USF announces tenure, promotions, honors faculty at dinner
Aug. 19, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University of Saint Francis announced tenure and promotions for faculty members and honored others for completing advanced degrees or working on sabbaticals at the university’s Faculty Scholarship Banquet on Tuesday, Aug. 20.
Granted tenure and earning promotions to associate professor in 2012-2013 were Dr. John Brinkman, Department of Psychology and Counseling, School of Professional Studies, and Dr. Adam DeVille, Department of Philosophy and Theology, School of Arts and Sciences.
Also earning tenure were Dr. Elizabeth Kuebler-Wolf, an assistant professor in the School of Creative Arts; Dr. Douglas Meador, an associate professor in the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership; Dr. Kristen Morris, an assistant professor in the Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences; and Dr. David Mullins, an associate professor in the Department of History and Social Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences.
Earning promotions were Dr. Karen Palumbo, a professor in the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership; and Dr. Mindy Yoder, an associate professor in the School of Health Sciences.
Faculty members of the Department of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences honored for completing advanced degrees were Dr. Sara Bauer and Dr. Kristen Morris, both assistant professors who earned Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees; and Patricia Luckey, an assistant professor, who earned a Master in Counseling.
Honored for a fall 2013 sabbatical to work on a Doctor of Nursing Practice was Wendy Clark, an assistant professor and director for the Master of Science in Nursing program. Recognized for a spring 2014 study program to continue art research and expand sculpture and drawing skills was Mary Klopfer, an associate professor in the School of Creative Arts.
The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. The university’s College of Adult Learning designs focused curriculum for working adults by offering online and accelerated programs, through its Virtual, Fort Wayne and Crown Point campuses. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.
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