Board of Trustees Approves Faculty Tenure, Promotions

02-24-2016

Several faculty members received tenure and promotions during the winter meeting of the Virginia Wesleyan College Board of Trustees on Feb. 17, President Scott D. Miller announced this week. Faculty who received tenure and who were promoted from assistant to associate professor are: Thomas Brown (criminal justice and sociology); Audrey Malagon (mathematics); Alison Marganski (criminal justice); Taryn Myers (psychology); and Wayne Pollock (recreation and leisure studies). Kevin Kittredge (chemistry) received tenure and was promoted from associate to full professor. Faculty who already hold tenure and who were promoted from associate to full professor are: Susan Larkin (English); Travis Malone (theatre); and Sara Sewell (history). Stephen Leist was promoted from assistant to associate librarian. During the meeting, the Board also elected new officers (effective July 1): David Kaufman, Chair; Jon Pruden, Vice Chair; William Thumel Jr., Secretary; Ann Shumadine, Treasurer; and Henry Watts, Parliamentarian. Board member John Trinder was elected Trustee Emeritus. The next meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for May.