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Friday, 21 June 2013 17:57

Several Oklahoma State University personnel title changes were approved during the OSU/A&M Board of Regents meeting Friday in Tulsa.

From the Stillwater campus, Shannon Ferrell, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), agricultural economics; Phil Kenkel, title change from professor and Fitzwater Chair to Regents professor and Fitzwater Chair, agricultural economics; Jayson Lusk, title change from professor and Willard Chair to Regents professor and Willard Chair, agricultural economics; Daniel Tilley, title change from professor and associate director to professor, associate director and Barry Pollard/P&K Equipment Professorship, agricultural economics; Clinton Krehbiel, title change from professor and White Chair to Regents professor, assistant head and White Chair, animal science; Johnnie Kropp, title change from professor to professor and  George Chiga professorship, animal science; David Lalman, title change from professor to professor and Hitch Family professorship, animal science; Leon Spicer, title change from professor to professor and Harrington Chair, animal science; and Peter Muriana, title change from professor to professor and Gilliland professorship, animal science/FAPC.

Danielle Bellmer, title change from associate professor to professor, biosystems and agricultural engineering; Garey Fox, title change from associate professor to professor, biosystems and agricultural engineering; Walter Damron, title change from professor and interim assistant dean to professor and assistant dean, division of agricultural sciences and natural resources; Eric Rebek, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), entomology and plant pathology; Astir Wayadande, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), entomology and plant pathology;  Samuel Fuhlendorf, title change from professor and Sarkeys distinguished professor to Regents professor and Sarkeys distinguished professor, natural resource ecology and management; Gail Wilson, title change from associate professor to professor, natural resource ecology and management; and Tyson Ochsner, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), plant and soil sciences.

Jennifer Borland, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), art, graphic design and art history; Cristina Gonzalez, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), art, graphic design and art history; Angela Piehl, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), art, graphic design and art history; Jack Titus, title change from associate professor and interim head to professor and interim head, art, graphic design and art history; Andrew Doust, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), botany; Ziad El Rassi, title change from professor to Regents professor, chemistry; Nicholas Materer, title change from associate professor to professor, chemistry; Kayikkalthop George, title change from professor to professor and head, computer science; and Subhash Kak, title change from Regents professor and head to Regents professor, computer science.  

Richard Frohock, title change from associate professor to professor and head, English; Carol Moder, title change from professor and head to professor, English; Jacqueline Vadjunec, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), geography; Estella Atekwana, title change from Regents professor and Sun Chair to Regents professor, head and Sun Chair, geology; Jay Gregg, title change from professor, head and V. Brown Monnett Chair to professor and V. Brown Monnett Chair, geology; Todd Halihan, title change from associate professor to professor, geology; JaEun Ku, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), mathematics; Yanqiu Wang, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), mathematics; Jiahong Wu, title change from professor to Regents professor, mathematics; Rebecca Bensen Cain, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), philosophy; and Brenda Phillips, title change from professor to professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Disaster and Extreme Events, political science.  

John Chaney, title change from professor to Regents Professor, psychology; Jennifer Craven, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), psychology; Shelia Kennison, title change from associate professor to professor, psychology; Thad Leffington, title change from associate professor to professor and head, psychology; Larry Mullins, title change from professor, head and Vennerberg professor to professor and Vennerberg professor, psychology;  Ibrahim Ahmad, title change from Regents professor and head to Regents professor, statistics; Mark Payton, title change from professor and Regents service professor to professor, Regents service professor and head, statistics; Lan Zhu, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), statistics; Jason Belden, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), zoology; Andrew Dzialowski, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), zoology; Jennifer Grindstaff, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), zoology; and Carol Johnson, title change from associate dean and Dorr professor to associate professor, associate dean, Spears Chair and Dorr professor, business.

Mark Weiser, title change from professor and associate dean to professor, associate dean and Spears Chair, business; Laurie Lucas, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), economics and legal studies; Robert Baron, title change from professor and Spears Chair to Regents professor and Spears Chair, entrepreneurship; Bryan Edwards, title change from associate professor to associate professor and Executive Director of Eastin Center for Person-Centric Leadership, management; Andrew Urich, title change from associate professor of Economics and Legal Studies and Puterbaugh professorship to associate professor of management and associate director of Eastin Center for Person-Centric Leadership; YoonJung Cho, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), applied health and education psychology; and Gary Duhon, title change from associate professor to professor, applied health and education psychology.  

