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Hendrix Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-2015 Year

CONWAY, Ark. (May 8, 2014) – Hendrix has completed 15 faculty searches to fill vacant positions for the 2014-2015 academic year. The appointments were approved by the Hendrix College Board of Trustees at the May board meeting.

New Hendrix faculty members include:

  • Josh Glick, Assistant Professor of English-Film Studies (to begin in 2015) *
  • Mark Goadrich, Associate Professor of Computer Science*
  • Sarah Grant, Luce Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Southeast Asian Studies (externally funded)
  • Michael Heil, Assistant Professor of History
  • Jessica Jacobs, Visiting Assistant Professor of English
  • Veronika Jeltsch, Visiting Assistant Professor of German
  • Peter Kett, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Andrew Morgan, Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Hendrix Choir) *
  • Mario Muscedere, Assistant Professor of Biology*
  • Sarah Richison, Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance and Director of the Dance Ensemble (spring semester)
  • Sheila Rupert, Instructor of Kinesiology
  • Debapriya Sarkar, Assistant Professor of English*
  • Felipe Pruneda Senties, Pre-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Film Studies
  • David Skubby, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • Marjorie Swann, Professor of English*
  • Sara Taylor, Assistant Professor of Psychology*
  • William Tsutsui, Professor of History
  • Eva Windsor, Assistant Professor of Education

*Denotes tenure-track appointment

One tenure-track and two limited term searches are ongoing. One tenure-track and one limited term position were filled with faculty already in visiting positions. [UPDATE: The following faculty additions have been made: Maureen McClung/biology, Katherine Marvin/chemistry and Savan Kharel/physics - sabbatical replacement]

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit