Emporia State president issues university updates

Emporia State University President Allison Garrett announced five faculty members have obtained tenured status.
Emporia State University President Allison Garrett announced five faculty members have obtained tenured status. | Contributed photo

Emporia State University President Allison Garrett issued an update this past week from several colleges and departments.

From Liberal Arts & Sciences, Garrett reports that Qiang Shi was recognized by the Mathematics Association of America (MAA) with the Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Kansas MAA chapter. 

The update also noted that seven students and two faculty members took part in the North Central Regional Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) conference in April.

From the Information Technology Department, a promotional video for the university’s Degree Works program was selected to be showcased at the Ellucian Live International Conference that took place in Denver.

Garrett also announced five faculty members have obtained tenured status and eight received promotions. She also announced that management professor Raffaele De Vito is retiring after working with the university for 34 years.

Garrett also congratulated James Walters for the SLIM Symposium and Marshall Sundberg, who is the 2016 Roe Cross Distinguished Professor.

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