Recreation professor named assistant dean at WIU-QC


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Posted Online: Aug. 10, 2012, 11:18 pm
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By Anthony Watt, awatt@qconline.com
Western Illinois University announced on Friday the promotion of one its professors to assistant dean at the Quad-Cities campus in Moline.

Marcia Carter began her new role on Aug. 1, according to a WIU news release. Her tasks will include helping oversee programs, recruiting and retaining students, and helping manage course scheduling and use of the campus facilities.

Before her promotion, she was a professor in the university's Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration and taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the release states.

She earned her doctorate in recreation from Indiana University, Bloomington; her master's degree in recreation from Indiana State University, Terre Haute; and her bachelor's degree in health, physical education, recreation and secondary education from Hanover College, Hanover, Ind., according to the release.




















 




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