Fifteen Canisius Faculty Recognized for Promotions, Tenure, Emeritus Status

September 17, 2012


Buffalo, NY – Fifteen Canisius faculty members who were recently promoted or granted tenure or emeritus status were recognized on Friday, September 14 at a ceremony in the Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library.  President John J. Hurley presented each recipient with a certificate of achievement.  Honorees were also invited to dedicate a book of his/her choice to the library’s main collection.  The books are now on display in the library.  

Those faculty members who were promoted to full professors were Barbara Burns, PhD, adolescence education and Margaret C. McCarthy, PhD, graduate education and leadership.

The faculty members awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor were Nancy M. Bailey, PhD, adolescence education; Richard A. Bailey, PhD, history; Michael J. Braunscheidel, PhD, management; Lorreine K. DiCamillo, EdD, adolescence education; Jonathan M. DiCicco, PhD, political science; Corinne M. Kindzierski, PhD, education; Phillip M. Sheridan, PhD, chemistry and biochemistry; and Anne Marie Tryjankowski, EdD, graduate education and leadership. 

The faculty recognized for achieving emeritus status were Peter J. Galie, PhD, political science; John E. Kelly, PhD, philosophy; Janice Schultz-Aldrich, PhD, philosophy; James Sylvis, PhD, kinesiology; and George Wenner, PhD, education. 

  One of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation, Canisius College is the premier private university in Western New York.