Rowan University Appoints Administrators

Rowan University Appoints Administrators

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Glassboro-Rowan University has appointed Dr. Christy Faison, of Glassboro, as the associate provost for academic affairs and named Dr. Carol Sharp, of Harrison Township, the associate dean for the Col
Glassboro-Rowan University has appointed Dr. Christy Faison, of Glassboro, as the associate provost for academic affairs and named Dr. Carol Sharp, of Harrison Township, the associate dean for the College of Education. Both positions are effective in January.

Faison has served as the associate dean in the College of Education since 1994. She joined the Rowan faculty in 1987 and has served as an instructional technology specialist, among other positions. Faison earned an Ed.D. from Temple University in educational media/instructional technology, an M.A. from The Ohio State University in educational media and a B.S. from Hampton University in elementary/special education.

Faison was recognized nationally recently when Apple Computer Inc. asked her to serve on a panel on the integration of technology into teacher education at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference in San Diego. She also is a member of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Board of Examiners. In addition, she has been published numerous times and given presentations at regional, national and international conferences. She has served on numerous Rowan committees.

Sharp most recently served as the founding director of the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Rowan, working to strengthen the professional development opportunities of faculty through workshops and special activities. She has been active on key Rowan committees and has presented in many state and national educational organizations.

Prior to joining the Rowan faculty in 1987, Sharp was a teacher in the Vineland Public School District and on the faculty at Lafayette College and Pennsylvania State University. She earned a Ph.D. from Penn State in curriculum and instruction, an M.A. from William Paterson University in urban education and a B.A. from Rowan in elementary education.