Trustees Grant Faculty Tenure, Promotions, Sabbaticals
The Alma College Board of Trustees has approved faculty tenure, promotions and sabbaticals effective with the 2010-11 academic year.
Thomas Ealey, Associate Professor of Business Administration, was awarded tenure. Hired in 2006, Ealey has a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University. His areas of expertise include healthcare administration, reform of the American healthcare system, financial modeling in healthcare decision-making, nursing home leadership and crisis management, governmental budgeting, and “rustbelt” economic development.
Karen Ball, Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Science, was promoted to the rank of full Professor. Hired in 1995, Ball has a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests include muscle physiology and biochemistry. Her teaching responsibilities have included human physiology, pharmacology, research methods, and advanced muscle physiology.
Catherine Fobes, Associate Professor of Sociology, was promoted to the rank of full Professor. Hired in 1998, Fobes has a Ph.D. from Florida State University. Her research interests include the sociology of gender, work, race/ethnicity, family and complex organizations and methods of sociological research.
Trustees also approved sabbatical leaves for the following faculty members:
• Julie Arnold, Modern Languages, Winter 2011
• Walter Beagley, Psychology, Fall 2010
• George Choksy, Economics, Fall 2010
• Scott Hill, Chemistry, Fall 2010
• Edward Lorenz, History and Political Science, Academic Year 2011
• Scott Messing, Music, Academic Year 2011.
Posted: Mon, February 22nd, 2010 at 8:19AM