Board of Regents approves promotions, tenure for 28 faculty

Keith Wojciechowski, mathematics, statistics and computer science, who was recently promoted to a full professor at UW-Stout, teaches a class in 2017. A total of 28 faculty received promotions or tenure from the Board of Regents.
Pam Powers | August 10, 2020

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved promotions and tenure recommendations for 28 UW-Stout faculty members effective for the 2020-21 academic year.

Professor Eun Joo Lee, kinesiology, health, food and nutritional sciences, takes part in Research Day in 2014

The professors and their departments are:

Promoted to professor

  • Gregory Bard, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • David Beck, School of Art and Design
  • David “Chris” Ferguson, social science
  • Robert Fraher, design
  • Joleen Hanson, English and philosophy
  • Daniel Kelsey, rehabilitation and counseling
  • Eun Joo Lee, kinesiology, health, food and nutritional sciences
  • Tina Lee, social science
  • Marcia Miller-Rodeberg, chemistry and physics
  • Kerry Peterson, kinesiology, health, food and nutritional sciences
  • David Seim, social science
  • Kevin W. Tharp, communication technologies and communication studies
  • Sylvia Tiala, communication technologies
  • Timothy Tozer, art and art history
  • Keith Wojciechowski, mathematics, statistics and computer science

Promoted to associate professor

  • Daniel Atyim, art and art history
  • Mary La Rue, kinesiology, health, food and nutritional sciencesAssociate professor Daniel Atyim teaches a drawing class in 2017.

     

Tenure

  • Danny Bee, engineering and technology
  • Frazier Clark, business
  • Kimmery Newsom, human development and family studies
  • Ahmet Turkmen, engineering and technology
  • Sarah Wollersheim Shervey, education and pupil services

Promoted to associate professor with tenure

  • Meriem Chida, business
  • Karen Ostenso, kinesiology, health, food and nutritional sciences
  • Betsy Pudliner, School of Hospitality Leadership
  • Abraham Smith, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • Scott Turner, mathematics, statistics and computer science
  • Tamara Weiss, education and pupil services

In fall 2019, UW-Stout had 263 faculty members

The 2020-21 academic year begins with Opening Day activities, including campuswide Engagement Sessions, for faculty and staff on Monday, Aug. 31. Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 9.

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Photos

Professor Eun Joo Lee, kinesiology, health, food and nutritional sciences, takes part in Research Day in 2015.

Associate professor Daniel Atyim teaches a drawing class in 2017.


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