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David S. Brown appointed Raffensperger Professor of History

Four faculty members promoted and tenured

charla lorenzen and david s. brown on state at dell Elizabethtown College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David S. Brown as the Horace E. Raffensperger Professor of History. An endowed chair, the professorship was established in 1980 with a generous gift from Horace E. Raffensperger's wife Elizabeth and their son, Daniel. Candidates for the professorship are reviewed by a faculty peer committee, which considers their quality of scholarly work, teaching and service to the College.

Brown, pictured to the right, earned his bachelor's degree from Wright State University (Ohio), his master's degree from the University of Akron and his doctoral degree from the University of Toledo. His professional experience includes teaching at Elizabethtown College since 1997, as well as faculty roles at the University of Toledo, Washtenaw Community College (Michigan) and Saginaw Valley State University.

Also, four newly tenured and promoted faculty members were recognized Aug. 28, 2012, during Convocation at Elizabethtown College:

  • Dr. Conrad Kanagy, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, was promoted from associate professor to professor.
  • Dr. Jeffery Long, Department of Religious Studies, was promoted from associate professor to professor.
  • Dr. Charla Lorenzen (pictured right, in back), Department of Modern Languages, was granted tenure and promoted from assistant professor to associate professor.
  • Dr. Gabriela Sanchis, Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, was promoted from associate professor to professor.
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