Chancellor Douglas A. Girod has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated to 97 individuals on the University of Kansas Medical Center and 62 individuals on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses.
Girod and Barbara Bichelmeyer, the provost and executive vice chancellor, who chairs the University Committee on Promotion and Tenure on the Lawrence campus, and Dr. Robert Simari, executive vice chancellor at the KU Medical Center, issued a joint statement on the accomplishment of these faculty members.
“Congratulations to the exceptional faculty and researchers who’ve reached the next milestone in their careers. As a major research institution, KU’s dedicated scholars and educators address the challenges of our changing world and drive this university forward. Our faculty conduct comprehensive research, deliver outstanding educational experiences and take part in professional, clinical and service activities required of their fields. Their enthusiasm and involvement further our mission of educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world. The commitment they share to ensure students succeed is inspiring."
“The University Committees on Promotion and Tenure on both campuses did an excellent job evaluating the many eligible candidates. We hope the entire university will join us in recognizing these educators who devote their talents and energy to uphold the institution's ideals through research, teaching and service.”
Geng Chen, to associate professor with tenure
Daniel Hernández, to associate professor with tenure
Emily Witt, to associate professor with tenure
Xuemin Tu, to full professor
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