Board approves four promotions

Oct. 17, 2011 12:33 p.m.

The Board of Trustees has approved the promotions of four faculty members. The faculty members and their departments, by the academic rank to which they are being promoted, are:

Professor -- M. Zahid Hasan, physics.

Associate professor (with continuing tenure) -- David Blei, computer science; Manuel LlinĂ¡s, molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics.

Assistant professor (for a term of three and a half years)
-- Kathryn Gin, religion.

All promotions were effective July 1, 2011, except for Gin's, which was effective Feb. 1, 2011.