by Alyssa Eckles, Published February 16, 2010
YPSILANTI — The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents granted emeritus status to one faculty member at its regular meeting Feb. 16.
Faculty and staff members may be nominated for emeritus status upon retirement if they have at least 15 years of service. The faculty member granted emeritus status is:
Mahmoud Al-Khafaji, of Ypsilanti, assistant professor of mathematics, retired from Eastern Michigan Jan. 4, 2010, after 26 years of service. Al-Khafaji was nominated for his contributions to the department of mathematics. He taught classes from 100-level to graduate level, teaching courses in modeling and analysis. Al-Khafaji was a valued member of the Instruction and Finance Committee, and had served as a part of department advising for many years.