Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Changes in Safety and Security

Dr. Maryellen Gilroy,vice president for student affairs announced yesterday that LTC Michael Papadopoulos '82, commander of the ROTC program and professor of military science at has been appointed Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Public Safety.

Mike has a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in systems management from the Florida Institute of Technology. He retires from the United States Army in June after a distinguished career of twenty-five years. Mike has held such positions as Senior Operations and Training Officer, Professor of Military Science and Leadership at the University of Rhode Island, Chief of the NATO Advanced Command Post and Senior U.S. Military Representative in Greece, and numerous other Plans and Operations positions during his Army career.

Tom Breslin, the current Assistant Director of Security, has been promoted to Associate Director of Public Safety.

The change in the name of the department from Security to Public Safety will be to reflect the broadened scope and importance of this operation nationally on College campuses.

Congratulations to Mike and Tom!

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