EMU regents grant emeritus status to one former faculty member and one former staff

by Ward Mullens, Published October 19, 2010

YPSILANTI - The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents granted emeritus status to one faculty member and one staff member at its regular meeting Oct. 19.

Faculty and staff members may be nominated for emeritus status upon retirement if they have at least 15 years of service.

The faculty member granted emeritus status is:

David Tammany, of Ypsilanti, department of art. He retired from Eastern Michigan University in August 2010 after 44 years of service. Tammany was nominated for teaching art students. During his tenure at EMU, he served as assistant vice president for academic affairs, but returned to the faculty in 1995 as full professor.

Tammany's work has been recognized in several galleries and exhibitions including: the Detroit Institute of Arts, Dewaters Art Center in Flint and the Michigan Artists' Annual. His work has been shown in numerous states and Canada.

The staff member granted emeritus status is:

Sukru Dogan Koyluoglu, of Ann Arbor, professor of political science. He retired from Eastern Michigan University in July 2010 after 24 years of service. Koyluoglu taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in public administration. He was appointed coordinator of the MPA program in the department of political science in 2001. Koyluoglu was a popular teacher, known simply as "Dr. K."

Koyluoglu's, research interests included privatization, public health care policy and public administration. He was from Turkey.


Ward Mullens

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