Admin, Faculty & Staff
05.14.2019

SWOSU Faculty Receive Promotions and Tenure

Twelve Southwestern Oklahoma State University faculty members have been awarded promotions, and 10 faculty members have received tenure effective with the Fall 2019 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. Randy Barnett, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Jared Edwards, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Jorie Edwards, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Edna Patatanian, Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • Dr. Trisha Wald, Department of Business

From Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

  • Dr. Jieun Chang, Department of Social Sciences
  • Dr. Rickey Cothran, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Swarup Ghosh, Department of Mathematics
  • Dr. Jon Henrikson, Department of Chemistry and Physics
  • Dr. Jeremy Johnson, Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • Dr. Tugba Gursel Sevin, Department of Language and Literature

From Instructor to Assistant Professor

  • Mr. Landry Brewer, Department of Social Sciences

Tenure

  • Dr. Allen Boyd, Department of Education
  • Dr. Yu-Ling Chen, Department of Music
  • Dr. Rickey Cothran, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Department of Language and Literature
  • Dr. Swarup Ghosh, Department of Mathematics
  • Dr. Jon Henrikson, Department of Chemistry and Physics
  • Dr. Meri Hix, Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • Dr. Sharon Lawrence, Department of Allied Health
  • Dr. Holly McKee, Department of Business
  • Dr. Tugba Gursel Sevin, Department of Language and Literature