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Faculty Tenure and Promotion

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A number of faculty members received tenure and promotion, were granted tenure, or received a change in academic rank, effective the 2011-2012 academic year, by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents.

The board’s action bring the number of full-time tenured faculty at Texas Tech University to 706.

Those receiving tenure and promotion are:

Scott Burris assistant professor to associate professor Department of Agricultural Education and Communications College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Jeffrey Johnson assistant professor to associate professor Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Lars Christensen assistant professor to associate professor Department of Mathematics and Statistics College of Arts and Sciences
George Cole assistant professor to associate professor Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures College of Arts and Sciences
Tina Delahunty assistant professor to associate professor Department of Geosciences College of Arts and Sciences
Arthur Durband assistant professor to associate professor Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work College of Arts and Sciences
Idoia Elola assistant professor to associate professor Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures College of Arts and Sciences
Justin Hart assistant professor to associate professor Department of History College of Arts and Sciences
Min-Joo Kim assistant professor to associate professor Department of English College of Arts and Sciences
Donald Lavigne assistant professor to associate professor Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures College of Arts and Sciences
David Lektzian assistant professor to associate professor Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences
David Leverington assistant professor to associate professor Department of Geosciences College of Arts and Sciences
Dimitri Pappas assistant professor to associate professor Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Arts and Sciences
Carmen Pereira-Muro assistant professor to associate professor Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures College of Arts and Sciences
Victoria Surliuga assistant professor to associate professor Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures College of Arts and Sciences
Zhixin Xie assistant professor to associate professor Department of Biological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences
Claudia Cogliser assistant professor to associate professor Area of Management Rawls College of Business Administration
Devender Banda assistant professor to associate professor Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership College of Education
Stacy Carter assistant professor to associate professor Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership College of Education
Janet Froeschle assistant professor to associate professor Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership College of Education
Valerie Paton assistant professor to associate professor Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership College of Education
Comfort Pratt assistant professor to associate professor Department of Curriculum and Instruction College of Education
Kamau Siwatu assistant professor to associate professor Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership College of Education
Sukalyan Bhattacharya assistant professor to associate professor Department of Mechanical Engineering Whitacre College of Engineering
Zhaoming He assistant professor to associate professor Department of Mechanical Engineering Whitacre College of Engineering
Kurt Caswell assistant professor to associate professor Honors College
Su-Jeong Shin assistant professor to associate professor Department of Design College of Human Sciences
Wendy Tolson Ross associate professor to professor School of Law
John Watts associate professor to professor School of Law
Minerva Alaniz assistant librarian to associate librarian Library
James Brewer assistant librarian to associate librarian Library
Cynthia Henry assistant librarian to associate librarian Library
Carrye Syma assistant librarian to associate librarian Library
Nicholas Syma assistant librarian to associate librarian Library
Michael Berry assistant professor to associate professor School of Music College of Visual and Performing Arts
Stacy Elko assistant professor to associate professor School of Art College of Visual and Performing Arts
Janis Elliott assistant professor to associate professor School of Art College of Visual and Performing Arts
Stacey Jocoy assistant professor to associate professor School of Music College of Visual and Performing Arts
David Lindsay assistant professor to associate professor School of Art College of Visual and Performing Arts
Peter Martens assistant professor to associate professor School of Music College of Visual and Performing Arts

Those granted tenure are:

Michael Farmer associate professor Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Alex Trindade associate professor Department of Mathematics and Statistics College of Arts and Sciences
Timothy Matis associate professor Department of Industrial Engineering Whitacre College of Engineering
Jeffrey Wherry professor Department of Human Development and Family Studies College of Human Sciences

Those receiving a change in academic rank are:

Cynthia Akers associate professor to professor Department of Agricultural Education and Communications College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Heidi Brady associate professor to professor Department of Animal and Food Sciences College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Eric Hequet associate professor to professor Department of Plant and Soil Science College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Urs Flueckiger associate professor to professor College of Architecture
Bennett Neiman associate professor to professor College of Architecture
Lee Cohen associate professor to professor Department of Psychology College of Arts and Sciences
Ann Hawkins associate professor to professor Department of English College of Arts and Sciences
Juyang Huang associate professor to professor Department of Physics College of Arts and Sciences
Robert Morgan associate professor to professor Department of Psychology College of Arts and Sciences
Christopher Whitmore assistant professor to associate professor Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures College of Arts and Sciences
Mary Baker associate professor to professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Whitacre College of Engineering
Hamed Sari-Sarraf associate professor to professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Whitacre College of Engineering
Mallory Boylan associate professor to professor Department of Nutrition, Hospitality and Retailing College of Human Sciences
Kitty Harris associate professor to professor Department of Applied and Professional Studies College of Human Sciences