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Thirty faculty members granted tenure

July 1, 2005

KALAMAZOO--Thirty faculty members were approved for tenure by the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees June 29. The tenured appointments are effective with the beginning of the 2005-06 academic year.

The faculty members and their academic areas, by their current academic rank or position are:

Associate professor--Dr. Carla R. Bradley, counselor education and counseling psychology; Dr. G. Michael Grammer, geosciences; Dr. Ho Sun Lee, mechanical and aeronautical engineering; Dr. Joe Miller, music; and Dr. Li Yang, computer science.

Assistant professor-- Dr. Ikhlas Abadel-Qader, electrical and computer engineering; Dr. Todd J. Barkman, biological sciences; Dr. Barbara J. Cockrell, University Libraries; Dr. Diane K., Dirette, occupational therapy; Dr. Marcia K. Fetters, teaching, learning and leadership; Dr. Barbara J. Frazier, family and consumer sciences; Dr. John R. Geiser, biological sciences; Dr. Barry Goetz, sociology; Dr. Terrell L. Hodge, mathematics; Dr. Mitch Kachun, history; Dr. Pairin Katerattanakul, business information systems; Dr. Carla M. Koretsky, geosciences; Dr. Michael L. Miller, music; Dr. Holly J. Nibert, Spanish; Dr. Annegret Paul, mathematics; Dr. Alexandra Pekarovicova, paper engineering, chemical engineering and imaging; Dr. David W. Rudge, biological sciences; Dr. Judith J. Sadler, nursing; Dr. Eve Salisbury, English; Dr. Sarah Summy, educational studies; James VanRhee, physician assistant; Dr. Evelyn Winfield, University Counseling and Testing Center; and Dr. Nicolas Witschi, English;

Faculty specialist II--Ronald Miller, computer science; and Kathleen M. Young, nursing.

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

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