BGSU faculty celebrate promotion, tenure

BOWLING GREEN, O.—A number of Bowling Green State University faculty reached milestones in their careers when they were granted promotion, some with tenure, by the board of trustees May 6.

The board also approved the appointment with tenure of two new deans. Dr. Faris Milhas was appointed dean of the College of Technology and a full professor in the construction management department. Dr. Jeffrey Showell was appointed dean of the College of Musical Arts and a full professor in the music performance studies department.

Ten faculty were promoted to full professor:
• Edmond Kanwischer, School of Art
• Dr. David Meel, mathematics and statistics
• Dr. Jeffrey Peake, political science
• Dr. Michael Zickar, psychology
• Dr. Richard McGrath, applied statistics and operations research
• Dr. Earl McKinney, accounting and management information systems
• Dr. Sachidanandam Sakthivel, accounting and management information systems
• Mark Munson, music education
• Dr. Stan Guidera, architecture and environmental design
• Dr. Andreas Luescher, architecture and environmental design

Granted tenure were:
• Dr. Raymond Swisher, sociology
• Dr. David Reid, marketing

Granted tenure and promotion to associate professor were:
• Dr. Vibha Bhalla, ethnic studies
• Dr. Rieuwert Blok, mathematics and statistics
• Dr. Michael Butterworth, school of media and communication
• Dr. Eileen Cherry-Chandler, theatre and film
• Dr. Elmas Irmak, mathematics and statistics
• Dr. Melissa Miller, political science
• Dr. Shannon Orr, political science
• Dr. Sung-Yeon Park, school of media and communication
• Dr. Junfeng Shang, mathematics and statistics
• Dr. Karen Sirum, biological sciences
• Dr. Alexander Tarnovsky, chemistry
• Dr. Allison Terry, School of Art
• Dr. Michael Weber, philosophy
• Dr. Lyudmila Chernykh, finance
• Dr. Luis Garcia, accounting and management information systems
• Dr. Man Zhang, management
• Dr. Pamela Bechtel, School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies
• Dr. Emilio Duran, School of Teaching and Learning
• Dr. Bob Lee, School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies
• Dr. Michael Kimaid, natural and social sciences
• Dr. Lauren Katz, communication sciences and disorders
• Dr. Charles Stelle, human services
• Andrew Pelletier, music performance studies
• Dr. Terry Herman, visual communication and technology education

Promoted to senior lecturer were:
• Stacey Dudley, School of Teaching and Learning
• Dr. Susan Peet, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
• Cynthia Ross, School of Teaching and Learning
• Christopher Schommer, School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies
• Debra Zappitelli, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
• Dr. Kerry Fan, architecture and environmental design

Promoted to lecturer were:
• Ramune Braziunaite, School of Media and Communication
• Sara Chambers, theatre and film
• Dr. Steven Chung, chemistry
• Dr. Lori Liggett, School of Media and Communication
• Dr. Geoffrey Stephenson, theatre and film
• Cynthia Bailey, applied sciences

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(Posted May 09, 2011 )