Fr. Leahy Hosts Retirees, Long-time Employees Of B.C.

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, hosted the May 20 annual recognition dinner honoring employees who have recently retired and those who have completed 25 years of service to Boston College.

The event, held in the Lower Campus Dining Hall Heights Room, also featured the presentation of the University's Community Service Award to Director of Internal Audit William Chadwick.

Among those recognized at the dinner was former Vice President and Assistant to the President Margaret A. Dwyer, who retired last fall. She also was honored for 25 years of service.

Retiring faculty are: Assoc. Prof. Daniel J. Baer (Psychology); Prof. Gerald Bilodeau (Mathematics); Assoc. Prof. Sarah Cimino (SON); Prof. Radu Florescu (History); Assoc. Prof. Thomas Perry (History); Asst. Prof. Theresa Powell (SOE); Prof. Jolane Solomon (Biology); Asst. Prof. Francis Sweeney, SJ (English); and Assoc. Prof. Cecil Tate (English).

Administrators and staff who will have retired by May 31 include: O'Neill Senior Reference Librarian and Bibliographer Pearl Alberts; Office of Undergraduate Admission Communications Processor Catherine Baldaro; Dining Services Lead Food Service Worker Eleanor Cercone; Development Office Senior Research Analyst G. Frances Costelloe; Philosophy Department Secretary Louise Dietenhofer; Grounds Maintenance Department Truck Driver Charles Dupont; Burns Library Senior Cataloger H. Lawrence Durant; Buildings and Grounds Custodians Wilner Georges and Albert Gilman; Plumber William Goodwin; Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Educational Policy Senior Research Associate Mary Ellen Harmon; St. Mary's Hall Kitchen Chef Robert Hearn; School of Education Administrative Secretary Kathryn Johnson; Boston College Police Sergeant Harley Le Cain; Office of Undergraduate Admission Senior Admission Assistant Phyllis McCarthy; Carroll School of Management Secretary Rita Mullen; Custodian Wayne Sheppard; College o f Arts and Sciences Honors Program Adj. Prof. Elizabeth White; and Alumni Association Executive Director John Wissler.

Faculty observing 25 years at BC are: Assoc. Prof. Donald Fishman (Communication); Assoc. Prof. Ronna Krozy (SON); Prof. David McFadden (Chemistry); Prof. Alan Reinerman (History); and Assoc. Prof. Paul Spagnoli (History).

Administrators and staff who are marking 25 years are: Lead Plumber Robert Brearly; Electronics and Machine Workshop Senior Electro-Mechanical Technician Rudolph Clerico; Boston College Police Captain Walter Durrane; College of Advancing Studies Student Services Coordinator Mary Hennessey; B&G Associate Director Thomas Hurley; Associate Controller Joyce King; Assistant to the Executive Vice President Judith Kissane; Registrar's Office Administrative Coordinator Jane McGuire; Systems and Network Services Supervisor Mario Raynor; Electrician Charles Edward Russell; Lead Carpenter John Ryan; O'Neill Library Serials Assistant Victoria Schwab; and Custodian Wayne Sealy.

-Sean Smith

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