Alexander Retirement Party Is June 21

Dr. Susan Alexander

Dr. Susan Alexander

A retirement party will be held June 21 for Dr. Susan Alexander, executive adviser to President Julie Sullivan and a faculty member since 1981.

The party will be from 3-4:30 p.m. in the backyard of Morrison House, the president’s residence at 2045 Summit Ave., with a brief program at 3:30 p.m. In case of rain, the party will be moved to the Iverson Hearth Room (Room 340) in the Anderson Student Center.

Alexander joined the economics faculty in 1981 and chaired the department from 1987 to 1992. She served as interim dean of the undergraduate college in 1993-94, interim associate vice president for academic affairs in 2000-01 and interim vice president for academic affairs the following two years. She became executive adviser to Father Dennis Dease, then president, on Jan. 1, 2007.

Her faculty colleagues elected her Professor of the Year, along with the late Dr. Michael Jordan, in 1997.