Social Sciences

Gagliano tapped as Newberry College’s interim dean of arts, humanities & social sciences

Written by Mamie M. Arndt



NEWBERRY — Newberry College has announced that Pat Gagliano, chair of arts and communications, will provide as interim dean of arts, humanities and social sciences.

“Pat is a regular chief,” stated Sid Parrish, Ph.D., vice president for tutorial affairs. “He has a great deal of encounter functioning in a department that is now a portion of this division. He is arranged, obvious-wondering, reliable and target oriented. We are confident that this will be a effective 12 months below his management.”

Gagliano has served Newberry Higher education since he arrived in 1994 as professor of theatre and speech and chair of the department. All through his tenure, he has made, directed and acted in lots of school theatre productions and recommended countless students. He also served as director of the faculty lifestyle courses from 2008-12 and 2019-22.

He has distinguished himself with a lot of awards, like Boyd Professorship for Training Excellence (2006-07) the Carter Professorship for Selfless Supplying (2009-10) and the Nationwide Society of Leadership and Success’ Excellence in Educating Award (2014).

He has also been an officer and award-profitable educator in the South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association, the South Carolina Theatre Association and the Southeastern Theatre Convention.

“The college in the arts, humanities and social sciences are talented and caring individuals. I appear forward to operating with just about every of them,” reported Gagliano.

Gagliano has agreed to provide in the interim part for no more than a 12 months whilst the institution conducts a nationwide search for the division’s long-lasting dean.



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