SWOSU faculty Granted Promotions and Tenure

Nine Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members have been awarded promotions, and eight faculty members have received tenure effective with the 2017 fall semester.

The changes were approved at a 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. Andrea Holgado, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Chad Kinder, Department of Parks and Recreation Management
  • Dr. Robin Jones, Department of Art, Communication & Theatre
  • Dr. Evette Meliza, Department of Education
  • Dr. Robin Sobansky, Department of Psychology

               From Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

  • Dr. Sherri Brogdon, Department of Education
  • Dr. Lori Gwyn, Department of Chemistry and Physics
  • Dr. Amanda Smith, Department of Language and Literature
  • Dr. Cheri Walker, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Tenure

  • Dr. Sherri Brogdon, Department of Education
  • Dr. Lori Gwyn, Department of Chemistry and Physics
  • Dr. Robin Griffeath, Department of Music
  • Dr. Howard Kurtz, Department of Social Sciences
  • Dr. Amanda Smith, Department of Language and Literature
  • Dr. Robin Sobansky, Department of Psychology
  • Mr. Steve Strickler, Department of Art, Communication & Theatre
  • Dr. Cheri Walker, Department of Pharmacy Practice