Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus status announced May 2017 Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus status announced May 2017 Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus status announced May 2017

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Faculty tenure, promotions, emeritus status announced May 2017


May 30, 2017

At its May 2017 meeting, the North Central College Board of Trustees granted tenure and approved promotions to faculty members effective with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year in September. These faculty are:

Hale Ekinci, M.F.A.,was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of art and media studies
Luke Franks, Ph.D., was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of history
Bruce Janacek, Ph.D., was promoted to professor of history
Gregory Ruthig, Ph.D., was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of biology

The Board also approved emeritus status to the following five faculty who will be formally awarded emeritus/a status at North Central’s 152nd Commencement on June 10:

Kenneth Campbell, Ph.D., associate professor of management emeritus
Rebecca Clemente, Ph.D., professor of education emerita
Gerald Gems, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology emeritus
Nancy Keiser, Ed.D., professor of education emerita
Francine Navakas, Ph.D., Svend and Elizabeth Bramsen Professor in the Humanities Emerita

[Photo, below, from left: Hale Ekinci, Luke Franks, Bruce Janacek, Gregory Ruthig]