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Ayres named dean of UNG College of Education
Dr. Susan Brandenburg-Ayres, who has been a faculty member at the University of North Georgia (UNG) since 1994, has been named the new dean for the university's College of Education. "My goals include focusing on student learning through ongoing data-informed program improvement at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supporting faculty, serving our region, and expanding internationalization through both curriculum and exchange experiences for students and faculty," Ayres said.
Ayres had been serving as interim dean of the college since July 2014; she previously had been associate dean. During Ayres' time as an administrator, UNG's College of Education has been at the forefront of innovative program creation, while maintaining an awareness of the college's responsibility to the communities it serves.
"The College of Education has a social responsibility for improving the lives of the children and families who will be served by the teachers and health and physical education professionals that we prepare," Ayres said. "The commitment to advocacy and service is a key tenet in the newly developed conceptual framework of UNG's College of Education." Read more about Ayres