BOV resolutions regarding new appointments, leaves of absence

The William & Mary Board of Visitors recently approved resolutions at their November 2012 meeting regarding tenure, the appointment of instructional faculty members, the appointment of professional faculty members, and leaves of absence. - Ed.


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

GREGORY W. GROSSMAN, Assistant Professor of Military Science
A.A., North Carolina Fayetteville Technical Community College, 1995
B.A., Campbell University, Buies Creek, 1997
M.A., Cameron University, 2001
Campbell University
Assistant Professor, 2011-2012
U.S. Army
Operations Officer, 2010-2011
Commander, 2009-2010
Brigade S4, 2008-2009
Operations Officer, 2006-2007
Human Resources OIC, 2005-2006
Battalion OIC, 2003-2005
Platoon Leader, 2002-2003

ANDREJA NOVAKOVIC, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Bryn Mawr College, 2004
M.A. (2008); Ph.D. (2012), Columbia University

ANDREW A. PETRIE, Assistant Professor of Military Science
B.S., James Madison University, 2004
U.S. Army
Commander, 2011-2012
Brigade Engineer, 2010
Assistant Brigade Engineer, 2008-2009
Assistant S3; S4, 2007-2008
Company XO, 2006-2007
Platoon Leader, 2004-2005

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

TAMI C. BACK, Director of Strategic Communications and Outreach, Earl Gregg Swem Library, effective October 1, 2012
B.A., Christopher Newport University, 2003
M.A., Old Dominion University, 2009
City of Hampton
Communications Coordinator, 2010-2012
Public Communications Assistant, 2003-2010
Daily Press Newspaper
Free-Lance Writer/Intern Reporter, 2002-2003
Christopher Newport University
Managing Editor, The Captain’s Log, 2001-2002

CINNAMON A. BAKER, Assistant Dean, Career Services, William & Mary Law School, effective November 10, 2012
B.F.A., Florida State University, 1994
J.D., University of Dayton School of Law, 2004
Barry University School of Law
Director of Career Services, 2007-2012
Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, P.A.
Conflicts of Interest Associate, 2005-2007
The Princeton Review
Instructor, 2005

DEBORAH CORNELL, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Earl Gregg Swem Library, effective October 22, 2012
B.A., The University of Texas at Arlington, 1996
M.I.S., University of North Texas, 2003
The Art Institute of California-Hollywood
Interim Librarian, 2010-2012
JibJab Media, Inc.
Digital Assets Manager, 2008-2009
Charles E. Young Research Library, Department of Special Collections,
University of California
Digital Archives Cataloger, 2005-2008
The University of Texas at Arlington
Library Assistant II, 1998-2005

KIMBERLY MALLORY, Director of Flex Program and Professional Admissions, Mason School of Business, effective November 12, 2012
B.S., Tusculum College, 2005
M.B.A., University of Tennessee, 2009
University of Tennessee Center for Executive Education
Director, Global Business Development and Student Recruitment, 2012
Director, Regional Business Development and Assistant Director,
Professional MBA Program, 2010-2012
Director, Leadership and Regional Programs, 2006-2010
Program Coordinator, 2000-2006

ROBERT W. MORMAN, Director of Building Services, Facilities Management, effective December 10, 2012
Purdue University
General Manager, Building Services, 2006-2012
Arnett Health Systems
Supervisor of Environmental Services, 1998-2005
Executive Management Services, Inc.
District Manager, 1997-1998
ServiceMaster Services, Inc.
Operations Manager, 1995-1997

ELIZA G. PARRISH, Director of Alumni Relations, Mason School of Business, effective November 26, 2012
B.S., Emerson College, 1975
Suffolk University
Senior Director of Alumni Relations, 2011-2012
Director of Alumni Relations, Sawyer Business School, 2007-2011
Linden Ponds Retirement Community
Director of Giving and Events, 2004-2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, Alumni Relations, Sloan School of Management, 2000-2003
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Director, Marathon Programs, 1998-2000

GEORGE P. PODOLIN, Assistant Dean, Career Services, William & Mary Law School, effective December 10, 2012
A.B., Duke University, 1988
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1996
J.D., Yale Law School, 1999
Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, LLP
Associate, Litigation Services Department, 2012
Hoyle, Fickler, Herschel & Mathes, LLP
Associate, 2008-2012
Hangley, Aronchick, Segal & Pudlin
Associate, Litigation Department, 2001-2008


KATHRYN L. RICHARDS, Reunion Gift Officer, University Development, effective September 25, 2012
B.A., University of Exeter, 2008
Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia
Community Resources Liaison, 2011-2012
Eligibility Worker, 2010-2011
International School of Choueifat, United Arab Emirates
Class Teacher, 2008-2009
University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Annual Fund Caller, 2007-2008

STACEY BUSBEE SUMMERFIELD, Director of Parent and Family Giving, University Development, effective October 10, 2012
B.A., College of William & Mary, 2004
M.A.L.S., Northwestern University, 2008
The University of Chicago
Associate Director, Parents Program, 2010-2012
Assistant Director of Annual Fund, Alumni Emeriti and Reunions, 2008-2010
Assistant Director of Annual Fund, Direct Response Philanthropy, 2008
Northwestern University
Program Assistant, Office of Foundation Relations, 2006-2008
Near North Montessori School
Development Liaison, 2005-2006

MICHAEL A. TURNER, Director of Programs and Special Projects, Office of the University Registrar, effective November 25, 2012
B.S., Old Dominion University, 1990
M.Ed., College of William & Mary, 2011
Virginia Community College System
Coordinator of Student Affairs/Academic Services and Research, 2006-2012
Tidewater Community College
Supervisor, Peoplesoft/Oracle SIS/Lifecycle Support Team, 2004-2005
Thomas Nelson Community College
Associate Registrar, 1996-2004
Christopher Newport University
Enrollment Systems Analyst, Office of the Registrar, 1995-1996
Old Dominion University
Transcript Supervisor, 1992-1995
Data Processing Coordinator, 1987-1992

DANIEL HAYDEN WEDDINGTON, Digital Archivist, Earl Gregg Swem Library, effective, January 7, 2013
B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 2008
M.L.I.S., University of Kentucky, 2012
Eastern Kentucky University
Library Associate, Special Collections and Archives, 2012
Library Associate, Business Library and Academic Commons, 2010-2012
Archival Assistant, Special Collections and Archives, 2007-2008
University of Kentucky
Staff Associate, Division of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media, 2008-2010

KARIN WULF, Director, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, effective, July 1, 2013
B.A., American University, 1985
M.A. (1990); Ph.D. (1993), Johns Hopkins University
College of William & Mary
Associate Professor, 2005-2012
Book Review Editor, William and Mary Quarterly, 2004-2012
Visiting Associate Professor, 2004-2005
Visiting Book Review Editor, William and Mary Quarterly, 2002-2004
American University
Associate Professor, 2000-2005
Assistant Professor, 1995-2000
Old Dominion University
Assistant Professor, 1993-1995

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The following faculty members have requested a leave of absence during the 2012-2013 academic year:

CHARLES F. MCGOVERN, Associate Professor of History and American Studies, to accept a fellowship with the Smithsonian Institution for the Spring 2013 semester.

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The following members of the Instructional Faculty at the College of William and Mary have been recommended for the award of academic tenure:

AHMAD ATIF AHMAD, Department of Religious Studies

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