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Thirty-seven faculty members granted tenure

June 30, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Thirty-seven faculty members were approved for tenure by the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees June 30. The tenured appointments are effective with the beginning of the 2004-05 academic year.

The faculty members and their academic areas are:

Associate professor--Dr. Richard Adams, music; Dr. Joetta L. Carr, University Counseling and Testing Center; J.D. Dolan, English; Igor Fedotov, music; Dr. Jean Kimmel, economics; Dr. Cindy Linn, biological sciences; Dr. Yuanlong, Liu, health, physical education and recreation; Dr. Lawrence T. Potter, Africana studies; Dr. Alan I. Rea, business information systems; Dr. Jana K. Schulman, English; Dr. Annette C. Skellenger, blindness and low vision studies; and Dr. Wilson J. Warren, history.

Assistant professor--Dr. Gary H. Bischof, counselor education and counseling psychology; Dr. Lynn M. Brice, teaching, learning, and leadership; Dr. Toby A. Daspit, teaching, learning, and leadership; Dr. Susan Hoffman, political science; Dr. Gregory J. Howard, sociology; Dr. Yvette D. Hyter, speech pathology and audiology; Dr. Margaret Joyce, paper engineering, chemical engineering and imaging; Dr. Karlis Kaugars, computer science; Dr. Ronald B. Larson, marketing; Dr. Vincent Lyon-Callo, anthropology; Dr. Michael G. Miller, health, physical education and recreation; Dr. Mathew Mingus, public affairs and administration; Dr. Tabitha Mingus, mathematics; Dr. James A. Muchmore, teaching, learning, and leadership; Dr. Elke Schoffers, chemistry; Roberta J. Schultz, marketing; Dr. Christina Stamper, management; Vince Torano, art; Dr. James A. Visser, public affairs and administration; Dr. Bret Wagner, management; and Dr. Steven Ziebarth, mathematics.

Instructor--David Curwen, dance.

Master faculty specialist--Larry L. Ahleman, paper engineering, chemical engineering and imaging, and Berit G. Miller, occupational therapy.

Faculty specialist II--Dr. Thomas E. Swartz, industrial and manufacturing engineering.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 269 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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