University of Dayton welcomes new Dean of the School of Education and Health Sciences

The University of Dayton has named Alison Carr-Chellman, an experienced professor, administrator and national expert in education technology and instructional design, dean of the School of Education and Health Sciences.

Carr-Chellman, began her new position July 1, she was dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Idaho, a land-grant institution with more than 11,000 students. Her previous experience also includes 22 years at Penn State University, where she was a full professor, department head and a leader in the area of instructional systems.

“During the search process, Dr. Carr-Chellman demonstrated her commitment to the Catholic and Marianist mission and core educational values of the University of Dayton,” said Provost Paul Benson. “She has a record as a highly communicative, relational and inclusive academic leader. Her enthusiasm and vision for our School of Education and Health Sciences, along with her evident zest for creative institutional innovation, inspired all of us throughout the search.”