LHU announces faculty promotions
July 23, 2012
Twelve members of the Lock Haven University faculty have been promoted for the 2012-2013 academic year. The promotions were made after a lengthy evaluation process and were conducted in compliance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and the LHU promotion policy.
There are four faculty academic ranks at LHU: instructor, assistant professor, associate professor and full professor. Each rank is carefully defined and appointment or promotion is based on the faculty member’s credentials, professional expertise, and contribution to the university’s mission. Criteria for promotion are increasingly rigorous.
Lock Haven University President Michael Fiorentino Jr. said, “On behalf of the entire Lock Haven University community, I want to congratulate all those who were recently promoted and extend best wished for continued success.”
Promoted to full professor are Peter A. Campbell, Athletics Department; Dr. Curt B. Dixon, Health Science Department; Dr. Yvette M. Ingram, Health Science Department; Dr. Robert M. Sandow, Department of History, Political Science, Economics and Geography; Dr. Steven Williams, Mathematics Department.
Promoted to associate professor are Dr. Tracey A. Cummings, English Department; Dr. Loretta D. Dickson, Geology & Physics Department; Dr. Marlene Jensen, Business Administration/ Computer Science and Information Technology Department; Dr. Krish Pillai, Business Administration/Computer Science and Information Technology Department; Dr. Jody Russell, Health Science Department.
Promoted to assistant professor are Dr. Kimberly A. Batty, Recreation Management Department; Ann M. Beardsley, Nursing Department.
Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.