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Fall 2018 BOV personnel resolutions

The William & Mary Board of Visitors approved several personnel resolutions at its September and November 2018 meetings regarding faculty promotions, designated professorships, leaves of absence, tenure and the appointment of instructional faculty. - Ed. 

The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for promotion in academic rank:

September:
Associate Professor to Professor

Kevin C. Weng, School of Marine Science

Clinical Assistant Professor to Clinical Associate Professor

Mihyeon Kim, School of Education

Research Associate Professor to Research Professor

Jennifer R. Cross, School of Education

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

September:

JASON A. CHEN, Gerdelman Family Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Education

DAVISON M. DOUGLAS, John Stewart Bryan Professor of Jurisprudence

SHIWEI ZHANG, Chancellor Professor of Physics

TIMOTHY ZICK, John Marshall Professor of Government and Citizenship

November:

SIMON A. STOW, John Marshall Professor of Government and Citizenship

ALEXANDER WOODS, KPMG Peat Marwick Associate Professor of Business
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The following faculty members have requested a leave of absence during the 2018-2019 academic year:

September:

MARTHA LEE ALEXANDER, Senior Lecturer of English, to accept a Fulbright Lecturer position at Liepaja University in Latvia and to serve as a fellow at the State University of Santa Catarina in Brazil.

CHELSEY JOHNSON, Assistant Professor of English, to accept a position at Northern Arizona University.

LAWRENCE L. LEEMIS, Professor of Mathematics, to accept a visiting appointment at the University of Richmond.

ZHENMING LIU, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, to accept a visiting fellowship at the Alan Turing Institute in London, England.

PRIYA MUKHERJEE, Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy, for research purposes.

FABRICIO P. PRADO, Assistant Professor of History, to accept a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship at Brown University.

JEREMY D. STODDARD, Professor of Education, to accept a position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

KARA T. THOMPSON, Assistant Professor of English and American Studies, to accept a position at Northern Arizona University.

November:

JACQUELINE A. RODRIGUEZ, Assistant Professor of Education, to accept a position as the Assistant Vice President of Programs and Professional Learning with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
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The following members of the instructional faculty have been recommended for the award of academic tenure:

September:

KEVIN C. WENG, Associate Professor of Marine Science

YU AMY XIA, Associate Professor of Business Analytics
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The following people have been appointed to to fill vacancies in the instructional faculty:

September:

JODY LYNN ALLEN, Assistant Professor of History

MATTHEW D. DEAN, Clinical Associate Professor of Business

JAMIE DIAZ, Clinical Associate Professor of Business

CHRISTINA MARIE JONES, Professor of the Practice and Director of the PELE Special Education Advocacy Clinic

SEFIKA KUMRAL, Assistant Professor of Sociology

SIYUAN LI, Assistant Professor of Business Analytics

CHRISTOPHER MCCOY, Assistant Professor of Accounting

MARC B. MOYERS, Clinical Associate Professor of Business

DAVID B. RUDDERS, Research Assistant Professor of Marine Science

ANGELICA SERNA, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

WILLIAM L. SKIMMYHORN, Assistant Professor of Finance

AYSE DURUKAN SONMEZ, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business

SUZETTE A. SPENCER, Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies

YU AMY XIA, Associate Professor of Business Analytics

WEI YANG, Assistant Professor of Finance

November:

GRACE S. CHIU, Associate Professor of Marine Science, effective May 15, 2019

GREGORY J. HUNT, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, effective January 10, 2019

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