2-22-18 Weekly Three


Here is this Week’s Three:

Promotion and Tenure – I am pleased to announce the 37 faculty members who recently received promotion and/or tenure and two librarians who were promoted. This is a significant accomplishment in their academic careers and acknowledgement of their dedication to teaching, research and scholarship, professional engagement, and service. Please join me in congratulating our outstanding faculty colleagues.

Promotion to Full Professor

Catherine Almquist, Chemical, Paper and Biomedical Engineering

Bryan Ashenbaum, Management

Nazan Bautista, Teacher Education

Bruce Drushel, Media, Journalism and Film

Anne Farrell, Accountancy

Julia Guichard, Theatre

Lena Lee, Teacher Education

Heidi McKee, English

Terry Nixon, Finance

Vaishali Raval, Psychology

Nicole Thesz, German, Russian, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Culture

Kumar Vickram Singh, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Lisa Weems, Educational Leadership

Tenure and Promotion to Full Professor

Jessica Sparks, Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering


Tim Holcomb, Management

Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor

Jason Berberich, Chemical, Paper and Biomedical Engineering

Dawn Blitz, Biology

Per Bloland, Music

Po-Chang Chen, Accountancy

Elise Clerkin, Psychology

Theresa Conover, Justice and Community Studies

Linh Dich, English/ Languages, Literatures, and Writing

Caleb Eckhardt, Mathematics

John Forren, Justice and Community Studies

Tyler Henry, Finance

Anthony James, Jr., Family Science and Social Work

Ziying Jiang, Geography/Social and Behavioral Sciences

Thomas Mays, Commerce

Stephanie Nicely, Nursing

Richard Page, Chemistry and Biochemistry

David Perez II, Educational Leadership

Dhananjai Rao, Computer Science and Software Engineering

John Schaefer, Anthropology/Social and Behavioral Sciences

Leland Spencer, Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies

April Smith, Psychology

Promotion to Principal Librarian

Jacqueline Johnson, University Libraries

Elias Tzoc, University Libraries

Regional Campus Enrollment - I want to recognize our colleagues at the Miami Regionals. This semester, enrollment increased at both the Middletown and Hamilton campuses for the first time in several years. Congratulations and thank you to Interim Dean Cathy Bishop-Clark and the faculty and staff at the Regionals for their efforts and commitment to making these important gains.

Reminder - Tech Fee Proposal Process Changes - The University Senate IT Policy Committee has revised the timeline for submission, review, and awarding of Student Technology Fee competitive proposal awards. For the FY19 funding cycle, the entire proposal submission, review and award process will take place during the fall semester. A detailed schedule with deadlines and the timeline can be found here.

Until next week,


  • Academic Affairs

    Academic Affairs by the Numbers

    On Miami’s campuses, more than 1,575 faculty and 750 staff in the Academic Affairs division are proud to provide the following academic opportunities to approximately 21,775 undergraduate and 2,725 graduate students:

    • 153 undergraduate majors and 188 minors
    • More than 60 Masters degrees
    • 13 Doctoral degrees
    • Countless certification and endorsement programs
    • More than 250 study abroad or away programs

    Office of the Provost

    209 Roudebush Hall
    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

West Chester
  • Luxembourg

    John E. Dolibois European Center, Luxembourg

    One of Miami's oldest continuous study abroad programs, the Miami University John E. Dolibois Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg offers students the opportunity to enroll in Miami classes taught by European-based and Ohio-based Miami faculty. Students enjoy a unique combination of first-class academics, engagement in the local community, and various faculty-guided and independent travel opportunities.

    Château de Differdange
    1, Impasse du Château
    L-4524 Differdange
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

    217-222 MacMillan Hall
    501 E. Spring Street
    Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA


    Main Operator: 011-352-582222-1
    Oxford-based Coordinator: 513-529-8600
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • West Chester
    West Chester

    Voice of America Learning Center

    Located midway between Cincinnati and Dayton along I-75, the Voice of America Learning Center (VOALC) offers undergraduate and graduate courses and programs drawn from Miami's Regional and Oxford campuses. Home to Miami's MBA program, the Learning Center provides ready access to graduate programs for area educators and courses leading to the BIS degree for undergraduates.

    7847 VOA Park Dr.
    (Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
    West Chester, OH 45069



    Main Operator: 513-895-8862
    (From Middletown) 513-217-8862
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Middletown

    Middletown Regional Campus

    Nestled on 141 acres near I-75, Miami University Middletown offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Nearby Greentree Health Science Academy immerses Miami's nursing and health information technology students in the health care experience while taking classes.

    4200 N. University Blvd.
    Middletown, OH 45042



    Main Operator: 513-727-3200
    (Toll-free) 1-86-MIAMI-MID
    Office of Admission: 513-727-3216
    Campus Status Line: 513-727-3477
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Hamilton

    Hamilton Regional Campus

    A compact, friendly, commuter campus, Miami Hamilton offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Small class sizes, on-site child care, and flexible scheduling make Miami Hamilton attractive to students at all stages of life and career.

    1601 University Blvd.
    Hamilton, OH 45011



    Main Operator: 513-785-3000
    Office of Admission: 513-785-3111
    Campus Status Line: 513-785-3077
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/regionals/emergency

  • Oxford

    Miami University, Oxford Ohio

    Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

    Printable Campus Map

    Main Operator: 513-529-1809
    Office of Admission: 513-529-2531
    Vine Hotline: 513-529-6400
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency