Tenure, promotion of BGSU faculty

BOWLING GREEN, O.—In one of the most eagerly awaited annual events, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees granted promotion and, for some, tenure to a number of faculty at its May 7 meeting. The awardees were celebrated at a reception that afternoon.

Seven faculty were promoted to full professor. They are:
• Dr. John Chen, mathematics and statistics
• Dr. Apollos Nwauwa, history
• Dr. Moira van Staaden, biological sciences
• Dr. Amelia Carr, management
• Dr. Margaret Zoller Booth, School of Leadership and Policy Studies
• Dr. Priscilla Coleman, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
• Carol Singer, Library Teaching and Learning

Granted tenure were:
• Dr. George Zsidisin, management
• Dr. John Liederbach, criminal justice
• Dr. Hans Schmalzried, public and allied health

Granted tenure and promotion to associate professor were:
• Dr. Bill Albertini, English
• Dr. Becca Cragin, popular culture
• Dr. Sandra Faulkner, communication
• Dr. Scott Magelssen, theatre and film
• Dr. Maria Rizzo, mathematics and statistics
• Dr. Amy Robinson, romance and classical studies
• Dr. Gi Woong Yun, telecommunications
• Dr. Kenneth Ryan, applied statistics and operations research
• Dr. Mingshen Li, finance
• Dr. Brian Campbell, School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies
• Dr. Mary Murray, School of Intervention Services
• Dr. Jeanne Novak, School of Intervention Services
• Dr. Dafina Stewart, higher education and student affairs
• Dr. David Tobar, School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies
• Dr. Linda Cornell, natural and social sciences, BGSU Firelands
• Dr. Philip Weinsier, applied sciences, BGSU Firelands
• Dr. Carol Hayward, music education
• Dr. Kenneth Thompson, music education

Promoted to senior lecturer were:
• Akiko Jones, German, Russian and East Asian languages
• Karen Eboch, management
• John Moor, humanities, BGSU Firelands
• Bonnie Fink, visual communication and technology education, and Center for Teaching and Learning

Promoted to lecturer were:
• Dr. Donna Kauffman, sociology
• Ruth Light, School of Art
• Gordon Ricketts, Arts Village
• Kelly Taylor, journalism
• Dr. Margaret Weinberger, sociology
• Sylvia Hermo-Fedro, applied sciences, BGSU Firelands
• Dr. Gary Benjamin, visual communication and technology education
• Burnette Shilling, visual communication and technology education
• Catherine Smith, technology systems


(Posted May 11, 2010 )