Fall general faculty meeting set for Sept. 22, to include State of the University address


Marshall’s fall general faculty meeting of the 2015-2016 academic year will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse of the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.

The agenda will consist of welcoming remarks by Faculty Senate Chair Dr. Larry Stickler; the introduction of new administrators by Provost Dr. Gayle Ormiston; the introduction of 87 new faculty by the deans or representatives from their respective colleges/schools, School of Medicine representative Dr. Joseph Werthammer and School of Pharmacy Dean Dr. Kevin Yingling; a State of the Faculty Address by Stickler; and a State of the University Address by Interim University President Gary White.

All faculty, staff, students and members of the public are invited to attend. After the meeting a reception to honor the new university personnel will be held in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center with music provided by Rachel Ward, Administrative Secretary Sr. with Faculty Senate.

New administrative positions to be introduced are:

Jacqueline Agesa – Associate Dean of the Lewis College of Business; Edward Aractingi, Assistant Vice President for IT/Deputy CIO; Vipavee (Kae) Bradley –Interim Academic Program Director, MU INTO; Charles Braun – Co-Chair, Management, Marketing and MIS; Brenda Collier – Director of the Upward Bound Program; Carla Lapelle – Interim Dean, Student Affairs; Karen McComas – Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning; Mollie McOwen – Interim Learning Resource Coordinator; Que Huong Nguyen – Chair, Physics and Physical Science; Kelli Prejean – Acting Chair of English (Fall semester); Erika Riley – Interim Director, Continuing Education; Sherri Smith – Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Studies; Anthony Szwilski – Chair, Division of Applied Science and Technology; Shane Tomblin – Co-Chair, Management, Marketing and MIS; and Kim White – Interim Veterans’ Advocate. 

New faculty to be introduced are:

College of Arts & Media – Hanna Kozlowski-Slone, Lynne Marsh, Jesse Nolan, Brian Walden; College of Business – Sara Davis, Dexter Gruber, Margie Phillips, Junwook Yoo; College of Education & Professional Development – Charles Bethel, Elbert Davis, Erika Elkin, Jessica Hanna, Jennifer Jackson, Brian Kinghorn, Kimberly McFall, Malaphone Phommasa, Elizabeth Potts; College of Health Professions – Wanyong Choi, Sarah Clemins, Holly Cyphert, Shae Dean, Amy Gannon, Janet Howes, Sandra Kemper, Tammy Minor, Mallory Mount, Brad Profitt.

College of Information Technology & Engineering – Priyadarshini Dasgupta, William Ford III, Haroon Malik; College of Liberal Arts – Lindsay Anderson, Ryan Angus, Angela Bejarano, Jeffrey Boggess, Brittany Canady, Kathleen Fincham, Amber Jones, Svetlana Koltovskaya, Wendi Kozma, Anita Lane, Brian Lemley, Ian Nolte, Dreama Pritt, Steven Smith, Jana Tigchelaar, Fan Yang; College of Science – Yeliz Celik, Habiba Chirchir, Travis Cyphert, Andrea Duhon, Matthew Mundell, Catherine Rushton, Shane Welch;

Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine – Nathaniel Adkins, Haytham Aljoudi, Jennifer Biber, John Crompton, Paul Finch, Arthur Fine, Andrew Freeman, Andy Grass, Hyla Harvey, Jennifer Hawkins, Marc Hettlinger, Alastair Hoyt, James Kitchen, Paul Knowles, Ronald LeMaster, Susan Lopata, Dominka Lozowska, Jillian McCagg, Kalpana Miriyala, Muhammed Muzzaffar, Jodi Pitsenbarger, Peter Ray, Karen Roper, Nihar Shah, Sanjeev Sharma, Jocelyn Stokes, Sheena Surindran, Teresa Thacker, Vishal Verma; School of Pharmacy – Charles Babcock, Abigail Hay, Cynthia Jones, Omar Khan; and University Libraries – Kathleen Phillips.