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University of Alabama: Lawrence A. Clayton, professor, named chairman of the department of history; Scott P. O'Bryan and Paul M. Hagenloh appointed assistant professor; Maarten Ultee, David T. Beito, Michael J. Mendle, and Gregory M. Dorr will be on leave.

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville: Beth Barton Schweiger appointed a residential fellow at the Institute for the Advanced Study of Religion at Yale University for 2001-2002.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock: Laura A. Smoller promoted to associate professor with tenure; Lester J. Bilsky retired; Matthew E. Lenoe resigned.

Asbury College: Edward H. McKinley has stepped down as chair of the history department; Burman W. Reynolds named chair.

Augusta State University: Helen Callahan retired and named professor emerita.

Austin College: Max Grober promoted to the rank of associate professor; Jacqueline N. Moore named chair of the history department.

Cameron University: Lynn Musslewhite retired.

Centenary College: Samuel C. Shepherd Jr. on sabbatical during Fall 2001; Elaine Thompson appointed visiting instructor of history.

The Citadel: Catherine Clinton appointed Mark W. Clark Distinguished Visiting Professor; Keith N. Knapp promoted to associate professor; Amber Bennett and Marcus Cox appointed assistant professor.

University of Delaware: Gerald Figal and John P. Montano promoted to associate professor; Jesus Cruz on leave; William E. Pulliam retired.

Eastern Kentucky University: James W. Webb, Professor of History, has retired.

Eastern Mennonite University: Mary S. Sprunger named chair of the history department.

Florida Institute of Technology: Robert A. Taylor promoted to associate professor; Gordon Patterson on sabbatical leave.

Florida State University, Tallahassee: Jonathan A. Grant promoted to associate professor; Jean G. Bryant and Edward F. Keuchel retired.

Francis Marion University: V. Scott Kaufman appointed assistant professor; Larry E. Nelson named chair.

Furman University: Timothy G. Fehler promoted to associate professor with tenure; Stephen O'Neill promoted to associate professor; Jan F. Kiely hired as assistant professor.

Georgia Southern University: Jonathan M Bryant and Sandra J. Peacock promoted to associate professor; Walter J. Fraser Jr. retired.

Jacksonville State University (Ala.): Jennifer Lynn Gross appointed assistant professor; David T. Childress retired.

Jacksonville University: Jay Clarke promoted to professor; Eric Thomas promoted to associate professor.

James Madison University: John J. Butt promoted to professor; Steven A. Reich, Trent Watt, and Philip D. Dillard appointed assistant professor; Richard B. Meixsel and David Owusu-Ansah on leave; Catherine E. Boyd retired and named professor emerita.

University of Louisville: Susanna C. Calkins and Karen S. Spierling appointed assistant professor; Bruce F. Adams, Ann T. Allen, and Tracy E. K'Meyer on leave; Kerry E. Spiers retired and named professor emeritus.

Marshall University: Charles W. Cox retired effective August 1, 2001.

University of Mississippi: Kees Gispen, Ted Ownby, and Jeffrey Watt promoted to professor; Mark Healey, Amy Randall, and Brett Shadle appointed assistant professor; Douglass Sullivan-Gonzalez and Jeffrey Watt on sabbatical leave.

Mississippi State University: C. James Haug on sabbatical leave; Elizabeth I. Nybakken and Clifford G. Ryan retired.

Missouri Southern State College: Larry Cebula and William Tannenbaum promoted to associate professor.

University of Missouri at Columbia: Julius E. Thompson promoted to professor; Abdullahi Ibrahim and Ian Worthington promoted to associate professor with tenure; John Frymire and Huaiyin Li appointed assistant professor; Abdullahi Ibrahim, Robert Collins, Susan Flader, Lois Huneycutt, Wilma King, and Jonathan Sperber on leave during 2001-2002. …