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Aug 30, 2010    #082
Contact: Wandra Brooks Green
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UMKC Office of the Provost celebrates promotion and tenure appointments

Twenty-four faculty members will be honored

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of the Provost - Academic Affairs will celebrate the promotion and tenure of 24 members of our faculty at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at Pierson Auditorium. The event will honor and highlight each of the 2010 UMKC promotion and tenure faculty recipients.

The promotion and tenure process involves a lengthy and rigorous review of the performance of faculty members in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service. Each of the faculty members recognized in this promotion and tenure celebration has demonstrated to their peers and to the administration that they have met high standards for sustained contributions and outstanding performance.

Those recently appointed are listed below.

Promotion and Tenure

Rosalyn M. Bertram - School of Social Work, College of Arts and Sciences, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Maithe Enriquez - Nursing Instruction, School of Nursing, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Raymond S. Feener - Vocal Studies, Conservatory of Music and Dance, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Jennifer Friend - Urban Leadership and Policy Studies in Education, School of Education, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Mona Lyne - Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Sabrina Madison-Cannon - Dance, Conservatory of Music and Dance, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Diane Louise Mutti-Burke - History, College of Arts and Sciences, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Melanie Lea Simmer-Beck - Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Chia-Chih (D.C.) Wang - Counseling and Educational Psychology, School of Education, promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

Tenure

Laura Rei Iwasaki - Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, School of Dentistry, awarded Tenure as Associate Professor

Jeffrey Charles Nickel - Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, School of Dentistry, awarded Tenure as Associate Professor

Promotion

Bonnie Branson - Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry, promotion to Professor

Keith Buszek - Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, promotion to Professor

Delwyn Catley - Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, promotion to Professor

William Everett - Composition, Music Theory and Musicology, Conservatory of Music and Dance, promotion to Professor

Linda Garavalia - Pharmacy Instruction, School of Pharmacy, promotion to Professor

Phill Johnson - Law Library, University Libraries, promotion to Librarian III

Cameron Lindsey - Pharmacy Instruction, School of Pharmacy, promotion to Professor

Anthony J. Luppino - School of Law, promotion to Professor

Clancy Martin - Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, promotion to Professor

Allen Rostron - School of Law, promotion to Professor

Cynthia Thompson - Miller Nichols Library, University Libraries, promotion to Librarian II

Kati Toivanen - Art and Art History, College of Arts and Sciences, promotion to Professor

Joseph Craig Whitt - Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine, School of Dentistry, promotion to Professor

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), one of four University of Missouri campuses, is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a four-part mission: life and health sciences; visual and performing arts; urban issues and education; and a vibrant learning and campus life experience. For more information about UMKC, visit www.umkc.edu. You can also find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch us on YouTube.

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