BOONE, NC – Dr Terry McClannon ’92 ’97 ’02 ’06, professor at Appalachian State University’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies (LES), was appointed associate dean for student affairs and program services within the university Reich College of Education (RCOE). His appointment began in July.
His main responsibilities in this new role are as follows:
- Oversee all aspects of undergraduate and graduate student affairs at the college.
- Coordination with the James Center for Student Success and Counseling on all activities related to recruitment and retention efforts, as well as on all student support and success efforts.
- Manage all aspects of the college scholarship selection process.
- Provide administrative oversight when reviewing curriculum proposals, curriculum changes, and new curriculum development.
- Development and implementation of a college strategic plan.
- Act as responsible for the license to practice university educators.
- Monitor and provide administrative supervision / management of offices and classrooms and general building maintenance.
McClannon, who has been chair of the LES department since 2014, has been a member of the Appalachian community since 1992.
Prior to joining LES faculty in 2008, he held the position of Director of Technology Facilities at RCOE. Her current fellowship includes exploring community and presence in online learning environments.
McClannon is a quadruple Appalachian graduate with an Ed.D. in educational leadership, an Ed.S. in higher education administration, a master’s degree in educational media (teaching technology) and a BS in technology-electronics with a minor in computer science.
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About the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies
Appalachian State University’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies prepares traditional and non-traditional students for educational leadership roles in community colleges, universities, public schools, public libraries and related educational settings through to active scholarship, reflection, professional discourse and interdisciplinary study programs based on the integration of theory and practice. The department offers four graduate certificates, as well as four master’s and specialist programs in higher education and administration. Learn more about https://les.appstate.edu/about.
About the Reich Higher Education School
Appalachian offers one of the largest undergraduate teacher preparation programs in North Carolina, graduating approximately 500 teachers per year. The Reich College of Education welcomes approximately 2,400 students in its bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialization and doctoral programs. With so many teacher education graduates working in the state, there is at least one RCOE graduate teacher in every county in North Carolina. Learn more about https://rcoe.appstate.edu.
About Appalachian State University
As the first public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead meaningful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a future. sustainable for all. The Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system. Appalachian is home to over 20,000 students, has a low student-faculty ratio, and offers over 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.