5 on Knox College faculty promoted

From the Register-Mail:

Five Knox College faculty members, including three from the English department, recently were promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure, the school announced.

Emily Anderson, Monica Berlin and Gina Franco were all promoted in the English department. Anderson and Franco have taught at Knox since 2003.

Berlin, a 1995 Knox College graduate, has taught at Knox since 1997. She has served as faculty adviser to Catch, the school’s student literary journal.

Also, Jason Helfer was promoted in the educational studies department. He is a graduate of Millikin University and joined the faculty in 2006.

Jennifer Smith directs the school’s dance program and has done so since 1997.

She has performed extensively in the area, including several times in the Chicago area.