Grace College has named Laurie Owen vice president of academic affairs and Cheryl Bremer dean of the School of Education.  

Owen has served in an interim role since 2020. She has nearly 20 years of experience at the college, including ten as the dean of the School of Education. She earned her B.S. from Eastern Illinois University, her M.A. from Ball State University and her Ph.D. from Walden University.

Owen will continue her oversight of the policies and programs for undergraduate and graduate academics and will serve as the director and coordinator of the work, assessment, and development in these areas.

Taking over Owen’s role as head of the education faculty, Dr. Cheryl Bremer will permanently step into the role of dean of the School of Education beginning this semester. She has 13 years of experience as an education professor at Grace and ten years of experience teaching in public schools.   

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