Lake Washington Institute of Technology offered tenure to six faculty members. Back row from left, Dr. Amy Morrison Goings, Eric Sakai, Stacy Woodruff, Don Dale, Trustees Anne Hamilton and Dr. Lynette Jones. Front row from left, Alexandra Vaschillo, Dr. Aparna Sen, Priyanka Pant. Contributed photo

LWTech in Kirkland awards tenure to six faculty members

  • Tue Mar 14th, 2017 7:23am
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The Board of Trustees of Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) in Kirkland have awarded tenure to six faculty members. Those members include Donald Dale, Priyanka Pant, Eric Sakai, Dr. Aparna Sen, Alexandra Vaschillo, and Stacy Woodruff.

“Our tenured professors have demonstrated their dedication to student success by completing a comprehensive and rigorous three-year process,” said LWTech President Dr. Amy Goings. “They’ve worked to strengthen their programs and fostered and sustained long-lasting industry relationships. These innovative faculty have exemplified what it means to truly make a difference in the lives of our students.”

Tenure-track faculty are highly skilled educators practicing modern pedagogy, current in their fields, innovative leaders in their programs and the college, and worthy ambassadors to industry and our community at large. Only a peer-driven process like this one can ensure that the award of tenure shall signify the achievement of excellence.

Pant teaches Chemistry and holds a Master of Chemistry from the University of Delhi. Sakai teaches Culinary Arts and holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Hawaii. Sen teaches Science and holds a Doctorate in Molecular Microbiology from Bowling Green State University. Vaschillo teaches Information Technology and holds Masters Degrees from Leningrad State University and Florida International University. Woodruff teaches in Health Sciences and holds a Master of Art Certificate in Medicine from the University of Florida. Dale, a Certified Journey level Service Technician, teaches Motorcycle, Marine and Power Equipment courses. The LWTech Board of Trustees awarded tenure to the faculty members at their meeting on March 6.