FSC announces faculty
promotions and appointments
Fla. (Sept. 16, 2002) - Florida Southern College is pleased to announce
the following faculty promotions and appointments, approved at the
May board of trustees meeting.
The following faculty members have been promoted to professor:
John L Griffis, Jr., citrus and environmental horticulture, has
been with FSC since 1988. He received his master's degree from Texas
Tech University, and earned his doctorate at the University of Florida.
N. Curtis Peterson III, citrus and environmental horticulture, is
a Florida Southern College graduate. He received his master's degree
from The Pennsylvania State University and his doctorate from Mississippi
State University. He has been with FSC since 1998.
James G. Rogers, Jr., art and art history, has been with FSC for
10 years. He received his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
The faculty members below have been promoted to associate professor:
Lynn H. Clements, business and economics, received her bachelor's
and master's degrees from Florida Southern College and her D.B.A.
from Nova Southeastern University. She has been teaching at FSC
Carmen Valdez Gauthier, chemistry, has been with FSC since 1999.
She received her bachelor's degree from Pontifical Catholic University
of Peru and her doctorate from the University of New Hampshire.
Kathleen Milburn, education, a faculty member since 1995, received
her bachelor's and master's degrees from Northeast Missouri State
University and her doctorate from the University of Missouri.
Nancy M. Morvillo, biology, earned her bachelor's degree from the
University of Delaware and her doctorate from the State University
of New York at Stony Brook. She has been with FSC since 1997.
Bernard W. Quetchenbach, English, has been with FSC since 1999.
He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the State University
of New York at Brockport and his doctorate from Purdue University.
The following faculty appointments have been made:
Guy R. Houk, director of the Orlando Program, has been appointed
as Associate Dean. Houk earned his bachelor's and master's degrees
from Florida State University and a master's and doctorate from
Stanford University. He has been with FSC since 2000.
John R. Tripp has been appointed as Chair, Division of Natural Sciences
and Mathematics. Tripp, a professor of biology, has been teaching
at FSC since 1971. He earned his bachelor's degree from Oregon State
University, and his master's and doctorate from Ohio State University.
W. Waite Willis, Jr., has been appointed as Chair, Humanities Division.
Willis, a professor of religion, is a Florida Southern graduate
who received his master's and doctoral degrees from Emory University.
He has been with FSC since 1978.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.