By Stephanie Para |Staff Writer|
Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty has been named the new dean of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus.
She will begin her position as dean on July 1, 2014.
“We’re delighted to have someone of Dr. Brown-Welty’s stature in the education community as well as her vast experience as a university administrator to lead our Palm Desert Campus,’” stated CSUSB President Tomas Morales in a press release.
Brown-Welty is currently the associate director of the doctoral program in educational leadership at Fresno State University.
Before that she held a number of positions at the Fresno University, such as dean of graduate studies, department chair of educational research and administration and associate vice president for academic affairs.
“I am so pleased and honored to be joining the Palm Desert as the new dean,” Brown-Welty stated in the press-release. “I look forward to working with the campus staff, the supportive community and the College of the Desert to increase the college going rate in the Coachella Valley as well as to provide an outstanding college experience to current and future students.”
“These are exciting times and I look forward to connecting with the leadership of the Coachella Valley, students, faculty, and staff in the coming days,” added Brown-Welty.
For more information on the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, contact Mike Singer in the campus’ Office of Public Affairs at (760) 341-2883 ext 78107, [email protected] or visiting the campus website.