New Faculty Members Learn About ATU

More than 30 new Arkansas Tech University faculty members received an orientation to campus from the ATU Office of Academic Affairs before the beginning of the fall 2018 semester.

The group discussed such topics as human resources, faculty senate, student affairs, class registration, technology in the classroom and federal regulations that affect higher education.

During one break, the new faculty members had an opportunity to meet Jerry the Bulldog, campus ambassador (photographed).

Those participating in the new faculty orientation included:

  • Leslie Michelle Bain, Instructor of Mathematics
  • Chantelle Besley, Instructor of Mathematics
  • Dr. Steve Bounds, Professor of Educational Leadership
  • Julie Bridges, Visiting Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dr. Jeffrey Bright, Department Head and Professor of Music
  • Summer Bruch, Department Head and Associate Professor of Art
  • Dr. Judy Cezeaux, Dean of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Engineering
  • Dr. James Daughters, Instructor of Music/Assistant Band Director
  • Andrea Denk, Instructor of Mathematics
  • Dr. Ahmed Elkassabgi, Assistant Professor of Finance
  • Dr. Rebecca Goldstein, Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Dr. Sarah Gordon, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
  • Dr. Tara Hart, Visiting Assistant Professor of College Student Personnel
  • Philip Huff, Instructor of Cybersecurity
  • Dr. Weijia Jia, Assistant Professor of Statistics
  • Dr. Kelly Jones, Assistant Professor of History
  • Dr. Geoff Kelley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology
  • Dr. Randy Kelley, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Lucas Moody, Instructor of Cybersecurity
  • Kathleen Myers, Visiting Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dr. John Narcum, Assistant Professor of Marketing
  • Dr. Kenneth Ngale, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Dr. Michael Ogu, Fulbright Scholar
  • Charity Park, Assistant Librarian
  • Dr. David Pumphrey, Assistant Professor of Business Data Analytics
  • Dr. Mrigendra Rajput, Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Dr. Selena Sasser, Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dr. David Smith, Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Christina Stolarz, Visiting Instructor of Legal Studies
  • Dr. Luay Wahsheh, Department Head and Professor of Computer and Information Science
  • Dr. Michael Wang, Assistant Professor of English
  • Jacob Weidenfeller, Instructor of Electrical Engineering and Lab Director
  • Dr. Clement Wong, Assistant Professor of Physics