Advanced degrees earned

  • Steven Dawson, Social Work; D.S.W., University of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • Martha Kershaw, Nursing; Ed.D., Concordia University, 2019

Newly tenured and promoted to Associate Professor

  • Diane Bessel, PhD, LMSW, CNM, Social Work & Sociology
  • Torsten Doering, PhD, MBA, International Business
  • Jeffrey Law, PhD, Natural Sciences
  • Stephanie Malinenko, MBA, Health Promotion
  • Lynn Matthews, PT, DPT, MS, ATC, COMT, Athletic Training
  • Deborah Merriam, DNS, RN, CNE, Nursing
  • Jay Wendland, PhD, History and Political Science
  • Charlie Wesley, PhD, English

Granted tenure

  • Meri Stiles, PhD, LMSW, Social Work

Retired in 2019

  • Denise G. Mills, PhD, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, after 31 years

Distinction of Professor Emeritus granted

  • Linda Kuechler, PhD, Professor of Accounting (posthumously)

Sabbaticals granted

  • Aakriti ​A. Tandon, PhD, Associate Professor of History & Political Science (Spring 2020) India’s Alignments with Major Powers and Quest for Multipolarity