Sabbatical leaves approved for 35 faculty members
Dec. 9, 2001
KALAMAZOO -- A total of 35 Western Michigan University faculty members were granted sabbatical leaves Dec. 7 by the WMU Board of Trustees.
Granted sabbatical leaves for the entire 2002-03 academic year were: Dr. Robert J. Bensley, associate professor of health, physical education and recreation; Dr. Karen R. Blaisure, associate professor of family and consumer sciences; Dr. Peter Blickley, associate professor of foreign languages and literatures; Dr. James M. Butterfield, professor of political science; Dr. Nancy Eimers, professor of English; Dr. Paul Farber, professor of educational studies; Dr. Theresa J. Grant, associate professor of mathematics; Dr. David A. Guth, professor of blind rehabilitation; Dr. Gunilla Holm, professor of educational studies; Dr. Wei-Chiao Huang, professor of economics; Dr. Catherine Julien, associate professor of history; Dr. Joseph M. Kayany, associate professor of communication; Dr. Sheldon Langsam, professor of accountancy; Charles LoVerme, assistant professor of art; Dr. David M. Lyth, professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering; Dr. Niloufer Mackey, associate professor of mathematics; Dr. Inayat U. Mangla, professor of finance and commercial law; Dr. Arthur R. McGurn, professor of physics; Dr. William C. Olsen, professor of English; Dr. Kenneth C. O'Shaughnessy, associate professor of management; Dr. Dewei Qi, associate professor of paper and printing science and engineering; Dr. Jianping Shen, professor of teaching, learning and leadership; Dr. Susan R. Stapleton, associate professor of chemistry; Dr. Robert E. Vann, associate professor of foreign languages and literatures; and Dr. Victor C. Xiong, associate professor of history.
Sabbatical leaves for these faculty members also were approved: Jane Baas, associate professor of dance, for winter 2003; Dr. James M. Croteau, professor of counselor education and counseling psychology, for winter 2003; Dr. Karim Essani, professor of biological sciences, for winter 2003; Dr. Thomas E. Ford, associate professor of sociology, for winter 2003; Sandra O. Glista, associate academic career specialist in speech pathology and audiology, for winter 2003; Dr. Nickola W. Nelson, professor of speech pathology and audiology, for fall 2002; Dr. Dasha C. Nisula, professor of foreign languages and literatures, for fall 2002; Dr. Betty J. Parker, associate professor of marketing, for winter 2003; Curtis Rhodes, professor of art for fall 2002; and Dr. Zoann K. Snyder, associate professor of sociology, for fall 2002.
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