Recent Retirements

Congratulations to our UMBC Retirees!

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Joe Kirby, OIT Business Systems, June 1, 2024

Cynthia Woodcock, The Hilltop Institute, May 1, 2024

Dianne O’Grady-Cunniff, Engineering Computer Education, April 1, 2024

Florian Porta, Mathematics and Statistics, April 1, 2024

Charles Phillip, Division of Information Technology, March 1, 2024

Julianne Simpson, Campus Planning, March 1, 2024

Cynthia Vogelpohl, Counseling, March 1, 2024

Dolores Baquol, Registrar, February 1, 2024

Carmel Krause, Institutional Advancement, February 1, 2024

Rodney Matthews, Police, February 1, 2024

Jeffrey Mitchell, Emergency Health Services, February 1, 2024

Frank Timinski, Chemistry and Biochemistry, February 1, 2024

Leslie Waters, Corporate Communications, February 1, 2024

Paula Langley, Library, January 27, 2024

Linda Hodges, Faculty Development Center, January 1, 2024

Charles Hogan, Facilities Management, January 1, 2024

Lisa Morgan, Graduate School, January 1, 2024

Steven Rauser, Facilities Management, January 1, 2024

Stephen Bradley, Visual Arts, December 16, 2023

Paula Langley, Library, December 30, 2023

Robin Schmidbauer Hecka,Geography, December 1, 2023

Erricos Pavlis, GESTAR II, November 1, 2023

Janet McGruder, Center for Art & Visual Culture, October 1, 2023

Denise Plummer, The Hilltop Institute, October 1, 2023

Chris Tkacik, Legal Affairs, October 1, 2023

Rehana Shafi, Sherman Scholars, September 9, 2023

Susan Mocko, Office of the Provost, September 1, 2023

Stacey Locke, Office of Institutional Advancement, August 26, 2023

Allison, Catherine, Office of Vice President of Research, August 1, 2023

Gibbs, Sheryl, Office of the Provost, August 1, 2023

Marmor, Katherine, Visual Arts, August 1, 2023

Short, John, Public Policy, August 1, 2023

Mohsenin, Tinoosh, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, July 29, 2023

