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Promotions and tenure


Aug. 15, 2014 – The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors has granted several college faculty promotions and approvals for tenure. Promotion to professor: William Hopkins, fish and wildlife conservation; Stephen Prisley, forest resources and environmental conservation. Promotion to associate professor with tenure: Susan Day, Kevin McGuire, and Valerie Thomas, forest resources and environmental conservation; Emmanuel Frimpong, fish and wildlife conservation; Henry Quesada-Pineda, sustainable biomaterials. Tenure at current rank of associate professor: Kathleen Alexander, fish and wildlife conservation. Promotion to advanced instructor: David Carroll, geography.


Hokies track severe weather on the road

Students in a field looking at a storm system moving across the horizon.

Follow Virginia Tech meteorology students as they hit the road to track and study violent storms in the Great Plains.

  • See daily updates and map their current location on their blog.
  • Follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Trane first to partner with Sustainability Institute

Trane employee on jobsite.

Trane, a worldwide provider of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, is lending its expertise and support to establish the Sustainability Institute at Virginia Tech. The company has recruited Virginia Tech graduates to its workforce for several decades.



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