West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive Parkersburg WV 26104
Phone: 304-424-8203 | Fax: 304-424-8315
WVU Parkersburg faculty receive promotions in rank, tenure.
CONTACT: Joseph L. Badgley, executive dean of academic affairs, 304-424-8242.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Five West Virginia University at Parkersburg faculty have received promotions in rank and four have been awarded tenure, effective with the fall semester.
Receiving promotions are Chase Brady, from instructor to assistant professor of mathematics; Margaret Ponce, from instructor to assistant professor of surgical technology; Denise McClung from associate professor to professor of psychology; Martha McGovern, from assistant professor to associate professor of reading, and Carl Smith, from associate professor to professor of welding.
Tenure, a special status awarded by an institution following a term is service, is awarded to Jane King, assistant professor of biology and chemistry; David Lancaster, assistant professor of education; Martha McGovern, associate professor of reading, and Paul Milhoan, assistant professor of manufacturing technology.
Brady joined the faculty at WVU Parkersburg in 2001. He received his bachelorís degree from New College of the University of South Florida, and masterís degrees from the University of Alaska and Miami University of Ohio.
Ponce received her associate in applied science degree in nursing from Parkersburg Community College and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Glenville State College. A member of the Health Sciences Division, she has been at the college since 2001.
A professor of psychology, McClung received her bachelorís degree from Marshall University and her masterís from West Virginia University. She joined WVU Parkersburg in 1993.
A member of the Humanities Division, McGovern has been at the college since 2001. She received her bachelorís degree from the College of Wooster, her masterís from Kent State University, an educational specialist degree from the University of Dayton and a doctorate from Ohio University.
Milhoan is chair of the Technology Division. He has been at WVU Parkersburg since 1999. He received his bachelorís degree from Wheeling Jesuit University and his masterís from Ohio University.
Smith received his bachelor's degree from Glenville State College and his master's from Marshall University. He is a certified welding inspector, and an American Welding Society certified welding educator. He has been at the college since 1981.
A member of the Education Division, Lancaster joined the division in 2001. He received two associate degrees and a bachelor's degree from WVU Parkersburg and his master's from Salem-Teikyo University.
King joined the faculty at WVU Parkersburg in 1996. A member of the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division, she received her bachelorís degree from Shepherd College and her masterís from Ohio University.