CSUF News Service
Ed Trotter and Christine Renne Named Emeriti
Aug. 26, 2013; revised Sept. 23, 2013
President Mildred García recently conferred emeriti status on two faculty members who have served in positions beyond the classroom.
The title of acting associate vice president emeritus for undergraduate programs and professor of communications was conferred on Ed Trotter, in recognition of 38 years of service to the campus community. During the last four decades, Trotter not only has taught communications, but also served as department chair, chair of the Faculty Council — precursor to the Academic Senate — director of the University Honors Program and, for four years, as director of the Learning Technology Center. Since 2008, he has served as the acting associate vice president for undergraduate programs.
The title of professor emeritus of elementary and bilingual education was conferred on Christine G. Renne, in recognition of her 13 years of service with Cal State Fullerton. During her tenure, she served four years as director of the Center for Careers in Teaching and three years as director of the Faculty Development Center, as well as a member of the WASC Steering Committee for Campuswide Accreditation.