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Trustees grants sabbatical leaves

Dec. 15, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees granted sabbatical leaves for 32 faculty members at its Dec. 14 meeting.

Those granted sabbaticals and their title and academic unit are: Dr. Marc Alspector-Kelly, associate professor of philosophy; Dr. Michael J. Barcelona, professor of chemistry; Dr. Todd J. Barkman, associate professor of biological sciences; Dr. Steven B. Bertman, professor of chemistry; Dr. David A. Burnie, professor of finance and commercial law; Dr. Clement Burns, professor of physics; Dr. Jonathan Bush, associate professor of English; Dr. Paul Ciccantell, professor of sociology; Dr. Lisa M. DeChano, associate professor of geography; Dr. Marianne Frauenknecht, professor of health, physical education and recreation; Dr. Esther N. Gray, associate professor of special education and literacy studies; Dr. Chansheng He, professor of geography; Dr. Lynne Heasley, associate professor of history; Dr. Jean Kimmel, associate of economics; Dr. Paula D. Kohler, professor of special education and literacy studies; Dr. Joseph Kretovics, professor of educational leadership, research and technology; Dr. R.V. Krishnamurthy, professor of geosciences; Dr. Jane-Jane Lo, associate professor of mathematics; Dr. Irma M. Lopez, professor of Spanish; Dr. Larry A. Mallak, professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering; Dr. Juanita Manning-Walsh, associate professor of nursing; Dr. Lisa Paulius, professor of physics; Dr. Arezoo Rojhani, associate professor of family and consumer sciences; Dr. Michael J. Ryan, associate professor of economics; Dr. Christina Stamper, associate professor of management; Dr. Jocelyn D. Steinke, professor of communication; Dr. Grace C. Tiffany, professor of English; Dr. Bret Wagner, associate professor of management; Dr. Wilson J. Warren, associate professor of history; Dr. Jennipher Wiebold, associate professor of blindness and low vision studies; Dr. Stephen L. Zegree, professor of music; and Dr. Qiji (Jim) Zhu, professor of mathematics.

Media contact: Mark Schwerin, (269) 387-8400, mark.schwerin@wmich.edu

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