Smiling middle-age man with short brown hair in sport coat and unbuttoned collard shirtThe College of Performing Arts proudly announces that John Benitz, chair of the Department of Theatre, has been promoted from Associate to Full Professor of Theatre. This promotion acknowledges John’s demonstrated excellence in teaching and prolonged and active participation in his professional field. John has consistently built a record of scholarly/creative accomplishments of high quality, and we continue to celebrate the work he does on behalf of CoPA for our students and the University.