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2009 Faculty & Staff News

Faculty awarded promotions and tenure

April 7, 2009

During the recent Board of Visitors' meeting, several faculty members received promotions and-or were awarded tenure. Those who were promoted, and their new academic rank, are Dr. William Burger, Professor of Sociology; Mary Carroll-Hackett, Associate Professor of English; Dr. Audrey Church, Associate Professor of Library Media; Dr. Robert Cochran, Associate Professor of Accounting; Dr. Allison (Vonnie) Colvin, Professor of Health, Recreation & Kinesiology; Dr. Glenn Dardick, Associate Professor of Computer Information Management Systems; Dr. John Gaskins III, Associate Professor of Marketing; Dr. George Hooks, Associate Professor of Biology; Dr. Lisa Kinzer, Professor of Music; Abby O'Connor, Senior Lecturer, Marketing/Management; Dr. Jeannine Perry, Associate Professor of Education; Dr. Phillip Poplin, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Dr. Carl Riden, Associate Professor of Sociology; Dr. Gerry Sokol, Associate Professor of Education; Dr. Christopher Swanson, Associate Professor of Music; and Dr. Margaret (Meg) Thompson, Associate Professor of Athletic Training. Those awarded tenure were, from the above list, Carroll-Hackett, Dr. Church, Dr. Cochran, Dr. Dardick, Dr. Gaskins, Dr. Hooks, Dr. Perry, Dr. Poplin, Dr. Riden, Dr. Sokol, Dr. Swanson, and Dr. Thompson, as well as Frances Reeve, Associate Professor of Library Media.