Thirty-three faculty members have been promoted to professor or associate professor with tenure, effective the fall 2021 semester.
Additionally, 15 full-time participating faculty members were promoted to clinical professor, clinical associate professor, clinical assistant professor, adjunct associate professor or visiting associate professor. From July 2020 through June 2021, 30 faculty members and academic administrators will be or have already been granted emerita/emeritus status.
Faculty promoted to professor:
Dr. Matteo Arena, Finance
Dr. Abir Bekhet, Nursing
Dr. Louise Cainkar, Social and Cultural Sciences
Dr. Leah Flack, English
Dr. Sarah Gendron, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Dr. Brian Hodgson, Dental Developmental Sciences
Prof. Stephen Hudson-Mairet, Digital Media and Performing Arts
Dr. Jody Jessup-Anger, Educational Policy and Leadership
Dr. Dawne Moon, Social and Cultural Sciences
Dr. Richard Povinelli, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Prof. Ryan Scoville, Law
Faculty promoted to associate professor with tenure:
Dr. Karen Andeen, Physics
Dr. Cedric Burrows, English
Prof. James Cheatham, Digital Media and Performing Arts
Dr. Jennifer Cook, Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
Dr. Tara Daly, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Dr. Marieke Gilmartin, Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Conor Kelly, Theology
Dr. Andrew Kim, Theology
Dr. Kalin Kolev, Management
Dr. Anita Manogaran, Biological Sciences
Dr. Henry Medeiros, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. J. Patrick Mullins, History
Dr. Erik Munson, Clinical Laboratory Science
Dr. Brittany Pladek, English
Dr. Jessica Rich, Political Science
Dr. Bryan Rindfleisch, History
Dr. Philip Rocco, Political Science
Dr. Kristie Rogers, Management
Dr. Aleksandra Snowden, Social and Cultural Sciences
Dr. Brian Spaid, Marketing
Dr. Joseph Wall, Accounting
Dr. Nathan Weise, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Full-time participating faculty members promoted to clinical professor:
Dr. Laurieann Klockow, Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Khadijah Makky, Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Judith Maloney, Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Swati Rawal, Dental Surgical Sciences
Dr. Andrew Starsky, Physical Therapy
Full-time participating faculty members promoted to clinical associate professor:
Dr. Luis Almeida, Dental Surgical Sciences
Prof. Jeremiah Barrett, Physician Assistant Studies
Prof. Katherine Cording, Speech Pathology and Audiology
Dr. Maria Crowe, Biomedical Sciences
Prof. Stacy Ko, Speech Pathology and Audiology
Dr. Alfred Patrick Longo, General Dental Sciences
Dr. Kathleen Muglia, Nursing
Dr. Donald Miller of Nursing was promoted to clinical assistant professor.
Dr. Thomas Kaczmarek of Computer Science was promoted to adjunct associate professor.
Dr. Melissa Shew of Philosophy was promoted to visiting associate professor.
Dr. Bill Henk, former dean of the College of Education, was promoted to dean emeritus.
Faculty promoted to professor emeritus/emerita from July 2020 to spring 2021:
Dr. Roberta Coles; Social and Cultural Sciences
Dr. William Donaldson, Chemistry
Dr. Evelyn Donate-Bartfield, Dental Developmental Sciences
Dr. Jean Grow, Strategic Communication
Dr. Stephen Heinrich, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Rev. John D. Jones, Ph.D., Philosophy
Dr. Richard Jones, Social and Cultural Sciences
Dr. Gary Krenz, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Prof. Alan Madry, Law
Dr. Richard Marklin, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Barrett McCormick, Political Science
Dr. Francis Pastijn, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Dr. Jame Schaefer, Theology
Dr. Robert Stango, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Duane Swank, Political Science
Faculty promoted to associate professor emeritus/emerita from July 2020 to spring 2021:
Dr. John Boly, English
Prof. Patricia Bradford, Law
Dr. Marilyn Bratt, Nursing
Dr. Sharon Chubbuck, Educational Policy and Leadership
Dr. Kim Factor, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Dr. Carla Hay, History
Dr. Kevin Siebenlist, Biomedical Sciences
Dr. John Pustejovsky, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Dr. Michael Slattery, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
Dr. Albert Abena, Clinical Services, was promoted to clinical professor emeritus.
Dr. Christine Shaw, Nursing, was promoted to clinical associate professor emerita.
Mr. Mark Thiel was promoted to librarian emeritus.
Also from July 2020 to spring 2021, Dr. Patrick Doyle and Ms. Rose Trupiano were promoted to associate librarian emeritus/emerita.
The emerita/emeritus ranking takes effect upon retirement.