Ronald Harrist, title change from associate professor to professor and Hyle Chair, applied health and education psychology;  Sue Jacobs, title change from associate professor to professor and LD Lem Chair, applied health and education psychology; Valerie McGaha, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), applied health and education psychology;  Brian Poncy, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), applied health and education psychology; Timm Bliss, title change from associate professor to professor, educational studies; Denise Blum, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), educational studies; and Stephen Wanger, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), educational studies.

Suzanne Bilbeisi, title change from professor to professor and Centennial professor, architecture, Clint Aichele, title change from assistant professor to assistant professor and Courson Chair, chemical engineering; Khaled Gasem, title change from professor, head and Bartlett Chair to Regents professor, head and Bartlett Chair, chemical engineering; Karen High, title change from associate professor to professor, chemical engineering; M. Tyler Ley, title change from associate professor to associate professor and Williams Foundation professorship, civil and environmental engineering; James Bose, title change from professor, head and director to professor and director, division of engineering technology; Brian Norton, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), division of engineering technology; Mark Pruitt, title change from associate professor to professor, division of engineering technology; and Reza Abdolvand, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), electrical and computer engineering.  

Nazanin Rahnavard, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), electrical and computer engineering; Balabhaskar Balasundaram, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), industrial engineering; William Kolarik, title change from professor, head and Bentley professor to professor and Bentley professor, industrial engineering; Daniel Fisher, title change from professor, interim department head and Lam professor to professor, head and Lam professor, mechanical and aerospace engineering; Bill Ryan, title change from professor, director and Charles W. Lanphere professorship to professor and Charles W. Lanaphere professorship, hotel and restaurant administration; Murat Hancer, title change from associate professor to professor, hotel and restaurant administration; Elisaveta Slevitch, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure),  hotel and restaurant administration; Matthew Brosi, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), human development and family science; and Ronald Cox, Jr., title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), human development and family science.

Amanda Harrist, title change from associate professor to professor, human development and family science; Janis Johnston, title change form assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), human development and family science; Kami Schwerdtfeger, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), human development and family science;  Nancy Betts, title change from professor and head to Regents professor and head, nutritional sciences; and Deanna Hildebrand, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), nutritional sciences. 

From the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Myron Hinsdale, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), physiological sciences, Lyndi Gilliam, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), veterinary clinical sciences; and Margi Gilmour, title change from associate professor to professor, veterinary clinical sciences. 

From the Edmon Low Library, Barbara Bradley, title change from associate professor and head to associate professor; William Degler, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure); Lynne Simpson, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure); and Misty Smith, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure).  

From the OSU- Oklahoma City campus, Kemit Grafton, title change from associate professor to professor, computer information systems and tech com; Roger Smith, title change from instructor to assistant professor, environmental and energy resource management; Kenneth Heitzman, reappointment as an instructor (action grants tenure), fire protection; Connie Belford, title change from instructor to assistant professor, health sciences; Jeri Jackson, title change from instructor to assistant professor, health sciences;  Michelle Riley, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), health sciences; Rose Smith, title change from instructor and associate head to assistant professor and associate head, health sciences; Tiffany Smith, title change from instructor to assistant professor, public safety; and Robin Scott, title change from associate professor to professor, social studies.   

From the Tulsa- Center for Health Sciences campus, Gerwald Koehler, title change from assistant professor to associate professor (action grants tenure), biochemistry and microbiology; Lora Cotton, title change from assistant professor of family medicine, associate program director of family medicine residency program and vice chair of family medicine to associate professor of family medicine, associate program director of family medicine residency program and vice chair of family medicine (action grants tenure), family medicine;  Lance Frye, title change from clinical assistant professor to clinical associate professor, OB/GYN; and Amanda Foster, title change from clinical assistant professor to clinical associate professor, pediatrics. 

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