Provost Marvin Olasky announces faculty appointments
NEW YORK, December 11, 2008—On Wednesday, December 10, The King's College Provost Marvin Olasky announced five academic appointments that will go into effect January 1, 2009.
Dr. Harry Bleattler, who has been the chair of the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PP&E) program, will become an Associate Provost.
Dr. Anne Hendershott, who chaired a department at the University of San Diego for many years, will replace Dr. Bleattler as chair of the PP&E program.
Dr. C. David Corbin will be the faculty representative for online education. In an effort to expand its influence, The King’s College is exploring the possibility of starting an online education program. “We are beginning to ponder what, if anything, King's should do in this rapidly expanding area of higher education,” Dr. Olasky said, “particularly in relation to high school seniors who could get (while still at home) a taste of King’s. Anything we do must we done in a way that maintains the integrity of our program, and David will help in that process.”
Dr. Olasky also announced two new faculty members. Joseph Loconte will become a King's senior research fellow for the spring term. For two decades, Loconte has been one of the leading evangelical journalists in the U.S. and is currently writing his dissertation on John Locke for the University of London. He writes regularly for publications such as The Weekly Standard and The Wall Street Journal.
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover will become an adjunct professor of science and mathematics. Satinover has been a U.S. Army flight surgeon, a psychiatrist, and a psychoanalyst, with degrees from MIT, Harvard, Yale, and the University of Texas. This year he completed a Ph.D. in physics (summa cum laude) at the University of Nice, France. He will teach statistics in the spring term.
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