Two Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Sheila Stamm was named dean of the School of Education at American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts. Dr. Stamm has been serving as the president of S. Wright & Associates, providing consulting support to academic leaders and faculty in higher education and community sectors. She has an extensive background in higher education, including serving as dean of the School of Education for Cambridge College in Massachusetts and Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Stamm also served a term as commissioner of higher education for the state of Minnesota

Dr. Stamm is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She holds a master’s degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from North Carolina State University.

Shannon Mathews has been named dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Savannah State University in Georgia. She was interim associate dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education at Winston-Salem State University, She also served as associate professor of gerontology and chair of the Gerontology Program in Winston-Salem State University’s department of behavioral sciences and social work.

Dr. Matthews is a graduate of Pomona College in Claremont, California. She holds a doctorate and a master’s degree from the University of Kentucky.

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