Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Tenure and Promotion

The award of tenure is an important milestone in any faculty member’s career.

It is not awarded lightly.

Similarly, promotion in academic rank is also only granted after a thorough collegial assessment process.

Therefore, I am pleased to announce that the following faculty members have been awarded Tenure or Promotion.

Please join me in extending congratulations to them and best wishes for continued success.


Tenure and Promotion

April 2017

Tenure

Faculty of Arts

  • Ms. Heidi Verwey, Department of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Dr. Lisa Cooke, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts & Tourism

  • Mr. Billy Collins, Department of Tourism Management
  • Dr. Courtney Mason, Department of Tourism Management
  • Ms. Judith Chomitz, Department of Tourism Management

School of Nursing

  • Dr. Kim Burgess

Faculty of Science

  • Dr. Haytham El Miligi, Department of Computing Science
  • Dr. Tom Pypker, Department of Natural Resource Science
  • Dr. Andrew Park, Department of Computing Science

School of Business

  • Dr. Randall Kimmell, Department of Accounting and Finance

Faculty of Law

  • Dr. Lorne Neudorf
  • Ms. Katie Sykes
  • Dr. Tesh Dagne

Faculty of Student Development

  • Dr. Kyra Garson, Counselling, Academic Supports and Assessment Department

Promotion

Faculty of Arts

  • Ms. Heidi Verwey, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, promotion to Senior Lecturer
  • Dr. Jan Duerden, Department of English and Modern Languages, promotion to Senior Lecturer
  • Dr. Lisa Cooke, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, promotion to Associate Professor

Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts & Tourism

  • Mr. Billy Collins, Department of Tourism Management, promotion to Senior Lecturer
  • Dr. Courtney Mason, Department of Tourism Management, promotion to Associate Professor
  • Ms. Judith Chomitz, Department of Tourism Management, promotion to Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing

  • Ms. Michelle Funk, School of Nursing, promotion to Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Science

  • Ms. Christine Petersen, Department of Biological Sciences, promotion to Senior Lecturer
  • Dr. Haytham El Miligi, Department of Computing Science, promotion to Associate Professor
  • Ms. Joanna Urban, Department of Biological Sciences, promotion to Senior Lecturer
  • Dr. Faheem Ahmed, Department of Computing Science, promotion to Full Professor
  • Dr. Tom Pypker, Department of Natural Resource Science, promotion to Associate Professor
  • Dr. Andrew Park, Department of Computing Science, promotion to Associate Professor

University Library

  • Ms. Brenda Smith, University Library, promotion to Librarian II

Faculty of Student Development

  • Ms. Susan Forseille, Career Education Department, promotion to Instructional Support II
  • Dr. Kyra Garson, Counselling, Academic Supports and Assessment Department, promotion to Instructional Support II

School of Business

  • Dr. Hasnat Dewan, Department of Economics, promotion to Full Professor
  • Dr. Mohammad Mahbobi, Department of Economics, promotion to Principle Lecturer

Faculty of Law

  • Dr. Lorne Neudorf, Faculty of Law, promotion to Associate Professor
  • Ms. Katie Sykes, Faculty of Law, promotion to Associate Professor
  • Dr. Tesh Dagne, Faculty of Law, promotion to Associate Professor