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ACE Fellows Class of 2018-2019

December 30, 1899


Chana K. Akins
Area Coordinator and Professor of Psychology
University of Kentucky
Nominator: David W. Blackwell, Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Venkat Allada
Vice Provost Graduate Studies, and Professor of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Nominator: Robert Marley, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Jill M. Baren
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Medical Ethics and Health Policy
University of Pennsylvania
Nominator: Anita L. Allen, Vice Provost for Faculty

Andrea L. Beach
Professor of Higher Education Leadership and Co-Director, Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education
Western Michigan University
Nominator: Susan R. Stapleton, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Brian D. Beitzel
Director of Education Assessment and Accreditation; and Professor of Educational Psychology
State University of New York College at Oneonta
Nominator: Nancy Kleniewski, President

Lori M Berquam
Vice Provost for Student Life and Dean of Students
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nominator: Sarah Mangelsdorf, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Shawn Marie Boyne
Professor of Law
Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Nominator: Kathy E. Johnson, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer

Craig Calvert Brookins
Associate Professor, Psychology and Coordinator, Africana Studies Program
North Carolina State University
Nominator: Warwick A. Arden, Provost and Vice President Academic Affairs

Howard G. Brown
Professor of History
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Nominator: Harvey G. Stenger, President

Dale Jason Brugh
Associate Dean for Innovation and Technology and Professor of Chemistry
Ohio Wesleyan University
Nominator: Rockwell Jones, President

Jesús Castro-Balbi
Professor of Music, Faculty Senate Immediate Past-chair
Texas Christian University
Nominator: Victor J. Boschini, Chancellor

Craig T. Cobane
Executive Director of the Mahurin Honors College and Professor, Honors Academy
Western Kentucky University
Nominator: David Lee, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

James Dalske
Dean of Students
California Maritime Academy
Nominator: Thomas A. Cropper, President

Kumer Pial Das
Interim Associate Provost for Research; Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research; and Professor of Mathematics
Lamar University
Nominator: James W. Marquart, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Lowell K. Davis
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Student Success
Western Carolina University
Nominator: Alison Morrison-Shetlar, Interim Chancellor

James Denniston
Professor of Psychology
Appalachian State University
Nominator: Darrell P. Kruger, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Lisa M. Di Bartolomeo
Senior Advisor for Global Affairs
West Virginia University
Nominator: E. Gordon Gee, President

Ardis R. Eschenberg
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Windward Community College
Nominator: Douglas Dykstra, Chancellor

Joseph Foster
Senior Military Faculty and Assistant Professor
United States Air Force Academy
Nominator: Andrew Armacost, Dean of the Faculty

Tara Giblin
Dean of Mathematics and Sciences
Orange Coast College
Nominator: Dennis R. Harkins, President

Yolanda Gibson
Associate Dean of First Year Experience
Marymount University
Nominator: Matthew D. Shank, President

Kimetta Hairston
Curriculum and Instruction Specialist
Bowie State University
Nominator: Aminta Breaux, President

Chad Hamill
Vice President for Native American Initiatives
Northern Arizona University
Nominator: Daniel Kain, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Stephen Hegedus
Dean, School of Education
Southern Connecticut State University
Nominator: Joseph A. Bertolino, President

Elizabeth Heise
Vice Provost Fellow for Faculty Affairs and Diversity and Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Nominator: Guy Bailey, President

Kathryn J. Jervis
Professor of Accounting
University of Rhode Island
Nominator: Donald H. DeHayes, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Michael S. Laver
Department Chair and Associate Professor of History
Rochester Institute of Technology
Nominator: Jeremy A. Haefner, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Anthony F. Lemieux
Director, Global Studies Institute and Professor of Global Studies and Communication
Georgia State University
Nominator: Risa I. Palm, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

John Marx
Professor and Department Chair of English
University of California, Davis
Nominator: Ralph J. Hexter, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Cameron John McCoy
Associate Vice President for Economic Engagement
Lehigh University
Nominator: Patrick V. Farrell, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Karen D. Morgan
Interim Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Experience and Associate Professor of Mathematics
New Jersey City University
Nominator: Sue W. Henderson, President

Claudia Petrescu
Dean of Graduate Education
Oakland University
Nominator: James Lentini, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Lisa Rafalson
Associate Professor and Department Chair of Health Services Administration and
D'Youville College
Nominator: Lorrie A. Clemo, President

Jennifer Scanlon
Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program & William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Bowdoin College
Nominator: Clayton S. Rose, President

Eileen Spain
Associate Dean of the College and Carl F. Braun Professor of Chemistry
Occidental College
Nominator: Jonathan A. Veitch, President

Doria Kathleen Stitts
Associate Provost and Dean of University College and Lifelong Learning, and Interim Dean, the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education
Winston-Salem State University
Nominator: Carolynn Berry, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Asmara M. Tekle
Professor of Law
Texas Southern University
Nominator: Austin Lane, President

Francisco Velez Torres
Dean of the College of Business and Administration
CETYS University
Nominator: Fernando León-García, President

Juli Wade
Associate Provost for Faculty and Academic Staff Development
Michigan State University
Nominator: John Engler, President

Meenakshi Wadhwa
Director of the Center for Meteorite Studies and Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration
Arizona State University
Nominator: Michael M. Crow, President

Nancy Wayne
Professor and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
University of California, Los Angeles
Nominator: Gene D. Block, Chancellor

Penny L. Yee
Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Psychology
Hamilton College
Nominator: Margaret Gentry, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, and The William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Women's and Gender Studies

David Yoo
Vice Provost of the Institute of American Cultures
University of California, Los Angeles
Nominator: Scott Waugh, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

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