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- • Katz embraces dynamic approach to convey richness of languages
- • Soboyejo tackles problems, inspires students
- • Tilghman names advisory committee on international opportunities
- • Playground project benefits day care center, student designers
- • Gift of rare Chinese coins enriches University collection
- • Schäfer chosen for Andrew W. Mellon award
- • Three new faculty members appointed
- • Seven named to endowed professorships
- • Spotlight
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Seven named to endowed professorships
Seven faculty members have been named to endowed professorships:
• Michael Cook, the Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies, effective July 1, 2007.
• Christodoulos Floudas, the Stephen C. Macaleer ’63 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, effective Feb. 1, 2007.
• Andras Hamori, the Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, effective July 1, 2007.
• Thomas Hare, the William Sauter LaPorte ’28 Professor in Regional Studies, effective July 1, 2007.
• Yannis Kevrekidis, the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering, effective Feb 1, 2007.
• Hossein Modarressi, the Bayard Dodge Professor of Near Eastern Studies, effective July 1, 2007.
• Athanassios Panagiotopoulos, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Chemical Engineering, effective Feb. 1, 2007.
Board approves five promotions
The Board of Trustees has approved the promotions of five faculty members. The faculty members and their departments, by the academic rank to which they are being promoted, are:
Professor — Marco Battaglini, economics; Harriet Flower, classics; Hélène Ray, economics and international affairs; Wei Xiong, economics.
Associate professor (with continuing tenure) — Scott Lynch, sociology.
All are effective July 1, 2007.
Faculty submit resignations
The following faculty members have submitted their resignations:
Effective July. 1, 2007: Kenneth Kersch, assistant professor of politics, to accept a position at Boston College; Anne Sartori, assistant professor of politics, to accept a position at Northwestern University.
Effective Sept. 1, 2007: Jonathan Parker, associate professor of economics and public affairs, to accept a position at Northwestern University.