Fall 2015 Faculty Review Notices

Aug. 24, 2015

Fall 2015 Faculty Review Notices

The departments for the following faculty members have posted notice of faculty reviews during Fall 2015. Please see the text after each faculty member name for instructions and deadlines for submitting testimony. 

Note: This post is updated with new names throughout the term as notice of new reviews are received. You can find a department or faculty member’s name quickly by doing a CTRL-F search for their name.

Review Criteria

Unless otherwise noted, for each review Webster University faculty, staff and students are invited to submit written and signed testimony relevant to the following criteria:

  • Classroom teaching
  • University contributions
  • Professional activities/contributions
  • Student advising
  • Department contributions/service

 Last updated: Nov. 3, 2015

College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Jong Bum Kwon: The Department of Anthropology and Sociology is conducting a tenure review and promotion from assistant professor to associate professor for Jong Bum Kwon. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) by Oct. 1 to Danielle MacCartney, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Webster Hall Room 218, 470 East Lockwood, Saint Louis MO, 63119.

Department of Professional Counseling

Stacy Henning: The Department of Professional Counseling is soliciting testimony for Stacy Henning, for tenure review and promotion to associate professor. Please submit written, signed comments regarding: classroom instruction, student advisement and/or contributions to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send signed testimony (no emails, please) to the Department of Professional Counseling, c/o Allison Labaali, 470 E. Lockwood, Rm. 328, St. Louis MO, 63119 by Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Hsin-hsin Huang: The Department of Professional Counseling is soliciting testimony for Hsin-hsin Huang, for tenure review and promotion to associate professor. Please submit written, signed comments regarding: classroom instruction, student advisement and/or contributions to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send signed testimony (no emails, please) to the Department of Professional Counseling, c/o Allison Labaali, 470 E. Lockwood, Rm. 328, St. Louis MO, 63119 by Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Muthoni Musangali: The Department of Professional Counseling is soliciting testimony for Muthoni Musangali for tenure review. Please submit written, signed comments regarding: classroom instruction, student advisement and/or contributions to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send signed testimony (no emails, please) to the Department of Professional Counseling, c/o Allison Labaali, 470 E. Lockwood, Rm. 328, St. Louis MO, 63119 by Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Department of History, Politics and International Relations

Lindsey Kingston: The Department of History, Politics and International Relations is soliciting testimony for Lindsey Kingston, regarding petition for tenure and promotion to associate professor. Please send testimony by Sept. 30, to Daniel Hellinger, Chair, HPIR.

David Pennington: The Department of History, Politics and International Relations is soliciting testimony for David Pennington, regarding petition for tenure and promotion to associate professor. Please send testimony by Sept. 30, to Daniel Hellinger, Chair, HPIR.

Pinar (Burcu) Alakoc: The Department of History, Politics and International Relations is conducting the second year evaluation of Pinar (Burcu) Alakoc. Written testimony about teaching, professional accomplishments, and/or university and community service  is welcome and should be sent by campus mail to Daniel Hellinger, department chair, by Wednesday, Nov. 11. Emailed testimony is not accepted; however, we will accept PDF copies of signed letters.

Department of International Languages and Cultures

Lionel Cuille: The Department of International Languages and Cultures is soliciting testimony for Lionel Cuille, for tenure and promotion to associate professor. Please submit written, signed comments regarding: teaching, student advising and/or service to the university community. Please send signed testimony (no emails, please) to the Department of International Languages and Cultures, c/o Emily Thompson, 470 E. Lockwood, Rm. 328, St. Louis MO, 63119 by Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

Department of Biological Sciences

Ryan Groeneman: The Department of Biological Sciences is conducting a tenure review and promotion from associate professor to full professor for Ryan Groeneman. The department is soliciting written, signed testimony regarding: a) classroom teaching and advising; b) professional development appropriate to the individual’s discipline; and c) service to the University, academic, and professional communities. Please send testimony (no emails, please) to Stephanie Schroeder, 470 East Lockwood, Department of Biological Sciences, Webster Hall 13, St. Louis MO, 63119 by Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.

