2005 Announcements

Administrative Reorganization

Effective Fall 2005, the combined Social Work Programs (BSW and MSW) will be elevated to a School of Social Work in the College of Applied Sciences and the Arts.  In addition, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, the Departments of African American Studies and Mexican American Studies will join the College of Social Sciences.  (Posted 10/25/05)

Appointment of Dean, University Library

Ruth Kifer was announced as the new dean of the University Library on August 12, 2005. She will assume her on campus duties October 1, 2005. Ms. Kifer earned her JD from University of Baltimore, School of Law, and her MA from University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. She comes to us from George Mason University, Fairfax VA, where she has been the Associate University Librarian for Distributed Libraries. (Posted 8/30/05)

Appointment of Associate Vice President, Graduate Studies & Research

Dr. Pam Stacks was appointed Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies & Research following a national search. Dr. Stacks has been serving as the Interim AVP for Graduate Studies & Research since August 2003. Pam Stacks will begin the position permanently on June 1, 2005.  (Posted 6/10/05)