Around the Association
Guofang Wan leaves Virginia Commonwealth University to become chair of the department of teacher education and educational leadership at the University of West Florida.
Robert Palmer, interim chair of the department of educational leadership and policy studies, also becomes program coordinator of the doctoral program in higher education with a focus on minority-serving institutions at Howard University (DC).
Michele Foster leaves the University of Missouri at Kansas City to become professor of urban education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville (KY).
Jared Stallones leaves California State University Long Beach to become chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the University of Kentucky College of Education.
Joanne Previts, associate professor of middle grades education at Georgia College, is named Outstanding Professor of Middle Level Education by the Association for Middle Level Education.
Hardin Coleman steps down as dean of the School of Education at Boston University (MA), effective in July 2017.
Kathleen M. Boyle leaves the University of Saint Thomas (MN) to become dean of the College of Education and Counseling Psychology at Saint Martin’s University (WA).
Deborah Shanley, interim dean of the School of Education at Lehman College (NY), becomes dean.
Rachel Martinez, associate professor in the School of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development at the University of Houston-Victoria (TX), becomes associate dean.
Cindy Melton, chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Leadership at Mississippi College, becomes dean of the School of Education.
James O'Meara leaves National Louis University (IL) to become dean of the College of Education at Texas A&M International University.