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Associate Dean Mosier to Retire

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAAssociate Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences Pat Mosier will retire Aug. 31.

She dedicated 32 years of teaching and service to UHD and its students. Shortly after receiving her doctoral degree in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Mosier began teaching at UHD as a visiting assistant professor in 1981. She saw the Spanish area grow from one tenure-track faculty member to the current roster of six and from four first- and second-year courses to 29 courses in the Fall 2013 catalog. A Bachelor of Arts in Spanish degree was launched fall 2004 and the program now has nearly 60 majors.

"Dr. Mosier has held various administrative positions during her tenure at UHD. After two opportunities as assistant chair, Dr. Mosier served as chair of the Arts and Humanities Department. In August 2008, she was selected as the associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and she has continued that position under Deans Robert Jarrett and myself," said DoVeanna Fulton, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. "The College has benefited greatly from her teaching, service and administrative acumen. We are immensely grateful to her and will miss her presence at this institution."

In recognition of her retirement, CHSS will honor Dr. Mosier with a reception from 2:30-4 p.m. Aug. 29. in the 10th floor east lobby. Please join us to celebrate her tenure at UHD and to wish her well in future endeavors.