Transitions

Posted: June 23, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic Daily Gazette column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university. Send information to gazette@gmu.edu.

Administration

Pat Donini is the new employee relations director/deputy HR director.

Jon Lewis was promoted to assistant director, operations, Physical Plant.

College of Arts and Sciences

Susan Crate, a human ecologist who was a postdoctoral associate in the Institute of Environmental Sciences at Miami University of Ohio, joins the Environmental Science and Policy Department faculty this fall.

Cody Edwards, a vertebrate conservation ecologist who was an assistant professor in the Biology Department at Stephen F. Austin State University, joins the Environmental Science and Policy Department faculty this fall.

Carol Erdwins, Psychology, retired.

Mark Krekeler, an environmental geologist and mineralogist who was a postdoctoral associate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, joins the Environmental Science and Policy Department faculty this fall.

Lynn McFarland, Psychology, is leaving the university.

Maureen Miller, History and Art History, is leaving the university.

Virginia Montecino, New Century College, retired.

Robert Ployhart, Psychology, is leaving the university.

Jorge Rivera, Environmental Science and Policy, took a position with George Washington University.

Meryle Secrest, English, returned to full-time writing.

Michelle Smith-Bermiss, English, left for a position at James Madison University.

Karen Vaughn, Economics, retired.

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