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New Dean of the College Appointed

SEPTEMBER 24, 2007

Picture of Barbara Edwards Farley.

As of Oct. 1, Augsburg's academic operations will be led by Dr. Barbara Edwards Farley. After a rigorous selection process that included a unanimous recommendation from the Faculty Senate, Dr. Farley has been appointed the Dean of the College and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

In this dual role, Dr. Farley will serve as chief academic officer for Augsburg College. She will provide leadership for both faculty and students – academic leadership that is at the heart of Augsburg's long tradition of scholastic excellence.

Dr. Farley came to Augsburg College in 2000 as Academic Dean and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs. Her teaching and scholarship record has been recognized with tenure at St. John’s University (Collegeville, MN) and the College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, MN). She previously served as chief academic officer at St. Vincent College (PA) and as department and program chair at St. Scholastica and St. John’s.