May 03, 2004 Vol. VIII, No. 15

Northridge Faculty Elects New Slate of Officers

Philosophy Professor Ronald McIntyre Voted New Faculty President

Philosophy professor Ronald McIntyre has been elected president of the Cal State Northridge faculty for a two year term beginning in June 2004. McIntyre replaces outgoing president Michael Neubauer, math professor and coordinator of Developmental Mathematics.

Serving with McIntyre will be kinesiology professor Barbara Swerkes, elected to a one year term as vice president, and mathematics lecturer Sister Rita Basta, elected to a one year term as secretary/treasurer. Northridge's new statewide academic senator, librarian and Webmaster Michael Reagan, will serve for three years.

Newly elected as senators-at-large are Cynthia Desrochers, director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT); Kristin Ecklund, librarian and instruction coordinator; Lesley Krane, assistant art professor; Robert Lingard, computer science professor; Marta Lopez-Garza, associate professor of Chicano/a Studies; and Debra Sheets, assistant professor in health sciences and coordinator of the gerontology minor. All will serve two year terms.

McIntyre, who came to Cal State Northridge from Case Western Reserve University in 1977, chaired CSUN's Philosophy Department from 1996 to 2002. He was coordinator of the Instructional Development Program (now titled CELT) for two years.

A magna cum laude graduate of Wake Forest College with a bachelor of sciences degree in physics, McIntyre earned his master's degree in philosophy from Florida State University and his doctorate in philosophy from Stanford University.

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