Brown, Garry, Police, July 1, 2023

Hrabowski, Freeman, President, July 1, 2023

Leisey, Kimberly, Student Affairs, July 1, 2023

Maul, Sharon, Institutional Advancement, July 1, 2023

Okundaye, Joshua, Social Work, July 1, 2023

Peregoy, Christopher, Visual Arts, July 1, 2023

Smith, JoAnn, Library, July 1, 2023

Frick, Jerri, Education, July 2, 2023

Winnick, Dinah, Marketing & Creative Services, June 6, 2023

Franson, James, Physics, June 1, 2023

Purpura, Lia, English, June 1, 2023

Sellers, Emma, Political Science, June 1, 2023

Worchesky, Terry, Physics, June 1, 2023

Charalambides, Panos, Mechanical Engineering, May 23, 2023

Horton, Renay, Bookstore, May 1, 2023

Jenkins, Patricia, Bookstore, May 1, 2023

Jones, Beth, May 1, 2023

Peter Caringi, Athletics, April 1, 2023

Gleason, David, April 1, 2023

Valerie Thomas, Human Resources, April 1, 2023

Eloise Grose, Shriver Center, March 18, 2023

Susan Strahan, GESTAR II, March 25, 2023

Rebecca Adelman, Media & Communication Studies, February 11, 2023

Jason Griego, Division of Information Technology, February 1, 2023

Roy Meyers, Political Science, February 1, 2023

Timothy Sparklin, Research Protection & Compliance, February 1, 2023

Lisa Akchin, Office of Marketing & Creative Services, January 1, 2023

Priscilla Atwater, Dresher Center for Humanities, January 1, 2023

Terry Cook, Vice president Administration, December 20, 2022

Patricia McGonigle, Education, December 19, 2022

Eugene Schaffer, Education, December 19, 2022

Kenneth Boyd, Facilities Management, December 17, 2022

Fontella Bateman, Modern Languages & Linguistics, December 17, 2022

Akhtar Khan, Mechanical Engineering, December 17, 2022

Theresa Knapp, Division of Professional Studies, December 17, 2022

Mary Lilly, Research Protections & Compliance, December 17, 2022

Michael Meyers, Office of the Bursar, December 17, 2022

Susan Pitt, Career Center, December 17, 2022

Susan Schreier, Interdisciplinary Science Program, December 17, 2022

Wanda Soares Nottingham, Africana Studies, December 17, 2022

Denise Atkinson, Graduate School, December 1, 2022

Angela Blair, Registrar, December 1, 2022

Lawrence Hennessey, Facilities Management, November 1, 2022

Barbara Jackson, Facilities Management, November 1, 2022

Robert Jones, Facilities Management, November 1, 2022

Alicia Hall, Meyerhoff Scholars Program, September 1, 2022

Hesselton, Laura, Student Disability Services, September 1, 2022

Katrina Payne, Institutional Research, September 1, 2022

Arthur Brown, Center for Global Engagement, August 1, 2022

Joseph Klein, Facilities Management, August 1, 2022

Kathy O’Dell, Visual Arts, August 1, 2022

C. Jill Randles, Academic Engagement and Trasition Programs, August 1, 2022

Chung-Iin Shie, Joint Center Earth Systems Technology, August 1, 2022

Susan Velli, Music, August 1, 2022

Mark Zupan, Mechanical Engineering, August 1, 2022

Joseph Klein, Facillities Maintenance, July 16, 2022

James Bembry, Social Work, July 1, 2022

Pamela Davis, Facilities Management, July 1, 2022

J. Kevin Eckert, Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health, July 1, 2022

Amy Everhart, Information Systems, July 1, 2022

Jessica Hammod-Graff, Physical Education, July 1, 2022

Marjoleine Kars, History, July 1, 2022

Lynne Schaefer, Administration and Finance, July 1, 2022

Kay Smith, Bookstore, July 1, 2022

Marlo Zeroth, Budget Office, July 1, 2022

Drew Alfgren, Library, June 1, 2022

Stephen Jones, Library, June 1, 2022

Donna Von Paris, Procurement, June 1, 2022

Sarah Hill, Registrar’s Office, May 1, 2022

Shelly Graham, Student Affairs, April 1, 2022

Arthur Bezwada, Registrar’s Office, March 1, 2022

Michael Glasser, Institutional Research, March 1, 2022

Raymon Soellner, Facilities Management, March 1, 2022

Beverly Bickel, Language Literacy, and Culture, February 1, 2022

Lori DeThomas, Registrar’s Office, February 1, 2022

Sharon Johnson, Meyerhoff Scholars Program, February 1, 2022

Larry Carter, Transportation Services, December 21, 2021

Peggy Ingle, Financial Services, December 13, 2021

Susan Harkins, Human Resources, December 3, 2021

Kathleen Carroll, Economics, December 2, 2021

Thomas Goldstein, Music, December 1, 2021

James Lo, Mathematics and Statistics, December 1, 2021

Robin Penny, Student Affairs, December 1, 2021

Catherine, Bielawski, Assistant Dean, November 13, 2021

Anthony Farquhar, Mechanical Engineer, November 23, 2021

Timothy Buckheit, MME, November 3, 2021

John Cataldi, MME, November 3, 2021

Gunes Koru, Information Systems, November 2, 2021

Tyra Burman, Columbus Center Operations, November 1, 2021

Ana Prados, Joint Center Earth Systems Technology, November 1, 2021

Stanley Jackson, Office of Sponsored Programs, October 12, 2021

Judah Ronch, DPS Vice Provost, October 12, 2021

Dan Bailey, Visual Arts, October 11, 2021

Soonhee Lee, Counseling, October 10, 2021

Kathy Bryan, American Studies, September 16, 2021

Patricia Gagne, Chemistry & Biochemistry, September 1, 2021

Marsha Velli, Imaging Research Center, September 1, 2021

Yelena Yesha, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, September 1, 2021

