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YOUNGSTOWN — For the first time in nearly 30 years, many part-time faculty members at Youngstown State University will receive pay increases of more than 2 percent, beginning this semester.

Holders of a doctorate or doctorate in law will see a 2.4% increase, Brien Smith, provost and vice president of academic affairs, announced on Monday.

In addition, part-time employees with master’s degrees will receive 2.5% raises and faculty with bachelor’s degrees or equivalent qualifications will receive 2.3% raises, Smith noted.

Also on Monday, the provost announced the addition of five new associate deans who will assist college deans with various administrative tasks, as well as answer administrative and operational questions or challenges. The five are:

Joy C, Erb, Cliffe College of Creative Arts.

Carol Lamb, Acting Associate Dean, College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Sara Michaliszyn, Bitonte College of Health and Social Services.

Alan Tomhave, Beeghly College of Liberal Arts, Social Sciences and Education

Christina Saenger, Williamson College of Business Administration.

The university also hired 19 new faculty members, starting this semester, Smith noted.

They are:

Sabrina Cali, Health Professions

Jeong Hoon Choi, marketing and management

John DeSantis, Rayen School of Engineering

David Frank, psychological sciences and counseling

Dessalegn Guyo, social work

Adam Howard, Dana School of Music and University Theater

Bilal Kalkan, psychological sciences and counseling

Sarah Marotti, Centofanti School of Nursing

Shareece Mashiska, Centofanti School of Nursing

Christopher Mela, Rayen School of Engineering

Stephan Moldovan, Rayen School of Engineering

Charles Morgan, social work

Saleem Ramadan, Rayen School of Engineering

Rodney Rock, Teacher, Education and Leadership Studies

Ghassan Salim, Rayen School of Engineering

Li “Linda” Sui, Chemical and Biological Sciences

Charles Vandyke, Criminal Justice and Consumer Science

Jennifer Walker, Centofanti School of Nursing

Rongyao Zhang, accounting and finance

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