Nine CELS faculty members recommended for promotion

Nine faculty members in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences have been recommended for promotion, it was announced recently by CELS Dean John Kirby.

The promotions are pending affirmation by the RI Board of Governors of Higher Education but that is considered a formality.

To be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor are Dr. Rebecca Brown of Plant Sciences and Entomology; Dr. Niall Howlett of Cell and Molecular Biology; Dr. Bethany Jenkins of Cell and Molecular Biology; Dr. Evan Preisser of Biological Sciences and Dr. Brian Savage of Geosciences.

To be promoted to Full Professor III are Dr. David Bengston of Fisheries, Animal & veterinary Science; Dr. Geoffrey Greene of Nutrition and Food Sciences; Dr. Tony Mallilo of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science and Dr. Michael Rice of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science.