Congratulations to faculty who have earned tenure or promotion St. Thomas Newsroom September 20, 2006 Congratulations to faculty who have earned tenure or promotionCongratulations to faculty who have earned tenure and/or promotion. These recommendations were made by the Academic Council in the late spring of 2006 and subsequently were approved by President Dennis Dease.Tenure and promotion to associate professorDr. Michael Hennessey, School of EngineeringTenure without promotionDr. Donald Miller, Modern and Classical LanguagesPromotion to associate professorMitchell Gordon, School of LawDr. Melissa Shepherd Loe, Mathematics DepartmentPromotion to full professorDr. Susan Smith-Cunnien, Sociology and Criminal Justice DepartmentDr. Lisa Waldner, Sociology and Criminal Justice DepartmentThe granting of tenure and promotion recognizes the achievement of faculty in their teaching, scholarship and professional engagement, and service to the university. Please join me in congratulating them on their job well done.