Education associate dean named ACE fellow
Thursday, August 4, 2011
John Buckwalter, associate
dean for research and graduate studies in the College of Education and Health
Professions, has been named an American Council on Education fellow for the
academic year 2011-12.
Dr. Buckwalter is one of 50
educators selected in a national competition. The ACE Fellows Program, established in 1965, is designed to strengthen institutional capacity
and build leadership in American higher education by identifying and preparing
promising senior faculty and administrators for responsible positions in
college and university administration. His fellowship will be at Texas
Christian University, where he will focus on retention.
“I chose TCU because it
provides valuable insight into the distinctive environment of a stellar private
university that is undergoing transformative growth,” Buckwalter says. “In
addition, I was excited by the opportunity to work with and be mentored by the
innovative, well-respected, experienced senior administrators that TCU
currently has in place.”
George Low, associate
professor and chair of the Marketing Department at TCU’s Neeley School of
Business, also was named an ACE fellow, and his fellowship will take place at
UT Arlington, where he will focus on strengthening the relationship between
higher education institutions and students upon receipt of their
Read more about the ACE fellowships.