UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Recently tenured and promoted Penn State faculty across the University were honored Oct. 16 at Pattee Library, on the University Park campus, through Penn State University Libraries' Promotion and Tenure Recognition Program, now in its 15th year.
The Promotion and Tenure Recognition Program asks each newly tenured or promoted faculty member to select a book title for the University Libraries' permanent collection, and also to submit a personal statement explaining why the book was chosen. Titles not already in the collection are purchased, and each is affixed with a bookplate to commemorate the faculty member’s achievement. Each faculty cohort’s book selections and personal statements are listed online, searchable by year and by last name.
Dean of University Libraries and Scholarly Communications Barbara I. Dewey welcomed honorees, their families and invited colleagues during a private event held in the Paterno Family Humanities Reading Room, on the second floor of Pattee Library. Faculty members’ selected titles and their words of dedication were on display.