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Promotion and Tenure Announced for UM-Flint Faculty

  • May 28th, 2014 By: UM-Flint News
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At the May 15, 2014 meeting of the University of Michigan Board of Regents, the following University of Michigan-Flint faculty members were awarded promotion and/or tenure.

At the May 15, 2014 meeting of the University of Michigan Board of Regents, the following University of Michigan-Flint faculty members were awarded promotion and/or tenure in the ranks listed below.

  • Olanrewaju Aluko, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Computer Science, Engineering, and Physics
  • Jennifer E. Alvey, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Women’s and Gender Studies, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
  • Aderemi Artis, Associate Professor of Philosophy, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Philosophy
  • Darryl G. Baird, Professor of Art, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Communication and Visual Arts
  • Syagnik Banerjee, Associate Professor of Marketing, with tenure, School of Management
  • Amelia Biehl, Associate Professor of Economics, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Economics
  • Gabriela Zdravkova Hristova, Associate Professor of Music, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Music
  • William H. Irwin, Associate Professor of Theatre, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Sarah Lippert, Associate Professor of Art History, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Communication and Visual Arts
  • Murali Mani, Associate Professor of Computer Science, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Computer Science, Engineering, and Physics
  • James R. Schirmer, Associate Professor of English, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of English
  • Rie Suzuki, Associate Professor of Health Education, with tenure, School of Health Professions and Studies/Department of Public Health and Health Sciences
  • Cristen L. Velliky, Associate Professor of Art, with tenure, College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Communication and Visual Arts
  • Emily Brianne Newberry, Associate Librarian, Frances Willson Thompson Library

“Receiving tenure and promotion is a great achievement for an academic,” noted Chancellor Ruth J. Person. “I am extraordinarily proud of the fine caliber of each of these faculty members who have worked so hard in the areas of scholarship, teaching, and service.”

An Academic Affairs Convocation will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2014 to recognize the accomplishments of these outstanding faculty. All new appointments will be effective September 1, 2014.

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