UMES Dean Elected President of Council of HBCU Graduate Schools
Dr. Jennifer Keane-Dawes, dean of the School of Graduate Studies at the UMES, has been elected by her peers to be president of the national Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools for 2012-2014.
Keane-Dawes, who was the Council’s vice president in 2010-2011, will also serve on the Executive Board of the Council of Graduate Schools in the south for a three-year term.
UMES is the only Maryland institution represented on the executive board. The elections took place at the annual conferences of both organizations held recently in Jacksonville, Fla. Keane-Dawes has been UMES’ graduate school dean since August 2008 and was appointed by the president of the Council of Graduate Schools to serve on its advisory committee for master’s focused institutions.
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