Inaugural Lecture – Professional Development in Graduate Education: Trends and Opportunities, Debra W. Stewart, President, Council of Graduate Schools
Monday, April 7, 2014
4:30 pm at the Frost Art Museum Café
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Dr. Debra Stewart became President of the Council of Graduate Schools in July 2000. She holds degrees from Marquette University, University of Maryland and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In 1975 she joined the North Carolina State University faculty and was professor of Political Science and Public Administration from 1984 to 2000. In 1983 she became Associate Dean of the Graduate School at North Carolina State and Dean of the Graduate School in 1988. In 1994 she served as Interim Chancellor at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Prior to CGS, she was Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Graduate School at North Carolina State University.
A world-renown expert in graduate education, Stewart will be the inaugural speaker for the UGS AGILE Lecture Series. Stewart's service to graduate education includes chairing the Graduate Record Examination Board, the Council on Research Policy and Graduate Education, the Board of Directors of Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and the Board of Directors of CGS. She also served as vice chair of the ETS Board of Trustees, Trustee of the Triangle Center for Advanced Studies, and member of the American Council on Education Board and several National Research Council Committees. Stewart is author, coauthor, and editor of books and numerous scholarly articles on administrative theory and public policy. She lectures nationally and internationally on graduate education issues and challenges with a focus on ethics in managerial decision-making. Join AGILE and its distinguished inaugural guest speaker, Debra W. Stewart, as she presents to the FIU community her thoughts on professional development trends and opportunities in graduate education.
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