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In Memoriam 

James Thiry, a long-time CUPA-HR leader, passed away on March 5, 2019.

During his time at the University of Michigan in the 1980s and early 1990s, Thiry was active in CUPA-HR, serving as president of the Michigan Chapter, chair of the Midwest Region, and chair of the national board. During his time at University of Rochester in the late 1970s, he was instrumental in the founding of the CUPA-HR Upstate New York Chapter.

We will be forever grateful for Thiry’s many contributions to his colleagues, CUPA-HR and the higher ed HR profession.

Read Thiry's obituary.