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Comings and goings for May 2017

See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in May 2007:

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Update: Faculty promotions

This is an update to a previous announcement regarding faculty promotions:

Congratulations to Wake Forest University faculty who have received promotions, recently.

Promoted to full professor:

Miriam Ashley-Ross (Biology)
Michaelle Browers (Politics and International Affairs)
Judy Kem (Romance Languages)
Stephen Murphy (Romance Languages)

Promoted to associate professor:

Michael Anderson (Biology)
R. Jarrod Atchison (Communication)
Tina Boyer (German and Russian)
Hana Brown (Sociology)
Samuel Cho (Physics and Computer Science)
John Dalton (Economics)
Susan Harlan (English)
Sarah Mason (Mathematics and Statistics)
Gregory Parks (Law)
John Ruddiman (History)
Michael Sloan (Classical Languages)
Joel Tauber (Art)
Andrew Verstein (Law)
Christian Waugh (Psychology)
Heiko Wiggers (German and Russian)

Promoted to associate librarian:

Kyle Denlinger
Jeffrey M. Eller

Promoted to teaching professor:

Lynn Book (Theatre/Dance)
Angela King (Chemistry)
Kathryn Levy (Music)
Pat Lord (Biology)
Darlene May (Romance Languages)
Al Rives (Chemistry)

Promoted to associate teaching professor:

Jack Dostal (Physics)
David Hagy (Music)
Adam Kadlac (Philosophy)

Promoted to professor of the practice:

Justin Catanoso (English)
Yasuko Rallings (East Asian Languages)

Promoted to associate professor of the practice:

Brantly Shapiro (Theatre/Dance)

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Chinese Lunar New Year to be celebrated on campus Feb. 13

36bfceadf40c74aeac04b8039b4b83cd5c790fb4The Chinese Lunar New Year Festival will be held at The Barn from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 13.  The event is free and open to the public.

Organizers extended an invitation with the following message:

Come and celebrate Chinese New Year’s here at Wake Forest.  Have a taste of traditional home-cooked food that represents the holiday, witness and be entertained by a variety of live performances provided by our (Wake Forest) students and the community as well as have fun with all the activities and games.

ASIA (Asian Student Interest Group) has organized the event with support from several University departments, including East Asian Languages and Cultures, as well as Multicultural Affairs.

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Rallings chairs foreign language conference

Yasuko Takata Rallings, Wright Family Faculty Fellow and associate professor of the practice in Japanese in the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, chaired the 49th Annual Fall Conference of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina in late October in Durham.

Approximately 700 world language educators from across the state were in attendance. Among the presenters were Wake Forest faculty members Mary Lynn Redmond, professor and chair of education; Mary Pendergraft, professor of classical languages; T.H.M. Gellar-Goad, assistant professor of classical languages; Alyssa Howards, associate professor of German & Russian; and Claudia Vestal, visiting assistant professor of Romance Langues. (Romance Languages).

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Department Chairs and administrative assistants for 2015-16

Please find below a list of academic department chairs and their administrative assistants for 2015-2016, as of July 1, 2015:

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