Faculty/staff news update: summer 2011
Aug 25, 2011 11:10 AM | Print
Academe welcomes news from WSU faculty and staff about research, teaching and service activities. This column recognizes grants, honors, awards, presentations and publications, new appointments, new faculty, sabbaticals, retirements and deaths of our current and former colleagues.
Deema de Silva, director, assistant professor, TRIO-Student Support Services, attended the Oxford Round Table on Aug. 7-12 by invitation from Oxford University in London, England. She had participated in a spring 2011 Oxford Round Table discussion as a delegate in a panel of 40 women from around the globe.
Amy DeVault, instructor, and Les Anderson, professor, Elliott School of Communication, presented "Blogs as learning tools in journalism education" at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in St. Louis. The conference was attended by 2,200 faculty members, doctoral students and others with an interest in communication education.
Amy DeVault and Lisa Parcell, assistant professor, Elliott School, presented "Social networking in higher education" at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in St. Louis. The conference was attended by 2,200 faculty members, doctoral students and others with an interest in communication education. Parcell had an additional presentation with former ESC faculty member Mike Boyle.
Patricia McDonnell, director, Ulrich Museum of Art, served as a juror for Kansas City's 29th annual River Market Regional Exhibition, fueled by the Kansas City Artists Coalition. McDonnell chose 46 artists from Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas for the exhibition.
D. Paul Rillema, professor, chemistry, has been named a 2011 ACS Fellow of the American Chemical Society.
TENURE, PROMOTION AND PIR
College of Education: Fuchang Liu, associate professor, curriculum and instruction (TP)
College of Engineering: Klaus Hoffmann, professor, aerospace (PIR); Babek Minaie, professor, mechanical engineering (TP); Lawrence Whitman, professor, industrial and manufacturing engineering (P)
College of Fine Arts: Ted Adler, associate professor, art and design (TP); Elaine Bernstorf, professor, music (PIR); Mark Foley, professor, music (P); Royce Smith, associate professor, art and design (TP)
College of Health Professions: Kelly Anderson, associate professor, dental hygiene (TP); Ngoyi Bukonda, associate professor, public health sciences (T); Diana Cochran-Black, associate professor, medical technology (P); LaDonna Hale, associate professor, physician assistant (P); Trisha Self, associate professor, communication sciences and disorders (TP); Betty Smith-Campbell, professor, nursing (P)
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Dinorah Azpuru, associate professor, political science (TP); Michael Birzer, professor, community affairs (P); Chris Brooks, professor, English (P); George Dehner, associate professor, history (TP); Tom DeLillo, professor, math (PIR); Jean Griffith, associate professor, English (TP); Michael Hall, associate professor, political science (TP); Twyla Hill, professor, sociology (P); Kirk Lancaster, professor, math (PIR); Michael McGlynn, associate professor, political science (TP); Leland Russell, associate professor, biological sciences (TP); Lisa Thrane, associate professor, sociology (TP)
W. Frank Barton School of Business: William Miles, professor, economics (P); Tim Pett, professor, management (P)
William Thomas Kirkwood Stevenson, 56, chemistry professor at Wichita State University, died July 21. Private family services have been held. Survivors are wife, Laura (Smyth) Stevenson; children, Laura Bateman (David) of New Orleans, La., and William Thomas Kirkwood Stevenson of Boston, Mass.; sister, Frances Stevenson of Scotland. Memorials have been established with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, c/o University of Texas, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX, 77030 and the Kansas Humane Society, 3313 N. Hillside, Wichita, KS 67219.
Hands-on experience at Beechcraft benefits WSU students
Residence hall set for fall 2014 completion
Weems' research documents African American business
WSU's Play Therapy Center is a leader in Kansas
Elliott School students head for Flint Hills for stories
CEDBR releases June leading, current indices for Wichita
Summer choir to present program
GoShockers: Todd Butler named head baseball coach
New WSU police chief Sara Morris
Five students did their part
June event: 'Financial Fitness Extravaganza'
'Bring Your Own Telescope'
Rowing team earns awards
Top honor goes to WSU Foundation
Wichita State names new faculty athletic rep
Northwest H.S. grad receives WSU humanities scholarship
Morris assumes new role at Wichita State
WSU names interim dean for health professions college
Heldman named acting director of entrepreneurship center
Wichita State names Lefever-Davis interim dean
WSU professor's career started with his past
SHRM Foundation scholarship recipient
Wichita Home School wins Frontier Trails BEST
New debate format should help voters
ACT prep workshop set for Oct. 13