Professor Cristina Ortiz, Humanistic Studies and Spanish, has been named to the Patricia Wood Baer Professorship in Education, Professor John F. Katers, Natural and Applied Sciences, has been named to the Frederick E. Baer Professorship in Business, and Professor Kevin Fermanich, Natural and Applied Sciences, has been named to the Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professorship of Natural Sciences.  The professorships recognize and give support for tenured faculty members who have demonstrated productive commitments to scholarhsip and/or outreach and whose works exemplify the spirit and mission of UW-Green Bay.  All professorships are effective July 1, 2014 and awardees are appointed for five year terms.