Monday, May. 19, 2014 12:56 pm

Grinnell, Iowa - The Grinnell College Board of Trustees recently approved the promotion of faculty members to new ranks for the 2014-15 academic year.

Promoted to associate professor: Julia Bauder (library).

Promoted to associate professor with tenure: Timothy Arner (English); Shanna Benjamin (English); Benjamin DeRidder (biology); Theresa Geller (English); Shannon Hinsa-Leasure (biology); Lakesia Johnson (English and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies); Andrew Kaufman (art); Craig Quintero (theatre and dance); Mariko Shigeta Schimmel (Chinese and Japanese).

Promoted to full professor: Mark Levandoski (chemistry); Henry Reitz (religious studies); Barb Trish (political science).

Moving to senior faculty status: William Case (physics); Christopher Hunter (sociology); Paul Munyon (economics); Catherine Rod (library), ); Anatoly Vishevsky (Russian)..

Moving from senior faculty status to emerita/emeritus status:

Victoria Brown (history); Emily Moore (mathematics); Thomas Moore (mathematics); Ira Strauber (political science).