by Ward Mullens, Published September 23, 2009
YPSILANTI - The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved the appointment of one new faculty member and three lecturers at its regular meeting Sept. 22.
The new tenure-track faculty member is:
• Daniel P. Lorence, of State College, Pa., associate professor, School of Health Sciences. Before coming to Eastern Michigan University, Lorence was director of Virginia Military Institute’s Center for Technology Assessment from 2001-2009. Lorence also was an assistant professor at Penn State University from 2000-2007. He had a dual appointment in information science and technology, and health policy and administration. He received his doctorate in business administration from Eastern University in New Mexico; his juris doctorate from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Ill.; master’s degrees in education and science, both from Eastern Illinois University; and a bachelor’s degree in health planning and administration, and biology, from Penn State University.
The lecturer appointments and their respective departments are:
• Guy Downs, of Ypsilanti, lecturer I, School of Technology Studies. Previously, Downs was an adjunct lecturer in Eastern Michigan University’s College of Technology from 2008-2009 and a graduate teaching assistant in the College of Technology’s Technology Management Program from 2007-2009. Downs received his master’s degree in economics from Eastern Michigan University; another master’s degree in English from the University of Colorado; and his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Eastern Michigan University.