Trustees Approve Tenure, Promotions, Emeriti and Sabbaticals

Trustees Approve Tenure, Promotions, Emeriti and Sabbaticals

April 22, 2013

The Board of Trustees approved promotions, tenure, sabbaticals and emeriti status for faculty from the University's colleges and schools and University libraries during the April 19 board meeting.

Tenure and Promotions:

College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Greg Baugher, promotion to assistant professor
Diane Clark, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
John Colin Harris, named professor emeritus
Kenyon Knapp, associate professor, awarded tenure
Michael Roty, promotion to associate professor
Karen Rowland, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
V. Lynn Tankersley, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
Zipangani Vokhiwa, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

College of Liberal Arts

Richard C. Fallis, named professor emeritus
Sam Hutto, named professor emeritus
Andrew Pounds, promotion to professor
Deneen Senasi, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
Andrew Silver, promotion to professor
Anya Silver, promotion to professor

College of Health Professions

Nannette C. Turner, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Laurel Ashworth, named professor emerita
W. Klugh Kennedy, promotion to clinical professor and associate professor
Kathryn M. Momary, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
Gina J. Ryan, promotion to clinical professor

Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics

Susan P. Gilbert, professor, awarded tenure
Etienne Musonera, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
J. Michael Weber, promotion to professor

School of Engineering

Monika Bubacz, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
T. Anthony Choi, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
Marjorie Davis, named professor emerita
Helen Grady, promotion to professor
David McClellan, named professor emeritus
Edward M. O'Brien, promotion to professor

School of Medicine

David Burtner, named professor emeritus
Lora Denton, promotion to clinical associate professor
Jason Gardiner, promotion to clinical associate professor
Ritu Kumar, promotion to academic associate professor
Jan LaBeause, named professor emerita
S. Alan Lord, promotion to academic associate professor
Kim Meeks, promotion to library assistant professor
Ahmed Shah, promotion to academic associate professor
Qian Wang, awarded tenure and promotion to academic associate professor
Oliver C. Whipple, promotion to academic associate professor
Steve Williams, promotion to academic associate professor
Zhi-Qing Zhao, promotion to academic professor

Tift College of Education

Theodorea Berry, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
Carl R. Martray, named dean emeritus
Wynetta Scott-Simmons, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
Karen Weller Swanson, associate professor, awarded tenure
Sylvia Taylor, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor
Jane West, associate professor, awarded tenure

Townsend School of Music

Richard Kosowski, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

University Libraries

Judith Brook, named professor emerita
Kim Eccles, promotion to associate professor
Florence Tang, promotion to associate professor

Walter F. George School of Law

Monica Armstrong, associate professor, awarded tenure
Harold S. Lewis, named professor emeritus
Scott Titshaw, associate professor, awarded tenure

Sabbaticals

College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Hani Khoury, professor of mathematics, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2014
Clinton Terry, associate professor of history, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2014

College of Liberal Arts

Craig Byron, associate professor of biology, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2013 or full academic year, contingent on external funding.
John Chalfa, associate professor of journalism and media studies, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2014.
Randall Harshbarger, associate professor of cultural studies, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2013.
Jeffrey Hugdahl, professor of chemistry, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2013
Paul Lewis, associate professor of Christianity, was approved for a sabbatical for a full academic year, contingent on external funding.
Deneen Senasi, assistant professor of English, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2013.
Bridget Trogden, associate professor of chemistry, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2014.
Bryan Whitfield, associate professor of Christianity, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2014.

James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology

David P. Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2013.

Tift College of Education

William Lacefield, professor of mathematics education, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2014.

Walter F. George School of Law

Linda Jellum, professor of law, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2013.
Stephen Johnson, professor of law, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2014
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