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March 19, 2004
Vol. 28, No. 13

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At the top of the hill

Chancellor Robert E. Hemenway will speak at the university’s 30th annual employee recognition ceremony honoring faculty and staff at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, in the Kansas Union ballroom.
During the ceremony, classified and unclassified Employees of the Year will be announced, and employees with five to 45 years of service will receive honorary pins.

45 Years:
Richard T. De George
James Helyar
Charles J. Himmelberg
40 Years:
E. Benton Cobb
Thomas M. Creese
Don W. Green
Anita Herzfeld
Shirley Nieder
Donn W. Parson
Richard Reber
Wayne L. Reusch Jr.
35 Years:
Raymond G. Ammar
G. Douglas Atkins
Alva M. Beasley
Phillip J. Blackhurst
David Bushouse
Victor J. Contoski
Linda R. Copp
Dennis M. Dailey
George L. Duerksen
Linda S. Faust
David M. Griffin
Peter M. Hierl
Kenneth L. Hopkins
Michael L. Johnson
David M. Katzman
George A. Kellas


Butch Larios
Diane L. Lazzarino
Gerald E. Lubensky
Joan McDaniels
Keith G. Meyer
Donald Nieto
Nancy L. Peterson
Robert L. Rankin
Stanley T. Rolfe
J. Howard Rytting
Roger Y. Shimomura
Robert C. Spires
Orley R. Taylor Jr.
Francis M. Thomas
Donald K. Watkins
Kenneth W. Wedeman
Gene Wee
G. Paul Willhite
Jerry E. Williams
Edward J. Zamarripa
30 Years:
James C. Barnes
Pat Beard
Pieter Berendsen
Richard Branham
Kathy Burchett
Dennis Constance
David Darwin
Donald D. Deshler
Tyrone E. Duncan
Cathy M. Dwigans
Susan E. Embretson
Ronald A. Francisco
Bayliss Harsh
Raymond L. Higgins
Ruth A. Hughes
Earl Harvey Iversen
Richard M. Kershenbaum
George F. McCleary Jr.
Malcolm J. Neelley
Ralph Oliver
Judy Petry
Ann Pierce
Randy L. Samuels
David E. Shulenburger
Wayne E. Spellman
Christina M. Spray
Chester L. Sullivan
Connie J. Taylor
Robert D. Turvey
Lester L. Walker
Marian E. Washington
Jack M. Weller
William E. Westerbeke
Cheryl J. Wiley
Jane S. Wong


Alberta Wright
25 Years:
Sandra L. Albrecht
Susan M. Allen
Jan Altenbernd
Jan Thomas Barron
Timothy A. Bengtson
William E. Bryant
Stephen Bunch
Janet S. Campbell
Linda K. Carter
Susan B. Case
Paula Courtney
Richard L. Crank
Fran Dunavin
Alfred R. Elkins
Deborah N. Faurot
Mary Edith Fitzpatrick
David J. Gottlieb
John L. Gronbeck Tedesco
Dale Grube
Janet Hamburg
Michael E. Harmon
Christopher H. Haufler
Jennifer F. Holvoet
Ervin F. Huslig
Gary E. Kampfer
Mike Kautsch
Cindy Koester
Jo Anne Kready
Judy A. Lacock
Murray S. Levin
Terrie Lindholm
Burdett A. Loomis
P. Allen Macfarlane
Renate R. Mai-Dalton
James O. Matter
Sandra Craig McKenzie
James L. Means
Mary L. Michaelis
James E. Modig
Patricia L. Moody
Stephen R. Mooney
Thomas E. Mulinazzi
Judy E. Myer
Barry J. Newton
Nora L. Nieder
Scott E. Pickerel
Lois Pinder
Richard R. Ring
Mary Ann Robison
Monte R. Rogers
Barbara S. Romzek
Ian J. Rowell
Benjamin C. Sax
Ann M. Schofield
Stephen J. Shartran
Daniel G. Spencer
Barbara J. Terry
Terri Thornton
Gale S. Troth
Shirley Jean Unfred
David J. Vertacnik
Jo Wallace
Cindy J. Wallis
Judy Williams
Sheryl Williams
Bedru Yimer
S. Zimdars-Swartz
20 Years:
Marla D. Adkins-Heljeson
Susie Albers
Joe M. Anderson
Carol Archinal
Carmen Arreaga-Mayer
Mike Auchard


Schuyler Bailey
Gary W. Baker
Vickie Lynn Baldwin
Theresa Bateson
Roger L. Beckwith
Florence E. Boldridge
John R. Broholm
Frank M. Brown
Judith J. Carta
Nancy N. P. Chien
Pamela J. Confer


