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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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UW-Eau Claire Announces
Promotions, Tenure 

MAILED: June 11, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  A number of faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire were awarded promotions in rank and/or tenure and other changes of status during the UW System Board of Regents' June meeting.
         Faculty promoted to professor are Dr. Eugene Hood, art; Dr. Wilson Taylor, biology; Dr. Johannes Strohschank, foreign languages and curriculum and instruction; Dr. Paul Thomas, physics and astronomy; Dr. Jeremy Hein, sociology; Lee Anna Rasar, allied health professions; Dr. Steve Tallant, social work; and Dr. Sheila Smith, adult health nursing.
         Faculty granted tenure and promoted to associate professor are Dr. Jill Prushiek, Foundations of Education; Li-Ying Bao, art; Sandra Starck, art; Dr. Theresa Kemp, English; Dr. Asha Sen, English; Dr. Mary Iribarren, foreign languages; Dr. Martina Lindseth, foreign languages; Dr. Garry Running, geography and anthropology; Dr. Daniel Strouthes, geography and anthropology; Dr. Michael Howe, mathematics; Dr. Michael Penkava, mathematics; Dr. Edward Beach, philosophy and religious studies; Dr. Lyle Ford, physics and astronomy; Dr. George Stecher, physics and astronomy; Dr. Rodd Freitag, political science; Dr. James Tubbs, political science; Dr. David Jewett, psychology; Dr. Gregory Madden, psychology; and Stephen Elfstrand, library services.
         Faculty promoted to associate professor are Dr. Evan Weiher, biology; Dr. Phillip Ihinger, geology; Dr. Cynthia Gray-Mash, Foundations of Education; Dr. Katherine Rhoades, Foundations of Education; Karen Maddox, family health nursing; and Barbara Stevens, library services.
         Dr. Donald Bredle, kinesiology and athletics, was granted tenure.
         Academic staff members who received promotions and title changes are Scott Gaulke, mathematics, to lecturer; R. Todd Glaser, kinesiology and athletics, to lecturer; Kathryn Kennedy, philosophy and religious studies, to lecturer; Lori Snyder, geology, to senior lecturer; Kelly Jo Wright, communication and journalism, to senior lecturer; Kay Magadance, Institutional Planner, to senior policy and planning analyst; Terry McDonald, Housing and Residence Life, to senior residence hall manager; Connie Russell, Records and Registration, to associate registrar; and Mary Ellen Stolder, Continuing Education, to outreach program manager II.
         Academic staff members granted indefinite status are Dale Johnson, Financial Aid; Peggy Kincaid, Student Health Service; Cheryl Lochner-Wright, Center for International Education; Thomas Patt, University Recreation; and Kristen Sandager, Student Health Service.

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Updated: June 11, 2002