LCU promotes Silas McCormick
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Silas McCormick has been
appointed as an assistant professor of law and government at Lincoln
Christian University, in addition to his primary responsibilities as
director of institutional effectiveness and assistant university
counsel. McCormick has held the director and counsel positions since
2012; his faculty rank became effective Jan. 1.
McCormick joined LCU in 2010 as an adjunct instructor in American
government. He holds a bachelor's degree in Christian education from
LCU (2001), a master's in education, a doctorate from the University
of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2003, 2007) and a Juris Doctorate from
Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law (2009).
appointment to the rank of assistant professor was the result of a
recommendation process initiated by a committee of his peers. The
provost and dean of the school also have an opportunity to review
requests of individuals for faculty appointment and endorse the
committee recommendation, as happened in the case of Dr. McCormick,
according to Cathy Kissling, LCU associate director of academic
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"McCormick was then recommended for faculty appointment by the
peer review committee to the president for his endorsement,"
Kissling said. "Appointment to faculty rank is an honor."
[Text from file received from
Lincoln Christian University]
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