Steven Birkmeyer, UMBC Police, August 1, 2021

Dorothy Cox, Counseling, August 1, 2021

Stephen Dorn, Facilities Management, August 1, 2021

Cynthia Lutz, UMBC Police, August 1, 2021

Janet Watson, Theatre, August 1, 2021

Michelle Massey, Center for Global Engagement, July 3, 2021

Sandra Dzija, Office of Institutional Advancement, July 1, 2021

Beverly McDougall, Psychology, July 1, 2021

Matthew Moore, Columbus Center & Facilities, July 1, 2021

Julia Wolf, Biology, July 1, 2021

Matthew Moore, Columbus Center Facilities, June 6, 2021

Perry Alexander, Library, June 1, 2021

Vicki Sipe, Library, June 1, 2021

Jacob Kogan, Mathematics and Statistics May 23, 2021

Sandra Dzija, Office of Institutional Advancement, May 22, 2021

Sonya Crosby, Division of Professional Studies, May 1, 2021

Kimberly Miller, Student Affairs, May 1, 2021

Beverly McDougall, Psycholgoy, April 12, 2021

Sandy Campbell, Institutional Advancement, April 1, 2021

Joe Rexing, Facilities Management, April 1, 2021

Isabel Garrido, Graduate School Admission, February 1, 2021

Julie Rosenthal, Asian Studies, February 1, 2021

Thomas Armstrong, Mathematics and Statistics, January 1, 2021

Gail Blacker, Library, January 2, 2021

Chad Craddock, Intercollegiate Sports Administration, January 1, 2021

Duane Glossner, The Hilltop Institute, January 1, 2021

Bernard Rabin, Psychology Administration, January 1, 2021

E. Michael Richards, Music, January 1, 2021

Crystal Slowe, Financial Services Administration, January 1, 2021

Kathy Sutphin, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, January 1, 2021

David Silva, OIT Business Systems, January 1, 2021

Julie Wu, Library, January 1, 2021

Wanda Byrd, Admissions, December 1, 2020

Wendy Crowe, Residential Life, December 1, 2020

Andrea Lorick, Visual Arts, December 1, 2020

Rosemary Gore, Counseling, November 1, 2020

Jack Malone, OIA Infastructure & Support, October 1, 2020

Ann Frankowski, MIPAR, September 23, 2020

Elizabeth Wells, Provost’s Office, September 22, 2020

William DeVilbiss, College of Natural & Mathematical Sciences, September 14, 2020

Bertha Hickey, Financial Aid, September 9, 2020

Joachim Kaiser, Police, September 9, 2020

Amy Rynes, Office of Center of Administration & Management, September 9, 2020

Seyed Fakhraeid, Hilltop Institute, July 29, 2020

Harry Scarpulla, Bookstore, July 15, 2020

James Fishbein, Chemistry, Biochemistry, & Environmental Engineering, July 1, 2020

Carolyn Tice, Social Work, June 24, 2020

Timothy Brennan, Public Policy, June 18, 2020

Carolyn Knight, Social Work, June 3, 2020

Alan Kreizenbeck, Theatre, June 1, 2020

Marie Deverneil, Modern Languages, Linguistics, & Intercultural Communication, June 1, 2020

Edward Larkey, Modern Languages, Linguistics, & Intercultural Communication, June 1, 2020

