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November 18, 2010

ULM College of Business Administration announces Faculty Fellows

ULM's College of Business Administration recently announced the selection of six faculty members for its newly created Faculty Fellowship initiative.

Each faculty member will hold his or her fellowship for three years and financial support will be provided for use in travel, professional development, research and other educational related purposes.

The following faculty fellows have been chosen:

• Dr. Katherine Boswell, assistant professor of accounting, was selected as the Dr. Julian Smith Fellow.

• Dr. Hollis Bray, associate professor of construction, was selected as the Dr. John Ball Fellow in Construction.

• Dr. David Manry, associate professor of construction management, was selected as the Felix Garrett Fellow in Construction.

• Dr. Melissa Melancon, assistant professor of finance, was selected as the Capital One Fellow in Financial Literacy.

• Dr. Tammy Parker, professor of economics, was selected as the Alumni Fellow.

• Dr. Paul Wiedemeier, assistant professor of computer science, was selected as the Maxine Berry Fellow in Teaching.

The initiative is designed to recognize and support the ongoing and substantial expertise of the College of Business Administration faculty, who each has a long history of dedication to academic and teaching excellence, according to College of Business Administration Dean Ron Berry.

"These faculty are well-known scholars, caring mentors, distinguished role models and challenging classroom instructors," he said.

Accreditation accomplishments of the College of Business Administration faculty include the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business–International, the Aviation Accreditation Board International, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and the Accreditation Council for Construction Education.

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