Tuesday, May. 8, 2012 12:00 am

Grinnell, IA -  

The Grinnell College Board of Trustees recently approved the promotion of faculty members to new ranks for the 2012-13 academic year:

  • Promoted to associate professor with tenure: David Cook-Martin (sociology); Janet Davis (computer science); Timothy Dobe (religious studies); Jacob Willig-Onwuachi (physics).
  • Promoted to full professor: Vincent (Vince) Eckhart (biology); Jin Feng (Chinese and Japanese); David Harrison (French and Arabic); Elaine Marzluff (chemistry).
  • Moving from active teaching to senior faculty status: Sigmund (Sig) Barber (German); Victoria Brown (history); Robert (Bob) Cadmus (physics); Robert (Tim) Chasson (art); Janice (Jan) Gross (French and Arabic); Jennifer Michaels (German); Charles (Chuck) Sullivan (biology); Roger Vetter (music).
  • Moving from senior faculty status to emerita/emeritus status: Diane (Dee) Fairchild (physical education); Helen Scott (Russian); Christopher McKee (library); Saadi Simawe (English).

Grinnell College is a nationally recognized, private, four-year, liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa. Founded in 1846, Grinnell enrolls 1,600 students from all 50 states and from as many international countries in more than 26 major fields, interdisciplinary concentrations, and pre-professional programs.