New Hires, Promotions Announced at Convocation

New hires, promotions on Columbiana County Campuses

Dr. David Dees, interim dean of the Kent State University Columbiana County Campuses, recently recognized several employees during the annual Fall Convocation held on the East Liverpool Campus.

Those recognized include:

New Faculty – East Liverpool:
  • Marvine’ Brown, nursing
New Faculty – Salem:
  • Dr. Ling Wu, sociology/criminology and justice studies
  • Hideki Wakita, math, transferred from the East Liverpool Campus to the Salem Campus
New Staff – East Liverpool:
  • Tiffany Kiphart, interim director of physical therapy
  • Kenneth Butler, custodial employee
New Staff – Salem:
  • Jeff Christopher, senior facility manager, shared with East Liverpool Campus
Promotions – East Liverpool:
  • Wendy Adkins, senior library associate
  • Dr. Shawn Golden, associate professor, computer technology
  • Deborah Hager, associate lecturer, nursing
  • Moneeka Pelley, IT user support associate
  • Dr. Lydia Rose, associate professor, sociology
  • Dr. Haiyan Zhu, associate professor
Promotions – Salem:
  • Phyllis DeFiore-Golden, senior lecturer, nursing
  • Melissa Fucci, associate professor, music
  • Brian Hall, senior IT user support analyst
  • Diane Hill, senior lecturer, nursing
  • Janeen Kotsch, senior lecturer, nursing
  • Bob Logan, associate lecturer, computer technology
  • Lorene Martin, senior lecturer, nursing
  • Leah Meek, senior lecturer, biological sciences
  • Maegan Richards, senior library associate
  • Karen Zapko, nursing, received her doctorate