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April 13, 2017

2017 Faculty and Professional Staff Retiree Ceremony and Reception

Submitted by Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate invites you to attend the 2017 Faculty and Professional Staff Retiree Ceremony at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the K-State Alumni Center. This is a time to recognize, honor and celebrate those faculty and professional staff who have contributed to the success of Kansas State University during their careers.

The following individuals are on the program this year. Those who have an asterisk next to their name have indicated their plans to attend: 


  • Joseph Agnew, communications and agricultural education
  • William Bockus, plant pathology
  • *Steven Graham, College of Agriculture dean's office 
  • Joe Hancock, animal sciences and industry
  • *Steve Harbstreit, communications and agricultural education
  • *Curtis Kastner, Food Science Institute
  • David Margolies, entomology
  • *Daryl McVicker, horticulture forestry and recreation
  • *David Mengel, agronomy
  • Joe Moyer, Southeast Agricultural Research Center
  • *Bryan Schurle, agricultural economics
  • *Phillip Stahlman, Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center 

Arts and Sciences 

  • Louis Crane, mathematics
  • Robin Denell, biology and Johnson Cancer Research Center
  • *Michael Donnelly, English
  • *Jerry Frieman, psychological sciences
  • Jacque Gibbons, sociology, anthropology and social Work
  • *Griffin Charles, communication studies
  • *Richard Harris, psychological sciences
  • *Virginia Houser, music, theatre, and dance
  • *Daniel Hunt, art
  • Stephen Kiefer, psychological sciences
  • Eric Maatta, chemistry
  • *Angela Powers, journalism and mass communications
  • Harald Prins, sociology, anthropology, and social work
  • Allan Rankin, James R Macdonald Laboratory
  • *Kim Riley, communication studies
  • *David Rintoul, biology
  • Sally Robinson, biology
  • Tom Van Slyke, biology
  • *Sue Zschoche, history


  • Robert Fanning, College of Education dean's office
  • Max Pfrang, College of Education dean's office
  • *Linda Thurston, College of Education dean's office


  • *Terrie Boguski, Center for Hazardous Substance
  • *Chuck Burton, architectural engineering and construction science

 General Administration 

  • Andrea Blair, Student Access Center
  • Steve Broccolo, Environmental Health and safety/police
  • Teresa Hammett, Office of Mediated Education
  • *Julie Huff, Division of Financial Services
  • *Carla Jones, educational and personal development
  • *Dorinda Lambert, counseling services
  • Kris Mauck, Human Capital Services
  • Larry McGee, Division of Facilities
  • Jim Mock, Division of Communications and Marketing
  • Linda Skiles, Lafene Health Center
  • *Toynia Smith, internal audit
  • *Dave Stewart, K-State Global Campus
  • *Marsha Tannehill, Center for Child Development
  • Ed Wilburn, Division of Communications and Marketing

Human Ecology 

  • David Dzewaltowski, kinesiology
  • *Nancy O'Conner, family studies and human services
  • *Karen Roberts, family studies and human services

K-State Libraries 

  • *Diana Farmer, content development and acquisitions 
  • *Marcia Stockham, content management and scholarly communications 

Research and Extension 

  • *Dana Belshe, Sunflower District
  • Daryl Buchholz, Research and Extension
  • *Valeria Edwards, Johnson County
  • *Dale Fjell, Northeast area
  • David Kehler, Butler County
  • Donald Moler, Douglas County
  • *Evelyn Neier, 4-H Youth Development
  • David Rempe, Farm Management Association
  • Roberta Riportella, family studies and human services
  • Nancy Schuster, Frontier District
  • Lori Shoemaker, Rice County
  • Barbara Stone, 4-H Youth Development
  • Timothy Stucky, Farm Management Association
  • Denise Sullivan, Leavenworth County
  • Charles Wilken, Farm Management Association

 Technology and Aviation, K-State Polytechnic

  • *Raylene Alexander, aviation
  • Bill Chestnut, information services
  • *Jimmy Splichal, aviation

 Veterinary Medicine 

  • Steven Bartle, College of Veterinary Medicine dean's office
  • *Shelly Christenson, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Sheila Howard, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
  • *Daniel Marcus, anatomy and physiology
  • *Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, anatomy and physiology
  • Jerome Nietfeld, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
  • David Rethorst, College of Veterinary Medicine dean's office
  • *Jim Riviere, anatomy and physiology
  • Melinda Wilkerson, diagnostic medicine pathobiology
  • Lloyd Willard, diagnostic medicine pathobiology

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