Twenty BSU Faculty Members Receive Tenure and Promotions

Bemidji State Tenures & Promotions

Thirteen members of Bemidji State University’s faculty received tenure, and an additional seven received promotions, at the beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year.

Received Tenure

  • Dr. Jessica Durgan, associate professor of English
  • Dr. Tim Goodwin, associate professor of professional education
  • Dr. Daniel Guentchev, associate professor philosophy
  • Ms. Janet Heuer, associate professor of criminal justice
  • Dr. Carl Isaacson, associate professor of sustainability studies
  • Dr. Sachel Josefson, associate professor of technology, art & design
  • Dr. Kate Larson, associate professor of psychology
  • Mr. Lyle Meulebroeck, associate professor of technology, art & design
  • Dr. Katie Peterson, associate professor of chemistry
  • Dr. Travis Ricks, associate professor of psychology
  • Ms. Debra Sea, associate professor of integrated media
  • Dr. Halbana Tarmizi, associate professor of business administration
  • Dr. Mark Wallert, professor of biology

Promotions

  • Dr. Valica Boudry, from associate professor to professor of integrated media
  • Dr. Jessica Durgan, from assistant to associate professor of English
  • Dr. Mary Fairbanks, from associate professor to professor of nursing
  • Dr. Daniel Guentchev, from assistant to associate professor of philosophy
  • Dr. Nancy Hall, from associate professor to professor of nursing
  • Ms. Janet Heuer, from assistant to associate professor of criminal justice
  • Dr. Tiffany Hommes, from associate professor to professor of nursing
  • Dr. Carl Isaacson, from assistant to associate professor of sustainability studies
  • Dr. Sachel Josefson, from assistant to associate professor of technology, art & design
  • Dr. Kate Larson, from assistant to associate professor of psychology
  • Mr. Lyle Meulebroeck, from assistant to associate professor of technology, art & design
  • Dr. Sheila Paul, from associate professor to professor of nursing
  • Dr. Katie Peterson, from assistant to associate professor of chemistry
  • Dr. Roxanne Pickle, from associate professor to professor of professional education
  • Dr. Travis Ricks, from assistant to associate professor of psychology
  • Ms. Debra Sea, from assistant to associate professor of integrated media
  • Mr. Steven Sundahl, from associate professor to professor of technology, art & design
  • Dr. Halbana Tarmizi, from assistant to associate professor of business administration
  • Dr. Mark Wallert, from associate professor to professor of biology

2019-B-014

Bemidji State University, located amid the lakes and forests of northern Minnesota, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,100 students, Bemidji State offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and eight graduate degrees encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. BSU is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. The university’s Shared Fundamental Values include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and international and multicultural understanding. For more, visit bemidjistate.edu or find us at BemidjiState on most of your favorite social media networks.