Faculty Personnel Committee

2019-20 PC Deadlines

Please note: Letters should be addressed to Provost Brenda Kelly, but should be emailed directly to her assistant, Shanon Nowell (snowell@gustavus.edu). Acknowledgment will be sent upon receipt.

Letters for Tenure Candidates Sought

The following members of the faculty are currently being considered for appointments with continuous tenure:

  • Kayla De Lorme, Psychological Science
  • Lisa Dembouski, Education
  • Annika Ericksen, Sociology and Anthropology
  • Yuta Kawarasaki, Biology
  • Jeff La Frenierre, Geography
  • Fuad Naeem, Religion
  • Marta Podemska-Mikluch, Economics and Management
  • Hayley Russell, Health and Exercise Science
  • Darío Sánchez-González, Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Jessica Stadick, Nursing
  • David Stamps, Music

Letters should address the criteria for tenure as stated in the Faculty Manual. The Kendall Center has provided a useful document with strategies for reducing implicit bias in recommendation letters; this will be a helpful reference in crafting letters on behalf of tenure candidates.

Letters are due Monday, September 16, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. All members of the Gustavus community are invited to submit letters. Candidates will have access to their letters.

Letters for Promotion Candidates Sought

The following members of the faculty are currently being considered for promotion to full professor:

  • Priscilla Briggs, Art and Art History
  • Kyle Chambers, Psychological Science
  • Sean Easton, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
  • Julie Gilbert, Library
  • Yurie Hong, Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies
  • Kate Keller, History
  • Scott Moore, Music
  • Stephanie Otto, Health and Exercise Science
  • Sarah Ruble, Religion

Letters written on behalf of these candidates should address the criteria for promotion as stated in the Faculty Manual. The Kendall Center has provided a useful document with strategies for reducing implicit bias in recommendation letters; this will be a helpful reference in crafting letters on behalf of promotion candidates.

Letters are due Monday, February 17, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. All members of the Gustavus community are invited to submit letters. Candidates will have access to their letters.

Promotion Nomination Letters Due

Promotion nomination letters (including self-nominations) for faculty wishing to be considered for promotion in the spring of 2021 are due in the Office of the Provost by Wednesday, April 15, 2020.