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22 Davis Hall, 10 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 0288
Phone: 401-874-2116 Fax: 401-874-7872

URI announces faculty promotions

KINGSTON, R.I. -- May 9, 2001 -- The University of Rhode Island has announced the following faculty promotions for 2001.

To the Rank of Full Professor, Level III (Effective July 1, 2001)

Casagrande, Richard A., Environment & Life Sciences, Kingston
Cohen, Jerry L., Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Datseris, Philip, Engineering, Kingston
Faghri, Mohamma, Engineering, East Greenwich
Feld, Marcia Marker, Environment & Life Sciences, Newton Centre, Mass.
Leinen, Margaret S., GSO/CELS, North Kingstown
McNab, Gregory, Arts & Sciences, Wood River Junction
Needham, Thomas E., Pharmacy, Wakefield
Scholl, Richard W., Business, North Kingstown
Stevenson, John F., Arts & Sciences, Plainville, Mass.
Viglionese, Paschal C., Arts & Sciences, Peace Dale

To the Rank of Full Professor (Effective July 1, 2001)
Amador, Jose A., Environment & Life Sciences, Wakefield
Cappello, Mary, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Chichester, Clinton O., Pharmacy, Wakefield
Collie, Jeremy S., Oceanography, Narragansett
Hughes, Donna M., Arts & Sciences, Kingston
King, John William, Oceanography, West Kingston
Larrat, E. Paul, Pharmacy, East Greenwich
Mederer, Helen J., Arts & Sciences, West Kingston
Petro, Nicolai N., Arts & Sciences, Kingston
Singer, Jay, Human Science & Services, Wakefield
Sodhi, Manbir Singh, Engineering, Wakefield
Swaszek, Peter F., Engineering, East Greenwich
Temkin, Cynthia Willey, Pharmacy, Wakefield
Trostle Brand, Susan L., Human Science & Services, Westerly
Twombly, Saran, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Xiao, Jing Jian, Human Science & Services, Wakefield
Young, Betty J., Human Science & Services, Exeter

To the Rank of Full Professor With Consequent Tenure (Effective July 1, 2001)
Eichinger, Joanne, Human Science & Services, East Greenwich
Havener, W. Michael, Arts and Sciences, Kingston

To the Rank of Associate Professor With Consequent Tenure (Effective July 1, 2001)
Andrade, Susan, Pharmacy, North Kingstown
Danis, Ann, Arts & Sciences, Cranston
Paton, Peter W.C., Environment & Life Sciences, West Kingston
Rollo-Koster, Joelle, Arts & Sciences, Wakefield
Wang, Jyh-Hone, Engineering, Peace Dale
Wang, Yeqiao, Environment & Life Sciences, Kingston
Yan, Bingfang, Pharmacy, Saunderstown

To the Rank of Associate Professor (Effective July 1, 2001)
Park, Eugene, Engineering, Warwick

Tenure Only (Effective July 1, 2002)
Salazar, Abran J., Arts and Sciences, Wakefield

TENURE ONLY (Effective July 1, 2001)
Farmer, David M., Grad. School of Oceanography, Saanichton, B.C.
Gorman, Kathleen S., Feinstein Center for a Hunger-Free America, , Providence
Seemann, Jeffrey R., Environment & Life Sciences, Reno, N.V.

To the Rank of Assistant Professor (Effective July 1, 2001)
Williamson, Jeanine M., Library, Kingston

For Information: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-2116

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