Dean of Students announces retirement

Jessie Hellmann

Dean of Students Barry Schonberger announced that he is retiring Thursday at a Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. He said he will retire June 30 and will go on a sixth month sabbatical starting July 1. He said his official university retirement date is Jan. 1, 2013.

He has held the Dean of Students position since 1989.

“We have nine months of opportunity to continue to work together,” Schonberger said to the general assembly. “We’re putting together a search committee right now for the search for the new dean of students, there will be students on that committee as well as faculty and staff.”

More information will be provided as it becomes available.