Sabbatical leaves granted for 33 faculty members

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The Board of Trustees grants sabbatical leaves for faculty members.

KALAMAZOO—The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees granted sabbatical leaves for 33 faculty members during its Dec. 5 meeting.

Dr. Paul V. Engelmann, professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering, was granted sabbatical leave for the spring semester 2013.

The remaining 32 faculty members were granted sabbaticals that will take place during the 2013-14 academic year. They are:

  • Dr. Christine Browning, Department of Mathematics
  • Dr. David L. Code, School of Music
  • Dr. James A. Eckert, Department of Marketing
  • Dr. Lin Foulk, School of Music
  • Dr. Thomas W. Gorczyca, Department of Physics
  • Dr. Chien-Juh Gu, Department of Sociology
  • Dr. Tarun Gupta, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Dr. Gunther M. Hega, Department of Political Science
  • Dr. Susan Hoffman, Department of Political Science
  • Dr. Wei-Chiao Huang, Department of Economics
  • Dr. Rand H. Johnson, Department of World Languages and Literatures
  • Dr. Margaret Joyce, Department of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Imaging
  • Dr. Richard Katrovas, Department of English
  • Dr. C.R. Krishna-Swamy, Department of Finance and Commercial Law
  • Dr. Ho Sung Lee, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
  • Nichole A. Maury, Gwen Frostic School of Art
  • Dr. Casey D. McKittrick, Department of English
  • Dr. Matthew S. Mingus, School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Dr. Ilana Nash, Gender and Women’s Studies Program
  • Dr. Michael Nassaney, Department of Anthropology
  • Dr. Lynn Nations Johnson, Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
  • Dr. Sherine O. Obare, Department of Chemistry
  • Dr. Cynthia J. Pietras, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Elke Schoffers, Department of Chemistry
  • Dr. Helen M. Sharp, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • Dr. Andrea B. Smith, Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies
  • Paul R. Solomon, Gwen Frostic School of Art
  • Dr. Benjamin Torres, Department of Spanish
  • Dr. Gregory Veeck, Department of Geography
  • Dr. Kristina Wirtz, Department of Anthropology
  • Dr. Nicolas S. Witschi, Department of English
  • Dr. Richard W. Zinser, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences