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Professors granted promotions and tenure

ISSUED: 19 March 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University has promoted 11 faculty members and granted tenure to seven others for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Faculty members who will be promoted are Dr. Karen Adams (mathematics), to associate professor; Dr. James Broomall (history), to associate professor; Dr. Doris Burkey (nursing), to associate professor; Dr. Jacquelyn Cole (chemistry), to associate professor; Dr. Amy DeWitt (sociology), to professor; Dr. LeAnn Johnson (education), to associate professor; Dr. Desmond Lawless (health promotion and exercise science) to associate professor; Dr. Gregory Place (recreation and leisure), to professor; Dr. Laura Robertson (biology), to associate professor; Dr. Robert Tudor (music), to professor; and Dr. Yuying “Joey” Xie (economics and finance), to professor.

Those granted tenure are Dr. Karen Adams (mathematics); Dr. James Broomall (history); Dr. Jacquelyn Cole (chemistry); Dr. Mohammadreza Ghahremani (computer and information sciences); Dr. LeAnn Johnson (education); Dr. Desmond Lawless (health promotion and exercise science); and Dr. Laura Robertson (biology).

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