Effective Sept. 1, three CLU faculty members will receive tenure and advance to the rank of associate professor.Rainer Diriwächter, a native of Switzerland has taught psychology at CLU for six years. He is an expert in the history of German psychology and has written several articles, chapters and books highlighting the German holistic approach. He is the editor of the Journal of Integrated Social Sciences and on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals. He is the faculty adviser to CLU’s international honor society in psychology and the Interdisciplinary Research Council. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from West Virginia University and his master’s and doctorate in psychology from Clark University. Helen Ahn Lim has taught criminal justice at CLU for six years. Her teaching, research and writing focus on hate crimes, criminology, race, white-collar crime and the connections among race, gender and crime. Lim helps students connect classroom lessons to the real world and provides opportunities for service and leadership development. She received a bachelor’s degree in social ecology from University of California, Irvine, and a master’s and doctorate in criminal justice from Indiana University. Michael Pearce began teaching art at CLU part time in 2001 and became a full-time faculty member in 2005. He now chairs the Art Department and is the curator of the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture. He is an accomplished oil painter, installation designer and theatrical scenic designer. His paintings are in many collections including those of Andrew Getty, Snoop Dogg and The Carsey Werner Co. He holds a bachelor’s degree and doctorate from Dartington College of Arts and a master’s in scenic design from University of Southern California.