Faculty changes with new semester
Following are the 2018 faculty changes since the start of last year (as of late August). They include three new tenure-track faculty — Allison Luedtke in Economics, Xinting Zhen in Business Administration & Accounting and Amir Barghi in Mathematics –along with several new academic instructors (listed below), a large number of retirees, two faculty awarded tenure, one promotion to full professor, five new department chairs and three sabbaticals for the coming year.
Faculty Changes Fall 2018
New Tenure-Track Assistant Professors: Allison Luedtke, Economics (above); Xinting Zhen, Business (directly below).
New full time Instructors: Rebecca Haslam, Education; Roberto Saba, Henry G. Fairbanks Visiting Humanities Scholar-in-Residence, History; Melissa McDuffie, psychology.
Faculty not returning Fall 2018: Patricia Larose, Applied Linguistics; Nicholas Kahm, Philosophy; Marie-France Nelson, Business; Alan D’Aiello, Media Studies, Journalism, Digital Arts; Peter Gallo, Fairbanks – Humanities; Kristin Gehsmann, Education; Dan French, Education; Brosh Teucher, Business and Accounting.
Starting January 1, 2019, Peter J. Gallo will join the Fine Arts/Art faculty as a lecturer in art and art history.
Faculty Changes January 1, 2018
New tenure track faculty: Amir Barghi, Mathematics (left).
New full time Instructor: Alicia Norris, Business.
Retiring Faculty (Emeritus): Susan Kuntz, Psychology.
Faculty Awarded Tenure: Paul Olsen, Business (effective July 1, 2017).
New Program Directors: Raymond Patterson, Peace & Justice.
Faculty Changes July 1, 2018
Retiring Faculty (Emeritus): James P. Conley, Aostre N. Johnson, Herbert N. Kessel, Malcolm Lippert, William H. Marquess, Elizabeth M. O’Dowd, Jonathan S. Silverman, Joanne V. Scott, Susan Summerfield, Douglas Slaybaugh.
Tenure: Paul Constantino, Biology; Dagan Loisel, Biology.
Promotion to Full Professor: John Devlin, Fine Arts.
Leave of Absence: Molly Millwood, Psychology, Laura Stroup, Environmental Science (Fall Semester ’18, Family Leave; Rowena He, History.
New Chairs: David Heroux, Chemistry;Valerie Bang-Jensen, Education; Jerald Swope, Media Studies, Journalism & Digital Arts; David Boynton, Psychology; Peter Vantine, Modern and Ancient Languages and Literature.
Fall 2018: William Ellis, Fine Arts.
Spring 2019: James Byrne, Religious Studies; Susan Ouellette, History.
New staff employees for 2018 and their start dates with the College:
Teresa Crowley, assistant director of student financial services (1/15/2018); Abraham Nhial, custodian – days (2/11/2018); Jefferson Fraser, custodian – days (2/12/2018); Salvator Meringolo, interim vice president for Institutional Advancement (2/12/2018); Briset Flores, career education coach/annual giving officer (3/5/2018), promoted to stewardship and donor relations officer starting 9/3/18); Alicia Mennig, preschool teacher (3/6/2018);Timothy Birmingham, career education coach (3/12/2018); Kimberly, Boyarsky, benefits manager (4/2/2018); Matthew Winter, cashier/card services administrator (4/9/2018); Christopher Latremore (public safety officer- part-time (4/9/2018); Amanda Coulman, gift processing & donor specialist for Institutional Advancement (4/16/2018); Brandon Majmudar, development officer, Institutional Advancement (4/30/2018); Emily Horgan, assistant director for annual giving, Institutional Advancement (6/1/2018); Christopher Barry, Student Financial Services counselor (6/25/2018); Elena Bourne, preschool teacher (6/25/2018); Lisa Cummings, associate director for Student Financial Services (6/25/2018); Meaghan Goodheart, athletic trainer (7/7/2018); Michelle Clark, administrative coordinator, Applied Linguistics (7/11/2018); Jacob Pelletier, admission counselor (7/18/2018); Lindsey Bouzan, admission counselor (7/18/2018); Sara Commins, operations specialist (7/18/2018); Aaron Rasmussen, public safety officer (7/23/2018); Keller Longchamp, public safety officer (7/23/2018); Evan Hansen, athletic trainer intern (8/5/2018); Eileen O’Rourke, vice president for Human Resources (8/6/2018); Laura Neville , career education coach (8/13/2018); Pembroke King, senior circulation specialist/evening supervisor (8/13/2018); Dominick Delello, Athletic Communications intern (8/19/2018); Margaret Bass, academic support assistant (8/20/2018).