Kimberly Lawless, associate dean for research in University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Education, has been appointed dean of Penn State’s College of Education, effective Sept. 1, 2019. Photo courtesy Penn State/Kimberly Lawless
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University of Illinois at Chicago administrator Kimberly Lawless has been appointed dean of Penn State’s College of Education and will officially begin her tenure Sept. 1. She replaces David Monk, who announced last October that he would step down.
“I am honored and delighted to be selected as the new dean of the College of Education at Penn State,” Lawless said in a release. “Together, we are poised to address the critically important and serious challenges that face education in our state and across the