MANSFIELD, PA—The Mansfield University Council of Trustees, upon the recommendation of President Scott Barton, granted emeritus status to Bruce Carpenter at its May 30 meeting.
Carpenter joined the Mansfield faculty in August 1987 and retired in June 2017. He served in the Department of History, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology. Carpenter also taught in the Department of Business Administration during his career.
Emeritus status is granted to retired full-time faculty in recognition of dedicated service to Mansfield University.
The action was based on the recommendation of the academic department and Provost John Ulrich, and followed a poll of senior faculty.