BOV resolutions regarding new appointments, promotions and leave

The William & Mary Board of Visitors recently approved resolutions at their September 2011 meeting regarding faculty promotions, tenure, leaves of absence, term distinguished professorships, designated professorships, and the appointment of professional faculty members and instructional faculty members.

 

The following members of the faculty were approved for promotion from associate professor to professor:

BRETT WILSON, Department of English

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The following appointments were approved to fill vacancies in the instructional faculty:

JAMIE DIAZ, Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., University of Richmond, 2003
Ph.D., New York University, 2011

ISIL DILLIG, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S. (2006); Ph.D. (2011), Stanford University  

THOMAS DILLIG, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S. (2006); Ph.D. (2011), Stanford University  

JONATHAN GLASSER, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
B.A., Cornell University, 1998
M.A. (2004); Ph.D. (2008), University of Michigan
College of William and Mary
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2009-2011
Adjunct Lecturer, 2007-2009

MICHAEL S. JABBUR, Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2002
M.F.A., Ohio University, 2008
Santa Fe Clay
Studio Director, 2008-2011
Ohio University
Instructor, 2006-2007  

ADMASU SHIFERAW, Assistant Professor of Economics and Africana Studies
B.Sc., Alemaya University, Ethiopia, 1990
M.A. (2001); Ph.D., (2007), Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Courant Research Centre-PEG, University of Goettingen, Germany
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2008-2011
Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands Lecturer, 2007-2008

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

JOHN J. BYXBE, Associate Director of Auxiliary Services, effective October 3, 2011
B.S., The University of Southern Mississippi, 2003
M.B.A., William Carey University, 2006
The University of Southern Mississippi
Associate Director of Contract Services, 2009-2011
Assistant Director of Student Affairs Auxiliary Services, 2008-2009
Business Manager, Student Affairs, 2006-2008
Bancorpsouth Bank
Branch Manager, 2001-2006

DARLENE M. CAMPBELL, Director of Administration and Finance,
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, effective August 22, 2011
B.A., University of Maryland, European Division, Heidelberg, Germany, 1997
M.B.A., Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006
State University of New York
Business Manager, 2006-2010
Research Analyst, 1998-2000
Rochester Institute of Technology
Financial Coordinator, 2000-2006

JAMES K. CARTER, Head Equipment Manager, Athletics, effective July 20, 2011
A.S., Rappahannock Community College, 1986
College of William and Mary
Assistant Athletic Equipment Manager, 1997-2011
Kings Dominion
Maintenance Supervisor, 1992-2011
Lead Mechanic, 1990-1992

TIFFANY T. CHRISTIAN, Assistant Director of Compliance, Athletics, effective June 28, 2011
B.S., Boston University School of Management, 2006       
Old Dominion University
Compliance Graduate Assistant, Intercollegiate Athletics, 2009-2010
Bucknell University
Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, Intercollegiate Athletics, 2007-2009
Framingham State University
Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach, Intercollegiate Athletics, 2006-2007

NANCY COMBS, Vice Dean, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, effective August 10, 2011
B.A., University of Portland, 1991
J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1994
Ph.D., Leiden University School of Law, The Netherlands, 2005
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Cabell Professor of Law, 2009-2011
Professor, 2009
Associate Professor, 2007-2009
Assistant Professor, 2005-2007

DAVID M. CORLETT, Assistant Director of the National Institute of American History and Democracy, effective May 1, 2011
B.A., Gonzaga University, 1994
M.A. (2000); Ph.D. (2011), College of William and Mary
University of Virginia
Adjunct Instructor, 2005-2011
College of William and Mary
Visiting Professor, 2002-2011
Instructor, National Institute of American History and Democracy, 2002-2011
Thomas Nelson Community College
Adjunct Instructor, 2004
United States Army
Officer, 1994-2003

KEVIN CUTRO, Assistant Dean of Admission, effective September 1, 2011
B.A., College of William and Mary, 2006
Office of The Honorable Rush Holt, United States House of Representatives
Legislative Assistant, 2010-2011
Legislative Correspondent, 2008-2010
Staff Assistant, 2007-2008
Office of The Honorable Robert Wexler, United States House of Representatives
Legislative Fellow, 2007
Linda Stender for Congress
Field Organizer, 2006

MOLLY DESTAFNEY, Assistant Director for Study Abroad Operations, Reves Center for International Studies, effective September 12, 2011
B.A., Alfred University, 2000
M.A., Bowling Green State University, 2005
University of Arizona
Study Abroad Advisor, 2008-2011
Quincy College
Admissions Officer, 2008
Boston Life
Cultural Adviser, 2008
University of Ukraine, Mykolaiv, Ukraine
Peace Corps Volunteer, University TEFL Teacher, 2005-2007

BRENDA BEEBE DUNCAN, Associate Director of Development for
Major Gifts, University Development, May 16, 2011
B.S., Ohio University, 1977
M.Ed., Temple University, 1991
Wittenberg University
Vice President for University Advancement, 2008-2011
Bridgewater College
Vice President for Institutional Advancement, 2006-2008
University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business
Managing Director of Development Administration, 2003-2006
Director of Leadership Gifts, 2001-2003
Associate Director of Major Gifts, 1999-2001

MARGARET J. FONNER, Director of Sponsored Programs, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, effective July 10, 2011
B.B.A., Campbell University, North Carolina, 1989
College of William and Mary
Director of Administration and Finance, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 2009-2011
College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Sponsored Programs Administrator, 2000-2009
Virginia Marine Resources Commission
Business Manager, 1999-2000
National Center for State Courts
Program Specialist, 1994-1999

