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TWU Regents approve faculty promotions and tenure


DENTON – The Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents recently approved promotions and tenure recommendations at its quarterly meeting June 5.

Associate Professor Dr. Linda Caldwell (dance) was promoted to professor and received tenure. Associate Professors Dr. Nancy Anderson (reading), Dr. Michelle Cho (nursing – Dallas), Dr. Ellina Grigorieva (mathematics and computer science), Dr. Karen Petty (family sciences), Dr. Sharla Snider (family sciences) and Dr. Nora White (reading) were promoted to professor. Associate Professors Dr. Brenda Binder (nursing – Houston), Dr. Michael Raisinghani (international business) and Professor Dr. Ron Fritsch (teacher education) were awarded tenure.

Dr. Michael Stankey, TWU’s new associate provost, and Dr. Genevieve West, who will begin her duties as the chair of the TWU department of English, Speech and Foreign Languages in July, also received tenure.

Assistant Professors Dr. Mary Anderson (chemistry/physics), Dr. Carol Arnold (nursing - Dallas), Dr. Linda Brock (family sciences), Dr.DiAnna Hynds (biology), Dr. Suh-Jen Lin (physical therapy – Dallas), Dr. Rhonda McClellan (teacher education), Dr. Pushkala Raman (marketing) and Dr. Claudia Sanchez (teacher education) were promoted to associate professor and received tenure.

Assistant Clinical Professor Donna Walls (nursing – Dallas) was promoted to associate clinical professor.

Several retiring faculty were awarded Emeritus status by the Regents. Dr. Robin Britt (nursing – Houston), Betty Henderson (nursing – Houston), Dr. Caryl Mobley (associate dean of nursing – Dallas), Sherrie Taylor (School of Management) and Dr. Frances Thompson (math and computer science) were all named Professor Emerita. Dr. Robert Martin, the former TWU Lillian Bradshaw Endowed Chair in Library Science, was named a Professor Emeritus.


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