Dr. Valerie Kepner granted tenure; 6 faculty promoted by King’s Board of Directors

Dr. Valerie Kepner granted tenure; 6 faculty promoted by King’s Board of Directors

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Dr. Valerie Kepner of Nanticoke was recently granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of economics by the King’s College Board of Directors.

Kepner earned a bachelor’s degree in management and economics from the University of Minnesota, master’s degree in economics from Iowa State University, and a doctorate in economics from Colorado State University.

She has published her work in several academic publications, including “Proceedings of the 10th National Conference on Undergraduate Research,” “Ethics and Critical Thinking Journal,” and “Toward a Good Society in the Twenty-first Century: Principles and Policies.”

A professor at King’s since 2007, Kepner teaches a variety of courses, including principles of micro-and macroeconomics, money, banking, and financial institutions, as well as introduction to women’s studies.

The King’s College Board of Directors also announced six faculty members earned promotions. Dr. Jennifer McClinton-Temple of the English Department was promoted to full professor and Amy Brzoska, athletic training education program, was promoted to Clinical Professor. Promoted to Associate Clinical Professor were David Marchetti, athletic training education program, and William Reynolds, physician assistant studies. Karen Mercincavage, mass communication, was promoted to associate technical professor.

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Dr. Valerie Kepner

Dr. Valerie Kepner

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