Department Head Changes:

Major John Brauneis, Military Science
Dr. Sandy Watson and Dr. Steve Kuhn, co-directors, UTeaChattanooga
Dr. Tom Buchanan, acting head of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography
Dr. Greg Heath, Interim Assistant Provost for Research and Engagement in the Office of Partnerships and Sponsored Programs (OPSP) formerly known as the Office of Grants and Research
Dr. Heather Palmer, acting coordinator of Women’s Studies while Marcia Noe is on sabbatical leave
Dr. Leroy Fanning, acting head of Health & Human Performance in the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies

New Faculty:
Dr. Julie Bage, Physical Therapy, Lecturer
Bo Baker, Library, Information Commons and Instruction Librarian, Assistant Professor
Dr. Sara McCane-Bowling, Education, Assistant Professor
Dr. Amy Brock-Hon, Geology, Assistant Professor
Libby Byers, Psychology, Professor
Dr. Yu Cao, Computer Science, Assistant Professor
Angela Collier, Nursing, Lecturer
Tankut Dogrul, Math, Visiting Assistant Professor
Jessica Etheredge, Interior Design, Lecturer

Dr. Sam Goh, Management, Visiting Assistant Professor
Katherine Harrell, Biological & Environmental Sciences, Lecturer
Dr. Phuoc Ho, Math, Visiting Assistant Professor
Brett Hyberger, Music, Lecturer for Voice
Dr. Michael Johnson, Psychology, Professor
Dr. Katherine Karl, Management, Associate Professor

Irina Khmelko, Political Science, Assistant Professor
Dr. John Lee, Chemistry, Grote Fellow
Sharon RedHawk Love, Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor
Dr. Andrew McCarthy, English, Assistant Professor

Susan McDonald, Physical Therapy, Instructor
Dr. Aldo McLean, Engineering Management, Assistant Professor
Billy Lee Millican, Education, Guest Lecturer
Collie Montgomery, Biological & Environmental Sciences, Lecturer
Andrew O’Brien, Art, Lecturer
Dr. Abdul Ofoli, Electrical Engineering, Assistant Professor
Dr. Seong min Park, Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor
Keri Randolph, UTeaChattanooga, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Nurhidajat Sisworahardjo, Electrical Engineering, Assistant Professor
Latrice Stone, Nursing, Clinical Instructor
Craig Tanis, Computer Science, Lecturer
Dr. Abbie Ventura, English, Assistant Professor
Dr. Stefanie Whitson, Chemistry, Lecturer
Colleen Harris, Library, Head of Access Services and Assistant Professor
Bo Baker, Library, Assistant Professor

Dr. Linda Hill, Nursing
Dr. Bonnie Warren-Kring, Teacher Preparation Academy
Dr. Gerald DeBusk, Accounting
Dr. Matthew Guy, English
Dr. Bryan Hampton, English
Dr. Rebecca Jones, English
Dr. Brian Ribeiro, Philosophy and Religion
Dr. Lingju Kong, Mathematics
Dr. John Matthews, Mathematics
Dr. Christopher Horne, Political Science
Virginia Cairns, Library
Jason Griffey, Library
Beverly Simmons, Library

Promotion to Professor:
Dr. Stephen Eskildsen, Philosophy and Religion
Dr. Randy Walker, Physical Therapy
Dr. Marisa Colston, Health & Human Performance
Virginia Cairns, Library

Promotion to Associate Professor:
Dr. Christopher Horne, Political Science
Dr. Brian Ribeiro, Philosophy and Religion
Dr. Aaron Althouse, History
Dr. Rebecca Jones, English
Dr. Bryan Hampton, English
Dr. Matthew Guy, English
Dr. Joey Shaw, Biological & Environmental Sciences
Dr. Lingju Kong,  Mathematics
Dr. Bonnie Warren-Kring, Teacher Preparation Academy
Dr. Gerald DeBusk, Accounting
Dr. Mina Sartipi, Computer Science
Jason Griffey, Library
Michael Bell, Library
Beverly Simmons, Library

New and returning faculty and staff enjoyed a campus picnic and had the opportunity to test drive new Volkswagens from Village Volkswagen of Chattanooga.

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