Kent Names Shadduck VP, Dean of Applied and Technical Studies

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University has named Margaret Shadduck as its new vice president for Regional Campuses and dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies.

Shadduck was selected following a national search. She is associate dean and faculty and unit director of New College at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. She will join Kent State on April 1.

Shadduck earned her bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College with majors in mathematics and East Asian Studies. After a short stint as an actuary, she earned a master’s degree in neuroscience from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

She will succeed David Dees, Ph.D., and Sue Stocker, Ph.D., who have been serving as interim vice president for Kent State System Integration and interim dean of the College of Applied and Technical Studies, respectively, since Nov. 1, 2019. Dees is dean and chief administrative officer of the East Liverpool and Salem campuses, and Stocker is dean and chief administrative officer of the Ashtabula Campus.

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