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Faculty Tenure and Promotion Announced for 2017-18

Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, recently announced five faculty members have achieved promotion and tenure, effective at the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year. Two faculty have been promoted in rank. 

Kent State Stark faculty promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure are as follows:

  • Jennifer Cunningham, English, joined the faculty in 2013
  • Matthew Lehnert, biological sciences, joined the faculty in 2012
  • Deepraj Mukherjee, economics, joined the faculty in 2012
  • James Seelye Jr., history, joined the faculty in 2010
  • Scott Tobias, human development and family studies, joined the faculty in 2009

Promoted to the rank of associate professor:

  • Charles Baker, English, joined the faculty in 2002

Promoted to the rank of associate lecturer:

  • Mason Shuman, Spanish, joined the faculty in 2006 

“We are happy to share the news about the success of members of our outstanding faculty,” Seachrist said. “It is an honor to recognize their achievements.”

POSTED: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:20pm
UPDATED: Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:21pm
WRITTEN BY:
Laura M. Massie