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The President’s Dinner for faculty and staff is one of the great traditions of Olivet. Our time together represents a gathering of “the family” and reminds us that the work of Olivet is the work of many hands. We have the rich privilege of blending our gifts and abilities together in a network of faith and learning. We touch the next generation in very significant ways in classrooms, laboratories, residence halls, athletic fields, rehearsal rooms and through a myriad of personal conversations and contacts.

I encourage you to carefully review the dinner program booklet which provides an overview of many of the fine accomplishments you, have achieved in the past year: books written, presentations made, articles published, services rendered, degrees earned and much more — you have been busy!

We will also be recognizing individuals for various years of service awards and welcoming new members of our faculty and staff. We hope you have a wonderful evening and a great year.

From Jill and John Bowling

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Faculty Member of The Year

Jerry Cohagan, Associate Professor of Communication School of Arts and Sciences

Staff Member of The Year

Tony Fightmaster ’79/’12 MOL, Director of Church and University Relations