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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.
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Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.
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Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.

Eicher-Catt, Moody-Turner, Zabel named 2016 Penn State Teaching Fellows

Deborah Eicher-Catt, professor in the communication arts and sciences at Penn State York; Shirley Moody-Turner, associate professor of English and African-American studies in the College of the Liberal Arts; and Craig R. Zabel, department head and associate professor of art history in College of Arts and Architecture; have received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2016 Penn State Teaching Fellows.

Aurentz, Haag, Maughmer named 2012 Penn State Teaching Fellows

David Aurentz, associate professor of chemistry at Penn State Berks; Frederick Haag, associate professor of visual arts at Penn State York, and Mark Maughmer, professor of aerospace engineering in the College of Engineering, have received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2012 Penn State Teaching Fellows. The Penn State Alumni Association, in conjunction with undergraduate and graduate governing bodies, established the award in 1985. It honors distinguished teaching and provides encouragement and incentive for excellence in teaching. Recipients are expected to share their talents and expertise with others throughout the University system during the year following the award presentation.