COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus State University is pleased to announce this year's professors who have been promoted or have earned tenure.
Tenure confers upon faculty certain privileges and status and is the result of a rigorous, multi-step review process by the faculty member's peers, departmental leaders, the president and provost of CSU.
"Each of the faculty members being promoted has made significant contributions to our university, and they are committed to advancing the boundaries of knowledge and providing our students with an education of the highest quality," said Tina Butcher, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Columbus State University. "Our promotion and tenure process is reflective and comprehensive to uphold the integrity of our scholarly community, and I applaud these faculty members for their accomplishments."
The complete list of new ranks and tenures awarded are as follows:
- Hannah Israel, professor, Art
- Mariko Izumi, professor, Communication
- Lawrence Dooley, professor, Theatre
- Deirdre Greer, professor, Teacher Education
- David Turner, associate professor and tenure, Theatre
- Laurence Marsh, associate professor and tenure, Management
- Franklin Mixon, tenure, Accounting
- Joy Thomas, associate professor and tenure, Health Professions and Exercise Science
- Tamara Condrey, associate professor, Nursing
- Elizabeth Frander, professor and tenure, Nursing
- Kevin Burgess, professor, Biology
- Elizabeth Klar, senior lecturer, Biology
- Clifton Ruehl, associate professor and tenure, Biology
- Daniel Holley, associate professor and tenure, Chemistry
- Rosa Williams, professor, Earth and Space Sciences
- Courtney George, associate professor, English
- Shannon Godlove, associate professor and tenure, English
- Joe Miller, associate professor and tenure, English
- Brad Huff, associate professor and tenure, History and Geography
- Nehal Shukla, associate professor and tenure, Mathematics
- Joelle Bonamy, tenure, Modern and Classical Languages
- Eduardo Leon, senior lecturer, Modern and Classical Languages
- Zdeslav Hrepic, professor, Physics
Congratulations to each of the faculty members!