John Patrick Connolly
Ronda Consolver
Glennett A. Corel
Floyd Ivan Craig Sr.
Karen Lehner Dawber
Kenneth Demarest
Carol A. Dressler
Becky Dunavin
Mary Jane Dunlap
Les Edwards
Norma J. Elston
Dana A. Evans
Saeed Farokhi
Michael Fine
Verna Froese
Gunda I. Georg
Stephen H. Goddard
Sivaprasad Gogineni
Floyd W. Grant
Beverly J. Herrman
Cynthia L. Huebner
Kathryn Huxtable
Pat Johnston
Dennis F. Karney
Daniel L. Katz
Theresa K. Klinkenberg
Mary Ann Lathrom
Cheryl L. Lincoln
Mark J. Lohmeyer
Ken Lohrentz
Diane L. Massey
Keith McMahon
Melany Miller
Cotter Mitchell
Cynthia D. Muckey
Audrey Novotny
Bozenna Pasik-Duncan
Ed Payne
Mindy Pendreigh
Dennis D. Prater
John Peter Ralston
Kimberly Ray
Delores Ringer
Jennifer J. Sanner
Nancy Schwarting
Joey Sprague
Kathy A. Suprenant
Karan S. Surana
Ruth A. Swain
Ellen E. Sward
Fusao Takusagawa
Cathy J. Thrasher
Max R. Utsler
Michael Valk
Barbara A. Williams
Mark D. Witt
Rachel Woodbridge
15 Years:
Charles L. Ammel
Philip Barnard
David Braaten
Nancy C. Brady
Denise L. Brubaker
Loyd W. Bryant
Edward R. Canda
Rosemary Chapin
Muriel Cohan
Linda L. Davis
Annette M. Delaney
Kate Dillon
Dale S. Douglass
Sharon Kay Drullinger
Norman M. Eddy
Wesley E. Ellison
Joseph B. Evans
Christopher A. Finkbiner
Iris Smith Fischer
Evan Karl Franseen
Carolyn M. Freeman
Charles E. Gabel
Suzanne M. Galle
Mike B. Garcia Jr.
Sandra W. Gautt
Sharon D. Graham
Mary Lynn Hamilton
David P. Haney
Rex D. Hargis
Ann J. Hartley
Pam Heimerich
Joanne Hickey
John W. Hoopes
Linda Hope
Tom A. Hubbard
Joan H. Huber
Susan C. Iversen
Jim Jewell
Bruce A. Johanning
Kim Johnson
Van Kelly
Dennis D. Kemberling
Nancy G. Kinnersley
Michael K. Kleibohmer
Teresa Krambeer
Kveta Kugler
Jama Lickteig
Lynne F. Lipsey
Jane R. Live
Diane Frome Loeb
Wanda L. Lowe
G. L. Macpherson
Charles Marsh


O. Yvonne Martinez
Desui Miao
Robin Louise Miller
Paul Mirecki
Sanjay Mishra
Larry Mock
George W. Moore
Richard C. Morrell
Jeffrey D. Neavitt
Allan Pasco
Sheri B. Phillips
Glenn Eugene Prescott
Kevin P. Price
Maureen Raymond
Mark L. Reiske
John C. Richardson
Cecil E. Riddle Sr.
Peggy Robinson
Kim Roddis
Leslie E. Rollins
Janet B. Roth
Carolyn A. Roy
Stephen J. Sanders
Bradley L. Schaffner
Gail Schaplowsky
Mary P. Scheurich
Catherine Schwoerer
Sergei Shandarin
Mary F. Sharp
Antonio R. Simoes
Thelma Simons
Edward S. Small
Jewel M. Smith
Marylee Z. Southard
Erin A. Spiridigliozzi
William G. Staples
Sheila G. Stice
Patrick Suzeau
Michael M. Swann
Brian Timmerman
Charles L. Vervynck
Tom Waechter
Dale Walker
Julie Waters
Mickey Waxman
Glen W. White
Richard A. Whitmore
Karla Williams
Todd D. Williams
Donald Worster
Stanley J. Yoder
Tammie J. Zordel
10 Years:
Christopher Thomas Allen
Janette Kaye Anguish
William David Barnhill
Barry Dean Baysinger
Travis J. Berkley
Patricia S. Boucher
Trudy Bowen
Benjamin B. Bretthauer
Deborah Brewer
Wanda L. Buck
Jan Butin
Melissa K. Caywood
Ronna Chamberlain
John M. Charnes
Patricia Y. Childress
Karen Lane Christilles
Gay Lynn Clock
Robert D. Collins
Luis R. Corteguera
Mark A. Crabtree
Kevin Richard Criscione
Lorene Damewood
Lawrence W. Davidow
Marina de Fazio
Christopher R. Drahozal
Jacqualine Dwyer
Allen L. Eastland
Susan M. Egan
Ann Ermey
Alan J. Feltz
Shengli Feng
LeAnn J. Ferguson
Jack E. Fincham
Doreen Angela Fowler
Stephen C. Fowler
Sheryle J. Gallant
John C. Gaunt
Misty D. Goosen
Carlena M. Haney
David Michael Hann
Jennifer Hanson
Lisa M. Harris
Cheryl A. Harrod
Gary Hawke


