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Jim Hassett '66 Of Potsdam Named Director Of Facilities And Services At Clarkson University

Potsdam, N.Y. — The following note was distributed today on the Clarkson University campus by Bruce T.H. Knill, Senior Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs:

“I am pleased to announce that effective January 1, 1998, James P. Hassett, Clarkson class of '66, [of Potsdam] will assume the position of director of Facilities and Services [the title is currently director of Plant and Services, but will change January 1]. 

“As you know, after 18 years of service Seth Chichester [current director of Plant and Services] will be retiring at the end of December, 1997.  Over the past two decades Seth has overseen many changes and made our campus the envy of many other schools.  We wish Seth the best of luck in his retirement.

“Jim will combine his current responsibilities as director of Procurement and Business Services with those of Facilities and Services. 

“I know Jim will bring enhanced values and creative new ideas to his new position.”

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

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