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Newcomers include Andy D. Bowers D’06, assistant circulation manager; Anne-Marie Langford, financial specialist in Continuing Education; Meredith Hawley, staff assistant with Duke Chapel Music; Amanda Wallace, program assistant for Theology and Medicine; and Derik Gutowski, staff specialist in the Media Center.

Rose Hodge of Theology and Medicine has transferred to a position as administrative secretary in the Program in Literature on Duke’s East Campus and Deirdre Williams Gordon T’99, director of continuing education programs, accepted the position of assistant director of development at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences. Other staff departures include Marilyn McKinney, staff assistant for the Institute on Care at the End of Life, and Gerry Warren, who was technology support coordinator.

Teresa Berger, who joined The Divinity School Faculty in 1985, has accepted an invitation to join the faculty of Yale University as professor of liturgical studies at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School. Her appointment became effective Jan. 1, 2007.

Photo by Reed Criswell
   Professor of Biblical Interpretation James M. "Mickey" Efird received a standing ovation from students in tribute to 50 years at Duke Divinity School.

Professor of Biblical Interpretation James M. Efird officially retired from the faculty of Duke Divinity School on Dec. 31, culminating five decades of teaching and research. He continues to teach in The Divinity School’s Center for Continuing Education Learning for Life Program.

James L. Travis III, clinical professor of pastoral care and director of pastoral services and a chaplain at Duke University Medical Center, retired Jan. 5 after 19 years.