Three Women Named Deans

Lisa Klesges was named the founding dean of the University of Memphis School of Public Health. She has been serving as interim dean since July 2009.

Dean Klesges earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and religion at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Memphis, and a Ph.D. in epidemiology/behavioral epidemiology from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

Harriet Fayne was appointed dean of the School of Education at Lehman College in the Bronx, New York. The college is part of the City University of New York system. Dean Fayne was dean of the School of Professional Studies and interim dean of the graduate school at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio.

Dr. Fayne is a graduate of Barnard College. She holds a master’s degree from Harvard University as well as two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Columbia University.

Sharon R. Stewart was named interim dean of the College of Health Science at the University of Kentucky. She has been serving as associate dean of academic affairs and professor of communication sciences and disorders. She has been on the faculty at the university since 1991.

Dr. Stewart holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Purdue University. She earned an educational doctorate at the University of Kentucky.

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