Elliott Grabill, Visual Arts, May 14, 2020

Mitzi Mabe, English, May 7, 2020

Miriam Tillman, Office of Marketing & Creative Services, May 6, 2020

Nancy Shelton, Education, May 5, 2020

Yordan Kostov, Chemistry, Biochemistry, & Environmental Engineering, May 1, 2020

Demetrios Kakavas, Campus Card, April 23, 2020

Louis Owens, Transportation Services, April 22, 2020

Donald Zimmerman, Athletics, April 21, 2020

Katherine Coleman, Graduate School, April 10, 2020

Lorine Dabeck, Learning Resources Center, March 26, 2020

Cassandra Riggs, Counseling, March 20, 2020

Richard Mason, Facilities Management, March 12, 2020

Ian George, Physics, March 4, 2020

Gloria Holt, Financial Aid, December 2, 2019

Sharon Habighurst, Facilities Management Business Services, December 1, 2019

Joan Allen, Career Center, December 1, 2019

Ralph Anderson, UMBC Bookstore, November 30, 2019

Derrell Jones, Facilities Management, November 30, 2019

Mary Nemec, MIPAR, October 1, 2019

Karen Kraft, Social Work, September 1, 2019

Thomas MacDonald, Police Department, September 1, 2019

Rochelle Sanders, Human Resources, August 27, 2019

Cheryl Johnson, Grants & Contracts, August 21, 2019

Lisa Gambina, DPS, August 15, 2019

Robert Farrow, August 1, 2019

Sally Helms, Public Policy, August 1, 2019

Ellen Spitz, Honors College, August 1, 2019

Christine Roekle, CNMA, July 30, 2019

Hannelore Bayerl, MLLI, July 1, 2019

Ellen Hemmerly, Technology Center, July 1, 2019

David Salkever, Public Policy, July 1, 2019

Christina Williams, Library, July 1, 2019

Jacalyn Babitz, Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication, June 1, 2019

Paul Ciotta, Physics, Retirement Celebration May 9, 2019

David Freeman, OIT Business Services, May 8, 2019

Lynn Sparling, Physics, May 8, 2019

Linda Baker, Psychology, Retirement Celebration May 6, 2019

Ledean Ingle, Facilities Management, May 1, 2019

George Ford, College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, May 1, 2019

Raymond Bowers, Grants and Contracts, April 13, 2019

Amir-ali Shahegh, Accounting, March 1, 2019

Phil Stern, Athletics, February 17, 2019

Kathryn Brown, History, February 1, 2019

Charles Smithson, Mechanical Engineering, February 1, 2019

Shahid Mokal, Technology Coordinator, January 2019

Diane Putzel, English, December 2018

Carlo DiClemente, Psychology, Retirement Celebration October 1, 2018

Mark Sparks, Chief of Police. 38 years at UMBC. Led Police Department and Parking Services. Retirement Celebration June 29, 2018.

Jill Johnson, Library Administrative Assistant for Payroll.  Over 20 years at UMBC. Responsible for Library payroll and personnel records.  Retirement Celebration February 27, 2018.

Charlene Uhl, Director of the Office of Budget and Resource Analysis. Served as the Director of the Office of Budget and Resource Analysis at the University for almost six years. Retirement celebration was February 22, 2018

Cliff Coleman, Head of Apple Store at campus Bookstore. 20 years at UMBC.  Retirement celebration December 18, 2017.

Arthur Johnson, Professor and Provost. 38 years at UMBC, in the Political Science Department and as Provost.  Retirement celebration was December 6, 2017

Joe Tatarewiczs, Professor.  Over 20 years at UMBC. History Department faculty member and Director of the Certificate Program in The Human Context of Science and Technology. Retirement celebration December 6, 2017.

Marv Mandell, Professor and Department Chair. 33 years at UMBC, especially in the School of Public Policy, which he chaired. Retirement celebration was December 5, 2017.

Cindy Kubiet, Director of Sports Medicine. 37 years at UMBC. Served as the athletic department’s head athletic trainer/director of sports medicine for 27 years. Retirement effective June 30, 2017.

Dorothy (Dottie) Caplan, Executive Assistant II to  the Dean of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences. 20 years at UMBC. Started as a secretary in the College of Arts and Sciences and moved to the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences when it was established in 2005  Served as Non-Exempt Staff Senate (NESS) President. Retirement celebration June 22, 2017.

Tom Beck, Chief Curator of the Special Collections and Library Gallery. 43 years at UMBC. Began at UMBC as a lecturer in the Visual Arts department and soon after was appointed the founding Curator of Photography in the Library; served as Chief Curator and Head of the Special Collections department. Retirement celebration on May 22, 2017.

Tom Seidman, Professor. 45 years at UMBC as Professor of Mathematics and Statistics. Retired in January 2017 Retirement celebration May 17, 2017.

Joyce Tenney, Associate Director of the Library. More than 40 years at UMBC. Served as Acting Director of the Library, 2014-2015. Graduated from UMBC in Ancient Studies. Retired in April, 2017.

Diane Lee, Professor and Vice Provost & Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs. 30 years at UMBC. Honored as a Presidential Teaching Professor; served as a Vice Provost and then as the founding Dean of Undergraduate Education; and oversaw or established signature UMBC initiatives such as the First Year and Transfer Seminars. Retirement celebration was February 20, 2017.

Please email Larry Wilt at wilt@umbc.edu to provide additional material or edits.

1/10/2024