BOV resolutions regarding tenure, new appointments and promotions

The William & Mary Board of Visitors recently approved resolutions at their February 2011 meeting regarding faculty promotions, tenure, the appointment of a new interim dean and the appointment of professional faculty members and instructional faculty members.

The following members of the faculty were approved for promotion.

DOROTHEA LACHON ABRAHAM, Mason School of Business

VLADIMIR ATANASOV, Mason School of Business

ANGELA M. BANKS, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

SARAH L. DAY, Department of Mathematics

RAVI M. GUPTA, Department of Religious Studies

ANNE C. HUDLEY, Department of English

KYUNG HEE KIM, School of Education

BETSY O. KONEFAL, Department of History

KONSTANTINOS ORGINOS, Department of Physics

BRETT H. RUSHFORTH, Department of History

JEREMY D. STODDARD, School of Education

MATTHEW J. WAWERSIK, Department of Biology

KELLY J. WHALON, School of Education

RYAN B. CARNEGIE, School of Marine Science

LAURA A. HEYMANN, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

MARK R. PATTERSON, School of Marine Science

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The following members of the faculty were approved for academic tenure.

DOROTHEA LACHON ABRAHAM, Mason School of Business

VLADIMIR ATANASOV, Mason School of Business

SARAH L. DAY, Department of Mathematics

RAVI M. GUPTA, Department of Religious Studies

LAURA A. HEYMANN, Marshall-Wythe School of Law

ANNE C. HUDLEY, Department of English

KYUNG HEE KIM, School of Education

BETSY O. KONEFAL, Department of History

KONSTANTINOS ORGINOS, Department of Physics

BRETT H. RUSHFORTH, Department of History

JEREMY D. STODDARD, School of Education

MATTHEW J. WAWERSIK, Department of Biology

KELLY J. WHALON, School of Education

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The following member of the faculty was approved for appointment.

EUGENE R. TRACY, Interim Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2011
B.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1980
M.S.; Ph.D., (1984) University of Maryland
College of William and Mary
Professor, 1997-Present
Interim Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, 2001-2002
Director, Graduate Center Programs, 1998-2002
Associate Professor, 1990-1996
Director of the Graduate Program, Physics Department, 1990-1992
Assistant Professor, 1985-1990
Instructor, 1984-1985

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

LINDA C. SCHAFFNER, Associate Dean of Academic Studies, effective January 1, 2011
B.A., Drew University, 1976
M.A. (1981); Ph.D. (1987), College of William and Mary
College of William and Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Professor, 2006-2010
Associate Professor, 1998-2006
Assistant Professor, 1992-1998
Assistant Research Professor, 1988-1992
Marine Scientist, 1981-1988

ANDREW F. SCHNEIDER, Washington D.C. Area Alumni Relationship Manager, Mason School of Business, effective January 24, 2011
B.A., College of William and Mary, 1998
M.B.A., University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, 2005
The Washington Post
Project Manager, Subscriber Retention, 2006-2010
Independence Air
Manager, Loyalty Programs and Partnerships, 2005
American Chamber of Commerce, Macedonia
Executive Director, 2002-2003
Podesta Mattoon Lobbying Group
Assistant to Chairman for Fundraising and Research, 2001
The White House, Office of the Vice President
Assistant to the Chief Domestic Policy Advisor, 1999-2001
United States Senator Robert Kerrey
Fundraising Assistant, 1998-1999

KENTON A. TOWNER, Emergency Management Coordinator, Office of Administration, effective December 13, 2010
B.S., University of Tennessee, 1994
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Director, Risk Management and Protective Services, 2005-2010
Department of Health, City of Richmond
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive Terrorism Response Planner, 2003-2005
Correlation, LLC
Self-Employed, Consultant/Agent, 2002-2003
State of South Carolina Emergency Management Division, 1998-2002
Central Carolina Technical College
Consultant/Adjunct Faculty, 1998-2001
Director, Distance Education Services, 1996-1998

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

PAUL K. BHASIN, Assistant Professor of Music, effective August 10, 2011
B.M., University of Michigan School of Music, 1999
M.M., Northwestern University School of Music, 2003
D.M.A., University of Wisconsin School of Music, 2010
Triton College
Director of Bands, 2006-2011

MARK T. BUNTAINE, Assistant Professor of Government, effective August 10, 2011
B.A., Wake Forest University, 2002
M.S., University of Maryland, 2006
Ph.D. (Candidate), Duke University

M. VICTORIA COSTA, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, effective August 10, 2011
B.A. (1992); M.A. (1995); Ph.D. (2003), Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Illinois State University
Assistant Professor, 2010-2011
Florida State University
Assistant Professor, 2005-2009
California State University, Long Beach
Assistant Professor, 2004-2005

CAROLINE HANLEY, Assistant Professor of Sociology, effective August 10, 2011
B.A., Wellesley College, 1998
M.A. (2001); Ph.D. (2006), University of California, Berkeley
College of William and Mary
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2009-2011
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2007-2009

DOUGLAS DEAN YOUNG, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, effective August 10, 2011
B.S., University of Puget Sound, 2003
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 2009
The Scripps Research Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2011

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