RODNEY L. FRANKS, Area Director, Residence Life, effective June 13, 2011
B.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2005
M.S., University of Central Arkansas, 2007
Western Carolina University
Resident Director, 2007-2011
University of Central Arkansas
Residence Coordinator, 2005-2007

DANIEL H. FREZZA, Senior Associate Director, Annual Giving Program, Development, June 25, 2011
B.S., Western Carolina University, 2004
M.Ed., North Carolina State University, 2006
Appalachian State University
Director of Annual Giving, 2009-2011
East Carolina University
Assistant Director for Alumni Programs, 2007-2009
Membership Coordinator, 2006-2007
The Treasure Depot, Online Community
Publisher, 2007-2009

EMILY A. HILL, Assistant Director of Marketing and Promotion, Athletics, effective June 1, 2011
B.A., Towson University, 2011

JERMAINE R. JOHNSON, Creative Project Manager, Development, effective June 10, 2011
B.A., Furman University, 2002
Dartmouth College
Graphic Designer, 2007-2011
At Large Marketing Solutions
Design Manager, 2004-2007
Infinity Marketing, Inc.
Graphic Designer, 2002-2004
Furman University
Graphic Designer, 2001-2002

KELLY A. JOYCE, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2011
B.A., Brown University, 1988
Ph.D., Boston College, 2001
College of William and Mary
Associate Professor, 2008-2011
Assistant Professor, 2002-2008
Harvard University
Lecturer, 1999-2002

CHRISTIANA S. KALLON, Assistant Dean of Admission, effective September 1, 2011
B.A., College of William and Mary, 2011
College of William and Mary
Multicultural Intern, 2009-2011

JANE A. LOPEZ, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs, effective June 25, 2011
B.A., James Madison University, 1969
College of William and Mary
Director, Office of Grants and Fiscal Administration, 2010-2011
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1994-2011
Manager, Office of Sponsored Programs, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1988-1994
Sponsored Programs Administrator, Virginia Institute of Marine Science 1984-1988

MARIELLYNN D. MAURER, Director of Conference Services, effective May 16, 2011
B.A., College of William and Mary, 1995
Williamsburg Hospitality House Hotel and Conference Center
Sales Manager, 2002-2011
Catering Sales Manager, 2000-2002
College of William and Mary
Director, Conference Services, 1998-2000
Operations Director/Conference Coordinator, 1996-1998

JUSTINE REBECCA OKERSON, Assistant Dean of Admission, effective September 1, 2011
B.A., University of Virginia, 2005
M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 2010
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Assistant Director for Fitness Programs, 2010-2011
Lifestyle Family Fitness
Fitness Instructor, 2010-2011

CORINNE M. PICATAGGI, Innovation Project Manager, Information Technology, effective September 19, 2011
B.S., University of Massachusetts, 2011
College of William and Mary
Associate Director, Project Management and Systems Administration, Development Computing Services, 2000-2011

MATTHEW D. POHL, Assistant Dean of Admission, effective September 7, 2011
B.A., Tufts University, 2005
Sarah Lawrence College
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission, 2009-2011
Admission Counselor, 2007-2009
New York City Council
Community Liaison, 2007
Social Science Research Council
Program Assistant, 2006-2007
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
Legal Assistant, 2005-2006

MARY E. RICE, Athletics Business Manager, Athletics, effective May 16, 2011
B.A., Colby College, 2007
M.B.A., Wagner College, 2009
Wagner College
Assistant Athletic Director for Finance and Business Operations, 2009-2011
Administrative Assistant and Spiro Sports Center Membership Coordinator, 2007-2009

BRANDI G. SCHWANE, Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletics, effective August 15, 2011
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2007
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Graduate Assistant, 2009-2011
North Raleigh Christian Academy
Head Athletic Trainer, 2007-2009

LISA STARBUCK, Director of Special Events, Athletics, effective July 11, 2011
B.S., University of Maryland, College Park, 1981
College of William and Mary
Major Gifts Officer for Arts and Sciences, 2008-2011
Director of University Events, 1998-2008
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Conference Service Manager, 1997-1998
Assistant Hotel Manager, 1981-1990

ROBIN L. VARNEY, Biology Laboratory Coordinator, effective August 25, 2011
B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998
M.S., University of South Carolina, 2004
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2009
Duke University
Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2009-2011

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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for term distinguished professorships:

JULIE R. AGNEW, John N. Dalton Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Business, for a three-year term.

VLADIMIR ATANASOV, Richard C. Kraemer Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Business, for a three-year term.

KVETA E. BENES, Clark G. and Elizabeth H. Diamond Term Distinguished Associate Professor of History, for a three-year term.

G. SCOTT GIBSON, J. Edward Zollinger Term Distinguished Professor of Business, for a three-year term.

JOHN B. GILMOUR, Paul R. Verkuil Term Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, for a three-year term.

DENISE M. JONES, D. Hillsdon Ryan Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Business, for a three-year term.

PAULA PICKERING, Weingartner Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Government, for a two-year term.

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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for the award of academic tenure.

STEPHEN E. HANSON, Department of Government

BRETT WILSON, Department of English

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The following faculty members have requested leaves of absence during the 2011-2012 academic year for the reasons given.

RANI D. MULLEN, Assistant Professor of Government, to continue as a Visiting Fellow with the Center for Policy Research in New Delhi, India, pursuing research on governance and democracy in India and South Asia.

MOLLY SWETNAM-BURLAND, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, to pursue research on her manuscript.

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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for designated professorships.

GREY GUNDAKER, Duane A. and Virginia S. Dittman Professor of American Studies, for a five-year term.

STEPHEN E. HANSON, Lettie Pate Evans Professor of Government, for a five-year term.

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