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Michigan Tech Board of Trustees Honors Professors, Employees

At its regular meeting in Houghton today, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Trustees approved emerita/emeritus rank for retiring professors Nancy Auer and Paul Buda.

Auer has been on the faculty of Michigan Tech’s Department of Biological Sciences since 1984. She is known for her research on the restoration of Great Lakes species such as the lake sturgeon and arctic grayling.

Buda has served on the School of Technology faculty since 1993. He taught surveying and was inducted in the Academy of Teaching Excellence in 2003.

The Board also recognized five employees for 35 or more years of service to the University. They are Marty Auer (Civil & Environmental Engineering)—36 years; Paul Buda (School of Technology)—35 years; Ralph Hodek (Civil and Environmental Engineering)—47 years; Karen Jakovic (Dining Services)—35 years and Raymond Lasanen (Purchasing)—35 years.

Board Chair Terry Woychowski announced the formation of a Presidential Transition Committee to draft a plan to help the successful presidential candidate meet with appropriate individuals and groups, as well as the overall university community, and to identify key areas of interest and need.

For the full story, see http://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2017/august/michigan-tech-board-trustees-honors-professors-employees.html

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