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Dr. Caroline Kobek Pezzarossi, G-’07 & PhD-’08, Professor in the Department of Psychology, has been appointed Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Certification within the Office for Student Success and Academic Quality (SSAQ), effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi brings to her new role a wealth of knowledge in clinical, research, teaching, and mentoring. Her professional and educational background includes rehabilitation counseling, psychotherapy, and assessment.
Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi served as Faculty Fellow for Faculty Development from 2015 to 2018, and as Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate from 2016 to 2018. She contributed to the creation of the Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IEC), whose charge is to provide leadership and assistance in developing and overseeing a program of evaluation and feedback to enhance institutional effectiveness, and to serve as the primary faculty body responsible for matters of institutional effectiveness.
In her new role, Dr. Kobek Pezzarossi will be responsible for directing institutional accreditation efforts necessary to meet the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) standards, and will serve as the MSCHE Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO). Read more here.
Dr. Nancy E. Kensicki, a long-time faculty member at Gallaudet University, passed away on April 16, 2022 in Bowie, Maryland. She was 83 years old. Dr. Kensicki taught English from 1967 to 2004, and served multiple terms as chair of the Department of English. She was involved in the faculty governance system and advised student...
Kathryn P. Meadow Orlans, an internationally renowned scholar and researcher, passed away on April 16, 2022, at age 92. She was a research professor at Gallaudet from 1975 to 1997, and was named professor emerita after her retirement. During her time at Gallaudet, Dr. Meadow Orlans published numerous scholarly articles and books including Deafness and...
Watch the official news release in American Sign Language. The United States Department of Education, through its Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), has awarded $2.1 million to Elizabeth Schniedewind, ’90 & G-’92, clinical associate professor for sign language interpreting at Idaho State University in Meridian, Idaho. The grant funds will support ISU and Gallaudet University in...
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