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Fond farewell to departing UCC employees

UCC will soon bid a fond farewell to the following employees. We wish them all well!


Barbara Beecroft: after 16 years at UCC, most recently as executive coordinator, academics.

Cynthia Campbell: after 47 years, most recently as specialist, accounts payable, in the Finance Office.

Bill Elgie ’82: after 22 years, most recently as director, Norval.

Barbara Kawasoe: after four years with the Richard Wernham and Julia West Centre for Learning, where she is currently the middle division coordinator.

Nigel White: after 30 years, most recently as director of athletics at the Preparatory School.

Rodger Wright ’70: since 2016, advancement and strategy; and from 1974 to 1983 he was a UCC faculty member, head of the Physical Education Department and Seaton’s housemaster.

Other changes

Naheed Bardai: after six years at UCC, most recently as Head of the Upper School, he will become principal of the United World College of the Atlantic (UWC Atlantic) in Wales.

Steve Thuringer: after 23 years at UCC, he is stepping down from his role as director of facilities and will continue to work part time on some major UCC projects.

Deirdre Timusk: after 19 years and multiple roles, most recently as assistant head, operations and special projects, she is moving to Havergal College as head of Senior School.