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February 2020 BOV personnel resolutions

The William & Mary Board of Visitors approved several personnel resolutions at its February 2020 meeting regarding designated professorships, tenure, faculty promotions, the appointment of instructional faculty and retirements. - Ed. 

The following members of the instructional faculty have been appointed to fill vacancies in the instructional faculty:

Craig Scott Cashwell, Professor in Counselor Education, effective August 10, 2020
Iria Giuffrida, Professor of the Practice of Law, effective February 7, 2020
Amber K. Hardison, Associate Professor of Marine Science, effective April 10, 2020
Mackenzie L. Israel-Trummel, Assistant Professor of Government, effective August 10, 2020
Kathryn Lanouette, Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction, effective August 10, 2020

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

Grace S. Chui, School of Marine Science
David F. Grandis, Department of Music
Daniel Gutierrez, School of Education
Kevin S. Haeberle, Law School
Lindy L. Johnson, School of Education
John A. Lee, Department of Art & Art History
Xu Liu, Department of Computer Science
Ryan J. McGill, School of Education
Tyler K. Meldrum, Department of Chemistry
Patrick R. Mullen, School of Education
Helen A. Murphy, Department of Biology
Daniel Parker, Department of English and Linguistics Program
Joshua R. Puzey, Department of Biology
Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec, Law School
Juliette L. Smith, School of Marine Science
Anthony Stefanidis, Department of Computer Science
Chinua A. Thelwell, Department of History
Nathaniel Throckmorton, Department of Economics

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The following people have been recommended for designated professorships:

Michael R. Deschenes, Chancellor Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Konstantinos Originos, Calkins-Ritter Professor of Physics
Sarah L. Stafford, Chancellor Professor of Economics
Silvia R. Tandeciarz, Chancellor Professor of Modern Languages & Literatures
Chitralekha Zutshi, Class of 1962 Professor of History

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The following people have announced their intention to retire:

Bruce A. Bracken, School of Education
Carl E. Carlson, Department of Physics
Michael F. DiPaola, School of Education
Susan V. Donaldson, Department of English and American Studies Program
Carl H. Hershner Jr., School of Marine Science
Kenneth W. Kambis, Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences
Mary Ann Melfi, Department of English
David H. Murray, Mason School of Business
Gul Ozyegin, Department of Sociology and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies
Ronald H. Rosenberg, William & Mary Law School

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


Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

David F. Grandis, Department of Music
Daniel Gutierrez, School of Education
Lindy L. Johnson, School of Education
John A. Lee, Department of Art & Art History
Xu Liu, Department of Computer Science
Ryan J. McGill, School of Education
Tyler K. Meldrum, Department of Chemistry
Patrick R. Mullen, School of Education
Helen A. Murphy, Department of Biology
Daniel Parker, Department of English and Linguistics Program
Joshua R. Puzey, Department of Biology
Juliette L. Smith, School of Marine Science
Chinua A. Thelwell, Department of History
Nathaniel Throckmorton, Department of Economics

Associate Professor to Professor
Kevin S. Haeberle, Law School
Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec, Law School

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