DWU announces faculty promotions, tenure
Friday, May 10, 2013
MITCHELL — Six faculty members at Dakota Wesleyan University were recognized at the Honors Convocation for promotion and academic achievement.
Janice Christensen, associate professor of nursing, was granted tenure. Christensen has been teaching nursing at DWU since 2007. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2002 from Si Tanka University and her Master of Science nursing in 2006 from the University of Phoenix.
Derek Driedger was promoted to associate professor status and granted tenure. Driedger has been a member of the DWU English department since 2007. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1999 and his Master of Arts degree in 2001 from the University of North Dakota, and his Ph.D. in 2007 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Kimberly Mohr was promoted to assistant professor status. Mohr has been a nursing instructor at DWU since 2006. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1994 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and her Master of Science degree in 2011 from Grand Canyon University.
René Pruitt was promoted to associate professor of education. Pruitt has been teaching at DWU since 2007. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from DWU in 1999; her Master of Science degree in 2000 from Nova Southeast University; and her Ph.D. in 2006 from Capella University.
Roxane Hunt, assistant professor of nursing, earned a Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in nursing education from South Dakota State University, Brookings.
Justin Zajic, assistant professor of education, earned a Specialist in Education in Educational Administration degree from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion.