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Faculty granted tenure, receive promotions at Washburn University

The Washburn University Board of Regents granted tenure and approved a slate of promotions to several faculty during a recent meeting.

Granted tenure:

Matthew Arterburn, biology

Park Lockwood, kinesiology

Sangyoub Park, sociology/anthropology

Mary Pilgram, communication

Sarah Smarsh, English

Danny Wade, English

Yeqiang Wang, art

Harrison Watts, criminal justice

Tonya Kowalski, School of Law

Amy Westbrook, School of Law


Matthew Arterburn, biology, to associate professor

Sam Leung, chemistry, to professor

Park Lockwood, kinesiology, to associate professor

Sanyoub Park, sociology and Anthropology, to associate professor

Mary Pilgram, communication, to associate professor

Sarah Smarsh, English, to associate professor

Cynthia Turk, psychology, to professor

Danny Wade, English, to associate professor

Yeqiang Wang, art, to associate professor

Harrison Watts, criminal justice, to associate professor

Rosemary Walker, School of Business, to professor

Tonya Kowalski, School of Law, to professor

Amy Westbrook, School of Law, to professor

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Dena Anson, university relations, (785) 670-1711