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King appointed VP of academic affairs at SMWC

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Dottie King
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College President David G. Behrs recently announced the appointment of Dottie King as vice president for academic affairs.

King -- who is a member of the Clay Community School Corporation School Board -- has been a mathematics faculty member at the college since 2002.

In September 2008, she began serving as the college's assistant dean for undergraduate and international programs.

King began her service as vice president for academic affairs May 25, 2009.

In her position, King will be responsible for promoting excellence in teaching and scholarship as well as close student-faculty interactions in all of the college's academic programs.

In addition, she provides leadership for academic departments and interdisciplinary programs in curricular, personnel and budgetary matters.

Through the President's Cabinet, King will also be responsible for assisting the college's senior leadership team in advancing the mission of the college and implementing its institutional plan.

King has more than 20 years of experience in higher education. From 1985-02, she served as an instructor of mathematics at Indiana State University and from 1997-02, she was an adjunct instructor of mathematics for Indiana Wesleyan University.

In 2002, she joined the faculty at SWMC, serving as an assistant professor of mathematics from 2002-06, an associate professor of mathematics from 2006-08 and chair of the Sciences and Mathematics Department from 2007-08.

From June 2008 to September 2008, she served as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and from 2008-09, she was the assistant dean for undergraduate and international programs.

King has bachelors and masters degrees in mathematics from ISU and a Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction/mathematics education also from ISU. She also published "Pedagogical needs of female mathematics students: Listening to their voice," for the Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences.

King has served on the CCSC School Board since 2004, taking on the role of board president from 2006-07.

She currently serves as board vice president.

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