Sixteen Receive Faculty Promotions

Aug 31, 2009

        University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Ph.D., has announced 16 faculty promotions, including tenure decisions, effective at the beginning of the 2009-2010 academic year.

        The following faculty members have been promoted to professor effective the fall of 2009: Scott Bader-Saye, Ph.D., Theology; Jean Harris, Ph. D., Political Science; and Rich Larsen, English & Theatre.
        The following has been promoted to associate professor and granted tenure beginning the fall of 2009: Robert Smith, Ph.D., Biology.

        The following have been promoted to associate professor beginning the fall of 2009: Daniel Haggerty, Ph.D., Philosophy; Lisa Lesneski, Ph.D., Nursing; Bonnie Oldham, Library; James Roberts, Ph.D., Sociology/Criminal Justice; Patrick Tully, Ph.D., Philosophy; and Kevin Wilkerson, Ph.D., Counseling.

         The following have been granted tenure beginning the fall of 2009: Dona Bauman, Ph.D., Education; Benjamin Bishop, Ph.D., Computing Sciences; Karen Brady, Occupational Therapy; Crina Gschwandtner, Philosophy; Marlene Morgan, D.Ed., Occupational Therapy; and Terri Freeman Smith, Ph.D., Health Administration/Human Resources.

        The University currently employs 268 full-time faculty members, 82 percent of whom hold doctorate or terminal degrees.

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