category: Campus News University honors members of its faculty category: Campus News | April 30, 2014 (April 30, 2014)– Carson-Newman University recently recognized several members of its faculty with awards and recognitions. Honorees include the following: Dr. Beth Vanlandingham, Research Award; Dr. Larry Osborne, Creativity Award; Dr. Kip Wheeler, Mentoring of Research or Creative Work Award; Drs. Christine Jones and Kara Stooksbury, co-recipients of the Mossy Creek Teacher-Scholars Award; and Dr. Julia Price, Academic Advising Award. Pictured are those receiving promotions or promotions with tenure: Kyle Biery associate professor of theatre and tenure; Blaine “Chip” Hall, assistant professor of communication; Dr. April Dye, associate professor of psychology with tenure; Dr. Carolyn Hacker, associate professor of psychology and tenure; and Dr. Christine Jones, associate professor of religion and tenure. Not pictured are: Dr. Wayne Ballard, professor of religion; Dr. Thomas Bass, professor of mathematics; Dr. Merrill Hawkins, professor of religion; Dr. Jeremy Buckner, associate professor music and tenure; Dr. Kimberly Johnson, associate professor of family and consumer sciences and tenure. Those receiving sabbaticals are, left to right: Julie Rabun, spring 2015; David Underwood, fall 2014; Dr. Susan Underwood, fall 2014; Dr. Artress Bethany White, fall 2014–spring 2015. Carson-Newman President J. Randall O’Brien congratulates Dr. Diana D. Carroll, recipient of the R. R. Turner Spirit of Carson-Newman Award.