The College of Arts and Sciences invites all members of the University community to a retirement reception for Dean Greg Simpson from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3 (remarks at 4:30), in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center. Simpson has served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences since 2011.

A native Californian, he holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and a Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Kansas. Prior to coming to Illinois State, he was a professor of cognitive psychology at the University of Kansas, where he also served as chair of the Department of Psychology and as an associate dean and interim dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Please join the College staff in thanking Dean Simpson for his service to Illinois State University and wishing him many happy years of retirement!