Trustees approve tenure for 19 faculty members

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KALAMAZOO--The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees approved the tenure of 19 faculty members at its June 7 meeting, effective with the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year.

The names of those granted tenure, along with their unit or program affiliations, are:

  • Sheila Bair, University Libraries
  • Dr. Manuel A. Bautista, Department of Physics
  • Dr. William Charland, Gwen Frostic School of Art
  • Dr. Christian L. Coryn, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
  • Dr. Scott Cowan, School of Music
  • Edward Eckel, University Libraries
  • Mervyn J. Elliott, Department of Aviation Sciences
  • Julie A. Evans, School of Music
  • Dr. Susan Freeman, Gender and Women’s Studies Program
  • Dr. Chien-juh Gu, Department of Sociology
  • Dr. Asghar Kayani, Department of Physics
  • Dr. Melinda Koelling, Department of Mathematics
  • Dr. D. Steven Mackey, Department of Mathematics
  • Susan K. Nelson, Bronson School of Nursing
  • Thisbe Nissen, Department of English
  • Dr. Glinda J. Rawls, Counseling Services
  • Dr. Mark W. St. Martin, Counseling Services
  • Mary Stahl, Bronson School of Nursing
  • Gay S. Walker, Department of Physician Assistant and Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness Program