June 13, 2024

Board of Visitors Announces Faculty Promotions, Tenures

At its April 19 meeting, the Board of Visitors granted final approval for promotion and/or tenure for the following faculty members.

“I am certain that you will join with me in congratulating them on reaching these important milestones in their academic careers,” said Ian D.C. Newbould, interim provost.

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Promotion and Tenure

Laurie B. Abeel, Associate Professor in the Department of Foundations, Leadership, and Special Populations granted tenure.

Surupa Gupta, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.

Jane L. Huffman, Associate Professor in the Department of Foundations, Leadership, and Special Populations granted tenure.

Rosemary K. Jesionowski, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Art History granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.

Emile J. Lester, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Affairs granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.

Miriam N. Liss, promoted from Associate Professor of Psychology to the rank of Professor.

Jeffrey W. McClurken, promoted from Associate Professor of History to the rank of Professor.

Clarence W. Tweedy, Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.

Ronald A. Zacharski, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.

Xiaofeng Zhao, Assistant Professor in the College of Business granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor.

 

 

 

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Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.