Two senior IU Environmental Health and Safety leaders have been named university director and associate university director of IUEHS, which provides a range of public health and safety services on all IU campuses. Beauregard Middaugh, who served as senior industrial hygienist and IUEHS systems manager prior to being appointed university director, and associate university director Kathryn Manteuffel, formerly the IUEHS director for regional campuses, assumed their new roles on Dec. 3.
IUEHS's 60 employees provide critical services for the health and safety of IU employees and students on 17 IU academic and medical campuses, including service contracts with IU Health. Their work and expertise
In announcing the appointments, Benjamin Hunter, interim associate vice president for Public Safety and Institutional Assurance, stated that Middaugh is "ideally suited" for the job because of his subject matter expertise and mentoring role to safety and industrial hygiene staff. Middaugh also has a unique understanding of EHS functional areas through his management and development of all internal applications and systems.
Hunter said Manteuffel brings to her position experience directing the planning and operational administration of comprehensive, multidimensional environmental health and safety programs.
"She has demonstrated expertise in the development of policy, operational strategy, and comprehensive support for IUEHS programs across the scope of all campuses," Hunter wrote.
Middaugh has worked in construction, industry, and academia and has served as the president of an independent consulting firm. Manteuffel has worked at IU since 1995. As