June 6, 1996
Vol. 15, No. 19

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    25 Year Club: 8,257 years of service


    Annual ceremony honors longtime University employees Members of the 25 Year Club gathered at the home of President Sonnenschein for its annual award ceremony on May 20. The club honors staff members who have completed 25 or more years of consecutive service. Arthur Sussman, General Counsel for the University, officiated at the ceremony.

    Currently, there are 278 active employees who have worked at the University for 25 or more years, representing a total of 8,257 years of service to the University. Of these employees, 13 have worked for 40 or more years. These 13 employees constitute the 25 Year Club's board of trustees, and this year the trustees each received a commemorative glass box in honor of their longtime service to the University.

    The trustees are Donald Allison, Library; Alice Chandler, President's Office, who marked 50 years of service this year; Harold Eckard, Facilities Services; Mary Halaburt, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Margaret Larkin, James Franck Institute; Dale McIlwaine, Central Shop; Matthew Nitecki, Evolutionary Biology; Barbara Perkins, Astronomy & Astrophysics; Paul Petrie, Real Estate Operations; Donald Poder, Central Procurement; Lesley Robertson, Animal Resources Center; Artie Scott, College; and Claude Weil, International House.

    The ceremony included the selection of a new club president from the board of trustees. Lesley Robertson, the 1995-96 president, turned the gavel over to Donald Poder, who will serve as president of the club for the 1996-97 academic year.


    The following employees marked their 25th year of service to the University this year.

    Sandra Barnes, Development & Alumni Relations Herbert Berrien, Networking Services & Information Technologies Versie Bowles, Networking Services & Information Technologies Bobby Brown, Facilities Services James Lee Camble, Facilities Services Judy Chernick, Physics Dorothy Clements, Printing Services Cecilia Cortez, Biological Sciences Division Dean's Office Wilhelmina Crawford, Sociology Charles Downing, Facilities Services Daniel Dylla, Facilities Services Rose Dyrud, Real Estate Operations John Frank Gorz, Networking Services & Information Technologies Elizabeth Gramhofer, Surgery David Green, Library Gary Hearns, University Police Earnestine Hollis, Printing Services Betsy Hunt, Medicine Anna Jugovics, Library Leah Karl, Anesthesia & Critical Care Yoko Kuki, Library Sadie Lindsey, Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School Leonard Mackivitch, Facilities Services William McKeever, Law School Valerie Means, Medicine Myriam Meruane, Library Rosario Mortel, Development & Alumni Relations Faiez Mossad, Library Nancy O'Connor, Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies Marilyn Ormuz, Press Geraldine Pappas, Press Robert Pernic, Astronomy & Astrophysics Francis Quinn, Library Therese Reczek, Medicine Ronald Rusnak, Networking Services & Information Technologies Corazon Enriquez Siwa, Pediatrics Vonia Thompson, Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology Charlie Thornton, Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School Lenora Townsend, Animal Resources Center Marnie Veghte, College Luis Viramontes, University House System Ed Ward, Biological Sciences Division Dean's Office Dolores Williams, Physicians Group Alma Wills, Physicians Group