Faculty members tenured

University of St. Francis (USF) faculty members Michael Stowe and Richard Vaughan were granted tenure by the institution’s Board of Trustees, according to USF President Michael J. Vinciguerra.

Michael Stowe

Stowe, assistant professor of business and health administration, joined USF’s faculty in 2007. He holds a Ph.D. from Northcentral University in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Said Stowe about his work, “In teaching at USF, I have the opportunity to engage in learning with students of all ages, backgrounds, experiences and geographical locations. This breadth of student profile brings excitement and lively discussion to the classroom experience, be it face-to-face or online.” Stowe was recently honored by the USF Teaching and Professional Growth Committee with the Achievement in Scholarship Award. He resides in Plainfield.



Richard Vaughn

Vaughan, of Mokena, is an assistant professor of business administration and began teaching at USF in 2006. He received his Ph.D. from University of Phoenix. Vaughan brings a wealth of knowledge to undergraduate and graduate marketing courses. Vaughan also received the Teaching and Professional Growth Committee’s Achievement and Service Award.