ISU Names College of Education Dean

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Indiana State University has appointed Janet Buckenmeyer dean of the Bayh College of Education. She currently serves as dean of the college of education at Armstrong State University in Georgia. Buckenmeyer will begin her new role July 31. She earned a Ph.D. and Master of Education from the University of Toledo and a bachelor’s in education from Bowling Green State University. Buckenmeyer has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, been selected through peer-review to present papers and proposals on both an international and national level and has received several research grants. Her research areas include change process and effective leadership; distance education, faculty instructional improvement and student achievement; and transforming education.

The Bayh College of Education, Indiana State’s oldest college, offers baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs for all levels of education and clinical settings. The college has 48 full-time faculty members and 46 part-time faculty members. It serves more than 700 graduate students and more than 650 undergraduate students across 37 degree and non-degree programs.

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