Trevecca's Office of the Provost has announced the appointment of a new dean of School of Education. Suzann Barker Harris MEd ’91/EdD ’03 has accepted the appointment.
An associate professor of education at Trevecca, Harris has extensive experience in education on the college/university level (at Trevecca and at Free Will Baptist College), in administration, and in other schools. Prior to beginning her career as a college instructor, Harris' work experience included her service as a director and teacher in special education (K-12), an early childhood and elementary teacher, a childcare director, and an educational therapist for the learning disabled.
In 2011 Harris received Trevecca’s Teaching Excellence Award in recognition of her skill as a teacher. During the 2011-2012 school year, Harris served in a leadership role for the development of Trevecca's Quality Enhancement Plan.
Harris assumes the position held by Esther Swink ’69, whose resignation becomes effective June 30.