Liberal Arts & Education: Faculty Notes

Highligher & Laureate, Summer 2002

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Marcel O'Gorman, assistant professor of English, was named activity director of the Title III grant, the iLevel program, which was awarded last year to UDM to help fund the University's technology enhancements. O'Gorman also serves as director of the Electronic Critique program in the College of Liberal Arts & Education.

John Staudenmaier, S.J., interim dean of Liberal Arts & Education, published the article, "Rationality, Agency, Contingency: Recent Trends in the History of Technology," in the March 2002 issue of Reviews in American History, vol. 30, p.168-181.

James Whitledge, assistant professor of Counseling and Addiction Studies, was named the consultant for counseling and guidance for the Oakland Intermediate School District, beginning in January 2002.

The following College of Liberal Arts & Education faculty members have been promoted or granted tenure beginning September 2002:

Gloria Albrecht was promoted to full professor of Religious Studies.

Judy McCown, associate professor of Psychology, was granted tenure.

Stephanie Mitchem was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure.

Margaret Stack, associate professor of Psychology, was granted tenure.

Also, Patricia Hall-Thomas, coordinator for graduate programs, received the Magis Award from the Jesuit 100 Association. The Magis Awards recognize UDM faculty, staff and students who demonstrate extraordinary efforts to enhance the Catholic identity of the University through their personal and professional work. Recipients are nominated by UDM colleagues, students and alumni.