Greetings from the interim chair

June 8, 2010

Welcome to the Educational Leadership and Human Development Department’s first online alumni newsletter! We are excited to have the opportunity to switch from paper, both to join in Bradley’s green efforts as well as offer more news and information about department activities.

As many of you know, last fall I was on sabbatical and teaching and researching in Romania. This semester, Dr. Chris Rybak is on his sabbatical in Nepal so I am the department’s interim chair. It has been a busy semester as you will discover from reading what our faculty have been doing and discovering program changes we are making and initiating.

One challenge of changing the newsletter to an online format is that we do not have all of our alums’ e-mail addresses. If you know of alumni who did not receive this, please send their e-mail address to us! In addition, please nominate someone (or yourself!) who is doing exemplary work as a graduate of one of our programs for one of our alumni awards.

Our graduate assistants, Brittany Hendrix and Jason DeFord, did most of the information gathering and writing for this issue, so let us know of anything you would like to see in upcoming issues. From all of us in the ELH Department, we wish you a happy, healthy, and peaceful 2010!

Nancy E. Sherman
Interim Chair