[caption id="attachment_1276" align="alignleft" width="234"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/09\/Karen-Carter-Harvey.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-1276" alt="Karen Carter-Harvey" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/09\/Karen-Carter-Harvey-234x300.jpg" width="234" height="300" \/><\/a> Karen Carter-Harvey[\/caption]\r\n\r\n[caption id="attachment_1282" align="alignleft" width="218"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/09\/Tim-Hofmann-BOG.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-1282" alt="Tim Hofmann" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/09\/Tim-Hofmann-BOG-218x300.jpg" width="218" height="300" \/><\/a> Tim Hofmann[\/caption]\r\n\r\nDr. L. Marshall Washington, president of New River Community and Technical College, has announced the promotion of two faculty members.\r\nTim Hofmann has been promoted from instructor to assistant professor of biology at the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg. Hofmann joined New River in 2006 and is currently the faculty representative on the Board of Governors. Before moving to West Virginia, he taught at Norwest-Shoals Community College in Muscle Shoals, AL.\r\nA graduate of the University of North Alabama, Hofmann majored in biology and minored in geology. He earned a master\u2019s degree in biology at Jacksonville State University in Alabama.\r\nKaren Carter-Harvey has been promoted from instructor to assistant professor of psychology at the Beckley Campus. She joined the New River faculty in 2009 as a visiting instructor. She also has served as an adjunct faculty at Bluefield State College\u2019s Beckley Campus. In 2011, she received the Teaching Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) at the University of Texas at Austin.\r\nCarter-Harvey received a bachelor\u2019s degree in psychology from West Virginia University, graduating cum laude. She earned a master\u2019s degree in psychology from Marshall University.\r\n\u201cWe are fortunate to have Tim and Karen on New River\u2019s faculty. Their commitment to student success has earned the respect of both students and professional colleagues. I congratulate them on these well-deserved promotions,\u201d Washington said.\r\nNew River Community and Technical College serves Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster Counties from five locations: Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville), Beckley Campus, Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg) and the Advanced Technology Center (Ghent). Administrative offices are located in Beckley.