Faculty Promotions

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

August 8, 1997

UW-River Falls Faculty Promoted or Granted Tenure

Twenty-five faculty members at UW-River Falls were promoted or granted tenure by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents at its July meeting.

Promotions or tenure activity by college are as follows. All are River Falls residents, unless noted otherwise.

College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences:

  • Plant & Earth Science: Dennis R. Cosgrove and Brian R. Smith, promoted to professor.
  • College of Arts & Sciences:
  • Art: David A. Heberlein, promoted to associate professor and granted tenure; Bernice Ficek-Swenson, promoted to associate professor, Golden Valley, Minn.
  • Psychology: Lisa M. Isenberg, promoted to associate professor and granted tenure, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Math and Computer Systems: Kathy A. Tomlinson, promoted to associate professor and granted tenure; Keith L. Chavey, granted tenure.
  • Political Science: Davida J. Alperin, granted tenure, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Chemistry: Barbara S. Nielsen, Hudson, and Michael A. Kahlow, granted tenure. Kevin W. McLaughlin, promoted to associate professor.
  • English: Ruth Ann P. Wood, promoted to associate professor and granted tenure, Minneapolis, Minn. Steven R. Luebke, granted tenure. Richard D. McNamara, promoted to associate professor, Red Wing, Minn..
  • Physics: Earl D. Blodgett, promoted to professor, Boyceville.
  • Biology: Karen K. Klyczek, promoted to professor, Hudson; Bradley D. Mogen, promoted to associate professor.
  • History: Kurt E. Leichtle, promoted to professor.
  • Business Administration: Golamreza Rahgozar, promoted to professor. Philosophy: Imtiaz N. Moosa, promoted to associate professor.
  • College of Education & Graduate Studies:

  • Counseling & School Psychology: Judith D. Emmett, granted tenure.
  • Teacher Education: Florence A. Monsour, promoted to associate professor and granted tenure; Carmen I. Coballes-Vega, promoted to professor; Geoffrey W. Scheurman, promoted to associate professor.
  • Health & Human Performance: Faye J. Perkins, promoted to professor.



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