December 2, 2016

FMU announces faculty tenure and promotions

Francis Marion University’s Office of the Provost recently announced the promotion of 13 faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year.

Promoted to full professor were: Dr. Wendy Caldwell Richardson, Department of English, Modern Languages, and Philosophy; Dr. Larry P. Engelhardt, Department of Physics and Astronomy; Dr. Michael P. Hughes, School of Business; Dr. Tracy E. Meetze-Holcombe, School of Education; Dr. Mary Louise Nagata, Department of History and Dr. Gregory S. Pryor, Department of Biology.

Six faculty members were promoted to associate professor. They were: Dr. Rhonda M. Brogdon, Department of Nursing; Dr. Jessica K. Doucet, Department of Sociology; Mr. Nathan E. Flowers, Rogers Library; Dr. Karen K. Gittings, Department of Nursing; Dr. Sharon K. O’Kelley, Department of Mathematics and Dr. Jan M. Serrano, School of Business.

Dr. Tracy P. George of the Department of Nursing was promoted to Assistant Professor.

Additionally, six faculty members received tenure. They were: Dr. Rhonda M. Brogdon, Department of Nursing; Dr. Jessica K. Doucet, Department of Sociology; Dr. Karen K. Gittings, Department of Nursing; Dr. Sharon K. O’Kelley, Department of Mathematics; Mrs. Demetra W. Pearson, Rogers Library; and Dr. Jan M. Serrano, School of Business.