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June 17, 2008
CONTACT: Krystin Jarrell
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EMU Regents approve nine retirements

YPSILANTI — The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved the retirement of two staff and seven faculty at its regular meeting June 17. Those retiring from the University are:

  • Michael Erwin,of Chelsea, interim associate vice president for student affairs, career services administration, 23 years of service.
  • Donna Heine,of Ann Arbor, coordinator, School of Health Services, seven years of service.
  • Michael J. Brabec, of Ann Arbor, professor, chemistry, 23 years of service.
  • Ronald P. Colman,of Saline, assistant professor, library, 35 years of service.
  • Patricia Nunn, of Southfield, associate professor, School of Nursing, 10 years of service.
  • Judith Olson, professor, health and human services, 17 years of service.
  • James A. Robinson,of Farmington Hills, professor, communication and theatre arts, 20 years of service.
  • Linda Shirato,of Ann Arbor, associate professor, library, 10 years of service.
  • Doreen Mobley, of Ann Arbor, lecturer I, geography and geology, seven years of service.


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