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DATE: May 18, 2004
Robert Gassel named assistant vice chancellor at UM-Dearborn
DEARBORN---Robert Gassel, director of financial
services and budget at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has been
appointed assistant vice chancellor for finance and director of financial
services and budget.
His appointment, which was effective May 1, was approved by the U-M Regents
at their April meeting.
In addition to his financial and budget responsibilities, Gassel also
supervises mail services, parking and vending operations.
Gassel graduated from the UM-Dearborn School
of Management in 1974, and joined the financial operations staff on
the Ann Arbor campus the same year.
He returned to UM-Dearborn as assistant director of financial services
in 1978 and was promoted to director in 1984. He lives in Canton.
In 2003, Gassel received the campus's Long-Term
Gassel's promotion is due to two main factors, according to Robert Behrens,
vice chancellor for business affairs. In part, it is due to the wider
responsibilities Gassel has assumed in recent years. "And second,
the new appointment reflects Bob's long term accomplishments in financial
leadership and customer service," Behrens said.