Central College announced changes among its faculty for the 2019-2020 school year.
Three assistant professors have earned tenure and promotion to associate professor. They are Melissa McAninch (B.S., Truman State University; M.A., Truman State University, University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Iowa), department of education; Maggie Schlerman (B.A., Central College; M.A., Iowa State University), department of economics, accounting and management; and Susan Swanson (B.S., Arizona State University; M.A., University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Ph.D., University of Minnesota Twin Cities), department of art.
Kathy Korchek (B.S., Kent State University; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Washington University), was an associate professor promoted to professor in the department of modern languages.
The college also hired five new faculty members. They are Jennifer Counts (B.A., Luther College; M.Ed., Drake University; Ph.D., in progress, Clemson University), instructor of education; Kate Nesbit (B.A., St. Olaf College; Ph.D., in progress, University of Iowa), instructor of English; Shelli Green (B.A., Central College; M.S., Southwest Minnesota State University; D.A.T., in progress, University of Idaho), instructor of exercise science; Crystal Bruntz (B.A., Central College; M.B.A., Drake University), lecturer of accounting; and Sean Stephenson (B.M., Millikin University; M.M., University of Missouri Kansas City; D.A., University of Northern Colorado), lecturer of music.