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FMU announces tenure and promotion of faculty

Officials at Francis Marion University announced tenure and promotion of faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year at the school’s annual faculty breakfast on August. 18.

Twelve members of the FMU faculty have been awarded tenure. They include: Dr. Kenneth M. Araujo, business; Dr. Brandon D. Goff, fine arts; Dr. Hrishikesh J. Goradia, business; Dr. Paolo A. Gualdi, fine arts; Dr. Shawn E. Miller, English, modern languages, and philosophy; Dr. Jonathan G. Munn, business; Dr. Nicholas Newman, mathematics; Dr. Cynthia A. Nixon, education; Dr. Hubert H. Setzler, business; Dr. Elizabeth Sharer, business; Allison M. Steadman, fine arts; Dr. Louis E. Venters, history.

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 and the president and provost of the university. Receiving tenure is a signal event in the life of college professors.

At the breakfast, university officials also recognized faculty who are being promoted for the 2014-15 school year and faculty service.

Receiving promotions to full professor are: Dr. Fangjun A. Arroyo, mathematics; Dr. Philip C. Fulmer, physics and astronomy; Dr. Timothy E. Shannon, biology; and Dr. Ann M. Stoeckmann, biology.

Receiving promotions to associate professor are: Dr. Kenneth M. Araujo, business; Dr. Brandon D. Goff, fine arts; Dr. Hrishikesh J. Goradia, business; Dr. Paolo A. Gualdi, fine arts;

Dr. Shawn E. Miller, English, modern languages, and philosophy; Dr. Jonathan G. Munn, business; Dr. Nicholas Newman, mathematics; Dr. Hubert H. Setzler, business; Dr. Yong B. Shin, business; Allison M. Steadman, fine arts; Dr. Nancy L. Zaice, English, modern languages, and philosophy.

Faculty service recognition included: Dr. Tamatha R. Barbeau, biology; Dr. Jeffrey D. Camper, biology; Joyce M. Durant, library; Dr. Jo Angela Edwins, English, modern languages, and philosophy; Phillip J. Gardner, English, modern languages, and philosophy; Susan Grubbs, nursing; Dr. Samuel Howell Jr., fine arts; Dr. Jennifer G. Kelley, chemistry; ; Lynn D. Kennedy, nursing; Dr. Tracy E. Meetze, education; Dr. Matthew C. Nelson, English, modern languages, and philosophy; Dr. Gregory S. Pryor, biology; Dr. James Ramey Jr., mathematics; Dr. George Schnibben Jr., mathematics; Dr. Ann M. Stoeckmann, biology; Dr. Stephen Taylor, education; Pamela P. Turner, business; and Dr. T. Alissa Warters, political science.

 

Last Published: September 16, 2014 9:57 AM
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