life.

Robert Kosar is the new building trades superintendent in Facilities Management.

Michael Landrum is the new cash office and account and loan management manager in Fiscal Services.

Cara Leitch is a new biosafety specialist in the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

James Majure is the new associate director of the Office of Family Programs and Services.

Bridget Peabody is a new training assistant in Human Resources and Payroll.

Mary Esther Perry, manager in Data Mart Support, TSD-Database Application Services, ITU, is retiring in June.

Karen C. Pirhalla, executive officer of the Arlington Campus, retired.

Hampton Robinson is a new trades/utilities worker in Facilities Management.

Michael Swiryn is a new program manager in the Freedom Outdoor Learning Center.

Donald E. Verly, assistant director of media technologies, Web Communications, Creative Services, retired.

Timothy J. Weber is the new assistant building engineer for the Aquatic and Fitness Center.

College of Education and Human Development

Lloyd E. Duck retired with more than 30 years of service and is now Associate Professor Emeritus of Education.

Carol J. Kaffenberger retired and is now Associate Professor Emerita of Education.

College of Health and Human Services

Christine T. Blasser, instructor in the School of Nursing, retired.

Margaret Rodan is a new research associate professor in the School of Nursing.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Debra B. Bergoffen, professor of philosophy, retired.

John Barclay Burns retired and is now Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies.

Logaina Hafez is a new research associate/office manager in the Department of Psychology.

Erica Jacobs, term assistant professor of English, retired.

Jack A. Naglieri, professor of psychology, retired.

Thomas R. Williams, professor of sociology with more than 30 years of service, is retiring in June.

College of Science

Neil Goldman, associate contract professor of math, physics and astronomy, is retiring in June.

Richard B. Gomez, research professor in the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Sciences, will retire in June.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

John E. Casagrande, faculty member in the School of Music, retired.

Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Wallace P. Warfield, associate professor, is retiring in June.

School of Law

Robert Willey is the new day circulation manager in the Law Library.

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