• Four faculty members recognized for outstanding teaching
• Fourteen new faculty members appointed
• Eight faculty members transfer to emeritus status
• Seven selected for endowed chairs
• Promotions, resignations
Research and teaching
• Princeton awarded $2.2 million for biology education
• Institute fosters partnerships to help region
• Tiny transmitters allow researchers to follow flies
• Ward unravels bacteria’s role in global nitrogen cycle
• Suburbia a rich source of scholarship for Princeton historian
• Princeton scientists explore the next frontier of stem cell research
Board approves nine promotions
Princeton NJ — The Board of Trustees has approved the promotions of nine faculty members. The faculty members and their departments, by the academic rank to which they are being promoted, are:
Professor — Perry Cook, computer science; Thomas Duffy, geosciences.
Associate professor (with continuing tenure) — David August, computer science; João Biehl, anthropology; Graham Burnett, history; Michael Romalis, physics; Carolyn Rouse, anthropology; Mona Singh, computer science.
Assistant professor — Benjamin Baer, comparative literature, for a three-year term.
All are effective July 1, 2006.
Faculty submit resignations
The following faculty members have submitted their resignations:
Effective July 1, 2006: Robert Kimmel, assistant professor of economics, to accept a position at Ohio State University; Philip Morgan, the Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the American Revolutionary Era, to accept a position at Johns Hopkins University; Thomas Palfrey III, professor of politics and economics, to accept a position at the California Institute of Technology; Gabriel Riera, assistant professor of comparative literature, to accept a position at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Effective Sept. 1, 2006: Elizabeth Lunbeck, professor of history, to accept a position at Vanderbilt University; Sandra Troian, professor of chemical engineering, to accept a position at the California Institute of Technology.
Effective Jan 1, 2007: Victoria Henderson, assistant professor of operations research and financial engineering, to accept a position at Warwick Business School.