LWC Community Honors Four at Retirement Reception
Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 [8:52 AM]
|The LWC community honored four colleagues at a
retirement reception. From left: Controller Curtis Slinker,
Director of Institutional of Research Steve Sargent, Associate
Professor of English Carolyn Keefe and Dining Services Cashier
COLUMBIA, Ky. --
The Lindsey Wilson College community honored Tuesday afternoon four
colleagues who are retiring when the 2008-09 fiscal year ends on
Combined, the four have given more than 60 years of service to
the college and have worked with thousands of LWC students. In
appreciation for their service to students, a reception was held
for the four faculty and staff members in the Roberta D. Cranmer
Dining & Conference Center. Each retiree was presented with a
commemorative Lindsey Wilson rocking chair.
The four honorees were:
■ Gladys Baker, who served for more than 13
years in LWC dining services. She was well-known by the college's
residential students because as the Cranmer Dining & Conference
Center's cashier, she was the first person to greet guests when
they entered the building for breakfast and lunch.
■ Carolyn Keefe, who served 12 school years as
associate professor of English.
■ Steve Sargent, who was associate professor of
psychology since the 1999-2000 school year and the college's
director of institutional of research since 2003.
■ Curtis Slinker, who served for more than 24
years. From 1981-86, Slinker was an instructor in the college's
business division, secretary to the financial aid director and then
financial aid director. From 1990 until his retirement, Slinker was
assistant controller, then he was promoted to the college's