December 07, 2015

University honors 92 retired employees

by Pete Rosenbery

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell today (Dec. 7) recognized 92 employees for their service to the university in a ceremony and reception in the Student Center. 

The recognition was for university employees who retired between Aug. 1, 2014, and July 31, 2015. 

The retiring employees had 1,959 years of combined experience with the university. Of these retirees, 48 had 20 to 29 years of service and nine had 30 or more years. 

Here are the retirees listed by hometowns, departments and years of service.



Kathy L. Capel, Institutional Research and Studies, 30 years

David R. Mathew, University Housing 28 years.


Jayne E. Abrate, Languages, Cultures and International Trade, 18 years.

Elizabeth Banycky, SIU Foundation Carbondale, 24 years.

Mark J. Bausch, Chemistry and Biochemistry, 27 years.

James E. Bordieri, Rehabilitation Institute, 29 years.

Jerry B. Boren, University Housing, 7 years.

Roy L. Bryant, Physical Plant Service, 9 years.

Joy L. Carter, Center for English as a Second Language, 29 years.

Donald E. Castle, Student Center, 26 years.

Saundra Y. Cawthon, Center for International Education, 29 years.

Karen M. Clayton, College of Liberal Arts, 33 years.

Jane N. Cogie, English, 23 years.

Adam C. Floro, Information Technology, 29 years.

Lee M. Fronabarger, Transfer Student Services, 22 years.

Anna L. Geske, Library Affairs, 15 years.

Ronald D. Graves, SIU Foundation Carbondale, 15 years.

Tommy M. Holder, Physical Plant Service, 20 years.

Charles R. Litecky, Management, 13 years.

Donna M. Margolis, College of Business, 17 years.

William A. McKinley, Management, 24 years.

Beth L. Mohlenbrock, SIU Foundation Carbondale, 28 years

Michelle P. Neill, Center for International Education, 29 years.

Roberta J. Ogletree, Health Education and Recreation, 23 years.

Elizabeth O’Neil, School of Law, 29 years.

Brent D. Patton, Labor and Employee Relations, 31 years

Michael G. Rath, School of Law, 16 years.

Marsha G. Ryan, School of Law, 16 years.

Gerald R. Spittler, ASA Aviation Management and Flight, 18 years.

Douglas B. Swain, Physical Plant Service, 33 years.

Jane L. Swanson, Psychology, 28 years.

Lester E. Tichenor, Broadcasting Service, 33 years.

Earnestine Tugle, Physical Plant Service, 10 years.

Michael Wainer, Computer Science, 27 years.

Eileen C. Waldron, Radio, Television and Digital Media, 9 years.


Linda K. Auxier, Intercollegiate Athletics, 18 years

David B. Brandt, Key Control, 21 years

Rita B. Daniel, University Housing, 8 years

Robert L. Helleny, Information Technology, 29 years

Elizabeth A. Tregoning, Mathematics, 27 years.

Pamela J. Walls, College of Liberal Arts, 30 years.

Kathleen Welshimer, Health Education and Recreation, 24 years.

Abbie L. Winget, University Housing, 21 years.


Sally A. Gradle, School of Art and Design, 10 years.


Cheryl Carter, Exploratory Student Advisement, 29 years.

Dwain Cocke, University Housing, 26 years.

Laura A. Pind, Vice President for Financial and Administrative Affairs, 33 years.

De Soto

Kenneth L. Diesburg, Plant, Soil, and Agricultural Systems, 26 years.

Terry L. Vinyard, SIU Foundation Carbondale, 11 years.

Du Quoin

Donna M. Chaney, Physical Plant Service, 17 years.

David K. House, Physical Plant Service, 20 years.


David R. Toler, Physical Plant Service, 17 years.


Candice M. Reed, University Housing, 11 years.


Robert E. Allison, School of Music, 31 years.

Janet A. Smith, Physical Plant Service, 16 years.

Margaret A. Trapani, Family and Community Medicine, 25 years.


Danny J. Watts, College of Education and Human Services, 16 years.


John C. McHughes, ASA Aviation Management and Flight, 26 years.


Renee D. Ferrell-Dillard, Broadcasting Service, 24 years.

James D. Lipe, Department of Public Safety, 22 years.

Gail G. Mieling, Clinical Center, 13 years.

David J. White, ASA School of Architecture, 30 years.


Steven P. Belletire, School of Art and Design, 17 years.

Paula A. Hanks, Bursar, 29 years.

Judith A. Kaufman, University Housing, 15 years.

Kathleen A. Leonard, Workforce Education and Development, 7 years.

Thomas G. Miller, Physical Plant Service, 24 years.

Lawrence E. Selcke, Head Start Agency, 8 years.


Marcella F. Patyski, Physical Plant Service, 10 years.


David M. Ardrey, College of Education and Human Services, 24 years.

Paula C. Arnold, Office of Sponsored Projects Administration, 16 years.

Patricia L. Conrad, Student Health Services, 9 years.

Kevin G. Ebersohl, Physical Plant Service, 21 years.

Jan E. Hamilton, Information Technology, 27 years.

Janet E. Harris, Curriculum and Instruction, 21 years.

David L. Jaynes, ASA Aviation Management and Flight, 26 years.

Linda K. Porter-Smith, Library Affairs, 28 years.

Mark A. Scott, Physical Plant Service, 26 years.

Lisa D. Stearns, Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, 29 years.

Lois E. Thompson, Procurement Services, 26 years. 

New Burnside

John F. Daly, Information Technology, 20 years.

West Frankfort

Gregory L. Sanders, Department of Public Safety, 24 years.

White Hall

Georgia L. Norman, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, 19 years.


Marie A. Moyers, Office of the President, 25 years.



Kevin C. Wise, Curriculum and Instruction, 27 years.



Charles W. Leonard, Political Science, 7 years.


Cape Girardeau

Katherine K. Miller, Student Health Services, 16 years.


New Bern

Warren B. Culbreth, Jr., ASA Off-Campus Academic Programs, 4 years. 



Keith H. Griffin, Workforce Education and Development, 11 years. 



Jerry E. Bush, School of Journalism, 17 years. 



Sandra G. Charlson, School of Art and Design, 25 years. 


La Crosse

Lane H. Clark, Mathematics, 23 years.