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Tenture approved for 36 faculty members

July 12, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Thirty-six faculty members were approved for tenure by the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees July 6. The tenured appointments are effective with the beginning of the 2001-02 academic year.

The faculty members and their departments, by current academic rank are: Associate professor-Dr. E. Brooks Applegate, educational studies; Dr. Barbara I. Brotherton, art; Dr. John A. Clark, political science; Dr. J. Kevin Corder, political science; Dr. Kristal E. Ehrhardt, psychology; Dr. Tycho K. Fredericks, industrial and manufacturing engineering; Dr. William W. Liou, mechanical and aeronautical engineering; Dr. John A. Lychner, music; Dr. Subra Muralidharan, chemistry; Dr. Betty J. Parker, marketing; Dr. Paul R. Solomon, art; and Dr. Gregory Veeck, geography.

Assistant professor-Dr. Osama Abudayyeh, construction engineering, materials engineering and industrial design; Dr. Mary Z. Anderson, counselor education and counseling psychology; Dr. Peter Blickle, foreign languages and literatures; Dr. Michael J. Chiarappa, history; Dr. Charles E. Crawford, sociology; Dr. Cat L. Crotchett, art; Dr. Edward J. Daly III, psychology; Dr. Leigh A. Ford, communication; Dr. Thomas E. Ford, sociology; Dr. M. Arthur Garmon, teaching, learning and leadership; Dr. Randle J. Gedeon, University libraries; Dr. Miranda H. Haddock, University libraries; Dr. Emily Hauptmann, political science; Dr. Joseph M. Kayany, communication; Dr. Paula D. Kohler, educational studies; Dr. Mary D. Lagerwey, nursing; Dr. James B. Lewis, health, physical education and recreation; Dr. Elena B. Lisovskaya, educational studies; Dr. John B. Miller, chemistry; Dr. Kathleen Propp, communication; Dr. Dewi Qi, paper and printing science and engineering; Dr. Silvia Rossbach, biological sciences; and Dr. Delores D. Walcott, University Counseling and Testing Center; and Dr. Xiaojun Wang, who is chairperson of the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages.

Media contact: Mark Schwerin, 616 387-8400, mark.schwerin@wmich.edu

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