Janet De Herbison
Barbara Hicks
Charles Richard Higginson
Michael H. Hoeflich
Susan McWethy Holt
Weizhang Huang
Anne Madden Johnson
Arnold Leone Johnson
Kelly Johnson
Edward M. Kiernan
Halina M. Kot
Liz Kowalchuk
David Raymond Laflen
Brian Bostian Laird
Claude M. Laird
Paul Laird
Susan Wenner Lanyon
Dana Lattin
Connie Leonard
Jeff Lewis
Phillip W. Lowcock
Deboragh Maloney
Debbie McCord


Joyce Anita McCray Pearson
Deron L. McGee
Robert C. McWilliams
Hollyce A. Morris
James B. Moutray
Dan Narcomey
Trung Van Nguyen
Karen J. Nordheden
Harold W. Pace Jr.
Ronald Lee Penry Jr.
Catherine Preston
Kathy Robbins
Pamela S. Robertson
Cole D. Robison
Janet W. Roecker
Robert S. Sawin
Terrie Lynn Schulenberg
Linda K. Shotts
Lois W. Sierra
Robert Michael Sorem
Valerie K. Spicher
Patrick O. Stewart
Mark Strand
Rebecca Swearingen
Yaroslava Tsiovkh
Herbert R. Tuttle
Derek VanSchmus
Gary D. Vernon
Darlene M. Ward
Beth L. Wehner
Gina Christy Westergard
Steven H. White
Amy L. Wierman
Henry Edward Wilks
Melina Wirkus
Kerri L. Wright
Jianghai Xia
Five Years:
Muhammad Ahmed
Kurt Aikins
Jan S. Akers
Linda R. Albin
Perry Alexander
Lee Allison
Jess Paul Andrews
Lydia Ash
Patrice Marie Baker
Sooho Ban
Nancy Baym
Jennifer Leslie Bean
Brett A. Becker
Peggy Bell
Kerry E. Benson
Jannette Berkley-Patton
Ginny Biddulph
Mark A. Bomgardner
Laura J. Bond
Cindy Ann Bracciano
Aaron D. Brown
Linda Michelle Brown
Tony Brown
Mary Margaret Bunten
Michael Burke
Douglas Eric Byers
Brad M. Callahan
Kyle Vincent Camarda
Margaret A. Cameron
Scott Willard Campbell
Ray E. Carter Jr.
Paulyn Cartwright
Elizabeth Seale Cateforis
Mary Frances Caton
Kwok-Chien Chan
Chung-Hoon P. Chun
Gwendolyn Y. Claassen
Paul J. Clemens
Edith W. Clowes
Melinda Ann Coffman
Kathy A. Coggins
David Allen Coleman
Billie N. Conway
Michael S. Cormack
Kris L. Cunningham
Lea H. Currie
Keith H. Dawson
Gene Thomas Deegan
Michael Robert Dennis
Rob Dewhirst
Yelena Sergeyevna Dremina
Andrew J. Drummond
Martin Dubois
John W. Dunham
Apurba Dutta
Steven W. Esch
Donald Lee Fixico
Christine M. Fosher
Bryan Latimer Foster
Mark Francis
Greg Freix
Christine L. Frese
Renee E.B. Frias
Traci Lynn Fullerton
Linda Fund
John L. Funk
Nadezhda Anatolyevna Galeva
John T. Gamble
Cheryl Ann Garrett
Teri Garstka
Linda Jane Gaumnitz
Karen K. Gebel
Mickie Gillispie
Dru Goulden
Matthew Grafel
Christopher R. Graham
Tammy Graham
Elizabeth K. Gravatt
Andrea Follmer Greenhoot
William Griffiths
Peter A. Griggs
James Grobe
Kris Grosche
Lanny Keith Grosland
Tasha Caroleen Haas
Katie Halbert
Charles Hanshaw
Carol J. Hatton
Mark Gerard Haug
Colleen Costello Hazel
Suzanne R. Henderson
Bernard Ralph Herman
Ruth E. Herman
Jill Anderson Hieb
Ashli N. Higbie
Cheryl Holcomb
Donna Holyman
Nellie M. Hood
Jack Hope
