May 1, 2014
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The Indiana University Board of Trustees has approved promotions for four faculty members at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC). The promotions take effect July 1.
The names of the faculty receiving promotions, with the names of their hometowns noted in parentheses, are as follows.
In other faculty news, Dr. Lauren Burch (Bloomington) has been appointed interim director of the MBA Program for the Division of Business at IUPUC. Burch, a visiting assistant professor of management, specializes in new media and athletics.
Burch has studied Olympic media coverage, self-portrayals of professional athletes on Twitter, and the short-term effects of violent sport media on human aggression. She has served as a strategic communications and research consultant for Hirons & Company Communications and has worked for the Lockheed Martin Corporation at the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center.