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Promotion and Tenure and Leadership Appointments

The College of Education is proud to announce that a number of faculty members have received appointments, promotions, and/or tenure.

The College of Education is proud to announce that the following faculty members have received appointments, promotions, and/or tenure:

Associate Dean

Stephanie Knight, professor of education (educational psychology), has been appointed to associate dean for undergraduate and graduate studies.

Department Head

Kathleen Bieschke, professor of education (counseling psychology), has been appointed to head of the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education. Her three-year term begins on July 1, 2013.

Alison Carr-Chellman, professor of education (instructional systems), has been reappointed head of the Department of Learning and Performance Systems. Her second three-year term begins July 1, 2013.

Carla Zembal-Saul, professor of education (science education), has been reappointed head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction through 2016.

Promotion and Tenure

Katerina Bodovski, Department of Education Policy Studies, was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor.

Simon Hooper, Department of Learning and Performance Systems, was promoted to the rank of professor.

Mark Kissling joined the College as an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Leticia Oseguera, Department of Education Policy Studies, was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor.

Matt Poehner, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor.

Ladislaus Semali, Departments of Curriculum and Instruction and Learning and Performance Systems, was promoted to the rank of professor.

Jeanine Staples, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor.

The promotion-and-tenure process is a rigorous review of the faculty members' scholarship of teaching and learning; research and creative accomplishments; and service to the University, society, and the profession.

--by Kevin Sliman (June 2013)