August 19, 2019
FMU announces tenure and promotion of faculty
Francis Marion University’s Office of the Provost announced the promotion of 11 faculty members at FMU’s annual faculty breakfast on Aug. 19. The breakfast serves as the kickoff to the new academic year.
Promoted to full professor were Dr. Kathryn Haselden, School of Education; Dr. Callum Johnston, School of Education; Dr. Tamatha Barbeau, Department of Biology; Dr. Howard Frye, Department of Fine Arts; Dr. Shawn Smolen-Morton, Department of English, Modern Languages, and Philosophy; and Dr. Matthew Turner, Philosophy and Religious Studies Program.
Promoted to associate professor with tenure were Dr. Lorna Cintron-Gonzalez, Department of Physics and Engineering; Dr. Catherine England, Department of English, Modern Languages and Philosophy; Dr. Kay Packett, Department of Mass Communication; and Dr. Rachel Spear, Department of English, Modern Languages and Philosophy.
Dr. Dorie Weaver of the School of Health Sciences was promoted to assistant professor.