Ten PSC Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

Newly tenured professors at PSC

Pictured from left to right: Dr. André Halliburton, Tamika Montgomery, Max Hammond, Sarah Hein, Linda Zroskie,
Dr. Christine Brooms, Alison Drake, Maureen Grady, Brian Garant, and Kevin Marks. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Prairie State College (PSC) takes great care in mentoring and evaluating its faculty during the tenure process. At the January 26 Board of Trustees meeting, 10 faculty met the college’s expectations for tenure including commitment to student success, collaboration with their peers, and dedication to the college’s mission and core values.

“Our tenured faculty are the core of our academic programs; they represent quality and excellence,” said Dr. Eric C. Radtke, college president. “It is my pride and pleasure to be part of an institution with such high-caliber faculty.”

Faculty receiving tenure are Dr. Christine Brooms, chemistry; Alison Drake, early childhood education; Brian Garant, mathematics; Maureen Grady, nursing; Dr. André Halliburton, Psychology; Max Hammond, Humanities; Sarah Hein, transfer counselor; Kevin Marks, mathematics; Tamika Montgomery, career counselor; and Linda Zroskie, Nursing.

In addition to preparing an extensive teaching portfolio, faculty candidates are evaluated by their colleagues, students, and dean.

“The tenure process at PSC is rigorous and assures our faculty fulfill the faculty standard of excellence,” said Dr. Adenuga Atewologun, vice president of academic affairs.

Tenure is effective August 2010.