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Hendrix Welcomes New Faculty Members

CONWAY, Ark. (August 15, 2012) - Hendrix College welcomed six new faculty members this week. Fall faculty conference began Monday, Aug. 13. Classes begin next Tuesday.

New faculty members for 2012-2013 are:

  • Dr. Eric Michael Fattor, visiting assistant professor of politics and international relations
  • Dr. Cathy Jellenik, assistant professor of French
  • Dr. Wenjia Liu, visiting assistant professor of Chinese
  • Dr. Stanly H. Rauh, assistant professor of classics
  • Dr. Ruthann C. Thomas, assistant professor of psychology
  • Matthew Windsor, visiting assistant librarian

This summer, Hendrix announced the two-year appointment of Tim Lepczyk, fellow in digital humanities and pedagogy.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Hendrix was named the country's #1 "Up and Coming" liberal arts college for the third consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 376 colleges and is listed in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of 25 "Best Buy" private colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit