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Thirty-eight Kansas State University faculty members granted sabbatical leave

Tuesday, March 10, 2015


MANHATTAN — Kansas State University is granting sabbatical leave to 38 faculty members during the 2015-2016 school year.

The purpose of a sabbatical leave is to provide faculty members with the opportunity for scholarly and professional enrichment. Sabbatical leaves allow faculty to pursue advanced study, conduct research studies, engage in scholarly and creative activities, or secure appropriate industrial or professional experience. Once faculty members return from their sabbaticals, they are expected to share the knowledge and experience they gained with their students, colleagues and the Kansas State University community.

Faculty members being granted sabbatical leave include:

Christine Aikens, chemistry; Katsura Asano, biology; Thomas Bell, faculty/graduate services at K-State Libraries; Dale Bremer, horticulture, forestry and recreation resources; Karen Myers-Bowman, family studies and human services; Bongsug Chae, management; Andrew Chermak, mathematics; Robert Clark, modern languages; Kristan Corwin, physics; Erick DeWolf, plant pathology; Elizabeth Dodd, English; Walter Dodds, biology; Sherry Fleming, biology; Marsha Frey, history; Alisa Garni, sociology; Ronette Gehring, anatomy and physiology; Briana Nelson Goff, family studies and human services; Lisa Butler Harrington, geography; Virginia Houser, music; Katherine Karlin, English; Don Kurtz, social work; Sarah Maass, extension agent; James Machor, English; Deon van der Merwe, diagnostic medicine and pathobiology; Kristin Michel, biology; Xinming "Simon" Ou, computing and information science; Craig Parker, music; Dallas Peterson, agronomy; Shireen Roshanravan, American ethnic studies; Jason Scuilla, art; Young-Cheng Shi, grain science and industry; Craig Spencer, mathematics; John Unruh, animal sciences and industry; Kathleen Voecks, theatre; Brian Washburn, physics; Frank Weyher, sociology; David Yetter, mathematics; and Ludek Zurek, entomology.

Source

Susana L. Valdovinos
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Written by

Lauren Meehan
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At a glance

Kansas State University is granting sabbatical leave to 38 faculty members during the 2015-2016 school year.