Trustees Approve Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti Status, Sabbaticals for 2018-2019 Academic Year

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ATLANTA – Mercer’s Board of Trustees approved promotions, tenure, emeriti status and sabbaticals for faculty from the University’s 12 schools and colleges, as well as the University Library, during its April 20 meeting:

Promotions, Tenure and Emeriti Status

College of Liberal Arts

  • Kevin Honeycutt, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Eric O’Dell, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Heather Bowman-Cutway, promoted to professor
  • Keegan Greenier, promoted to professor
  • Fletcher Winston, promoted to professor
  • Miranda Pratt, promoted to professor emerita
  • Beth Stewart, promoted to professor emerita

School of Law

  • Sarah Gerwig-Moore, promoted to professor

College of Pharmacy

  • Bobby Jacob, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Maria Thurston, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Nader Moniri, promoted to professor
  • Brian Crabtree, awarded tenure

School of Medicine

  • Jennifer Barkin, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Jinping (Jennifer) Li, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Andrea Meyer-Stinson, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Christy Bridges, promoted to professor
  • Yameika Head, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Kristen Horner, promoted to professor
  • Christy Peterson, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Johnny Sy, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Padmashree Woodham, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Bryant Smalley, awarded tenure
  • Michael Smith, promoted to professor emeritus
  • Anna Walker, promoted to professor emerita

School of Business and Economics

  • Carol Cagle, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Antonio Saravia, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Stephanie Morris, promoted to senior lecturer
  • Nick Marudas, awarded tenure

School of Engineering

  • Scott Schultz, promoted to professor

University Libraries

  • Theresa Rhodes, promoted to professor
  • Beth Hammond, promoted to professor emerita

College of Nursing

  • Tammy Barbé, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Darlene Rogers, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Virginia Dare Domico, promoted to professor emerita
  • Elaine Harris, promoted to clinical associate professor emerita

Penfield College

  • Kathy Robinson, promoted to clinical associate professor
  • Colleen Stapleton, promoted to professor
  • Kyra Osmus, promoted to professor emerita
  • Arthur Williams, promoted to professor emeritus

Townsend School of Music

  • Amy Schwartz Moretti, promoted to professor

College of Health Professions

  • Deborah Wendland, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Ann Lucado, promoted to associate professor, awarded tenure
  • Jill Mattingly, promoted to clinical associate professor

Sabbaticals

College of Liberal Arts

  • Virginia Young, fall 2018
  • Eimad Houry, spring 2019
  • Janell Johnson, spring 2019
  • Kevin Cummings, fall 2018
  • Gary Blackburn, fall 2018

School of Law

  • David Hricik, fall 2018
  • Suzianne Painter-Thorne, fall 2018
  • David Ritchie, spring 2019

School of Business and Economics

  • Vijaya Subrahmanyam, fall 2018

School of Theology

  • Chanequa Walker-Barnes, fall 2018
  • Robert Nash, spring 2019

College of Nursing

  • Susan Gunby, fall 2018

Penfield College

  • Kenyon Knapp, fall 2018

School of Music

  • Martha Malone, spring 2019
Kyle Sears
Kyle is the director of media relations at Mercer. In addition to being the primary media contact for most academic and administrative units of the university, he coordinates hometown and university news releases and serves as editor of the News@Mercer e-newsletter and Reach magazine.​