George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology

Department of Management

Barrett Baebler, review for Continuing Status - FDL. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. To be considered by the review committee, comments must be written and signed. Comments may be submitted by email to brennadj@webster.edu no later than Nov. 11, 2015, with a hard copy submission mailed to Dave Brennan, Department of Management, EAB 384. 

Simone Cummings, review for Tenure. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. To be considered by the review committee, comments must be written and signed.  Comments may be submitted by email to joeroberts@webster.edu no later than Oct. 14, with a hard copy submission mailed Joe Roberts, Department of Management, EAB 390. 

John Orr, review for Promotion to Full Professor. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. To be considered by the review committee, comments must be written and signed.  Comments may be submitted by email to haldeman@webster.edu no later than Oct. 14, with a hard copy submission mailed Jeff Haldeman, Department of Management, EAB 386. 

Tom Quirk, review for Faculty Development Leave. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community.  To be considered by the review committee, comments must be written and signed. Comments may be submitted by email to renzga@webster.edu no later than Oct. 14, with a hard copy submission mailed Gary Renz, Department of Management, EAB 382. 

Eric Rhiney, review for Tenure and promotion. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community.  To be considered by the review committee, comments must be written and signed. Comments may be submitted by email to brennadj@webster.edu no later than Oct. 14, with a hard copy submission mailed David Brennan, Department of Management, EAB 384.

Department of Business

Steve Hinson: The Department of Business is soliciting testimony for Steve Hinson, review for promotion to full professor. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Richard Dippel, Department of Business, EAB 349, no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

Troy Luh: The Department of Business is soliciting testimony for Troy Luh, for promotion to full professor. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Arnoldo Rodriguez, Department of Business, EAB 350, no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

Elizabeth RisikThe Department of Business is soliciting testimony for Elizabeth Risik, for tenure and promotion. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Brad Scott, Department of Business, EAB 343, no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

Baichun Feng: The Department of Business is soliciting testimony for Baichun Feng, for tenure and promotion. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Run Niu Department of Business, EAB 348, no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Brenda Boyce: The Mathematics and Computer Science Department is soliciting testimony for Brenda Boyce’s review for Continuing FDL status. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Al Cawns, Mathematics and Computer Science Department, EAB 312, no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

Ali Ovlia: The Mathematics and Computer Science Department is soliciting testimony for Ali Ovlia’s review for Continuing FDL status. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Al Cawns, Mathematics and Computer Science Department, EAB 312, no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

John Aleshunas: The Mathematics and Computer Science Department is soliciting testimony for John Aleshunas' review for promotion to full professor. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Al Cawns, Mathematics and Computer Science Department, EAB 312, no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts

Department of Music

Trent Patterson: The Department of Music is soliciting testimony for Trent Patterson, for initial status and promotion to associate professor. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no emails) to Jeffrey Carter, chair, Department of Music, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis MO, 63119 by Sept. 30, 2015.

Paul DeMarinis: The Department of Music is soliciting testimony for Paul Demarinis. We invite written comments from the Webster University community. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, department contributions, University contributions, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no emails) to Jeffrey Carter, chair, Department of Music, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis MO, 63119 by Friday, Oct. 30, 2015.

School of Education

Multidisciplinary Studies Department

Ralph Olliges: The Multidisciplinary Studies Department is soliciting testimony for Ralph Olliges, review for promotion to full professor. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Debbie Stiles, School of Education, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis, MO 63119
by Sept. 30, 2015.

Debbie Stiles: The Multidisciplinary Studies Department is soliciting testimony for Debbie Stiles, review for continuing faculty development status. Please offer testimony on: classroom teaching, student advising, professional development, and service to the community. Submit written submissions (no email submissions) to Andrea Rothbart, School of Education, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis, MO 63119
by Sept. 30, 2015.

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