Kansas State University promotes 76 faculty members, 51 receive tenure: Physics faculty among those promoted

By Ruth Dyer

Seventy-six Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 51 faculty members are earning tenure.

The promotions include 26 faculty members to the rank of full professor, 49 faculty members to the rank of associate professor with tenure, and one member to the rank of clinical full professor.

Kansas State University President Richard Myers and Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason will congratulate all newly tenured and promoted faculty members at a reception in the spring.

"Each of our new tenured and promoted faculty members have made significant contributions through their teaching, scholarly endeavors and service to their departments, college, our university and their professions. We celebrate these outstanding achievements with them," Mason said.

Earning promotion to full professor in physics is Glenn Horton-Smith. Glenn is a physicist conducting research in high energy physics.

Earning tenure and promotion to associate professor from physics is Artem Rudenko, physics, who is working in atomic, molecular and optical physics research.

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