Board of Regents approves promotions, tenure for 28 faculty

Fall semester classes begin Sept. 8
Professor Kristine Schoonover works with students in 2017 during an experience management class.
Pam Powers | July 8, 2021

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved promotions and tenure recommendations for 28 UW-Stout faculty members effective for the 2021-22 academic year.

The professors and their departments are:

Promoted to professor

Professor Masako Onodera creates a pin in the arts metal lab in 2016.
Professor Masako Onodera creates a pin in the arts metal lab in 2016. / UW-Stout photo

Promoted to associate professor

Promoted to associate professor with tenure

Associate Professor Min DeGruson works with students in the packaging lab.
Associate Professor Min DeGruson works with students in the packaging lab. / UW-Stout photo

Tenure

  • Alison Lukowski, English and philosophy
  • Kenneth Mullins, business
  • David Richter-O’Connell, design
  • Gregory Slupe, engineering and technology

In the fall of 2020 UW-Stout had 258 faculty members.

The 2021-22 academic year begins with Opening Day activities, including campuswide Engagement Sessions, for faculty and staff Monday, Aug. 30. Classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 8.

Professor Wei Zheng in the plastics lab in 2018.
Professor Wei Zheng in the plastics lab in 2018. / UW-Stout photo

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