by Ward Mullens, Published February 15, 2011
YPSILANTI - The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved the appointments of two administrative positions, five administrative transfers and one new lecturer at it regular meeting, Feb. 15.
The new appointments are:
Peggy Liggit has been appointed director of academic assessment. Liggit had been the interim director of academic assessment since January 2010. Liggit received her doctorate in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Nevada-Reno. She received her bachelor's degree in zoology from Northern Arizona University.
Christine Deacons has been appointed program manager for catalog operations. She was previously the interim. Deacons has a masters degree in higher education and a bachelor's degree in secondary education, both from EMU.
William Fodor has been appointed the rank of lecturer I in physics and astronomy. Fodor has been an adjunct professor at EMU since 2007. He also has taught at Wayne County Community College and Madonna University. He has a master's degree in science and bachelor's degree in physical geography and geology, both from EMU.
The board also approved the transfer of five administrative positions. They are:
Byron Bond to interim associate provost and associate vice president for research.
Toni Jones to interim associate dean for the college of education.
Jon Margerum-Leys to interim associate dean for the college of education.
Philip Smith to interim department head for special education.
Peggy Trewn to interim school director for the school of nursing.