Board approves four promotions

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:

Associate professor (with continuing tenure) — Kosuke Imai, politics; Adam Maloof, geosciences; Jason Petta, physics. These appointments are effective July 1, 2012.

Assistant professor (for a term of three and a half years) — Thomas Fujiwara, economics, effective Feb. 1, 2012.