May 08, 2019

St. Kate’s Promotes 11 Faculty Members, Grants Tenure to 5

St. Catherine University today announced that 5 faculty members were tenured, and 11 faculty members were promoted. St. Kate’s recently celebrated the achievements and dedication of 12 faculty members, recognizing their tenure and/or promotion:

Tenured Faculty

Sarah Rand, PhD, Business Administration

Faculty Tenured and Promoted to Associate Professor

Elaine James, PhD, Theology
Kristine Pelatt, PhD, Mathematics
Lisa Kiesel, PhD, Social Work
Anthony Molaro, PhD, Master’s in Library and Information Science

Faculty Promoted to Professor

Daron Janzen, PhD, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Linda Blazovich, PhD Nursing

Faculty Promoted to Associate Professor

Suzanne Burke-Lehman, DNP, Nursing
Julie Mumm, PhD Public Health
Lucas Pingel, MFA, Liberal Arts & Sciences
Donna DeGracia, MPAS, PA-C Physician Assistant Program
Sharon Radd, PhD, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Program

“It’s important to pause and celebrate the achievements of our faculty,” said Lynda Szymanski, interim provost, St. Catherine University. “Tenure and promotion are major milestones in a faculty career. Each faculty member is being recognized for years’ worth of hard work and commitment to their students, disciplines, and St. Kate’s.”

Congratulations to our newly-tenured and promoted faculty!