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Washington and Lee University Recognizes Retirees

Washington and Lee University recognized five retiring members of the University’s faculty during commencement exercises. Six retiring members of W&L’s staff were recognized during the Employee Recognition Banquet in April.

The 11 faculty and staff are Bruce Boller, visiting professor of physics, 2003-2013; Linda Davis, administrative assistant, physics and engineering, 1999-2013; Bob de Maria, professor of journalism and mass communications, 1977-2013; Joan Kasper, administrative assistant, Law Library, 1996-2013; Bill Mack, custodian, Facilities Management, 1972-2013; Holt Merchant, professor of history, 1970-2013;

Mike Pleva, professor of chemistry, 1969-2013; Nellie Rice, executive assistant to vice president and dean of students, Student Affairs, 1959-2012; Jane Stokes, accounts payable coordinator, Business Office, 1996-2012; Vaughan Stanley, associate professor, Special Collections librarian, 1973-2013; and Mike Young, director of public safety, 1991-2013.