Longtime leader Charlotte Bennett is retiring on June 3 after 42 years with WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals.

Employees are invited to share well wishes during a reception being held on Wednesday, May 25, from 1-3 p.m. in Ruby Memorial's third-floor atrium.

During her more than four decades with WVU Medicine, Bennett has not only witnessed the evolution of an institution, but she has helped to lead it into the top healthcare destinations in the region.

Bennett currently services as the vice president of human resources but has filled serveral key roles, including a stint as interim president and CEO during the transition between Bruce McClymonds' retirement and the arrival Albert L. Wright, Jr.

Read the feature story on Bennett.

Leeann K. Cerimele was recently named chief human resources officer, with responsibilties for the entirety of the West Virginia University Health System, while also serving as vice president of human resources for WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals. She will arrive in June.

From a topographical perspective, the WVU Medicine campus transformed from a golf course and pastoral setting to a busy, thriving healthcare complex that changes lives daily. From an economic perspective, WVU Medicine has turned into an engine of growth and stimulus for Morgantown and West Virginia, as it is the state’s second-largest employer. - See more at: http://connections.wvumedicine.org/news/story?headline=bennett-to-retire-after-42-years-leader-says-she-ll-miss-her-second-family#sthash.q6L7bLab.dpuf
From a topographical perspective, the WVU Medicine campus transformed from a golf course and pastoral setting to a busy, thriving healthcare complex that changes lives daily. From an economic perspective, WVU Medicine has turned into an engine of growth and stimulus for Morgantown and West Virginia, as it is the state’s second-largest employer. - See more at: http://connections.wvumedicine.org/news/story?headline=bennett-to-retire-after-42-years-leader-says-she-ll-miss-her-second-family#sthash.q6L7bLab.dpuf
From a topographical perspective, the WVU Medicine campus transformed from a golf course and pastoral setting to a busy, thriving healthcare complex that changes lives daily. From an economic perspective, WVU Medicine has turned into an engine of growth and stimulus for Morgantown and West Virginia, as it is the state’s second-largest employer. - See more at: http://connections.wvumedicine.org/news/story?headline=bennett-to-retire-after-42-years-leader-says-she-ll-miss-her-second-family#sthash.q6L7bLab.dpuf