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As the senior retiree with 43 years of service, Peggy Hypes, professor of education, reflected on her tenure at the university. She said she came to teach at Carson-Newman in 1977 because she knew East Tennessee was where she wanted to live forever.
“I’ve found the faculty, administration and students wonderful. Even when I was made other offers to move, I just said no,” she said. “I just really liked the people with whom I worked and the students. Why should I move?”
University president Charles A. Fowler says the announcement of this retiring group is bittersweet, noting the university’s loss, but also joy for each member entering into retirement. [Read more…]