The College of Education and Wellness Professions not too long ago formed a Dean’s Executive Advisory Board. The 37 members — such as alumni, neighborhood partners and other stakeholders — are education and well being leaders committed to the college’s vitality, improvement and development.
The board will function as an advocacy group for the college and collaborate with Dean Kate Mamiseishvili on lengthy-variety strategic preparing and identifying service and economic assistance possibilities.
“I am grateful to have such engaged and passionate board members who are prepared to assistance forge a bold new future in the college,” Mamiseishvili stated. “Even though education and healthcare are a lot more relevant than ever to sustaining our society, these caring professions continue to knowledge unprecedented alterations. This group of volunteers will be a substantially-necessary hyperlink amongst our college and the neighborhood, when also giving input that keeps us grounded in the demands of the area, the state and the nation.”
Mamiseishvili, who met with board members in a day-lengthy occasion on March ten, stated every single brings useful wisdom and viewpoint. “The pressures on the qualified fields we represent demand that we offer you actual-planet, timely education which is reasonably priced and supplied by leading educators who are grounded in preparing our students to tackle the profound troubles that society faces,” she stated. “This is fascinating operate, and the board’s input and involvement are currently possessing a optimistic effect on our college.”
Alumna Ashlie Hilbun, senior vice president and chief method officer at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, was chosen as the inaugural board chair. Hilbun earned an Ed.D. in larger education from the College of Education and Wellness Professions.
The board offered feedback on the college’s 3 strategic priorities:
The advisory board will meet twice a year in the fall and spring. In addition to normal meetings, the chair may well get in touch with specific meetings of the board and its committees. See board member photographs and bios.
The College of Education and Wellness Professions’ six departments prepare students for a variety of careers in education and well being. In addition to its longstanding function of preparing educators and educational leaders, the college also trains nurses, speech-language pathologists, public well being specialists, recreation and sport specialists, counselors, occupational therapists, athletic trainers and human overall performance researchers.