November 2013 BOV resolutions regarding appointments, leaves of absence

The William & Mary Board of Visitors recently approved resolutions at their November 2013 meeting regarding tenure, leaves of absence and the appointment of professional faculty. - Ed.

The following member of the executive faculty has been recommended for the award of academic tenure:

SPENCER GAREY NILES, Dean, School of Education

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The following faculty members have requested leaves of absence during the 2013-2014 academic year for the reasons given:

ALAN C. BRADDOCK, Ralph H. Wark Associate Professor of Art and Art History and American Studies, to accept an appointment at Princeton University as a visiting associate professor.

SARAH L. DAY, Associate Professor of Mathematics, to participate in a thematic year program on Scientific and Engineering Applications of Algebraic Topology at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications.

MAX G. KATZ, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, to focus on research.

CHI-KWONG LI, Ferguson Professor of Mathematics, to participate in research opportunities with the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong and the Institute of Quantum Computing in Waterloo, Canada.

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The following appointments were approved to fill vacancies among the professional faculty:

TAMEKKA K. DAVIS, Associate Director of Prospect Management, Office of University Development, effective October 25, 2013
B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1999
College of William & Mary
Associate Director, Prospect Development and Information Strategy,
Office of University Development, 2009-2013
Senior Research Analyst, Development Information Management,
Office of University Development, 2007
The Pennsylvania State University
Assistant Director, Senior Research Analyst, Office of University Development, 2000-2007
Preservation Collections Care Assistant, University Libraries, 1999-2000

KAREN S. FERGUSON, Recording Secretary, University Development, effective November 10, 2013
B.F.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 2005
Georgetown University, Office of Advancement
Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator to the Associate Vice President
for Campaign and Development Operations, 2013
Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator to the Associate Vice President
for University Development, 2009-2013
Carnegie Mellon University, College of Fine Arts
Assistant to the Dean, College of Fine Arts, 2006-2008
Assistant to the Director of Development, College of Fine Arts, 1998-2006

ERIC Z. LIU, Assistant Director of Reporting and Data Services, Office of Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness, effective November 18, 2013

B.S., Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 1994
M.S., Bowling Green State University, 2007
Grand Canyon University
Institutional Research Specialist, 2007-2013

APRIL J. PALMER, Area Director, Office of Residence Life, effective October 25, 2013
B.A. (2003); M.Ed. (2005), Clemson University
Newberry College
Assistant Dean of Students, 2012-2013
Coker College
Director of Residence Life, 2010-2012
University of South Carolina Upstate
Resident Manager, 2009-2010
Assistant Director of Student Life, 2006-2009

JESSICA RAYMOND, Assistant Director for Community Development, Office of Residence Life, effective October 10, 2013
B.A., Ferrum College, 1996
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998
College of William & Mary
Assignments Specialist, Office of Residence Life, 2010-2013
Area Director, Office of Residence Life, 1999-2006
Ann Taylor Loft
Sales Lead/Assistant Manager, 2010
Associate, 2009-2010
University of Central Florida
Assistant Director, Housing and Residence Life, 2006-2009
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Residence Director, 1998-1999

JULIE G. SUMMS, Director of Economic Development and Business Innovation, effective January 10, 2014
B.A., College of William & Mary, 1992
M.U.R.P., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997
Orange County, Virginia
County Administrator, 2009-2013
Acting County Administrator, 2009-2010
Assistant County Administrator, 2007-2009
Director of Economic Development, 2005-2009
inge-glas, USA, LLC
Chief Executive Officer, 2002-2004
Vice President, 2000-2002
Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Associate Manager, 1999-2000
Strategic Analyst, Legislative, 1999
Strategic Analyst, Executive, 1998-1999
Project Research Associate, 1997-1998
Administrative Staff Specialist, 1994-1997

ANNA C. UMBREIT, Assistant Director, Internship Coordinator and Liaison to the Center for Student Diversity, Cohen Career Center, effective November 18, 2013
B.A. (2002); M.S. (2004), Shippensburg University
Emerson College
Assistant Director for the School of the Arts, Career Services, 2007-2013
Assistant Director/Internship Coordinator, Career Services, 2007-2011
James Madison University
Academic and Career Advisor, Career and Academic
Planning, 2005-2007

MARK C. WESTON, Assistant Director for Student Conduct, Office of the Dean of Students, effective October 16, 2013
B.A., Mississippi College, 2006
M.Div., Duke University, 2009
Duke University
Residence Coordinator, Housing, Dining and Residence Life, 2010-2013
Research Aide, Center for Child and Family Policy, 2009-2010
Graduate Assistant, Office of Student Conduct, 2006-2009

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