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University of Rhode Island faculty promotions

Media Contact: Linda A. Acciardo, 401-874-2116

KINGSTON, R.I. July 7, 2011, -- The University of Rhode Island has announced the following faculty promotions effective July 1, 2011:

Promotions to the Rank of Full Professor, III
(Effective July 1, 2011)

Name, College, Hometown

Steven Alm, Environment & Life Sciences, Wakefield
Farhad Atash, Environment & Life Sciences, East Greenwich
Robert P Dilworth, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Jien-Chung Lo, Engineering, Kingston
Thomas Mather, Environment & Life Sciences, Wakefield
Maureen F Moakley, Arts & Sciences, Wickford
Angelo Simeoni, Environment & Life Sciences, Peace Dale

Promotions To The Rank of Full Professor
(Effective July 1, 2011)

Name, College, Hometown

Fatemeh Akhlaghi, Pharmacy, Wakefield
Mary C Macdonald, Library, Wakefield
Andree J Rathemacher, Library, Kingston
Anne Seitsinger, Human Science & Services, North Kingstown
Cheryl Wilga, Environment & Life Sciences, North Kingstown

Promotions To The Rank Associate Professor, Tenure
(Effective July 1, 2011)

Name, College, Hometown

Walter G Besio, Engineering, Kingston
Carolyn J Betensky, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Geoffrey D Bothun, Engineering, Saunderstown
Matthew J Delmonico, Human Science & Services, West Kingston
Ruitang Deng, Pharmacy, Old Lyme, CT
Silvia Dorado-Banacloche, Business Administration, Providence
Amanda K Izenstark, Library, Providence
Katherine A Kelley, Graduate School Of Oceanography, Wakefield
Diane Kern, Human Science & Services, Wakefield
Hillary A Leonard, Business Administration, Newport
Laura Meyerson, Environment & Life Sciences, Kingston
Eske J Mollgaard, Arts & Sciences, Providence
Mona Niedbala, Library, Norwich, CT
Michael C Pennell, Arts & Sciences, Charlestown,
Rebecca S Robinson, Graduate School Of Oceanography, Wakefield
Tatiana A Rynearson, Graduate School Of Oceanography, West Kingston