May 2009 Staff News


  • Jennifer Averill
    has been invited to speak at the Sports Medicine Symposium, designed for health care professionals who wish to improve their knowledge of sports medicine issues, at the CompRehabPlaza in Winston-Salem.

Facilities and Campus Services

  • Jane King
    has retired as administrative assistant from Properties and Real Estate.

Graylyn Conference Center

  • Camille Graves
    has retired as conference coordinator.

Pro Humanitate Center

  • Linda Dunlap
    won a designated parking space for one year as part of the Arts Council Campaign.


  • Phil Hendrix
    won the Arts Emersion package — tickets to the Winston-Salem Symphony, Old Salem, The Black Theatre Festival and the Piedmont Craft Fair — as part of the Arts Council Campaign.


  • Dot Sugden
    won a designated parking space for one year as part of the Arts Council Campaign.

Schools of Business

  • John Allison
    joined the faculty as distinguished professor of practice.

School of Medicine

  • Frank Torti
    has been named vice president for strategic programs. He will resume his role as director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center and chair of the Department of Cancer Biology.

University Advancement

  • Linda Luvaas
    joined the staff as assistant vice president of corporate and foundation relations.
  • Matthew Phillips
    has been named executive director of advancement strategy and operations in the Office of the Vice President.


Staff members who are observing anniversaries of their employment.
(Recognition is for one year and for five through 50 years at five-year intervals.)

May 2009 Recognition

25 Years

Cook Griffin, Athletics: Executive Director, Deacon Club

20 Years

Ann Robertson, School of Law: Coordinator, Litigation Clinic

15 Years

Bentley McClure, Facilities and Campus Services: General Construction Foreman
Bill Shotton, Facilities and Campus Services: Construction Manager

10 Years

William Bennett, Athletics: Maintenance Technician II
Will Lardin, Information Systems: Software Programmer/Analyst

5 Years

Tim Flippen, Facilities and Campus Services: Service Technician, Team 1
Greg Keener, WFDD Radio: Membership Coordinator
Kim McGrath, Creative Services: Web Content Editor
Amy Mohan, Benson Student Center: Administrative Coordinator
Mike Rash, Facilities and Campus Services: Service Technician, Team 2

1 Year

Keri Adams, Stores: Administrative Assistant
Mark Anderson, Creative Services: Associate Director and Director of Web Development
Mike Baker, Graylyn Conference Center: Lead Transportation Assistant
Beth Fay, Human Resources: Benefits Analyst
Paul Hudson, University Police: Police Officer
Jordan Irwin, Health and Exercise Science: Program Coordinator
Allen McManus, Facilities and Campus Services: Director, Custodial Services
Abbie Prescott, Health and Exercise Science: Exercise Coordinator

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