Beth Haynes, professor of economics in the Business Management Department, chose to retire early after what she described as a quick decision. “I think it’s good because I’m a weepy person and I know I’m going to cry,” she said while laughing.
Chad and Cynthia Compton will be retiring from teaching at BYU-Hawaii to take care of her mother and be able to attend family milestones they’ve missed, said Chad. During the 25 years they’ve been here, Cynthia said they’ve only been to two family weddings.
The BYU-Hawaii ohana held a farewell luncheon for Dr. P. Douglas Nielson, director of services at the BYUH Health Center, on Nov. 16 where Nielson said the friendships he and his family have made in Laie are eternal.
Known as a kind individual by his colleagues, Dr. Jeffery Burroughs is retiring from teaching after 35 years, 22 of which were spent at BYU-Hawaii. He is a Psychology professor and the former dean of the College of Math and Sciences.