Three Women Named to Dean Posts at American Universities

Dorothy BrowneDorothy C. Browne is the inaugural dean of the School of Public Health at Jackson State University in Mississippi. Since 2012, Dr. Browne has served as an adjunct professor of maternal and child welfare at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Dr. Browne is a graduate of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she majored in sociology. She holds a master of social work degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a master of public health and a doctorate in public health from Harvard University.

Zbegner-copy-webDeborah K. Zbegner was appointed dean of the School of Nursing at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She has served as interim dean for the past year. Previously, Dr. Zbegner was director of graduate programs for the university’s School of Nursing. She has served on the university’s faculty since 1993.

Dr. Zbegner is a graduate of DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. She holds a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania.

dean_mary_galvin_sqMary Galvin is the new William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She was director of the Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation. Earlier, she was a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Delaware.

Dr. Galvin is a graduate of Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in materials science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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