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February 26, 2019 - Two King’s College faculty were recently granted tenure by the College’s Board of Directors. Granted tenure and promoted to associate professor were Karen McCready, Ph.D., mathematics, and Anne Szklarski, Ph.D., organic chemistry.

McCready was a graduate student, instructor and teaching assistant at Lehigh University, where she earned her master’s and doctorate degrees in mathematics. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of New Jersey. She has published research in notable journals, including “Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory” and “Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra.” She serves as the faculty advisor for the College’s chapter of the Sigma Zeta National Science and Mathematics Honors Society, and is a KC-WiSE mentor, a faculty-led group that encourages women in the STEM fields through social and professional development events.

Szklarski earned her Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Irvine, where she was also a graduate researcher. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the College of New Jersey. Szklarski has co-authored several articles which have appeared in multiple journals including “Nature Chemistry” and “Journal of the American Chemical Society.” She serves as a KC-WiSE member and mentor and member.

The King’s Board of Directors also announced that six faculty members earned promotions. Garold Lantz, Ph.D, marketing; and Ronald Supkowski, Ph.D, chemistry, were promoted to professor. Joseph Lohin and Joradana Shane were promoted to associate technical professor. Sports Medicine faculty member David Marchetti, DAT, LAT, ATC, CSCS, was promoted to clinical professor of sports medicine. William Reynolds, MPAS, PA-C, was promoted to Clinical Professor in the Physician Assistant program.

Karen McCready, Ph.D.

Anne Szklarski, Ph.D.