Celebrating Grand View Retirees

August 17, 2021

Faculty and staff members retiring in 2020 and 2021 represent some of GV's finest and leave a long history of positive impact on the lives of the students they served. We thank them for their service and wish them well in retirement. Join us for a celebration on Thursday, August 19 at 4 p.m. in CJ's Place, Student Center.

Congratulations to the following Grand View retirees: 

2020-21 Retirees
Gary Broadston, Microbiology Laboratory Assistant (12 years)
Luanne Knudsen ‘86, Assistant Director, Transfer Admissions (42 years)
Carol Hall, Executive Administrative Assistant to the Provost/VP of Academic Affairs (29 years)
Kim Butler '80, Director, Buildings & Grounds (38 years)
Molly McDowell, Human Resource Administrator (17 years)
Deb Wyckoff, Administrative Assistant, Academics (29 years)
Jean Steenhoek, Administrative Assistant, Nursing (38 years)

2019-20 Retirees
Becky McDonnell, Professor of Communication (37 years)
Dr. Katharina Tumpek, Professor of History (16 years)
John McTaggart, Instructor of Computer Science (22 years)
Karen Bason ’68, Professor of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (48 years)
Coralie Turner, Assistant Professor of Modern Language (20 years)

Becky McDonnell, Gary Broadston, Luanne Knudsen, Carol Hall, Kim Butler, Jean Steenhoek, Katharina Tumpek, John McTaggart, Karen Bason and Coralie Turner will be attending the celebration.