Faculty Promotions

At the April 7th Board of Trustees meeting, the following faculty members were granted tenure, promoted with tenure, or promoted, effective June 1. Granted tenure and promoted to full professor:

  • W. Thomas Collins (Sport Management)

Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor:

  • Jennifer Place (Psychology)
  • Mukta Bhandari (Mathematics)

Promoted to full professor:

  • Heather McGuire (Biology)
  • Gregory Taylor (History)
  • Steve Harders (Communication and Drama)

In addition to Board action, Chris White, President, made the following appointments, effective June 1:

  • Jill Awuni (Religion), promoted to assistant professor
  • Tom Eisenmenger (Information Systems), promoted to assistant professor

Posts from April 2016

April 29, 2016
Vaughn Byrd is the recipient of the Vera Parker Womble Christian Service Award.
April 29, 2016
Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, will retire on May 7 after forty-five years of service. Tom Whiteman, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications, will retire on May 31 after sixteen years of service.
April 29, 2016
Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient of the award is selected by his or her faculty colleagues. The criteria for the award are as follows:
April 29, 2016
Each year President Chris White, with the assistance of his Senior Staff, selects graduating students to serve as speakers for the Senior Banquet and Commencement Ceremony. Student speakers at the Senior Banquet, which was held on Thursday, April 28, included: