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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 June quarterly meeting.

Assistant Professors Dr. Lynn Akin (library and information studies), Dr. Kyle Biggerstaff (kinesiology), Dr. Sandra Cesario (nursing), Dr. Shelley Jackson (family sciences), Dr. Ann Lieberth (communication sciences and disorders), Dr. Camelia Maier (biology), Dr. Ann Malecha (nursing), Dr. Toni Roddey (physical therapy), Dr. Claire Sahlin (women’s studies), Dr. Kathryn Tart (nursing), and Dr. Kristin Wiginton (health studies) were all promoted to the rank of associate professor and awarded tenure.

Associate Professors Dr. Bruce Grossie (nutrition and food sciences) and Dr. AnaLouise Keating (women’s studies) also were awarded tenure.

Several retiring faculty were given Emeritus status by the Regents. Associate Provost Dr. Wilkes Berry (English, speech and foreign languages) was named Professor and Associate Provost Emeritus. Lanelle Blanton (music and drama), Dr. Andie Hsueh (nutrition and food sciences), Dr. Oneida Hughes (nursing), Dr. John Knesek (biology), Dr. Janice LaPointe-Crump (dance) and Dr. Virginia White (occupational therapy) were each appointed as Professor Emeritus for TWU.

Dr. Basil Hamilton, professor and chair for the Department of Psychology and Philosophy, was named Professor and Chair Emeritus and Dr. Richard Rodean, professor of Music and Drama and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, was named Professor and Dean Emeritus.


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