Four Women Named to Dean Positions

burtonLinda M. Burton was appointed dean of the Social Sciences Division of the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, effective July 1. Currently, Dr. Burton is the James B. Duke Professor of Sociology at the university.

Professor Burton has been on the Duke faculty since 2006. Previously, she was a professor at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Burton holds a bachelor’s degree in gerontology and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in sociology, all from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

slesaransky-poeGraciela Slesaransky-Poe was named the founding dean of the School of Education at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania. She is an associate professor and holds the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker ’42 Endowed Chair. Dr. Slesaransky joined the faculty at the university in 2001.

Dr. Slesaransky earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at universities in Argentina. She earned a doctorate in special education at Temple University in Philadelphia.

larsonAnn Larson will be the next dean of the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. She has been on the faculty at the university for 19 years and currently serves as a professor and vice dean.

Dr. Larson is a graduate of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. She holds a master’s degree from Wichita State University in Kansas and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Illinois.

NancyMathewsNancy E. Mathews was appointed dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont, effective July 1. Currently, she is director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and professor of environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Professor Mathews is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry of the State University of New York in Syracuse.

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