Dr. Marie Morris has been named the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean at Anderson University. She is only the sixth person to serve in the role. She previously served as Vice President and Undergraduate Academic Dean at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va. She replaces Dr. Carl Caldwell who will retire at the conclusion of the 2008-09 academic year. Upon retirement, Dr. Caldwell will conclude a distinguished career of 38 years in academic and administrative leadership. He has served at Anderson University since the spring of 1996.
School of Education News
Anderson University recently announced that Dr. Carl H. Caldwell, retiring Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean at Anderson University will address the graduating class of 2009 during commencement exercises, May 9. The 3 p.m. (E.D.T.) program will be conducted in the Ward Fieldhouse of the Kardatzke Wellness Center. Speaking during Anderson University’s baccalaureate service will be Rev. Dr. Kerry Robinson, senior pastor of East Side Church of God in Anderson, Ind., and member of the Anderson University Board of Trustees.
Many kids today are living in poverty or in circumstances beyond their control. The idea of growing up to be something or someone special eludes them.
But several college students are changing the way some kids see their future, and themselves.
College Mentor for Kids, a program founded in 1994 by two Indiana University students, works to change all that and help kids to dream big.
Megan Chapman figures she will be graduating next year with a bonus. Not only will she be leaving Anderson University with a hard-earned degree in education, she believes that when, as a teacher, she enters an elementary classroom she will be equipped to educate students from multiple environments and with a wide range of learning needs.
Anderson University has received the designation “College of Distinction” in the newly-released 2008-2009 edition of Colleges of Distinction. Unlike traditional numeric-based college guidebooks, this book recognizes and appeals to students’ unique interests, realizing what may be “the best” college for one student, may be vastly different than the best for another.