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Forty-three faculty members granted tenure

May 21, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Forty-three faculty members were approved for tenure by the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees May 17. The tenured appointments are effective with the beginning of the 2002-03 academic year.

The faculty members and their departments, by current academic rank, are:

Professor -- Dr. John H. Cameron, paper and printing science and engineering, and Dr. Willem J. Homan, aviation.

Associate professor -- Dr. John Austin, psychology; Dr. James E. Carr, psychology; Dr. Paul Ciccantell, sociology; Dr. Katharine E. Cummings, teaching, learning and leadership; Dr. Ruth A. Ervin, psychology; Dr. Nora Faires, history; Dr. Paul D. Fleming, paper and printing science and engineering; Dr. Theresa J. Grant, mathematics; Dr. Elizabeth Hoger, business information systems; Dr. Antonio M. Isea, foreign languages and literatures; Matthew A. Knewston, theatre; Dr. Daniel Kujawski, mechanical and aeronautical engineering; Dr. Patrick H. Munley, counselor education and counseling psychology; Dr. Marc W. Perkovic, chemistry; Dr. Srdjan Petrovic, mathematics; Dr. Robert E. Vann, foreign languages and literatures; Dr. Karen Wicklund, music; Dr. Lester W. Wright, psychology; and Dr. Ping Zhang, mathematics.

Assistant professor -- Dr. Paula Andrasi, University Counseling and Testing Center; Dr. Johnson A. Asumadu, electrical and computer engineering; Dr. Blair S. Balden, aviation; Dr. Bruce E. Bejcek, biological sciences; Dr. Sandra L. Borden, communication; Dr. Marlene R. Breu, family and consumer sciences; Dr. Christine A. Byrd, biological sciences; Dr. Paul Clements, political science; Dr. Lauren Freedman, teaching, learning and leadership; Dr. Harold Glasser, Environmental Institute; Dr. Vyachaslav G. Karpov, sociology; Dr. Mitchel J. Keil, industrial and manufacturing engineering; Dr. Barbara S. Liggett, public affairs and administration; Richard G. Long, blind rehabilitation; Charles LoVerme, art; Dr. Stanley Paul, occupational therapy; Dr. Jorge Rodriguez, industrial and manufacturing engineering; Dr. Arezoo Rojhani, family and consumer sciences; Dr. D. DeWayne Shoemaker, biological sciences; Dr. John M. Spitsbergen, biological sciences; Dr. Allison Young, teaching, learning and leadership; and Dr. Jiabei Zhang, health, physical education and recreation.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 269 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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