June 15, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
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Shawnee State Board of Trustees Says Goodbye to Jim Warren
Shawnee State University Board of Trustees Chairman Jack
McCoy, right, congratulates Jim Warren on the completion of
a nine-year term with the board.
The Shawnee State University Board of Trustees said
goodbye to Jim Warren during its May meeting in the
Homer and Janet Selby Board Room in the Clark Memorial
Library. Warren is leaving the SSU Board of Trustees
after serving a nine-year term.
“Jim has been
a valued member of the SSU Board of Trustees,” Dr. Rita
Rice Morris, president, said. “On behalf of our students
and our community, I thank him for his support and
commitment to advancing higher education in our region.”
meeting, the Board of Trustees also acknowledged the
retirement of seven faculty members this year, including
Dr. Frank Byrne, Larry Essman, Dr. Mary Dillard, Jerry
Ruby, Eugene Valentine, Barbara Kunkle and Orville
these faculty members served 169 years at Shawnee State
University,” Morris said. “These people helped build
Shawnee State University into the special place that it
is and are now moving on to new things in their lives.
Our campus thanks them for their contributions to
Shawnee State, higher education, and to our community.”
also approved a general fund budget and auxiliary and
agency budget for fiscal year 2011. SSU’s fiscal year
begins July 1, 2010.