WMU News

24 faculty members granted tenure

June 26, 1998

KALAMAZOO -- Twenty-four faculty members were approved for tenure by the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees June 26. The appointments are effective with the beginning of the 1998-99 academic year.

The faculty members and their departments, by academic rank, are: professor -- Dr. Vladimir V. Tsukruk, construction engineering, materials engineering and industrial design.

Associate professor-- Dr. Sanjay L. Ahire, management; Dr. Eskander Alvi, economics; Judith M. Arnold, University libraries; Dr. Karen R. Blaisure, counselor education and counseling psychology; Dr. Allen Carey-Webb, English; Dr. David L. Code, music; Dr. Sylvia Culp, philosophy; Dr. Richard Digby-Junger, English; Dr. David J. Flanagan, management; Dr. Luis R. Gamez, English; Dr. Matthew L. Higgins, English; Dr. David N. Karowe, biological sciences; Dr. Michael S. Nassaney, anthropology; Dr. Craig A. Peterson, finance and commercial law; Dr. Sam N. Ramrattan, industrial and manufacturing engineering; Dr. G. Thomas Ray, education and professional development; Dr. Ajay A. Samant, finance and commercial law; Dr. Martine Sauret, foreign languages and literatures; Dr. Zoann K. Snyder-Joy, sociology; Dr. Hung-Lian Tang, business information systems; and Dr. Karen Thomas, education and professional development.

Assistant professor-- Dr. Jil C. Larson, English; and Dr. Donna M. Talbot, counselor education and counseling psychology.

Media contact: Ruth Stevens, 616 387-8400, ruth.stevens@wmich.edu

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