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Twenty Faculty Earn Promotions or Promotions With Tenure

The Office of Faculty Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion and tenure following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in December and in February.

The following tenured members of the faculty were promoted, effective Sept. 1, 2015:

  • Dr. Massimo Faggioli, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theology, promotion to associate professor
  • Dr. Michael Scham, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern and Classical Language, promotion to professor
  • Dr. Ashley Shams, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Modern and Classical Language, promotion to associate professor
  • Dr. Wendy Wyatt, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Communications and Journalism, promotion to professor

The following members of the faculty were granted tenure and were promoted simultaneously to associate professor, effective Sept. 1, 2015:

  • Dr. William Barnes, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Art History
  • Dr. Chad Brinsfield, Opus College of Business, Department of Management
  • Dr. Nakeisha Ferguson, Opus College of Business, Department of Marketing
  • Dr. Gloria Frost, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy
  • Dr. Tanya Gladney, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Dr. Stephanie Grimm, Opus College of Business, Department of Accounting
  • Dr. Nathan Hill, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English
  • Dr. Clinton Lanier, Opus College of Business, Department of Marketing
  • Dr. Amy Levad, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Theology
  • Dr. Mathew Lu, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy
  • Dr. Ramesh Rajagopalan, School of Engineering
  • Dr. Aaron Sackett, Opus College of Business, Department of Marketing
  • Dr. Janine Sanders, Opus College of Business, Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Dr. Elizabeth Welsh, Opus College of Business, Department of Management
  • Dr. John Wentz, School of Engineering
  • Dr. Sheneeta White, Opus College of Business, Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management