A Trio of New Deans

FinningShannon Finning was named dean of students and vice president of student affairs at Clemson University in South Carolina. She was dean of student affairs at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She is the former associate dean of students at Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Finning is a graduate of Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. She holds a master’s degree from Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts and a doctorate in educational leadership from Clemson University.

susan-malekpourSusan Malekpour was appointed national dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at DeVry University, which is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, and has 90 locations throughout the United States. Dr. Malekpour was dean of the School of Education and general education studies at American Intercontinental University.

Dr. Malekpour holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. She earned her doctorate in adult education from National Louis University in Chicago.

bartlettSarah Bartlett is the new dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. Before joining the journalism school, she held the Bloomberg Chair of Business Journalism at Baruch College in New York. Professor Bartlett is the former assistant managing editor at BusinessWeek and was a reporter for The New York Times. She is the co-author of The Schools of Ground Zero: Early Lessons Learned In Children’s Environmental Health (2002).

Professor Bartlett holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in development studies from Sussex University in England.

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