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Board of Regents Grants Tenure and Promotion to Faculty Members


February 28, 2014

Board of Regents Grant Tenure to Six Faculty Members

The board's move increases Texas Tech's base of tenured faculty.

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents granted tenure and promotion to a number of faculty during their meeting Feb. 28.

The board action brings to 797 the number of full-time tenured faculty at Texas Tech. There are a total of 1,075 full-time faculty, either tenured or tenure track. Another 280 faculty members are full-time non-tenure or non-tenure track.

Below is a listing of faculty who received tenure and promotion, promotion in academic rank, and appointments with tenure.

Tenure and Promotion

Those receiving tenure and promotion are:


Those receiving tenure are:

Promotion in Academic Rank

Those receiving promotion in academic rank are:

Appointments with Tenure

Sharran Parkinson, new professor and chair, Department of Design, College of Human Sciences, was granted tenure with her appointment. Parkinson is currently the department chair, and professor, with tenure, Department of Interior Design at Virginia Commonwealth University.