Trustees Approve Tenure, Promotions, Emeriti and Sabbaticals

May 3, 2012

The Board of Trustees approved promotions, tenure, sabbaticals and emeriti status for faculty from the University’s colleges and schools and University libraries during the April 20 board meeting in Atlanta.

Tenure and Promotions:

 

College of Continuing and Professional Studies

 

Margaret Eskew, promotion to professor

Feng Liu, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

 

College of Liberal Arts

 

James E. Black, assistant professor, awarded tenure

Craig D. Byron, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

Jeffrey Hugdahl, promotion to professor

Sheng-Chiang “John” Lee, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

Michael Moore, promotion to professor

David Nelson, promotion to professor

J. Fernando Palacios, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

Randall Peters, promotion to professor emeritus

James Radiker, promotion to professor emeritus

Joanna Watson, promotion to professor emerita

Bryan Whitfield, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

John Wright, promotion to professor emeritus

Yosalida C. Rivero-Zaritzky, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

 

Nader Moniri, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

Chalet Tan, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

Hailing Zhang, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

 

Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics

 

Catherine Cleaveland, awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor

Steven McClung, associate professor, awarded tenure

Faye Sisk, promotion to professor

J. Michael Weber, associate professor, awarded tenure

 

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing

 

Kim Baraona, promotion to clinical assistant professor

Susan Estes, promotion to clinical associate professor

Kelli Shugart, promotion to clinical associate professor

 

James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology

 

Robert N. Nash Jr., professor, awarded tenure

Brett Younger, associate professor, awarded tenure

 

School of Engineering

 

Richard Kunz, associate professor, awarded tenure

Clayton R. Paul, promotion to professor emeritus

 

School of Medicine

 

Christy Bridges, promotion to academic associate professor

Ronald Garner, promotion to academic professor

Kristen A. Horner, awarded tenure and promotion to academic associate professor

Thomas McKee, promotion to academic associate professor

           

Tift College of Education

 

Joseph Balloun, professor, awarded tenure

Richard Binkney, tenure and promotion to associate professor

Olivia Boggs, associate professor, awarded tenure

Carl Davis, assistant professor, awarded tenure

Margie Jones, tenure and promotion to associate professor

Barbara Rascoe, tenure and promotion to associate professor

Dia Sekayi, associate professor, awarded tenure

           

Townsend School of Music

 

C. David Keith, awarded tenure and promotion to professor of music

Robert W. Parris, promotion to professor emeritus, posthumous

University Libraries

 

Arlene Desselles, promotion to assistant professor

Elizabeth D. Hammond, promotion to professor

Julia Huskey, promotion to assistant professor

Louise Lowe, promotion to associate professor

 

Walter F. George School of Law

 

Sarah Gerwig-Moore, associate professor, awarded tenure

Oren Griffin, associate professor, awarded tenure

Linda Jellum, promotion to professor

David Ritchie, promotion to professor

Jennifer Sheppard, associate professor, awarded tenure

 
Sabbaticals


College of Continuing and Professional Studies

 

Kyra Osmus, professor of human services, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2012.

Colleen Stapleton, associate professor of science, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013.

 

College of Liberal Arts

 

Chris Grant, associate professor of political science, was approved for a sabbatical for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Keith Howard, associate professor of mathematics, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2012.

Gordon Johnston, professor of English, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2012.

Frank Macke, professor of communication, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013.

Matthew Marone, associate professor of physics, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2012 or academic year 2012-2013 based on external funding.

Margaret Symington, associate professor of mathematics, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013.

Douglas Thompson, associate professor of interdisciplinary studies, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013 or academic year 2012-2013, based on external funding.

Richard Wilson, Columbus Roberts Professor of Christian Theology and chair of the Roberts Department of Christianity, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013.

Fletcher Winston, associate professor of sociology, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2012.

 

School of Medicine

 

Michael U. Smith, professor of medical education and director of AIDS Education and Research, was approved for a sabbatical for the fiscal year 2013, half time.

 

Tift College of Education

 

Jacquelyn Culpepper, associate professor of teacher education, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013.

Emilie Paille, associate professor of teacher education, was approved for a sabbatical for fall 2012.

 

Townsend School of Music

 

Stanley Roberts, Arthur Lowndes Rich Professor of Choral Conducting, director of choral studies and associate dean, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013.

 

Walter F. George School of Law

 

Timothy Floyd, professor of law, was approved for a sabbatical for spring 2013.

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