Mars Hill University Honors Retirees

2017-18 Mars Hill University retirees

2017-18 Mars Hill University retirees: (l-r) Bill Gregg, Dan Lunsford, Iva Coates, Michael Kennedy, Ron Collins, Joel Reed (not pictured: Tess Burkett, Bill Hamilton, Pauline Johnson, James Neadstine, Laurie Pedersen, Randy Proffitt, Lisa Tweed, Pam Weaver)

During its annual Faculty-Staff Recognition and Appreciation Luncheon on May 10, 2018, Mars Hill University recognized 14 employees who are retiring in or at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year. They are:

  • Tess Burkett, professor of business administration, 10 years of service at MHU
  • Iva Coates, assistant to the vice president of academic affairs, 25 years
  • Ron Collins, associate professor of business administration, 7 years
  • Bill Gregg, professor of theatre, 18 years
  • Bill Hamilton, assistant professor of physical education, 18 years
  • Pauline Johnson, instructor of history, 14 years
  • Michael Kennedy, instructor of mathematics, 2 years
  • Dan Lunsford, president, 20 years
  • Jim Neadstine, facilities, 12 years
  • Laurie Pedersen, instructor of sociology, 18 years
  • Randy Proffitt, facilities, 6 years
  • Joel Reed, professor of music, 33 years
  • Lisa Tweed, facilities, 31 years
  • Pam Weaver, administrative assistant to the director of athletics, 13 years