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Faculty Members Approved for Tenure and Promotion

CONWAY, Ark. (May 16, 2014) – At its May meeting, the Hendrix College Board of Trustees approved the tenure and promotion for 13 faculty members.

Faculty members approved for tenure and promotion to associate professor include:

  • Melissa Gill (Art)
  • Courtney Hatch (Chemistry)
  • Brett Hill (Anthropology)
  • Tyrone Jaeger (English-Creative Writing)
  • Megan Leonard (Economics)
  • Aleksandra Pfau (History)
  • Robert Williamson (Religious Studies)

Faculty members approved for promotion to full professor include:

  • Matthew Lopas (Art)
  • Maxine Payne (Art)
  • Jennifer Peszka (Psychology)
  • Rebecca Resinski (Classics)

In addition, Britt Murphy, associate librarian, was approved for promotion to full librarian, and Dr. Eva Windsor, director of integrated advising, was elected to the faculty as assistant professor of education.

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