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Faculty & Staff Newsletter

Comings & Goings
January 2020


Mary Szala, passed away in October at 96 years old. Mary worked for UMass (Veterinary & Animal Sciences and Entomology) as a bookkeeper and staff assistant until her retirement. She continued working there in retirement for a total (full and part time) of 44 years. Obituary.

R. Bruce Hoadley R. Bruce Hoadley, professor emeritus of building materials and technology, died on October 15.  Bruce was a prominent wood technologist, author of several books, inventor, innovator, and teacher. Obituary.