Ball State's Board of Trustees approves faculty tenure, promotions

Topic: Administrative

May 17, 2007

Ball State's Board of Trustees has approved tenure and faculty promotions for 2007-08.

Nine faculty members were promoted from associate professor to professor, 16 were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor and 21 were granted tenure.

Promoted to professor were:

  • Stephen Avila, finance and insurance
  • James Eflin, natural resources and environmental management
  • Carol Flores, architecture
  • John Lorch, mathematical sciences
  • Anthony Mahon, physical education, sport and exercise
  • Kristen Perrone-McGovern, counseling psychology and guidance services
  • William Rogers, biology
  • Sadatoshi Tomizawa, modern languages and classics
  • Allen Truell, information systems and operations management
     

Promoted from assistant professor to associate professor were:

  • Barbara Bogue, English
  • Jill Christman, English
  • Samuel Cotton, technology
  • Olon Dotson, architecture
  • Scott Inks, marketing and management
  • Pamela Hartman, English
  • Mellisa Holtzman, sociology
  • Irene Livshits, mathematical sciences
  • Christopher Luke, modern languages and classics
  • James Poole, chemistry
  • Robert Pritchard, journalism
  • Mark Pyron, biology
  • Robert Sammelson, chemistry
  • Kathy Segrist, Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology
  • Russell Wahlers, marketing and management
  • Gwendolen White, accounting
     

Receiving tenure were:

  • Joseph Armstrong, educational studies
  • Jeffrey Carter, music
  • Patrick Collier, English
  • German Cruz, landscape architecture
  • Hanspeter Fischer, mathematical sciences
  • George Gaither, psychological science
  • Amy Gregg, natural resources and environmental management
  • James Helton, music
  • Samuel Hsieh, computer science
  • Justen Infinito-Allocco, educational studies
  • William Jenkins, theatre and dance
  • Fred Kitchens, information systems and operations management
  • John Ledbetter, accounting
  • Melinda Messineo, sociology
  • Ronald Morris, history
  • Wilfridah Mucherah, educational psychology
  • Mark Myring, accounting
  • Klaus Neumann, geology
  • Kathy Segrist, Fisher Institute for Wellness and Gerontology
  • Richard Stankewitz, mathematical sciences
  • Roger Wessel, educational studies 
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