Promotions announced for 63 faculty members
July 12, 2001
KALAMAZOO -- The promotions of 63 faculty members at Western Michigan University were approved July 6 by the WMU Board of Trustees.
Fifteen faculty members were promoted to the rank of full professor and 41 to associate professor. Six other faculty members were promoted to the position of associate academic career specialist and one other to assistant academic career specialist. All of the promotions are effective with the beginning of the 2001-2002 academic year.
The faculty members and their academic units, by the academic rank or position to which they are being promoted, are:
Professor--Dr. Miriam Bat-Ami, English; Dr. Ellen H. Brinkley, English; Dr. John H. Cameron, paper and printing science and engineering; Dr. James M. Croteau, counselor education and counseling psychology; Sandra J. Edwards, occupational therapy; William H. Fenn, physician assistant; Dr. Richard A. Gershon, communication; Dr. Diane B. Hamilton, nursing; Dr. Lynn Nations Johnson, teaching, learning and leadership; Dr. William S. Kern, economics; Dr. Robert Landeros, management; Dr. Silvia Roederer, music; Dr. Jianping Shen, teaching, learning and leadership; Dr. M. Scot Tanner, political science; and Scott W. Thornburg, music.
Associate professor--Dr. Osama Abudayyeh, construction engineering, materials engineering and industrial design; Dr. Richard Adams, music; Dr. John Austin, psychology; Dr. Peter Blickle, foreign languages and literatures; Dr. James E. Carr, psychology; Dr. Michael J. Chiarappa, history; Dr. Charles E. Crawford, sociology; Cat Louise Crotchett, art; Dr. Sime Curkovic, management; Dr. Edward J. Daly III, psychology; Dr. Ruth Anne Ervin, psychology; Igor Fedotov, music; Dr. Leigh Arden Ford, communication; Dr. Thomas E. Ford, sociology; Dr. M. Arthur Garmon, teaching, learning and leadership; Randle J. Gedeon, University libraries; Dr. Theresa J. Grant, mathematics; Miranda H. Haddock, University libraries; Dr. Emily Hauptmann, political science; Dr. Elizabeth A. Hoger, business information systems; Dr. David N. Hurtt, accountancy; Dr. Antonio M. Isea, foreign languages and literatures; Dr. Joseph M. Kayany, communication; Matthew A. Knewtson, theatre; Dr. Paula D. Kohler, educational studies; Dr. Mary D. Lagerwey, nursing; Dr. Jill C. Larson, English; Dr. James B. Lewis, health, physical education and recreation; Dr. Elena B. Lisovskaya, educational studies; Dr. John B. Miller, chemistry; Dr. Marc W. Perkovic, chemistry; Dr. Srdjan Petrovic, mathematics; Dr. Kathleen Propp, communication; Dr. Dewei Qi, paper and printing science and engineering; Dr. Mark V. Roehling, management; Dr. Silvia Rossbach, biological sciences; Dr. Nancy M. Schullery, business information systems; Dr. Robert E. Vann, foreign languages and literatures; Dr. Delores D. Walcott, University Counseling and Testing Center; Dr. Xiaojun Wang, Asian and Middle Eastern languages; and Dr. Lester W. Wright, psychology.
Associate academic career specialist--Robert Dlouhy, Career English Language Center for International Students; Lois Lemon, paper and printing science and engineering; Mary Lu Light, Career English Language Center for International Students; Joseph Petro, industrial and manufacturing engineering; Darryl A. Salisbury, Career English Language Center for International Students; and Lovette J. Teichert, Career English Language Center for International Students.
Assistant academic career specialist--Lorna K. Kierepka, industrial and manufacturing engineering.
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