The College of Arts and Sciences launched two new awards this year: the Distinguished Associate Professor/Distinguished Professor and the Senior Lecturer awards. These auxiliary appointments recognize tenured faculty members’ substantial service that enriches the profile of the University at the local, national or international level and full time lecturers who consistently provide superior teaching, outstanding mentorship to students and/or junior colleagues, and meritorious service to the University, community and/or profession.
The following faculty were appointed to Distinguished Associate Professor:
- Dr. Timi Barone, Sociology/Anthropology
- Dr. Paul Davis, Biology
- Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro, Political Science
- Dr. Martina Saltamacchia, History
The following faculty were appointed to Senior Lecturer:
- Dr. Margarette Christensen, English
- Dr. Karen Murch-Shafer, Biology
- Dr. Jeremy White, Biology
These three year appointments begin July 1, 2021, and come with an annualized stipend.