Chasnov, Henning and Flentge Appointed as Department Chairs

by Andrea Speros, Public Relations Writer

Cedarville University recently announced the appointment and reappointments of chairs in the departments of social work, engineering and computer science, and science and mathematics. The chairs will serve a three-year term beginning the 2013-14 academic year.

Pamela Diehl Johnson, Ph.D., dean of the college of health professions, has re-appointed Nelson Henning, Ph.D., as chair of the department of social work. Henning has been a full-time Cedarville faculty member since 1995 and program director for social work since 2003.

Robert Chasnov, Ph.D., has been appointed as chair of the Elmer W. Engstrom department of computer science and engineering by Mark McClain, Ph.D., dean of the college of professions. He replaces Samuel SanGregory, Ph.D., who was chair of the department for the past seven years. Chasnov is a faculty member since 1991 and is a senior professor of engineering.

Dean of the college of arts and sciences, Steven Winteregg, Ph.D., has re-appointed Dennis Flentge, Ph.D., as chair of the department of science and mathematics.  Flentge, who also serves as a senior professor of chemistry, has been at Cedarville since 1980.

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