The University of the Pacific has appointed Vanessa Sheared as Dean of the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education. She most recently served as Dean of the College of Education at Sacramento State. Dr. Sheared begins her new role on July 11, 2016.
Widener University has filled two dean positions. Dr. Rod Smolla will serve as dean of Widener University Delaware Law School. Dr. Christian Johnson will serve as dean of Widener University Commonwealth Law School. Both positions will take effect July 1, 2015.