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Texas State announces faculty promotions, tenure for 2014

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
May 29, 2014

Texas State University has promoted 45 faculty members and approved tenure for 37.

The measures will take effect on Sept. 1 and were approved by the Texas State University System Board of Regents during its regular meeting held May 22-24 in Huntsville on the Sam Houston State University campus.

Promoted from associate professor to professor (with academic department in parentheses) were Lori Czop Assaf (curriculum and instruction), Jodi P. Holschuh (curriculum and instruction), Marian L. Houser (communication studies), Susan L. Kirby (management), Lysle Lewis (chemistry and biochemistry), Lisa Kay Lloyd (health and human performance), Sarah W. Nelson (counseling, leadership, adult education and school psychology), Teya Rosenberg (English), Miriam F. Williams (English), Lijun Yuan (philosophy).

Promoted from assistant professor to associate professor were Mira Ahn (family and consumer sciences), Ana Carrillo Baer (theatre and dance), Caroline C. Beatty (music), Elizabeth A. Bishop (history), Joellen E. Coryell (counseling, leadership, adult education and school psychology), Agustin Cuadrado (modern languages), Kimberlee Davis (family and consumer sciences), Paul R. DeHart (political science), Celeste A. Domsch (communication disorders), Douglas K. Dorst (English), Thomas C. Fitzpatrick (art and design), Ju Gao (computer science), Jeff M. Housman (health and human performance), Jiong Hu (engineering technology), Jennifer A. Irvin (chemistry and biochemistry), Regina Jillapalli (nursing), Soon Jae Lee (engineering technology), Minda M. Lopez (curriculum and instruction), Yijuan Lu (computer science), Sarah Maines (theatre and dance), Martin G. McCain (music), Alexander Y. Muk (journalism and mass communication), Christine L. Norton (social work), Thomas L. Patterson (clinical laboratory science), Charise N. Pimentel (curriculum and instruction), Margot C. Quijano (finance and economics), Gerald D. Redwine (clinical laboratory science), Jason A. Reed (art and design), Joaquin Rivaya-Martinez (history), Claudia Roeschmann (art and design), Amy C. Russell (social work), Jane M. Saunders (curriculum and instruction), Benjamin F. Schwartz (biology), Nikoleta Theodoropoulou (physics), Joseph A. Veech, Jr. (biology), Tiankai Wang (health information management).

Granted tenure were Mira Ahn (family and consumer sciences), Ana Carrillo Baer (theatre and dance), Caroline C. Beatty (music), Elizabeth A. Bishop (history), Matthew S. Brooks (health administration), Joellen E. Coryell (counseling, leadership, adult education and school psychology), Agustin Cuadrado (modern languages), Kimberlee Davis (family and consumer sciences), Paul R. DeHart (political science), Celeste A. Domsch (communication disorders), Douglas K. Dorst (English), Thomas C. Fitzpatrick (art and design), Ju Gao (computer science), Jeff M. Housman (health and human performance), Jiong Hu (engineering technology), Jennifer A. Irvin (chemistry and biochemistry), Soon Jae Lee (engineering technology), Minda M. Lopez (curriculum and instruction), Yijuan Lu (computer science), Sarah Maines (theatre and dance), Martin G. McCain (music), Alexander Y. Muk (journalism and mass communication), Christine L. Norton (social work), Thomas L. Patterson (clinical laboratory science), Charise N. Pimentel (curriculum and instruction), Margot C. Quijano (finance and economics), Gerald D. Redwine (clinical laboratory science), Jason A. Reed (art and design), Joaquin Rivaya-Martinez (history), Claudia Roeschmann (art and design), Amy C. Russell (social work), Jane M. Saunders (curriculum and instruction), Benjamin F. Schwartz (biology), Nikoleta Theodoropoulou (physics), Joseph A. Veech, Jr. (biology), Tiankai Wang (health information management), Daniel J. Wescott (anthropology).