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Six Faculty Receive Promotion/Tenure

Announcing the Spring 2009 Promotion and Tenure Results

by Pamela Batson (May 2009)

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The College of Education is pleased to announce that six faculty members have been approved for promotion and/or tenure by the University. The promotion and tenure process is a rigorous review of the faculty member’s scholarship of teaching and learning; research and creative accomplishments; and service to the University, society, and the profession.

“These individuals are being recognized for their cutting-edge contributions to the field of education. They are part of a vibrant academic community that is building a stronger College for the future,” said Dean David Monk.

All faculty members being promoted and tenured will be honored at a dinner hosted by Dean Monk during the fall semester.

Those receiving promotion/tenure as of July 1, 2009 are:

  • Roy Clariana, Instructional Systems Program, Penn State Great Valley, will be promoted to the rank of professor.
  • Susan Faircloth, Educational Leadership Program, has been offered tenure and a promotion to the rank of associate professor.
  • Brandon Hunt, Rehabilitation and Human Services Program, will be promoted to the rank of professor.
  • David McNaughton, Special Education Program, will be promoted to the rank of professor.
  • Mary Catherine Scheeler, Special Education Program, Penn State Great Valley, has been offered tenure and a promotion to the rank of associate professor.
  • Robert Stevens, Educational Psychology Program, will be promoted to the rank of professor.