Nancy Francesca Hope
Lee G. Hornbrook
Dean Howard
Kimberly P. Huggett
Jessica Lee Hull
Craig L. Huneke
Lawanna M. Huslig
Michiko Ito
Carla Wood Jackson
Matthew Jacobson
Jerry James
Karl Janssen
Rae Johnson
Allard Jongman
Ted P. Juhl
Andrzej Karcz
Jude H. Kastens
Christine M. Keller
Pamela Von Essen Keller
Paul Kelly
William Kelly
Linda Joy Killough
Robert Kinder
Janet L. King
Richard R. Klocke
Silvia Maria Kofler
Adrianne Dennis Kunkel
Noelle K. Kurth
Stephen LeRoy Lambert
Teri A. Leahy
Jialun Liao
Mike Lickert
Weishi Liu
Allison Rose Lopez
Christopher James Lorenzen
John H. Louis
Ross D. Luther
Owen L. Mallonee
Christopher C. Mannell
Lesa A. Marbut
Adolfo Benjamin Matamoros
Barbara J. Mayne
Scott McDaneld
Sue McDaniel
Sharilyn L. McGee
Vicki Mignot
Betty J. Miller
Denise S. Modin
Kimberly L. Morgan
Caleb A. Morse
Lynn H. Mosteller
David Mucci
Bill Myers
Clifford Scott Nelson
Mark E. Nesbitt-Daly
Carmen Nikazm
Fenghui Niu
Sharon O’Brien
Jeffrey Olafsen
Linda Jean Olafsen
Jason Sean Olenberger
Richard Westley Osborn Jr.
Dwight Parman
Amy L. Patty
Jonathan Perkins
Dana Peterson
Deborah Elaine Peterson
Ingrid M. Peterson
Bill Picking
Wendy Lynn Picking
Robert V. Pierrelee
Lisa A. Pinamonti
Theresa Lynn Pipkin
Damian Powell
Shanda Powell
Stephanie Denise Preston
Kathy Pribbenow
Loraine Provan
Robert E. Prue
Glenn E. Quick
Guillermo Ramirez
Eric Rath
Jean M. Redeker
Rick Reeves
Diana K. Rhodes
Laurence E. Rice
Steve Thomas Riedl
Al Ringleb
Bethany Kay Roberts
Teresa J. Robertson
Keith Russell
Phyllis Saler
Rafael Lucino Sanchez
Arjun Sanga
Sarah Ann Sawyer
Bonnie Schafer
Steven P. Schrick
Cathy Schwabauer
Carol Bennett Seager
Elena Y. Semyonova-Smith
Joan A. Sereno
Julia S. Shaftel
Joyce N. Shapiro
Viktor Sergeyevich Sharov
Rhonda Lee Sharp
Gail Diann Sherron
William A. Siebenaler
Svitlana Silchenko
Carol Jo Sloan
Marla S. Sloop
Eric Steven Smith
Sean Joseph Smith
Steven B. Smith
Adriana R. Sommerville
Ronald K. Spangler
Paul William Stevens
Xanthippe A. Stevens
Miwha Stevenson
Amanda Marie Stites
Sonja Stockwell
Matthew J. Stowe
Star Straf
Mark A. Stumbaugh
Daniel R. Suchy
Michelle Anne Swisher
Charlotte Talley
Kim E. Taylor
Claudia Lyndel Terrell
Timothy Thomasson
Mark Allen Thompson
John Edgar Tidwell
Mark Trompeter
Gail K. Trottier
Brenda K. Tucker
May Tveit
Teri A. Varuska
Carole Lindsay Vrbas
John C. Wade
Elise Waldron
Beth Forrest Warner
Elaine Warren
Loretta M. Warren
Michael L. Wehmeyer
Scott W. White
Andrea Whittemore
Michelle L. Wiesing
David M. Wiley
Linda Jo Williams
Susan Michelle Williams
Thomas Samuel Williams
Nicole R. Willits
Rita Wilson
Wm. Jason Wolvington
Lynette Woodard
Julie G. Wright
Lance D. Wright
Susan M. Zvacek

   
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