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Dr. Victoria McGillin named new TWU Associate Provost
Enhancing Texas Woman’s University’s faculty development
resources and reinforcing the link between liberal arts and
the health sciences are the goals of TWU’s new associate
provost, Dr. Victoria McGillin, who began her duties Aug.
is committed to enriching the faculty experience at TWU,”
Interim Provost Dr. Carolyn Gunning said. “She wants
to ensure that TWU faculty have all the resources necessary
in order to be successful teachers and leaders in their field.”
development is essential in the retention and recruitment
of quality faculty,” Dr. McGillin said. “My goal
is to guide faculty to the many resources available at TWU
and to develop new programs that assist professors in meeting
today’s students’ needs.”
In addition to
faculty development, Dr. McGillin is also committed to linking
together the fields of liberal arts, health sciences and other
areas of study at TWU.
the infusion of liberal arts and health science is not only
possible, but necessary,” Dr. McGillin said. “Our
future healthcare providers, scientists, researchers and other
leaders must be able to effectively communicate with each
other and the world in order to make a difference.”
Prior to coming
to TWU, Dr. McGillin spent 14 years with Wheaton College in
Massachusetts, serving most recently as the assistant provost
and dean of studies. Prior to her service at Wheaton, Dr.
McGillin was the associate dean and director of academic advising
for Clark University.
Dr. McGillin earned
her bachelor of science in psychology and her master of science
in clinical psychology from Pennsylvania State University.
She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Michigan
Dr. McGillin replaces
professor and Associate Provost Emeritus Dr. Wilkes Berry,
who retired in August after 24 years of service to TWU.
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