SWOSU Faculty Receive Promotions and Tenure

Eleven Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members have been awarded promotions, and six faculty members have received tenure effective with the 2015-16 academic year.

The changes were approved at the recent meeting of the Regional University System of Oklahoma Regents, according to SWOSU President Randy Beutler.

The following faculty members were approved for advancement in rank:

From Associate Professor to Professor

  • Dr. David Bessinger, Department of Music
  • Dr. Victoria Gaydosik, Department of Language and Literature
  • Dr. Faruk Khan, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Dr. Kevin Collins, Department of Language and Literature

From Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

  • Dr. Denise Landrum-Geyer, Department of Language and Literature
  • Dr. Wayne Trail, Department of Chemistry and Physics
  • Dr. Hardeep Saluja, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Dr. Lisa Castle, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Stacey DiPaolo, Department of Music
  • Dr. Daniel Farris, Department of Music
  • Dr. Kathy Wolff, School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

Tenure

  • Dr. Denise Landrum-Geyer, Department of Language and Literature
  • Dr. Wayne Trail, Department of Chemistry and Physics
  • Dr. Guy Biyogmam, Department of Mathematics
  • Dr. Hardeep Saluja, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Dr. Sunu Kodumthara, Department of Social Sciences
  • Dr. Lisa Castle, Department of Biological Sciences