CAAH academics honored at reception for tenured and promoted faculty

September 9, 2019

Clemson University President James P. Clements and Provost Robert H. Jones hosted a reception Sept. 3 to recognize the University’s newest tenured and promoted faculty. The celebration at the Madren Center featured appetizers, music from a live jazz ensemble and the opportunity to meet peers from other disciplines.

Clemson English was well-represented, including, from left, Kathleen Nalley, Katalin Beck, Department Chair Susanna Ashton and Lucian Ghita. Image Credits: Patrick Wright

Faculty promotions and tenure announcements in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities were first released before the summer break:

Robert Hewitt, a specialist in landscape architecture, achieved the rank of professor in the School of Architecture. Also in architecture, Joseph Choma, Sallie Hambright-Belue and Amalia Leifeste were named associate professors.

Other new associate professors were Todd Anderson (art); Joe Burgett and Jason Lucas (construction science and management); Walt Hunter (English) and Raquel Anido (languages/Spanish).

The following CAAH faculty members were promoted to senior lecturers: Clarissa Mendez and George Schafer (architecture); Katalin Beck, Lucian Ghita, Andrew Mathas and Kathleen Nalley (English); and Harris King (languages/German).

Again, congratulations to all!

Wide view of a banquet room with President addressing those standing.

President James P. Clements addresses the crowd Sept. 3 at a reception honoring faculty who recently received promotions and tenure.