Illinois Wesleyan University Announces Faculty Tenure, Advancement
February 9, 2006
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Two Illinois Wesleyan University faculty members have been awarded
tenure and promotions in rank while three more earned promotions in rank in action
taken by the IWU Board of Trustees this week.
The faculty receiving tenure and promotion to associate professor from assistant professor
are William Jaeckle, biology, and Hans-Joerg Tiede, mathematics and computer science.
Jaeckle, a faculty member since 2001, has a bachelor’s degree from Humboldt State
University and earned his doctorate from the University of Southern California.
Tiede, a faculty member since 1999, has received a bachelor’s degree from Freie Universitt
Berlin and master’s and doctoral degrees from Indiana University.
All tenure appointments and advancements will become effective at the start of the
2006-2007 academic year.
Three Others Earn Promotions in Rank
Promoted to professor from associate professor are Carmela Ferradans, Hispanic studies,
and Gabriel Spalding, physics.
Promoted to associate professor from assistant professor was Kim Nelson-Brown, physical
Ferredans joined the IWU faculty in 1992 and has been an associate professor of Hispanic
studies since 1998. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Santiago
de Compostela in Spain, received a master’s degree from the University of Nevada,
Las Vegas, and her doctorate from the University of California-Irvine.
Spalding, who joined the IWU faculty in 1996, has been an associate professor of physics
since 2001. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Washington University (Mo.) and his
doctorate degree from Harvard University.
Nelson-Brown became an IWU faculty member and head volleyball coach in 1996 and has
been an assistant professor of physical education since 2000. She earned her bachelor’s
and master’s degrees from Illinois State University.
CONTACT: Stew Salowitz, 309-556-3206